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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Cliff Road, Cowes

Sold by Us £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial character house
  • Waterfront location with super Solent views
  • Modernisation required
  • Six bedrooms & three bathrooms
  • Driveway
  • Price range £450,000 - £550,000

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A unique and individually built detached house located a stone's throw from Cowes waterfront. Built in 1934 for Naai Louis Leon-Owens, son of the King of Siam and Miss Anna Leon-Owens of "The King and I" fame." The property enjoys superb views of the Solent from many rooms and whilst modernisation is required throughout the property offers huge potential to create a wonderful family home. The main home offers accommodation in brief comprising of two reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, two wc's and utility/pantry area on the ground floor; four bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor; two further bedrooms and one en-suite at first floor level and a large basement and wash room to lower ground floor. The gardens are well established with lawns, fruit trees, vegetable plot and rose beds.

Not only is the home just a mere 150 yards from Cowes seafront but the town centre with its wide range of boutique shops, cafes, restaurants and Marks & Spencer's is just a short walk away. The Red Jet high speed passenger ferry to Southampton is also within the town centre providing easy access for commuters.

**The property has the option of being sold with or without the coach house which is a detached building accessible from Mornington Road with a carport providing parking for one vehicle with two open plan, split level rooms and separate wc above. There is a further under-croft storage area with restricted head height leading from the garage area - ideal for water sports equipment etc. This can be included with the purchase of the property at the higher end of the price range or the lower end of the guide price without.  

STORM PORCH Tiled flooring. Access to the house and cloakroom.  

CLOAKROOM Tiled floor and suite comprising of a wash hand basin and wc. 

ENTRANCE HALL A spacious entrance hall with corner tiled fireplace. Stairs to first floor and doors to receptions.  

SITTING ROOM/DINER 31' 11" x 13' 4 narrowing to 11'10" (9.73m x 4.06m) A large reception currently used as a sitting room to one end with a formal dining area to the other. The room has windows to three aspects allowing in much natural light with views of the western Solent and views over the garden. Open fireplace.  

FORMAL DINING ROOM/MUSIC ROOM 14' 11" x 11' 11" (4.55m x 3.63m) A formal dining room which is currently being used as a music room with exposed wooden floorboards and an open fireplace. Dual aspect windows. Attractive panelling to the walls and exposed feature beams to the ceiling.  

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 13' 8" x 10' 10" (4.17m x 3.3m) A range of units with a gas fired Aga providing hot water along with two ovens and two cooking plates. Breakfast bar. Plumbing for a dishwasher. Door to utility area.  

UTILITY AREA 16' 11" x 3' 1 plus cupboards and wc " (5.16m x 0.94m) A useful storage with doors to both front garden and through to the rear garden at the other end. There is a large pantry cupboard and further cold store larder. There is also an additional separate wc.  

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Stairs to top floor landing. Window providing a wonderful Solent view. Library nook with lift up storage seat and book shelving.  

BEDROOM/STUDY 11' 10" x 7' 6" (3.61m x 2.29m) An excellent single bedroom or study with a rear aspect window enjoying superb Solent views. The room once formed part of a large first floor sitting room but was divided from the neighbouring bedroom by stud work which could be removed if required.  

BEDROOM 11' 10" x 11' 1" (3.61m x 3.38m) A large double room with wash hand basin and shaver point. Fireplace. 

BEDROOM 14' 1" x 8' 5" (4.29m x 2.57m) A double room with wash hand basin set on vanity unit. Fireplace.  

BEDROOM 13' 11" x 10' (4.24m x 3.05m) a large double room with window offering a wonderful Solent outlook. Fireplace.  

JACK & JILL BATHROOM Suite comprising of a bath with electric shower over and wash hand basin. Access from both bedroom and hall.  


SHOWER ROOM Suite comprising of a shower cubicle, wash hand basin and wc.  

SECOND FLOOR LANDING Wonderful Solent views from the glazed door leading out to the flat roof terrace.  

BEDROOM 12' 2" x 12' 0" (3.71m x 3.66m) A double room with fireplace and window to rear aspect enjoying a super Solent outlook. Built in storage cupboard with hanging rail.  

MASTER BEDROOM 15' 0" x 13' 10" (4.57m x 4.22m) A double room with door leading out to a roof terrace offering a sensational Solent outlook.  

EN-SUITE BATHROOM Suite comprising of a bath, wc and wash hand basin. Airing cupboard with shelved storage space and additional cupboard housing the cold water tank. Solent views.  

BASEMENT ROOM ONE 12' 10" x 12' 7" (3.91m x 3.84m) Power and light. Under stairs wine cellar. Stair case leading back up to the sitting room.  

BASEMENT ROOM TWO 12' 1" x 6' 6" (3.68m x 1.98m) A useful store room/workshop with power and light.  

WASH ROOM 11' 10" x 7' 11" (3.61m x 2.41m) Plumbing for washing machine. Large sink. Power and light. Door to garden.  

LOGGIA 18' 4 max " x 13' 1" (5.59m x 3.99m) A covered garden room with outlook over the garden - an ideal space for al fresco dining and entertaining.  

WC WC and wash hand basin.  

OUTSIDE To the front of the home there are well stocked flower beds with brick paths to the entrances of the home. Side access leads to the rear garden which is laid to lawn with mature apple and pear trees, a large vegetable plot and rose beds. Steps lead down to the gravelled driveway with access from Mornington Road.  

COACH HOUSE** **This detached coach house can be purchased with the property at the higher end of the guide price of £550,000 and comprises of:-
Garage/carport area measuring 18'5 x 10'0
Lower level room measuring 18'5 x 11'3
Upper level room measuring 13'0 x 9'11

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