4 bedroom character property for sale

Dover Street, Ryde

Sold STC £365,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fantastic Location With Sea & Fort Views
  • Moments To The Town & Beach
  • Enclosed Mature Pretty Gardens
  • 4 Double Bedrooms 1 With Ensuite
  • Twin Garages With Access In To The Garden
  • Full Of Character With Plenty Of Original Features
  • Open Fire Place, Balconies & Original Working Shutters
  • Spacious, High Ceilings & A Very Large Cellar
  • A Wonderful Family Home With A Lovely Ambience
  • The Vendors Have Found A Property To Move To.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to purchase this charming Grade II Listed family home in one of Ryde's most popular locations. This stunning period home boasts 4 bedrooms and is full of character, it is spacious and light with high ceilings throughout, and has a lovely ambience.
It has many original features including sash windows, and large semi-circular double bays with built-in working shutters, ornate pale blue painted wrought iron balconies and sky-light windows, and a working fireplace in the sitting room.
There are intricately patterned Victorian quarry-tiled floors in the reception hall and lobby and an attractive turning staircase with a curved, sweeping handrail. Other benefits include a double garage for sought after off-road parking, a beautiful good-sized garden with space to grow-your-own produce, a fabulously large conservatory, a very spacious cellar, and a fully fitted modern kitchen. The house has been a much-loved family home for some years and would benefit from a degree of restoration and redecoration.

The property stands on the hill-slopes of Ryde and the Esplanade is only a minute's walk away. Nearby are many amenities, a picturesque harbour, award-winning Appley beach and a boating lake which is a wildlife haven. There is easy access to all transport links making it perfect for commuting to the mainland and getting around the island easily.

RECEPTION HALL 8'10 x 7'3
Large original wooden double doors with arched feature window above opens into this welcoming spacious reception hall. The walls are panelled from floor to ceiling and the original quarry-tiled floor is decorative with border detailing. There is ample room for coat storage and the recess has shelving for footwear. There is a ceiling light and a radiator. A step up through the double half-glazed doors leads into the inner lobby.

INNER LOBBY 7'2 x 6'5
The lovely quarry tiled floor continues into this area with further border detailing and intricate patterns. The walls have wood panelling to picture-rail height. Doors lead to the cloakroom and the hallway.

CLOAKROOM
A glazed door leads into a bright little room due to a high lantern window with some frosted glazing. There is partial sloping to the ceiling too, both add character. The white suite comprises; a low-level WC and a wall mounted hand-basin with a mirror over. There is side lighting, an extractor vent, a radiator, white tiling to dado height on the walls and quarry tiles on the floor in a herringbone pattern.

HALLWAY 17'2
A colourful and decorative glazed door opens into a spacious hall incorporating an attractive turning staircase with balustrades, and a beautiful dark wood handrail that begins as a spiral and sweeps upwards to reach the first floor. The stair-well has inset frosted glass panels and a door leading to the large cellar with coat storage nearby. Doors lead off to the lounge, kitchen and study. There is ceiling lighting, a smoke alarm, a large double radiator and a thermostat fitted.

LOUNGE/DINER 19'1 x 16'5 plus dining area 12'7 x 8'3
Glazed double doors lead into the dining area of the lounge. An attractive arched opening creates an open-plan generous room with a wonderful ambiance and homely feel. Large original windows and doors throughout allow an abundance of natural light into the room. The north facing sash window in the dining area and the floor-to ceiling double doors in the generous bay overlook the pretty garden, trees, shrubs, and the Solent and fort beyond.
The smaller window to the side aspect overlooks the conservatory. All have original built-in shutters. An attractive dark wood surround with an inset black metal arched panel and dark hearth incorporates an open fire grate in the chimney. There is texture and coving to the ceiling, a picture rail, a double radiator on one wall, wall lamps, TV, telephone and power-points. An original glazed door leads into the conservatory and glazed double-doors into the kitchen.

CONSERVATORY 15'1 x 7'11
This lovely generous room has a pitched glazed roof and double-doors to the garden. Low panelled walls below the glazing have a deep shelf over. The house wall has an adjacent raised bed to grow climbing plants and there are neutral coloured tiles laid to the floor. The surrounding views are; select housing, a local church, the beach and the Solent beyond. The conservatory was rebuilt in 2008.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST AREA 15'8 x 13'4 into bay.
A light-filled room due to a generous square-shaped bay window with original sashes overlooking the garden to the side aspect, the conservatory, select housing and trees. There are plentiful modern beech-wood effect floor and wall-mounted kitchen units and drawers incorporating; a stainless steel 1 bowl sink unit with chrome taps over, space and points for a gas or electric cooker, space for a fridge/freezer and additional space and plumbing for a dishwasher. The colourful tiled splash-back adds a warm Mediterranean feel, all finished with a solid wood work top over. There are power-points, ceiling spotlights and a smoke alarm.

