Shorwell, Isle of Wight


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Bucks Farm

This handsome stone barn was converted some 15 years ago to create this impressive home with its full height and rather grand entrance porch incorporating a charming balcony within. On entering Bucks Farm a fabulous vaulted reception hall show cases an oak turned staircase rising up to the gallery landing which sets the theme for the rest of the property with the blend of exposed brick, timber beams and bespoke stained glass. The heart of this home is the country style kitchen/diner, fitted with hand crafted units built around the range cooker, leaving ample space for dining. Adjacent is the practical utility room with direct access to the rear garden and the Jack'nJill style shower room. An ample living room with inglenook style fireplace, housing a powerful log burning stove links through to the delightful sitting room with vaulted ceiling. A generous master bedroom with views across the land and neighbouring countryside is accompanied by two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor. The property is warmed by underfloor heating, has double glazed Oak framed windows and a central vacuum system with collection unit in the utility room.

The property is situated within Bucks Farm, which consists of a small collection of fine old properties taking full advantage of breathtaking panoramic views across the unspoilt surrounding countryside, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Good access to footpaths and bridleways including the 'Shepherd's Trail' down to Shepherd's Chine and Atherfield Point. Within a mile is Shorwell village with a pub and village store, whilst the town of Newport is within a twenty minute drive.


Open porch with Oak door and side windows into:


A dramatic vaulted ceiling and turned Oak staircase with storage cupboard under. Bespoke stained glass and oak framed doors off.

KITCHEN/DINER 21' 4" x 10' 1" (6.511m x 3.089m)

Fitted with hand crafted floor standing units complemented with Iroko worktops over incorporating a double ceramic sink, a matching dresser is situated within the dining area. Integrated appliances include a fridge, freezer and dishwasher.

UTILITY ROOM 12' 7" x 7' 4" (3.849m x 2.237m)

Fitted with wall and floor standing cupboards with work surface over incorporating a stainless steel sink with plumbing and space for a washing machine under. The wall mounted Vaillant LPG boiler is sited here alongside the 'Cleanstream' collection unit for the central vacuum system. Door to rear porch and garden.

LIVING ROOM 18' 0" x 10' 8" (5.510m x 3.270m)

A dual aspect room with inglenook style fireplace featuring a handsome bressumer beam and housing an attractive multi fuel stove.

SITTING ROOM 16' 0" x 11' 9" (4.886m x 3.605m)

A pleasant room with vaulted ceiling and exposed cross beams.


Jack'n'Jill style with doors off the reception hall and utility room. Fitted with a modern suite comprising of a corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC.


An impressive gallery landing with glass door and side windows leading onto the balcony above the porch.

BEDROOM 1 21' 9"max x 14' 11"max (6.641m x 4.560m)

An ample 'L' shape room with views to the side and a built-in wardrobe housing the hot water cylinder.

BEDROOM 2 11' 5" x 9' 2" (3.501m x 2.817m)

A double bedroom overlooking the countryside to the side.

BEDROOM 3 13' 3" x 8' 1" (4.060m x 2.471m)

Once again a double bedroom with views to the side.

BATHROOM 9' 1" x 9' 1" (2.792m x 2.792m)

A generous bathroom with stylish double shower recess and curved glass door, freestanding bath and fitted vanity cupboards incorporating the WC and wash basin.


A terrace of three holiday let cottages, 'The Bike Shed', 'The Surf Shack' and 'The Poachers Hut' are individually heated via radiators from the electric boiler and are all of similar dimensions and consist of:

Open plan Living area 16' 10"max x 15' 2"max (5.144m x 4.644m) with fitted and fully equipped kitchen, log burning stove and French doors to the front patio terrace.

Bathroom fitted with a modern white suite comprising of a 'P' shape bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin and WC.

Stairs of the mezzanine bedroom 15' 2" x 9' 5" (4.645m x 2.881m) with fitted open wardrobe and vanity unit.


A sweeping gravel driveway leads to the front of this property with ample parking and turning area, The land has been cleverly divided to provide a private garden adjacent to the main house, a chicken run, a vast barn which hosts a tractor store, four loose boxes, tack room, seven lock ups and an office/studio* and five fields, four of which have shelters.

*OFFICE/STUDIO 17' 6 Max" x 18' 0 Max" (5.33m x 5.49m)

An open plan area with some kitchen units with work surfaces and inset sink/drainer, an electric hob and oven,a built-in fridge,a bathroom with WC, wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower over.

Moving upstairs there is a 'mezzanine' area measuring 8' 0'' x 7'6'',(2.438m x 2.316m).


Band F


Main house E

Bike Shed D

Poachers D

Surf Shack D


Strictly by prior appointment with the sole selling agent, Spence Willard.


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