A gorgeous Isle of Wight house for sale, Rowborough Manor is situated in a quiet position, close to Bembridge and Seaview, on the outskirts of Ryde.

The Manor is situated within easy reach of the nearby countryside, Ryde Town Centre and numerous beaches.

Featured in the Domesday Book, Rowborough Manor was once the Saxon manor of Rodeberge.

It is reputed to have been part of the land granted, by the King of the West Saxons, to the Abbot of St Swithins, Winchester.

Isle of Wight County Press: Glorious gardens at Rowborough Manor.Glorious gardens at Rowborough Manor. (Image: BCM.)

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In 1086, the Manor was held by Will Fitzastor and followed his family line to Yaverland's Russell family, until 1846 when it was bought by Sir William Oglander, previous owner of the Nunwell Estate.

For £975,000, the ground floor offers access, via a porch, to a hall with flagstone flooring.

There is a living room with wood burner, feature beams and patio doors to the garden terrace, and a dining room, with feature beams and a large fireplace, which is currently sealed off.

There is also a sitting room, kitchen, utility room, boot, laundry room, shower room, and a bedroom/office.

On the first floor, accessed via three separate staircases, is the master bedroom with built-in cupboard, separate dressing room, family bathroom and a bedroom/office.

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The manor is for sale with BCM.

On the second floor, via the main staircase, there are two double bedrooms with built-in cupboards, one of which has access to the balcony.

From the balcony there is an external spiral staircase to the ground floor.

The grounds extend to just under 1.65 acres.

The property has a private driveway, substantial gravel parking area, and a wraparound garden, with a large courtyard.

It also enjoys its own vegetable garden, paddock, orchard with fruit trees including apples, plums and blackcurrant and five 300-year-old oak trees.

A separate studio with toilets and kitchenette and a gym and a three-bay car port are also found outside.