Steephill Road, Shanklin - £595,000 SOLD
Charming Period Property
A charming period home tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the town yet only a short walk to restaurants, bars, shops, Shanklin Theatre and beautiful sandy beach. A detached property dating back to the 1870's offering 4 double bedrooms, with en-suite master bedroom and a ground floor en-suite bedroom which would be ideal as a guest room. Two good size reception rooms and extensive conservatory provide generous living accommodation.
- Charming Period Property
- Four Double Bedrooms
- Generous Living Accommodation
A charming period home tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the town yet only a short walk to restaurants, bars, shops, Shanklin Theatre and beautiful sandy beach. Nesscliff is a detached property dating back to the 1870's offering 4 double bedrooms, with en-suite master bedroom and a ground floor en-suite bedroom which would be ideal as a guest room. Two good size reception rooms and extensive conservatory provide generous living accommodation. The house has been extended in recent years to create a pleasant entrance hall and garage to the rear of the property with off road parking for 3 cars. Enjoying enclosed and manageable gardens with the delightful front gardens having won a prize in the Wight in Bloom 2017 and 2018 awards.
Shanklin is a charming traditional seaside resort with a glorious long wide sandy beach set against a backdrop of dramatic sandstone cliffs, the seafront is within a short walk of the property, as is the town and Old Village. High speed mainland links can be accessed via local train networks.
GROUND FLOOR Steps lead up to the UPVC sealed unit double glazed door with glazed arch panel over, opening to:
ENTRANCE HALL With wood panelled vaulted ceiling. Archway to hallway. Door to:
CLOAKROOM Fitted with a low level wc and vanity unit. Tiled floor. Obscured window to front.
HALLWAY Stairs to first floor with built in cupboard under. Radiator. Door to:
SITTING ROOM 19' 7" x 17' 2" incl. bay (5.97m x 5.23m incl. bay) A generous size room with plenty of light from the dual aspect large window overlooking the front gardens and glazed French doors to side terrace. Wood burning stove to a brick surround and tiled hearth. Decorative coving. Two radiators. Wall light points.
BEDROOM 4/OFFICE 15' 5" x 11' 4" max (4.7m x 3.45m max) A good size room with UPVC sealed unit double glazed window to side. Built in cupboard. Door to:
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Large tiled shower, vanity unit and low level wc. Wood panelling to some walls. Radiator. Tiled floor. Obscured window to front.
DINING ROOM 17' 5" max x 13' 10" (5.31m max x 4.22m) A good size room with living flame effect gas fire to a stripped wood surround with tiled inserts and hearth. 2 radiators. UPVC sealed unit double glazed French doors to conservatory. Decorative coving. Currently used as a living/dining room with arch through to area with table, ideal as a breakfast area. Feature porthole window. Door to rear entrance hall. Door to:
KITCHEN 13' 4" max x 9' 3" (4.06m max x 2.82m) Fitted with white gloss wall and base units with marble effect work surfaces over incorporating a 1 1/4 bowl sink top with mixer tap. Glazed wall units with concealed lighting. Integral fridge and space for a dishwasher. Sealed unit double glazed window. Tiled floor. Space for range cooker. Heated towel rail. Feature glazed arch window looking in to the hall and to the front door. Recessed spotlights to ceiling. Georgian style glazed door to:
UTILITY ROOM 9' 9" x 6' 11" (2.97m x 2.11m) Fitted with matching units and work surfaces to kitchen. Single drainer sink. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer and large fridge freezer. Worcester gas boiler. Sealed unit double glazed window. Stable door to side.
CONSERVATORY 16' 0" x 10' 6" (4.88m x 3.2m) A lovely room overlooking the terrace with access via UPVC sealed unit double glazed French doors, ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining. Tiled floor. Electric wall heaters. Wall light points.
REAR ENTRANCE HALL A useful new addition with roof light allowing plenty of natural light into this area. Walnut effect flooring. Door and window looking through to Dining Room. Door to parking area. Door to:
GARAGE 20' 8" x 9' 11" (6.3m x 3.02m) With remote control roller door, light and power. Door to garden. Roof storage area.
HALF LANDING Door to:
BATHROOM A good size bathroom fitted with a white suite comprising wood panelled bath, generously proportioned washbasin with space on either side fitted to a white vanity unit with plenty of storage for all your bathroom essentials. Featuring a spacious cupboard area with shelf and 3 drawers for smaller items. Wood panelling and large mirror over. Low level wc. Built in wooden window seat to the obscured bay window. Part panelled and part tiled walls. Sliding doors to airing cupboard with hot water tank and shelving. Radiator.
LANDING Window to front with views towards the Downs. Glazed panel to ceiling allowing plenty of natural light to this area.
MASTER BEDROOM 13' 4" x 11' 6" (4.06m x 3.51m) A good double room enjoying views across The Old Village to the sea beyond. UPVC sash windows. Built in wardrobes. Door to:
EN SUITE BATHROOM Steps down to this good size bathroom fitted with a panelled bath with mixer tap incorporating shower over, generously proportioned washbasin with space on either side fitted to a white vanity unit with spacious cupboard area and drawers. Low level wc. Radiator and heated towel rail. Obscured window. Full tiled walls. Light and shaver point.
BEDROOM 2 17' 3" incl. bay x 12' 0" (5.26m incl. bay x 3.66m) A lovely room with dual aspect enjoying views over the front garden and to the Downs and French doors to the bay at the side with a 'Juliet' balcony. Built in wardrobe. Access to loft storage with pull down ladder. Radiator.
BEDROOM 3 14' 4" x 11' 6" (4.37m x 3.51m) A double room with dual aspect windows, one of which enjoys lovely sea views over to Culver Down.
HEATING The property has a gas central heating system via radiators throughout the property supplied by the Worcester boiler situated in the utility room.
OUTSIDE An attractive wooden gate, said to be a Wedgewood design, at the front of the property leads to a beautiful front garden which has won prizes for Wight in Bloom 2017 and first prize in 2018. A circular lawn area with gravel pathway surrounding and well stocked flower borders, with automatic watering system. Mature palm tree. Trellis arch to an attractive seating area. Steps from the lawn lead to an elevated paved terrace at the side which is accessed from the sitting room and the conservatory, ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining. To the other side is a gate giving access from Steephill Road. Pathway to good size brick built workshop (12'4 x 11'1) with light and power. Rear door to garage. A wooden gate leads to an enclosed area currently shelved and used as a plant nursery. Gate to parking area, a newly paved area with parking for three cars and leading to the GARAGE.
SERVICES All mains connected.
COUNCIL TAX Band F.
EPC RATING E
AGENTS NOTES Agents notes - Please note the vendors have made a number of improvements since the photos have been taken, the shower room layout has also changed.
Plans are reproduced using photocopying process, and as such may not be relied on as being an accurate scale. Plans are for identification purposes only. Boundaries are approximate. Ordnance Survey plans with the permission of HMSO Crown Copyright. Reserved License Number: ES100011341.
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 November 2017.