New Stowey Farm, Nether Stowey TA5

New Stowey Farm, Nether Stowey TA5

3 Bedroom | Freehold | 2 Reception Rooms | 1 Bath | 5.2 acres (2.1 hectares)

Guide price £550,000
St Mary Street Fire Station 0.2 miles
Cannington Bridge 3.9 miles

A modern farmhouse together with a range of livestock buildings with permission for conversion to five dwellings, all set within about five acres. For sale by online auction as a whole to finish on Thursday 4 November 2021, with completion due 2 December 2021.

LOCATION
New Stowey Farm is located close to the village of Nether Stowey at the foot of the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with easy access from the A39. The property is about 4 miles to the west of Cannington, about 8 miles to the west of Bridgwater, and about and about 11 miles to the north of the Somerset County Town of Taunton.

FARMHOUSE
New Stowey Farmhouse is constructed of brick and part rendered elevations under a tiled roof and is set back from the road within its own garden, with the buildings to the side. The accommodation comprises:

Ground floor
• Entrance hall with stairs to first floor
• Sitting room
• Kitchen
• Dining room
• Farm office
• Utility room
• Cloakroom with WC and back door off

First floor
• Three bedrooms
• Family bathroom

There is an internal tour of the property available at https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=2TH6esHetRB

LAND
The land comprises a paddock to the west of the farm buildings together part of the field enclosure running up from the south of the farm buildings. In all the property extends to 5.21 acres.

BUILDINGS
The farm buildings currently comprise a range of modern livestock buildings. Permission has been granted for the conversion of some of the farm buildings to five dwellings. The buildings comprise:

1. Two bay concrete framed block and fibre cement store. Permission has been granted for the conversion of this building into a two-bedroom, single storey, detached dwelling (unit 1).
2. Adjoining two-bay timber, block and galvanise mono-pitched store (due to be removed if the conversion works are undertaken).
3. Adjoining four bay concrete framed block and fibre cement livestock pens. Permission has been granted for the conversion of this building to two no. three bedroom dwellings (units 2 and 3).
4. Adjoining four bay concrete framed block and fibre cement covered yard. Permission has been granted for the conversion of this building to two no. three bedroom dwellings (units 4 and 5).
5. Adjoining four bay concrete framed block and fibre cement covered yard with lean-to (due to be removed if the conversion works are undertaken).
6. Adjoining four bay steel and fibre cement covered yard (due to be removed if the conversion works are undertaken).

METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by online auction.

GUIDE PRICE
The property is offered for sale with a guide price* of £550,000. The property will be sold subject to a reserve price**.

*The guide price is the minimum price at which the seller is prepared to sell at the date of publication.

**The reserve price is the minimum price at which the auctioneer is authorised by the seller to sell the lot at auction. The lot may be sold to the highest bidder at or above the reserve price but the auctioneer is not authorised to sell at a figure below the reserve price.

Both the guide price and the reserve price are subject to change. Potential purchasers should ensure that they register their interest in the property and regularly check for updated information regarding the property, including changes to the guide price.

TENURE & POSSESSION
The freehold of the property is offered for sale with the benefit of vacant possession upon completion, which is due on 2 December 2021.

The purchaser will be required to erect a new stock proof fence (timber post, sheep netting and barbed wire) along the new southern boundary of the property within nine months of completion.

PLANNING
Conditional permission was granted by Sedgemoor District Council on 23 June 2021 under application reference 36/21/00008. The application determined that prior approval was not required for the proposed change of use of agricultural buildings to five no. dwellings with associated works.

The pastureland falling outside of the area hatched on the sale plan below will be sold subject to a covenant restricting the use of the land to agricultural, horticultural and equestrian uses.

SERVICES
The property is serviced by mains water, electricity, and drainage.

There is currently a dirty water catchment tank to the east of the property boundary which services the farm buildings/yard area. The purchaser will be required to close off the connection to this tank within nine months of completion.

WAYLEAVES EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY
There is a public footpath running along the northern boundary of the property.

HEALTH & SAFETY
The site currently comprises a working farmstead. Potential purchasers are therefore required to take particular care when inspecting the property, bearing in mind especially the risk of sudden movements from machinery, vehicles and livestock which may be present and operating at the time of inspection, especially in and around the farm buildings. Potential purchasers are requested to wear supportive footwear for viewings, and are advised to be conscious of potentially uneven and slippery ground surfaces.

EPC RATINGS
New Stowey Farmhouse has a current energy efficiency rating of band F and potential energy efficiency rating of band C.

LOCAL AUTHORITIES
Sedgemoor District Council Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3AR

VIEWINGS
Viewings are by appointment with Carter Jonas on 01823 428590.
There is an internal tour of the farmhouse available at https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=2TH6esHetRB

DIRECTIONS
Heading from Cannington to Nether Stowey on the A39, turn left by the playing fields shortly before the left turning into Nether Stowey. Continue down this road and the entrance to the farm will be found on the right-hand side.

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Key Property Details
Property type
House Farm Development Plot Holiday Complex
Additional attributes
Land/Paddock
Tenure
Freehold
Total land
5.2 acres (2.1 hectares)
Carter Jonas reference
TAU210097
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