Located on the southeast coast of the Isle of Wight and enjoying fantastic sea views, this lovely stone and flint house is just a short walk from the centre of the charming seaside resort of Ventnor.
This lovely flint and stone house enjoys sea views from its elevated position in the seaside resort of Ventnor, on the south-east coast of the Isle of Wight. It is south facing and within walking distance of the town centre and the beach. Ventnor is an attractive seaside resort with a range of interesting shops, restaurants, public houses, wine bars and charming gardens. It has a secluded beach where swimming, paddling and fishing can be enjoyed. Fresh fish can be purchased daily from the harbour. Visitors may also enjoy strolling through Ventnor gardens and the renowned Ventnor Botanical Garden. There is a lovely coastal walk linking Ventnor with Shanklin and there are beautiful downland walks further inland. The larger sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin are within a ten-minute drive.
Huish House was built in 1866 by Captain Mark Huish, and stands at the end of a small terrace of similar stone and flint houses. The property provides comfortable accommodation for six people in three bedrooms and ranges over four floors. On the ground floor there is a fitted kitchen with a tiled floor, equipped with an electric double oven and gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, coffee maker, table and chairs; a small utility area under the stairs houses the freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer; and a cloakroom with W.C. and basin.
It is on the first floor that the ancient gothic style front door provides the main access to the property. Here, there is a sitting room with sea views, a large corner sofa, wood burning stove and Smart television with Sky Family Plus, Freeview and a Blu-Ray DVD player; a separate dining room with feature fire place. There is also a mini portable music system with radio, CD and Bluetooth speakers. Stairs then lead up to the master bedroom with a king-size bed and sea views, plus an adjacent family bathroom with a Victorian style bath on clawed feet, hand shower, walk in shower, basin and W.C.
On the fourth floor there is another double bedroom with sea views and a king-size bed, plus an attractive twin bedroom with 2ft 6ins beds for children. All of the bedrooms have wardrobes. A travel cot and high chair can be provided.
Huish House provides a wonderful base from which to enjoy a beach holiday or to explore the island. There is a good bus service within a couple of minutes walk to take you to Ventnor centre if you prefer not to walk, or to Shanklin and Newport plus the various small villages en-route. Cars can be parked outside the property when space permits and in nearby lanes. A public house, wine bar and restaurants in the town centre are within ten minutes walk.