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PO31 7RE

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PO35 5SB

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Isle of Wight
PO41 0NP

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Freshwater
Isle of Wight
PO40 9AB

01983 756575
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The Square
Yarmouth
Isle of Wight
PO41 0NP

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Buzzard Barn and Swallow Cottage

Situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the two adjacent properties are being sold away from Bunts Hill Farm together with an adjacent paddock and ancient woodland forming a diverse and attractive package, in this quiet and picturesque setting.

SWALLOW COTTAGE
Swallow Cottage comprises a light and spacious single storey property, substantially extended in around 2020, designed to make the most of the wonderful views. The accommodation includes a spacious kitchen/dining room and separate large living room along with three double bedrooms, all with ensuite facilities and a utility/ boot room. There is ample parking to the northern side of the house whilst along the southern elevation of the property is an extensive stone paved terrace accessed from the kitchen and living room including an open-fronted veranda with glazed roof. The accommodation features travertine flooring with underfloor heating throughout and there are photovoltaic panels on the roof.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM A good sized room with country views and a pair of glazed doors opening to the terrace. Fitted with a range of oak-fronted cupboards with marble worksurfaces and ceramic sink unit with mixer tap. Space for a range-style cooker and for fridge freezer.

CLOAKROOM Incorporating a lobby with coat hooks. WC, washbasin and Worcester gas-fired boiler.

BEDROOM 2 A double bedroom with French doors providing access to the terrace and with country views.

SHOWER ROOM EN-SUITE Large walk-in shower, washbasin, WC and heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 3 A dual aspect room with travertine-tiled floor which can be used as a double bedroom or study.

EN-SUITE WC and washbasin.

LIVING ROOM A spacious, light room with sliding glazed doors opening to the terrace and a large window also providing lovely country views. A generous area for seating and dining with a wood burning stove set on a flagstone hearth.

UTILITY ROOM Base and wall cupboards, worksurfaces, ceramic sink unit, space for washing machine and freezer with part-glazed door to terrace and garden.

BEDROOM 1 A particularly spacious, dual aspect double bedroom with large windows enjoying the wonderful views extending to the downland to the south.

SHOWER ROOM Tiled throughout in travertine with a large walk-in shower, washbasin and WC.

BUZZARD BARN
This attractive period stone barn was converted in around 2003 and has been run as a successful holiday let. There are wooden framed double-glazed doors and windows throughout with extensive exposed beams providing an abundance of character.

KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM An impressive and characterful room comprising an open-plan kitchen, dining and seating area with vaulted ceiling and large glazed openings to either side that incorporate the front door. The kitchen area comprises a range of oak-fronted base and wall cupboards with work surfaces, an integral oven with four-ring ceramic hob with extractor above and dishwasher, 1 ½ bowl sink unit and space for a fridge. The room opens into a central dining area beyond which is a good sized seating area focused around an attractive brick fireplace housing a wood-burning stove on a stone hearth. Two separate staircases lead up to the first floor accommodation.

CLOAKROOM Washbasin and WC.

BEDROOM 2 A good size double bedroom/twin bedroom with a southerly aspect and wall-mounted TV point.

SHOWER ROOM EN-SUITE Large shower, washbasin and WC.

BEDROOM 4 Double bedroom overlooking the woodland and with a Velux window and under-eaves storage.

SHOWER ROOM EN-SUITE Large shower, washbasin and WC.

UTILITY ROOM Space for washing machine and walk-in airing cupboard with slatted shelving housing direct hot water cylinder. Worcester gas-fired boiler serving central heating and hot water.

FIRST FLOOR
BEDROOM 1 A generous and characterful double bedroom with sloping, beamed ceiling, Velux windows and approached via a DRESSING ROOM/TV AREA.

SHOWER ROOM EN-SUITE Shower, washbasin, WC and Velux window.

BEDROOM 4 A characterful twin bedroom with a beamed sloping ceiling, Velux windows, distant country views.

BATHROOM EN-SUITE Bath, washbasin and WC. Velux window.

OUTSIDE
The property is approached via a shared driveway leading into an extensive gravel parking area to the north of Buzzard Barn with a spur leading to adjacent Swallow Cottage where there is ample parking and a detached block-built store and an adjacent further timber garden store. A largely lawned garden wraps around the eastern, southern and western sides of Swallow Cottage and opens to a small paddock to the west whilst an area of mature woodland extends to the south of both properties.

There are a series of stone and brick terraces adjacent to Buzzard Barn providing attractive seating and dining areas overlooking the mature woodland with an adjacent low maintenance garden. To the western elevation, there are the remains of the former pig sties.

LOT 2 – Guide Price £140,000
Two fields extending to about 12.5 acres of pasture as shown on the plan attached, one of 7.5 acres, with direct highway access and one of 5 acres.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Swallow Cottage is served by Calor Gas-fired underfloor heating while Buzzard Barn is served by Calor Gas-fired central heating. A private drainage treatment plant serves both properties as well as the adjacent Bunts Hill Farmhouse. There will be a continued right for the farmhouse to use the drainage system subject to paying a fair proportion towards its maintenance and repair. There are photovoltaic panels on the roof of Swallow Cottage which benefits from being subject to a Feed In Tariff agreement.

PLANNING Both Buzzard Barn and Swallow Cottage are subject to a holiday let restriction. The original consent granted in 2002 (P/01330/02) allowed conversion into 3 units of holiday accommodation with subsequent removal of conditions 3 and 5 (19/00357/RVC) and in 2019 consent was granted amalgamating and extending 2 units to form Swallow Cottage (19/00641/HOU).

EPC Buzzard Barn Rating D and Swallow Cottage Rating B.

RIGHT OF ACCESS Swallow Cottage and Buzzard Barn will have right of access over the existing farm drive subject to paying a fair proportion towards its maintenance.

A public footpath crosses lot 2 and the southern edge of lot 1.

TENURE Freehold

NON DOMESTIC RATES The barns have rateable value of £4950 to which small business relief applies with no rates therefore being currently payable.

POSTCODE PO30 4LQ

VIEWINGS All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents, Spence Willard.

Important Notice

1. Particulars: These particulars are not an offer or contract, nor part of one. You should not rely on statements by Spence Willard in the particulars or by word of mouth or in writing (“information”) as being factually accurate about the property, its condition or its value. Neither Spence Willard nor any joint agent has any authority to make any representations about the property, and accordingly any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents, seller(s) or lessor(s). 2. Photos etc: The photographs show only certain parts of the property as they appeared at the time they were taken. Areas, measurements and distances given are approximate only. 3. Regulations etc: Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. A buyer or lessee must find out by inspection or in other ways that these matters have been properly dealt with and that all information is correct. 4. VAT: The VAT position relating to the property may change without notice.