PERIOD APARTMENT - Melcombe House, Queens Road, Cowes


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Leasehold With Share Of Freehold

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

01983 300111

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  • Two very large bedrooms
  • Uninterrupted sea views
  • Communal gardens
  • Two bath/shower rooms
  • Allocated parking
  • Cowes sea front
  • Vacant possession

A 2 bedroom apartment with stunning Solent Views within easy walking distance to Cowes beach and town centre. Large open sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom and allocated parking. Chain free!

Flat 4 Melcombe House
An apartment with 2 very generously sized bedrooms and stunning panoramic views across the Solent. Two bathrooms, large sitting room. Allocated parking within the pristine communal outside area. Situated on Queens Road, Cowes, this apartment with character, has an enviable position with instant access to the seafront and a short walk to Cowes Old Town. Renowned as a sailing mecca, Cowes has quick access to Southampton via the more modern Red Jet, boutique shops and eateries.

Melcombe House
Believed to be originally Admiral Spencer Victor York de Horsey's home which has now been divided into apartments. Turning immediately off the seafront, the drive leads up to this impressive looking character building with immaculate flower beds and lawns. Being built on a raised aspect results in stunning panoramic views of the Solent and across to the mainland. Allocated parking at the front of the building. The entrance door to the building opens into a beautifully constructed reception hall with a wooden galleried landing and the stairs that lead up to Flat 4.

Entrance Hall
Opening the wooden door to the property takes you into a hallway which curves around the first floor. Neutral light decor with deep skirting boards are a feature here and throughout the apartment.
This spacious area has doors leading off to 4 rooms as well as having an under stairs storage area and smoke alarm. Two double radiators. The consumer unit is midpoint on one wall.

Two windows, one double glazed the other a single sash, bathe the room in light. It is half tiled in white with a blue 'rope style' border finish, which compliments the blue/white/gold vinyl flooring.
There is a traditional white bathroom suite comprising of a close coupled toilet, basin with separate hot/cold chrome taps and the bath with a mixer 'telephone style' shower tap finished with a wooden bath panel. Radiator, shaver point and extractor fan.

Original style sash window allows the light into this bright and ample kitchen, it has two 'runs' of worksurface either side with space for a breakfast table.

A very generous double bedroom with the same neutral decor, radiator and a double glazed window looking out to the rear of the property.

Living Room
With FANTASTIC views out of the two sash windows, this large sunny sitting room is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the vista over the Solent with its constantly changing scenery. The fireplace has a white mantlepiece and surround with a white and grey marble hearth and is currently blocked off with the same style marble slab. There is a recessed area to the back of the room that would suit a dining table or office area. Two radiators and entry phone system on the wall.

Carpeted stairway with white bannisters, curling up to the second bedroom with ensuite shower room.

Another very generous double bedroom with 'Velux' windows to the front and rear. The front window is a 'Velux balcony style' window to ensure maximum light and viewing pleasure from the top of the building. The room has ample space for the largest of beds and has two built in cupboards that can be used as wardrobes or storage space. One radiator and a door to the ensuite shower room.

Ensuite Shower Room
A large bright shower room with 3/4 of the wall in white tiles and a feature of green 'rope style' border tiles half way up which continues around the room. This theme is also within the tiled shower cubicle that has an obscured front opening door. The close coupled WC and bidet are of a traditional style. A radiator and green/grey/gold vinyl flooring complete this room.

Other Information
Council Tax Band: F
Tenure: Freehold is owned by the management company, with each of the 11 flats owning 1/11th of that company's shares. They then lease from themselves on a 999 year peppercorn basis.
Service Charges: £2,700 pa (2022)
Gas central heating

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