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Property details

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Floor area 1,884 sq. ft

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17 Ward Avenue The property occupies an excellent location both a short distance from the town centre and sea front with Northwood Park being nearby. The house has been modernised buy the current owners with new Neptune kitchen and new bathrooms fitted in recent years, along with thorough redecoration throughout. UPVC double glazing throughout

The house is believed to originate from the 1950s and has since been extended and modernised, now providing an attractive family home. Double glazed throughout, there is flexibly arranged accommodation on the ground floor including a great kitchen / dining room with doors opening on to the rear garden in addition to two adjoining reception rooms and a large conservatory. The principle bedrooms have some sea glimpses and all rooms either over-look the mature front or rear gardens which form an attractive setting for the house. In addition to ample parking and a garage, the south west facing rear garden is of a particularly good size. In addition, there is a detached studio within the garden forming an ideal place to work from home. The property is located in a sought-after location, being a short walk via Northwood Park to the town centre and mainland ferry services. Northwood Park also has tennis courts, and the seafront is also a short walk away, making this a highly convenient and attractive location. Cowes is world renowned for its sailing and yachting facilities and benefits from a good range of shops and restaurants.


Ground Floor

Entrance Porch With flooring and outlook to the garden. Part-glazed inner door to inner hall with staircase off.

Kitchen/Dining Room A wonderfully light room with French doors leading to the terrace and with an outlook over the garden. A quality Neptune Chichester hand painted American Oak kitchen fitted to one end of the room, installed in 2017, featuring a range of solid wood cupboards and drawers with granite worksurfaces. There are a range of aeg and Electrolux appliances including a double over, fridge freezer, dishwasher and 5 ring gas hob with extractor over. The kitchen area opens in to dining area with a vaulted ceiling incorporating two large roof lights from which the garden can be accessed. Wide opening to the conservatory.

Snug An attractive sitting room with outlook over the front garden, wood burning stove, built-in cupboards and shelving to either side. Wide opening with bi-fold doors opens to:

Sitting Room A nicely proportioned further seating area with wide opening in to the conservatory making for a versatile seating and entertaining space.

Conservatory Lower brick walls and UPVC framed construction with double glazed windows and a glazed roof. Currently fitted with removable screen. There is an attractive outlook over the gardens and a wide opening into the dining area creates good circulation.

Side Passage There is an enclosed passage with doors to the front and rear between the house and garage, serving as a boot room and with coat hooks.

Utility Room Built in cupboards and worksurfaces, sink unit and space for washing machine, dryer, undercounter fridge and freezer. Wall-mounted Vaillant gas fired boiler installed in 2017.

Cloakroom Wash basin & WC

Garage A single integral garage with an up and over door. Power, lighting and built-in shelving as it currently serves as a workshop/store.

First floor

Landing With hatch access to partly boarded roof space, airing cupboard with slatted shelving.

Bedroom 1 With outlook over the front garden and towards Northwood Park. Built-in cupboard and shelving. The room opens in to a dressing area with a series of built-in cupboards.

Shower Room En-Suite Tiled throughout with a shower, circular wash basin with cupboards beneath, WC and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2 Double bedroom with views over the front garden and sea glimpses. Built-in cupboards.

Bedroom 3 A nicely proportioned double bedroom with an outlook over the rear garden and built-in cupboards.

Bedroom 4/Study With views over the rear garden

Bathroom With a modern white suite incorporating a bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, tiled surround, circular wash basin with cupboards beneath, WC and heated towel rail.

Outside A block paved driveway leads to a parking area at the front of the house, adjacent to which is principally lawned garden with mature trees and shrubs. To the rear of the house is a mature garden that is a real highlight. There is an extensive stone paved terrace to the rear of the house and extending beyond the studio to create an extensive south facing seating and dining area. Lawns are interspersed by well-stocked borders and various mature trees and shrubs making for a wonderful backdrop to the house. The garden is enclosed by vertical wooden fencing on two sides with mature evergreen hedging on the northern boundary where there is a further timber summer house. The garden is largely planted in various specimen trees. There is wide-gated side access along the southern elevation leading to the rear garden and ideal for storage of bins etc.

Further garden shed, log store and compost bins.

Studio (12’7 x 7’4) A versatile and characterful garden room with power and lighting. Window overlooking the garden and could serve as a home office or studio. An adjacent gated area includes a garden shed and useful place for storage of garden hoses etc.

Postcode PO31 8AY

Services Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas. Gas fired central heating.

EPC Rating D

Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents, Spence Willard.

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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • West Cowes Ferry Terminal 0.4 miles
  • West Cowes Floating Bridge 0.7 miles
  • Cowes Enterprise College 0.1 miles
  • Cowes Primary School 0.2 miles

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Local Amenities

  • West Cowes Ferry Terminal 0.4 miles
  • West Cowes Floating Bridge 0.7 miles
  • Cowes Enterprise College 0.1 miles
  • Cowes Primary School 0.2 miles

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Average estimated value for a house in PO31:

  • £391,332
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  • £27,351
  • (7.514%)
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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
11th Mar 2020 £695,000 First listed
26th Sep 2012 £499,950 Last sold

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