A productive grassland farm in an accessible location with diversification potential. South-facing farmhouse with 4 bedrooms, additional 3 bedroom dwelling know as the cabin, range of adaptable modern farm buildings and productive, predominantly Grade 3 grassland. Pockets of woodland and 3 well stocked fishing lakes. In all 178.33 acres (72.17 ha). Available as a whole or in 3 lots. EPC Band E.
Broadridge Farm is set in an attractive rural, yet accessible, location near the Mid / North Devon border. The North Devon
Link Road lies approximately 4.6 miles to the north providing access to the market towns of South Molton and Tiverton, as
well as Junction 27 of the M5.
The village of Witheridge is 2 miles to the south of the farm providing a doctors surgery, village shop, pub, church, veterinary
practice and primary schooling. The market town of South Molton is within 10 miles and has a more comprehensive range
of shops, banks, schooling and supermarkets, as well as weekly livestock and farmers markets and the nearby independent
West Buckland School.
The town of Tiverton, about 12 miles away, is an old market town with an historic castle. There are several supermarkets
and a wide range of shops in the town, together with schools for all ages including the independent Blundells School. There
is also a hospital, a sports centre and an 18-hole golf course.
From the farm there is easy access to Exmoor National Park known for its superb unspoilt scenery, and the North Devon
beaches of Putsborough, Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe are all within easy reach.Introduction
Broadridge Farm lies in a wonderful rural location on the mid / north Devon border and comprises an established commercial
stock farm with the potential for diversification.
The mature woodland and well-stocked lakes offer the opportunity to expand into the leisure and tourism industry, while the
extensive farm buildings have potential for a variety of alternative uses (subject to planning consent).Lot 1
Broadridge Farmhouse, The Cabin, modern farm buildings, grass land, woodland and lakes extending to 112.57 acres (45.55
The detached farmhouse has a south-facing aspect and dates from the 1950s. It is of rendered brick construction under an
artificial slate roof and provides the basis for a comfortable family home.
The accommodation is shown on the floor plan and includes:
The Entrance Porch opens into the Hall, which has a timber floor and a door into the Dining Room, with a feature brick
fireplace and an opening into the Sitting Room.
The Kitchen is fitted with pine timber base units, has a slate floor, a central island with a slate worktop, a Belfast sink with
mixer tap, a Rayburn (cooking, hot water and central heating), an under-stairs cupboard and an opening into the Breakfast
Room with slate flooring and French doors out to the south-facing gardens.
From the kitchen a stable door leads through to the Boot Room, with doors to the Utility Area and Workshop/Store and
a Cloakroom with w.c.
Stairs from the main hall lead to the first floor with four double Bedrooms, Bathroom, with WC, wash hand basin, bath and
airing cupboard housing hot water tank.Outside
To the front of the house are the lawned gardens, with colourful shrub beds bordered by mature hedges and trees with a
gravel patio and BBQ area and a wooden arbour.The Cabin
The timber-clad log cabin / mobile home was constructed in 2013 and provides useful secondary accommodation for the
farm, with fantastic views overlooking the farm to the south towards Witheridge and Dartmoor beyond.
The accommodation includes an Entrance Hall, Three Bedrooms, a Bathroom, a Kitchen, Sitting Room and Store.
Outside, The Cabin is surrounded by a lawn garden, enclosed by hedge banks and separated from the farmhouse by a line
of conifer trees.The Outbuildings
Garage / workshop (10.26m x 7.39m). Concrete block construction under a corrugated steel roof.Farm Buildings
Situated to the north of the farmhouse are the modern farm buildings, suitable for a variety of livestock enterprises and with separate access off the public highway.
The buildings have the potential to be adapted to equestrian or storage uses (subject to planning consent).
1. Livestock Building (27.00m x 18.00m) - Timber frame construction with timber panel and Yorkshire boarding elevations under a corrugated roof. Central feed passage and loose housing.
2. Livestock Building (27.00m x 18.00m) - Timber frame construction with timber panel and Yorkshire boarding elevations under corrugated roof. Central feed passage and loose housing.
3. Livestock Shed (10.71m x 27.17m) - Timber frame construction with timber elevations under clad roof (lean-to timber frame with GI roof and elevations).
4. Covered Yard (13.38m x 13.50m) - Concrete and timber frame with part concrete block, GI and timber elevations under corrugated roof.
5. General Purpose Building (23.41m x 26.66m) - Timber frame construction with corrugated roof, currently used for machinery
storage and housing livestock.
