Incredible opportunity to buy a former national hunt yard, with generous income from rental of separate lodge if desired. Charming listed farmhouse with very flexible accommodation located in a prominent position within the highly desired village of Martin near Fordingbridge.
Incredible opportunity to buy a former national hunt yard, with generous income from rental of separate lodge if desired. Charming listed farmhouse with very flexible accommodation located in a prominent position within the highly desired village of Martin near Fordingbridge. The property as a whole offers enormous potential for those wishing to run a small competition yard and/or looking to generate a healthy income from holiday rental/long term rental. The paddock land is well fenced and protected. an there is also direct access from the property onto bridleways.
Fordingbridge 7 miles, Salisbury 11 miles, Ringwood 13 miles,
Bournemouth 24 miles.
Trains: Salisbury to London/Waterloo (90 minutes).
International airports: Bournemouth International Airport: 21 miles,
Southampton 28 miles
Harris Farm lies in an attractive rural position at the heart of the
desirable village of Martin.
Situated within the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural
Beauty, the property sits back off the village road with ready access
to the A354 or A338 connecting Salisbury and Ringwood, with
Southampton and Winchester via the A31/M27 to the south east.
Mainline train services operate from Salisbury nearby.
Education There is an excellent selection of public and private schools
in the area including Bryanston, Forres Sandle Manor at Fordingbridge,
Moyles Court near Ringwood, Canford Manor at Wimborne and
Burgate school, all within 30 minutes drive. The Cathedral City of
Salisbury to the north offers a host of good schools including a boys
and girls Grammar school. See www.isc.co.uk for independents and
ww.wiltshire.gov.uk for state schools information.
Local, Sporting & Recreational Martin enjoys a strong community
with a volunteer run shop, popular social club, village hall, and a
church, with various community events held throughout the year.
The village has its own website with everything you need to know
as well as past history: www.martinvillagearchive.org.uk. There is
also a community farm which is a not-for-profit farm growing food
for sale, run by the villagers, further information is found at www.
A more comprehensive range of shopping, sporting, cultural and
education facilities can be found close by in the Cathedral City of
Salisbury. Good walking, cycling and superb outriding opportunities
abound from the property with scenic trails across the rolling chalk
downland which forms Martin Down. The New Forest is also easily
accessible to the east providing further leisure opportunities. Sailing
and water sports are available on the south coast within 40 minutes
drive. Horseracing is at Salisbury with Wincanton and Bath to the
north west. Local hunts include Wilton, New Forest and Portman.
Fishing can be enjoyed on the River Avon nearby on licence via
private clubs and organisations. Golf can be enjoyed at Hamptworth
Available to the market for the first time in over 50 years, Harris Farm
is a charming Grade II listed property believed to date from the late
sixteenth century. Harris Farm House offers a wealth or original features with attractive herringbone brickwork under a tiled roof the property extends to
some 2,080 ft2 (GEA), offering pleasant accommodation arranged over 2 floors. Whilst the property has benefited from an extension, it still retains much of its character with exposed beams, inglenook fireplaces, oak panelled walls and oak and elm floorboards.
Regarded as one of the oldest properties in the village, Harris Farm is also recognised for its strong literary connection with the renowned
`Shepherd`s Life` by W.H Hudson written during a stay at the Property.
The accommodation comprises:
• Entrance Hall
• Kitchen/Breakfast Room with fitted units, AGA and views over the
• Double aspect Drawing Room with bresummer beam
• Sitting Room with bresummer beam Inglenook fireplace, oak
• Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom
• 2 further Bedrooms
• Family Bathroom
• Study/4th Bedroom
The lodge is a purpose built 3 bedroom home offering excellent accommodation, with a large lobby for riding and outdoor kit, private garden and large veranda. A light and airy living space with log burner is the heart of this home, which also benefits from a utility room.
Former National Hunt racing yard with 8 loose boxes and level, free-draining paddocks. The land is divided well; they all provide good shelter with post and rail fencing and mains water to every field. The facilities also include a feed storage area a large barn to store hay and straw.
Mains water and electricity. Private Drainage (septic tank)
New Forest District Council 01329 225398 Hampshire County Council 023 8028 5000
A well maintained block of permanent pasture divided into 5 paddocks with mains water connected. Each paddock is well fenced with post and rail and offering a good degree of shelter. Direct access from the property to bridleway network connecting to Martin Down. In total the plot extends to approximately 10.5 acres
By appointment with the vendors sole agents - Fox Grant 01722 782727
From Salisbury: head South West on the A354 towards Blandford, after about 8 miles take the second turning left to Martin. Go past the church and the property will be on the right hand side.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.