A superbly situated period house with sea views within 100 metres of The Royal Yacht Squadron and seafront.
31 Castle Road The property originates from1827 and was designed by John Nash, the house provides extensive well-proportioned accommodation, with especially good reception room, this combined with the sea views and central location within the Old Town of Cowes makes it ideal for entertaining. The house retains an array of characterful features and has particularly good ceiling heights on the ground and first floors.
Well situated, the property is within easy walking distance of the principal yacht clubs as well as the town’s shopping facilities, pubs, restaurants and world renowned sailing facilities. The high speed passenger ferry service to Southampton is a short walk away.
Lower Ground Floor Hallway with door to garden and staircase off with under stair cupboard. The large kitchen/breakfast room has a range of oak fronted cupboards with integral twin ovens, fridge, dishwasher, hob with extractor over and sink unit with waste disposal. A wide window with French doors provides sea views and access to the garden.
The well proportioned dining room has a period fireplace with gas fire and built-in cupboards and book shelving to either side. Beyond this is a store room with a glazed roof leading into a small study with built-in wine rack. There is a shower room and a utility room with a range of cupboards, sink unit and space for washing machine, dryer and freezer.
Ground Floor The principal entrance from Castle Road is via an arched covered porch with front door leading to a spacious entrance hall with an fine period staircase leading to upper and lower floors.
The elegant drawing room has a large window providing panoramic sea views and an ornamental marble fireplace with a gas fire and book shelving and cupboards to either side.
Bedroom 2, originally the morning room, is another beautifully proportioned room with large west facing sash window, original fireplace and built-in cupboards, including airing cupboard and wash hand basin. On half landings off both the ground floor and first floor are cloakrooms.
First Floor A principal bedroom suite has dual aspects with wonderful sea views, a dressing room with a series of cupboards and bathroom en-suite tiled in Travertine and with a bath, shower, WC and wash basin. There are two further double bedrooms both with built-in cupboards and a family bathroom again largely tiled in Travertine.
Outside Immediately to the rear of the house is a largely paved garden enclosed by mature hedging where there is a series of borders and a variety of mature plants making for an attractive, low maintenance garden. The carport roof provides a decked terrace ideal for outdoor dining. A store houses a wall mounted gas fired boiler. Steps provide pedestrian access onto The Grove, (an unadopted lane to the rear of the house) where there is a carport and access towards the seafront.
Services Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas.
Postcode PO31 7QZ
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