5 Bedroom Farm Commercial for sale in Romansleigh, South Molton, Devon, EX36

5 Bedroom Farm Commercial - £950,000

Romansleigh, South Molton, Devon, EX36

First listed on: 17th July 2020

Nearest stations: King's Nympton (4 mi)Portsmouth Arms (5.5 mi)Eggesford (5.6 mi)Lapford (7.3 mi)Umberleigh (7.5 mi)

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Tenure: Freehold

Horridge Farm represents a most attractive and versatile Residential Smallholding comprising a substantial character farmhouse (5 beds), a superb range of adaptable modern farm buildings, together with the surrounding productive pasture land, incorporating parcels of mixed deciduous woodland. In all about 65.72 Acres


Horridge Farm represents a most attractive and versatile residential smallholding enjoying an outstanding rural position in unspoilt North Devon countryside. The property is centred upon a substantial attached traditional farmhouse which benefits from panoramic views over the surrounding unspoilt North Devon countryside. The character farmhouse affords spacious and well-appointed five bedroomed family accommodation, retaining many of its original features, including exposed beams, stonework and large fireplaces. There may also be scope for further enlargement or for the creation of a self-contained annexe to provide dual occupancy, subject to any necessary planning and/or building regulation consents.
The holding benefits from an excellent range of principally modern farm buildings, including a substantial 16 bay cattle/sheep shed which was erected in 2014 by the current vendors. The farm buildings may be well suited to those prospective purchasers with livestock or equestrian interests, whilst the adjoining land comprises an appealing mix of productive pasture, the majority of which has organic status. Incorporated within the land is a picturesque fishing/wildlife lake, whilst on the periphery of the farm attractive parcels of mixed deciduous woodland afford wildlife, sporting and amenity appeal.   
Horridge Farm extends in total to about 65.72 Acres and is offered for sale as a whole.

The property occupies a delightful position lying within the attractive and gently undulating band of countryside to the south of the Exmoor National Park, between the towns of South Molton and Chulmleigh, close to the pretty village of Romansleigh. Despite its peaceful rural position Horridge Farm still enjoys easy access to the neighbouring villages and main routes of communication. Both South Molton and Chulmleigh provide thriving local communities with a good range of local services including shops, banks, recreational facilities, primary and secondary schooling. From South Molton the A361 North Devon link road provides quick and easy access to the regional centre of Barnstaple to the north west, with Tiverton and the M5 motorway (Junction 27) to the south east. There are rail stations on the Barnstaple to Exeter (Tarka) line at Kings Nympton and Eggesford, whilst mainline intercity rail links are available at Tiverton Parkway, with international airports at Exeter and Bristol.
Horridge Farm is surrounded by picturesque North Devon countryside providing a wealth of recreational activities including walking, horse riding, cycling, fishing on the rivers Mole and Taw, hunting, shooting, nearby golf courses at Chulmleigh, High Bullen and Libbaton. To the north the Exmoor National Park offers beautiful moorland scenery with many foot and bridle paths, whilst the stunning North Devon coast is easily accessible.

