Nettlecombe Lane, Whitwell, Ventnor


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
DESCRIPTION A superb country house comprising 6 bedrooms including a self-contained annex, a substantial outbuilding, all within its own grounds and gardens extending to just under 0.5 acres.

Yarborough House, previously The Yarborough Arms Hotel has undergone extensive refurbishment which has been carried out to the highest of standards. The house enjoys original features and underfloor heating throughout.

The refurbishment and additions to the property include high levels of insulation, NIBE Ground Source Heat Pump, Plumbing and Drainage upgrades, double glazed timber windows and doors, Osmio Water Filter system, Control 4 Home Automation System, Smart House installation and Uniquity Network and Wifi system.

SITUATION The property is situated in a quiet and secluded semi-rural position overlooking its own grounds and gardens to the north and towards Whitwell to the south. The location still has the convenience of being within easy reach of mainland ferry connections at Cowes (13 miles) and East Cowes (13 miles) - both offering marina facilities, yacht clubs, pubs, shops and schools. The county town of Newport is 6 miles away.

MAIN HOUSE Yarborough House is entered via the Grand Period front door directly from the front lawn that leads directly into a large inner hallway.

There is a large snug room with Clearview wood burner housed within a brick surround and tiled hearth. The snug room enjoys views over the front garden and is filled with wonderful ornate detailing. This room enjoys a smart hidden TV system which is set back into the cabinet, which comes out of the wall electronically all by the click of a button.

On the other side of the property there is a stunning, bespoke custom-built kitchen/diner. The kitchen flooring is of Stone Effect Tiling, retaining the Country House feel and benefits from marble worktops, light grey timber units, two built in Siemens Appliances (oven cooker), electric hob with Marble Splashback and Dual Sink. The kitchen is also fitted with a Quooker tap, offering filtered cold, boiling hot and sparkling water. The dining area is a good size and enjoys bespoke lighting and patio doors out to the rear garden terrace. Off the

kitchen there is a large utility store with plenty of space for appliances, dual butler sink, again with matching worktops and units as the kitchen.

Off the diner there is a good size lounge, again with characterful features and double doors to the front garden. There is also a downstairs w/c, under stairs cupboard and plant room housing all of the heating apparatus. On one side of the hallway is a recently modernised, light kitchen benefitting from wonderful views across the garden.

On the first floor, there are 5 bedrooms (4 double) and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is a wonderful size which is dual aspect and features a cast iron fireplace and vaulted ceilings with exposed timber Glulam beams retaining the character of the historic house. The main bedroom also includes a dressing room with built in cupboard and an ensuite bathroom. The en-suite bathroom enjoys a his and hers dual sink, roll top bath, separate enclosed shower and laundry chute.

There are four further bedrooms (3 doubles, one en-suite) on the first floor, the majority of which enjoy stunning views towards the Downs, dual aspect and original features such as the cast iron fireplace. The first floor also benefits from a large family bathroom with his and hers dual sink, free standing bath and shower with marble style splashback. There is also a large landing which has a built-in timber bookcase and could make a great office/children area if required. There is also a cupboard for additional storage.

ANNEX The property benefits from a self-contained annex which could be used for additional accommodation or generate income, if required. The annex can be found on the ground floor and comprises of lounge with oak flooring and built in cupboards, family bathroom, a kitchen with oak worktops and timber units with butler sink, dining room which again is dual aspect and a double bedroom with views over the front garden.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS Yarborough House is set within well-established gardens and grounds, in all the plot extends to just under half an acre (0.5 acre). The house gardens are well set back from Nettlecombe Lane and provides a onderful boundary of mature hedging to enclose the garden. The property enjoys a private driveway directly from Nettlecombe Lane. There is parking for several vehicles with a large turning circle allowing easy vehicular access.

BUILDINGS Accessed from the main drive, there is a substantial car port. The car port is of timber construction and enjoys 3 open bays on the ground floor and on the first floor (accessed from an external staircase) there is a large store room. The store room on the first floor would make a perfect office, holiday let or ancillary accommodation to the main house, subject to the relevant consents.

METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale by private treaty.

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

SERVICES The property benefits from mains water, electric and drainage. The properties heating is served by a ground source heat pump and the property enjoys underfloor heating over both floors.

TENURE AND POSSESSION Vacant possession will be given of the whole upon completion of the sale.

PLANNING The property is outside of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the house is not listed.

VIEWINGS Viewings strictly by appointment with BCM.

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01983 828800

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