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Waterside House
72a High Street
Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO31 7RE

01983 219967
commercial@spencewillard.co.uk

Cowes Office
Cowes Office
Spence Willard Commercial

Waterside House
72a High Street
Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO31 7RE

01983 200880
cowes@spencewillard.co.uk

Cowes Office
Charles Spence
Charles Spence
Tanya Hill
Tanya Hill
Spence Willard team
Emma Bradley
Zadie Margham
Zadie Margham
Natalie Miley
Natalie Miley

Sherbourne Street
Bembridge
Isle of Wight
PO35 5SB

01983 873000
bembridge@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard Bembridge
Spence Willard team
Sam Branston
Hannah Cook
Hannah Cook
Lauren Taylor
Lauren Taylor
Charlotte Branston
Charlotte Branston

The Square
Yarmouth
Isle of Wight
PO41 0NP

01983 761005
yarmouth@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard Yarmouth
Spence Willard team
Duncan Willard
Lesley Samson
Lesley Samson

The Old Bank
Tennyson Road
Freshwater
Isle of Wight
PO40 9AB

01983 756575
freshwater@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard Freshwater
Jason Siviter
Jason Siviter
David Langford
David Langford
Sarah Kujawa
Sarah Kujawa

The Square
Yarmouth
Isle of Wight
PO41 0NP

01983 761005 opt 2
lettings@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard office
Laura Homes
Alice MacNab
Alice MacNab
Henrietta MacLean
Henrietta MacLean

40 St James' Place
London
SW1A 1NS

020 7839 0888
london@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard London office
Bob Bickersteth
Bob Bickersteth
Katinka Stampa Orwin
Katinka Stampa Orwin
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The cottage is very well presented and offers characterful accommodation with good flexibility and the possibility to provide an income from the separate annexed barn accommodation if required. On entering the main property through the porch into the sitting room you are immediately aware of its character and charm with the beamed ceiling and original inglenook style fireplace with bread oven as its main focal point. A well appointed kitchen, dining room and garden room, all enjoying a sunny outlook over the rear garden add to the character and an immaculate shower room completes the ground floor. To the first floor are three bedrooms, two doubles and one single bedroom, together with a useful WC. In addition, there is a separate barn outbuilding which has been neatly converted into further annexe/ancillary accommodation comprising of a good sized living room/studio area with separate WC on the ground floor with a large double bedroom with an en suite bathroom above. In addition, there is a good sized garage/workshop in the remaining area of ground floor space leaving great potential to create a completed self contained annexe if required.

In recent years, the property has been upgraded and improved by the current owners including a complete roof overhaul with added insulation, a new drainage treatment plant, refurbished kitchen and bathroom facilities as well as the conversion of the stone barn into the extremely useful Annexe/Studio with integral garage/workshop. Other features include double glazing to most windows, a calor gas heating system, complimented by ‘Economy 10’ storage heating in the main cottage, together with modern efficient and fully programmable electric heaters in the annexe/studio.

LOCATION The cottage is set well back from the road in a rural, yet coastal area, 500 metres from the coastal path. Opposite Pyle Manor and amid farmland and countryside designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty making it excellent for outdoor pursuits.

Local facilities are available in the neighbouring villages of Niton and Brighstone. Between them offering local stores, doctors surgeries, primary schools, Post Office/newsagents, chemist, churches and coffee shops and gastro pubs.

ENTRANCE PORCH

SITTING ROOM 14′ 4" x 12′ 9" plus deep recess (4.385m x 3.901m) A charming room with a beamed ceiling and a fabulous inglenook style fireplace with inset bread oven and wood burning stove as its main focal point. To one side is a useful deep recess providing good storage. A feature oriel style bay window to the front offers a pleasant outlook.

HALLWAY A good connective space with stairs off to the first floor.

KITCHEN 14′ 1" max x 11′ 1" max L’Shaped (4.296m x 3.403m) A double aspect room which is well fitted with a range of stylish wall and base cupboards, drawers and work surfaces incorporating an inset sink unit. There is an attractive chimney recessed area with space for range style cooker and space/plumbing for a washing machine, and slimline dishwasher as well as further space for a free-standing upright fridge freezer.

DINING ROOM 10′ 2" x 8′ 10" (3.124m x 2.696m) Another good space with a double aspect enjoying an outlook over the rear garden and leading through to:

GARDEN ROOM 11′ 2" x 8′ 8" (3.419m x 2.646m) A lovely area to sit and relax and enjoy the outlook over the rear garden. With two roof lights flooding light into the space as well as double doors and windows to the rear garden creating a lovely area to sit and enjoy the outlook.

SHOWER ROOM 7′ 3" x 7′ 2" (2.212m x 2.189m) A generous and well appointed facility with WC, vanity wash basin and a good sized shower cubicle with electric shower and a curved glass screen.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

BEDROOM 1 12′ 0" x 14′ 4" (3.671m x 4.385m) A large double bedroom with a double aspect to the front and rear and two deep built-in wardrobe cupboards either side of the chimney breast.

BEDROOM 2 8′ 0" x 9′ 9" (2.442m x 2.996m) Another double bedroom with an outlook to the front, a built-in wardrobe and a recessed airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.

BEDROOM 3 7′ 2" x 7′ 0" (2.203m x 2.151m) A single bedroom enjoying a double aspect and featuring some built-in storage. Door to:

WC 4′ 5" x 7′ 3" (1.363m x 2.228m) a useful facility featuring a WC and vanity wash basin.

ANNEXE/STUDIO

LOUNGE/OFFICE STUDIO 14′ 4" x 10′ 10" (4.375m x 3.324m) A large space with a double aspect and stairs leading off the first floor bedroom and en suite. In addition, there is a useful facility with WC and wash basin neatly tucked away under the stairs.

ANNEXE BEDROOM 14′ 4" x 14′ 10" max (4.375m x 4.531m) A large double bedroom enjoying an outlook to the side and front with a feature porthole window looking out to Tennyson Down and the Needles. There is access to the eaves and a cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.

EN SUITE BATHROOM Another well appointed facility with suite comprising WC, vanity wash basin and a bath with an electric shower unit over.

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a useful parking area adjacent to the road and a five bar gated access onto a long gravelled driveway providing ample parking and turning space for several cars. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a range of plants and shrubs, patio area and a garden well. Steps to the side of the annexe/studio/garage lead to a further area of lawned garden.

The large rear garden offers a sunny and pleasant outlook over adjoining farmland and is mainly laid to lawn. Features include a garden pond, a rockery area and raised shrub beds stocked with a variety of shrubs and trees creating a haven for local wildlife.

COUNCIL TAX BAND D

EPC RATING E

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the selling agent Spence Willard.

IMPORTANT NOTICE 1. Particulars: These particulars are not an offer or contract, nor part of one. You should not rely on statements by Spence Willard in the particulars or by word of mouth or in writing ("information") as being factually accurate about the property, its condition or its value. Neither Spence Willard nor any joint agent has any authority to make any representations about the property, and accordingly any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents, seller(s) or lessor(s).
2. Photos etc: The photographs show only certain parts of the property as they appeared at the time they were taken. Areas, measurements and distances given are approximate only.
3. Regulations etc: Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. A buyer or lessee must find out by inspection or in other ways that these matters have been properly dealt with and that all information is correct.
4. VAT: The VAT position relating to the property may change without notice.