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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Shorwell, Isle of Wight

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Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedroom Detached House
  • Garaging and Parking
  • Approximately 3 Acres
  • Outskirts of Village with Shop & Public House
  • Paddocks with Mobile Stables
  • Access to Bridleways & Walks
  • Countryside and Coastal Views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

ANOTHER PROPERTY SOLD BY BILES & CO A bespoke 4 bedroom detached rural home with land and superb far-reaching countryside and coastal views. Located on the outskirts of the pretty village of Shorwell, the property offers spacious open-plan family accommodation and paddocks with mobile stables.

The property was designed and built in 2000 by the current owners to a high standard and is arranged as an 'upside-down' house with the living accommodation on the first floor to maximise the stunning views especially from the large south-facing balcony. There are adjoining paddocks of approximately 3 acres with mobile stables, double garage, kenneling, summer house, toolshed and greenhouse.

On the ground floor the Entrance Porch leads to the main Hallway and 4 double Bedrooms. The spacious Master Bedroom has a wet room 'en-suite' and a range of built-in wardrobes; two of the other bedrooms also have shower rooms 'en-suite' in addition to a family Bathroom.

On the first floor is the main living accommodation with stunning countryside views from all the rooms and a magnificent balcony to the rear which spans the entire rear elevation of the property. The Sitting Room has windows to the front and double doors accessing the Balcony. The Kitchen has a range of modern units and integrated appliances and leads to the Utility Room with separate access to the rear Balcony and external stairs. The entire property is sympathetically decorated creating a light and airy feel.

Outside, the property is approached via a tarmac and block-paved driveway with a lawned area to the front and Summer House, Shed and Greenhouse to the side. The rear garden is also laid mainly to lawn with access to the paddocks of approximately 3 acres and mobile stabling. There is a large patio for barbecues and dining al-fresco.

Ground Floor:

Entrance Porch leading to inner hallway
Bedroom 1 with 'en-suite' shower room and built-in wardrobes
Bedroom 2 with 'en-suite' shower room
Bedroom 3 with 'en-suite' shower room and built-in wardrobes
Bedroom 4 with views to the front
Family Bathroom

First Floor:

Sitting Room with multi-fuel stove and access to the balcony with countryside views
Dining Area open plan with sitting room and to kitchen
Kitchen with range cooker, larder and store, built-in cupboards, granite island and work tops and tiled floor
Utility with plumbing and door to wc


There is tarmac and paved parking area to the front of the property for several vehicles leading to a substantial double garage with electric doors, storage loft, gardener's wc/utility. There are two kennels for working dogs with inside sleeping areas and outdoor pens. The paddocks have direct access onto the bridleway.

Services and 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, water and foul drainage. The heating system is provided by an oil-fired boiler via under floor heating. The hob in the kitchen is run from LPG cylinders.

Tenure & Possession, Fixtures & Fittings

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

Viewing Arrangements

Viewing is strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents Biles & Co. To view this property please contact our Isle of Wight office on 01983 872335

Council Tax

Band F - Amount payable 2017/2018 - £2,409.74

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, the Island is famous for sailing in the Solent; for Cowes Week; for its beautiful coastline including sandy beaches and The Needles; spectacular countryside and long sunshine hours. Sainsburys, Tesco, M&S, Waitrose, Lidl and Aldi all now have a presence as have many other national chains. Communication and transport links are excellent; regular car ferries connect with the national motorway network and fast catamarans have connections via Southampton and Portsmouth with direct trains to London Waterloo which can be reached within 2 hours of leaving the Island shore. Government-funded schools are numerous and independent schools (Ryde School and Priory School) 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, sailing, wind surfing and other water sports, rugby, football (Newport Football Club) cricket and golf clubs. Good transport links enable day trips to the shopping centres of West Quay, Southampton and Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth.

Shorwell is set on the southern slopes of rolling downland, within an Area of Outstanding Beauty (AONB). There are excellent walks directly accessed from the property across the downs from which there are stunning views over the Island's southern coast and the English Channel. The village has a Post Office, shop, pub and Church all within easy walking distance. A wider range of facilities is available in nearby Brighstone including village shops, doctors surgery and primary school. Newport, with a wider range of shops including Marks and Spencer is easily accessed from the village, as is the south coast of the Island with some excellent beaches along the beautiful and unspoiled coast from Atherfield to Brook, Compton and Freshwater Bay.


Leave Newport heading southwest on Clatterford Road from Carisbrooke signed towards Shorwell continuing on to Bowcombe Road. On entering the village of Shorwell take the first exit at the roundabout on to Farriers Way, at the far end the road turns left in to Sandy Way. The property is on the right after approximately ¼ mile.


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Added on Rightmove:
14 July 2017

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