Whitehouse Road, Newport

£540,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
DESCRIPTION Lot 1 - A superb opportunity to purchase a smallholding with fantastic views set in an elevated position, including a spacious three bedroom bungalow and 5.99 acres of paddock land.

SITUATION Downsview Lodge is situated in a quiet and secluded position overlooking its own land, away from the public highway with sweeping views across the West Wight to Tennyson Down. The rural location still has the convenience of being within easy reach of mainland ferry connections at Cowes 4.5 miles (10 minutes) and Yarmouth 8 miles (15 minutes) - both towns offering marina facilities, yacht clubs, restaurants, pubs, shops and schools. The county town of Newport is 4 miles (10 Minutes) away.

DOWNSVIEW LODGE A well-presented and spacious (166sq.m/1791sq.ft) three bedroom detached bungalow set in an elevated position benefitting from wonderful views to Tennyson Down. The property is entered though the conservatory, into the kitchen via the main front door. The conservatory could quite easily lend itself to become an office or additional dining/sitting area. Glazed double doors lead through from the conservatory to the open plan kitchen/dining room with a range of kitchen units, and appliances including an electric hob, electric oven and

space for washing machine or dishwasher. The hallway, leading from the kitchen, is spacious and has extensive storage with a range of built in cupboards. On the other side of the hallway, the utility with external door leading to the yard includes butler sink, combination boiler and plumbing for dishwasher/washing machine. The living room, off the hallway, is dual aspect enjoying wide ranging views towards Tennyson Down and features a fireplace with tiled hearth. There are sliding double doors that lead from the living room out to the sun room, which benefits from 180 degree views across the surrounding land and countryside. The property includes three double bedrooms (one-en-suite) with two of the bedrooms enjoying views across the countryside. The bungalow benefits from solar water heating and separately, a solar PV array of 41.3 Kwh. These contribute significantly towards the running costs of the property.

GARDENS The garden is south facing and features a sheltered area, laid to lawn with the benefit of decking and space for a hot tub, overlooking the adjoining land with distant views.

YARD AND BUILDINGS The yard includes a range of well maintained and useful buildings including stables which include 2 loose boxes and a large tack room/feed store, with the benefit of Photovoltaic panels. There is also a static caravan, currently used as an office and served by mains water, electric and connected to drainage. To the south east of the property, there is a large brick-built garage, with up and over (main) door and a separate door to the north. This could be converted into alternative uses subject to planning consents.

LAND Lot 1 has 5.99 acres of paddock land. Lot 2 extends to just under 8.1 paddock land further to the north of the property.

METHOD OF SALE By private treaty.

SERVICES The property is served by mains water and electric. Oil Fired Central heating and private drainage (to land in Lot 1). The bungalow also enjoys solar water heating and solar photovoltaic panels (PV). The PV panels supply a considerable amount of electricity to the property and generate income from feed in tariff.

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

PLANNING The property is located outside of the settlement boundary of Newport and the Isle of Wight Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

ACCESS Access to the property is via a private road (hatched orange on the sale plan) from the public highway. Access to Lot 2 is off Whitehouse Road, via a five bar metal gate.

COUNCIL TAX Band E

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