Detached house for sale

Hoon Villa Farm, Hoon Lane, Hilton, Derbyshire, DE65 5GA

Sold STC £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 50.20 acres (20.32 hectares)
  • 22,250 Bird Free Range Egg Unit
  • Large 3 bedroom Dormer Bungalow
  • Agricultural Occupancy Restriction
  • On the edge of Hilton Village
  • For Sale By Informal Tender
  • Closing Date : 12 NOON FRIDAY 8TH JULY 2016
  • Offers in Excess Of £850,000

Full description

Hoon Villa Farm, Hilton, Derbyshire
An exciting opportunity to acquire a farm with a large 3 bedroom dormer bungalow agricultural occupancy restriction, conveniently located on the edge of Hilton village, extending in total to approximately 50.20 acres (20.32 hectares). The farm currently operates as a Free Range Egg farm unit but has a range of buildings suited to other uses and possible conversion (subject to obtaining relevant planning permissions).
For Sale By Informal Tender. Closing Date: 12 NOON ON FRIDAY 8TH JULY 2016

Hoon Villa Farm stands in a conveniently located position, on the edge of Hilton village in South Derbyshire. Hilton is a popular village with a wide range of local amenities on offer including a primary school, convenience stores, public houses, village hall, sport and recreational facilities. Further amenities can be found in the nearby town of Burton-upon-Trent, located approximately 5 miles south of the property. The property is ideally located for the Midlands road network with the A50 being approximately 1.6 miles away, providing further links to the A38, M6 and M1. Mainline railway stations are conveniently located at Burton-upon-Trent (7 miles), Lichfield Trent Valley (17 miles) and Derby (11 miles), together with Hatton station being approximately 1.9 miles away. Hoon Villa Farm occupies a private yet accessible position, with views over neighbouring farmland and is access by a private drive off the no through road, Hoon Lane.

From Uttoxeter, travel along the A50 east for approximately 6.8 miles, taking the exit for the A511, Burton-Upon-Trent. Continue on the A511 following the signs for Hatton, for approximately 1.5 miles, until you reach the ?Salt Box? cross roads. From here, continue straight ahead onto Derby Road towards Hilton for approximately 0.9 miles. Take the left turn, as marked by our ?For Sale? board, onto Hoon Lane. Hoon Villa Farm is located approximately 120 metres on the left as indicated by our ?For Sale? board.

The farm comprises of a large three bedroom dormer bungalow subject to an Agricultural occupancy restriction, which offers spacious accommodation situated in good sized gardens with separate driveway extending to approximately half an acre; a large range of agricultural buildings; a 22,250 bird free range egg unit in two buildings and 45.94 acres (18.56 hectares) of grassland and tree plantations. In all extending to 50.20 acre (20.32 hectares).


Ground Floor 

Entrance Porch 
1.71m x 1m (5'7? x 3'3?) Small entrance porch off driveway.

Reception Hall 
3.98m x 2.55m (13'1? x 8'4?) A spacious reception hall with tiled floors, leading off the entrance porch.

5.46m x 3.56m (17'10? x 11'8?) Fitted wall and floor units, electric cooker and hob, tiled floor and dining area. Enjoying views over the garden.

Living Room 
4.97m x 3.78m (16'4? x 12'5?) plus bay window Spacious room with views over the rear garden, tiles feature fireplace (gas), tiled floor and bay window.

Dining Room 
2.98m x 3.78m (9'9? x 12'5?) Adjoining the living room via an arched entrance, tiled floor and double doors leading to the conservatory.

2.66m x 3.54m (8'9? x 11'7?) UPVC double glazed windows, leading off the Dining room, enjoying views over and access giving to the rear garden.

3.95m x 3.30m (12'11? x 10'10?) Tiled floors, shelving and views over the front garden.

2.92m x 2.27m (9'6? x 7'5?) Good sized bathroom having WC, basin, bath with shower over, tiled floor and part tiled walls.

Bedroom One 
3.96m x 4.35m (12'12? x 14'3?) Large double with fitted wardrobes, bay window and views over the rear garden.

Utility / Boot Room 
2.33m x 3.56m (7'7? x 11'8?) Access off kitchen, wall and floor units with sink, tiled floor and twin aspect views.

Rear Porch 
2.6m x 1.02m (8'6? x 3'4?) Access to the attached double garage (with WC incorporated.)

First Floor 

3.96m x 2.65m (12'12? x 8'8?) maximum Spacious landing having a dormer window with views over the front garden. Large airing cupboard off with water cylinder and shelving.

Bedroom Two 
3.94m x 3.54m (12'11? x 11'7?) plus bay window Large double bedroom, fitted wardrobes and twin aspect views.

Bedroom Three 
4.54m x 4.2m (13'5? x 13'9?) Maximum Double room with wooden floor boards, fitted cupboard and desk with twin aspect views.

Shower Room 
2.82m x 3.18m (9'3? x 10'5?) Maximum Large family shower room with WC, electric shower unit, vanity unit and tiled floor.

The property is approached via the farm entrance into a private driveway and turning area to the front of the property. Adjoining the property is a double garage, with a WC incorporated. To east of the property and driveway, there is a large lawned garden with established borders and a pond to the southern boundary. The property benefits from a further lawned area to the west, leading in to a paved patio area surrounding the conservatory.

Farm Buildings 

Poultry Shed 1 
57.91m x 18.29m (190ft x 60ft) 8,000 bird poultry shed, built in 2000 to Freedom Food Specification. Timber frame construction with corrugated sheet metal roof, rock wool insulation, fibre cement lining and timber cladding to the outside. Internally, access passage for collecting and sorting eggs via the automated collecting system. The building has a 14 kilowatt solar panel system mounted to the south roof pitch.

