Ryde, Isle of Wight - £1,200,000
Impressive 'Gentleman's Residence'
Just a few minutes walk from the beach is this impressive country house in the town offering 6 double bedroom family accommodation. Built as a Gentlemans Residence in the 1830s designed for entertaining with all the principal rooms facing west over the secluded lawned garden.
- Impressive 'Gentleman's Residence'
- A few minutes walk from the beach
- 6 double bedrooms
Tucked away in a private road just a few minutes' walk from the beach is this impressive 'country house in the town' offering 6 double bedroom family accommodation in private enclosed gardens. Pelham Lodge was built as a 'Gentleman's Residence' in the 1830's designed for entertaining with all the principal rooms facing west over the secluded lawned garden.
The light and spacious living accommodation comprises a generous sitting room with large walk in bay window and full height French doors leading to the private lawned rear garden, kitchen/breakfast room with freestanding units and French doors with steps to a large terrace, a perfect spot for al fresco dining and entertaining, a formal dining room with 2 sets of French doors to the enclosed rear gardens and a living room which makes an ideal snug or playroom. Period features of the property include high skirting boards and high ceilings throughout. Most of the windows and doors have the original wooden Victorian folding shutters. Exposed painted floorboards to most rooms. An ideal family home in a perfect location for the sandy beaches, Ryde School and onward mainland links.
The Victorian town of Ryde with its boutiques and independent shops and coffee shops features one of the longest stretches of sandy beach from Ryde to Appley and on to Puckpool. Stroll along the wide promenade to dine 'al fresco' at the beachside café, The Deli, or award winning beachside restaurant, The Boat House, whilst enjoying the ever-changing view of the Solent.
ENTRANCE HALL A spacious and welcoming entrance with painted wood flooring and original French doors to the stone terrace and gravelled parking area. Feature arched inset mirror to wall. Built-in cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, (also accessed from living room) Radiator. Door to:
DINING ROOM 19' 11" x 14' 7" (6.07m x 4.44m) A grand room with two full length glazed French doors to the garden. Feature fire surround. Radiator.
STUDY Full length glazed French doors to the garden. Internet point. Telephone point. Radiator.
SITTING ROOM 24' 11 max" x 17' 7 into bay" (7.59m x 5.36m) A well-proportioned room with feature fireplace and full height glazed bay window with French doors to the garden. Two radiators.
LIVING ROOM 20' 3" x 14' 2 max" (6.17m x 4.32m) An ideal secondary reception room/snug with built-in cupboards and window and door to the courtyard. Further built in cupboard housing the hot water cylinder also accessed from the entrance hall. Stable door through to:
UTILITY ROOM Original flagstone floor. Window and stable door to the courtyard. Built-in wall mounted units. Wood work surfaces over incorporating sink. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space and plumbing for tumble dryer. Radiator. High ceiling with spotlights.
CLOAKROOM Low level WC. Built-in cupboard. Window.
INNER HALL Stairs rising to first floor. Radiator. Door under stairs to a small Cellar, an ideal space for wine storage etc. Steps down to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 17' 7" x 15' 9" (5.36m x 4.8m) A large room with French doors out to the terrace and onto the lawned gardens. Freestanding painted wooden base units and vintage sink and drainer unit with sliding doors. Space for range oven. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for freestanding fridge/freezer. Window and stable door to the rear courtyard. Radiator. Space for a large breakfast table.
A secondary set of steps in the hallway lead up to:
BEDROOM/LIBRARY 15' 9 max" x 13' 8 max" (4.8m x 4.17m) An ideal office area with vaulted ceiling tucked away from the rest of the house. Built-in shelving to walls. Internet point. Wooden flooring. Two windows. Cupboard. Radiator.
HALF LANDING Leading off from the main set of stairs. High level window allowing plenty of natural light onto the landing. Door to:
BEDROOM 2 15' 4 max" x 12' 2" (4.67m x 3.71m) A lovely room overlooking the rear courtyard. Vaulted and beamed ceiling with spotlights. Radiator.
BATHROOM Comprising freestanding roll top bath, walk-in rainfall shower and low level push button wc. Sink with large mirror above. Window. Spotlights to vaulted ceiling.
WC Built in cupboard and window.
FIRST FLOOR Large landing with full height built-in cupboards.
MASTER BEDROOM 17' 11" x 14' 7" (5.46m x 4.44m) Situated at the end of the hallway, a large room with two window overlooking the gardens. Painted floorboards. Radiator. Door to:
EN-SUITE BATHROOM Bath with rainfall shower over and glazed screen. Low level wc, bidet and sink. Cupboard. Window. Large mirror. Radiator.
BEDROOM 3 16' 8" x 12' 1" (5.08m x 3.68m) Large bay window with built in window seats overlooking the lawned garden. Radiator.
BEDROOM 4 12' 9" x 12' (3.89m x 3.66m) Again enjoying lovely views over the gardens. Painted wooden floor and built-in cupboards. Radiator.
BEDROOM 5 12' 1" x 11' 1" (3.68m x 3.38m) Another double with window to front courtyard. Painted wooden flooring. Loft access. Radiator
BEDROOM 6 11' 1" x 11' (3.38m x 3.35m) Two built-in cupboards one housing the Vaillant wallmounted boiler. Window to front. Radiator.
OUTSIDE The property is approached via a graveled driveway which provides ample parking and continues through a set of double iron gates to a courtyard area with external shower and door into the utility room. The drive continues to the rear of the property with access to the garage and to the kitchen. The courtyard is sheltered by a stone wall with large grape vine and summer house. Hidden pathway through the grapevine leads onto the levelled lawn passing a blackberry bush and variety of other plants and shrubs.
The beautiful lawned gardens are fully enclosed and surrounded by mature trees. There is a patio area outside the kitchen making an ideal place for al-fresco dining and entertaining. The patio continues along the side of the property.
HEATING Gas central heating via the boiler situated in the bedroom.
COUNCIL TAX Band G
SERVICES Mains electric, water, drainage and gas.