Swains Road, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5XT, PO35 5XT
- Arts and Craft style detached home
- Superb location
- Six bedrooms
- Many original features
- Huge attic space
- Double garage
- Secluded garden
A beautiful and substantial 6 bedroom home situated just steps from the beach in one of the most prestigious addresses in Bembridge. Still full of Arts and Craft style period features plus spacious accommodation, parking, garage and well screened gardens, Fourways should not be missed!
Fourways is one of a handful of substantial "Bembridge Houses" and is an excellent example of the Arts and Crafts period which evolved between 1860 and 1910. Built circa 1908 the simple and beautiful style gives the feel of a cottage home, on a large scale. The house is full of many typical features of that time to include a pebble dash exterior, the front of which has been painted in recent years and a superb Entrance Reception Hall with unique crafted staircase. Throughout the home are deep bays with multi paned windows, original fireplaces, original design skirts and high ceilings.Bembridge village is found on the eastern tip of the Isle of Wight and is renowned for its beautiful beaches and harbour with access to the sailing waters of the Solent. This stunning, six bedroom home is found in a sought after position within the village, at the sea end of Swains Road, just yards from the beach via an unmade lane.The Ground Floor The ground floor reception rooms feature oversize archways with deep bays and original fireplaces. A side aspect conservatory can be accessed from the drawing room and the rear aspect dining room leads into the kitchen, with room for full family breakfast table. A practical drying room off the kitchen houses the boiler and has access to a walk in larder with fitted shelving and window. Further rooms include a snug sitting room, utility room and cloakroom.The First Floor Six bedrooms on the first floor, including a suite of three rooms with bathroom, are all well-proportioned and feature hand crafted light savers over original panelled doors with brass furnishings. The rooms are irregular shapes and feature tapered ceilings, typical of the arts and crafts style.The Second Floor A second staircase leads to a secondary first floor landing with access to a secret staircase leading to the vast attic space, with dormer window.The Grounds Externally the garden wraps around on three sides and has a practical area with shed and log store, area of fruit trees and a deep gravel driveway providing plenty of parking and room for boat storage, as well as a double garage. The property is well screened on all of its borders giving privacy and seclusion.