5 bedroom house for saleExford, Minehead, Somerset, TA24
- Located within Exmoor National Park
- Detached 5 bed Traditional Farmhouse
- 195' Sheep/Cattle Building
- Further Outbuildings
- 244.46 Acres
An attractive and excellent location within the Exmoor National Park, Horsecombe Farm provides an outstanding opportunity for a Residential and Commercial Livestock Holding - In all about 244.46 Acres. EPC=F
Horsecombe Farm is a productive and fertile livestock farm situated within the heart of Exmoor, well equipped and with an excellent array of traditional and new farm buildings. The farm has a track record of being an excellent sheep farm and has always reared a large number of lambs each year. All of the land is within easy reach, being split by a council road which offers excellent access across the whole farm.
The land is all improved permanent pasture and has been well maintained to offer excellent mowing and grazing. The land is all between 300-360 metres above sea level and has all been entered into Environmental Stewardship and used to claim Basic Payment Scheme in 2016. The main farmhouse is easily accessed and has an ample gravel parking area to the side of the property. Traditional barns are opposite the main farmhouse with the newer range of conventional farm buildings located a short distance from the property. Horsecombe Farm is a rare opportunity, having been retained within the same farming family for many years, extending in total to about 244.46 Acres (98.92 Ha).
Horsecombe Farm is found off Thorne Lane on the outskirts of Exford, Somerset. The property is reached via a private hardcore drive, which leads to the main farmhouse with ample parking. A completely rural location but with excellent access.
The property is within easy reach of Exford being 2.2 miles and the villages of Winsford and Wheddon Cross are 3.8 miles and 4.1 miles respectively. Taunton is 28 miles and Tiverton 25 miles giving links to the M5 and North Devon Link Road. Intercity trains connect at both Taunton and Tiverton and international airports are found at Bristol and Exeter.
Horsecombe is situated within its own land facing south over some of the most attractive and beautiful landscape in the county, a completely rural setting but with excellent access to the surrounding area and further afield. The village of Exford, situated within easy reach, providing a parish church, village hall, post office/village stores, pubs and restaurants, whilst the nearby A396 provides easy access to Minehead, Dulverton, Bampton and Tiverton.
Minehead and Dulverton offer a comprehensive range of every day shopping, banking and scholastic facilities including primary, middle and secondary schooling. With independent schools at Taunton, Wellington, West Buckland and Tiverton.
Outside the property a concrete path leads to the side of the property which is enclosed by a stone wall which retains the lawns set above the level of the property on the east side. At the rear of the property a gravel path continues around to the front with seating areas offering excellent views. At the back also a small lean too Tool Shed is found of stone construction under slate.
The lawns are set on three sides of the main farmhouse with areas of shrubs. Opposite the farmhouse is a Workshop of concrete block construction under a corrugated sheet roof with an open fronted rear part containing a fuel tank and tool shed. Adjacent to this is a large Brick Barn under a corrugated sheet roof which was previously used for stabling. The barn has a feed store over and a woodshed built into one side. To the rear of the barn is a Double Garage of concrete block construction under corrugated sheets built as a lean too. Beyond this is a versatile concrete yard and three redundant loose boxes.
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