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Shanklin Road, Sandford

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Added on 16/04/2021
Hose Rhodes Dickson, Newport
4,122 sq. ft.
(383 sq. m.)

Key features

  • Classical and Aesthetic Victorian House
  • Beautiful Rural Location
  • Over 4100 sq feet of Living Space
  • Separate 2 Bedroom Cottage
  • 1 Acre Plot with small Woodland Copse
  • Ample off Road Parking, Large Double Garage

Property description

Tenure: Freehold


Hose Rhodes Dickson proudly offers a substantial former gentleman's Victorian residence boasting a wealth of classical and aesthetic features and sat on the outskirts of Godshill in the popular hamlet of Sandford. The property was built in 1872 and originally known as the Sandford Park Estate covering some 119 acres and at the time producing an abundance of crops from the kitchen gardens, orchards and estate land. Over its lifetime the property has been lovingly restored and maintained retaining an abundance of original Victorian features including beautiful marble fireplaces with original Minton tiles, servants bells, impressive ornate coving, ceiling roses and garden room which still houses the grape vine that was planted over 150 years ago and still produces an abundance of grapes annually.

Sandford is set in a rural location and only moments from the town centres of Shanklin, Godshill and Ventnor but sits in the middle of a vast network of countryside walks and cycle paths including Stenbury Downs with breath taking views right across the Island. Shanklin is known for its wealth of local shops, amenities and theatre, including miles of sandy beaches and its own train station with direct ferry links to the mainland with connecting trains to London, the entire journey time taking 2 ½ hours door to door. Near by, Godshill is your truly quintessential English village with an assortment of thatched cottages, tea gardens and eateries.

The property is approached by privately owned Wheelbarrow lane, gravelled driveway parking for at least 6 cars and large double stone built garage with electrically controlled door. Grand Victorian entrance with sweeping veranda covered by the original glass canopy to the front of the property. Entrance lobby with access to boot and cloakroom, doors through to spacious hallway with impressive ornate coving. Drawing room with tall picturesque windows and marble fireplace with window above. The former panelled library room is currently set up as the dining room with French doors out onto the veranda. Additional accommodation off the hallway includes a spacious sitting room with log burner, French doors through to the garden room and the veranda. Large kitchen with built in island housing the oven and hob, original duck egg blue double oven AGA. Ample under stairs storage, additional WC and office.

First floor accommodation comprises 4 large double bedrooms. the master being 21ft X 15ft with an ensuite measuring 13ft X 13ft. All bedrooms bar one have retained their original marble fireplaces. Separate family bathroom and walk in storage room.


Formerly the servants quarters, the 2 bedroom cottage would make the ideal home for families moving with additional family members or equally as a holiday home comfortably achieving £600 per week during the holiday season. The accommodation comprises own front door leading off the patio, hallway, lounge with access onto the garden, kitchen diner, two good size double bedrooms and family shower room plus WC. The cottage has its own private courtyard and access onto Wheelbarrow Lane  



ENTRANCE HALL 27' 8" x 10' (8.43m x 3.05m)  

DRAWING ROOM 21' 02" x 15' 0" (6.45m x 4.57m)  

OAK PANELLED LIBRARY/DINING ROOM 13' x 13' (3.96m x 3.96m)  

SITTING ROOM 19' 0" x 16' 0" (5.79m x 4.88m)  

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 0" x 15' 1" (4.88m x 4.6m)  

GARDEN ROOM 21' 5" x 15' 0" (6.53m x 4.57m)  



SEPARATE WC 15' x 5' 4" (4.57m x 1.63m)  


SPACIOUS LANDING Two original wide archways with plaster corbels. Large double panel radiator. Cupboard containing large insulated hot water tank. Walk in Store Room with radiator 

MASTER BEDROOM 21' x 15' (6.4m x 4.57m)  

ENSUITE 13' x 13' (3.96m x 3.96m)  

BEDROOM 2 16' x 13' 10" (4.88m x 4.22m)  


BEDROOM 3 16' x 13' (4.88m x 3.96m)  

BEDROOM 4 17' 4" x 12' 5" (5.28m x 3.78m)  



ENTRANCE HALL/DINING AREA 15' 2" x 8' 0" (4.62m x 2.44m)  

COTTAGE KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 03" x 10' 01" (4.65m x 3.07m)  

COTTAGE LOUNGE 15' 1" x 10' 3" (4.6m x 3.12m)  

LANDING Attractive cast iron fireplace. Double panel radiator. Walk in cupboard housing Vaillant gas fired boiler.  

COTTAGE BEDROOM 1 15' 8" x 10' 4" (4.78m x 3.15m)  

COTTAGE BEDROOM 2 11' 8" x 11' 0" (3.56m x 3.35m)  


OUTSIDE The property sits in approximate 1 acre with its own small copse boarded by a local stream. Detached stone built double garage with electric up and over door measuring 21'6" x 18'8" (6'56m x 5.7m). Single Garage/Workshop situated at the rear of the property which is approached from Wheelbarrow Lane or the garden which measures 17'11" x 9'10" (5.48m x 3.01m). Natural wildlife pond 

NOTE Under Section 21 of the Estate Agency Act House Rhodes Dickson are required to declare that the owner is a member of staff within the company.

TENURE - Freehold  

Shanklin Road, Sandford

Approximate location


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Shanklin Station2.6 miles
  • Lake Station3.2 miles
  • Sandown Station4.2 miles
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