- Advert Expiry Date: Thursday, 1st June 2017
- Property / Land Type: Farm
- Price Description £995,000 Guide price
A newly built farmstead finished to a high specification
Property agent Location
Lawn Farm lies just west of the popular village of Hullavington which is located between the historic market towns of Chippenham and Malmesbury. Hullavington has a lively community with good local amenities such as a primary school, pub, shops, and church. Chippenham and Malmesbury provide a greater range of facilities whilst Bristol and Swindon provide a full range of services expected of regional centres.
Communications are excellent with the farm conveniently situated for the M4 motorway (J17 approx 3 miles), giving easy access to London, Bath, Bristol and the West Country, rail connections from Chippenham, Kemble and Swindon Stations serve London Paddington (approx 70 minutes and 55 minutes respectively) whilst international flights are available from Bristol Airport.
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Lawn Farm comprises a newly built farmhouse, together with an
extensive yard of modern farm buildings set within a productive
block of land all located in a pleasant setting close to Hullavington.
The Vendors have built Ash Cottage and the great majority of
the farmyard from a greenfield site in the recent past and as a
consequence the design and layout of the farm has been carefully considered and sited to provide a great level of efficiency.
The farm is to be sold in three lots.
Lot 1 - Ash Cottage
The farmhouse, known as Ash Cottage, was built in 2014 and
has been sited away from the yard to remove the dwelling
from day to day farming movements and yet allow quick access
to the farm buildings during busy times of year. Ash Cottage is subject to an agricultural tie.
The house which, comprises rendered elevations under a slate roof, extends to three bedrooms and has been designed with modern living in mind. A front hall leads to a sitting room with a multi fuel stove set within an attractive brick fireplace, also from the hall is a useful room currently used as a playroom but suitable for use as an office or other. The hall then leads to a spacious kitchen and living room with ample cupboard space, Rangemaster range oven and French doors leading to outside. Off the sitting room is a useful utility room with sink, which also provides access from the outside, together with a cloakroom with WC and shower. Upstairs there are three spacious bedrooms; the master bedroom with an en suite bathroom and a family bathroom. Outside there is gravel and parking turning area and a large double garage. The garden comprises lawned and terraced areas, a vegetable patch and lovely views of the surrounding countryside.
A notable feature of the house is the number of view points
looking to the farmyard, useful for both security and animal
The farm buildings have been designed and built to a high specification and benefit from an extensive concrete yard, manure storage and a substantial 80,000 litre rain water harvesting system which feeds the buildings.
The land at Lawn Farm extends to about 41.52 acres and comprises grass leys and permanent pasture. The land surrounding the farmstead is gently sloping in nature running
down to the Glaze Brook whilst the southern land, accessible both from the holding or separate lane is relatively level in nature. Both parts are divided into useful acreages, are in good
heart and bordered by mature, well kept hedges benefiting from
Ash Cottage is subject to an agricultural tie, the wording of the tie as thus: The occupation of the dwelling shall be limited to a person solely or mainly working, or last working, in the locality in agriculture or in forestry, or a widow or widower of such a person, and to any resident dependants.
Lot 1 Lawn Farm: Mains and borehole water supply. Mains electric. BT connected. Private drainage.
Lots 2 & 3: Bare land with no services connected.
Lot 1 - There will be an uplift clause, to the benefit of the vendor, attached to lot 1 which will comprise an uplift of 15% of the increase in value following the grant of planning permission for a non-agricultural use for a period of 21 years.
There are further restrictions preventing the extension of Ash
Cottage and uses other than agriculture attached to the planning permission for the erection of the farmstead, planning reference 14/05905/FUL.