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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Wellington, Somerset, TA21

Guide Price* £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • *For Sale by Public Auction (unless sold prior)
  • Listed farmhouse for renovation
  • 6 bedrooms and 3 reception rooms
  • Adjoining barns
  • Enclosed gardens of approximately half an acre
  • Auction 11th December 2018 at Taunton Racecourse at 3pm

Full description

A substantial 6 bedroom detached Grade II Listed farmhouse with adjoining barns & grounds of approx half an acre. For Sale by Public Auction (unless sold prior). Listed farmhouse for renovation, 6 bedrooms and 3 reception rooms, adjoining barns, enclosed gardens of approximately half an acre. Auction 11th December 2018 at Taunton Racecourse at 3pm.

Situation - Longforth Farmhouse is situated on the eastern outskirts of Wellington, close to Reylon factory and adjoining a new residential development. The town centre is within 1 mile where an excellent selection of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found together with easy access to the M5 motorway situated on the eastern outskirts of the town. The County Town of Taunton is within 7 miles of the property where an even greater selection of facilities can be found together with a main line rail link to London Paddington.

Description - Longforth Farmhouse comprises a Grade II Listed six bedroom detached farmhouse of rendered appearance set beneath a pantile roof with adjoining stone barns under metal profile roofing. Although the property is in need of refurbishment, the property still retains many fine features including marble and cast iron fireplaces, exposed beams and some attractive leaded windows. The spacious accommodation is planned over two floors accessed from two staircases and there are also useful barns to the rear and large workshop/potential annexe to the eastern part of the house where there is a currently a boot room, shower room and adjoining workshop with room over. Outside there are enclosed gardens to front with various outhouses and to the rear additional gardens and grounds in all extending to approximately 0.54 acres.

Accommodation - Central doorway with pitched slate roof trellis porch leading into the main hallway with stairs rising to first floor with cupboard under. Reception room 1 has a marble fireplace with slate hearth and reception room 2 views from two aspects, brick and marble fireplace, picture rail and beam. At the far end of the inner hall a doorway leads into the dining room with door and window to front, solid fuel Rayburn in a recessed brick fireplace with tiled flooring, two store cupboards and secondary staircase leading to the first floor. Doorway into the barns. The various service rooms lie to the rear of the property with kitchen with tiled floor, adjoining utility room with cold slab, shower room, boot room with door and window to rear, brick floor and doorway leading to a workshop with exposed beams, window to rear, store room and room over.

On the first floor there is a spacious landing with trap access to roof void and a total of six double bedrooms, four with cast iron fireplaces together with a cloakroom and bathroom. There is also a box room with secondary staircase returning to the dining room.

To the rear of the farmhouse are a range of stone barns divided into three rooms with the main barn benefiting from exposed beams, fireplace with bread oven, door to side and water pump.

Outside - The property is approached through a pedestrian wrought iron gate with pathway leading to the farmhouse. The front gardens are bounded by stone walls and laurel hedging giving much privacy together with large expanse of lawn, selection of brick outbuildings in poor repair together with a magnificent fir tree with a tree preservation order. To the rear of the property are good sized gardens and grounds requiring landscaping. In all extending to approximately 0.54 acres.

Method Of Sale - The property is being offered for sale by Public Auction at 3pm on Tuesday 11th December 2018 at Taunton Racecourse, Orchard Portman, Taunton, TA3 7BL. A legal pack is available from the vendor's solicitors, see details below. Completion will take place on Tuesday 8th January 2019 or earlier by agreement.

Solicitor - Mr Gavin Morgans of Clarke Willmott, Blackbrook Gate, Blackbrook Park Avenue, Taunton, TA1 2PG, telephone 0345 209 1796, Email

Special Conditions Of Sale - The particulars, remarks and stipulations contained herein shall be deemed to form part of the special conditions of sale but in the case of inconsistencies, the provisions of the latter shall prevail. Copies of the special conditions of sale should be obtained from the vendor's solicitors. It is assumed that the purchasers make all necessary enquiries prior to the auction.

*Guide Prices And Reserves - Guide prices are provided as an indication as to the seller's minimum expectation, they are not necessarily figures for which the property will sell for and the guide may change at any time prior to the auction. The property will be sold subject to an undisclosed reserve and the vendors reserve the right for the auctioneer to bid in the usual way on their behalf up to the reserve.
The vendors also reserve the right to sell all or part of the property prior to the auction.

Services - Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage.

Money Laundering - Under Money Laundering Regulations 2017 it is a requirement for Estate Agents to perform due diligence checks on any person that intends to bid at an auction, therefore there will be a requirement for the bidder to provide two forms of identification consisting of a photo identification, such asa passport or current driving license and secondly proof of address, such as a recent utility bill or bank statement.

Administration Charge - The successful purchaser(s) will be required to pay an administration charge of £360 (including VAT) payable to the selling agents upon exchange of contracts.

Directions - From junction 26 of the M5 motorway head towards Wellington and at the roundabout with the A38 take the second exit to Wellington and at the next roundabout continue straight ahead and at the next roundabout turn right into the Longforth Farm development. Continue to the far end of Normandy Row turning right and continue down the hill whereupon Longforth Farmhouse will be seen immediately in front of you clearly identified by our For Sale boards.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 October 2018

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