An investment opportunity for an attractive block of pasture and woodland.
Rockstead Farm is 25 miles away from both the A303 and M3 providing good road links into London and the West country. The civil parish village of Rockbourne has a strong community that offers local events at the village hall, a traditional pub, a Saxon church, a network of footpaths and bridleways spread across neighbouring farms and Whitsbury Downs. The Rockbourne Roman Villa, which is a significant historic feature, is available to the public from April until September. Fordingbridge is the closest town that provides a selection of shops, supermarkets, cafes, butchers, pubs and a post office.
The medieval Cathedral City of Salisbury offers further amenities including a broad range of supermarkets, shops, restaurants, pubs, a theatre and a cinema and preserved copies of the Magna Carta manuscripts are held within Chapter House. There is also a train station with ample parking which has a direct route into London Waterloo from 90 minutes.
Ringwood, another market town, is approximately 9 miles to the south which includes further amenities and is home to the famous Ringwood brewery that was established in 1978.
The A338 provides easy access to Bournemouth and the south coast where there are numerous beaches including Boscombe, Mudeford, Hengistbury Head and Highcliffe Castle.
Rockstead is superbly located for recreational activities including golf at Rushmore in Dorset, Bramshaw in Hampshire and Salisbury in Wiltshire. All of which provide 18 holes of undulating fairways, ever changing scenery and well manicured greens. The New Forest National Park is located 3 miles away where there are numerous cycling, walking and riding routes as well as water sports and wildlife conservation. Within easy reach there are a number of local racecourses including flat racing at Salisbury and Bath and National Hunt at Wincanton and Newbury.
Lot 2 Clack Barn and about 155 acres
Lot 2 is incorporates a mixture of pasture and woodland which is well laid out with gated entrances to the majority of fields, all accessible via farm tracks, Clack Lane and Whipps Hill. As there is an active shoot, parcels of land have been used to grow cover crop in the form of maize in agreement with the AHA farm tenant.
Approximately half way down Clack Lane is a Grade II Listed, tithe barn that is constructed of red brick and timber cladding. It is not currently in use however it has the potential to be converted into a storage unit, livestock sheltering or a residential dwelling subject to necessary planning conditions.
Acreage: 155 Acres
From London, exit the M3 signposted towards Bournemouth and the M27. From the M27 exit the motor way at junction 2 towards the New Forest. At the roundabout, take the third exit onto the B3079 and continue to follow the signs towards Fordingbridge for 11 miles. Once arrived in Fordingbridge, cross the bridge and take second exit on the mini roundabout and then the third left turning onto a one way road (Green Lane). Follow Green Lane onto Whitsbury Road and continue for approximately 3 miles. At the cross roads, take a left signposted towards Rockbourne and Rockstead is located on the second left.