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Essex, Wethersfield

Price: £525,000

For Sale - Freehold - Ref: C346

A small former nursery comprising attractive detached three bedroom house, two barns, garden and land with disused glasshouses extending in total to approximately 0.70 hectare (1.72 acres) (subject to survey).

THIS PROPERTY IS SUBJECT TO AN AGRICULTURAL OCCUPANCY CONDITION (Please refer to this section in the details for further information).

FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY Freehold with vacant possession on completion

Situation/Location Boydells Farm Nursery is situated between the villages of Shalford and Wethersfield.

In Shalford there is a village shop and good country pub. Wethersfield has a Primary School.

Braintree is 4 miles to the south, 8 miles to Great Dunmow with further schools and shops, 15 miles to M11 motorway access at Bishop's Stortford and 40 miles to central London.

Description Boydells Farm Nursery was established in the 1970s and the dwelling was constructed in 1979. The dwelling was built incorporating timbers from an Essex barn to provide plenty of character.

The house is set back from the road and approached via a gravelled driveway.

The property is located in an attractive countryside setting on rising ground.

Accommodation The Entrance Hall, Cloakroom and Sitting Room benefit from exposed beams.

Accommodation comprises:-

Ground Floor

Lobby leading to

Entrance Hall

Home Office

3.56m x 2.13m


3.85m x 2.55m Fitted wall and base units and single drainer sink unit.

Dining Room

4.87m x 2.54m

Sitting Room

5.76m x 4.64m

Open fireplace with log burner.


3.12m x 3.03m


3.89m x 3.33m

Single drainer sink unit.

Family Room

5.08m x 3.98m

Cloakroom With WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower.

First Floor

Landing leading to

Bedroom 1

5.85m x 5.34m

Wash hand basin.

Bedroom 2

5.34m x 4.92m

Bedroom 3

5.73m x 3.58m

Wash hand basin.


Three piece suite.


Mature garden.

Barn measuring 11.8m x 5.17m.

Open sided Pole Barn. To the rear are a range of disused glass houses.

Agricultural Occupancy Condition Planning permission for Boydells Farm Nursery dwelling was granted on the 5 June 1978, reference BTE/328/78, subject to seven conditions, one of which states:-

'The occupation of the dwelling hereby permitted shall be limited to persons wholly or mainly employed or last employed, locally in agriculture as defined by Section 290(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1971, or in forestry or a dependant of such a person residing with him (but including a widow or widower of such a person).'

Uplift Clause The property will be sold subject to an uplift clause entitling the vendors to a share of any increase in value following any future removal of the agricultural occupancy condition.

Services (not tested) The property is provided with mains water and electric. Drainage is private.

Heating is provided by oil.

Local Authority Braintree District Council, Causeway House, Bocking End, Braintree, Essex, CM7 9HB.

T: 01376 55 25 25

Council Tax Band E.

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

Directions From Great Dunmow take the B1256 east to Braintree turning left after 4 miles to Great Saling. In Great Saling turn first right along the lane and at the end turn left and then right to Shalford. On reaching the T-junction turn left to Shalford village, go through the village, past the pub, out of the village, past Boydells Farm on the right and Boydells Farm Nursery is up the hill on the left.


Mullucks Wells 4a High Street, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1AG.

T: 01371 872 117

W: www.mullucks.co.uk

E: dunmow@mullucks.co.uk

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