REF: 101148003526

Melksham Lane, Broughton Gifford

OIEO 1,200,000 Freehold Available

FEATURES

  • Period Farmhouse - Four Bedrooms
  • Attached Cottage - Two Bedrooms
  • Period Features Retained
  • Agricultural Buildings, Traditional Barns
  • Centrally Set Homestead
  • Private Location, Long Drive
  • Arable and Pasture Land
  • Available as a Whole with 41 acres
  • House, Buildings and 10 Acres
Property Description
An attractive Grade II listed four bedroom farmhouse with attached two bedroom cottage, a range of period and modern farm buildings and up to 41 acres of arable and pasture land. Available as a whole or in lots.
DESCRIPTION A period farmhouse dating back to the 1600's set at the end of a long private driveway, with an attached two bedroom cottage and extensive range of outbuildings. Having been recently refurbished, redecorated and with newly fitted carpets. The farmhouse retains period features including exposed beams, period panelling and stone mullion windows. Located at the end of a long private driveway there are a useful range of outbuildings and these and the house are surrounded by the land. Therefore the property would suit a variety of uses and in particular offers potential for equestrian or agricultural use. The former farm buildings may be suitable for conversion, subject to consents.

DIRECTIONS From the A350 and large roundabout by Countrywide Farms take the B3107 towards Bradford On Avon and then fork right signposted Broughton Gifford. The farm can be found on the left hand side with a pair of stone pillars.

LOCATION The property enjoys a private position with extensive views of the farm land and beyond and is situated just outside the village of Broughton Gifford, and about a mile from Melksham.

The village has two public houses, a church, village hall, and a primary school. More extensive shopping facilities can be found in nearby Melksham and Bradford on Avon. Transport links are good with railway stations at Chippenham - 8 miles (London Paddington) and Bradford On Avon- 4 miles (London-Waterloo). The M4 is about 10 miles away at Tormartin and Bath is 11 miles away. There are an abundance of leisure facilities and country pursuits in the area with countryside walks and cycle rides. Tourist attractions such as Bowood, Longleat and Chalfield Manor, Kennet & Avon canal and the beautiful villages of Lacock and Castle Combe and the picturesque Cotswolds.

THE HOUSE Oak front door to entrance hall with flooring, period wooden panelling and stairs to the first floor. The drawing room has double glazed stone mullion windows to the front and side with an inglenook fireplace and exposed beams. On the other side of the hallway is a sitting room with double glazed stone mullion windows to the front and side and exposed beams. The dining room overlooks the gardens and has double glazed stone mullion windows and exposed beams. The kitchen is fitted with a range of floor and wall cabinets, with a stainless steel sink, electric double oven and ceramic hob with extractor fan over. Finished with a stone tiled floor, a larder cupboard and oil fired boiler running the central heating. Completing the downstairs accommodation is a utility area and a cloakroom, with door to the rear yard area.

The first floor accommodation offers two bedrooms with en-suites and two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.


THE COTTAGE The attached cottage has an interconnecting door to the main house which can be incorporated into the main house or remain a separate cottage. The entrance hall has a wooden floor with doors into the sitting room with stone mullion windows overlooking the courtyard and a fireplace with brick built surround and door to the utility room of the main house. The kitchen has been recently fitted with a range of wall and floor cabinets, a one and a half bowl sink, fitted electric oven, hob, dishwasher and washing machine. Upstairs there is a large double bedroom, single bedroom and a shower room.

THE GARDENS The gardens lie to the front and side of the house and are mainly laid to lawn with some shrub beds and a patio area.

THE LAND The land is level and currently in a mixture or grass and arable cultivation and divided into four main enclosures. The soil is classified on the Cranfield scale as 'Freely draining lime rich loamy soils.'

LOTTING Lot 1: (edged Red) comprises the dwellings, buildings and two parts of larger fields which together with the yards, gardens and driveway and total 10.07 acres.

Lot 2: comprises 12.27 acres of arable land.

Lot 3: comprises 18.679 acres of arable land.

The Sellers will consider other options for more or less land with the house excluding some of the buildings.


THE OUTBUILDINGS Arranged around a yard area providing extensive parking and storage space the buildings briefly consist of:
Block built workshop 37'x14' plus 15'x6'6" with power and light.
Former milking parlour 30'x18' with power and light.
Former Cow Byres 66'x13' with power and light.
Lean to store 24'x11' with power and light.
Stone open fronted garaging 20'x26'
Stone and block open fronted former cow byre 40'x18' with adjoining store.
5 bay steel portal framed barn 75'x60'


LOCATION The property enjoys a private position with extensive views of the farm land and beyond and is situated just outside the village of Broughton Gifford, and about a mile from Melksham.

The village has two public houses, a church, village hall, and a primary school. More extensive shopping facilities can be found in nearby Melksham and Bradford on Avon. Transport links are good with railway stations at Chippenham - 8 miles (London -Paddington) and Bradford On Avon- 4 miles (London-Waterloo). The M4 is about 10 miles away at Tormartin and Bath is 11 miles away. There are an abundance of leisure facilities and country pursuits in the area with countryside walks and cycle rides. Tourist attractions such as Bowood, Longleat and Chalfield Manor, Kennet & Avon canal and the beautiful villages of Lacock and Castle Combe and the picturesque Cotswolds.

Viewing Please contact our Frome Office on 01373 455060 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.
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