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Maples Drive, Ventnor, PO385 bedroom house for sale

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Main Features

  • Substantial Detached House
  • Sought After Location
  • Fantastic Far Reaching Sea Views
  • Garden & Off-Road Parking
  • Five Double Bedrooms
  • Modernisation Potential

About this property

Enjoying sea views from an elevated, secluded position within the ever-popular coastal village of Bonchurch, Montecello is tucked away at the end of a quiet drive. This large characterful home offers substantial accommodation with most rooms enjoying a Southerly aspect and views of the sea. Accommodation is arranged to offer 4 reception rooms with both the substantial sitting and living rooms offering an open-plan style of living and doors opening out onto the paved terrace at fore of the property. The first floor enjoys 5 double bedrooms, 2 of which are suites with dressing rooms and ensuites: all but 1 enjoying the sea views.
The house itself sits on a large private plot, wooded to the rear and flat lawned area to the side. A sizeable, detached building within the grounds houses an indoor pool currently unused but could re-instated, or subject to planning this could be converted to useful living accommodation. Ample parking is to the front of the property.
This sizeable home and large plot offers superb potential for a buyer to refurbish the flexible accommodation to suit their own requirements. The village of Bonchurch, well known for its historic literary connections is charming and a short walk to Ventnor Town with its eclectic range of boutique shops and eateries.


Attractive wooden double doors open into a porch. Window to front. Tiled flooring. Door to:


The hallway has attractive wooden herringbone flooring, with stairs to the first floor. Doors off to:

Lounge / Dining Room

A lovely large L shaped room with dual aspect., providing space for both relaxing and dining. A large arch gives an open plan feeling to the kitchen / dining area. Attractive wooden herringbone floor. Sliding doors open out onto the front terrace and there is also a door to the rear garden. Attractive wooden sliding doors open into the sitting room.


An open plan kitchen fitted with wooden wall and base units with worksurfaces over, inset sink and electric hob. Waist height double oven. Integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Tiled flooring. Window to rear.

Sitting Room

A second substantial reception room enjoying a triple aspect, again with sliding doors to the front terrace. Characterful sliding double wooden doors open on to this room, giving it an open plan feeling. The wooden herringbone flooring runs through from the lounge.


Enjoying an outlook to the front of the property and sliding doors onto the terrace. The study offers a great work from home space.

Shower Room

A conveniently located shower room with obscured glazed window to the rear. Corner shower, WC and basin into vanity unit. Fully tiled walls and flooring. Extractor fan.


A lovely dual aspect room offering the flexibility of use, currently arranged a library but could be arranged as a play room or downstairs bedroom


Stairs lead from the hallway to the first floor. Large airing cupboard. Loft access. Doors off to:

Bedroom 1

A suite of rooms, consisting: Large double bedroom with fantastic sea views and loft access. Dressing room (8'3 x 7'), with fitted shelving and hanging and window to rear . Ensuite Bathroom (8'3 x 6'7) with bath, basin and WC. Fully tiled walls and floor. Heated towel rail. Obscured glazed window.

Bedroom 2

A second suite of rooms consisting: Large double bedroom with window to front and door leading to garage room. Door to: dressing room (6'7 x 5'10) and door to Ensuite Bathroom (9'10 x 7' max) with bath, bidet, WC and basin. Obscure glazed window to rear.

Bedroom 3

A large double bedroom with window to the front with superb views across the village to the sea.

Bedroom 4

A charming double room with dual aspect windows to the front enjoying superb sea views

Bedroom 5

A double bedroom with window to the rear. Fitted shelving. Shower cubicle

Shower Room

A well fitted shower room consisting: corner shower, wc & basin. Fully tiled walls and flooring. Extractor fan. Obscured glazed window to rear.


The property is located on a large plot, enjoying a private elevated position. There is space for parking to the front of the property and to the fore of the garage. A paved terrace with planted borders and pond give access to both sides of the property and provides a good area to enjoy sitting out. To the side of the property is a large flat lawned area with a raised platform from which to enjoy the views. A paved terrace to the rear gives access to the house and to the pathway that leads up through the wooded bank at the rear of the property. A summer house is located to the rear which has power, lights, water and drainage. Garage (18'1 x 10'11) With up and over door to the front and door to the rear. The garage has power and light and the control panel for the solar panels. Detached Pool House (36'11 x 23'3) A detached building housing a large pool which would need reinstating.


Gas fired combination boiler



Council Tax


Agents Notes

Solar Panels - are owned by the property owner. They currently yield approx. £1000 per year, this is bought back by the energy company.




Marlborough House, 1 High Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1RY

01983 855525

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Opening hours

  • Monday08:30 - 17:30
  • Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
  • Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
  • Thursday08:30 - 17:30
  • Friday08:30 - 17:30
  • Saturday09:00 - 16:00
  • Sunday -

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