A farmhouse, 3 Bedroom Coach House and partially converted barn, with offices and stables and paddocks, extending to about 12 acres in all in an accessible rural location.
Guildford Farm An attractive farmhouse dating from the 1800’s, benefiting from both period features and a contemporary extension with charming accommodation.
Retaining many historic details such as open fireplaces, panelled rooms and flagstone floors. This is complimented by the recent vaulted extension opening from the kitchen and providing a superb and sociable open plan kitchen/living space ideal for modern living. There are 3 further reception rooms and 4 bedrooms, (two of which are en-suite) all enjoying country views. The Coach House is a substantial detached 3 bedroom holiday let and The Long Barn has largely been rebuilt whilst retaining many of the original timbers and has the option for conversion to a further 5 bedroom holiday let. There are further outbuildings including garaging, offices and stables. The property extends to about 12 acres with paddocks, gardens, an orchard and Sand School.
Guildford Farm occupies an attractive rural location on the fringe of the village of Havenstreet with a well-regarded local pub and Steam Railway. There is good access to mainland ferries (with Fishbourne car ferry terminal being about 3.6 miles distant). Ryde with its wide range of shops, fast passenger ferries to Portsmouth and Southsea and private and state schools s easily accessible. There are good walks and riding through the surrounding woodland and countryside, whilst there are mooring facilities on Wootton Creek and a sailing club in Fishbourne.
Hallway Panelled front door. Stairs leading to first floor with under stairs cupboard. Wooden floor.
Study Overlooking the front garden, Fireplace with tiled surround, fitted cupboards and wall lights.
Drawing Room A charming dual aspect room, beams to ceiling, wooden panelled walls, wooden floor. Impressive Inglenook fireplace with beam and inset multi fuel stove.
Dining Hall/Sitting Room A characterful room with a large inglenook fireplace with beam over with cupboards to either side. Outlook to the courtyard. Wooden panelled walls, wide oak floor boards and beamed ceiling.
Inner Hallway Flagstone floor. Rear staircase. Large walk-in pantry with shelving.
Cloakroom/Utility Contemporary blue high-gloss cupboards, WC and inset round sink with Monobloc tap. Plumbing for washing machine. Tiled floor with underfloor heating.
Kitchen/Living Room A superb open- plan space that incorporates the contemporary vaulted extension to provide a large sociable space, ideal for modern living. The kitchen area has been fitted with base units with wood block work surfaces incorporating breakfast bar. Inset sink with mixer tap and views over the garden. Gas fired Aga set into chimney breast with electric Aga companion with electric hob. Integral full height fridge and freezer. Limestone tiled floor. The Living area is a fabulous light space with a fully glazed apex and bi-fold doors to the large south facing terrace. Oak flooring with underfloor heating. Contemporary wood burning stove.
Boot Room With half glazed door to garden. Stable door into Boiler Room which houses a Vaillant gas boiler.
Landing The extensive landing, partly overlooking the front gardens has a large cupboard housing the hot water immersion tank with fitted shelving. Loft access.
Master Bedroom A large light room with dual aspects overlooking the courtyard and surrounding countryside. Recessed spotlights to ceiling.
En-suite Shower Room Tiled throughout and fitted with contempery shower, pedestal basin and WC. Towel rail. Underfloor heating.
Bedroom 2 A double room with a period fireplace with built-in storage units either side.
Bedroom 3 A good double bed room with views over the paddocks.
En-suite Shower Room Shower, pedestal basin and WC. Tiled walls and floor. Recessed spotlights to ceiling.
Bedroom 4 Double room with outlook over the courtyard.
Bathroom Comprising a white suite with duck egg blue painted part panelled walls. Shower over bath with glazed screen, pedestal basin and WC. Towel rail. Wooden floor.
Outside Set in grounds extending to approximately 12 acres, the property is approached via a gravel driveway with ample parking.
To the front of the house there is an attractive garden with a lavender lined stone path to the front door. To either side are formal lawns, planted with fruit trees and surrounded by well planted and stocked borders featuring many flowering shrubs and bushes. There is an octagonal summer house with small decked area from which one can enjoy the gardens. A large south facing terrace accessed from the kitchen / living room provides an ideal spot for al fresco dining and entertaining. Behind the house is a well-stocked orchard with a number of paddocks beyond extending to approximately 9.5 acres. There is a vegetable garden and attractive natural pond.
Outbuildings The outbuildings are mainly arranged around the original farmyard.
The Coach House A former Coach House converted in approximately 2002 as a holiday let which provides extremely spacious and light accommodation, comprising:
Kitchen/Breakfast Room Glazed entrance doors lead into the spacious room with a range of light shaker style base units with work surface over, 1 ½ bowl sink with mixer tap. 2 larder cupboards, one housing Vaillant boiler. Space for a dining table. Wooden flooring.
Sitting Room A spacious, light room with plenty of space for seating, dining and entertaining. Triple patio doors leading to the Courtyard. Wooden flooring. Wall lights. Metal spiral staircase leading to the first floor landing.
Bedroom 1 A double bedroom with glazed patio doors to the Courtyard.
En-suite Shower Room Fully tiled walls and floor. Double walk in shower, WC and basin with mirror cupboard and light over.
First Floor Landing Spacious first floor landing with Velux windows.
Bedroom 2 A double room with Velux windows. Built-in wardrobe and under eaves storage. Wooden flooring.
Bathroom Bath, WC and basin. Wooden flooring.
Bedroom 3 A twin room with Velux window and door to side leading to an external metal stairway.
The Long Barn 96´x18´ (29.2m x 5.49m) A substantial timber clad period barn which has recently been rebuilt with new footings, an insulated concrete floors and roof trusses and double glazed windows. Constructed to a standard ready for conversion of which there is planning consent for a 5 Bedroom holiday unit. Planning reference available to view on www.iwight.com/planning under TCP/19868/L – a copy of which, together with proposed floor plans is available on request.
Stable Block – 4 Stables (each a minimum of 14’6 x 10’10)
Timber and stone construction with four stables on a concrete yard, leading out on to the paddocks and a holding area. Nearby is an unused Sand School.
The Old Cart Shed An attractive timber building which has been partially enclosed and 2 open fronted carports (23’3 x 11’2) and a garage (23’6 x 8’7). Currently used as a games room/wood store. Lean to store.
The Brew House 15′ 6" x 10′ 9" (4.72m x 3.28m) Timber clad under a clay tiled roof, open brick fireplace electric heater, power and light. Laundry area with space and plumbing for washing machine for holiday let, sink and extractor fan. Adjacent outside WC.
The Office 23′ 3" x 11′ 2" (7.09m x 3.4m) A timber clad office built approx. 2007. With power, light and electric heating.
Paddocks The paddocks extend to the south and west of the Farm as per the plan with additional access from the west. A public footpath crosses part of the land.
Council Tax Main House – Band G
The Coach House – Band D
Postcode PO33 4DT
Services Mains electricity, gas and water. Private drainage. Gas fired boilers to farmhouse and The Coach House.
Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the selling agents Spence Willard.
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