- DETACHED 5 BEDROOM HOME
- BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED & SPACIOUS
- POPULAR QUIET SWANAGE LOCATION
- SEA VIEWS
- GARAGE & REAR ACCESS/PARKING
- 3 BATHROOMS
- STYLISH KITCHEN
- TIERED VERSATILE SOUTH FACING GARDEN
- MANY ORIGINAL VICTORIAN FEATURES RETAINED
- SHORT WALK TO BEATH & TOWN CENTRE
BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED & SPACIOUS DETACHED 5 BEDROOM HOME IN POPULAR LOCATION SET OVER THREE FLOORS WITH SEA VIEWS, REAR ACCESS/PARKING, GARAGE & THREE BATHROOMS.
The seaside town of Swanage is located on the eastern edge of the Isle of Purbeck, enjoying long sandy beaches, offering many sea activities, coastal walks along the Jurassic Coast, Restaurants, Cafes, Shops, the Historic Swanage Steam Railway and many more family attractions. With easy road access to Sandbanks chain ferry connecting this Purbeck peninsula to Poole Harbour, Sandbanks and Bournemouth.
Built of red brick with stone detailing on bay windows and house corners under a tiled roof, this detached spacious 5 Bedroom home is beautifully and stylishly presented. Located in a quiet elevated position within easy walk of the town and beaches, offering magnificent views across Swanage Bay to Ballard Down, close to local schools, and all amenities make this an ideal family home.
Ground Floor - On entering the Front Door you are greeted by a large Porch with high ceilings and plenty of space for coats and shoes. A second door opens into the main Entrance Hallway with beautiful original Victorian tiled floor and painted wood panelling providing an enchanting welcome to all ground floor rooms. To the front of the house is a spacious Sitting Room with large bay window encompassing sea views and a window seat with storage under. A light room with high ceilings, dado height painted wood panelling, picture rail, elegant fireplace with wood burning stove and built in storage either side of the chimney breast. To the rear of the house the Hallway extends to a rear Lobby with access to Kitchen/Diner and Utility Room. The Kitchen/Diner is a very stylishly designed workable layout with a range of contrasting colour wall and base units topped with solid wood worktop, inset with composite Franke sink and gas hob with extractor canopy combined with integral oven, dishwasher and fridge. Plenty of space for large dining table and chairs and carefully planned ceiling and undercounter lighting enhances the Kitchen area, whilst dropped ceiling lights set an ambient atmosphere to the dining table. A polished tile floor flows nicely throughout and a large south facing window casts natural daylight across the whole room. The Utility room accessed from the Kitchen or rear Lobby provides plenty of space for washing machine, freezer and tumble drier and from here the back door opens into the rear garden. Under the stairs are two storage cupboards and to the rear of the staircase is a compact Shower Room/Cloakroom with shower, wash basin and w.c.
First Floor – A delightful fully carpeted staircase rises to the first floor Landing and access to 2 Bedrooms and Family Bathroom. To the front of the house is the Master Bedroom, a magnificent room with two windows, one of which is a large box bay window, both extend outstanding views across Swanage Bay and Ballard Down to the Isle of Wight. Complete with original Victorian open fireplace this spacious room gives the opportunity to provide not only an appealing room to sleep in but also provides a relaxing seating area to unwind. Bedroom 2, to the rear is a double room with the added bonus of south facing patio doors opening directly onto a terrace and walkway to the rear garden. With original feature Victorian fireplace and port hole circular window adding character, the flexibility to use this room as Bedroom, Study or Snug is very versatile. Also, to the rear of the house is a stunning fully tiled Family Bathroom with south facing window bringing natural light to the room. Comprising of a stylish modern freestanding bath with adjustable overhead shower encircled with shower curtains, wash basin with vanity unit, w.c., heated towel rail and built in double cupboard, all put an exquisite modern twist on the Victorian style.
Second Floor – The central staircase continues to the second floor Landing with west facing window and access to 3 Bedrooms. Bedroom 3, to the rear of the house is a large double room with south facing dormer window making a light and airy room whilst a smaller cast iron feature fireplace keeps some Victorian character. The En Suite Shower Room has a Velux roof light, comprising of walk in shower, wash basin with vanity unit, w.c. and heated towel rail completes this guest suite. Bedroom 4 to the front of the house is a smaller double room with cast iron feature fireplace and dormer window offering wonderful elevated sea views across rooftops to Swanage Bay and the Purbeck Hills beyond. Bedroom 5, also to the front of the house is a single room with east facing window and low Velux window which also presents the amazing views of Swanage Bay and Ballard Down.
Outside – At the front of the house a low, stone and railing topped brick retaining wall encloses a compact shingle garden, with stone topped brick pillars framing the entrance gateway leading up steps to the Front Door. To the rear of the property the garden has been carefully planned to make the most of a tiered garden. From the ground floor Utility Room, the back door opens into a walled and sheltered dining area with wood store, a practical area created to retain the higher level garden. Stone steps lead to the upper level laid mainly to lawn and flanked with a low stone wall and fencing. The patio doors from the first floor Bedroom open on to a terrace surrounded with decorative railings, a lovely sunny aspect catching the sun for most of the day. From this terrace an inclined path runs to the rear lawn. At the far end of the garden is a substantial raised deck area with wooden step and handrail access. A carefully planned area framing the rear of the garage with garden shed to one side and gate access to rear garage and shared access lane to the other. An angled design makes the most of this raised area providing a relaxing retreat to sit, eat or entertain.
Gas Central Heating throughout. Parking space by Garage in rear access lane.