Faringdon Road, East Challow, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12

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A residential farm in need of renovation with extensive barns and redevelopment potential.

Mill Farm is a well located residential farm in the Vale of the White Horse between Wantage and Faringdon. Comprising and unlisted farmhouse in need of modernisation or redevelopment. It has an extensive range of adjacent buildings of both modern and more traditional construction, lending themselves for alternative uses subject to planning. The land is located in well-established enclosures of pasture with mature trees and hedges and views towards the Lambourn Downs.

For sale by private treaty as a whole or in 2 Lots.

In all about 68.81 acres (27.84 ha)


Surrounded by open countryside and at the foot of the Lambourn Downs the property has a footpath through it providing good access to a network of footpaths and bridleways offering good riding, walking and cycling. The Ridgeway is about 4 miles south at Hackpen Hill with the White Horse at Uffington 8 miles away. Racing is available at Newbury and Cheltenham, golf courses include Frilford Heath, and West Berkshire. Nearby Wantage provides a good range of local shopping and recreational facilities with more comprehensive services available in Oxford and Swindon which are within striking distance. There is an excellent range of Primary and Secondary schooling nearby including but not limited to King Alfreds Academy in Wantage itself, Abingdon, Pinewood, St Helens and St Katherines, St Edwards, Radley, Marlborough, Cokethorpe, St Hughs and Cothill


Mill Farmhouse is a painted brick unlisted property extending over two floors with attic above. Providing entrance hall, kitchen, dining room, sitting room, secondary reception room and understairs panty to the ground floor. There are 3 bedrooms, a bathroom, separate WC and bathroom together with galleried landing to the first floor. A large parking area lies in front of the property leading to the adjacent yard with an orchard lying behind. Extending to about 1,800 sq.ft and in need of complete modernisation and refurbishment in the agents opinion the property would suit a replacement dwelling being sited on the property, subject to planning.


Immediately north of the farmhouse is a concrete framed Atcost building used for agricultural storage and fronting onto the main track running through the property. To the east is a range of outbuildings including a block garage and store, two storey wooden framed traditional barn with lean to's block built stables and portal framed general purpose building use for agricultural storage. To the west is a brick built former dairy with ancillary buildings fronting onto a neighbouring paddock. Identified on the floorplans in all the buildings provide in excess of 7,500 sq.ft of floor area.


Providing all but a ring fence of pasture the land is in a mature setting including well established hedges and trees adding character as well as a boundary onto a brook to the west. The land adjacent to the farmhouse and yard extends in all to about 64.57 acres (26.13 ha) the land is in larger parcels and is occupied for mowing and grazing on an annual basis. Lot 2 is a separate parcel of about 4.24 acres (1.71 ha) is located just east of the property and with access available from the A417.

01865 708658

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