Bembridge, Isle of Wight £1,395,000
This substantial house boasts an extensive refurbishment in 2011 both extended and remodelled to provide a particularly comfortable, light and attractive range of accommodation extending to six bedrooms and five bathrooms three of which being en suite. The Old Court is a particularly versatile house arranged over two floors with the ability to offer a self-contained annex comprising, in itself, a generous layout of sitting room, dining room and up to three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The house takes an L shape form enclosing an attractive courtyard with covered veranda. The house is finished with white painted sawn timber clad walls beneath a slate tile roof and internally there are a wealth of quality finishes including oak wood flooring, timber bi-folding doors, under floor heating throughout and a stunning open plan kitchen and dining room taking in a wealth of light and garden views. The gardens provide an exceptionally pretty outlook of green and colour with a sunny southerly aspect and to the front a flagged stone courtyard.
Situated in a prime location just moments from Swains Beach and with excellent walking routes on coastal paths to the village amenities, Harbour and beaches. Bembridge Harbour has extensive mooring facilities and two sailing clubs, while the village has a good range of shops, in addition to a butcher, fishmonger, farm shop, cafes and restaurants. There are high speed passenger ferry links (22mins) to Portsmouth from Ryde approximately 7 miles away.
Passing through the courtyard with its agapanthus, climbing roses clematis and fruit trees to a raised deck beneath veranda covering a bespoke timber front door with glazed side lights.
An impressive entrance space with plenty of storage including a cloakroom with double door and under stair cupboard, walk in lockable store housing consumer unit and underfloor heating manifolds.
With wall-mounted wash basin and W.C.
A substantial kitchen with a full range of wall-mounted and undercounter shaker style storage cupboards with plenty of deep pan drawers, a twin bowl ceramic butler sink with mixer tap over in addition to space and plumbing for an American style fridge freezer. Also incorporated in the kitchen is a double Neff mid height oven, six ring gas AEG hob with Miele extractor over and wine chiller.
A fantastic semi-open plan glazed space overlooking the garden with underfloor heating and bi-folding doors from the kitchen. opening onto the garden terrace with southern aspect.
A room of excellent proportions with double pocket door to the garden room. Plenty of light pouring through a glazed roof light and French patio doors onto the garden. Wood burning stove set within a stone surround with timber mantle.
Overlooking the front aspect, this is a generous sized room with fitted desk with filing and storage under and book shelving.
With side access, tiled floors and further worktops over space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer. Wall-mounted towel rail and large stainless-steel Franke sink with mixer tap over. North facing larder with marble top for food storage and shelving over. Shower Room with power shower.
Stairs rise to a light filled galleried landing overlooking the front with Velux rooflights over.
A principal suite overlooking the gardens with en suite bathroom with panelled bath and shower over, towel rail, vanity unit wash basin with marble top and W.C. A walk-through Dressing Area/Study.
Bedroom 2 and 3
Two generous double bedrooms with Jack and Jill bathroom between and a dressing area with built in wardrobe storage off bedroom 2.
Annex – Open Plan Kitchen / Living Area, Bedrooms 4,5 & 6
This ancillary accommodation can be open to the main house or partitioned to offer a generous arrangement of an open plan kitchen and living area with courtyard, dedicated gardens and three double bedrooms and two bathrooms, one of which being en suite, all with plenty of wardrobe storage and garden outlook.
The gardens of The Old Court are a wonderful feature offering a particularly pleasant and attractive outlook including a superb courtyard enclosed by a front gate where there are fruit trees including Cox’s apples, peaches, figs, pears, plums and blueberries around which there is also a covered veranda over a raised deck. Beyond the house are enclosed private gardens framed with beds which have been carefully arranged to present year-round colour with a mix of herbaceous shrubs, trees and planting around a lawn with a magnificent cherry tree in the centre. A paved area off the garden room provides excellent space for outdoor dining where there is also a retractable remote operated awning. There is a large store with double doors to the front and a gravelled driveway provides parking for several cars.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Heating is provided by gas fired boiler and delivered via underfloor heating.
The property is offered Freehold
All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents, Spence Willard.
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