5 bed detached house for saleCypress Road, Newport PO30
Points of interest
- Nine Acres Primary School0.2 miles
- St George's School (SEN)0.3 miles
- East Cowes Floating Bridge4.4 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
- Stunning five bedroom detached house
- Elegant period features throughout
- Extensively refurbished to a high standard
- Luxurious bathroom and wet room
- Three versatile reception rooms
- Generous, stylish kitchen-breakfast room
- Well-designed, low-maintenance rear garden
- Garage and potential for driveway parking
- Highly sought-after location in Shide, Newport
- Nearby to High Street amenities and local schools
Quality finishes and a wealth of appealing period charm mean that this traditional Victorian yet contemporary family home offers the best of everything, from the stylish well-considered interiors to the beautifully exposed original features such as handsome marble fireplaces, elaborate wall and ceiling mouldings, stained glass feature windows and wooden panel doors. Extended, renovated and exquisitely upgraded over the past ten years, Cranleigh provides the peace of mind that plenty of significant home improvements have been completed such as the addition of a double-storey rear extension to create an extra bedroom and reception room, a sophisticated kitchen-breakfast room with quartz countertops, and a luxurious bathroom as well as the creation of a separate wet room - perfect for busy family life in the mornings. From the moment you step inside the property, the traditional double-height ceilings create a sense of grandeur and free-flowing space and the big bay windows to the front elevation provide elegance and additional space within both the ground floor sitting room and first floor principal bedroom. Furthermore, the property benefits from double-glazing to the rear with bifold doors to a decked sun terrace, and the gas central heating system has been extended throughout the home with characteristic column radiators also installed. Creating a wonderful outdoor living environment with room for a hot tub, the spacious decked terrace leads to a low-maintenance artificial lawn area which has access to a garage and double timber gates opening to Mount Pleasant Road, providing the potential to be utilised as a driveway.
Positioned on an elevated corner plot providing rural views beyond the neighbouring houses, Cranleigh is perfectly placed on the outskirts of Newport town centre within short walking distance to the wide range of High Street shops, a cinema complex, restaurants and cafes. Multiple schools at primary and secondary level are within walking distance and the Southern Vectis bus station is located within the High Street providing an extensive network of bus routes across the island. The property is also well-connected to the surrounding countryside and enjoys easy access to plenty of rural walks including a historic amble up to the nearby Carisbrooke Castle. Other popular attractions in Newport include the multi-award-winning Monkey Haven and the spectacular Robin Hill Country Park. Being centrally located means you are never far from all the wonderful delights that the island has to offer, including the beautiful West Wight with its unspoilt beaches and rugged coastline. 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 Cowes to Southampton catamaran foot passenger service is located only 6.2 miles away.
The accommodation comprises an entrance porch and a grand hallway leading to a sitting room, a snug and a kitchen-breakfast room which continues to a rear reception room, currently used as a playroom. On the first floor, a spacious landing leads to five bedrooms, a family bathroom and a wet room.
Welcome To Cranleigh, 1 Cypress Road
Dating back to 1895, this impressive period house retains its historical elegance with its traditional red brickwork, two imposing bay windows set within decorative masonry and a handsome panel front door painted in a charming light sage green. A low brick wall with hedging above gives way to an ornate metal gate which opens to a traditional tiled pathway with a couple of steps leading to the front door. The path passes a lavender plant border and a grass area on the adjacent side providing access to a timber side gate.
Providing a convenient space into this impressive home, the entrance porch continues with the traditional red and black floor tiling and enjoys natural light from a large fan light window above the entrance door. Featuring a decorative ceiling rose, the interior continues to the entrance hall to provide stylish continuity which comprises a combination of light grey and midnight blue wall shades separated by a white dado rail. An exquisite stained glass door encased within coordinating decorative glazed panels opens to the entrance hall.
