Cowes, Isle Of Wight

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
Stanhope House

This attractive period property, believed to have been originally built in around 1832 has since been subject to extensive and sympathetic modernisation and extension in recent years. The particularly fine drawing room has an array of original features including large decorative windows from which the sea views are enjoyed. The modern kitchen/dining room and a garden room both open to the south facing courtyard. A versatile extension to the rear can provide either an additional bedroom suite or a further reception room whilst there are 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms on the upper floors.

Stanhope House occupies an elevated position set back about 100 metres from Queens Road in a quiet position yet with wonderful views across the Solent to the Hampshire Coast. Stanhope Drive is a no-through road and the seafront is within 135 metres, from which the town centre can easily be accessed by a level walk with its range of shops, restaurants and high speed Red Jet ferry service to Southampton.



Entrance Hall

An attractive entrance with an elegant staircase, coats cupboard and oak flooring.

Drawing Room

A beautifully proportioned room incorporating deep sash windows providing panoramic views over the Solent. This room has high ceilings, a fireplace with marble surround with a range of built-in cupboards and adjustable shelving to either side.


Wash basin and WC.

Garden Room

An attractive further seating area with a vaulted ceiling incorporating roof lights and bi-fold doors across the southern elevation opening to the courtyard.

Kitchen/Dining Room

Fitted with a Shaker style kitchen with a range of integral appliances including fridge, freezer, dishwasher and range cooker with extractor over, along with granite worksurfaces and sink unit. Tiled flooring with underfloor heating extends throughout the room including a dining area where there is built-in bench seating. There are sea glimpses and doorways to both the driveway and south facing courtyard garden.

Utility Room

With built-in cupboards incorporating space for a washing machine and dryer, Worcester gas fired boiler.

Bedroom 6/Sitting Room

A versatile space created from a recent extension for a bedroom suite or additional reception room with French doors leading in to the courtyard. Built-in cupboards, vaulted ceiling incorporating roof lights with exposed beams.

Shower Room En-Suite

Large shower, wash basin and WC.



Approached via shallow stairs with an oak handrail and with a high vaulted ceiling. A further staircase leads to the second floor.

Bedroom 1

A dual aspect double bedroom with wonderful views of the Solent. Built-in cupboards.

Shower Room En-Suite

Shower, wash basin with cupboard beneath and WC.

Bedroom 2

Views to the Eastern Solent.


Bath with tiled surround and separate shower over, wash basin with built-in cupboard and WC.

Bedroom 3

Solent views.

Bedroom 4

Views to the Hampshire Coast.


Bedroom 5

A characterful bedroom with sloping ceilings and two Velux windows providing sea views.

Wet Room

Tiled throughout with shower, wash basin and WC.


To the eastern side of the house there is parking for up to three to four cars, whilst to the front of the house there is a lawned garden enclosed by hedging from which the sea views can be enjoyed and a flagstone paved path leading to the front door. There is an attractive south facing courtyard garden immediately to the rear of the house, enclosed by the original house and subsequent extension including the garage, which forms a highly attractive outdoor seating and dining area, largely paved in stone with an array of climbing plants and shrubs. A vehicular right of access extends around the western side of the house to a GARAGE.


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



EPC Rating



PO31 8BH


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


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