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Market Hill, Cowes £260,000

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  • Old Town Location
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Garden
  • View to appreciate
  • Charming Cottage
  • Just minutes to the Red Jet

Pretty Victorian cottage within the heart of Old Town Cowes. Just a few yards from the Yacht Clubs, High Street and North House Hotel, and the Redjet Ferry. 'Winkle Cottage' has been updated and refurbished by the present owners to provide spacious and light rooms that still retain original character. Private, mature leafy garden is an unexpected bonus and provides outside entertaining space.

Market Hill
Cowes PO31 7TR

Open Plan Sitting/Dining Room

22' 2'' x 11' 8'' (6.75m x 3.55m)

Large open plan room, flooded with natural light from the large dual aspect sliding sash windows. Solid timber front door with arched glass window over. Stripped and polished timber floors. Traditional timber skirtings and picture rails. Good ceiling height. Two chimney breasts one decorative the other fully working open fire with cast iron fireplace, slate hearth and timber surround. Low level timber cupboards to alcoves. Rear facing sash window and half glazed timber door to a covered rear patio with solid slate flooring and covered glass roof. Two radiators. Lighting via standard lamp and wall lights to sitting area and central pendant to dining area.

Inner Lobby

Tiled floor. Stairs to first floor with storage cupboard under with power and light. Half glazed timber door to side patio. Radiator. Door opening through to


10' 2'' x 6' 11'' (3.10m x 2.11m)

Dual aspect casement windows to side and rear. Tiled floor matching inner lobby. Duck egg blue timber wall and floor mounted drawer and cupboard units with solid oak work surface over incorporating stainless steel one and a half bowl sink and drainer, integrated NEFF electric oven, 5 burner stainless steel gas hob, integrated NEFF extractor fan. Vaillant combination boiler. Free standing washing machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Radiator.


Spacious, light and bright landing from large timber sliding sash window to the side. Access to loft space. Radiator.

Shower Room/WC

Suite comprising of good size shower cubicle with glass screen, Pedestal hand basin and low level WC. Fully tiled. Sash window top rear aspect. Chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two

10' 1'' x 8' 0'' (3.07m x 2.44m)

Nice and welcoming twin/double room. Sliding sash window to rear. Radiator.

Bedroom One

13' 1'' x 11' 8'' (3.98m x 3.55m)

Double glazed timber casement bay window to front with sea glimpse. Cast iron fire place with timber surround and mantel. Good sized built-in cupboard. Radiator. Loft hatch.


Cowes has something for everyone from families and couples to visiting yachtsmen from across the world. Cowes is best known for the sailing and hosts many events including Around the Island Race, a spectacular sight in June this is followed the world famous sailing regatta, Cowes Week, which is held annually at the beginning of August and this is followed by other events including the Powerboat Festival and Little Britain. Cowes parade stretches from the starting cannons at the Royal Yacht Squadron at the north end and the Island Sailing Club to the south. Both the Royal Corinthian and Royal London yacht clubs are also based on The Parade which is one of the centres of activity for main events. During Cowes Week, The Parade Village is a perfect place to see all the action, catch up on the racing results and soak up the atmosphere, whilst sitting in the decked garden or wandering through the retail village and food court. Cowes High Street offers a variety of shops, boutiques, pubs, restaurants, take-aways and the Red Jet High Speed service links Cowes to Southampton from here you have access to Southampton Airport, the train station (approximately 80 minutes to London) and the M3 Motorway, making it within easy commute of the City. Cowes to Gurnard is an enjoyable seafront walk, with super views out across the Solent to the mainland.

Market Hill
Cowes PO31 7TR
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