Yeovil 2 miles, Sherborne 7 miles, Castle Cary 12 miles, Glastonbury 16 miles, Salisbury 47 miles, London 130 miles. Mainline Train Service: Castle Cary to London/Paddington 93 mins, Yeovil to London/Waterloo 135 mins. International Airports: Bristol 41 miles, Bournemouth 55 miles. Marsh Farm lies in an attractive rural position between the hamlet of Yeovil Marsh to the west and the small village of Mudford to the East and is tucked off the main A37 as it runs south into Yeovil. The property enjoys excellent communication links with easy access to the A303 linking the West Country and London via the M3. The town of Yeovil lies just two miles south with the popular market town of Sherborne to the south east.
The area abounds with good schools including Hazelgrove, Sherborne boys and girls, Kings, Sexey’s at Bruton and Millfield School at Street. Primary and secondary state schools can be found in Yeovil and Taunton. For further details see www.iscis-sw.co.uk for independent schools and www.somerset.gov.uk for state schools information.
LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL
Yeovil has an extensive range of shopping, sporting and recreational facilities along with Sherborne nearby. There are good walking, cycling and riding opportunities from the property. Golf is at Sherborne, Yeovil and Wheathill. National Hunt racing is at Wincanton and Taunton, with flat racing at Bath and Salisbury. Hunting is with Blackmore and Sparkford Vale Hunt. Sailing and water sports can be enjoyed along the south coast. See www. vistsomerset.co.uk for more details.
Marsh Farm offers an attractive Grade II listed period farmhouse with two further cottages, a useful multipurpose barn and 4.6 acres of level pasture. The property could be continued in its present form or diversified into a number of alternative equestrian, leisure or commercial uses subject to obtaining the relevant planning consents. Marsh Farm is offered as a whole or in 2 lots:
Marsh Farmhouse is a charming Grade II listed property of stone and brick construction under a tiled roof. Extending to some 3,055 ft2 (GEA) the property offers spacious accommodation arranged on 3 floors. Whilst the property has benefited from modernisation it still retains much of its character with exposed beams and a bessama beam Inglenook fireplace. Adjoining the house on the eastern elevation is a self contained annexe cottage known as Garden Cottage which offers a further 875 ft² (GEA) of accommodation. This could be incorporated into the main house subject to the necessary planning consent or could be used for a relative, employee or for rental income.
LOT 1 CONT
Both properties enjoy attractive rural views to the north and south across their own and neighbouring land. The accommodation comprises:- • Kitchen amp; separate utility with fitted units and stone flooring • Dining room with besamma beam inglenook fireplace • Drawing room with brick fireplace • Breakfast room • 3 bedrooms • Family bathroom amp; separate shower room • 2 Attic rooms Garden Cottage • Kitchen • Sitting/Dining room • Bedroom amp; en-suite bathroom Outside Gravel Driveway and parking area for several vehicles. The Gardens are to the front and rear of the house, mainly laid to lawn with herbaceous borders. Outbuildings Agricultural barn: Portal framed agricultural building 10,250 ft². Land The land lies to the north and east of the property and is laid to productive permanent pasture, surrounded by mature hedges on two sides. In all Lot 1 amounts to some 4.55 acres.
Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
HEALTH & SAFETY
Given the potential hazards of a working smallholding we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around buildings and machinery. Children must be supervised by their parents on site.
PLANS, AREAS & SCHEDULES
These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and calculated by the vendor’s agents, however the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.
The property is sold subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient monument orders, town planning schedules and resolutions, which may or may not come into force. Purchasers will be deemed to have full knowledge and have satisfied themselves as to the provisions of any such matters affecting the estate.
RIGHTS OF WAY
There are no known rights of way across the property.
South Somerset District Council Tel: 01935 462462 Somerset County Council Tel: 0845 3459166
Marsh Farm Band ‘D’, Garden Cottage ‘A’,
Mains water, electricity and drainage, oil-fired central heating to Marsh Farmhouse, storage heaters to Cider House and Garden Cottage.
Marsh Farm is sold freehold with vacant possession given upon completion.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS
Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale but may be available by negotiation
From A303, Hazel Grove roundabout head south on the A359 signposted Sherborne. Proceed through the villages of Queen Camel, Marston Magna and Mudford towards Yeovil. On exiting Mudford take the right turn into Sock Hill and continue to the crossroads. Turn left, continuing for a short distance before taking the first right signposted Yeovil Marsh. The property will be found on your right hand side adjacent to the Fox Grant sale board. Post Code BA21 3QB
All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01722 782727. For further information or to book a viewing please contact William Grant or Adam Field.
Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 Fox Grant and their clients give notice: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. Fox Grant has not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.