St Helens, Isle Of Wight
£875,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
Positioned on Mill Road by the Old Mill House and with far reaching views across Bembridge Harbour, The Duver and to The Solent, Oak Trees represents a rare opportunity for a buyer to purchase a waterfront property with potential to modernise and produce a large family house. The current property is in good state of repair having been recently painted, with new carpets and updated fixtures and fittings throughout and offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms. With upside down accommodation providing a sitting room offering sea views, kitchen and south facing decked terrace to the rear. There is a large double garage with office over offering scope for playroom or storage and to the rear an elevated enclosed garden with southerly aspect.

Oak Trees is located adjacent to Harbour Quay and the causeway leading to the sand dunes of the Duver and a family-friendly beach. The small but vibrant village of St Helens has a village shop, two restaurants and a pub together with an antiquarian bookshop and excellent access to nearby Bembridge Harbour. There are extensive mooring facilities and sailing clubs at Bembridge and Brading Haven nearby. Bembridge village offers a good range of shops, cafes and restaurants in addition to an excellent fishmongers, butchers and farm shop. There is easy access to a range of more extensive facilities and mainland transport links at Ryde (approximately 3 miles away) as well as a number of good beaches, including Bembridge and Priory Bay.

Accommodation

Entrance

Porch with flagged stone floor and timber doors and windows.

Hallway

With understair storage and cloak area. Wooden floors running throughout and airing cupboard housing emersion tank.

W.C.

Downstairs cloakroom with W.C.

Bedroom 1

A good sized double bedroom with new carpets and views over the harbour.

Bedroom 2

A good sized double bedroom with rear aspect.

Family Bathroom

With heated towel rail, panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and W.C.

Shower Room

With shower and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3

A good sized double with rear garden aspect.

First Floor

Stairs rise to a particularly light landing with loft access via hatch.

Sitting Room

A superb room of excellent proportions with large picture window framing glorious views of the sea wall, harbour and Solent beyond. Log burning stove set with in a stone hearth with timber mantle. Wall lighting and deep storage cupboard.

Kitchen/Dining Room

With blue fronted shaker style under counter storage units and white wall cabinets, the kitchen has an excellent garden outlook and incorporates four ring gas hob with extractor over, cooker, twin bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap over and Bosch dishwasher.

Utility Room

With floor-mounted Glow Worm boiler, wall racking and further worktop space with stainless steel sink and plumbing beneath for a washing machine. Stable door to the garden deck.

Outside

Set back from the waters edge, the property is accessed via a five bar gate also with driveway for parking several cars. The gardens are fully enclosed with a large gravelled area to the front behind a stone wall. To the rear is a lawned space with substantial decked area for outdoor dining enjoying a sunny southerly aspect. Summerhouse and tree house on the far boundary. There are several outbuildings on the side access offering storage for logs, boats and gardening equipment.

Garage

An extremely versatile space with boat house style, bi-folding doors and a loft space currently arranged as home office.

Development Potential

Ref 20/01848/HOU - 20/00037/HOU - 21/12/20

Plans have been approved in 2020 for Oak Trees to be extended to the side at first floor level and with a second floor bedroom over to create a five bedroom house with large open plan kitchen, dining room and sitting room overlooking the water and new garaging to the side. The designs feature an idyllic viewing balcony with gabled and glazed elevations to take in the sea views.

Tenure

The property is offered Freehold

Miscellaneous

Oak Trees is accessed via Mill Road and has ownership of the tarmac section of road directly in front.

Services

Mains electricity, water and drainage. Heating is provided by gas fired boiler and delivered via radiators.

Postcode

PO33 1YH

Viewings

Strictly by prior arrangement with the sole 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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