STUDY 10'9 x 10'1.
This generously sized room would make a great library or playroom. There is an original window to the side aspect with a deep sill and a radiator under, a ceiling light and power-points.

CELLAR
Passageway 11'07 x 6'2 Room 1, 20'8 x 14'3 Room 2, 9'8 x 4'9 plus further storage area.
Stairs down to an extensive cellar incorporating; lighting, power sockets and fuse box. There is an original fire surround. The cellar has potential to be made into a super workshop.

UPSTAIRS LANDING
Half way up the stairs is shelving with ample storage for books and ornaments. There is a flat skylight window with frosted panes, a ceiling light and a loft hatch. The loft is insulated. Doors lead to the four bedrooms and the bathroom via the laundry area.

MASTER BEDROOM 17'4 x 15'4
A bright spacious room with lots of natural light due to the dual aspect original windows. The beautiful curved bay window has double-doors that open onto an ornate balcony overlooking the garden, trees, and stunning views of the Solent and forts beyond. The side aspect windows have original built-in shutters. Under one window is a built-in recess cupboard with shelving. There is ceiling lighting, coving, a picture rail, radiator and power-points, an integrating door leads to bedroom 2.

BEDROOM 2 13'10 x 11'10
Double room with high ceilings, coving and light. An original north facing window to the front aspect which opens out on to an ornate wrought iron balcony which overlooks the garden, trees, and again the Solent beyond. An integrated door leads into the master bedroom. A radiator is fitted to one wall and there are power-points.

BEDROOM 3 12'11 x 11'1 Plus En-Suite
A generous original east facing square bay window with lots of character, this allows an abundance of light into this room. This fabulous large window has a window seat, perfect to watch the passing yachts and activity on the Solent. There are power-points, a picture rail, loft hatch and a ceiling light. The loft is insulated. Door to en-suite shower-room.
The en-suite incorporates; a modern low-level WC, a wash basin /vanity sink unit with mixer tap and mirror over, a shower cubicle with a glazed door and a mixer shower fitted over a white tray. All with chrome fittings. The walls are tiled in white with border detail. There is a ceiling light and extractor fan.

BEDROOM 4 10'9 x 10'1
A double room with an original sash window to the west side of the property. There is a ceiling light, coving, picture rail, power-points and a radiator.

BATHROOM 10'8 x 6'11
Lovely spacious light room with a white modern suite comprising of; wall mounted washbasin with a mirror and light over, a low-level WC and a bath with an enclosed white panel, mixer taps and shower and shower rail over, all with chrome fittings. There is white tiling to the walls in the bath area. A partially frosted sash window overlooks the garden and trees to the front aspect. There is a radiator, lighting and an extractor vent fitted.

LAUNDRY AREA 7' x 6'3
A useful area with plumbing for a washing machine with worktop over. A wall mounted Vaillant boiler services the hot water and heating. A large built-in linen airing cupboard with doors houses shelving and a radiator. A UPVC double-glazed window to the rear aspect provides natural light, there is a ceiling light a smoke alarm and an extractor fan.

OUTSIDE
The outside of the property is aesthetically pleasing, being rendered in white with contrasting, pale blue upper balconies and large bay windows. Access to the property is through a wooden gate to the side aspect and up some steps leading to a path. On the left are steps to the conservatory and the double garage to the right has a useful rear door into the garden.
To the front of the property is a very pretty large garden with paved paths, a lawn with seating areas and attractive trellis fencing with archways leading to a raised bed area. There are an abundance of trees and shrubs in the borders and the garden is enclosed by fencing and old stone walls. This is a fabulous area in which to relax or entertain as it catches the sun all day long. The side of the property is mainly walled in stone with a small patio under the kitchen window.

GARAGES
There are twin garages which front Dover St. The measurements are as follows:-
19'10 x 10'4 and 19'01 x 9'02. They both have up and over doors, and one has rear access via a sliding door in to the garden. The garages have been rebuilt over the last few years, and are in excellent order.
The current vendors have thoroughly enjoyed living here for the past 13 years. The convenient to town location, and the lovely sea views where passing ships provide much interest, and the mature pretty gardens, are just a few factors to mention. It is a great family home and has ample space for visiting family and friends. This is definitely one for your "must view" list!

Council Tax Band D
Energy Efficiency Rating Not Applicable As Grade II Listed.

Agent Notes
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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 April 2016

Nearest stations

  • Ryde Esplanade (0.3 mi)
  • Ryde St. Johns Road (0.3 mi)
  • Ryde Pier Head (0.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Ryde Esplanade (0.3 mi)
  • Ryde St. Johns Road (0.3 mi)
  • Ryde Pier Head (0.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Susan Payne Property, Isle of Wight

Odell Cottage 2 West Street Ryde Isle of Wight PO33 2NX

01983 646017 Local call rate

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