Located within this tranquil Hamlet of Limerstone, Monks Path is an impressive detached residence set within a large elevated plot to capture the commanding views across the local countryside to the sea beyond spanning from St Catherine’s Point to Tennyson Cliffs.
Originally constructed in the 1920’s this property has been extensively modernised over recent years to provide a stylish and comfortable family home with light and well-proportioned rooms, whilst retaining many of the original features.The original entrance is to the side leading to the hallway but in later years the sun room to the front seems to be the obvious choice for welcoming guests and serves as a very pleasant seating area enjoying the views across the front garden. A formal dining room sits alongside with three further reception rooms and a high quality fitted kitchen/breakfast room. The spacious, four double bedrooms on the first floor offer a variety of views and en suites to three of them. In addition there is a superb bedroom on the second floor with an attic room leading off. The extensive gardens are well stocked with mature beds a large heated swimming pool with terrace and an upper area of garden ideal for a lawn tennis court. Twin garages, a car port and a gravel drive way provide ample parking.
Limerstone is a small hamlet of about a dozen properties situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between the villages of Shorwell and Brighstone and is surrounded by beautiful countryside which is accessible to both the Tennyson Trail and the Island Coastal path. Approximately a mile away are the village shops and amenities in Brighstone including a post office, local store, friendly pub and doctors surgery to name but a few.
SUN ROOM 13′ 9" x 8′ 3" (4.207m x 2.521m) A welcoming sunny space with French doors leading through to:
DINING ROOM 15′ 11"max x 14′ 0" (4.868m x 4.272m) A delightful room overlooking the pool terrace and French doors for access to the side garden, exposed original wooden floor and built in servery with wine rack, shelves and hatch to the kitchen.
HALLWAY With stairs off to first floor with decorative panelling to the walls and storage cupboard under.
SITTING ROOM 18′ 1" x 13′ 11" (5.518m x 4.254m) A bright and airy double aspect room overlooking the front garden with attractive arched shelving recess and log burner with stone surround.
SNUG 11′ 1" x 9′ 5" (3.396m x 2.878m) With original, attractive feature fireplace and recess with fitted cupboard and shelving
STUDY 9′ 8" x 9′ 11" (2.956m x 3.033m) Well appointed to be used as either a study or TV room.
CLOAKROOM WC and wall mounted wash basin.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14′ 7" x 13′ 7" (4.450m x 4.150m) Recently fitted with modern shaker style cabinets to include oversized pan drawers, pull out larder cupboards to either side of the recess for an American sized fridge/freezer, glass fronted display cabinet and dressed with a granite worktop. There is space for both a calor gas range cooker with extractor hood over and electric AGA, also plumbing for dishwasher.
REAR LOBBY With space for coats/shoes and doors to both ends.
UTILITY ROOM Floor standing cupboard with stainless steel sink over and plumbing for washing machine.
BEDROOM 1 18′ 1"max x 13′ 11"max(5.524m x 4.248m) A wonderfully luminous, triple aspect room with glorious country and sea views from all windows.
ENSUITE With quadrant shower cubicle, vanity unit with wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 2 15′ 11"max x 13′ 11"max (4.874m x 4.266m) A very bright room with French doors leading out onto the balcony offering similar glorious sea and country views.
ENSUITE Fitted with a wide shower to recess and glass sliding doors, WC and vanity cupboard with counter top basin.
BEDROOM 3 14′ 0" x 10′ 6" (4.271m x 3.209m) With far reaching views across to St Catherine’s Point.
ENSUITE 13′ 6"max x 7′ 11" (4.134m x 2.424m) Fitted with a white suite comprising of a double ended bath with centre taps and hand held shower, WC and pedestal wash basin.
BEDROOM 4 11′ 1" x 9′ 5" (3.391m x 2.890m) with built in wardrobe cupboard and views to the side.
FAMILY BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising a double ended bath with shower over, glass screen and vanity cupboard with counter top basin.
BEDROOM 5 18′ 4" x 12′ 4" (5.613m x 3.776m) A delightful double bedroom with Velux windows to the rear and side, offering superb country views, there is also access to under eaves storage. Door through to:
ATTIC ROOM/PLAYROOM 13′ 10" x 6′ 4" (4.238m x 1.938m) with sloped ceilings, shelved recesses and a far reaching outlook across to the sea beyond.
OUTSIDE Monks Path occupies a plot approaching 1.5 acres and is accessed through large wooden gates to the front onto the gravel driveway offering parking for several cars. Twin garages stand side by side and both have power and lights with a carport positioned neatly alongside. The front garden has a large lawn area with deep, well stocked borders, home to a variety of shrubs and trees. There is a pathway to the gated side access which leads to the swimming pool and paved terraces which are encompassed by lawn areas fringed with exquisite borders, planted with an array of shrubs and flowers. A useful timber shed is discreetly screened to one side. To the rear there is access to the boiler room housing the oil fired central heating boiler and pressurised hot water cylinder. The air source heat pump and filtration unit (for the swimming pool) are also positioned to the rear alongside the oil tank. A gentle slope leads on to the vast upper level of the garden with wooden swing set and is screened with natural hedging.
COUNCIL TAX BAND – F
EPC RATING – D
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