5 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Cleobury Mortimer

Guide Price £945,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bedroomed Farmhouse
  • Equestrian Facilities
  • Enclosed well maintained mature garden.
  • Dutch Barn, Office, Potting Shed.
  • L-shaped range of Stone Barns
  • 7 Stables, 3 pony boxes, feed room, tack room.
  • Large tie-up & wash barn
  • Potential for FF flat/grooms accommodation/Holiday lets sub. to PP.
  • Floodlit Manege 36m x 20m
  • Approx. 8.3 acres. further 6.7 acres by sep. neg.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Distances: Cleobury Mortimer 2 miles, Tenbury Wells 11 miles, Ludlow 11.5 miles, Kidderminster 15 miles, Worcester 25 miles. 

Large entrance hall Sitting room/study Drawing room Dining/garden room Kitchen/breakfast room
Utility/boot room/back hall Cloakroom Larder Dairy Cellar Master bedroom suite Four further bedrooms
Family bathroom 

Indoor swimming pool with changing room, shower and mezzanine seating area. 

Enclosed well maintained mature garden. 

L-Shaped range of stone built barns incorporating: 7 Stables, 3 pony boxes, feed room, tack room, large tie-up & wash barn, potential for first floor flat/grooms accommodation, potting shed Manège Office Enclosed 4 bay Dutch barn.

Scope for a range of alternative uses within the outbuildings, such as holiday let/ B&B business, residential conversion (subject to required planning consents.) N.B there is a lapsed planning consent for residential conversion on the stone barns. 

About 8.3 acres of paddocks with lake. About 6.7 acres of further land by separate negotiation. 

Location Catherton Farmhouse enjoys a wonderfully peaceful situation, benefiting from far reaching views over its own land and beyond. Nearby is the market town of Cleobury Mortimer with a wealth of everyday facilities and amenities including independent shops, supermarkets and doctors surgery. Locally there is a good choice of independent and state schools. A little further afield is the historic town of Ludlow which is renowned for its architecture, fine dining and vibrant festivals. 

Communications in the area are excellent with the A4117 providing access to Kidderminster with train links to Birmingham and beyond. The surrounding countryside offers many recreational opportunities. For the equestrian user there is access to miles of superb out riding via the local country lanes and bridleway network. Hunting is with the Ludlow Hunt. There is regular racing at both Ludlow and Hereford as well as golf courses at Ludlow and Cleobury Mortimer. 

Directions From Ludlow head towards Kidderminster on the A4117. On arrival at Cleobury Mortimer, turn left off the main road at the traffic lights into Catherton Road. Continue for approximately 2.1 miles and where the road bears sharp left Catherton Farmhouse is located on the right denoted by the name plaque. 

The Property Catherton Farmhouse is Grade II listed and is believed to date from 18th Century with later extensions and boasts a host of period features including exposed wall and ceiling timbers, fireplaces and feature stone walls. The current owners have greatly enhanced the house over nearly 25 years to create a truly delightful home offering extremely flexible accommodation arranged over two floors.

The reception rooms are located off the large entrance hall which boasts a quarry tiled floor and feature fireplace housing a wood burning stove. The sitting room/study currently overlooks the front garden and neighbouring countryside, whilst the drawing room has dual aspect windows flooding the room with natural light. The delightful country kitchen/breakfast room is triple aspect, with a good variety of fitted storage units, a four oven Aga along with a back-up gas cooker. There is an adjacent utility, boot room and a cloakroom. 

The well-proportioned dining/garden room has a vaulted ceiling, a Clearview woodburning stove and French doors opening to the enclosed rear garden with paved patio, terrace and access to the indoor swimming pool.

On the first floor, the master bedroom suite includes a dressing room with fitted wardrobes and storage, together with an ensuite bathroom with a separate shower. There are four further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Catherton Farmhouse is an attractive family home which has been tastefully and neutrally decorated throughout. There is planning permission for an extension to the house should additional space be required. 

Outbuildings & Equestrian Facilities Located to the side and behind Catherton Farmhouse, with access through a separate gated entrance, are the stables and yard. There are seven stables (with an access at the rear to the manège) and a feed room together
with three pony stables, located in a separate single storey stone barn, with a potting shed/store. 

A large stone barn with full height doors provides a covered tie-up and wash down area for horses, a secure tack room and potential for a flat/grooms accommodation at first floor level. Located to the side of the manège is an
enclosed 4-bay Dutch barn along with side lean-to, the barn houses 2 further stables and offers scope for more.
The manège is floodlit and measures approx. 36m x 20m with a silica sand and fibre granule surface.

There is a separate log cabin office alongside the manege. 

The Land The land lies to the north of the house and benefits from its own vehicular access. It amounts to about 8.3 acres comprising well fenced paddocks and a well-stocked coarse fishing lake.

The vendors have erected a range of equestrian cross-country jumps around the paddocks. 

N.B There are about 6.7 acres of south facing grassland located opposite the house, this field is available to be purchased by separate negotiation. 

General  

Services: Mains water and electricity; private drainage to septic tank; oil fired central heating; Bottled gas for 2nd cooker. Fibre optic broadband is available to the office (not connected). Solar panels. 

Local authority: Shropshire Council: 01345 678 9000. Council tax: Band F.
Fixtures and fittings: Only those items known as fixtures and fittings will be included in the sale. Certain items such as garden ornaments, carpets and curtains may be available by separate negotiation. 

Wayleaves, rights of way and easements: The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether mentioned in these particulars or not. 

Agents note: 1) Planning permission to extend the house was granted in 1999 Reference: SS/1/99/10611/LD.
2) A neighbour enjoys a right of access over part of the track to Lot 2. 

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02 September 2016

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Nearest station

  • Ludlow (8.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Jackson Equestrian, Shrewsbury

Franks Barn, Preston On Severn, Uffington, SY4 4TB

01743 626085 Local call rate

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