A period farmhouse with an extensive range of barns set in about 8.5 acres with further land available
Sheepwash farmhouse and buildings Grade II Listed stone farmhouse that has been extended over time to provide extensive accommodation, of which the Eastern wing has been used as a holiday let. The house requires modernisation but retains some period features such as flagstone flooring to a number of rooms. There are a mixture of traditional wooden windows and some UPVC double glazed windows. The farmhouse comprises four reception rooms, a kitchen, breakfast room, utility, with eight bedrooms and 4 bath/ shower rooms, (if including the East Wing).
Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) amidst some of the most stunning countryside on the Isle of Wight, Stenbury Manor Estate is surrounded by open farmland with wonderful and far-reaching rural and coastal views. The estate is positioned to the south of the Island, between Ventnor and Newport, which between them have extensive recreational and shopping facilities.
The property is also in easy-reach of the popular centres of Ryde, Bembridge, Yarmouth and
Cowes, providing fast and frequent connections to Southampton, and from Fishbourne and Ryde to Portsmouth.
The Island is famous for its yachting and sailing in the renowned waters of The Solent.
In addition, there is golf at Freshwater, Sandown, Ryde and Osborne, and an extensive network of footpaths and bridleways for walking and riding.
There is a primary and preschool in Wroxall. Private schools on the Island include Priory School, East Cowes and Ryde School, which are both within half an hour’s drive.
Outside The principle garden lies to the South of the farmhouse approached by a driveway to a gravelled turning/parking area, whilst there is an additional parking area and garden to the West of the house.
Outbuildings There are a series of period stone outbuildings to the west of the farmhouse including old piggeries and a former office. To the north is a courtyard of stone barns, comprising:
– L-shaped barn/store-approx. 1,400 ft2 (130 m2)
– Stone Barn- approx. 1,615 ft2 (150 m2)
– 2 storey stone barn with a ground floor area of approx. 1830 ft2 (170 m2) incorporating processing areas.
– Lean to store to rear- approx. 807ft2 (75 m2)
A separate access from Sheepwash Lane, just to the north of the main farmyard leads to:
– Modern 6 bay steel portal frame barn- approx. 3,607 ft2 (335 m2).
The pasture is let under an FBT until 31st December 2017.
Lotting The Stenbury Estate is for sale as a whole or in up to 6 lots. Adjoining farmland is available: Lot 6 comprises 138.18 acres and lot 2 comprises an additional 240 acres to the south. The cottages are only available to the purchaser(s) of other lots.
Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents.
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