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Strong Demand for Land at Auction

May 2022

Justin Lowe, Partner and Auctioneer for Greenslade Taylor Hunt, reported an enthusiastic crowd of buyers at their May auction at the Batch Country House Hotel, Lympsham.

There were a mix of agricultural and residential purchasers for the 16 lots on offer across mid and North Somerset comprising; residential development opportunities, investment, land and buildings.

The auction commenced with a delightful block of 7.5 acres of land at West Huntspill, which appealed to a number of ecological, agricultural and equestrian buyers and finally went under the hammer at £53,000.

A further smaller block of land at West Huntspill with development potential lying on the edge of the village offering future development opportunities sold for £100,000.

At Stretcholt near Bridgwater an excellent combination of former agricultural buildings and derelict traditional buildings with pasture and orchard land extending to 4.05 acres went under the hammer at £180,000.

Strong bidding for a wonderful farming opportunity at Enmore comprising 20.7 acres of arable land went under the hammer at £262,000.

An attractive block of 17 acres at Westhay, near Glastonbury, saw strong bidding, with the hammer finally falling at £191,000.

Finally a delightful Grade II listed residential property in North Street, Ilminster, was secured by an online bidder at £170,000.

Greenslade Taylor Hunt’s next auctions will be held on the 30th June at the Shrubbery Hotel in Ilminster, with the following dates being 13th July at the Batch Country House Hotel, Lympsham and 21st July at the Shrubbery Hotel, Ilminster.

For all enquiries please contact the auction team on 01935 423474.


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