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15 acres, The Mead Nursery, Brokerswood, Wiltshire
For Sale - Guide Price £815,000

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  • Well Established Business Closed August 2019
  • Accessible Yet Rural Location
  • Spacious Family House Plus Ground Floor Annexe
  • 15.3 Acres
  • Paddock & Water Meadow

Residential Horticultural Smallholding With Modern Family House & Annexe (Subject To AOC) Set in 15 Acres.


SITUATION
Beckington 3 miles, Westbury 4 miles, Trowbridge 5 miles,
Frome 6 miles, Longleat 8 miles, Bath 12 miles, Salisbury 29 miles
Trains: Westbury to London/Paddington (1hr 30 mins), Westbury
to Bath (25 mins)
International Airport: Bristol 37 miles

LOCATION
The Mead Nursery is situated on Brokerswood Road ? between
Lower Rudge & Brokerswood Country Park, northwest of Westbury,
amongst other cottages, smallholdings and farms. The Full Moon pub
in Lower Rudge is about a half mile distant with the larger village of
Beckington 2 miles further West; there are main travel routes with the
A36, Bath to Warminster and the A303 connecting London and the
West Country closeby; whilst conveniently north west of Westbury`s
local shops/ supermarket and mainline railway station.

EDUCATION
The West Country is excellently catered for with a range of
private schools in the area including Warminster, Downside, Wells,
Stonar and Dauntsey`s. State primary schools are at Southwick and
Berkley, with further schools at Westbury and Warminster nearby.
For more details see www.iscis-sw.co.uk for independents and
www.wiltshire.gov.uk for state schools information.

LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL
There is a local newsagents/store
and garage nearby in Southwick plus a variety of country pubs. There
are ample shopping facilities in Trowbridge and the historic town
of Frome and Roman city of Bath lie within easy reach. Longleat
Safari Park, Iford Manor and Farleigh Castle are all easily accessible.
There are plenty of walking, cycling and riding opportunities from
the property. Racing is at Bath, Wincanton & Salisbury. Golf is at
Cumberwell and Frome.

THE MEAD NURSERY
The current owners acquired the site as bare land in 1991 and
have created an established well regarded, profitable horticultural
business, from scratch; specialising in alpine plants / herbaceous
perennials (www.themeadnursery.co.uk), with a well thought out
design of display beds, seven principal growing polytunnels plus a
machinery/ storage barn about 40` x 20` as well as a timber retail
sales shed about 24` x 12` plus wooden storage shed about 22` x 6`.
In addition there is ample customer parking, together with an overspill
field with a sizeable semi-mature copse of native specimen trees.
The business itself has both retail & commercial clients, together with
a sizeable mailing list of private clients; there are accounts available
but only once the property has been viewed.
The Mead Nursery & Residence are classed as LOT 1 on the Saleplan
being about 5.5 Acres

RESIDENCE
Designed by & for the current owners, built in 1996 an extended
family home of Bradstone elevations, under an imitation Cotswold
stone tiled roof; with a light triple aspect sitting room with
woodburning stove, as well as double aspect traditional farmhouse
kitchen/ diner with electric blue Aga plus walk-in larder and many
more features/accommodation. To the side/rear of the house,
originally a double garage, was converted to form an annexe
together with the addition of a sizeable sun room on the rear.
? 3 upstairs bedrooms with ensuite & separate bathroom
? Spacious loft with potential for conversion
? Triple aspect spacious Sitting room with woodburning stove
? Good sized family kitchen/ dining room with electric blue AGA
? Family room plus boot / utility room
? Self-contained adjoining annexe
? Subject to Agricultural Occupancy Condition (AOC) see
Agent`s Notes below

ADDITIONAL LAND: LOTS 2 & 3
Attractive lawned meadow garden with views over own land
Adjoining the house / Mead Nursery known as LOT 1 on the saleplan,
with access through the bottom hedge via a five bar gate leading into
LOT 3 which in turn has a five bar gate leading into LOT 2
LOT 2 : A level, well draining hedged boundary field of about 3.4
Acres with direct road access via five bar gate & public footpath
(marked FP on Saleplan) and five bar gate leading into :-
LOT 3: Delightful summer meadow acknowledged as having many
rare meadow species of flora & fauna bordering a brook, which rises
in winter to form a water meadow. At the Eastern end there is a pond
providing a haven for wildlife & perfect spot on a summer`s day to
enjoy the tranquillity of the setting; about 6.4 Acres

In TOTAL the Mead Nursery amounts to some 15.3 Acres

AGENT`S NOTES
Fox Grant and their clients give notice that:
1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to
the property.
2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property,
do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or
representations of fact.
3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are
for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the
property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant
has not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by
inspection or otherwise. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either
party to compensation in respect thereof.
Advert code, CV,FL,SH

EPC
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Band D ' full report available from Agent upon request

AITHORITY
Wiltshire Council Tel: 0300 456 0100

COUNCIL TAX
Band ?F` ?2,440 for 2018/19

AOC / PLANNING
Planning Condition In accordance with the original planning consent granted by West
Wiltshire District Council 20th June 1995 `the occupation of the dwelling shall be limited
to a person solely or mainly employed, or last employed before retirement, in the locality in
agriculture as defined in section 336 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, or in
Forestry?..`.

SERVICES
Mains water and electricity, private drainage to sewage treatment plant. Oil fired
central heating.

RIGHTS OF WAY
Access One public footpath across field LOT 2 marked as FP on Saleplan

FIXTURES & FITTINGS
Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are
excluded from the sale.

TENURE
The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on completion

DIRECTIONS
Postcode: BA13 4EG

From Bath head south on the (A36) towards Warminster and follow for
about 11 miles; upon reaching Standerwick, turn left at the Bell Inn public
house, into Rudge Lane and after about a mile turn right in front of the Full
Moon public house where the property will be found on the right hand
side, after about half a mile with The Mead Nursery sign . See location plan
for alternative routes.

VIEWINGS
All viewings strictly by
appointment through the agents
on 01722 782727. Please
contact Phil Howard or William
Grant for further details or email
phil@foxgrant.com

Notice
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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