leading to a former farm yard part of which provides parking and turning to the front of the farmhouse. The entrance porch is flanked with two small lawned areas contained behind low stone and brick retaining walls with a path leading to the front door.
On the lower side of the yard is a two bay Stable/Isolation Unit, 29?9" x 18?9" (9.1m x 5.7m) with timber and steel divisions creating two boxes and a hay store. Adjoining Workshop, 8?9" x 7?10" (2.7m x 2.4m), with steel sheeted door and further built-in lockable steel Container, 9?3" x 7?9" (2.8m x 2.4m). A useful Dog Kennel is situated to the rear of the stables.
To the rear of the house the door out from the boot room opens onto an enclosed Sitting Out Area overlooking the large rear gardens and enjoying lovely views over the surrounding countryside. The attractive rear gardens are 'L' shaped, contained behind a hedge and fence boundaries and laid mainly to lawn with a Vegetable/Fruit Garden and Garden Shed. Overlooking the gardens is a pretty Summer House, 9'10" x 9'10" (3m x 3m), with double glazed windows and double doors. This building has a timber decked floor and further timber decked patio area to the front. The upper part of the garden is lawned with pretty flower and shrub borders.   
The Farm Buildings
Accessed either via a gated entrance from the front yard past the house, or via a purpose built track leading from the main entrance drive, these comprise a useful and adaptable range of modern buildings briefly described as follows:-
Three bay steel and timber framed Machinery Shed/Workshop, 60' x 40' x 12' to eaves (18.29m x 12.19m x 3.66m to eaves), with a concrete floor, profile steel cladding and double steel sheeted doors to front. A partitioned area houses a reservoir tank and pressure vessel for the private water supply.   
Three bay steel and timber framed Covered Yard, 60' x 60' (18.29m x 18.29m), with stock board internal walls and space board cladding over. This building has three steel sheeted doors to the front elevation with a central feeding passage, cattle feed barriers and 11 cubicles. A concrete yard area used for cattle handling adjoins to the front.
A track leads from the above range to an impressive modern Cattle/Sheep Shed, 240? x 49? plus 5? overhang (73.2m x 14.9m), of steel framed and fibre cement roofed construction, open fronted with reinforced concrete panels to three sides and steel sheeted doors to either end. Concrete feeding passage and hard standing apron to the front. Located at the far end of the apron is an earth banked Dung Store
Please Note: The removable feeding troughs and gates associated with this building, together with the two bulk feed bins (4T each), are not included in the freehold sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
A further track from the main yard leads to a six bay steel framed and fibre cement roofed Machinery/Fodder Barn, 90' x 20' (27.43m x 6.10m),   
The Land
The farmstead is conveniently positioned within its own attractive block of agricultural land which is divided by traditional Devon hedge banks into a number of manageable enclosures. Comprising mainly gently sloping productive pasture, the land has been mainly utilised for livestock grazing and fodder production. Situated upon the land is a beautiful Lake extending to approximately one third of an acre and established about 20 years ago, currently containing some carp. Creating a wonderful wildlife habitat, the lake is large enough for boating, with a small island. Also included within the land, primarily situated on the periphery of the holding are attractive pockets of mixed deciduous woodland In recent years the majority of the land has been farmed on an organic basis and is in generally in good heart, well suited to a variety of agricultural, equestrian, sporting or other amenity uses.
Horridge Farm extends in total to about 65.72 Acres and is offered for sale as a whole as shown shaded red on the attached identification plan.

Horridge Farmhouse The farmhouse, which is not listed, comprises a substantial attached traditional dwelling of attractive stone elevations beneath a slated roof, affording a spacious country residence in a beautiful rural setting. Benefiting from well-proportioned rooms with good ceiling heights and an abundance of natural light, the accommodation is entered through an entrance porch with bench seats. A part glazed front door leads into a large reception hall with a Victorian style tiled floor and main stairs rising to the first floor. Situated off the hall is a well appointed downstairs shower room and a walk-in cloaks cupboard. The principle reception rooms are situated to the front of the house comprising a dining room, containing a large fireplace recess inset with a wood burning stove on a brick and slate hearth, opening into a useful office area. The sitting room also boasts a large fireplace recess inset with a wood burning stove on a flagstone hearth. The large farmhouse style kitchen is a particularly attractive feature of the accommodation. This wonderful family space contains an extensive range of fitted base units with granite work surfaces and upstands, and matching wall cupboards. A brick arched recess houses a Heritage oil fired stove, adding to the farmhouse ambience, and also providing the domestic hot water and central heating. Inset into the granite is a 1½½bowl sink, with space and plumbing provided for a dish washer and fridge. A further arched recess contains a fitted base cupboard with a granite work surface inset with a two ring ceramic hob. A central island, with matching base cupboard units and granite work surface over, has a breakfast bar incorporated. A door leads to the secondary stairs. The kitchen opens into a charming breakfast room. Situated off the kitchen is a utility room containing fitted pine base cupboard and drawer units with timber work surface over and an inset ceramic sink. Plumbing is provided for a washing machine, with space for an upright fridge. From the kitchen a door also leads through into the boot room with a further stable door to outside.
Adjoining the house to the northern elevation is a part stone, part rendered and slate roofed games/store room, currently accessed from outside via its own entrance porch and providing a large dual aspect room with a fireplace style recess inset with a wood burning stove. This room has lighting, power sockets and double glazed windows. Although this part is currently single storey a staircase has been installed with the intention having been to raise the roof to create further first floor accommodation. It may be that this part can be incorporated into the main accommodation or enlarged to create a self-contained annexe, subject to obtaining any necessary planning and/or building regulation consents.
The main staircase rises to a spacious landing, with secondary stairs leading down to the kitchen. As well as the main landing, rear and side landings lead to five good sized bedrooms, two of which benefit from en-suite facilities, with a further large family bathroom.   Please note, Bedroom 5 is partially below eaves and requires a small amount of finishing.
The accommodation benefits from double glazing and oil fired central heating via the Heritage range in the kitchen. For approximate room dimensions and layout please refer to the floor plan contained within these sale particulars.

