3 bedroom character property for sale

Newnham Road, Ryde

Fixed Price £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Stone Cottage
  • Very Popular Location
  • Pretty Mature Enclosed Gardens
  • Additional Annexe/Studio
  • Carport Parking For Two
  • Private Courtyard To Rear
  • Masses Of Character Throughout
  • Gas Central Heating & Double Glazing
  • Wood Burning Stove
  • A Must To View.

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to acquire an adorable and quaint stone and brick-built semi-detached cottage in a fabulous location, set back from the road. We are led to believe that this lovely cottage dates back some 300 years and was previously a farm workers cottage on the Fleming estate. It has many benefits including; valuable off-road parking for two cars under a carport, a spacious lounge with adjoining garden/playroom, a lovely Victorian-style bathroom with separate shower and free-standing bath, a useful utility room and covered lean-to deck area, modern fitted kitchen, gas central heating and UPVC windows.
There are two gorgeous cosy rooms for dining and sitting both with working fireplaces, one has a log-burner. The property also benefits from three bedrooms with the addition of a fourth bedroom which is located in the annexe/studio.
The front garden is large and very pretty with mature fruit trees, an attractive chalet, useful sheds, a greenhouse, a well and an abundance of flowers and numerous seating areas to relax in. The secluded rear patio is sheltered and secure - great for entertaining friends and family. This beautiful home with so many interestingly quirky features is a must to view.

ENTRANCE
Through the carport and up the steps is a gate and path that leads through the picturesque front garden and up to the main front door and porch. The wood panelled door opens into the hallway where there is wood panelling to dado height, there is a wooden Georgian-style window to the rear aspect and built-in storage cupboards - one over the kitchen doorway, the other has hanging space with shelving. There is a seating area with a telephone point, radiator and ceiling light. Doors lead to the lounge, utility room and kitchen.

LOUNGE 17'2 x 8' extending to 9'8
A bright and spacious room with dual aspect double-glazed windows that overlook the flower-filled front garden and side hedging. There is a dining area, space for an electric fire and surround, TV, telephone and power-points. The wood-effect laminate flooring adds a cosy warm feel. The lounge also benefits from two ceiling lights, and double-glazed doors that lead into the playroom/garden room.

PLAYROOM / GARDEN ROOM 14'1 x 6'6
A lovely bright room built onto the rear of the lounge. It is of a single layer wood and has three double-glazed windows, two to the rear aspect overlooking the patio garden and the other to the side. There is a wooden door to the decked area which provides access to the rear garden. This room is currently being used as a child's playroom however could also be used as a garden room. There are wall lights, TV and power-points and a wall mounted heater.

KITCHEN 8'9 x 7'
A range of white floor and wall mounted modern units with drawers and complimenting granite-style worktops. The kitchen also comprises of a Neff 4-burner gas hob and double electric built-under oven with an integrated canopy over, a white porcelain 1 bowl sink unit with a chrome mixer tap. There are white tiled splash-backs and wood panelling to the ceiling with spotlights, the floor is tiled throughout. There is additional space in a little lobby for a tall fridge-freezer with further recess space currently housing some ornate shelving. Again there is white wood panelling to dado height, numerous power-points and a door leading to the bathroom.

BATHROOM 8'4 x 6'1 Extending to 6'6
A luxury modern bathroom suite incorporates a Victorian-style footed free-standing bath with mixer shower over, decorative "Sanitan" pedestal washbasin and high-level WC, all with chrome fittings. There is a separate built-in shower cubicle with an inset Mira sports shower, a white shower tray and white tiling to the walls with a decorative mosaic border. The walls are partially tiled with a complimenting dark border, with light tiles to the floor. There is wood panelling to the bath area with a shelf over, a frosted double-glazed window to the side aspect, ceiling spotlights, coving, wall lights and a double radiator.

DINING ROOM 11'9 into recess x 10'10
A very cosy room with a homely feel due to a working cast iron fireplace set into a brick chimney breast which incorporates an attractive stone hearth. There are stripped wooden doors and double built-in cupboards providing useful recess storage space. A further under-stairs storage cupboard has a light and shelving, this could potentially make a computer area. The beautiful natural slate floor tiles add further character and warmth. A deep silled double-glazed Georgian-style window to the side aspect overlooks the chalet and on to the beautiful flowers. The room also includes TV and power-points.

