Whitefield, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset, TA4


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
An attractive Residential/Commercial Holding enjoying a superb elevated rural position enjoying views of the Taunton Vale and The Quantock Hills extending to about 67.24 Acres

Also available is lot 2 32.23 acres of pasture land

Cordings Farm comes to the market following the vendors decision to retire from farming. The property is centred upon a period farmhouse (AOC) which has been extended and enjoys far reaching views towards the Taunton Vale, in addition, are an adaptable range of modern covered yards and approximately 99 acres of pasture land. The land enjoys a southerly aspect and is ideally suited to beef and sheep production, the holding also has considerable amenity and sporting appeal.

The farm is centred upon a period cottage which was extended 16 years ago by the current owners and is subject to an agricultural occupancy condition. The house provides generous three bedroom living accommodation and retains many character features. The holding benefits from an excellent range of modern farm buildings designed primarily for the housing and rearing of livestock, although have the flexibility to be adapted to a variety of alternative enterprises. The farmstead is conveniently situated within its own land, primarily comprising productive pasture with some fields having arable capabilities, offering excellent mowing and grazing. An attractive natural woodland forms the north western boundary adding conservation, sporting and amenity interest.

In total, Cordings Farm extends to 99.47 acres (40.25 Ha) and is offered for sale by private treaty, either as a whole or in two convenient lots as described within these sale particulars.

Lot 2 also available - Pasture Land and Woodland in all about 32.23 Acres. Guide Price £200,000.

The property occupies an outstanding position in a peaceful rural location on the foot slopes of the Brendon Hills, midway between Raleighs Cross and Wiveliscombe. The surrounding gently undulating and unspoilt countryside affords a predominantly agricultural landscape of mainly pasture and arable land interspersed with an abundance of wooded valleys. The pretty hamlet of Langley Marsh is nearby, hosting a village pub, and the thriving historical town of Wiveliscombe lies 2.5 miles to the south offering a comprehensive range of amenities, namely a convenience store, cafes, garage, delicatessen, butchers, doctors surgery, recreation ground with tennis courts and swimming pool and Kingsmead secondary school amongst others. Despite the rural position, the property enjoys easy access to the surrounding districts and main routes of communication with the B3227 and B3224 routes providing easy access to Exmoor and the County town of Taunton, the latter providing an extensive range of everyday retail, leisure and educational facilities with three noted public schools. Access to the M5 motorway can be gained at Wellington (12 miles) and a main line rail link is available at Taunton with a direct line to London Paddington.

The Exmoor National Park is on your door step offering beautiful moorland vistas with many foot and bridle paths along with a number of local hunts affording an abundance of recreational and sporting facilities.

The Farmhouse

This is believed to date back some 200 years or so and is of rendered stone elevations under a pitched tiled roof with a 2014 extension to the western elevation. In brief, the accommodation comprises an entrance hall, two large reception rooms, each with inglenook fireplaces, an L-shaped kitchen / breakfast room, study, utility and downstairs shower room. On The first floor are three larger than average bedrooms with the master bedroom enjoying an en-suite and a family bathroom.

The property benefits from timber framed double glazed windows and oil fired central heating.

For approximate room dimensions and layout please refer to the enclosed floorplan.


The gardens adjoin the north, east and south elevations and are predominantly lawned interspersed with a number of mature shrubs and bushes. From the gardens fantastic far reaching views can be enjoyed towards the Taunton Vale and Quantock Hills.

The Farm Buildings

Situated to the west of the farmhouse is a range of modern clear span covered yards accessed off the entrance drive. The buildings can be more particularly described as below.

Machinery shed / Fodder Barn 27.43m x 12.14m (334.45m²) of steel frame construction with mono-pitched GI roof. Adjoining to the front is an open sided Dutch Barn 18.29m x 6.1m (111.48m²) of steel frame with covered roof.

To the west are a pair of Covered Yards each measuring 36.58m x 12.19m (891.87m²) of steel frame construction with timber purlins under a GI roof, concrete feed passages and dung pits.

A further Covered Yard adjoins 30.48m x 12.19m (371.61m²) of similar construction with space board cladding under a profile fibre cement roof together with concrete feed passage. The gap between the buildings is linked by a Lean to 24.38m x 4.57m with concrete floor.

The Land

The land associated with Lot 1 surrounds the farmstead although the majority lies to the north. The land is divided into a number of convenient enclosures bounded by natural hedgerows and enjoys a southerly aspect with the majority of the field enjoying either spring or bore hole watering. In total Lot 1 extends to about 67.24 acres as shown shaded pink on the attached ID plan.

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