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Keysoe, Bedfordshire

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Keysoe, Bedfordshire
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Keysoe, Bedfordshire
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Keysoe, Bedfordshire
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Keysoe, Bedfordshire
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Keysoe, Bedfordshire
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Keysoe, Bedfordshire
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Keysoe, Bedfordshire
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Keysoe, Bedfordshire
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Keysoe, Bedfordshire
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Keysoe, Bedfordshire
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Keysoe, Bedfordshire
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Keysoe, Bedfordshire
Keysoe, Bedfordshire
Keysoe, Bedfordshire
Keysoe, Bedfordshire
Keysoe, Bedfordshire
Keysoe, Bedfordshire
Keysoe, Bedfordshire
Keysoe, Bedfordshire
Keysoe, Bedfordshire
Keysoe, Bedfordshire
Keysoe, Bedfordshire
Keysoe, Bedfordshire
Keysoe, Bedfordshire

Residential Equestrian Smallholding close to the renowned College Equestrian Competition Centre 6 Acres


  • Detached 4/5 Bedroom House
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN
  • Several Outbuildings
  • Haybarn & Stables
  • 40m x 20m Arena
  • Secure Stable Yard
  • No Public Rights of Way
6.0 Acres Guide £750,000
Residential Equestrian Smallholding close to the renowned College Equestrian Competition Centre 6 Acres

SITUATION
Riseley 3 miles, St Neots 10 miles, Bedford 10 miles, Huntingdon
15 miles, London 65 miles
Railways: Bedford to London St Pancras (47 mins)
International Airports: Luton 35 miles, Stansted 52 miles

LOCATION
Walnut Tree Farm is situated in a rural farming area of Central
Bedfordshire with Keysoe itself having a church, as well as a pub
directly opposite the property; the renowned College Equestrian
Centre is on the edge of the village
The larger village of Riseley has a shop plus a garage ; excellent
communication links being midway between the A1 & A6 within
easy reach, providing access to the Midlands, London and the
North.

EDUCATION
Kymbrook Primary school in Keysoe whilst there is a
good selection of private schools in the area including St Francis
College & The Bedford School. Grammar schools are available at
Hitchin with state schools nearby too. For more details see www.
isc.co.uk for independents and www.bedfordshire.gov.uk for state
schools information.

LOCAL SPORT & RECREATION
Centrally located between Bedford,
Wellingborough & Huntingdon, with excellent access to the road
network; there is a good choice of shopping, sporting, cultural
and educational facilities including a number of popular tourist
attractions such as Woburn Abbey Safari Park and The National
Memorial Arboretum. Good walking, cycling and outriding
opportunities abound from the property into the surrounding
countryside with the recently refurbished dressage/ showjumping
competition centres at Keysoe on the doorstep, plus Bury Farm
and Addington.
Horseracing is at Towcester, Huntingdon & Newmarket. Local
hunts include the Oakley & Cambridgeshire. Sailing and water
sports available at Stewartby Water Sports Club and Priory Sailing
Club. Fishing can be enjoyed at How End Fisheries by licence.
Golf can be enjoyed at The Bedford, The Millbrook and Beadlow
Manor.

SUMMARY
Situated in an accessible rural location Walnut Tree Farm is a
well-established private equestrian use site comprising a former
poultry/ pig farm, where the outbuildings & barns have been
adapted for use as animal stock pens/ pony stables. In addition,
there is an outdoor 20m x 40m arena, within a compact 6
acre site.

RESIDENCE
A detached family home having been built by the current owners
in 1988, of brick elevations under a tiled roof with a more recent
conservatory extension. Extending to some 2,050 ft2 (GIA), the property
offers spacious accommodation, albeit requiring some cosmetic updating
with a pleasant south facing rear garden and ample brick paved driveway
parking to the front with gates leading to the yard beyond.

YARD FACILITIES
The current vendor has created a compact secure equestrian facility
by converting a former poultry shed into pony stables and a piggery
unit into a storage barn/ tack room/ staff kitchen; together with an
arena and other useful outbuildings, approached through a gate to
the side of the house :
• Double garage (7.2m x 5.5m) with double doors & neighbouring
fruit trees
• Hay Barn (7m x 5.5m) half block built half corrugated iron with a
concrete floor & monopitch roof.
• Adjoining Stable Block (5.5m x 3.1m) comprising two Loose
Boxes (3.7m x 3.1m + 3.7 x 2.3m).
• Former Chicken House (12m x 3.5m) timber construction with tin
roof comprising 3 rooms
• Storage barn (9.9m x 9.1m) timber construction under a tin roof
with concrete floor & subdivided into four units with kitchen area
& WC
• Former Poultry Shed Now Stables (30.3m x 8.7m) timber
construction under a lower height tin roof with concrete floor;
two covered walkways either side of nine pony boxes/ animal
pens measuring about (6mx 3m] plus storage/ feed area
• Parking/ turning area for horsebox / trailers

EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES
• Outdoor arena 40m x 20m with fibresand/ rubber surface.
• Two good sized post & rail fenced pasture paddocks with
automatic mains water fed troughs
• Turnout paddock with field shelter


LAND
The land lies to the rear of the main equestrian buildings and
comprises level pasture within a ring fence sub-divided into
individual paddocks. In all the plot amounts to some 6 acres.

AGENT`S NOTES
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 riding school we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly
around livestock, water and machinery. Children must be supervised by their parents on
site.
Plans, Areas and 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.

TOWN & COUNTRY PLANNING

COVENANT
Only one residential dwelling may be built on the land

RIGHTS OF WAY
There are NO rights of way across the land

EPC
Energy Performance Certificate ( EPC) Band D : full report available upon request from
Agent

RURAL PAYMENTS
Basic Farm Payments / Grants Unregistered currently

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Bedford Borough Council Tel: 01234 718097

COUNCIL TAX
Band A : £1,221.82 for 2019/ 20 (Please note that this may be re-banded at
point of sale)

SERVICES
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

TENURE
Walnut Tree Farm is sold freehold with vacant possession given upon completion.


FIXTURES & FITTINGS
Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings, garden ornaments &
Farm Machinery are excluded from the sale but may be available by negotiation.

DIRECTIONS MK44 2HR
From Bedford, head north on the B660 signposted Kimbolton, for
approx. 9 miles passing through Bolnhurst; on entering Keysoe look for
the Chequers Inn Public House on the left hand side & the entrance to
Walnut Tree Farm, is directly opposite. See map for alternative routes.

VIEWINGS
All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on
01722 782727. For further information or to book a viewing
please contact Phil Howard or email foxgrant.com

Notice
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.



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