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6 bedroom detached house for sale

St Catherines Road, Niton

Guide Price £975,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian 6 bedroom residence and 2 bedroom Lodge
  • Superb views over the grounds to the English Channel
  • Approx 3.8 acres

Full description

An elegant Victorian residence within grounds extending to approximately 3.8 acres. Graytiles enjoys an elevated position, affording views across extensive grounds, above Reeth Bay out
to the English Channel beyond. Accommodation in the main house comprises 6 bedrooms with an impressive master suite and bedroom 2 enjoying superb sea views as well as the drawing room and dining room which all enjoy a southerly aspect. There are many period features including original tiled floors, attractive original windows and French doors. Within the grounds stands a 2 bedroom detached stone Lodge which provides accommodation for extended family or a potential income stream. The centre of the popular village is a short distance away, with shops, church, doctors, library and public house. Access to countryside walks, the beach at Castlehaven and a local hostelry all within the properties locality. Approx 4.5 miles distant is the town of Ventnor with its beaches, eateries, shops, bars and hotels, the town is also home to the Islands only Michelin-starred restaurant.

An attractive stone open porch with arched entrance and original tiled floor. Front door to :

Entrance Hall With attractive original tiled floor, turned staircase leading to first floor with miniature door halfway (Non opening). Radiator. Second staircase to first floor. Glazed French doors to;

Dining Room (17’2 x 13’11) A lovely room with the original French doors leading to the side and terrace to the rear and enjoying views of the garden. Radiator, coved ceiling. Glazed door to:

Drawing Room (17’3 x 15’8) Enjoying lovely views of the Channel from a large walk in bay window with French doors in the centre leading to the conservatory. Chimney breast with stone fireplace and open fire. Coved ceiling. A further set of French doors lead to the a covered terrace to the front. 2 radiators.

Conservatory Which encloses the original covered terrace and enjoys superb views of the garden and English Channel. UPVC sealed unit double glazed windows and door to front. Original floor tiles.

Sitting Room (16’ x 14’11) Overlooking the front gardens with terraced lawn. Marble fireplace with open fire and marble fender. Picture rails. 2 radiators.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (18’5’ x 12’6) Fitted with wood trimmed wall and base units with worksurfaces over incorporating a double bowl, single drainer sink top with mixer tap. Tiled splashbacks. Integral electric hob and with extractor fan hood built into original chimney breast. Built in double oven. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for table with window enjoying views over the front garden. Radiator. Door to:
Lobby leading to Pantry With flagstone flooring and shelving. Small windows to front and side. Door to:

Boiler Room ‘Grant’ boiler. Plumbing for washing machine. Hot water tank. Door to garden.

Study (10’6 x 8’10) Window to rear. Radiator. Built in shelving to one wall. Built in cupboard under second staircase.

Cloakroom/WC Hand basin fitted to a tiled surround with built in storage cupboards under . Window. Original tiled floor. Heated
towel rail. Door to: Low level wc, window.

Rear Hallway Door to courtyard area. Door to:

Workshop/Utility Room (14’ x 12’) With twin bowl, double drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Flagstone flooring. Door to side garden. Door to WC Low level WC, window to side.

Various storage rooms with light and power. Flagstone flooring.


Part galleried Landing Window to rear. Access to loft space. Radiator.

Master Bedroom Suite

Master Bedroom (16’11 x 15’3) A lovely light room with large bay with triple windows overlooking the grounds of the property to the English Channel beyond. Further window
overlooking the front. Two double built in pine wardrobes, drawer units incorporating dressing table area.

Bathroom Fitted with a suite comprising bath with shower and mixer tap. Glazed shower screen. Handbasin, bidet and low level wc. Part tiled walls. Window to front. Radiator. Light and shaver point.

Bedroom Two (13’6 x 11’6) Enjoying stunning views over the extensive gardens to the English Channel beyond. Picture rail, radiator. Door to Ensuite Bathroom Comprising bath with shower over and glazed shower screen, handbasin. Heated towel rail. Window to rear. Door to Low level wc with tiled surrounds.

Bedroom Three (15’6 x 15’1) A generous double room with window overlooking the front garden. Built in wardrobe. Picture rails. Radiator.

Bedroom Four (12’6 x 11’5) A double room with window overlooking the front garden. Built in wardrobes. Picture rail. Radiator.

Bedroom Six (11’ x 8’) Window to the rear. Radiator. Picture rail. Door leading to second staircase and bedroom five.

Bedroom Five (14’7 x 10’5) Window overlooking the rear. Range of built in wardrobes. Currently used as a dressing room/sewing room.

Family Bathroom Fitted with a suite comprising bath with mixer tap, wash basin and wc. Window to side. Half tiled walls, heated towel rail.

Separate WC Low level wc. Hand basin. Window to side.

HEATING There is oil fired central heating to a radiator system supplied by the ‘Grant’ boiler situated in the boiler room. This also provides domestic hot water.


A charming stone cottage constructed in 1893.

Part glazed door to

Entrance Hall Oak effect laminate flooring, doors off to both bedrooms and door way to:

Kitchen Fitted with cream wall and base units with wood block worksurfaces over incorporating a single drainer stainless steel sink top with mixer tap. Tiled splashbacks. Electric hob with cooker hood over and oven. Plumbing for washing machine. Door to rear. Worcester boiler. Hallway to Bathroom and glazed door to:

Sitting/Dining Room (14’9 x 11’9) A pleasant light room overlooking a patio area and front gardens of the main house via UPVC sealed unit double glazed sliding doors. Window to front. Radiator. Oak effect laminate flooring. Two wall light points.

Bathroom/WC Fitted with a white suite comprising bath with shower and glazed screen, pedestal basin and low level wc. Tiled surrounds. Radiator. Window to rear.

Bedroom 1 (13’6 x 9’3) Dual aspect with window to front and side. Built in wardrobes with sliding doors. Two radiators. Oak effect laminate flooring.

Bedroom 2 (9’6 x 9’4) Window to front. Radiator. Oak effect laminate flooring.

Heating Warmed by lpg central heating to a radiator system supplied by the Worcester boiler situated in the kitchen.

Outside Paved terrace to the front with flower border. Patio area to the rear with stone rockery flower border.

Council Tax Band C


Decorative iron gates with stone pillars lead to the driveway, in one direction leading to the

DOUBLE GARAGE and parking area, surrounded by mature hedging and trees and in the other direction sweeping round to the front of the property past The Lodge and well stocked shrub borders to the superb vista of the beautiful stone property, surrounding gardens and views of the sea framed by mature trees.

A large terraced lawn area to the front with mature trees including two palm trees and rockery. The lawn area continues along the side of the property with an original tiled terrace, a lovely spot to enjoy the southerly aspect and views.

Further lawn area to the rear with wooden ‘Wendy house’ and mature shrub border. Courtyard area immediately to the rear with personnel door to the double garage.

A winding pathway through shrubs and bushes opens to the large gardens with semi circular stone steps leading down to a large lawn area with old brick walling to one side with many shrubs and trees.Stone potting shed, fruit cages, greenhouse and vegetable garden.

Beyond this, on a lower level is a meadow with mature trees and bushes, in all extending to approx 3.8 acres.

Council Tax Band G

Tenure Freehold

Services Mains electricity and water . Drainage-Septic tank (shared with lodge).

Details and photographs prepared
March 2012.

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23 March 2012


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