• Fishbourne

    Fishbourne -  1,999,500  SOLD

    Stunning creekside location

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Impressive 4 bedroom residence in a stunning location on the waters edge at Wootton Creek with approx 350ft water frontage, private slipway, jetty & mooring facilities. Set in 2 acres of gardens. Boat house and summerhouse at the waters edge. Garaging for 4 cars.

Property Features

  • Stunning creekside location
  • Set in 2 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens
  • Impressive 4/5 bedroom individual residence

An impressive individual architect designed residence in a stunning location on the water's edge at Wootton Creek with approximately 350 ft water frontage, private slipway, jetty and mooring facilities. Ashlake Water was constructed in the late 1960's and has been beautifully renovated and extended to create a stylish family home set in 2 acres of landscaped gardens with spectacular views of the Creek. The light and spacious accommodation offers four bedrooms, two of which are ensuite, three reception rooms plus a loft sitting room flooded with natural light from the glazed panels and glazed French doors leading to a large decked balcony enjoying the views over the gardens and Creek beyond. A 'Bose' speaker system is installed with two surround sound zones. The extensive gardens which surround the property have been landscaped to provide various zones of interest. A large timber deck is adjacent to the rear of the property ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining whilst enjoying the wonderful views. A boat house and summerhouse are at the waters edge, as well as a further patio and seating area. A double detached cedar garage/workshop and integral double garage with remote control electronic door linked by the driveway provide ample parking.



Fishbourne is ideally located for access to the mainland being a short distance from the car ferry. Countryside walks are close by, with the Royal Victoria Yacht Club and the popular Fishbourne Inn just a few minutes walk away. Ryde School (private) is within a short drive at the Victorian coastal town of Ryde with its sandy beaches, boutique shops and restaurants. Wootton Bridge with its hotel, restaurant and spa complex, shops and eateries is close by.

GROUND FLOOR

ENTRANCE PORCH With downlighter, solid hardwood front door to the:

ENTRANCE HALL A lovely light area with velux roof light allowing extra light into this space. Tiled floor. Matching wood double doors lead to the bespoke hardwood

GARDEN ROOM 23' x 11' 5" (7.01m x 3.48m) A delightful living room to the front of the property with tiled floor and velux roof lights allowing plenty of light into this space. Views over the front garden. French doors to the side terrace. A glazed door with matching side panel leads to the main hallway with 'herringbone' design wooden floor. Turned staircase rising to first floor with built-in cupboard under.

CLOAKROOM Built-in WC with concealed cistern to a tiled surround and inset circular sink to a birchwood circular base with a limestone surround and floor. Heated towel rail. Halogen spotlights to ceiling. Extractor fan. Glazed panel.

DRAWING ROOM 23' 7" x 13' 3" (7.19m x 4.04m) A pleasant room with afrormosia panelling to two of the walls. Minster stone fireplace with gas effect wood burner. Built-in cupboards and shelving providing library area. Recessed spotlights to ceiling. Window to front and enjoying views over the side garden. Pocket recessed sliding doors to:

LIVING/DINING ROOM 35' 11" x 25' 7" (10.95m x 7.8m) A good size sociable space designed for modern living, open plan through to the kitchen with a large walk-in bay window which has stunning views over the terraced gardens to the creek and mooring beyond. Hardwood cherry floor. Window to side garden. Dining area with French doors and large glazed panels each side leading to the timber terrace. Recessed spotlights to ceiling, wall lights. Leading through to:

KITCHEN Fitted with cherry wood veneer wall and base units with black granite worksurfaces and upstand, inset 1½ bowl sink with monobloc tap incorporating extending spray head. Filtered drinking water tap. Space for range cooker. Glass tiled splashback. Miele extractor hood. Small built in Miele oven. Amtico vinyl flooring. UPVC window overlooking the side garden with creek views. Door to:

REAR LOBBY Space for shoes etc. Door to rear garden and enjoying views down to the creek. Doors to garage and to:

UTILITY ROOM Fitted with wall and base units with work surface over incorporating a double sink. Space for washing machine. Space for dryer. Tiled floor.

