A charming period farmhouse set within a mature garden in a quiet setting, within this rural hamlet close to Newtown
Brookwood Farmhouse Believed to originate from around 1750, this period farmhouse now provides well-presented accommodation benefitting from a wealth of original features combined with modern comforts such as double glazed windows, which creates a wonderful home. The gardens are a particular feature, widening to the rear of the property and extending down to the stream and beautifully planted with an array of trees and shrubs making for a delightful and secluded setting. There is also an excellent recently constructed home office within the gardens.
Porchfield is situated in an accessible location midway between Cowes and Yarmouth, with their ferry links to UK mainland. It is surrounded by attractive countryside and with excellent walks particularly around nearby Newtown with its natural harbour and nature reserve. Newport being 4 miles away has an array of shops, cafes and bars.
Brookwood Farmhouse is offered chain free.
Entrance Porch Tiled flooring and coat hooks. Oak front door with stained glass panel opening to:
Entrance Hall Forming a spacious entrance to the house with wooden flooring, a wide staircase, exposed period brickwork and beams with oak doors to the principal rooms.
Drawing Room A superb large ‘L-shaped’ room with two fireplaces, (one open and one with a wood-burning stove) making for a wonderful seating and entertaining space. A bay window overlooks the garden and provides access to the terrace. Other features include deep sash windows with shutters and exposed beams.
Conservatory A wonderful ‘wrap around’ extension with double glazed windows, travertine flooring and French doors open to the garden providing a versatile seating and dining area overlooking the gardens.
Kitchen/Dining Room A dual aspect room, with an outlook over the gardens, fitted with a good range of Oak fronted cupboards with marble worksurfaces including twin stainless steel sinks and an additional ceramic sink. Integrated appliances including a dishwasher and a washing machine along with space for a range cooker with a Rangemaster extractor over and space for American style refrigerator. The room extends in to a dining area overlooking the gardens.
Utility/Boot Room With space for a washing machine and dryer, quarry tiled floor and door to the garden set within a basic lean-to extension with an adjacent boiler room, housing a Grant oil fired boiler.
Cloakroom With washbasin.
Landing With airing cupboard housing insulated hot water tank.
Bedroom 1 A characterful double bedroom featuring exposed timbers, a period fireplace and painted stonework opening to a Dressing Area with views over the garden.
Bedroom 2 A double bedroom with a southerly outlook and Shower Room en suite incorporating a large walk-in shower and contemporary wash basin.
Bathroom A bath with mixer tap and tiled surround with a separate shower over, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3 A double bedroom overlooking the rear garden.
Bedroom 4 With westerly country and downland views.
Outside A gravel drive opens to a parking area for a number of cars, beyond which is an attractive lawned garden with an array of shrubs and borders with a path leading to the main entrance (with an extension of the driveway leading along the side of the house).
The principal garden lies to the rear of the house and provides an exceptionally quiet and secluded setting within a beautifully planted garden, with an array of specimen trees and extends down to the stream along the northern boundary. There is a large terrace to the rear of the house, a pergola clad in roses and wisteria and a series of raised vegetable beds.
Office (3m x 3.5m) An attractive insulated timber building constructed in 2015 by Lushington providing an excellent home office with high speed internet. There is also the potential for overflow accommodation.
Garden Store/Summer House (4.73m x 4.74m) With power and lighting. Timber Garden Shed.
Services Mains water, electricity and drainage. Calor Gas for cooker. Oil fired central heating.
Postcode PO30 4LT
Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the selling agents Spence Willard.
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