35 Victoria Avenue, Shanklin, has features such as a swimming pool, an entrance hall with feature window, original floor tiles and a games room.
Bedrooms...Four/five, plus one in annexe
MODERN day comforts and many attractive period features come together in fine style at an imposing detached Victorian home in a tree-lined Shanklin avenue.
Lovely original details including cornice, corbelled archways, quarry tile flooring, a marble fireplace, a stunning leaded window and deep skirting grace the four/five-bedroom accommodation at 35 Victoria Avenue, a former gentleman's residence that is spacious yet easy to manage.
When it comes to life's practicalities the house is right up to date with modern, well-appointed bath and shower rooms, including en-suite facilities to two bedrooms, a well-fitted out kitchen and PVCu double glazed sash windows almost throughout.
As well as its appealing main accommodation with sunlight pouring into the main reception rooms and other front-facing rooms, number 35 has the bonus of an attached self-contained rear annexe.
Comprising a ground floor living room, kitchen, bathroom and upstairs bedroom this could suit a relative or perhaps be let to provide an income.
The stone and brick house is within easy reach of the town centre, beaches and nearby walks and is well-screened and set back from the road by a sunny south-facing garden.
Lawned with shrub and flower borders the garden includes a kidney-shaped swimming pool with an adjoining paved terrace.
Looking out over the garden and pool is an elegant original veranda with quarry tile flooring which sweeps around the front and partly along one side of the house.
Beyond remote controlled gates is a driveway leading to an extensive rear parking area next to a double garage with an electric door, tiled flooring and light and power.
Period style reigns in the entrance porch with original patterned quarry tile flooring and a beautiful leaded arch-topped window.
The wide entrance hall is another impressive area with dogtooth coving, a corbelled arch and a gracious staircase with mahogany handrail.
Original ceiling coving features in the sitting room and dining room, both airy rooms with french doors to the veranda.
The dining room also has a lovely marble fireplace surround and a door to a front conservatory with original quarry tiled flooring.
A great multi-purpose space is the 24ft long family room with stripped wooden flooring and original ceiling coving.
The 19ft-long kitchen has plentiful storage, an array of wooden units, an integrated dishwasher and fridge and a built-in hob, fan oven and microwave/oven.
A rear lobby leads to a yard and a tile-floored shower/wet room with plumbing for a washing machine in a cupboard.
Off the split-level galleried first floor landing is the smart family bathroom with a white suite, bedroom five/study with stripped wooden flooring and four double bedrooms.
The huge master bedroom and bedroom two, both with built-in wardrobes, are light and sunny front-facing rooms. A smart contemporary white suite is fitted in the en-suite bathroom to bedroom one and bedroom two has an en-suite shower room with fresh white decor.
Bedroom three is side-facing and rear-facing bedroom four has built-in wardrobes.
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