Warminster

£850,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
A Charming Residential Equestrian Smallholding With Attractive Grade II Listed Farmhouse & Separate 2 Bed Holiday Cottage In A Much Sought After Village Location - 17 Acres

BURTON FARM

Burton Farm offers an attractive Grade II listed farmhouse with a separate holiday cottage, extensive agricultural barns, fishing on the River Wylye and 17 acres of free draining level pasture. The property could be continued in its present form or could be diversified into a number of alternative equestrian, leisure or commercial uses subject to obtaining the relevant planning consents.

FARMHOUSE

Burton Farmhouse is a charming 600 year old Grade II listed property of stone construction under a tiled roof. Extending to some 3,140 ft2 (GEA) the property offers spacious, well presented accommodation arranged over 3 floors. The property has been fully refurbished by the current owner to an exacting standard whilst retaining much of its character with original internal doors, exposed beams and a Bessemer beam inglenook fireplace. A particular feature of the property is an original meat smoker which was discovered in one of the bedrooms during the refurbishment process. The property enjoys attractive gardens, with an easy to maintain gravel frontage and a level lawn to the rear running down to the River Wylye.

ROOMS

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:(27'1 x 14'6), Dining room (27'11 x 10'2), Sitting Room (15'7 x 14'9), Study: (15'7 x 12'9), Utility Master Bedroom: (16'0 x 12'1), Bedroom 2: (15'3 x 10'9)* Bedroom 3: (11'9 x 8'0)*Bedroom 4: (16'1 x 14'0) *Bedroom 5: (14'0 x 10'9)*

HOLIDAY COTTAGE

To the side of the farmhouse the current owner has carried out a delightful conversion of the former Dairy Barn to provide a 2 bed holiday cottage offering income potential throughout the year. Extending to some 1,234ft2 (GEA) the single storey dwelling provides open plan accommodation finished to the highest standards with some beautiful features including exposed oak king post roof trusses. The cottage enjoys its own private decked garden and outside entertaining area. The accommodation comprises: ??? Open plan kitchen and living room with woodburning stove ??? Master bedroom and en suite bathroom ??? Bedroom 2 ??? Family bathroom ??? Private decked garden area

ROOMS

Kitchen/Living Room (32'7 x 15'10) Bedroom 1 (16'4 x 9'2) Bedroom 2 (11'5 x 11'1)

OUTBUILDINGS

To the north of the farmhouse and holiday cottage lie some extensive agricultural barns and a large workshop within a yard. Planning was obtained under application W/11/02625/FUL on the 22/11/11 for the change of use of these buildings to provide stabling and storage and the provision of a riding arena. ??? Agricultural barns: 2 portal framed Dutch barns with lean to ??? Workshop: Timber barn with power ??? Planning consent for stabling, storage and riding arena

LAND

Lying to the north and east of the farmhouse the level free draining land lies within a ring fence and is laid to permanent pasture over chalk. The land is divided into a number of enclosures with part fenced and hedgerow boundaries. The land enjoys good access from the yard with a second access directly off the village road.

FISHING

To the northern boundary the River Wylye abuts the land with single bank fishing rights on the popular chalk stream. Adjacent to the stream there is also the remains of a former watermill which was demolished in the 1950???s. The existing owner has produced plans to reinstate the mill which offers a potential refurbishment project subject to planning. ??? Level, free draining chalk pasture ??? Part fenced paddocks with mature hedgerows ??? Single bank fishing rights on the River Wylye ??? Former watermill site with potential (STP) In all the land amounts to some 17 Acres.

SITUATION

A303 5 miles, Warminster 5 miles, Shaftesbury 11 miles, Salisbury 23 miles, Bath 24 miles, London 106 miles. Mainline Train Service: Warminster to Bristol Temple Meads 47 mins, Warminster to London/Waterloo 118 mins. International Airports: Bristol 44 miles, Bournemouth 43 miles. Burton Farm lies in an attractive rural position on the northern edge of the sought after village of Monkton Deverill within the unspoilt Wylye Valley. Situated within an area of outstanding natural beauty the property enjoys excellent communication links with easy access to the A303 linking the West Country and London via the M3. The market town of Warminster lies just 5 miles to the north with the popular Cathedral City of Salisbury to the south east.

EDUCATION

There is an excellent selection of private schools in the area including Sandroyd and St Marys near Shaftesbury, Port Regis at Motcombe, Bryanstone and Clayesmore at Blandford, Sherborne boys and girls with very good state schools at Gillingham and Warminster. For independents see www.isc.co.uk and for state school information see www.wilts.gov.uk.

LOCAL, SPORTING

The market town of Warminster provides a good range of services including supermarkets, a post office, restaurants, a leisure centre and a mainline station with more comprehensive shopping, sporting, cultural and education facilities found in Salisbury and Bath. There are plentiful walking, cycling and riding opportunities directly from the property into the surrounding countryside. Sailing and water sports are available on the south coast. Horseracing is at Salisbury, Wincanton and Bath. Local hunts include The South & West Wilts, Blackmore & Sparkford Vale and The Portman. Fishing can be enjoyed on the River Wylye and River Nadder nearby on licence via private clubs and organisations. Golf can be enjoyed at West Wilts, Frome, Erlestoke and Westbury.

AGENTS NOTES

Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

AGENTS NOTES (CONT)

Health & Safety Given the potential hazards of a working smallholding we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around buildings, machinery and water. Children must be supervised by their parents on site. Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and calculated by the vendor???s agents, however the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

PLANNING

The property is sold subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient monument orders, town planning schedules and resolutions, which may or may not come into force. Purchasers will be deemed to have full knowledge and have satisfied themselves as to the provisions of any such matters affecting the estate.

RIGHTS OF WAY

Burton Farm benefits from a right of way over the land marked orange on the plan. There is also a public footpath marked A-B across part of the farm.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Wiltshire Council. Tel: 0300 456 0100

COUNCIL TAX

House Band ???E???.

SERVICES

Mains water, electricity and private drainage to a septic tank. Heating provided by LPG for the Farmhouse and Ground source heat pump for the holiday cottage.

DIRECTIONS

DIRECTIONS Postcode BA12 7EU From A303 (West), Exit at Mere signposted ???The Deverills??? before turning right at the ???T??? junction onto the B3095. Proceed for approximately 4 miles over the Downs, entering Kingston Deverill. Continue through the village and into Monkton Deverill where the property will be found after approximately 500 yards on your left hand side adjacent to the Fox Grant sale board. See location map for alternative routes.

VIEWINGS

All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01722 782727. For further information or to book a viewing please contact William Grant or Adam Field or email adam@foxgrant.com

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