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6 bedroom farm house for sale

Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Sold STC £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb Rural Location
  • Stunning Open Views
  • Needing Modernisation
  • Extensive Farm Buildings
  • Potential To Develop
  • Subject To Planning
  • Set On Approx 5 Acres
  • Viewing By Appointment

Full description

A unique range of traditional farm buildings which would be suited for an exciting residential development for a number of individual dwellings, parking and associated gardens subject to gaining the necessary planning consent.



Ox Hayes Farm is located at the end of a long private drive and is surrounded by undulating open Warwickshire countryside.

The property is conveniently located close to the villages of Ansley, Ansley Common and Church End which are all within one mile of the property.

The villages surrounding the farm provide basic amenities such as public houses, shops and restaurants. Further services can be found in nearby towns including Atherstone and Nuneaton. Nuneaton benefits from a train station with immediate access to Birmingham and a fast mainline track to London (the current fastest journey time is only 70 minutes).

Access to the region's motorway network includes the M42, M6 and A5. Major cities within close proximity to the property are Birmingham, Derby, Leicester and Nottingham. There is also excellent access to East Midlands, Coventry and Birmingham International airports.

The area is renowned for its schooling. There are many quality state schools within the local catchment area but also a number of excellent private schools. These include Dixie Grammar, Repton, Twycross and Grace Dieu.


Ox Hayes Farm is a beautiful period property situated in an exceptional private rural position in need of improvement and refurbishment.


The farmhouse benefits from the following accommodation:

Ground Floor:

Entrance door leads immediately into the kitchen:


5.89m(19'4'') x 4.88m(16'0'')

A rustic kitchen with Aga, traditional units and high beamed ceiling. The room gives access to hall, dining room, cellar, former pantry, salting room and wash house. Off the kitchen is a small hall leading to a store room and staircase giving access to the first floor landing.


2.92m(9'7'') x 2.81m(9'3'') max

Benefiting from tiled floor and traditional shelves.


Part vaulted cellar with salting bays, red brick flooring and a window to one aspect. The room would make an ideal wine store.

Salting Room:

5.93m(19'5'') x 5.50m(18'1'') max

A large spacious room with raised shelves previously utilised for the salting of meats and traditional cheese presses.

Wash House

With inglenook fireplace, two bread ovens and two old wash basins.

Dining Room:

4.92m(16'2'') x 4.59m(15'1'')

A traditional dining room with open fireplace and dual aspect views over the courtyard and farmland.

Inner Hall

Formerly the main entrance to the house - includes a staircase leading to the first floor.

Living Room:

4.56m(15'0'') x 3.63m(11'11'')

A light room benefiting from a traditional open fire, store and single aspect view.

First Floor:

Bedroom One:

4.57m(15'0'') x 3.75m(12'4'')

A double bedroom with exceptional rural views, storage cupboard and a traditional fireplace.

Walk-In Cloakroom:

2.89m(9'6'') x 2.00m(6'7'')

A traditional farmhouse cloakroom utilised for the hanging of clothes and storage of shoes and includes a window overlooking farmland.

Bedroom Two:

4.56m(15'0'') x 4.00m(13'1'')

A spacious double bedroom with a traditional fireplace and rural views.


3.96m(13'0'') x 3.43m(11'3'')

With the benefit of a traditional roll top (with claw feet) bath, pedestal sink and cupboard housing a boiler.

Bedroom Three:

5.60m(18'4'') x 2.82m(9'3'')

With traditional fireplace.

Bedroom Four:

3.96m(13'0'') x 2.31m(7'7'')

Benefiting from a rural view over the orchard.

Bedroom Five:

4.68m(15'4'') x 2.93m(9'7'')

With farmland views and an open fireplace.

Bedroom Six:

5.01m(16'5'') max x 3.84m(12'7'')

Having the benefit of a traditional fireplace.

Second Floor:

Attic Room:

There is one large attic room to the second floor.

Gardens And Grounds

Surrounding the property is in total approximately 5.03 acres that incorporates the buildings, land and parking area.
The majority of the land is currently pasture but also includes an orchard which could be landscaped to create a large garden area subject to any consents required.


Adjacent to the farmhouse there is a range of traditional farm buildings which maintain many traditional features including brick flooring, traditional brickwork walls and solid oak beams. They benefit from views of undulating farmland and woodland as well as looking into the courtyard.

The outbuildings are as follows:

Name Description Size
Barn One A dual height traditional redbrick under Cattle Shed: 4.9m x 2.27m
a pitched tile and sheet barn. The barn Store: 4.9m x 4.9m
adjoins the farmhouse and includes the Threshing Barn: 4.9m x 4.4m
following accommodation:
Barn Two Adjoining Barn One, Barn Two is a dual 15.49m x 4.8m
height, traditional redbrick building under
pitched tiled roof.
Cattle Shed A single storey shed leading to Barn Two 10.66m x 4.68m
One and out into the adjoining field. The barn is
a traditional redbrick building under a box
profile sheet roof.
Lean-to A traditional redbrick building with mono- 6m x 3.7m
pitch tiled roof.
Cattle Shed A two storey, traditional redbrick building. 6m x 4.8m
Two (Adjoining Cattle Shed One) (1st floor not measured)

Cattle shed A traditional two storey cattle shed with 4.8m x 4.4m
Three hayloft. With three individual rooms. 4.8m x 4m
(Adjoining Cattle Shed Two) 4.8m x 4m
(1st floor not measured)
Store A detached single storey redbrick under 3.7m x 3m
tile store.
Pig Sty Redbrick under tile traditional building Dilapidated
Livestock Two adjoining traditional redbrick buildings 28.8m x 6m
Building with a dual pitched tiled roof and part redbrick,
part concrete floor
Cart Hovel An open fronted traditional redbrick under tiled 13.8m x6m
roof Cat Hovel.
Dutch Barn A steel portal framed building with lean- to 27mx 6.8m plus 18.4m x
with lean-to (part sheet clad) 5.37m
Multipurpose A steel portal frame building with clad sheeted 18.4m x 12m
Barn roof, concrete flooring and block work to 2m
The measurements are gross internal areas and only give an impression of the buildings. Developers are recommended to measure the building for themselves, should the sizes be important to their scheme.


The site offers potential to develop the traditional buildings due to their position, size and construction, subject to gaining the necessary planning consent.

General Information


All measurements are gross internal areas.


Mains water, mains electricity, private sewerage and three phase electric.
The purchaser will need to satisfy themselves as to the availability and adequacy of these supplies.

Plan, Area & Description:

The plan, area and description are believed to be correct in every way, but no claim will be entertained by the vendor or their agents in respect of any error omissions or mis-descriptions. The plan is for identification purposes only.

Method Of Sale:

The property is to be sold by private treaty.

Local Authority:

North Warwickshire Borough Council, Tel: 01827 715341


Severn Trent Water Ltd: General enquiries Tel: 0805 7500500.

District Council:

North Warwickshire Borough Council Tel: 01827 715341.
Warwickshire County Council: 01926 410410

Rights Of Way And Easements

The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of, all rights of way, easements and wayleaves that may exist at the time of the sale.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with the agents.




Vacant possession will be given upon completion.

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