Attractive Residential Farm with income from holiday cottages and further potential.
Walkers Farm is situated between the villages of Stoke St Gregory and Burrowbridge. The village of Stoke St Gregory has an excellent range of day-to-day facilities including a primary school, public house and village hall. Burrowbridge is famous for Burrow Mump and the ancient church ruins. Langport, approximately 4.6 miles away, provides a wide range of day-to-day facilities. Street and Glastonbury are also within a short driving distance, whilst Taunton, the County Town of Somerset, has an excellent shopping centre and is approximately 10 miles away. Taunton is also the home of Somerset County Cricket Club and Taunton Racecourse. The M5 can be accessed from Junction 25 at Taunton or from Junction 24 at Bridgwater. Walkers Farm is particularly well situated for schooling with a number of highly regarded primary and secondary schools within easy reach including Millfield, Kings College, Queens College and Taunton School.
LOT 1: Walkers Farmhouse, Walkers Farm Holiday Cottages, Stables, Farm Buildings, Orchard and Paddocks extending to 8.86 acres.
Walkers Farm offers an excellent opportunity to acquire a diverse residential holding with an established holiday complex business, versatile farm buildings and approximately 8.86 acres. Further land available.
The farmhouse occupies an elevated position offering outstanding views on three sides, overlooking the Somerset Levels with views towards the Polden Hills and Blackdown Hills to the south. The established holiday complex business www. walkersfarmcottages.co.uk comprises 4 holiday units fully fitted to a high standard and also offer disabled accommodation with an approximate turnover of £90,000 per annum. The cottages are set in well-established gardens and in addition there is a function room for communal dining and a games barn.
A handsome Georgian farmhouse situated in an elevated position commanding extensive views and surrounded by beautiful gardens. The house has immense charm and is full of natural light. A gravelled driveway sweeps through the garden to a turning and parking area beside the house. Front door, with arched stained glass window light above, opening to a spacious hallway with arch. Doors leadoff to Dining Room with marble fireplace, hunting frieze dating from the 1920s. Fantastic views over West Sedge Moor from the large sash windows with working shutters. Drawing Room with attractive alcove, marble fireplace inset with Jetmaster fire grate, large windows with shutters with views looking east and ornate plasterwork frieze. Door and steps lead down to the extensive Cellars with flagstone flooring. Study with flagstone floor and arched stained glass window. Snug/Sitting Room with fireplace inset with wood burning stove. Farmhouse Kitchen/Breakfast Room with flagstone floor and original servants bells. There is a 2 oven AGA set within a large fireplace with a bread oven and a fitted electric cooker. The kitchen is fitted with timber wall and base units including a bespoke timber freestanding cupboard with integral refrigerator. Under-stairs storage cupboard and door to rear staircase leading to the first floor. Rear hall leads through to Utility Room fitted with double Belfast sink, base units, central heating boiler and hot water tank. Shower Room fitted with walk-in shower, WC, hand basin and fitted cupboard. Cloakroom with WC, hand basin and built-in cupboard. Boot Room/Tack Room with fitted cupboards and door out to rear courtyard. From the main entrance hall, a well-lit generous staircase with turned handrail rises to the first-floor landing with doors off to Bedroom 1 with dual aspect with outstanding views and fitted with wash hand basin inset in vanity unit. Bedroom 2 dual aspect with Victorian-style fireplace and wash hand basin. Bedroom 3 with views over the gardens and Victorian style fireplace. Bedroom 4 with fitted wardrobe, wash hand basin, Victorian style fireplace. Dressing Room with airing cupboard and fitted wardrobes. Family Bathroom with bath, hand basin and WC. From the main stairs a door leads to the rear stairs and Bedroom 5 with fitted wardrobe and hand basin.
OUTBUILDINGS: Situated in close proximity to the Farmhouse are a useful and functional range of outbuildings which include: Workshop, stabling, feed and tack room and a 4-Bay Open-Fronted timber farm building providing useful garaging and storage.
WALKERS FARM HOLIDAY COTTAGES: Running since early 2000, providing 4 holiday units converted from traditional farm buildings.
THE TALLET AND HACKNEY STABLE: Converted during 2001/2002, both provide single floor, 2 bedroom accommodation along with open plan kitchen, sitting and dining room facilities and bathroom.
THE OLD DAIRY AND PARLOUR: Converted during 2002/2003 with holiday accommodation on two floors. Both cottages have 2 double bedrooms and large open plan kitchen, dining and sitting room areas. The holiday cottage complex also includes: Function Room with washing and cooking facilities and Games Barn with badminton court and leisure area.
BARN CONVERSION: A traditional agricultural barn which has planning consent for change of use to residential accommodation.
Acreage: 8.86 Acres
From Junction 25 on the M5 take the A358 signposted to Yeovil and continue along this road until reaching the junction with the A378 and turn left signposted Langport. Then at the first junction turn left signposted North Curry / Stoke St Gregory and continue along this road following signs for Stoke St Gregory. After passing through North Curry and on leaving Stoke St Gregory at the first sharp right-hand bend turn left signposted Stathe onto Slough Lane and continue for approximately 1.5 miles. The entrance to Walkers Farm will be found on the left-hand side where a large gravelled drive sweeps up to the front gardens and house.