Ryde, Isle Of Wight


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Great Upton Farm The property occupies a great location on a quiet country lane just to the south of Ryde providing a combination of country views, direct access to walks and riding, with unrivalled access to fast mainland ferry links and Ryde School. The town has a range of shops and restaurants and the surrounding area benefits from a coastline with some great beaches, sailing clubs and opportunities for a wide variety of water sports.

Believed to have originally been built as a Yeomans cottage, this period property (which is not listed) has been extended over the years and now provides an attractive and characterful family home. The versatile accommodation provides the opportunity of a self-contained annex to one side (that can also be used as part of the main house). This offers potential for generating an income from lettings or accommodating extended family. The house has been modernised and well-maintained in recent years with predominately south facing accommodation and large windows giving it a particularly light feel. There are double glazed windows throughout and a range of period features such as stripped antique pine doors.

The driveway provides ample parking to the front of the house whilst to the rear is a secluded south facing garden. There is a stable yard and sand school just to the west of the house, whilst to the south are paddocks extending to approximately 3 acres.


Entrance porch Kitchen/Breakfast Room A particularly light double aspect room with French doors opening to the south facing terrace and with views over the garden. The kitchen comprises a range of matching base and wall cupboards with solid timber worksurfaces, a butler sink, integral fridge, space for dishwasher and range cooker with extractor over. Breakfast bar, tiled floor and space for a table.

Drawing Room A nicely proportioned dual aspect room with a wide window overlooking the garden and an opening to the kitchen/breakfast room. Fireplace with stone hearth and wood burning stove. Staircase to first floor.

Utility/Boot Room Stable door to front elevation, tiled flooring, base and wall cupboards matching those in the kitchen with worksurface and sink unit. Shoe racks. Plumbing for washing machine.

Cloakroom WC, wall mounted Vaillant boiler.

Dining Room With oak flooring and with outlook over the garden. Staircase to first floor.

Study/Bedroom 4 Southerly outlook over the garden, stripped wooden floorboards, built-in cupboards.

Bathroom En-Suite bath, mixer tap and shower attachment, wash basin and WC.

First Floor Bedroom 2 An attractive dual aspect room with country and downland views. Built-in wardrobe cupboards.

Shower Room (Accessed by both Bedrooms 1 & 2) Shower, wash basin and WC.

Bedroom 1 A spacious double bedroom with views to both the front and rear with a range of bespoke built-in cupboards.

Dressing room /Bedroom 5 A single bedroom accessed from either bedroom 1 or the landing.

Landing Built-in cupboards Bathroom Roll top bath with tiled surround and separate shower over. Wash basin set in a marble surround with cupboards beneath. WC and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3 A dual aspect double bedroom with a range of built-in cupboards and country views.

Annex Accessed via the front elevation and adjoining the farmhouse.

Hall With a pair of antique pine doors opening to utility cupboard with space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer, Glow-Worm wall mounted boiler.

Shower Room Shower, wash basin and WC.

Kitchen/Dining Room A beautifully light open-plan living space with a southerly outlook and partially vaulted ceiling and tiled flooring. Exposed brickwork and a range of built-in kitchen units including an integral Smeg oven, five ring stainless steel hob with extractor over, fridge and freezer. Wooden worksurfaces and large Butler sink with tiled surround. The dining area incorporates French doors to the garden and a partially glazed roof. Opening to:

Sitting room Exposed brickwork and a fireplace housing a Jotul gas stove.

Annex First Floor Bedroom 6/Study With Velux windows, galleried landing leading to a store room.

Outside A five bar gate opens to a gravelled driveway providing parking for a number of cars, adjacent to which there are lawned gardens enclosed by mature hedging with a gravel path leading to the front door and annex.

The principle garden lies to the rear of the house (south) and comprises a large stone paved terrace adjacent to the kitchen/breakfast room. This is a secluded lawned garden enclosed by mature hedging and is fully fenced. This south facing garden includes an array of mature trees and shrubs, including Magnolia. There is a further paved terrace adjacent to the annex and a timber Summer House.

Adjacent to the front garden are a range of brick outbuildings/stores including Store Room (3.47m x 1.87m) with power and lighting and a basic outbuilding in need of some repair/redevelopment, providing a further store (12.4m x 2.18m).

The driveway leads onto the stable yard, comprising up to four stables with a concrete yard with water and power.

Stable 1 3.47m x 3.57m

Stable 2 3.47m x 3.5m

Tack Room 3.48m x 1.8m

Stable 3 4.6 m x 4.6m max

Stable 4 3.5m x 2.87m Immediately to the rear of the stable yard is a SAND SCHOOL which is free draining year round and can be a useful winter turnout, from which there is gated access to the paddocks to the south which provides approx. 3 acres split in to four paddocks with gated access on to the adjacent lane and served by water.

Tenure Freehold. Note: A public footpath runs between the paddocks and sand school/garden, which has mature hedging either side.


PO33 4BS

Services Mains water, electricity and gas. Private drainage. Gas fired central heating. (separate boilers to the farmhouse and annex).

Council Tax

Band E - Main House

Band A - Annex


Rating E

Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the sole selling agents, Spence Willard.

Important Notice 1. Particulars: These particulars are not an offer or contract, nor part of one. You should not rely on statements by Spence Willard in the particulars or by word of mouth or in writing ("information") as being factually accurate about the property, its condition or its value. Neither Spence Willard nor any joint agent has any authority to make any representations about the property, and accordingly any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents, seller(s) or lessor(s). 2. Photos etc: The photographs show only certain parts of the property as they appeared at the time they were taken. Areas, measurements and distances given are approximate only. 3. Regulations etc: Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. A buyer or lessee must find out by inspection or in other ways that these matters have been properly dealt with and that all information is correct. 4. VAT: The VAT position relating to the property may change without notice.

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