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4 bedroom house for sale

Tunnel Road, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8

Offers in Excess of £900,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Dining Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Former Dairy Room
  • Inner Lobby
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Range of traditional buildings around the yard
  • 65 ACRES (26.3 hectares) in total

Full description

An attractive residential farm situated in close proximity to the sought after West Dorset town of Beaminster. Traditional four bedroom farmhouse with scope for modernisation and range of traditional outbuildings offering potential for conversion (STP), adjoining pasture land in total extending to 65 acres (26.30 Ha) or thereabouts. EPC band F

Hewstock Farm offers a wonderful residential farming opportunity in the heart of the rolling countryside of West Dorset situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The property comprises a traditional four bedroomed farmhouse requiring improvement with an adjoining range of traditional buildings situated around a concrete yard. The buildings offer significant potential for a range of end uses including holiday let, equestrian or ancillary residential, subject to the necessary consents.
The rolling farm land is typical of the surrounding countryside and has been organically farmed in recent years. In total the farm extends to 65 acres (26.30 ha) or thereabouts.

The farm is situated some ¾ mile north west of the picturesque West Dorset market town of Beaminster which offers a number of facilities and amenities including a bank library, health centre, good range of shops, schools and other professional services.
The larger commercial centre of Yeovil is located some 12 miles northeast and Bridport some 10 miles south with a greater range of shops including supermarkets and access to the Heritage Coast at Westbay. To the north is the old, established town of Crewkerne which has access to the A303 and the motorway network, and a rail link to London Waterloo.
The County Town of Dorchester, some 18 miles to the east has a rail service to London Waterloo and Bristol.
An excellent range of schools are available within easy driving distance at Sherborne (22 miles), and at Taunton (32 miles).
Located near the property is an extensive network of local bridleways and footpaths.

The farmhouse is located to the east side of the holding and is built of attractive stone elevations beneath a slate roof and has scope for modernisation.

The farm is accessed over a concrete driveway which leads to the farmstead. Adjoining to the east and south of the farmhouse are a single storey range of traditional buildings constructed of part brick and part concrete block.
Adjoining the eastern elevation of the farm house is the former double garage (with collapsed roof). Within the courtyard, is a concrete sectional double garage.
The garden area which is primarily grass lies to the north and west of the farmhouse. There is a former orchard area to the rear of the house. In total the house and garden area extends to approximately 0.56 acres (0.22 hectares).

The land lies to the north, west and south of the farmstead and comprises rolling pasture land in seven enclosures. The land has been used for grazing and mowing under an organic regime in recent years and offers the opportunity to create a wonderful livestock or equestrian enterprise in a beautiful setting. Located to the south east of the farmstead is an area of Deciduous Woodland identified as Priority Habitat and known as Common Wood extending to 3.73 acres approx. Two small spring fed water courses run from the northern and western boundaries of the property to meet in Common Wood.

In total the farm extends to 65 acres (26.30 hectares) or thereabouts (as shown edged red on the attached site plan)

It is understood that the land is currently in organic conversion under an organic stewardship scheme.
There are no Basic Payment Scheme available for sale.

All sporting rights are believed to be in hand and run with the Freehold.

The property is offered for sale as a whole by private treaty.

The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession available upon completion of the purchase.

The farm is accessed over a right of way shared with the neighbouring farm. There is a footpath that runs the length of the farm track and across the field to the western boundary. Other than this, the property is sold and as far as required by the Vendor will be conveyed subject to all easements, quasi-easements, privileges and advantages (either of way, water, drainage, light or of laying and maintaining water and other pipes or mains of any nature whatsoever and although not mentioned or referred to in the particulars, or shown on the Plan) for the benefit of any other property as the owner, tenant or occupier thereof now or have been accustomed to use, enjoy or exercise.

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Added on Rightmove:
09 August 2017

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