Lot 2 - Approximately 81.97 acres of productive land situated on the outskirts of Shapwick including 3.75 acres of woodland. Mains water and direct road access. BPS entitlements included within the sale.
LAND Currently either pasture or arable rotation. Natural hedges and ditches divide. Principally level to gentle sloping in topography, with a soil type mainly loamy and clay.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION The lot is held within a single distinct parcel; with farmhouse, range of farm buildings and further 108.96 acres of productive farmland available within approximately 0.7 miles.
Situated on the outskirts of the village of Shapwick, which lies approximately 3.5 miles west of Street.
The location is within easy commute of regional areas of settlement, namely Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Exeter.
LOCATION Shapwick is a traditional, un-spoilt village, surrounded by beautiful Somerset countryside. The village has a thriving community spirit and is easily accessible to many larger settlements, including Glastonbury, Street, Wells, Wedmore, Bridgwater, with Taunton and Bristol within commuting distance.
The area boasts a number of attractions including Shapwick Moor Nature Reserve, Cheddar Caves and Gorge and Clarks Village, Street to name just a few. Nearby village of Ashcott offers further facilities by way of post office/stores, butchers, three pubs and church.
Major communications are within easy reach, the A303 within a 20 minute drive, providing access to London. The A361 provides a route giving access to Bristol and Bath. The A39 provides communication to the M5. Mainline railway stations are situated at Castle Cary and Bridgwater, both providing service routes to further afield. Bristol International Airport operates regular services to many European cities.
DIRECTIONS From Street take A39 toward Bridgwater. Continue for approximately 1 mile and just before leaving Walton turn right on to Whitley Lane (just before The Walton Gateway Public House).
Continue on this road, bearing left after 700m. Continue for further 1 mile and turn right at T-Junction (Hemstitch Hill). Continue circa ¾ mile and turn left onto Buscott Lane. Continue for approximately 1 mile and the property can be found on the right-hand-side.
LOTTING AND GUIDE PRICE Lot 1 - Farmhouse Buildings and Land
Total Acres 68.21
Guide Price - £1,250.000
Lot 2 - Farmland and Woodland
Total Acres 81.97
Guide Price - £680,000
Lot 3 - Farmland
Total Acres 40.75
Guide Price - £370,000
TENURE Freehold and vacant possession.
LOCAL AUTHORITY Sedgemoor District Council - 0300 3037800
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY As far as can be established there are no footpaths crossing the property. The property is being sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, light, sport, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements and quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water and gas and other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME Entitlements are included in the sale and will be transferred at completion.
Cooper and Tanner for themselves and for the Vendors of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that:
1. The particulars are prepared in good faith to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. Prospective purchasers and lessees ought to seek their own professional advice.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, areas, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith, and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of them.
3. No person in the employment of Cooper and Tanner has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property on behalf of Cooper and Tanner nor enter into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers in inspecting properties, which have been sold, let or withdrawn. Photographs taken 5th April 2016. Particulars prepared 12th April 2016.
MEASUREMENTS AND OTHER INFORMATION All measurements are approximate.
While we endeavor to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact this office and we will be pleased to check the information for you, particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.