Pound Lane, Upottery, Honiton

£150,000

Guide price

Approximately 18.86 acres of paddocks and woodland with a barn. Pasture with farming, equestrian and amenity appeal, sheltered by a predominately Beech woodland. Timber pole barn under a CGI roof and cladding. Walls of a stone former piggery and a block store. Additional land and house available.

SITUATION

Set down a long private drive with stunning views across the Otter Valley, this wonderful small farm is positioned in a rural yet accessible location.

 

Upottery and Rawridge lie within the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which form an active rural community. Upottery has the Sidmouth Arms public house, parish church and highly regarded primary school and pre-school.

 

Good transport links give rapid access to the market town of Honiton, whilst Exeter, Taunton and the M5 motorway are about 30 minutes drive from the property.

DESCRIPTION

Having been in the same family for several decades this secluded farm offers a range of possibilities for a variety of buyers, whether looking for a small holding, equestrian unit or a splendid home in the countryside the potential is clear.

 

There is a four bedroom farmhouse, range of stone outbuildings, adaptable modern farm buildings alongside rolling pasture and a small Beech woodland.

 

Available as a whole or in two parts by private treaty, a proposed plan is enclosed. Consideration would be given to alternatives.

LOT 2 - 18.86 acres (7.63 ha)

LAND FORMERLY KNOWN AS WARREN'S FARM

Accessed from further up Pound Lane, there is a timber pole barn under a CGI roof and cladding. The walls of a stone former piggery and a block store. Sheltered by a mature Beech copse running up the hill, these three fields laid to pasture have farming, equestrian and amenity appeal, extending to approximately 18.86 acres (7.63 ha).

LOT 1 - 30.55 acres (12.36 ha)

FARMHOUSE

Surrounded by its own land, the farmhouse has stunning views to the South & West and has the potential to be improved and potentially extended (subject to the necessary consents) into some of the nearby stone outbuildings.

 

On the ground floor is a sitting room with fireplace & exposed beams, dining room with Inglenook fireplace and kitchen with oil-fired Rayburn.

 

Two staircases give access to the first floor, which has four bedrooms and a family bathroom.

 

The landscaped gardens run south from the house with various paths and terraces from which to enjoy the view down to the productive vegetable which has a number of grape vines.

TRADITIONAL BARNS

Set beside the farmhouse, this traditional farmstead of stone barns have the potential for a range of uses, subject to consents.

 

Store & Former Cartshed

South of the house is a stone store and the adjoining stone and timber cartshed.

Old Dairy

North of the house is a single storey stone barn, formerly the dairy and shippon.

The Granary

This large stone barn under a slate roof is currently arranged as a workshop and store with a reinforced timber first floor previously used to hold grain for grinding below. With lots of old openings, there is lots of potential for other uses (subject to consents).

FARM BUILDINGS

There are a variety of farm buildings around the old farmstead including steel & timber pole barn, lean to covered yard (off The Granary). Planning permission exists to enlarge the existing cow cubicles over the adjoining concrete handling yard (Ref 17/2315/FUL dated 24.1.18).

 

A little further up the lane is a large adaptable modern steel portal frame farm building, with a large lean- to measuring approx. 30.2 x 20.7 m (100' x 68') part concrete floor and reinforced concrete walls, with hardcore stone yard to both sides and an earth bank farmyard manure store.

LAND

Extending to approximately 30.55 acres (12.36 ha) virtually surrounding the farm buildings and split into seven mainly West facing fields enclosed by well-fence mature hedge bank boundaries as well as several trees.

SERVICES

Mains electric, private water supply (well) and private drainage for Lot 1.

TENURE & POSSESSION

The land is held freehold and is available with vacant possession on completion.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS)

Entitlements will be made available and the current year's payment is reserved from the sale. Where the property has been lotted the Entitlements will apportioned. The purchaser will take over the vendors' cross compliance responsibilities.

SPORTING & MINERAL RIGHTS

The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned are included with the freehold.

DIRECTIONS

From Honiton head East on the A30, turning left to Rawridge & Upottery after passing through Monkton. Before you leave Rawridge, turn right into Pound Lane and after about 400 yards the drive to the farm is on your left.

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