4 bedroom equestrian facility for saleLamberts Marsh, Southwick, Wiltshire, BA14
- Many architectural and period features
- Three self-contained holiday cottages
- Level land and rural location
- Easy access to both Bath and Frome
A substantial Grade II listed country house with a range of holiday lets and ancillary accommodation, a 2,900 sq ft agricultural outbuilding, equestrian facilities and about 11 acres.
Blue Barn Farm is situated in open countryside at Lamberts Marsh, in the parish of Southwick, West Wiltshire. The property lies conveniently south west of Trowbridge and north east of Frome. In a pleasant rural location, the property is readily accessible to main travel routes including the A36, A303 and M4.
The area has a rich history in farming and weaving, long held connections to the Baptist ministry and Medicinal waters were enjoyed nearby apparently at Rode Common in the 18th Century.
The World Heritage City of Bath, famed for its Roman heritage and Georgian architecture is approximately 12 miles distant.
EDUCATION The West Country is excellently catered for with a range of private schools in the area including Downside, Wells, Stonar and Dauntsey’s. State primary schools are at Southwick and Trowbridge, with further schools at Trowbridge and Warminster nearby.
FACILITIES There is a local newsagents/store and garage nearby plus a variety of country pubs, with a Marks & Spencer food hall, Tesco and Asda in Trowbridge and Waitrose in Warminster. The delights of the historic town of Frome and city of Bath within easy reach. Longleat Safari Park, Iford Manor and Farley Castle all easily accessible. There are plenty of walking, cycling and riding opportunities from the property. Racing is at Bath, Wincanton & Salisbury, hunting is with the Avon Vale, Golf is at Cumberwell and Frome. Babington House Members Club and Hotel is just 11 miles away.
Blue Barn Farm is a Grade II Listed, substantial country house dating back to 1740’s. A detached residence built of dressed limestone under a tiled roof, the property is a well-proportioned and private home. The house has been expertly and sympathetically renovated over recent years to a high standard and provides comfort with modern conveniences for contemporary living. There are many architectural details typical of the period that provide charm and character.
On the ground floor is a dual aspect sitting room with exposed stone inglenook fi replace with wood burning stove. There are exposed beams and wooden floors. The dining room is of particular note. There are original flagstone floors, a grand stone fireplace with wood burning stove and original beams to the ceiling. There is a farmhouse style kitchen breakfast room and cloakroom. There is a master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom. A guest bedroom with en suite and two further bedrooms and a bathroom.
One of the two courtyard buildings has been converted to provide two, 2-bedroom holiday cottages taking their names from their traditional use: “The Coach House” and “The Hay Loft”. Both provide accommodation over two floors. In addition “Walnut Cottage“ has been converted into a single storey 2-bedroom holiday let.
LAND AND BUILDINGS
House - lawned garden, private access & parking; Cottages - gravel courtyard plus patio areas; Granary poultry barn (545 ft2 GFA); Level pasture, mature hedged boundaries. In all the land amounts to some 11 acres. There is an extensive range of stables, a menage and an agricultural outbuilding providing close to 3,000 square feet of space. Planning permission for a pool and pool house – planning ref 14/09533/FUL.
RIGHTS OF WAY
There are two footpaths crossing the pasture land.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil-fired central heating.
The main house is wired for Bang & Olufsen. The whole site is covered by wireless CCTV and wifi , including outbuildings. There is a monitored alarm with remote access.
Square Footage: 2,777 sq ft
Acreage: 11.03 Acres
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