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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Newchurch, Isle of Wight

Sold by Us £275,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Formerly the village Post Office Wisteria Cottage is full of unique period character. The cottage with its pretty Wisteria covered frontage is very much a feature of the village scene with its construction largely of stone with flagstone floors and oak beams date back to approximately 1893. Following closure as a Post Office in 2004 it now provides a comfortable family home arranged over two floors with versatile open-plan living area extending to a kitchen and sun room, a separate sitting room/bedroom at the front and three further bedrooms upstairs. Some internal modernisation is required which has been reflected in the sale price.

The charming village of Newchurch has a well-regarded pub and the popular Garlic Farm Restaurant is close by. The towns of Newport and Ryde are easily accessible providing for everyday needs whilst mainland ferry links, beaches and sailing facilities and all within a 20 minute drive.  


Entrance Part glazed door opens to an entrance hall with flagstone flooring and plenty of wall space for coats and cloaks.  

Open-plan living area/Dining room A particularly versatile dual aspect room stretching the length of the property with double glazed window to front and twin sets of sliding doors to the rear offering plenty of light. There are exposed Oak beams and a gas fire inset within a stone mantle and hearth.  

Kitchen / Breakfast Room Generous galley style kitchen with a full range of under counter and wall mounted storage with pine wood doors. There is a I.5 bowl stainless steel sink inset with mixer tap over and space and plumbing for a dishwasher, washing machine, gas cooker oven and fridge. Gas fired combination boiler is located in the corner cupboard. There is plenty of light with both Velux windows and patio doors to the terrace and conservatory providing a wonderful garden outlook.  

Utility/Store room Further under counter and wall mounted storage in addition to space for fridge and chest freezer. There is a safe built into the wall and good access to electric meter and circuit board.  

W.C. With pedestal wash basin, heated towel rail and W.C. 

Sitting Room / Bedroom 4 Well-proportioned light room with bay window. A fantastic space arranged as a reception room as there is a brickwork open fireplace with tiled hearth, but the room could also be utilised as a generous bedroom.  

First Floor  

Landing With large walk-in storage cupboard.  

Bedroom 1 A generous sized double bedroom with plenty of light and pleasant country views. Original fireplace (currently covered up) and exposed beams to one wall.  

Bedroom 2 Another spacious double bedroom with period fireplace and vanity unit wash basin.  

W.C. With pedestal wash basin, heated towel rail and W.C.  

Family Bathroom Panelled bath, large shower with power cubicle, pedestal wash basin, bidet and WC.  

Bedroom 3 L-shaped double bedroom with Velux window.  

Sunroom UPVC glazing and red brick dwarf walls. Double doors out to the garden.  

Outside To the rear of the house is a mature and well-tended garden that provides a tranquil private space. Landscaped and cultivated over a number of years the garden has a rich blend of shrubs, trees, rockeries and pretty borders. There are two or three different areas connected by covered walkways and a garden terrace ideal for outdoor dining aside a garden pond and water feature. Well established trees include Mimosa and there are both white and pink Magnolia, pale pink and red Camelia and Clematis.  

Outbuilding A large timber built workshop/shed sits at the rear of the garden with power and lighting laid on.  

Parking Off-street parking space available at the rear accessed over a shared driveway with neighbouring property. Parking is also available on the front forecourt. 

Services Mains electricity, drainage and water and gas. Heating is provided by a gas fired boiler and delivered via radiators.  

Tenure Freehold 

Post code PO36 0NF  

Agent notes Please note some photography is from 2014 and 2016.  

Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents:

Spence Willard Grove House Sherbourne Street Bembridge Isle of Wight PO35 5YA 

Tel: 01983 873000 



Important Notice 1. Particulars: These particulars are not an offer or contract, nor part of one. You should not rely on statements by Spence Willard in the particulars or by word of mouth or in writing ("information") as being factually accurate about the property, its condition or its value. Neither Spence Willard nor any joint agent has any authority to make any representations about the property, and accordingly any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents, seller(s) or lessor(s). 2. Photos etc: The photographs show only certain parts of the property as they appeared at the time they were taken. Areas, measurements and distances given are approximate only. 3. Regulations etc: Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. A buyer or lessee must find out by inspection or in other ways that these matters have been properly dealt with and that all information is correct. 4. VAT: The VAT position relating to the property may change without notice.  

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14 November 2016


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