Somerton

£1,200,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Outstanding Equestrian Farm With Strong Livery/Riding School Business Enjoying Spectacular Rural Views - 50 Acres

SITUATION

Castle Cary 6 miles, A303 5 miles, Glastonbury 10 miles, Sherborne 18 miles, Bath 28 miles, Taunton (M5) 31 miles, London 130 miles. Mainline Trains Services: Castle Cary to London Paddington 1hr 45 mins, Castle Cary to Bristol Temple Meads 63 minutes. International Airports: Bristol International 38 miles, Exeter International 49 miles. Naydon Equestrian is situated between the popular villages of Keinton Mandeville and Lydford On Fosse and enjoys a quiet rural setting with stunning panoramic views over the adjoining countryside. The property benefits from excellent communication links with the A37, A303 and M5 motorway all within easy reach, providing access to the south, Bristol and London.

EDUCATION

There is an excellent selection of private schools in the area including King???s, Sunnyhill and Sexey???s at Bruton, Hazlegrove at Sprakford, Sherborne boys and girls, Port Regis and St Mary???s at Shaftesbury, Bryanston and Clayesmore at Blandford with Millfield at Street. Grammar schools are available in Bristol with state schools nearby. For more details see www.isc.co.uk for independents and www.somerset.gov.uk for state schools information

LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL

The increasingly desirable market town of Castle Cary provides a good range of shopping and cultural facilities with its charming high street offering a number of boutiques, delicatessens, independent book shops and a wine merchant with the renowned Babington House Hotel nearby. A more comprehensive range of services can be found nearby in Bath with its Spa leisure complex, Theatre Royal and Grade 1 Listed Abbey. Good outriding, walking and cycling opportunities abound from the property into the surrounding countryside with sailing and water sports available along both the west & south coast. Numerous competition centres are available within an hours drive with horse racing at Wincanton, Bath and Taunton. Local hunts include the Blackmore Vale, Portman and Taunton Vale. Fishing can be enjoyed on the River Brue by licence. Golf can be enjoyed at Kingweston, Wheathill and Long Sutton golf clubs.

NAYDON EQUESTRIAN

Situated in a quiet rural location enjoying far reaching views over the adjoining countryside towards Glastonbury Tor, Naydon Equestrian is a highly commended, BHS approved residential equestrian farm with an excellent livery business, riding school, extensive equestrian facilities including an outdoor school, stabling, grass gallops and 50 acres of productive pasture, all within a ring fence.

NAYDON HOUSE

Naydon House is a recently constructed, contemporary country house of local stone elevations under a tiled roof. Extending to some 2,574ft2, the property is finished to the highest standards and offers spacious accommodation arranged over two floors. A finalist in the Mendip District Council Building Excellence Awards for ???The Best Individual New Home 2013???, Naydon House benefits from the latest eco technologies and provides spectacular views from the principal rooms. Approached through an electric 5 bar gate over a sweeping drive, the property is set back behind a post and rail fence within its own grounds and enjoys lawned gardens to the front and rear with ample parking on the gravel drive. A secondary drive continues past the house where the main yard is located comprising a range of stabling, barns, office and teaching facilities.

NAYDON HOUSE (CONT)

The courtyard provides ample parking for cars and lorries with a gravel driveway leading to paddocks and equestrian facilities which lie to the north and east of the property. The accommodation comprises: ??? Bespoke kitchen with granite work tops & range cooker ??? Large triple aspect sitting room with attractive stone fireplace ??? Spacious entrance hall ??? Dining room with doors leading to the rear garden ??? Master bedroom with en-suite shower room and Juliet balcony ??? 2 further bedrooms ??? Family bathroom ??? Galleried landing ??? Study ??? Boot room with shower & WC

OUTBUILDINGS

Spacious 4 bed, 2 bathroom log cabin, holiday accommodation??? Portal frame agricultural barn with profile clad elevations (60??? x 30???) ??? Pole barn with part weatherboard elevations ??? Block work building with pitched profile sheet roof

EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES

??? Outdoor all weather arena (60m x 22m) with floodlights ??? 13 modern Derby House stables with rubber matting ??? Timber barn comprising 5 pony boxes ??? Classroom & office ??? WC & disabled WC ??? Shower/changing room ??? Wash bay & solarium ??? Feed room ??? Secure tack room ??? Kitchen & staff room ??? Hard standing area for lorry/trailer parking ??? Cross country schooling fences ??? Grass gallops

LAND

Lying to the north and east of the house the level land lies within a ring fence and is laid to permanent pasture. The pasture is arranged in 3 blocks divided into a number of enclosures by Fieldguard mains electric fencing with grass gallops around each of the fields. The land has good access from the yard with a gravel track running north from the buildings, with excellent outriding directly onto a public bridleway. All of the fields benefit from automatic water troughs with hard standing gateways and access paths. ??? Level pasture ??? Field guard mains electric fencing with mature hedgerows ??? Automatic water troughs ??? Grass gallops with direct access to off road outriding In all the land amounts to some 50 Acres.

NAYDON EQUESTRIAN BUSINESS

Established in 2006, Naydon Equestrian has achieved year on year growth in both riding school and livery yard turnover. Today the property is one of the best regarded in the County being BHS approved and highly commended for both livery and riding school activities.With an established reputation, the livery yard is currently full with a waiting list for spaces. The riding school is equally well subscribed with a diverse client base both locally and regionally, including private individuals, group lessons and regular group sessions for local independent schools. A full set of accounts will be made available to bona fide purchasers following viewing the property. Business Overview: o 11 Riding School Horses o 13 Livery Horses o 2 Instructors (freelance) o 1 Head Girl o 2 Grooms o BHS Approved and Highly Commended o Established brand, website & Facebook community

AGENTS NOTES

Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 The Agents and any joint or sub agents and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

HEALTH & SAFETY

Given the potential hazards of a working farm we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around livestock and machinery. Children must be supervised by their parents on site.

PLANS & AREAS

These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and calculated by the vendor???s agents, however the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

SERVICES

Mains water and electricity with private drainage to a treatment plant. Air source heating.

PLANNING

The property is sold subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient monument orders, town planning schedules and resolutions, which may or may not come into force. Purchasers will be deemed to have full knowledge and have satisfied themselves as to the provisions of any such matters affecting the estate.

OCCUPANCY CONDITION

The occupation of the dwelling shall be limited to a person solely or mainly working, or last working, in the locality in equestrian activities or agriculture or in forestry, or a widow or widower of such a person, and to any resident dependants.

RIGHTS OF WAY

A public bridleway runs between points X and Y.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Mendip District Council Tel: 0300 303 8588 Somerset County Council Tel: 0845 3459166

TENURE

Naydon Equestrian is sold freehold with vacant possession given upon completion.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

All fixture, fittings, garden ornaments, stock & Farm Machinery are excluded from the sale but may be available by negotiation.

DIRECTIONS

From A303 (Podimore roundabout) head north on the A37 signposted Shepton Mallet. Proceed for approximately 4 miles and on entering Lydford on Fosse turn left at the traffic lights, sign posted Keinton Mandeville. Continue for a short distance and the entrance to Naydon Equestrian will be found on your right hand side. See location map for alternative routes.

VIEWINGS

All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01722 782727. For further information or to book a viewing please contact William Grant or Adam Field or email adam@foxgrant.com

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