Forest Road, Sandown

PO36 0JZ



This charming 1930 ’ s three/four bedroom chalet bungalow in beautiful Winford is for sale CHAIN FREE! It is such a fantastic opportunity for purch asers to acquire a lovely country home in a stunning, quiet location with far reaching views towards Brading Down. There are many wonderful features inside and out that include: a v ery generous L-shaped lounge/dining room with beams and an exposed brick fireplace gi ving that homely feeling with lots of room for sofas and a large dining table, an u ltra-stylish modern kitchen with light gloss units incorporating a double ceramic sink, an induction hob, a built-in oven and integrated appliances. There is a separate utility, a library ar ea, a study, a beautiful downstairs bath and shower-room with a luxury whirlpool bath and three upstairs bedrooms – one with an en-suite. Other benefits are: gas central heating, UPVC double- glazed windows with some original windows and doors and a g enerous paved driveway with space for several vehicles.

The fabulous rear garden is approximately fifty metres long wi th several outbuildings, a pond, numerous seating areas and mature trees, shrubs and flo wers in abundance, giving year-round interest and colour. It truly is a tranquil country garden filled with wildlife and there is ample room to grow your own vegetables complete with a giant water-butt.

The village of Winford is picturesque and there are many count ry walks along the lanes and foot paths to nearby Borthwood Copse, Alvestone Garden Vill age and Newchurch. There is a local bus stop in the road where the number 8 bus takes y ou to Sandown with its stunning bay and golden sandy beach just a short ride away or to the co unty town of Newport in the opposite direction. Other local amenities are Amazon World, Th ompson ’ s garden centre and other plant nurseries.

The property would suit a growing family or a couple who l ike to spend leisure time in the garden. It is a great place for children or pets to play in as it has a good-sized lawn, and is fully enclosed.


To the front of the property is a porch with double-g lazed windows and a Georgian-style door providing open views of the garden. Inside are wall li ghts, a shelf with storage underneath and a lovely pebbled floor. The main red wood- framed door has frosted and shaped glass panels and black door furniture with a central bell press. The door opens into the lounge.


21 ’ 3 X 13 ’ 4 extending to 23 ’ 10 (into dining room). This generous room is very homely, yet bright. The exposed b rick fire surround with an efficient gas coal-effect fire has a country charm, this incor porates a wood beam and has a shelf over. The hearth of terracotta tiles is complementing, and the central pillar of exposed brick, the ceiling beams, picture rails, and the attractive panel led turning staircase add much character to this room. Natural light flows in from three aspects as the double-glazed windows with fitted blinds illuminate the whole area givin g an uplifting feeling. There are views over the front garden, boundary fencing with shrubs and select housing. There is ample space for sofas and other furniture. The dining area has r oom for a large table and chairs that is great for whole family dining and entertainin g. In the chimney which is currently capped, is a charming little Victorian fireplace, the recesses are useful for storage. A very high quality resilient vinyl flooring with reinfo rced layers is ideal for everyday wear and tear in this busy room, especially suitable if one has do gs. There is an under-stairs storage cupboard, a room thermostat and a TV aerial.

KITCHEN 19 ’ 7 x 7 ’

Recently installed are these fabulous built-in gloss white fl oor and wall mounted cupboards, with elegant porcelain door handles and walnut butcher ’ s block style wooden worktops. Incorporated are soft-close drawers (some deep), a swing-out corner unit, attractive glazed units with useful under lighting, a double ceramic butler s ink with chrome mixer tap over, an induction electric hob with a stainless-steel splash-back an d a chimney hood that is ducted to outside, a built-in electric oven and separate microw ave/grill, an integrated dishwasher and two integrated fridge-freezers. The decor is mo dern in duck-egg blue with brick-style grey textured tiles over the worktops. Above th e doorway is a little shelf and there is a tall radiator fitted. The double-glazed window a bove the sink has a lovely view of the back garden with its abundant flowering trees, shrubs and flowers, and the red barn- style door has a cat-flap fitted. Just to note that all the k itchen appliances are warranted until September 2020. This truly is a lovely kitchen whic h flows beautifully to the garden. BEDROOM TWO 10 ’ 10 (into recess) x 10 ’ This well-lit room makes a lovely spacious downstairs bedroom. The double-glazed window with fitted blind, to the front aspect overlooks the drivew ay, beautiful oak tree, gardens and select houses. There is chimney recess space for storage, a pictur e rail and painted floorboards.


8 ’ 6 x 5 ’ 10 Between the lounge and kitchen is a little library area that c ould be used as an extension to the kitchen, a snug for reading or as a children ’ s homework area. It offers much versatility and has lots of storage space, plus a tall radiator. The contin uity of the high quality vinyl flooring compliments this area too.


A very stylish contemporary bathroom that has a luxury whit e suite incorporating: a whirlpool bath with a central mixer tap housed in wood panel ling, a shower cubicle with a white tray fitted inside an attractive pebbled plinth with a b ubbled-glass cube-brick wall and inset shower with two shower-heads (one an overhead rainfall style), a designer bowl- shaped pedestal washbasin with a free-standing mixer tap over and a low-level WC – all with chrome fittings. The decor is soft green with whi te wood panelling to the walls and ceiling. A splash-back of natural coloured tiles is fitted u nder the dado rail and the floor is marble-effect vinyl. In the shower area is a border of pebbly mosaics to complement the plinth. The obscured window to the side aspect is double glazed and there is a tall radiator on one wall.