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High Park Road, Ryde

Added on 11/11/2021
Hose Rhodes Dickson, Ryde

Key features

  • Extensively renovated imposing 4/5 bedroom Victorian Villa
  • Huge charm and character
  • Many original & period features
  • Private enclosed gated plot
  • En-suite facilities to 2 bedrooms
  • Contemporary fitted kitchen/diner
  • Large conservatory
  • Enclosed cottage-style gardens
  • Garage & Driveway parking
  • Close to local beaches & town centre

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Built 1870, "Farnboro" is a stunning and imposing 4/5 bedroom detached Victorian villa situated within an extensive and enclosed private plot, in a highly sought after residential area, on the outskirts of Ryde town centre, and in close walking proximity to award winning sandy beaches, and mainland transport links. The property has undergone extensive renovation by the current owners, with some final cosmetic finishing now required to complete this very elegant and charming home, already possesing huge ambience and character. Original period features, typical of the era of its build, include ornate feature fireplaces, ceiling roses, wooden floors, panelled doors, and dado and picture rails; all complemented by modern day comforts such as a smart contemporary fitted kitchen/diner, en-suite facilities to two bedrooms, and a modern family bathroom. Immediately you step into this property you instantly feel part of its rich heritage and local history. Full details of the extensive renovations undertaken by the current owners are available on request. The property offers the potential for " multi-generational" living arrangements.  

ENTRANCE "Farnboro" is set back in a private plot on the very popular High Park Road and benefits from its own enclosed and gated entrance, and large well maintained front gardens. 

ENTRANCE DOOR/HALL A partially glazed entrance door with inset stain-glass window, which denotes the house name and number, leads to the grand entrance hall way which stretches the full depth of the property. Large cloaks cupboard. Doors to all ground floor accommodation and access to conservatory and rear gardens. An ornate turning staircase with wooden balustrade leads to the wide first floor landing.  

DINING ROOM 17' 1" + bay 14' 6" (5.21m x 4.44m) A formal and elegant dining room with large bay window to the front elevation overlooking the front gardens. Ornate marble fireplace and ceiling rose. Requiring cosmetic improvements.  

DRAWING ROOM 16' 11" + box bay x 14' 7" (5.18m x 4.45m) The heart of this family home, this beautiful and charming room has a sophisticated, tasteful, and period design scheme throughout with a large box bay window and ornate fireplace providing the central focus points. Double doors lead to the rear gardens.  

KITCHEN/DINER 13' 4" x 12' 4" (4.07m x 3.77m) A smart contemporary fitted kitchen diner with real "WOW" factor, with a range of modern floor and wall units, pan drawers, and matching work-surfaces. Plenty of room for a dining table. Integrated oven, micro-wave and plate warmer. Induction hob and " Quooker" mixer tap to single sink drainer. Door to court yard garden. Access to inner lobby. 

SUN LOUNGE 6' 2" x 20' 7" (1.88m x 6.29m) Accessed from the rear of the entrance hallway, the partially bricked/glazed heritage- style sun lounge overlooks the enclosed rear gardens and also provides access to the adjacent court-yard garden.  

INNER LOBBY Also providing access to the main entrance hall, the inner lobby comprises a large under stairs walk-in larder cupboard and integrated/inset shelving/storage. Leads to: 

3RD RECEPTION/STUDY/5TH BEDROOM 11' 8" x 13' 0" (3.56m x 3.97m) Currently utilised as a study this room can be utilised as a 3rd reception room or 5th bedroom. Requiring cosmetic improvements. Door to utility room. Stairs to: 

ATTIC ROOM/BOILER ROOM 12' 1" x 7' 7" (3.7m x 2.33m) Believed to have formerly been the servants quarters, this room currently houses the pressurised heating system and expansion tank, with additional storage space.  

UTILITY ROOM/WC 8' 5" x 7' 1" (2.57m x 2.18m) Plumbing and space for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Low level wc. Single sink and tap. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING An ornate turning staircase with wooden balustrade leads to the spacious first floor landing. Feature stained-glass window. Doors to: 

MASTER BEDROOM 17' 4" x 14' 1" (5.3m x 4.3m) including en suite and wardrobes A large double master bedroom with windows to front elevation, fitted with fixed venetian shutter blinds. Walk-in wardrobe. Door to en-suite facilities. 

EN-SUITE A fully tiled modern en-suite with double shower enclosure, wc and wash hand-basin. Storage area above. 

BEDROOM 2 17' 4" x 12' 4" (5.3m x 3.78m) including en suite and wardrobe Large double bedroom with double windows to the rear elevation. Walk-in wardrobe. Door to en-suite. 

EN-SUITE A modern and fully tiled en-suite with double shower enclosure, wc and wash hand-basin. Storage area above.  

BEDROOM 3 12' 4" x 13' 5" (3.76m x 4.1m) A double bedroom with window to the rear elevation. Ornate feature fireplace. 

BEDROOM 4 13' 4" x 12' 11" (4.08m x 3.96m) A further double bedroom with window to the front elevation, fitted with fixed venetian shutter blinds. Ornate feature fireplace. 

FAMILY BATHROOM A modern family bathroom with panelled bath, separate shower enclosure, wc, and wash hand-basin with vanity unit under. Heated towel rail. 

GARDENS/OUTSIDE An abundance of mature shrubs, trees and various plantings can be found in the enclosed " cottage-style" rear garden, and walled court yard garden. The rear gardens can be accessed from the drawing room and sun lounge. The court yard gardens are accessed via the kitchen and sun lounge. Garden shed.

The enclosed front gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a range of pretty plantings, and an ornamental pond as its central focal point. Hedged borders provide privacy from the main road. 

PARKING Separate garage and gated driveway parking for several vehicles to the front of the property.  

HEATING Pressurised hot water/heating system with expansion tank.  


TENURE Freehold. 

SERVICES All mains connected.  

RENOVATIONS The current owners of "Farnboro" have undertaken a vast range of improvements and renovations. These include a new kitchen, new boiler and radiators, re-wiring where necessary, new slate roof & guttering, and en-suite facilities to two bedrooms; to name a few. A full list is available on request.  


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High Park Road, Ryde


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Ryde St. Johns Road Station0.4 miles
  • Smallbrook Junction Station0.7 miles
  • Ryde Esplanade Station1.0 miles
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