Berry Down, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34

Under Offer ££225,000 Guide

Key Features

Versatile and productive agricultural land
Conveniently situated
Good road frontage and access
In all about 24.96 Acres

About This Property

An excellent block of level and very gently undulating productive pasture land enjoying a convenient location with good road frontage and access. In all about 24.96 Acres.

The sale of this land represents an outstanding opportunity to acquire a well situated block of agricultural land occupying a convenient and readily accessible rural position benefiting from good road frontage and access. Contained within hedge and bank boundaries and divided into two convenient fields, the land comprises mainly level and very gently undulating productive pasture currently utilised for livestock grazing and fodder production.
The land is bordered to the south by the A3123 road that runs from Mullacott Cross to Combe Martin, with one gated access point leading directly off this road. A further gated access is also available in the south west corner, from the council road known as Smythen Lane, with a hard standing area inside this entrance currently used to store silage bales. Mains trough watering is connected to the land.
The land’s convenient situation and aesthetic appeal may make it suitable for a variety of agricultural, equestrian or other amenity uses. Extending in total to about 24.96 Acres (10.10 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 and readily accessible rural position, lying to the south of the pretty and popular coastal village of Combe Martin. The area boasts some of North Devon’s most spectacular scenery, lying close to the western fringe of the Exmoor National Park, with the dramatic coastline comprising rugged cliffs and secluded bays. Despite its enviable rural position the property is well situated for easy access to the surrounding districts and main routes of communication.
The popular village of Combe Martin reputably boasts the longest main street of any village in the country and provides a useful range of local services including a variety of shops, a primary school, post office, health centre, cafes, public houses, restaurants, a pretty sheltered harbour and sandy cove. The larger coastal town of Ilfracombe lies to the north west providing supermarkets, restaurant's and secondary schooling, whilst Barnstaple, the regional centre of North Devon, provides an extensive range of commercial, educational and recreational facilities. From both Barnstaple and South Molton the A361 North Devon link road provides easy access to Tiverton and the M5 motorway (Junction 27). Main line rail services are available at Tiverton Parkway (London Paddington approx. 2 hours) with international airports at Exeter and Bristol.
In itself the land occupies a position within south west England renowned for both the diversity of its countryside and for the many varied sporting and recreational facilities available. The nearby Exmoor National Park, extending to the north coast, is widely regarded as offering some of the most attractive countryside in the county and many footpaths and bridle ways are available within easy reach. The land is ideally located for those interested in general equestrian and other outdoor rural pursuits.

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

The has the benefit of a metered mains water supply. The land will be sold without any other mains services of any kind and prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries as to the availability of any other services.

Basic Payment Scheme
The Vendors will be claiming and retaining the basic payment on the land for 2022 and the Purchaser 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 subject to receiving written instructions. On request of this transfer the Purchaser will be responsible for the Vendors Agents reasonable costs incurred in completing the relevant transfer documents.

Agri-Environment Schemes and Designations
It is understood that the land is not currently subject to any agri-environment schemes. The land lies within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Sporting and Mineral Rights
The sporting and mineral rights across the land, insofar as they are owned, will be included in the freehold sale.

Rights of Way, Easements, Etc.
The land, as far as required by the Vendors, will be conveyed, subject to all other 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).

Method of Sale and Lotting
The land will be offered for sale by private treaty as a whole, as detailed within these sale particulars.
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4 Cross Street Barnstaple Devon North Devon EX31 1BA

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