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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Brockmanton, Hereford

Sold STC £700,000

Property Description

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The Batches is an idyllic smallholding standing in Brockmanton that has not been on the open market since its purchase in 1933. The Batches farmstead lies at the end of a private tarmac road and is located in its own small, private valley having stunning views over the surrounding undulating countryside. The Batches farmhouse is an attractive, traditional farmhouse with spacious accommodation in need of some updating. To the rear of the farmhouse are a mixture of traditional and old buildings which may, subject to permission, offer development or diversification potential in the future

Situation - Brockmanton is a small hamlet in the Parish of Pudleston in this beautiful rural area of North Herefordshire. Nearest facilities would be in Leominster, just 4 miles away which offers educational, leisure and shopping facilities. The property is also well placed for the city of Worcester and Ludlow.

Farmhouse Accommodation -

Porch With Door Leads To:- -

Reception Hall - Flagstone flooring, doors off.

Dining Room - 4.49m x 4.07m (14'9" x 13'4") - Oil fired stove with stone hearth, exposed beams, laminate wood flooring.

.Study - 3.31m x 4.15m. (10'10" x 13'7") - Tiled fireplace, exposed beams.

Inner Hallway - Door to outside, laminate flooring, stairs up. Exposed beams

Lounge - 3.66m x 4.92 (12'0" x 16'2") - Brick fireplace, exposed beams.

Kitchen - 4.87m 3.11m (16'0" 10'2") - With range of base units, cooker and fridge, Esse oil fired range for central heating and hot water.

Door Also Leads From The Inner Hall To: -

Lobby - With door to outside and door to:-

Utility - Having stainless steel sink
Stairs lead from the inner hallway to:-

First Floor Landing -

Bedroom 1 - 4.18m x 4.66m (13'9" x 15'3") - Having views, exposed beams, feature fireplace.

Bedroom 2 - 3.40m x 5.25m (11'2" x 17'3") - With sloping ceilings.

Bedroom 3 - 4.51m x 4.13m (14'10" x 13'7") - With exposed beams.

Bedroom 4 - 3.16m x 2.86m (10'4" x 9'5") - Sloping ceilings.

Bedroom 5 - 2.64m x 3.31m (8'8" x 10'10") - Sloping ceilings, exposed beams.

Bathroom - Comprising bath, w/c low flush suite, pedestal wash hand basin, airing cupboard.

Council Tax Banding - The property is within council tax band E.

Services - Mains electricity is connected to the property.
Private drainage via cesspit.
Private spring water supply with reservoir located within grounds.
Additional mains water connection within farmyard.

Outside - The property is approached by a long drive with its land to either side and divides leading to the barns and the main house. Immediately to the front of the property is a wide parking area with a large garage 10m x 5m having power and light. The formal gardens are to the one side being primarily laid to lawn with flowering beds. Immediately to the rear is a stone out shed 6m x 3.25m max with toilet and storage shed.
To the rear and side of the farmhouse are a range of traditional and modern farm buildings. The buildings comprise of:
Apex Cattle Shed est. 11m x 6.3m Concrete floor, breeze block wall cattle shed with 10ft entrance.
Cattle Shed with lean-to est. 15.5m x 13.3m Central apex shed with a lean-to to either side. Consisting of concrete floor with breeze block walls and feed passage.
Old Dairy est. 3m x 2.6m old dairy building
Traditional Granary est. 28m x 6m with 2 x lean-to buildings. Large wooden granary doors to either side leading into central drive through area with exposed wooden beams with stone slab floor with walk over above, chaff hole and old milling area to one side and cow shed with hayloft above to other side. Eastern part of Granary is a single storey cow shed with concrete floor, stone walls and pedestrian doors. The Western side of the Granary is two storey with a part cobbled floor stable below and grain granary above. The main granary is believed to have been re-roofed in the 1990s and stable re-roofed in early 2000s.
Dutch Barn with 3 x lean to buildings Four bay Dutch Barn est. 18.5m x 7.3m with est. 18.5m x 6m wooden frame lean-to to rear, est. 5.5m x 13.3m wooden frame lean-to to Western side and est. 6m x 24m wooden frame lean-to to Eastern side
The traditional granary building and possible the traditional dutch barn may, subject to the necessary permissions, lend itself to possible redevelopment

The Land - The land, to include driveway and farmyard, totals an estimated 5.905 hectares (14.592 acres) being made up of 3 pasture fields with the farmstead located in the centre of the land.
The land is split into three separate fields.
There is a field to either side of the entrance driveway and one field to the rear of the property. The land has the benefit of a spring water supply located in the North eastern boundary with reservoir storage nearer the farmyard.

Basic Farm Payment - The land is registered on the Rural Land Register. No entitlements are included within the sale however they may be available by separate negotiation.

Authorities - Herefordshire Council - 01432 260000
Rural Payments Agency - 03000 200301

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights Of Way - The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all Rights, including Rights of Way whether public or private, water, Rights of light, drainage, electricity supplies and other Rights and obligations, easements, quasi-easements, covenants, restrictions, orders and all existing wayleaves of pylons, stays, cables, drains, water, gas and other pipes that may exist over the same or for the benefit of the same, whether mentioned in these particulars or not. A public Bridleway runs along the Northern side of the driveway in an East-Westerly direction and a public Footpath runs in a North to South westerly direction and the vendor reserves a right of way along the driveway.

Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession upon completion

Plans, Areas And Schedules - The land measurement is based upon Promap online ordnance survey mapping and are for a guide only. The land measurement within these particulars is only to be used as a guide and the purchaser shall be deemed to have satisfied himself as to the description, land measurement and extent of the property. Any error, mistatement or incorrect measurement shall not anull the sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

Boundaries - Purchasers are deemed to have full knowledge of any boundaries and neither the Vendors or the Vendors agents are responsible for defining the boundaries or ownership of the land.

Viewings - Strictly through prior appointment with the sole agents Sunderlands & Thompsons LLP.

Mode Of Sale - The property is offered for sale via Private Treaty. Offers in excess of £700,000.

Directions - From the A49 Leominster take the A44 Worcester road, follow the road for approximately 2 miles and take the left hand turn signposted Hatfield and Pudleston. Follow this road for approximately 3/4 of a mile then take the left hand turn signposted Brockmanton, follow this road for about 300m and the drive to The Batches is located on your left hand side as indicated by the agents For Sale board.

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer for purchase.

Sunderlands and Thompsons are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme OEA and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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