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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

York Avenue, East Cowes, Isle Of Wight, PO32

Sold STC £360,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Opportunity to acquire a piece of Queen Victoria's history
  • Substantial property for renovation into a 3 Bedroom Luxury property with many fantastic original features including original orangery.
  • Large Gardens
  • Parking
  • Viewing recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This Grade II listed property is the North wing of a major part of Osborne Cottage which as a whole was originally the home of Queen Victoria's daughter, Princess Beatrice. The property has grounds adjoining the Osborne House Estate and is located towards the outskirts of East Cowes, close to Whippingham.

This house has mainly yellow brick elevations with red brick features under a plain tile roof and planning permission under the number LBC/00612/TP/00544/15 has been granted for the whole property to be split into a number of residential units. This is one of the largest being offered for sale and has consent to convert into a 3 bedroom house with a superb original Orangery and good sized gardens.

This part of the property still has many fantastic original features such as ornate ceilings, internal doors, windows and other character features and the vendor is offering the property having been split from its neighbour and with the Orangery having been almost completely renovated.

This property offers an excellent opportunity for a builder/developer or experienced DIYer to create a delightful property which will be quite unique. There is the opportunity to ally modern fitments and fittings with fantastic original features and spacious rooms. The floor plans and measurements have been taken from the planning application plans and whilst we have endeavoured to draw them to scale, they are indicative only and a proposed purchaser must satisfy themselves of the potential accommodation to be created.

We would thoroughly recommend an internal viewing to fully appreciate the uniqueness of this property on offer.

The potential accommodation is as follows:

New glazed ENTRANCE PORCH (to be constructed by a purchaser) leading to:

SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALL 13' x 11 (4m x 3.4m)


STUDY/INNER HALL 13' x 12'10 (4m x 3.8m) with a temporary staircase to first floor.

KITCHEN 17'9 x 11'6 (5. 4m x 3.5m) wide opening to:

FAMILY/DINING ROOM 19' x 24'4 (5.8 x 7.4m)

SITTING ROOM 24'6 maximum x 29'6 maximum (7.5m x 9m) double doors opening to:

ORANGERY 19' x 15'5 (5.8m x 4.7m) Being of cast iron construction with a beautifully patterned quarry tiled floor.


BEDROOM 1 20' x 19'5 maximum (6.1m x 5.9m) with an ENSUITE SHOWER/WC off and French doors opening onto a flat roof area which could be suitable as balcony/terrace.

BEDROOM 2 19' x 16'5 (5.8m x 5m)

BEDROOM 3 12'6 x 10'4 (3.8m x 3m) with ENSUITE FACILITY possible.





Gardens on three sides of the property laid to grass with trees and shrubs and bounded by mature hedging. There is also a featured covered walkway which leads to a SUMMERHOUSE. There will be PARKING available adjacent to the property and some visitors parking in a communal parking area.

TENURE Freehold (to be confirmed).

SERVICES All mains are available for connection.



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Added on Rightmove:
19 October 2016

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