About this property
* Semi-detached three storey period house
* Three/four bedrooms
* Wonderful ambience & character
* Versatile accommodation
* Off-road parking
* Summer house
* Ideal for multi-generational accommodation or working from home
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION "Mattson Villa" is an imposing and substantial period residence with wonderful ambience, charm and character situated in the popular road of Monkton Street. Built in 1864 for " individuals of distinction" during one of Ryde’s most busiest residential development eras, and formerly a guest house, this three/four bedroom property is arranged over three floors and provides versatile and flexible accommodation that lends itself beautifully towards multi-generational living arrangements, or for those looking to work from home. " Mattson Villa" has many rooms that can be used as reception rooms, studies, or bedrooms. The current owners have enjoyed the property for over 30 years which retains many original period and ornate features. Immediately your step into the imposing entrance hall you instantly feel part of this property’s rich past; steeped in local history. Ryde St Johns train station is within an easy walk giving direct links to the mainland. Bustling Ryde town centre with its extensive range of artisan shops and amenities and Ryde Esplanade with its award winning sandy beaches and various attractions are also all close by. Further benefits include off road parking, a pleasant enclosed rear garden with lovely elevated views, and a red wood Scandinavian summer house.
ENTRANCE PORCH Quarry tiled flooring. Double glazed front door to:
HALLWAY Original ceiling fittings. Stairs to first floor and lower ground floor accommodation.
SITTING ROOM 12′ 3" x 12′ 1" (3.74m x 3.7m) A bright comfortable room with double glazed picture window to front aspect. Open fire in stone surround and wooden mantle piece. Original high skirting boards.
BEDROOM 3 13′ 5" x 10′ 4" (4.1m x 3.17m) Double glazed picture window to rear aspect enjoying a pleasant outlook over Ryde. Picture rail and wash hand basin.
BATHROOM Tiled walls and flooring. Panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin and low level wc. Double glazed window to rear aspect.
STAIRS TO HALF LANDING. Double glazed window to rear aspect.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Doors to:
BEDROOM 1 16′ 6" x 12′ 4" (5.04m x 3.76m) A double room with two double glazed windows to the front aspect. Victorian open fire place with painted marble surround, mantle and tiled hearth. Pedestal wash hand basin. Ceiling rose.
BEDROOM 2 13′ 4" x 10′ 5" (4.07m x 3.178m) A double room with double glazed window to the rear aspect. Pedestal wash hand basin and vanity mirror. Wooden mantle and surround.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR Tilled hallway. Under stairs storage. Doors to:
BEDROOM 4 12′ 2" x 12′ 3" (3.72m x 3.75m) A versatile room with double glazed window to front aspect. Working fireplace with wooden surround, mantle and tiled hearth.
UTILITY/STORAGE ROOM 7′ 2" x 6′ 2" (2.2m x 1.9m) Double glazed window. Space for tumble dryer. This room could be converted to a cloak room/wc.
DINING ROOM/STUDY 13′ 5" x 10′ 4" (4.1m x 3.17m) Double glazed window to rear. Recess fitted double storage cupboards.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14′ 11" x 7′ 5" (4.55m x 2.28m) A matching range of fitted wall and base mounted units with work surfaces over. Single drainer sink unit. Built-in gas oven and gas hob with extractor unit. Integral washing machine and dishwasher. Tiled flooring. Double glazed window and door to side aspect. Velux window providing natural light.
OUTSIDE/GARDENS To the front of the property a car hard standing provides parking for 2 cars. Gated side access. A very pleasant low maintenance rear garden with loose stone area, and wonderful views of the surrounding area. Raised vegetable bed/border. A range of mature plantings, fruit trees, and shrubs. Timber shed. Scandinavian red wood summerhouse measuring 7’8×8’11 with pitched roof and windows to three sides, French doors, and sundeck. TV aerial and power points. Outside tap
HEATING Gas central heating. Recently installed combi boiler.
TENURE Leasehold. 950 years from 1864. Ground rent £4 per annum.
COUNCIL TAX Band "C".
SERVICES All mains connected.
LOFT Partially insulated loft.