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Cleobury Mortimer, Kidderminster, DY14
- Spacious Farmhouse
- Traditional Farm Buildings
- Extensive Modern Buildings
- Productive Land
By direction of Mr & Mrs W.F Dunn AN ATTRACTIVE AND WELL LOCATED FARM FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION ON WEDNESDAY 11TH APRIL 2012 AT THE GAINSBOROUGH HOUSE HOTEL, BEWDLEY HILL, KIDDERMINSTER, DY11 6BS AT 6.00PM. Spacious, traditional farmhouse and buildings, extensive range of modern stock buildings, productive pasture and arable land, almost 105 acres.
Prizeley Farm has been owned by the Dunn family for over 50 years. This genuine farm is currently a highly productive arable and beef unit. Previously it was a successful dairy farm until the owners decided to reduce the workload. The farm is offered for sale to facilitate retirement.
The property offers considerable potential to include refurbishment and improvement of the farmhouse, possible development of the traditional farm buildings subject to planning consent, fully exploit the ample accommodation for livestock enterprises, pursue equestrian, shooting and recreational activities.
Situation And Location
The farm is situated on the edge of the Wyre Forest and is located approximately 2 miles south east of the busy developing town of Cleobury Mortimer between the very popular sought after South Shropshire town of Ludlow ( 10 miles) and the Worcestershire towns of Bewdley and Kidderminster (9 miles), being readily accessible to Birmingham, West Midlands conurbation and the motorway network. The farm house and buildings stand in an elevated position over looking the majority of the land with extensive views towards the Clee Hills and Wales beyond.
The property comprises of traditional brick, stone and tiled farm house containing the following accommodation:
With glazed stable door leading to:
3.60m x 3.20m (11'10 x 10'6 )
With a disused fireplace with tiled hearth, metal canopy over and double radiator.
4.60m x 3.80m (15'1 x 12'6 )
Stone feature fire place with an oak beam over, fitted pine double store cupboard with fitted shelves and side panels. Two double radiators.
Stairs lead down to an inner hall with doorway off to:
Steps down lead to two cellars, the first being a bricked arched cellar with brick floor 4.5m x 4.5m, the second being brick with part tiled and brick setlass 3.6m x 3.5m.
Door off inner hall to:
5.60m x 4.60m (18'4 x 15'1 )
With a 'Nobel' oil-fired Range cooker which provides hot water and feeds two radiators, Oak-fronted base and wall units, sink unit and exposed ceiling beams and joists.
2.90m x 1.50m (9'6 x 4'11 )
Fitted wooden shelves and a tiled floor.
Stairs off the kitchen lead to:
5.90m max x 4.60m (19'4 max x 15'1 )
Two radiators, exposed ceiling beam and an insulated hot water tank in cupboard adjacent to the chimney breast.
4.90m x 2.70m (16'1 x 8'10 )
With external door, Belfast sink, plumbing for two washing machines, wall and base units with work top.
Door off to:
Back Hall & Boot Room
3.90m x 0.90m (12'10 x 2'11 )
With external door to farmyard and door off to:
3.60m x 1.00m (11'10 x 3'3 )
With bath, part tiled walls, electric 'Creda' shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator, tiled floor, towel rail and shelf.
Door from the back hall to:
5.30m x 2.50m (17'5 x 8'2 )
Perspex roof, tiled floor, oil-fired 5070 Whitebird central heating boiler, fitted wall and base units with shelf over and glazed double doors leading out to the garden.
From the Front Hall, Stairs up to Landing with doors off to:
5.40m x 3.20m (17'9 x 10'6 )
Double radiator and vanity unit.
4.70m x 3.90m (15'5 x 12'10 )
Two double radiators, built in airing cupboard with fitted hot water cylinder and pump.
With panelled bath, 'Creda 8500DL' electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc, radiator and towel rail.
Short staircase from landing to second landing with doors off to:
3.50m x 3.40m (11'6 x 11'2 )
Accessed through a sliding door with double radiator and loft access
4.50m x 2.20m (14'9 x 7'3 )
With single radiator and cold water tank
The garden is situated at the front of the property and is predominately lawn interspersed with ornamental shrubs and mature trees, including conifers, silver birch and apple trees. To the front elevation there is a concrete patio with brick semi-circular feature step to the front door. Adjoining the conservatory is an area of decking complete with brick barbeque. Also in the garden is the oil tank. To the rear of the property is a small concrete yard enclosed by a brick wall.
There are a number of useful farm buildings on the property ranging from traditional brick and tile buildings to more modern structures as follows:
Traditional range of brick and tile buildings enclosing on three sides a concrete yard which include:
To The West
4.80m x 2.80m
4.80m x 4.00m
Store shed/loose box with stairs to loft store room above
4.80m x 2.70m
4.90m x 5.80m (including store area to the rear)
Former milking parlour including parlour pit
4.80m x 8.40m
To The North
Brick and tile barn
22.20m x 5.80m
Through large steel barn doors is a range of compartments. To the west is a calf pen with loft store above; centre is a hay/feed store area; to the east is a cattle pen. To the far east with external access only is a cart shed with loft over, 3.20m x 5.80m, with stairs to the loft outside.
