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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 Penthouse is an exceedingly unique apartment arranged over three floors and combining a fascinating assortment of open plan space and generous reception rooms, boasting a wealth of period character. Having been extensively renovated in the late 1990’s the current owner has also recently (2020) replaced uPVC windows to the rear and side. There are three good sized bedrooms and two bathrooms in addition to an impressive open plan living and dining area, while period features have been retained and complimented with a modern finish. Original stone frame windows and solid timber front door in addition to ornate panelling, coving and high ceilings highlight the buildings unique character as well as a particularly impressive and original oak staircase winding through the center. The property enjoys a large balcony to one side providing low-maintenance accessible outdoor space with splendid views in each direction and plenty of off-road parking.

The Penthouse is situated in a semi-rural spot with views to the rear over the surrounding countryside and glimpses to the sea. A short walk is the nearby Shanklin Old Village centre which has a range of shops, restaurants and a sandy beach as well as train connections to Ryde where there are Hi-speed (approximately 20mins) transport links to the mainland.

Accommodation

Ground Floor

Entrance
The original large panelled wooden iron rivet door opens to a substantial reception area with strikingly high ceilings, panelled walls to mid-height and windows in original stone frames overlooking the front. This area currently provides a cloakroom space in addition to library and study, whilst there is plenty of storage space beneath the stairs providing a versatile space.

First Floor
Stairs rise to a large landing with further steps up to the living space.

Bedroom 2
A good size double bedroom with deep bay housing leaded windows and views to the front. There is plenty of space for a double bed and wardrobe.

Open Plan Living Area
A vast carpeted room incorporating an impressive 11m x 12m dual aspect sitting room with double doors onto the balcony and views to the sea. There is also plenty of space for a large dining table with raised window seat within a stone bay overlooking the front aspect.

Kitchen
Semi open plan to the living area with a particularly characterful kitchen which has windows overlooking the front aspect and a royal blue tiled worktop over shaker style under-counter storage units with glass fronted dresser style wall-mounted cupboards. The kitchen is well-appointed incorporating a 1.5 bowl composite sink as well as space and plumbing for a range cooker with extractor over, washing machine and tumble dryer, fridge and freezer and plenty of space for a breakfast table.

Family Bathroom
With tiled walls and corner panelled bath with shower attachment over. Pedestal wash basin and W.C.

Bedroom 1
A luxurious principal suite with particularly high 3m ceilings and large bay with windows overlooking splendid surrounding trees around as well as over to Shanklin and Godshill Cricket Club and Godshill in the distance. Ensuite Bathroom with panelled corner bath, tilled walls, pedestal wash basin and W.C.

Second Floor
The second floor is currently arranged as a large bedroom with balcony overlooking the rear. A hatch accesses a large loft space/hobbies room with plenty of natural light, power. Wall-mounted Glowworm boiler with unvented cylinder.

Outside
The property benefits from two balconies, one the width of the property which is ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining. With a particularly green outlook over Shanklin and toward the sea. While the smaller balcony off of bedroom three has a westerly aspect.

Parking
There are three allocated parking spaces for the apartment outside of the front door.

Tenure
Leasehold with the share of Freehold. The current owner owns 50% of the freehold of the three collective properties (The Penthouse, Colonnade’s and 7 Westhill Manor appartments) this would be transferred as part of a sale.

Services
Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Heating is provided by gas fired boiler with unvented cylinder and delivered via radiators.

Postcode
PO37 6PU

Viewings
All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents:

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.