Poultry Shed 2 
17.07m x 94.49m (56ft x 310ft) with two 4.27m x 30.48m (14ft x 100ft) lean-tos Timber frame poultry shed initially built in 1997 with corrugated sheet metal roof, fibre cement lining and timber cladding to the outside. Will accommodate 14,250 birds.

Livestock Barn 
36.58m x (120ft x 80ft 9in) A general purpose livestock barn comprising of a Dutch barn with a lean-to to the east side and a double lean-to to the west side. The building is mixture of corrugated sheet metal and corrugated sheet asbestos roofing and part concrete part hard-core floor. The shed is enclosed to the north side by a series of cladded high gates, a feed barrier to the west side and some interior penning.

Machinery Shed 
26.5m x 12 m (86ft 11in x 39ft 4in) plus 26m x 6.2m (85ft 3in x 20ft 4in) Lean-to Steel portal frame building, with 3ft block walls to part sides and rear, part wood cladding and concrete floor. The lean-to is of part wood part steel frame construction, corrugated metal roof and sliding door to side.

Silage Clamp 
10.67m x 24.99m (35ft x 82ft) Steel stantion construction with safety rail, wooden sleeper walls and concrete floor.

Former Poultry Housing Unit 
24.38m x 20.57m (80ft x 67ft 6in) Three pre-fabricated post war former bungalows, joined to form a former poultry housing unit. Pre-fabricated concrete panel construction lined with fibre glass and plywood, under a dual pitch asbestos corrugated roof, interior lining to part and concrete flooring throughout. The buildings are currently being used as agricultural storage and workshops.

Feed Store 
6.45m x 15.4m (21ft 2in x 50ft 6in) Concrete block construction under a mono pitch corrugated metal roof and divided into two buildings by an internal block wall.

Harlow Poultry Shed 
30.48m x 8.53m (100ft x 28ft) Two redundant Harlow poultry sheds joined at the front by a 6.1m x 12.2m (20ft x 40ft) egg processing plant. The buildings are timber clad under asbestos, with two course of block at ground level, roof and wall ply lining for insulation. Internally, wood partitions and concrete flooring with good eaves height. The buildings are currently being used for egg grading. (Egg grader available by separate negotiation.)

Former Poultry Shed / Rabbit Rearing Shed 
10.97m x 33.53m (36ft x 110ft) Timber cladded building under an asbestos roof with asbestos lining and internal wooden supports. Currently being used as agricultural storage.

The land sits within a ring fence surrounding the farm bungalow and buildings, to the north, south and west elevations. In all the land extends to 45.94 acres (18.56 hectares), comprising of 28.99 acres (11.73 hectares) of grassland farmed as part of the free range egg business of which approximately 14.93 acres (6.04 hectares) has been planted to trees to provide shelter and 16.58 acres (6.71 hectares) of grazing and mowing land. The land farmed alongside the free range egg business is separated into various paddocks by electric fencing. The remaining land is bounded by mature hedgerows with a mixture of juvenile and mature trees and is level in nature. The land is accessed via the farmsted with the exception of the most northerly field being accessed off Hoon Lane.

Egg Contract 
The vendors currently have an agreement with Bowlers Eggs LLP for free range egg production. It is understood that the 1st flock are to come to the end of lay at the end of November 2016 and the 2nd flock will come to end of lay May 2017. The purchasers have the opportunity to sign a contract with Bowlers to take to the flocks to the end of lay. Prospective purchasers to make their own enquires.

Solar Panels 
The solar powers are a 14 kilowatt system installed in January 2014 and are owned 100% by the farming business. The panels currently operate under a ?Feed-in' Tariff with Opus energy and has 17 years left to run on the current tariff. Currently, the annual financial benefit stands at approximately £3,200, including electricity savings.

General Information 

Information Pack 
An information pack providing further details of Hoon Villa farm, including the John Bowler Egg contact, Bowler Energy agreement, planning permissions and tender form is available from the selling agent upon request.

Local Authority 
South Derbyshire District Council, Civic Offices, Civic Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 0AH Tel: 01283 595795

Council Tax 
The property is believed to be within Council Tax band D.

Mains water and electricity are connected. Drainage is private. It is understood the main water is metered.

Rights Of Way, Wayleaves And Easements 
The property will be sold subject to and with the benefits of any rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may exist at the time of the sale.

Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights 
It is understood that all sporting rights, standing timber and minerals are as far as they are owned are included in the freehold sale.

Basic Payment Scheme 
The land has been registered for the Basic Payment Scheme with the vendors having submitted a claim for this year. The vendors will endeavour to transfer such entitlements.

Tenure and Possession 
The property to be sold is Freehold with Vacant Possession upon completion of the purchase.

EPC Rating 

Strictly by appointment through the Uttoxeter office of Bagshaws on 01889 562811.

Agents Note 

Method of Sale 
The site is for sale by informal tender and all tenders should be made in writing on the specified tender form. All tenders to be received by 12 Noon FRIDAY 8TH JULY 2016. All enquiries should be made by e-mail to or telephone the agent's office on 01889 562811.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Tutbury & Hatton (1.7 mi)
  • Willington (4.3 mi)
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69 Derby Road, Uttoxeter, ST14 8EB

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01889 748005 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Tutbury & Hatton (1.7 mi)
  • Willington (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bagshaws, Uttoxeter

69 Derby Road, Uttoxeter, ST14 8EB

01889 748005 Local call rate

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