• Godshill

    Godshill -  1,195,000  SOLD


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A charming country estate comprising; 4 bedroom grade II listed house, 2 holiday cottages and 2 bedroom annexe + barn, gardens and paddocks amassing to approx. 6.3 acres.

Property Features

  • Grade II farmhouse
  • 2 x two bedroom holiday cottages

Situated on the outskirts of the village of Godshill and thought to date from the early 1500s, Grade II listed Bagwich House enjoys an elevated position on Bagwich Lane. Forming a charming country estate comprising a four bedroom historic period house, two holiday cottages, two bed bungalow, barn, gardens and paddocks amassing to approximately 6.3 acres.

Of Island stone construction, the former Yeoman's house has been extended throughout the centuries. Both the main home and holiday cottages are immaculate and have been painstakingly renovated to an extremely high specification, whilst retaining many period and historic features such as stone fireplaces, attractive stone mullioned windows with solid oak framed double glazing windows throughout, beamed ceilings and solid oak doors.

Approached via an electronic gate and gravelled drive from Bagwich Lane the house enjoys a southerly aspect within a charming walled garden. The far reaching views from the house and grounds look across the village of Godshill to the Arreton valley, with the Appuldurcombe monument on Stenbury downs in the foreground.

GROUND FLOOR Open archway to a covered entrance with flagstone floors and seating. A solid hardwood front door leads into:

LIVING ROOM 16' 2" x 15' 5" (4.93m x 4.7m) mullioned window to front aspect, beamed ceilings, and inglenook fireplace fitted with cast iron stove, radiators, door to:

INNER LOBBY ground floor central heating control system staircase to first floor, doors off to:

DRAWING ROOM 16' 0" x 15' 9" (4.88m x 4.8m) dual aspect mullioned windows, one with window seat, stone inglenook fireplace fitted with gas fired stove, TV point, beamed ceiling, radiators.

STUDY 24' 10" x 8' 5" (7.57m x 2.57m) window to garden, fitted storage, ample room for two desks, broadband, large storage cupboard with fitted shelving, glazed stable door to courtyard.

INNER LOBBY stone mullioned window to front, central heating system, door to:

CLOAKROOM fully tiled, door to:

WC and washroom, fully tiled and fitted with suite of WC and hand basin, obscured glazed window, storage cupboard, radiator.

Door from the inner lobby to:

DINING HALL 23' 7" x 10' 2" (7.19m x 3.1m) steps down into a dual aspect room with large stone fireplace fitted with multi-fuel stove, flagstone floor, vaulted ceiling with feature beams, two radiators, half glazed stable door to Conservatory.

SITTING ROOM 16' 5" x 10' 2" (5m x 3.1m) two windows to rear aspect, radiator, recessed lighting, half glazed door to:

INNER LOBBY tiled floor, window, half glazed door to rear courtyard, steps down to:

CONSERVATORY 15' 9" x 15' 7" (4.8m x 4.75m) also accessed from the Dining Hall. Pitched, glazed roof and glazed walls to two sides, fully glazed bi-folding doors to outside opening out to lovely views across Godshill village and Church, and on towards the Arreton valley. Wooden flooring, TV point, radiators.

Door from the lobby to:

UTILITY ROOM 6' 7" x 5' 6" (2.01m x 1.68m) window to side, fitted wooden units, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, butler sinks, space for fridge/freezer, radiator.

Steps down from the Inner Lobby to:

KITCHEN 19' 0" x 17' 0" (5.79m x 5.18m) dual aspect windows with views across the gardens to Godshill, fitted with a range of oak wall and floor units with granite worksurfaces over and inset butlers sink with mixer tap, three oven Aga with two hot plates, extractor hood over. Matching island unit with steam oven, two hot drawers, electric Neff oven and Neff 800mm ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor hood over, inset sink unit with spray tap and waste disposal unit. Integral lighting under all units. Integrated Neff dishwasher, larder, wine rack, display units, electric panel heaters, space and plumbing for American style fridge freezer. Tiled floor, recessed lighting, loft hatch, TV point, security alarm controls, CCTV controls, gate controls. Half glazed stable door to:

ENTRANCE PORCH windows to all three sides, door to driveway, fitted storage.

OUTSIDE WC with wash basin, part tiled walls, tiled floor and a radiator


LANDING a substantial space with window to front, fitted wardrobe cupboards also housing hot water tank and Vaillant boiler, seating area.

MASTER BEDROOM 16' 4" x 16' 1" (4.98m x 4.9m) stone mullioned windows to front and side, fitted wardrobe cupboards, feature beams, radiator, TV point, step down to: Ensuite Shower Room fully tiled and fitted with corner shower, WC and vanity basin, electric shaver point, heated towel rail, recessed lighting, storage cupboard, obscured glazed window to front.

BEDROOM 2 13' 11" x 10' 4" (4.24m x 3.15m) a double room with dual aspect stone mullioned windows, radiators, TV point, recessed lighting, loft access, door to: Ensuite Bathroom fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising 'P' shaped bath with drench shower head over, WC, vanity basin, heated towel rail, obscured glazed window to side.

BEDROOM 3 18' 5" x 7' 5" (5.61m x 2.26m) a double room with fitted wardrobe cupboard, stone mullioned window, radiator, TV point.

