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Whitwell, Isle Of Wight, PO38 2QP



Kingates Farm This delightful south facing farmhouse retains a range of period features and provides extensive accommodation, in addition to which there is a detached 2 bedroomed stone cottage, a period stable block and a further building providing a double garage, indoor pool complex and a large attic area with further potential. There are mature gardens with a herb garden and orchard. Adjacent paddocks are available by separate negotiation . The characterful farmhouse is believed to originate from 1680 but was then substantially extended in 1897 and is Listed, grade II. The principal rooms have a southerly aspect, providing light accommodation.

The property is located in a picturesque rural location to the south of the Island within a short drive of the south coast whilst being on a bus route and approximately 7 miles from Newport. The nearby village of Niton has a pub and local shops. There is superb walking and riding directly accessible from the property through the surrounding countryside. 


Dining Hall A spacious entrance to the house providing a potential formal dining area. A stone wall of the original farmhouse now forms the internal wall with stone mullions of the windows showing as a feature. Inner Hall with staircase off to first floor. 

Kitchen/Breakfast Room A large kitchen/dining room incorporating a range of Shaker style units with twin ceramic sinks, wooden work surfaces and a vintage four oven oil fired Aga. Electric/gas cooker point. French doors provide a southerly outlook and access to the garden.  

Utility Room Butler sink, space for washing machine, oil fired boiler, coat hooks and shoe rack. Walk in Larder.  

Cloakroom 1 WC and wash basin. 

Sitting Room Southerly outlook over the garden, gas fired stove. 

Drawing Room A spacious reception with southerly outlook over the front garden incorporating a large window seat and a partially glazed door to the front elevation. Impressive period stone fireplace currently housing a wood burning stove. 

Study A characterful room with beamed ceiling and fitted with an extensive range of book shelving. Brick fireplace, large sash window overlooking the garden. 

Wine Cellar A store room fitted with air conditioning providing a wine cellar. 

Cloakroom 2 Wash basin and WC. 

Study 2  


Landing A spacious landing with hatch access to boarded roof space. 

Master Bedroom Suite Comprising a lobby leading to: 

Bedroom 1 A characterful double bedroom with exposed period timbers to one wall and painted stone fireplace. Deep sash window with window shutters overlooking the garden. 

Dressing Room A series of fitted cupboards. 

Bathroom en-suite Corner bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, WC, wash hand basin and shower. Airing cupboard. 

Bedroom 2 An attractive double bedroom overlooking garden with built in cupboard and period fireplace. 

Bedroom 3 A twin bedroom with southerly outlook and built in cupboard. 

Bedroom 4 A single bedroom with easterly views. 

Family Bathroom Bath, WC, wash basin and tiled shower cubicle. 

A spiral staircase leads to:  


Landing With fitted cupboards. 

Bedroom 5 A characterful double bedroom with sloping ceilings. 

Bedroom 6 A further bedroom with sloping ceilings and easterly country views. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached by a gravelled driveway into a courtyard with turning circle providing parking for a number of cars. The principal garden is situated on the southern side of the house where there is a south facing terrace, lawns and various trees and shrubs. A stone archway leads to a further garden to the side of the house with lawns and an array of mature trees beyond which is a fenced and walled herb garden, an orchard, also with a variety of fruit bushes and a vegetable garden with greenhouse and garden store. 

The Cottage A detached stone cottage situated to the rear of the farmhouse that on the ground floor comprises a large open plan kitchen/seating area with exposed beamed ceiling and fireplace housing a wood burning stove. To one end of the room is a range of kitchen units incorporating sink unit and cooker. On the first floor are two bedrooms and a bathroom. The cottage has UPVC double glazed windows and is currently let for £625 per calendar month on an assured shorthold tenancy, although vacant possession can be obtained with adequate notice. 

Stable Block A period stone building with slate roof comprising 3 large boxes and a tack room/feed store.

To the north of the yard are a further range of stone outbuildings, attached to the adjoining property and comprising:  

Garage With steps to a large attic space above. 

Indoor Swimming Pool With a pool 11m in length, the building has partially tiled surround and partially exposed stone walls, with changing room, air conditioning, heating and door to garden. Plant room with oil fired boiler and filtration equipment. 

The Paddocks Two paddocks adjoin the garden from which there is also direct access onto the adjoining lanes and are available for an additional sum. In all the property extends to approximately 4.8 acres.  

Services Mains water, electricity and drainage. Separate oil fired central heating systems to the house and cottage. Private drainage. Bottled gas serving cookers. 

Postcode PO38 2QP 

Viewings All viewings will be strictly by prior arrangement with the 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.  

Price: £750,000
Bedrooms: 6


Spence Willard
Cowes Office, Pimento House Number One The ParadeCowes PO31 7QJ

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