- Stunning coastal location
- Dairy Farm
- Bungalow (AOC)
- Extensive range of farm buildings
- 145 to 225 acres of pasture land
In a wonderful location, a productive dairy and arable farm with 145 acres. Extensive range of adaptable buildings, including cubicles and space for a further 180 and a partially completed 12:24 herringbone parlour. Conveniently located three bedroom bungalow with farm reaching views. A further 80 acres of land available. For sale as a whole or in five lots.
Whitestone Farm can be found about half a mile inland from the stunning north Devon coastline and boasts far reaching views over surrounding countryside to the Atlantic ocean, Lundy Island and Bristol channel. The well known and popular town of Ilfracombe is some 2½ miles to the east and offers a good range of day to day amenities. The seaside resort of Woolacombe with its superb beach is just over 4 miles to the west. Barnstaple lies some 14 miles to the south and this regional centre offers an excellent range of amenities. It has a railway station which links to London and direct access to the A361 North Devon link road which connects at junction 27 on M5 motorway.
LOTTING & PRICING
Lot 1: The bungalow, farm buildings and some 148.90 acres (60.25 ha) - Guide £1,285,000
Lot 2: Approximately 25.98 acres (10.52 ha) - Guide £185,000
Lot 3: Approximately 19.55 acres (7.92 ha) - Guide £150,000
Lot 4: Approximately 21.49 acres (8.70 ha) - Guide £162,500
Lot 5: Approximately 8.78 acres (3.55 ha) - Guide £75,000
Whitestone Farm is currently run as an organic young stock rearing unit, but was originally a commercial dairy farm. The current owner has started to refurbish the 12:24 herringbone parlour and bulk tank is still in situ. The farm boasts a useful range of adaptable farm buildings with cubicles/space for 180 head, together with some 225 acres of pasture/arable land which is available in various lots as detailed. An farm bungalow is conveniently located a short distance from the buildings and offers comfortable three bedroom accommodation. It is traditionally constructed, under a tiled roof and benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout.
WHITESTONE FARM BUNGALOW
Situated on the edge of the hamlet of Lincombe, Whitestone Farm bungalow occupies an elevated position and has wonderful views over surrounding countryside to the coastline. beyond. The property was built in the early 1980s and is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition (AOC). It is
constructed of rendered cavity block elevations with some stone detailing, under a pitched tiled roof. It also benefits from double glazing and oil fired central heating. The accommodation comprises;
Front door opening into the HALL with doors off to SITTING ROOM with open fireplace, stone surround and timber mantle, door to inner hall, opening through to DINING ROOM and door to KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM. Fitted with a range of wall and base units with worktops over, stainless steel sink and drainer, space for dishwasher. Built in pantry cupboard, and door to UTILITY with Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine, site of oil fired boiler, steps down to garage and door to CLOAKROOM with WC. Rear entrance door. The inner hallway has a built in airing cupboard with hot water tank, doors off to THREE BEDROOMS and BATHROOM with panelled bath, tiled surround, low level WC and wash basin.
Outside, gates from the parish road lead to a tarmac drive and parking area to the front of GARAGE with up and over door, concrete floor and internal staircase to utility room. Steps lead up to a sun terrace, enclosed with iron railings, and the front entrance door.
The gardens lie principally to the side of the drive and wrap around property, they are mainly laid to lawn with some flower and shrub borders.
THE FARM BUILDINGS
The farm buildings are located a short distance from the bungalow and approached over a hard-core track which leads to a hardstanding and;
PARLOUR and DAIRY BUILDING - 85' 4'' x 29' 6'' (26m x 9m) Concrete block walls under a corrugated asbestos roof housing a partially completed 12:24 herringbone.
PARLOUR, direct line, auto ID, in-parlour feeders with loft over. Adjoining
STORE ROOM/OFFICE and DAIRY with a ‘Dairy Kool’ 8000 litre bulk tank, water heater, plate cooler and ice bank.
DAIRY COMPLEX - 134' 6'' x 95' 2'' (41m x 29m) Steel portal frame, with part concrete block walls, space boarding over under a cement fibre roof
profile sheet roof and comprising, cubicles, covered yards, feeding passages, loafing areas and collecting yard.
SILAGE CLAMPS - 90' 0'' x 70' 0'' (27.41m x 21.32m) Earth bank, divided in two with a concrete floor.
LOOSE HOUSE - 80' 0'' x 40' 0'' (24.38m x 12.19m) Concrete portal frame, dung boarding and timber cladding to elevations under a cement fibre roof.
SLURRY STORE - Concrete floor with weeping wall to channel and collection pit.
CALVING BOXES/STORE SHEDS - 120' 0'' x 15' 0'' (36.57m x 4.57m) Timber portal frame, CGI cladding with sheeted gates to front.
The land at Whitestone Farm extends to some 224.70 acres (90.94 hectares) in all and comprises an excellent mixture of productive grass leys and arable land. Approximately 105 acres is located immediately to the north of the farmstead (Part Lot 1) and is accessed from the yard and a network of tracks. The remainder of Lot 1 can be found to the south, together with Lots 2, 3, 4 and 5, which are serviced by the network of adjoining parish roads. The land is mainly level, or gently sloping, enclosed within natural hedge banks and is fenced for cattle with ample drinking troughs serviced by the farms bore hole water supply (mains water back up). Please refer to land plan for lotting.
Tenure: The farm is freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Services: Bungalow - Mains water and electricity, private drainage.
Farm Buildings - Bore hole water with mains backup and electricity.
The Land - Lot 1 - Bore hole water with mains backup
Lot 2, 3 and 5 - Mains water
Lot 4 - Natural water
Local Authorities - North Devon Borough Council. Council Tax Band: Band D
Energy Performance Certificate: Energy Efficiency Rating E 
Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) - The land is registered for the claiming of the Basic Payment Scheme and corresponding entitlements will be available as part of the purchase. Subject to the opening of Rural Payments Agency transfer windows the Vendor (and not Kivells as selling agents; unless specifically instructed in writing to do so) shall transfer the necessary entitlements commensurate with the eligible area of the Property and bear any necessary costs.
Stewardship Agreements: The farm is in an Organic Higher Level Stewardship Scheme (OHLS)
Nitrate Vunerable Zone (NVZ): The farm is not in an NVZ.
Farm Sale: The vendor reserves the right to hold a Farm Sale on the farm before completion.
Farm Plan: The farm plan is based on ordnance survey extracts, and the areas are not guaranteed and purchasers must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.
Easements, Wayleaves, Rights of Way: The Property is offered for sale, subject to and with the benefit of all matters contained in or referred to in the Property and Charges Register of the registered title together with all public or private rights of way, wayleaves, easements and other rights of way, which cross the property.
Boundaries: Any purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither vendor nor the vendor’s agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries or the ownership thereof. Should any dispute arise as the boundaries or any points on the particulars or plans or the interpretation of them, the question shall be referred to the vendors agent whose decision acting as experts shall be final.
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