Established Poultry enterprise within the stunning Blackdown Hills providing substantial income. In all about 8.39 acres
Bolham House Farm is located within the fabulous Blackdown Hills, anArea of Outstanding Natural Beauty which forms a tranquil and unrivalled landscape on the Devon and Somerset border. The Blackdown Hills are known for their steep ridges, high plateau, valleys and springs creating some of the finest countryside in the south west. Just over 1 mile west of
Bolham House Farm is the vibrant village of Hemyock, a thriving village with a variety of essential amenities including a post office, shop and popular pub.
Wellington, just 5.6 miles north, provides a good complement of retail and commercial facilities including a Waitrose supermarket and a wider range can be found in Taunton, just over 11 miles away.
There is a well respected primary school in Hemyock. Uffculme, Wellington, Taunton, Tiverton and Exeter all provide fantastic options across the state and private systems to accommodate all age groups which include Uffculme School, Taunton School, Blundell's, Exeter School and The Maynard.
The M5 can be found 9 miles away (J27, Tiverton) and the A30 just 6 miles south.
Exeter and Bristol Airports are within easy reach both with National and International flights.
Regular mainline services to London from Tiverton Parkway about 10 miles away.
Bolham House Farm is a delightful, exceptionally well managed and maintained poultry farm which offers elements of flexibility and multiple income opportunities. The non listed 4 bedroom family home provides good sized living accommodation set on the Eastern boundary of the farm. The detached, late Victorian style farmhouse has a natural slate roof, part brick, part rendered construction and the house was extended about 10 years ago with the addition of a highly attractive oak framed garden room
with double glazing throughout. In recent years, the farm has diversified into renewables by means of the installation of solar panels and biomass boilers where production is utilised on the farm and also produces additonal income.
The farmhouse is entered through French doors into the impressive, full width oak framed garden room with natural terracotta floor tiles and under floor heating. Central hallway with door to the left opening to sitting room with an oil fired log burner in a pretty fireplace with a large window looking into the
garden room. Door to right of hallway opens to a dining room with natural wooden floor boards, a log burner and a large window looking back into the garden room. The kitchen is fitted with bespoke units under granite work surfaces, an AGA and natural floor tiles. Beyond the kitchen is a utility and a rear wet room and w/c. Back door opens to lobby with door to graveled
area. Upstairs there are 4 double bedrooms, the master with a walk in wardrobe and one family bathroom with bath, shower, sink and w/c.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Outside there is a large, extremely well maintained front garden with mature hedge rows and trees surrounding the property,
creating a sense of privacy. Just to the left of the back door there is a laundry room plumbed in for a separate washer and dryer. Beyond which is a detached wooden clad garage with
electricity, water and a concrete floor that also provides generous storage space. There is a large, well maintained graveled area wrapping around one side of the property which provides ample parking.
The vendors at Bolham House Farm have established an extremely successful, award winning poultry enterprise, all run in hand. Currently, the broiler growers contract is with Faccenda Foods Ltd and there will be options available to the new purchaser to either re negotiate or enter discussions with alternative companies. The poultry units are located to the east of the farmhouse and comprise four substantial buildings on concrete block bases with potential to house up to 200,000 birds at maximum capacity. The farm is currently operating under the current contract with bird numbers of circa 175,000.
There is a total of 3 high efficient biomass wood chip boilers on the farm which provide heating to the poultry houses as well as a significant income stream. The boilers are generating in the region of £70,000 per annum with a further 16 years of RHI payments available. In 2012 ground mounted PV panels were installed under an agreement with a 3rd party and these provide electricity to the holding. Further details available from the agent Savills.
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17 Dix's Field
17 Dix's Field
+44 (0) 1392 455 700