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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Burrowbridge, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7

Guide Price £1,205,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 113.35 acres (45.87 Ha)
  • Attractive 5 bed house
  • Modern & traditional buildings
  • Productive pasture
  • As a whole or in up to 6 lots
  • Accessible location

Full description

A diverse residential farm in an accessible location with up to 113 acres. Attractive 5 bedroom house, range of traditional and modern agricultural buildings suitable for alternative uses (STP) and productive pasture. Available as a whole or in up to 6 lots.

Situation - Saltmoor Farm is situated on the edge of the village of Burrowbridge which is famous for Burrow Mump and ancient church ruins. The village has a village hall, a church and public house. The property is easily accessible to Langport, approximately 5 miles away, providing a wide variety of day to day facilities. Street and Glastonbury are also within a short driving distance while Taunton, the county town of Somerset, has an excellent shopping centre and is approximately 10 miles away. Taunton is also the home of Somerset County Cricket Ground and Taunton Racecourse. The M5 can be accessed from Taunton at Junction 25, or from Bridgwater Junction 24.

Introduction - Saltmoor Farm offers an excellent opportunity to acquire a residential livestock / smallholding with potential to diversify the buildings into alternative uses(subject to planning). From the farm there are views towards the Polden Hills to the north and to the Blackdown Hills to the south.

Saltmoor Farmhouse is a detached dwelling of brick construction under a tiled roof and offers spacious family accommodation. To the rear of the property are extensive ranges of traditional and modern buildings suitable for remaining in agricultural use or converson to either residential, commercial or equestrian use (STP).

The land in all extends in to about 113 acres and comprises productive pasture some of which has been used in the past for arable cropping. Lots 2, 3, 4 & 5 are located close to Saltmoor Farm and the village, and is accessed from the public highway via the droves. Lot 6 is located to the south of Burrowbridge, near Stathe.

Lot 1: The Farmhouse, Farm Buildings & 16.23 Acres - A path leads up to the front door, passing through an attractive front garden with roses planted either side of the pathway. The floorplan shows the extent of the internal accommodation but in brief is as follows: front door to Porch with door through to Front Hall. Sitting Room with marble fireplace housing wood burner. Dining Room with open fireplace. Rear Hall, walk-in pantry with shelving. Utility Room housing central heating oil-fired boiler. Downstairs Shower Room with walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC and heated towel rail. Kitchen with oil-fired Rayburn, built-in cupboard, range of wall and base units including single drainer sink unit, integral electric Hotpoint oven and hob unit with extractor above. Boot Room with ceramic sink unit. Laundry Room with plumbing for washing machine.

From Front Hall, stairs lead up to first floor landing, where there are 5 Double Bedrooms, a Family Bathroom with bath, wash hand basin and WC and a walk-in Airing Cupboard housing hot water tank. From the first floor there are views looking south over the farmyard and farmland towards the Blackdown Hills and north towards the Polden Hills. Back stairs lead down to the Rear Hall.

Outside there are external stairs leading up to a store.

Gardens - To the front of the house are lawned gardens and to the east of the traditional farm buildings is an orchard with apple, plum and pear trees, vegetable garden, flower garden with small patio area.

Outbuildings -

Former Wagon House - (10.06m x 5.42m) (( 33'0" x 17'9") - Of brick construction under corrugated roof. Adjoining store of timber and corrugated construction

Workshop Barn - (4.17m x 6.12m) (( 13'8" x 20'1") - Of brick construction under a clay tiled roof with concrete floor.

Single Garage - Of concrete block construction under corrugated roof.

Stable Barn - Of brick construction under clay tiled roof and with concrete floor and three stables.

Range Of Former Cattle Loose Housing Pens - (36.21m x 5.22m) (( 118'10" x 17'2") - Of stone and block construction under a corrugated roof.

Former Pig House - (16.02m x 8.21m) (( 52'7" x 26'11") - Of timber construction under corrugated roof with concrete base,

Outside Wc -

Former Pig House - (15.27m x 4.77m) (( 50'1" x 15'8") - Of timber construction under corrugated roof, mounted on concrete base. Adjoining cattle pens (6.34m x 4.85m) of concrete block constructions under corrugated roof.

Dutch Barn - (7.0m x 22.65m) (( 23'0" x 74'4") - Of steel frame construction with corrugated roof.

Lean-To To Dutch Barn - (5.96m x 18.13m) (( 19'7" x 59'6") - Of steel frame and part concrete block walls under corrugated roof

Former Silage Pit - With concrete floor and with timber panel walls.

Covered Livestock Yard - (27.12m x 8.52m) (( 89'0" x 27'11") - Of timber frame with part timber elevations under clad roof.

Surrounding the farm buildings is a concrete yard area.

The Land - The land in all extends to about 16.23 acres, made up of productive pasture located close to the farm buildings. Suitable for grazing of livestock and making hay.

Lot 2: Land At Saltmoor Farm. 11.90 Acres - Productive level grassland with road frontage on the northern boundary.

Lot 3: Land To The North Of Engine Drove. 32.06 Acres - Two level pasture fields accessed off Engine Drove which links to the public highway.

Lot 4: Land To The South Of Engine Drove. 18.06 Acres - Two level pasture fields accessed of Engine Drove which links to the public highway

Lot 5: Land At Lower Saltmoor. 19.89 Acres - Three fields of pasture accessed off Engine Drove which links to the public highway.

Lot 6: Land At Stathe. 15.21 Acres - Located to the south of Burrowbridge, in the hamlet of Stathe, a single level enclosure of pasture accessed off Brownings Drove, part of Stan Moor.

General Remarks -

Services - Lot 1: mains water and electricity. Private drainage.
Lots 2, 3, 4, 5, 6: Natural water.

Tenure - Freehold.

Access - From the public highway and droves.

Local Authority - Taunton Deane, Tel: 01823 356356

Basic Payment Scheme - Entitlements will be made available. The current years payment is reserved from the sale. If the property is sold in lots, the entitlements will be apportioned. The purchaser will take over the vendor's cross compliance responsibilities.

Schemes - The Farm is entered into an Higher Level Scheme which ends on 30/04/16 As part of the purchase of the land the vendor reserves holdover to complete this agreement.

Sporting And Mineral Rights - The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned are included with the freehold.

Fixtures And Fittings - All fixtures and fittings, unless specifically referred to within these particulars, are expressly excluded from the sale of the freehold.

Drainage Board Rates - The farm forms part of the Parrett Consortium Drainage Board and rates are payable annually.

Wayleaves, Rights Of Way Etc - The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements in respect of any electricity or telephone poles, wires, stays, cables etc., or water or drainage pipes etc., either passing upon, over or under it. The property is also sold
subject to and with the benefit of any public or private rights of way or bridleways etc.

Plans And Boundary Fences - A plan, which is not to scale and is not to be relied upon, is attached to these particulars. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to its accuracy.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with Stags Taunton on 01823 256625 or Stags Farm Agency on 01392 680059.

Directions - From Taunton take the A38 northbound signposted Bridgwater. Proceed on this road until reaching the junction on the right with the A361 signposted for Glastonbury. Continue along this road for approximately 6 miles and on reaching Burrowbridge turn left, just past the 30 mph speed limit sign, signposted Moorland, which is West Yeo Road, and continue along this road for
approximately 0.5 miles and the entrance to Saltmoor Farm will be found on the left hand side.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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