Chittlehampton, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37

Sold £115,000

Key Features

Versatile and productive agricultural land
Conveniently situated close to the village
Good road frontage and access
In all about 14.24 acres

About This Property

An attractive large single enclosure of productive agricultural land enjoying a convenient and readily accessible
position close to the village, with good road access. In all about 14.24 Acres.

This sale represents an outstanding opportunity to acquire an attractive and well situated block of agricultural land occupying a convenient and readily accessible position close to the sought after village of Chittlehampton. Primarily gently sloping, the land is contained within one large field currently sown to a productive pasture ley and utilised for fodder production, although the land has also been arable cropped in the past. A narrow band of woodland copse adjoins the small stream to the northern boundary.
Extensive road frontage and excellent access is enjoyed via two gated entrances, one from the main road to the south, the other via a recently created entrance track leading from the road to the west, which also provides useful off road parking.
The land’s convenient situation, versatility and aesthetic appeal may make it suitable for a variety of agricultural, equestrian or other amenity uses. Extending in total to about 14.24 Acres (5.76 Ha) the land is offered for sale as a whole as shown shaded red on the attached identification plan and described within these sale particulars.

The land occupies an outstanding rural position close to Chittlehampton, lying adjacent to the B3227 South Molton to Umberleigh road, near the junction known as Homedown Cross. The nearby popular and historic village of Chittlehampton has a thriving and very active local community with its primary school, post office/village stores, cricket club and traditional public house, The Bell Inn. The market town of South Molton provides an excellent range of everyday services and amenities including shops, primary and secondary schools, restaurants and banks, together with a supermarket, two health centres, recreational facilities and a cottage hospital.
From South Molton the A361 North Devon link road provides quick and easy access to the regional centre of Barnstaple as well as Tiverton and the M5 motorway (Junction 27). Mainline intercity rail links are available at Tiverton Parkway (London Paddington approx. 2 hours) with international airports at Exeter and Bristol.

The land is of freehold tenure with vacant possession available upon completion of the sale.

The land will be sold without any mains services of any kind. Some natural stream watering is available. It is understood that an underground company water main crosses the land, running along inside the western boundary hedge. Mains electricity poles also cross the land. Prospective purchaser’s should make their own enquires as to the availability of connection to these supplies, subject to utility company approval and connection charges.

Basic Payment Scheme
The Vendors will be claiming and retaining the basic payment on the land for 2022 and the Purchaser(s) will be required to farm the land in accordance with the cross compliance regulations until the 31st December 2022. Basic Payment Scheme entitlements for the relevant area of land will be included in the sale and the Vendors agree to use their best endeavours to transfer the entitlements to the Purchaser(s) subject to receiving written instructions. On request of this transfer the Purchaser(s) will be responsible for the Vendors Agents reasonable costs incurred in completing the relevant transfer documents.

We understand that the land is not currently entered into any agri-environment schemes. The land lies within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Rights of Way, Easements etc
The land, as far as required by the Vendors, will be conveyed, subject to all public or private rights of way, easements and wayleaves of telegraph and telephone poles, stays and wires, electric pylons, poles and cables, water and gas pipes at present erected on and passing over or under the property and subject to the agreements affecting the same (if any).
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23 Broad Street Devon South Molton EX36 3AQ

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