Lot 1: Farmhouse, farm buildings and 1.70 acres - £375,000 Lot 2: 58 acres of pasture, arable and amenity woodland - £450,000
For sale in two lots
Situation and Description Little Woodend Farm is an attractive residential farm situated conveniently close to the M50 motorway. The main residence has been part modernised and extended. The farm has an attractive range of traditional red brick and stone farm buildings which offer scope for further development along side an existing modern farm building.
The land extends to 58 acres or thereabouts of productive arable and pasture land with a small area of amenity woodland. The land is contained within a ring fence and is capable of a full range of cropping. The farm is situated three miles from the small town of Newent which provides a good range of local amenities. More extensive amenities are available in the Cathedral City of Gloucester which is only 12 miles distant. The traditional market town of Ross on Wye is only 11 miles distant. The farm lies very close to the M50 which offers extensive motorway links into the Midlands and South Wales.
LOT 1 - The Farmhouse, Farm Buildings and 1.70 acres, Lot 1 comprises Little Woodend Farmhouse, the range of modern and traditional farm buildings and an area of land extending to 1.70 acres. The property is accessed over a private driveway and the farmhouse and farm buildings occupy a rural location and offer a very private residence. The farmhouse is constructed of stone elevations under a tiled roof. The farmhouse has been part modernised with the exterior of the property nearly complete. The interior of the property is in need of further work. The farmhouse does have first fixtures such as electric and plumbing in place in some of the rooms. The property has the benefit of double glazing and does offer a range of traditional features such as exposed beams and open fireplaces. The potential purchasers have the opportunity to complete the modernisation of Little Woodend Farm to their own personal taste with the property offering potential to be an attractive residence once completed.
Little Woodend has a range of both modern and traditional farm buildings conveniently located a short distance away from the farm house. The traditional farm buildings offer future scope for further developments subject to the relevant consents being obtained. The property comprises an attractive red brick traditional barn in good condition which would lend itself to conversion and further development. The smaller stone outbuildings also have potential to be part of further development.
The modern farm building comprises a four bay steel portal framed covered yard and offers very useful livestock or machinery storage.
LOT 2: 58 Acres of Arable, Pastureland and Woodland Lot 2 comprises the farm land at Little Woodend Farm, the land extends to 58 acres or thereabouts. The well farmed block of land is currently in pasture and arable cropping with all the land capable of arable cropping. The land is principally level to gently undulating and provides a rare opportunity to purchase such a block of land of this nature in West Gloucestershire.
The fields are good sized enclosures with roadside frontage onto the B4224. The land is in a ring fence and would be an ideal amalgamation for any nearby holding or as a stand alone block of land. The productive land has been improved in recent years and is now in prime condition with the added benefit of a small area of amenity woodland.
Timber and Sporting Rights To be included within the freehold.
Fixtures and fittings All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale unless specifically referred to within these particulars.
Ingoing Valuation The farm is sold free of any ingoing valuation whatsoever and no allowance will be made to the purchaser in respect of dilapidations, if any.
Outgoings We are not aware of any outgoings on the holding except for Council Tax and we believe the house is Band B.
Local Authority Gloucestershire County Council Shire Hall, Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2TG
Plans, Areas and Schedules
These are based on the most recent Ordnance Survey Promap series and the areas are based on information provided by Rural Payments Agency. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the boundaries and area of land. any error or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation thereof.
Basic Payment Scheme The land has been registered for the BPS Scheme and Entitlements are included in the sale and will be transferred to the successful purchaser.
Restrictions, Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all restrictions, way-leaves, easements and rights of way whether public or private or not disclosed.
A previous pipeline scheme has gone across some of the land and the relevant authority has retained an easement over that area of land.
Cross Compliance The vendor will be responsible for cross compliance up until the date of completion. The purchaser will then become responsible for cross compliance the completion date and shall indemnify the vendor for any non-compliance for the calendar year and shall be responsible for any penalties or reductions in the vendors payment subsequently caused by any cross compliance matters.
Possession The farm is sold freehold and vacant possession will be given at completion 28 days after exchange of Contracts. Vacant Possession will be given on the farmhouse and buildings and some of the land on completion. Approximately 30 acres of arable land is currently let on a cropping licence until 31st July 2019.
Method of Sale The property is offered by Informal Tender and tenders are due on Monday, 16th July 2018 at 12noon.
All tenders to be received at the offices of the agents, Brightwells Ltd, The Mews, King Street, Hereford, HR4 9BX.
All prospective purchasers will need to supply us with two forms of ID:- photo ID (passport/driving licence) and address verification (utility bill/bank statement) to meet anti-money laundering regulations
Viewing Strictly by arrangement through the agents. .
Vendors Solicitors Dee and Griffiths Solicitors, Hucclecote Court, 76 Hucclecote Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 3RU Ref: Andrew Dee
Services and Considerations Mains water is connected to the property. Drainage is to a private disposal system. It is not our company policy to test services and domestic appliances, and so we cannot verify if they are in working order.
Directions From Ross on Wye take the M50 towards the Midlands. Turn off the M50 at Junction 3 and take the B4221 signposted Newent, follow that road for three miles into the town of Newent. At the Crossroads turn left onto the B4224 signposted Ledbury. Follow this road for approximately 2 miles. The entrance to Little Woodend Farm is on the right hand side of the road.
Misrepresentation Act 1967
These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed nor do they form part of any contract.