St Michaels Road, St Helens - £550,000 SOLD
Tucked away village home with superb views across water meadows
A tucked away village home, enjoying an elevated position with superb views across the RSPB protected water meadows between Bembridge and Brading. Beautiful grounds extending to 1.2 acres. Potential to extend.
- Tucked away village home with superb views across water meadows
- 1.2 acre grounds
- 3 bedrooms
A charming former fisherman's cottage situated in an elevated position and enjoying breathtaking views across Bembridge marshes towards Culver Downs. Recently acquired by the RSPB the land provides an array of bird life and a stunning backdrop. Magdella stands on a large secluded plot which runs down to the water's edge extending to approximately 1.2 acres and incorporates an additional parcel of land acquired from Southern Water. This land not only provides an alternative access but also the possibility (subject to the required consents) to significantly extend the footprint of the property within the current parking rea/garage. Constructed of Natural Island Stone elevations beneath a slate tiled roof Magdella currently provides 3 bedroom accommodation with en suite facilities to the master bedroom, a cottage style kitchen and a spacious living room with views across the well maintained gardens. There is parking for several cars.
The village of St Helens has a local shop, two restaurants and excellent access to Bembridge Harbour with extensive mooring facilities at Brading Haven and Bembridge yacht clubs. The more extensive amenities of Ryde are within a ten minute drive.
GROUND FLOOR Wooden glazed front door into:
ENTRANCE PORCH Sealed unit double glazed with quarry tiled floor. Wooden door to:
ENTRANCE HALLWAY Double height entrance with turned staircase to first floor. Tiled floor. Radiator. Built in cupboard housing meters and shelving. Stable door to side. Door to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 13' 6" x 11' 6" (4.11m x 3.51m) Fitted with base units with wood worksurfaces over incorporating a 1 ¼ bowl sink unit with waste disposal unit and mixer tap over. Plumbing for dishwasher. Rayburn range which is used for cooking and heating the radiators. Tiled floor. Recessed spotlights and beam to ceiling. Window to side. Stable door to:
SITTING ROOM 24' 6" x 11' 6" (7.47m x 3.51m) Patio doors enjoying stunning views over the gardens down to the lake which borders the end of the garden to Bembridge Marshes beyond and across to the Yarborough Monument on Culver Down. Open fire to a brick surround and timber mantle. Wooden floor. Two windows to side. Radiator. Door to:
BEDROOM 2 20' 9" x 8' 6" (6.32m x 2.59m) A double room with sliding patio doors leading to a terrace and enjoying lovely views over the gardens to the lake and Bembridge Marshes beyond. Radiator. Sliding door to: Ensuite Shower Room Tiled and glazed shower cubicle, handbasin and low level wc. Tiled walls and floor. Shaver point.
MASTER BEDROOM 15' 0" x 11' 6" (4.57m x 3.51m) A lovely double room with window looking straight down the pretty garden taking advantage of the super views of the lake to Culver Down beyond. Radiator. Window to side. Range of built in wardrobes to one wall.
BEDROOM 3 13' 6" x 11' 2" (4.11m x 3.4m) A double room with window to side. Two built in wardrobes and shelving to recess. Access to loft space.
BATHROOM/WC Fitted with a suite comprising panel bath with mixer tap incorporating shower over. Hand basin fitted to a tiled surround with large storage cupboard under and tiled splashbacks. Window to side. Halogen spotlights to ceiling. Radiator.
HEATING The gas fired Rayburn supplies the hot water and radiator system with back up electric immersion.
OUTSIDE A 5 bar wooden gate leads to a gravel parking area and a DETACHED GARAGE with light and power. Double gates lead to the rear garden with a paved terrace adjacent to the house which provides an ideal spot for entertaining and al fresco dining whilst enjoying the stunning views over the gardens to the lake and Bembridge Marshes beyond. Lawn area with steps down to a further extensive lawned garden which leads down to the lake. Mature trees and shrubs either side of the garden giving a feeling of privacy and seclusion.
COUNCIL TAX Band E
SERVICES Mains electric, gas, water and private drainage
AGENTS NOTES The promap is for identification purposes only and should not form part of the contract. The boundaries should be verified by the purchaser's solicitor. Our description of any appliances and/or services (including any central heating system) should not be taken as any guarantee that these are in working order. None of these statements contained in these particulars as to the property are to be relied on as statements of fact. These particulars do not form part of any contract. Especially if travelling long distances, if there is any point of particular importance, please contact Hose Rhodes Dickson who will be pleased to clarify the information. Floor plans are schematic and are for guidance only. Measurements are approximate. Please note that our photographs depict the property in a furnished
condition. On completion all furnishings will be removed unless specifically mentioned elsewhere as being included in the sale. Details prepared February 2014.
Plans are reproduced using photocopying process, and as such may not be relied on as being an accurate scale. Plans are for identification purposes only. Boundaries are approximate. Ordnance Survey plans with the permission of HMSO Crown Copyright. Reserved License Number: ES100011341.