For Sale as a whole or in part by Informal Tender.
Tenders Close Friday 29th July 2022 at 12 noon (unless previously sold).
Red House Farm is a picturesque and productive livestock rearing farm, with the potential for diversification income streams. The property provides great poemtial for diversification activies and has great amenity value.
The property includes a substantial Black & White, Grade II listed, 5 bedroom traditional farmhouse, enjoying panoramic views for miles over the surrounding Montgomeryshire countryside and beyond.
The property benefits from an extensive range of modern and traditional farm buildings (with conversion potential subject to planning consent), and approximately 180 acres of useful pastureland and a small area of woodland.
The farm is situated within Montgomeryshire, being conveniently situated for the towns of Welshpool and Newtown.
Red House Farm is a picturesque and productive livestock rearing farm, with the potential for diversification income streams.The property includes a substantial Black & White, Grade II Listed, 5 bedroom farmhouse, enjoying panoramic views for miles over the surrounding Montgomeryshire countryside and beyond. The property benefits from an extensive range of modern and traditional farm buildings (with conversion potential subject to planning consent), and approximately 175 acres of useful pastureland and an area of semi ancient woodland.
The farm is situated within Montgomeryshire, being conveniently situated to the towns of Welshpool and Newtown.Red House Farm is a most historic and well known farming unit and is the first time it is being presented to the market since it was purchased by the vendors family on the 29th October 1913.
The farm has been tenanted for much of its ownership by a local well respected farming family who have much improved it over the years and developed an excellent reputation for producing high quality stock.The history of Red House Farm is long and well documented and much evidence of the history of the farm can be found in the Gunley papers held at the National Library of Wales. One of the first recorded entries in these papers stems from Michaelmas 1812 when the tenant (Mr Arthur Ashford) paid his annual rent of £100 to Mr John Dyer (Land Agent).Red House Farm is an exceptional property in terms of its built form and position within the landscape. It is increasingly rare for a property such as this to be presented to the market.
Red House Farm is situated in a picturesque setting in the Montgomeryshire hills, with far reaching views. The property is situated about 3.5 miles from Newtown, the largest town in Powys with a wide range of shops and services, including Theatr Hafren, Textile Museum, art gallery and railway station (with a direct train service toBirmingham and Aberystwyth).The larger town of Shrewsbury is about 31 miles to the north-east and the popular seaside destinations of Aberdovey and Aberystwyth are respectively about 39 and 46 miles west. Birmingham is about 78 miles away, Cardiff 98 miles and London 191 miles.
SUBJECT TO CONTRACT
1. The Dwelling:
The property benefits from a most attractive and picturesque Black and White farmhouse situated in an elevated position with far reaching views. This Grade II Listed property benefits from spacious accommodation as follows:
Front Entrance Hall
With revealed timbers to the ceiling, timber closed newel staircase to the first floor, radiator, quarry tile floor, panty cupboard and staircase to the Cellar and doors to
4.24m x 4.18m (13'11" x 13'9")
With single glazed timber casement windows facing south and east, radiator, sealed fireplace with surround.
4.43m x 3.09m (14'6" x 10'2")
With single glazed timber casement window facing north, revealed brickwork, revealed timbers to the walls and ceiling and a radiator.
6.36m x 5.18m (20'10" x 17')
With revealed timbers to wall and ceiling, fireplace with stone hearth, log burner, stone surround and timber mantel; single glazed timber casement windows facing south, radiator and door leading to
5.82m x 5.13m (19'1" x 16'10")
With revealed timbers to the ceiling, revealed timber wall, ledge and brace door to the staircase, ledge and brace door to the exterior, floor mounted units with roll fronted worksurface, stainless steel sink and draining unit, airing cupboard, inset Hunter multifuel stove and traditional bread oven.
4.27m x 3.20m (14'0" x 10'6")
With window facing north, slate slabs, with ledge and brace door to the exterior, flagstone floor.
3.92m x 3.45m (12'10" x 11'4")
With windows to the exterior and flagstone floor.
With timber shelving and oil fired boiler.
First Floor Landing
With closed newel staircase from the ground floor and doors leading to
5.14m x 4.69m (16'10" x 15'5")
With windows facing north and east, cast iron fireplace, radiator and revealed timbers.
5.32m x 5.02m (17'5" x 16'6")
With windows facing south and east, radiator and revealed timber floors.
3.84m x 3.06m (12'7" x 10'0")
With single glazed aluminium window facing north and built in cupboard unit.
With W.C., pedestal basin, corner shower cubicle and cast iron fireplace.
5.28m x 4.26m (17'4" x 14')
With revealed timbers, dormer window facing south, radiator and door leading to
With revealed timbers to wall and ceiling and doors leading to
2.56m x 2.09m (8'5" x 6'10")
With panelled bath, W.C., pedestal basin, dormer window, revealed timbers to walls and ceiling.
