• Whitwell

    Whitwell -  650,000  SOLD


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Property Features

  • Delightful Grade II Listed Home Forming The South Wing Of A Beautiful Manor House
  • Pleasantly situated in an idyllic rural location

A delightful Grade II listed home which forms part of Strathwell Park reputed to have origins dating back to the 16th century, whilst the present buildings built by the Rector Olivier Robert are believed to date back to the early 19th century. South Strathwell Manor offers generous accommodation set in stunning landscaped grounds extending to just over an acre with many period features including lancet windows, stone archways, stone fireplaces and a stone bellcote above the former chapel. A grand entrance vestibule welcomes you into the property which could be used as a dining hall, kitchen/breakfast room and two generous reception rooms plus a study. Going up the impressive staircase you will find four bedrooms with jack and jill bathroom to master bedroom and bedroom two plus a large 'victorian' style family bathroom. A private driveway through farmland leads to this idyllic rural location in the popular South Wight.

A flagstone terrace leads to the arched front door with glazed panels to:

ENTRANCE HALL With original style tiled floor and part wood panelled walls. Leading to:

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE/DINING HALL 21' 4 max" x 12' 2" (6.5m x 3.71m) Stone fireplace with inset wood burner, stone hearth. Arched recess. Beam to ceiling. Built in cloaks cupboard. Impressive staircase to first floor. To the left of the staircase is a small door leading to an under stair cupboard with trapdoor access to the cellar. The cloakroom has been built over the original access. The trap door leads to the remaining steps into an untanked cellar with a sump pump and slate wine shelves. Door to cloakroom/wc. Door to:

LIVING ROOM 24' 4" x 15' 8" (7.42m x 4.78m) A magnificent room with lots of character which could equally be used as a dining room. Feature stone fireplace with flagstone hearth and coal effect calor gas stove. Stained and varnished floorboards. Square bay window to side garden with 3 arched lancet windows with built in window seat. French doors to the attractive terrace. Arched window to side. Stained and leaded glazed door to cupboard with shelving. Beams to ceiling.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14' 9" x 11' 4" (4.5m x 3.45m) Fitted with a range of wood fronted units with work surfaces over incorporating 1 ¼ bowl sink with mixer tap. Tiled splashbacks. LPG fired 'Rayburn'. Integral dishwasher and fridge/freezer, microwave. Electric cooker point.

Tiled floor. Door to larder with light and shelving. Window to rear. Door with glazed panels to:

LEAN TO UTILITY ROOM 16' 1" x 11' 9" (4.9m x 3.58m) Plumbing for washing machine, butler sink with storage under. Space for freezers etc. French doors to patio terrace.

CLOAKROOM Fitted with a hand basin and low level wc. Electric heater. Window to rear. Part panelled walls.

STUDY/LIBRARY 16' x 10' 1" (4.88m x 3.07m) With built in shelving to one wall. Stained and varnished floor boards. Two arched lancet windows overlooking the lovely gardens. Door to:

DINING ROOM 18' 9" x 16' (5.72m x 4.88m) A lovely light room with square bay with six lancet windows enjoying views over the front garden. Woodburner inset to a stone fireplace with marble surround. Two radiators with decorative covers. Window to side.

An impressive staircase leads to the first floor with large triple window on the half landing overlooking the rear gardens.


LANDING With gothic style archways and bedrooms off. Built in cupboard with shelving. Cupboard with hanging space. At the end of the landing is the:

MASTER BEDROOM 16' 4" x 15' 8" (4.98m x 4.78m) A light room with dual aspect to side and lancet windows with built in window seat overlooking the front gardens.

Feature fireplace. Sloped ceiling with beams. Radiator. Door to:

JACK AND JILL BATHROOM 12' 1" x 9' 11" (3.68m x 3.02m) With large built in wardrobe. Split level with panel bath, victorian style pedestal basin and low level wc. Lancet window to side with built in wooden shutters. Radiator. Access to loft space. Door to:

BEDROOM 2 14' 11 max" x 12' 4" (4.55m x 3.76m) A double room with lancet windows to side gardens. Corner fireplace.

BEDROOM 3 14' 2" x 12' (4.32m x 3.66m) A double room with window overlooking the front gardens. Attractive fireplace. Built in wardrobe to alcove, dado

rail. Radiator.

BEDROOM 4 11' 10" x 9' 4" (3.61m x 2.84m) Overlooking the attractive terraced gardens. Radiator. Built in cupboard.

BATHROOM 11' x 10' 6" (3.35m x 3.2m) A generous size room with freestanding clawfoot victorian style bath, victorian style pedestal basin and

matching low level wc. Tiled and glazed shower cubicle with drench shower head. Dark wood stained floorboards, dado rails and matching cupboard housing hot water tank and shelving. Access to loft space. Radiator. Two windows to rear.

HEATING The property is warmed by LPG fired 'Rayburn' which provides the central heating via radiators and domestic hot water with back up electric immersion.

OUTSIDE South Strathwell Manor is set in just over an acre of delightful gardens with three main areas. A gravel driveway leads to the front of the property with parking area and to the front across the driveway is a large detached garage with parking in front. The largest area of garden is to the front with a large lawned garden with a rose garden and mature rhododendron bushes, creating a private area with weeping willow tree leading down to the River Yar. A wooden bridge crosses the river to a further area with gateway giving access to a footpath. To the side of the property is a lawned area with shrub and flower borders. Mature magnolia tree. Double gates lead to the rear garden with a primrose and daffodil filled bank with magnolia tree and many attractive shrubs. A large terrace at the rear of the property providing an ideal space for al fresco dining and entertaining, sheltered by attractive terraced gardens with well stocked borders and steps up to the top level of the garden. Laid to lawn with greenhouse and raised vegetable beds. Further lawn area with large well stocked flower beds and timber summerhouse. An ideal spot to enjoy the views over the house and gardens.


TENURE Freehold

SERVICES Delivered gas, mains electric, water and drainage.

AGENTS NOTES Our description of any appliances and/or services (including any central

heating system) should not be taken as any guarantee that these are in

working order. None of these statements contained in these particulars as to

the property are to be relied on as statements of fact. These particulars do not

form part of any contract. Especially if travelling long distances, if there is any

point of particular importance, please contact Hose Rhodes Dickson who will

be pleased to clarify the information. Floorplans and promap are schematic

and for guidance only. Measurements are approximate. Please note that our

photographs depict the property in a furnished condition. On completion all

furnishings will be removed unless specifically mentioned elsewhere as being

included in the sale. Details and photographs prepared April 2015.

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