Freshwater, Isle of Wight £250,000
We understand that the original cottage dates back to the 18th century with various extensions and adaptions in more recent times, including an en suite ground floor disabled bedroom wing added just a few years ago. Previously the property was part of the adjoining property and formed one large detached house and historically has incorporated a doctors surgery and latterly a pre school before being divided into two separate homes.
The cottage offers comfortable and characterful rooms including a pleasant sitting room to the front, a spacious entrance hall, a sizable kitchen/diner to the rear and a large ground floor bedroom with an en suite wet room and walk-in utility space off. To the first floor are three further bedrooms and another shower room. The accommodation has a modern gas central heating system fitted and there are replacement double glazed windows to the side and rear, with attractive original leaded glass windows to the front elevation. Outside there are gardens to the front, side and rear with off road parking and a detached garage.
As well as being convenient for the village centre shops and amenities, the cottage is also accessible to the SSSI protected Afton Nature Reserve and there are further downland and coastal walks accessed by a good network of bridleways and public footpaths to the beach in Freshwater Bay,Tennyson and Afton Downs and the Yar Estuary via The Causeway. In addition, the harbour town of Yarmouth with its mainland ferry terminal is within a ten minute drive making this property suitable as either a permanent or second home.
ENTRANCE HALL A spacious and welcoming space with attractive woodblock flooring and feature original leaded bay window.
SITTING ROOM 13′ 1" max x 10′ 5" max into bay (3.995m x 3.192m) A pleasant room with wood block flooring and original leaded glass bay window.
KITCHEN/DINER 20′ 10" max x 14′ 2" max (6.367m x 4.340m) A sizeable family space overlooking the rear garden with double doors leading out. There is a fitted base cupboard incorporating a one and a half bowl sink unit.
DISABLED BEDROOM WING 15′ 1" x 13′ 11" (4.600m x 4.254m) A large and bright double aspect room with an external door to the rear garden.
EN SUITE SHOWER WET ROOM A large fully tiled wet room with shower unit, WC and wash basin.
UTILITY CUPBOARD A sizeable walk-in cupboard housing the gas central heating boiler and plumbing for washing machine.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
BEDROOM 1 13′ 3" x 10′ 7" max (4.060m x 3.229m) A good sized double bedroom with feature decorative fireplace (not open).
BEDROOM 2 Another double bedroom featuring a decorative corner fireplace (not open).
BEDROOM 3 10′ 7" x 7′ 4" (3.245m x 2.238m) A generous single bedroom.
SHOWER ROOM Fitted with WC, wash basin and a tiled and screened shower cubicle.
OUTSIDE To the front of the property is an area of garden enclosed by established hedging with a pedestrian gated access and pathway leading to the front entrance and around the side of the property to the rear garden. There is also parking and hardstanding for two vehicles and a detached garage (in need of repair) with space to the side/rear to provide further off road parking if required.
The rear garden is partly enclosed by a mixtures of fencing and hedging, mainly laid to lawn and features a base for a garden shed. In addition, adjacent to the property is a useful lean-to store.
COUNCIL TAX BAND D
EPC RATING G
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the selling agent Spence Willard.
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