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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Manor Farm, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Guide Price £13,300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 Principal dwellings
  • 3 further cottages
  • Planning for 4 more properties
  • 4 farmsteads
  • Arable, pasture & woodland

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


The Brauncewell Estate is a diverse commercial farming enterprise with exciting future development possibilities. The majority of the Estate is situated 6 miles to the north of Sleaford, with a substantial off lying parcel situated near to the village of Howell, to the east of Sleaford. The Estate is for sale as a whole or in six lots with vacant possession available on completion, subject to a number of existing tenancies.

The Estate is in close proximity to the A15, and mainline rail services to London Kings Cross are available from Grantham (approximately 1 hour 12 minutes), some 15 miles away, with further services available from Sleaford and Newark.

East Midlands Airport is some 49 miles to the east providing good Domestic and International services.

The city of Lincoln, some 16 miles to the north, offers a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities. The towns of Sleaford and Grantham are also located nearby.

Brauncewell is within reach of a number of good schools including Oakham, Oundle, Uppingham and the Lincoln Minster School.


Manor Farm House and buildings are located in a secluded location to the east of the A15 Lincoln to Sleaford road. The Manor House, a 4 bedroom period property, is located at the end of a tree lined drive and surrounded by formal gardens and paddocks.

All of the farm buildings are located to the east of the Manor House. The traditional stone buildings offer a number of residential opportunities. Planning permission has been granted to convert four of these into substantial residential dwellings with two further buildings to be converted to provide ancillary garaging and storage. Currently the modern farm buildings comprise a steel portal frame grain store along with two general purpose stores. The traditional buildings adjacent to the house have been converted to provide a party room, range of stables, storage and garaging.

To the north and west of Manor Farmstead is the site of a Medieval village, thought to date back to as early as 1086, the extensive earthworks are still clearly visible. The area is designated as a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

The permanent pasture surrounding Manor Farmhouse and buildings extends to approximately 17.96 acres (7.27 hectares) and is currently let on an annual grazing licence to a local farmer, due to expire on 16 October 2010.

Situated in a hilltop location at the heart of the farm and lying within its own mature gardens, this detached property is constructed of stone under a slate roof.

Manor and Hill Farms extend to some 927.89 acres (375.51 hectares) and is located to the East of Manor Farm and the South West of the village of Bloxham. The farm offers the purchaser an attractive ring fenced commercial farming opportunity with a 5 bedroom Georgian farmhouse, 3 bedroom cottage and traditional and modern farm buildings at it's centre.

The land, in total extending to approximately 145.78 acres (59.00 hectares), is situated to the west of Manor Farm and the A15 trunk road. It provides a useful block of easy working coarse and fine loamy land as classified Grade 2 on the Land Classification Soil Series of England and Wales with a small parcel of woodland to the south east.

Dorrington House Farm is situated in a central village location to the rear of a number of residential properties. The land is located to the north of the village with access provided through the farmstead or from the B1168 Lincoln Road. The property comprises 2 grain stores, a former cattle yard and 182.02 acres of predominently arable land.

Westmoreland Farm is a ring fenced farm located on the edge of the productive Lincolnshire Fens to the east of the village of Howell.
A commercial farming unit producing a wide range of crops and in part served by a reservoir with winter abstraction licence. The holding comprises 670.48 acres (271.35 hectares) or thereabouts, an excellent range of farm buildings and recently refurbished cottage, currently let on a short term basis. The land is free of any public rights of way and has held a good wild and reared pheasant and partridge shoot in recent years




From the south take the A1 north and continue past Stamford towards Gratham. Approximately 1 mile after the village of Colsterworth turn left, signposted B6403 Ancaster and proceed over the bridge crossing the A1. Continue along the road until the roundabout junction with the A52 and take the second exit on to the A52 towards Boston and Ancaster. Continue on the road until you reach the roundabout junction with the A15. Take the first exit, signposted Sleaford and proceed straight on until reaching the next roundabout. Take the second exit signposted Lincoln and Newark and proceed along the A15 to the Holdingham roundabout junction with the A17. Continue along the A15 through Leasingham past the turning left to Brauncewell and the farm access will be seen on the right hand side running down to Manor Farm and Brauncewell Church.

From the North leave the A1 at Newark and take the A17 towards Sleaford. Crossing the A607 at Leadenham and after a further 3 miles turn left onto the B1429 signposted RAF Cranwell. At the T-junction with the A15 turn left and the turn to the farm and Brauncewell Church will be found after about 1 mile on the right.

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