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Presteigne, Powys, LD8
Guide price £950,000 | 4 bedrooms | 100.84 acres

An attractive and productive livestock and arable farm comprising of a range of traditional farm buildings, a detached four bedroom farmhouse and approximately 100.84 acres (40.81 ha) of arable, grassland and woodland, situated in North West Herefordshire.

For sale by private treaty as a whole, or in three lots.
 



Red House Farm is situated in a scenic area of North West Herefordshire and offers use as a farm, small holding or family home, together with possible diversification/business opportunities for tourism and equine uses, subject to planning consent. The farm is located within 5 miles of the town of Presteigne which offers a range of amenities. The larger towns of Leominster, Ludlow and Hereford are all within 25 miles.Red House Farm is well laid out and accessed via a council maintained road which leads to the farmhouse and provides access to the surrounding arable, grassland and woodland. There is a useful range of traditional buildings surrounding the farmhouse which form the farmstead. The buildings may lend themselves to alternative uses, subject to local planning consents.The property is offered for sale by private treaty, as a whole or in the three following lots;

LOT ONE:


House, Buildings and approximately 7.26acres of pasture and woodland;

LOT TWO:


Approximately 48.14acres of pasture and woodland;

LOT THREE:


Approximately 45.44acres of pasture and arable land.

LOT ONE: RED HOUSE FARMHOUSE, BUILDINGS AND APPROXIMATELY 7.26 ACRES OF LAND


Red House Farmhouse is a detached brick rendered property, under a slate roof, with a single storey timber framed porch. The property has the benefit of part uPVC double glazing and oil central heating.The property has garden areas to the side elevation, with a rear open sided porch under a slate roof. The internal accommodation is arranged over two floors and is well laid out for family accommodation. The internal accommodation comprises of the following:Front door leading to

Lean to Porch (3.62m x 2.09m)


of timber construction under a slate roof. Single glazed windows to the front elevation. External doors on both aspects. Front door leads to

Living Room (3.51m x 3.33m)


with open fire, set within a tiled hearth with mantle piece, built in storage cupboards and under stairs cupboard, radiator, power points, TV point and window to the front elevation.

Reception Room (3.49m x 3.45m max)


with window to the front elevation, radiator and power points. Door to

Toilet (1.61m x 0.89m)


with toilet and sink.




From the lounge a door and steps lead down to

Rear Hall


with quarry tiled floor and UPVC door with an open fronted porch under a slate roof leading to the rear garden. Doors lead to the dining room and open into the kitchen.

Dining Room (3.28m x 2.43m)


UPVC windows to the rear and side elevations with power points and a radiator.

Kitchen (4.34m x 2.34m)


with fitted wall and base units, sink with single drainer, Worcester boiler, two windows to the rear elevation, radiator, power points and linoleum flooring. From the Living Room stairs rise to a split level landing.

Double Bedroom (3.68m x 3.61m)


with window to the front elevation, power point and radiator.

Double Bedroom (2.98m max x 2.73m)


with window to the front elevation, power point, radiator and loft hatch.

Double Bedroom (3.66m x 2.51m max)


with window to the front elevation, power point and radiator.Steps down to

Single Bedroom (3.83m x 2.52m)


with window to the side elevation, power point and radiator.

Storage Cupboard (1.74m x 1.59m)



Bathroom (3.58m x 2.53m)


with toilet, sink and bath, electric heater, radiator and window to the side elevation.

OUTSIDE:


The property is approached off the council maintained road. The house and gardens are situated on a generally level site, with access to the land and buildings. There are generally level garden areas to the side elevation of the house. There is ample car parking space to the front elevation. The property also benefits from an open fronted composite panel and timber framed garage under a corrugated iron roof with earth floor.

FARM BUILDINGS:


There is a range of traditional farm buildings which form the farmstead. The buildings may have development potential for a variety of uses including providing residential accommodation or holiday lets, subject to planning consent.The buildings are laid out on a level site forming a courtyard. The buildings provide practical storage space.

LAND:


The land comprises gently sloping pasture and grazed woodland, split into a number of parcels.

LOT TWO: 48.14 ACRES EST. OF AGRICULTURAL LAND


The land is situated within a ring fence and is split into a number of conveniently sized parcels of gently sloping pasture and woodland. The land is bound by mixed species hedgerows and/or post and netting fencing and has direct access off the farm track which connects to the council maintained road. The land is classified by DEFRA as Grade IV and lies between approximately 220 metres and 330 metres above sea level. The soil series is Barton; a well drained and silty soil. The land is described in the following schedule:

LOT THREE: 45.44 ACRES EST. OF AGRICULTURAL LAND


The land contained within lot three is productive gently sloping pasture and arable land. The land is situated within a ring fence and is split into a number of conveniently sized parcels. The land is bound by mixed species hedgerows and/or post and netting fencing and has direct access off the farm track which connects to the council maintained road. The land is classified by DEFRA as Grade IV and lies approximately between 310 metres and 370 metres above sea level. The soil series is Barton; a well drained and silty soil.

GENERAL REMARKS & STIPULATIONS



SITUATION:


Red House Farm is situated within North West Herefordshire, near to the village of Lingen. The property is accessed directly from a council maintained road onto the hardcore private drive.

DIRECTIONS:


From Kington take the B4355 to Presteigne for approximately 6 miles. Proceed over the roundabout, and take the first right signposted to Mortimers Cross. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto the B4362. Continue along the road for approximately 1.5 miles turning left in the village of Combe sign posted to Lingen. Proceed along the road for approximately 3 miles to the village of Lingen. On the bend in the road before the village hall take the left turn signposted to Willey. Take the right fork after approximately 0.5 miles. Continue along the road for approximately 1mile and the property can be found on both sides of the road as marked with a McCartneys For Sale sign.

