Whitwell, Isle of Wight


Whitwell, Isle of Wight   £399,950

A delightful grade II listed character barn conversion pleasantly situated in idyllic and remote rural location with the benefit of far reaching views over surrounding farmland and countryside.

The property is part of a small complex of just seven barns which once formed part of the farmyard to Great Appleford Farm, and was converted approximately ten years ago by local builders J R Buckett and Son, who are well known for their quality and high specification barn conversions. The barn does not disappoint and is full of charm with some fabulous and interesting features giving it a lovely feel of character whilst benefiting from many comforts of modern living.The spacious accommodation is light and airy and has quality joinery throughout including attractive oak paneled doors, feature beamed and vaulted ceilings and handcrafted double glazed windows. Other features include oil fired central heating, a substantial sitting room with an impressive open fireplace, a comfortable kitchen/dining room with family room/snug off, four good bedrooms (one en suite), gardens to the front and rear, off road parking for two cars and a garage.

RECEPTION HALL A light and pleasant entrance hall with tiled floor, stairs off to the first floor with oak handrail and balustrades and low level storage cupboard under.

CLOAKROOM/UTILITY ROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC and pedestal wash basin. Plumbing for washing machine and built in cupboard concealing the oil fired boiler for the central heating and hot water system.

SITTING ROOM 24′ 9" x 22′ 0" max (7.54m x 6.71m) An impressive reception room with a light and airy feel by way of a full height windows to the front and french doors with full height side panel leading to the rear garden and paved patio terrace. Feature brick open fireplace with a flagstone hearth, oak beam over and fitted with an attractive wood burning stove.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 19′ 9" x 11′ 1" max (6.02m x 3.38m) Well fitted with a range of oak fronted wall and base cupboards, drawers and display cabinets with fitted work surfaces incorporating an inset one and a half bowl sink. There are integrated appliances comprising a fridge, freezer and dishwasher together with a ‘Rangemaster’ electric double range cooker with a five burner ceramic hob and hot plate, two ovens and a grill and a matching double chimney extractor hood over.

FAMILY ROOM/SNUG 17′ 7" x 9′ 3" (5.36m x 2.82m) A fabulous characterful room with a high vaulted ceiling and feature exposed beams, french doors leading to the rear garden and paved patio terrace.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING With exposed beams and a superb feature window overlooking the communal courtyard garden.

MASTER BEDROOM 13′ 3" x 12′ 6" (4.04m x 3.81m) A wonderful master bedroom with an impressive feature vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and incorporating two velux style windows to the rear with beautiful far reaching views over surrounding farmland and countryside and feature window to the rear giving an outlook down to the rear garden. Built in deep wardrobes with shelving and access to the loft space.

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Well fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin and a quadrant tiled and screed corner shower cubicle.

BEDROOM 2 12′ 5" x 11′ 0" max (3.78m x 3.35m) Another good sized double bedroom with feature high level vaulted ceiling and exposed beams incorporating a velux style window to the rear with beautiful far reaching views over the surrounding farmland and countryside. Built in shelved airing cupboard with hot water tank.

BEDROOM 3 12′ 5" x 9′ 5" (3.78m x 2.87m) A double bedroom with sloped ceiling and exposed beams incorporating a double glazed velux style window to the rear with beautiful far reaching westerly views over surrounding farmland and countryside.

BEDROOM 4 8′ 8" x 8′ 2" (2.64m x 2.49m) With sloped ceiling and exposed beams incorporating a double glazed velux style window to the front overlooking the communal courtyard garden.

BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin and paneled ‘P’ shaped shower bath with shower unit over and curved glass screen.

OUTSIDE Great Appleford Barns are approached via a shared private gravelled driveway off Appleford Lane. To the front of the property is an open plan area of garden which is partly laid to lawn and has a good sized paved patio terrace ideally suited to enjoy the early morning sun with a pleasant outlook to the central communal courtyard garden which is mainly laid to lawn. Other features include a stocked flower/shrub border, outside light, feature original stone wall and steps up to the front entrance door.

The sunny rear garden is enclosed by a mixture of stone walling, hedging and fencing and is mainly laid to lawn and enjoys a south and westerly aspect taking full advantage of the day time sun until late on into the evening during the summer months. The garden is stocked with a good range of established plants and shrubs and features two paved patio terraces with outside lighting and a water tap. There is a gated side access to the garden and a shingle pathway which meanders up the garden to a gravelled parking area for two cars at the rear. The property also has a garage which is situated in a small block which has been sympathetically constructed in the style of an agricultural outbuilding/barn. The Garage is 19’8" x 9’10" and features an up and over door, power and light and has internal to a loft area above.

SERVICES Mains electricity and water are connected. The central heating and hot water is supplied by an oil fired boiler and there is a communal private drainage system shared between all seven properties.



VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment with the sole selling agent Spence Willard.

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