Lount Road, Osbaston, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire

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Lount Road, Osbaston, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire
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Description

SOLD SUBJECT TO CONTRACT

The farm benefits from being in a ringed fence with the farmhouse and buildings situated in the centre of the land. The land is classified as Grade 3 by DEFRA with soil of the Beccles 1 series described as slowly permeable seasonally waterlogged fine loam over clay soil suitable for winter cereals, some potatoes and grassland.

Lot 1 – Osbaston House Farmhouse, farm buildings, glamping site and about 106.48 acres of farmland.
About 111.64 acres (45 ha)

Osbaston House Farmhouse

The six/seven bedroom farmhouse is located in the centre of the farm and next to the farmyard. Access is off Lount Road, or via the farmyard. The property is Georgian period and a brick construction under a slate roof.

The ground floor comprises: kitchen, snug, WC, office, dining room and sitting room.

The first floor comprises: two en-suite bedrooms and a third bedroom with WC and bath.

The second story is in need of refurbishment with four rooms which could be used as bedrooms or bathrooms.

The Farmhouse benefits from a range of very pretty outbuildings which are currently used as stables and storage but could offer potential for conversion subject to obtaining planning consent. Externally the property benefits from excellent views, a large garden and extensive parking.
There is also a 130ft x 65ft outdoor manège.

Goat milking

The goat milking enterprise was started in 2002 and consists of 800 milking nannies which form part of a carefully bred pedigree herd of British Saanen, Toggenburg, Alpines and Anglo Nubians. The goats are milked through a 36 x 36 rapid exit Westfalia parlour with an electronic identification system and are housed in the buildings either side of the parlour. This continues to be an excellent business and employs a number of full time staff. The full time staff do not fall under the TUPE regulations. Further financial information is available from the vendor’s agent.

Farmland

The land lies to the south of the farmyard and comprises a number of arable and pasture fields.

Glamping

There is a highly successful, multi-award-winning glamping business on the farm, known as The Dandelion Hideaway. This consists of six luxury self-catering canvas cottages. There are five cottages which comprise: three bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen, lounge and outdoor veranda. There is a sixth cottage which has one bedroom with a en-suite bathroom, kitchen and lounge as well as additional accommodation in a treehouse and a private wood fired hot tub. Servicing these cottages is mains water, gas, solar lighting, wood burning stoves/ovens and an onsite farm shop for everyday amenities. There is also a relaxation room available for spa treatments which generates additional income.

In 2017 the business won the highly acclaimed Glamping Business of the Year awarded by Visit England. The business also boasts an exemplary Trip Advisor rating which resulted in being awarded “The Hall of Fame” in 2018. This business provides significant financial income and considerable forward bookings have been taken for the 2020 season with multiple repeat customers.

Lot 2 – About 39.55 acres of arable land with
some amenity woodland.

The land lies on the north side of the farm with
access off Lount Road.

Osbaston House Farm is located about 2 miles to the north of Market Bosworth, a very attractive Leicestershire village with a rich history. Access to the farm is excellent via Lount Road which provides direct access onto A447.

The charming market town of Market Bosworth
provides every day amenities and good schooling
facilities.

Date posted: 10/06/20