3 bed semi-detached house for saleCarisbrooke Road, Newport PO30
Points of interest
- Christ The King College0.2 miles
- Carisbrooke Church of England Controlled Primary School0.2 miles
- East Cowes Floating Bridge4.5 miles
- West Cowes Floating Bridge4.5 miles
These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.
Features and description
- Victorian semi-detached family home
- Three naturally lit bedrooms
- Spacious ground floor layout
- Traditional wooden floors
- Short walk to high street amenities and schools
- Enclosed rear garden with summerhouse
- Recently redecorated
- Large, refurbished kitchen
- Double glazing and gas central heating
- Close to rural walks and historic Carisbrooke Castle
Dating back to 1890, this semi-detached family home has undergone recent cosmetic work including recently replaced skirting boards in the lounge-diner plus a new thermostat, a white column radiator and a fireplace with the opportunity to install a log burner. Within the kitchen, the base and wall cabinets have been refurbished and a porcelain sink and drainer has been installed within the worktop. The downstairs cloakroom has a recently replaced vanity hand basin with a chrome mixer tap, a smart wooden flooring has been installed, and wall-mounted shelves were added to allow for additional storage. New, solid wood internal doors have also been fitted throughout the ground floor. On the first floor, the bathroom has recently had the flooring replaced with a wooden floor, and each space has been fully redecorated. The loft space, accessible from the first-floor landing, offers potential to be converted into additional accommodation if required (subject to planning permission). In the garden, a timber-framed lean-to has been added to one side and a substantial summer house has been erected at the rear of the garden providing additional space for a home office, studio, or visitor accommodation. In places, the recent cosmetic work is still ongoing which provides the opportunity for the new owner to apply their own personal specifications and requirements as well as a chance for further modernisation if desired.
177 Carisbrooke Road is perfectly placed to enjoy a short flat stroll into the high street which offers a wide range of shops and supermarkets, restaurants and cafes, a cinema, and the Southern Vectis bus station which provides an extensive network of bus routes across the island. Multiple schools at primary and secondary level are within walking distance and some of the island's top family attractions and events are also nearby including the iconic Isle of Wight Festival, the popular Robin Hill Country Park and the magnificent Carisbrooke Castle. Being centrally located means you are never far from all the spectacular beaches and rugged countryside that the island has to offer, including the beautiful West Wight.
Regular car ferry travel links from Fishbourne to Portsmouth and East Cowes to Southampton are both within a 20- minute drive from the property, and the high-speed Cowes to Southampton catamaran foot passenger service is located only 5.6 miles away.
The accommodation comprises of a long entrance hall leading to the staircase and to the open-plan lounge-diner and kitchen with an adjacent utility room and downstairs cloakroom. From the entrance hall is the staircase to the first-floor landing providing access to three bedrooms and a family bathroom. A rear door from the kitchen opens to the rear garden.
Welcome To 177 Carisbrooke Road
Approaching the Victorian property from the elevated walkway of Carisbrooke Road, a midrise timber gate opens to a fully enclosed front garden with a path leading to the gated rear garden and front door. The property has an elegant light brick façade with large bay windows and an arched, open porch with tiled floor. A traditional style red front door with obscure glass panes and a transom window leads into the entrance hall.
Entrance Hall (extending to 3.71m approx (extending to 12'02 appr)
Enjoying traditional wooden floorboards, neutral wall décor, and a Victorian feature archway with corbel details, this entrance hall leads to a carpeted stairwell and to a solid wooden door opening into the lounge-diner. This space is heated with a single radiator and lit by a pendant ceiling light.
Lounge-Diner (7.98m max x 3.33m max (26'02 max x 10'11 max))
Continuing the traditional wooden floorboards and the neutral wall décor, this fantastic lounge-diner provides a generous space filled with natural light and a fireplace. With a large bay window to the front aspect, this lounge space hosts a chimney breast with a fireplace, ready for a log burner to be installed, with a slightly elevated tile hearth and a white painted wooden mantle with black detailing over. A single radiator heats this space and there is ample wall mounted shelving. A large open archway leads into the dining space which also benefits from a chimney breast containing the back burner boiler, and ample shelving plus storage space. A large under-stair storage space providing shelving and a light is enclosed by a wooden internal door. A large window to the rear aspect fills this room with natural light and also offers views of the rear garden whilst a modern three lamp ceiling light illuminates this dining space. From here, there is a step up through an open doorway into the kitchen.
Kitchen (4.50m x 2.51m (14'09 x 8'03))
Offering a generous kitchen space, this room benefits from refurbished base and wall cabinets with brushed steel handles creating a contemporary look. A wood effect worktop integrates a porcelain sink and drainer with a chrome swan neck mixer tap and an electric hob with a double oven under and hosts a white tile wall surround. There is under-counter space for two appliances and space at the end of the counter for a freestanding fridge freezer. This area is lit by a large window to the side aspect and a spotlight bar. The space leads to a door to the rear garden, a cloakroom, and a separate utility area. With white painted tongue and groove midway panelling and a textured patterned white wall, the room is finished with a wood effect laminate flooring.
