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If the Sunday Times has rated Ventnor as the Coolest place to move to, then this 3 / 4-bedroom duplex, penthouse apartment overlooking the bay and Harbour should be at the top of the list. The allocated parking to the rear ensures a hassle-free arrival to the property. From the moment you step out of the lift into the apartment the views, light and space on offer are undeniable. The sizeable accommodation (just shy of 2000 sq. foot ) enjoys the most incredible panoramic views; across the harbour, a full 180 degrees past Ventnor Bay to the iconic lighthouse at the rugged Steephill Cove. The living accommodation occupies the top floor of the duplex apartment with doors that push right back to enjoy full access to two balconies, you feel like you are on the top of an ocean liner, the sitting room is very spacious enhanced with a vaulted style ceiling, a modern dining kitchen enjoys views across the harbour and a second reception room could be used as a study or additional bedroom. Three additional double bedrooms are arranged downstairs and the master bedroom with ensuite again has super views across the esplanade towards the cascade. Whether you’re sitting watching a storm in the distance and listening to the crashing waves or sunning yourself on the hidden balcony whilst the sun reflects on the sea, there are not many cooler places to be in the lovely vibrant coastal town of Ventnor.
The apartment can be accessed from the Esplanade or the private resident’s car park behind, both entrances are for residents only. Stairs access both floors of the apartment or a lift with private key access to floor 5 opens into the lobby.


Bay window to the rear with stairs to the 4th floor and access to a large storage cupboard. Internal door in apartment hallway.


Benefiting from a south facing wall of glazed doors which open fully onto a large private balcony and glass doors opening onto all living rooms. Storage cupboard providing a pantry cupboard. Utility cupboard containing; space and plumbing for washing machine. Vaillant boiler and immersion.


Double doors open onto an extremely impressive room with vaulted style ceiling, triple aspect windows and doors giving a panoramic vista onto the esplanade and beyond. Bi-fold doors to open the room out to both a front balcony overlooking the esplanade, and onto a larger private decked balcony with elevated sitting area, which provides an excellent space for dining out and socialising.


A large dining-kitchen with space for a table within the bay, a great space to enjoy breakfast and take in the views across the harbour. A well-equipped modern kitchen with wall and base units, worksurface over with inset sink, integral dishwasher, NEFF stove with 6 burner gas hob and space for American style fridge/freezer. A glazed door and window panel to the hallway allows lots of light in and giving the room an open plan feel.


Offering excellent flexibility this room could be used as an additional reception room, study or double bedroom (ideal as it has a shower room adjacent).


Window to rear, large walk-in shower, WC, basin and heated towel rail. Stairs lead down to level 4 with door to the lobby and doors off to:


A large bedroom with bay window enjoying views to the west across the harbour to the sea. Fitted double wardrobes and Ensuite Shower Room – Window to rear, walk in shower, WC and basin with mirror and lights over. Heated towel rail.


A double room with fitted wardrobe


A double room with fitted wardrobe


A well fitted bathroom, bath with shower over, twin basins with mirror over, WC. Heated towel rail and extractor.


The apartment benefits from secure allocated parking, accessed by FOB entry.


There are two balconies which afford exceptional views across Ventnor Bay to the Channel beyond. To the front of the Living Room doors slide back fully to open the room onto the balcony, the hallway and living room also benefit from these doors which give access onto an exceptionally large and completely private larger balcony (25’10 x 14’7) which is a super entertaining space.


Leasehold – 999-year lease from December 2004


Maintenance £5,589 PA


The property can not be holiday let


Lift access directly to the apartment secured, accessed by key. Balcony doors open fully, windows can be rotated for cleaning. Secure Phone entry Our description of any appliances and/or services (including any central heating system) should not be taken as any guarantee that these are in working order. None of these statements contained in these particulars as to the property are to be relied on as statements of fact. These particulars do not form part of any contract. Especially if travelling long distances, if there is any point of particular importance, please contact Hose Rhodes Dickson who will be pleased to clarify the information. Floor plans are schematic and are for guidance only. Measurements are approximate. Please note that our photographs depict the property in a furnished condition. On completion all furnishings will be removed unless specifically mentioned elsewhere as being included in the sale. Details and photographs prepared May 2024.

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Successful buyers will be required to complete online identity checks provided by Lifetime Legal. The cost of these checks is £80 inc. VAT per purchase which is paid in advance, directly to Lifetime Legal. This charge verifies your identity in line with our obligations as agreed with HMRC and includes mover protection insurance to protect against the cost of an abortive purchase. Sales Disclaimer- These particulars are believed to be correct and have been verified by or on behalf of the Vendor. However, any interested party will satisfy themselves as to their accuracy and as to any other matter regarding the Property or its location or proximity to other features or facilities which is of specific importance to them. Distances and areas are only approximate and unless otherwise stated fixtures contents and fittings are not included in the sale. Prospective purchasers are always advised to commission a full inspection and structural survey of the Property before deciding to proceed with a purchase. We have prepared these property particulars as a general guide to a broad description of the property. They are not intended to constitute part of an offer or contract. We have not carried out a structural survey and the services, appliances and specific fittings have not been tested. All photographs, measurements, floorplans and distances referred to are given as a guide only and should not be relied upon for the purchase of carpets or any other fixtures or fittings. Lease details, service charges and ground rent (where applicable) and council tax are given as a guide only and should be checked and confirmed by your Solicitor prior to exchange of contracts. The copyright of all details, photographs and floorplans remain exclusive to Hose Rhodes Dickson.




Marlborough House, 1 High Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1RY

01983 855525

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  • Monday08:30 - 17:30
  • Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
  • Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
  • Thursday08:30 - 17:30
  • Friday08:30 - 17:30
  • Saturday09:00 - 16:00
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