DescriptionDraycott House extends to about 166 acres with substantial residential accommodation, extensive equestrian facilities and further modern and traditional agricultural buildings.
Draycott House - The principal residential property is Draycott House, a Grade II Listed Georgian House built in the late 18th Century, with later additions. The property is believed to have been designed by Joseph Pickford (1734?1782) of Derby who is considered one of the leading architects of his time with an impressive list of appointments including some notable country houses across Derbyshire. The property extends to about 6,196 sq.ft. (576 sq.m.) over three floors. The ground floor comprises; entrance hall with stairs leading to first floor and separate WC. The entrance hall leads off to a well appointed sitting room with feature open fireplace, hardwood flooring, full height sash windows and free standing cast iron radiators. A second sitting room leads off the entrance hall and benefits from hardwood flooring, timber sash windows and open fireplace. The entrance hall leads through to the kitchen and dining room which benefits from fitted units with inset ceramic sink and an AGA. Stone flooring and exposed timber beams along with timber sash windows. To the rear of the property there is a useful home office with adjoining utility room. The swimming pool with adjoining wash room completes the ground floor. The first floor comprises; master bedroom leading into walk-in wardrobe and en-suite shower room; a second double bedroom and family bathroom with free standing bath and walk in shower completes the first floor. The second floor comprises 3 double bedrooms and a second family bathroom with walk in shower and bath.
The Coach HouseThe Coach House lies adjacent to the principal residence and provides a Grade II Listed detached two storey red brick dwelling. The property extends to about 2,757 sq.ft. (256 sq.m.). The ground floor comprises; Kitchen/ Breakfast room with floor and wall mounted units, electric oven and an AGA. A utility room and adjoining WC lead off the Kitchen. Two further sitting rooms, one with a wood burning stove and access to the front garden and the second with a three bay sash window and open fire complete the ground floor. The first floor comprises; 4 double bedrooms and a family bathroom with hand wash basin, WC, bath and shower. Draycott House and The Coach House enclose a courtyard area with the addition of a further attractive red brick traditional building which comprises a one bedroom dwelling. The courtyard provides substantial parking for the properties. To the east of the courtyard lies the former walled garden.
Draycott Farmhouse - Further residential accommodation is provided within Draycott Farmhouse, a detached red brick two storey dwelling extending to about 1,675 sq.ft. (156 sq.m.). The ground floor comprises; entrance hall leading off to a sitting room and storage cupboard. A second sitting room/ dining room with adjoining storage cupboard leads off the entrance hall. The kitchen benefits from fitted floor and wall mounted units, sideboards and gas oven. A utility room and adjoining WC complete the ground floor. The first floor comprises; 3 double bedrooms one with fitted wardrobe, and a family bathroom with hand wash basin, WC, bath and shower.
Farm Buildings and Equestrian Facilities - Draycott House provides an extensive range of traditional and modern farm buildings which are further described within the sales particulars.
The Farmland - The farmland which comprises about 149 acres (60.2 hectares) of permanent pasture land has historically supported a beef herd in addition to providing valuable grazing land for the former equestrian activities on the farm. The farmland has also been utilised previously as a cross country course for numerous equestrian events. The land is predominantly Grade 3a and 3b as recorded in the Soil Survey of England and Wales. The farmland is further described within the sales particulars.
Tenure. The property is offered for sale freehold, subject to any existing leases, licences or tenancies of any kind.
Method of Sale and Lotting. The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in lots as described within these particulars. Consideration may be given to further subdivision of lots and combinations of lots. In the event of a sale in lots, cross rights and reservations may be imposed and granted for the provision of access, maintenance and services.
Holdover. Subject to the date of completion, the Vendors may wish to retain a right of holdover to remove certain fixtures and machinery off the property. There may also be a right of holdover on the farm buildings and further rights of holdover may be required to remove any livestock off the property. Rights of holdover may be required into 2018.
Employees/TUPE. Where applicable, the purchaser will be responsible for taking on existing employees, eligible under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations.
Unregistered Land. The title to the Property is registered save that the access drive off Hopwell Road to the east of the farmstead is currently unregistered. The Vendors believe that this access drive was originally public highway but was stopped up when the A52 dual carriage way to the north was built. Please note that the Vendors will sell the Property (both registered and unregistered parts) with no title guarantee.
Overage Provision. The property will be sold subject to an uplift provision. Lots 1, 4 and 5 will be sold subject to an uplift clause specifying that 30% of any increase in value of the land or buildings due to development (as defined in Section 55 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990) will be payable to the Vendors should such development occur within 25 years from the date of completion. The uplift will be payable upon sale or implementation but shall not be triggered by any development for agricultural and/or equestrian purposes. Lots 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8 will be sold subject to an uplift clause specifying that 20% of any increase in value of the land due to development (as defined in Section 55 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990) will be payable to the Vendors should such development occur within 25 years from the date of completion.
Services. We understand that mains electricity and water supplies are connected to the property. We understand that drainage is to a private system. (Savills have not tested any service, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise).
Sporting, Timber & Minerals. The sporting and timber rights, so far as they are owned over the freehold of the property, are included in the sale. The mineral rights and ancillary powers of working are reserved to a third party across the majority of the property.
Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way. The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of, all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether public or private and covenants whether mentioned or not. There are a number of public footpaths that cross the property. There is a right of way in favour of Severn Trent Water to access a pump station located upon the property. The pump station lies to the north west of Draycott Farmhouse. The property is also subject to an easement in favour of Severn Trent Water.
Fixtures and Fittings. All tenants' fixtures and fittings are specifically excluded from the sale of the freehold of the property.
Health and Safety. Given the potential hazards of a working farm all viewers should take care and precaution and be as vigilant as possible when viewing the land and buildings.View payable Stamp Duty for this property