An attractive arable farm occupying an idyllic and private position in the eastern part of the Cotswolds extending to 783.95 acres. For sale as a whole or in 2 lots.
OFFERS TO BE RECEIVED BY 10:00 ON FRIDAY 29th JULY 2016. PLEASE CONTACT AGENT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
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Potters Hill occupies an idyllic and private position in the eastern part of the Cotswolds and is situated close to the local towns of Burford, Witney and Chipping Norton. It benefits from excellent communications with a fast and frequent train service to London Paddington in 75 mins from Charlbury, 7 miles away. Alternatively, access to London is by A40 to Oxford and then the M40.
Potters Hill Farm once formed part of the Wychwood Estate which included the Wychwood Forest that was recorded in the Doomsday book as the Royal Forest used for hunting throughout the medieval times but has been cleared over the centuries for agriculture.
A traditional Cotswold Farmhouse built of stone under a tile roof lying in a beautiful parkland setting. The accommodation requires modernisation and the layout is detailed on the floorplan. On the east side of the house is an attractive garden enclosed by a stone wall, which incorporates a terrace, lawn and well stocked flowerbeds with attractive views over the rolling countryside to the south east.
The Coach House
The Coach House is situated adjacent to the farmhouse and was converted in 2000. It comprises an entrance hall and three bedrooms each with an en-suite spread over two floors.
The land extends to 116.64 acres in total and comprises a mixture of grassland, arable and woodland all wrapping around the farmhouse in a ring-fence. The grassland extends to 24.45 acres and is predominately situated to the front of the farmhouse providing a parkland setting through which the main drive runs. To the rear of the farmhouse, there are a number of wooded areas which follow the undulating contours of the land creating an attractive wooded valley, whilst to the north and east the land turns into open arable land extending to 67.71 acres.
In all Lot 1 extends to 120.16 acres.
An attractive pair of semi-detached cottages constructed of stone under a slate roof. The cottages overlook the traditional farm buildings but have ample gardens to the rear. The accommodation consists of Cottage 1: sitting room, dining room, kitchen, utility & wc and two en-suite bedrooms; Cottage 2: Kitchen / breakfast room, sitting room, 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom.
The Farm buildings
The farm buildings are split into two principle blocks; the first of which sits off the road and principally comprises a range of traditional buildings constructed of stone under a slate roof. The more modern farm buildings are situated a short distance up a track to the south west and are used as the main base of operations, with grain storage of approximately 2,400 tonnes together with some general purpose buildings.
The land extends to 653.05 acres forming the southern part of the Wychwood Estate. It is predominantly arable, with the modern farm buildings situated to the south west of the land. The land is split into good sized enclosures with access taken via a network of internal farm tracks. The grassland runs parallel to the road to the north and south of the traditional farm buildings and extends to 33.74 acres.
In all Lot 2 extends to 663.79 acres.