A stunning five-bedroom family home, beautifully presented and maintained to a very high standard, and situated in an extremely sought after area with exceptional creek views and a private foreshore and pontoon.
Tenth House is a substantial five bedroom property with generous sized rooms spread over three levels. This impressive home provides flexible accommodation, ideal for a large family and enjoys a superb and rarely available location, overlooking desirable Wootton Creek. Benefitting from its own pontoon, boat house and mooring rights, the property is ideal for those who like to spend time enjoying the diverse waterways of the Isle of Wight, whilst also benefitting from close proximity to the wide variety of amenities available in Wootton. These include, a Tesco express, doctor's surgery, dentist, primary school, pubs, restaurants and takeaways. Fine dining and spa facilities can also be enjoyed at the local Lakeside Spa Hotel.
The village of Wootton is conveniently situated midway between the seaside town of Ryde, with its stunning beaches and fast links to the mainland, and the county town of Newport, with its vibrant shops, cinema and restaurants. Independent Ryde School is just a ten-minute drive away and the property is within walking distance of some wonderful woodland surroundings, offering a choice of bridle path and waterside walks. The location of the property gives easy access to both car ferry routes, connecting the Island to Portsmouth and Southampton. The fast passenger crossing, from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour, has regular rail connections to London Victoria and Waterloo.
The property’s elevated position, on quiet New Road, maximise the wonderful views across adjacent scenery and the extensive, surrounding gardens provide the perfect setting for parties and entertaining. A high standard of quality fittings and maintenance can be seen throughout the property, from its matching oak doors, to its real wood floors and wood burner. This impressive accommodation, located over three floors, offers flexible, extensive space, ideal for family life and benefits from the security of an intruder alarm system.
The ground floor consists of a grand entrance hall, good sized kitchen with Aga, cloakroom, boot room, dining room/study, conservatory and an elegant lounge with wood burner. On the first floor is a spacious landing, three double bedrooms, a modern en-suite shower room, a large contemporary bathroom and a separate cloakroom. The top floor boasts two further bedrooms and a landing.
Welcome To Tenth House
Tucked away on the quiet and tranquil New Road, a sweeping gravel driveway provides parking for numerous vehicles and leads up to the garage and front entrance of the property, past extensive, manicured lawns. Brick built steps and a pathway lead to the stunning white rendered property which has a paved terrace spanning its entire frontage. A beautiful, oak front door opens into the welcoming entrance hall of Tenth House.
Entrance Hall/Dining Room (5.49m x 4.11m (18' x 13'6))
The ledge and brace oak front door opens into a vast and magnificent central hall which is a wonderful sociable space and big enough to be utilised as a dining room. Real hardwood floorboards look stylish against the bright, neutral decor and a long window to front aspect lets in lots of natural light. This area contains two large radiators, one of which is covered, recessed ceiling lights and a wall light. Matching oak doors with antique thumb latch handles lead into the lounge, kitchen, dining room and cloakroom.
Lounge (6.43m x 3.96m (21'1 x 13'))
Contemporary and bright, this impressive lounge is triple aspect and full of natural light. Glazed doors open to the conservatory, a window looks to the side aspect and the large front window has French doors to the garden and enjoys magnificent views over Wootton Creek. The stunning hardwood floor continues from the entrance hall and contrasts beautifully with the bright, neutral decor and the lounge also contains two radiators, a wall light and a recessed ceiling light. The newly installed wood burner sits within an open brick fireplace with stone hearth and oak beam above. Elegant book shelves and cupboards are built in next to the wide chimney breast.
Conservatory (5.51m x 3.56m (18'1 x 11'8))
This elegant, Victorian style conservatory provides a wonderful space in which to enjoy the attractive surrounding gardens and woodland, throughout the whole year. This fabulous area has a terracotta tiled floor, two radiators and deep window sills. French doors open to the garden and the glazed roof and ornate, opening windows ensure, the room is flooded with natural light.
Study/Music Room (3.94m x 3.81m (12'11 x 12'6))
This impressive and spacious reception room is currently being used as a study and music room but could equally be utilised as a separate dining area or ground floor bedroom. Leaded windows and French doors open to the front garden and enjoy wonderful views across the creek. The hardwood floor flows from the entrance hall and into this neutrally decorated room which contains a picture rail, two radiators, recessed lights and a large built in shelving unit.
The first section of this useful room is ideal for coat and shoe storage and contains a cupboard, coat hooks, recessed lights and neutral decor. Its stone tiled floor continues into the separate W/C which has attractive blue, wood panelling, with light, painted walls above. The white suite consists of a W/C and a pedestal basin with mixer tap. Above, are a tiled splash back and an obscure, leaded window with deep sill.
Kitchen (6.58m x 3.94m (21'7 x 12'11))
Spacious and bright, the country style kitchen has a stunning, stone tiled floor with electric under floor heating and dual aspect leaded windows. The units are comprised of a vast array of attractive cream and wood base and wall cupboards, plus shelves, a plate rack, drawers and a polished granite worktop. Integrated within the units is a dishwasher, space for a washing machine, an eye level oven and boiler.
The central island has a solid oak worktop and drawers beneath for extra storage; there is also ample room for a breakfast table and chairs in this sociable space. A magnificent Aga takes pride of place of place and is topped by a tiled splash back and recessed lights and a double butler sink with mixer tap is positioned below a window. The range of lights in the room consist of recessed wall and spotlights and other features include a loft hatch, providing access to the roof space above, plus a smoke and CO2 alarm.
