Lot 1: Butsons Farm, Greenham TA21

Lot 1: Butsons Farm, Greenham TA21

3 Bedroom | Freehold | 2 Reception Rooms | 1 Bath | Outbuildings | 16.5 acres (6.7 hectares)

Guide price £645,000
Tiverton Parkway 4.6 miles
Dobree Park 2.1 miles
North Street Police Station 2.8 miles

Three bedroom farmhouse in need of complete renovation, together with a range of traditional and more modern farm buildings with potential for development. In all 16.52 acres. Further land available in two separate lots.

LOCATION
Butsons Farm is situated close to the Devon/Somerset border in a particularly attractive part of Somerset with views over the surrounding rolling countryside and across to the Blackdown Hills, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is situated within easy reach of the A38 which in turn provides easy access to Wellington and Taunton. Wellington, which is about four miles to the east, offers a good range of shops and services.

The area is well serviced by a range of schools in both the state and private sector including Wellington School, Blundell’s, Taunton, Kings and Queens. The M5 motorway can be joined at both Wellington (J26) and Tiverton (J27). The Somerset County Town of Taunton offers a regular intercity service to London Paddington (about 100 minutes by fast train) and easy access to the A303.

PROPERTY
Lot 1: Butsons Farmhouse, Farm Buildings and Land. In all 16.52 acres.

Butsons Farmhouse offers accommodation as follows (which is more specifically described on the floorplan):

Ground Floor
• Entrance hall with stairs to first floor
• Sitting room
• Dining room
• Kitchen
• Bathroom
• Rear hall with back door

First Floor
• Three double bedrooms all with storage cupboards into the eaves

Outside
• WC adjoining the rear of the farmhouse with store off
• Lawned gardens surrounding the farmhouse
• Single timber pole and galvanised store/garage

FARM BUILDINGS
Situated a short distance to the west of the farmhouse is a useful range of both traditional and more modern farm buildings. The farm buildings more specifically comprise:

1. Timber pole and galvanised stores.
2. Stone, block, timber and galvanised livestock shelters.
3. Traditional stone and block barn with loft over part.
4. Five bay timber framed livestock building with internal block pens.

The farm buildings are more specifically described by the floorplans.

LAND
The land offered for sale together with the farmhouse and farm buildings comprises four separate enclosures of pastureland. In all lot 1 extends to 16.52 acres.

METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in up to three separate lots.

TENURE & POSSESSION
The freehold of the property is offered for sale with vacant possession available upon completion. The mineral rights are not included in the sale.

UPLIFT CLAUSE
The farm buildings are sold subject to an uplift clause in respect of permission for residential development. Should permission for change of use to residential be granted on the buildings, the vendor will be entitled to 25% of the uplift in value as a result of the planning permission being granted for a period of 25 years from completion of the sale.

SERVICES
The property is being sold by an Executor. Limited information is therefore available in relation to the services. We believe that there is a mains water and electricity supply to the property, with private drainage. Lots 2 and 3 will be sold without the benefit of mains water supplies. An easement will be retained over Lot 3 in respect of the water supply pipe to Lot 1.

RIGHTS OF WAY
There is a public footpath passing through Lots 1 and 2. This runs into Lot 1 from the road entrance into the property. A stile then provides access into Lot 2 to the north of the farmhouse when the footpath exits Lot 1.

HEALTH & SAFETY
Potential purchasers must take particular care when inspecting the property. 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
Butsons Farmhouse has a current EPC rating of G (1).

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Somerset West and Taunton
Deane House
Belverdere Road
Taunton
TA1 1HE
www.somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk

VIEWINGS
Viewings are strictly by appointment with the agents, Carter Jonas, on 01823 428590.

DIRECTIONS
Following the A38 from Wellington towards J27 of the M5 motorway, turn right at the Beambridge Inn signed Holywell Lake and Thorne St Margaret. Follow this road up the hill. At the first cross roads, go straight across and continue down the hill. Upon reaching the next crossroads, turn left signed Holcombe Rogus and Burlescombe. Follow this road for about a quarter of a mile and the entrance to Butsons Farm will be found on the right-hand side (before you start heading down the hill and reach the right hand bend).

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Key Property Details
Additional attributes
Outbuildings
Property type
Farm
Tenure
Freehold
Total land
16.5 acres (6.7 hectares)
Carter Jonas reference
TAU200147
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