3 bedroom detached house for sale

Chapel House, Newman Lane, Chale Green


Property Description

Key features

  • Magnificent Chapel conversion
  • Original architectural features
  • Three double bedrooms all with en-suites
  • Breathtaking countryside views
  • Sought after rural location
  • Off road parking with electric charging point
  • Enclosed garden lawn and patio area
  • Less than a mile away from the stunning Jurassic coastline
  • Spacious accommodation throughout
  • Coastal and downland walks on the doorstep

Full description

Built in 1874, this sublime three-bedroom converted Chapel, located in an idyllic rural setting of Chale, has been meticulously renovated and restored offering sumptuous accommodation and high specification finishes throughout.

Located in an enviable position boasting impressive countryside views, this former Methodist Chapel has been the subject of an extensive 10 month refurbishment project, sympathetically restored by the current owners into a magnificent home.

Running as an award winning holiday rental since November 2016, this property also offers the potential to become a beautiful family home. The property has been sympathetically converted retaining and enhancing all the architectural features while the stained glass windows have undergone a full restoration programme.

With picturesque coastal and downland walks on the doorstep, Chapel House offers a tranquil outdoor lifestyle providing a calming escape from the stresses of everyday life. Chale is a popular rural village on the south coast of the Island with wonderful local amenities, including an award-winning local inn boasting fantastic food and stunning views from the gardens, and is served by the Route 6 Southern Vectis bus route which connects to Newport, Ventnor and intermediate villages. Chale is located just six miles from the Victorian seaside town of Ventnor which offers golden beaches and a delightful promenade.

The property enjoys three lavish bedrooms each with their own en-suites with two king-size double rooms located on the ground floor, and a master super-king located on the first floor. Also located on the ground floor is the generous open-plan kitchen/dining area, convenient cloakroom, and a separate snug/tv room with an additional lounge located on the first floor.

Outside provides off road parking for two vehicles and includes an electric charging point, along with an enclosed lawned garden. To the rear of the property is an enclosed lawn and patio area enjoying rural views beyond.

Welcome To Chapel House - Enjoying a prime corner position on Newman Lane, the property is surrounded by an attractive stone wall with a decorative gate that opens to a well-maintained resin-bonded pathway and lawn area. There is also a driveway with parking for two vehicles.

Entrance Lobby Leading Into Inner Hall - An impressive pair of Gothic front entrance doors open into a welcoming hall with a beautiful original Victorian tiled floor and a pair of Gothic lancett stained glass windows. There is a stunning glass pendant light fitting, which works off a sensor, and a traditional pillar radiator. A second pair of doors lead into the inner hall with original cream colour washed floor boards which continue through to the main living area. An internal Gothic window feature ports light from the snug/TV room into the inner hall and is flanked by two picture lights with a third on the opposite elevation. On the right is a large cupboard which houses the water tank and pressurised water system while on the left is a convenient cloakroom.

Cloakroom - This stylish cloakroom has a colourful Moroccan handmade Encaustic Cement tiled floor with cream décor. Duravit back to wall WC with concealed cistern and a Duravit wall hung vanity unit in ‘taupe’ with small hand wash basin and chrome mixer tap. Chrome dual element towel rail and lighting is on a sensor.

Open Plan Kitchen And Dining Space - 7.29m x 5.38m (23'11 x 17'08) - Leading on from the inner hall is this spectacular dual aspect space with high vaulted ceilings and decorative features picked out in taupe which makes for a breath taking first impression.

The stylish kitchen from Sheraton, hand painted in ‘Hickory’, is complimented with ‘Mountain Haze’ acrylic solid surface worktops and splashbacks. There is also a freestanding antique ‘island’ which provides additional storage and preparation area while also serving as a breakfast bar with 3 stools. Integrated kitchen appliances include microwave, dishwasher, extractor, washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. Franke stainless steel sink with Franke stainless steel mixer tap. The recessed 4 oven stainless steel electric range with colourful Morrocan handmade Encaustic tiled splash back is flanked by a pair of Gothic stained glass windows and dressed with cream Californian shutters. 4 cream pendant lights provide illumination to the main work area while 8 down lights illuminate the breakfast bar, both are on a two-way switch. There are two Velux windows for ventilation and a pair of ceiling fans to provide air circulation.

The substantial dining area provides the ultimate entertaining and family dining space. A Contura 510 wood burning stove is on an elevated brick hearth to one corner. A large elegant chandelier, on a dimmer switch, illuminates the dining table area. In addition there are two picture lights and various table lamps to create a warm and welcoming ambience. A pair of new Gothic window frames with clear double glazing replaced the original stained glass so as to be able to enjoy the far reaching views. There are also a pair of Velux roof windows for additional light, one of which is electric. These too are dressed with Californian shutters to reflect those opposite in the kitchen area.

An opening leads through into the Snug/TV Room. For cosiness it can be closed off by a pair of lined and interlined full length velvet curtains

Snug - 5.74m max x 3.30m (18'10 max x 10'10) - 4 East facing stained glass lancet windows provide natural light along with a small stained glass window above the door that leads out into the courtyard garden. Pale lemon décor with light beige fitted carpet. A modern blue ‘L’ shaped sofa with designer scatter cushions and table lamps create a warm comfortable atmosphere and there is a wall hung Smart TV. Down lights on a dimmer provide additional lighting. Decorative organ pipes flank the door to the garden.

