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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Colwell, Isle of Wight

Withdrawn from Market £475,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Windwhistle occupies an enviable position with stunning views directly over the western Solent, surrounding countryside and the dark night sky's fully illuminating the stars whilst being within close reach of the amenities of Freshwater village centre and Yarmouth, with its car ferry terminal.

The property has been thoughtfully designed and finished to a high standard throughout. The ground floor has both living and bedroom accommodation along with a self-contained annexe. The first floor has been transformed by the current owner into a stunning self-contained living area with bedroom and bathroom off all commanding outstanding views in all directions, making it an ideal property for those seeking a house with flexible accommodation solutions.

Monks Lane is on the outskirts of Freshwater, where there is a good selection of local amenities including supermarkets, doctors surgery and schools. The popular harbour town of Yarmouth is just 5 minutes away by car and offers excellent sailing facilities, many pubs and restaurants and a car ferry service to Lymington. An extensive network of footpaths through miles of picturesque countryside and coast are easily accessible from the house.

Front door opening into; 

ENTRANCE HALL Stairs to first floor, built in coats cupboard with hanging rail, airing cupboard and doors off to; 

LOUNGE 16' 3" x 12' 8" (4.95m x 3.876m) A large, light and bright room with feature fireplace and glorious views from the front bay window, door leading out to the pretty side patio area. 

STUDY 10' 9" x 9' 11" (3.28m x 3.02m) A through room from the lounge with windows to both the side and rear. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 11' 11" x 13' 0" (3.633m x 3.966m) A spacious, well fitted kitchen with a good combination of built in cupboards and drawers. Solid wood work surfaces with under counter butler sink, integrated double oven and inset hob. Space and plumbing for dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The large window to the rear gives pleasant views over the pretty garden and neighbouring farmland, door to garden. 

BATHROOM White suite comprising shower cubicle with mains shower, bath, WC and pedestal basin. With tiled splash backs and window to rear.

BEDROOM 11' 10" x 13' 6" (3.620m x 4.123m) A spacious double bedroom with window to rear. 

BEDROOM 11' 10" x 13' 7" (3.619m x 4.143m) Another large, double bedroom with window to front giving the glorious sea views and a large built-in wardrobe with shelves and hanging space. 

BEDROOM 9' 4" x 8' 4" (2.870m x 2.564m) Generous bedroom with stunning sea views, built-in double wardrobe and walk-in storage cupboard.  

ANNEXE Accessed from the ground floor entrance hall or by it's own external doorway, this self-contained annex comprises; 

ANNEXE LOUNGE 10' 5" x 16' 11" (3.178m x 5.161m) A spacious, light and bright double-aspect room benefitting from the great views of both the sea and countryside 

ANNEXE KITCHEN 7' 5" x 10' 5" (2.274m x 3.177m) Fitted with a selection of floor and wall mounted cupboards, work surfaces with inset 1½ bowl stainless steel sink. Space for freestanding electric cooker. Window and door to rear with sunny outlook over the pretty garden 

ANNEXE BEDROOM 9' 1" x 7' 0" (2.771m x 2.155m) Double room with window to rear. 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Modern corner shower cubicle with glass curved sliding doors, hand basin and WC. Fully tiled with a selection of built-in storage units. 

FIRST FLOOR 29' 3" x 21' 0"max (8.920m x 6.426m) (Measurements show overall size)The current owner has transformed the first floor into a stunning, contemporary open plan area with a 'New York' loft feel and has used clever contrasting strong colours to compliment the outstanding views of The Solent to the front and neighbouring farmland to the rear. The area is divided into: 

LIVING AREA This contemporary, comfortable, large lounge area has double doors opening onto the balcony from which the outstanding views of The Solent and Hurst Castle can be enjoyed. Velux windows to the rear, one of which opens out into balcony overlooking the surrounding countryside. 

STUDY AREA Two large Velux windows to the front 

KITCHEN/DINING AREA Finished to an exceptionally high standard with sleek fitted units comprising cupboards and drawers. Stunning red granite work tops with integrated Bosch electric oven and gas hob, integrated fridge and undermount 1½ bowl stainless steel sink. Double doors opening to a Juliet balcony with country views once again. 

BEDROOM 16' 1" x 26' 1" (4.927m x 7.955m max) This superb, spacious master bedroom has views of the sea to the front, large built-in wardrobes and access to the under eaves storage area. 

EN SUITE A fresh and modern suite comprising a large walk-in shower, WC and wall mounted vanity unit with counter top basin, heated towel ladder and fully tiled walls and floor. 

OUTSIDE The front the property is mainly laid to lawn, along with a driveway leading to the Single Garage and side gate to the rear and Annexe entrance. To the other side there is a paved patio area with ornamental pond and well stocked borders. A pathway leads to the very pretty rear garden with further patio area, decked seating area and lawn bordered by well stocked beds planted with a good selection of shrubs and small trees. 

NB. The Annex has a separate Council Tax Band - A 


VIEWINGS Strictly by prior appointment with the selling agents, Spence Willard. 

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11 May 2015


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