An Iconic property with enormous further scope situated in the very heart of St. Martin's village, Coniston is superbly located for the parish school and amenities & short stroll through the gate at the back into the country lanes of St Martin. Available for sale for only the 2nd time in many years, Coniston offers the opportunity to acquire an extremely spacious detached bungalow set withing beautiful grounds of almost half an acre. Currently configured as a single-story dwelling, there is consented planning permission to extend into the existing roof space to create 3 bedrooms, one with ensuite, a bathroom and a large balcony terrace area, along with separate generous kitchen, utility and living areas to complement an already spacious ground floor.
Externally the property boasts a substantial and beautiful southwest facing garden area with mature trees, outbuildings, greenhouses and sheds, and a huge double garage and workshop area with car port, which has consented planning permission for conversion to a large dower with roof storage space. Currently offering parking for 3 cars in the front and 7 plus cars in the rear.
We would strongly recommend this property for closer inspection, given the flexibility and scope it offers.
5.54m x 1.98m (18'2" x 6'6")
uPVC part glazed door to front with glazed side screens.
4.27m x 4.27m (14'0" x 14'0")
Large bay window to front.
3.05m x 2.40m (10'0" x 7'10")
Stylish four piece white suite of large walk-in shower cubicle, twin ended bath, large wash hand basin set in vanity unit with storage below, and concealed low flush wc. Tiled floor and walls tiled to dado rail height. Window to side.
4.57m x 3.66m (15' x 12'0")
Large bay window to front.
2.40m x 1.02m (7'10" x 3'4")
Three piece white suite of shower cubicle, wall mounted wash hand basin and low flush wc. Tiled floor.
6.10m x 4.22m (20'0" x 13'10")
A lovely large room, the focal point of which is a working fireplace set on tiled hearth with matching surround. Large windows to side providing an aspect over the gardens and small arched leaded window to front.
6.35m x 2.90m (20'10" x 9'6")
Run of uPVC double glazed windows on two sides providing an outlook over, and a pair of uPVC double glazed doors giving access onto, the gardens.
4.17m x 3.60m (13'8" x 11'10")
Incorporating a run of Formica units with beige work surfaces over incorporating 1½ bowl single drainer sink. Window to rear.
2.29m x 1.70m (7'6" x 5'7")
Window to side. Formica units with single bowl, single drainer stainless steel sink.
5.54m x 1.37m (18'2" x 4'6")
Storage cupboard. Access to roof space via loft ladder. Airing cupboard incorporating immersion heater.
2.13m x 0.81m (7' x 2'8")
Two piece white suite of wall mounted corner wash hand basin and low flush wc. Window to side.
2.34m x 2.34m (7'8" x 7'8")
Window to side.
1.47m x 1.32m (4'10" x 4'4")
Door to side.
The property is approached over a long sweeping driveway which leads from the roadside through a pair of granite pillars onto a driveway running down one side and across the rear of the property, culminating in a substantial parking turning area for a large number of cars. At the very rear of the parking area is a Garage complex comprising :
Planning permission has been granted for 2 extensions to the property. The first is for the main house, to extend into the existing roof space to create 3 bedrooms, one with ensuite, a bathroom and a large balcony terrace area, along with separate generous kitchen, utility and living areas to complement an already spacious ground floor.The second is for the garage complex to provide a dower unit and extensive first floor storage with large windows to provide a light and accessible building.Given the location of the property in the centre of St Martin's village, and the almost half acre plot, there is great scope for development to the existing property and/or instead of it.Any such schemes would be subject to the necessary planning permission being sought, although in general terms the policies within the Island Development Plan do allow for development on such sites.
6.05m x 3.66m (19'10" x 12'0")
Up-and-over door to front. Window to side.
6.05m x 3.05m (19'10" x 10'0")
Up-and-over door to front.
4.47m x 1.96m (14'8" x 6'5")
Wooden window to front with double glazed door alongside. Washing area with sink. Separate electricity, water and mains drains.
2.00m x 1.22m (6'7" x 4'0")
Window to front.
5.90m x 2.74m (19'4" x 9')
A carport style storage area incorporating self contained oil tank set on catchpit with wooden timber built garden shed alongside. Access to separate outside WC.
To the immediate rear of the Sun Room and Kitchen is a southwest facing paved patio area well placed to enjoy sun for a large proportion of the day.
The gardens wrap around the property from the patio area at the back round to the front, bounded by a high granite wall and large conifers creating a very private and sweeping area with extensive lawned space, and many mature trees and bushes creating a smaller wooded area.In one far corner there is a large block and wood built outhouse with corrugated roof, and in the another there are greenhouses, and a seating area. A pedestrian gate gives access onto the school lane leading to St Martins School.
Hotpoint Ultima electric double oven and hob, stainless steel extractor, Hotpoint washing machine/tumble dryer, Hotpoint Aquarius dishwasher, Zanussi 6' free standing fridge, Hotpoint free standing freezer.