FOR SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER.
A fantastic opportunity to purchase 6.68 acres (2.70ha) of amenity pastureland with a Christmas Tree plantation, natural water supplies and traditional brick pig-sties and livestock housing. Enjoying views to the well-renown Stretton Hills.
Tenders close Wednesday 7th July 2021 at 12 noon.
Offered in one lot and in two enclosures, split by the stream, this amenity pastureland amounting to 6.68 acres (2.70 ha) currently laid to permanent pasture, requiring some management to make a useful parcel of land, offering potential for agricultural, equestrian or recreational purposes. The land is relevantly level and is suitable for mowing, if required. There is also a natural water supply via a stream, running through the middle. The land is reasonably well fenced and bound by mixed species hedgerows. There is a range of traditional brick old pig-sties and livestock housing, which could be reinstated to make a useful asset for animals.
There is also a Christmas Tree planation in the south-east corner, which is fenced. Access is gains directly off the unclassified council-maintained Frodesley to Cardington road.The land occupies a truly unspoilt, peaceful and picturesque rural setting approximately one mile from the A49, 10 miles south of Shrewsbury and 3 miles north of Church Stretton. Wonderful views of the Long Mynd, the Lawley and Caradoc Hills are visible from each aspect.
The scenic market town of Church Stretton often referred to as Little Switzerland, ideally placed midway between the county town of Shrewsbury and the renowned historic town of Ludlow. Also set in the stunning South Shropshire Hills, the town has direct access to 20 square miles of National Trust owned land known as the Long Mynd with valleys and moorland offering a haven for walkers and country lovers generally. The town offers a comprehensive range of everyday and specialist shops with a full range of facilities including schools, library, public houses and restaurants. There is a mainline railway station with connections to London and a dual carriageway link at Shrewsbury to the national motorway system. All of these factors add up to a thriving local community with many clubs and societies and a population of approximately 3,500 enjoying a good standard of living in beautiful surroundings.
Uplift Clause / Overage Agreement
The property is being offered for sale subject to an uplift clause stating that if within 25 years from the purchase date the buyer develops the land or obtains planning permission for such, 50% of any increase in value is payable to the current seller.
Vacant possession available upon completion.
These are in hand and will pass with the sale of the freehold.
All growing timber is included in the sale of the property.
Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)
There are no BPS entitlements included in the sale, and the land is not registered with the RPA. Further information can be sought from the Rural Payments Agency, PO Box 69, Reading RG1 3YDTel. 03000 200301
The land is not currently subject to any agri-environmental scheme.
Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, ShrewsburySY2 6ND Tel. 0345 678 9000
Plans, Areas & Schedules
These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been checked and computed by the agents and the purchaser shall be deemed to have satisfied himself as to the description of the property and any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale, nor entitle either party to compensation.The plan is for the purposes of identification only and is based on the Ordnance Survey Sheets
The land is sold subject to any development plan, tree preservation order, town planning schedule, resolution or notice which may be or become to be in force, and subject to any road widening or improvement schemes, land charges and statutory provisions or bylaws without any obligation on the vendors to specify them.
The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither the vendor nor the vendor's agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries or ownership thereof.
Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of, all easements and quasi-easements and rights of way, declared and undeclared.
Direct access off the unclassified public highway.
The land benefits from natural water supplies.
This is an indication of the seller's current minimum acceptable price. The guide price is given to assist prospective purchasers in deciding whether or not to pursue a purchase.
Method of Sale
The land is offered for sale by Informal Tender. Written tenders are to be received in writing at the McCartneys, Craven Arms office on the prepared Tender Form by no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 7th July 2021.Tenders to be placed in a sealed envelope and marked 'Land at Hollyhurst, Leebotwood'.The Vendor reserves the right to refuse the highest or indeed any tender.
Anti-Money Laundering Regulations
The successful purchaser should please provide a photographic form of ID such as driver's licence or passport, and a utility bill or bank statement confirming their home address.
Health & Safety
The Agent advises all prospective purchasers when viewing the property to take due care.
Strictly by prior appointment with the agents - McCartneys Tel: 01588 672 385. Opening Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
From Church Stretton follow the A49 north towards Shrewsbury. After approximately 1.5 miles take the right-hand turning for Cardington and then turn immediately left and follow the lane for just under 1 mile and the property will be found on the right-hand side.
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