• Shorwell

    Shorwell -  895,000  SOLD


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A beautiful stone farmhouse and 3 stylishly converted holiday cottages in an idyllic rural location surrounded by open countryside. Set in approx 14.5 acres with a 76'6 x 59'5 barn inc loose boxes making this a lovely home with an income in addition to the superb equestrian facilities.

Property Features

  • 3 stylish holiday cottages with countryside views
  • Set in 14.5 acres

An opportunity for those seeking a lifestyle change!!! A beautiful stone farmhouse and 3 stylishly converted holiday cottages in an idyllic rural location surrounded by open countryside. Set in approx 14.5 acres with a

76'6 x 59'5 barn which incorporates 4 loose boxes, tack room, workshop and 7 storage units making this a lovely home with an income in addition to the superb equestrian facilities. Bucks Farm was originally a barn which formed part of the estate and was rebuilt in 2004 with tremendous attention to detail with bespoke oak framed sealed unit double glazed windows throughout and matching oak framed vestibule entrance with panelled oak front door and oak panelled internal doors. In the kitchen bespoke cupboards, dresser and iroko worksurfaces have also been fitted. The property has underfloor heating throughout and an integral vacuum system. The holiday cottages, The Bike Shed, The Surf Shack and The Poachers Hut have been tastefully decorated with a 'New England' theme with open plan living, wood burning stoves and mezzanine bedroom. Footpaths alongside Bucks Farm join the Island's oldest bridleway, The Shepherds Trail. The sandy coves of Compton Bay and Freshwater Bay are only a short drive away from the cottage, both popular for surfing, body boarding and kayaking. The County Town of Newport is approximately a 15 minute drive and the Victorian resort town of Ventnor with pubs, restaurants, beach and local shops is proximately 20-25 minute drive away.

Open timber and brick Porch with flagstones. Oak framed vestibule entrance

with oak front door to:

ENTRANCE HALL 19' 10" x 10' 3" (6.05m x 3.12m) A generous welcoming entrance with bespoke oak turned staircase to a galleried landing, with built in storage cupboard under. Tiled floor. Recessed halogen spotlights to ceiling. Opening through to the Living Room on one side and the Kitchen/Diner on the other.

KITCHEN/DINER 24' 5" x 10' 1" (7.44m x 3.07m) Beautifully fitted with bespoke cream base cupboards with iroko worksurfaces over and cream tiled surrounds. Carefully hidden away are the fridge, freezer and dishwasher behind matching doors. A feature of the kitchen is the Lpg fired cream AGA with contrasting terracotta tiles and extractor hood over. Ceramic 1 ¼ bowl sink with mixer tap. Matching dresser with glazed display cupboards. Tiled floor. Windows to front enjoying views towards Chillerton Down. Door to:

UTILITY ROOM 12' 6" x 7' 4" (3.81m x 2.24m) Light oak fronted wall and base units with worksurface over incorporating a single drainer sink with mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine, Electric hob and oven. Vaillant boiler. 'Cleanstream' filtration system for the integral vacuum system. Built in cupboard housing fusebox and electrics. Oak door to open rear porch. Door to:

SHOWER ROOM/WC Fitted with a quadrant shower enclosure, pedestal basin with mixer tap and low level wc. Tiled floor. Part tiled walls. Door to Entrance Hall.

LIVING ROOM 19' 10" x 13' 1" (6.05m x 3.99m) With a wood burning stove to the brick chimney breast. Windows to front and side. Oak flooring. Leading through to:

SITTING ROOM 11' 3" x 10' 3" (3.43m x 3.12m) With beamed and vaulted ceiling. Window to front across the grounds to downland in the distance. Oak flooring. Wall light points.


GALLERIED LANDING Light and airy with vaulted ceiling and velux windows. A glazed oak door leads to a partly glazed

BALCONY enjoying views over the gardens to Chillerton Down.

BEDROOM 1 21' 8" x 14' 8" (6.6m x 4.47m) Leading through a dressing area to the main part of the bedroom. Window to side with recessed shutters enjoying far reaching views over the land to countryside beyond. Built in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 2 13' 3" x 9' 2" (4.04m x 2.79m) A double room with window to side. Built in cupboard with shelving. Wall light points.

BEDROOM 3 13' 3" x 8' 1" (4.04m x 2.46m) A double room with window to side. Recessed shutters.

BATHROOM Good size bathroom with freestanding bath with contemporary taps, large curved glazed shower with built in cupboards either side, basin fitted to a combination furniture unit which also incorporates the wc with

concealed cistern. Tiled floor and part tiled walls.

HEATING Bucks Farm has underfloor heating throughout which is supplied by the Vaillant lpg boiler situated in the utility room.


The Bike Shed, The Surf Shack and The Poachers Hut. Three stylishly fitted cottages with a 'New England' theme with 'washed' wood grain flooring, contemporary shades from Farrow & Ball and complimenting fixtures and fittings deliver a relaxed, chilled feel matching the tranquility of the unspoiled rural surroundings and far reaching, panoramic views. With the front of the cabins facing East, the morning sun pours in and with each cabin having its own patio. The accommodation comprises:

OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINING/LIVING ROOM 18' 10" x 15' 7" (5.74m x 4.75m) With 'washed' wood grain flooring, wood burning stove. Kitchen area with fitted storage units, electric cooker and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. Space for dining table and chairs.

BATHROOM Comprising shower bath with built in shower, wash basin and wc

Stairs From the living room to Mezzanine Bedroom with space for double or twin beds, fitted wardrobe. Velux window enjoying countryside views.

OUTSIDE Bucks Farm is set in approximately 14.5 acres of grounds comprising three large paddocks with road frontage and accessible from Bucks Farm. In the grounds are the HOLIDAY COTTAGES in a detached complex with terrace patio to the front of each cottage and their own access and parking area.

A large DETACHED BARN measuring approx 79'6 x 59'5 which incorporates loose boxes, 7 storage units, tackroom, workshop, kitchenette and dog kennel and ample storage space.

TRACTOR AND WOOD STORE (approx 59' x 18'10)

adjoining on one side and to the other side is an adjoining area currently being used as an office with kitchenette, bathroom and reception area.

COUNCIL TAX Band F - Business Rates for holiday cottages -£800.70 per annum.

TENURE Freehold

SERVICES Mains electric, water and private drainage. Delivered gas for Vaillant boiler.

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. Details and photographs prepared March 2014.

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