A part glazed door opens from the kitchen into a useful boot room which has exposed brick walls, two windows and a door to the rear garden. Shelves and hooks provide neat storage areas and the room has neutral decor, a loft hatch, laminate floor and recessed lights. A control for the electric garage door is also located here.
First Floor Landing
Leading from the entrance hall, a carpeted turning staircase passes a large, leaded window with views to rear aspect, and up to a spacious, bright landing with neutral decor, recessed lights and matching oak doors off. The attractive banisters have painted balustrades which match the skirting boards, and an oak wood handrail.
Master Bedroom (4.32m x 3.61m (14'2 x 11'10))
The landing carpet continues into all the bedrooms for an elegant, flowing effect. The spacious, master bedroom has crisp, neutral decor and is full of natural light from the gorgeous front aspect French doors and attached windows. These open to a balcony which extends across the full frontage of the property and is the perfect spot from which to sit and relax, whilst admiring this home’s special surroundings. Built in cupboards provide handy storage areas and the room also contains three radiators and recessed lights. An oak door opens to the modern en-suite bathroom.
Recessed lighting, neutral colours and contemporary fixtures and fittings combine to create a luxurious spa quality in this spacious en-suite. The stone tiled floor has electric heating beneath and the walls have low wood panelling, topped by a display shelf. The substantial, walk in shower area has a mix of stylish mosaic tiles and large, beige wall tiles and the roll top free standing bath has chrome feet and shower attachment. A modern rectangular, wall hung basin with mixer tap has a mosaic splash back and mirror above and the W/C is hung on a tiled wall, topped by a thick, wood shelf. This impressive room also contains a tall ladder style heated towel rail and a leaded window to side aspect.
Bedroom Two (3.94m x 3.84m (12'11 x 12'7))
This elegant sunny room enjoys incredible creek views from its French doors with side windows, which open onto the magnificent, extended balcony. The pale blue décor creates a restful mood in this comfortable double room, which also contains a radiator and recessed lights.
Bedroom Three (4.14m x 2.39m (13'7 x 7'10))
The large, leaded window to front aspect enjoys fabulous views down to the creek and floods the room with natural light. This spacious double bedroom had neutral decor, deep skirting boards, a radiator and recessed ceiling lights.
This impressive room, full of contemporary fixtures and fittings, has neutral painted walls and stunning real wood floorboards, which beautifully compliment the wood shelves and white bathroom suite. The large walk-in shower contains stylish, mosaic tiles, a rain shower head, removable shower attachment and a ladder heated towel rail. The stand alone bath rests on a wooden base and has central mixer taps with shower attachment and the modern rectangular basin, with mixer tap, is set on top of a wooden stand with low shelf. Other features include a dual flush W/C, recessed lights, obscure, leaded window, vanity unit and large mirror with spot lights above. Plenty of storage space is provided by built in cupboards containing the water tank and shelving.
The dual flush W/C is positioned within a wood panelled unit above which is a solid wood shelf, an obscure window and matching wood sill. A wall hung basin with mixer tap has another wood shelf above and this useful room also contains a recessed light, real wood floor and fresh, neutral decor.
Top Floor Landing
Bedroom Four (4.01m x 3.96m (13'2 x 13' ))
This carpeted double room is situated in the eaves of the property and therefore enjoys interesting vaulted ceilings and incredible far reaching views. The window to front aspect had a radiator underneath and the room has neutral decor and a recessed
Bedroom Five (4.01m x 2.59m (13'2 x 8'6))
Yet another good sized room which benefits from a front aspect window, optimising the great views, enjoyed by this property. Valuable storage space is provided by a large walk in, under eave cupboard with mirrored door and this neutrally decorated room also contains a radiator, recessed light and loft hatch.
Garage And Utility Room
With the potential to convert into a self contained annex(subject to necessary consents), this well equipped double garage has an electric door, space for storage in the pitched roof and hooks for garden utensils. The attractive white rendered building benefits from power, lighting, water supply and a window; an internal door opens to an attached utility room. This good sized area contains ceiling lights, window, wall hooks and a door accessing the garden. A useful kitchen unit is comprised of a sink, taps, drainer, cupboards and drawers.
The front and rear gardens to the home, are vast, tranquil and spacious, with an abundance of mature trees and bushes providing privacy from neighbouring homes. Tenth House enjoys a substantial front garden with a private, gravel drive which sweeps to the double garage, all combining to provide ample parking for numerous cars and boats. The front garden is edged by mature hedging and is principally comprised of lawns with mature oak trees and shrubs. A block paved pathway extends across the front of the property and steps lead to a raised, gravel and rockery area with mature planting. There is access to the rear garden at both sides of the property.
Mainly laid to lawn, the extensive rear garden contains a shed and spacious stone patio, which can be accessed from the conservatory and boot room. This provides an attractive outdoor seating and dining area overlooking the garden and is edged by a brick wall and flower beds. Steps lead up to a vast lawn area which has stepping stones leading to a central pergola and this stunning space is surrounded by a beautiful stone wall, mature oak trees and established bushes and shrubs. Tranquil and secluded, the top section of the rear garden contains an orchard with woodland behind and because it extends further than the adjacent gardens, it provides wonderful privacy and views.
The pontoon and boathouse are directly opposite Tenth House, accessed across New Road. A concrete slipway allows boats to be launched and the lengthy pontoon has ample room for mooring. Rights to a buoy mooring, ideal for a larger yacht, is available with the property, for a nominal charge to the crown.
This spacious wooden structure, on the banks of Wootton Creek, has double doors, power, lighting, a window, plus ample room for storing a boat along with all its required equipment.
Tenth House is a superb, must see property, ideal for those seeking a unique and rarely available, waterside home, offering the potential for further extension and development.