Seven Sisters Road, St Lawrence - £650,000 SOLD
Impressive stone coastal residence
An impressive coastal stone property which forms part of a former gentlemans residence enjoying stunning sea views to the south over the English Channel, set in beautiful gardens of approx. ½ acre. Nestling beneath the rugged back drop of The Undercliff, the property has been upgraded to provide a delightful 3 bedroom, 3 reception family home.
- Impressive stone coastal residence
- Stunning sea views from house and gardens
- Beautiful south facing gardens
An impressive coastal stone property which forms part of a former gentleman's residence enjoying stunning sea views to the south over the English Channel, set in beautiful gardens featuring a wealth of exotic plants, ornamental trees and shrubs. Nestling beneath the rugged back drop of The Undercliff, The Shute is pleasantly situated in the Conservation Area of the picturesque village of St Lawrence and dates back to the 1850's. In recent years the property has been upgraded to provide a delightful family home. There are stunning southerly views over headland to the English Channel.
St Lawrence is to the west of Ventnor on the undercliff, where the unique location between the cliff and the sea provides a microclimate, an ideal haven for a variety of flora and fauna, many species of which are only found in Mediterranean countries. The surrounding coastline gives access to beaches and coves, Woody Bay and Steephill Cove, the latter with beachside restaurant/café.
ENTRANCE PORCH With quarry tiled floor.
ENTRANCE HALL A spacious entrance with attractive staircase to the first floor, large built in store cupboard, and understairs storage recess. Stripped floorboards and radiator. Cloaks area and door to:
CLOAKROOM With wc and hand basin.
SITTING ROOM 19' 6" x 15' 11" (5.94m x 4.85m) A charming room with a wood burning stove, fitted display shelves and original plate shelf. Stripped floorboards and two radiators. Door to:
CONSERVATORY 14' 9" x 9' 2" (4.5m x 2.79m) Hand crafted by 'Amdega' with French doors leading to the south facing terrace and enjoying stunning views over headland to the English Channel.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 14' 11" x 11' 11" (4.55m x 3.63m) With a range of fitted units comprising floor and base cupboards, shelves, drawers and worktops. Stainless steel inset sink, electric cooker point and plumbing for slimline dishwasher. Integrated fridge and freezer. Two built in storage cupboards. Sea views. Steps down to:
UTILITY/GARDEN ROOM 21' 11" x 9' (6.68m x 2.74m) A light and airy room with stainless steel inset sink, storage shelves and work surfaces. Plumbing for washing machine. Two radiators and door to:
BOOT ROOM With coat hooks and space for outdoor wear. Door to rear garden. Radiator and door to:
CLOAKROOM/WC With wc and hand basin.
LANDING With two Velux windows and stripped floorboards. Built in airing cupboard with hot water storage tank and wall mounted gas fired boiler (LPG).
BEDROOM 1 15' 8" x 13' (4.78m x 3.96m) A lovely light room with spectacular sea views. Period ornamental fireplace, two built in wardrobes and radiator.
BEDROOM 2 13' 2" x 13' 1" (4.01m x 3.99m) A double room with views across the garden to the sea. Built in wardrobe and shelved storage with built in cupboards over. Radiator.
ENSUITE Comprising bath with 'Mira' shower over, pedestal basin and wc. Radiator. Sea views.
BEDROOM 3 11' 6" x 10' 11" (3.51m x 3.33m) Fitted storage shelves and radiator.
FAMILY BATHROOM Comprising 'Victorian' style bath with mixer taps, wash basin with cupboard under and wc. Painted floorboards,
radiator and two Velux windows.
HEATING The property is warmed by gas fired (LPG) central heating by a boiler situated in the airing cupboard. This also provides domestic hot water.
OUTSIDE A pillared entrance leads to a long gravelled driveway and parking for several cars. The delightful gardens extend to approximately half an acre and feature a former croquet lawn, herbaceous beds and borders, together with specimen trees and shrubs. A walled vegetable garden includes an established asparagus bed, border of cut flowers and a large green house. A south facing terrace overlooks the gardens with magnificent sea views. A feature rocky outcrop screens a summer house which provides an ideal office/studio together with useful storage. With its own outside seating area, it's a great spot for sundowners.
COUNCIL TAX Band E
EPC Rating TBC
SERVICES Mains electricity and water. Cesspit drainage system.
AGENTS NOTES Two neighbouring cottages have a right of way over the driveway to access their properties.
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. October 2018.