Thorley, Isle of Wight


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Tucked away at the end of Blacksmiths Lane, Riccarton is available to the market for the first time in about 20 years and offers a new owner a particularly good and deceptively large house positioned in a location close to Yarmouth with fabulous walking on your doorstep. It is surrounded by exceptional private grounds with a large formal front lawn with a path leading into a paddock. The property has plenty of natural light and has been very well-kept and offers good sized rooms with flexible living accommodation and a stunning kitchen/diner that measures some 8.3 x 6.1m. There are four double bedrooms; two of which have en-suite facilities and the principal bedroom has a Juliette balcony with magnificent views over the garden/paddock. The flexible layout has a ground floor guest suite, comprising it own sitting room and shower room. The first-floor bedrooms have carefully designed and all have wardrobes/chest of drawers built in.

Riccarton has been modernised to a high standard and has a quality central heating system, wonderful double aspect sitting room with the benefit of a wood burner. There are 16 Photovoltaic Solar panels installed on the roof with have about 14 years of income generation - the panels are fully owned and form part of the sale of the house. There are solid oak floors and high-quality shower/bath fittings with a recently fitted set of contemporary banisters. The sizable living room and kitchen/diner both have impressive large sliding doors leading out onto a fabulous patio terrace - perfect for outside dining and entertaining.

The garden is of large proportions and leads down to a well-manicured, tree lined paddock with seasonal footpaths. On two sides of the paddock are babbling brooks. This area is perfect for small holding activity such as keeping livestock - chickens etc. There is a kitchen garden with raised beds and a mature asparagus bed.

There are quality outbuildings with a well-equipped double glazed detached office building with power/light and a lovely aspect over the garden - perfect for homeworking etc. There is also a double garage and ample car parking.


From our Yarmouth office proceed on the Newport Road and turn right at the Willingham Lane turn off. Take the next left onto B3041 towards Thorley/Wellow. Drive into Thorley and turn left in Blacksmiths Lane, which is a 'no through lane'. At the end take a right into the driveway of Riccarton.




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

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Spence Willard - Yarmouth Office

The Square, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

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