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3 bedroom farm house for sale

Roud, Godshill, Isle of Wight

Withdrawn from Market £380,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Traditional Stone Farmhouse
  • 3 Double Bedrooms
  • Rural Location
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Sympathetically Renovated
  • Stunning Countryside Views
  • Wood Burner
  • Aga
  • Excellent Access to Bridle and Foot Paths
  • Land Available by Separate Negotiation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Land available by separate negotiation.

A traditional stone 3 bedroom farmhouse with garden. The farmhouse has many period features and is believed to date from around 200 years ago and is situated on the edge of the pretty hamlet of Roud in the midst of unspoiled countryside with views towards open downland. Land available by separate negotiation.

Over the last 8 years the property has undergone an extensive and sympathetic programme of renovation and improvement including the installation of oil-fired central heating; the replacement of windows in the original style. The Aga range has been retained in the kitchen where there is a new stone floor and there is a multi-fuel wood-burning stove in the Sitting Room. Outside the soffits and fascias have been renewed, the stonework has been re-pointed and cast iron style guttering and rain water goods have been installed.


The accommodation extends over 2 floors and comprises:


ENTRANCE HALL with flagstone floor.

UTILITY ROOM / STUDY flagstone flooring, space for washing machine, radiator.

SITTING ROOM A dual aspect room, multi-fuel wood-burning stove, views, radiators.

KITCHEN has an oil-fired Aga range, built-in cupboards with work surfaces and sink unit. Space for dishwasher. Stone flooring.

OUTSIDE COURTYARD AREA Storage Cupboard, WC and basin, Boiler Cupboard/Boot Room.


BEDROOM 1 A double-aspect room with wonderful views, period fireplace, 2 radiators.

BEDROOM 2 With large storage cupboard with could potentially be converted into a shower room 'en-suite' or a walk-in wardrobe. Access to loft space. Radiator.

BEDROOM 3 with radiator.

BATHROOM Bath with shower over, basin & WC, radiator


GARDEN The secluded garden is mainly laid to lawn with flower beds and shrubs, screened with laurel hedging, and a fine Ash tree to the front.

PARKING for several vehicles.

LAND available by separate negotiation.


We are informed that the following main services are connected to the property (subject to the conditions and stipulations of the relevant utility companies) mains water, and electricity, heating oil-fired via radiators. Private drainage.


From Godshill head towards Whitwell, take second turn on right (the first is Beacon Alley) into Roud Road. After half a mile, driveway to property is first on left by the pond, through the wooden gate.

Postcode - PO38 3LH


The Isle of Wight, situated off the South Coast of England, is becoming an ever-more popular location for permanent and second homes. Made popular by Queen Victoria, who had her maritime residence at Osborne, the Island is famous for sailing in the Solent; for Cowes Week; for its beautiful coastline including sandy beaches and The Needles; spectacular countryside and long sunshine hours. Sainsburys, Tesco, M&S, Waitrose, Lidl and Aldi all now have a presence as have many other national chains. Communication and transport links are excellent; regular car ferries connect with the national motorway network and fast catamarans have connections via Southampton and Portsmouth with direct trains to London Waterloo which can be reached within 2 hours of leaving the Island shore. Government-funded schools are numerous and independent schools (Ryde School and Priory School) thrive on the Island with some children attending prep and public schools on the mainland. Leisure opportunities abound - walking, riding, paragliding, hang-gliding, team sports, sailing, wind surfing and other water sports, rugby, football (Newport Football Club) cricket and golf clubs. Good transport links enable day trips to the shopping centres of West Quay, Southampton and Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth.

Godshill is a very popular village situated about 6 miles south-east of the Island's main shopping and administrative centre of Newport and has regular bus services to the coastal towns of Ventnor, Sandown and Shanklin. The village has excellent local facilities including the Church, inns, restaurants, primary school, Post Office and other shops. Beyond the village there are various footpaths and bridleways giving access to the fine countryside and long distance Island trails.

Ventnor was made popular during the Victorian era when most of the town was built. The notably warmer climate is one reason why Ventnor remains a popular destination today. The town now offers a variety of shops, primary school, banks, pubs and restaurants including the Michelin Star restaurant at the Hamborough Hotel. Ventnor Cricket Club and the Botanic gardens are close by.

Tenure, Fixtures & Fittings

The property is offered freehold, with vacant possession on the whole upon completion. The seller does not include in the sale any gas or electrical appliances, however connected, or any other fixtures, unless expressly mentioned in these particulars or forming part of the sale. Some items may be available by separate negotiation.

Council Tax Band

Band E - Amount 2016/2017 £1975


Viewing is strictly by appointment with Sole Agents

Biles & Co
13 High Street
Isle Of Wight
PO35 5SD

Telephone: 01983 872335


Tenure - Freehold

Biles & Co are required by law to declare that this property is part owned by a person who is employed by Biles & Co.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 October 2016


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