AN EXCEPTIONAL HOME IN APPROXIMATELY 1.3 ACRES OF BEAUTIFUL GROUNDS!
A long sweeping driveway leads to this truly delightful THATCHED COTTAGE set within a rural setting, yet so close to bus route and Superstore, plus a convenient distance from the cliff path, wonderful long stretch of beaches as well as Sandown and Shanklin amenities.
Constructed around 1914, this stunning detached residence has been EXTENSIVELY UPGRADED by the current owners - both internally and externally - and brought back to its former glory. The versatile accommodation currently offers an elegant sitting room, separate dining room (or third bedroom) - both with attractive fireplaces - a comfortable family/sun room. plus galley kitchen leading to the scullery. There are 3 BEDROOMS (2 on first floor), a stylish first floor bathroom plus ground floor shower and separate w.c. Further benefits include surprisingly high ceilings, timber beams, solid timber staircase, gas central heating, leaded light windows and AMPLE PARKING. There are beautifully manicured EXTENSIVE LAWNS surrounding the property and meandering down to WOODLAND - a truly idyllic setting which also includes large sheds and a fabulous 47ft OUTHOUSE with its own power and light - offering huge potential for a multitude of uses. To appreciate all that is on offer, a viewing is absolutely essential.
Entrance: - Solid entrance door into:
Sitting Room: - 5.46m x 5.46m (17'11 x 17'11) - A charming dual aspect reception room with windows (one being a 'port hole') to front and sides over-looking surrounding gardens. Attractive brick fireplace with timber mantle and inset grate. Timber panelling to walls, beams to ceiling and attractive staircase with solid wood balustrade leading to first floor. Concealed radiators. Doors to Kitchen, Dining and Sun Rooms.
Dining Room / Bedroom 4: - 5.46m x 4.24m (17'11 x 13'11) - A versatile room (either reception or further bedroom) with windows to front and side. Engineered wood flooring and beams to ceiling. Fitted wood 'chest' and corner units. Tiled fireplace with timber mantle and inset coal-effect fire. Door to Kitchen.
Sun/Family Room: - 5.69m x 3.35m (18'08 x 11'0) - A lovely additional reception room with triple aspect windows and French doors to garden. Further glazed doors giving access to Sitting Room. Parquet flooring. Recessed down lighters. Arched feature. Space for tall fridge freezer.
Kitchen: - 6.10m x 1.47m (20'0 x 4'10) - A galley style kitchen comprising fitted cupboard and drawer units with contrasting work surfaces incorporating inset sink unit. Integral gas hob with electric oven under. Plumbing for dishwasher. Radiator. Windows to rear and side. Doors to Sitting Room and Sun Room. Door to Scullery with continued kitchen/utility appliances.
Scullery: - 5.79m x 3.66m (19'0 x 12'0) - A characterful and most useful area with painted and tiled flooring. Cupboards with work surfaces over and inset sink unit. Large white gas AGA. Space for fridge/freezer. Ceiling clothes airer/pulley. Windows to rear and side. Latch door to garden. Doors to Shower Room and separate w.c.
Shower Room: - Comprising large shower cubicle with 'Triton' shower unit, rail and curtain. Tiled floor and walls.
Separate Wc: - Comprising suite of high flush w.c with wash hand basin. Wall mounted 'Worcester' gas boiler. Window to side.
First Floor Landing: - A most attractive landing with arched dormer window and inset beams. Parquet flooring. Timber doors to:
Bedroom 1: - 5.54m x 3.35m (18'2 x 11'0) - Large carpeted double bedroom with front and side aspect windows with superb views over the private gardens. Recessed shelving into chimney breast. Beams to ceiling. Vanity wash basin unit. Radiator. Inter-connecting latch door to Bedroom 3 (a perfect cot or dressing room).
Bedroom 2: - 4.24m x 3.53m (13'11 x 11'07) - Another lovely double bedroom with triple aspect windows. Attractive cast iron fireplace. Range of fitted wardrobes. Beams to vaulted ceiling. Radiator. Inter-connecting door to Bedroom 3.
Study/Dressing Room: - 2.26m x 1.73m (7'05 x 5'8) - Currently utilised as an ideal cot room with window to front. Radiator. Vaulted ceiling.
Bathroom: - 3.02m x 1.73m (9'11 x 5'08) - A most attractive bathroom offering charm yet modern luxuries. Tiled flooring with 2 steps up to bath with shower over plus separate hand held shower. 'Sanitan' wash hand basin and w.c. Window to side.
Outside: - The truly beautifully manicured grounds are a particular feature of Scotchells. Up to 1.3 acres of wonderful rolling lawns with established trees and hedges, pergola with grape vine, bluebell wood, 'orchard' with fruit trees plus a 'secret' garden, as well as additional woodland and stream. There is also a secluded terrace adjacent to the property - perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining. There are sheds x 2 - one housing the sit-on mower.
Workshop/Chalet: - 14.33m x 3.35m max (47'0 x 11'0 max) - A most impressive timber outside benefiting from light and power (including separate fuse box and numerous double sockets). A great workshop, separate office or perhaps potential extra accommodation subject to usual permissions.
Driveway: - There is a long private sweeping driveway offering ample parking and turning area.
Additional Information - Tenure: Freehold
EPC Rating: E
Council Tax Band: E
Disclaimer: - Floor plan and measurements are approximate and not to scale. We have not tested any appliances or systems, and our description should not be taken as a guarantee that these are in working order. None of these statements contained in these details are to be relied upon as statements of fact.
|Address Newport Road, Sandown. PO36 9PJ
||Postcode: PO36 9PJ