A charming period cottage situated within Cowes Old Town also benefiting from a garden and parking space.
5 Union Road The cottage is located in the sought after Old Town of Cowes, within the Conservation Area and a short walk from the various shops, restaurants, Yacht Clubs and mooring facilities. The nearby Red Jet high speed ferry terminal, provides regular crossings to Southampton, with a crossing time of about 20 minutes, whilst nearby Northwood Park has tennis courts. Cowes is world renowned for its sailing activity and the cottage is brilliantly situated to take advantage of both the sporting and social scene.
This period, end of terrace cottage is Listed, Grade II with the rare attribute of an adjacent parking space in addition to an 85′ easily maintainable garden. The cottage retains a great deal of character and period charm including stripped pine wooden doors. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and presents well following recent decoration and renovation in accordance with Grade II Listed building consent; work included installing gas central heating, insulation in roofs and floor, creating a second bathroom, complete damp proofing with guarantee and rebuild of exterior chimney. Further consent in place for larger kitchen window/doors leading to the new south facing hard wood decking. There are glimpses of The Solent and River Medina from the upper floors.
Sitting Room A well-proportioned room with two windows to the front elevation and a part glazed door to the side elevation. Fireplace with a wood burning stove set on a slate hearth. Book shelving, painted floorboards, staircase off to first floor.
Kitchen/Dining Room Fitted with a range of matching base and wall cupboards with solid beech worksurfaces over. Integral dishwasher, refrigerator and washing machine. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Range Master cooker with two ovens, five gas hobs and a warming plate and extractor over. Valliant gas fired boiler. Painted wooden panelling to walls and ceiling. Partly floored in oak and part tiled. Stable doors to garden and outlook to garden.
Bedroom 1 A good-sized double bedroom with a range of built-in cupboards. Outlook south over the rear garden and towards the River Medina.
Bathroom Tiled throughout with a bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin.
Bedroom 2 A well-proportioned double bedroom with built in cupboards.
Attic Bedroom 3 A characterful twin room with glimpses of The Solent and a sloping ceiling. Opening to:
Bathroom Newly created with painted floorboards, a Velux window with views to Portsmouth. Roll top bath, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.
Outside To the side of the property is a gated access to a single parking space, beyond which a further gate leads into the rear garden, which is easily maintainable and approximately 85′ in length. There is a paved terrace and decking area immediately adjacent to the rear of the house providing an outdoor dining/seating area and the remainder of the garden comprises various paved areas and borders, with a wooden garden shed to the far end, served by electricity.
The neighbouring property has a pedestrian right of way around the side and rear of 5 Union Road.
Services Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas. Gas fired central heating.
Postcode PO31 7TW
Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents Spence Willard.
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