A well-maintained, productive livestock farm
The house at 14 Heather Road is an attractive detached home which has been fully renovated and extended. The work included re-wiring and re-plumbing, fitting double glazing and redecoration throughout. Extending to about 1,790 sq ft in total, the accommodation faces south and east and is over two storeys. It occupies a commanding, elevated position with a harled exterior beneath a pitched slate roof and a feature exposed stone porch. The principal reception rooms and bedrooms are well-positioned for the excellent views.
Attached to the rear of the house is a garage/tool shed and stable with loft above, both of which are constructed of stone beneath corrugated roofs.
There is a further range of traditional outbuildings opposite, including a dog kennel, stable, store and two cattle pens. Outdoor livestock handling pens are adjacent.
The modern farm buildings lie to the rear of the house and comprise:
Cattle Court: In 3 bays of steel construction beneath a corrugated roof with corrugated cladding, block walls, concrete floor and open fronted. Includes two cattle pens and opens to a lean-to with a feed passage and three pens.
General Purpose Shed: In 4 bays of steel frame construction beneath a corrugated roof with corrugated cladding, block walls and a concrete floor. The shed is presently used for general purpose storage but was formerly a potato store.
Slatted shed: In 5 bays of steel frame construction beneath a corrugated roof with corrugated cladding, block walls and a part concrete, part slatted base. There are four slatted pens with mats and feed barriers with the end bay having a concrete base and used as a calf creep. There is a feed passage.
The concrete and hardcore aprons are a feature of the farmyard. There is an area to the rear of the farm buildings which is used for storing silage bales. A midden adjoins it.
The gently undulating land has mainly a south-easterly elevation. The house and buildings are conveniently located in ...