A delightful Victorian two bedroom semi detached cottage with off road parking and a gloriously sunny garden pleasantly situated on the outskirts of Freshwater towards Freshwater Bay.
This delightful cottage has been loving restored and extended to create a wonderful home which is complemented by the West facing garden that has been cleverly divided into different ‘rooms’ by natural hedging and attractive archways. On entering through the front porch and into the sitting room a charming sitting room with an open fireplace welcomes you with stairs off to the main bedroom with vaulted ceiling, ensuite shower room and views across the village towards Afton downs to the front and across the garden towards to the fields at the rear.
Through the fully equipped kitchen you will discover the second bedroom with bathroom adjacent, perfect for guests. This home is warmed via gas central heating from the recently installed Vaillant boiler and is double glazed throughout.
The property is within a few hundred yards of ‘Orchard Brothers’ general store, the well known thatched church of St Agnes and access to a public bridleway and footpath leading to Tennyson Down. Just a little further is the beach at Freshwater Bay, SSSI protected Afton Nature Reserve and within a few minutes drive to the award winning beach at Compton Bay. Freshwater village with its range of shops services and amenities is within a mile and the harbour town of Yarmouth with its mainland ferry terminal is within a ten minute drive making this property ideally suited as either a permanent or second home/holiday retreat.
ENTRANCE PORCH With space for coats/boots and wooden door with attractive coloured glass into:
SITTING ROOM 18′ 0"max x 11′ 8"max (5.501m x 3.571m) A double aspect room with open fireplace housing a wrought iron grate and Portland stone hearth. Stairs with decorative wooden balustrade leading to first floor.
KITCHEN 12′ 11" x 8′ 6" (3.948m x 2.608m) With windows to both sides this bright kitchen is fully fitted with neutral wall and floor units finished with a roll top work surface over and 1½ bowl ceramic sink. Appliances include free standing gas cooker with extractor hood over, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer. The wall mounted Vaillant gas central heating boiler is located here and there is a door to the side alley.
BEDROOM 2 8′ 9" x 8′ 6" (2.690m x 2.606m) A very pleasant room with sliding doors to the rear patio area and sunny rear garden.
BATHROOM A white suite comprising of bath with attractive telephone taps and an electric shower over with folding shower screen, WC and wash basin. Vintage style heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 1 14′ 5"max x 11′ 9"max (4.410m x 3.606m) A bright and sunny dual aspect room with vaulted ceiling and far reaching views to both sides.
ENSUITE A wonderful fusion of old meets new with a high level WC, pedestal wash basin and a spacious shower enclosure with glass pivot door and vintage style shower.
OUTSIDE To the front is a hard standing for one car and a raised flower border with steps to the main entrance porch. The private West facing rear garden which backs onto to open fields has an enchanting Mediterranean style patio area with steps leading to the first ‘room’ with giant Yuca tree, greenhouse and raised borders stocked with a variety of herbs. The second ‘room’ is a tranquil, secluded spot, laid to a mixture of gravel and paving with natural borders comprising Bay, Buddleia, Lilac, Passion flower and a wonderful Magnolia tree. The third ‘room’ is all about storage with a timber bike store, two timber sheds apart from a delightful summer house with French doors, windows and electric.
COUNCIL TAX BAND B
EPC RATING D
VIEWINGS Strictly by prior appointment with the sole selling agent Spence Willard.
IMPORTANT NOTICE 1. Particulars: These particulars are not an offer or contract, nor part of one. You should not rely on statements by Spence Willard in the particulars or by word of mouth or in writing ("information") as being factually accurate about the property, its condition or its value. Neither Spence Willard nor any joint agent has any authority to make any representations about the property, and accordingly any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents, seller(s) or lessor(s).
2. Photos etc: The photographs show only certain parts of the property as they appeared at the time they were taken. Areas, measurements and distances given are approximate only.
3. Regulations etc: Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. A buyer or lessee must find out by inspection or in other ways that these matters have been properly dealt with and that all information is correct.
4. VAT: The VAT position relating to the property may change without notice.