Ventnor, Isle Of Wight - £1,675,000 (Guide Price)
Stunning South Facing Villa Amanti enjoys a superb beachside location within the conservation area of the bustling Victorian seaside town of Ventnor. Villa Amanti is the last remaining detached dwelling on the Esplanade the attractive home was built in the later part of the Georgian era circa 1840, a classic example of Italianate architecture.
- Beachside Location
- Stunning South Facing Villa
- Sympathetically & Beautifully Renovated
Stunning South Facing Villa Amanti enjoys a superb beachside location within the conservation area of the bustling Victorian seaside town of Ventnor. Villa Amanti is the last remaining detached dwelling on the Esplanade the attractive home was built in the later part of the Georgian era circa 1840, a classic example of Italianate architecture. The home has been sympathetically and beautifully renovated by the current owners, unearthing and restoring period details and mixing contemporary Kitchens and Bathrooms with tasteful decoration to provide a stunning, yet comfortable home.The standard of the renovation is endorsed by the Conservation award granted by the Isle of Wight Society.
This multi award winning home is arranged across 4 floors and features a Mediterranean flavour with many of the principle rooms enjoying a southerly aspect to the sea. Stone steps lead up to the main house; this floor enjoys 3 reception rooms and a beautifully fitted open plan Kitchen, the Living and Drawing room have double French doors which open onto a stone balcony which spans the property and overlooks Ventnor Bay. To the center of the property a stunning oval cantilevered stone staircase leads to the second floor with 4 double bedrooms (one ensuite) and family bathroom, three of which have double French doors that open to the stone sun terrace. Cleverly designed the master suite is a private sanctuary at the top of the property with ensuite, dressing room and private sun terrace, it is just the place to watch the sun setting to the West over Steephill Cove. The ground floor of the property is arranged as a self-contained 2 bedroom/ 2 bathroom holiday apartment. Should further accommodation be required in the main house there is an integral door which opens onto an interior stone staircase which can be utilized if needed.
Unusually for the Esplanade the property enjoys private parking and an enclosed South facing coastal garden to the fore. To the rear of the property there is an additional walled courtyard garden.
Well placed to enjoy the best that Ventnor offers, there is a wealth of good local eateries on the Esplanade, fresh fish from nearby harbour and coastal walks on your door step. The town of Ventnor enjoys the convenience of high street shops and well known supermarkets and also the individuality of local artisan's shops. Ventnor, much famed for its microclimate and neighbouring villages enjoys both countryside and coastal walks across the rugged striking coastline. Its stunning location between the cliff and the sea provides a haven for a variety of flora and fauna, many species of which are only found in Mediterranean countries. The Botanical Gardens a short walk away are said to be the hottest in the UK due to the micro climate.
Stone steps lead from the front garden to a half-glazed door.
PORCH An ideal area for coats and boots, with attractive original mosaic tiled floor. Glazed doors open into an Inner flagstone hallway which has the most impressive and unusual stone cantilevered oval staircase which leads to the first floor. Door below stairs to the Holiday apartment and doors off to:
LIVING ROOM 16' 0" x 14' 2" (4.88m x 4.32m) A beautiful room enjoying high ceilings original cornice and super proportions, with double French glazed doors, solid oak floor and shutters opening onto the South paved sun terrace. Socially open to a superbly fitted kitchen.
KITCHEN 13' 9" x 12' 2" (4.19m x 3.71m) With dual aspect windows, a range of bespoke solid oak painted kitchen units, silestone tops with inset stainless sink with mixer tap over, inset Miele electric induction hob with stainless steel extractor over. A wall of fitted pantry cupboards, integral Miele waist height oven and steam oven. Space for a large American style fridge freezer. Stone flooring.
DRAWING ROOM 16' 0" x 14' 2" (4.88m x 4.32m) Enjoying southerly sea views, with glazed double French doors that can be opened on to the terrace, this room although enjoying the super high ceilings has a cosy relaxed air and enjoys an open fire with marble surround. There are large wooden double doors to the rear of the room that can be opened into the dining room.
