Guide Price - £650,000 Sycamore Farm, Whitton, Ludlow Sold Subject to Contract

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  1. Key Features:

    • Three sheds with central control rooms
    • Three bedroom Bungalow with AOC
    • Large Changing, office and kitchen
    • Site total area— 5.25 acres

    Property Description

    Sycamore Farm is a well-appointed site, rurally located in South Shropshire, yet close to the main road network. The site offers over 63,000 square foot of poultry growing space in three sub divided sheds. The site has good accommodation and associated buildings.

    The Bungalow
    The bungalow is a brick constructed dwelling and is a good size. We assume the bungalow has an Agricultural Occupancy Condition, The accommodation comprises:
    Entrance Hall (3.25m x 1.58m + 0.88m x 3.96m) with airing cupboard, two cupboards and radiator
    Living Room (3.35m x 4.84m) with stone fireplace and gas heater, double glazed and radiator
    Kitchen (3.96m x 3.28m) with double draining sink unit, fitted units and radiator
    Inner Hallway (1.88m x 2.50m) with rear door, radiator and plumbing for washing machine
    Bathroom (1.80m x 2.20m) with w.c, bath and electric shower over, radiator and wash hand basin
    Separate w.c (0.89m x 1.96m) with w.c and basin
    Bedroom 1 (3.35m x 2.84m) with radiator
    Bedroom 2 (2.63m x 2.09m) with fitted wardrobe and radiator
    Bedroom 3 (3.08m x 3.41m) with fitted wardrobe and radiator

    Single garage integrated with double doors and door out to garden. There is a large lawned garden to the rear with a shed and greenhouse.

    The Poultry Units
    Sycamore Farm has three sheds. They are timber framed with concrete block and timber elevations under tin roofs. All 3 sheds have central control rooms. Shed 2 also has an historic egg room, cold store and workshop. This reduces the one part to 892m2, all other parts are 1003m2 in size. Total space of 5,907m2 (63,559 sq ft).

    All the sheds have a Climatec System with auto wind up /or manual wind up vents; Classon Drinkers and Roxel Feeders; a mixture of wooden and metal feed bins; a 128KW Generator and fuel tank; 5 Calor LPG gas tanks; incinerator (in working order but not used due to the licence not being renewed); a further store yard to the east of the site.

    The Gate House
    A large timber and corrugated iron building at the entrance to the site comprises:

    Farm Managers Office (4.08m x 2.85m) with radiator
    Store Room (3.99m x 1.98m)
    Visitors changing room – (6.17m x 3.51m) with 4 showers and changing cubicles, basin, radiator and sign in and out, as well as in and out of site doors
    Toilets - a separate male and female w.c with basins.
    Kitchen – (6.18m x 3.01m) with sink unit, radiator and boiler room with emersion heater and boiler.
    Laundry Room – (2.87m x 2.51m) with sink unit and plumbing for washing machine.



    Herefordshire Council, Plough Lane, Hereford, HR4 0LE

    An asbestos management survey report was carried out in September 2021 and is available on request.

    The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and any other rights and obligations, easements and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether referred to in the Conditions of Sale or not.

    There is a right of way in favour of the neighbouring farm over the driveway to the unit.

    The freehold of the property is offered for sale with vacant possession on completion.

    The property is not registered for Basic Payment Scheme.

    The bungalow is Band G with the potential of A. The certificate expires 20th March 2033.

    The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty.

    Strictly by appointment with the agents. Avara Bio-Security Rules dictate no viewings to be made by persons who have been on a poultry farm in the last 24 hours. The farm was infected with the recent bird flu case and so all viewers will need to be licensed on site, providing their names, address and car registration.

    Mains electricity
    Mains water
    Private drainage
    LPG Gas

    From Leominster follow the A49 northwards. At Wofferton (Salway Arms) turn right onto the A456 towards Tenbury Wells. After approximately 4 miles turn left signposted to Greete, (this is soon after the 50 mph speed limit signs entering Burford). Proceed up this lane, taking the left turn at the T-Junction. The farm is on the righthand side after approximately 1 mile.

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