Farm Land For Sale
An extremely attractive plot of pastureland, extending in total to approximately 8.56 acres (3.46 hectares) and held within two useful sized enclosures. The property includes a timber pole barn (645ft²) with adjoining cattle-sorting pens.
The land is level in aspect and bound and divided by a mixture of natural hedgerows, ditches and stock-proof fencing. The plot is accessed from the Council maintained highway known as Knowle Moor Drove and has a natural water supply.
Offering a wealth of opportunities and ideally suited to anyone with a small holder, equestrian and amenity interest, subject to any necessary planning consents. The soil comprises loam and sandy type with a peaty surface moderate natural fertility. Classified as Grade 3 on the Agricultural Land Classification Map.
Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) and Other Schemes
BPS entitlements are available under separate negotiation. The land is not subject to any environmental or countryside stewardship schemes.
Footpaths and Rights of Way
Not subject to any public footpaths or rights of way.
Registering to bid and Administration fee
Cooper and Tanner requires all bidders who wish to bid at our Auction to register beforehand, whether you are intending on bidding in the room, by proxy or online.
As part of the registration process, you will be asked to provide card details in order that the Buyer’s Administration Fee of £1260 inc VAT can be paid if you are successful. A week before the auction a hold will be placed on your account for this sum, which will then be released if you are unsuccessful. This fee will only be taken if you are the successful buyer. The fee is retained by Cooper and Tanner and does not form part of your deposit or completion settlement. Please also be aware that the Buyer’s Administration fee is payable per lot purchased. If you are successful in purchasing more than one lot, we will contact you following the auction to take subsequent payments for additional lots bought. 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.
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 of the auction. 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.
Acorn Solicitors, Street
Telephone: 01458 441507
Jill Sinclair acting
Local Council: Mendip District Council. Telephone: 0300 303 8588.
Drainage Rates: £30.06 per annum.
Services: Potential purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries into the adequacy and availability of any services.
Tenure: Freehold with vacant possession.
VAT: The purchase price is not subject to VAT.
Completion has been set for 14th September 2022 or earlier by arrangement.
Viewing: At any reasonable time on foot with a set of the sale details. The postcode for the nearest property is BA5 1QB.
Tenure: Please confirm with Cooper and Tanner whether this property is freehold or leasehold