Knockdown, Tetbury: £875,000
A rare opportunity to purchase c.12 acre EQUESTRIAN/SMALLHOLDING on the Wiltshire/Gloucestershire border comprising a well presented 3 bedroom cottage, equestrian stable yard, further outbuildings including steel framed barn (60′ x 45′) and full size flood lit manege.
DESCRIPTION Knockdown Farm is an excellent equestrian property and smallholding situated within the village of Knockdown located on the Gloucestershire/Wiltshire border in the heart of Beaufort Country between the market town of Tetbury and the Badminton Estate.
The three bedroom detached period cottage dates back to 1826 and was originally two cottages converted into one before the current owners extensively renovated the property in the 1990s. The character accommodation is arranged over two floors and extends in all to 1,647 sq.ft and includes an all weather and spacious garden room with shower room off, character sitting room with wood burner and exposed stone walls, plus a separate dining room with Rayburn which leads through to a beautifully custom built kitchen. On the first floor are three double bedrooms and family bathroom.
The property is ideally suited to the equestrian or similar with land and paddocks extending to around 12 acres in all together with an extensive range of useful outbuildings. The stable yard comprises of a large stable block with three large loose boxes, a tack room and feed room, a pony stable, and further loose stable block. The large steel framed barn and workshop (60′ x 45′ ) extends to 3,336 sq.ft with a mezzanine storage level which also has adjoining lean to stores and barns. The all weather flood lit 40m x 20m manege with sand and rubber surface is bounded by post and rail fencing whilst the land itself extends to c.12 acres and is divided into four principle paddocks which benefit from a direct access to a bridle path which leads into the Beaufort Estate.
SITUATION Knockdown is a small rural hamlet with a public house located only 5 miles away from the market town of Tetbury and about a mile from the the famous Westonbirt Arboretum and is located in the heart of Beaufort Country being in the midst of the Badminton Estate. The larger village of Sherston is only 2 miles away with two pubs, a shop, sought after Primary School and doctors. Both the market towns of Malmesbury and Tetbury offer a wide range of shops including Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets, services, excellent schools including Malmesbury School which is an ‘Outstanding’ comprehensive and leisure facilities. Junctions 17 & 18 of the M4 are both within 15 minutes’ drive providing easy commuter access to Bath, Bristol and Swindon whilst rail services to London-Paddington are available from Chippenham and Kemble.