4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale in St. Johns Road Newport for £525,000

St. Johns Road PO301LS - Newport
4 Bedroom Detached House

Susan Payne Property
Marketed by
Susan Payne Property
East Quay, Kite Hill, Woottob Bridge, PO33 4LA
Tel: 01983 566244

  • Spacious detached family home
  • Elegant period features and stylish finishes
  • Four bedrooms and two bathrooms
  • Two reception rooms and a study
  • Generous kitchen-diner and utility room
  • Well-designed garden with secluded seating areas
  • Large gated driveway providing off-road parking
  • Planning permission for a single-storey extension
Presented to an extremely high standard, this handsome four-bedroom period property boasts spacious accommodation throughout including a lounge and generous kitchen-diner, two bathrooms, and a superbly designed rear garden as well as a driveway.

Enjoying stylish magazine standard interiors throughout, The Dolls House showcases immaculate finishes that perfectly combine the elegant period features with contemporary style. From the moment you step inside the property, it is evident that this beautiful 1920s home exhibits plenty of appealing period charm with its traditional timber panel doors, classic picture rails and ceiling roses, wooden floors and handsome fireplaces. With a freshly painted grey exterior, the property boasts a pristine interior offering stylish continuity throughout with crisp white walls that contrast beautifully with the dark wood flooring, creating a versatile backdrop for anybody wanting to apply their own personal taste and style. Additionally, the property benefits from approved planning permission for a single-storey extension to the side which would provide a sizeable addition to the lounge, a downstairs wet room and a storeroom. Occupying a spacious plot, outside offers a generous rear garden which has been superbly designed by the current owners to offer a low-maintenance coastal-inspired theme with secluded seating areas, and a recently completed gated driveway to the front elevation provides off-road parking for three vehicles.

Located in an enviable position, The Dolls House is perfectly placed on the outskirts of Newport town centre within short walking distance to the wide range of shops, a cinema complex, restaurants and cafes. Multiple schools at primary and secondary level are within walking distance and the Southern Vectis bus station is located within the town centre providing an extensive network of bus routes across the island. The property is also well-connected to the surrounding countryside and enjoys easy access to plenty of rural walks including a historic amble up to the nearby Carisbrooke Castle. Other popular attractions in Newport include the multi-award-winning Monkey Haven and the spectacular Robin Hill Country Park. Being centrally located means you are never far from all the wonderful delights that the island has to offer, including the beautiful West Wight with its unspoilt beaches and rugged coastline. Regular car ferry travel links from Fishbourne to Portsmouth and East Cowes to Southampton are both within a 20-minute drive from the property, and the Cowes to Southampton catamaran foot passenger service is located only 6.2 miles away.

Inside the property, a porch entrance opens to an impressive entrance hall hosting a grand staircase. The hallway creates access to an inviting family lounge, a study and a substantial kitchen-diner complete with a utility room. The generous first-floor accommodation continues with sumptuous style and comprises a family bathroom, a single bedroom and three double-sized bedrooms, with an en-suite bathroom allocated to the primary bedroom.

Welcome To The Dolls House, 95 St Johns Road

Retaining its historical elegance combined with a modern twist, this impressive period house exhibits traditional features with its two imposing bay windows set against grey-painted brickwork. Creating a well-presented finish, a recently completed driveway to the front is fully enclosed with grey-painted walls and fencing with ornate double gates as well as a pedestrian gate providing access. A double glazed door opens to a small porch area which features an old lantern light above the main door frame and has a grey tiled floor. An original white-painted wooden door with exquisite stained-glass detailing opens to the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall (extending to 4.57m (extending to 15‘0))

Welcoming you into this impressive home is a stunning hallway exhibiting a traditional period ceiling arch with decorative detailing and a beautiful solid dark wood floor which continues to the study and kitchen-diner. Illuminated by a candle-style chandelier suspended from a ceiling rose, this space is graced with an elegant white-painted wooden staircase featuring an elaborate spindle balustrade with a hearts and diamonds design, a typical feature of this period. The staircase provides a large under-stair storage cupboard and an electrical consumer unit is neatly concealed within a built-in cupboard by the front door. Warmed by a large radiator, the hallway gives access to a lounge through an open doorway, and a kitchen-diner plus a study through traditional wooden panel doors, painted in a crisp white shade to coordinate with the wall decor.

Lounge (4.80m into bay x 3.91m max (15‘09 into bay x 12‘10)

Enjoying a large bay window to the front aspect which allows for additional space and plenty of natural light, this welcoming family living space enjoys a charming focal point with its striking cast iron fireplace mounted on a speckled stone hearth and finished with a grey-painted wooden mantle with decorative detailing. Providing further characterful interest, the room features a traditional parquet wood floor and decorative period elements such as an elegant picture rail and an attractive ceiling rose with a candle-style chandelier light fitting. Also located here is a radiator and a television aerial connection.

