MIMOSA LODGE This substantial and beautifully presented home is currently operated as a successful Boutique Bed and Breakfast. Situated in a sought after road in Cowes, just a short stroll to the seafront and just over half a mile from Cowes Town centre. Cowes is a historical town that is famous for its sailing events and offers a variety of local shops, pubs and restaurants as well as the Red Jet passenger ferry to Southampton. As well as being close to Cowes Mimosa Lodge is also within walking distance to the pretty coastal village of Gurnard, home to a sailing club, Gurnard press and a couple of eateries with great reputations.
THE ACCOMMODATION Mimosa Lodge is a beautifully presented Regency home that is arranged over three floors offering generous accommodation. With high ceilings and original features including large sash windows, fireplaces and an ornate porch it has charm and elegance in every corner. The handsome house is blessed with just over half an acre of gardens with a driveway the leads to a parking area that can accommodate several vehicles. There is also a fabulous detached garden chalet which offers extra space as a secluded alternative to the house itself with a double bedroom, shower room and open plan sitting room with kitchen.
FIRST FLOOR On the first floor of Mimosa lodge there is a grand entrance hall with stripped wood flooring and an abundance of natural light through large sash windows with ornate cornicing. The owners suite can be found here and is made up of a sitting room, large bedroom with en suite and french doors that lead out to a sun terrace. Lovely views of the garden can be enjoyed from this floor. These rooms could also be used as a drawing room and study.
Also on this floor is a lovely double bedroom with dual aspect windows looking out to the impressive gardens. The en suite bathroom has a bath, separate shower, wash hand basin with vanity and low level WC.
SECOND FLOOR The top floor of Mimosa Lodge is given completely to an impressive Principle Suite with much natural light, 'French' doors open to a long balcony with room for a table and chairs. The fabulous views from this room and balcony of the gardens and Solent are one of the truly show stopping features of the house and completely unexpected making the views even more spectacular! The generous ensuite is another wow factor and includes a stand alone bath and huge walk in shower with a modern floating screen.
GROUND FLOOR The ground floor of Mimosa lodge can be accessed from the front or the rear of the home. It offers a large double bedroom with wardrobes in a dressing area and an ensuite shower room. The ample dining room has impressive views of the gardens that can be accessed via large double doors. The wood burner and fire place provides a pretty focal point to this room along with the warmth it provides in the cooler months.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a good range of 'Shaker' style base and wall units with granite work surface. there is a space for a range style oven, space and plumbing for a dishwasher and american style fridge freezer. The central island provides extra work surface and storage.
The utility room houses the boilers and water tank. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and a range of cupboards and a wash hand basin.
The conservatory is a lovely addition to this home and provides beautiful views of the garden.
OUTSIDE To the front of Mimosa Lodge the home is enclosed by mature hedging and a blue mimosa tree. The driveway leads down to a parking area for numerous cars.
There is a self catering garden house which offers a double bedroom with en suite, open plan living area with kitchen. This is perfect for holiday letting, a home office or overflow accommodation for guests.
The gardens comprise of a large paved terrace perfect for alfresco dining. There are beautifully planted borders with gravel paths leading through the lawns. There is an array of mature trees and plants including mimosa, wild cherry and a wisteria tree.
OTHER INFORMATION Tenure is Freehold
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