TENURE


We are informed that the property is freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

OUTGOINGS


Council Tax is payable to Hereford Council. Red House Farm is band D.

SERVICES


We are informed that Lot One is connected to mains electricity. The property has the benefit of spring water supply. There is no guarantee for the quantity, quality or reliability of the existing water supply system. The agents have been informed the property is not connected to a septic tank drainage system. The purchasers of Lot 1 will be responsible to supply water to the reservoir marked X via the existing spring supply marked Y on the plan, or by any other means, in perpetuity to supply the purchasers of Lots 2 and 3 with water. Lot 1 will have a right over Lot 3 to repair, maintain or upgrade the waterpipe network for this purpose. There is no guarantee for the quantity, quality or reliability of the existing water supply system.Lots 2 and 3 will have the right to connect to the reservoir to have access to the water supply at their own expense. If the purchasers of Lots 2 and 3 exercise their right to connect to the reservoir, they will be required to each install a water meter at the point of source and install the required pipework to serve their respective properties. The purchaser of Lot 2 will have the right over Lot 3 to lay, maintain, repair or upgrade water pipes to serve Lot 2. Lot 2 will be responsible to fully reinstate the land within Lot 3 when laying, repairing, upgrading or maintaining pipes over the property to serve Lot 2. The purchaser of Lot 1 will be responsible to annually invoice the purchasers of Lots 2 and 3 for their recorded water usage through the water meters at the prevailing Welsh Water rate at the date of billing. The purchasers of Lots 2 and 3 will be required to pay their invoices within 28 days of receipt.All existing pipework serving Lots 2 and 3 will be disconnected and obsolete by Lot 1 on the purchase of the property.

SPORTING RIGHTS


We have been informed that the sporting rights will pass with the sale of the property (where held by the vendor).

MINERAL RIGHTS


Mineral Rights will be included in the sale of the property (where held by the vendor).

BASIC PAYMENT ENTITLEMENTS


The land is situated within the SDA region of England for Basic Payment purposes. We are informed that all the land has been registered with the RPA and digitally mapped. Entitlements may be available by separate negotiation.

ACCESS


Lot 2 and 3 purchasers will have the right of access over the farm track contained within Lot 1 for Agricultural and Forestry purposes as marked yellow on the attached plan. Lot 2 and 3 purchasers will have 1/3 maintenance responsibilities of this track with Lot 1 purchasers in perpetuity. Lot 2 purchasers will have the right of access over the farm track contained within Lot 3 for Agricultural and Forestry purposes between points A and B as marked on the attached plan. Lot 2 purchasers will have 50% maintenance responsibilities over the maintenance of this track with Lot 3 purchasers in perpetuity.

BOUNDARIES


The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries, and neither the vendors nor the vendors' agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries of ownership thereof.

FENCING OBLIGATIONS


It will be the responsibility of the purchaser of Lot 1 to erect a stock proof fence consisting of post, pig wire netting and barbed wire between points C and D as marked on the plan within 28 days from completion of the sale. Lot 1 will maintain this boundary and fence line in perpetuity. It will be the responsibility of the purchaser of Lot 2 to erect a stock proof fence consisting of post, pig wire netting and barbed wire along the boundary between points E and F within 28 days from completion of the sale. Lot 2 will maintain this boundary and fence line in perpetuity.

INGOING


In addition to the purchase price, the purchaser of Lot 3 will be obliged to take to and pay for any growing crop at the date of purchase. Costings for all cultivations, farming operations and growing costs carried out for the benefit of the current growing crop to be valued by the selling agent in accordance with the current CAAV costings.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS


Those items mentioned in the sale particulars are included in the freehold sale. All other fixtures and fittings and furnishings are expressly excluded.

EASEMENTS, WAYLEAVES & RIGHTS OF WAY


The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of any rights of way, both public and private, all wayleaves, easements and other rights, whether or not specifically referred to. A byway and public footpath traverse Lots 1 and 3. A public footpath traverses Lot 2.

PLANNING


The property is offered subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient orders, public rights of way, town planning schedules, or resolutions, which may be or may come into force. The purchaser(s) will be deemed to have full knowledge of these and have satisfied themselves as to the effects such matters have on the property.

PLANS, AREAS & SCHEDULES


These are based on ordnance survey and are for reference only. They have been checked and compiled by the vendor's agents and the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the farm. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof. The plan is for the purposes of identification only.

METHOD OF SALE


The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in three lots, as described in these particulars.

VENDORS SOLICITOR


Mr Robin WayneAddress: Medlicott Snows, 7 Wylcwm Place, Knighton, Powys, LD7 1AE Telephone : 01547 528332 The information given in these particulars have been stated by the vendors to the best of their knowledge. The vendors' solicitors will confirm all legal matters to the prospective purchaser(s) prior to exchange of contract.

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES


The agents have been informed that Japanese Knotweed has been identified upon the property within Lot 1. For more information, please contact the selling agent. A detailed inspection and assessment of the materials that may contain asbestos has not been carried out by the selling agents. Although a general reference to this material may have been made, we cannot confirm whether any of the buildings are constructed of other asbestos based materials, which may be visible, inaccessible or concealed. Prospective purchasers are advised to obtain their own specialist reports in relation to this matter and other environmental issues. Asbestos is considered to be a hazardous material and should only be removed and disposed of by an approved contractor. Full details or regulations regarding asbestos and asbestos based products can be obtained from the environmental health department of the local authority.

HEALTH & SAFETY


The agents advise all prospective purchasers when viewing the property to take due care.

VIEWING


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