With GREAT SEA VIEWS and only 50 yards from the beach, this is a rare opportunity to own this imposing 1920’s detached coastal dwelling offering flexible accommodation and a ‘Boathouse’ in Colwell Bay.
The current owners have creatively refurbished this home to maximise the accommodation and the views which Arden House has to offer. The bright and well proportioned accommodation is decorated in neutral tones to suit any taste. The generous conservatory provides a warm welcome and has views to the beach and takes you through the original door with stained glass windows to the entrance hall with oak staircase. The characterful sitting room has an open fire and deep bay window, adjacent is a modern bath/shower room and further on is the well fitted kitchen which incorporates a dining area with cosy log burner. Completing the ground floor is the second reception room which can be opened to the conservatory. Three double bedrooms make up the first floor of this property with an ample family bathroom, separate dressing room and a balcony to the front from where you can see across to Hurst Castle. The property is warmed by gas central heating and features double glazed windows throughout.
As well as being close to the beach in Colwell Bay, the property is also accessible to Colwell Common and within a mile of the shops, services and amenities in Freshwater village centre. The harbour town of Yarmouth with its mainland ferry terminal and excellent sailing facilities is within a ten minute drive making this property ideally suited as either a permanent or second home.
CONSERVATORY 16′ 5" max x 19′ 2" max L’shaped (5.024m x 5.856m) A pleasant and bright space with windows to all sides, entrance door and double doors leading out to the garden. There is a pleasant outlook from the room down to Colwell beach and the sea.
ENTRANCE HALL a welcoming entrance area with a feature solid oak staircase leading to the first floor. The original entrance door with side panels floods light into the space through its pretty and decorative stained glass panels.
SITTING ROOM 14′ 11" into recess x 16′ 0" max into bay (4.549m x 4.887m) A good sized reception room with a large bay window to the front and an additional window to the side. There is a fitted ‘Jetmaster’ open fire with a timber surround.
DINING/SECOND RECEPTION ROOM 12′ 11" max x 10′ 11" (3.943m x 3.346m) with easy glide tri-fold doors which fully opens the room to the conservatory.
KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM 29′ 9" max x 13′ 2" max L’shaped (9.070m x 4.027m) A wonderful everyday space with windows to three sides and features a well fitted kitchen area with storage units incorporating cupboards, drawers and work surfaces and an inset sink unit. There is space and plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a freestanding gas cooker. The dining area features three useful storage cupboards and a fireplace with a log burning stove as its focal point. A door to the rear leads to a rear porch and out to the garden.
BATHROOM A recently refurbished and well appointed room with a modern white suite comprising bath with shower tap attachment over, a good sized corner shower cubicle, WC and a vanity wash basin set into fitted bathroom furniture. Feature contrast tiling to the walls and a large built-in linen store cupboard.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING The large open landing area provides good flow space and creates a study area to the rear with a window overlooking the rear garden. To the front is an external glazed door which leads out to a balcony where you can sit and take in the sea view. Leading from the landing is a door to a rear lobby with direct access out to the rear garden and a second staircase leading down to an additional entrance area to the side of the property.
BEDROOM 1 10′ 11" x 11′ 8" (3.345m x 3.577m) A sunny and spacious double bedroom with window to the front and door to the large ‘Jack and Jill’ bathroom.
BEDROOM 2 13′ 2" max into recess x 15′ 0" into bay (4.020m x 4.574m) Another spacious and bright double bedroom with window to the side and a large bay window to the front offering views over Colwell Bay to the sea.
BEDROOM 3 9′ 11" x 9′ 8" (3.041m x 2.958m) Another double bedroom with an outlook to the rear.
FAMILY BATHROOM 10′ 10" x 10′ 8" (3.319m x 3.273m) A large ‘Jack and Jill’ style bathroom with interconnecting door to Bedroom 1. The bathroom is fully fitted with a modern suite comprising WC, bidet, wash basin, tiled and screened shower cubicle and a bath with side mounted mixer tap. There is a built-in linen cupboard, tiled walls and a window to the side.
OUTSIDE The property is set in pleasant gardens which are enclosed by a mixture of hedging and fencing. To the front of the property there is an enclosed area of garden which is mainly laid to lawn with an established hedge to the front providing a good of degree privacy and shelter where one can enjoy the view to the sea and Hurst Castle. There is a driveway providing off road parking for several cars and access to the extremely useful BOATHOUSE 23′ 11" x 13′ 8" max(7.298m x 4.174m) narrowing to 11’5" (3.488m) with a large covered overhang to the front 12′ 3" x 11′ 5" (3.738 m x 3.497m). There are double doors into the boathouse with windows to the side and rear, power and light, loft storage and a door to the rear with steps leading to the rear garden.
To the rear there is small area of lawn with a timber decked terrace area. The garden is accessed by two sets of steps on both sides of the property.
COUNCIL TAX BAND F
EPC RATING D
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