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4 bedroom farm house for sale

Redhill Lane, Wroxall, Isle Of Wight

Withdrawn from Market £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Secluded and historic farmhouse with gardens and outbuildings
  • Approximately 17 acres of grazing land and woodland
  • Situated in a rural area along a quiet country lane
  • Full of history and character
  • EPC G

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Redhill Farmhouse occupies a secluded and elevated position, set back off Redhill Lane, between Godshill and Wroxall in the south of the Isle of Wight. It neighbours Appuldurcombe Park and has far reaching views across the south of the Island.

The property comprises a four bedroom farm house, with double garage, old dairy buildings and 17 acres of land. Lot 2: offers a further 10 acres of paddocks on the opposite side of Redhill Lane.

Double doors into the flagstone entrance hall lead into the main house. The main sitting room has views of the garden and features a fireplace. There is also a drawing room. The kitchen/breakfast room has an AGA and a bread oven. Also on the ground floor are a bathroom, utility room, two stores and a scullery.

The main staircase leads to a landing and onto the master bedroom with dressing room. This connects to a further bedroom, with a Jack and Jill bathroom that leads back to the landing. There is a third bedroom which also leads to bedroom four. Bedroom four can also be accessed by its own separate staircase. There are three attic rooms accessed by a stairway from the first floor. 

History Redhill Farm was historically part of the Appuldurcombe Estate, owned by the baronets of the Worsley Family and is one of several farms built in the early 1700s as part of this estate. Redhill Farm neighbours the designated park and garden of Appuldurcombe, with a south facing aspect across neighbouring fields. The parkland was laid out by Capability Brown in the late 1770s.

There is also much history within the house. There is a brick-lined bread oven in the kitchen and a flag-stoned scullery. Within the attic rooms, there is a still evidence of bullet holes from a German raid on the radio mast on top of St. Boniface Down.

Redhill Farm has been owned by the same family for 70 years and now provides a rare opportunity to purchase a characterful family home with land. 

Situation Redhill Farm is situated in the south of the Isle of Wight, just a short drive from the villages of Godshill and Wroxall. Ventnor is 3 miles away with restaurants, pubs and shops.

Transport links to the Mainland are provided by car at Fishbourne, East Cowes and Yarmouth, with foot passenger services available in Ryde and Cowes. Shanklin railway station is 4 miles away. There are schools within the neighbouring towns, with Ryde School just a 25 minute drive away.

The Isle of Wight provides many leisure opportunities, including sailing, golf, cricket, as well as several leisure centres with an impressive footpath network and well-used cycling routes. The footpath network connects Redhill Farm to the Worsley Trail, which can be followed across Appuldurcombe Park and through Freemantle Gate, the original entrance to the estate. 

GARDENS The well established terraced gardens face south and feature a summer house and
ponds. There is also an old orchard. 

OUTBUILDINGS Redhill Farm was historically a working dairy farm and the old farm buildings of brick, stone and slate, can be found to the north east of the house. There is also a double garage, as well as ample parking to the front of the house.
The Old Dairy: this measures 17.1m x 5.2m with openings at either side, as well as entry into an additional barn measuring 6.3m x 5.2m. There is also a store. The Old Diary could convert to a separate dwelling or holiday let, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.
Double Garage: The double garage measures 6.1m x 6.0m. 

LAND The house is for sale with approximately 17 acres of land which includes the garden, grazing land, as well as a patch of attractive woodland. The land can be accessed from a gateway next to the garage, as well as an additional gateway on the right hand side by the entrance from Redhill Lane. There is also a sheep shelter on the land measuring 9.9m x 2.9m. 

TENURE The property is being sold freehold 

PLANNING The site is within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and neighbours a designated Historic Park and Garden. None of the property is subject to listed building status 

SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired AGA in the kitchen. 

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 June 2017

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