Burnt House Lane, Newport

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
HISTORY Little Sullens Farm is a unique and attractive property benefitting from an elevated yet secluded position. Accessed off Burnt House Lane, Little Sullens is situated away from the hustle and bustle of Newport Town Centre whilst only being a short drive away.

The house is set over three storeys, built into the hillside of Arreton Downs. As a result of the unique layout, three of the bedrooms have doors that open onto the garden and the ample living spaces make the property perfect for hosting.

SITUATION Little Sullens Farm is situated in a secluded and elevated position on the outskirts of Newport, providing stunning views across the surrounding countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The property is accessed off Burnt House Lane, via its own private drive.

The Isle of Wight is celebrated as an international yachting and sailing venue, with the annual Cowes Week Regatta in August attracting competitors from all over the world. A full range of yacht and sailing clubs provide a social hub. There are nearby golf courses including Westridge, St Georges & Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club.

Ryde School with Upper Chine is the main independent (HMC) School on the Island, offering co-education from pre-school to sixth form on a daily, full or weekly boarding basis. Many Island children commute to mainland schools such as Portsmouth Grammar, St Edward's and Hordle Walhampton Prep and there are good feeder links to conveniently located public schools such as Winchester College and St Swithuns' in Winchester, Bryanston, Canford, and the Sherborne schools in Dorset and Marlborough College in Wiltshire.

The Island is blessed with a number of boutique hotels and restaurants, including The George in Yarmouth, The Royal in Ventnor; The

Hut (recently voted by GQ Magazine as the best experience 4 years running), North House and The Smoking Lobster.

GROUND FLOOR Entering Little Sullens House through the front door leads into an entrance hall, double bedroom 1, W.C and a utility room. Continuing along the hallway you enter the spacious kitchen/dining room with a larder and utility area. Off the kitchen is a landing with doors opening onto the courtyard driveway, double bedroom 2, with doors leading out through to the shower room with W.C and doors out to the garden.

MIDDLE GROUND FLOOR Stairs lead down to the middle ground floor with a large lounge featuring a stone chimney breast with a multi-fuel stove and sliding doors opening onto the south facing patio. A door leads through to the annex which provides a further double bedroom, kitchen and bathroom and access to the garden.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR The lower ground floor accommodates the fourth double bedroom (with en-suite), large, dual aspect lounge and dining room with multi-fuel wood burner.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS The farmhouse is served by a private driveway with a path leading to the entrance door of the property. The gardens are south facing and sheltered benefitting from mature planting with various fruit trees, shrubs and wildflowers. There is a pond in the terrace area.

BUILDINGS To the north/west of the property there is a superb set of buildings, benefitting from separate vehicular access from the main house. The buildings include a stone barn, with an asbestos roof, currently used for hay storage - this buildings footprint measures approximately 130m2. To the west of the stone barn, there are the range of other buildings including two detached stable blocks, one with with two loose boxes and the other with three loose boxes, a garage/garden store, tack room, store, and store room with wood store. All buildings may have the potential for alternative uses, subject to the relevant consents.

LAND & EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES Little Sullens Farm comprises approximately 8 acres of pastureland, currently divided into a number of paddocks, by post and rail fencing. To the east of the property, there is a full size dressage style sand school with mirrors and lighting.

SERVICES Lot 1 - The house is connected to mains water and electric. A private drainage supply, via a septic tank and LPG Gas Central Heating. We also understand that some of the domestic buildings within the gardens and grounds of the house may be connected to mains electric.

Lot 2 - Some of the buildings are connected to mains electric and water.

METHOD OF SALE Little Sullens Farm is offered for sale by private treaty as whole or in two separate lots.

NB: Lot 2 will not be sold away separately until Lot 1 has formally transacted.

RIGHTS OF WAY There are no public rights of way across the property. The neighbour to the west benefits from a legal vehicular right of access over the private lane hatched in orange on the sale plan to access their property.

ACCESS If sold in two separate lots, Lot 1 would own the private drive from Burnt House Lane, this is hatched orange on the sale plan and Lot 2 would benefit from a vehicular right of access over the lane, and a 50% maintenance charge would be applicable to both Lots 1 and 2 Respectively.

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

PLANNING AND LISTED BUILDING The house, nor the buildings forming part of Little Sullens Farm are not listed.

WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY The benefit of all existing wayleaves and easements, if any, relating to the land will transfer to the purchaser.

SPORTING, TIMBER AND MINERAL RIGHTS All sporting, timber and mineral rights are included in the freehold sale, in so far as they are owned.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Isle of Wight Council



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 miss-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS BCM will supply a list of requests, 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 within these particulars.

VIEWINGS Viewings strictly by appointment with BCM.

SELLING AGENT BCM, Isle of Wight office

Red Barn, Cheeks Farm, Merstone Lane, Merstone, Isle of Wight, PO30 3DE

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BCM - Isle Of Wight

Red Barn, Cheeks Farm, Merstone Lane, Merstone

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