Brighstone, Isle of Wight


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Award winning, charming and beautifully presented. This cottage has undergone rebuilding and restoration by the current owners to a high specification. Nestled in the heart of the village it has been sympathetically updated and modernised throughout. Heath Cottage was built in 1855, is Grade II Listed and proudly sits opposite the church in this highly sought after location. The plot stands at approximately 0.32 of an acre and enjoys distant countryside and sea views. Driveway and garage to the rear.

ENTRANCE HALL 14' 11" x 10' 8" (4.55m x 3.25m) Access via a partially glazed front door. Feature gas stove with log effect. Staircase to first floor landing. Wooden floorboards. Door to:

SITTING ROOM 14' 4" x 13' 4" (4.37m x 4.06m) Georgian style window to the front aspect. Feature fireplace. Radiator.

DINING ROOM 17' 7" x 12' 6" (5.36m x 3.81m) Bowed Georgian style feature window to the front aspect. Feature fireplace, gas fire with coal effect. Radiator. Wooden floorboards. Door to:

STUDY/SNUG 14' 10" x 10' 2" (4.52m x 3.1m) Dual aspect windows to the front and side elevations. Feature fireplace. Radiator. Wooden floorboards. Door to:

INNER HALL Arched feature doorway to the garden. Wooden floorboards. Radiator. Opening to:

PANTRY Flagstone floors. Window to rear aspect. Skylight. Door leading to outside and garden. Door to:

LARDER Window to side aspect and skylight. Shelving. Flagstone floor.

KITCHEN 12' 8" x 9' 4" (3.86m x 2.84m) Comprising a bespoke range of wall, floor and drawer units with worktops over and butler style sink inset. The worktops give added character and come from the original wood removed from the Victorian Pier in Ryde. Range cooker, radiator and flagstone floors. A garden view can be seen from a window to the side elevation. Opening to:

BREAKFAST ROOM 12' 10" x 8' 9" (3.91m x 2.67m) Feature fireplace, radiator and tiled floors. A garden view through the window to the side aspect. Door to outside areas and Laundry Room.

LAUNDRY ROOM 8' 8" x 7' 11" (2.64m x 2.41m) Bespoke wooden worktops and butler style sink inset. Feature brick chimney. Wall mounted boiler. Tiled floor. Door to

SHOWER ROOM Full width shower enclosure, pedestal hand basin and W/C. Radiator.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 15' 1" x 11' 3" (4.6m x 3.43m) An inviting space, previously a 5th bedroom but currently used as a second sitting room. The feature window allows a church and village aspect. Door to:

BEDROOM 2 14' 10" x 13' 3" (4.52m x 4.04m) The Georgian style window to the side elevation gives an everchanging view through the village. Radiator.

BEDROOM 1 16' 8" x 12' 11" (5.08m x 3.94m) A view of the church and sea in the distance can be seen from this window. Radiator. Door to:

EN SUITE Shower enclosure, hand basin and W/C. Heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 4 12' 0" x 9' 6" (3.66m x 2.9m) The garden and countryside views can be seen from the window here to the side elevation. Built in cupboard. Radiator. Door to:

BATHROOM Free standing bath, twin pedestal hand basins, W/C and shower enclosure. Two radiators. Dual aspect windows.

BEDROOM 3 14' 10" x 10' 3" (4.52m x 3.12m) Garden and countryside views can be seen from the window here to the side elevation. Radiator. Door to:

EN SUITE Shower enclosure, hand basin and W/C. Heated towel rail.

SEPERATE W/C W/C, hand basin, radiator and window to rear elevation.

OUTSIDE AREAS The front garden is gated and boasts a Prince Albert Yew tree that can be seen in historical images dating back to Victorian times. The side and rear gardens are enclosed and mainly laid to lawn with plants and shrubs bordering.

GARAGE & DRIVEWAY 14' 9" x 11' 2" (4.5m x 3.4m) The gravel driveway is accessed from the rear of the plot and leads nicely to the timber garage. The garage has a concrete base and has previously been used as a gym as well as a garage. There is power and light to the structure.

NOTE The property also owns a share of the freehold to the road and communal areas giving rear access. There is a managing agent in place and the cost is £40/qtr.

CONSERVATION AWARD Heath Cottage won the Conservation Award in 2013 for works completed in 2012.


TENURE Freehold

SERVICES Mains water, electric and drainage. LPG Gas.

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