Price Guide £1,250,000

Newcastle, Newcastle Craven Arms, SY7 8PL

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Office Details

43 Church Street
Bishops Castle

Tel: 01588 638755

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Property Features

  • A beautifully situated farm
  • With 3 bed country home
  • Separate 1 & 3 bed annex
  • Purpose built arena, hot tub
  • Extensive range of outbuildings, Pasture & woodland to over 43 acres
  • Property With Land
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Property Description

A beautifully situated residential farm comprising a superior 17th Century country residence, two separate annexes, a range of outbuildings, arena and productive pasture and woodland extending to over 43 acres

Set in the Upper Clun Valley in an area of outstanding natural beauty and enjoying some fantastic views, quiet, with no light pollution, this beautifully situated property comprising a superior 17th Century country residence with annexe, an extensive range of modern farm buildings, yard, a purpose built arena, productive pasture land and woodland extending to over 43 acres in total. This provides an ideal setting for equestrian use with access to a network of bridleways and quiet country lanes directly from the property.


Blackmountain Farm has an elevated position and enjoys stunning views along the Upper Clun Valley from Newcastle towards The Anchor. Its tranquil setting will appeal to those seeking a peaceful existence without being too far from civilisation. The village of Newcastle is just over a mile away with its primary school, Church, a fantastic village hall and outreach centre, bowling green and not forgetting the local pub. Clun is 3 miles east, with grocer and garage, and the A49 and the national rail network a further 7 miles. The larger towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow are within comfortable driving distance.


This impressive stone farmhouse is thought to date back to the 17th Century and was sympathetically renovated a number of years ago, offering characterful and flexible accommodation, renovated to provide a 3 bedroom family home, a further 3 bedrooms connected to the main house in the barn extension to provide 6 bedrooms in all. The three bedroom farmhouse with en-suite and family bathroom, has a farmhouse kitchen, distinctive dining room and a unique living room with high vaulted ceiling, minstrels gallery and imposing sandstone fireplace. All three of these have impressive stone inglenook fireplaces with a bread oven in the kitchen. There is also a private study, utility, and large tack room/office with hobby room/studio above.

Approached internally or externally, Upper Barn provides three further bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and living room with an external verandah with exceptional views. The lower part of the Barn, to the ground floor, offers a self-contained area with bedroom, kitchen, shower and living room. This would potentially be ideal groom accommodation or could be let as holiday units but would be equally suited to an extended family or home office.


To the front is an enclosed sun trap of a garden predominantly hard landscaped with a variety of shrubbery and floral borders and features including solid steps up to the elevated verandah.

To the rear of the main house is a private sunken patio with hot tub and which has steps up to the main gardens, separated into sections of lawns and former vegetable plot and areas of natural habitat with a small stream running through.


These lie adjacent to the house and yard and are quite extensive. They comprise a four bay Steel Barn (60' x 35') with feeding passage, a Steel Framed Barn (85'x60') with reinforced wall with adjoining Lean-to (40' x 15'). Around the corner from the house is a Steel Framed Barn (135' x 30') with concrete walls and central passage with an adjacent Steel Framed 4 Bay Barn with Mezzanine Store and adjoining 4 Bay Cattle Shed with concrete walls and steel frame. These buildings would be suitable for use for American barn stabling.

Beyond this building is a recently created arena, properly drained and with a specialist wood chip surface.


The farmstead lies fairly central to the land which provides productive and useful grazing for sheep, cattle and horses. It is well watered and fenced and divided into a number of conveniently sized enclosures. There is also a delightful compartment of regenerated woodland which contains a number of ancient broadleaf trees but is mostly Holly, Hazel and Birch. Deep in the heart of an area of outstanding natural beauty, much of the land commands stunning views and the potential exists for the promotion of country pursuits.


The land is registered for Basic Payments and entitlements can be transferred if required subject to RPA approval. The land is also entered into the entry level Stewardship Scheme and with Basic Payment Scheme, attracts an income of around £4000 per annum.


Mains electricity is connected. A private water supply feeds the house, buildings and some fields. Private drainage. Satellite broadband. Oil four oven Aga range with two ring LPG hob, oil central heating and wood burning stoves.NOTE: None of the services or installations have been tested by the Agents.


From Clun proceed West on the B4368 into Newcastle and continue through the village for about 2 miles. GO PAST the turn on the left for Bettws y Crwyn and after the next corner, take the next left turn. Continue on this narrow lane, up the bank and after about ½ mile, the entrance and drive for Blackmountain Farm will be found on the right.


Strictly through the Agents: Halls, 43 Church Street, Bishops Castle, SY9 5DA. Telephone: 01588 638755


On putting forward an offer to purchase, you will be required to provide evidence of funding together with adequate identification to prove your identity within the terms of the Money Laundering Regulations (MLR 2017) E.G. Passport or photographic driving license and recent utility bill.

Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.

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