Barn Conversion For Sale

Little Durdham Barn, Pollards Lane, Southwell

Guide price £910,000 Sale Agreed

A beautifully presented barn conversion together with outbuilding and pasture land in a highly enviable location close to the minster town of Southwell.

  • Two reception rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Two bath/shower rooms
  • Four bedrooms
  • Attic rooms plus stores
  • Detached office, utility room and car port
  • Outdoor manège
  • Well managed paddocks
  • About 12.66 acres in all

A beautifully presented barn conversion together with outbuilding and pasture land in a highly enviable location close to the minster town of Southwell.

Little Durdham Barn occupies a beautiful rural location with far reaching views over the Trent Valley approximately 1.6 miles south of the sought-after minster town of Southwell Nottinghamshire.
Southwell is a popular minster town boasting a wide range of amenities. independent boutiques, pubs, eateries and sports centre. The larger market town of Newark on Trent is located
approximately 9 miles east and has a broader range of amenities and services, whilst the city of Nottingham lies approximately 17 miles to the south. The city of Lincoln (26miles) is easily accessible via the A46.
There is an excellent range of schooling for all ages within the area, including Worksop College, the Nottingham Boys and Girls High Schools and the highly rated Southwell Minster School.
The area offers a range of sporting and leisure options for walking and cycling, with sailing available at The Notts Sailing Club, horse racing at Southwell Racecourse and numerous established golf courses all within a reasonable driving distance.
For the equestrian enthusiast there are a range of competition centres and cross country courses easily accessible including Arena UK (23 miles).
The property benefits from excellent outriding within the locality and access onto a public bridleway from the eastern boundary.
Mainline rail services are available at Northgate Station in Newark on Trent with journey times to London Kings Cross from 1hr 15 minutes. More localised services to Nottingham are available at Fiskerton Station
which is 2.6 miles from Little Durdham Barn.
Excellent transport links provide ease of access to the A1 and the A46, these being 9 and 10 miles from the property respectively.

Little Durdham Barn provides a rare opportunity to acquire a first-class private residence, paddock land and equestrian facilities including outdoor manège, close to the minster town of Southwell. The property will appeal to
a broad range of purchasers with well-proportioned living accommodation, additional equestrian potential and about 11.8 acres of paddocks and pasture land suitable for grazing and mowing.

The property is approached via a private roadway from Pollard’s Lane and is show outlined in red on the enclosed sale plan.

Little Durdham Barn extends to about 2,255 sq. ft of gross internal floor area (GIA) and is of brick construction under a pantile roof.
The property is a sympathetic ‘L’ shaped barn conversion with spacious and flexible accommodation over two floors. The ground floor comprises an extended kitchen with fitted floor units attractive stone floor and exposed
brickwork. The galleried sitting room with tiled floor, log burner and exposed timber beams leads through to the dining room with traditional features and bifold doors allowing access into the courtyard garden.
The ground floor comprises a further three double bedrooms, family bathroom with bath and shower over, and a separate shower room all accessed from the main hallway. A pantry and cloak room complete the ground floor.

The first floor comprises the dual aspect master bedroom with exceptional countryside views, accessed via a staircase from the galleried sitting room. Additionally, the first-floor benefits from a large mezzanine storage area and further loft space
accessed by ladder from the hallway. This additional storage area could be utilised for additional living or office space subject to any necessary consents.

To the rear of the property is a detached brick and pantile building built in traditional cart-shed style, incorporating a home office, separate utility room and twin car port/ open storage area.
A small brick storage shed, and timber store shed adjoin the western elevation of the property.
The property is centered around the courtyard garden which provides a most desirable private outdoor seating and entertaining area. To garden area to the rear of the property is laid mainly to lawn, with some mature borders.

The well-maintained pasture land and paddocks extend to about 11.8 acres with post and wire fencing and mature hedgerows to most boundaries.
An access track runs along the eastern boundary providing access to the individual field parcels. Water is connected to each field.
A further adjoining parcel of 4.23 acres of grassland may be available to the incoming purchaser/s of Little Durdham Barn by separate negotiation. Further details are available from the selling agents.

The well presented 45m x 25m manège is situated within the field parcel nearest the residential accommodation and is finished with a fibre sand and rubber surface over a granite base. The manège is fully enclosed by a post and rail fence.

Tenure & Possession
The freehold of the property is offered for sale with vacant possession available upon completion. It should be noted that the Vendors have created a new boundary to separate their retained neighbouring residential property which has been marked on the ground.
The new boundary will be owned and managed by the Vendors. The Vendors have erected a new agricultural building on their retained land to the east of Little Durdham Barn since the brochure photographs were taken.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves, and Easements
There are no public rights of way crossing the property. The property is sold subject to all rights of way, wayleaves and easements whether or not they are defined in this brochure. The Vendors will reserve cross-rights and reservations where required for the provision and maintenance of services.

Minerals, Sporting and Timber rights
Mineral rights are believed to be excluded from freehold title. It is believed that sporting and timber rights are included.

Basic Payment Scheme and Environmental Schemes
The property is registered with the Rural Payments Agency for the basic payment scheme. Payments for the current scheme year will be retained by the vendors.
The purchaser(s) will be required to indemnify against any loss due to a breach of cross compliance up to the end of the current scheme year.
Entitlements may be available by separate negotiation, however prospective purchasers should ensure they meet the minimum claim acreage should they wish to purchase the entitlements.

Local Authority
Newark and Sherwood District Council.
Castle House, Great North Road, Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire NG24 1BY
Telephone: 01636 650000

Fixtures and Fittings
The curtains are included within the sale. All other fixtures and fittings are excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.

Mains water and electricity are connected. Drainage is to a private system situated on third party land which will require replacement – this is to be considered in any offer made.
Heating is principally via an oil-fired system. None of the services, appliances or electrical systems have been tested by the selling agents.

Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
Little Durdham Barn has an EPC rating of F.

We advise viewers to avoid following Sat Nav systems where possible. We recommend viewers follow the below directions.
From the centre of Southwell head east along Church Street passing Southwell Minster on your right-hand side. Continue along Church Street turning right at the sharp bend opposite The Old Coach House Pub signposted towards Fiskerton.
Follow the road as it rises and take the second turning on your righthand side onto Pollards Lane. Continue along Pollards Lane for approximately 1 mile and Little Durdham Barn will be found on your right-hand side.
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Postcode: NG25 0TN

Strictly by appointment through selling agents, Fisher German LLP.
Telephone: 01636 642500.

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