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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Freshwater, Isle of Wight

Sold by Us £425,000

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Tenure: Freehold

The cottage was once the Post Office for the local area and was redefined as a private residence approximately 10 years ago but managed to retain lots of original features which reflect the era from which it was originally built in the late 1800's. The property consists of lounge/diner, study, kitchen, utility and conservatory on the ground floor and three double bedrooms, dressing room/ensuite and family bathroom to the first floor. The cottage is fully double glazed and has gas central heating.

Norton Green is mostly designated as a Conservation area and situated within a couple of minutes drive of the harbour town of Yarmouth with its excellent sailing facilities and mainland ferry terminal. Approximately a mile away is the village of Freshwater with its range of local shops, services and amenities and there is access to several of beaches in the area, all of which are within a few minutes drive making this property ideally suited as a permanent or second home. 

ENTRANCE HALL Through the part glazed door into the entrance hall with doors, archway and stairs off. 

STUDY 11' 9" x 11' 5" (3.598m x 3.487m) with exposed brick fireplace housing an open fire and built in cupboards to the recesses either side. Deep skirting boards, picture rail and window to the front. 

LOUNGE/DINER 13' 11" x 26' 6" max(4.248m x 8.087m) A truly unique, bright and sunny room with bay windows to both the side and front and a further window to the corner of the room in the lounge area. An imposing, brick archway leads through to the dining area with door to the rear courtyard. There is a built in cupboard housing the floor standing gas central heating boiler.  

KITCHEN 13' 3" x 11' 8" (4.042m x 3.574m) Fitted with a fusion of the traditional AGA and grand dresser against the modern, neutral shaker style, floor and wall mounted cupboards, drawers and glazed display units with solid beech work surface and under counter Belfast sink, integrated induction hob and dishwasher. Open through to: 

CONSERVATORY 13' 8" x 12' 4" (4.176m x 3.768m) with glass roof, solid oak floor and wide French doors leading to the rear patio and garden. 

UTILITY ROOM 14' 0" x 6' 8" (4.275m x 2.057m) having once been the kitchen this utility room is fully fitted with a good selection of wall and floor standing cupboards with work surface over, inset 1½ bowl sink, plumbing and space for washing machine and window to the rear. 

FIRST FLOOR A split level landing with attractive balustrade and loft hatch to part boarded area with light via pull down ladders. Doors off to: 

FAMILY BATHROOM 13' 7" x 6' 9" (4.161m x 2.068m) with cream suite comprising of closed panel bath with mains shower over and bi fold glass screen, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Window to both the side and rear. 

WC WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. 

MASTER BEDROOM 16' 1" x 14' 5" (4.906m x 4.396m) Generous room with original ornate fireplace and wooden mantel, fitted wardrobe, windows to both the front corner and the front with pleasant views across the neighbouring fields. Door to: 

ENSUITE/DRESSING ROOM 11' 8" x 8' 11" (3.566m x 2.741m) This great multi use room offers a double shower enclosure with electric shower and curved glass screen, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail, fitted wardrobes with hanging rail and airing cupboard housing the water tank. Window to the rear. 

BEDROOM 2 14' 10" x 12' 11" (4.528m x 3.958m) Double room with ornate feature fireplace and wooden mantel, fitted wardrobe and corner cupboard. Window to the front once again with a pleasant outlook. 

BEDROOM 3 12' 0" x 11' 10" (3.682m x 3.619m) Another double room with built in wardrobes, one with shelves and the other with hanging rail. Pedestal wash hand basin and window to the rear overlooking the delightful rear garden. 

OUTSIDE The front is enclosed with a low white wall with attractive wrought iron railings and gate draped with wisteria which leads to a paved frontage with deep gravel flower beds and the main entrance door. A gravel path to the side with wide, well stocked borders gives access to the rear garden through a timber gateway. The rear garden is made up of a patio terrace adjacent to the cottage with a fish pond and cascading waterfall. Deep and well stocked borders edge a pathway through to a second, circular paved patio and continues through, past the apple tree to the far end of the garden which is mainly laid to lawn with a bench under the Arbour and a working well nestled within the border. The brick built WORKSHOP/GARAGE 20' 1" x 12' 1" (6.141m x 3.697m)has both power and light and two windows to the side and a round window to the rear. Access is via a paved courtyard area adjacent to the dining area. There is parking for several cars with a block paved drive to the front and further parking beyond the workshop to the rear. 



VIEWINGS All viewings are strictly by prior appointment with the sole selling agent Spence Willard. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE 1. Particulars: These particulars are not an offer or contract, nor part of one. You should not rely on statements by Spence Willard in the particulars or by word of mouth or in writing ("information") as being factually accurate about the property, its condition or its value. Neither Spence Willard nor any joint agent has any authority to make any representations about the property, and accordingly any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents, seller(s) or lessor(s).
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