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    £ 2,750,000

    Brook Lane

    Farm Property and Land£ 2,750,000Trade

    Grassland farm with two residential properties on the edge of Westbury

    Grade II Listed fi ve bedroom farmhouse ? Further four bedroom farmhouse?Main block of ring fenced farmland ? Range of traditional and modern farm buildings ? Area of land zoned for employment use

    Available as a whole or in 2 lots

    EPC Rating D - Orchard House

    In total about 155.89 acres (63.08 hectares)

    Westbury station 1 miles (1.6 km) ? Bath 16 miles (25.7 km) ? Salisbury 29 miles (46.7 km)

    Brook Farm is situated on the north wester n fringe of
    Westbury as accessed via Brook Lane. The farm has been in
    the same ownership since 1923 and has always been run as
    a commercial dairy farm. The land is ring fenced and extends
    to about 155.89 acres in total. There are currently two
    farm houses with the property and a range of moder n and
    traditional farm buildings.

    Brook Farm is offered for sale as a whole or in two lots by private treaty.

    LOT 1 - 150.62 ACRES (60.946 HECTARES)
    Lot 1 is the main farmstead and briefly comprises two
    farmhouses, a range of moder n and traditional farm buildings
    as well as a ring fenced block of pastureland.

    Brook Farmhouse is a Grade II Listed five bedr oom
    farmhouse which is believed to date fr om around 1700.
    Constructed of stone, brick and r endered brick, Brook
    farmhouse lies to the South of the central farm drive and is
    largely South facing with views acr oss Biss Brook and the

    The front door leads into a spectral hallway with WC. There
    are two principle reception rooms, a farmhouse kitchen/
    breakfast room with solid fuel Raybur n, utility room and
    further WC on the ground floor. Upstairs there are three good
    size double bedrooms, two single bedrooms and two family
    bathrooms. A separate staircase leads up to an attic which
    has potential to create further living accommodation if so
    Adjoining the house is a farm of fice which could easily be
    incorporated into the house if so r equired to create further
    living accommodation (subject to planning). Ther e is a also
    a range of brick outbuildings which include garaging and
    workshop space.

    Orchard Farmhouse
    Situated on the opposite side of the farm drive is Or chard
    House which is a brick built property dating from 1988 when
    is was built by the curr ent owners. The property is subject
    to an agricultural occupancy condition. The fr ont door leads
    into a central hall which in tur n gives access to the principle
    rooms on the ground floor. The sitting room has an open
    fireplace as well as sliding doors out to a terrace. The kitchen
    has been recently refurbished and has a good range of wall
    and base units as well as space for a good size table and
    door out to a further terrace. In addition ther e is a dining
    room, study, utility room and cloakroom on the ground floor.
    Upstairs there are four good size bedrooms, one with an
    en-suite and a family bathroom.
    Outside there is a double garage and pr etty gardens which
    lead down to the river.

    Farm buildings
    There is an extensive range of modern and traditional farm
    buildings which are central to the current farming system.
    ? Attractive traditional brick barn under a tile roof. This
    building has potential to be converted (subject to gaining
    the necessary consents)
    ? Steel portal framed barn with adjoining lean-to's under a
    corrugated roof with further lean to behind
    ? Cubicle house
    ? Dairy and parlour
    ? Steel portal framed cubicle house
    ? Open sided steel portal framed hay bar n
    ? Former loose boxes
    ? Workshop

    LOT 2 - 5.27 ACRES (2.13 HECTARES)
    Lot two comprises of land to the South of the Railway
    line and is predominately pasture land with small area of woodland and pond as well as fishing. This par cel extends to
    5.27 acres in total and is accessed via a track fr om Fairwood

    Tenure and Possession
    The tenure of the property is freehold with vacant possession
    upon completion.

    Strictly by appointment through the selling agents.

    The land is currently farmed in-hand by the vendors.

    ? Electricity ? mains electricity. Three-phase electricity is
    connected to the farm buildings.
    ? Drainage ? private drainage.
    ? Water ? mains water

    Local Authorities
    Wiltshire Council Tel: - Click here to reveal phone number -
    BA13 4EN

    Planning and overage
    The farm falls within W iltshire Council. The majority of the
    land is classified as open countryside however, part of the
    land edged in blue on the attached sale plan has been zoned
    by the council for ?employment uses'.
    Orchard Farmhouse is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy
    The Vendor will be placing an overage clause on the land
    as shown edged blue on the sale plan. This overage will
    remain in place for a period of 20 years. During this period
    the Vendor, and those to whom the Vendor assigns the right,
    will benefit from 30% of any uplift in value associated with
    development other than for agriculture.

    Council Tax
    The Council Tax Band for Brook farmhouse is Band F.
    The Council Tax Band for Orchard House is Band E.

    Health and Safety
    Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we would
    ask you to be as vigilant as possible for your own personal
    safety when making your inspection, particularly ar ound the

    Basic Payment Scheme
    On completion of the sale Non SDA entitlements equivalent in
    quantity to the eligible area recorded under the Basic payment
    Scheme (BPS) will be transferred to the purchaser, subject to
    provision of relevant information and registration of buyer with the Rural Payment Agency. The stated value of entitlements in 2016 was ?175.27 per unit.
    If the farm is sold in lots the BPS will be apportioned as to t he
    agricultural area registered in each lot.

    Land based schemes
    The land does not currently form part of any envir onmental or
    woodland schemes

    The land falls within a SSSI Impact Risk Zone designation ands
    well as an NVZ.

    Access and Rights of Way
    There are various public right of ways which run acr oss the
    In addition, the owners of Br ook Cottage have a right of way over the farm drive to access their cottage.

    Archaeological Sites and Monuments
    There are two scheduled monument sites on the farm, please
    speak to the agents for further details.

    The fishing rights on the pond in lot 2 and associated car
    parking are currently subject to an agreement to the Brook Farm
    Syndicate Anglers. Their current agreement runs until March 2018.
    Please speak to the agents for further details.

    Sporting rights are included as far as they ar e owned.

    Any guide prices quoted or discussed ar e exclusive of VAT. In the event of a sale of the farm or any part of it, or any right att ached to it becoming a chargeable supply for the purposes of V AT, such tax would be paid for in addition to the pur chase price.

    A right of holdover may be r eserved by the vendors for 3 months following completion for the sale of livestock and equipment.

    Fixtures & Fittings
    All carpets, curtains, garden ornaments and fittings in the parlour and dairy are initially excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.View payable Stamp Duty for this property...Read full description
    Price£ 2,750,000
    Sale typeTrade

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