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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
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Westridge House was built around 100 years ago and has been subsequently extended and improved to provide an impressive and comfortable family home. The property is well maintained and has extensive, flexible accommodation that combines character and unique features including bespoke oak joinery together with an array modern comforts. There is a superb open plan kitchen and living room overlooking the rear gardens in addition to a snug and sitting room and an impressive snooker room in all creating a great entertaining space. The house is complemented by mature gardens that extend to about 1 acre and include numerous outdoor seating and dining areas, lawns, an ornamental water garden and a heated swimming pool. There is also a roof terrace from which views of the garden can be enjoyed. Constructed in 2020 ‘Willow Lodge’ provides ancillary accommodation ideal for holiday guests who can make use of the pool and enjoy the southerly aspect. With three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a stunning contemporary vaulted open plan central entertaining space, it offers a hugely appealing abode. Willow Lodge has been successfully holiday let for two years with a forecast income of in excess of £60,000 pa.

The property benefits from easy access to both nearby Ryde and Seaview. Ryde has a good range of shops, restaurants, a marina, an excellent sandy beach, Ryde School and frequent fast passenger ferry services to Portsmouth and Southsea (taking 12-15 minutes). The pretty coastal town of Seaview has a popular sailing club and a further beach ideal for a range of watersports. There is a golf course nearby at Westridge. There is also easy access to the Fishbourne to Porstmouth car ferry (about 3 miles away) and taking around 40 minutes.

Accommodation

Entrance

Arched opening to porch, Oak front door with stained-glass panel.

Hallway

A wide staircase with an Oak banister.

Cloakroom

W.C. and pedestal hand wash basin.

Drawing Room

An elegant, well proportioned room with a gas fire with marble surround. Decorative coving. A pair of French doors open to an oak gazebo with tiled roof, a recent addition with south facing views over the front garden.

Sitting Room

A more informal reception area with 3 sets of arch glazed doors to the adjoining games room, drawing room and kitchen.

Snooker Room

An extensive entertaining space currently housing a full size snooker table and with seating areas. The room has wooden paneling to the lower walls and a pair of French doors opening to the rear garden. There is potential to convert

Study/Bedroom 5

Providing potential for a formal dining area or a 5th bedroom with study/potential for ensuite bathroom facilities, overlooking the front garden.

Kitchen/Dining room

A superb kitchen with both seating and dining areas with windows across the rear elevation, overlooking the garden and with French doors leading to the terrace. The kitchen area comprises of a good range of Oak fronted base and wall cupboards with granite work surfaces over. An island unit housing a 4 ring Neff ceramic hob with extractor fan over. Neff microwave oven and double oven, integral fridge and freezer. In addition to the dining area there is also space for a sofa fronting a large fireplace housing a wood burning stove. Built in Oak dresser, matching the kitchen units.

Rear Lobby

Side door to driveway.

Utility Room

Fitted with a range of Oak fronted built in base and wall cupboards with work surfaces over with an inset 11/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit. Neff 4 ring gas hob with extractor over. Space for washing machine and dryer. Wall mounted Vaillant gas fired boiler.

FIRST FLOOR

Landing

Access to roof space and French doors opening onto the:

Roof Terrace

A good sized seating area with wonderful views onto the garden and surrounding farmland, steps leading down to the garden.

Bedroom 1

A spacious double bedroom with a wide window overlooking the rear garden and countryside beyond, together with a pair of French doors leading to the roof terrace. Provision for wall mounted flat screen television, walk in dressing room with extensive hanging space and shelving.

Bathroom ensuite

Marble tiling to the floor, twin wash hand basins, WC, bidet, shower, large spa bath set in a tiled surround with a separate hand held shower. Airing cupboard housing water cylinder together with slatted shelving.

Bedroom 2

A good sized double bedroom overlooking the rear garden together with a range of built in cupboards.

Family bathroom

Bath with shower over, W.C. and wash hand basin. Tiled throughout.

Bedroom 3

A good sized double bedroom, overlooking the front garden and with built in cupboards.

Shower and ensuite

Large shower cubicle with wash hand basin with cupboards underneath, W.C.

Bedroom 4

Built in cupboards and book shelving.

Shower room ensuite

Tiled shower cubicle, pedestal hand wash basin, W.C. and heated towel rail.

Willow Lodge (Self-Contained 3 Bedroom Lodge)

Added in spring 2020 this contemporary open plan architect design lodge blends modern finishes with superb vaulted ceilings and garden and pool outlook. The Lodge is fully equipped with its high specification kitchen, luxurious bathrooms and stunning living space open to the detached terrace through bi-folding doors. This attractive space boasts an excellent ancillary accommodation or letting income.

Double Garage

with an electrically operated up and over door, separate pedestrian doorway. Power and lighting.

Outside

Westridge House is set well back from the road and accessed through electric gates and a large block paved driveway. The front gardens offer a great deal of privacy and a southerly aspect, whist an oak gazebo covers the patio and is enclosed on one side creating an idyllic south facing inside/outside room for relaxing or entertaining. The rear garden has a large deck terrace from the kitchen and Snooker room approached via French doors. Steps lead down past a rockery and waterfall to a further large paved terrace adjacent to the ornamental pond with a water feature. The landscaped surround includes an array of impressive trees and shrubs. Beyond is a lawn garden with a heated swimming pool with paved surround. The garden backs onto wooded farmland making a wonderful backdrop to the property. There is a wooden garden shed/workshop a greenhouse and a pool house, housing the gas fired boiler and filtration equipment for the swimming pool.

Services

Mains water, electricity and gas with a new boiler in the house and for the pool. There is electric heating in the Lodge and private drainage.

Directions

At Westridge crossroads turn left into Bullen Road and Westridge House will be found on the left approximately 0.1 mile. Gates can be opened by pushing a button on the left hand side.

Council Tax

Band G

EPC Rating

C

Tenure

The property is offered freehold.

Postcode

PO33 1AU

Viewings

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.