An attractive small farm situated in an idyllic rural position with agricultural and amenity appeal, set in approximately 48.3 acres. 3 bedrooms, modern agricultural building, small courtyard of buildings, area of woodland and superb views over Taunton Vale. EPC Band E.
Rock Farm is situated in the small village of Tolland, which lies approximately 6 miles from the local centre of Wiveliscombe where there are a good range of facilities including both primary and secondary schooling and day to day conveniences. The farm is situated on the lower slopes of the Brendon Hills and there are wonderful views through local valleys particularly to the south and west. The farm is of a general level of around 160 meters. The Quantock and Brendon Hills are renowned for their excellent walking and riding with an extensive network of footpaths and bridleways. The farm is perfectly situated for those with an interest in country sports. The area is well known for its pack of beagles, foxhounds and staghounds which hunt in the nearby countryside and there are many pheasant shoots close by. There are also many point to point meetings held in the area and racing can be enjoyed at Taunton Racecourse.Description
Rock Farm provides a rare opportunity to acquire an excellent small grassland farm of approximately 48 acres. The farm includes a three bedroom semi detached cottage, a good general purpose agricultural building and wild fenced enclosures set within a ring fence, which are ideal for stock rearing. The cottage has been updated over the years but still retains much character and benefits from well presented accommodation as well as oil fired central heating and uPVC double glazed windows. There is a small courtyard of buildings adjacent to the cottage providing a good range of both stabling and storage. A modern agricultural building was erected in the 1980s and extended a few years later. This building provides loose housing and covered yards and offers a variety of opportunities. Good gates and trackways provide easy access to the farmland beyond, which has mains water to each enclosure together with a good ring fence. Secondary access to the land is also available. There is a small area of woodland on the boundary.Accommodation
The accommodation includes an entrance porch with an entrance hallway and stairs leading to the first floor. The sitting room has a fireplace, incorporating a wood burning stove raised on a brick hearth, triple aspect double glazed windows and under stairs storage cupboard. There is a separate living room with an impressive inglenook fireplace with a heavy beam over and slate hearth. There is a Clearview wood burning stove set within a deep recess with a window bench seat and door leading through to the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units, work surfaces, incorporating a four ring hob, one and half bowl sink, fitted oven and integrated fridge freezer. There is also an oil fired two oven Aga, integrated dishwasher and washing machine. A further door to an inner lobby provides a range of fitted shelving and leads through to a ground floor bathroom which has a white suite comprising of a panelled bath, shower fitting, wash basin with cupboard under and tiled splashbacks. There is a rear porch with a door to the outside.First Floor
On the first floor there are three bedrooms. The master bedroom has a airing cupboard and a window with wonderful views. The second bedroom has a deep fitted wardrobe and double aspect windows, again with superb views. The third bedroom again has south facing views. There is a fitted bathroom with a panelled bath, wash basin and a low level WC.Outside
The farm is approached by a shared entrance with one other neighbour, which leads through to the yard and a single covered open garage. The cottage has gardens to the front, which are elevated and enjoy wonderful views with a stone built wood store to one side. At the rear is a good sized garden, which is laid to lawn and a gate leading onto one of the paddocks. Within the yard there are two timber stable blocks and a single storey stone outbuilding, which could be converted to provide additional accommodation, subject to necessary planning consents. A gateway provides access to a further yard, where there is the modern agricultural building and a track which provides access to the land.Services
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage shared with neighbour.Directions
From Taunton proceed in a north westerly direction on the A358 signposted to Williton and Minehead. Proceed along this road passing the turning into Bishops Lydeard on the right and then take the first turning on the left hand side signposted to Exford, Wheddon Cross and Raleighs Cross on the B3224. Proceed along this road for approximately 3 miles turning left signposted to Tolland and Brompton Ralph. Proceed along this road taking the first turning on the right signposted to Tolland and continue into the village where Rock Farm can be identified on the right hand side on the first left hand bend on entering the village.