A delightful house in an attractive setting with superb southerly views over the English Channel, with a separate cottage.
Home Farm is situated in an elevated position with wonderful south facing views over the surrounding coastline and English Channel. Within the Conservation Area of the picturesque village of St Lawrence, the house is set in attractive gardens also overlooking the sea. The cottage, situated across the driveway currently provides useful rental income as a holiday let but could also provide ancillary accommodation for family members. The house is believed to have been built as one of the corner farms of the Appuldurcombe Estate in the 1830s and has been subsequently extended over time. The majority of reception rooms and bedrooms have sea views and there is uPVC framed double glazed windows fitted throughout the house and cottage.
The surrounding coastline has some superb walks and scenery, with access to bays and coves such as Woody Bay and Steephill Cove, the latter with beachside restaurant/café. The area is renowned for having a warm and sunny micro-climate and there is a Botanic Gardens nearby in Ventnor, where there is also a fish market and a range shops, a blue flag beach, cafes and restaurants.
Accommodation The entrance hall has a period staircase and access to a small under stair cellar (formerly a cloakroom). Within the original part of the house are two adjoining reception rooms both with sea views, one serving as a drawing room with an ornate open fireplace with decorative surround. Oak flooring extends throughout and a part glazed door opens to the original entrance porch with stone arch, leading out to one of the terraces and garden.
An adjacent sitting room has a wood burning stove. There is an inner hall with cloakroom and a large coats cupboard and a superb dining room with hard wood flooring opening into an uPVC framed conservatory providing a seating area with superb southerly sea views.
The large kitchen/breakfast room has sliding glazed doors opening to one of the terraces and providing great sea views. The bespoke kitchen is fitted with a range of wooden units and includes an island unit providing extensive cupboards, drawers and work surfaces. Space for range cooker with extractor over and space for refrigerator and dishwasher. The utility room is fitted with an extensive range of built-in cupboards with work surfaces, sink unit, space for washing machine, dryer and American style fridge freezer. Wall mounted Vaillant boiler.
First Floor The landing has an airing cupboard housing the hot water tank with immersion heater and has space for a desk overlooking the sea.
The principal bedroom has superb sea views from two aspects and an extensive range of built-in cupboards and a dressing table. A spacious bathroom en-suite incorporates a bath, shower, bidet, WC and two wash hand basins.
There are four additional bedrooms, three of which benefit from the fine sea views and a Shower room.
The Cottage was converted from a period outbuilding and has uPVC framed double glazing throughout. It comprises an open plan living area and kitchen with a range of oak fronted cupboards with services and sink unit with space for fridge, slim-line dishwasher and oven with extractor over, along with a utility room and cloakroom. On the first floor is a landing with a built-in desk and a bedroom and bath/shower room. To the rear of the property is a paved terrace.
Outside A pair of five bar gates open to an extensive block paved driveway to the rear of the property providing parking for numerous cars. There is a substantial garage with up and over door providing garaging for two to three cars and with loft storage.
The gardens lie on the southern side of the house and comprise lawns bordered by well stocked flower beds from which the sea views can be enjoyed. Adjacent to the house are two stone paved terraces providing great south facing outdoor seating and dining areas with views. There is a further terrace within the gardens with wonderful views along with a timber summer house. There is also a garden store, terraced vegetable garden with fruit cage and greenhouse. Steps lead down to an area of woodland that extends down to Undercliff Drive. The property is largely enclosed by stone walling and extends to approximately 0.86 acres.
Postcode PO38 1UY
Directions Home Farm is the last house on the right as you descend Seven Sisters Road towards Undercliff Drive.
Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Calor gas serving central heating.
Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents.
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