A well located agricultural smallholding in a desirable rural location
IN ALL ABOUT 12 ACRES
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A detached four bedroom chalet style farmhouse subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition in a desirable rural location with agricultural and equestrian outbuildings set in its own land in all extending to about 12 acres.
Broomfield Farm is set in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty off a quiet country lane on the southern edge of the picturesque village of Dallington. The village benefits from a post office stores, village hall and recreation ground, pre-school and primary school, church and a popular inn. The market towns of Heathfield and Battle are 6 and 7 miles distant respectively, both offering a good range of shops, services and amenities. The larger centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells with its excellent shopping and leisure facilities is some 18 miles to the north whilst the coast at Eastbourne is about 14 miles to the south.
The property is well located for access to surrounding towns and villages and the local road network with the main A21 nearby providing a direct link to the coast and M25 London orbital. Main line rail services are available from Battle with services to Charing Cross/Cannon Street. On the same line, Robertsbridge and Etchingham stations are both within 7 miles.
The area is well served by an excellent range of state and independent schools together with diverse sporting and recreational facilities including several golf courses, sailing and horse racing and with glorious countryside on the doorstep providing walking and riding opportunities.
Broomfield Farm comprises a well located and attractive agricultural smallholding with a detached 4 bedroom chalet bungalow, subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition (AOC), a range of out buildings including farm barns and stables all set around a concrete yard and a well maintained pasture land with small woodland copse and pond, in all extending to about 12.08 acres. The property enjoys an elevated position with a wonderful outlook over the High Weald and views to the South Downs.
The spacious brick built detached chalet style bungalow offers flexible accommodation over two floors with timber double glazed windows and doors throughout and briefly comprises:
Front entrance door leads into;
Boot Room/Porch with stone tiled floor, single aspect and further door leading into;
Large Entrance Hall with stone tiled floor, wooden staircase to first floor with under stairs storage and doors leading into;
Double aspect Kitchen/Breakfast Room enjoying attractive views over gardens and land with stone tiled floor. Fitted with a range of base and wall units with laminate work surface incorporating inset electric hob with extractor chimney over, inset sink with drainer and built in electric oven. Space and plumbing for below counter appliances and pine breakfast bar with tiled top.
The spacious ‘L’ shaped Living/Dining Room enjoys triple aspects and fine views over the land and surrounding countryside having wooden flooring and a brick fireplace housing log burning stove. A set of French doors lead out to a paved terrace and gardens.
Utility Room with space and plumbing for appliances and housing the oil fired boiler.
A door from the Entrance Hall leads through to an Inner Hallway with stone floor and back entrance door of farmhouse leading out to path and gardens with internal doors to;
Bedroom 1 dual aspect double bedroom
Bedroom 2 dual aspect double bedroom with built in cupboard space
Shower Room with cubicle shower, wash basin and wc.
The Landing has a dormer window giving views over the property and has doors off to;
Bedroom 3 a large double bedroom partly into eaves with double aspect and dormer window enjoying views over the property and to open countryside beyond and benefiting from eaves storage cupboards.
Bedroom 4 a double bedroom with double aspect enjoying views, dormer window and access into adjoining roof space.
Family Bathroom with white suite comprising bath with wooden panel, wash basin and wc. Obscure glazed window, towel rail and vinyl flooring.
The entrance to the property is directly off South Lane, via a concrete drive leading on into the farmyard and buildings complex via a metal field gate and separately into a concrete parking area serving the farmhouse. From the parking area, a pedestrian gateway gives access through to the gardens where a paved pathway leads to both front and back entrance doors of the farmhouse. The farmhouse is surrounded by large secluded gardens mainly laid to lawn and incorporating paved sitting out areas, on the southerly aspect enjoying far reaching views over the property and surrounding countryside. The gardens are enclosed by timber fencing and mature hedging providing screening from the road and neighbouring property.
The buildings are set about a concrete yard providing for approximately 4,500 sq ft of covered space in total and include an open fronted Pole Barn (2,150sq ft) of corrugated tin and timber construction used for the housing of livestock. Interlinked to this and set out in an ‘L’ shape is a further Pole Barn (900sq ft) of timber and PVC coated tin sheeting construction serving as a machinery store. An ‘L’ Shaped Stable Block of brick and block construction under a corrugated felt roof comprising of 4 loose boxes and tack/feed store is situated on the opposite side of the yard. Additionally, situated behind the stable block is an old Poultry Shed (700sq ft) of timber and tin construction.
The land immediately adjoins the farmhouse and buildings to the west and northwest extending to about 12 acres. There is access into the land through the farmyard with the benefit of a secondary vehicular access off South Lane into the home paddock. Predominantly pasture which is divided into various field parcels by stock fencing and hedging, the land rises gently to its highest point at the north west corner with a wonderful open outlook over surrounding countryside. There is a small woodland copse at the centre of the holding and a large pond provides for an attractive feature in the home paddock.
Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating and hot water. Private drainage.
Council Tax Band ‘D’.
Rother District Council Tel: 01424 787000
Rights of Way
There are no public rights of way across the property. The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether public or private, specifically mentioned herein or not.
Town & Country Planning
Purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries in respect of planning issues relating to the site. The property falls within the High Weald AONB.
Basic Payment Scheme
There are no BPS Entitlements registered to the holding.
A double 11,000kv electricity line crosses the holding north to south and it is understood that there is a UKPN wayleave associated with this, affording a small annual payment of about £70.
Any plans contained in these particulars are not to scale and serve for identification purposes only.
Tenure & Possession
The property is offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.
Viewing strictly by confirmed prior appointment with the Vendor’s Sole Agent, Samuel & Son.
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