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Summary of Features
AcreageAbout 81 Acres; available as a whole or in 3 Lots
SituationGrange Farm occupies a stunning and unique rural position, tucked away in beautiful Monmouthshire countryside with no near neighbours. The farm is secluded within a renowned farming region with the area offering a sought-after rural quality of life; fabulous peace and quiet, yet with modern conveniences nearby. Monmouth, the A449/A40, Abergavenny and Hereford (A465) are all within sensible driving distances. The A40 gives excellent access to the M50/M4/M48 motorway network and the commercial centres of South Wales, Bristol, and Birmingham.
OverviewGrange Farm should appeal to a broad spectrum of buyers; from those looking for a residential or lifestyle farm with an attractive & well-presented house to equestrian buyers, commercial farmers and income seekers. This highly versatile farm is complemented by a range of traditional barns with extant planning consent, together with a good range of portal framed agricultural buildings. Positioned at the end of a 1½ mile no through, public road, with a private drive thereafter and separate access to the farm buildings and land, the whole property extends to some 81 acres of pastureland within a ring fenced block.
LOT 1Lot 1 - Farmhouse & range of traditional barns in 6.40 Acres
LOT 1 Ctd.
The Traditional Barns (c. 3,366 ft)A substantial range of traditional stone outbuildings lie west of and adjacent to the farmhouse. These buildings were granted planning and listed building consent for residential conversion in 2006. The ground works (installation of the drainage system) have been carried out, sufficient to be deemed to have started the development, planning has therefore been crystallised.
Barns - Planning ConsentThe consented plans create two, spacious, three bedroomed semi-detached dwellings, The Corn Barn (1,595 sq ft) and The Stables (1,093 sq ft). A third dwelling is created from The Cow House (678 sq ft), which will provide a two bedroom, single storey property, adjoining the farmhouse. These proposed dwellings have great scope for ancillary accommodation, or to provide income potential via rental or holiday homes. With planning already crystallised and unrestricted, development can be managed over a suitable timescale.Comprehensive planning documentation and information is available on the local authorities website, visit:- www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/planning.
LOT 2Lot 2 - The Modern Agricultural Barns (c. 15,000 ft) - 10.10 AcresA good range of four modern, portal framed buildings are offered with three adjacent paddocks and separate access. The buildings are of steel frame construction with fibre cement roofing, with good access and an ample yard area. These agricultural barns are now used for general storage with the top barn having historically had equestrian use as an indoor arena (53' x 89', 4,725 sq ft).
LOT 3Lot 3 - Farmland - 64.20 Acres Gently sloping, south facing pastureland divided into several paddocks and offering good seasonal grazing, with a natural water source. All stock fenced with good vehicular access.
ServicesMains electricity, private borehole water (pressurised/filtered system), private drainage (bio digester), oil fired central heating (zoned system), oil fired Rayburn, wood burning stoves.
Local AuthorityMonmouthshire County Council: 01633 644644.
Council TaxGrange Farmhouse - Band: G - £2,988 (2022/23).
ListingGrange Farm is Grade II Listed & the traditional barns are curtilage Listed.
EPCExempt due to Listed status.
Planning ConsentRef MM12055/12069/12070, granted on 20/6/2006 for conversion of 3 redundant barns for residential use.
Listed Building ConsentRef MM11650/11785/11791.
AccessAll lots have independent access.
Public FootpathA public footpath crosses the property in several places, please refer to the sale plan.
BoundariesIf sold in Lots, all "Lot" owners will be responsible for the maintenance of their own boundaries, or jointly where shared with a neighbour.
Grass KeepThe ground is currently let for grass keep until September 2022.
Basic Payment SchemeThe land is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme but the Entitlements are not included within the sale. The Vendors will claim the 2022 payment.
EasementsAccess arrangements can be offered to enable an independent water supply and/or electricity supply to be installed to the Lotted land (at the buyer's expense), if purchased separately to the whole.
FixturesAll fixtures and fittings (whether mentioned in these particulars or not) are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
SolicitorGabb & Co Solicitors, Abergavenny.
LocalThe rural village of Llanfihangel Ystern Llewern situated on the River Trothy comprises mainly traditional cottages and farms. Offa's Dyke long distance footpath passes through the village and the region is renowned for its excellent walking. The nearby local town of Monmouth offers a wealth of amenities to meet most day-to-day requirements including a quality supermarket (Waitrose) and an M&S food hall, with a wide selection of independent shops & restaurants, banks and a day hospital. More extensive retail & cultural therapy is available in Abergavenny, Hereford, Bristol and Cardiff.
RecreationalA broad range of sporting and recreational activities within the Monnow Valley, Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons National Park and Wye Valley, all easily accessible. Culturally, the area is host to a number of festivals, Abergavenny has a Food Festival and a Michelin starred restaurant the "The Walnut Tree"; Hay-on-Wye hosts the renowned Literature Festival. Racing is at Chepstow and Cheltenham, with golf available at Monmouth (Rolls of Monmouth), Ross and Hereford.
DirectionsFrom Monmouth (A40): Exit the A40 at Over Monnow and head north on the B4293 (passing Waitrose) for 1/3rd of a mile, where you merge with the B4233 Rockfield Road. Continue north for 1¾ miles to Rockfield, pass through the village and stay on the B4233 towards Abergavenny for 3½ miles, you will pass The Hendre and The Rolls of Monmouth golf course. On reaching Onen crossroads, take the 2nd right turning which is marked as a "no through road" - continue on this single track road for 1½ miles. Sat Nav will deliver you to Upper House Farm after 1 mile, you need to continue a further ½ mile to the top of the road to reach Grange Farm, the entrance drive marked to Grange Farm is on your right side.
ViewingsBy prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.
Agents NotesGrant & Co 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. The Agents has not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings All fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.