DINING ROOM 14' 1" x 11' 11" (4.29m x 3.63m) This room has a more formal feel to it, with another fireplace and space for a large table and window to the rear courtyard garden. Ideally the rooms can be used individually and have separate doors to the hallway or opened up as one large room for entertaining.
LANDING The stunning staircase leads to the second floor and opens on to the original limestone landing area. To the front of the property there are 3 bedrooms, all of which enjoy sea views and access via double French glazed doors to a stone balcony the width of the property with views across Ventnor Bay and to the West along the beautiful Jurassic coastline.
BEDROOM 2 15' 11" x 12' 0" (4.85m x 3.66m) A large double room with ensuite shower room, solid oak flooring with window to side. Large walk-in shower. Basin with mirror over. WC. Tiled floor and partially tiled walls. Heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 3 15' 10" x 12' 1" (4.83m x 3.68m) Another large double room with feature fireplace and solid oak flooring.
BEDROOM 5 11' 5" x 8' 11" (3.48m x 2.72m) A smaller double bedroom with solid oak flooring or potential study.
To the rear of the second floor are;
BEDROOM 4 14' 2" x 11' 10" (4.32m x 3.61m) A further large double / twin room with feature fireplace and window to the rear courtyard garden.
BATHROOM Obscured glazed windows to the rear. Large walk in shower with glazed screen, claw footed slipper bath with personal shower attachment, WC and basin with mirror over. Stone floor, partially tiled walls. Heated towel rail.
Stairs lead to the third floor; adjacent to the stairs is a large linen cupboard;
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 26' 9" x 12' 1" (8.15m x 3.68m) A superb addition by the current owners to form a large impressive master suite. This is a stunning room with bifold doors opening onto a private sun deck with views across the sea front. The master suite has a dressing room and a number of fitted storage cupboards and solid oak flooring. This room enjoys a large ensuite shower room to the rear with large walk in shower, WC, twin basins. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan.
THE APARTMENT Is currently used as a holiday apartment, located on the ground floor. But can be incorporated into the main house by unlocking the doors between the Ground and First Floor.
From the front garden glazed doors lead into a;
SITTING ROOM 15' 10" x 11' 10" (4.83m x 3.61m) A well-presented room with window to side, limestone flooring.
KITCHEN 15' 7" x 12' 2" (4.75m x 3.71m) Glazed doors lead out to a rear courtyard garden, exposed stone feature wall, limestone floor and window to side. Fitted with a range of solid oak units with inset ceramic sink, integral Miele oven with induction hob and extractor fan over. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Vaillant Boiler. Pantry cupboard. Space for a dining table. Door to:
HALLWAY Door to rear garden. Door to stairs which leads up to the first-floor hallway, cupboard under with space for washing machine. Flagstone floor. Doors to;
BEDROOM 2 OF THE HOLIDAY APARTMENT / BEDROOM 7 OF THE MAIN HOUSE 11' 10" x 9' 5" (3.61m x 2.87m) A twin room with window to the rear. Door to Ensuite Shower Room Obscured window to side. Walk in shower, WC, basin. Tiled floors and partially tiled walls. Extractor fan and heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 1 OF HOLIDAY APARTMENT / BEDROOM 6 OF THE MAIN HOUSE 11' 10" x 10' 9" (3.61m x 3.28m) A double bedroom with window to the front. Fitted cupboard. Ensuite bathroom Bath with personal shower attachment, WC, basin. Heated towel rail. Limestone flooring and Heated towel rail.
STUDY Located at the front of the front an ideal study, original flagstone flooring.
OUTSIDE To the front of the property is an enclosed south facing garden awarded the best coastal garden by Alan Titchmarsh, with a gravelled coastal feel, an ideal place to enjoy an evening drink or morning coffee; to the other side of the stone steps approach via gates is a private parking space. To the rear of the property is a courtyard garden.
HEATING A gas fired Vaillant boiler is located in the main Kitchen, providing hot water and central heating to radiators. There is separate boiler servicing the apartment. Both systems include high pressure water for instant hot water as well as a pressurized system for power showers
DOORS & WINDOWS Double glazing windows and French doors were added during the renovation.
COUNCIL TAX Band D
SERVICES Mains water, electric, gas and drains.