Entrance Hall (extending to 7.34m (extending to 24'01))
Welcoming you into this magnificent home is a generous hallway with dark engineered wood flooring providing depth and contrast, and a decorative period ceiling arch perfectly framing the hallway space beyond with a striking, white-painted wooden staircase finished with a dark carpet runner and spindle balustrade. Providing vibrancy and a further traditional feature, there is an attractive stained glass sash window to the side aspect and a decorative ceiling rose adds additional period elegance. Warmed by a radiator, this space has a series of handsome panel doors leading to the ground floor accommodation and there is also access to a handy under-stair storage cupboard.
Sitting Room (5.18m into bay x 3.78m max (17'0 into bay x 12'05)
The rich midnight blue wall decor, cosy light grey carpet and charming traditional features such as a decorative ceiling rose create an inviting space with plenty of natural light from a large bay window to the front aspect. Creating a charming historical focal point of the room, a cast iron fireplace features a light marble surround and inset tiling in emerald-green continuing to the hearth. A television aerial connection and a radiator are also located here.
Snug (3.81m x 3.63m max (12'06 x 11'11 max))
Currently used a snug, this reception room provides the versatility to be utilised for other purposes such as a music room, a dining room or a home office. Dressed in soft neutral tones, this room features a cast iron fireplace with a striking dark marble surround and attractive tiling. Benefitting from a radiator and a set of glazed French doors to the rear garden, this space enjoys other historic features such as an elegant ceiling rose adding a touch of Victorian glamour.
Kitchen-Breakfast Room (5.89m x 3.76m (19'04 x 12'04))
With plenty of stylish neutral cabinetry and a desirable kitchen island providing a breakfast bar in the centre of the room, this beautiful kitchen offers a sociable and practical cooking space with a window to the side aspect allowing for natural light. Designed to house an American-style fridge-freezer and a range-style cooker, a range of base and wall cabinets provide cupboards and drawers fitted with brushed steel handles and the island unit provides additional storage as well as integrated dustbin caddies. A beautiful quartz countertop incorporates a duo butler sink with a chrome swan neck mixer tap and there is the added benefit of an integrated dishwasher and washing machine neatly concealed within the cupboards. Fitted with recessed spotlights and a radiator, this room also has a ‘Worcester’ gas boiler within a wall unit and access to an under-stair cupboard which houses an electrical consumer unit and offers space to install a tumble dryer if desired. This kitchen is stylishly finished with wood-effect laminate flooring and dark tongue and groove wall panelling at dado height which perfectly coordinates with the kitchen island.
An open doorway continues to an additional reception room:
Playroom/Dining Room (4.50m x 3.25m (14'09 x 10'08))
Currently set up as a playroom, this versatile room connects perfectly with the kitchen-breakfast room, providing an ideal space as a dining room if desired. Creating a wonderful sense of bringing the outside in, an expanse of bifold doors provide a seamless merging with a spacious decked sun terrace and fill the room with plenty of natural light. This spacious room is dressed with a gloss wood-effect laminate floor and a dark colour palette on the walls complemented by an ‘Orla Kiely’ designed papered feature wall, providing a stylish and vibrant contrast. This room also benefits from recessed spotlights and a radiator.
First Floor Landing
Providing a sense of continuity, the pristine wall decor from the entrance hall plus the dark grey carpet runner and white spindle balustrade from the staircase continue to this spacious, split-level first floor landing. Featuring a decorative ceiling rose and a colourful stained glass sash window to the side aspect, this space provides the benefit of a storage cupboard with shelving and access to two ceiling hatches, with the largest hatch opening to a fully boarded loft space. With a further sash window to the side aspect, the rear section of the landing is fitted with recessed spotlights and there are a series of traditional panel doors opening to each of the first floor rooms.
Bedroom One (5.16m into bay x 3.63m max (16'11 into bay x 11'11)
Fitted with a cosy neutral carpet, this spacious bedroom features a light grey colour scheme on the walls and a contrasting dark panel feature wall, complementing the period elegance of the room and providing a perfect spot to position the head of a bed. Boasting a bay window to the front aspect offering wonderful rural views beyond neighbouring rooftops, this room is bathed in natural light and has a cast iron fireplace with decorative tiling and a light marble surround, creating a characterful focal point. Also located here is a radiator and appealing decorative mouldings such as a ceiling rose with intricate detailing.