Utility Room (2.51m x 1.37m max (8'03 x 4'06 max))
Providing an obscure glass window to the rear aspect, this handy utility space comprises of wood effect base and wall cabinets with long brushed steel handles and a granite effect worktop integrating a stainless-steel sink and drainer with a traditional style chrome mixer tap over. With under-counter space for two appliances, this room has blue floor tiles and a white tile wall surround with a decorative midway strip. Warmed by a radiator, this room also includes an extractor fan, a trio of spotlights, and a wall-mounted mirror.
Featuring a recently replaced wooden floor, this room benefits from an obscure glass window to the rear aspect, a dual flush w.c with white painted tongue and groove panelling behind, and a vanity hand basin with a chrome mixer tap and storage under. With a white wall tile surround, this room also benefits from wall mounted shelving and a wall-mounted mirror. This room is lit by a circular ceiling light and is enclosed by a wooden internal door.
First Floor Landing (extending to 4.90m (extending to 16'01))
From the entrance hall is the carpeted staircase with a white painted spindle banister leading up to the first-floor landing. Providing a generous landing space, this carpeted area provides access to three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Lit by a single pendant ceiling light, this space also provides access to the loft hatch, leading to a spacious, partially boarded loft space with the potential for conversion (subject to planning permission). Another Victorian archway with corbel detailing can be found in this space as well as fresh white walls.
Bedroom One (4.29m mx x 3.94m (14'01 mx x 12'11))
Containing white painted wooden floorboards, this spacious double presents a large bay window and a smaller window to the front aspect which floods this space with natural light. Benefitting from white walls, this beautifully bright room includes plenty of built-in storage, a radiator, two wall lights and a single pendant ceiling light.
Bedroom Two (3.76m x 2.69m max (12'04 x 8'10 max))
Continuing white painted wooden floorboards, this room benefits from a large window to the rear aspect which enjoys views over the garden. A large cupboard containing the immersion heater and additional storage space can be found in here along with a ceiling fan with lighting and a wall light. A large radiator heats this space, and the room is finished with white walls and a patterned wallpaper feature wall.
Bedroom Three (3.43m max x 2.54m (11'03 max x 8'04))
Boasting a large window to the rear of the property with views over the garden, this room enjoys sunshine throughout most of the day which is enhanced by the white wall décor. The room contains a single modern radiator, a single pendant ceiling light, and wall-mounted corner shelving. The room is finished with white painted wooden floorboards.
Accessed from the first-floor landing, this room comprises of an obscure glass window to the side aspect, a single radiator, and is lit by a trio of spotlights. A recently replaced wooden floor creates a warm tone within the white tile wall surround which has an earthy tone tile midway strip. The room hosts a dual flush w.c, a pedestal hand basin with a chrome mixer tap, and a bath with an electric shower enclosed by a glass shower guard. Additionally, a wall-mounted mirrored cabinet and wall mounted shelf with a mirror over can also be found in this room.
A rear door from the house provides access to the garden. A concrete area by the side of the house provides a timber and corrugated plastic lean-to which provides a shelter. Currently used as a workshop space, this space could be used for additional outside lounging or dining as well as hosting a timber gate leading to the front of the house. Also in this side area is a log store which creates storage for wood, if a log burner was installed in the living area. A small path leads to the rest of the garden at the back of the property and a grassed area at the centre of the space enjoys sunshine for most of the day with a glimpse of Carisbrooke Castle on one side. With timber fencing at either side this garden benefits from bordered flower beds, a couple of mature trees, and a large decking area at the back of the garden with a summerhouse. This spacious decking area provides ample space for lounging or al fresco dining with views of the garden.
Awaiting completion, this fantastic summerhouse provides a separate space from the home for an office space, studio, gym, or additional visitor accommodation. Built with an epdm roof for maximum durability, this summerhouse is fully insulated within the walls, roof and floor and is fully double glazed creating a warm and versatile space. Lit by recessed ceiling lights this room includes a blue carpet, two large windows to the front aspect, a large glazed door to the front aspect and its own electrical consumer unit.
Nearby on-street parking is available on Castle Road, Wellington Road, and a little way down Carisbrooke Road. Additionally, there are rentable garages across the road which may be available.
177 Carisbrooke Road offers a fantastic opportunity to acquire a Victorian semi-detached family home within a convenient location. An early viewing with the sole agent Susan Payne Property is highly recommended.
Council Tax Band: C
Services: Mains water and drainage, electricity, gas
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