To The East
Brick and tile range comprising a former cow shed 13.80m x 5.10m and a Workshop 4.90m x 2.50m.
Modern Farm Buildings
The modern farm buildings have been added over the years and consist of the following:
Attached to the brick and tile barn to the north of the concrete yard is a lean-to cattle shed 9.37m x 14.50m with feed barrier. Access is from the yard and through the north barn.
Adjoining the former milking parlour is an open-fronted cattle yard with covered area leading to an open feed yard 45.00m x 9.80m. Next to this is a cubicle shed 27.40m x 13.30m. The building is of steel portal framed construction with concrete block walls with Yorkshire boarding above, asbestos/fibre cement roof sheets extend over a concrete passageway leading to and creating a collecting yard. The building houses four rows of cubicles with 96 cubicle divisions. Adjoining the cubicle shed is an open-fronted cattle shed 27.40m x 13.30m of similar construction with built-in feed troughs to the southern side.
To the north of the open feed yard is a silage pit approximately 32.00m x 22.80m constructed with a concrete floor and concrete block walls supported by steel stanchions.
To the north and adjoining the traditional farm buildings is a Dutch barn with additional lean-to totaling 13.70m x 17.00m. The barn is constructed of steel frame with corrugated iron roof and cladding. The main part of the barn benefits from a concrete floor complete with feed fence and barriers. The attached lean-to is of similar construction but is used for storage and has an earth floor.
Further to the north is a barn 27.80m x 9.10m with two lean-to's off.
The main barn is of steel portal framed construction with 6 bays, asbestos/fibre cement roof sheets with a mainly earth floor but concrete floor to a two bay section. The larger of the two lean-to's is 18.50m x 9.00m totalling 4 bays with feed troughs to the barn side, stone floor, part block walls with Yorkshire boarding above. The roof is steel box profile sheets and there are steel gates to the southern elevation. The smaller lean-to measuring 9.00m x 4.48m is a workshop attached to the gable end of the main barn with a concrete floor, asbestos/fibre cement roof, part block walls with corrugated iron sheets above.
Also within the buildings is a corrugated iron galvanised grain bin with an approximate capacity of 90 tonnes of wheat.
The land comprises parcels suitable for permanent pasture and some available for temporary pasture and arable production. Topography is a gently undulating landscape with wooded valleys and dingles. Boundary fences are either wire or mature hedgerows. The land has good access off the public highway as well as from the farming complex.
The soil is mainly grade 3.
Any unharvested arable crops will be paid for on the basis of seeds, fertilizers and cultivation costs in addition to the purchase price.
Rights Of Way, Easements, Wayleaves, Covenants & Reservations
The property is sold subject to wayleaves, public footpaths and bridleways which pass through the property. The mineral rights are excluded from the sale. The property is sold subject to all rights of way, easements and wayleaves whether specifically mentioned in these particulars or not.
Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Drainage from the farmhouse is to a septic tank. The farm buildings have surface and foul drainage to a dirty water pool from where the waste can be distributed to the land when conditions allow. The fields are serviced by a spring water supply.
Boundaries & Fences
Where possible the ownership of the boundaries will be defined on the contract plan and the purchaser will need to satisfy themselves as to the boundaries.
Fixtures & Fittings
All items of this nature not specifically mentioned within these particulars are excluded. Sporting Rights are included in the sale.
The property may be viewed by prior appointment through Halls Kidderminster Office on 01562 820880 when specific times will be available
From Kidderminster take the A456 towards Leominster. On entering Callow Hill take the right hand turn towards Cleobury Mortimer onto the A4117. After almost 3 miles turn left just before Mawley Oak Garage on to the B4202. Prizeley Farm is situated on the right hand side after a short distance.
The property is sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion which is anticipated to be 16th May 2012.
Method Of Sale
The property is sold by Public Auction (subject to conditions of sale and or prior sale)
Uk & Eu Support Payments
The land is registered on the Rural Land Register and English Non SDA Entitlements for the single farm payment have been established and claimed against the land. However, no entitlements form part of this sale, but can be purchased in addition at market value, in accordance with scheme rules and if applicable to allow for a 2013 claim. The 2012 claim will be made by the vendor, and as such, the requirement for full cross compliance adherence by the purchaser for the 2012 scheme year, will be included in the contract.
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The property will be sold subject to the Conditions of Sale, which are not to be read at the time of the sale but will be available for inspection at the auctioneers office for a period of 10 days prior to the time of the sale. The purchaser shall be deemed to bid on those terms and conditions and shall be deemed to purchase with the full knowledge thereof whether he has read the Special Conditions or not.
Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Welsh Bridge, 1 Frankwell, Shrewsbury, SY3 8LA. Registered in England 06597073.