HOUSE hunters have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase a truly unique property on the Isle of Wight.

This exquisite period home located in Freshwater, is currently up for sale for an eyewatering £2,000,000.

The property boasts large rooms within its grand accommodation and many period features have been retained and improved.

You will find the property located at the end of tree lined private driveway that secludes the property from its neighbours and the extensive grounds surround the impressive building.

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The properties main entrance porch leads you into a substantial hallway which immediately showcases the period features and grandeur of the home with a beautiful tiled floor and an attractive staircase that leads up to the first floor.

The main sitting room is an ideal room for entertaining, with an attractive feature fireplace and French style doors that lead out on to both the front and side gardens of this dual aspect room.

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The kitchen includes space for a large range style oven with ample storage within the bespoke wooden units as well as offering a large pantry.

Downstairs you will also find a Billiard room with glass atrium, a dinning room with a large bay wind-down, a breakfast room and a large study with separate cloakroom.

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The first floor is comprised of six of the eight bedrooms. Three large bathrooms with both showers cubicles and attractive freestanding baths serve these bedrooms and all rooms are large doubles.

An additional ground floor annex space offers one bedroom, a separate cloakroom and a large kitchen / diner and laundry room, and can be independently accessed from the main house if required.

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The owner of the property has given an insight into what it is like to own such a marvellous property.

They said: “This property has been at the heart of West Wight cultural and social events for over 150 years. Its elevated position provides open views along the spine of the Isle of Wight, whilst the surrounding mature trees enclose a private domain of tranquillity.

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“This property has hosted tennis tournaments, local fetes, a home to the Tennyson Society meetings and provided a focal centre to Isle of Wight writers, artists, debating circles and learned groups.

“A warm, friendly and distinctive home retaining many diverse architectural features and a rich history. A grand and imposing façade, spacious reception rooms, an attached independent annex, large picture windows and bays affording light and airy accommodation.”

To find out more about the property visit the Rightmove listing here or call Fine & Country on 01983 646109.