• Shorwell

    Shorwell -  425,000  SOLD

    SOLD - CHARMING 18th CENTURY RESIDENCE

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A most charming property situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the island's countryside at Bucks Farm, a collection of stone and brick houses and barns on the outskirts of Shorwell. Gun Hill House dates back to the 18th century and provides deceptively spacious living accommodation.

Property Features

  • SOLD - CHARMING 18th CENTURY RESIDENCE
  • Spacious Four Bed Accommodation
  • Large South Facing Gardens

A most charming property situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the Island's countryside at Bucks Farm, a collection of stone and brick houses and barns on the outskirts of Shorwell. Gun Hill House dates back to the 18th century and provides deceptively spacious living

accommodation comprising a 30ft Sitting Room with French doors to a Conservatory which overlooks the lovely south facing garden, Kitchen/Diner with views towards downland and oil fired Aga, 3/4 bedrooms, 2 of which are ensuite plus a family bathroom. Good size south facing

garden to the rear. Single garage and parking for 3 cars.



Footpaths alongside Bucks Farm join the Island's oldest bridleway, The Shepherds Trail. The sandy coves of Compton Bay and Freshwater Bay are only a short drive away from the cottage, both popular for surfing, body boarding and kayaking. The County Town of Newport is approximately a 15 minute drive and the Victorian resort town of Ventnor with pubs, restaurants, beach and local shops is approximately 20-25 minute drive away.

GROUND FLOOR

ENTRANCE HALL Radiator, Glazed door to

INNER HALL Steps down to Sitting Room. Door to

KITCHEN/DINER 14' 6" x 14' 0" (4.42m x 4.27m) Fitted with a range of painted wood wall and base units with worksurfaces over and matching

painted wood panelled splashbacks. 1 ¼ bowl stainless steel sink with monobloc tap and window over which looks across the front to fields and downland. Plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine. Oil fired Aga.Feature window looking into sitting room.

SITTING ROOM 30' 7" x 14' 5" (9.32m x 4.39m) An extensive south facing sitting room with high ceilings and an impressive fireplace with stone

surround and hearth. Three radiators. French doors lead to the:

CONSERVATORY 17' 0" x 10' 6" (5.18m x 3.2m) Tiled floor. Lovely views over the south facing garden to field beyond.

STUDY/ BEDROOM 4 14' 9" x 8' 8" (4.5m x 2.64m) Bay window with views over the front towards the downs.

BATHROOM Bath with shower over and hand basin. WC. Tiled floor. Radiator. Extractor fan.

BEDROOM 2 14' 9" x 11' 10" (4.5m x 3.61m) A south facing double room. Radiator. Door to:

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Large glazed shower cubicle with Aqualisa electric shower. Pedestal basin and low level wc.

Radiator. Window to side.



FIRST FLOOR

LANDING With skylight allowing plenty of natural light. Doors off to:

BEDROOM 1 15' 8" x 12' 3" (4.78m x 3.73m) A lovely double bedroom with south facing views from the arched window over the garden to fields

beyond. Door to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM Fitted with a suite comprising bath, pedestal basin and low level wc. Radiator. Velux roof window. Door to large storage cupboard.

BEDROOM 3 A double room with arch window giving north facing views over the downs. Radiator.

HEATING The property is warmed by oil fired central heating supplied by the boiler situated in the garage. This also provides domestic hot water.

OUTSIDE A lovely south facing garden to the rear which has a good size level lawn with mature shrubs. Small paved patio ideal for al fresco dining. A good sized wooden shed is situated at the end of the garden with light and power. Garage with double doors and storage above. Parking for 3 cars.

TENURE Freehold

SERVICES Mains electric, water and private drainage. Delivered oil for boiler

AGENTS NOTES 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 and photographs prepared May 2014.


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