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3 bedroom cottage for sale

St Catherine's Down, Whitwell

£595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming stone cottage
  • Breath-taking views across to Appuldurcombe and Stenbury Downs
  • Set in 3.2 acres of grounds
  • 3 bedroom, single storey accommodation
  • A delightful country retreat
  • Adjoining National Trust land
  • Set just below Hoy Monument

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming cottage perched on the hillside at St Catherine's Down just below Hoy Monument enjoying breath-taking views over its own land to National Trust land beyond and across to Stenbury and Appuldurcombe Downs. Hoy Cottage dates back to the 1800's and has been carefully renovated and upgraded by the current owners to provide a delightful retreat, away from the hustle and bustle set in grounds of approximately 3.2 acres with just under 2 acres of paddocks. The accommodation is all on one level and has 3 bedrooms, a living/dining room with vaulted ceiling and two windows enjoying the views, attractive kitchen with Rayburn, study opening through to bedroom 3/dressing room, two beautifully fitted bathrooms and a laundry room. UPVC sealed unit double glazed windows. The extensive grounds are adjoining National Trust land and a gateway in the stone wall leads to a track up to Hoy Monument, there are many beautiful walks nearby. 

GROUND FLOOR An arched wooden door leads to the stone 

ENTRANCE PORCH With vaulted ceiling and arched doorway to: 

LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM 21' 0" x 12' 0" (6.4m x 3.66m) A charming room with vaulted ceiling and two windows with deep sills overlooking the terrace at the front, its own grounds adjoining National Trust land across to Stenbury and Appuldurcombe Downs. Wood burning stove inset to a brick fireplace with built in cupboards to alcove. Exposed varnished wooden floorboards. Part panelled walls. Door to: 

HALLWAY With tiled floors and exposed stone wall. Door to rear. Built in cupboard with automatic light, housing electric meter and fuseboard. Panelled ceiling with recessed downlighters. Cupboard housing hot water tank. Door to: 

LEAN-TO LAUNDRY ROOM 9' 0" x 7' 10" (2.74m x 2.39m) Plumbing for washing machine and space for freezer or dryer. Work surfaces over. Tiled floor. 

KITCHEN 12' 3" x 10' 10" (3.73m x 3.3m) A lovely kitchen with cream shaker style units with stone effect work surfaces over incorporating a ceramic single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher. Tiled walls. Rayburn solid fuel stove for cooking and hot water. Electric cooker with LPG gas burners. Tiled floor. Window to side. Wood panelled ceiling with recessed downlighters. 

BEDROOM 1 Dual aspect windows make this a beautifully light room with large bay to the side with a deep sill and overlooking National Trust land to the side and window to the front enjoying views over its own land to Stenbury Downs in the distance. Built in bookshelves. Electric heater. 

BEDROOM 2 12' 9" x 9' 11" (3.89m x 3.02m) A bright double room with breath-taking views across its own land to National Trust land beyond and far reaching views of Stenbury and Appuldurcombe Downs. Engineered oak flooring. Electric heater. 

BATHROOM Fitted with a 'Burlington' Edwardian style bathroom suite comprising panelled bath with mixer taps incorporating shower. Traditional 'Burlington' basin with chrome wash stand and period taps. High cistern wc with wooden throne seat. Tiled walls and floor. Period style, electric ceramic and chrome heated towel rail. Obscured windows to rear. Panelled ceiling with recessed downlighters. Extractor fan. 

STUDY 9' 8" x 6' 3" (2.95m x 1.91m) Off the hallway with tiled floor and electric heater. Part panelled walls and ceiling with recessed halogen downlighters. Window to rear. Glazed French doors to: 

BEDROOM 3/DRESSING ROOM 8' 11" x 8' 10" (2.72m x 2.69m) Originally a bedroom but currently used as a dressing room with hanging space and shelving. Window to rear. Panelled ceiling with recessed halogen spotlights. Tiled floor. 

SECOND BATHROOM Fitted with a compact bath with Triton electric shower over with rail and curtain. 'Burlington' Edwardian style basin with chrome washstand and period style wc. Period style, electric ceramic and chrome heated towel rail. Tiled walls and floor. Extractor fan and shaver point. Downlighters to panelled ceiling. 

HEATING There are electric heaters to the bedrooms and bathroom. The solid fuel Rayburn provides domestic hot water with back up electric immersion. Wood burner to the living/dining room. 

OUTSIDE A stone walled long driveway leads up to the parking area for the cottage and the paddocks, also bordered by a stone wall. A further driveway leads up to the cottage itself and a Victorian style greenhouse with adjoining workshop. There is further land behind the cottage which is copseland and borders the Hoy Monument. The plot extends to approximately 3.2 acres in a stunning elevated location. 

COUNCIL TAX Band E 

EPC RATING

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Mains electric. Water from a local private Spring. Private drainage. 


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20 February 2018

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  • Shanklin (5.5 mi)
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138 High Street, Newport, PO30 1TY

01983 538090 Local call rate

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