A home now on the market in Apse Heath certainly lives up to its idyllic name.

Buttercup Cottage is a substantial semi-detached Edwardian property, having red and yellow brick elevations under a slate roof.

It would also be ideal for a keen gardener, with the garden featuring a number of sheds and workshops.

The house has been in the present ownership for 28 years and during that time the owners have upgraded and improved the property.

Features include gas fired central heating, lovely handmade period wooden windows and is offered for sale in a tasteful decorative condition throughout.

Isle of Wight County Press: Buttercup Cottage.

The property stands in a good size garden and Apse Heath is a delightful semi-rural location.

Nearby there is access to many miles of foot and bridle paths over the lovely countryside that surrounds the area.

The ground floor comprises a conservatory/entrance porch; a dining hall with stripped and varnished floorboards and understairs store cupboard and a spacious sitting room.

The kitchen offers a range of oak-faced units, plumbing for washing machine, recess for under counter refrigerator and recess for tumble dryer with wall vent.

There are gas and electric cooker points.

Off the kitchen is a rear porch with access to the garden.

Isle of Wight County Press: The lounge at Buttercup Cottage.The lounge at Buttercup Cottage.

On the first floor three are three bedrooms and a bathroom. Bedroom one incorporates a pretty cast iron fire place and loft access. Bedroom two has a built-in double wardrobe and lovely far-reaching country views.

The house is approached through a wooden five-bar gate to a concrete and gravel driveway/turning area with space for several vehicles.

The front garden is attractively laid to shrubs and flower borders and is bounded by hedges and fences.

LOCATION: Apse Heath
PRICE: £325,000
AGENT: Arthur Wheeler
PHONE: 868333

Isle of Wight County Press: The rear garden with its wealth of sheds and stores.The rear garden with its wealth of sheds and stores.

A side gate leads to the long rear garden which is very attractively laid in a cottage style with lawns, flower and shrub borders, fruit trees, ornamental pond, a pergola area and a raised deck area ideal for outside dining.

Within the garden are five sheds/workshops, two of them with light and power.