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9.98 acres, Weston Lane, Totland Bay, Hampshire
Sold (STC) - OIRO £1,100,000

DESCRIPTION An attractive residential and tourism property with significant income earning potential located in the spectacular West Wight close to the Needles and Alum Bay. Comprising a delightful Georgian farmhouse within 0.67 acres of grounds, separate two bedroom holiday cottage, stone barn, stables and a caravan/campsite (license due for renewal) for 100 touring units and 14 electrical hook ups extending to 6.13 acres. Also included is a separate parcel of bare land extending to 3.18 acres.

Stoats Farm enjoys a quiet, rural aspect with far reaching views across the surrounding countryside and Solent. The property is available as a whole or in three separate lots. 

LOT 1 A well proportioned Georgian Farmhouse running to 197m2 (2125sqft) retaining many original features, with separate two bedroom holiday cottage, stone barn (with development potential stpp) and stables all within 0.67 acres of grounds.  

LOT 2 Successful caravan/campsite (license due for renewal) for 100 touring units, 14 electrical hook-ups, modernised shower and toilet block extending to 6.13 acres. 

LOT 3 A separate parcel of bare land extending to 3.18 acres with road access.  

FARMHOUSE The house, constructed of local stone, is entered via an entrance porch, leading through to a spacious hallway with original staircase rising up to the first floor. Either side of the hallway are the dining room and living room both with original fireplaces. To the rear of the house is a kitchen/breakfast room with , large conservatory, larder, utility, downstairs bathroom and large store room.

On the first floor the accommodation comprises of a master bedroom and two further double bedrooms. There is also a family bathroom with bath and shower.


COTTAGE A well laid out detached cottage with kitchen/living room, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property up until recently has been let, earning a good amount of income and it could also lend itself as a self-contained holiday cottage.  

BARNS AND OUTBUILDINGS A range of farm buildings and stables including a substantial stone barn currently housing the campsite reception room, shop and laundry with potential for alternative uses (subject to the relevant consents). There is an additional open barn currently used for storage located to the north of the stone barn. The stables are arranged as 7 loose boxes.

The farmhouse and cottage would benefit from some refurbishment. 

CAMPSITE Successful campsite (license due for renewal) for 100 touring units and 14 electrical hook-ups, with shower and toilet block, extending to 6.13 acres with vehicular access from eastern and western ends.  

BARE LAND A separate parcel of bare land extending to 3.18 acres with road access.  

METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale as a whole or in three separate lots. By private treaty.  

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and drainage. Central heating served by LPG for both Farmhouse and Holiday Cottage.  

LOCAL AUTHORITY Isle of Wight Council, tel: 01983 821 000,  


Holiday Cottage-Council Tax Band-awaiting band confirmation from IOW Council.

Campsite-Business Rates-taken out of the rating list 31st October 2019  

OVERAGE There will be an overage provision on the 6.13 acres of campsite (Lot 2) & the 3.18 acres of bare land (Lot 3) at a rate of 35% of uplift in value for a 30 year term. Further details are available from the selling agents.  

TENURE The property is being sold freehold. Purchasers should note that the blue hatched area on plan is subject to an application by the vendor to the Land Registry for a possessory title and can be included in the sale if the registration is approved.  

PLANNING AND LICENSES The property is outside of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the property is not listed. Qualifying buildings used for the purposes of agriculture or commercial use may have potential for permitted development right for residential under Class Q or flexible commercial space under class R. Potential purchasers should contact the local planning authority relating to any specific planning enquiries. Further details of existing permission and licenses are available from the selling agents. Site license granted on 7th April 1995 (recently expired) in relation to Stoats Farm Campsite. Further details available from the agents.  


ACCESS The main entrance to Stoats Farm is on Weston Lane, opposite The Highdown Inn. There is a separate right of access point directly into the campsite from the eastern end, shaded in orange on the sale plan. Lot 1 will have a vehicular right of access from point A to B as illustrated on the sale plan.  

DIRECTIONS The Isle of Wight is easily accessed by ferry from Portsmouth (Fishbourne), Southampton (Cowes) and Lymington (Yarmouth). Additional passenger only ferry services operate between Portsmouth and Ryde, Southampton and West Cowes.

From Coppins Bridge take the A3054 to Betty Haunt Lane. Exit the roundabout and continue on Medina Way/A3020 for 0.7 miles, and at the roundabout take the first exit onto A3054 and continue for 2.1 miles. At the junction, turn left onto Betty Haunt Lane and continue for 1 mile and turn right to stay on Betty Haunt Lane. At the junction, turn right onto Calbourne Road/The Middle Road for 7.6 miles and turn left onto Afton Road. Follow Blackbridge Road for 0.4 miles, turn right onto Gate Lane and continue for 400m, take a slight left onto Bedbury Lane/Moons Hill and Stoats Farm can be found on your left hand side with the entrance opposite the Highdown Inn. 

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with BCM only. 

LOT 1 AND LOT 2 The vendor reserves the right to only convey Lot 2 as a separate entity once Lot 1 has exchanged.  

COVID-19 BCM does not guarantee a completely sterile environment. Please refer to our Viewing Protocol (available from the selling agents) for further information.  



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