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Guide Price £980,000
- Rural location with farmland views
- Grade II Listed period farm house
- Extensive range of outbuildings
- Equestrian facilities
- Six pasture fields
- In all about 18.4 acres
**Guide Price £980,000 - £1,100,000**
A picturesque Grade II Listed period farm house in a wonderful rural location with views over surrounding farmland, together with an extensive range of outbuildings including an office/annexe, triple garage, stabling and tractor barn, garden and six pasture fields - in all about 18.4 acres
Longdown Farm is a picturesque detached Grade II Listed period farmhouse which has been sympathetically modernised over the years to form a comfortable and well-appointed family home. The elevations are brick, part tile hung beneath a tiled roof, with oak mullioned windows, original pargeting, light oak timbering, timber internal doors and oil-fired central heating.
The main features are:
Oak door to the hall with oak floor, leading through to the drawing room with fine inglenook fireplace, a timbered ceiling, window seat, exposed brickwork to one wall, oak floor, double aspect and a door to the garden.
The dining room has a fireplace (sealed) in pine surround, window seat, pargeting along one wall and a timbered ceiling. From the drawing room there is a door to the cellar which has windows. There is a useful study also with pargeting to one wall.
The farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room has been re-designed with bespoke fitted units and comprises glazed sink with granite work surfaces, cupboards and drawers beneath, oak floor, cupboard under the secondary staircase, integrated dishwasher, larder cupboard, electric 3-oven Aga and companion 2-fan induction hob oven, set in former inglenook fireplace. A stable-type door leads to the garden.
The utility room has a high ceiling and a sink, work surface, plumbing for white goods, tiled flooring, oil-fired central heating boiler and bench seat storage.
The first floor is approached via two staircases, the main one being oak and leading to the landing and the principal bedroom, which is double aspect and has an oak floor, fireplace, range of cupboards and bench seat storage, walk-in wardrobe cupboard and en suite shower room with shower cubicle, basin and WC.
There are two further bedrooms, one of which is approached via a secondary staircase from the kitchen, and also a family bathroom with bath having shower fitting, two basins, WC and storage cupboard.
The second floor is approached via an oak staircase with pargeting to the wall and has two further bedrooms which inter-communicate. There is a landing with a staircase down to bedroom 2 and another bathroom with bath, basin and WC.
These are one of the features of Longdown Farm and include an excellent brick and tile three-car garage with oak doors and an external staircase to the cinema room/playroom above. Attached to the house is a brick and tile outside WC and log store.
There is a large pole barn clad with corrugated iron providing an area for stabling (with hot water supply), hay storage and space for tractors. A further building provides kennels and tack room with secure yard area, and a large corrugated iron storage barn incorporating an open fronted garage.
The office/annexe comprises living room/bedroom; kitchenette; shower room with shower cubicle and basin and separate WC (Note: this does not have formal planning consent).
THE GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Longdown Farm is approached down a drive of about 0.3 of a mile and through hardwood gates with an entry system
The gardens and grounds form a very attractive setting, with parking space for cars and horse trailers. There are brick paths and terrace, large decked area adjacent to the house ideal for entertaining, areas of lawn, trees and shrubs.
In addition, there are six hedge-enclosed pasture fields with water troughs, a natural pond, and a selection of oak and ash trees.
In all about 18.4 acres.
In accordance with the Estate Agents Act 1979 the vendor of this property is a partner of Batcheller Monkhouse.
Last Modified 26/03/2020