Brendon Hill, Watchet, TA23

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
An attractive residential and mixed livestock holding enjoying an elevated rural position with views of open countryside, all contained within a ring fence. Available as a whole or in up to four Lots. In all about 123 acres.

(Further 58 acres available by separate negotiation)

Higher Beverton Farm comes to the market following the vendors decision to retire from day to day farming. The property is centred upon a modern 4 bedroom farmhouse (AOC) together with an adaptable range of modern farm buildings and 123 acres of arable and pastureland. The holding is ideally suited to livestock production but also has arable capabilities and equestrian appeal. A further 58 acres available by separate negotiation.

Higher Beverton Farm is a well-appointed residential holding occupying a superb position adjacent to the Exmoor National Park. The property is centred upon a beautifully presented four bedroom house, constructed subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition and affords spacious and well-appointed living accommodation. The house is set within attractive private gardens, overlooking an extensive range of modern farm buildings suited to a variety of agricultural, equestrian or other alternative uses. The land immediately adjoins and is principally level and currently sown to productive grass lays but has arable capabilities. In all the property extends to 122.88 acres and is available as a whole or in up to four lots. A further 58 acres is available by separate negotiation.

Lot 1—Higher Beverton Farm together with 23.31 acres. Guide Price £1.1m

The Farmhouse

The property was originally built as a detached bungalow subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition but has since been significantly enlarged and modernised by the current vendor the to create a fabulous two storey farmhouse. Constructed of rendered block elevations under a pitched tiled roof the property enjoys ground source heating and solar panels making it economic to run. The accommodation briefly comprises an impressive entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor, W.C. and storage cupboard. Off the hall is a farm office, dining room and a fabulous dual aspect living room with bay window and log burning stove. French doors lead out to a conservatory enjoying views over the buildings and open countryside beyond. At the other end of the house is an L-Shaped kitchen/breakfast room enjoying a southerly aspect, complete with a range of modern handleless base units with granite work surfaces and matching wall cupboards over and four oven electric Aga. Adjoining the kitchen is a utility and wet room, together with rear porch. Upstairs is a master bedroom enjoying an en-suite, dressing room and balcony along with a guest bedroom which also has an en-suite and there are two further bedrooms sharing a Jack and Jill bathroom. The house is particularly well-appointed which can only be fully appreciated when viewed.

The Farm Buildings

The buildings lie to the South and enjoy a separate access from the public highway and are serviced by concrete yards. The buildings comprise a comprehensive range of modern portal frame covered yards and can be more particularly defined as follows:-

General Purpose Building (30.43m x 28.8m) of steel frame construction under a fibre cement roof with part block and part space board elevations containing seven new and unused American box stables.

Five Bay Covered Yard (25.49m x 21.05m) of similar construction. Adjoining to the rear is a (24.82m x 6.23m) Sheep Shed and lean-to Loose House (25.41m x 3.6m).

7 Bay Steel Frame General Purpose Building (35.59m x 20.21m) with lean-to extension (23.32m x 6.68m).

Loose Box (11.98m x 5.96m).

Open Silage Clamp (25.9m x 10.96m (av) of part RSJ and sleeper construction and concrete flooring.

The land associated with this Lot adjoins to the North and is predominantly level and contained within well fenced hedgerow boundaries with good road access and frontage. In all Lot 1 extends to approximately 23.31 acres (9.44 ha) as shown shaded pink on the attached identification plan.

Lot 2 - 32.42 Acres Pasture and Arable Land

Guide Price £220,000

This is a similar block of level quality accommodation land, lying to the east of Lot 1 and with which it would readily combine. The land is contained in three regular shaped enclosures and enjoys good access and frontage to the council road to the north. In total, Lot 2 extends to about 32.42 Acres (13.12 hectares) as shaded yellow on the identification plan.

Lot 3 - 28.29 Acres Pasture Land

Guide Price £160,000

This is a productive block of gently undulating pasture, lying to the north of the main holding and on the opposite side of the council road. It enjoys good road frontage and natural watering. It extends in total to about 28.29 Acres (11.86 hectares) as shaded green on the identification plan.

Lot 4 - 38.86 Acres Pasture Land

Guide Price £220,000

This is an adjoining block of level or gently undulating pasture and arable land, lying to the north east of Lot 3 and enjoying extensive road frontage and access. It is contained within two enclosures: both benefitting from natural watering and extending in total to about

38.86 Acres (15.72 hectares) as shaded blue on the identification plan.


Adjoining Lot 3 and situated immediately to the north of the main holding is a block of productive accommodation land, extending to about 58.03 acres and shaded orange on the identification plan. This is in separate ownership, but its amalgamation with Beverton Farm would make an outstanding holding. Further details are available from the Agents.


All persons wishing to view the property do so entirely at their own risk. Neither the Vendors or their Agents will be held liable for any damage or injury that may occur when interested parties are visiting the property. A working farm is a potentially hazardous environment and for prospective purchasers own personal safety, please be vigilant when viewing the farm, particularly around the farmyard and in fields containing stock.

N.B. Please note that owing to the nature of construction of the farmhouse and outbuildings we are not permitting children under the age of 14 to attend viewings. The vendor or their agents take no liability for any injury caused within reason whilst on the property. All potential purchasers are asked to observe the country code and close all gates.

The property occupies an exceptionally attractive location, situated on the Brendon Hills and bisected by the boundary to the Exmoor National Park. It is a rural but accessible location. Williton affords a comprehensive range of local facilities, whilst Taunton provides the extensive commercial, educational and recreational facilities befitting those of county and regional centre. From here, access may also be enjoyed to the M5 motorway (J25) together with mainline intercity rail connections.

The property occupies a position within Southwest England renowned for the diversity of its countryside and for the many varied sporting and recreational facilities available either within the immediate vicinity or further afield. The property is ideally suited to those with equestrian interests.

01823 619297

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