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Asterton, Lydbury North, Shropshire, SY7
Guide price £250,000 | 18.46 acres

FOR SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER UPON VALUED INSTRUCTION FROM J T ROGERS & CO

A fantastic opportunity to purchase a useful fodder barn and 18.46 acres (7.47ha) of level and productive accommodation pastureland in three enclosure set within a ring fence with a natural water supplies and good access off a council-maintained road.

Tenders close Wednesday 22nd December at 12 noon.

Foreword
Land at Asterton has been farmed by J T Rogers & Co for numerous years, alongside Barns Farm, Asterton, the neighbouring holding, which they have been tenants at for more than 80 years. The sale comes following a reluctant decision to retire from farming. It is in three enclosures set within a ring fence and amounts to approximately 18.46 acres (7.47 ha) currently laid to permanent pasture, offering potential for agricultural, equestrian, amenity, or recreational purposes. The land is level and is suitable for mowing, if required, and served by natural water supplies. The land is well fenced and bounded by mixed species mature hedgerows.


The land is conveniently situated within the renowned farming area of South Shropshire, sitting at the foot of the Long Mynd, approximately 2 miles from the popular village of Wentnor, which provides two popular public houses, village shop and post-office and church, The village of Norbury is approximately 3 miles offering OfSTED outstanding primary schooling, village hall and churchThere are a number of larger towns within the region that provide good road and rail networks including Craven Arms 10 miles, Church Stretton 6/12 miles and Shrewsbury 18 miles.

Building
There is a 5-bay steel portal framed fodder barn with cement fibre roof and open sides and ends, approximately 80ft x 25ft.

Uplift Clause / Overage Agreement
The land 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
Barns Farm, Asterton is also for sale by informal tender, which is a 118.77 acre pastureland farm with a range of outbuildings and a cottage farmhouse in need of complete modernisation. This land adjoins Barns Farm, and prospective purchaser may be included in both properties due to their proximity.

Tenure
Is Freehold.

Possession
Vacant possession available upon completion.

Sporting Rights
These are in hand and will pass with the sale of the freehold.

Timber
All growing timber is included in the sale of the property.

Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)
The land is registered with the RPA. No BPS entitlements are included in the sale, however, they will be available by separate negotiation, The land lies in the Non-SDA region of England, Further information can be sought from the Rural Payments Agency, PO Box 69, Reading RG1 3YD Tel. 03000 200301

Agri-Environment Schemes
The land is not currently subject to any agri-environmental scheme.

Local Authority
Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND Tel. 0345 678 9000

Plans, Areas & Schedules
These are based on the Rural Land Register Map 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.

Planning
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.

Boundaries
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.N.B. The successful purchaser will be responsible for erecting a suitable boundary fence behind the fodder barn, which is currently included within the Barns Farm farmstead. The materials and design will be agreed upon completion.

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.

Access
Direct access off the council-maintained public highway.

Water
The land benefits from natural water supplies.

Guide Price
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 22nd December 2021.Tenders to be placed in a sealed envelope and marked Land at Asterton, Lydbury North'.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.

Viewing
Strictly by prior appointment with the agents - McCartneys Tel: 01588 672 385. Opening Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

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