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Up Somborne, Stockbridge, Hampshire

Guide Price
Strutt & Parker, South West Estates & Farm Agency
12,850,200 sq. ft.
(1,193,824 sq. m.)

Property description

A stunning block of productive arable land and buildings providing fantastic opportunities.

Stockbridge 4 miles, Winchester 8 miles, Andover 12 miles, London 75 miles, Winchester station 7 miles

Selection of modern farm buildings | Free draining rich soils | Wonderful rolling countryside, in sought after location

About 295 acres (119 ha) in total

Available as a whole or in two lots.

Lot 1
The land comprises about 225 acres of productive arable land surrounding the hamlet of Up Somborne together and split into six fields. The land is gently sloping with free draining soil that’s loamy lime-rich over chalk or limestone. These soils may be suitable for other uses such as viticulture. Further information is available from the vendors agent.

Located in the centre of the rural hamlet of Up Somborne with wonderful amenity is a four and a half acre plot of pasture suitable for a number of uses.

The land can be easily accessed from the Winchester road with wide gateways. The cropping is as follows;

Farm buildings
There are two sites with farm buildings that have fantastic potential for a number of different uses subject to planning. The main yard located in the hamlet of Up Somborne has excellent access onto Strawberry Lane. The yard also conveniently backs onto the main block of land and can be accessed straight from the field. It contains eight barns that have been well maintained with three phase electricity. The barns consist of; 1. 5 bay machinery shed – sheeted roof and sides, 2. Grain store – concrete walls with sheeted sides and roof, 3. Grain store – concrete walls with sheeted sides and roof, 4. Smaller storage barn 3 open bays at the front and sheeted roof, 5. Old stables built from red brick and a tiled roof, 6. Storage sheds – wooden panel with sheeted roof, 7. Machinery/equipment shed with lockable doors – concrete sides with sheeted roof, 8. Smaller grain store – concrete walls with sheeted roof and sides

Lot 2
The second site contains a Dutch barn with a lean-to. These buildings are located on the edge of a 70 acre south facing field just off of Chalk Vale Lane above Up Somborne. It has wonderful 360 degree views of the rolling Hampshire countryside and Test Valley.

This lot also shows great potential for viticulture and other alternative uses subject to planning.

Method of Sale
The land is available as a whole with vacant possession on completion. Expected date of completion, 29th Sept 2020.

Wayleaves, easments and rights of way
The property is being sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights including; rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements and quasi-easements and restrictive

Basic payment
The entitlements to the Basic Payment are included in the sale. In the event that the property is sold in lots the entitlements will be included with the eligible land on a pro rata basis at the discretion of the vendor (or their representatives).

The Occupant has submitted a claim for the current scheme year and will retain the payment for this scheme year in its entirety. The vendor will use reasonable endeavours to transfer the entitlements to the purchaser as soon after completion as the transfer rules allow.

The farm is sold subject to an overage on future non-agricultural development covering the areas hatched red on the accompanying plan. The overage will apply If development takes place under the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 Class or any subsequent act or change to the regulations. The overage will not apply to any planning permissions granted for permitted development or uses in connection with agriculture, equestrian and forestry activities. Further information available from the vendors agent.

The property lies within a ground water Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ)

Sporting, timber and mineral rights
All sporting and timber rights are included in the freehold sale in as far as they are owned, Mineral rights reserved and underground rights only. Mineral rights are reserved together with working underground rights only.

Any guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event that a sale of the property or any part of it or any right attached to it becomes a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT such tax will be payable in addition.

Health and Safety
Given the potential hazards of farmland we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your property inspection for your own personal safety.

Local Authority
Hampshire County Council, The Castle, Winchester, SO23 8UJ

SO20 6RD

By appointment only

The land is situated around the peaceful rural hamlet of Up Somborne which lies in the Test Valley District of Hampshire just four miles south east from the picturesque and highly sought after town of Stockbridge. The land is within close proximity of Winchester offering further amenities and shops.

The land is served by a good local network of roads with easy access onto the Winchester Road. Winchester train station is just seven miles away with fast trains to London Waterloo in 58 minutes.



Up Somborne, Stockbridge, Hampshire


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Winchester Station5.3 miles
  • Mottisfont & Dunbridge Station6.2 miles
  • Shawford Station6.6 miles

About the agent

Strutt & Parker, South West Estates & Farm Agency

41 Milford Street, Salisbury, SP1 2BP

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