4 bedroom detached house for sale

Northwood, Isle of Wight

Offers in Excess of £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Accessible to Red Jet
  • Room for Garages
  • Easy Access to Newport
  • Cycleway access to Cowes-Newport
  • Semi Rural Location
  • In & Out Driveway
  • Room For Garages
  • Plenty Of Parking
  • Not Overlooked
  • Annexe Potential

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION
A superbly refurbished house providing quality accommodation in an attractive and accessible location close to Cowes, the home of world Yachting.

The property although located only 5 minutes from Cowes, is situated in a quiet position with access to walks and cycleways in the surrounding countryside and along the River Medina. Medham is located less than 10 minutes from the Island's main shopping and administrative centre of Newport. The Red Jet hi-speed service provides a regular foot passenger service from Cowes to Southampton taking about 22 minutes.

Originally built 21 years ago, with a self-contained annexe, the current owners extended and substantially reconfigured the layout of the accommodation in 2011 to provide a single dwelling with light, spacious rooms suited to modern living. The comprehensive refurbishment of the house included complete renewal of electrical, heating and plumbing systems; installation of new double glazed windows and doors throughout as well as new flooring (including under floor heating to the kitchen and bathrooms). Wall insulation was fitted to the majority of the first floor and parts of the ground floor. A good quality kitchen and bathrooms were also installed transforming the property. The principal rooms including the spacious drawing room and kitchen/dining room have a southerly outlook over the landscaped gardens and the ground floor rooms have French doors opening onto to the large terrace and garden.

GROUND FLOOR

ENTRANCE HALL- A spacious hall with contemporary oak and glazed staircase.

CLOAKROOM -Wash basin and WC.

DRAWING ROOM- A spacious triple aspect room with bay window to the front elevation and French doors opening onto the south-facing garden terrace.
FIRST STUDY - (5.12 x 3.24m) French doors to the garden. Built in cupboard.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM- (4.23 x 7.83m) A stunning room with good quality modern kitchen units and extensive 'Corian' work surfaces. Fitted with 'Neff' appliances including a five ring gas hob and induction hob with a large extractor over, twin ovens, dishwasher and twin 'AEG' refrigerators. Island unit with sink. The dining area extends beneath a series of roof lights (with remote sensors) and French doors provide a southerly outlook over the garden and access to the terraced veranda.

UTILITY ROOM- (4.7 x 2.9m) A good-sized room with work surfaces and butler's sink with mixer tap and shower attachment. Space and plumbing for washing machines and dryer. Walk-in larder with (adjustable) shelving. 'Megaflo' mains pressure hot water cylinder. Cupboard with water softener.

GARAGE /STORE ROOM- (4.55 x 3m) Occupying what was previously an integral garage (the electrically operated roller door remains 'in situ') this provides a useful (fully-insulated) store room with extensive (adjustable) shelving. Wall mounted 'Worcester' gas fired boiler.

SECOND STUDY -(2.6 x 3.3m into bay) With bay window overlooking the front garden.

LOBBY- with second staircase rising to the first floor.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING - Partly galleried with access with pull-down wooden steps to large boarded loft.

BEDROOM 3- (3.6 x 3.95m)

SHOWER ROOM- with a walk in shower, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 4 -(3.3 x 2.68m) Currently used as a dressing room.

BEDROOM 2 -(5.21 max x 3.26m with a range of built in cupboards.

MASTER BEDROOM- (5.06 x 6.06m max) A spacious triple aspect bedroom, 'his and hers' bath/shower rooms 'en-suite'. Air conditioning and beautiful Victorian wash hand basin. Accessible either from the main landing or via the secondary staircase.

MASTER SHOWER ROOM 'EN-SUITE' - Walk in shower, WC and basin and heated towel rail. Under floor heating.

DRESSING ROOM/BEDROOM 5- (3.25 x 3.52m) Currently used as a dressing room but potentially a bedroom.

SECOND BATHROOM 'EN-SUITE' - With a bath, shower cubicle and wash basin all with 'Grohe' mixer taps/shower fittings. Under floor heating.

OUTSIDE

There is a gravelled driveway to the front and side of the house bordered by lavender beds providing parking for numerous cars. There is a further tarmacadam driveway to the west of the house providing additional parking bordered by lawns and an array of further trees and shrubs. Immediately to the rear of the property is a large south facing decked terrace accessed from the dining room, drawing room and study providing an attractive seating area overlooking the rear garden. The garden is fully fenced and largely comprises lawns and an array of mature trees and shrubs including Birch, Eucalyptus, Wisteria, Bamboo and box. Backing on to a lightly wooded area it provides an attractive setting. To the side of the house are two greenhouses whilst within the garden is a recently built garden room/workshop with work bench, shelving, power and lighting. Additional garden store. Outside lighting.

TENURE, FIXTURES & FITTINGS

The property is offered freehold, with vacant possession on the whole upon completion. The seller does not include in the sale any gas or electrical appliances, however connected, or any other fixtures, unless expressly mentioned in these particulars or forming part of the sale. Some items may be available by separate negotiation.

DIRECTIONS

Northwood is well-signed from Cowes. At the traffic lights by Northwood Garage turn East into Medham. Descend the hill and go through the brick pillars. The Lodge will be found on the right hand side.

NORTHWOOD

Northwood is a popular village situated about 4.5 miles from the Island's county town of Newport and just 1 mile from the coastal and famous yachting town of Cowes, with passenger ferry links to Southampton. The village has its own church, village hall, shops, post office and primary school and a regular bus service into Newport and Cowes where buses connect with the fast catamaran service to Southampton (23 minutes). The Newport Cowes cycleway follows the bank of the River Medina to the east of the village.

COWES

Cowes is host to Cowes Week, one of the most famous sailing regattas in the world, the pinnacle of the racing
calendar. It is followed by events such as Little Britain and the Powerboat Festival. The Round the Island Race,
with over 1500 entries, is a spectacular sight in June and each week throughout the year there is activity on the
water. There are many Yacht clubs in Cowes including the Royal Yacht Squadron. Cowes town has a wide variety of shops and facilities. . Including a local Sainsbury, M&S, and Aldi between Cowes & Northwood. Waitrose are in East Cowes There is a medical centre, dentist and veterinary surgery in the town. There is a choice of primary schools and a secondary school.

THE ISLE OF WIGHT

The Isle of Wight, situated off the South Coast of England, is becoming an ever-more popular location for permanent and second homes. Made popular by Queen Victoria, who had her maritime residence at Osborne House, the Island is famous for sailing in the Solent; for Cowes Week; for its beautiful coastline including sandy beaches and The Needles; spectacular countryside and long sunshine hours. There are now many more facilities than once was the case, Sainsburys, Tesco, M&S and Waitrose all now have a presence as have many other national chains. Communication and transport links are excellent; regular car ferries connect with the national motorway network and fast catamarans have connections via Southampton and Portsmouth with direct trains to London Waterloo which can be reached within 2 hours of leaving the Island shore. Government-funded schools are numerous and independent schools thrive on the Island with some children attending prep and public schools on the mainland. Leisure opportunities abound - walking, riding, paragliding, hang-gliding, team sports, sailing, wind surfing and other water sports, rugby, football (Newport Football Club) cricket and golf clubs. Good transport links enable day trips to the shopping centres of West Quay, Southampton and Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth. 

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  • Ryde Pier Head (6.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Biles & Co, Isle of Wight

13 High Street, Bembridge, Isle of Wight PO35 5SD

01983 646062 Local call rate

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