Strategically located let farm providing a sound investment with potential for capital growth
The sale of Fordton Barton and Higher Fordton offers a rare investment opportunity to purchase an attractive working farm in a strategically favoured location on the edge of Crediton. The farm provides a secure income, potential for capital enhancement and pleasure through the exercise of sporting rights. The farm is occupied by a tenant under written agreement governed by the Agricultural Holding Act 1986. The farm benefits from two attractive detached farmhouses, together with two ranges of traditional farm buildings, further modern buildings and a block of high quality arable and grassland within an easily accessible location.
A highly attractive farmhouse of traditional construction under a slate roof, with well-proportioned accommodation including Entrance Hall, Sitting room with large fireplace, Dining Room, kitchen and breakfast room, pantry & store rooms, boot/utility room and rear hall. On the first floor there are five bedrooms and a bathroom. A further staircase leads to the spacious attic rooms There are lawned gardens to the south and east of the farmhouse bordered by traditional stone walls.
An entirely separate and privately situated farmstead located south of Fordton Barton accessed from the minor council road. Higher Fordton Farmhouse is a charming detached period house nestled in a fabulous private south facing position. It is traditionally constructed under a slate roof, with characterful accommodation full of natural light including Entrance Hall, Dining/Breakfast room with large fireplace, Sitting Room, kitchen and rear hall plus a storeroom which is currently accessed from outside. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and a bathroom arranged off the well lit landing. There are large mainly lawned gardens to the south the farmhouse bordered by traditional stone walls and hedges.
A highly productive run of approximately 203 acres of level and gently to moderately sloping predominantly arable and pasture land. The soils are classified as Grade 2 and 3 under the Agricultural Land Classification and are described as free draining loamy soils capable of a wide variety of cropping. The fields are divided into good sized workable enclosures and the minor council roads afford easy access to all parts of the farm.
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