This stone built property was the first NEW build in Shanklin and was commissioned by Lord Popham around 1835. Retaining many original features the property boasts plenty of character, from flag stone floors, open fires and even boasts a working well. Beautifully maintained throughout the current owners have preserved this unique home. The location is much sought after and is famed for its picture postcard outlook and has an array of restaurants, pubs, shops and coastal attractions. Situated within a cul de sac the property enjoys peace and quiet. Internally there 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and a sizeable dry cellar. The current accommodation layout could provide the potential for a buyer to have a separate annexe or space to work from home.
reception hall with part clad walls, original flagged stone flooring and high ceilings.
14' 9'' x 12' 10'' (4.5m x 3.9m)
Parquet wood flooring and picture rail. There is a wood burning stove set upon flagstone hearth with hardwood timber surround.
22' 4'' x 19' 4'' (6.8m x 5.9m) max
parquet flooring and a dining area within a large bay window overlooking the garden. Central fireplace with stone surround, hearth and mantle.
21' 8'' x 14' 1'' (6.6m x 4.3m) max
The kitchen was refurbished in 2009 and boasts a full range of shaker style storage cupboards under granite stone worktop and incorporate a 1.5 bowl Franke sink with mixer tap over. Integrated fridges and freezer, dishwasher, Sharp combi oven/microwave, double Bosch cooker ovens, a Neff induction hob with accompanying twin gas hobs and extractor hood over. There is also an additional sink with instant hot water tap. Window overlooking the front courtyard and attractive period fireplace with flagstone hearth and glazed dressers to the side.
6' 11'' x 6' 3'' (2.1m x 1.9m)
With additional stainless steel sink, under counter cupboards and an array of shelving, Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier.
13' 1'' x 11' 2'' (4.0m x 3.4m) x2
The cellar offers excellent additional storage/work space with hanging cloakroom storage at the foot of the stairwell. Two additional larder compartments with restricted head height and concrete floors. The third cellar area is currently arranged as an office and media room with tanked walls,cupboard space and power, light and heating throughout.
Bedroom 4 - self contained
13' 1'' x 6' 11'' (4.0m x 2.1m)
Self-contained with independent access and lobby, storage, bedroom and shower room ideal for auxiliary accommodation, home office or annexe.
16' 9'' x 13' 9'' (5.1m x 4.2m)
A large double bedroom with bay windows and access to ensuite
Fitted with shower, w/c and basin
18' 8'' x 12' 10'' (5.7m x 3.9m)
A large double bedroom with bay window over looking the gardens. Access to en suite
A large bathroom fitted with, white panelled bath, w/c and basin
12' 10'' x 12' 2'' (3.9m x 3.7m)
Double bedroom overlooking the gardens. Fitted with a corner shower cubicle and basin.
The property sits within a walled enclosure providing a peaceful and idyllic spot, among pretty gardens surrounded by a canopy of green. To the front is a courtyard accessed from the road via a hardwood door with ornate ironworks and offers an excellent area for sitting out and enjoying the evening sun, and with the benefit of a working well.
To the rear of the house is a raised flagstone terrace with a good sized lawned area below, with mature beds of range of shrubs and flowers at the foot where steps lead to a gate beneath an archway of grapevine which provides rear access for the property and a short walk down to the Chine and onto the beach. There is also a vegetable patch, summer house and a wood store. Adjacent to the house a glazed pitched roof sunroom and to the side of the property is a garage housing the valiant boiler as well as side access to the walled garden. The property benefits from two parking spaces outside of the garage.