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The Old Pump House, Bowlish

Withdrawn from Market £40,000
1.6 ac.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 1.6 acres (0.66 hectares)

Key features

  • 1.62 acres amenity land
  • Former Pump House
  • Highway access
  • Suitable for a variety of uses
  • Includes part of the River Sheppey
  • Possible development potential

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Opportunity to purchase an attractive enclosure of amenity land, situated on the edge of the town of Shepton Mallet and abutting the settlement's development limits.  

DESCRIPTION Opportunity to purchase an attractive enclosure of amenity land, situated on the edge of the town of Shepton Mallet and abutting the settlement's development limits.

Extending to circa 1.62 acres and incorporating part of the famous River Sheppey. The former pump house includes a Robey Steam engine, which was historically used to pump water to Shepton Mallet. The land has been left to naturally restore to woodland and coppice.

Level to gently sloping with benefit of direct highway access from Wells Road. Offering potential for a variety of different uses, subject to obtaining any necessary planning consents.

The land may offer mid to long-term development potential i.e. residential. Potential purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries with regard to this.

UPLIFT CLAUSE Sold subject to a 20 year uplift clause, to take effect on independent residential development, or that which enables development elsewhere. 20% of the increase in value is payable to the vendors on the granting of planning consent. Further details available from the solicitor. 

LOCATION The historic market town of Shepton Mallet is located in the Mendip district of Somerset, five miles east of Wells, England's smallest city. Both the City of Bristol and the picturesque City of Bath, a World Heritage Site, are located just 18 miles away and easily accessible. Shepton Mallet itself offers a range of local amenities and shopping facilities including a large supermarket, leisure centre, lido with fitness centre, a choice of pubs and restaurants, dentists and doctors, a Grade I Listed church and both primary and secondary state schools. There are also many highly regarded independent schools (Prep & Senior) within easy reach, such as All Hallows Prep School, Downside School, Wells Cathedral School and Millfield School. 


VIEWINGS At any time, on foot only, during daylight hours and with a copy of the sales particulars. (Ref: 9030) 

SERVICES Purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries into the adequacy and availability of any services. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY Mendip District Council
Telephone: 0300 303 8588

TENURE Freehold with vacant possession.  

VAT The purchase price will not be subject to VAT. 

BUYER'S LOT CHARGE The property will be subject to a buyer's lot charge, further details available from the auctioneer.  

SOLICITORS Barcan Kirby LLP, Bristol
Telephone: 01179 192404
Stephen Parker acting

DIRECTIONS Head west out of Shepton Mallet on Wells Road (A371). The property can be located on the outskirts of the town on the left-hand side.  

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Added on Rightmove:
16 August 2016

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