Bedroom Two (4.50m max x 3.23m (14'09 max x 10'07))
Located at the rear elevation of the house and stepping down slightly from the landing, this second largest bedroom enjoys a wonderful sense of space with its high vaulted ceiling fitted with two Velux windows and recessed spotlights. With a window to the rear aspect, this bedroom is dressed in light grey and subtle pink wall shades complemented by a soft grey carpet and there is a radiator to keep the room cosy. This room also benefits from a substantial fitted wardrobe providing cupboards, drawers and shelving.
Bedroom Three (3.81m x 3.66m max (12'06 x 12'0 max))
Again, enjoying a decorative ceiling rose and a charming cast iron fireplace with a light marble surround, this third double-sized bedroom is finished with a soft grey carpet complemented by a light grey wall decor with contrasting dark feature walls. Benefiting from a window to the rear aspect with a radiator beneath, this bedroom also includes the convenience of a floor to ceiling built-in wardrobe with attractive panel doors.
Bedroom Four (3.12m x 2.26m max (10'03 x 7'05 max))
Featuring a charming white-painted cast iron fireplace with a matching tiled hearth, this bedroom has a window to the front aspect with a radiator beneath and a light grey wall decor plus a cosy neutral carpet. Again, this room continues with the decorative period mouldings including a pretty ceiling rose.
Bedroom Five (2.74m x 2.31m (9'0 x 7'07))
Featuring a window to the side aspect providing far-reaching rural views beyond the centre of Newport, this bedroom benefits from a built-in high sleeper bed frame with space beneath providing a cupboard plus shelving as well as space for additional furniture. Fitted with a radiator and recessed spotlights, this bedroom is finished with a cosy dark grey carpet complemented by a light grey wall decor with a contrasting dark feature wall.
Offering a relaxing retreat, this luxurious family bathroom provides a traditional style suite comprising a fabulous freestanding bathtub with an integrated wall tap, a pedestal hand basin with vintage style taps and a glass shelf above, and a matching low-level w.c. With a partially opaque glazed window to the side aspect, this room enjoys natural light complemented by recessed spotlights and the space is fully tiled with polished stone tiling, providing a stylish, rustic finish. Further benefits include a radiator with a chrome towel rail and an extractor fan.
Providing additional washroom facilities for this substantial family home, this convenient wet room has fully tiled walls in a gloss white finish providing a contrast with the dark flooring. One of the walls incorporates a fabulous rainfall-effect showerhead fixture and stylish vintage-style shower controls, plus there is a handy recessed wall shelf providing a space to keep products. Warmed by a mini radiator with a chrome towel rail, this space also benefits from an extractor fan, recessed spotlights, and a partially opaque glazed window to the side aspect allowing for natural light and rural views beyond the rooftops.
Fully enclosed by neutral painted timber fencing, this L-shaped garden provides a contemporary outdoor living environment with its spacious decked sun terrace providing plenty of room to accommodate garden furniture as well as a hot tub if desired! The decking steps down to an artificial lawn area providing a pristine grass appearance and low-maintenance upkeep, plus there is access to an external tap connection and a garage via a partially glazed door.
Parking And Garage
From the rear garden, a set of double timber gates open to Mount Pleasant Road, offering the potential to utilise the artificial lawn area as a driveway, providing that an application for a dropped kerb is granted. Alternatively, a dropped kerb already exists in front of a brick-built garage with a white up and over door which could provide sheltered parking for a single vehicle.
Perfect for a growing family, this substantial family home offers an exciting opportunity to own a stunning period house, exuding elaborate traditional features and finished to an exceptional showhome standard. An early viewing is highly recommended with the sole agent Susan Payne Property.
Council Tax Band: D
Services: Mains water and drainage, electricity, gas.
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