• The Strand, Ryde

    The Strand, Ryde -  650,000  SOLD

    Detached Victorian residence moments from the beach

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- Imposing Detached Victorian Residence - Impressive Solent Views - Versatile and Spacious Accommodation - Many Original Period Features - Separate Two Bedroom Basement Apartment - Some Modernisation/Upgrading Required

Property Features

  • Detached Victorian residence moments from the beach
  • Impressive Solent views
  • Versatile and spacious accommodation

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A beautiful, substantial, early Victorian Villa enjoying a prominent position on the Esplanade, ideally placed for the expansive sandy beaches and high speed links to Portsmouth. The property is currently arranged as a 3-4 bedroom home with 2 bedroom, self-contained annex on the lower ground floor. Ideal for extended family or to generate an additional income.

Retaining many original period features enjoyed by a home of this age including marble surround fireplaces, high ceilings, deep skirting boards, original sash windows with working shutters and attractive entrance vestibule with stained glass. All in a convenient, sought after location with vehicle access from The Strand and pedestrian access via a good sized walled garden straight onto The Esplanade. Having been a much loved home for nearly 20 years, this sizeable property offers a superb opportunity for someone appreciating this location and the scale of the accommodation on offer to make their own mark on this home.

Known as the 'Town on the Beach', Ryde is the largest of the Isle of Wight towns and boasts boutique and independent shops and cafes set on an expanse of sandy beach. The property is conveniently situated for Ryde School and commuting to the mainland by foot or vehicle making it the perfect family home.

Steps from the driveway lead up to the:-

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE Original glass windows with stained glass. Decorative tiled floor. Wood door to:

ENTRANCE HALL Staircase with wood balustrade leading to the half landing and first floor. Door leading internally to the lower ground floor apartment. Doors to:

KITCHEN 11' 1" x 14' 2" (3.38m x 4.32m) Fitted wall, base and drawer units with work surfaces over and tiled surrounds. Single stainless steel sink unit. Space for gas cooker and fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for dishwasher.

DINING ROOM 19' 11" Including Bay x 15' 4" (6.07m x 4.67m) A sizeable room with bay window enjoying the views across the Solent. Marble surround fireplace with tiled inserts.

PLAY ROOM/RECEPTION ROOM 14' 4" x 14' 4" (4.37m x 4.37m) Window overlooking the garden and Solent. Original cast iron fireplace. Door to:

OFFICE/BEDROOM 14' 4" x 14' 4" (4.37m x 4.37m) Could be opened up through to the play room forming one large reception room. Original cast iron fireplace. Door to:

SHOWER ROOM Fully tiled comprising a double shower with electric shower unit, washbasin and WC. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan.

CLOAKROOM WC and basin. Window.

REAR PORCH Useful storage area, fitted shelving. Steps down to the garden.


UTILITY Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Space for an extra fridge/freezer if required.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Sky-light. Doors to:

SITTING ROOM 19' 11" Including Bay x 15' 4" (6.07m x 4.67m) Large bay with sash windows overlooking the garden and taking in the beaches, with mainland in the distance. Large marble surround fireplace with wood burning stove

BEDROOM 1 15' 4" x 14' 4" (4.67m x 4.37m) Built-in fitted wardrobes, concealing original fireplace. Sink in vanity unit.

BEDROOM 2 14' 4" x 14' 4" (4.37m x 4.37m) Views across the garden, Solent and mainland beyond. Range of built-in fitted wardrobes to one wall, concealing original fireplace.

BEDROOM 3 11' 2" x 14' 2" (3.4m x 4.32m) A double room with basin.

BATHROOM Fitted white suite comprising bath with electric shower over and shower screen, washbasin and WC. Shaver socket. Tiled surrounds. Airing cupboard housing the hot water tank.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT Has been let on an AST basis for approx. £500 pcm to include gas and water. Self-contained accessed from the driveway or from a door under the stairs in the upper ground floor.

HALL Stairs to upper ground floor with door into the main accommodation. Under-stairs storage cupboard. Doors to: STORE ROOM.

LIVING ROOM 15' 4" x 14' 4" (4.67m x 4.37m) With door to:

KITCHEN 18' 4" x 5' 11" (5.59m x 1.8m) Fitted wall, base and drawer units. Sink. Space for cooker and fridge freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine.

BEDROOM 1 14' 2" x 14' 6" (4.32m x 4.42m) Bay window. A double room with built-in cupboard.

BEDROOM 2 14'6" x 13'5" A double room.

BATHROOM White suite comprising bath, basin and WC. Airing cupboard housing an electric tank.

STORE ROOM 9' 6" x 4' 10" (2.9m x 1.47m) A really useful area for storage with light.

HEATING A wall mounted 'Vaillant' gas boiler located in the kitchen and hot water tank in the bathroom airing cupboard provides domestic hot water and central heating via radiators. The Vaillant boiler also provides gas central heating to the apartment on the lower ground floor which houses it's own electric tank for hot water.

OUTSIDE The front of the property is approached via The Strand by a driveway providing plenty of parking. A gated rear garden leads directly onto The Esplanade with the beaches beyond. The walled rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with mature flowerbeds and borders. Timber Chalet. Greenhouse. Patio area.

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. Floor plans are schematic and are 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 July 2016.

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