Royal Wootton Bassett WILTSHIRE

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♦   Approx. 110 Acre Grassland Farm
♦   Detached Four Bedroom House (A.O.C)
♦   Extensive Outbuildings
♦   Rural And Accessible Location 
♦   Direct Bridleway Access

Price Guide £1,200,000 Under OfferRef: JN2742

A detached farmhouse which we understand was built in 1999 subject to an Agricultural Condition of Occupancy. The property has UPVC double glazing and gas central heating.  There are four bedrooms and bathroom to the first floor and some useful reception rooms including an open plan kitchen / dining room / conservatory and a separate sitting room with fireplace having wood burning stove.  The accommodation with approximate room sizes is as follows:

Ground Floor
ENTRANCE HALL door to front, turned stairs to first floor

CLOAKROOM wash hand basin, WC

SITTING ROOM 20’5 x 13’ (about 6.2m x 4m) three windows, double doors to outside, wood burning stove in fireplace, TV and telephone point

STUDY / OFFICE 10’9 x 10’2 (about 3.3m x 3.1m) window, telephone point

SIDE UTILITY / BOOT ROOM 10’2 x 9’7 (about 3m x 2.9m) Belfast style sink, plumbing for washing machine, wall cupboards, extractor, door to outside


KITCHEN AREA 13’11 x 11’7 (about 4.2m x 3.5m) wall and base units, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, gas cooker (space for Range), window, plumbing for dishwasher, tiled flooring

DINING AREA 11’ x 9’7 (about 3.3m x 2.9m) tiled flooring, telephone point

CONSERVATORY 16’ x 11’10 (about 4.9m x 3.6m) tiled flooring, TV points, double doors to outside


First Floor
LANDING access to loft, airing cupboard with hot water tank

BEDROOM THREE 12’9 x 9’8 (about 3.9m x 2.9m) under eaves store, porthole style window plus small hatch window, TV point, roof light, TV and telephone point

BEDROOM FOUR 11’7 x 8’2 (about 3.5m x 2.4m) two windows, TV and telephone point

BATHROOM window overlooking land, bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, shower over bath, wash hand basin, WC

BEDROOM ONE 10’2 x 9’7 (about 3m x 2.9m) window with lovely view, recess for hanging, TV and telephone point

EN SUITE window with lovely view, bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, wash hand basin, WC

BEDROOM TWO 13’ x 7’11 (about 4m x 2.4m) window, TV and telephone point

Price Guide £1,200,000Under OfferRef: JN2742

The property is approached off the no through road via a long driveway which is shared with the original Vowley Farmhouse beyond.

We understand that part of the driveway is also a bridleway that then turns left before the house and then crosses over onto adjoining farmland. There are parking areas immediately to the front of the farmhouse, and to the rear there is a garden area with a number of raised growing beds, a summer house and greenhouse.

There are lovely views to both the front and rear of the farmhouse over the surrounding countryside and to the Marlborough Downs.

Beyond the farmhouse there is an enclosed STOCK COLLECTING YARD and beyond this lies the BUILDING COMPLEX comprising THREE MAIN BARNS AND COVERED YARD AREAS.

The outbuildings with approximate sizes are as follows: 

BUILDING ONE 90’ x 30’ (about 27.4m x 9.2m) the front part of this building was utilised as the FARM SHOP with initial sales room and cutting room  Also contained within this building are BLOCK PENS with handling gates, a FARM WORKSHOP and THREE STORE ROOMS

BUILDING TWO 90’ x 45’ (about 27.4m x 13.7m) clearspan, utilised for loose housing cattle

L SHAPED COVERED YARD 75’ x 60’ (about 22.9m x 18.4m) avr. width 13’ (about 4m)

BUILDING THREE 120’ x 45’ (about 36.8m x 13.7m) formerly utilised for stock housing and incorporating an open covered store adjoining the rear stock yard

Opposite this range of buildings there is a:

THREE BAY MULTI-PURPOSE BARN 45’ x 20’ (about 13.7m x 6.1m)

Within the front paddock opposite the farmhouse there is also a TIMBER POULTRY HOUSE

There is also an OPEN POLE BARN on the land

The land is a particularly good feature of this property and comprises virtually level productive pastureland arranged in TEN MAIN FIELDS including one area of IMMATURE WOODLAND. We are informed by the vendors that all fields have a water supply and there are a number of mature trees on the property as well as a good deal of thick hedging.  There is a footpath crossing part of the land. We are informed the farm is not currently registered for Single Farm Payment Scheme but it is registered with the Rural Land Registry through the Rural Payments Agency and has its own unique holding number, flock number and herd number for the livestock with DEFRA.

IN ALL APPROX. 110 ACRES  (About 44 Hectares)


The property was built subject to an Agricultural Condition of Occupancy stating in part (section 5) “The occupation of the dwelling hereby permitted shall be limited solely or mainly employed, or last employed, in the locality in agriculture, as defined in Section 336 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, or in forestry, including any dependents of such a person residing with them, or a widow or widower of such a person.” It is also subject to a Section 106 Agreement tying the land to the house…”The owner of the property will not sell or lease for any term or otherwise dispose of the agricultural workers dwelling unless such sale or lease or other disposition shall be of the farmstead as a whole as defined in the Agreement and similarly the owner will not sell or lease for any term or otherwise dispose of the agricultural buildings unless such sale or lease or other disposition shall be of the farmstead as a whole”

Price Guide £1,200,000Under OfferRef: JN2742