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3 bedroom detached house for sale

The Mount, Yarmouth

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Property Description

Key features

  • Close to the centre of Yarmouth
  • Yards from the shore
  • South-facing garden
  • Beautiful Countryside and marshland views
  • Garage
  • Glasshouse
  • Decked Balcony/Veranda
  • Master bedroom with bathroom 'en-suite'
  • Workshop/workroom
  • Open plan living area

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION From The Mount the views across Rofford marshes are simply beautiful and because you will own a share of this land you can be confident that the view will never be spoiled. Yards from the sea and minutes to open countryside, this house is a nature lover's dream. Whether you are a sailor, a walker, or both, this house will not disappoint.

Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac with a south-facing garden this property has an open-plan living area opening onto a decked balcony, a garage, a craft room/office and a master bedroom with bathroom 'en-suite'. The property is constructed of brick-faced timber clad and tile hung elevations beneath a tiled roof. The property accommodation is on two storeys and is described in the photographs and floorplans. It is more particularly described below:

Ground Floor

Hallway: With cloaks cupboard
Kitchen: Recently fitted with double ceramic sink, built in induction hob, microwave and combination oven.
Dining Room: With balustrade opening to Living Room
Living Room: With fitted shelving, electric flame effect fire, countryside views over Rofford Marshes and door to raised deck overlooking the south-facing garden.
Utility Room: L-shaped with shelving and space for washing machine and tumble dryer.
Cloakroom: With WC, basin and door to:
Workroom/ Study: Converted from a former car port, this room can be used as a study, a playroom or as a work room/workshop. One end is separated by a pair of doors and has cupboard storage.

First Floor

Landing: With airing cupboard containing gas-fired boiler and hot water cylinder.
Master Bedroom(1): With countryside views, fitted wardrobes and door to:
Bathroom 'En-Suite': With Bath (with shower over), basin and WC.
Family Shower Room: With walk-in shower cubicle, basin and WC.
Bedroom 2: With fitted wardrobes
Bedroom 3: With walk-in wardrobe cupboard.


To the front there is a pretty garden with lawned area, with off-road parking in front of the garage for at least two cars. To the rear, the south-facing garden is accessed from the decked balcony, which leads on to a terraced area including a glasshouse (1.9m x 2.5m) and a garden store. Access to the garden is also offered to the side of the house. The easily maintained garden is mostly laid to lawn and surrounded by established beds with mature specimen shrubs and two fine mature Ash trees. The whole overlooks Rofford Marsh, featuring grazing land for cattle in Summer and many birds and wildfowl in the Winter and Spring. The Marsh is owned by a Company in which various owners have a share. The owner of 9 The Mount holds a 1/8th share (£5,000) in the Company and this would be transferred to the new owner on completion.


Garage: With up-and-over door.


Approaching Yarmouth from the East on the A3054, The Mount is clearly signed on the left as you begin to enter the town. Number 9 is on the right, near the end of the Cul-de-sac.

Services & Heating

We are informed that the following mains services are connected to the property (subject to the conditions and stipulations of the relevant utility companies) electricity, gas, water and foul drainage. Heating via gas boiler via radiators.


Yarmouth is a picturesque port situated at the western end of the Island on the beautiful River Yar estuary, a popular sailing and wildlife centre. The town has a long history, the castle being built by Henry VIII in 1547 as a coastal defence. Within the centre of the town there are shops, cafes, restaurants and traditional pubs and hotels. The local primary school, The Royal Solent Yacht Club, pier and harbour with its car ferry connection to Lymington (35 minutes) are all conveniently nearby.

The Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight, situated off the South Coast of England, is becoming an ever-more popular location for permanent and second homes. Made popular by Queen Victoria, who had her maritime residence at Osborne House, the Island is famous for sailing in the Solent; Cowes Week; its beautiful coastline including sandy beaches and The Needles; spectacular countryside and long sunshine hours. There are now many more facilities than once was the case- Sainsbury's, Tesco, M&S and now Waitrose all have a presence as have other national chains. Communication and transport links are excellent regular car ferries connect with the national motorway network and the local station at Shanklin is only 10 minutes drive away. Trains connect with fast catamarans to Portsmouth with direct trains on to London Waterloo, which can be reached within 2 hours of leaving the Island shore. Government-funded schools are numerous and independent schools thrive on the Island with some children attending prep and public schools on the mainland. Leisure opportunities abound:- walking, riding, paragliding, hang-gliding, team sports, wind-surfing, sailing and other water sports, rugby, football (Newport Football Club) cricket, bowling and golf clubs. Good transport links enable day trips to the shopping centres of West Quay, Southampton, and Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth.

Tenure, Fixtures & Fittings

The property is offered freehold with warrant possession on the whole upon completion. The seller does not include in the sale any gas or electrical appliances, however connected or other fixtures, unless expressly meeting these particulars as forming part of the sale. Some items many be available by separate negotiation.

Council Tax Band

Band F amount payable 2016/17: £2378.78

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 October 2016


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