Long Lane, Newport


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  • Bedrooms: 3
WOOD END A wonderful rural property set in a secluded and elevated position with an impressive and attractive eco style farmhouse, 22.75 acres of woodland, 8 acres of pasture and substantial agricultural buildings.

Situated on the outskirts of Newport enjoying a quiet countryside outlook and far reaching views across the Solent. Close to shops and restaurants with excellent transport links to the rest of the Island and the Mainland.

WOOD END With far reaching views to the Solent and beyond, you enter Wood End through the large hallway; ceramic tiles run throughout on the ground floor and the beautiful oak staircase rises to the first floor. From the hallway is the sitting room which features an Island-made wood burner and glazed doors to the garden. There is a large kitchen/dining area with bespoke kitchen units, maple tops and double aspect views to the garden and to the mainland. Off the kitchen there is a downstairs wet room, boot room and utility room, with doors out to the decking. The ground floor also has a study/third bedroom which has built in units and double doors leading out to decking/veranda which wraps around three sides of the house.

On the first floor the accommodation comprises of a large master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, build-in cupboards, Juliet balcony and en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom has built-in cupboards, a Velux balcony and en-suite shower room. The first floor has a large landing with built-in storage and a Velux balcony with far reaching views towards the Solent and to the Mainland.

A substantial cellar, tanked and boarded throughout, extends the whole width/length of the ground floor. The cellar is split into various sub-sections which comprises of a large storage room, plant room, utility/wine store, additional storage room with large sink and utility room. Wood End has excellent 'eco credentials' with photovoltaic panels, ground source heat pumps and rain water harvesting. This space could be used as extra accommodation subject to obtaining the relevant planning permission. Electricity and heating costs are substantially lower than less well equipped homes.

THE OUTBUILDINGS A range of substantial and well appointed outbuildings which consist of: machinery store with a galvanised steel frame, profile tin walls and fibre cement roof. This building also has single phase electrics and a mezzanine level providing further storage. Wood processing shed with steel frame, block walls, ventilated roller shutter door and single phase electric. Timber pole barn with monopitch/profile tin roof.

PADDOCK AND WOODLAND The paddock extends to approximately 8 acres of pasture land enclosed by mature hedgerows. The land gently slopes to the north. There is a pond containing Pike at the bottom of the paddocks.

The essence of Wood End are its trees. The property benefits from 22.75 acres of productive woodland, managed for nature conservation and commercial production. The buildings are designed for timber processing and the property could lend itself to being the heart of a timber and wood fuel enterprise.

ACCESS The property is accessed from Long Lane via Standen Lane (coloured blue on the plan). There is also a woodland access by foot from Long Lane via a track (coloured green on the plan).

METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale by private treaty.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Ground source heat pump.

LOCAL AUTHROITY Isle of Wight Council, tel: 01983 821000. Web: iwight.com

COUNCIL TAX Council Tax Band E

TENURE The property is being sold freehold and with vacant possession.

PLANNING The property is outside of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the property is not listed. Buildings used for the purposes of agriculture may have potential for permitted development rights under Class Q-conversion of agricultural buildings to residential.

The dwelling has an agricultural occupancy condition on it, further details are available from the sole selling agents.


PLANS, AREAS AND SCHEDULES These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been checked and computed by BCM and the Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

DIRECTIONS The Isle of Wight is easily accessed by ferry from Portsmouth (Fishbourne), Southampton (Cowes) and Lymington (Yarmouth).From Coppins Bridge roundabout in Newport, head north towards the High Street. Exit the roundabout onto Snooks Hill/A3054 and then bear right onto Staplers Road, turn right to stay on Staplers road and follow for 0.6 miles. Take a left onto long lane and after approximately 1 mile Standen Lane will be on your left hand side.

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with BCM only.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS BCM will supply a list on request identifying clearly which items are included within the sale, which are excluded and which may be available by separate negotiation. This list is the sole arbiter of this regardless of whether items are referred to or photographed in these particulars.

Arrange viewing 01983 828800

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