This is an exciting opportunity to tender for a 15-year Farm Business Tenancy for Lambsleaze Farm, a livestock unit situated to the east of Newtown Nature Reserve.

The farm extends to more than 170 acres and includes a newly refurbished farmhouse with a mix of traditional and modern barns.

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The farmhouse is a spacious, detached home enjoying far-reaching views of the surrounding countryside and Newtown Creek.

Entry at the front is via a heated boot room with a hard-wearing vinyl floor, incorporating a WC and wash basin.

Isle of Wight County Press:

There is a newly refurbished kitchen in the farmhouse.

The ground floor living/dining room features an original open fireplace, while the adjacent kitchen includes newly fitted units, a built-in fan oven with ceramic hob and extractor fan overhead, and an external door.

The utility room has space for a washing machine and dryer, while in the hallway there is an understairs cupboard, and an external door into the storm porch, which leads into the rear garden.

On either side of the hall is a large dual-aspect lounge and sitting room; both with working fireplaces.

A staircase leads to the first floor landing with three generous double bedrooms, plus a family bathroom with a newly fitted shower over the bath, a toilet and wash-basin.

On the second floor are two more generous bedrooms and each one has a spectacular view either over the farmland or across Newtown Creek and The Solent.

Outside, there is a front courtyard garden, wraparound lawns around the sides of the house and a south-facing rear garden and orchard.

The land is permanent pasture, of approximately 171.88 acres (69.56 hectares). It lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is partially in the Solent and Southampton Water RAMSAR Site, partially within the Newtown Harbour Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and partially within the Solent and Southampton Water Special Protection Areas (SPA).

Isle of Wight County Press:

The farmland extends to the edges of Newtown Creek.

The landlord is not supplying any Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) Entitlements, but the tenant will be able to apply and claim BPS monies under their own application.

The land is not currently subject to any Stewardship Scheme, however, the landlord has stipulated that the holding be entered into a High Level Stewardship.

It will be the tenant’s responsibility to submit the application, to be agreed by the landlord, to start on January 1, 2023.

The farm buildings include a traditional milking shed, milking parlour, farm office, cattle barn, hay barn and store, traditional stone barn and a bull pen.

Interested parties are invited to apply to the letting agent for a tender pack and tender form on which any tender must be submitted.

Viewings are by appointment only and the deadline for submission of tenders is January 17, 2022, at 5pm.

LOCATION: Porchfield


STATUS: To let as a whole on a 15-year Farm Business Tenancy


TEL: 01983 828805


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