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Cider Orchard, Pylle, Shepton Mallet

Withdrawn from Market £50,000
2.9 ac.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 2.9 acres (1.2 hectares)

Key features

  • 2.94 acres of cider orchard
  • Direct highway access
  • Level in topography
  • New varieties of cider apple treest
  • First year's crop - 4,630kg

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION A rare opportunity to purchase a very attractive commercial cider orchard extending to approximately 2.94 acres. Level in topography and benefiting from direct highway access leading to hard standing car parking area.

A wide selection of new variety cider trees have been introduced to the land from 2010 to 2013, with 2/3 of the plot now planted (circa 300 trees). A full schedule of planting, including numbers of varieties, is available for inspection.

The first year's harvest produced 4,630kg of apples.

All of the boundaries have been coppiced in three stages over the past 4 years and have the addition of Tenax deer fencing.

The property offers a wealth of opportunity, not only for those with an interest in artisan cider making, but also recreational and amenity, subject to any necessary planning consents which may be required.


The property is subject to an uplift clause to take effect on non-agricultural development. 50% of the increase in value payable on the granting of any such planning consent. Term: 10 years as from 13th August 2010.


RIGHTS OF WAY Private right of way over southern boundary, as shown with blue line on sale plan. We are unaware of any other public or private rights of way over the plot.  

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME Not registered for the Basic Payment Scheme. No entitlements will be transferred as part of the sale. 

OTHER SCHEMES The land is not subject to any environmental schemes i.e. ELS, HLS etc.  

VIEWINGS At any time, on foot only, during daylight hours and with a copy of the sales particulars. Please ensure all gates are shut once used. (Ref: 8908). 

SERVICES We understand mains water supply is within the vicinity and available to connect into, subject to the necessary consents. 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 on completion. 

VAT The purchase price will not be subject to VAT. 

SOLICITORS Mogers Drewett Solicitors, Wells
Telephone: 01749 342 323
Mr A Inch acting.

DIRECTIONS Head south out of Shepton Mallet on the Roman Road (A37), towards Pylle.

Continue for approximately 1 mile and the land can be found on the right-hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
05 October 2016

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