Sandown, Isle Of Wight


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Hanover Villa has been comprehensively refurbished retaining its original features and charm. Believed to be built by a ships captain around 1867 the attractive house offers a particularly comfortable arrangement of up to 6 bedrooms with open plan family reception space in addition to a large integrated garage, two luxurious ensuite bathrooms and an array of wonderful period character and stylish interiors. There is new plumbing and heating as well as new wiring, lighting, landscaping in the gardens and a re-work of the layout to provide an excellent entertaining kitchen/living room as well as a study, utility room and a range of well-proportioned accommodation. New locks requiring only one key entry across all new windows and doors.

Sandown Bay and surrounding areas are renowned for their long sandy beaches where there is plenty to see and do. The property is within walking distance to the beach and the main town centre with amenities, restaurants, and cafes as well as beautiful coastal walks to Yaverland and Shanklin. Yaverland Beach is arguably one of the Isle of Wight's best beaches, providing a long stretch of sand that is great for children and families. The beach extends north east from the Yaverland Sailing and Yacht Club to the foot of the chalk cliffs of Culver Down. Sandown train station is a short walk away, providing links through to Ryde and access to passenger ferry services to Portsmouth where there are connecting trains to London Waterloo. Fast passenger ferry services also operate between Cowes and Southampton with links to varying London stations. Both entire journey times take an estimated 2.5hrs door to door.


Ground floor


Porch with original patterned tile floor and plenty of wall space for hanging coats.


Entrance via the original timber door with etched glazing and fanlight. The hallway is an impressive space with original decorative coving, deep skirting boards and floorboards running throughout.


Access beneath the stairs to a large storage space with separate compartment and window to the driveway. There is lighting and offers full head height space.

Sitting Room

Boasting excellent proportions, this formal reception room incorporates a fireplace with marble mantle, ironwork surround and tiled hearth. A deep bay window with uPVC sash overlooks the front aspect.

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Living Area

This is a fantastic family entertaining room with two sets of bi-folding doors onto the garden. A central island offers breakfast bar seating with granite tops. The Kitchen incorporates a range of two tone shaker style and wall-mounted storage units with space and plumbing for a large range cooker in an inglenook with extractor over. Integrated appliances include a microwave/convection oven, dishwasher, Rangemaster oven, Belfast sink with mixer tap over, wine cooler and space and plumbing for an American style fridge freezer. There are skirting lights and Silestone composite worktops. The dining area sits between the kitchen and cosy living area centered around a large Charnwood wood burning stove within a marble mantle and tiled hearth.

Family Room/Bedroom 5

A good size room overlooking the front aspect with high ceilings and original service bell board at high level.

Utility Room

Two excellent larder cupboards housing water softener and wall-mounted Vaillant boiler. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer within a raised unit surrounded by cupboard storage and Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Underfloor heating.

Shower Room

A stylish suite with colourful tiled walk-in shower, raised cistern, vintage style W.C. wash basin and towel rail.

Study/Bedroom 6

With French patio doors to the garden.

First Floor

Hand carved dark wood hand rail and stairs rise to a half landing and onto a galleried landing with plenty of light provide by a stained glass window light.

Bedroom 1

A beautifully styled suite with dark wood floors, feature patterned wallpaper and a grey painted slate mantle over an original ironwork fireplace, with wardrobe storage set within the alcove and a concealed entrance to the ensuite bathroom with underfloor heating, roll top bath with wall-mounted television, wash basin, heated towel rail, walk-in shower and W.C. Dressing Room with a comprehensive range of built-in hanging and drawer storage.

Bedroom 2

Is a light room with window overlooking the front and a built-in dressing area with an array of shelves and space, with a glazed door opening onto a contemporary ensuite shower room with underfloor heating, walk-in shower, heated towel rail, wall-hung vanity unit wash basin, W.C and cupboard housing 300l unvented cylinder.

Bedrooms 3 and 4

Are excellent and well-proportioned double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, high ceilings and sash windows. Bedroom 3 has superb views over the garden to Sandown Bay and Culver Down.

Family Shower Room

With vanity unit wash basin, walk-in shower, heated towel rail and W.C.


Added in 2016 this is a substantial garage with a remote-controlled sectional door and concrete floors and a range of storage shelving.


Hanover Villa is approached via stone pillars over a gravelled driveway with large hedge providing plenty of privacy. To the rear is a generous garden, largely laid to lawn with privacy provided by a large hedge and various specimen trees. There are two garden shed/summer houses with a gravelled, shaded seating area in the far corner and raised plant beds with shrubs to the rear. There is an exceptionally user-friendly garden terrace off the back of the house for outdoor dining and entertaining enjoying a southerly aspect and a range of outdoor lighting/power points are modern additions following the renovations.


Rating D


The Property is offered Freehold


Mains electricity, water and drainage. Heating is provided by gas fired boiler and unvented cylinder and delivered via radiators and underfloor heating in the bathrooms, utility room and study.


PO36 9BY


Strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents Spence Willard.

Important Notice

1. Particulars: These particulars are not an offer or contract, nor part of one. You should not rely on statements by Spence Willard in the particulars or by word of mouth or in writing ("information") as being factually accurate about the property, its condition or its value. Neither Spence Willard nor any joint agent has any authority to make any representations about the property, and accordingly any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents, seller(s) or lessor(s). 2. Photos etc: The photographs show only certain parts of the property as they appeared at the time they were taken. Areas, measurements and distances given are approximate only. 3. Regulations etc: Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. A buyer or lessee must find out by inspection or in other ways that these matters have been properly dealt with and that all information is correct. 4. VAT: The VAT position relating to the property may change without notice.

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