Whitwell - £625,000 SOLD
Charming converted Haybarn
Tucked away from the road in wonderful gardens of just under two acres is this detached family home, full of charm and character enjoying views over the south west facing gardens to countryside beyond.
- Charming converted Haybarn
- Set in just under two acres including an acre paddock
- 4 double bedrooms, 2 of which are ensuite
Tucked away from the road in wonderful gardens of just under two acres is this detached home, full of charm and character enjoying views over the south westerly facing rear gardens to countryside beyond. Built in 1800's as a Hay Barn this delightful home was converted in 1990 and extended in 1992 and 2010 to create a family home with 4 bedrooms, two of which are ensuite and two reception rooms with kitchen/dining room and large utility room with sealed unit double glazed windows and oil fired central heating. Features of the property include vaulted and beamed ceiling to two of the bedrooms originally part of the hay store, hay store pulley still in situ, beams to external brickwork and feature stable doors.
The Coach House is enhanced by the lovely south facing rear gardens with a feeling of privacy and seclusion comprising large paved terrace, lawns and a five bar gate to a paddock of just over an acre at the end of the gardens.
Whitwell is a lovely south Wight village with a church housing a small post office, The White Horse pub and a garage. The nearest grocery shop is in the next village of Niton, approximately 5 minutes drive away.
GROUND FLOOR Stable door to:
KITCHEN/DINER 16' 2" x 15' 1" (4.93m x 4.6m) Fitted with pine fronted wall and base units with granite worksurfaces over incorporating 1 ¼ bowl sink with mixer tap. Tiled splashbacks. Oil fired Aga for cooking plus a (delivered) gas hob and electric oven with extractor fan over. Integral fridge. Tiled floor. Sealed unit double glazed window to front and rear enjoying pleasant views over the terrace, gardens and paddock. Halogen spotlights to ceiling. Door to Utility Room. Staircase to Bedroom 1 and 4 and family bathroom. Built in cupboard under. Glazed door with matching glazed side panels to:
SITTING ROOM 16' 6" x 15' 11" (5.03m x 4.85m) A light room enjoying views over the garden. Stone corner fireplace with inset 'living flame' (delivered) gas fire. Beams to ceiling. Painted exposed brick walls. Sealed unit double glazed door to patio. Door to:
INNER HALL Staircase to Ensuite Bedroom 2. Built in cupboard. Glazed french doors to Garden Room. Door to:
BEDROOM 3 13' 5" x 11' 11" (4.09m x 3.63m) A good size double room with window overlooking the patio to the lawns and the paddock beyond. Built in wardrobes.
SHOWER ROOM/WC Fitted with a quadrant shower, pedestal basin and low level wc. Heated chrome towel rail. Tiled floor. Obscured window to rear. Halogen spotlights to ceiling. Extractor fan.
GARDEN ROOM 20' 8" x 11' 7" (6.3m x 3.53m) A lovely room to enjoy the wonderful views over the gardens. Part brick and part glazed. Wooden floor. Vertical radiator. French doors to the side with grapevine covered fencing.
UTILITY ROOM 16' 3" x 9' 8" (4.95m x 2.95m) A good size room with 'Shaker' style wall and base units with wood effect worksurfaces over incorporating single drainer sink top with mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Space for fridge and freezers etc. Large built in cupboard. Tiled floor. Radiator. Access to loft space. Windows to front and rear. Door to side. Camray Boulter oil fired central heating boiler, large hot water tank.
Stairs from inner hall to:
BEDROOM 2 15' 9" x 13' 1" (4.8m x 3.99m) A light triple aspect room, with feature porthole window to side. Window to rear overlooking the gardens, paddock and views across the village to countryside beyond. Built in cupboard. Undereaves storage. Radiator. Velux window to front. Door to:
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a quadrant shower. Pedestal basin and low level wc. Chrome heated towel rail. Window to rear. Halogen spotlights to ceiling.
LANDING Cupboard with light and shelving.
BEDROOM 4 10' 7" x 10' 2" (3.23m x 3.1m) A double room with vaulted and beamed ceiling. Window to side enjoying distant countryside views. Handbasin with tiled splashback. Built in storage under. Wood effect flooring.
BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising bath, basin and low level wc. Window to rear.
BEDROOM 1 16' 7 max" x 11' 6" (5.05m x 3.51m) A double room with vaulted and beamed ceiling. Painted exposed brick wall. Window overlooking the rear garden, the paddock and across the village to countryside beyond. Radiator. Built in wardrobe with hanging space. High level eaves storage. Door to:
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a quadrant shower with spotlights over. Handbasin with monobloc tap and beech effect cupboards and drawers under. Low level wc. Tiled floor. Radiator. Window to rear.
HEATING The property is warmed by oil-fired central heating via radiators supplied by the Camray Boulter boiler situated in the utility room, this also provides hot water.
OUTSIDE The Coach House is set in just under 2 acres of grounds comprising attractive gardens and paddock. A five bar wooden gate leads to a brick paved driveway with turning area. Wooden garden shed. Beyond the driveway is a graveled area with greenhouse and large workshop with light and power. To the side is an orchard, steps lead to a gravel area ideal for seating as stunning views of the grounds can be enjoyed from this elevated spot. Spanning the rear of the property is a lovely south west facing terrace with attractive planting, ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining. A trellis arch and steps lead down to the lawns with mature hedging and shrubs, leading through the hedging is a further area of garden to the side which is just under quarter of an acre and is laid to grass. A five bar wooden gate leads from the lawn area to the paddock which is approximately 1.2 acres.
SERVICES Mains electric, water and drainage. Delivered oil and lpg.
COUNCIL TAX BAND E
Within the curtilage of the property is an electric sub-station, the land is owned by the electricity company and they have a right of way across the driveway to gain access for maintenance.