Five bedroom house on the Isle of Wight with stunning sea views

Stanhope House is a beautiful period Isle of Wight house which has been modernized and enjoys panoramic views of the Solent and Hampshire coast.

It occupies an elevated position on Stanhope Drive in Cowes and is a short distance from the prestigious Queens Road and Esplanade.

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Stanhope Drive is a cul-de-sac and the seafront is only 135 meters away, with easy level walking access to the town center with its many shops, restaurants and the Red Jet high-speed ferry to Southampton.

It is in a perfect location for sailing enthusiasts as it is close to the yacht clubs and has great views of the starting lines for Cowes Week and the Round the Island Yacht Regatta.

The stunning salon. Photo: Steve Thearle.

This attractive period property, built circa 1832, has a particularly beautiful drawing room which retains a number of original features including large decorative windows from which you can enjoy the sea views.

This room features high ceilings, a marble-lined fireplace and a range of built-in closets and adjustable shelving.

The modern eat-in kitchen and a garden room both open onto the south-facing courtyard.

The kitchen/dining room features a Shaker style kitchen with a range of integrated appliances including a fridge, freezer, dishwasher and cooker with extractor along with granite worktops and a sink.

There is tiled flooring with underfloor heating throughout, including a dining area with built in bench seating.

The garden room has an attractive seating area with a vaulted ceiling with integrated skylights and double doors across the south side opening onto the courtyard.

Isle of Wight County Press: The rooms have lots of character and style.  Photo: Steve Thearle.The rooms have a lot of character and style. Photo: Steve Thearle.

The ground floor also has a cloakroom, utility room, shower room and a versatile annexe to the rear which can provide either an additional bedroom suite or a further reception room.

Upstairs there are five bedrooms and three bathrooms on the upper floors.

The first floor comprises a dual aspect master bedroom with stunning views of the Solent, fitted wardrobes and an ensuite shower room.

There are three further bedrooms, all with sea views, and a bathroom with bath and separate shower, washbasin and toilet.

On the second floor is bedroom five, a characterful room with sloping ceilings and Velux windows with sea views and a wet room.

Outside, on the east side of the house, there is parking for up to three to four cars, whilst to the front lies a lawned garden surrounded by a hedge.

There is an attractive courtyard garden to the rear which is enclosed by the original house and annex and provides an attractive outdoor seating and dining area. There is also a garage.

LOCATION: Cowes

BEDROOMS: Five

PRICE: £1,250,000

AGENT: Spence Willard

Tel: (01983) 200880

WEB: spencewillard.co.uk

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