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Freshwater, Isle Of Wight

Added on 13/08/2021
Hose Rhodes Dickson, Newport
2,682 sq. ft.
(249 sq. m.)

Key features

  • Iconic Landmark Residence
  • Grade I Listed Building
  • Gated Secure Access
  • Communal Roof Gardens
  • Holiday Let Potential
  • Exceptional Character Property

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

An exceptional home brimming with character and located within the walls of a historic landmark. One of the largest properties at the Golden Hill Fort Development and enjoying all of the characteristics this impressive building has to offer. Gated secure access and rooftop gardens with 360 degrees of striking views. Arced exposed brick vaulted ceilings, a solid stone staircase and a master suite complete with dressing room and en suite facilities. With three double bedrooms and direct access from the kitchen to the outside moat area, premium fittings, sash windows and a living room in excess of 34ft, this property is not only ideal as a full-time home but also as a lock up and leave bolthole or holiday let. Only minutes from the Yarmouth ferry terminal and enclosed by the Golden Hill Fort Country Park which gives direct access to several rural footpaths.  

ENTRANCE HALL Part glazed door from the courtyard. Stone floor. Storage space. Radiator. Door to: 

BOILER/LAUNDRY ROOM Vaillant boiler. Worktop with space under for a washing machine and tumble dryer.  

CLOAKROOM Comprising W/C and hand basin.  

INNER HALL A spectacular exposed red brick vaulted ceiling and stone staircase to first floor landing. 2 x radiators. Feature 'window wall' with six windows that bath this room with light.This space would make a striking dining hall. Door to: 

STUDY Window overlooking the courtyard. Radiator. 

KITCHEN Comprising a range of wall floor and drawer units with granite worktops over and one and a half bowl stainless steel sink inset. Twin eye level Neff ovens and integral Neff hob with Neff extractor hood over. Integral fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Door giving access to the moat area and outside space. Radiator. Archway to the Inner Hall.  

LIVING ROOM An impressive room stretching from front to back with windows to both outer elevations. 2 x Radiators. Feature alcoves. Archway to the Inner Hall.  

FIRST FLOOR LANDING A galleried landing where the full effect of the striking vaulted ceiling and staircase can be viewed. Built in storage cupboard. 

BEDROOM 1 Situated on the inner wall with a window looking into the courtyard. Opening to the dressing room which also has a window to the courtyard. Door to: 

ENSUITE Comprising; shower enclosure, w/c and hand basin with vanity surround.  

BEDROOM 2 Twin windows to the outer elevation. Radiator. Door to: 

ENSUITE Comprising: bath with shower over, w/c and hand basin set in a vanity unit with storage beneath. Window overlooking the courtyard. 

BEDROOM 3 An irregular shaped room with two sets of dual aspect windows to the outer elevations. Feature arched alcoves. Radiator. 

FAMILY BATHROOM Comprising; a wall-to-wall shower, freestanding bath, w/c and hand basin with vanity surround. 

PARKING Parking is allocated in front of each property - this home benefits from two spaces.

ROOF GARDENS 360-degree views can be seen across the Solent, English Channel and countryside beyond from the beautiful roof gardens. The gardens are landscaped with an abundance of shrubs and various planting, affording privacy when socialising or looking for quiet time.

DEVELOPMENT The whole development is accessed through an impressive tunnel and secure electric gates. The Fort is enclosed by Golden Hill Country Park woodland. This is managed by the Gift To Nature Trust and owned by the Isle of Wight Council.

The fort was Constructed in 1863 and its distinctive hexagonal build was well placed to help counter any attack from over the water. One of the Palmerston defences originally used as accommodation for troops protecting the Needles passage. It now accommodates 18 luxury residences within its solid walls and structure, the far-reaching vistas are now viewed purely for pleasure. 

SERVICES Mains drainage, water, electricity and gas serve the property.  

TENURE Leasehold 999 years from 2007. Service charge approximately £2,389.00 per annum. 

2682Sq Ft 249.16 Sq M 


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Freshwater, Isle Of Wight


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Lymington Pier Station4.7 miles
  • Lymington Town Station5.0 miles
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Hose Rhodes Dickson, Newport

138 High Street, Newport, PO30 1TY

Classic, Contemporary and Coastal

The Collection by Hose Rhodes Dickson is a specialist arm of Hose Rhodes Dickson, the Isle of Wight's largest independent estate agency.

The team at The Collection are responsible for a unique portfolio of high value properties and deliver a professional and high quality service. Properties are marketed using both local and national press along with the online portals Rightmove & On The Market, as well as our own website.

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