- Substantial Character House
- Refurbished & Presented To A High Standard
- Southerly Aspect & Sea Views
- Five Bedrooms & Five Receptions
- Gardens & Balcony
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An exceptional home, offering space, light and period features, with panoramic sea views and breathtaking views of the Downs. Ideally situated, it’s just minutes from the centre of Ventnor, which was once a Victorian spa town, and now seen by many as the creative hub of the Island, as well as its gourmet capital. This property dates from the 1880s and has been sensitively refurbished in recent years, to create a spectacular and stylish family home, with plenty of scope for home working and entertaining. Arranged over four floors, the property has the feel of a town house by the sea, with varnished floorboards on three levels. The subtropical gardens are south facing, with palms, bamboo and olive trees.
ENTRANCE PORCH With double opening doors leading to
HALLWAY Spacious with a high ceiling, coving and deep skirting boards. There’s a turning staircase to the upper & lower floors.
RECEPTION ROOM 13′ 8" max x 10′ 0" (4.17m x 3.05m) Ideal for welcoming guests, with a double glazed window overlooking the front. There’s a feature brick fireplace and a door to the rear hallway.
BOOT/STORE ROOM Handy storage room, with a window to the front.
MUSIC ROOM/STUDY 12′ 10" max x 14′ 4" into bay (3.91m x 4.37m) A light, bright room, with coving and ceiling rose, a column radiator, and a feature brick fireplace. The large bay window has a West facing outlook.
LIVING ROOM 15′ 4" into bay x 14′ 9" (4.67m x 4.5m) Perfect for Instagrammers, this room has the wow factor! There’s an imposing marble fireplace, column radiators and a large bay window which dominates the room. There’s extravagant cornicing and an ornate ceiling rose. The full height sash windows open to a stylish timbered veranda, where there’s enough space for a small table and chairs. Enjoy amazing views over the town, sea and lush gardens below.
ON THE LOWER GROUND FLOOR
KITCHEN 18′ 8 max" x 12′ 8" (5.69m x 3.86m) The heart of the home – a lovely room with high ceilings, central chandelier and pendant lights, a large side window, and high level velux windows offering lots of natural light. The china blue Rangemaster Cooker is a focal point and set into a chimney recess. There’s a deep butler sink, wooden worktops & white brick tiled splashbacks. The freestanding units include a low dresser and a central island. There are also large inbuilt store cupboards, containing a combination boiler. Door into
UTILITY ROOM & STORE 12′ 5" x 7′ 3" (3.78m x 2.21m) With plenty of storage in 3 separate areas. Plumbing for washing machine.
STUDY 12′ 2" x 10′ 5" (3.71m x 3.18m) A cosy room with a big window to the side and a feature cast iron fireplace with tiled inserts. Plus a column radiator.
DINING ROOM 14′ 11 into bay" x 14′ 6" (4.55m x 4.42m) A stunning space, with full height sash windows, cornicing and ornate ceiling rose. There’s also a cast iron fireplace with tiled inserts, and column radiators. This room looks onto the terrace and garden, and has striking sea views from one angle. It opens onto the timbered veranda with stepped access down into the sunny back garden.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR Mezzanine landing, giving a feeling of space. Two panel radiators. Staircase leading to the upper floor.
BEDROOM 1 15′ 4" into bay x 14′ 10" (4.67m x 4.52m) A wonderful south facing room with a large bay window offering outstanding sea views over the English Channel. There are further views towards Trinity Church and the gardens below. Other features include the exposed brick fireplace and column radiator.
BEDROOM 2 12′ 10" x 14′ 1" into bay (3.91m x 4.29m) This bright room has a bay window with side views of the Downs. Plus a column radiator and a feature exposed brick fireplace.
SEPARATE WC Wash hand basin. Radiator. Window to the front with obscure glass and a venetian blind. Half panelled walls.
BEDROOM 3 13′ 7" max x 14′ 4" (4.14m x 4.37m) Two large windows give gorgeous views of St Boniface Downs – the highest point on the Island. There’s also a feature brick fireplace with a slate hearth, a ceramic basin and vanity unit, and column radiator. A cupboard in one corner houses the Vaillant gas fired combination boiler.
ON THE TOP FLOOR The landing has a large storage cupboard and a window. Plus a glass skylight, access into the roof space, and a double panel radiator.
BEDROOM 4 10′ 5" max x 14′ 4" (3.18m x 4.37m) Incredible panoramic views over the sea, gardens and town, from the main large window and the side window too. Double panel radiator.
FAMILY BATHROOM/WC 12′ 10" x 10′ 8" (3.91m x 3.25m) A luxurious bathroom with bamboo flooring and a freestanding roll top bath with a Victorian style mixer shower attachment. The large glazed walk-in shower has grey brick tiled walls and a generous rainfall shower head. There’s also a pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and double panel radiator . The window to the side provides distant sea views or you could relax in the bath and admire the Downs.
BEDROOM 5 13′ 5" max x 14′ 0" (4.09m x 4.27m) A lovely room with double aspect windows overlooking St Boniface Downs and the tennis courts, and sea view from the side window. Plus a double panel radiator and brick feature fireplace.
HEATING Gas fired central radiators including many stylish column radiators.
OUTSIDE There are steps down the side of the house leading to a side passageway which brings you into the rear garden. There is also a side door into the house.
GARDEN This is one of the many high points of this fabulous home! At the top, there’s a paved terrace with space for seating, so you can sit and admire the English Channel and dramatic planting. Steps then take you down to a south facing subtropical garden, inspired by the famous Ventnor Botanic Garden. The sunny garden is lawned with spacious borders featuring palms, giant echiums, fuchsias and banana trees. At the back, there’s a secluded ‘secret’ section, with olive trees, bamboo and space for alfresco dining. The back gate opens onto a pathway that takes you to the Upper High Street in Ventnor.
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