6. Former Piggery (10.61m x 4.56m) - Concrete block construction under corrugated roof.
7. Open fronted Machinery Store L shaped building (16.70m x 4.46m and 5.77m x 7.15m) -Timber frame with GI roof and
8. Covered Yard (22.76m x 21.15m) - Devon Contractors building of concrete and timber frame construction under corrugated roof. This building includes a central silage barn with pre-cast concrete reinforced pillars and timber panels, cubicle area with approximately 38 cubicles.
9. Lean-To (17.70m x 5.34m) - Lean-to for building No 8 timber frame construction with a clad roof, currently providing log store.
10. Former Dairy - Timber frame with GI elevations and clad.
11. Calving House (11.18m x 6.85m) - Open fronted timber frame construction with clad roof and elevations.
12. Former Calf Rearing Barn - Timber frame construction with GI roof.
13. Dog Kennels - Concrete block construction with corrugated roof with galvanised pens / runs.
14. Garaging (6.45m x 9.75m) - Timber frame construction under clad roof.
15. Field Barn (18.27m x 9.21m) - Timber frame construction with clad roof and GI elevations. Remains of a former lean-to.The Land
The land within LOT 1 is currently all down to grass but has previously grown cereal crops in a number of the fields. The land is Grade 3 and mostly southfacing, predominantly level and gently sloping with wonderful views of the surrounding countryside and Dartmoor National Park in the distance.
The broadleaf woodland and coniferous plantations provide amenity and conservation appeal whilst the three fishing lakes are well stocked with coarse fish, including Carp, Roach, Tench and Rudd.Lot 2: 21.79 acres (8.82 ha)
LOT 2 comprises a productive block of level grass land in two enclosures on the opposite side of the road to the main farmstead.
The land has road frontage on the eastern and western boundaries and has a south-facing aspect.Lot 3: 43.97 acres (17.79 ha)
LOT 3 comprises a block of productive pasture land divided into three enclosures and situated north of the main farm.
The land has a south-facing aspect and road access on the western boundary and is enclosed by a mix of hedges and stock-proof fences.General Remarks Services
Lot 1 - Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Solid fuel Rayburn providing hot water and central heating to the farmhouse. A wood burner provides heating to The Cabin.
Lot 2 - A mains water pipe passes through Lot 2.
Lot 3 - Natural water via a spring.Tenure
Freehold with vacant possession.Access
All lots have direct access from the public highway. A neighbour has a right of way over the secondary drive between points marked A B on the sale plan.Designations
The land is within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.Rights of Way
There are no public rights of way crossing the land.Local Authority
North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG. Tel: 01271 327711. (www.northdevon.gov.uk).Council Tax
Broadridge Farmhouse is Band D and The Cabin is Band A.Basic Payment Scheme
Entitlements will be made available. The purchaser will take over the vendors cross compliance responsibilities until 31st December 2017. Should the farm be sold in lots the entitlements will apportioned.Sporting and Mineral Rights
The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned are included with the freehold.Fixtures and Fittings
All fixtures and fittings, unless specifically referred to within these particulars, are expressly excluded from the sale of the freehold.Farm Sale
The vendor reserves the right to hold a farm sale by auction of live and deadstock on the property prior to completion.Wayleaves, Rights of Way etc
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements in respect of any electricity or telephone poles, wires, stays, cables etc., or water or drainage pipes etc., either passing upon, over or under it. The property is also sold subject to and with the benefit of any public or private rights of way or bridleways etc.Plans and Boundary Fences
A plan, which is not to scale and is not to be relied upon, is attached to these particulars. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to its accuracy.Warning
Farms can be dangerous places. Please take care when viewing the property, particularly in the vicinity of the farm buildings and livestock.Viewing
Strictly by appointment only. Please contact Stags Farm Agency (01392 680059 or 01769 572263).Planning
The Cabin at Broadridge Farm has a Certificate of Lawful Use or Development (Application Number 56714) for the siting and residential occupation of a mobile home (the log cabin), which was granted on 18 February 2014. Further details are available from the agents.Directions
From Junction 27 of the M5, proceed along the A361 to Tiverton. At the roundabout continue westwards along the A361 for approximately 10 miles towards South Molton. At Moortown Cross, take the left turn signposted to Rose Ash, and bear
right signposted Rose Ash. After approximately 1/2 a mile, at Beaples Hill Cross, turn left. Follow this road for approximately 2 miles (straight across at Batsworthy Cross) before turning left at Venhay Cross, signposted Witheridge. Broadridge Farm can be found after approximately 2 miles on the left hand side.
These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.