A glazed door from the main kitchen/dining area leads into the rear lobby.

Rear Lobby - The boiler is located within a cupboard created specifically and for ease of servicing. There are two stained glass windows and the consumer unit above the back door which provides convenient access to the driveway. Two ground floor double bedrooms, both with en suite lead off of this area.

Bedroom Three - 3.73m x 3.28m (12'03 x 10'09) - Presently set up with twin beds, bedroom three has a large internal double glazed window with Gothic lead detail looking through into the large open living space. Dressed with Privacy blind and Roman Blind. Cream décor with cream fitted carpet, elegant French décor and furnishings with headboards, cushions and Roman blind in designer fabrics. Wall hung TV. Frosted glazed door leading into:

En-Suite Bathroom - A luxurious space featuring Carrera Marble effect floor and wall tiles with pale grey tongue and groove panelling and recessed decorative shelving unit above the Duravit back to wall WC. The bath/shower is P-­shaped with glass screen and thermostatically controlled shower and extractor. Wall hung white vanity unit with white basin and chrome mixer tap. Illuminated mirror with shaver socket and digital clock. Two dual element chrome towel rails. Gothic stained glass window with opening light facing due south. Down lights and extractor fan.

Bedroom Two - 4.52m x 3.23m (14'10 x 10'07) - Formerly the Vestry:
This generous vaulted double bedroom retains all its original features. There’s a pretty Victorian corner fireplace and 4 refurbished stained glass windows. The room also enjoys the benefit of a Velux roof light which benefits from the afternoon sun. Furnished with French antiques combined with traditional soft furnishings in traditional English chintz makes for an elegant and relaxing space with a wall hung TV. Door leading into:

En-Suite Shower Room - Carrera marble effect tiles on the floor with white Aqua Board to the shower enclosure. Back to wall Duravit WC with concealed cistern and decorative shelving above. Wall hung vanity unit with chrome mixer tap and dual element chrome towel rail. Large feature mirror and shaver socket. Down lights and extractor. Window overlooking open countryside.

First Floor - 6.99m x 2.90m max (22'11 x 9'06 max) - A feature staircase with glass balustrade leads up to the spectacular East facing stained glass window on the first floor with original decorative organ pipes flanking either side. The lounge provides two cosy, quiet and reflective seating areas with a feature fireplace at one end housing a very realistic electric Dimplex vaping fire. Furnished with a comfortable sofa and several Victorian armchairs upholstered in designer fabrics. Several small pieces of antique furniture with table lamps. Cream décor with cream fitted carpet continuing through the 1st floor. An uplifting space on a sunny morning when the sun’s rays shine through the stained glass window creating prisms of colour that ‘bounce’ around the internal space and reflect off the many internal glass features.

'Floating' Walkway - The illuminated cream carpeted walkway with glass balustrade leads to the Master Bedroom Suite. It’s a striking view point to look down on the living space on the ground floor.

Master Bedroom - 4.67m x 2.84m (15'04 x 9'04) - A calming space decorated in muted tones to compliment the delicate colours of the East stained glass window which is the main focal point looking out from the room. Centre of the large Gothic arch feature on the back wall is a super-king bed with a fabulous contemporary chandelier overhead creating a stunning feature of the vaulted ceiling. There is a Velux roof window for additional ventilation and light. A pair of Gothic built in wardrobes are under the eaves and there is a wall hung TV. Furnished with antique pieces and designer soft furnishings it makes for a very serene space. Door leading to:

Master En-Suite - Carrera marble effect tiles to floor and walls. Velux window with far reaching views over open countryside with recessed window seat. Back to wall Duravit WC with concealed cistern. White wall hung vanity unit with chrome mixer tap. Illuminated mirror with shaver socket and digital clock. Large walk in shower enclosure with power shower and extractor. Large chrome dual element towel rail.

Outside - Leading out from the Snug/TV Room lies a small secluded courtyard garden which faces due South. Bespoke ‘Gothic’ style trellis is around the perimeter which is planted with a selection of climbing shrubs to give additional screening and privacy. A perfect sun trap to relax and enjoy with a view of open countryside beyond.

There are manicured lawns either side of the rope edged path and climbing roses to the front elevation of the property. The off road parking accommodates two vehicles and there is an electric charging point.

The oil tank is concealed behind a fenced area which has an established planted border around it.

Steps lead down to a cellar (14'7 x 10") which is used for storage.

This superb Chapel conversion offers a complete lifestyle with its generous and versatile accommodation and sumptuous décor and furnishings. Viewing is highly recommended with the sole agent Susan Payne Property to fully appreciate all that this magnificent Chapel renovation has to offer.

Additional Information - Tenure: Freehold
Services: Oil central heating, electricity, mains water and drainage

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13 June 2020

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  • Shanklin (6.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Susan Payne Property, Wootton Bridge

East Quay, Wootton Bridge, Isle of Wight, PO33 4LA

01983 646017 Local call rate

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