Brokerswood, Westbury

£725,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Residential Horticultural Smallholding With Modern Family House & Annexe (Subject To AOC) Set in 5.5 Acres

SITUATION

Beckington 3 miles, Westbury 4 miles, Trowbridge 5 miles,

Frome 6 miles, Longleat 8 miles, Bath 12 miles, Salisbury 29 miles

Trains: Westbury to London/Paddington (1hr 30 mins), Westbury

to Bath (25 mins)

International Airport: Bristol 37 miles

LOCATION

The Mead Nursery is situated on Brokerswood Road between

Lower Rudge & Brokerswood Country Park, northwest of Westbury,

amongst other cottages, smallholdings and farms. The Full Moon pub

in Lower Rudge is about a half mile distant with the larger village of

Beckington 2 miles further West; there are main travel routes with the

A36, Bath to Warminster and the A303 connecting London and the

West Country closeby; whilst conveniently north west of Westbury s

local shops/ supermarket and mainline railway station.

EDUCATION

The West Country is excellently catered for with a range of

private schools in the area including Warminster, Downside, Wells,

Stonar and Dauntsey s. State primary schools are at Southwick and

Berkley, with further schools at Westbury and Warminster nearby.

For more details see www.iscis-sw.co.uk for independents and

www.wiltshire.gov.uk for state schools information.

LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL

There is a local newsagents/store

and garage nearby in Southwick plus a variety of country pubs. There

are ample shopping facilities in Trowbridge and the historic town

of Frome and Roman city of Bath lie within easy reach. Longleat

Safari Park, Iford Manor and Farleigh Castle are all easily accessible.

There are plenty of walking, cycling and riding opportunities from

the property. Racing is at Bath, Wincanton & Salisbury. Golf is at

Cumberwell and Frome.

THE MEAD NURSERY

The current owners acquired the site as bare land in 1991 and

have created an established well regarded, profitable horticultural

business, from scratch; specialising in alpine plants / herbaceous

perennials (www.themeadnursery.co.uk), with a well thought out

design of display beds, seven principal growing polytunnels plus a

machinery/ storage barn about 40 x 20 as well as a timber retail

sales shed about 24 x 12 plus wooden storage shed about 22 x 6 .

In addition there is ample customer parking, together with an overspill

field with a sizeable semi-mature copse of native specimen trees.

The business itself has both retail & commercial clients, together with

a sizeable mailing list of private clients; there are accounts available

but only once the property has been viewed.

The Mead Nursery & Residence are classed as LOT 1 on the Saleplan

being about 5.5 Acres

RESIDENCE

Designed by & for the current owners, built in 1996 an extended

family home of Bradstone elevations, under an imitation Cotswold

stone tiled roof; with a light triple aspect sitting room with

woodburning stove, as well as double aspect traditional farmhouse

kitchen/ diner with electric blue Aga plus walk-in larder and many

more features/accommodation. To the side/rear of the house,

originally a double garage, was converted to form an annexe

together with the addition of a sizeable sun room on the rear.

3 upstairs bedrooms with ensuite & separate bathroom

Spacious loft with potential for conversion

Triple aspect spacious Sitting room with woodburning stove

Good sized family kitchen/ dining room with electric blue AGA

Family room plus boot / utility room

Self-contained adjoining annexe

Subject to Agricultural Occupancy Condition (AOC) see

Agent's Notes below

ADDITIONAL LAND: LOTS 2 & 3

Attractive lawned meadow garden with views over own land

Adjoining the house / Mead Nursery known as LOT 1 on the saleplan,

with access through the bottom hedge via a five bar gate leading into

LOT 3 which in turn has a five bar gate leading into LOT 2

LOT 2 : A level, well draining hedged boundary field of about 3.4

Acres with direct road access via five bar gate & public footpath

(marked FP on Saleplan) and five bar gate leading into :-

LOT 3: Delightful summer meadow acknowledged as having many

rare meadow species of flora & fauna bordering a brook, which rises

in winter to form a water meadow. At the Eastern end there is a pond

providing a haven for wildlife & perfect spot on a summer s day to

enjoy the tranquillity of the setting; about 6.4 Acres

In TOTAL the Mead Nursery amounts to some 15.3 Acres

AGENT S NOTES

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 Fox Grant

has not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by

inspection or otherwise. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either

party to compensation in respect thereof.

EPC

Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Band D ~ full report available from Agent upon request, OR ON WEBSITE FOXGRANT.COM

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Wiltshire Council Tel: 0300 456 0100

COUNCIL TAX

Council Tax Band F £2,440 for 2018/19

AOC PLANNING

Planning Condition In accordance with the original planning consent granted by West

Wiltshire District Council 20th June 1995 the occupation of the dwelling shall be limited

to a person solely or mainly employed, or last employed before retirement, in the locality in

agriculture as defined in section 336 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, or in

Forestry .. .

SERVICES

Mains water and electricity, private drainage to sewage treatment plant. Oil fired

central heating.

RIGHTS OF WAY

Access One public footpath across field LOT 2 marked as FP on Saleplan

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are

excluded from the sale.

TENURE

The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on completion

DIRECTIONS

Postcode: BA13 4EG

From Bath head south on the (A36) towards Warminster and follow for

about 11 miles; upon reaching Standerwick, turn left at the Bell Inn public

house, into Rudge Lane and after about a mile turn right in front of the Full

Moon public house where the property will be found on the right hand

side, after about half a mile with The Mead Nursery sign . See location plan

VIEWINGS

All viewings strictly by

appointment through the agents

on 01722 782727. Please

contact Phil Howard or William

Grant for further details or email

phil@foxgrant.com

Arrange viewing 01722 782727

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