Outside The property is approached over a shared private entrance drive leading to a former farm yard part of which provides parking and turning to the front of the farmhouse. The entrance porch is flanked with two small lawned areas contained behind low stone and brick retaining walls with a path leading to the front door.
On the lower side of the yard is a two bay Stable/Isolation Unit, 29?9" x 18?9" (9.1m x 5.7m) with timber and steel divisions creating two boxes and a hay store. Adjoining Workshop, 8?9" x 7?10" (2.7m x 2.4m), with steel sheeted door and further built-in lockable steel Container, 9?3" x 7?9" (2.8m x 2.4m). A useful Dog Kennel is situated to the rear of the stables.
To the rear of the house the door out from the boot room opens onto an enclosed Sitting Out Area overlooking the large rear gardens and enjoying lovely views over the surrounding countryside. The attractive rear gardens are 'L' shaped, contained behind a hedge and fence boundaries and laid mainly to lawn with a Vegetable/Fruit Garden and Garden Shed. Overlooking the gardens is a pretty Summer House, 9'10" x 9'10" (3m x 3m), with double glazed windows and double doors. This building has a timber decked floor and further timber decked patio area to the front. The upper part of the garden is lawned with pretty flower and shrub borders.

The Farm Buildings Accessed either via a gated entrance from the front yard past the house, or via a purpose built track leading from the main entrance drive, these comprise a useful and adaptable range of modern buildings briefly described as follows:-
Three bay steel and timber framed Machinery Shed/Workshop, 60' x 40' x 12' to eaves (18.29m x 12.19m x 3.66m to eaves), with a concrete floor, profile steel cladding and double steel sheeted doors to front. A partitioned area houses a reservoir tank and pressure vessel for the private water supply.   
Three bay steel and timber framed Covered Yard, 60' x 60' (18.29m x 18.29m), with stock board internal walls and space board cladding over. This building has three steel sheeted doors to the front elevation with a central feeding passage, cattle feed barriers and 11 cubicles. A concrete yard area used for cattle handling adjoins to the front.
A track leads from the above range to an impressive modern Cattle/Sheep Shed, 240? x 49? plus 5? overhang (73.2m x 14.9m), of steel framed and fibre cement roofed construction, open fronted with reinforced concrete panels to three sides and steel sheeted doors to either end. Concrete feeding passage and hard standing apron to the front. Located at the far end of the apron is an earth banked Dung Store
Please Note: The removable feeding troughs and gates associated with this building, together with the two bulk feed bins (4T each), are not included in the freehold sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
A further track from the main yard leads to a six bay steel framed and fibre cement roofed Machinery/Fodder Barn, 90' x 20' (27.43m x 6.10m),

The Land The farmstead is conveniently positioned within its own attractive block of agricultural land which is divided by traditional Devon hedge banks into a number of manageable enclosures. Comprising mainly gently sloping productive pasture, the land has been mainly utilised for livestock grazing and fodder production. Situated upon the land is a beautiful Lake extending to approximately one third of an acre and established about 20 years ago, currently containing some carp. Creating a wonderful wildlife habitat, the lake is large enough for boating, with a small island. Also included within the land, primarily situated on the periphery of the holding are attractive pockets of mixed deciduous woodland In recent years the majority of the land has been farmed on an organic basis and is in generally in good heart, well suited to a variety of agricultural, equestrian, sporting or other amenity uses.
Horridge Farm extends in total to about 65.72 Acres and is offered for sale as a whole as shown shaded red on the attached identification plan.

