Shared private driveway on approach leading to South Hill Farm yard and Dairy Barn.
Recently converted into a two bedroom dwelling.
14' 1'' x 13' 0'' (4.29m x 3.97m)
7' 2'' x 6' 3'' (2.18m x 1.91m)
12' 10'' x 10' 8'' (3.91m x 3.24m)
17' 8'' x 12' 10'' (5.38m x 3.91m)
11' 5'' x 10' 10'' (3.47m x 3.29m)
17' 7'' x 16' 5'' (5.36m x 5.01m)
Mainly laid to lawn with raised flower beds and enclosed by wooden panel fencing, the garden wraps around the Dairy Barn on two sides.
Stone Barn Workshop and Office
May suit conversion (subject to planning permission and building regulation approval) approximately 398.20 Sq. Metres (4286.00 Sq. Feet).
37' 9'' x 24' 4'' (11.50m x 7.41m)
38' 0'' x 25' 3'' (11.59m x 7.69m)
28' 11'' x 18' 0'' (8.81m x 5.49m)
Storage Room One
30' 3'' x 18' 11'' (9.23m x 5.76m)
Storage Room Two
18' 1'' x 17' 11'' (5.52m x 5.47m)
17' 10'' x 9' 11'' (5.43m x 3.03m)
Stairs rising to First Floor Office
First Floor Office
18' 2'' x 12' 4'' (5.53m x 3.76m)
10' 7'' x 9' 8'' (3.23m x 2.94m)
27' 7'' x 13' 10'' (8.42m x 4.21m)
The comprehensive collection of farm buildings are accessible via the central yard and have been carefully positioned with handling livestock and general farm duties in mind.
Five Bay Dutch Barn (Plus Lean-to)
Metal sheet roof, part concrete panel part weather boarded walls, concrete flooring, external livestock yard.
Three Bay Dutch Barn (Plus Lean-to)
Metal sheet roof, concrete panel walls, earth floor, external livestock yard.
Four Bay Dutch Barn (Open Fronted)
Corrugated roof, part concrete panel-part weather boarded walls, hard core flooring.
Six Bay Steel Portal Frame Barn
Fibre cement roof, concrete flooring.
Adjoining Livestock Shed and Cattle Handling Area
Fibre cement roof, cattle crush, block walls, concrete flooring.
Adjoining Four Bay Dutch Barn
Corrugated roof, concrete flooring, steel plated doors.
Adjoining Cattle Shed
Fibre cement roof, concrete block walls, concrete flooring, formerly a cubicle shed.
Five Bay Steel Portal Frame Barn
Cement roof, concrete panel walls, concrete flooring.
Five Bay Steel Portal Frame Open Fronted Barn (Plus Lean-to)
Fibre cement roof, part concrete panels-part weather boarded walls.
Six Bay Steel Portal Frame Livestock Building (Plus Lean-to)
Fibre cement roof, part weather boarded-part concrete panel walls, external yard.
Agricultural Pasture Land
The land extends to circa 73.08 Acres and surrounds the farm buildings on three sides. The land is mainly grass with a hard core track running through the farm to allow access to the fields. The land is mainly Grade 3 loamy and clayey soil with the steeper slopes being Grade 4 free draining base-rich soil and is divided into various fields which rise up from the level banks of the River Axe.
Private drainage with a Digester shared with South Hill Farm House, LPG central heating and ‘Rangemaster’, three-phase electricity to some of the buildings, mains electricity and water.
An annual payment must be made to the Axe Brue Drainage Board as the farm is situated within the Axe Brue Drainage Area.
Basic Payment Scheme
Under the current Farm Business Tenancy Agreement the tenant claims the Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements relating to South Hill Farm. On termination of the tenancy agreement the entitlements will be transferred back to the landlord. Purchasers should satisfy themselves that they will be in a position for the entitlements to be transferred back to them at the end of the tenancy agreement.
The Farm is entered into an ELS/HLS agreement effective from 1st December 2013 to 30th November 2023. It is a condition of sale that the buyer takes over this agreement or indemnifies the vendor for any monies reclaimed in breaking this agreement.
Farm Business Tenancy
The land and the majority of farm buildings (excluding the Stone Barns and Five Bay Steel Portal Frame Barn) at South Hill Farm are currently let on a Farm Business Tenancy, which commenced on 12th March 2018 for a period until and including 11th March 2024. There is a break clause within the tenancy agreement stated as 12th March 2021.
Rights of Way
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all matters contained in or referred to in the title deeds together with all public or private rights of way, wayleaves, easements and other rights of way affecting the property. There are a number of footpaths which run across the farm. There is a right of way for agricultural purposes to access Hill Field from Shiplate Lane, as shown hatched blue on the sale plan.
Sporting and Fishing Rights
All sporting rights and the single bank fishing rights along the Northern bank of the River Axe are in hand and are included within the sale.
The mineral rights relating to the farm are owned by the Church Commissioners who retained the rights when the farm was sold to the current owners.
Additional Land and Farm House
A further 42.54 acres of land to the South of the River Axe is available to be purchased by separate negotiation.
Value added Tax on the land is included in the sale price.
All viewings strictly by appointment arranged through David Plaister Ltd.