SITTING ROOM 11'9 x 10'11
Another homely room with a wonderful ambience due to a working log-burner in the brick chimney breast with a slate hearth and very deep stone lintel over. The white painted stone walls in the recesses create a further "cottagey" look. A double-glazed window to the front aspect overlooks the trees and flowers. There is a radiator, power-points, ceiling and side lights, a stripped wooden door and wood-effect laminate flooring throughout.

UTILITY ROOM Extending to 12'
A useful built-on lean-to room which has a poly carbonate roof and wooden decking laid to the floor. This area houses plumbing for a washing machine and offers further space for a tumble dryer with power-points. There is plenty of storage and potential hanging space for airing clothes with additional outside undercover space. Further double-glazed windows face to the rear aspect, with additional windows looking through to the kitchen and hallway.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Opposite the side entrance door are the stairs, the electricity meter, consumer unit, thermostat and programmer. The stairs and handrail on the right lead to the three bedrooms. The landing has a little original arched cast iron fire-grate inset into the wall. There are ceiling and wall lights and a smoke alarm fitted. There is access to the loft via a ceiling hatch, the loft is insulated.

MASTER BEDROOM 11'6 x 10'11
An attractive double bedroom with space for a large wardrobe, a further recess offers additional storage space. The double-glazed Georgian-style window to the front aspect overlooks the beautiful garden with mature trees and woods in the distance. A partially sloping roof adds character to this room, alongside the wood-effect laminate flooring. There is a ceiling light, a radiator and a built-in cupboard housing the combi-boiler with under-eves storage.

BEDROOM 2 10'11 max x 7'10 (with sloping ceiling)
A bright room with a double-glazed window to the side aspect allowing lots of natural sunlight which overlooks the little patio and chalet. There is a handy vanity sink washbasin with a chrome mixer tap over with white tiled splash-backs. A built-in large cupboard offers hanging space and shelving, again this room has warm wood-effect laminate flooring throughout. There is a radiator, power-points, ceiling light and a partially sloping roof which again adds character.

BEDROOM 3 8'10 x 6'11 (with sloping ceiling)
A step down leads you into a characterful single room with a partially sloping ceiling. A double-glazed window faces to the rear aspect. There is wall lighting, a radiator, power-points and warm wood-effect laminate flooring.

STUDIO / ANNEXE 8'5 x 8'2 (plus added sleeping area on mezzanine level)
The studio/annexe was once a stone workshop adjoining the house. It has a vaulted ceiling, and has been tastefully renovated to include a sleeping area on a mezzanine level. It would make a fantastic space for an independent growing teenager, an additional room for visiting family members, an artist studio or music room, it has much versatility. There is shelving, power and TV points, a separate electric consumer unit and a double-glazed window which overlooks the patio garden.

OUTSIDE
The oldest part of the property is built of stone with decorative soldier bricks above some windows and quoining to the corner walls. The first door to the side aspect has a porch with a pitched tiled roof and a stone floor. A pretty lantern is featured above on the outside wall. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn and has paved pathways leading to the house. There is an attractive spacious chalet with a seating area to the front that is perfect for BBQs. A side path with gated access leads to the rear garden. There is a useful area for bin storage and a well that is currently covered which is said to be bottle-shaped to store the run-off water from the guttering. There is a water tap, water butt and a gas meter fitted to the wall. The garden has an abundance of flower beds and mature trees including plum, wild cherry, fig and apple, with roses that adorn trellised archways. The garden benefits from a greenhouse, two sheds and many places to sit and relax in both the sunshine and the shade.
The private rear garden is accessed through the utility room which is decked and has a covered lean-to that leads to the rear patio and studio/annexe. The patio is fully paved with a central fitting for an expandable washing line. The garden is enclosed by hedges and fencing with flower borders. This is a fabulous area for children to play in securely. It has a seating area that catches the sun for most of the day so would be great for alfresco dining. A useful shed has 30 amp power and is great to store additional freezers.
The carport has a hard standing for two cars and is covered with trellis to the sides, adding privacy. It is surrounded by shrubs and plants to either side.
The current owners have lived at the property for the last 10 years and have thoroughly enjoyed the homely feel of the cottage, the magnificent gardens, and all the local countryside walks that are on your door step. A viewing is highly recommended.

Council Tax Band C
Energy Efficiency Rating E

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Nearest stations

  • Ryde Esplanade (1.5 mi)
  • Ryde St. Johns Road (1.5 mi)
  • Ryde Pier Head (1.7 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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