FOR SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER
UPON KIND INSTRUCTION FROM EXECUTORS OF THE LATE MR R C GORE
A great opportunity to purchase 11.5 acres of level and productive pastureland with access to the River Lugg and good access off the A4110.
Tenders close Wednesday 15th September at 12 noon.
Kings Field is an attractive and productive grassland smallholding with traditional and modern farm buildings, together with a cottage-style farmhouse in need of complete modernisation. The proximity of the traditional brick barn to the existing farmhouse may lend itself to being developed and incorporated into the farmhouse, or as a separate annexe, subject to the necessary planning consents.
The land extends to approximately 14.5 acres, which is being offered in two lots. Approximately 3.5 acres with the house and buildings, and circa 11.5 acres in Lot 2. It is all productive pastureland, which would have the capability of arable cropping, subject to the necessary environmental consents.
The farmstead is conveniently situated within the renowned farming area of North Herefordshire and approached directly off the A4110 public highway. The modern and traditional farm buildings occupy a level position and lend themselves to a various of uses, and alternative uses, subject to the necessary consents.
This provides an excellent opportunity to acquire a prime and productive smallholding, which can offer a diverse range of agricultural, commercial, equestrian, amenity, and recreational purposes.
Situated on the outskirts Kingsland, one of the most sought-after North Herefordshire villages where there are an excellent range of local amenities including two popular public houses, post-office, OfSTED outstanding primary schooling, village hall, doctor's surgery and church. Kingsland is also in the catchment areas for an outstanding senior school and within easy reach of several leading independent schools, as well as the famed Luctonians Sports and Social Club where there are many opportunities for both adults and children.
The historic market town of Leominster lies approximately four miles away with an abundance of further amenities including supermarkets, plus a range of national stores as well as good road and rail transport links. Ludlow with its famous restaurants, independent shops and daily market is approximately ten miles away.
The land is split into conveniently sized enclosures of pastureland. It is level and may be suitable for equestrian use and a variety of other purposes subject to the necessary consents. The land is mainly bound by mixed species hedgerows and/or post and wire fencing. The land is serviced by natural water supplies. The land extends to approximately 14.5 acres, which is being offered in two lots. Approximately 3.5 acres with the house and buildings in Lot 1, and circa 11.5 acres in Lot 2. It is all productive pastureland, which would have the capability of arable cropping, subject to the necessary environmental consents.
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.
Adjoining Property Sale
Great West Field, Kingsland is also for sale by informal tender, which is a 10.06 acre pastureland field. Kings Field adjoins and prospective purchaser may be interested in both properties due to their proximity.
Vacant possession available upon completion.
There are no fishing rights included within the sale. A local fishing syndicate have use of them and had an informal arrangement with the previous owner of Kings Field, to park their car at the entrance of Lot 2 and walk down to the River Lugg, for a payment of £300pa.The shooting rights are in hand and will be passed with the sale.
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.
Herefordshire Council, Plough Lane, Hereford, HR4 0LE. Tel: 01432 260 000
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 A4110 public highway.
We are informed that the property benefits from mains electricity, private well water and private septic tank. There is a mains water connection in the adjacent A4110.
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.Lot One - £500,000Lot Two - £200,000
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 15th September 2021.Tenders to be placed in a sealed envelope and marked Kings Field, Kingsland'.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.Please DO NOT enter the Cellar or the first floor of the Traditional Brick Barn, as they are unsafe.
Strictly by prior appointment with the agents - McCartneys Tel: 01588 672 385. Opening Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The property is situated adjoining the A4110 between the villages of Mortimers Cross and Kingsland, as identified by the agents for sale board.
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