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Lower Hill Farmstead comprises a detached 5 bedroom dwelling, laid out over three floors, taking full advantage of the views over Blagdon Lake. The Farmhouse, which was built over 100 years ago, is now for sale for the first time. The property would benefit from modernisation in some areas. The farmstead also includes a large range of traditional farm buildings with planning potential, subject to gaining the necessary consents.
The site extends to approximately 2.54 acres in total.
***Please note, the property does not form part of the Coombe Lodge Estate ***
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Lower Hill Farmstead offers the opportunity to acquire a 5 bedroom farmhouse, now in need of some modernisation and a range of traditional farm buildings with planning potential to convert (STP), sitting in a generous plot, offering a rare opportunity for development in the Blagdon area.
The property is located on the edge of the village of Blagdon in a picturesque rural location with views over Blagdon Lake, situated approximately 12 miles south of Bristol and 20 miles west of Bath. Blagdon itself has good level of local amenities including a primary school, village club, church, two pubs, café, village store & post office, with excellent secondary schools available nearby. Both Bristol and Bath provide more extensive amenities, with transport connections both nationally and globally via Bristol Airport, train station and the M4 and M5 motorways in easy reach.
From Bristol take the A38 passing Bristol Airport and after approximately 5 miles turn left onto the A368. Follow this road through the village of Blagdon, passing the village shop and school and the property will be shortly on your left hand side, at the far end of the village. The property will identified by a For Sale Board.
LOWER HILL FARM FARMHOUSE
The five bedroom detached dwelling set within mature gardens and offers extensive views over Blagdon Lake. On the ground floor the accommodation includes a kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, two reception rooms (both with wood burning stoves) and utility. On the first floor there are five bedrooms with a family bathroom and separate shower room. There is also a large basement with WC, boiler room and extensive storage. To the front of the property there is a large gravelled driveway with parking for several cars. Mature gardens are laid to the side and partly to the front of the property. The house benefits from many traditional features, with a large wooden staircase and fireplaces throughout the property providing a wealth of character.
Totalling: 156 sq. meters
TRADITIONAL FARM BUILDINGS
To the rear of the property there is a U-shaped configuration of buildings, comprising mostly single storey but part two storey. The buildings are of traditional stone construction with brickwork detail, they benefit from existing archways and plenty of openings facing inwards and to the rear of the buildings providing views of Blagdon Lake.
Totalling: 558 sq. meters
The site is relatively level and extends in total to approximately 2.54 acres, providing plenty of space for alternative uses and associated requirements (STP). PLEASE NOTE: The modern buildings currently on the site are to be removed by the outgoing tenant and it has been agreed they have holdover to remove these until 25 December 2022, please see the site plan which identifies the buildings hatched black which are to be removed.
The area hatched red at the front of the property on the enclosed sale plan, requires the Purchaser to not impede sight lines to the land retained by the Vendors. The Vendor retains the right to maintain this area, at no more than 1m in height for a depth of 1.5m.
An Overage Clause is applied to the sale of the Property. The Overage Clause applies to the entire site and will be triggered on grant of planning (or other consent) for anything more than four dwellings or agricultural use. Uplift will be imposed for a period of 35 years, chargeable at 35% of the increase in value attributed to the planning consent, payable on disposal or implementation, whichever is sooner.