26th May 2017
3rd Jul 2017
- Listing status: sale
- Country: England
Heathfield Lodge is located close to the highly sought after and popular ancient Stannary town of Tavistock, just outside the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park, to the north of Plymouth and near to the Devon and Cornwall border. Tavistock offers an excellent selection of individual shops, super markets, restaurants, public houses and other local amenities, as well as both state and private education, including Mount Kelly. The Dartmoor National Park is close by and renowned for its spectacular scenery and outdoor recreational activities. The city of Plymouth lies approximately 17 miles to the south and provides for a comprehensive range of shops and leisure facilities with theatres, department stores and the acclaimed undercover shopping centre at Drakes Circus.
The local area abounds with recreational facilities with many sports centres and sports clubs within easy reach at Tavistock and Plymouth. Dartmoor provides a wide open space for horse riding and walking, sailing is a feature in the west country with still waters at the nearby Roadford lake and open water at Plymouth and along the South Devon coast. There are numerous fresh and salt water fishing opportunities many well established and internationally recognised shoots and golf at Tavistock, Yelverton and St Mellion.
Road - A30 from Okehampton provides easy access to Exeter and the M5.
Rail - regular intercity services operate from Plymouth and Exeter to London and the rest of the UK.
Sea - ferry services operate from Plymouth to northern France and norther Spain.
Air - Exeter International Airport provides domestic flights and a number of continental destinations. Bristol International Airport offers flights to numerous destinations within the UK, Europe and worldwide.
Heathfield Lodge is a productive mixed farm with ample buildings, comfortable family sized farmhouse and potential for barn conversions and alternative uses (subject to Planning Consent). The farm for many years was home to prize winning pedigree pigs, various breeds of pedigree cattle and Suffolk sheep. A number of animals bred at Heathfield Lodge have been exported worldwide or have formed the basis of new herds in the UK. The farm is currently growing grass which is utilised by neighbouring farmers for livestock grazing.
The farmhouse has its own separate entrance. The buildings have two separate entrances giving both flexibility and opportunity. The land lies in four distinct blocks with good road access.
Lot 1 Farmhouse, buildings and land amounting to approximately 26 acres (10.5 ha) or thereabouts.
The detached farmhouse is approached over a separate gated entrance drive, from the public highway, through an avenue of trees and shrubs.
The front porch with double glazed door opens into a hallway having a stripped pine dado with stairs to first floor, sitting room 4.3m x 3.6m (14’ x 11’9”) with views over the garden, lounge/diner 7.4m x 3.7m (24’ x 12’) with dual aspect windows open grate dual access and serving hatch, kitchen 3.6m x 3m (11’9” x 10’) with base and eye level cupboards, worktops and double drainer sink unit, rear hall with cloak room, study 3.2m x 7.4m (10’3” x 7’9”), store room 4m x 1.5m (13’ x 4’9”), store room/freezer room 3.3m x 2.6m (10’6” x 8’ 6”) with built in cupboards, farm office 4.1m x 2.5m (13’6” x 8’) and large utility room 3.8m x 3.1m (12’ 3” x 10’) with plumbing for automatic washing machine, sink, worktops and fitted cupboards.
First floor landing with linen store/box room, bedroom 1 - 3.7m x 3.6m (12’ x 11’9”) overlooking gardens with built in wardrobe, bedroom 2 – 3.8m x 3m (12’6” x 9’9”) overlooking gardens with built in wardrobes, bedroom 3 – 3.7m x 2.9m (12’ x 9’6”), bedroom 4 – 3.7m x 3m (12’ x 9’9”) and family bathroom which is fully filed with panelled bath, wc and wash basin together with airing cupboard and linen cupboard. It is noted that the farmhouse has numerous storage areas and storage cupboards. The farmhouse has been much loved by the owners and is ready for a new owner to make it into their own home.
Attached to the farmhouse is a double garage and woodshed.
The well tended gardens are predominantly lawned with flowerbeds and shrubs. There is an attractive woodland garden bordering the drive.
The farm buildings comprises a detached traditional part two storey barn complex 8.8m x 17.3m (28’ x 56’) with 3 lean-to’s off used for pig accommodation and storage which has recently been re-roofed with slates. This is a sound attractive stone building with conversion potential, subject to the necessary Planning Consents.
A modern portal framed complex including a “Philips” steel framed fully clad fodder barn 13.4m x 22.8m (44’ x 75’) with
attached cattle shed 26m x 10m (85’ x 30’) and an attached isolation unit with undercover handling system, sheep dip and boxes, a portal framed livestock building fully enclosed providing dry sow accommodation with attached lean-to sheep shed 26m x 18m (85’ x 60’), a range of pig buildings used as follow on accommodation 18m x 21m (60’ x 80’), “Spurway” weaner accommodation 33m x 6m (108’ x 19’) with concrete yards and a wooden fattening house.
The buildings are all set within inter connecting concrete yards. There is a slurry store. Mains electricity and water are connected. The buildings are flexible and could be used for a variety of agricultural and non-agricultural uses subject to Planning Consent. The buildings have two separate entrances from the public highway.
There is a further cattle and store sheep building 12m x 5m (36’ x 15’) of concrete block walls away from the main farm complex on the northern edge of the land.
The land comprises 24.61 acres (9.96 hectares) or thereabouts in three pasture fields with good road frontage, south facing, watered and well fenced. There are 2 small paddocks close to the house.
Shown edged red on the plans.
Lot 2 – Farm Building and 12.46 acres (5.04 ha) or thereabouts
This comprises a concrete walled cattle/storage building fully enclosed 12.5m x 9.5m (41’ x 31’) with its own concrete yards which was originally built as an isolation unit for pedigree cattle together with two enclosures of south facing pasture with trough water supply. Good road frontage. Shown edged blue on plan.
Lot 3 – 40.25 acres (16.21ha) or thereabouts with farm building
This comprises a block of five south facing fields currently laid to pasture with arable potential, good road access, well fenced with natural water supply. There is a small building 6.1m x 6m (19’ x 20’) and yard used for cattle and sheep handling and loading which is conveniently located within the block.
Shown edged green on the plan
Lot 4 – 37 acres (14.76ha) or thereabouts
A block of 3 pasture fields. Good road access, borehole water supply with large storage reservoir, very well fenced, a small copse, a quarry and a sheep handling area. Arable potential. Shown edged orange on plan.
General Remarks and Stipulations
The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession given upon completion. It is anticipated that completion will be on 29th September which marks the end of the current Grazing Licences. The vendor will give consideration for earlier completion.
Basic Payment Scheme
The land at Heathfield Lodge is registered with the Rural Payment Agency. The vendors will keep the 2017 payment. The associated Entitlements are included in the sale. The vendors will use their best endeavours to transfer the bps Entitlements to the purchaser/s upon completion.
The vendors reserve the right to holdover Lot 2 for 6 months after completion.
Mains electricity and water and private drainage.
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West Devon Borough Council, Kilworthy Park, Tavistock, Devon PL19 0BZ Council Tax Band F
Health and Safety
Given the potential hazards of a working farm we ask that you be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around the farm buildings and amongst grazing livestock.
Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements
The sale is subject to all rights of support, public and private Rights of Way, water, light, drainage and other easements, quasi-easements, all or any other like rights, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.
Strictly accompanied and by confirmed appointment with the vendors agent.
From Tavistock centre at Bedford Square take the road heading north to Brentor, travel along this road for approximately 2 miles take the left turning signed Chillaton/Lewdown/Lifton after just 60 yards the property entrance drive will be found on the right.
Post Code PL19 0LF
Grid reference SX471 779
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