Tenure and Possession Freehold with vacant possession available upon completion.

Services Mains electricity. Private borehole water supply. Drainage of dwelling to a private system.

Outgoings These are believed to comprise local Council Tax Band E on the farmhouse, together with the usual service and environmental charges.

Renewables The farm benefits from a small array of Solar PV panels on the roof of the workshop which receive annual FIT payments.

Fixtures and Fittings All fixtures and fittings, unless specifically referred to within these sale particulars are otherwise expressly excluded from the sale.

Basic Payment Scheme The Vendors will be claiming and retaining the Basic Payment for the 2020 scheme year. Basic Payment Scheme entitlements for the relevant area of land will be included in the sale and the Vendors agree to use their best endeavours to transfer the entitlements to the Purchaser subject to receiving written instructions. On request of this transfer the Purchaser will be responsible for the Vendors Agents reasonable costs incurred in completing the relevant transfer documents.

Designations and Agri-Environment Schemes We understand that the majority of the land has organic status.
The land has not been entered into any agri-environment management schemes. The farm lies within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Sporting and Mineral Rights The sporting and mineral rights across the holding, in so far as they are owned, will be included in the freehold sale.

Rights of Way, Easements etc The property is offered for sale subject to and with the benefit of all matters contained in or referred to in the property charges register of the registered title together with all public and private rights of way, wayleaves, easements and other rights of way whether these are specifically referred to or not.

Important Notice All persons wishing to view the property do so entirely at their own risk. Neither the Vendors or their Agents will be held liable for any damage or injury that may occur when interested parties are visiting the property.

Measurements & other information All measurements are approximate. Any field numbers and areas shown on the attached plan are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for identification purposes only. They do not necessarily correspond either with the National Grid plan numbers or with those produced on the Rural Land Register.
Whilst we endeavour to make our sales particulars as accurate and reliable as possible, if there are any point which is of particular importance to you please contact the office, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. We have not tested any of the equipment, appliances, central heating or services.

Horridge Farm represents a most attractive and versatile Residential Smallholding comprising a substantial character farmhouse (5 beds), a superb range of adaptable modern farm buildings, together with the surrounding productive pasture land, incorporating parcels of mixed deciduous woodland. In all about 65.72 Acres


Horridge Farm represents a most attractive and versatile residential smallholding enjoying an outstanding rural position in unspoilt North Devon countryside. The property is centred upon a substantial attached traditional farmhouse which benefits from panoramic views over the surrounding unspoilt North Devon countryside. The character farmhouse affords spacious and well-appointed five bedroomed family accommodation, retaining many of its original features, including exposed beams, stonework and large fireplaces. There may also be scope for further enlargement or for the creation of a self-contained annexe to provide dual occupancy, subject to any necessary planning and/or building regulation consents.
The holding benefits from an excellent range of principally modern farm buildings, including a substantial 16 bay cattle/sheep shed which was erected in 2014 by the current vendors. The farm buildings may be well suited to those prospective purchasers with livestock or equestrian interests, whilst the adjoining land comprises an appealing mix of productive pasture, the majority of which has organic status. Incorporated within the land is a picturesque fishing/wildlife lake, whilst on the periphery of the farm attractive parcels of mixed deciduous woodland afford wildlife, sporting and amenity appeal.   
Horridge Farm extends in total to about 65.72 Acres and is offered for sale as a whole.

