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Near Moreleigh

Under Offer £115,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Lot 2 - 17.20 acres (6.96 hectares)
  • Pasture
  • Rural Location
  • Natural Water Supply
  • Further woodland and meadow available

Full description

Lot 2 - 17.20 acres (6.96 hectares) of pasture with natural water supply in rural location in heart of the South Hams. Further land available.

Water The land will benefit from a natural water supply from a right to connect into the springs that rise to the south-west of OS Part 1421, which the vendor will give a right to the purchaser to take water for the purposes of livestock drinking from point 'C' below the domestic water tank and spring area and connect to ballcock water troughs approximately at point 'D' or similar point to be agreed on the new fence boundary between points 'A' and 'B'. N.B. The vendor reserves the right to utilise water from the spring area which also serves retained adjoining land and properties to the south. Electricity There is no electricity currently connected to the land. The vendor will reserve a wayleave right over field OS Numbers 1232 and part 1421 to lay and connect an electric cable over or under any part of those fields to supply retained land and properties.

Access is via a full right of way up the stoned track to the east leading from the Crabadon Road and the right will be at all times and for all purposes for vehicles and pedestrians.

Basic Payment Scheme 
The land has been registered for the Rural Payments Agency's Basic Payment Scheme for the 2018 scheme year. The Basic Payment Scheme entitlements for the eligible areas of the land are included in the sale and the entitlements will be appropriately apportioned to the land. The Vendor/Vendor's Agents will use their best endeavors to facilitate a transfer of these to the Purchasers at the appropriate time.

Other Stewardship Schemes 
The land is not subject to any Entry Level, Higher Level or Mid-Tier Stewardship Agreements and no restrictions are understood to apply.

The Land 
Formerly part of Crabadon Cottage Farm, the land comprises five useful sized pasture fields which surround a further area of natural regeneration broadleaf woodland with the land extending in total to 30.87 acres (12.49 hectares). The land is accessed via a recently widened stoned access track from the Crabadon to Rolster Bridge Road. The land is idyllically placed offering both privacy and seclusion to some sections whilst in other sections benefitting from extensive views across the surrounding rolling South Hams countryside.

Lot 2: Grass/Pasture 
Comprised of four useful sized fields of which three are potentially of arable quality and extending in total to 17.20 acres (6.96 hectares). Predominately gently south facing apart from the eastern side of the land being OS2932 and OS4534 which also slope slightly eastwards being free draining and potentially productive land. Access is via the 12'0 gateway to the east of OS4534 which leads to the access track running down to the Crabadon Road. The land is mostly bordered by solid Devon hedge banks with various mature and semi-mature tree growth interspersed as well as various other supplementary stock fencing to certain sections.

Lot 1: Woodland and Meadow 
Extending in total to 13.67 acres (5.53 hectares) and comprised of 9.31 acres (3.77 hectares) of permanent pasture/meadow to the north under the wood which comprises 4.36 acres (1.76 hectares) which adjoins Lot 2 to the south. The Woodland The woodland runs in a tongue through the mid-section of both Lots 1 and 2 and is a natural broadleaf regeneration woodland with predominantly Ash and Oak trees with a hazel coppice understorey. The woodland floor is abundant with wildflowers such as bluebells, orchids, primroses, celandines and provides an attractive wildlife habitat as well as potentially providing some shelter for livestock. Meadow The meadow is gently north facing free draining permanent pasture bordered by mostly solid Devon hedge banks interspersed with mature and semi-mature tree growth to the west, north and east and mostly fenced to the wood to the south. A 12'0 wooden gateway to the east of the land leads to the access track running down to the Crabadon...

The vendor will be erecting a new stock proof fence between points A-B with the minimum specification to be sheep netting, two strand barbed wire on wooden posts. This fence will be the responsibility of the purchasers to preserve and maintain. The vendor will also install a gateway on the boundary A-B to enable access, if required, to maintain the pipework to the spring water supply.

Situation and Description 
The land is situated within the heart of the picturesque South Hams countryside whilst being conveniently located within approximately 6 miles of the A38 Devon Expressway and the market town of Totnes. The land is rurally located between the villages of Moreleigh and Diptford, whilst benefitting from impressive views across the surrounding countryside. The land offers potential for a variety of uses subject to necessary consents and permissions including the current agricultural use or as amenity or hobby farming as well as equestrian and continued use of the woodland section of the land.

From Totnes take the A381 Kingsbridge Road heading up the Western Bypass at the traffic lights at the top of the hill turn right onto Plymouth Road and follow this road for approximately 4 miles and just past Blue Post Garage on your right-hand side turn left at Shorter Cross following the signs for Diptford. Proceed up Kerswell Hill and after around 1 mile at Diptford Down keep right at the fork (not turning left to Diptford) and stay on the road heading towards Halwell and Moreleigh after a further 2 miles at Crabadon Cross turn left proceeding down the hill past Crabadon Manor on your right and follow the road sharp left and the access track to the land will be found adjoining this road on your left hand side after a short distance beyond the ford. The gate/access to the land will be identified with a Rendells 'For Sale' board. N.B. At Crabadon Cross you will notice a prominent ?ROAD AHEAD CLOSED? sign, please ignore this sign as the road to the sale land is...

Guide Price: 
Lot 1 ? 13.67 Acres (5.53 Hectares) Woodland and Meadow? In Excess of £85,000 Lot 2 ? 17.20 Acres (6.96 Hectares) Grass/Pasture and Natural Water Supply ? In Excess of £115,000

Wayleaves, Rights & Easements  
The property is sold subject to any Rights of Way, Wayleaves, Rights or Easements which exist at the time of sale whether they are mentioned in these particulars or not. The Vendor will retain a right across OS Numbers 1232 and part 1421 to connect into and run either overhead or underground cables under/over them to supply retained land and properties/buildings to the south.

Restrictive Covenants 
The Vendor will be placing appropriate restrictive covenants prohibiting construction of buildings in OS1421 and on the southern sections of OS Numbers 1232, 2932 and 4534 where visible from retained land/property to the south. No restriction on such buildings will be placed relating to the northern section of those fields. There will also be a restrictive covenant on the use of the land for scramble/motocross or similar obtrusive/noisy uses. The use for the agricultural, equestrian, amenity or hobby farming will not be restricted.

The land is freehold and offered with vacant possession upon completion. N.B. The land is let on a short-term grass keep basis, however, this will be terminated immediately upon completion.

The plan incorporated within these sales particulars is for identification purposes only and where different from the contract plan, the latter should prevail.

Strictly during daylight hours only and applicants are required to inform the Agents, Messrs Rendells Totnes Office 01803 863888 before viewings. Applicants must have a set of Rendells Sales Particulars to hand. Please ensure all gates are shut before leaving the property, as it is likely that there will be livestock on site.

Local Authority  
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE Tel: 01803 861234

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16 July 2018

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