A stunning contemporary coastal home situated in an elevated position within this popular village with superb views over the Western Solent.
Western Approach Western Approach is situated in a quiet, elevated position within the village, approximately 200 metres from the seafront and benefits from commanding westerly views over The Solent towards the Dorset coast. The village benefits from having a shop, two pubs, a beachfront café and a highly regarded sailing club, all within walking distance. Nearby Cowes has a wider range of facilities including shops, restaurants and marinas, along with a regular high speed ferry service to Southampton.
Constructed in 2000, the house is designed to make the most of the wonderful sea views to the west with a large open-plan kitchen/living space at first floor level having access to an extensive balcony. The split level design provides four bedrooms, (three of which have sea views) and a study at the lower levels accessed from a spacious entrance hall midway between the main first floor and ground floor heights. Conventionally built and with uPVC framed double glazing throughout the house is low maintenance and energy efficient, (also benefiting from Photovoltaic solar panels). The particularly light accommodation is very well-presented with oak flooring throughout the entrance hall and living space. The garden includes lawns and a secluded south facing walled garden. There is a walk-in store room within the house, an external store/workshop and double garage in addition to a large block paved driveway
Covered Porch With down lighters and front door opening to:
Entrance Hall A spacious entrance to the house with oak flooring and coats cupboards. Stairs to both upper and lower levels.
Cloakroom Wash basin and WC.
Kitchen/Living Room A stunning open-plan living space from which there is access to the balcony and panoramic views of the Western Solent. The kitchen area comprises a Nolte kitchen with an extensive range of built-in cupboards including a large island unit all with Quartz work surfaces. A range of Neff appliances including an oven, a combination microwave/ oven, (both with pyrolytic cleaning), four ring ceramic hob with a contemporary stainless steel extractor over. Inset sink with mixer tap and a Whirlpool dishwasher. The room provides ample space for both dining and seating areas. There is oak flooring and a gas-fired stove. Three sets of sliding glazed doors opening to the balcony.
From the landing stairs lead up to a walk-in store room, (U shaped, 8.1 x 3.1m) with limited ceiling height.
Bedroom 1 A spacious double aspect bedroom with good sea views and access to a decked terrace with steps up to the balcony.
Shower Room En-Suite Tiled throughout with a large shower, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.
Study/Bedroom 5 Southerly aspect.
Utility Room Fitted with a range of base and wall cupboards, (one of which houses the Vaillant gas fired boiler), with work surfaces and sink unit. Space for washing machine.
Lower Landing With airing cupboard.
Bedroom 2 A double bedroom with sliding glazed doors opening to the garden and providing sea views. Built-in wardrobe cupboard.
Shower Room En-Suite With a shower, wash basin and WC.
Bedroom 3 A double bedroom with sea views and built-in wardrobe cupboard.
Bedroom 4 A further double bedroom with built-in wardrobe.
Family Bathroom Fitted with a double ended bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, a shower, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.
Outside The property has a block paved driveway providing parking for a number of cars leading to the double garage with an electrically operated roller shutter door and fitted with a workbench, built-in cupboards, power and lighting, loft and pedestrian door to the rear.
External steps lead up to a large decked balcony with stainless steel balustrades, canvass panels and a hardwood handrail, adjoining the living room providing a superb outdoor seating and dining area overlooking the Solent, excellent for entertaining. A lawned garden surrounds the northern and western elevation (running down to the no-through road serving Gurnard Heights), whilst to the south of the house is a garden enclosed by walling and fencing with various borders and climbing plants including vines providing a secluded south facing setting with paved and decked terraces, currently housing a hot tub, (that may be available by separate negotiation) and with exterior lighting. There is an attractive timber clad and slate roofed building was built as an office and provides a useful store/workshop.
Services Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas. Gas fired central heating. Photovoltaic panels subsidising the electricity cost and providing an income.
Postcode PO31 8EF
Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the selling agents Spence Willard.
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