The property occupies a delightful position lying within the attractive and gently undulating band of countryside to the south of the Exmoor National Park, between the towns of South Molton and Chulmleigh, close to the pretty village of Romansleigh. Despite its peaceful rural position Horridge Farm still enjoys easy access to the neighbouring villages and main routes of communication. Both South Molton and Chulmleigh provide thriving local communities with a good range of local services including shops, banks, recreational facilities, primary and secondary schooling. From South Molton the A361 North Devon link road provides quick and easy access to the regional centre of Barnstaple to the north west, with Tiverton and the M5 motorway (Junction 27) to the south east. There are rail stations on the Barnstaple to Exeter (Tarka) line at Kings Nympton and Eggesford, whilst mainline intercity rail links are available at Tiverton Parkway, with international airports at Exeter and Bristol.
Horridge Farm is surrounded by picturesque North Devon countryside providing a wealth of recreational activities including walking, horse riding, cycling, fishing on the rivers Mole and Taw, hunting, shooting, nearby golf courses at Chulmleigh, High Bullen and Libbaton. To the north the Exmoor National Park offers beautiful moorland scenery with many foot and bridle paths, whilst the stunning North Devon coast is easily accessible.

leading to a former farm yard part of which provides parking and turning to the front of the farmhouse. The entrance porch is flanked with two small lawned areas contained behind low stone and brick retaining walls with a path leading to the front door.
On the lower side of the yard is a two bay Stable/Isolation Unit, 29?9" x 18?9" (9.1m x 5.7m) with timber and steel divisions creating two boxes and a hay store. Adjoining Workshop, 8?9" x 7?10" (2.7m x 2.4m), with steel sheeted door and further built-in lockable steel Container, 9?3" x 7?9" (2.8m x 2.4m). A useful Dog Kennel is situated to the rear of the stables.
To the rear of the house the door out from the boot room opens onto an enclosed Sitting Out Area overlooking the large rear gardens and enjoying lovely views over the surrounding countryside. The attractive rear gardens are 'L' shaped, contained behind a hedge and fence boundaries and laid mainly to lawn with a Vegetable/Fruit Garden and Garden Shed. Overlooking the gardens is a pretty Summer House, 9'10" x 9'10" (3m x 3m), with double glazed windows and double doors. This building has a timber decked floor and further timber decked patio area to the front. The upper part of the garden is lawned with pretty flower and shrub borders.   
The Farm Buildings
Accessed either via a gated entrance from the front yard past the house, or via a purpose built track leading from the main entrance drive, these comprise a useful and adaptable range of modern buildings briefly described as follows:-
Three bay steel and timber framed Machinery Shed/Workshop, 60' x 40' x 12' to eaves (18.29m x 12.19m x 3.66m to eaves), with a concrete floor, profile steel cladding and double steel sheeted doors to front. A partitioned area houses a reservoir tank and pressure vessel for the private water supply.   
Three bay steel and timber framed Covered Yard, 60' x 60' (18.29m x 18.29m), with stock board internal walls and space board cladding over. This building has three steel sheeted doors to the front elevation with a central feeding passage, cattle feed barriers and 11 cubicles. A concrete yard area used for cattle handling adjoins to the front.
A track leads from the above range to an impressive modern Cattle/Sheep Shed, 240? x 49? plus 5? overhang (73.2m x 14.9m), of steel framed and fibre cement roofed construction, open fronted with reinforced concrete panels to three sides and steel sheeted doors to either end. Concrete feeding passage and hard standing apron to the front. Located at the far end of the apron is an earth banked Dung Store
Please Note: The removable feeding troughs and gates associated with this building, together with the two bulk feed bins (4T each), are not included in the freehold sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
A further track from the main yard leads to a six bay steel framed and fibre cement roofed Machinery/Fodder Barn, 90' x 20' (27.43m x 6.10m),   
The Land
The farmstead is conveniently positioned within its own attractive block of agricultural land which is divided by traditional Devon hedge banks into a number of manageable enclosures. Comprising mainly gently sloping productive pasture, the land has been mainly utilised for livestock grazing and fodder production. Situated upon the land is a beautiful Lake extending to approximately one third of an acre and established about 20 years ago, currently containing some carp. Creating a wonderful wildlife habitat, the lake is large enough for boating, with a small island. Also included within the land, primarily situated on the periphery of the holding are attractive pockets of mixed deciduous woodland In recent years the majority of the land has been farmed on an organic basis and is in generally in good heart, well suited to a variety of agricultural, equestrian, sporting or other amenity uses.
Horridge Farm extends in total to about 65.72 Acres and is offered for sale as a whole as shown shaded red on the attached identification plan.

