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Foreland Farm Lane, Bembridge, Isle Of Wight, PO35

Key features

  • Substantial Edwardian property
  • Main house providing 6/7 bedrooms
  • Sought-after village location
  • Set in large secluded plot
  • Within minutes of the beach and lifeboat station
  • Walking distance of local shops
  • Four independent letting properties with proven income

Property description

A rare opportunity to purchase this established property in Bembridge.

Farm Lane House is a substantial property of rendered and whitewashed elevations under a clay peg tiled roof, set in a good-sized plot and only minutes away from the beach. Constructed in 1912 the original house was extended in the 1980's with the addition of a new wing.

The main part of the property, Farm Lane House, provides a very spacious family home comprising of 6/7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms set in the east wing of the property. Adjoining this family home is a one-bedroom apartment/annexe currently used as a holiday let.

The west wing consists of 3 additional properties. These comprise of a 3-bedroom cottage on three floors, a two-bedroom apartment on the ground floor and a separate two bedroom apartment on the first floor. These currently provide a regular income for the vendor.

The property sits within lovely, secluded grounds which allow the main house to enjoy complete privacy from the other apartments and cottage. Located on a private lane there is a nearby footpath leading to the beach and the local shops are also within a 10-minute walk.

Access: Gravel driveway with parking for numerous vehicles. Two entrances from Foreland Farm Lane allowing the main house and letting units to have separate parking areas.

Large double doors lead to a Spanish themed courtyard with tiled flooring providing a sheltered area for alfresco dining. From this courtyard there is access to the Mariners Cove (the one-bedroom self-contained letting unit or annexe and a covered walkway to the Farm Lane House.


Vestibule porch from courtyard.

Entrance Hall. Original tiled floor with stairs off to 1st floor. Dining room and study area leading off.

Ground floor Bathroom - Tiled floor, wash basin, low level WC & bath with mixer taps and shower attachment.

Study area. Original exposed floorboards and a feature fireplace (not working). Window to the courtyard. Door through to.

Sitting Room - A lovely sized room with plenty of natural light. South facing bay window. Exposed floorboards. Original fireplace with log burner. Original book shelving. Door to.

Kitchen - Fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, built in washing machine, twin ovens & microwave. Separate gas hob on island with fitted extractor over.
Tiled floor throughout to glazed conservatory with sitting area and overlooking the patio and garden beyond. Original glazed double doors to dining room.

Dining room - Again lots of natural light, exposed original floorboards, original fireplace with fitted log burner. Small storage cupboard, original glazed display cabinet to alcove.

Stairwell to first floor with the beautiful original handrail & spindles. Window to half landing.

First floor landing - Stairs off to 2nd floor.

Principal bedroom suite - A very spacious, lovely light and airy room with a triple aspect over the garden. Exposed floorboards. Fitted shelved cupboard. Access to balcony.

Ensuite - A spacious shower room, fully fitted with vanity wash basin, WC, bidet & shower cubicle. Heated towel rail. Access to balcony.

Walk in wardrobe - Fitted shelving and cupboard, plumbing for washing machine. Gas fired boiler.

Bedroom 2 - A large double room, bright, dual aspect, built in hanging. (This suite can be closed off from the landing as with bedrooms 3 and 4).

Ensuite - Fully fitted shower room, WC & vanity sink, heated towel rail.

Bedrooms 3 and 4: Option to close these off from the first-floor landing to create a two-bedroom suite sharing a shower room with vanity basin & WC.

Bedroom 3 - Dual aspect, double room overlooking the courtyard and rear garden.

Bedroom 4 - Double room, overlooking garden.

Stairs to 2nd floor - cupboard to hall landing.

2nd Floor landing - built in cupboard.

Bedroom 5 - Double room with vanity wash basin. Access to storage room with Velux windows, hot water tank.

Bedroom 6 - A single room overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom 7 - with restricted height access from bedroom 6.

Second floor WC, hand basin & bidet. Potential to create a shower.

Summary of self-contained units:

Mariners Cove - this one-bedroom apartment is accessed off of the courtyard and has been used as a successful holiday letting unit however it could easily be an annexe to the main house. It comprises a lounge/diner, double bedroom, shower room and a kitchen with access to the rear garden.

Quarter Deck - this is a good sized three-bedroom cottage over 3 floors with its own small, enclosed garden. Entrance hallway, WC and basin, fully fitted kitchen, lounge/dining room. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms and a bathroom with a third bedroom to the second floor.

Farm Lane Apartment - A ground floor two-bedroom apartment with spacious entrance hall, lounge/dining room, fully fitted kitchen and two double bedrooms. Bathroom with WC, vanity basin and bath with shower over

Knots Landing - A first floor two-bedroom apartment with private stairwell leading to the first floor. One double bedroom and a smaller double bedroom. Fully fitted kitchen and lounge/diner. Bathroom with WC, vanity basin and bath with shower over

Outside: The property is set within extensive and well-maintained grounds with some beautiful mature trees. It is fully fenced and enjoys considerable privacy.
Farm Lane House has a southeast facing patio off of the kitchen and a lovely summerhouse with patio area. There are several shrub borders including an Azealia bed. Ornamental pond. Kitchen garden area with raised beds and a greenhouse. Former swimming pool shed now providing good sized storage area and a detached wooden garage.
Parking areas for Farm Lane House with a separate entrance and parking for the letting units.

Tenure: Freehold

Services: Mains gas, electric, water and drainage. All of the letting units have their own metered services and boilers and are separately rated for Council Tax.

Going concern: There are accounts available for the letting units to bona fide applicants. Mariners Cove is currently let through Classic Cottages.

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Foreland Farm Lane, Bembridge, Isle Of Wight, PO35

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  • Brading Station2.9 miles
  • Sandown Station3.8 miles
  • Smallbrook Junction Station3.9 miles
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