One of the town's trophy properties tucked away off Captains Row. Set back behind remote controlled twin gates this exceptional detached family home offers an excellent level of accommodation that incorporates a useful independent self-contained ground floor annexe and rarely for such a central property unsurpassed integral garaging.
In the style of a classic Georgian character property featuring a central galleried through hall. To take maximum advantage of the unique setting the accommodation is, in part reversed to feature a fine first floor drawing room, a neighbouring dining room and generous kitchen having a separate utility room. The 4 sizable bedrooms, situated over both the ground and first floor are arranged as full suites.
The landscaped gardens set out over various linked levels are an undoubted feature affording a great sense of privacy and seclusion with the general reception areas and principal suite all opening onto a substantial sheltered paved seating terrace.
Overhead an external stairwell, accessed from the gardens upper levels ascends to a large decked roof terrace incorporating the central lantern from which the property affords fine coastal vistas.
4 bedrooms, 4 en suite bath/shower rooms, cloakroom, drawing room, kitchen/dining room, utility room, self-contained 1 bedroom annexe, garage, garden, ample off-road parking, south of the high street location
ACCOMMODATION IN MORE DETAIL Broad paved steps with central painted portico surround. Contrasting door with fanlight over opens to:
RECEPTION HALL With turnaround stairs ascending to galleried landing overhead. Understairs store cupboard. Wall light point. Recessed ceiling lights. Exposed wooden floor throughout. Door to:
BEDROOM 4 Situated to the front of the property with 2 wall-light points. Door to:
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fitted with suite comprising a low-level WC with concealed cistern and sculpted wash hand basin. Corner tiled shower cubicle. Ladder style heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Recessed ceiling lights. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor.
BEDROOM 3 A dual aspect room overlooking the drive approach fitted with a range of part shelved wardrobe store cupboards to wall. 4 Wall-light points. Door to:
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fitted with suite comprising a low-level WC with concealed cistern and sculpted wash hand basin. Double tiled shower cubicle with drencher style head and glazed side screen. Ladder style heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Recessed ceiling lights. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor.
INTEGRAL GARAGING COMPLEX With twin doors to fore. Fire door with stairs ascending to ground floor. Fitted with a range of shelved store cupboards to one wall. Twin Belfast style sink with central tap surmounted by a wooden drainer with space and plumbing below for various domestic appliances.
SELF CONTAINED GROUND FLOOR APPARTMENT Comprising a sitting/dining room with glazed double doors onto a stepped paved courtyard with terraced gardens beyond. KITCHEN AREA With a range of store cabinets to both base and high level with surrounding woodblock worksurfaces incorporating a circular sink. Built-in 2 ring halogen hob set under a canopy fan. Built-in base fridge. Wooden floor covering. Access to walk-in BOILER ROOM Housing Worcester gas fired boiler. BEDROOM Fitted with a range of bedroom furniture linked by overhead cupboards. Recessed ceiling lights. Glazed door to: EN SUITE BATHROOM Fitted with suite comprising a low-level WC with concealed cistern and sculpted wash hand basin. Sculpted panelled bath with overhead
On The First Floor
GALLERIED LANDING The whole sent under a lantern style roof with recessed ceiling lights. Exposed wooden floor throughout.
CLOAKROOM Fitted with suite comprising a low-level WC and wall-mounted wash hand basin. Recessed ceiling lights. Tiling to principal areas. Exposed wooden floor.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/DINING ROOM A fine naturally well-lit dual aspect room. Recessed ceiling lights. Exposed wooden floor throughout.
KITCHEN Fitted with a range of colour washed cabinets to both base and high level with surrounding woodblock worksurface incorporating a Belfast style sink. 5 Ring Westahl Range style twin oven with contemporary canopy fan overhead. Built-in Lamona dishwasher. Space for an American style fridge/freezer. China display cabinets with downlighting.
DINING AREA Ample unobstructed dining area with colour washed panelling to dado height. 4 Wall light points. Glazed double doors open to paved seating terrace with gardens beyond. Door to:
UTILITY ROOM Fitted with a matching range of painted store cabinets to both base and high level with woodblock worksurface inset with Belfast style sink. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and tumble dryer. Glazed door to exterior.
DRAWING ROOM A naturally well-lit dual aspect room affording fine views out over the landscaped gardens. Featuring a wood burning stove set on a blackened tile hearth with contemporary carved stone surround and stone mantel over. 6 Wall/picture lights. Glazed door to exterior. Return door to dining room.
PRINCIPAL SUITE A dual aspect room comprising a BEDROOM with views to the fore over the drive approach. 3 Picture lights. Archway through to DRESSING ROOM: Fitted with an extensive range of part shelved wardrobe store cupboards to the principal walls. Glazed door to seating terrace and gardens. Door to:
EN SUITE BATHROOM Fitted with suite comprising a low-level WC with concealed cistern and twin wash hand basins set in a contrasting blackened marble surround. Stand alone, contemporary ball and claw style central bath with hand-held shower attachment. Separate walk-in tiled shower cubicle with drencher head and hand-held shower to side. Extractor fan. Recessed ceiling lights. Tiling to principal areas.
GUEST SUITE Naturally well-lit dual aspect room with 4 wall/picture lights. Return to separate DRESSING AREA fitted with a range of shelved wardrobe store cupboards to 2 walls. Glazed door to paved seating terrace. Door to:
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fitted with suite comprising a low-level WC with sculpted wash hand basin. Tiled enclosed shower cubicle with drencher style head. Tiling to principal areas. Heated ladder style towel rail. Extractor fan. Recessed ceiling lights.
OUTSIDE The property is accessed from Captains Row via remote controlled gates set on brick piers that open onto a substantial paved parking area suitable for a number of vehicles that leads in turn to the property and its INTEGRAL UNDERCROFT GARAGING. Adjacent to the property are twin brick edged raised planters.
Effectively horseshoeing the property with a splendid south west orientation is a paved seating terrace that provides a fantastic area for informal entertaining accessed from both the drawing room, dining room and principal suite with steps to one side that ascend to an area of lawn screened by substantial evergreen hedgework. The upper level has a separate seating terrace with gated access to one side to Madeira Walk. Designed for ease of maintenance the gardens are essentially terraced with stone retaining walls incorporating an array of ornamental shrubs. To one side a substantial stairwell ascends to a fine, enclosed DECKED ROOF TERRACE that enjoys distant views out across the Solent with the backdrop of the Isle of Wight, marinas and Walhampton.
SERVICES All main services are connected. The services and equipment remaining with the property have not been tested by John D Wood & Co. and we are unable to verify that they are in working order.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS All items usually denominated as fixtures and fittings, apart from those mentioned specifically in these particulars, are excluded from the sale.
DIRECTIONS From our office in Lymington continue on down the High Street and as the road bears left into Gosport Street, turn right into Captains Row where the property will be found on the right hand side behind black gates.
VIEWING Strictly By Appointment by John D Wood & Co.