A beautifully renovated period farmhouse located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, close to the south western coast with wonderful coastal and sea views.
A BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED PERIOD FARMHOUSE LOCATED IN AN AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY CLOSE TO THE SOUTH WESTERN COAST WITH WONDERFUL COASTAL AND SEA VIEWS
Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Study/Dining Room, Rear Hall, Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Boot Room/WC, Utility Room, Six Bedrooms (two en-suite) Shower Room.
Thatched three-bay cart shed (providing parking for two vehicles, stone outbuildings and mature gardens.
A very fine period house believed to date from the 17th century and situated in a sheltered location amid beautiful open farmland, close to the unspoilt south west coast of the Island. This handsome stone built farmhouse with its large double hung sash windows, flagstone floors and elm beams, has been stylishly refurbished in recent years to combine traditional features with contemporary fittings.
Set within partly walled and easily maintained gardens with various useful outbuildings, the house has commanding stunning panoramic country and sea views to the Needles.
The house is situated in a quiet position at the end of a no-through lane, and is about half a mile from the coast. There is direct access to the network of footpaths and bridleways that lead through the beautiful open countryside of the West Wight, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is around a mile from the village of Chale with its local shop and post office and some 3 miles from Niton, with its popular primary school, doctors’ surgery, a choice of local shops including butcher, baker and pharmacy, pubs and churches. The county town of Newport, which offers a wide range of shops, services and leisure facilities, is some 8 miles away. All car and high speed ferry terminals are within a 30-40 minute drive.
ENTRANCE PORTICO with turned columns and flagstone path
RECEPTION HALL with sash window with working shutters, panelled front door with original lock, oak floor, open fireplace with carved wooden fire surround and flagstone hearth
DRAWING ROOM Double aspect, sash windows with working shutters, oak floor. Fireplace with granite hearth flanking bookcases incorporating radiator covers
REAR HALL Original flagstone floor and steps, elegant staircase off with turned mahogany balustrade leading to galleried landing.
CLOAKROOM/BOOT ROOM WC, wash hand basin on honed granite slab, slate floor
STUDY French-style double doors to side garden, two deep store cupboards
KITCHEN ‘Purbeck’ stone floor, full length double hung sash window overlooking the garden. Hand made oak kitchen units with polished granite worktops, concealed Neff dishwasher, stainless steel under mount sink, inset electric hob with fan oven, oil fired Aga with granite back-plate. Freestanding American style double fridge freezer with ice maker. Deep larder cupboard. Open plan to:
BREAKFAST ROOM Original flagstone floor, elm beams, double hung sash window overlooking the front garden, full height glazed window overlooking the rear garden
UTILITY ROOM Butler’s sink beneath granite worktops on oak base units matching those in the adjoining kitchen, 200,000 BTU ‘Warmflow’ boiler, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, oak shelving
GARDEN ROOM Fully glazed wood framed space with pleasant garden outlook and flagstone flooring
LANDING with walk-in airing cupboard
IRONING ROOM/BEDROOM 6 with heritage roof light, eaves storage area
BEDROOM 1 Double aspect with country views, exposed beams, eaves storage area, loft access, original elm door leading to bathroom en-suite deep free-standing bath on oak plinth, wash hand basin on honed granite slab, WC, slate floor, elm beams, exposed stone wall, oak double doors to large walk-in wardrobe
BEDROOM 2 A sunny double aspect room with two sash windows giving views over the garden and farmyard to countryside and sea beyond. En-suite Jacuzzi bath, wash hand basin and low level WC, ceramic tiled floor, heritage roof light
BEDROOM 3 With views over garden to the Downs
SHOWER ROOM Large shower room, fully tiled Italian limestone, ‘Deluge’ shower in glass cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC
BEDROOM 4 A charming room with high beamed ceiling into eaves, mullion window looking south over the farmyard to the sea beyond
BEDROOM 5 A pretty room with original beams, double aspect dormer window overlooking the garden and large heritage roof light looking west out to sea
Westside Farmhouse is found at the end of a quiet no through road, tucked behind Southdown Ridge and among a group of stone farm buildings, in a sheltered position giving lovely views over St Catherine’s Down to the east, and the coast to the south.
The back door of the house is accessed from the lane, as are the stone outbuildings opposite, which measure approximately 11.5m x 3.25m and could be converted to a number of alternative uses, such as a holiday cottage or office, subject to local authority consent.
A private gated gravel driveway leads to a parking and turning circle and an attractive thatched three bay cart shed (measuring approximately 10m x 5m overall). The building is arranged as two open bays for parking and an enclosed loose box/store, with a staircase to a large mezzanine storage area above.
The gardens are delightful, sheltered by a large stone wall and planted with flower and shrub borders bringing a variety of colour and interest. Within the garden are raised borders, paved paths and terraces for outdoor eating and beyond the cart shed a large area of lawn for games and swings, including a variety of fruit trees
SERVICES Mains water, electricity and telephone (2 lines) are connected. Private drainage system. Council Tax Band G
VIEWINGS All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the selling agent, Spence Willard.
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