Horridge Farmhouse The farmhouse, which is not listed, comprises a substantial attached traditional dwelling of attractive stone elevations beneath a slated roof, affording a spacious country residence in a beautiful rural setting. Benefiting from well-proportioned rooms with good ceiling heights and an abundance of natural light, the accommodation is entered through an entrance porch with bench seats. A part glazed front door leads into a large reception hall with a Victorian style tiled floor and main stairs rising to the first floor. Situated off the hall is a well appointed downstairs shower room and a walk-in cloaks cupboard. The principle reception rooms are situated to the front of the house comprising a dining room, containing a large fireplace recess inset with a wood burning stove on a brick and slate hearth, opening into a useful office area. The sitting room also boasts a large fireplace recess inset with a wood burning stove on a flagstone hearth. The large farmhouse style kitchen is a particularly attractive feature of the accommodation. This wonderful family space contains an extensive range of fitted base units with granite work surfaces and upstands, and matching wall cupboards. A brick arched recess houses a Heritage oil fired stove, adding to the farmhouse ambience, and also providing the domestic hot water and central heating. Inset into the granite is a 1½½bowl sink, with space and plumbing provided for a dish washer and fridge. A further arched recess contains a fitted base cupboard with a granite work surface inset with a two ring ceramic hob. A central island, with matching base cupboard units and granite work surface over, has a breakfast bar incorporated. A door leads to the secondary stairs. The kitchen opens into a charming breakfast room. Situated off the kitchen is a utility room containing fitted pine base cupboard and drawer units with timber work surface over and an inset ceramic sink. Plumbing is provided for a washing machine, with space for an upright fridge. From the kitchen a door also leads through into the boot room with a further stable door to outside.
Adjoining the house to the northern elevation is a part stone, part rendered and slate roofed games/store room, currently accessed from outside via its own entrance porch and providing a large dual aspect room with a fireplace style recess inset with a wood burning stove. This room has lighting, power sockets and double glazed windows. Although this part is currently single storey a staircase has been installed with the intention having been to raise the roof to create further first floor accommodation. It may be that this part can be incorporated into the main accommodation or enlarged to create a self-contained annexe, subject to obtaining any necessary planning and/or building regulation consents.
The main staircase rises to a spacious landing, with secondary stairs leading down to the kitchen. As well as the main landing, rear and side landings lead to five good sized bedrooms, two of which benefit from en-suite facilities, with a further large family bathroom.   Please note, Bedroom 5 is partially below eaves and requires a small amount of finishing.
The accommodation benefits from double glazing and oil fired central heating via the Heritage range in the kitchen. For approximate room dimensions and layout please refer to the floor plan contained within these sale particulars.

Outside The property is approached over a shared private entrance drive leading to a former farm yard part of which provides parking and turning to the front of the farmhouse. The entrance porch is flanked with two small lawned areas contained behind low stone and brick retaining walls with a path leading to the front door.
On the lower side of the yard is a two bay Stable/Isolation Unit, 29?9" x 18?9" (9.1m x 5.7m) with timber and steel divisions creating two boxes and a hay store. Adjoining Workshop, 8?9" x 7?10" (2.7m x 2.4m), with steel sheeted door and further built-in lockable steel Container, 9?3" x 7?9" (2.8m x 2.4m). A useful Dog Kennel is situated to the rear of the stables.
To the rear of the house the door out from the boot room opens onto an enclosed Sitting Out Area overlooking the large rear gardens and enjoying lovely views over the surrounding countryside. The attractive rear gardens are 'L' shaped, contained behind a hedge and fence boundaries and laid mainly to lawn with a Vegetable/Fruit Garden and Garden Shed. Overlooking the gardens is a pretty Summer House, 9'10" x 9'10" (3m x 3m), with double glazed windows and double doors. This building has a timber decked floor and further timber decked patio area to the front. The upper part of the garden is lawned with pretty flower and shrub borders.

