Thickets Farm

Botley Road, Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire, SO32 1DR
£850,000   Guide price (£850,000 )


Attractive Farm on the edge of Bishops Waltham with a range of farm buildings with some development potential (subject to planning permission)


Situated to the south-west of Bishops Waltham, Thickets Farm is located in a sought after area of South East Hampshire, equidistant between the cities of Winchester and Southampton, being situated outside the South Downs National Park.

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Further Information

Thickets Farm is a well located farm on the immediate outskirts of the medieval town of Bishop's Waltham. The farm is a ring fenced holding with centrally located farm buildings which consist of a range of traditional and modern buildings set within 57 acres of pastureland.


The farm buildings are centrally located and accessed from the farm drive off the Botley Road. The footprint of the existing buildings extends to approximately 26,323m², with a range of modern and traditional farm buildings, with some development potential (subject to planning permission). The buildings adjoin a paddock which extends to approximately 7 acres. The buildings comprise of the following:

1. Former Farm Bungalow – no longer has planning permission for residential occupancy
2. Former Bull Pens
3. Machinery and Tractor Store
4. Former Cow Shed and Dairy
5. Workshop
5a. Hay Store
5b. Hay Store
6. Timber Machinery Store
7. Livestock Buildings
8. Machinery Store
9. Machinery Store
10. Silage Barns
11. Open Fronted Cattle Building and Yard
12. Livestock Building


In addition to the 7 acres surrounding the farm buildings is approximately 50 acres of gently sloping grade 3 pastureland within a ring fence. The land comprises nine fields, bisected by a tributary of the River Hamble. The land is all permanent grass with mature hedgerow and fenced boundaries. Water is available to the majority of the land either by the mains or the river (subject to the relevant extraction licences being achieved). The land has frontage onto Botley Road and Bishops Lane.


The property will be sold via private treaty as a whole or in 3 Lots and will be subject to an overage provision.

Area Guide

Bishops Waltham provides a good range of local shops and services and the historic city of Winchester offers a more extensive selection of shops, recreational and educational facilities.

Directions: From Junction 11 of the M3 (Hockley Golf Club), take the B3335 (signposted Twyford, Bishops Waltham), continue for approximately 3.5 miles. At Fishers Pond traffic lights turn left onto the B2177 – The Winchester Road, signed Bishops Waltham. On entering Bishop's Waltham, head straight over the fi rst roundabout, at the next roundabout take the third exit (right) onto the B3035 - Botley Road, past Bishops Palace Ruins, Thickets Farm is immediately on the right hand side.

EPC Exempt


Energy Performance

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Contact Property Agent

Chris Beer

Savills Winchester Rural Agency

44 Jewry Street



SO23 8RW

+44 (0) 1962 857 428

Ed Daniell

Savills Winchester Rural Agency

Exchange House



GU28 0BF

+44 (0) 1798 345 980