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Knightcote, Southam

SSTC £850,000

  • 6
  • 1
  • 2
  • A Grade II listed period Farmhouse and Stone Barn in need of substantial repair and refurbishment. In all about 28 acres, as a whole or in 3 separate lots.The Farm House is offered at a Guide Price of

    Location

    The property is situated on the southernly outskirts of the small, rural village of Knightcote and enjoys open views towards the Dassett Hills.
    Lots 2 and 3 are situated a short distance from the main house and each lot has its own independent access off Hambridge Lane.
    The village of Knightcote is situated in delightful open countryside, approximately equidistance from Stratford-upon-Avon, Leamington Spa and Banbury with junction12 of the M40 motorway at Gaydon approximately 3 miles. The Burton Dassett Hills and country park are approximately 2 miles.

    Description

    LOT 1
    The Farmhouse is Grade II listed and dates from around 1698 with later additions being mainly of mellow brick construction and ironstone section, all beneath a pitched tiled roof. There is an overgrown paddock and all the property extends to approximately 2.5 acres. Guide Price £850,000

    The nearby ironstone barn is also Grade II listed dating from the late eighteenth century with attached store and former stables. The barn is thought to have potential for conversion to alterative uses, including residential, subject to the necessary Planning Consents. There are also two good sized, open fronted, single storey former farm buildings.

    LOT 2
    A level overgrown pasture field having return frontage to the Northend Road and Hambridge Lane back to Bishops Itchington and includes the stockwell Spring with gated access from the lane. The Field extends to about 6 acres. Guide Price £10,000 per acre.

    LOT 3
    Has its own gated access. Again the pasture land and boundary hedges are overgrown. The field extends to about 20 acres. Inside the access gate is a concrete base being the remnants of a former building. Guide Price £10,000 per acre.

    The two blocks of farmland are a short distance to the south with Lot 2 having return frontage to the Northend Road and Hambridge Lane leading back to Bishops Itchington with both lots having independent access from the lane.

    Main House Accommodation

    The accommodation layout and room sizes are all outlined within the Floorplan.

    Externally

    A gate from the road leads to the house.
    The Stone Barn which has external measurements of approximately 17.9m x 5.6m being two storey with range of attached Single Storey Buildings. There are two Open Fronted Pole Barns with corrugated sheet roofs. The former gardens and grounds are largely overgrown but in all extend to approximately 2.5 acres.

    Planning

    It is thought that the traditional stone barn may have potential for alternative uses including residential but no investigations have been made regarding this.
    We understand that mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the farmhouse.

    Uplift Clause in respect of Lot1

    "The sale agreement will include an uplift provision in respect of Lot 1 whereby, should Planning Consent be granted for more than two residential units on the site, then 30% of the increase in value will be reserved to the Vendors of a period of 35 years".

    Rights of Way and Public Footpaths

    There are no Public Rights of way crossing the property.

    Tenure

    The property is understood to be Freehold and is sold with vacant possession.

    Local Authorities

    Stratford-upon-Avon District Council, Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6HX - Tel: 01789 267575
    Warwick County Council, Shire Hall, Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4RL - Tel: 01926 410410

    METHOD OF SALE

    The property will be sold by 'Informal Tender' and offers will be invited in writing to the Agent's Warwick Office by 12:00 noon, on the 8th September 2023 subject to the following conditions:-
    1. Offers can be made for the whole or individual lots
    2. All offers must be made in writing to the Agent's Warwick Office
    3. Offers should be in a sealed envelope and clearly marked on the front "Stockwell farm"
    4. Offers should be for a fixed amount in £'s Sterling only. The vendors will not entertain offers which can only be calculated by reference to other offers, nor any escalating bids.
    5. It is suggested that offers should be of an uneven sum of money to avoid the possibility of identical offers being received.
    6. Offers must be "Subject to Contract" only.
    7. Please provide written confirmation with your offer that funds are available for the purchase.
    8. Please state your full name, address and telephone number together with name, address and telephone number of your solicitor and the name of the contact. This information is essential to comply with Money Laundering Regulations 2017.
    9. The vendors are not bound to accept the highest or any offer.
    10. Offers to be made on the basis that contracts will be exchanged with 3 weeks of receipt with completion 28 days thereafter.

    • Lot 1 Grade II listed farmhouse
    • Lot 2 Pasture Fields extending to approximately 6 acres
    • Lot 3 Pasture land extending to approximately 20 acres
    • Stone Barn in need of substantial repair
    • Former gardens to the main house extend to approximately 2.5 acres
    • Informal Tender with offers invited by 12:00 noon, 8th September 2023
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