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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Greenham, Wellington, Somerset, TA21

Sold STC £1,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Modernised Farmhouse
  • Farm Bungalow (Occupied By Secure Tenant)
  • Range Of Buildings Of Approx. 42,751.90 sq ft
  • Productive Run Of Grade 1 Land
  • Pasture Land With River Tone Ownership
  • Traditional Stone Barn
  • Attractive Woodland
  • In All 117.82 Acres (47.69 Hectares)

Full description

A versatile commercial farm with excellent pig facilities and two residential properties. Modernised farmhouse with private garden and farm bungalow (occupied by secure tenant). Extensive range of pig finishing buildings extending to approximately 42,750 sq ft. Productive run of Grade 1 land capable of growing a wide range of crops. Attractive and productive pasture land with River Tone ownership. Traditional stone barn offering potential for conversion (STP). Attractive woodland offering amenity and sporting appeal. Available as a whole or in three lots. In all 117.82 acres (47.69 hectares).

Situation - Tremlett Farm enjoys a rural location with good road links to the A38 which connects to Wellington and Junction 26 on the M5 to the east and Junction 27 on the M5 to the west. The locality is quiet and unspoilt with fantastic views to the Quantock Hills, Blackdown Hills and Brendon Hills.

The farm is located approximately halfway between the two villages of Greenham and Appley. The nearby town of Wellington, and county town of Taunton offer an excellent range of shopping, recreational facilities and schools. The nearby village of Appley offers a primary school which is a feeder school for Uffculme secondary school and a village shop. Private education is available at Wellington and Taunton.

Introduction - Tremlett Farm offers a rare opportunity to acquire an established pig finishing unit capable of housing up to 4,000 pigs based on a variable stocking density from 7kgs up to 100kg. The adaptable modern farm buildings offer spacious and well-ventilated pig housing with a straw system that fits modern requirements for high welfare systems.

The main residence at Tremlett Farm was converted from a traditional stone building in the early 1970's and has recently been extensively modernised in the last three years and now forms an extremely comfortable modern family home overlooking the private and secluded walled garden.

The second property, Tremlett Farm Bungalow, was constructed in the early 1980's and is currently occupied by a retired farm worker.

Lot 1: Tremlett Farm, Farmhouse Bungalow, Pig Finishing Unit And About 111.86 Acres. -

Farmhouse - A detached farmhouse with a south facing aspect that has been extensively modernised. It is of stone construction under a slate roof with a single storey extension, (block and stone) construction under a tiled roof.

A floorplan illustrates the layout of the farmhouse, but briefly the accommodation comprises:

Covered porch overlooking the formal gardens, with slate steps to front door. The front door opens to a Hall, with doors off to the Sitting Room with an Arts & Craft fireplace housing a wood burning stove, a door through to Dining Room. Kitchen fitted with timber wall and base units, Belfast sink and drainer (please note dresser and electric Sandyford oven are excluded). Oil-fired Sandyford providing hot water, cooking and central heating. Purpose-built cupboard with a hot water tank. Door through to the Boot Room, door out to rear stable yard. Cloakroom with wash hand basin and WC.

From the Hall, stairs lead up to first floor. Bedroom 1, (double), dual aspect, built-in fitted wardrobe. Bedroom 2, (double), views over the garden. Bedroom 3, (single). Family Bathroom, bath with shower unit over, heated towel rail, WC, wash hand basin and fitted shelving.

Garden And Grounds - To the front of the property is a walled formal garden with a number of mature flowerbeds, raised vegetable beds, timber summerhouse with patio area, chicken and duck run, adjoining orchard and paddock.

Outbuildings - To the rear of the property are a range of outbuildings of block construction with render finish under corrugated roof. Includes 4 stables, tack room, potting shed. Utility store providing additional storage for domestic uses. Dog kennel.

Tremlett Farm Bungalow - Situated in close proximity to the farm buildings at the entrance to the farm. The bungalow provides secondary accommodation for the farm (currently let). The floorplan shows the extent and layout of the accommodation. Briefly the accommodation comprises:

Covered Porch with door to Hall with Airing Cupboard and door to Kitchen fitted with base and wall units, single sink and drainer, Sitting Room/Dining Room with wood burner. Two double bedrooms and one single bedroom, Family Bathroom fitted with twin bath, WC, wash hand basin.

