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Waterside House
72a High Street
Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO31 7RE

01983 200880
cowes@spencewillard.co.uk

Charles Spence
Charles Spence
Spence Willard team
Emma Bradley
Tanya Hill
Tanya Hill
Zadie Margham
Philip Weeks
Gaynor Owen

Sherbourne Street
Bembridge
Isle of Wight
PO35 5SB

01983 873000
bembridge@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard team
Sam Branston
Hannah Cook
Hannah Cook
Lauren Taylor
Charlotte Branston
Charlotte Branston

The Square
Yarmouth
Isle of Wight
PO41 0NP

01983 761005
yarmouth@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard Yarmouth
Spence Willard team
Duncan Willard
Lesley Samson
Lesley Samson

The Old Bank
Tennyson Road
Freshwater
Isle of Wight
PO40 9AB

01983 756575
freshwater@spencewillard.co.uk

Jason Siviter
Jason Siviter
David Langford
David Langford
Cynthia Robertson

The Square
Yarmouth
Isle of Wight
PO41 0NP

01983 761005 opt 2
lettings@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard office
Laura Homes
Alice MacNab
Alice MacNab
Henrietta MacLean
Henrietta MacLean

40 St James' Place
London
SW1A 1NS

020 7839 0888
london@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard London office
Bob Bickersteth
Bob Bickersteth
Contact

Built around 1934, careful thought was given to the design and orientation of the property and its accommodation with a high ceilings creating a feeling of great space and light. The versatility of the rooms means the property can provide up to seven bedrooms if required, or alternatively could be re-configured to provide a number of bedrooms suites or a separate annexe for multi generational living. The property still retains some of its original character features including oak herringbone block flooring to most of the ground floor rooms, oak paneling to the dining room and the charming housekeeper’s bell call system. There is a gas central heating system providing heat via radiators throughout the property as well as double glazed windows offering a degree of reduced maintenance. Outside, the large beautifully planted grounds are to all sides of the property and a long driveway leading off Southdown Road sweeps up to a parking/turning area with a detached double garage.

LOCATION

Located in Southdown Road, an unmade and unadopted highway, the property is well situated for walking to the nearby 18 hole golf course, as well as Afton Nature Reserve and the beach in Freshwater Bay. The village centre amenities in Freshwater are within a mile and the sailing facilities and mainland ferry terminal located in the historic harbour town of Yarmouth are around a ten minute drive away.

RECEPTION LOBBY

A bright and welcoming area and featuring an overhang canopy to the main entrance door.

SITTING ROOM

A fabulous and spacious reception room with half paneled walls, dual aspect windows overlooking the gardens and a fireplace with a gas real flame fire creates a lovely focal point. Patio doors lead through to:

CONSERVATORY

Another spacious room with two sets of French style doors provide access to the sunny patio terrace and garden.

INNER HALL

with an attractive oak staircase off with useful understairs storage.

DINING ROOM

A fabulous and elegant dining room featuring oak paneling and oak herringbone block flooring. A large serving hatch through to the kitchen is is a useful feature.

KITCHEN

Another spacious room with maple room for a breakfast table and fitted with a good range of cupboards, drawers and work surfacing. In addition there is a built-in fridge, electric oven and a fabulous ‘AGA’ cooker as the main focal point. In addition, the original housekeeper’s bell call panel is located on the wall.

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM

An extremely useful space with ample storage cupboards and work surfaces incorporating a sink with plumbing for both a dishwasher and washing machine beneath. Leading off is a shelved larder store and a garden WC which also houses the gas central heating boiler.

BEDROOM 4

A generous double bedroom with access to:

JACK N’ JILL BATHROOM

With access to the both hallway and bedroom and comprising bath with shower over and fitted furniture incorporating storage and housing a vanity sink and WC.

BEDROOM 5

A good sized L-shaped double bedroom with door to:

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM

A spacious en suite with a shower cubicle, WC and vanity wash basin

BEDROOM 6

A bright double bedroom with a window and French style doors leading out to the garden and could easily be used as another reception room if required.

BEDROOM 7/STUDY

Another generous room currently being used as a study.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

BEDROOM 1

A large double bedroom with a dormer window overlooking the gardens. Door to:

DRESSING ROOM

A useful space which is well fitted with a range of bespoke wardrobe cupboards

BEDROOM 2

Another good double bedroom with a fitted wash basin and leading through to:

BEDROOM 3

An L’shaped room with a built-in cupboard and access to a very useful loft/eaves area, ideal for storage.

FAMILY BATHROOM

A generous family bathroom comprising WC, wash basin, bath and a recessed shower cubicle, as well as a built-in linen/store cupboard.

OUTSIDE

The gardens/grounds are a particularly attractive feature to the property and offer much privacy and seclusion with mature hedging and fencing. There are large open lawns with well stocked flower/shrubs beds as well as a good variety of trees. The long driveway leading off Southdown Road sweeps past the main entrance door to a parking/turning area where there is ample room for several cars together with access to a DOUBE GARAGE 4.80m x 5.95m (15’8″ x 19’6″) with up and over door and power/light.

A sheltered paved patio terrace with an adjacent ornamental garden pond makes an ideal area for entertaining and relaxation and further lawns around the property offer more space for recreation.

COUNCIL TAX BAND

G

EPC RATING

E

TENURE

Freehold

POSTCODE

PO40 9UA

VIEWING

Strictly by appointment with the selling agent 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.