Watchwell Drove, Baltonsborough, Somerset, BA6

££185,000 Guide

Farm Land For Sale


A single parcel of level pastureland extending to approximately 37.21 acres (15.06 hectares). Held within five enclosures and benefiting from both highway access and natural water supply. Bound and divided by ditches and rhynes. Ideally suited for anyone with an agricultural, conservational or amenity interest, subject to any necessary planning consents required. The soil comprises ‘Fladbury 1’ with characteristics including river alluvium, stoneless clay type with a high level of ground water. Classified as Grade IV on the Agricultural Land Classification Map.

Environmental Stewardship Schemes

The land is not subject to any environmental or countryside stewardship schemes.


The land is not situated within an AONB, Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ) or SSSI.

Footpaths and Rights of Way

None. Details of any further rights of way (if applicable) will be contained within the auction legal pack.

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 £1295 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 and applicable to all pre auction sales. 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.


Completion has been set for 25th April 2024 or earlier by arrangement.


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.

Local Council: Somerset Council. Telephone: 0300 123 2224.

Drainage Rates: £133.64 per annum.

Services: Potential purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries into the adequacy and availability of any services.


Chubb Bulleid Solicitors, Wells

Telephone: 01749 836 100

Emily Wilson acting.

Tenure: Freehold with vacant possession.

VAT: The purchase price is not subject to VAT.

Viewing: At any reasonable time on foot with a set of the sale details. The postcode for the nearest property is BA6 8TT.

What3words – walks.flattens.hook

Tenure: Freehold

Watchwell Drove, Baltonsborough, Somerset, BA6
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