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Cowes, Isle Of Wight, PO31 8DS



Windrush This substantial period house provides a great family home with extensive accommodation of good proportions retaining an array of period features. The gravelled driveway leads to an extensive parking area in addition to a large garage/store and the mature gardens extend to about 0.67 acre which creates an attractive setting for the property. The house was built for Chris Ratsey (of the famous sailmakers) and has sail cloth under the tiles throughout. The house was named after his boat.

Well situated, the property is close to the popular Gurnard Primary School, as well as being within walking distance of the beaches and sailing club at Gurnard. Cowes is world-renowned for sailing with numerous yacht clubs and excellent sailing facilities as well as shopping facilities, numerous restaurants and the high speed passenger ferry service to Southampton, (taking about 20 minutes). 

Accommodation Entrance Hall A panelled period front door opens to the spacious reception area and hallway. Staircase to the first floor. 

Drawing Room An elegant room with an ornate ceiling. A large fireplace housing a wood burning stove. A bay window incorporating French doors overlooking the garden and providing access to a terrace. 

Dining Room A beautifully proportioned dual aspect room with a bay window overlooking the garden. Log burning stove. 

Sitting Room A dual aspect room with bay window incorporating French doors to the terrace and with an open fire. 

Kitchen/Breakfast Room Fitted with a range of kitchen units with work surfaces incorporating a butler sink. Space and plumbing for free-standing fridge freezer, dishwasher, Aga, Smeg range cooker with extractor over. Door off to a small lobby, with back door to the garden.  

Utility Room A range of high and low level units with work surfaces over, providing space and plumbing for washing machine, dryer and freezer. Access to small cellar. 

Bedroom 6 A double bedroom with its own external access and Shower room en suite, with shower, wash basin and WC. 

First Floor  

Bedroom 1 A sizeable double bedroom with bay window and door to balcony overlooking the rear garden. En suite bathroom providing bath, separate shower, wash basin and WC.  

Bedroom 2 A large double bedroom overlooking the rear garden. Shower room en suite with shower, WC and wash hand basin with window overlooking the front garden.  

Bedroom 3 A double bedroom with ornate feature fireplace. 

Bedroom 4 A double bedroom  

Bedroom 5 A double bedroom overlooking the front garden 

Shower Room Shower, wash basin and WC. 

Bathroom Family sized bathroom with airing cupboard, bath with shower over, WC, wash basin and bidet. 

Steep steps to;  

Second floor  

Bedroom 7 A double bedroom with Velux windows providing panoramic views across to The Solent. 

Outside A gravel driveway lined with mature shrubbery provides parking for several cars. A garage/store about 15m in length with an electric door, power and lighting, and is double glazed.

A side gate leads to the rear garden where there is a raised terrace and patio area and a large lawned garden surrounded by mature shrubs and trees. In all the property extends to about 0.67 acre (0.27 ha.) 

Services Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas. Gas fired central heating and Aga. 

Postcode PO31 8DS 

Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the joint sole selling agents. 

Important Notice 1. Particulars: These particulars are not an offer or contract, nor part of one. You should not rely on statements by Spence Willard in the particulars or by word of mouth or in writing ("information") as being factually accurate about the property, its condition or its value. Neither Spence Willard nor any joint agent has any authority to make any representations about the property, and accordingly any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents, seller(s) or lessor(s). 2. Photos etc: The photographs show only certain parts of the property as they appeared at the time they were taken. Areas, measurements and distances given are approximate only. 3. Regulations etc: Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. A buyer or lessee must find out by inspection or in other ways that these matters have been properly dealt with and that all information is correct. 4. VAT: The VAT position relating to the property may change without notice.  

Price: £1,175,000
Bedrooms: 7


Spence Willard
Cowes Office, Pimento House Number One The ParadeCowes PO31 7QJ

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