Outside - Lawned garden and vegetable areas.

The Land - The farmland extends to approximately 117.82 acres, including about 20.48 acres of woodland. The land is a mixture of Grade 1 and 3 with the arable land farmed in a rotation of grass, forage maize and cereal crops. The grassland provides excellent grazing land. The River Tone forms the western boundary and provides excellent fishing for wild brown trout.

The soil type is predominantly well drained fine loamy soils.

The woodland is mixed broadleaf and offers sporting appeal, either as a family shoot or part of a larger shoot.

Lot 2: Land At Appley Cross 5.96 Acres (2.41 Hectares) - 5.96 acres of productive level Grade 1 arable land, strategically located on the edge of Hamlet, with separate water supply.

Farm Buildings - There is an extensive range farm buildings extending to approximately 42,751.90 sq ft. Further details area available from the agents.

General Remarks -

Services - Water: Mains water to Farmhouse and Tremlett Farm Bungalow. Borehole supply to farm buildings and land.
Electricity: Mains single phase electric to Farmhouse and Bungalow. 3 Phase and single phase to Farm Buildings.
Drainage: Private drainage to Farmhouse and Bungalow. Soakaway for dirty water from farm buildings.

Heating - Farmhouse: Oil-fired central heating.
Bungalow: Electric night storage heaters.

Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession on the Farmhouse, farm buildings and land. Tremlett Farm Bungalow is let under The Provisions of Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 Further details available from the agents.

Access - Direct access to the public highway for lots 1 & 2.

Uplift Clause - Should Lot 2 gain consent for any use other than agricultural or equestrian within 25 years, there will be a 25% clawback of the uplift in value to the vendors.

Local Authority - Taunton Deane Borough Council.

Council Tax - Tremlett Farmhouse Band C.
Tremlett Farm Bungalow Band D.

Basic Payment Scheme - Entitlements will be made available. The current year's payment will be reserved from the sale.

Schemes - The farm is entered into a Countryside Stewardship Agreement (Mid-Tier Agreement) which ends 31/12/2021. As part of the purchase of the farm, the purchaser(s) will undertake to take on this agreement. The agreement provides funding for covering the manure storage area with a building and hard core tracks, with works to be completed 31/12/18.

Planning - Tremlett Farmhouse and Tremlett Farm Bungalow are both subject to agricultural occupancy conditions (AOC).

Prior approval has been obtained but not implemented for agricultural store and livestock handling area (Ref: 35/14/0016 AGN) and covered yard area (Ref: 35/16/0019/AGN).

Sporting And Mineral Rights - The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned are included with the freehold. A short section of fishing rights is reserved and owned by Greenham Hall. Further details from the agents.

Fixtures And Fittings - All fixtures and fittings, unless specifically referred to within these particulars, are expressly excluded from the sale of the freehold.

Farm Sale - The vendor reserves the right to hold a farm sale by auction of live and deadstock on the property prior to completion.

Wayleaves, Rights Of Way Etc. - The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements in respect of any electricity or telephone poles, wires, stays, cables etc., or water or drainage pipes etc., either passing upon, over or under it. The property is also sold subject to and with the benefit of any public or private rights of way or bridleways etc. No public rights of way across the farm. Please note there is a right of access for Greenham Hall to use the farm drive paying 50% towards the maintenance of the surface.

Plans And Boundary Fences - A plan, which is not to scale and is not to be relied upon, is attached to these particulars. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to its accuracy.

Warning - Farms can be dangerous places. Please take care when viewing the property, particularly in the vicinity of the farm buildings.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment only with Stags 01392 680059 or 01823 662822

Directions - Exit the M5 at Junction 26 and head towards Wellington. At the first roundabout take the first exit on the A38 signposted Exeter. Continue along this road, after about 3.65 miles and reaching the Beam Bridge Inn continue on the A38 for approximately 1 mile take the turning on the right signposted Greenham 1½ miles. Continue along this road, following the signs to Greenham, proceed through the village of Greenham passing the church on the left then over the River Tone. Proceed for approximately 200 metres and the entrance to Tremlett Farm can be found on the left hand side.

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

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


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 June 2018

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