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6 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Whitwell, Isle Of Wight

Withdrawn from Market £775,000

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Tenure: Freehold

The Old Granary The Old Granary comprises two period stone barns that have been sympathetically converted to provide a high quality family home with the adjacent barn providing flexible accommodation. Currently designed as an annexe, workshop and large first floor office the second barn could easily be adapted into a 3 to 4 bedroomed holiday let with good income earning potential.

The gardens adjoin farmland and have wonderful views over the surrounding countryside and an adjacent lake. The conversion has been carried out in both barns including, modern comforts such as under floor heating, hardwood window frames with double glazing whilst retaining character with original roof timbers. The reception area in the main barn has exposed stone walls and is open full height to the vaulted ceiling creating a particularly impressive living space. The bathrooms have been fitted with contemporary white suites and tiled either with travertine or slate. There is a good sized garden to the north, and courtyard to the south providing a separate parking area and garden for the annex.

The property is located amidst picturesque countryside some 3 miles from the southern coast of the Island. Nearby villages of Whitwell and Niton provide public houses and in Niton there are local shopping facilities, with Newport (6.5 miles) providing more extensive facilities.

A diverse range of attractions are nearby ranging from the wonderful beaches of the south western coast, Steephill Cove and Monks Bay as well as Ventnor Botanical Gardens and St Catherine's Lighthouse. The surrounding countryside provides excellent walking, riding and mountain biking. A range of ferry services provide frequent crossings to the mainland from the Island's north coast. 

Accommodation  

The Principal Barn  

Reception Room An impressive space, largely open to the vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, providing a particularly spacious feel. Oak flooring with under floor heating. To either side the large glazed openings have sliding doors providing access to terraces to either side and with country views. A contemporary impressive oak staircase leads to the first floor. Wide opening to: 

Kitchen Fitted with an extensive range of base and wall cupboards with work surfaces, including a stainless steel range cooker with double oven and 6 ring gas hob with a stainless steel extractor above, integral dishwasher, 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, integral wine cooler, refrigerator. Travertine flooring with under floor heating. Outlook to garden. 

Plant Room Space for freezers. Travertine flooring. 

Inner Hall With access to the bedrooms and with a built in cupboard. 

Utility Room Fitted cupboards, stainless steel sink with mixer taps and work surface with space for washing machine and dryer. 

Family Bathroom Bath with mixer tap and travertine tiled surround. Pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Large shower cubicle. Travertine flooring. 

Bedroom 3 With a range of fitted wardrobe cupboards. Bi-fold doors open to the garden. 

Bedroom 4 Fitted wardrobe cupboards. Bi-fold doors providing country views. 

First Floor  

Galleried Sitting Room With glass balustrade to the reception room below. Exposed beams, vaulted ceiling with roof lights, oak flooring. 

Boiler Room Housing Halsted gas fired boiler with Santon direct hot water cylinder with controls for under floor heating. 

Bedroom 1 Incorporating a range of built in cupboards. Views over the garden and surrounding countryside. 

Shower Room en suite With large shower cubicle and with thermostatic shower, twin wash hand basin and WC. Slate tiled floor. 

Bedroom 2 Wardrobe cupboards, vaulted ceiling, southerly country views. 

Bathroom Bath, WC, wash hand basin and large shower cubicle, Travertine flooring and surrounds to the bath and shower. 

Note: Some of the first floor beams have a clearance of approximately 1.8 m in height. 

The Annexe This exceptional space has a variety of potential uses. Designed with living accommodation and workshop on the ground floor and a large office to the first floor, with good country views to the east. 

Hallway With Travertine flooring and wide oak staircase. 

Kitchen/Living Room Kitchen area comprising a range of matching base units with 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit set in work surfaces, integral refrigerator, electric oven and halogen hob with extractor over. Travertine floor in the kitchen area with carpeting beyond. 

Bathroom Bath with mixer taps, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, Travertine flooring. 

Bedroom 1 French doors opening to the terrace. Country views. 

Bedroom 2 / Work Room Built in cupboards. 

Shower Room en suite With oversize shower with tiled Travertine surround, matching the floor. WC and wash hand basin. 

First Floor Approached via a wide oak staircase into an extensive room designed as an office with windows to either end, and conservation roof lights running the length of the building. 

Cloakroom WC and wash hand basin. 

Kitchenette With a range of base cupboards, work surfaces with stainless steel sink unit inset, Promax gas fired boiler serving hot water and central heating within the annexe. Travertine flooring. 

Outside The property is approached by 2 gated driveways. One leads to a gravelled driveway and parking area within a courtyard to the south of the annexe. A separate gravelled drive leads to the north of the main barn through the largely lawned garden to the carport where there is further parking. To either side of the main barn are large paved terraces overlooking the surrounding countryside.

Carport/Workshop 7.72m x 6.34 (25'4"x 20'10") With stone walling to two sides under a slate roof, concrete flooring. Power.

In all the property extends to approximately 0.6 acres (0.25 ha). 

Services Mains water and electricity. Mains drainage via pump. Calor gas fired boilers providing under floor heating and hot water. 

Directions From Newport head towards Shanklin/Sandown on the A3056 and in Blackwater turn right signed to Rookley (A3020). In the village of Rookley turn right onto the Niton road towards Chale and Niton. After about 2 miles proceed straight over the cross roads with Appleford Road. Proceed straight on heading towards Niton and Ventnor and after a further mile, immediately after the 'S' bend turn left onto Ford Farm Lane. Proceed for about 300m down the drive and having passed Ford Farm House on the left hand side, bear right and follow the track round where The Old Granary will be found. 

Planning Planning consent reference TCPL/19624/D - P/00581/04 was granted on 1st September 2004 allowing the conversion of these and adjacent barns. A condition of this consent states that the annex shall only be occupied in association with the main barn conversion. 

Tenure Freehold: There is a right of access through the annex Courtyard for the neighbouring property to carry out maintenance only. 

Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents: 

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.  

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