- Stunning Period Home
- Exceptional Sea Views across The Solent
- 5 bedrooms
- Drawing Room with Juliet Balcony
- Dining room, Study and Utility room
- Open plan Kitchen/Living Space
- South Facing Garden with Terraces
- Off Road Parking for 3 cars
- Level Walking Distance to Town
- Carlton Cottage available by Separate Negotiation
The Summer House
This stunning period home was believed to have been built in the 1860s. A substantial semi detached property that has been considerably remodelled in 1998 with a rear extension built around 2006. This included installation of new electric, plumbing and heating systems.
The exceptional panoramic Solent views, direct access onto the seafront and easy walking distance into the old town and town centre makes this one of the most sought after locations in Cowes. This home really does offer some beautiful period features whilst still offering light accommodation with plenty of character, comprising of open plan kitchen/sitting room, drawing room, dining room, 5 bedrooms, study, 2 bathrooms, 2 ensuites and utility room. The beautiful south facing rear garden has a series of paved terraces with borders of mature shrubs and trees and off road parking for 3 cars.
This fantastic location is one of the most sought after on the island, The Summer House enjoys simply fabulous panoramic sea views AND a south facing sunny garden. Cowes itself is a level stroll of around half a mile where there is a good choice of bars, restaurants and shops to enjoy, as well as great connections to the mainland by the high speed Red jet service to Southampton and rail links to London and beyond. Cowes is world famous for it's sailing events and regattas and is home to the Royal Yacht Squadron and several other distinguished sailing clubs. There are always boats, yachts and ships of all sizes to watch floating by from the windows of The Summer House.
To the front of this home is a block paved driveway with enough space for 3 cars. There are two exit points onto Queens Road. Pathway leads to the entrance door.
A spacious entrance hall with an elegant staircase leading up to the first floor.
Bedroom 1 with Ensuite
A double bedroom with large bay window and sea vista views across The Solent. The en-suite is fitted with a white suite comprising of a bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Separate shower, wash basin, WC, heated towel rail and under floor heating.
Bedroom 2 with Ensuite
Another generous double room with bay window to the front providing stunning sea views across The Solent. The en-suite has a large walk in shower, wash hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
A truly delightful open plan living space with two sets of French doors leading out to the south facing garden.
The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of cherrywood fronted cabinets with granite worksurface, integrated appliances include a combination oven, two oven gas fired Aga and dishwasher. Space for a fridge freezer.
The sitting area has been an excellent addition, with a vaulted ceiling, two sets of French doors and 'Velux' windows creating a naturally light and welcoming space.
A useful room with space and plumbing for a washing machine and extra fridge. Cupboards. sink unit and coat hooks.
Hidden away! Fitted with a white suite comprising of bath, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.
Stairs open out to the first floor elegant drawing room with exceptional views across The Solent. Double doors lead out to a Juliet balcony. Period fireplace with timber surround and useful built in cupboards and book shelving either side.
Dining Room/Sun Room
Perfect entertaining space where more excellent Solent sea views can be enjoyed. Period fireplace that matches the same in the drawing room.
Built in desk and cupboards with book shelving. A concealed sink unit with drinks cabinet and fridge.
Fitted with a white suite comprising of a bath with separate shower over, wash basin, WC and linen cupboard.
A double room with built in wardrobe with a low level door to bedroom 5.
Bedroom 5 is a single room and can also be accessed from the secondary staircase from the kitchen.
A dual aspect room currently used as a twin bedroom with a door leading out to the garden.
The pretty rear garden has been thoughtfully designed by the owner to really take advantage of the southerly aspect. There are a variety of flagstone paved terraces adjacent to the rear of the home, steps with lighting lead up to the garden's lawn area which has a super variety of plants and trees that include a beautiful magnolia and olive tree. To make the most of the sun and where it shines throughout the day there is another another paved seating area and to the far end of the garden is a timber garden store. Adjacent to the terrace is a Boiler room housing a direct hot water cylinder and recently fitted gas fired boiler.
Services: Mains water, electric, drainage and gas. Gas fired central heating.
EPC: Energy rating D
Council Tax: Band G
Carlton Cottage is a beautifully presented detached property that is reached via a smart gated driveway adjacent to the Summer House. Our client currently owns both The Summer House and Carlton Cottage and would like to offer the cottage by separate negotiation, giving first refusal to the new owner of The Summer House with a guide price of £650,000 . Carlton Cottage has been run as excellent overflow accommodation for visiting friends and family and has also enjoyed several successful holiday letting seasons. It offers 3 double bedrooms, a bathroom, shower room and modern open plan kitchen/living space which opens out to a terrace that affords great sea views across the long private garden.