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Somermead Centre and Campsite, BS28

££200,000 Auction Guide Price

5 Bedroom Land For Sale

DESCRIPTION An extremely rare and exciting opportunity to purchase a secluded rural property, set within idyllic surroundings on the outskirts of Wedmore. Somermead Centre and Campsite has most recently been used as a recreational and activity centre, boasting a range of buildings which provide overnight accommodation, catering/utility facilities and storage, toilet/shower block as well as outdoor playing area with equipment.

The buildings and structures on site comprise:

1. Main Lodge - Constructed of insulated timber clad elevations and providing accommodation on ground floor level with loft storage above. Internal accommodation is sub-divided into dormitories, recreational areas, kitchen and welfare. Please note that a survey conducted February 2021 revealed Wet Rot (Coniophora puteana) is present within the timber floor joists of the building. The Report is available on request, however, potential purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries/investigations and to satisfy themselves in this regard.

2. Toilet/shower block - Built in 2019 and providing toilet, shower and outdoor washing up facilities.

3. Three timber mono pitch field shelters

4. Composting toilet


The plot extends to approximately 2.72 acres and is accessed via a right of way (highlighted blue on sale plan) over a track leading from the Council maintained highway known as Snipefield Lane. The land is level in aspect and divided by a mixture of mature hedges, trees and stock-proof fencing. Subject to gaining any of the necessary planning consents, the property may be suited to a variety of uses and is offered for sale with no uplift clause or restriction on use.

Land Classification and Soil type: The land is classified as Grade 3 in accordance with the Agricultural Land Classification Map and the soil comprises lime-rich loam and clay type with slightly impeded drainage.

Basic Payment Scheme and Environmental Stewardship agreements: The land is not registered for payments under the Basic Payment Scheme or subject to any environmental stewardship agreements.

Designations: The Property is not situated within an AONB, SSSI or Conservation area. The Property is not Listed.

Rights of Way: We have not been informed and are not aware of any private or public rights of way affecting the property.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity are connected to the site. Calor gas to main building. Solar panels on toilet/shower block provide hot water. Private drainage via reed bed system. Potential purchasers must rely on their own enquiries regarding the availability and adequacy of any services.

AUCTION BIDDERS REGISTRATION: Cooper and Tanner requires all bidders who wish to bid at our Auction to Register beforehand. A fixed Bidders Registration Fee of £1,200 inc VAT per lot must be paid on registration. The fee is retained by Cooper and Tanner at the fall of the electronic gavel if a bidder is successful. The fee will be returned to all unsuccessful bidders. All checks required by current anti-money laundering legislation must be satisfactorily completed as part of the registration process before prior approval to bid will be granted, this will include providing proof of funds.

Please use the link to register to bid for this lot. Please note the Bidders Registration Fee does not get deducted from either the deposit or completion monies.

DEPOSIT: Successful bidders will be required to pay to the Cooper and Tanner Client Account the deposit of 10% of the purchase price within 24 hours at the fall of the electronic gavel. The account details will be provided to the successful bidder on conclusion of the auction. Once funds are cleared, they will be transferred on to the account of the solicitor acting for the seller. Please ensure that funds are in an account suitable to be able to make an Electronic Transfer from.

Completion has been set for 28th January 2022 or earlier by mutual consent.

VAT: The purchase price is not subject to VAT.

DIRECTIONS From our Wedmore office continue up Church Street and turn right into Lascot Hill after the church. Continue past Wedmore Golf Club and turn left into Snipefield Lane. After approximately half a mile, turn left onto a track just after Orchard Paddock Farm and the property is at the end of the track through the gate.

INFORMATION Somermead Centre and Campsite, Snipefield Lane, Wedmore, BS28 4QS - To be offered for sale by online auction as a whole on the kind instructions of The Guide Association Trust Corporation on Thursday 16th December 2021. Bidding to start at 9am and close at 5pm

Video: A video tour is available via the following link -

Business Rates: Rateable Value: £4,050 (1st April 2021)

Tenure: Freehold with vacant possession.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with the vendor's agent - Cooper and Tanner Wedmore 01934 713296

Local Council: Sedgemoor District Council. Telephone: 0300 303 7800

Solicitor acting: Chubb Bulleid, Street - Laura Maden acting, 01749 836 100




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Providence House The Borough
BS28 4EG

01934 713296

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