Gurnard, Isle Of Wight

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A rare opportunity to acquire an exceptionally located waterfront property, set in gardens of 1.1acre with spectacular views over the Western Solent.


  • Price: £1,950,000
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Tenure:



Full Description

East Lepe
Located in the sought-after coastal village of Gurnard, East Lepe is particularly well-located in an elevated position within an attractive garden extending down to the waters edge. This characterful period house has exceptional views towards the Hampshire Coast and of the surrounding countryside, as well as wonderful year-round sunsets. The house which was built in 1906, has been in the same ownership for approximately 30 years. It was designed to make the most of the views, which can be enjoyed from all of the principal rooms and retains an array of period features. The attractive mature gardens make for a secluded setting for the property and includes an orchard as well as a beachside terrace.

Gurnard is a popular local village with a thriving sailing club, waterfront café and two pubs. Nearby Cowes, internationally renowned for its sailing, provides a wider range of shops and restaurants as well as frequent, high speed ferry services to Southampton with onward train connections to London.  

Ground Floor  


Entrance Hall
With original staircase and understairs cupboard. 

Living Room
Comprising two rooms with deep west facing windows making the most of the sea views. Fireplace housing a log burning stove in an ornamental surround, (reputedly from a castle in Holland).  

A later addition to the house with deep glazed windows across two aspects and French doors to the terrace, from which exceptional views over the Solent can be enjoyed.  

Wash basin and WC.  

Dining Room
With parquet flooring and westerly country and sea views. Shelved cupboard.  

Fitted with a range of base and wall cupboards with Granite worksurfaces, 1½ bowl stainless stell sink unit and space for both a range cooker and American style fridge freezer. Views over the garden and partially glazed doors open to terraces on the western and southern elevations. Gas fired boiler serving the central heating. 

Utility Room
With space and plumbing for washing machine, wall mounted gas fired boiler serving hot water.  

First Floor  

A series of shelved cupboards.  

Bedroom 1
A triple aspect bedroom with panoramic views over the Western Solent, to the Hampshire Coast and of the garden and surrounding countryside. French doors open to the partially paved flat roof of the sunroom.  

Bedroom 2
A double bedroom with wonderful sea views and built-in cupboard.  

Bedroom 3
A double bedroom benefitting from the westerly views, wash basin and built-in cupboard.  

Bedroom 4/Study
A dual aspect room, again with wonderful views.  

Shower Room
Large shower, wash basin and WC. Heated towel rail.  

The driveway leads to a parking area for a number of cars to the rear of the house, whilst the principal garden is mainly lawned and enclosed by mature hedging providing a highly attractive setting from which the sea views can be enjoyed. There is a large paved terrace extending along the western and southern elevations of the house with two open-fronted verandas providing a range of outdoor seating areas. There is a mature orchard to the northern end of the garden whilst to the rear of the house there is a WORKSHOP (6m x 2.6m) served by power and lighting, in addition to 3 greenhouses. Just to the east of the main entrance is a further driveway leading to a SINGLE GARAGE (5m x 2.7m). The grounds extend to approximately 1.1 acre and lead down to water frontage of approximately 48m in length.  

Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas. Gas fired central heating.  

Rating D 

PO31 8JZ

Strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents, Spence Willard. 

Important Notice
1.Particulars: These particulars are not an offer or contract, nor part of one. You should not rely on statements by Spence Willard in the particulars or by word of mouth or in writing ("information") as being factually accurate about the property, its condition or its value. Neither Spence Willard nor any joint agent has any authority to make any representations about the property, and accordingly any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents, seller(s) or lessor(s). 2. Photos etc: The photographs show only certain parts of the property as they appeared at the time they were taken. Areas, measurements and distances given are approximate only. 3. Regulations etc: Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. A buyer or lessee must find out by inspection or in other ways that these matters have been properly dealt with and that all information is correct. 4. VAT: The VAT position relating to the property may change without notice. 

Estate Agent Details

Spence Willard
Cowes Office, Pimento House
Number One The Parade

Phone: 01983 200880
Fax: 01983 299782

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