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Close to Newport, this property is close to the attractions of Blackgang Chine, the Needles, Alum Bay and Ventnor.
This 17th-century detached red brick farmhouse is located on a quiet country lane in an AONB that belies its proximity to the beautiful and historic town of Newport. Adjacent to the owners’ home, it overlooks a large natural pond and boasts many original features, yet is comfortable enough to call home. Whitecroft Farmhouse affords beautiful views from the comfort of the sitting room and makes a great holiday base for exploring all the attractions the island has to offer. Blackgang Chine is nearby, the oldest themed attraction in the UK, within easy reach are the Needles, with chair lift, amusement park, boat rides, lighthouse and coloured sands of Alum Bay. Attractions include Ventnor Botanical Gardens, Pearl Centre, Dinosaur Museum, Donkey Sanctuary and Calbourne Water Mill which has a 17th-century working watermill. Osborne House and Gardens (Queen Victoria’s holiday residence), Carisbrooke Castle and the sailing town of Yarmouth are worthy of a visit. Cowes in the north of the island is renowned for its sailing. Also within easy reach are vineyards and quaint villages, some with thatched roofs such as Godshill, Old Shanklin and Brighstone. Popular sandy beaches such as Compton and Steephill Cove are a short drive away. Outdoor pursuits include scenic walking, riding, fishing, cycling, water sports and golf. The island can be explored from the open-top buses that stop regularly at various collection points. Shop and pub 2 miles.
Spacious beamed living room with wood-burning stove in inglenook fireplace, countryside views and wooden floor. Sitting room with wood-burning stove in inglenook fireplace and countryside views. Large beamed, farmhouse-style kitchen/dining room with Aga, electric cooker, vaulted ceiling, flagstone floor and bi-fold doors to decked area. Separate toilet. Steep, narrow, turning stairs to first floor: Double bedroom with 6ft zip and link bed, ornamental fireplace and en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath, shower attachment and toilet. Two further double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet; one with ornamental fireplace. Steep, narrow stairs with uneven tread to second floor: Twin bedroom. Further twin bedroom with zip and link beds and additional single bed (for +1). Beamed bathroom with roll-top bath, shower attachment and toilet.
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