Sandown, Isle Of Wight £795,000
This iconic structure of timber and glass was constructed in 2007 by renowned German ‘house designers’ and offers a variety of innovative designs and ecological benefits within a stylish and well thought out home, ideal for modern day living.
The ground floor is tiled and has an open plan layout for the kitchen, dining and living room creating a large sociable space for living and entertaining which flows out to the superb south facing terrace, partly covered to provide a shady dining spot. Two double bedrooms both with access to the ‘Zen’ Garden are also on the ground floor. The master suite with dressing area and en-suite bathroom and an en-suite double bedroom are on the first floor with a galleried landing providing a further lounge area with wonderful far reaching views. Underfloor zoned heating throughout the property. Electronically operated concealed blinds to the windows and with weather reactive skylight blinds to the living room area. High quality Villeroy and Boch bathroom fittings throughout and Miele kitchen appliances. The property is surrounded by interesting gardens which offer an extensive south facing terrace and lawns to enjoy the sunshine and a shady Zen garden, a more sheltered and private shady area adjacent to a Studio with shower/wc facilities. Ample parking and driveway to a car port.
The property "Purbeck House" is set in an accessible rural location within the picturesque Arreton Valley and benefits from panoramic southerly country views. The adjacent former farm buildings (which have a separate entrance to the east) include a neighbouring high quality barn conversion as well as Holliers Farm Artisan Workshops comprising of a small range of local artisans focused on selling arts and crafts and locally produced food and drink ranging from Goddards Ales to produce from the local Garlic Farm and The Tomato Stall. There is also a unique cafe – a retro refurbished bus on the site. This only enhances the locally amenity and in no way detracts or affects the day to day living and serenity of Purbeck House.
Following a significant period of investment and upgrading the owners of Purbeck House now feel the property truly reflects the unique qualities, ambiance and standards that epitomise the ownership of a Huf Haus and are now happy to bring it to market. In current terms to build a new Huf Haus of this size and quality, taking account of the plot value, landscaping and other associated costs is likely to be in the region of £1,200,000.
Sandown and Shanklin with their award winning sandy beaches and a range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants are about 3 miles away, whilst Newport with a wider range of facilities is about 7 miles away. Mainland ferry links to Portsmouth are available from Fishbourne and Ryde both about 8 miles away, with further high speed ferries from the world renowned sailing mecca of Cowes to Southampton.
A wide stone path leads to the front door with glazed panels either side to the:
An impressive entrance with obscured glazed panels to staircase allowing plenty of light into this spacious entrance.
Hand basin and WC.
A wonderful open plan area with extensive floor to ceiling glazed panels with stunning southerly views over the garden to fields and countryside beyond and enjoying plenty of natural light. Kitchen cleverly designed with a tucked away prep area and fitted with wall and base units with granite worksurfaces incorporating a composite sink with reverse osmosis drinking water tap. Integral appliances include Miele 5 ring Calor gas hob with extractor hood over, electric oven with warming drawer and steam oven and dishwasher. Breakfast bar. Dining Area a great space for family dining and entertaining with glazed door to the south facing terrace. The partly vaulted Living Room is flooded with natural light with two large roof windows as well as the two sets of large sliding glazed doors one of which opens to a covered terrace. Handol log burner.
A double room with full height windows to one wall overlooking the ‘Zen’ garden and door leading out creating its own access to this area if a self-contained unit was required with Bedroom 4 becoming the kitchen/living room. Built-in wardrobe.
Glazed screen to shower, hand basin and wc. Heated towel rail. Full height glazed panel to one wall overlooking the ‘Zen’ garden.
A double room with floor to ceiling glazed panel incorporating door enjoying views and giving access to the ‘Zen’ garden. Built-in wardrobes.
A partially GALLERIED LANDING creating a further LOUNGE AREA with full height glazing enjoying breath-taking southerly views over fields and countryside to downland in the distance. Door to balcony which extends around the lounge area to the master suite.
Master Bedroom Suite
Flooded with light from the south-facing full height windows with door to balcony. A stunning room to wake up in, with views over fields and countryside to downland in the distance. Opening through to large Dressing Room with built in wardrobes and velux roof window and generous En-suite Bathroom with double ended bath, separate glazed shower, twin wash basins, bidet and WC. Heated towel rail. Large glazed panel with views over the ‘Zen’ garden and door to rear balcony.
A double room with glazed panel and door to rear balcony with views over the ‘Zen’ garden.
Glazed shower, wash basin and WC.
Purbeck House is tucked away from the road and set in wonderful gardens with different contrasting areas, to the rear there is a rural feeling south-facing garden with far reaching countryside views which can be enjoyed from the stone terrace that extends around the living areas. Mainly lawned with mature planting. Double iron gates at the side lead to the ‘Zen’ Garden, a private and calm, miniature landscape with carefully composed arrangements of rocks, water features, sculpted trees and gravel. Beyond this a decked terrace provides a private and secluded seating area and leads to a STUDIO/GYM a detached building with ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM/WC. A driveway leads in from the road with a shared gravel turning and parking area and continuing through the wooden gates round to the CAR PORT and PARKING AREA, adjacent to this is a UTILITY ROOM/PLANT ROOM with plumbing for washing machine, space for dryer and sink with storage under. Also housing the air source heat pump and controls for the solar thermal panels. Wooden garden store.
Mains water and electric. There is electric underfloor heating through out the property and the hot water for this is heated by the Daikin air source heat pump and solar panel. Calor gas for cooking. Drainage is via private pumping station.
EPC Rating B
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