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Broxted Hall, Brick End, Broxted, Dunmow, Essex, CM6

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Added on 02/07/2021
Savills, Chelmsford

Key features

  • Grade II listed 4 bedroom farmhouse
  • Range of modern and traditional farm buildings
  • Traditional Essex barns with planning permission for conversion to residential
  • Ring fenced arable unit
  • In all about 382.60 acres
  • For sale by private treaty as a whole or in 4 lots

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A well positioned residential arable farm.


Broxted Hall provides a most attractive residential arable farm in an accessible location being close to the M11 Junction 8 and Stansted Airport and within easy driving distance of Cambridge and Central London. It provides a compact productive arable unit and benefits from numerous planning opportunities.

Situation and location
The property lies to the east of the M11 some 6 miles from Junction 8 just outside the attractive village of Broxted. The farm is in a compact block with Broxted Hall sitting in a central position located off the Broxted to Molehill Green Road. A driveway provides access to Broxted Hall through the listed building complex for which planning permission has been granted.

The farm is located in a very pretty part of North West Essex and has excellent access to London and the Midlands via the M11 motorway and also with Stansted Airport very close by.

Lot 1 Broxted Hall, traditional buildings and 1.298 Ha (3.20 acres). Coloured pink on the plan. A most attractive Grade II listed farmhouse of timber frame construction rendered under a peg tile roof with slate extensions. The property dates back to the 17th Century. Approached via a short private drive through the traditional buildings and benefiting from a central turning circle to the front and a yard to the rear. Accommodation provides 2 main reception rooms with an attractive entrance hall, kitchen, utilities and ancillary rooms on the ground floor with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the first floor. There is also extensive unconverted attic space on the second floor.

To the rear of the property are a number of attractive outbuildings set in a courtyard providing extra domestic storage, stabling and a traditional Essex barn. Planning permission has not been pursued on this complex but potential exists for further conversions (subject to planning).

Lot 2 Traditional barns with planning permission for residential conversion 0.395 Ha (0.98 acres) acres coloured orange on the plan.

Approached via the front drive this attractive range of traditional buildings obtained planning permission in 2004. The permission was started in 2009.

The complex includes mainly traditional brick and weatherboarded buildings some with flint facings together with a granary providing 4 residential units some with office/work accommodation also.

Further details on the planning permission and drawings are available from the selling agents.

This lot is accessed either from the main driveway to the house or via a secondary driveway to the small Essex barn building number 5.

Lot 3 58.98 Ha (145.75 acres) arable land and farm buildings. Coloured yellow on the plan. A compact block of arable land with 2 modern farm buildings.

Access is provided to the 2 large more modern style farm buildings via a separate driveway off the Broxted to Molehill Green Road.

These buildings provide 1,000 tonne grain store and a large machinery/fertiliser store in a separate yard.

The land is located on the right hand side of the minor public highway joining Broxted and Molehill Green. The separate driveway also provides access to the sewage works.

A compact block of arable land of large field sizes with good access from the public highway. The land is classified by DEFRA as Grades 2 and 3 with the soil type being of the Hanslope soil series being typical calcareous soils.

The farmland is gently undulating with the majority of the farmland being in arable production with some small areas of pasture. The arable land is well served with farm tracks with mature hedgerows interspersed with mature trees on field boundaries and is attractively situated on either side of the main road.

There are grass margins around many fields but the farm is not within a Countryside Stewardship Scheme any longer.

Lot 4 arable land 94.16 Ha (232.67 acres) coloured green on the plan. A block of arable land lying to the west of the Broxted to Molehill Green Road, of large field sizes the land has numerous access onto the public highway and is well served by farm tracks.


Broxted 0.5 mile, Junction 8 M11 6 miles, Great Dunmow 7 miles, Bishop’s Stortford 9 miles, London Liverpool Street Station from Stansted Mountfitchet 44 mins (all times and distances are approximate).

Square Footage: 3,067 sq ft

Acreage: 382.6 Acres


Postcode: CM6 2BP.

Additional Info

Method of Sale: Broxted Hall Farm is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in 4 lots.

Tenure and Possession: The farm is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession.

Basic Payment Scheme: The entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme are included in the sale. The vendor has submitted a claim for the current scheme year and will retain the payment for this year. The vendor will make reasonable endeavours to transfer the relevant entitlements to the purchaser after completion of the sale.

Environmental Schemes: The land is no longer in the Countryside Stewardship Scheme but has been formerly with many grass margins. It is within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Holdover: Holdover is required on the grain store (15) until 31/3/22.

Drainage Plans: Drainage plans are available from the vendor’s agents.

Timing: The vendor will be seeking to exchange as soon as possible and complete post harvest. A 10% deposit will be payable on exchange and a further 10% should early entry be required.

Services: Broxted Hall – mains electricity, mains water, oil fired central heating, private drainage. 3 phase electricity to the farm buildings. If sold in lots the services will need to be divided.

Easements, Covenants, Rights of Way and Restrictions: The property is sold subject to, or with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements, quasi easements, rights of way, covenants and restrictions whether mentioned in these particulars or not. The property is crossed by a number of footpaths which are shown on the farm plan. There is a private right of way for the benefit of Anglian Water down the track to the sewerage works.

There are two gas mains which cross the northern part of the land between Broxted Village and Broxted Hall.

Mineral, Sporting and Timber Rights Included in the sale as far as they are owned.

Boundaries, Plans, Areas, Schedules and Disputes: Buildings 1,2,3 and 4 on the block plan are included in Lot 1. If sold as a separate lot the purchaser will be responsible for fencing the boundaries of the land include.

The boundaries are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. The purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and any error or mistake shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

Should any dispute arise as to the boundaries or any points arise on the general remarks and stipulations, particulars, schedules, plan or the interpretation of any of them, Such questions shall be referred to the selling agent whose decision acting as expert shall be final.

Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council, Council offices, London Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 4ER. Telephone Number .

Solicitor: Tees, Tees House, 95 London Road, Bishop’s Stortford, HertsCM23 3GW. Telephone Number . FAO David Miller.

Anti-Money Laundering: In accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017, once an offer has been accepted, the purchaser will be required to provide proof of identity and address prior to the instruction of solicitors.

VAT: Any guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event that a sale of the property or any part of it or any rights attached to it becomes a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT such tax will be payable in addition.

Viewings: Strictly by appointment through Savills Chelmsford Tel. (Gi d’Angibau) or (Will Radbourne).

Health and Safety: Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when inspecting the holding for your own personal safety, in particular around the farmyard, open ditches and drains.


Web Details

Broxted Hall, Brick End, Broxted, Dunmow, Essex, CM6


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Stansted Airport Station1.9 miles
  • Elsenham Station2.6 miles
  • Stansted Mountfitchet Station3.8 miles
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