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Hulverstone, Isle Of Wight, PO30 4EH



Garden Cottage Believed to originate from around 1850, this wonderful detached stone cottage occupies an elevated south facing position within a sought-after hamlet situated approximately 0.75 of a mile from the sea, as the crow flies. There are views from the upper floors including parts of the garden of the English Channel and towards the Needles. The attractive hamlet of Hulverstone principally comprises of period properties and houses and a well-regarded thatched pub situated just to the west of the Cottage. The beaches of Brook and Compton are within a few minutes' drive whilst there is a footpath directly accessible from the property leading to the coast as well as great downland walks immediately to the north of Hulverstone. The cottage is within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and local shops are available in the nearby village of Brighstone, (including a doctor's surgery, Primary School and tennis courts). Just over 5 miles away, the harbour town of Yarmouth provides sailing facilities, a range of restaurants and frequent ferry crossings to Lymington.

The cottage has a great deal of charm with a series of original features remaining including ancient timbers and some internal doors. Wide plank oak flooring has been laid to the two reception rooms and wood burning stoves fitted in these rooms. The cottage is not Listed, has gas fired central heating and most of the windows are double glazed (but a number of these require replacement or repair.) The accommodation is over three storeys incorporating a master bedroom suite. There is ample parking for numerous cars as well as a recently built detached garage. The garden extends to about half an acre and provides a stunning setting with some sea views.  

Ground Floor  

Sitting Room An attractive south-facing room with oak flooring and wood burning stove set within a stone chimney with oak beam. Staircase to first floor and partially glazed door opening to porch. There is a southerly outlook over the front garden. Ancient timber door to kitchen. 

Dining Room A nicely proportioned and characterful room with a magnificent period open fireplace with beam over and stone hearth housing a wood burning stove. Wide plank oak flooring and window seat enjoying views over the gardens. There is painted stonework and exposed ancient timbers. Under stair cupboard. 

Kitchen/Breakfast Room A characterful room with exposed beams, a four-oven gas fired Aga, butler sink with oak worksurface and an arched opening in to a shelved larder area with space for fridge and dishwasher.  

Boot Room Coat hook, wall mounted Vaillant gas fired boiler and space for washing machine.  

Study Set within a lean-to extension with French doors opening to the garden, exposed timbers and stonework and cupboard housing the electricity meters.  

Cloakroom WC and wash basin, exposed stone wall.  

First Floor  

Bedroom 2 An attractive double bedroom with southerly views as well as northerly views towards downland and a range of built-in cupboards. Exposed beam.  

Bedroom 3 A double bedroom with built-in cupboards and southerly views over the garden, coast and surrounding countryside. 

Family Bathroom Fitted with a double ended bath set in a tiled surround with mixer tap and shower attachment, wash basin and WC. Downland views.  

Second Floor  

Bedroom 1 A characterful master bedroom with sloping ceiling with painted beams and Velux window. 

Shower Room En-Suite Exposed stonework, tiled shower cubicle, wash basin with cupboard beneath, WC, heated towel rail and views to the southern coast of the Island including towards the Needles.  

Outside A five bar gate opens to a gravelled parking area for a number of cars to the rear of the cottage enclosed by mature hedging and well-planted borders with an adjacent five bar gate opening to a separate driveway providing further parking and leading to a detached timber clad garage (3.5m x 5.5m), built in 2013 with power, lighting and shelving.

The wonderful main garden is situated to the south and west of the cottage and comprises lawns interspersed with various mature trees and shrubs, including an orchard. There are numerous outdoor seating and dining areas in a private south facing setting enclosed by mature hedging and trees, backing on to farmland. Greenhouse and timber log store. In all about half an acre. 

Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Flogas serving Aga and gas fired central heating. 

Postcode PO30 4EH 

Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the selling agents, Spence Willard 

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: £485,000
Bedrooms: 3


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

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