Study (2.69m x 2.29m (8‘10 x 7‘06))

This beautifully presented room provides the versatility to be utilised for multiple purposes such as a playroom or a creative art studio. The interior enjoys natural light from an elongated window to the rear aspect, and traditional decorative period elements continue here including picture rails and a ceiling rose with a candle-style chandelier. Additional benefits of the room include a telephone point and a radiator to keep the room cosy.


Dining Area: 12‘11 x 11‘11 max (3.94m x 3.63m max)
Kitchen Area: 14‘02 x 13‘0 (4.32m x 3.96m)

Providing stylish continuity, the dark wood flooring and elegant period features continue into an incredibly spacious dining/lounge area boasting a free-flowing open plan layout with the kitchen through a wide squared archway. Currently set up as a family snug, the dining area is wonderfully versatile and offers plenty of space to arrange dining furniture, in addition to the ample breakfast area in the kitchen. There is a window to the side aspect with a radiator located beneath and the fresh neutral wall decor enhances the natural light. Creating a cosy ambience and characterful focal point, a regularly swept chimney breast houses a cast iron log burning stove mounted upon a slate-effect hearth with a timber mantle above. Additionally, the dining area features a ceiling rose with a candle-style chandelier light fitting and a further radiator.

This substantial, contemporary kitchen enjoys stylish fitted cabinetry in a neutral putty-green shade with a beautiful curved edge design and a resin stone-effect countertop in a soft-white shade with a coordinating upstand. The countertop incorporates an inset 1.5 stainless steel sink with a flexi mixer tap in chrome, located beneath a large window to the rear aspect offering a wonderful outlook to the garden. A range of wall and base units provide ample storage space with a good combination of deep pan drawers and cupboards which feature smart pull-out corner cupboard storage solutions. Providing a sleek handless design, the cabinets provide the additional benefit of integrated appliances including a fridge-freezer, a dishwasher and an electric oven plus hob complete with a modern angled cooker hood over providing an extractor fan and lighting. Currently not in use, a gas-fired Aga finished in a post box red enamel provides a charming focal point and is positioned within a white-painted chimney breast with a resin splashback surface that coordinates with the countertop. Illuminated by recessed spotlights, the kitchen area offers plenty of space to arrange a breakfast table in the centre or the option to install a kitchen island if desired.

A white-painted folding wooden door provides access to a utility room:

Utility Room

Fitted with the same stylish cabinets as the kitchen, this practical room has wall and base units providing sleek cupboard storage. Located beneath a window to the side aspect, a resin countertop incorporates an inset stainless steel sink with a chrome mixer tap over and provides space beneath for two laundry appliances with plumbing connections in place. Warmed by a radiator, this room enjoys the beautiful wood flooring continuing from the kitchen, and there is also a regularly serviced Vaillant gas-fired boiler concealed within a wall-mounted cupboard. Also located here is a radiator, recessed spotlights and a partially glazed door to the rear garden.

First Floor Landing

A wooden staircase fitted with soft carpet panels leads to a first-floor landing which is beautifully finished with white painted wooden floorboards and decorative traditional wall mouldings which continue throughout the first-floor accommodation. An obscure glazed window to the side aspect allows for natural light complemented by two candle-style chandelier light shades, each suspended from a pretty ceiling rose. This area has a loft hatch fitted with a ladder that leads to a generous boarded loft space complete with lighting, and there is an airing cupboard housing a hot water cylinder as well as the central heating/hot water timer. Five coordinating timber panel doors lead to three double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a luxurious family bathroom respectively.

Bedroom One (4.29m x 3.96m max (14‘01 x 13‘0 max))

A large window to the rear aspect allows for natural light to bathe this expansive bedroom and provides wonderful views across the rooftops to the Shide Quarry woodland beyond. Benefitting from a radiator, this bedroom has crisp white-painted wooden floorboards coordinating perfectly with the wall decor and there is an elegant chandelier light fitting suspended from a ceiling rose. Also located here is a television aerial point and a door opening to an en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom

With a window to the side aspect framing the neighbouring lush green trees, this well-presented en-suite bathroom offers a luxurious sanctuary and has crisp white tiled walls which beautifully enhances the natural light. Fitted with a clear glass shower guard, a white L-shaped bath has a curved chrome mixer tap smartly integrated within the wall and a fabulous rainfall showerhead fixture over with modern chrome dial controls. Illuminated by recessed spotlights, the room has a wall-mounted cream vanity cabinet with a stone countertop incorporating a matching bowl hand basin complete with a modern chrome mixer tap and an illuminated mirror above. Three recessed wall niches provide the perfect spaces to keep products neat and tidy or display decorative items and plants to add interest and vibrancy. Warmed by a chrome heated towel rail, the room also includes a dual flush w.c positioned on a stone tiled floor and an extractor fan.

