Property for sale


Castle Road, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, , PO38 1LG

Key features:
  • A life changing lifestyle opportunity
  • An elegant 9 bedroom period property which combines a famil
  • Sea views overlooking Ventnor park
  • Impressive reception rooms & generously proportioned bedroo
  • Balconies with sea views & tropical gardens
  • Parking for several vehicles

The St Maur was built in 1876 and is a beautiful example of a Victorian villa constructed of island stone

St Maur has been in the same family since 1966 and has been both a home and business to two successive generations The current owners took over the reins in 1989 and have evolved the accommodation to create a boutique style hotel They are now planning to retire and hence the property is for sale

The villa enjoys a superb location, nestled between Ventnors town centre with its beach and esplanade, and picturesque Steephill Cove, with its selection of cafes and restaurant The botanic gardens are a short walk away and Ventnors award winning park is just below, enhancing the sea views with a verdant foreground

The accommodation has been comprehensively upgraded over the years reducing the total number of guest bedrooms to 8 to enable the creation of very large en-suites
There are elegant generously sized public spaces, the drawing room being particularly notable with its lovely period features and marble fireplace
French doors open onto the south facing terrace which is sheltered by an attractive ironwork verandah and extends into the tropical landscaped gardens The gardens are beautifully maintained and surround the villa creating a spectacular backdrop The dining room has a wall of glass looking out to impressive palm trees and banana plants for an exotic dining experience

From the car-parking to the front, a sloping path leads up to the attractive:

With pitched roof and windows on three sides Victorian tiled floor and solid front door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 176 x 1210
A large imposing hall with ornate Victorian tiled floor, impressive coving, dado and picture rails and magnificent staircase to upper floors

From hall, door to:

DRAWING ROOM: 281 x 1611
An elegant reception room which combines grandeur with comfort Superb cornice and ceiling rose, French doors through a bay window to the terrace and tropical gardens Views through Ventnor Park to the sea Marble fireplace with tiled surround and hearth Currently housing gas fire Alcove, radiator

From entrance hall, door to:

LOUNGE BAR: 182 x 165
Bay window with French doors to the exotic front gardens Views over Ventnor Park towards the sea

From drawing room, double doors to:

DINING ROOM: 218 x 198
Wonderfully lit with a wall of windows to the tropical palms of the garden Seating for 20 diners

From dining room, double swing doors to:

KITCHEN: 1611 x 1311
Window to side and half height ceramic tiled walls A very spacious kitchen with a range of commercial stainless steel catering equipment a full inventory can be provided The kitchen currently has a five star hygiene certificate Separate room housing fridges and freezers

From entrance hall and also accessed from kitchen anti-room, doors to:

Reception with computerised booking system WC

Radio controlled fire alarm system

Almost all the rooms have sea views and either balconies, Juliet balconies or a deck All bathroom and shower rooms are very generously proportioned and all is presented in excellent decorative order

This can be accessed from the first floor of the hotel or by its own private entrance to the rear of the building Ground floor with single bedroom office, double bedroom and bathroom with bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC First floor kitchen with range of fitted wall and floor cupboards and sea views and lounge with patio doors to balcony, sea views

Further details to follow

Strictly by appointment only through the vendors sole agents 01 Estate Agents

We have not tested any fixtures, fittings, appliances or services, including any central heating system and we cannot therefore guarantee that these are in working order
1 Items shown on photographs in these particulars do not imply that they are included in the sale
2 Tenures are unconfirmed unless stated otherwise
3 Floor plans are not to scale and are for guidance as to the arrangement of accommodation only
4 All measurements are approximate
5 Internal square footage measurements are approximate and do not include hallways, bathroomshower rooms or WCs

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01 Estate Agents

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01 Estate Agents 17-21 High Street Ventnor PO38 1RZ

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