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Fishpond Bottom, Bridport, Dorset, DT6

Guide Price £200,000
28.9 ac.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 29 acres (11.7 hectares)

Key features

  • Productive pasture
  • Mature broadleaf trees
  • Level and sloping pasture
  • Road access
  • Field barn
  • As a whole or in 2 lots
  • In all about 28.96 acres

Full description

28.96 acres (11.72 hectares) of level and sloping pasture with areas of gorse and a field barn. Throughout the land are a number of attractive mature oak and beech trees. From the land there are sea views to the south towards Charmouth. As a whole or in two lots.

Situation - The land is situated to the west of the hamlet of Fishponds Bottom, a few miles from the popular village of Wootton Fitzpaine. The village has a well utilised village hall with social club and playing fields. The area is much loved by avid ramblers and equine enthusiasts thanks to the splendid variety of coastal and inland bridleways and footpaths, including the famous coastal path. The A35 can be accessed via the B3165, which links to the market towns of Axminster and Bridport.

Both towns hold twice weekly markets and regular farmers' and vintage markets, and offer an unusual blend of independent, quirky and artisan local shops. Of particular note is Bridport's thriving music, arts and literary community, hosting the Bridport Literary Festival and offering a wealth of events to add to the diary. Axminster offers mainstream amenities include restaurants and hotels, leisure centre, supermarkets, a hospital, a number of excellent primary schools and secondary schooling and a mainline railway station providing links to both Exeter and London Waterloo.

General Description - The land in all extends to 28.96 acres (11.72 hectares) of level and sloping pasture, with areas of gorse. Throughout the land are a number of attractive mature oak and beech trees. From the land there are sea views to the south towards Charmouth.

Lot 1- 7.79 Acres - Guide Price £80,000 - Two enclosures of pasture and a field barn, extending to 7.79 acres (3.15 hectares) with direct road access. The field barn measures approximately 12.5m x 5.5m.

Lot 2 21.17 Acres - Guide Price £120,000 - A productive block of pasture land with a number of mature trees throughout the parcel. An area of gorse on the western boundary provides amenity and conservation appeal.

General Remarks -

Access - Lots 1 and 2 have direct access from the public highway.

Services -

Water: - Lot 1 natural water from a spring.
Lot 2 natural water from a ditch in field 0524

Tenure - The land is freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Method Of Sale - The land is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in two lots.

Rights Of Way - A public footpath passes the land.

Basic Payment Scheme - Entitlements will be made available. Where the property has been lotted the Entitlements will apportioned. The purchaser(s) will take over the vendors cross compliance responsibilities.

Local Authority - West Dorset District Council 01305 251010 /

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

Schemes - The land is part of an Entry Level Stewardship (ELS) agreement which ends on 31/10/18. 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.

Designations - The land lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (ANOB).

Wayleaves & Rights Of Way - The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreement and any public or private rights of way that may affect it.

Plans & Boundary Fences - A plan which is not to scale, is included with these sale particulars for identification purposes only. The vendor shall not be called upon to define the ownership of boundary fences.

Viewing - Please contact Stags Farm Agency on 01392 680059 or Stags Bridport on 01308 428000.

Directions - From the A35 junction at Raymonds Hill/Hunters Lodge junction take the B3165 signposted Crewekerne. Proceed along the road for about 3 miles and at Portobello Cross, on the boundary between Dorset and Devon turn right signposted Wooton Fitzpaine. Proceed along this road for about 0.75 miles and at Trevetts Corner turn left. The entrance to the land is on the right hand side.

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

Web Find Reference - 83664

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.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 October 2016


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