3 bedroom cottage for sale

Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight

Sold STC £435,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Ivy Cottage The cottage is believed to originate from around 1650 with later additions and is believed to have once been a gamekeepers' cottage for the Swainston Estate. It is a great example of a period cottage that has been sympathetically modernised in recent years and provides particularly nicely proportioned, light rooms retaining an excellent array of original features including superb fireplace, exposed beams and brickwork and stripped antique pine doors. High quality fittings have been used in the modernisation making for a great combination of period features and modern comforts, presented to a high standard.

The cottage occupies an easily accessible rural location within the Bowcombe Valley, being within 1.5 miles of Carisbrooke with local shops, pubs and schools and within 2.5 miles of Newport with a good range of restaurants and shops including Marks & Spencer. Wonderful country walks through the surrounding Bowcombe Valley can be enjoyed directly from the property (with a byway situated about 200m away leading to exceptional downland walks or towards Carisbrooke Castle). The accessible, central location on the Island means ferry ports, sailing facilities and beaches are all easily accessible.  

Accommodation  

Kitchen/Breakfast Room A wonderful family kitchen with windows to three aspects providing views over the gardens and the downland beyond. Fitted with a range of built-in cupboards with oak work surfaces incorporating an integral Bosch dishwasher with space for a washing machine. High level antique pine fronted cupboards, an oil fired Rayburn and concealed Grant boiler serving the heating. There is a terracotta tiled floor throughout and some exposed ancient brickwork and beams making for a light and characterful room. 

Dining Room With an impressive open fireplace with flagstone hearth with beam over (sealed). Terracotta flooring and exposed timbers to one wall with windows to both the front and rear and an alcove ideal as a study area with built-in cupboards and book shelving. 

Entrance Lobby With panelled oak door leading to garden and a large coats cupboard with hanging rail and shelving. 

Sitting Room A wonderful triple aspect room combining ample light with a wealth of features including a large fireplace housing a wood burning stove, exposed timbers and brickwork, wooden floorboards and an outlook over the garden. 

First Floor  

Landing With storage cupboard. 

Principal Bedroom Suite Approached via a lobby with built-in cupboard with a nicely proportioned double bedroom with both a window and a large Velux window set in a sloping ceiling providing wonderful southerly and easterly views over the Bowcombe Valley. 

Shower Room en-suite With a large shower cubicle, tiled in limestone and a Heritage wash basin and WC, built-in shelving and extractor fan. 

Family Bathroom With wide period floorboards and a fireplace, fitted with a roll top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment and Heritage wash basin and WC. Cupboard housing hot water tank with immersion heater and with slatted shelving. 

Bedroom 2 A double bedroom with an ornate period fireplace overlooking the garden and with a shelved cupboard. 

Bedroom 3 A dual aspect twin or double bedroom with hatch access to the partially boarded roof space. 

Outside A gated gravelled driveway has a parking area for at least five cars beyond which is a largely lawned garden with various fruit trees and borders with a gravelled terrace adjacent to the kitchen providing a great outdoor dining area. There is a brick built workshop/store served by power. The garden has mature and largely evergreen hedging and trees along the roadside and borders fields and woodland to the south and east making for a private setting with views of the surrounding countryside from many points. Adjacent to the kitchen is an open fronted verandah with a glazed roof also forming a convenient access point to the house. To the north of the cottage, (originally the front) there is a further lawned garden and a useful timber garden store. 

Services Mains electricity. Free mains water. Private drainage. Oil fired boiler serving heating and Rayburn. 

Directions In Carisbrooke, at the mini roundabout adjacent to the Waverley pub proceed along Clatterford Road towards Shorwell and Ivy Cottage is found on the left after 1.4 miles, (after Bowcombe Farm Lane continue passed two pairs of stone cottages and take the next driveway on the left). 

Postcode PO30 3HZ 

Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents 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). 2. Photos etc: The photographs show only certain parts of the property as they appeared at the time they were taken. Areas, measurements and distances given are approximate only. 3. Regulations etc: Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. A buyer or lessee must find out by inspection or in other ways that these matters have been properly dealt with and that all information is correct. 4. VAT: The VAT position relating to the property may change without notice. 

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Nearest station

  • Shanklin (7.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Spence Willard, Cowes

Waterside House, 72a High Street, Cowes, PO31 7RE

01983 200880 Local call rate

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