5.29m x 3.16m (17'4" x 10'4")
With ledge and brace door, dormer window facing south, radiator, water tank, revealed timbers.
Attic Room 1
4.98m x 3.34m (16'4" x 10'11")
With window facing south, revealed timbers, ledge and brace door, exposed floorboards.
Attic Room 2
5.61m x 3.32m (18'5" x 10'11")
With window facing north.
Attic Room 3
3.13m x 1.93m (10'3" x 6'4")
With window facing north.
The property benefits from a range of modern and traditional outbuildings situated at the heart of the holding. The outbuildings are as follows (numbering relates to site plan and No 1 is The Dwelling):
2. The Stable
11.28m x 4.27m (37'0" x 14'0")
Of two storey brick construction under a pitched roof. For two horses with tack room and loft over.
3. Pig Cott
6.40m x 4.27m (21'0" x 14'0")
Of half height construction and built with brick and timber under a pitched roof.
6.10m x 6.10m (20'0" x 20'0")
A two storey building of timber frame construction under a pitched roof with a rear steel frame lean-to measuring 20ft x 15ft.
5. Steel Portal Frame Barn
18.29m x 7.92m (60'0" x 26'0")
A modern farm building of steel portal frame construction with block walls, Yorkshire boarding and a pitched roof, along with partial concrete floor and overhang.
6. Pole Barn
20.73m x 6.10m (68'0" x 20'0")
A pole framed barn with profiled sheet walls and roof with partial concrete floor. A further two lean-to buildings at either end measuring 15ft x 20ft.
7. Pole Barn
16.76m x 5.49m (55'0" x 18'0")
Attached to building 6. Of timber construction with a concrete floor.
8. 'U' Range Barn
14.02m x 4.57m (46'0" x 15'0")
A most attractive traditional 'U' shaped building. Built of timber and believed to be approximately 150 years old, the building also benefits from a partial concrete floor.
9. Wood Store
4.27m x 3.66m (14'0" x 12'0")
Of stone construction under a pitched roof.
The land extends to approximately 175 acres, or thereabouts, of undulating pasture and meadow land running between 130 and 210 metres above sea level. The land is classed generally as 4 under the Defra Agricultural Land Classification Maps of England and Wales with the soils being generally of a fertile type, well suited to livestock farming.The previous tenants of the vendor have worked hard to sympathetically manage the farming unit while maximising its productivity over the last 40 years with a programme of sward management and continual improvement. The farm is well watered, with Highgate Brook running across the northern boundary. It also has other natural streams and a mains water pipe serving the property.
Money Laundering Regulations:
McCartneys LLP will require proof of identification from any potential purchaser of the property, details of any chain, confirmation of the purchasers ability to fund the purchase, solicitors contact details. This list in not exhaustive.
Tenure and Possession:
The property freehold is being offered for sale with vacant possession granted upon completion.
There are no 'In-Goings' associated with this sale.
Farm Dispersal Sale:
The vendors will reserve the right to conduct a farm dispersal sale on site at a date and time of their choosing.
The property is connected to mains water and electricity. Private drainage.
Powys County Council, Powys, County Hall, Spa Road East, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 5LG. Telephone: 01597 826000.
Subsidies & Grants:
The property is registered with Rural Payments Wales. However, no entitlements will pass with the sale. The vendors are not aware that the property has been entered into any agri-enviro scheme.
Sporting and Shooting Rights:
All sporting, shooting and fishing rights are included in the sale.
The farm benefits from naturally drained farmland. It is understood that small-scale localised land drains have been installed.
Health & Safety:
Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we ask that all potential viewers are vigilant and aware of risks. All viewings are to be accompanied by the selling agent.
Mr Anthony Mears of Vaughan & Vaughan Solicitors, 50 High Street, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3AD. Telephone: 01982 552331. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; to obtain a tender pack, there is a fee of £25 plus p&p payable to the vendor's solicitor.
Mr Simon Edwards of McCartneys LLP, 39 Broad Street, Newtown SY16 2BQ. Telephone: 01874 610990. Email: email@example.com Miss Ellie Torrance of McCartneys LLP, 39 Broad Street, Newtown SY16 2BQ. Telephone: 01874 610990. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
METHOD OF SALE:
The property is offered for sale by Informal Tender (unless previously sold). The property is for sale as a whole or in part.Informal tenders are to be received in writing at the agent's office on the prepared form no later than midday on the 29th July 2022. Envelopes containing tenders to be marked ''Private and Confidential - Tender for Red House Farm' Tenders to be delivered to the vendor's agents: Simon Edwards MRICS IRRV McCartneys LLP, 39 Broad St, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2BQ.Please note that the vendor reserves the right not to accept the highest or any informal tender and reserves the right to negotiate the purchase price and conditions of the sale with the chosen potential purchaser..
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