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Bratton Clovelly, Okehampton, Devon, EX20

Guide Price £500,000
110.9 ac.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 110.9 acres (44.9 hectares)

Key features

  • 110.94 acres
  • Grassland
  • Suitable for Mowing/Grazing
  • Broadleaved Woodland
  • Stream Frontage

Full description

Productive permanent pasture and woodland with views to Dartmoor. Sporting and amenity appeal. In all about 110.94 acres.

Situation: - The land is situated a mile to the east of Bratton Clovelly, an unspoilt village with local amenities including a village hall and recreation ground, as well as a popular public house, The Clovelly Inn. The A30 (dual carriageway) can be accessed at Sourton Down, some 5.5 miles distant. The A30 links to the regional city of Exeter, the M5 to the east and Cornwall to the west.

The town of Okehampton offers a wide range of shops including 3 supermarkets(Waitrose) and services, schools, a leisure centre and a hospital. Dartmoor National Park located short distance away is famed for its hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery, with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits.

Description: - Having previously formed part of Fursdon Farm, the land extends to 110.94 acres (44.90 hectares) comprising 92.25 acres (37.33 hectares) of permanent pasture and 18.70 acres (7.56 hectares) of mature woodland in a ring fence with far reaching views over Dartmoor National Park. The pasture is suitable for mowing grass silage and grazing of livestock.

The land gently slopes from north to south east and is divided into a number of good sized enclosures with a south western aspect. The land at Fursdon is bounded by woodland and hedgerows, many of which have mature trees. The broadleaved woodland on the south eastern boundary drops down to the valley bottom and a tributary of the River Thrushel offering, conservation and amenity potential. During the spring the woodland has a carpet of blue bells.

General Remarks -

Services: - A mains water connection is to be made available at point X on the sale plan.

Tenure: - Freehold with vacant possession. Completion 8th November 2016 or earlier by agreement.

Access: - The land has rights of access along Fursdon Lane, linking to the public highway. The purchaser will be required to make a 50% contribution towards the maintenance and upkeep of Fursdon Lane between points A-B as shown on the plan and a contribution according to use along the section passing South Fursdon.

Local Authority: - West Devon Borough Council - Tel: 01822 813600 /

Basic Payment Scheme: - Entitlements will be made available. The current years payment is reserved from the sale. The purchaser will take over the vendors cross compliance responsibilities up until the 31 December 2016.

Schemes: - The Farm is entered into an Entry Level Scheme which ends on 30 September 2018. As part of the purchase of the farm the purchaser will undertake to take on this agreement.

Sporting And Mineral Rights: - The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned are included with the freehold.

Method Of Sale: - The land will be offered for sale by private treaty.

Vendors' Solicitor: - Foot Anstey, The Senate, Southernhay Gardens, Exeter EX1 1NT. Tel: 01392 411221.
(FAO: Kate Lucas).

Wayleaves, Rights Of Way Etc: - The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements in respect of any electricity or telephone poles, wires, stays, cables etc., or water or drainage pipes etc., either passing upon, over or under it. The property is also sold subject to and with the benefit of any public or private rights of way or bridleways etc.

Plans And Boundary Fences: - A plan, which is not to scale and is not to be relied upon, is attached to these particulars. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to its accuracy.

Viewing: - Strictly by appointment with Stags Farm Agency on 01392 680059 or Stags Launceston 01566 774999.

Directions: - From Exeter take the A30 to Okehampton, taking the second Okehampton turning at Sourton Cross. Turn left onto the A386 signposted to Tavistock/Plymouth and Bideford. Pass under the A30 and follow the A386. At the first roundabout bear left onto the A3079 to Halwill and Holsworthy. Drive for 3.5 miles, passing Ashbury Golf Club and through Thorndon Cross. Then at Vern Down Cross turn left signposted Bratton Clovelly. Continue along this road, passing Boasley Cross and after about 2 miles, the entrance to Fursdon Lane can be found on the left hand side. Proceed along the lane and the land can be found on the right hand side.

Warning - Farms and land can be dangerous places. Please take care when viewing the property, particularly in the vicinity of farm buildings and livestock.

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

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Added on Rightmove:
19 August 2016


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