Hillwood Farm occupies an unspoilt secluded rural location in the parish of Eastham in West Worcestershire.
The nearby town of Tenbury Wells (4.5 miles) provides a good range of shopping, educational and recreational amenities. More extensive amenities are available in the Cathedral City of Worcester (18 miles). The nearest main line Railway Station is available in Worcester with other stations in Ludlow; Leominster and Kidderminster. Birmingham Airport is about one hour’s drive away.
Junction 5 of the M5 Motorway is about 20 miles distant which ensures excellent road communications throughout the United Kingdom.
Hillwood Farmhouse is approached over a long private entrance drive leading off an unclassified council road. The property occupies an elevated location commanding outstanding views over the surrounding countryside and Teme Valley as well as towards Clee Hill and the Black Mountains.
The residence is listed Grade 2 and dates back to the late 16th Century with mid 19th and 20th Century alterations and additions. The property contains a wealth of attractive period features including extensive exposed timbering throughout.
The spacious, well appointed, accommodation includes 8 bedrooms and has a Gross Internal Area of 6,055 sq ft (est). There is also an adjacent Garage and Stable Block.
The total area extends to some 7,631 sq ft.
Garden & Grounds
The property is contained within extensive Gardens to the rear of the residence. These include a flagstone terrace; lawns and a covered swimming pool.
The Farm Buildings
The farm buildings are of modern and traditional construction and conveniently situated to the residence in the centre of the farm. They generally have good access and comprise:
Stone and brick Range comprising 2 Loose Boxes.
5 bay timber and tiled Implement Store with lean to Garage.
Twin span 4 bay steel and corrugated iron Cattle Yard (60ft square).
Stone and tiled Range of 2 Loose Boxes.
Stone and slate Store.
6 bay stone, timber and tiled Cattle Shed.
Brick and tiled Workshop with Loft over.
Brick and fibrous cement Traditional Barn incorporating Tool Shed; 3 Loose Boxes; Cowhouse and Store with Loft over.
Mifflin 5 bay steel; concrete block; Yorkshire board and fibrous cement Covered Cattle Yard (75’ x 40’).
5 bay steel, fibrous cement and corrugated iron Covered Yard (approx. 75’ x 30’) with concrete floor and adjacent lean to Cattle Yard (approx. 75’ x 30’) constructed of steel; fibrous cement; Yorkshire board and concrete block with feed passage.
5 bay steel; concrete block; Yorkshire board and fibrous cement Covered Cattle Yard (approx. 75’ x 70’) with central feed passage and concrete floor.
Silage Clamp (approx 75’ x 35’) with mass concrete walls and concrete floor.
4 x 100 Tonne Simplex Grain Bins with drying floors and fans.
150 Tonne Grain Bin.
Planning Ref M/22/00379/AGR.
The Malvern Hills District Council confirmed that prior approval was not required for a Grain and Combine Harvester Store on 7th April 2022.
This building is proposed to be erected on the site of the existing Grain Store and is approximately 465 sq metres.
There are three farm cottages on the property which are redundant having not been occupied for many years.
STONEY LANE COTTAGES
These are a pair of stone and slate Cottages which each originally contained three bedrooms.
LIME KILN COTTAGE
This is a detached stone cottage which originally contained three bedrooms.
The land is situated in a ring fence surrounding Hillwood Farm homestead. The soil is derived from the Old Red Sandstone Soil Association and is naturally productive.
There are about 324 Acres of productive farmland on the holding. The land is principally used for cereal and oilseed rape production, although part has been used for potato production in the past.
There is a small banky area which is used for livestock production. The land has been managed to a high standard with most fences, gates and ditches being in good order.
There is about 80 acres of unmanaged woodland which is principally situated around the perimeter of the farm. The woodland forms the nucleus of a high quality shoot.
The whole extends to some 406.77 acres as detailed below:
Homestead 3.21 1.30 est
Permanent Pasture 45.19 18.29
Arable 278.90 112.87
Wood 79.47 32.16
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