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Morborne Road, Folksworth

For Sale


Reference: 13099

* Lifestyle Opportunity - Farmstead including Cottage, Farm Buildings and Paddock Meadow - Over 10 ACRES * Sealed Bids are requested By Noon Friday 8th of October addressed to The Manager, Bletsoes Estate - Agency, 49-51 High Street, Thrapston, Northants, NN14 4JJ. * Farmstead Offering (in excess of) 10 Acres/4.4 hectares * Three Bedroom Farmhouse Cottage Nr Folksworth PE7. * Excellent Equestrian potential . * Outbuildings/ Stables of Brick Construction, under tile roofing - (Single storey) * Former wheat Threshing barn - (Two storey) * Possible further uses for ancillary buildings STPP. * Further Agricultural Open sided pole barns - steel framed * Open Garaging (and attached small brick store barns) * Freehold Property. * No Onward Chain

Property Description

*Rectory Farm - Morborne Road, Folksworth PE7 3ST.

*Lifestyle Opportunity - Farmstead including Cottage, Farm buildings and Paddock Meadow of over 10 ACRES.

* Please note Sealed Bids Are requested By Friday 8th of October by Noon, addressed to The Manager,
Bletsoes Estate Agency Offices, 49-51 High Street, Thrapston Northants NN14 4JJ.

Brief Summary

A rare opportunity to acquire a Farmstead including Farmhouse cottage, set within over 10 acres/0.4 hectares of grazing pastureland in a rural location with the benefit of ancillary buildings - with former agricultural use. The adjoining additional stables and two storey former Threshing Barn are all of brick construction under a tile roof.

These Ancillary buildings could potentially offer alternative use subject to planning permission. The property would also be highly suitable for Lifestyle buyers seeking Equestrian usage.

Extended Summary

Rectory Farm, is set to the north east of the village of Folksworth, in a rural a location within the farmland. The property includes a traditional Victorian Three - Bedroom Farmhouse / Cottage residence with panoramic open countryside views. Adjoining the cottage are substantial brick single storey stable barns, under a continuation pitched tile roof, with both concrete and cobble stone floors - forming a horseshoe configuration around a gated yard.

Further attached buildings include an impressive double height wheat threshing barn (40ft x 18ft) adjoining the stables to the north easterly elevation.

A triple width open carport has two small brick store barns attached. The gated yard area also features one of three open sided - steel framed barns. Two further open barns are of similar size are in close proximity and a small blockwork stable building provides two further stable boxes. There is an adjacent paddock of approximately10 acres, of which is being sold with the farmstead.

The main farmhouse dwelling is Victorian era, of brick and tile roof construction, 57 sqm footprint providing approximately 1200 sq.ft of living space arranged over two floors. Double glazing to the majority of the windows - mostly upgraded to double glazed upvc framed sealed units, further upvc upgrading includes the multi-point locking main entrance doors.

The property briefly comprises:- Entrance hallway with stairs rising to the first floor, giving access to three bedrooms. The ground floor enjoys a principal reception room, with a connecting lobby via small ground floor extension, giving access to a family three-piece shower room. Further doors lead from the main reception room with under-stairs store cupboard and door to the dining room, which benefits from dual aspect windows and in turn connects directly to the kitchen and adjoining separate lobby area.

The dwelling is heated currently with electric free-standing and wall mounted electric heaters.
Solid fuel heating may be possible, via reinstatement of two open fireplaces set to the main reception rooms - subject to adequate inspection. Mains supply water and mains electricity services are connected to the property. Drainage we understand is to a private system.


The dwelling is set within the farm buildings providing potential to develop the site and there is a paddock to the north, of approximately 10 acres. Access is via two double gated entrances close to the dwelling. The main vehicular entrance allows access to the dwelling and stable yard, together with an additional gated field entrance.

Principal Measurements

Sitting room 13'10'' x 10'6" (4.21m x 3.20m)
Living/ Dining room 13'0" x 9'4'' (3.96m x 2.84m)
Kitchen 10'7" x 9'0" (3.22m x 2.74m)
Connecting Lobby 6'5" x 5'5" (1.95m x 1.65m)

Bedroom 13'11'' x 9'3'' (4.24m x 2.81m)
Bedroom 10'8'' x 11'11'' (3.25m x 3.63m)
Bedroom 8'7'' x 7'0'' (2.61m x 2.13m)


Numerous outbuildings of varied construction with the majority being enclosed brick under tile roof.
Note: GEA is an abbreviation for Gross External Area measurement. In all respects in relation to these, measurements provided are approximate.
Threshing barn 40'2" x 18'ft
Stable barn adjoining dwelling 15'9 x 16'ft.
Stable barn 26'0" x 16'ft.
Stable barn 16'0 x 14.ft,
Cow Shed 42'0 x 25.ft
Dairy 18'0 x 7'2 FT
Detached double stable two loose boxes
Open steel frame Pole barns x 3
193 sq.m (2073 sq.ft) GEA
112 sq.m (1201 sq.ft) GEA
92 sq.m (985 sq.ft) GEA
Open fronted - Triple Garaging (27ft x 15.9 ft)

General information

Agents notes:
The dwelling currently has no central heating.

A Grazing licence is currently in existence in respect of the paddock/ pastureland which expires 30/11/2021. Vehicular access is shared to the property with a second access within the boundary to the paddock /meadow.
Tenure: Freehold
Outgoings: *Council Tax Band C

Local Authority: Huntingdonshire District Council

Strictly by appointment with Bletsoes

Money Laundering
To comply with current Money Laundering Regulations, any successful purchaser/purchasers will be asked to provide proof of identity and we will therefore need to take copies of a passport/driving licence and a recent utility bill (not more than three months old). This information is required prior to Solicitors being instructed.

Measurements & Other Information

All measurements are approximate. While we endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is a point which is of particular importance please do contact Bletsoes who will be pleased to check the information for you, particularly if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. Note: GEA is an abbreviation for Gross External Area measurement. In all respects in relation to these, measurements provided are approximate.


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