A handsome period farmhouse providing excellent family accommodation, modernised yet retaining period features and with country views, a stone outbuilding and a mature garden.
Jobsons Farmhouse Built in 1865, this fine Victorian farmhouse has extensive, characterful accommodation, modernised in recent years to provide a wonderful family home. In addition to three formal reception rooms, there is a large kitchen/living room to the rear of the house, from which the garden can be accessed. On the first floor there are five bedrooms, two bath/shower rooms and a dressing room, whilst the property also benefits from ample storage, a utility room, pantry and original coats cupboard. The house is not listed and has light accommodation with most rooms benefiting from good views of the surrounding countryside. The property is set in a large mature garden, extending to approximately 0.75 acre where there is a detached period outbuilding providing a garage/store along with a basically converted annexe, (although with no planning/building regulation consents).
Situated approximately half of a mile from the village of Niton, (which has a pub, village shop, primary school and Doctors surgery), Jobsons Farmhouse benefits from easy access to Newport (also being on the bus route) as well as the south coast of the Island with some wonderful coastal walks, hidden bays and beaches. The surrounding countryside has some excellent walks and riding, with a riding stables situated nearby.
Accommodation Arched opening to covered porch with part-glazed front door with original lock opening to:
Entrance Hall With a view through the depth of the house to the rear garden. The initial part of the entrance hall has stripped period floorboards and with an attractive period pine staircase, incorporating an under-stair cupboard and a coats cupboard.
Drawing Room A delightful double aspect room with an open fireplace and wide bay window. Original wooden floorboards and built-in book shelving to either side of the fireplace.
Sitting Room A dual aspect room with a bay window to the front elevation, period oak fire surround with a wood burning stove inset and wooden floorboards.
Cloakroom Wash basin and WC.
Dining Room A nicely proportioned formal dining room with picture rail, open fireplace and wooden floorboards.
Kitchen/Living Room A superb and extensive room incorporating a modern kitchen and large seating and dining area with French doors opening to the terrace and rear garden. This light triple aspect room has a central roof light and oak flooring with underfloor heating throughout. The well fitted kitchen incorporates an extensive range of cupboards and an island unit with Iroko and granite worksurfaces, integral Bosch double oven and microwave, butler sink, space for American style fridge and dishwasher. Solid fuel two oven Aga set within a brick recess. To the far end of the room is a light seating and dining area and there are good views over the gardens and surrounding countryside.
Utility Room With sink, built-in cupboards and space for washing machine and dryer. Wall mounted Vaillant gas fired boiler.
Landing A spacious landing with original pine bannisters.
Bedroom 1 A nicely proportioned dual-aspect room with country views.
Bedroom 2 A spacious double bedroom with southerly and westerly views.
Bedroom 3 A further double bedroom with a southerly rural outlook.
Bedroom 4 A double bedroom overlooking the rear garden and downland beyond.
Family Bathroom Walk-in shower, bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, wash basin. An extensive range of cupboards and an airing cupboard with hot water tank and slatted shelving. Heated towel rail.
Shower Room Recently installed with a tiled shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
Bedroom 5 A double bedroom with country views.
Outside A pair of brick and stone gate pillars open to a gravel driveway to the front and one side of the house providing ample parking. The principal garden lies to the rear of the house where there is a large brick terrace accessed from the kitchen providing an attractive outdoor seating and dining area, overlooking the largely lawned gardens with a variety of mature trees and shrubs and enclosed by hedging making an attractive setting. To the far end of the garden is an orchard. There are good views over the surrounding countryside from the gardens. Just to the rear of the house is a period stone and brick outbuilding with a slate roof providing;
Garage/Store 7.16m x 2.95m 9.2m L-Shaped 7.16m x 2.95m widening to 9.2m with power and lighting.
Annexe Converted into ancillary accommodation about 10 years ago but without planning consent or building regulations approval. This basic conversion measures approximately 4.9m x 5.25m and incorporates a kitchenette and shower room.
Services Mains water and electricity. Cesspit drainage. Calor gas fired central heating, (with underfloor heating to the kitchen/living room). Solid fuel Aga.
Postcode PO38 2NS
Directions From Newport/Blackwater proceed south into Rookley on the A3020 turning right towards Niton on Niton Road. Proceed for about 4.5 miles, and Jobsons Farmhouse will be found on the left around 400m after the left turn into Kingates Lane, (half a mile before Niton).
Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the selling agents, Spence Willard.
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