A truly delightful Grade II listed two bedroom period cottage with private garden, pleasantly situated in the idyllic conservation area of Winkle Street currently running as a very successful Gold rated, 4 **** holiday retreat.
The property was once two cottages and has been combined to provide a comfortable home with good spacious rooms whilst maintaining the original character of the exposed beams and wonderful inglenook style fireplace complete with bread oven. The ground floor accommodation comprises of a large sitting/dining room with feature walls and a recently upgraded kitchen. The first floor has two sizeable bedrooms and a bathroom complete with both bath and shower recess. The large garden with stone built store is reached via a charming bridge spanning the stream that enhances the beauty of Winkle Street.
Winkle Street and the rural village of Calbourne, much of which is designated a conservation area, is accessible via local footpaths and bridleways to miles of downland and country walks. The village of Freshwater to the West and the Island’s commercial centre of Newport are both around a fifteen to twenty minute drive, together with the mainland car ferry terminal in the harbour town of Yarmouth.
ENTRANCE LOBBY with an attractive stable entrance door and open plan to the kitchen with stair leading to the first floor.
KITCHEN 13′ 5" x 10′ 10" (4.09m x 3.3m) Well fitted and fully equipped with a range of cupboards and drawers and work surfacing incorporating an inset sink unit. There is a freestanding electric cooker, a washing machine, slime-line dishwasher and a fridge freezer.
SITTING/DINING ROOM 19′ 2" x 12′ 9" (5.84m x 3.89m) A spacious and characterful reception room with some feature exposed stone work to the walls and a delightful original inglenook style fireplace as its main focal point, complete with bread oven, attractive flagstone hearth and a fitted wood burning stove.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
BEDROOM 1 13′ 7" max x 14′ 5" (4.14m x 4.39m) A good double bedroom with double aspect windows providing a pretty outlook over winkle street.
BEDROOM 2 13′ 2" x 10′ 0" (4.01m x 3.05m) Another spacious double bedroom with an outlook over Winkle Street.
BATHROOM 9′ 1" x 8′ 10" (2.77m x 2.69m) A spacious bathroom which has been recently refurbished to provide a comfortable facility comprising, WC, wash basin, bath and a separate fully tiled shower cubicle.
OUTSIDE To the front of the cottage are well stocked flower/shrub borders forming an attractive foreground. Opposite the property and over the stream there is a good sized area of garden with vehicular access over a bridge. The garden is enclosed by a mixture of fencing and hedging and is mainly laid to lawn with plants and shrubs, a willow tree and a paved patio area. Also there is a very useful and large stone and brick built garden store with screened enclosed area adjacent.
COUNCIL TAX BAND D
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