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3 bedroom smallholding for sale

Purton Stoke, Wiltshire

Sold STC £1,175,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A residential livestock farm
  • 3 bedroom stone farmhouse
  • Extensive modern & traditional farm buildings (21,484 sq.ft.)
  • Grade 3 pasture
  • Lovely rural location
  • Excellent communication links
  • In all about 60 acres (24.28 hectares)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A residential livestock farm near the Wiltshire/Gloucestershire border. A well managed ring fenced livestock farm with an attractive 3 bedroom stone farmhouse with large private garden, an extensive range of modern and traditional farm buildings (21,484 sq.ft.) with concrete and hardcore yards and two separate entrances from the highway. In all about 60 acres (24.28 hectares).

Description:
Dudgemore Farm is a well-managed livestock farm with an extensive range of modern and traditional farm buildings extending to about 60.77 acres (24.59 hectares) in a ring fence.

The property was registered as an organic holding for almost 10 years. The farm buildings have potential for a variety of alternative uses (STP) and are ideal for livestock and the fertile land is capable of producing heavy crops of fodder.

Dudgemore Farmhouse is an attractive stone built 3 bedroom farmhouse with a large private garden. Internally the house has been renovated and has potential to be further developed (STP). There is a good sized kitchen breakfast room with an exposed brick fireplace and wood burner. The sitting room looks out to the garden and has an inglenook fireplace with wood burner. There is a large utility room which leads directly to the yard. Upstairs there are 3 double bedrooms and a study as well as a family bathroom. There are stairs to a boarded attic leading off the landing. The garden is very private and is laid mainly to lawn with mature shrubs and trees around the borders. There are 15 solar panels fixed to the roof of the farmhouse.

Situation:
Dudgemore Farm is situated on a quiet country lane just to the south of the town of Cricklade (2 miles) which provides local shopping facilities as does the village of Purton (3 miles). The attractive Cotswold market town of Cirencester (7 miles north ) provides a more comprehensive array of shops. The commercial centre of Swindon (7 miles south) offers a comprehensive range of business, retail and recreational facilities where the mainline train station has regular trains to London Paddington (approx. 60 minutes).

There are excellent and quick links to the main A419 trunk road which connects the M5 and the M4 and the larger centres of Bath, Cheltenham and Gloucester.

Those with an interest in country and leisure pursuits are well catered for in the area and there is a good choice of both state and private schooling in the region.

Buildings:
There are an extensive range of modern and traditional farm buildings with concrete and hardcore yards and two separate entrances from the highway. Buildings (excluding silage and slurry store) total 21,484 sq.ft. Please refer to the brochure for the full building sizes and descriptions.

The Land:
The land at Dudgemore Farm is ring fenced and extends to about 58.76 acres (23.78 ha). The land is down to pasture and is divided into easily workable fields with well-maintained fences, ditches and hedges. The land is a fertile Grade 3 clay loam and has benefited from sound management on an organic basis. The ground produces plenty of good quality grazing and heavy crops of grass hay and silage. All the fields have water troughs and these can be filled with water from a borehole or mains supply.

Basic Payment Scheme:
The farm is registered with the Rural Payments Agency( RPA) for the purposes of Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) and there are a total of 24.30 units of Entitlements which will be made available to the buyer as part of the purchase price.

Environmental Schemes:
Dudgemore Farm falls within a Surface Water Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Planning:
A hay and fodder store was granted consent in 2009 by North Wiltshire District Council reference number N/09/01213/AGN under the provisions of the General Permitted Development Order 1995. There are two mobile homes on site which have been continuously occupied since 2007 but currently do not have planning consent.

Local Authorities:
Wiltshire Council: 01249 706111
Rural Payments Agency: 08456 037777

Council Tax:
The council tax band is band E.

Tenure and Possession:
The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Services:
Mains electricity and water supply to the house with private drainage. Oil-fired central heating. Borehole water to the land. The solar panels to the house are 3.75Kw and the farm buildings are 10Kw.

Wayleaves/Easements/RofW:
Dudgemore Farm is sold subject to and with the benefit of all matters contained in or referred to in the title deeds together with all existing rights of way whether public or private, including wayleaves, easements, covenants, restrictions and obligations whether to specifically in these sale particulars or not. The buyer shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and the ownership thereof. The land is crossed by a public footpath and bridleway. There is access along and across the byway to the northwest of the farm buildings. as identified on the land plan.

Directions:
From the A419 trunk road, take the turnoff signposted Cricklade and follow the B4040 into the town. Turn left at the T junction and follow the road for about mile to a roundabout, take the first exit onto the B4553 signposted West Swindon. Proceed for about mile and take the second turn left and after a further mile Dudgemore Farm will be found on the right hand side as indicated by the Woolley & Wallis For Sale Board.

Health and Safety:
Given the hazards of a working farm and property we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own safety. Please take note of all warning signs particularly around buildings.

Finance:
Woolley & Wallis Finance Ltd are well positioned to assist prospective buyers obtain specialist finance for rural property. We are agents for the AMC and also have good contacts with numerous other lenders who will be able to discuss your requirements in further detail.

GeoTag:
51.6192967,-1.8540432

Viewings:
All viewings should be by appointment only arranged through our Marlborough Farm & Rural Office 01672 515252.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 April 2016

Nearest station

  • Swindon (4.7 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Swindon (4.7 mi)
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Woolley & Wallis, Marlborough

29 High Street, Marlborough, SN8 1LW

01672 647008 Local call rate

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