This website uses cookies. By closing this notification you agree to our use of cookies. You can update this at any time via your browser settings.
To learn more about how we use cookies please see our cookies policy.
 

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

01983 219967
commercial@spencewillard.co.uk

Cowes Office
Cowes Office
Spence Willard Commercial

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

01983 200880
cowes@spencewillard.co.uk

Cowes Office
Charles Spence
Charles Spence
Tanya Hill
Tanya Hill
Spence Willard team
Emma Bradley
Zadie Margham
Zadie Margham
Natalie Miley
Natalie Miley

Sherbourne Street
Bembridge
Isle of Wight
PO35 5SB

01983 873000
bembridge@spencewillard.co.uk

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

Spence Willard Freshwater
Jason Siviter
Jason Siviter
David Langford
David Langford
Sarah Kujawa
Sarah Kujawa

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
Katinka Stampa Orwin
Katinka Stampa Orwin
Contact


A beautifully presented family home boasting a wealth of period character and versatile accommodation arranged over three floors with enclosed and pretty gardens, garaging and off road parking all in an excellent sought-after position. The 1930’s property has been lovingly maintained as a family home retaining much of its period charm such as Edwardian doors, original carpentry and well-proportioned reception rooms making it an ideal property for families and those looking for a holiday home on the Isle of Wight.

The small but vibrant village of St Helens has a village shop, two restaurants, a pub and a cafe, together with an antiquarian bookshop and excellent access to Bembridge Harbour, (approximately 600m distant) with extensive mooring facilities and sailing clubs at Bembridge and Brading Haven. There is easy access to a range of more extensive facilities and mainland transport links at Ryde (approximately 3 miles away) as well as a number of very good beaches nearby in Bembridge, St. Helens and Seaview.

Accommodation

Ground Floor

Entrance
Partially enclosed storm porch with peg tile roof over the original solid oak door with windows to each side.

Hallway
Spacious hallway with oak flooring and understair cupboard housing deep storage space for coats and boots.

Dining Room / Bedroom 4
A room of excellent proportions and natural light with dual aspect windows overlooking the front and side, picture rails, period style skirting boards and oak mantle with gas supply for a gas fire.

Sitting Room
A generous space with dual aspect windows overlooking the side and rear garden, there are French doors with stained glass over accessing the patio. Island stone fireplace with gas fire inset with oak mantle and alcove to sides. Decorative wooden beam to the ceiling and picture rails.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Central to the house is the attractive family kitchen where eyes are drawn to the picturesque garden backdrop beyond. The kitchen offers a full range of under-counter and wall mounted shaker style storage units with oak doors and drawer coverings, tiled splash backs and a 1.5 stainless steel sink with mixer tap over. There is under-counter lighting and space and plumbing for a cooker with cooker hood over, bench seating surrounds a dining table with garden views.

Utility Room
With further worktop and wall-mounted storage over, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer.

Pantry
With tiled floor, integrated shelving it is a cool dark area ideal for food storage.

Garden Room
A particularly bright and open area providing an ideal space for dining or an additional sitting room with superb garden outlook.

W.C.
With sliding door, pedestal wash basin and W.C.

Office

First Floor
Stairs rise to a spacious galleried landing with plenty of light provided by windows overlooking the front aspect.

Family Shower Room
With under eaves storage and tongue and groove clad ceiling and tiled walls, shower, separate airing cupboard accessed from the landing offering plenty of storage around a water tank with immersion heater, pedestal wash basin and W.C.

Bedroom 1
An excellent principle bedroom of large proportions with a full range of integrated wardrobe storage and views over Culver Down and beyond with patio doors to a private decked balcony.

Bedroom 2
A generous dual aspect double bedroom with integrated wardrobe storage and views over the rear.

Bedroom 3
A large double bedroom with dual aspect windows and integrated wardrobe.

Family Bathroom
An attractive suite with tongue and groove clad walls to mid-height, panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin, W.C. and storage cupboard.

Second Floor
Set of bespoke timber stairs rise to an original converted loft space serving as particularly versatile room with plenty of built-in storage under the eaves and through various doors accessing loft space. The floor provides an excellent hobbies room, additional sitting room or for extra accommodation and with triple aspect windows affording views to Bembridge Harbour, The Solent, Brading Marshes and Downland beyond.

Outside
Hilbre offers an excellent all-around package with off-road parking upon the recently laid front driveway constructed of York stone with an Island stone wall. There is a further gated parking bay/ boat store to the side. To the rear is a wonderfully private and expertly designed garden, consisting of a lawned area bordered by a raised brick beds stocked with a range of herbaceous shrubs and flowers planted to offer a wealth of colour and interest throughout the year. An Indian sandstone patio borders the garden on the north and York stone to the east side while there is a balcony accessed from the main bedroom and a particularly well-equipped garden store with uPVC doors and windows and vaulted ceiling providing substantial storage. An ideal studio or garden office.

Lean-to
Excellent storage space with twin doors to the front and integrated access to the house, concrete floor and plenty of wall space for hanging sailing equipment or bikes.

Miscellaneous
Hilbre Road is maintained by its adjacent residents who look after the portion of road to the middle in front of their property.

The property has undergone a programme of maintenance in recent years including new glass in all the windows, newly laid driveway, patio and designed garden with stone and brick border. The services and drainage have all been replaced under the newly laid driveway and it is anticipated that Wightfibre will be available in the property in 2022.

Services
Mains electricity, gas and drainage. Heating is provided by a recently installed gas fired boiler located in the garage and delivered via radiators.

Tenure
The Property is offered Freehold

Postcode
PO33 1TJ

Viewings
All viewings will be 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.