About this property
FOUR/FIVE bedroom semi-detached Victorian house
Huge charm and character
Original period features
Close to town centre and beaches
Flexible living accommodation
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION This grand and imposing semi-detached Victorian villa, built circa 1863, has an abundance of period charm and character, complementing its huge historical ambience. " 1 Lebanon Villas" boasts FIVE bedrooms and offers spacious and well proportioned flexible accommodation, and typical of the era of its build retains many original period features such as high ceilings, dado rails, large bay windows, deep skirtings and wood panelled doors and flooring which all further enhance the character of this fabulous home that has been in the current family for many years. Immediately you step in to this property you instantly feel part of its rich past and local heritage; being located in one of the oldest residential areas of Ryde. The property is situated in close walking proximity to award winning sandy beaches, Ryde Esplanade, excellent mainland transport links, and the bustling town centre, also making it an idyllic holiday home in a perfect coastal location. Over the years the property has been maintained by its owners, with great care having been taken to preserve the fullness of its considerable Victorian inspired character and architecture. The property now offers the potential for modernisation, if desired , and lends itself perfectly for those looking for working-from-home accommodation, or multi-generational living. CHAIN FREE!
ENTRANCE Main entrance door to inner entrance porch.
ENTRANCE PORCH An imposing wood entrance door with inset stained-glass feature window, and large ornate door-knocker, leading to main entrance hall way.
HALLWAY Ornate wooden staircase and balustrade leads to the impressive split level first floor landing. Doors to:
SITTING ROOM 14′ 11" x 12′ 7" (4.55m x 3.84m) The heart of this family home, this elegant room is bright and spacious benefitting from a large bay window to the front aspect that provides a huge source of natural light. A brick feature fireplace with marble hearth provides the central focus point to the room. Built-in shelving.
DINING ROOM/BEDROOM 4 12′ 7" x 11′ 5" (3.85m x 3.48m) A further spacious second reception room/bedroom 4, incorporating a shower enclosure and wash hand-basin. Built-in wardrobes. Window to rear elevation.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 12′ 0" x 9′ 8" (3.66m x 2.97m) A range of fitted floor and wall units, and space for cooker. Window to side elevation. Built in larder shelving. Ample space for a dining table. Door to:
UTILITY ROOM 9′ 8" x 7′ 5" (2.97m x 2.28m) Sink, with plumbing and space for washing machine and space for fridge/freezer. Side door access. Door to:
WC Low level wc.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Turning ornate wooden stairs case and balustrade to split-level first floor landing. Large storage cupboard. Doors to:
BEDROOM 1 14′ 11" x 12′ 7" (4.55m x 3.86m) Large master bedroom with bay window to the front aspect providing a huge source of natural light. Wood flooring and wrought-iron ornate feature fireplace complement the period character of this charming room.
BEDROOM 2 12′ 7" x 11′ 5" (3.85m x 3.48m) A further double bedroom with window to rear elevation.
STUDY/BEDROOM 5 9′ 11" x 9′ 2" (3.04m x 2.8m) A single room with window to side aspect. Door through to:
BEDROOM 3 9′ 11" x 8′ 8" (3.03m x 2.66m) A dual aspect double bedroom.
WC Low level wc.
BATHROOM A characterful Victorian bathroom with heritage style roll top bath and wash hand-basin with wooden vanity unit under.
GARDENS/OUTSIDE The property benefits from a west facing enclosed rear garden with a range of mature plantings, and hedging and shrubs that provide privacy and seclusion . Rear garden shed and outhouse. Small enclosed front garden with planted borders.
HEATING Gas central heating. (New boiler installed 2016)
SERVICES All mains connected.
COUNCIL TAX Band "B".