A pretty and private residential farm with extensive equestrian and agricultural facilities
The farm sits just to the south of the village of Linstead Parva, due west of Halesworth in north Suffolk. It is exceptionally private with the main residences being set about 270m off the closest public highway. The county towns of Ipswich (Suffolk) and Norwich (Norfolk) both lie within 46.6 km (29 miles) of the farm, accessible from the A12 to the east and the A143 to the north.
Diss Station is located approximately 27 km (16.8 miles) to the west and provides services to London Liverpool Street
Station with a minimum journey time of 90 minutes. Norwich International Airport is accessible within 58 km (36 miles) whilst
the smaller Beccles Heliport at Ellough is 23.8 km (14.8 miles) to the north east.
Abbey Farmhouse is a pretty and substantial 5 bedroom Suffolk farmhouse of timber frame construction with pan tile roof and rendered elevations.
Field Mouse Cottage and Hedgehog Cottage sit mmediately adjacent to the farmhouse and are of timber, brick and peg tile construction. Each cottage has one bedroom and both can be let on Assured Shorthold Tenancies. Mature gardens to the south and east of the houses give way to attractive woodland from which the extensive grassland can be accessed.
The buildings at Abbey Farm comprise a range of relatively modern buildings used primarily for general storage and equestrian purposes.
The land at Abbey Farm is classified as Grade 3 on the Land Classification Soil Series of England and Wales. The soils are primarily of the Beccles 1 series (described as slowly permeable, seasonally waterlogged fine loamy over clayey soils).
The majority of the land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency as permanent grassland (PG01) and has been used for equestrian grazing for a number of years. There are no environmental schemes in place across the farm. The land has not been drained although it is suitable for mole draining. There is no evidence of a requirement for drainage and the land is occupied in its current use for 12 months of the year.
Acreage: 58.06 Acres