A complete enterprise with extensive business and income potential, including large period farmhouse, two well appointed holiday cottages with ongoing bookings, livery facilities, operational riding school, office space, in whole extending to approximately 8.87 Ha (21.93Acres) Read more
A complete enterprise with extensive business and income potential, including large period farmhouse, two well appointed holiday cottages with ongoing bookings, livery facilities, operational riding school, office space, in whole extending to approximately 8.87 Ha (21.93Acres)
The Farmhouse An imposing and spacious traditional end of terrace home which offers family sized accommodation throughout with high ceilings and well proportioned rooms. The accommodation is well presented, however does offer scope to create a modern home and offers an excellent position overlooking the properties land to the front and rear and open countryside beyond. In brief, the floorplan comprises of entrance hall, with living room and dining rooms with bay windows radiating to the left and right hand sides, spacious kitchen with ample space for a dining table, which leads to a sunroom, the ground floor accommodation is completed by a utility room and shower room. To the first floor, there are four bedrooms, three of which are generous doubles, the main bedroom and the second bedroom having walk in bay windows to the rear with open views, the first floor is serviced by a family bathroom.
Externally The Farmhouse offers a good sized private garden to the rear, which is laid to lawn with patio area and enjoys open views to the rear. There is ample parking to the front, where there is a large area of hard standing.
The Cottages 2 Field View and The Stables are two immaculate, adjoining, single storey, cottages that were converted from stables. They are currently used as holiday cottages but are not restricted as such. The cottages offer two bedroom and three bedroom accommodation with high quality fixtures and fittings throughout, with wood floors and underfloor heating.
Externally, both cottages offer parking to the front and have a rear courtyard with hot tubs and open views.
Equestrian Facilities East Boldon Riding Centre is a well established and successful riding school, offering private lessons and both DIY and full livery. The extensive equestrian facilities include a general purpose, steel portal framed building that houses 11 loose boxes along with further block built stables which houses 6 stables and a tack room.
In all there are 33 stables, the remainder being made up of by timber constructed stable blocks which house 16 stables.
There is an outdoor arena which measures approx. 40m x 60m and has a silica sand and rubber surface with floodlighting along with a timber viewing gallery. There is also a useful indoor arena which measures approximately 26m x 19m with a sand base providing excellent exercising space all year round.
There is also a reception area to the Riding School which is a composite clad office, providing a welcome area together with two storage rooms, one accessed internally and one accessed externally.
Commercial Building The property currently houses a large porta cabin structure, having the benefit of electricity, water and heating powered by air conditioning units. Comprising one large open plan office area with a fully glazed meeting enclosure, two break out rooms, 3 separate WCs plus kitchenette.
Land In all the property extends to approximately 8.87 Ha (21.93Acres) as detailed in the field schedule. The grazing land is largely level and is overlooked by the main dwelling. It is divided into two fenced enclosures to the front of the house and three additional main enclosures are located to the rear which have currently been divided further to create smaller pony paddocks as required.
Access It is understood that a right of way exists for all purposes and at all times over the unadopted track running north to south from the A184 which is owned and maintained by a third party.
Business Field House Farm currently produces revenue from a number of enterprises, these include but are not limited to, a riding school, riding lessons, full and DIY livery and two cottages which are currently used as holiday lets. There is also scope to bring in further revenue as the property offers a wide range of facilities outside of the equestrian centre, such as offices which could be used for a variety of purposes. Details of current income steams are detailed in the information pack.
Services Field House Farm is serviced by mains electricity and water. Central heating is fired via LPG. Drainage is to a septic tank.
Field View and The Stables are serviced by mains electricity, water and have underfloor, oil fired central heating with drainage to an upgraded water treatment plant.
The steading has mains electricity and water. The office space / porta cabin has mains electricity, water with heating powered via electric air conditioning units and drainage is to the water treatment plant.
Overage Clause The Agent has been informed that the property is sold subject to a clawback triggered by implementation of or sale with planning consent for any use other than agricultural or equestrian. If triggered a single payment of £240,000 is payable to a third party recipient . The agent currently awaits confirmation from the Seller's solicitor.
Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way The property is sold subject and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, water courses and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners, if any, affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves or other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute. It is understood that a public footpath crosses the fields to the north of the steading. Purchasers should make their own investigations as to the exact course of this.
A public bridleway runs east to west from the A184 to the Riding Centre.
Council Tax and Business Rates Field House Farm is rated as Council Tax Band F.
2 Field View is rated as Council Tax Band C.
The Stables, 3 Field View has a rateable value of £3,350.00. However the property at present benefits from small business rate relief.
East Boldon Riding Centre at Field House Farm has a rateable value of £3,300.00.
Sporting and Mineral rights The Sporting & Mineral rights are included as far as they are owned.
Potential Asbestos Given the nature of the buildings and the age of construction, there may be asbestos present in the farm buildings although George F. White LLP have not carried out any tests. Purchasers should carry out their own investigations as to the presence of this and take independent advice.
Basic Payment Scheme It is understood that the Vendors do not currently hold entitlements or claim the Basic Payment. George F White LLP are able to act in the acquisition of entitlements and or transfer or claim process if required and the purchaser should contact the agent for more information.
Tenure & Possession The property is offered for sale Freehold with vacant possession.
EPC Ratings Field House Farm has been certified with an EPC Rating of F. 2 Field View has been certified with an EPC Rating of D. The Stables has been certified with an EPC Rating of D.
Local Authority South Tyneside Council
Information Pack Further information can be provided electronically to genuinely interested parties. Please contact the agent.
Viewings Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with George F. White.
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