A characterful thatched cottage set in a half acre plot on the outskirts of this picturesque West Wight village with commanding sea and country views.
The cottage was rethatched and extended approximately six years ago to offer good sized and well balanced accommodation throughout making it a very versatile property for all ages whilst retaining original features such as the Eyebrow windows on the front elevation, timber latch doors and feature fireplaces. The country style kitchen is the heart of this home with the Rayburn cooker, cross beamed ceiling and quarry tile floor leading through to the study, spacious dining room and on to the bright and sunny living room. In addition there is a full master suite with walk through dressing room and ensuite and a further three double bedrooms. More modern features include double glazed windows, oil fired central heating, detached double garage, ample off road parking and superb gardens with various paved patio terraces.
Gaggerhill Lane is a turning off the Hunnyhill area of Brighstone and the property can be found a couple of hundred yards on the right hand side. This popular village of Brighstone has a range of shops, a doctor’s surgery, primary school and public house which are all within approximately ½ mile. The surrounding area of Outstanding Natural Beauty includes the attractive South Western coast being within a mile, with rolling downland running to the North of the village. These wonderful surroundings are ideal for walking, riding or enjoying the nearby beaches such as Brook and Compton. Ferry services to the mainland are available from Yarmouth (about 15 minutes drive) as well as Cowes, Fishbourne and Ryde.
ENTRANCE HALL With space for coats and shoes leading through to the stair case and through the rustic timber latch doors to the rest of the ground floor accommodation.
DINING ROOM 16′ 1" x 10′ 6" (4.925m x 3.204m) A very pleasant room with wooden flooring and feature brick fireplace.
LIVING ROOM 15′ 11" x 12′ 0" (4.860m x 3.667m) A very bright and sunny, triple aspect room with views across the pond, garden and the countryside beyond with wooden flooring and an exposed brick fireplace is home to the multi fuel stove.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 11′ 11" x 11′ 2" (3.648m x 3.423m) There is plenty of room for a table and chairs and is fitted with lime washed wall and floor cupboards with roll top work surface over and inset stainless steel sink. The oil fired Rayburn cooker also supplies the central heating and hot water.
UTILITY ROOM 16′ 6" x 5′ 11" (5.034m x 1.822m) A large useful area overlooking the rear garden, fitted with wall and floor standing cupboards and roll top work surface over with an inset stainless steel sink. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher with door leading to the rear paved patio terrace.
CLOAKROOM Low level WC and wall hung wash hand basin.
STUDY 11′ 1" x 10′ 3" (3.396m x 3.135m) Pleasant room with downs views, under stairs storage cupboard and feature corner fireplace.
BEDROOM 4 11′ 2" x 10′ 11" (3.409m x 3.341m) Versatile double room with feature fireplace and door onto its own patio area allowing it to be quite self contained.
WET ROOM Fully tiled with electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and heated towel rail.
WALK THROUGH DRESSING AREA 10′ 5"max x 10′ 5"max (3.189m x 3.197m) Lead room, through to the ensuite and bedroom with built in shoe cupboard, recessed shelved area.
BEDROOM 15′ 11" x 12′ 0" (4.856m x 3.664m) Ample double room with stunning sea and country views.
ENSUITE 6′ 0" x 4′ 10" (1.838m x 1.474m) Fully tiled wet room with glass screening to the shower area, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.
BATHROOM 7′ 5" x 5′ 1" (2.281m x 1.574m) A white suite comprising of pedestal wash hand basin and corner bath with telephone style taps. A separate WC with hand basin is in the adjacent room and a shower cubicle is also in a neighbouring room.
BEDROOM 3 11′ 11" x 8′ 9" (3.643m x 2.690m) Double aspect room with built in wardrobe and airing cupboard housing the hot water tank.
BEDROOM 2 11′ 1" x 10′ 3" (3.398m x 3.139m) Another double room with built in wardrobes and the added benefit of a door through to a separate room ideal for a walk in wardrobe or teenage games room.
OUTSIDE The cottage sits proudly within its plot and the large gardens with lawned areas, well stocked mature borders,trees, paved patio terraces, an archway through to steps leading to the pedestrian gated access from the lane and large fishpond are to the rear. The driveway sweeps along the front to the DOUBLE GARAGE 19′ 3" x 18′ 9" (5.892m x 5.735m) with electronic roller door, power, lights, window and side entrance. The large timber built shed also has power and light.
COUNCIL TAX BAND F
EPC RATING E
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