Savills | Allens Farm Lane, Exton, Southampton, SO32 3NW | Property for sale
67 Ac(27.11 Ha)
Guide price £3,750,000

Allens Farm LaneExton, Southampton, SO32 3NW

  • Under offer
  • Freehold

Key features

  • Attractive unlisted farmhouse with views over paddocks
  • Detached one bedroom Bothy with private garden
  • Fantastic purpose built equestrian complex including: 54 stables, solarium, wash bays, several secure tack rooms, laundry rooms, feed stores, rug rooms, office, viewing gallery, covered horse walker.
  • Staff accommodation including 2 flats – 9 bedrooms in total
  • Machinery store, workshop, staff room,
  • Indoor school, outdoor manége
  • Extensive post and railed pasture paddocks
  • In all about 67 acres (27 ha)

Outstanding private equestrian estate in a convenient location in the heart of the South Downs

About this property

  • Exton Stud is a fantastic equestrian property. Positioned in the heart of The South Downs National Park, it is ideally located to the south west of London with convenient access to major road networks and international airports. It includes an attractive unlisted farmhouse with beautiful rural views and extensive accommodation for guests and staff, as well as potentially world class purpose built equestrian complex which is highly versatile and would suit breeding or training purposes. The farm extends 67 acres in a ring fence. Exton Stud enjoys immense privacy with three access points from the public highway. The land includes post and rail pasture paddocks and woodland which offers excellent grazing and riding.

    Location
    The farm is located in an attractive rural setting on the edge Exton village which includes the well regarded pub, The Shoe Inn. The village of Meonstoke, just under a mile away provides the nearest shop and post office. Day-to-day amenities can be found in the Cathedral city of Winchester or the popular market town of Bishops Waltham as well as Alresford and Petersfield, which are between 11 and 12 miles away. Exton Stud is also well placed for sporting and leisure facilities such as golf, polo and shooting. The wider area has a number of footpaths and bridleways giving access to the surrounding area of unspoilt countryside to enjoy on foot or in the saddle.

    The area around Exton Stud is renowned for the quality of the schools and there are numerous excellent schools nearby in both the state and private sector including: Twyford, Pilgrims, Prince's Mead, St, Swithins, Winchester College, Bedales, Dunhurst, and Churcher's College

    Exton Stud is conveniently located for access to the UK's main road network with the A32 and A272 all within good proximity. Nearby train stations are in Winchester and Petersfield. London Heathrow Airport is 51 miles and Southampton Airport, is 15 miles away.

    Exton Stud House, The Bothy & The Staff Accommodation
    Exton Stud House is a pretty, unlisted, farmhouse and has been a wonderful family home for many years. The house is comprised of four bedrooms and four reception rooms. It is well situated with its own access off Allens Farm Lane. Behind the house is the Bothy, a one bed house that is currently used by the family but would work very well as an annex to provide additional income. Adjacent to the house are the equestrian facilities, which include the two staff apartments both are on the first floor. The six bedroom apartment is located above a secure tack room and next to the office. The second 3 bedroom self-contained apartment is directly opposite. above one of the stable blocks.

    Equestrian Facilities

    Exton Stud has outstanding purpose built facilities and with some updating it could be developed into one of the area's premier equestrian facilities. It is well laid out to enable the best possible care of race and competition horses but is also well suited as a breeding facility. The main yard is made up of 54 stables as well as numerous facilities which include: semi covered walker, solarium, wash bays, grooming bays, tack rooms, laundry room, feed stores, rug room, staff room and other stores. The majority of the stables are lit and supplied with individual drinkers. The indoor school with viewing gallery and estate office is conveniently located next to the main yard and the outdoor arena is set by itself but close by the buildings. To the rear of the buildings is a large barn with a mezzanine level that is currently used as a vehicle store and workshop as well as a large area of outstanding which is ideal for large equestrian vehicles.

    There are two accesses for the main Stud buildings, the first is a very impressive drive that enters the property from Corhampton Lane and then winds its way to the buildings through the middle of the stud. The second access point is a service entrance off Allens Farm Lane on the northern boundary of Exton Stud.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Beautiful Equestrian Facility in the heart of the South Downs

Geoffrey JonesProperty agent

Additional information

  • General Remarks and Stipulations
  • Overage
  • There are two hatched areas on the plan. The purchaser will be expected to agree to an overage of 25% for 25 years for all residential and commercial development excluding agriculture and equestrian. A draft deed has been drawn up by the vendor solicitor and is available.
  • Directions (SO32 3NW)
  • What 3 Words
  • Corhampton Lane – tomato.website.exotic
  • Exton Stud House – that.adjusting.loved
  • Stud Entrance – slowly.mammoth.comply
  • Method of Sale
  • The property is offered for sale freehold with the benefit of vacant possession.
  • Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights
  • The sporting, timber and mineral rights, as far as they are owned, are included in the freehold sale.
  • Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way
  • The property is offered as appropriate with rights of way either public or private, wayleaves, easements and other rights of way whether these are specifically referred to or not. There is a mast on the property, more details can be found with the agents. There is footpath that passes through the woodland as well as 2 of the paddocks, a copy of the definitive plan is also available.
  • Viewing
  • Strictly by appointment with Savills only
  • Services
  • Mains water, mains electricity (single and 3 phase),and oil supply, private drainage.
  • Fixtures and Fittings
  • All fixtures, fittings and chattels, whether referred to or not, are specifically excluded from
  • the sale. This incudes carpets, curtains, light fittings, freestanding domestic and electrical
  • items, garden machinery and agricultural machinery.
  • Local Authorities
  • South Downs National Park
  • Council Tax
  • Stud House - Band F
  • The Bothy - Band C
  • Managers Flat – Band C
  • Business Rates
  • Rateable value: £30,000
  • VAT
  • Any guide price quoted or discussed are exclusive of VAT in the event that sale of a property
  • or part of it or any right attached to it becomes chargeable for the purposes of VAT. Such tax
  • will be payable by the purchaser.
  • EPCs
  • Stud House: E
  • Managers Flat: E
  • The Bothy: E
  • EPC Rating = E