Bradford on Tone

£265,000

Guide price

An attractive small-holding comprising 35.63 acres of pasture and meadows with a hay barn. Accessible location. Stream frontage with fishing rights. Planning consent for an agricultural storage building. Income from agri-environment scheme.

SITUATION

The land is situated within the Vale of Taunton, lying approximately 1 mile north of the village of Bradford on Tone and 1.5 miles south of Oake. The towns of Taunton and Wellington are both within approximately 4.5 miles. The M5 motorway (Junction 26) is also accessible within approximately 4 miles.

DESCRIPTION

Hawksbit Farm totals approximately 35.63 acres (14.42 hectares) and has been run as a small-holding, with nine enclosures of pasture land and meadows, a Hay Barn and with planning consent for a General Purpose Agricultural Building.

The land is accessed via a shared track and near to the entrance gate is the HAY BARN (approx. 48' x 40') which is open on three sides and also includes a cattle handling area.

Seven of the fields are level and two are gently sloping and generally the traditional hedge/ditch boundaries are protected by fencing. The lower fields adjoin the Hillfarrance Brook on which there are fishing rights and part of the land is within the Lang's Farm Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) which extends to approximately 18.80 Acres and is described as 'herb rich neutral grassland' and is protected for it's wild flowers and herbage providing high quality grass and hay.

The remaining pasture is used for mowing and grazing. Planning consent is in place for an Agricultural Storage building and the mobile home currently onsite is used for a storage and farm office (Please note that there is no planning consent for am residential use of the mobile home).

ACCESS

The land is approached over an unrestricted right of way over a hard stone track which is initially accessed directly off Oake Road.

SERVICES

Mains water is connected. Natural water available from Hillfarrance Brook.

METHOD OF SALE

The land is offered for sale by private treaty, as one lot.

TENURE & POSSESSION

The land is held freehold and vacant possession is available upon completion.

LAND MANAGEMENT

The land is registered for entitlements under the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS). The land is also entered into a Higher Level Scheme (HLS).

DESIGNATIONS

Part of the land is within the Lang's Farm SSSI. The land is not within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).

PLANNING

Planning consent was approved for the construction of a Agricultural Storage building. This development must be carried out by the 9th July 2023. Reference: 07/18/0017/AGN.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Somerset West and Taunton Council (0300 304 8000 / www.somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk).

SPORTING & MINERAL RIGHTS

The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned are included within the sale.

WAYLEAVES & RIGHTS OF WAY

The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements or any private or public rights of way.

LAND PLAN

A plan which is not to scale is included with these sale particulars for identification purposes only.

VIEWING

Strictly by appointment with Stags' Wellington Office. 01823 662822. Email: wellington@stags.co.uk

DISCLAIMER

These particulars are a guide only and are not to be relied upon for any purpose.

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