BEDROOM 4 25' 5" x 7' 0" (7.75m x 2.13m) an attractive double room with beamed ceiling, under eaves storage cupboards, windows to both sides, radiators.


STONE BUILT HOLIDAY COTTAGE Being offered as an ongoing concern, each fully equipped for 4 persons per cottage.


Communal Entrance Hall fitted cupboard housing consumer unit, tiled floor. Doors off to each Holiday Cottage, which are almost a mirror image of each other,as follows:


LIVING ROOM / KITCHEN 17' 9" x 17' 9" (5.41m x 5.41m) with feature exposed beam, twin aspect double glazed windows with views over the grounds to the countryside in the distance, butler sink, fitted with a range of wall and floor units with worksurfaces over, built in dishwasher, fridge freezer, washer/dryer, built in Bosch electric oven and matching microwave, Bosch ceramic hob with cooker hood over, tiled surrounds, two radiators, built in understairs storage cupboard, TV point.


LANDING double glazed window overlooking the lane, exposed ceiling beam.

BEDROOM 1 11' 4" x 11' 4" (3.45m x 3.45m) double glazed window, built-in wardrobe, radiator, exposed ceiling beam.

BEDROOM 2 9' 10" x 7' 9" (3m x 2.36m) double glazed window, roof light window, built-in wardrobe, radiator, exposed ceiling beam.

SHOWER ROOM fully tiled, comprising a corner shower cubicle with built in shower, washbasin with fitted cupboards and drawers under, WC, chrome ladder radiator, exposed ceiling beam, shaver point.


PORCH 11' 4" x 3' 3" (3.45m x 0.99m) double glazed windows and door, outlook over the gardens, quarry tiled floor.

HALL with a range of fitted cupboards/storage, night storage heater, door to:

REAR PORCH 15' 6" x 5' 6" (4.72m x 1.68m) quarry tiled floor, double glazed window, door to front.

LOUNGE 13' 0" x 12' 9" (3.96m x 3.89m) twin aspect double glazed windows, stone open fireplace, night storage heater.

Open plan from entrance hall to:

KITCHEN 12' 3" x 11' 10" (3.73m x 3.61m) fitted with a range of Shaker style wall and floor units with worksurfaces over and inset stainless steel sink unit, twin aspect double glazed windows, built in electric double oven and split level ceramic hob with extractor hood over, plumbing for washing machine, tiled surrounds, night storage heater.

BEDROOM 1 15' 9" x 9' 2" (4.8m x 2.79m) with a range of fitted wardrobe cupboards, dressing table and drawers, night storage heater, double glazed window to front.

BEDROOM 2 12' 5" x 9' 9" (3.78m x 2.97m) electric panel heater, double glazed window to front.

BATHROOM fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath, tiled shower cubicle, pedestal basin and WC, heated towel rail, double glazed window, wall mounted electric fan heater.


Annexe & Holiday Cottages As detailed above.

BARN 29' 11" x 17' 8" (9.12m x 5.38m) Ideal storage at the moment, subject to permissions could be an additional holiday unit.

TWO SHEDS 30' 0" x 10' 4" (9.14m x 3.15m) Largest, second shed slightly smaller with power & light.

GARAGES - TWO 19' 5" x 13' 5" (5.92m x 4.09m) both the same dimensions. Of timber construction, insulated, power & light. Electric doors. Greenhouse

OUTSIDE Bagwich House is accessed via a large gravelled drive, from Bagwich Lane, which provides ample parking and turning space for the main house, the holiday accommodation, the barn and the annexe. The driveway leads past the holiday and annexe accommodation (which is lane fronting) around the pond giving access to the two sheds and two garages and onto the paddock (which has separate vehicle access from Bagwich Lane) . The owners have retained a second gated vehicle access to the side of the annexe if ever separate vehicular access was required.

Well managed attractive grounds are predominantly lawned and planted with a variety of hedging and shrubs off the lawns and to the rear and side of the property, with brick paviour courtyard area to the rear of the house. To the front of Bagwich House is an enclosed south facing walled front garden with flagstone patio. An enclosed side garden off the conservatory with vegetable patch and fruit cages beyond, with small orchard on the eastern boundary with views across to the Appuldurcombe Monument on Stenbury downs.

The paddocks and grounds amount to approximately 6.3 acres in total.


COUNCIL TAX Main House Band G Annexe Band A

BUSINESS RATES Holiday Cottages Payable 2011/12 £616

TENURE Freehold

SERVICES Mains water and electric. Delivered Gas. Septic tank drainage.

AGENTS NOTES: Our description of any appliances and/or services (including any central

heating system) should not be taken as any guarantee that these are in

working order. None of these statements contained in these particulars as to

the property are to be relied on as statements of fact. These particulars do

not form part of any contract. Especially if travelling long distances, if there

is any point of particular importance, please contact Hose Rhodes Dickson

who will be pleased to clarify the information. Floor plans are schematic and

are for guidance only. Measurements are approximate. Please note that our

photographs depict the property in a furnished condition. On completion all

furnishings will be removed unless specifically mentioned elsewhere as being

included in the sale.

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