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St Lawrence, Isle of Wight: Guide Price £795,000

 
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Chain Free. A fine 4 bedroom coastal residence with fabulous sea views and Victorian walled garden on the Southern coast of the Island. The property is located in an idyllic and tranquil setting whilst being within easy reach of Ventnor and Niton.

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PROPERTY DESCRIPTION
CHAIN FREE

A fine 4 bedroom coastal residence with fabulous sea views and Victorian walled garden on the Southern coast of the Island. The property is located in an idyllic and tranquil setting whilst being within easy reach of Ventnor and Niton.

DESCRIPTION AND SITUATION

An immaculately presented detached property constructed of rendered brick elevations under a slate roof. The house has been modernised and improved by the current owners to provide a beautiful family home or second holiday home. The internal fixtures and fittings are of the highest quality from the door furniture to the kitchen with marble worktops and integrated Miele appliances. Limestone tiled and wood floorings are used in the majority of the ground floor rooms.

The property is located in the St Lawrence area on the south coast of the Island in one of the most unspoilt and tranquil settings possible. A private road gives access to the property and the handful of neighbours that enjoy this beautiful hideaway location.

The property is illustrated in the attached photographs and floor plans and accommodation further described below;

GROUND FLOOR

ENTRANCE HALL double doors lead from the front of the house to the spacious hallway with limestone tiled floor.

SITTING ROOM beautiful open plan room with limestone flooring, log burner, tall picture windows and doors affording views over the front garden and out to sea.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM a spacious open plan area with doors to the gardens, oak flooring and kitchen 'island' with two integrated Miele ovens (one being a microwave)

UTILITY ROOM a separate area off the kitchen with sink and plumbing for washing machine etc.

BEDROOM 2 a wonderful guest suite with shower room en-suite and double doors to the garden.

BEDROOM 3 a double bedroom with doors to the garden.

BEDROOM 4 with views over the front garden and out to sea.

FAMILY BATHROOM a beautifully presented room with white sanitary ware and oversized shower.

FIRST FLOOR

MASTER BEDROOM a superb master suite with access to the large balcony with wonderful sea views. The bathroom is en-suite and to the other side of the bedroom is a walk-in wardrobe/dressing room.

OUTSIDE

An "in and out" gravel drive leads off of Old Park Road giving parking for several vehicles. An expanse of lawn and mature planting to the front provides the most attractive and welcoming approach to the property.

The gardens are a particular feature of the property and have been designed and created by the current owners over a number of years. The walled garden to the west of the property is a delight and the ideal place to relax and enjoy the tranquil setting. The garden extends to the rear of the
property providing a further area of lawn and patio and are totally private. The old 'Bothy' is currently used for storage but could subject to the necessary planning consents provide additional accommodation.

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 and water (metered). Private foul drainage via Biodigester system. The heating system is provided by an LPG fired boiler via radiators. In addition there is electric under floor heating in the sitting room, ground floor bedrooms and en-suite.

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 fitted carpets, curtains or blinds, nor are any gas or electrical appliances included, 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.

Council Tax: Band F, Amount Payable 2017/18 2,515.89

The Isle of Wight is 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. There are now many more facilities than once was the case, Sainsbury, Tesco, M&S and Waitrose all now have a presence as have 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 to 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 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.

St Lawrence
This ancient and historic village is situated on the most southerly coast of the Island nestling under the spectacular inland 300ft high cliffs, with its unique flora and fauna. It is dotted with a fine variety of buildings including pretty cottages and ornate country houses. Renowned for its fine climate and secluded Undercliff location, St Lawrence is a 'gem' on the Island.

Ventnor was made popular during the Victorian era when most of the town was built. The notably warmer climate is one reason why Ventnor remains a popular destination today. The town now offers a variety of shops, primary school, bank, public houses and restaurants. Ventnor Cricket Club and the Botanic gardens are close by.

Viewing Arrangements
Viewing is strictly by appointment with the Joint Sole Agents Biles & Co. To view this property please contact our Isle of Wight office on 01983 527744

Directions
Proceed out of Ventnor towards St Lawrence on Undercliff Drive A3055. Turn left onto Old Park Road and keep left as the road becomes one way. The property is located on the right hand side.

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