East Cowes, Isle Of Wight
£695,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
Dating back from the late 1800's, this handsome period house has a wide array of wonderful features. Offering 4 generous bedrooms, a cabin room with amazing sea views, 4 reception rooms plus study and balconies. Located right on the seafront with superb views over both the harbour and Solent. The house is within easy walking distance of the town centre and Red Funnel car ferry to Southampton.

Features include high ceilings with ornate cornicing, stripped varnished floorboards, beautiful patterned plaster ceilings, original fireplaces whilst perhaps the nautical crowning glory would be the 'Cabin Room' added in around 1906 complete with panoramic windows to enjoy the sea views, wooden panelling and frieze complete with galleons. The elegant Drawing Room also boasts a stunning hand painted frieze dating back to the same period that depicts in detail the Solent coastline at that time. The property is not listed however is in a Conservation Area.

Accommodation

Entrance Hall

A porch with double doors opens to reveal a handsome entrance door with stained glass side panels. An elegant staircase leads to the upper floors with large storage cupboards underneath.

Dining Room

With high ceiling and wide south facing bay window along with a fine original fireplace.

Reception Room/Study

Currently used as a hobby room with French doors opening to the courtyard garden. Built in storage cupboards and original fireplace.

Kitchen

Fitted with a range of base and wall units that including a dresser. Tiles dating back 150 years that are similar to the tiles used in the kitchen of Swiss Cottage, the playhouse of Queen Victoria's children, adorn the walls surrounding the 'Aga' which creates a warm and cosy space. Original floor tiles. A dining area has built in bench made from Sycamore. Door to courtyard garden.

Utility Room/ Cloakroom

Fitted with a Vaillant gas combination boiler and with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Basin with a window to the courtyard.

Study

A useful room with doors to the courtyard garden.

First Floor

Drawing Room

A beautifully proportioned, light room with a south facing bay window and access to the balcony with original ornate iron railings giving fabulous views across to the harbour and West Cowes. An original fireplace and overmantle mirror creates a focal point. The hand-painted frieze depicting the visible coastline across the water to the Isle of Wight, dating back to the early 1900's extends right around the room and really is a very special feature.

The 'Cabin'

Added in the early 1900's, this room is truly unique and was created to make the most of the magnificent sea views across the Solent to Southampton Water and beyond. Original features including wood panelling and a nautical frieze make you feel as though you are in a maritime vessel. Double doors to a balcony where once again the sea views can be enjoyed.

Bathroom -

Designed by the present owners to complement the nautical theme of the cabin, this bathroom has a walk in shower, WC, wash basin, bidet and an incredible original free standing bath. Teak flooring and two antique portholes complete the look!

Bedroom 1

A generous double room with a fireplace and window affording super Solent views to the rear.

Second Floor

Bedroom 2

A double bedroom with sash window to the rear with fireplace and far reaching sea views.

Bedroom 3

A double bedroom with a fireplace and a sash window with super sea views

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Bedroom 4

With views across the harbour and over West Cowes.

Shower Room

A modernised shower room with large walk in shower, WC and wash basin

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Outside

There is a small garden to the front of the house enclosed by a brick wall with an easily maintained, walled courtyard garden to the rear. There is a balcony from each of the two fabulous first floor reception rooms both with superb views of the sea and harbour. A gate from the rear gives access to the local free car park.

Services

Mains electric, gas, drainage and w-ifi is currently connected by Wightfibre.

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Band: D

EPC Rating

D

VIEWINGS

All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole joint selling agents, Spence Willard.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

1. Particulars: These particulars are not an offer or contract, nor part of one. You should not rely on statements by Spence Willard in the particulars or by word of mouth or in writing ("information") as being factually accurate about the property, its condition or its value. Neither Spence Willard nor any joint agent has any authority to make any representations about the property, and accordingly any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents, seller(s) or lessor(s). 2. Photos etc: The photographs show only certain parts of the property as they appeared at the time they were taken. Areas, measurements and distances given are approximate only. 3. Regulations etc: Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. A buyer or lessee must find out by inspection or in other ways that these matters have been properly dealt with and that all information is correct. 4. VAT: The VAT position relating to the property may change without notice.

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