Merstone, Isle of Wight

Guide Price £499,000

Merstone, Isle of Wight   Guide Price £499,000

A beautifully situated period cottage set within pretty gardens extending to approximately half an acre.

Bohemia Cottage A charming and exceptionally well-presented cottage constructed in circa 1908 of brick elevations and a clay tile roof. With generous family space, the property provides three well-proportioned bedrooms, two bathrooms, one of which is en-suite and together with a separate office/ancillary accommodation, garaging, plenty of parking and out-buildings, Bohemia Cottage offers an excellent package all-round. There is plenty of character including original internal doors, excellent parquet flooring as well as timber double glazing throughout, and the more recent refurbishments of the kitchen and bathrooms is tastefully completed and comfortable.

Situated in an accessible rural location on the outskirts of the village of Rookley with its local convenience store and Post Office, Bohemia Cottage is also centrally located on the island with easy access to Newport, (4 miles away) the County Town with a range of further facilities. The location is also highly accessible for mainland ferry links as well as the Island’s beaches of the southern and eastern coast. There are excellent walks and cycling routes available directly from the property.

Accommodation

Ground Floor

Storm Porch Housing a timber front door with double glazed window.

Outer Hallway With cloakroom and W.C.

Inner Hallway Parquet flooring, under stair cupboard and views through the conservatory to the garden.

Sitting Room A well-proportioned room with parquet flooring and wood-burning stove upon a granite stone hearth, brickwork surround and timber mantle. Elevated views of the garden.

Conservatory A substantial and versatile room with double glazed wooden doors and windows providing a splendid outlook of the garden stream, mature trees and countryside beyond.

Kitchen/Dining Room Recently refurbished this excellent family room has a range of shaker style kitchen cupboards with Corian worktops and integrated Neff induction hob, under mounted butler sink, space and plumbing for dishwasher and an oil fired blue Rayburn cooker, Large walk-in Pantry cupboard and Utility Room. The kitchen is open to a Dining Room with views of the garden. Travertine stone tile floors throughout.

Office/Gym A large room with separate access which could be utilised as a home office, gym or for storage. There is scope for conversion to a self-contained annex.

First Floor

Bedroom 1 A superb suite with plenty of built in wardrobe storage, Dressing Room and En-suite shower room incorporating shower, wash basin, heated towel rail and W.C. Loft access.

Bedroom 3 A generous double bedroom with wood flooring and garden view.

Bedroom 2 A good sized double room with built in wardrobe storage and garden outlook.

Family Bathroom With a modern white suite panelled bath, shower, vanity unit wash basin, heated towel rail and W.C.

Outside Bohemia Cottage is set within a splendid 1/2 acre plot comprising of well-tended pretty gardens and mature trees of Willow, Magnolia, Oak and a Wisteria growing on the wall. The garden is enchanting south facing space with a stream running through. There is a large paved terrace elevated above the garden ideal for outdoor dining area and a further terrace to the side of the kitchen with easterly aspect. A substantial timber garage on concrete base and a vegetable growing patch and greenhouse are placed beyond the house and there is also a large summer house with power and lighting laid on.

Parking A graveled driveway with parking for several cars.

Services Mains electricity, water and private drainage with septic tank and soak away. Heating is provided by oil fired Rayburn and delivered via radiators.

Tenure Freehold

Directions Heading south from Newport along St George’s Way/A3020 continue to follow, pass through one roundabout, turn right onto Blackwater Hollow/A3020 and continue for 2.3 miles and then turn left onto Merstone Lane where you will find the property on the right-hand side.

Postcode PO38 3NA

Viewings Strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents Spence Willard

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Call 01983 873000 or Email: bembridge@spencewillard.co.uk for more information or to request a viewing