Cowes - £835,000 SOLD
SOLD FOR WITHIN 5% OF ASKING PRICE
This wonderful family home provides stylish living in a peaceful location and benefits from a large garden and swimming pool combined with excellent sea views across the Solent. Offering 4/5 bedrooms including a magnificent master suite of living area, bedroom, dressing room, bathroom and balcony.
- SOLD FOR WITHIN 5% OF ASKING PRICE
- Stylish living in a peaceful location
- Excellent sea views
This wonderful family home was built approximately 30 years ago and provides stylish living in a peaceful location. The light and airy property benefits from a large garden and swimming pool combined with excellent sea views across the Solent which can be enjoyed from many of the rooms. The flexible and spacious living accommodation provides 4/5 bedrooms including a magnificent master suite of living area, bedroom, dressing room, bathroom and balcony enjoying the wonderful vistas across the garden and sea. Adjacent to the entrance to the house is a footpath which leads down through the copse to the seafront, ideal for those who enjoy water based activities such as kayaking, swimming and sailing. Gurnard Sailing Club and The Waters Edge beachside café are a short walk along the seafront.
The town of Cowes is within a mile of the property and is well known for its yachting facilities and hosts the world famous Cowes Week Regatta . Cowes is a vibrant area for shopping, with many boutique stores mixed in with nautical stores and quirky gift shops, restaurants and trendy coffee shops. The Red Jet high speed service to Southampton operates from Fountain Yard just off the High Street. The parade which sits to the west of the town front is a great place to take a stroll, and makes for an easy scenic walk along to the neighbouring village of Gurnard.
From the Mediterranean style terrace to the front, a stone step leads to a brick porch with double glazed windows and UPVC door through to:
ENTRANCE HALLWAY 15' 1" x 8' 1" (4.6m x 2.46m) A spacious entrance hall with oak flooring. Area for storage of coats and shoes. Doors to ground floor rooms. Radiator.
SITTING ROOM 24' 3" x 16' 8" (7.39m x 5.08m) Very large, light and spacious room making the most of the dual aspect to front and a large window to the rear enjoying superb views over the garden to the Solent. Two patio doors lead out to the rear terrace and to the garden beyond. Space for dining table. Two radiators. Oak flooring. Glazed French doors lead to the kitchen which can provide a large sociable space for entertaining when the doors are open and combined with the Sitting Room and Conservatory.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 19' 4" x 11' 10" (5.89m x 3.61m) Large kitchen beautifully presented with oak wall and base units and granite worktop incorporating a 11/2 bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Stoves gas hob with brushed steel extractor hood over and built in oven and grill. Integral NEFF dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Triple aspect to front, side and glazed French doors to rear. Radiator. Space for table. Tiled floor. Glazed French doors lead to:
CONSERVATORY 16' 8" x 11' 6" (5.08m x 3.51m) With superb views across the garden and to the sea beyond. Tiled floor and French doors leading to the garden. Door to front. Door through to Garage with up and over door, space for large car with additional storage surrounding and power and light. Window. From the conservatory there is also an additional door to the outside front of the property.
UTILITY ROOM 8' 6" x 4' 2" (2.59m x 1.27m) Tiled floor with space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Contemporary square inset sink with mixer tap and window to garden and view of the sea. Sliding door leads to:
SHOWER ROOM/WC Fitted with a white suite comprising large walk in shower with drench head, basin with monobloc tap and storage under and WC with concealed cistern. Heated towel rail. Worcester boiler and window to garden.
BEDROOM 4 14' 11" x 11' 10" (4.55m x 3.61m) Large double room with wonderful views across the garden and to the sea beyond. Fitted wardrobes. Radiator.
BEDROOM 5/STUDY 14' 11" x 11' 10" (4.55m x 3.61m) Large light room with double glazed windows looking across the front of the property. Radiator.
From the Hallway open wooden stairs lead up to:
LANDING 15' 2" x 8' 1" (4.62m x 2.46m) Doors off to Bedrooms and access to loft. Window enjoying view of the pool to the front.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE A superb private space with
SITTING ROOM 17' 1" x 15' 7" (5.21m x 4.75m) Full length windows enjoying the sea vistas this property has to offer. Radiator. Japanese screens draw back to lead you into the:
MASTER BEDROOM 15' 1" x 11' 11" (4.6m x 3.63m) With floor to ceiling windows and door to Balcony with glazed panels enabling you to appreciate the truly wonderful location. Window to side again with sea views. Dual aspect. Radiator.
Door from Sitting Room leads you into a
DRESSING ROOM 12' 7" x 8' 7" (3.84m x 2.62m) With fitted wardrobes and windows overlooking the pool. Radiator. Opaque glazed sliding door leads to
ENSUITE 8' 7" x 3' 9" (2.62m x 1.14m) With two contemporary handbasins with monobloc taps and WC with concealed cistern. Heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 2 15' x 11' 11" (4.57m x 3.63m) A light and airy double room with space for wardrobes and desk. Views over the garden to the Solent beyond. Radiator.
BEDROOM 3 15' x 11' 11" (4.57m x 3.63m) A good sized double room with space for wardrobes and desk. Radiator and large windows looking over the front garden.
BATHROOM 8' 9" x 7' 10" (2.67m x 2.39m) White suite with freestanding bath, sink and WC. Quadrant tiled and glazed cubicle with Triton shower. White mosaic tiling.Radiator. Obscured glass window.
HEATING The property is heated by gas central heating to a radiator system via a Worcester gas combination boiler. This also provides domestic hot water.
OUTSIDE Five bar wooden gate opens to a tarmac driveway which leads to Thalassa, tucked away in approximately half an acre of gardens with parking for several cars and garage. Mediterranean style paved terrace to the front with funky pink walls creating stylish planting areas with mature palms and olive tree, an ideal spot for al fresco dining and entertaining.
Steps lead up to the garden at the front which has a Summer House tucked away in a private area which is currently used for visitors with a bed/sitting room and Shower Room with basin, Triton shower and wc.
The outdoor SWIMMING POOL (20ft x 40ft), which is heated by solar matting is surrounded by a paved terrace and has a raised deck area ideal for relaxing and enjoying this section of garden. Pool House with gas boiler, this has not been used in recent years as the weather has been sufficient to heat the pool. Side garden with raised beds and a garden shed.
The large rear garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubs bordering the property and backing onto Egypt Copse. A patio leads out from the house, a lovely spot to enjoy the view. A beech hedge provides a subdivision which leads you through to a vegetable growing area and an attractive raised SUMMER CABIN perfect for enjoying the famous Gurnard sunsets.
Adjacent to the driveway at the side there is also a play area with climbing frames and two further garden sheds providing useful additional storage to the side of the property.
COUNCIL TAX Band F
SERVICES Mains electric, gas, water and drainage.