3 bedroom house for sale

Holwell, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9

Sold STC £550,000

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BEST & FINAL OFFERS- FRIDAY 18TH AUGUST 2017-12 NOON!

An exciting opportunity to acquire a residential farm in a sought after location offering enormous potential for a number of end uses including agricultural, equestrian and commercial subject to the necessary consents. Three bedroom farmhouse requiring modernisation throughout, range of modern and traditional farm buildings and adjoining land. In total extending to approximately 18.05 acres (7.30 Ha) within a ring fence.

FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY

SITUATION
Cornford Hill Farm is situated on the edge of the West Dorset village of Holwell, just south of the village of Bishops Caundle. The property occupies a rural location yet remains in comfortable motoring distance of the nearby towns including Sturminster Newton 8 miles north east, Sherborne 6 miles north west and Yeovil being 11 miles west. All of which provide a good range of everyday shopping, banking and educational services including both primary and secondary schooling.

The property has good transport links with the A303 being 14 miles north giving access to the south west and London.
Mainline rail links are available at Sherborne (London-Waterloo) with international airports at Bristol and Exeter.
This picturesque area of the Blackmore Vale countryside also offers many sporting, walking and riding opportunities.

DESCRIPTION
The property comprises a traditional three bedroom farmhouse requiring modernisation throughout, together with a large range of modern and traditional farm buildings and approximately 16.26 acres of permanent pasture land and 1.79 acres of mature broadleaf woodland surrounding the farmstead.

Cornford Hill Farmhouse
The original farmhouse is believed to have been built in the 1600’s and is of traditional stone construction, part rendered beneath a tiled roof with numerous brick built extensions added at later dates. The accommodation is set out on the attached floor plan and briefly comprises:-

Ground Floor
Porch
Front door to;

Hallway
Radiator and doors to;

Living Room
Window to the front, open fire place with tiled surround, radiator and attractive wooden beam.

Secondary Hallway
Radiator, window to rear, stairs with under stairs cupboard and doors to;

Dining Room
Open fire place with tiled surround, radiator and window to front.

Secondary Living Room
Windows to side and rear, radiator, open fire place with tiled surround and fitted cupboard.

Kitchen Radiator, sink with drainer, fitted floor and wall units, wood fired ray burn, boiler cupboard with stone slab floor. Steps to;

Utility room
Windows to side and rear, fitted cupboards. Doors to;

Conservatory
Tiled floor with door to rear garden.

Workshop/Garage
Concrete floor with ladder to loft storage area. Door to back yard and door to;

Cloakroom
WC and window to the front with storage loft over of timber construction and window to the front.

First Floor
Landing with doors to;

Bathroom
Panelled bath with tiled surround, radiator, wash hand basin with tiled surround, low level WC, and fitted triton shower.

FARMBUILDINGS
Situated to the north and east of the farmhouse are a range of modern and traditional farm buildings offering enormous potential for equestrian, holiday lets, ancillary accommodation or commercial uses subject to the necessary consents. The farm buildings comprise:

Garage- 2.92m x 4.88m constructed of timber frame with part block walling and part CI cladding with fold over door under a steel sheeted roof. PTO driven generator.

Steel Feed Bin

Former Cow Stall - 4.08m x 4.56m adjoining the farmhouse of brick construction under a tiled roof with concrete floor.

Archway - 4.05m x 3.65m timber framed stone walls under a tiled roof.

Adjoining Former Dairy- 3.07m x 3.99m stone walls under a tiled roof with window to rear.

Cow Stalls- 15.92m x 4.42m- timber framed with stone walls under a tiled roof with concrete floor.

Adjoining Hay House- 4.39m x 3.28m stone walls under a tiled roof with a concrete floor.

Adjoining Pens- 7.59m x 5.21m 3x calf pens of timber construction with concrete floor, CI cladding under a CI roof.

Dutch Barn- 6.09m x 9.24m steel construction under a CI roof with CI cladding and open front, earth floor.

Hay Barn- 5.24m x 9.24m of timber construction with steel cladding under a CI roof, earth floor and an open front.

Lean To- 5.39m x 9.34m of timber construction with CI cladding under CI roof, hardcore floor.

Former Cart Shed- 7.89m x 10.11m of timber construction under a CI roof with CI cladding, open front and earth floor.

Cubicle House- 11.14m x 6.40m- 18 bay cubicle house with timber construction under a steel profile sheeted roof and sides with steel door and concrete flooring.

Former Pig Sty- 3.06m x 11.10m of brick and stone construction under a tiled roof with concrete floor.

Adjoining Concrete Yard Area-
Adjoining the farm buildings is a concrete yard area. Mains water is available to the buildings and yard.

LAND
The land surrounds the farmstead at Cornford Hill with the majority being gently sloping permanent pasture which has been well fenced throughout. In addition there is an attractive area of mature broadleaf woodland extending to approximately 1.79 acres (0.72 Ha). The northern boundary of the land adjoins Caundle Brook River and benefits from the fishing rights. In total the property extends to approximately 18.05 acres (7.30 Ha).

SERVICES
Farmhouse- Mains water and electricity. Wood fired ray burn central heating. Private drainage.

Farm Buildings- Mains water and electricity.

Land- Mains water to troughs on the land.

METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale as a whole by Private Treaty.

TENURE & POSESSION
The property is of a freehold tenure with vacant possession available upon completion.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The land has been registered under the Basic Payment Scheme. Entitlements not available.

SPORTING & MINERAL RIGHTS
The sporting and mineral rights are included.

RIGHTS OF WAY, EASEMENTS ETC
There is a footpath which traverses the property. Other than this the property is sold, as far as required by the vendor, will be conveyed, subject to all rights of way, easements and way leaves of telegraph poles, stays and wires, electric pylons, cables, water and gas pipes at present erected on and passing over or under the property and subject to the agreements affecting the same (if any).

TOWN & COUTNRY PLANNING
The property, notwithstanding any description contained within these particulars, is sold subject to any Development Plan, Tree Preservation Order, Town Planning Scheme, Resolution Notice, which may be or may come to be in force and also subject to any statutory provision or Bye-laws without any obligation on the part of the vendor to specify them.

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with Greenslade Taylor Hunt, 22 Princes Street, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1EQ
Telephone 01935 415300
E-mail residential.yeovil@gth.net

LOCAL AUTHORITY
West Dorset District Council
South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ
01305 251010

DIRECTIONS
From Sherborne take the A352 in a southerly direction on the A352 and after approximately 1 mile at the top of the hill take the A3030 in an easterly direction towards Bishops Caundle. Follow the road for approximately 2 miles taking the turning right signposted Holwell. After approximately 1.5 miles you will reach Cornford Bridge. From the Bridge the property is located approximately 100m on the left hand side. A for sale board will be displayed at the entrance to the property.


Bedroom One
Radiator and window to the front.

Bedroom Two
Radiator, window to front, fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom Three
Radiator, window to side and rear, open fireplace with views over the surrounding farm land.

OUTGOINGS
Council Tax Band - E


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Nearest stations

  • Sherborne (4.1 mi)
  • Templecombe (6.5 mi)
  • Thornford (6.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Sherborne (4.1 mi)
  • Templecombe (6.5 mi)
  • Thornford (6.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Yeovil

22 Princes Street, Yeovil, BA20 1EQ

01935 589027 Local call rate

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