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215 acres, Somerton Door Farm- Whole, Somerton Door Drove, Somerton, TA11, Somerset
For Sale - Guide Price £3,335,000

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  • Well appointed, 5 bed farmhouse finished to a high standard with tennis court and swimming pool
  • Adjoining two bedroom annexe
  • Spacious 3 bedroom bungalow (with AOC)
  • Detached 3 bedroom House with paddock
  • 1 bedroom detached cottage (let on AST)
  • Excellent range of modern farm buildings with scope for alternative use (stp)
  • Highly productive land predominantly arable land.
  • In all approximately 215 acres
  • Offered as a whole or in 3 principle lots

Highly productive, mixed farm on the outskirts of Somerton. In all about 215 acres.

Location

Somerton Door Farm is privately situated just 1.8 miles south of the thriving rural town of Somerton. Rich in history and beauty the ancient Saxon town of Somerton provides a wide range of day to day amenities including independent shops and artisan restaurants, numerous public houses, banks, doctors surgery, church and post office. Yeovil, 12 miles south, is known as the major town of South Somerset with an extensive range of retail facilities and entertainment to cater for all ages. There are fantastic primary and secondary educational options within easy reach. There is a primary school in Somerton, with Huish Episcopi as a secondary option in Langport. Private schooling in the area includes the highly regarded Millfield as well as Sherborne and Wells Cathedral. Communications are excellent with the A303 accessible within 6 miles and the M5 within 12 miles. Mainline railway services available at Castle Cary (12 miles, fast train to London 1 hour 40 mins) and Yeovil. International airports can be found at both Bristol and Exeter.

Description

Somerton Door Farm is a fantastic mixed farm with multiple residential elements together with a fantastic range of adaptable farm buildings and approximately 215 acres of predominantly arable land interspersed with pasture resulting in a farm suited to a variety of enterprises. The farm today is run as a mixed arable farm together with a highly successful turf business (established by the current vendors and available by separate negotiation) whilst benefitting from income streams via the residential properties.

The principal farmhouse is located in the centre of the holding with stunning, south facing views over its own land with an adjoining annexe, ideal for guests, staff or dependant relatives. To the east of the farmhouse is a spacious detached, three bedroom bungalow (with AOC) and a further detached three bedroom detached cottage. On the edge of the farmstead there is a charming detached one bedroom cottage currently let on an Assured Shorthold tenancy.

The extensive range of farm buildings centre around a large concrete yard with good road access suitable for large agricultural vehicles and equipment. The buildings are currently used for a combination of machinery storage, grain storage, livestock housing and general storage however do offer scope for a myriad of alternative uses (subject to the necessary planning consents).

Somerton Door Farmhouse The attractive Grade II Listed farmhouse has undergone a sympathetic programme of renovation retaining many of the original interesting architectural features and well-appointed spacious family accommodation over two floors. The farmhouse is constructed of the local blue lias stone, finished under a roman tile roof.

Somerton Door Bungalow Adjacent to the farmhouse is a spacious three bedroom bungalow with high ceilings and full of natural light. The accommodation is well laid out and comprises a well-appointed open plan kitchen/dining room, Cloakroom with WC and hand basin, large utility room with door to garden, sitting room with picture window and fireplace, three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Integral single garage. Outside there are well stocked gardens surrounding the property on three sides. The bungalow is subject to an agricultural occupancy clause.

Stable Cottage Stable Cottage occupies a private site just north of the farm buildings and comprises an attractive detached one bedroom cottage with private garden which is currently let on an assured shorthold tenancy.

LOT 1B – PARKVIEW – 1.48 ACRES
Parkview is a highly attractive, well-proportioned detached family home set in grounds extending to around 1.48 acres with great views over unspoilt countryside. A path leads to the front porch which opens into the entrance hall. Door right to open plan kitchen/dining room with modern well fitted units and work surfaces. Door left from the entrance hall to the living room with log burner. There is also a downstairs cloakroom with WC and hand basin and large utility room beyond fitted with further work surfaces. To the rear of the property is a large garden, detached garage and a paddock suitable for equestrian use or purely amenity.

LOT 1C - I
Approximately 117.64 of predominantly highly productive arable land divided into a number of enclosures and sub lots with all enclosures having excellent access to roads/droves. Lot 1H is currently down to pasture.

LOT 2A - B
Three level enclosures extending to 29.53 acres. Part of the arable land is currently down to pasture for 'Evergreen Turf' a business established by the vendors for the last 30 years specialising in supplying and installing high quality lawn turf (the business is available by separate negotiation). The land is suitable for a variety of other enterprises and is capable of growing cereals.

LOT 3A – D
A productive block of land extending to 43.33 acres, divided into a number of enclosures, all of which are currently down to pasture. The land is well suited to agriculture, amenity or conservation use.


Acreage: 215 Acres

Directions

Please note: If you are using a Sat Nav which is not updated or is an old model, please ignore the postcode as you will be guided in the wrong direction. Instead please use the following directions;

From Somerton, head east on the B3153 following signs towards Langport/Curry Rival keeping Somerton sports field and recreation ground on your left. After approximately 1 mile, passing a David Wilson Homes development also on your left, take the next right towards Somerton Business Park onto Cartway Lane. Continue for 0.5 miles and turn left at the mini-roundabout onto Bancombe Road (you will see an 'Evergreen Turf' sign). Continue for 0.5 miles and take the first right towards 'Evergreen Turf'. Continue and Somerton Door Farm will be the first farm on your right hand side

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