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Wootton Fitzpaine, Bridport, Dorset, DT6

Guide Price £1,385,000
152.9 ac.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 152.9 acres (61.9 hectares)

Key features

  • Lot 1: Buildings & 85.05 acres
  • Lot 2: 26.35 acres
  • Lot 3: 10.48 acres
  • Lot 4: 19.06 acres
  • Lot 5: 11.99 acres
  • As a whole or in 5 lots
  • For sale by private treaty

Full description

Productive arable and grassland with modern farm buildings. Useful blocks of arable, pasture and attractive woodland divided by the public highway. Farm buildings provide useful livestock accommodation and offer potential to create a new farm holding (STP). As a whole or into 5 lots.

Situation - The land is situated to the south of Lower and Higher Abbots Wootton close to the popular village of Wootton Fitzppaine. There is good access to the A35 linking to Axminster to the west and Bridport to the east.

Introduction - The property comprises productive blocks of arable, pasture and attractive woodland divided by the public highway which runs between Wootton Fitzpaine and Whitchurch Canonicorum.

The land in all extends to approximately 152.9 acres (61.91 hectares), of which about 140.05 acres of arable and permanent pasture and 11.47 acres of woodland. The farm buildings provide useful livestock accommodation and together with the land offer potential to create a new farm holding (STP).

The farmland has been used for the growing of cereal, maize, grass ley and the grazing of livestock. The woodland offers sporting and amenity appeal.

Lot 1 - 85.05 Acres With Farm Buildings £825,000 -

The Farm Buildings - Livestock Building 1 (22.75m x 29.22m). Steel frame with part concrete block and part Yorkshire boarding elevations under a corrugated roof, internal concrete panel walling and about 46 cubicles.

Livestock Building 2 (29.30m x 24.06m). Steel frame with central concrete panel lower walls and open fronted livestock pens either side and corrugated roof.

Yard Area with dung store and earth bank silage pit.

The Land - The land is predominantly level with some gently sloping land and is divided into a number of good size enclosures. Abbots Wootton plantation is a mixture of broadleaf and conifer and extends to approximately 7.21 acres.

Lot 2 - Pasture And Woodland - 26.35 Acres - £225,000 - Two pasture fields with an area of broadleaf woodland on the eastern boundary.

Lot 3 - Pasture Field - 10.48 Acres - £90,000. - A single pasture field providing good grazing land.

Lot 4 - Arable Land - 19.06 Acres - £165,000 - A single arable field suitable for the growing of arable, maize and forage crops.

Lot 5 - Pasture Field -11.99 Acres - £80,000 - A single pasture field providing grazing land.

General Remarks -

Services - Lot 1, 2, 3 & 4 A mains water pipe crosses the land along the southern boundary from Red Brick Cottages to Southfield Cottage. Rights will be granted to connect into the mains.

Lot 5 A mains water pipe crosses the land along the northern boundary.

A temporary supply will be provided to all lots for a period of six months from completion.

Tenure - The land is held freehold with vacant possession.

Access - Each lot has direct access from the public highway.

Designations - The land is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Rights Of Way - A public footpath crosses Lots 1 and 2.

Local Authority - West Dorset District Council 01305 251010 /

Basic Payment Scheme - Entitlements will be made available. If the land is sold in Lots, the entitlements will be apportioned. The purchaser(s) will take over the vendors cross compliance responsibilities.

Planning - There is planning permission for an agricultural covered yard to extend an existing building. Application No WD/D/14/002383.

Holdover - A holdover may be required for this seasons arable crops.

Schemes - The land is part of an Entry Level Stewardship (ELS) agreement, which ends on 31 October 2018. As part of the purchase of the land the purchaser(s) will undertake to take on this agreement, which may require additional management options to be undertaken.

Ingoing Valuation - There will be an ingoing valuation for growing crops, beneficial cultivations carried out by the Vendors agent. For further information please contact the agent.

Farm Sale - The vendor reserves the right to hold a farm sale by auction of live and dead stock on the property prior to completion.

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

Fixtures And Fittings - All fixtures and fittings, unless specifically referred to within these particulars, are expressly excluded from the sale of the freehold.

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.

Specific Rights And Fencing - In Lot 2 between points A, B and C the vendors will fence this boundary prior to completion.

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

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

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment only through the agents Stags Farm Agency Department on 01392 680059 or Stags Bridport on 01308 428000.

Directions - From the A35 junction at Raymonds Hill/Hunters Lodge junction take the B3165 signposted Crewkerne. Proceed along this road for about 3.3 miles, passing the Devon County and Dorset County signs. Take the first turn on the right and continue for 0.5 miles and at the first junction turn left signposted Whitchurch. Continue for about 1.25 miles and the land can be found on the left and right hand side as you leave Lower Abbots Wootton.

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

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02 October 2016


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