Baring Drive, Cowes

House - Detached

Guide Price

£1,500,000

Freehold

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McCarthy & Booker

The Old Post Office, 73 High Street, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7AJ

01983 300111

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Description

  • Phenomenal Views
  • Glass and decked balcony
  • 4 Bedrooms, all ensuite
  • Open plan kitchen and living space
  • Private path to beach
  • Garage and outbuilding
  • Short walk into Cowes Old Town
  • Quiet and secluded
  • Beautiful gardens and outside space
  • No through road

Gulls Way
The outstanding feature of this extensively refurbished and renovated 2 storey, 4 bedroom home is an unfettered, stunning view across The Solent and Cowes seafront from the glass and decked terrace. Completely surrounded by beautiful gardens and having a secret secure path that leads down to the beach make this private hideaway a treasure of a property.

Outside
You get your first impression of the extensive and amazing views gained from this property as you approach this two storey property. Being nestled down in the landscape, almost hidden by the hedges and shrubs, it's given privacy and seclusion. A short flight of steps, with wooden handrail, lead down to the property which has deep flower beds either side filled with of many varieties of flowers and plants. Brick paths run left and right around to the sides of the property and the open porchway has a timber front door with a clear glass panel.

Entrance Hall
This lobby area is bright and open with white walls and a dark grey tiled floor. A double doored cupboard contains the consumer unit. Two doors lead off to separate bedrooms and a flight of stairs ahead with wooden hand rails either side, lead down to the next level of the house. Above the stairway is a roof space which is part boarded with lights and power.

Bedroom with ensuite shower room
A bright double bedroom with soft neutral decor and large double glazed window with radiator below.
Ensuite shower room contains a white suite comprising of low level wc, basin with mixer tap and white tiled shower cubicle. Throughout this room all fittings are chrome. Grey and white floor tiles give a simple but contemporary finish.

Bedroom with ensuite shower room
A bright single bedroom with soft neutral decor and double glazed window with radiator. Built in wardrobe.
Ensuite shower room contains a white suite comprising of low level wc, basin with mixer tap and white tiled shower cubicle. Walls are half clad in pale timber. Grey and white floor tiles give a simple but contemporary finish.

Lower Landing
Bright carpeted landing running the width of the house. Radiator. Door to the right leading to a bedroom.

Bedroom with ensuite shower room
A bright double bedroom with soft neutral decor and a double glazed window with radiator. Built in wardrobe.
Ensuite shower room contains a white suite comprising of low level wc, basin with mixer tap and white tiled shower cubicle. Throughout this room all fittings are chrome. Grey and white floor tiles give a simple but contemporary finish.

Storage Area
At the opposite end of the landing, a window over looking the front of the house, streams light into this 'ante-room' comprising of many built in floor to ceiling cupboards, giving practical storage room. Passing through this area are doors leading to further rooms.

Cloakroom
Obscured double glazed window allows light into this prettily decorated cloakroom. White low level WC and modern basin with mixer tap are surrounded by half timber clad walls and papered walls above. Grey tiled floors complete the neutral decor.

Utility Room
Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer within this useful area. Window and door leading out to the front of the property.

Main Bedroom with Dressing Room and ensuite
Very large bright and spacious double bedroom with a side window and larger window overlooking the balcony and stunning views beyond. With double patio doors opening onto the terrace giving access to enjoy the outside area. Doorway leading to dressing room and ensuite shower room. Cupboard space, rails and shelving within this carpeted room. Grey wooden vanity unit with basin and mixer tap. Matching wooden mirror above the sink. Radiator. Obscured glass panelled door into large tiled shower cubicle/wet room with low level WC and chrome wall hung towel rail.

Open Plan Kitchen and Living Room
An outstanding hub of the house which flows outside onto the balcony and truly gives the 'inside/outside' feeling. This spacious room, filled with light streaming through the enormous double glazed sliding patio doors gives a calm and peaceful 'beach villa' vibe with its grey wooden flooring and white walls. This open plan space has a large kitchen island and room for a family dining table, making the area sociable and perfect for entertaining. Light grey wooden base and wall units are finished off with a pale wood work surface with matches with the island. Grey tongue and groove cladding are above the worksurfaces around the sink and hob area. Integral appliances include a 4 ring gas hob and two ovens. Freestanding fridge freezer and dishwasher.

Sitting
A large bright room with almost floor to ceiling windows allows the light to flood in and give more views of the coast. Neutral decor offset with a black wood burner which sits on a dark hearth. Double patio doors open onto the balcony giving another access point to this calm and peaceful area.

Gardens and Balcony Terrace
Beautiful gardens wrap around this property on many levels and are filled with mature plants, shrubs and the whole area has been thoughtfully designed. The grey decked balcony has access from the main bedroom, living area and sitting room. With a glass surround, this allows full unfettered view ahead and overlooks the lower garden which is a mix of shingle, olive trees, a long row of lavender plants and laurel shrubs. Access to space under the property and storage room. Leading off this level, passing under a vine covered trellis, is a shared private path which leads directly to the seafront with a secure gate at the end.
Shingle and brick paths either side of the property lead back to the front of the property and to the outbuilding with garage above it. Large log store and seating area adjacent to the outbuilding.

Garage and Outbuilding
On the entrance level are 2 parking spaces opposite the property and a separate garage with an up and over door, power and light.
Directly below this is a workshop/store but has potential for an out door office, studio or garden room. STPP, it maybe possible to combine both areas into an annexe.

Other Information
EPC: D
Council Tax Band: E
Freehold. Gas central heating
Mains drainage and electric

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