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Broughton Hackett, Worcester, WR7
Guide price £1,400,000 | 4 bedrooms | 20.69 acres

Broughton Manor offers a unique opportunity to acquire a modern smallholding close to the city of Worcester. Comprising a four bedroom farmhouse, two bedroom annexe, modern agricultural farm buildings and agricultural land, in all approximately 20.69 acres (8.37 ha), with a separate 3.38 acre (1.36 ha) paddock. EPC C. For sale by Informal Tender (unless previously sold).

Introduction
Broughton Manor offers a unique opportunity to acquire a modern smallholding close to the city of Worcester. Comprising a four bedroom farmhouse, two bedroom annexe, modern agricultural farm buildings and agricultural land, in all approximately 20.69 acres (8.37 ha), with a separate 3.38 acre (1.36 ha) paddock. EPC C. For sale by Informal Tender (unless previously sold).


McCartneys are delighted to offer for sale by Informal Tender the livestock farm known as Broughton Manor, Broughton Hackett upon kind instruction from the Executors of the Estate of the Late Percy & Diana Tait.Consisting of the farmhouse, traditional and semi-modern agricultural buildings and farm land extending to approximately 20.69 acres (8.37 ha) in all, along with a separate paddock amounting to approximately 3.38 acres (1.36 ha) as shown on the enclosed plan.For sale as a whole or in two lots. Tenders close Friday 28th January 2022. Viewing by appointment through the selling agents.


The property is located in the village of Broughton Hackett approximately five miles to the east of the city of Worcester. The property is set back off a single track lane which is accessed off the A422 public highway. The land surrounding the property is mostly agricultural land with village properties lying to the north and agricultural buildings to the east. The nearest motorway network is the M5 situated approximately 3.4 miles away, the nearest railway station is located approximately 5 miles away at Worcester Shrub Hill and Birmingham Airport is around 35 miles away. A bus stop is located in the village along the A422 adjacent to The March Hare Inn.

The Local Area
The village of Broughton Hackett is located to the east of Worcester within the Wychavon District. There are beautiful walks and bridleways through the nearby countryside. The village was presented, along with three others with The Village of Culture award 2020-21 by Wychavon District Council for villages for the best programme of social and cultural activity for the year. Broughton Hackett is noted for its 14th Century St Leonards church and lies in the valley of the Bow Brook. The historic city of Worcester is nearby, with Cheltenham, Gloucester and Birmingham renowned for excellent shopping, under thirty miles away. Beautiful Spetchley Park Gardens are located a couple of miles away.Worcester University is based within the city along with private schooling at RGS Worcester and Kings School. The area benefits from by-roads and bridleways for equestrian use. The farm is situated within Worcester Hunt Country.

The Farm
The FarmThe farm consists of a four bedroom detached house in close proximity to the agricultural buildings.The farm land as a whole consists of approximately 22.51 acres (9.11 ha) of prime agricultural land which is currently in permanent pasture. The land is in good heart and has been farmed sympathetically.

The House
The HouseBroughton Manor was built in the 1960's and is of red brick construction. The property benefits from a wonderful outlook over open countryside but with the hidden advantage of a close proximity to local and national services. The property is surrounded by mature gardens which are south facing and a vegetable garden. The property has an agricultural occupancy condition placed on it which was established in 1974. The residence is ideally placed being centre to the property set some 100 meters off Mill Lane.


The accommodation is laid out as described on the floor plan and includes a separate self-contained annexe. This farmhouse provides a fantastic opportunity and would be ideal for smallholders or equestrians.

The Annexe
At present the residence is partially split with approximately one third of the property used as an annex which is self-contained and can be easily segregated from the main house. The accommodation includes entrance door from the side which opens into the hallway with under stairs cupboard, WC, galley kitchen and sitting room. A staircase rises to first floor with bathroom, airing cupboard, double bedroom and single bedroom.

..Outside
The property has well maintained established garden and vegetable area, giving a warm relaxed atmosphere to the property.The GarageThe property has a double garage situated to the north of the annex which is easily accessed from the main drive.

The Land
The land is all currently in permanent pasture with some mature trees. The land is situated in two separate blocks, the main block of land surrounds the house and farm buildings and amounts to approximately 18.96 acres (7.67 ha). There is an agricultural access point located to the eastern boundary which leads onto the A422 (as marked on the plan).The second area lies to the western side of Mill Lane and amounts to approximately 3.38 acres (1.36 ha). The holding is extremely well fenced with post and rail fencing plus mature hedging and sheep netting. The land in general is Grade 2/3 with the ground being a medium loam.

Footpath
A footpath runs along the south eastern boundary in field NG 7829.

Agricultural Buildings
A substantial range of steel portal framed agricultural buildings are set to the east of the house. They are of a type which can accommodate a variety of uses, most of which have mains electric and mains water connection.


Stewardship/Environmental SchemeThe farm is currently not in any stewardship environmental schemes.Basic Payment SchemeAll eligible land is registered on the Rural Land Registry. All eligible land has been claimed for the 2021 Basic Payment Scheme and payments received for the 2021 scheme year will be retained by the vendors. 9.11 ha non-SDA entitlements are held by the vendors. Please note: There are no Basic Payment Entitlements to be offered for sale.

Boundaries, Roads and Fences
The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the Vendor nor the Vendors Agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries of ownership thereof.

Plans
These are based on Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been checked and compiled by the vendor's agents and the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or misstatement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

Health and Safety
The Agents advise all prospective purchasers when viewing the land to take due care.

Method of Sale
Tenders must be received at the selling agents office: McCartneys, The Ox Pasture, Overton Road, Ludlow, SY8 4AA in a sealed envelope marked Broughton Manor no later than 5pm on Friday 28th January 2022.The Vendors reserve the right not accept the highest offer or indeed any offer made.Solicitor Mr T. Bell, MFG Solicitors, 20-21 The Tything, Worcester WR1 1HD. Tel: 01905 610410.The information given in these particulars have been stated by the vendors to the best of their knowledge. The vendors' solicitors will confirm all legal matters to the prospective purchaser(s) prior to exchange of contract.

Agricultural Occupancy Condition
The property has an agricultural occupancy condition placed on it which was established in 1974.


POSSESSION: The property is offered with vacant possession on completion.INGOING: The property is free of any ingoing valuations.FIXTURES AND FITTINGS: Only items mentioned in these particulars are included with the sale of the property.SPORTING RIGHTS: All sporting rights are included within the sale price.TIMBER: All timber growing is included within the sale.

Situation
GardenLand/PaddockOutbuildings

 

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