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  • Bedrooms: 4
Outstanding 40 Acre Residential / Agricultural Equestrian Smallholding With Spacious Well Appointed Bungalow & Superb Stable Yard With Arena + Lunging Rings


Trowbridge 3 miles, A36 3 miles, Westbury 7 miles, Warminster 10 miles, Bath 15 miles, M4 (Jct 18) 23 miles, Mainline Train Services: Westbury to London/Paddington (1hr 30 mins), Westbury to Bath (25 mins) International Airport: Bristol 35 miles The Lodge is located at the end of a private no through road on the western edge of the village of Southwick. Situated 3 miles south west of Trowbridge the property benefits from good communication links with the A36 providing easy access to Bath and M4 motorway & A303 connecting London and the West Country. Education The West Country is excellently catered for with a range of private schools in the area, with several top flight schools all within easy reach in the Cathedral City of Salisbury to the south and with Dauntsey???s nearby in Devizes. Other schools in the area include Stonar towards Bath and Warminster schools to the south. For more details see www.isc.co.uk for independents and www.wiltshire.gov.uk for state schools information.

Local, Sport & Recreational

Local, Sporting & Recreational The village of Southwick provides a good range of services including a local store, public house, church, country park and a primary school with more comprehensive shopping, sporting, cultural and education facilities found in Trowbridge or Bath. Good walking, cycling and outriding opportunities abound from the property into the surrounding countryside with sailing and water sports available on the south coast. Horseracing is at Bath, Salisbury and Wincanton, hunting is with the Avon Vale. Golf can be enjoyed at Cumberwell, Frome and Bradford On Avon.

The Lodge

The Lodge is an extended and modernised detached bungalow of predominantly reconstituted stone construction under a tiled roof, providing well presented accommodation of some 2,290ft2 (GEA); the property benefits from an extensive brick paved terrace with large gardens beyond plus ample parking to the front & side of the property. The accommodation comprises: ??? Sitting room double aspect with fireplace ??? Kitchen/Dining room with high specification units ??? Utility ??? Study with full width fitted bookshelves/cupboards ??? Four Double Bedrooms ??? Two Shower rooms


The property is approached from the lane via a gravelled area to the front of the property, with further large gravelled area beyond the bungalow providing ample parking and having concrete foundation slab in place, ready for erection of carriagehouse [Wiltshire Council Planning Application Number W/11/02579/FUL] ??? Gravelled yard and parking area for several vehicles, with steps down to rear Patio ??? The Gardens to the rear and side of the house have an expansive patio area of recently laid herringbone brick with raised fish pond, large shed and feature raised/ walled bed with twisted hazel tree. A rendered wall separates the remainder of the garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with chicken enclosure ??? Further area to the far end of the garden is classified as agricultural land

Equestrian Facilities

??? Substantial Yard with CCTV and ample parking/turning area for horse boxes/trailers ??? All weather arena [50m x 25m] with sand and rubber surface, post & rail fencing leading directly out from the new stable block ??? All weather two circular lunging rings [15m in diameter] with sand and rubber surface, post & rail fencing ??? Brand new stable block with 10 oversize boxes plus office & toilet/wash room & central tie-up/ wash down area [under construction: block built under a box profile metal sheet roof] ??? American Barn 8 oversize internal stables plus 4 store rooms + WC ??? Haybarn/store [20m x 9m] four bay with two having lockable roll down shutters

Land at The Lodge

Directly adjoining the stable yard is a training area with the Arena, Lunging Rings and four post + railed turnout paddocks with a central gravelled track, which leads through a small area of woodland with dew pond and onto five high quality pasture paddocks with hedgerow boundaries with water supply to the first two fields. Actual grazing pasture approx 36 Acres. Please note footpaths run through three of these fields as marked FP on the Sale Plan. In all land amounts to about 40.3 Acres.


In accordance with Planning Appeal Application Number APP/F3925/A/08//2074666:- ??? Commercial Equestrian Use as a Training Centre but NOT for Riding School or Livery Yard ??? Occupation of the dwelling shall be limited to a person solely or mainly working, in agriculture or in the keeping, care and training of horses, or a widow or widower of such a person and to any resident dependents


Property Misdescriptions Act 1991. Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.


Health & Safety We would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around livestock. Children must be supervised by their parents on site. Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and calculated by the vendor???s agents, however the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof. Town and Country Planning The property is sold subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient monument orders, town planning schedules and resolutions, which may or may not come into force. Purchasers will be deemed to have full knowledge and have satisfied themselves as to the provisions of any such matters affecting the estate.


Rights of Way There are footpaths across three fields marked FP on Sale Plan above. Unitary Authority Wiltshire Council Tel: 0300 456 0100 Council Tax Band ???D???. Amount payable 2012/13 ??1,462 Services Mains water, electricity and drainage. oil-fired central heating via externally located boiler. Tenure The Lodge is sold freehold with vacant possession given upon completion. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale but may be available by negotiation. Particulars Prepared by Phil Howard in November 2012.


From Frome, head northwest (A361) for Trowbridge. Just after Hooper???s Pool and Lamberts Marsh turnings, turn left into Hoggington lane. Continue for about 1 mile, bear right at the fork and proceed to the end of the lane where you will find the property as the penultimate property on the left hand side. Post Code: BA14 9NR


Strictly by appointment 01722 782727. Please contact William Grant or Phil Howard for further details or email phil@foxgrant.com

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