The historic Chicksgrove Manor is a charming Grade II* Listed, stone manor house dating back to the 16th Century which is situated within its own picturesque, mixed rural estate in an Area
of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The south facing Manor House overlooks a formal garden and the river Nadder, and is located in the hamlet of Chicksgrove close to the popular village of Tisbury.
Chicksgrove Manor is close to the picturesque and hugely popular village of Tisbury, which offers a superb local facilities including a deli, Coop, fresh fish shop, excellent wine merchant, butcher, Boots the chemist, doctors and dentist. In addition, Messums Wiltshire, an outstanding art gallery has recently opened between Chicksgrove and Tisbury.
Local pubs and restaurants include the renowned Beckford Arms and The Compasses Inn, which is in the village of Chicksgrove. Shaftesbury and Salisbury provide a range of everyday shops and facilities, whilst Bath provides a more comprehensive range of shops, restaurants, cinema, theatre and arts.
Communications in the area are excellent with the A303 about 3 miles to the north providing a link to the M3, M25 and London or the West Country. Tisbury Station offers a mainline railway sevice to London Waterloo taking from 1 hour 50 minutes.
There are a number of excellent schools within reach including Port Regis, Sandroyd, Hazelgrove, Handford, Clayesmore, Sherborne, Bryanston, St Marys Shaftesbury and Downside. Salisbury also has outstanding boys and girls Grammar schools.
The area is renowned for its excellent variety of field sports. Racing at Salisbury, Wincanton and Newbury, Golf at Rushmore and South West Wilts. The south coast is within easy reach providing a range of water sports.
Lower Chicksgrove itself dates back to the 12th Century and is situated on the north bank of the River Nadder in the rolling Wiltshire Downs. The area is famous as the source of Chilmark stone that was used to build Salisbury Cathedral and is the stone used to build Chicksgrove
Manor, Garden Cottage, Park House and some of the
traditiona l farm buildings.
Lot 4 – Farmland and Woodland 198.85 acres (80.476 hectares)
A block of attractive pastureland with pockets of woodland situated to the north/north east of Chickgrove Manor House. This block of land is accessed via a good track that runs through the farm yard. This land is typical of that found on the Wiltshire
Downs and is currently predominantly grass with parcels of woodland. There is potential for arable and some of the fields are registered as such with DEFRA. From the highest point the views are quite exceptional being able to see as far as the Fovant Badges on a clear day.
The second farm yard is located within this block of land and comprises a 9 bay x 5 bay steel framed livestock barn, with
each bay being about 20ft long. The second barn is a 5 bay steel framed open fronted straw barn with a lean to storage
area at one end. These buildings may have the potential for other uses, including equestrian or general storage (subject to
gaining any necessary consents).
The land and buildings are currently let on a Farm Business Tenancy which expires on 29th September 2018. It is fenced and linked with well maintained gates and some small handling areas. There is mains water to all of the fields, except one which
has a natural spring fed supply. The hedgerows are now established having been planted in the early 1990s and add to the amenity appeal of the farm.
The land and buildings are let on a farm business tenancy, please see the paragraph on tenure for further information.
Acreage: 198.95 Acres