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4 bedroom town house for sale

Castle Road, Cowes

Withdrawn from Market £370,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An elegant period town house
  • Grade II listed
  • Four bedrooms & two bathrooms
  • Sea views
  • Close to Town & Red Jet
  • Chain Free!

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Built in the 1750's, this charming and spacious period cottage located in the old town of Cowes enjoys both harbour and Eastern Solent views from all floors whilst boasting many period features and interesting room shapes. This landmark property is a most attractive and elegant Grade II listed family residence occupying an elevated location in the much sought after old town with shops, restaurants, Marks & Spencer's and the high speed passenger ferry to Southampton, all a short stroll away. The current Isle of Wight volume of Pevsners 'The Buildings of England' describes this part of Castle Road as one the pleasantest pieces of townscape in Cowes, and references Windsor House as the nicest in the group, praising its exceptional mid-Georgian features: the weatherboarding on the main frontage is a rare survival in Cowes. Constructed with timber panel clad walls this character home is arranged over 3 floors with a versatile layout that incorporates four bedrooms with a top floor drawing room enjoying the best of the Solent view. Recent renovations include modern spot lighting and condensing gas central heating system.


BEDROOM FOUR/FORMAL DINING ROOM 14' 2 approx." x 13' 1 approx" (4.32m x 3.99m) An irregular shaped room with part panelled walls, two built in wardrobes and an attractive original sash window.  

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

CONSERVATORY/UTILITY ROOM 8' 1" x 4' 8" (2.46m x 1.42m) Housing a Vaillant gas fired boiler with space and plumbing for a washing machine and further space for a tumble dryer. Pedestrian access to the rear yard providing a right of way only to Market Hill.  

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 20' 3" x 13' 11" (6.17m x 4.24m) A spacious a bright room with a range of units to the kitchen area with work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include a Neff double oven with gas hob with space and plumbing for additional appliances including fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is ample room for a dining suite to one end of the room. Pantry cupboard.  

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Stairs to top floor and window providing a wonderful Solent view. Airing cupboard.  

BEDROOM ONE 14' 8" x 13' 9 max " (4.47m x 4.19m) Large sash windows enjoy a super Solent outlook. Ornate and original fireplace with a range of built in storage cupboards. Inter connecting door to bedroom two.  

BEDROOM TWO 14' 10 max " x 11' 6 max " (4.52m x 3.51m) Another double room with a range of built in wardrobes/storage cupboards. Original ornate fireplace with attractive mantel and surround. Large bay window to side aspect allowing in much natural light.  

BEDROOM THREE 10' 3 max " x 7' 8" (3.12m x 2.34m) Built in timber bunk beds with built in wardrobe. Wash hand basin and window with outlook over the rear yard.  

BATHROOM Suite comprising of a bath, wash hand basin and wc. Heated towel rail.  


DRAWING ROOM 21' 4" x 13' 1 max " (6.5m x 3.99m) A large and bright reception room with commanding views of the town of Cowes and Solent beyond. The room is dual aspect with timber sash window, side window with built in seat and views over Cowes Marina and the Solent. Arch and beamed ceiling. Bar area concealed by 4 folding doors comprising inset stainless steel sink unit with hot and cold water supply and access to loft.


OUTSIDE Small flower bed garden to front. Stone steps up to entrance doorway. There is a right of way access over the rear yard to the conservatory from Market Hill .

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Added on Rightmove:
13 April 2016


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