Land for saleWinsford, Minehead, Somerset, TA24
Guide Price 42.6 ac. | £300,000
- 42.7 acres (17.3 hectares)
An exceptionally attractive block of versatile land bisected by the River Exe (double bank fishing rights included), comprising an amalgam of productive pasture meadows, amenity broad leafed woodland and more steeply sloping amenity pasture, the whole affording considerable agricultural, amenity and sporting appeal. Lot 4 extends in total to about 42.68 Acres.
Great Nurcott extends in total to about 478.42 Acres and is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole or in up to 4 lots:-
Lot 1: Farmhouse, traditional and modern farm buildings, pasture and woodland, extending in total to about 434.95 Acres - Guide Price £3,500,000
Lot 2: No. 1 Northern Mill Cottages in about 0.41 Acres - Guide Price £215,000
Lot 3: No. 2 Northern Mill Cottages in about 0.38 Acres - Guide Price £235,000
Lot 4: Pasture and amenity woodland extending to about 42.68 Acres - Guide Price £300,000
The property briefly comprises a substantial character farmhouse of traditional construction affording well-proportioned family accommodation utilised as a six bedroomed main dwelling with one wing currently disused having fallen into disrepair, although this part could be easily incorporated back into the main house, if required.
Situated adjacent to the farmhouse are a fine range of traditional stone buildings eminently suited to alternative uses such as holiday cottages, shooting lodges, annexe, studios or offices, subject to obtaining the appropriate planning consent. There is a further range of adaptable modern farm buildings well suited to a variety of livestock enterprises.
The farmstead itself is conveniently positioned within the surrounding land, which is primarily contained within a ring fence and enjoys extensive road frontage and access. Currently utilised for the breeding, rearing and grazing of livestock and fodder production, the holding also incorporates a number of highly regarded commercial pheasant drives with associated release pens, game cover crops and woodland. In total Great Nurcott extends to about 478.42 Acres (193.61 Ha).
The property is offered for sale by private treaty, either as a whole or in a combination of up to 4 lots as described within these sale particulars:-
The property is situated in a sought after part of the picturesque Exmoor National Park accessed over a long private drive in a south facing position, enjoying outstanding views over the surrounding countryside. The setting is superb lying well positioned within its own land in some of the most attractive countryside in the county comprising a beautiful and varied landscape primarily dominated by traditional agriculture interspersed with charming villages and farmsteads, with an abundance of pasture, woodland and open moor.
Whilst the setting is rural the property still enjoys easy access to the surrounding districts, being within convenient driving distance of the popular Exmoor villages and towns of Winsford, Exford and Dulverton. Winsford itself is an extremely pretty village providing a parish church, village hall, post office/village stores, restaurant, and village cricket club, whilst the nearby A396 provides a useful link to Minehead, Dulverton, Bampton and Tiverton. The larger towns of Minehead and Dulverton offer a more comprehensive range of everyday shopping, banking and scholastic facilities, including primary and middle schools. Secondary schooling is available at Minehead or Wiveliscombe, with independent schools at Taunton, Wellington, West Buckland and Tiverton.
Access to the M5 motorway is available at Taunton (J25), as well as Wellington (J26) and Tiverton (J27). Main line stations at Taunton and Tiverton Parkway provide a fast rail service to London (Paddington) with international airports available at Bristol and Exeter.
A tarmacadam entrance drive bisects the holding, rising to the east of the farmhouse and terminating in a large courtyard area off which are situated the principal range of farm buildings. A pedestrian path provides access to the front, flanked by shrub borders and principally lawned within walled and laurel hedged boundaries. Steps lead down to a lower garden area. To the rear is an enclosed courtyard providing access to the farmhouse with a part stone and GI roofed open sided Fuel Store. A side access leads to the rear of the farmhouse and to an inner courtyard containing the PVC oil tank and flanked to the west by the attached wing, now in a dilapidated condition.
To the north are further dilapidated traditional outbuildings, with attached Stable Block of stone and slate roofed construction, containing Three Loose Boxes and further Pony Box with loft over. Adjoining Tack Room.
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