A stunning contemporary waterside house within a highly sought after area with a boat house, slipway and unrivalled sea views.
The property occupies an exceptional coastal location within the popular village of Gurnard. There is easy access to the nearby sailing club, beach café and pub whilst the village shop is within walking distance. There is a little known beach at the end of Shore Path within a few metres and the waters in front of the property are popular for sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing. Cowes can be accessed along the seafront, where there are a wide range of shops, restaurants, sailing facilities and frequent passenger ferries to Southampton, taking about 22 minutes with onward train connections to London.
The property was rebuilt in 2012 with timber construction under a slate roof, involving a high degree of insulation and with imported Swedish double glazed windows, with a brushed aluminium exterior and timber interior providing a particularly efficient living space. New plumbing, electric and underfloor heating systems throughout were installed resulting in a stunning light living space making the most of the magnificent sea views. The property has its own boathouse with an adjoining store providing potential occasional overflow accommodation and with access to its own timber slipway, as well as a large decked terrace, lawned garden and woodland to the rear.
Kitchen living room A superb open-plan living space with a vaulted ceiling providing a particularly light and spacious feel and wonderful sea views. The kitchen features a range of built in units and marble work surfaces. In addition there is an island unit with a teak work surface, integral appliances include Neff double oven, 5 ring gas hob, extractor unit dishwasher, wine cooler, 2 fridges and a stainless steel sink unit with extendable hose.
This room incorporates a large dining area with steps leading up to a raised seating area with floor to ceiling windows and bi-fold doors opening to the balcony providing 180° panoramic views. There is also a wood burner and a range of cupboards including a coats cupboard and a further housing a direct hot water cylinder Vaillant gas fired boiler. Stairs with teak treads lead down to:
Sitting room Bi-fold doors extend across the end elevation providing access to the terrace as well as superb views. There is extensive built in shelving and wooden flooring with underfloor heating.
Bedroom 1 Fitted with a range of built in cupboards and with sea views,
Bathroom en suite Tiled throughout with a roll top bath and deluge shower over, WC, sink unit with built in cupboards and space for a washing machine below.
Bedroom 2 Sea views, built in single bed with storage beneath and sliding door to:
Shower room en suite Tiled throughout providing a shower, wash basin and towel rail.
The Boathouse With large double doors opening across Shore Path towards the slipway as well as a pedestrian door, this provides a useful boat or general store with an adjacent further store with potential for use as over-flow accommodation.
To the front of the house there is an extensive hardwood decked terrace, (utilising marine grade screws and fittings) enclosed by wooden gates and useful for parking dinghys. Steps lead up to a lawned area beyond which there is woodland providing potential for an additional building/ store t be constructed, (as other properties along Shore Path have), subject to the necessary consents. There is a long established slipway on the seaward side of Shore Path opposite the Boathouse, built of green heart timber.
Services Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas. Gas fired boiler serving underfloor heating and hot water.
Postcode PO31 8LL
Directions The property is approached on foot along Shore Path which runs from Shore Road, behind Gurnard Sailing Club. The Lookout is the second to last property before the path ends. There is no private parking available.
Note: The vendors will erect stainless steel balustrade around the balcony with glass panels complying with current building regulation.
Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents: Spence Willard
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