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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Gurnard, Isle of Wight

Guide Price £735,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Parking
  • 3 receptions
  • 4 bathrooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The property provides impressive and spacious accommodation with the benefit of the main reception rooms and kitchen having bi-fold doors opening to the south facing terrace and gardens, looking out to fields beyond. The house also benefits from particularly generous circulation space in the hallways and landings and is designed to make the most of natural light. There is a large first floor roof terrace at the rear of the property, from which there are wonderful views over the surrounding countryside, in addition to a balcony to the front elevation, accessed from the main bedroom. As well as parking for numerous cars and a garage, the property benefits from a good sized south facing rear garden backing on to fields.

The property was remodelled and substantially extended to its current form in 2005 at which time the heating, electrical and plumbing systems were renewed and the house was comprehensively refurbished, including new bathrooms, kitchen, floor coverings and double glazed windows throughout.

The property is situated between Cowes and Gurnard, being just over a mile from the centre of Cowes there is good access to the shops, restaurants and world renowned sailing facilities and yacht clubs. There are also frequent high speed ferry services to Southampton (taking approximately 23 minutes). The popular sailing village of Gurnard is within easy walking distance, with its range of local shops, cafes and sailing club. In all the property benefits from an attractive setting, with a generous garden, together with good views, combined with easy access to the facilities of both Cowes and Gurnard.


Part glazed front door with glazed side panels to:

Entrance Hall An impressive entrance to the house, widening to a spacious area with doors off to the principal rooms and a wide staircase rising to the first floor with galleried landing. Tiled throughout.

Sitting room A light and spacious double aspect room with bi-fold doors to the southern elevation, opening to the terrace and garden beyond also providing a southerly outlook over the gardens and fields beyond. A pair of wide, partly glazed French doors open to the:

Dining room With part of the room open to 2 storeys, with a galleried first floor landing above together with a large window, providing an impressive south facing reception room with bi-fold doors, opening to the rear garden and terrace. Wide opening to:

Kitchen/breakfast room Comprising a range of white fronted contemporary base and wall units with a good range of cupboards and drawers, with work surfaces over and breakfast bar. Inset a 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Integral dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer and electric cooker. Gas fired two oven Aga. This double aspect room has bi-fold doors opening to the south facing rear garden, with a seating area to the far end of the room adjacent to the opening to the dining room. There is also a part glazed door to the side elevation and a roof light.

Utility room Fitted with a range of base cupboards with stainless steel sink unit, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Cupboard housing Vaillant direct hot water cylinder.

Shower room Incorporating a good sized walk-in deluge shower, wash hand basin and WC. Tiled throughout, heated towel rail, large mirror and extractor fan.

Study/bedroom 6 Views over the farmland to the north.

Bedroom 5 Outlook to front garden.

Shower room en-suite Tiled throughout, incorporating a corner shower unit, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Extractor fan.

Integral garage Wall mounted Vaillant gas fired boiler, power, lighting, double doors to front elevation and pedestrian door to utility room.


Landing Partially galleried over the dining room below and with a large south facing window and glazed door opening to:

Roof terrace 2.82m x 11m Providing an extensive decked terrace making a wonderful south facing seating and dining area, overlooking the garden and countryside beyond, including the Downs to the west. Outside lighting.

Bedroom 1 A generously proportioned double bedroom with a pair of French doors with windows to either side, leading to:

Balcony 5.12m x 1.8m With a wooden decked terrace and balustrade, providing views of the farmland to the north and glimpses of The Solent.

Dressing room Incorporating a range of mirror fronted built in cupboards with hanging space and shelving.

Bathroom en-suite Tiled shower enclosure with deluge shower, bath with mixer tap and tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Tiled flooring, heated towel rail, extractor fan, twin mirrors and a rural outlook.

Bedroom 2 Incorporating a range of built in cupboards with hanging space and shelving. Southerly views over the garden and fields beyond.

Bedroom 3 Overlooking fields to the front. Currently used as a further reception room.

Bedroom 4 With a range of built-in cupboards. Rural southerly views.

Family bathroom Bath with mixer tap and shower attachment with tiled surround. Pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Tiled flooring, heated towel rail, built in shelving and extractor fan.


To the front of the property, a block paved driveway provides parking for a number of cars, with an adjacent lawn enclosed by mature hedging, trees and shrubs.

To the rear of the property is a south facing paved terrace running the width of the house, providing an extensive seating and dining area, beyond which a large, level lawn extends up to a fenced boundary with the adjacent fields. At the far end of the garden there is a timber summer house. The lawn is interspersed with a number of mature trees including fruit trees.

Services Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas. Gas fired central heating.

Directions From the centre of Cowes proceed out of Cowes along Baring Road and at the end of Baring Road turn right onto Tuttons Hill and Englewood will be found on the left after approximately 150m.

Postcode: PO31 8JA

Viewings: All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents Christopher Scott,

Christopher Scott
Pimento House
Number One The Parade,
Isle of Wight
PO31 7QJ
Tel: 01983 200880
Christopher Scott for themselves and the vendor of this property whose agents they are give notice that:

i The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract.
ii All descriptions, references to condition, necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchaser should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact and must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness and accuracy of each of them.
Iii No person in the employment of Christopher Scott has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 February 2012

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