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The Bothy Vineyard, Oxfordshire

Land, House, Farm, Other, Commercial Land, Residential, Other Property Types & Opportunities , 11.15 Acres
Property type: Land, House, Farm, Other, Commercial Land, Residential, Other Property Types & Opportunities
Tenure: For Sale Freehold
Size: 11.15 Acres
Price: POA
Location: Bothy Vineyard, Oakley Park, OX13 6QW
LOCATION
Lying at Frilford Heath in Oxfordshire, the property is within easy access of Oxford (8 miles) and Abingdon (4 miles). There are excellent shopping and recreational facilities available within a few miles.

DESCRIPTION
A small working vineyard comprising a contemporary dwelling, wine making buildings and vines being in all about 4.571 hectares (11.15 acres). The vineyard has gained both regional and national awards in recent years. In more detail the property comprises:

THE HOUSE
A contemporary 4 bedroom 2 storey dwelling incorporating a traditional building designed to create a light and energy efficient home. Constructed of part stone walls with brick quoins and tiled roof with further stone, block and render and timber clad walling with large glazed panels.

Ground Floor.
Reception (shop). Hall with utility, Shower room, Pantry, Kitchen, Sitting/Dining Room, Hall, Study, WC/Shower room, Bedroom 1

First Floor
Bedroom 2, En-suite bathroom, Bedroom 3 with wet room Shower Area, WC , Staircase from Hall to Bedroom 4.

Externally there is a gravel car parking area to the south of the house and walled garden to the east, with stoned terrace and lawns incorporating an attractive pond, floral borders, hedging and a sunken dining area

WINERY AND BUILDINGS
Steel frame monopitch winery building 8.80m x 14.70m being part clad and roofed in profile sheet and housing a 2 tonne hopper, woodchip boiler and winemaking equipment (available to purchase at valuation). The building includes a bonded area for wine storage and is part open sided. To the front
is a lean-to being 9.70m x 4.20m.

Concrete garage with timber doors 6.05m x 2.75m. 2 timber storage sheds 4.90m x 2.35m and 6.00m x 3.00m. Steel framed polytunnel with raised internal beds 12.45m x 6.60m.

THE LAND AND VINEYARD
To the north of the house lies the vineyard and grass land. Planted between 1978 and 2007, the vineyard contains about 4,000 vines. For details of the grape varieties and other information on the vineyard please see website:
http://www.bothyvineyard.co.uk/

Annual production for the last three harvests were:

2015 27 hectolitres
2016 38 hectolitres
2017 20 hectolitres (frosted)

Wine sells for between £9 and £18 per bottle.

To the north of the property is a paddock currently utilised for horse grazing and to the south, adjoining the house, is a further grassland area to the right of the entrance drive.

SERVICES
Mains water, electricity and private drainage are connected to the property. A woodchip boiler heats the house.

PLANNING
Consent was granted under planning reference P02/V1508 and is subject to a Section 106 legal agreement that restricts occupation and alienation as follows:

"The dwelling may not be occupied otherwise than by a person solely or mainly working in the locality in agriculture (including viticulture and viniculture) or by a widow or widower of such a person and to any resident dependants”.

In addition, the majority of the property may not be let or sold in parts without consent of the local council.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Please note the winery equipment is not included in the sale but may be purchased at valuation. All garden statues, sculptures and furniture are excluded from the sale.

RIGHTS OF WAY
A right of way exists over the north east corner of the land in favour of a neighbour to access adjoining land. There are no public rights of way crossing the land.

LOCAL TAXATION
The property is currently assessed at a Rateable Value of £1,300 per annum and a Council Tax Banding of G.

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

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