12 bedroom detached house for sale

Brighstone, Isle of Wight

Sold STC £699,950

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Reception hall, 3 principal reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, study, secondary kitchen, utility, Cloakroom, 12 bedrooms, 11 bath/shower rooms. Double garage and store. 

The Lodge is situated within the village of Brighstone, set amidst an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the south western coast of the Island, which benefits from stunning scenery and good beaches, such as Compton, popular for swimming, surfing and kite surfing. The village has a range of local shops, a doctor's surgery and a highly regarded primary school. The surrounding countryside includes unspoilt downland to the North providing superb walking and riding. Ferry services are available from Yarmouth (6 ½ miles) to Lymington with a fast passenger ferry from West Cowes (12 miles) to Southampton.

This stunning house was built with great attention to detail in around 1890. There is extensive use of dressed stone particularly for attractive features such as arched windows and decorative detail to the chimneybreasts. The house provides exceptionally spacious and versatile accommodation with particularly well proportioned principle rooms. The property is set within what will become an exclusive Bucketts built residential development, within the village. The property has been modernised by the current owners, including renewal of heating, plumbing and electrical systems during the past decade. The vendors have run a successful Bed & Breakfast business from The Lodge.

 

ENTRANCE PORCH Flagstone floor and bench seat. Part glazed door to:  

RECEPTION HALL Providing a superb entrance largely open two stories to an ornate ceiling. A wide oak staircase leads to a galleried landing with carved timberwork including arches. Within the reception hall is a wood burning stove set in a stone surround with mantle shelf. 

DRAWING ROOM A spacious room with a bay window overlooking the front garden. Parquet flooring. Large stone fireplace with mantle shelf and cast iron grate inset. 

CLOAKROOM Wash hand basin with cupboards beneath. Separate WC. 

KITCHEN 2 Double stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps and drainer. Space for dishwasher. Calor gas point for cooker (from bottled gas). Partly tiled walling.

 

BOILER ROOM Including the former wine bins, and housing Boulter oil fired boiler together with four hot water tanks. Wash hand basin. 

DINING ROOM Cast iron fireplace with carved wooden surround. Ornate plaster work to the ceiling with arched opening to serving area.

 

SITTING ROOM With attractive arched windows to the front elevation overlooking the grounds and with downland views in the distance. Cast iron fireplace with attractive timber surround and mantelshelf. Part glazed door to garden. 

UTILITY ROOM A range of matching built in units including space for washing machine and dryer. Stainless steel sink unit. Tiled floor, WC. Space for fridge/freezer. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Fitted with a good range of base and wall units with distressed pine fronts, a double sink unit with drainer and integral Whirlpool dishwasher. Four oven Aga set in stone surround with timber mantelshelf over. Tiled splash backs. 

BEDROOM 10 Cast iron fireplace with tiled surround and timber mantelshelf/surround. Outlook to the front garden. Part glazed door to garden. 

BEDROOM 11 A range of built in cupboards to one wall with hanging space and shelving. Arched windows to front elevation.  

STUDY With a pair of arched south facing windows overlooking the rear garden. 

BATHROOM Bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, WC, pedestal wash hand basin. 

BEDROOM 12 With a pair of arched windows.

 

BATHROOM Bath, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with thermostatic shower. Tiled walls through out. Separate Cloakroom with tiled walls throughout, WC. 

REAR PORCH Part glazed door to covered porch with adjacent store room. 

FIRST FLOOR  

Approached over the wide staircase from the reception hall to an impressive Galleried Landing. A door leads to a further landing with a range of linen cupboards. 

BEDROOM 1 A spacious room with open fireplace with timber surround/mantelshelf. Shower room en suite, tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower, WC and wash hand basin. 

ATTIC STORE ROOM With pine boarded flooring, store cupboards and lighting.

 

BATHROOM 1 Bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin, WC. 

BATHROOM 2 Bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin, WC. Adjacent are a range of built in cupboards. 

BEDROOM 2 With windows across the front elevation of the house providing views of the downland beyond. Cast iron fireplace with timber surround/mantelshelf.  

SHOWER ROOM EN SUITE With tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. 

BEDROOM 3 Cast iron fireplace with stone surround. Window on southern elevation with window seat. 

BATHROOM EN SUITE Comprising bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, WC and wash hand basin. Door to landing.

 

BEDROOM 4 Views over the grounds towards the downs. Bathroom en suite with bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, wash hand basin and WC.

 

BEDROOM 5 BATHROOM EN SUITE Bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, WC and wash hand basin. 

BEDROOM 6 Wash hand basin. Opening through to: 

SHOWER ROOM Together with a separate WC. 

BEDROOM 7 With wash hand basin  

BEDROOM 8 Wash hand basin. With opening to:  

BEDROOM 9/DRESSING ROOM Also independently accessible from the landing.  

SHOWER ROOM EN SUITE Tiled shower cubicle and new team shower and WC. 

From the landing a secondary staircase leads to the ground floor. Also via loft hatch to large attic containing 3 cold water 50 gallon storage tanks. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a tarmac driveway bordered by sweeping lawns and mature trees that culminates in a turning circle to the front of the house. To the east of the house is a formal water garden with a range of borders. Brickwork walls providing the remains of a Victorian greenhouse are found within the garden.

The driveway leads on to the western side of the house where there is ample parking adjacent to the garaging and a secondary access onto the public highway.
 

DOUBLE GARAGE Part brick and part timber clad under a tiled roof. 7.14m x 5.15m (23'5" x 16'11") with power and lighting. Steps to loft storage. Double up and over doors. 

TIMBER STORE 20' 9" x 12' 4" (6.32m x 3.76m) With power, lighting and shelving. 

To the rear of the house is the vegetable and fruit garden comprising a number of raised borders surrounded by gravel as well as various fruit trees and bushes.

 

NOTE - There are restrictions regarding development of the grounds .

 

DIRECTIONS From the centre of Brighstone proceed west towards Hulverstone and Brook. After approximately ¼ of a mile you will pass Moortown Lane on the right hand side. Continue on for about 200m and the entrance to The Lodge will be found on the left hand side. 

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating and Aga. 

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

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