Farms & Land


Farms & Land

Informal Tender - £550,000
Sold Subject to Contract

Marden, Hereford

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Informal Tender - £550,000
Sold Subject to Contract

Marden, Hereford

Key features:

Drakeley Farm is a potential hidden gem in the renowned area of Marden. The current homestead is in a poor condition, but there is plenty of potential to have a wonderful residence down a private driveway surrounded by your own land.

*Updated Details 30/10/2019*

  • 49 acre small holding
  • Attractive period cottage in need of complete renovation
  • Attached house needing modernisation with an agricultural tie
  • Outbuildings
  • Private Driveway

Property Description

The farm land has been let out to a neighbouring farmer and is in very good heart and order. This property needs to be viewed to be fully appreciated.

The Farm Land
The land is adjacent to the farmstead. The land is level and well farmed. The fields are accessible by some useful farm tracks. The Northern side of the farm does have various lakes which are a wonderful wildlife habitat and could be developed for some amenity value.
The land comprises approximately 40.54 acres of arable land, 6.65 acres ponds and amenity areas, 1.06 farmstead, 1.27 acres of tracks and driveway

The Farmhouse
The original farmhouse has been extended with an additional attached dwelling dating from the 1970’s. The original period cottage is no longer occupied. It is constructed of stone and brick under a tile roof. It requires complete refurbishment. The accommodation on the ground floor extends to two reception rooms and a bathroom. The first floor a landing with two bedrooms. The cottage has period features including a stone fireplace and exposed beams.
The newer house is of modern construction and subject to an agricultural tie with a smooth render and tiled roof. This house is in far better condition, but does still require some modernisation. On the ground floor there is a hallway, living room, kitchen with solid fuel Rayburn and bathroom. The first floor has a landing and three bedrooms.

There is a redundant range of concrete block buildings, possibly an old dairy.


Energy Performance Certificate

Mains electricity and a private water and drainage system.

Sporting Rights
To be included within the freehold.

Sporting Rights and Timber Rights
The standing timber across the holding is included within the freehold.

The land is sold freehold and vacant possession will be given at completion 28 days after exchange of Contracts.

Ingoing Valuation
The land is sold free of any ingoing valuation whatsoever and no allowance will be made to the purchaser in respect of dilapidations, if any.

Basic Payment Scheme
The land has been registered for the BPS Scheme. There are no Entitlements available with the sale.

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 the land. Any error or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation thereof.

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.

Method of Sale
Drakeley Farm will be sold by Informal Tender, closing on Friday, 8th November 2019 at 12 noon. Tenders to be marked ‘Drakeley Farm and sent to J Jehan, Brightwells, The Mews, King Street, Hereford, HR4 9BX. Please request a Tender Form from the agents email:

Misrepresentation Act 1967
These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed nor do they form part of any contract.

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