4 bedroom cottage for sale

Newport, Isle Of Wight

Sold STC £465,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

The Hobbit House Originally built as a small cottage, the property has been extended over time but retains characterful features including the shingle roof. The house has been modernised in recent years with uPVC double glazed windows throughout (with the exception of a small feature window). Most rooms benefit from views over the garden and surrounding countryside.

Approached over a short shared track the house is set back from the Forest Road and part of the garden backs onto farmland. This provides an attractive and private setting with excellent access to both the facilities of nearby Newport as well as the Island's road network and ferry links. Extensive walks can be enjoyed from the doorstep within Parkhurst Forest. 

Accommodation  

Entrance Hall/Study A light dual aspect room overlooking the garden and currently used as a study. Accessed via an oak framed porch. 

Sitting Room A large characterful room with a deep bay window overlooking the garden. The brick fireplace has a wood burning stove set on a slate hearth with an adjacent log store. Contemporary oak staircase to first floor. A pair of oak glazed French doors opening to: 

Conservatory Wrapping around part of the southern and western elevations, a recently built uPVC framed structure with double glazed windows overlooking the gardens and tiled flooring, providing a great entertaining space. French doors to the garden. 

Kitchen/Breakfast Room Fitted with a good range of oak fronted units with Corian work surfaces and breakfast bar. Inset 1 ½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap, space for dishwasher and range cooker with extractor over. Integral fridge and tiled walling. Outlook over the garden.  

Dining Room Outlook to the garden, exposed timbers.  

Boot Room/Rear Lobby With stable door providing rear access. Tiled floor and built in cupboards. Access to rear hallway leading alongside the dining room and with a coats cupboard. 

Bathroom Tiled throughout and fitted with a white suite comprising a bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail. 

Utility Room Built in cupboards, work surface, Belfast sink, space for washing machine and dryer. Adjacent larder with built in cupboards, shelving and space for freezer. 

First Floor  

Landing With hatch access to roof space. 

Bedroom 1 A characterful bedroom with exposed timbers to ceiling and delightful southerly country views. Built in cupboards and steps to: 

Dressing Room Velux window providing country views. 

Bedroom 2 A good sized double bedroom with an outlook towards Parkhurst Forest.  

Shower Room En-Suite Tiled throughout with a recently fitted shower, wash basin set within a vanity unit, WC and heated towel rail.  

Bedroom 3 A double bedroom with country views. 

Shower Room Tiled throughout and fitted with a shower and wash basin set within a unit providing numerous cupboards and drawers, heated towel rail. Outlook over the garden and countryside beyond.  

Bedroom 4 Built in cupboard housing Worcester gas fired boiler and direct hot water cylinder. Outlook to garden.  

Outside A driveway leading to the barn provides parking for a number of cars. The main gardens lie to the south and west of the house and there is a large blocked paved terrace providing a great outdoor seating and dining area overlooking the gardens. The gardens offer privacy and comprise a series of lawns, well stocked borders, trees and shrubs which back onto farmland and provide an attractive setting for the property. The southern part of the garden was formerly a vegetable garden but is now mainly laid to lawn and a good quality greenhouse remains. A wonderful timber clad pergola clad in an array of plants including clematis, roses and wisteria provides a walkway between the house, barn and workshop.  

The Barn (8.86m x 5.54m) A useful timber framed building with a shingle roof and generous eaves height served by power and lighting incorporating an insulated store. Steps lead up to a room currently used as a gym (5.6m x 3.81m). Adjoining the barn is a lean-to workshop (5.6m x 3.8m) with power, lighting and outlook over the garden. Adjacent log store. There are a series of timber framed outbuildings providing useful stores for garden machinery etc. Timber potting shed. 

Services Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas. Gas fired central heating. Internet speed of 28Mbps.
 

Postcode PO30 5LY 

Council Tax Band F 

Directions From Newport proceed west along Forest Road, passing Forest Road Nurseries and approximately 100m after CS Car Sales take the turning left onto a shared driveway and The Hobbit House is the second property on the right.  

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 


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Nearest station

  • Smallbrook Junction (7.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Spence Willard, Cowes

Waterside House, 72a High Street, Cowes, PO31 7RE

01983 200880 Local call rate

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