The Farm Buildings Accessed either via a gated entrance from the front yard past the house, or via a purpose built track leading from the main entrance drive, these comprise a useful and adaptable range of modern buildings briefly described as follows:-
Three bay steel and timber framed Machinery Shed/Workshop, 60' x 40' x 12' to eaves (18.29m x 12.19m x 3.66m to eaves), with a concrete floor, profile steel cladding and double steel sheeted doors to front. A partitioned area houses a reservoir tank and pressure vessel for the private water supply.   
Three bay steel and timber framed Covered Yard, 60' x 60' (18.29m x 18.29m), with stock board internal walls and space board cladding over. This building has three steel sheeted doors to the front elevation with a central feeding passage, cattle feed barriers and 11 cubicles. A concrete yard area used for cattle handling adjoins to the front.
A track leads from the above range to an impressive modern Cattle/Sheep Shed, 240? x 49? plus 5? overhang (73.2m x 14.9m), of steel framed and fibre cement roofed construction, open fronted with reinforced concrete panels to three sides and steel sheeted doors to either end. Concrete feeding passage and hard standing apron to the front. Located at the far end of the apron is an earth banked Dung Store
Please Note: The removable feeding troughs and gates associated with this building, together with the two bulk feed bins (4T each), are not included in the freehold sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
A further track from the main yard leads to a six bay steel framed and fibre cement roofed Machinery/Fodder Barn, 90' x 20' (27.43m x 6.10m),

The Land The farmstead is conveniently positioned within its own attractive block of agricultural land which is divided by traditional Devon hedge banks into a number of manageable enclosures. Comprising mainly gently sloping productive pasture, the land has been mainly utilised for livestock grazing and fodder production. Situated upon the land is a beautiful Lake extending to approximately one third of an acre and established about 20 years ago, currently containing some carp. Creating a wonderful wildlife habitat, the lake is large enough for boating, with a small island. Also included within the land, primarily situated on the periphery of the holding are attractive pockets of mixed deciduous woodland In recent years the majority of the land has been farmed on an organic basis and is in generally in good heart, well suited to a variety of agricultural, equestrian, sporting or other amenity uses.
Horridge Farm extends in total to about 65.72 Acres and is offered for sale as a whole as shown shaded red on the attached identification plan.

Tenure and Possession Freehold with vacant possession available upon completion.

Services Mains electricity. Private borehole water supply. Drainage of dwelling to a private system.

Outgoings These are believed to comprise local Council Tax Band E on the farmhouse, together with the usual service and environmental charges.

Renewables The farm benefits from a small array of Solar PV panels on the roof of the workshop which receive annual FIT payments.

Fixtures and Fittings All fixtures and fittings, unless specifically referred to within these sale particulars are otherwise expressly excluded from the sale.

Basic Payment Scheme The Vendors will be claiming and retaining the Basic Payment for the 2020 scheme year. Basic Payment Scheme entitlements for the relevant area of land will be included in the sale and the Vendors agree to use their best endeavours to transfer the entitlements to the Purchaser subject to receiving written instructions. On request of this transfer the Purchaser will be responsible for the Vendors Agents reasonable costs incurred in completing the relevant transfer documents.

Designations and Agri-Environment Schemes We understand that the majority of the land has organic status.
The land has not been entered into any agri-environment management schemes. The farm lies within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Sporting and Mineral Rights The sporting and mineral rights across the holding, in so far as they are owned, will be included in the freehold sale.

Rights of Way, Easements etc The property is offered for sale subject to and with the benefit of all matters contained in or referred to in the property charges register of the registered title together with all public and private rights of way, wayleaves, easements and other rights of way whether these are specifically referred to or not.

Important Notice All persons wishing to view the property do so entirely at their own risk. Neither the Vendors or their Agents will be held liable for any damage or injury that may occur when interested parties are visiting the property.

Measurements & other information All measurements are approximate. Any field numbers and areas shown on the attached plan are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for identification purposes only. They do not necessarily correspond either with the National Grid plan numbers or with those produced on the Rural Land Register.
Whilst we endeavour to make our sales particulars as accurate and reliable as possible, if there are any point which is of particular importance to you please contact the office, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. We have not tested any of the equipment, appliances, central heating or services.

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