Sullom Holt Farm is now in need of a full programme of restoration and upgrading to bring it back into a handsome family home. The farm also has the benefit of an extensive range of original double height red brick outbuildings including garage, car wash, coach house, stables, shippon and Dutch barn., which have tremendous potential for additional residential use subject to gaining planning consent.
Sullom Holt Farm was the original farmhouse to the former Sullom Holt Estate. Built in 1906, situated in a stunning position, overlooking its own land and an unrestricted, long distance view towards the Lancashire Wyre District and Morecambe Bay in the distance. The property is easily accessible from the main roads and motorways in the area for commuting and has numerous private and state schools nearby. The property is set back off the lane giving exceptional levels of privacy.
The red brick under rosemary tiled pitched roof dwelling enjoys a covered front porch which leads into a small internal porch and then into a hallway , which retains the clay tiled floors, panelled staircase, with under-stairs pantry. The front room is double aspect and has an open grate fireplace which was originally the garage to the dwelling which was later converted into a very useful living space. The heart of the house is the open-plan kitchen/breakfast room which enjoys dual aspect windows. To the rear of the breakfast room, includes an original wash house, which has the back door entering onto a walled yard. To the first floor, a large landing area with windows to the North and South elevations, to enjoy the view. Provides for 4 good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom which is currently a 3-piece bathroom suite and walk-in shower cubicle. Attached to the washhouse is a former harness room which has feature panelled walls and leads to the traditional barn complex.
Externally, there are large gardens to the side of the house, which is primarily laid to lawn but also has a feature ornamental pond which was originally the deep pond that provided the water supply for the house from springs on Sullom Hill , To the front of the house there is ample carparking.
Farm Buildings :
One of the many advantages of Sullom Holt Farm is the extensive range of traditional red-brick buildings which have extensive, alternate use potential, subject to gaining necessary planning consent Attached to the farmhouse via the harness room is an L shaped complex of outbuildings which create a courtyard between the farmhouse and buildings. These red brick double height single storey outbuildings have a roof made of rosemary tiles over pitch pine tongue and groove undercladding. They comprise a stable block, which is currently divided into 3 stables and the harness room with an overhang area, with an adjoining loose box and Coach house, more rooms, and a substantial double height car wash and garage. The garage has a tiled inspection pit. The garage, car wash and coach house are all double height and have full width access. . To the immediate rear of the range of buildings is a further separate red-brick under profile roof Dutch barn, and red brick under pitch profile clad former shippon.
Set to the rear of Sullom Holt Farmhouse is a further range of timber and steel framed buildings, used for sheep housing and general storage, which offer scope for refurbishment and modernisation.
The land attached to Sullom Holt Farm in total extends to 17.98 acres (7.27 hectares or thereabouts), made up of predominantly 5 separate grassland fields, with access off Strickens Lane and Sullom Side Lane, ideal for anyone with livestock or equestrian interests.
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