Upper Road, Adgestone - £850,000 SOLD
A charming cottage in a beautiful rural location. Offering 4 double beds with superb views and 5 spacious receptions with potential to be an independent unit. Grounds of 3 ¼ acres include: superb walled garden, substantial outbuildings, paddock of an acre. The property offers excellent small holding potential.
- Rural Location
- 4 Bedrooms and 5 Receptions
- Sitting in 3.25 acres
A charming former gardener's cottage built spanning the Elizabethan walls of an enchanting walled garden in a beautiful rural location. Grove Gardens offers spacious and flexible 4 double bedroom accommodation with all bedrooms enjoying superb views whether it is across the downland to the North or to the Channel to the South. On the ground floor there are 5 reception rooms which offer excellent spacious accommodation and could be arranged to provide an independent unit. Grove Gardens sits to the fore of its 3 ¼ acres which is made up of the superb walled garden, a number of substantial outbuildings and a paddock of approximately an acre to the rear. Having previously been run as a market garden, the property offers potential to be a fantastic smallholding or wonderful rural family home. Enjoying its rural position Grove Gardens is ideally placed for country living yet a short drive from both the seaside town of Sandown with its long sandy beaches, amenities, schools and the larger town of Ryde. Ryde the Islands largest town offers many amenities, supermarkets, beaches, private school and high speed passenger access to the mainland. A tarmac drive leads from the lane to the house and onward to the yard offering ample parking and turning both outside the house and the yard.
GROUND FLOOR Front door opening into:
DINING HALL Window to front. A large hall with room for a dining table. Multi fuel stove. Wooden stairs leading up to the first floor. Security alarm. Half glazed door to:
LIVING ROOM A large room with windows to side. Stone fireplace feature. Sliding doors opening into:
CONSERVATORY A large conservatory from which to sit and enjoy the gardens with glazed double doors either side opening out into the protected wall gardens. Ceiling fans.
SNUG Dual aspect windows to front and side. Multi fuel stove in a brick fireplace
KITCHEN Fitted with a range of handleless contemporary units and matching breakfast bar. Inset 1.5 bowl sink. Smeg hob with extractor over. Waist height double oven. Integral
dishwasher and space for an American style fridge freezer. Tiled floor. Door out to paved terrace which has a large seating area, overlooking an ornamental pond, enjoying the sheltered walled south facing garden. Open to:
BREAKFAST ROOM Usefully located adjacent to the kitchen. Tiled floor. Door to
UTILITY ROOM Window to the front. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Large floor standing oil boiler providing hot water and central heating. Door from kitchen leads into:
SUN ROOM Double doors and windows open out onto paved terrace. Door at end leading to:
STUDY / STORE Windows to rear. Radiator. Door to:
SHOWER ROOM with electric shower, basin with light and shaver point. WC. Window to side. Extractor fan. Wooden stairs from the hall lead up to:
LANDING Doors off to:
MASTER BEDROOM Dual aspect windows overlooking gardens and across to the Channel. Walk in wardrobes with hanging and shelves. Door to EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with window to rear. Bidet, WC, shower, extractor fan. Loft access.
FAMILY BATHROOM Window to rear. Bath with shower attachment, WC, basin, extractor fan.
BEDROOM TWO double room with window to front enjoying lovely downland views. Wardrobe/airing cupboard with immersion tank, shelving. Doors into an EN-SUITE BATHROOM with window to front, with bath, basin, bidet and WC.
BEDROOM THREE A good sized double room with window to rear with lovely views across the gardens to the Channel.
BEDROOM FOUR Double room enjoying lovely downland views.
OUTBUILDINGS Grove Gardens has a number of useful and sizeable outbuildings having previously been run as a market garden. Attached to the house is a WORKSHOP AREA/STORE With WC.
OFFICE Accessed from the driveway and attached to the workshop is a good sized office with power and light. FREEZER ROOM (17' x 7'6) With power and light. The driveway leads past the house and into the yard via a five bar gate. Which then gives access to the rear paddock of just over an acre.
YARD GARAGE/WORKSHOP A large building with garage and workshop, with a number of ANIMAL PENS attached. GARAGE (19'4 x 10'9) with power and light. WORKSHOP (18'4 x 14'5) with power light and water. TRACTOR SHED/BARNWooden doors open into another large store with tractor shed to the rear. BARN/STORE (19'4 x 10'9) with light and power. TRACTOR SHED (47' x 26') open ended. CAR PORT Three bay car port. There is gated access to the rear garden with fruit trees and PADDOCK Just over an acre with sea views. To the rear of the yard there are large wooden doors giving vehicle access into the walled gardens.
WALLED GARDEN Surrounded by an attractive Elizabethan chalk wall the sheltered south facing gardens of just over an acre are charming. Linked to the house by a large paved terrace, they are arranged to provide a formal garden with lawned area, with ornamental ponds and an array of flowering shrubs and bushes. As a former market garden the garden produces delicious fruit and vegetables with fruit trees, a large vegetable garden and a substantial GREENHOUSE of 2000 sq. ft. There is both a vehicle and pedestrian gate within the wall which gives access to the gardens beyond the wall which are laid to grass and enjoy some fruit trees.
HEATING An oil fired boiler in the utility provides the heating via radiators.
COUNCIL TAX Band G
EPC Rating TBC