Quarr, Isle Of Wight £2,849,000
Reception Hall | Large Kitchen/Living Room | Sitting Room | 2 Studys | Play Room | Chef’s Kitchen | Boot Room
Master bedroom suite with roof terrace occupying the entire first floor
5 further bedroom suites | 3 further cloakrooms/shower rooms | Games Room | Music Room | Gym | Laundry Room | 3 Store Rooms | Plant Room
Heated Swimming Pool | Jacuzzi
Set in mature grounds of about 2.2 acres with an additional 3.8 acres of private beach and foreshore
Planning consent for detached guest cottage of 1,500 sq. ft.
Fairways Sensitively set in this mature waterfront plot, this luxury state of the art home was completed in 2014 and benefits from wonderful views over The Solent as well as the beach.
Extending to around 7,200 sq. ft. the accommodation is set over 3 storeys and the house was featured on Grand Designs. It has since had international coverage in a range of lifestyle and property magazines.
High quality fittings are throughout and modern technologies including triple glazed windows, Walnut internal doors and Ground Source Heat pumps which heat the whole house via underfloor heating. The principal rooms enjoy fine views over the privately-owned beach and foreshore and Solent beyond providing an ever-changing seascape with watersports, shipping and marine life.
The vision of the award winning architectural designer, Lincoln Miles, to blend in to the wooded setting this substantial but discreet house boasts an array of architectural features both internally and externally.
Location Within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to Quarr Abbey this largely wooded coastal area has recently reemerged as a highly sought-after area for discerning buyers seeking a coastal home, on account of both being quiet yet with excellent access to mainland ferry links. In addition to some substantial period houses, mainly built in Victorian times there have been some high quality new coastal homes.
The coastal town of Ryde also provides a range of shops, a marina, Ryde School and a superb sandy beach at Appley.
The Isle of Wight Situated just off the South Coast, communications are very good with London being accessible within 2 hours. The A3 provides easy access from London to Portsmouth, from where there are a number of car and passenger ferry routes to Ryde and Fishbourne (both about 2.5 miles). Train services lead from London Waterloo directly to Portsmouth Harbour station, from where the catamaran runs.
– Portsmouth to Ryde – a fast catamaran passenger services. Journey time approx. 22 minutes.
– Portsmouth to Fishbourne – a car and passenger service. Journey time approx. 45 minutes.
-Southsea to Ryde – a passenger hovercraft service. Journey time approx. 12 minutes.
The Island benefits from both extensive scenic countryside and coastlines, much of it designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. In addition to being world famous for its sailing and water sports, including the Cowes Week regatta, the Island provides a wonderful environment for an array of outdoor pursuits including beautiful coastal and country walks, riding and mountain biking with numerous golf courses and renowned shoots. There is also an array of historic and other tourist attractions.
Ground Floor The striking Entrance Hall with high ceilings and partially glazed roof provides an impressive entrance to the house.
The stunning Open-plan Kitchen/Living Room extends to around 775 sq.ft. and has full height glass walls to two elevations providing views over the gardens, beach and sea, with glass walling opening across most of one elevation onto the decked terrace. The kitchen area comprises an extensive range of built-in German made units incorporating a large island unit all with Corian worksurfaces. High quality integral appliances include an oven, microwave, coffee machine, induction hob, dishwasher and an American style fridge/freezer. The remainder of the room comprises a generous seating and dining area ideal for entertaining and family living. An adjacent Chef’s Kitchen has built-in cupboards, worksurfaces, sink, dishwasher, oven, hob, fridge and freezer. A separate Sitting Room has a curved wall of architectural glass, ideal as a TV room/Snug.
The rest of the ground floor includes two separate studies, one of which is extensively fitted with Hyperian American Walnut office furniture. Boot Room with extensive hanging space and bench seating. There are two double bedrooms both with stunning views over the beach, dressing areas and en-suite facilities.
Lower Ground Floor There is an extensive and versatile Games Room of around 775 sq.ft. opening to a Music Room as well as a Gym.
A guest bedroom suite has French doors to a private terrace and the gardens with sea views, served by an excellent bathroom en-suite with shower, separate bespoke bath, basin and WC. There are two further double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms and views over The Solent.
In addition are a Laundry Room with cupboards, shelving, sink with space for washing machine and dryer, 3 Store Rooms, a Plant Room serving the house and pool.
First Floor The entire floor is dedicated to a Principal Bedroom Suite with the bedroom having a large picture window providing westerly views and with French doors opening to a Roof Terrace. The luxurious Bathroom en-suite is tiled throughout with a deluge shower, double ended bath, WC, twin wash basins and mirror fronted cupboards and also has an Aqua television. Two dressing rooms are fitted with extensive shelving and hanging space.
Outside Approached over a gravel drive through an attractive wooded setting, gates open to an extensive parking area. The house is surrounded by landscaped grounds including lawns sweeping down to the beach where the garden is enclosed by fencing and there is a beachside seating and barbecue area. A series of fine mature trees make for a majestic and private setting and areas of wildflowers have been sown. There is gated access onto the privately-owned beach extending down to the low water mark. The main living area of the house opens onto an extensive wooden decked terrace enclosed by glazed balustrades with a Heated swimming pool and adjacent Jacuzzi with sensational sea views being enjoyed.
In all the property extends to approximately 6 acres, (of which approximately 2.2 acres is the garden and 3.8 acres is beach/foreshore).
Planning There is also planning consent for a detached guest house of around 1500 sq.ft to the west of the main house.
Services and Notes Mains water, electricity and gas. Six ground source heat pumps heat the house via underfloor heating throughout. Private drainage to a treatment plant. There are 14 wireless repeaters providing the WiFi throughout. Ventilation and heat recovery system. There is provision for a lift to be installed with a shaft and electrics in place.
There is an additional Right of Way to Quarr Road passed the west of Binstead Hall.
EPC Rating E
Postcode PO33 4EL
Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the joint selling agents.
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