Bathingbourne Lane, Bathingbourne, Sandown

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
DESCRIPTION The Lakehouse is a substantial 2700 square foot home, tastefully refurbished by the current owners, enjoying a potential annexe area

(if required) all sat within an elevated position enjoying views over its own fishing lakes and the surrounding gardens and grounds. The property was rewired and replumbed 7 years ago, including a new boiler and unvented cylinder.

GROUND FLOOR The Lakehouse is approached via a private driveway, with electric gates with ample parking to the front and side of the property.

The Lakehouse is entered through the formal porch into the inner hall. The inner hall is a large space with stairs leading to the first floor (with understairs storage) and a separate cupboard in the corner. On one side of the property on the ground floor there is a stunning kitchen/ diner with views over the lakes. The kitchen is of a high specification and includes walnut and granite worktops, induction hob, an inbuilt combination microwave/oven in addition to the regular oven also featuring a large kitchen Island providing additional seating. The dining area enjoys superb floor to ceiling windows overlooking the lakes with the ground floor enjoying solid wood flooring. There is a door from the kitchen to the rear of the property where the log store can be found. Adjoining the kitchen/diner is a double aspect sitting room with wood burner and floor to ceiling sliding doors leading to the patio. On the other side of the ground floor there is a useful utility room with w/c, playroom (previously the annexe lounge), office/bedroom (previously annexe bedroom) with en-suite bathroom.

FIRST FLOOR The stairs lead to a well lit large landing leading onto a master en-suite with dressing room, 3 double bedrooms (one en-suite and all with built in cupboards), airing cupboard (with Velux lantern above) and a family bathroom.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS The house is served by a private driveway from the main road, with electric gates entering the property. The formal gardens and grounds around the house are mainly laid to lawn, and there is a stunning patio terrace area with gazebo style wooden overhead structure, perfect for sundowners or evening dinners. The external area to the back of the property has a useful with log store, solar panel paraphernalia and access to the garages or wider land. The grounds and gardens surrounding the main house extends to 1.1 acres.

SITUATION The Lakehouse is situated in the rural hamlet of Bathingbourne, down a private lane leading to the property. The Lakehouse provides a real sense of privacy benefitting from electric double gates leading from the road.

The Isle of Wight is celebrated as an international yachting and sailing venue, with the annual Cowes Week Regatta in August attracting competitors from all over the world. A full range of yacht and sailing clubs provide a social hub. There are nearby golf courses including Westridge, St Georges & Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club.

Ryde School with Upper Chine is the main independent (HMC) School on the Island, offering co-education from pre-school to sixth form on a daily, full or weekly boarding basis. Many Island children commute to mainland schools such as Portsmouth Grammar, St Edward's and Hordle Walhampton Prep and there are good feeder links to conveniently located public schools such as Winchester College and

St Swithuns' in Winchester, Bryanston, Canford, and the Sherborne schools in Dorset and Marlborough College in Wiltshire.

The Island is blessed with a number of boutique hotels and restaurants, including The George in Yarmouth, The Royal in Ventnor; The Hut (recently voted by GQ Magazine as the best experience 4 years running), Foresters Hall and The Smoking Lobster.

BUILDINGS Immediately adjacent to the house, there are two adjoining garages currently used for storage. The garages both have concrete floors, electric supply connected and up and over doors.

LAND AND LAKES The Lakehouse enjoys two lakes (with separate overflow ponds), some are stocked with carp and trout. The lakes in total extend to 0.75 acres providing approximately 3700 m3 of water, which creates an attractive feature within the heart of the property. As well as the lakes, the property enjoys several dispersed woodland areas in total extending to about 2.25 acres, a separate paddock area to the west perfect for glamping/camping (stpp) extending to about 0.76 acres and an abundance of mature hedgerows, flowers, and watercourse on the boundary.

ADDITIONAL LAND POTENTIALLY AVAILABLE The vendors own a separate paddock adjacent to the property that extends to just under 1 acre and is fully fenced and could be available to purchase but only by separate negotiation. A plan can be made available by the selling agents to those that enquire.


METHOD OF SALE The Lakehouse is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole.

RIGHTS OF WAY There are no public or private rights of way across property.

TENURE Freehold.

ACCESS The access to the property is directly from the public highway, Bathingbourne Lane.

SERVICES The property is served by mains water, mains electric, oil-fired central heating and a private drainage system (septic tank). The property also benefits from Solar Panels (10kWh) which is on an existing Feed In

Tariff, producing a net income of circa £1500/annum (FIT income).

The house benefits from underfloor heating to all the ground floor and bathrooms. There are de-mist mirrors in most bathrooms.

The garages benefit from an electric connection spurred from the supply via the house.

The land potentially available is understood to have mains water connections.

PLANNING The Lakehouse is not listed, it is not within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty nor is within a Conservation Area.

WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY The property is being sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights including; rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements and quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water and gas and other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not.

SPORTING, TIMBER AND MINERAL RIGHTS All sporting, timber and mineral rights are included in the freehold sale, in so far as they are owned.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Isle of Wight Council




PLANS, AREAS AND SCHEDULES These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been checked and computed by BCM and the Purchaser (s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or miss-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS BCM will supply a list of requests, identifying clearly which items are included within the sale, which are excluded, and which may be available by separate negotiation. This list is the sole arbiter of this regardless of whether items are referred to or photographed within these particulars.

VIEWINGS Viewings strictly by appointment with BCM.

SELLING AGENT BCM, Isle of Wight office, Red Barn, Cheeks Farm, Merstone Lane, Merstone, Isle of Wight, PO30 3DE

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