Cowes, Isle Of Wight


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
17 Ward Avenue

The property occupies an excellent position a short distance from both the town centre and seafront with Northwood Park with its tennis courts being a minutes walk away. This popular location combines generous gardens and off street parking along with the convenience of easy access to the town centre with its high speed redjet ferry service and good range of shops and restaurants in this the world renowned sailing centre. The house has been modernised with a Neptune kitchen and new bathrooms fitted in recent years, along with redecoration throughout. The house is believed to originate from the 1950s and has since been extended and modernised, now providing an attractive family home. Double glazed throughout, the accommodation is flexible and versatile: The ground floor includes a great kitchen/breakfast room with doors opening on to the rear garden in addition to two reception rooms and a large conservatory. Two bedrooms have some sea glimpses

and all rooms over-look either the mature front or rear gardens which form an attractive setting for the house. In addition to ample parking and a garage, the south west facing rear garden is of a particularly good size. In addition, there is a detached studio within the garden forming an ideal place to work from home.



Entrance Porch

With flooring and outlook to the garden. Part-glazed inner door to Hall with staircase off.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

A wonderfully light room with French doors leading to the terrace and with an outlook over the garden. A quality Neptune Chichester hand painted American Oak kitchen fitted to one end of the room, installed in 2014, featuring a range of solid oak cupboards and drawers with granite worksurfaces. There are a range of AEG and Electrolux appliances including a double oven fridge freezer, dishwasher and 5 ring gas hob with extractor over. The kitchen area opens into the breakfast area with a vaulted ceiling incorporating two large roof lights, with french doors providing access to the terrace. Wide opening to the conservatory.


An attractive sitting room with outlook over the front garden, Charnwood wood burning stove, built-in cupboards and shelving to either side.

Sitting Room

A nicely proportioned further seating area with a wide opening in to the conservatory making for a versatile seating and entertaining space.


Lower brick walls and UPVC framed construction with double glazed windows and a glazed roof, (the roof is fitted with solid panels). There is an attractive outlook over the gardens and a wide opening into the kitchen allows good circulation.

Side Passage

There is an enclosed passage with doors to the front and rear between the house and garage, serving as a boot room and with coat hooks.

Utility Room

Built in cupboards and worksurfaces, sink unit and space for washing machine, dryer, undercounter fridge and freezer. Wall-mounted Vaillant gas fired boiler installed in 2017.


Wash basin & WC.



Hatch access to partly boarded roof space, airing cupboard with slatted shelving.

Bedroom 1

A particularly spacious room with an outlook over the front garden and towards Northwood Park as well as the rear garden. Built-in cupboard and shelving. The room opens into a dressing area with a series of built-in cupboards.

Shower Room En-suite

Tiled throughout with a shower, circular Neptune wash basin with cupboards beneath, WC and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2

A double bedroom with views over the front garden and sea glimpses. Built-in cupboards.

Bedroom 3

A nicely proportioned double bedroom with built-in cupboards and an outlook over the rear garden.

Bedroom 4

With views over the rear garden.


Fitted with a modern white suite incorporating a bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, tiled surround, circular Neptune wash basin with cupboards beneath, WC and heated towel rail.


A block paved driveway leads to a parking area at the front of the house, adjacent to which is principally lawned garden with mature trees and shrubs. GARAGE A single integral garage with an up and over door. Power, lighting and built-in shelving as it currently serves as a workshop/store.

There is wide-gated side access along the southern elevation leading to the rear garden and ideal for storage of bins etc. The mature rear garden is a real highlight. There is an extensive stone paved terrace to the rear of the house and extending beyond the studio to create a large south facing seating and dining area. Lawns are interspersed by well-stocked borders and various mature trees and shrubs making for a wonderful backdrop to the house. The garden is enclosed by vertical wooden fencing on two sides with mature evergreen hedging on the northern boundary but there is a further timber summer house. The far end of the garden has a range of specimen trees, a further garden shed, log store and compost bins.

Studio (12'7 X 7'4) Situated to the rear of the house, this characterful garden room has power and lighting. Window overlooking the garden and could serve as a home office or studio. An adjacent gated area includes a garden shed and useful place for storage of garden hoses etc.


PO31 8AY


Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas. Gas fired central heating.




All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents, Spence Willard.

Important Notice

The gardens photos were taken in March 2020.

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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