GARAGE 19' x 18' 1" (5.79m x 5.51m) Double garage with window to front and rear enjoying the views over the garden and the creek. Remote control electronic door. Door to:

CLOAKROOM Fitted with a low level wc and pedestal basin with monobloc tap and tiled surrounds. Obscured window to front. Tiled floor.

BOILER ROOM With twin Vaillant gas boilers and large hot water tank. Cupboard housing fuse board and meter. Window to side.

FIRST FLOOR

HALF LANDING Window into the garden room.

LANDING Vaulted ceiling with glazed roof panels allowing light to flood into this area. Built-in cupboards with shelving. Wooden staircase leading to second floor.

MASTER BEDROOM 16' 5" x 14' 1" (5m x 4.29m) A lovely light room with stunning views over the garden to the creek beyond from the large walk-in bay window. Bespoke cherry wood built-in wardrobes with hanging space, shelving and drawers. Window to side. Door to:

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a large tiled walk-in shower with glazed screen. WC with concealed cistern and tiled surround. Inset circular basin to bespoke cherry wood circular base with a limestone surround and monobloc tap. Mirror fronted cupboard with shaver point. Extractor fan. Recessed spotlights to ceiling. Heated towel rail and radiator. Window to the rear enjoying the stunning views over the gardens to the creek.

BEDROOM 2 12' 6" x 12' (3.81m x 3.66m) Double room with rear outlook over the gardens to the creek and mooring beyond. Built-in wardrobe with hanging space.

BEDROOM 3 14' 1" x 11' 6" (4.29m x 3.51m) An ideal guest room with window to side. Built-in wardrobe with sliding doors and hanging space, shelving and drawers. Door to:

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM With quadrant tiled and glazed shower, pedestal basin and low level wc. Tiled floor. Heated towel rail. Shaver point. Extractor fan. Window to side.

BEDROOM 4 14' 3" x 10' 6" (4.34m x 3.2m) A double room with views over the side gardens. Built-in wardrobes.

FAMILY BATHROOM A generous size bathroom with Bette bath inset to a white limestone surround with matching upstand and mosaic tiled sides. Wall hung basin with monobloc tap and wc with concealed cistern. Large walk-in mosaic tiled shower and glazed screen. Heated towel rail. Window to side. Tiled floor.

STUDY With window to side overlooking the pretty side gardens. Radiator and built in shelving.

SECOND FLOOR Second floor landing with door to under eaves storage with light. Door to:

OFFICE/SITTING ROOM 23' 11" x 13' 9" (7.29m x 4.19m) A fabulous light room with triple aspect. Built-in desk area. Built-in cupboard with shelving. Double glazed French doors leading to:

A large wooden decked

BALCONY An ideal spot to enjoy the sun and the stunning views over the gardens to the creek.

OUTSIDE A sweeping driveway passes the cedar Detached Garage with parking adjacent, to the integral double garage which has remote control electronic door. A paved terrace to the front of the property with raised beds with timber sleepers and steps up to slate chipping pathway with vegetable garden area and fruit cage. The terrace extends around the side with large side gardens with planting including wood anemone, trees and shrubs. Rear decked terrace accessible from the living/dining area, ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining whilst enjoying stunning views over the landscaped gardens to the creek beyond with own slipway, jetty and mooring.



The grounds extend to approximately two acres of landscaped gardens with lawns and extensive planting including over 100 varieties of holly trees, camellia, rhododendron and azalea beds. Mature oak trees. The grassed pathways meander between the different areas of interest through the garden down to the lower lawn, which was originally planned for a tennis court, and enjoys views of the creek. Boat House with slipway giving access to the creek. A wooden sliding door to timber boat house with plenty of space for kayaks, rowing boats etc. Adjacent to the slipway is the jetty with mooring for approx. 15 meters, additional mooring in the creek. A lawned terrace on the water's edge with low cut sculpted oak trees which leads to the Summer House, a lovely spot to enjoy the evening sunshine with a 'New England' theme beach hut with power and folding part glazed doors. Built-into the trees is a raised woodland walk with platforms and ropes to a treehouse. A pretty stream meanders through rockery down the woodland area of garden, the source of this is excess ground water. Inset to the lawn is a paved terrace with low stone walling to back and sides. A fabulous spot to sit and enjoy views over the creek. Further lawn area with sleeper steps up to the top terrace lawn and double gates to front garden.


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