Rimpton, Yeovil, BA22

Sold £795,000

Key Features

Farmhouse for Redevelopment
Extensive Range of Traditional and Modern Farm Buildings
Secluded Rural Position
Far Reaching Views
Pasture Land
23.45 acres (9.49 ha)
Additional Land Avaliable

About This Property

A Grade II Listed farmhouse with an extensive range of traditional and modern farm buildings with adjoining pasture land, offering a redevelopment opportunity in a secluded and unspoilt rural position with wonderful views.

As a result of the interest that has been shown in the property, interested parties are now invited to submit their best and final offers by 12 noon on Tuesday 29th June 2021.

Drone Video of the property is available at:

The property offers purchasers a rare opportunity to acquire a detached period farmhouse set amongst the Somerset countryside occupying a delightful rural position with far reaching views over the Camelot Vale towards Corton Ridge and Parrock Hill.

Included in the sale are an excellent range of single storey traditional buildings of brick and stone, offering potential ancillary accommodation, holiday let or potential office use (subject to the necessary consents). Adjoining is a further block of modern livestock buildings situated around a concrete yard with pasture land surrounding, in total extending to 23.45 acres (9.49 ha).

Additional adjoining land is avaliable, in total extending to 47.93 acres (19.39 ha).

The Farmhouse
The Grade II Listed farmhouse requires complete renovation throughout . Planning was recently obtained for a return to residential use. The construction of the property currently comprises traditional rendered cob walls, beneath a clay tile roof. The accommodation is set out on the floor plans and briefly comprises; Entrance Porch, Sitting Room with attractive hamstone fireplace with bread oven and wood burner, exposed beams, door to Dining Room with fireplace, fitted cupboards and window seat. From the Sitting Room door to Kitchen at the rear and Utility Room and further Storage Room, and access to the later extension which requires complete redevelopment but offering enormous potential for expansion of the residential accommodation, with floor above.
The first floor similarly requires complete renovation and currently comprises 4 Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom, with stairs to attic offering further accommodation potential, subject to the necessary consents.

The Buildings
There are a range of modern and traditional buildings comprising; Workshop 12.13m x 9.02m with earth floor, Garage and Stabling. Monopitch Building of stone and block under a profiled sheeted roof. An attractive single storey Brick Outbuilding offering wonderful conversion potential. Dutch Barn 24.1m x 7.28m of block and steel under a CA roof and Lean To 9.15m x 5.06m of block under a CA roof with concrete track from the yard area to a further yard area with adjoining modern livestock buildings comprising; Covered Yard 13.59m x 13.41m of steel and block under a CA roof with part concrete floor and further adjoining Covered Yard 13.84 x 9.22m of steel and block under a fibre cement roof and earth floor. Concrete Silage Pit and further Storage Building of block under CI roof.

The Land
The land lies principally to the north and north east of the farmstead, with small paddock areas to the south and west. The land comprises level permanent pasture which has been utilised for the grazing of cattle in more recent years and offers potential for equestrian or other livestock use. In total extending to 23.45 acres (9.49 ha) as shown edged red on the attached site plan.
Adjoining to the north east and west is a further parcel of level and sloping land in four principal enclosures rising towards Corton Ridge, in total extending up to 47.93 acres ( 19.39 ha), (edged blue), available by separate negotiation.

Drone Video of the property is available at:

The property is approached at the end of a no through lane (Woodhouse Lane) and there is further access to the side of the house and buildings giving access to the land beyond.

Farmhouse: Mains water & electricity Farm Buildings: Mains water & electricity Land: Mains water to troughs on the land

The property (edged red) is offered for sale as a whole. Additional adjoining land, (edged blue), extending up to 47.93 acres (19.39 ha) or thereabouts is available for sale by separate negotiation.
Interested parties are invited to discuss alternative proposals with the selling agents if they so wish.

Tenure and Possession
Freehold with vacant possession available on completion.

These are believed to comprise local Council Tax on the house, together with the usual service and environmental charges.

Local Authority
South Somerset District Council
The Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2HT
Telephone: 01935 462462

Town & Country Planning
For the planning history of the property please refer to the planning file. Planning reference: 03/00347/FUL & 21/00513/DPO. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as regards to planning.

Basic Payment Scheme
The relevant area of BPS entitlements will be available for transfer to the successful purchaser(s) after completion for the benefit of the 2022 scheme year. The purchaser(s) being responsible for the vendors agent’s transfer costs.

Sporting & Mineral Rights
Sporting and mineral rights are included within the sale.

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

Rights of Way, Easements, Wayleaves, 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.

Viewings and Health and Safety
Strictly by appointment.
N.B. Please note that owing to the nature of construction of the farmhouse and outbuildings we are not permitting children under the age of 14 to attend viewings.
The vendor or their agents take no liability for any injury caused within reason whilst on the property. All potential purchasers are asked to observe the country code and close all gates.

Woodhouse Farm occupies a delightful location situated between the villages of Marston Magna and Corton Denham, approximately 3/4 mile north east of the village of Rimpton, 6 miles north east of Yeovil and 4 miles north of Sherborne. The property lies within close proximity to the A303 which is accessed some 2 and a half miles north at Sparkford. The property occupies a quiet hamlet location at the end of a no through lane (Woodhouse Lane) accessed from the Rimpton Road to Marston Magna.
The Farmhouse is situated on the south eastern boundary of the farm, with the farm buildings lying directly to the south west of the farmhouse and the land principally to the north and north east and west of the dwelling.
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