Merstone Lane, Merstone, Newport

£725,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
DESCRIPTION A wonderful four-bedroom farmhouse, complemented by a range of attractive buildings with separate paddock situated in a semi-rural village edge location, in total extending to 1.7 acres.

MERSTONE CROSS FARMHOUSE Merstone Cross Farmhouse is situated in an accessible yet, semi-rural location with wonderful country or garden views from most rooms. The property, in part, dates back to 1719. The farmhouse provides versatile accommodation that has been well-maintained.

Merstone Cross Farmhouse is complemented by a range of well-appointed buildings,which, could have the potential for alternative uses, subject to permitted development or a full planning application.

SITUATION The property is situated in Merstone, located on the junction of Merstone Lane and Chapel Lane. The property is within easy reach of mainland ferry connections. The county town of Newport is 5 miles (10 minutes away).

FARM HOUSE Merstone Cross Farmhouse is entered via the study from the front garden. The study could also be used as an additional bedroom if required. Leading from this room is an impressive dining room which is dual aspect and features a wood burner.

On the other side of the study is the triple aspect living room, with a wood burner and is partially vaulted. The kitchen is a good sized room with Solid Fuel AGA and electric hob/double electric oven. From the kitchen there is a spacious utility with plumbing for a washing machine, shaker style kitchen units, w/c and door to the terrace and gardens. The utility enjoys original flagstone floors. Merstone Cross Farmhouse features a

well built, large conservatory which enjoys the sun most of the day. There are two doors from the conservatory that lead out to the gardens.

On the first floor there are four -double bedrooms. The master bedroom, is dual aspect with garden views and storage space over the eaves. There are three further double bedrooms which all, bar the fourth bedroom, overlook the main house gardens. The first floor also features a large family bathroom with bath, separate shower, wash basin and bidet.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS Merstone Cross Farmhouse is set in well-established gardens and grounds. The gardens embrace the front, rear and western side of the house. There are extensive lawns with mature trees and shrubs. The grounds and gardens are split into two formal sections featuring a pond, orchard, summerhouse with electric and greenhouse.

BARNS AND BUILDINGS Merstone Cross Farmhouse is complemented by a range of domestic and equestrian buildings set within the curtilage of the main house. The largest of the buildings is the historic stone barn, previously the old cow shed which benefits from electric doors, electric mains and could have potential for alternative uses, subject to the relevant consents. The property also includes a substantial stable block comprising three loose boxes, adjoining wood-store and tack room.

PADDOCK To the south-west of the farmhouse is a separate paddock extending to 1.28 acres which can be accessed either via the main house gardens or from Chapel Lane.

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

RIGHTS OF WAY On the land on the western side of the property there is a public right of way footpath (which runs to Chapel Lane).

ACCESS Merstone Cross Farmhouse has a vehicular access from Merstone Lane. There is also non-vehicular access from Chapel Lane to the paddock.

SERVICES The property benefits from mains water and electric. The property is served by Electric Heating, Solid Fuel AGA and private drainage (septic tank).

TENURE AND POSSESSION Vacant possession will be given of the whole upon completion of the sale.

PLANNING The property it outside of the Isle of Wight Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the property is not listed. The buildings benefit from historical agricultural and equestrian uses. The buildings could have the potential for alternative uses, STPP.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Isle of Wight Council.

POSTCODE PO30 3DF

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01983 828800

BCM - Isle Of Wight

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