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Kemming Road, Whitwell, PO38 2QU


Key features:

  • Delightful Grade II listed home in large grounds
  • Generous accommodation
  • Grounds of approx. an acre
  • Historic park setting
  • Edge of Popular Village location
  • Forms part of an attractive manor house


A delightful Grade II listed home which forms part of Strathwell Park reputed to have origins dating back to the 16th century, whilst the present buildings built by the Rector Olivier Robert are believed to date back to the early 19th century. South Strathwell Manor offers generous accommodation set in stunning landscaped grounds extending to just over an acre with many period features including lancet windows, stone archways, stone fireplaces and a stone bellcote above the former chapel. A grand entrance vestibule welcomes you into the property which could be used as a dining hall, kitchen/breakfast room and two generous reception rooms plus a study. Going up the impressive staircase you will find four bedrooms with jack and jill bathroom to master bedroom and bedroom two plus a large 'victorian' style family bathroom.

A private driveway through farmland leads to this idyllic rural location in the popular South Wight. A flagstone terrace leads to the arched front door with glazed panels to:  

ENTRANCE HALL With original style tiled floor and part wood panelled walls. Leading to: 

STUDY / LIBRARY 16' 0" x 10' 1" (4.88m x 3.07m) With built in shelving to one wall. Stained and varnished floor boards. Two arched lancet windows overlooking the lovely gardens. Door to: 

DINING ROOM 18' 9" x 16' (5.72m x 4.88m) A lovely light room with square bay with six lancet windows enjoying views over the front garden. Woodburner inset to a stone fireplace with marble surround. Two radiators with decorative covers. Window to side 

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE / DINING HALL 21' 4" x 12' 2" (6.5m x 3.71m) Stone fireplace with inset wood burner, stone hearth. Arched recess. Beam to ceiling. Built in cloaks cupboard. Impressive staircase to first floor. To the left of the staircase is a small door leading to an under stair cupboard with trapdoor access to the CELLAR (14'11" x 9'3") with slate wine shelves. Door to: 

LIVING ROOM 24' 4" x 15' 8" (7.42m x 4.78m) A magnificent room with lots of character which could equally be used as a dining room. Feature stone fireplace with flagstone hearth and coal effect calor gas stove. Stained and varnished floorboards. Square bay window to side garden with 3 arched lancet windows with built in window seat. French doors to the attractive terrace. Arched window to side. Stained and leaded glazed door to cupboard with shelving. Beams to ceiling. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14' 9" x 11' 4" (4.5m x 3.45m) Fitted with a range of wood fronted units with work surfaces over incorporating 1 ¼ bowl sink with mixer tap and waste disposal unit. Tiled splashbacks. Delivered gas fired 'Rayburn'. Integral dishwasher and fridge/freezer, microwave. Electric cooker point and induction hob. Tiled floor. Door to larder with light and shelving. Window to rear. Door with glazed panels to:  

LEAN-TO UTILITY ROOM 16' 1" x 6' 9" (4.9m x 2.06m) Plumbing for and including washing machine and tumble dryer, butler sink with storage under. Inbuilt cupboards and drawers. French doors to patio terrace.  

DOWNSTAIRS WC Fitted with a hand basin and low level wc. Electric heater. Window to rear. Part panelled walls.  

An impressive staircase leads to the first floor with large triple window on the half landing overlooking the rear gardens.  


LANDING With gothic style archways and bedrooms off. Built in cupboard with shelving. Cupboard with hanging space. At the end of the landing is the:  

MASTER BEDROOM 16' 4" x 15' 8" (4.98m x 4.78m) A light room with dual aspect to side and lancet windows with built in window seat overlooking the front gardens. Feature fireplace. Sloped ceiling with beams. Radiator. Door to:  

JACK & JILL BATHROOM 12' 1" x 9' 11" (3.68m x 3.02m) With large built in wardrobe. Split level with panel bath including shower, victorian style pedestal basin and low level wc. Lancet window to side with built in wooden shutters. Radiator. Access to loft space. Door to:  

BEDROOM 2 14' 11 max" x 12' 4" (4.55m x 3.76m) A double room with lancet windows to side gardens. Corner fireplace.  

BEDROOM 3 14' 2" x 12' (4.32m x 3.66m) A double room with window overlooking the front gardens. Attractive fireplace. Built in wardrobes to alcoves each side of chimney breast, dado rail. Radiator.  

BEDROOM 4 11' 10" x 9' 4" (3.61m x 2.84m) Overlooking the attractive terraced gardens. Radiator. Built in cupboard.  

FAMILY BATHROOM 11' x 10' 6" (3.35m x 3.2m) A generous size room with freestanding clawfoot victorian style bath, victorian style pedestal basin and matching low level wc. Tiled and glazed shower cubicle with drench shower head. Dark wood stained floorboards, dado rails and matching cupboard housing hot water tank and shelving. Access to loft space. Radiator. Two windows to rear.  

HEATING The property is warmed by delivered gas fired 'Rayburn' which provides the central heating via radiators and domestic hot water with back up electric immersion.


OUTSIDE South Strathwell Manor is set in just over an acre of delightful gardens with three main areas. A gravel driveway leads to the front of the property with parking area and to the front across the driveway is a large detached garage with parking in front. The largest area of garden is to the front with a large lawned garden and mature rhododendron bushes, creating a private area with weeping willow tree leading down to the River Yar. A wooden bridge crosses the river to a further area with gateway giving access to a footpath. To the side of the property is a lawned area with shrub and flower borders. Mature magnolia tree. Double gates lead to the rear garden with a primrose and daffodil filled bank with magnolia tree and many attractive shrubs. A large terrace at the rear of the property providing an ideal space for al fresco dining and entertaining, sheltered by attractive terraced gardens with well stocked borders and steps up to the top level of the garden and staircase to sun garden. Laid to lawn with greenhouse and raised vegetable beds. Further lawn area with large well stocked flower beds and timber summerhouse. An ideal spot to enjoy the views over the house and gardens.  


TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Delivered gas, mains electric, water and drainage.  

Price: £595,000
Bedrooms: 4


Hose Rhodes Dickson
Newport Office, The Estate Office 138 High StreetNewport PO30 1TY

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