Four-bed period cottage in Cowes old town with sea views and garden is £565,000

Penny Cottage, Sun Hill, Cowes, Isle of Wight, is on the market with Spence Willard. <i>(Image: Spence Willard)</i>
Penny Cottage, Sun Hill, Cowes, Isle of Wight, is on the market with Spence Willard. (Image: Spence Willard)

Originally a pair of period cottages, Penny Cottage is a characterful home in Cowes on the Isle of Wight.

It has a largely open-plan living space, together with four bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first and second floors.

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While various characterful features remain, the house has modern comforts with gas-fired central heating and uPVC framed double glazing.

Isle of Wight County Press: The kitchen.
Isle of Wight County Press: The kitchen.

The kitchen. (Image: Spence Willard)

There are sea views from the main bedroom and the attractive rear garden includes terraces, various borders and a low maintenance lawn as well as having a gated side access.

Situated within the Conservation Area and old town of Cowes the cottage is a short walk from the various shops, restaurants, yacht clubs and mooring facilities.

The nearby Red Jet high speed ferry terminal provides regular crossings to Southampton, while nearby Northwood Park has tennis courts.

Cowes is world-renowned for its sailing activity, including Cowes Week, and the cottage is brilliantly situated to take advantage of both the sporting and social scene.

The ground floor features a dining area with built-in cupboards and a wide opening to the dual aspect sitting room, which has an attractive view down Sun Hill, as well as a fireplace with built-in cupboards and a further seating area with French doors to the garden.

The kitchen is fitted with a good range of built-in cupboards, sink unit with mixer tap, Miele oven and Miele induction four-ring hob with extractor over and integral fridge.

There is a coats cupboard and utility cupboard with space for washing machine and dryer too.

There are two staircases leading to the first floor, where you will find bedrooms one and two,

The first floor is home to bedrooms one and two, as well as two bathrooms. Bedroom one is a dual-aspect room which includes a view down Market Hill and over The Solent.

Isle of Wight County Press: There are sea views.
Isle of Wight County Press: There are sea views.

There are sea views. (Image: Spence Willard)

Bedroom two is a double room with views of Market Hill and a handy built-in cupboard.

There are also two first floor bathroom with baths with mixer taps, shower screens, wash basins and WCs.

On the second floor, there are two more bedrooms with sloping ceilings and painted wooden beams. Bedroom three has under eaves storage, while bedroom four has roof top views over Cowes.

Outside, a side path with gated access leads to the attractive rear garden has a large stone paved terrace which is ideal for outdoor dining and seating.

There’s a series of borders enclosed by brick walls and steps leading to a low maintenance AstroTurf lawn and a further paved terrace.

LOCATION: Cowes

BEDROOMS: Four

PRICE: £565,000

AGENT: Spence Willard

TEL: 01983 200880.

WEB: spencewillard.co.uk

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