A Dorset farmhouse set within 130 acres and offering views across the Cranborne Chase has been put up for sale for the first time in almost 40 years.

The sale of Sutton Farm, which is the first time it has become available since it was last purchased in 1982, includes a period farmhouse and a substantial range of traditional and modern agricultural buildings.

Offers in excess of £2,900,000 are sought for the farm.

Set at the end of a private drive in Wimborne, the five-bedroom property enjoys a quiet location and views of the surrounding countryside.

Adjacent to the house is a courtyard of traditional buildings and a cattle shed which, subject to the necessary consents, could provide an annexe or office space.

The farm itself, which is ring-fenced and predominantly a mixture of good quality arable, grass lays and permanent pasture, is divided into manageable sized fields with good access. The portal-framed buildings that lie away from the house include two grain stores and a large open-fronted machinery shed.

Fred Cook, in Savills farm agency team, whose team is handling the sale, said: “Lying within unspoilt countryside of the Cranborne Chase, on the edge of the New Forest and within about 30 minutes’ drive of the coast there is a lot to like about Sutton Farm’s rather idyllic location. In addition to the attractive farmhouse, which has been extended twice, both many years ago, the farm presents opportunities for a variety of revenue streams.”

Viewings for Sutton Farm are strictly by appointment through Savills.

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