New Park Farm


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  • Bedrooms: 4
DESCRIPTION New Park Farm is situated in an accessible yet secluded location with wonderful country and distant Solent views. Once part of the Swainston Estate, records for New Park Farm date back to early 1600's. The period non-listed farmhouse provides versatile accommodation that has been well-maintained. New Park Farm is complemented by range of well-appointed farm buildings, which have the potential for alternative uses subject to permitted development or planning application.

SITUATION The property is situated in a secluded position adjacent to Betty Haunt Lane. This rural location still has the convenience of being within easy reach of mainland ferry connections. The county town of Newport is 2 miles (10 minutes) away.

FARMHOUSE New Park Farmhouse is entered via the conservatory, from the front garden, which leads to the inner hallway. On one side of the property is the living room which has a dual aspect and features a wonderful feature fireplace. The snug also benefits from characterful exposed wooden beams, a fireplace (currently blocked up) with a good size window with views over the front garden. On the other side of the ground floor there is a good-sized utility room, separate side store with plumbing for washing machine and single door to the rear garden. Off the utility, there is a modern farmhouse style kitchen with Corian worktops, AGA and fitted wooden units. The kitchen has both the AGA and a separate electric hob. In the corner of the kitchen, there is a small cupboard which houses the boiler. There is space for a dining table and chairs in the kitchen. There is a small w/c near the kitchen. On the first floor, with feature exposed beams, there are two double and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is a spacious double overlooking the countryside views. There are three further double bedrooms (split over two floors) all of which enjoy wonderful views and some with sea glimpses. The stairs leading to the second floor are located in the old bedroom 3, which is now being used as an office. The family bathroom is modern, with bath and shower. The property has been well-maintained by the current owners and is south facing so enjoys a sunny outlook.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS New Park Farm is set in well-established gardens and grounds with distant sea views. The gardens embrace the front, rear and western side of the house. There are extensive lawns with mature trees and shrubs backing onto fields. There is field of permanent pasture extending to 1.8 acres which can be accessed off of the main access track.

BARNS AND BUILDINGS New Park Farm is complemented by a range of buildings set within an enclosed farm yard. The largest of the buildings is the historic threshing barn of stone construction and slate roof (adjoining to the main house) which benefits from three phase electrics. The building has two large threshing doors, one which

leads to the store room and leading out to the yard. There is also a dairy barn which includes all of the historic apparatus for when this was a milking parlour. Off of the threshing barn, there are two stores which are currently used for storage purposes and are served by water and electric. The yard also includes a newly installed a stable block, of timber construction and felt roof with three loose boxes and tack room/feed store, a hay store of blockwork construction and a tin roof and cart shed which is currently used as a car port. The majority of the buildings are currently being used for agriculture and may benefit from permitted development rights subject to suitable application.

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

RIGHTS OF WAY There are no public rights of way across the property. Just outside of the applicants holding is a public bridleway that runs along the access track to the east.

ACCESS New Park Farm is accesses from Betty Haunt Lane with a right of access across a private road (hatched orange on the sale plan) - this leads to the property.

SERVICES The property benefits from mains water and electric. The property is served by Oil Fired Central Heating , electric fired AGA and private drainage.

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 barns and building currently benefit from historic agricultural uses. The buildings could have the potential for alternative uses, STPP. Further details are available from the selling agents.

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNCIL Isle of Wight Council

OVERAGE A historic and existing overage will apply to the cart shed in which should change of use occur into full residential permission up until 2032, a fixed payment of £25,000 will be payable to the previous owners of New Park Farm (not the current vendors). Further details from the selling agents.


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