Bedroom Two (4.78m into bay x 3.61m max (15‘08 into bay x 11‘10)

With a large bay window to the front aspect filling the space with natural light, this second spacious double-sized room flaunts a handsome cast iron fireplace with a white-painted wooden mantle featuring elaborate detailing. Illuminated by a delicate candle-inspired light shade from a ceiling rose, this room is fitted with a soft taupe-coloured carpet providing a cosy feel underfoot and there is a radiator to provide warmth. A television aerial connection is also located here.

Bedroom Three (3.66m max x 2.13m (12‘0 max x 7‘0))

Fitted with a cosy dark-coloured carpet, this third double bedroom enjoys natural light from a window to the side aspect and a candle-style ceiling light fitting to provide additional illumination. Warmed by a radiator, this room also benefits from a recessed wardrobe fitted with a clothes rail and shelving.

Bedroom Four (2.54m x 2.06m (8‘04 x 6‘09))

The smallest of the four bedrooms, this room is currently set up as a cosy snug and overlooks the front elevation through a window with a radiator located beneath. Again, this space is fitted with a soft dark-coloured carpet as featured in bedroom two and three, and there is a decorative candle-style chandelier ceiling light to provide illumination.

Family Bathroom

Providing a relaxing retreat, this beautiful family bathroom is fully tiled with attractive large-scale stone tiling which extends around the bath panel, providing continuity. A coordinating contemporary white suite includes a dual flush w.c, a wall-mounted rectangular hand basin with a swan neck mixer tap in chrome, and a bathtub, again with an elegant swan neck mixer tap plus a pull-out shower attachment for additional convenience. Warmed by a ladder-style chrome heated towel rail, this lovely room also benefits from recessed spotlights and a window to the rear aspect providing natural light and lovely views to the Shide Quarry woodland beyond.

Rear Garden

Completely relandscaped by the current owners to offer a coastal-inspired theme featuring winding pathways, curved lawn edging and a fabulous display of ornamental grasses, sheltering trees and exotic planting. Offering a spacious outdoor oasis with a perfect combination of tranquil and practical areas, the rear garden has been designed with a low-maintenance upkeep in mind, and provides tranquil seclusion with seating spaces nestled amongst the well-established environment. From the rear of the property, a large paved terrace enjoys an elevated position and provides the perfect spot to arrange sun loungers and alfresco dining furniture as well as space for a hot tub with existing plumbing in place to the side property. Passing a mature Topiary Bay Tree, a set of steps from the terrace lead down to a winding pathway which weaves past a wavey edged grass area and purple slate covered plant borders which showcase a fabulous range of Cordylines providing a dramatic and exotic appearance. The pathway leads to a fantastic timber pergola woven with a grapevine which has been designed to extend the family living space outside, providing the opportunity to arrange comfortable seating sheltered from the heat on those hot sunny days. The garden continues beyond the pergola where there is a further secluded seating area continuing with the purple slate theme, beautifully sheltered by mature coastal-inspired planting and trees. At the bottom of the garden is a generous vegetable plot complete with a greenhouse and large grey painted timber shed, and there is also a fabulous range of well-established fruit planting providing raspberries, apple, pear and more! This fantastic garden is fully enclosed with grey-painted timber fencing ensuring a safe environment for pets and there is access from the side of the property where there is also a tap on the external wall of the utility room.


A smart driveway to the front of the property with gated access provides off-road parking for three vehicles.

The Dolls House is a beautifully presented characterful home, set in a convenient central location that provides easy access to plenty of amenities, and all the wonderful delights that the island has to offer. An early viewing is highly recommended with the sole agent Susan Payne Property.

Additional Information

Tenure: Freehold
Council Tax Band: E
Services: Mains water and drainage, electricity, gas.

Agent Notes:
The information provided about this property does not constitute or form part of an offer or contract, nor may it be regarded as representations. All interested parties must verify accuracy and your solicitor must verify tenure/lease information, fixtures and fittings and, where the property has been extended/converted, planning/building regulation consents. All dimensions are approximate and quoted for guidance only and their accuracy cannot be confirmed. Reference to appliances and/or services does not imply that they are necessarily in working order or fit for the purpose. Susan Payne Property Ltd. Company no. 10753879.
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Susan Payne Property
Marketed by
Susan Payne Property
East Quay, Kite Hill, Woottob Bridge, PO33 4LA
Tel: 01983 566244