Approx. 34 acres of land with buildings near to Andoversford appealing to those with agricultural, equestrian and amenity interests in the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The land extends to approximately 33.83 acres which consists of 14.73 acres of arable land with the remaining area being certified Organic permanent grassland and farm buildings. The land is Grade 3. The arable land is in one reasonably flat parcel which is currently Winter Bird Food as part of a Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship scheme. The grassland is more undulating and suited to livestock grazing.
The land benefits from one modern machinery building (22.98 m x 6.30 m) as well as a timber former poultry building and timber framed loose boxes. Prior approval was granted under 19/03015/AGFO for a further steel framed agricultural building. The ground has been levelled for the new building.
Hobbit Farm offers a wealth of opportunity for those with agricultural, equestrian and amenity interests in the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The land is situated just half a mile outside of Andoversford and approximately 6 miles to the east of Cheltenham. There is good access via an unnamed road between the A40 and A436.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by Informal Tender. The deadline for submitting Best and Final offers is 12 noon on Wednesday 29th June 2022. To download the Tender Form please CLICK HERE.
There are no mains services connected. Interested parties are invited to make their own enquiries.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The land is registered on the Rural Land Register for the purpose of the Basic Payment Scheme.
COUNTRYSIDE STEWARDSHIP & ORGANIC STATUS
The grassland fields are currently certified as organic with the Soil Association.
All of the land is within a Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship Scheme. The arable field’s Stewardship Scheme expires on 31st December 2022 with the grassland field’s Scheme expiring on the 31st December 2023. The existing schemes on land at Hobbits Farm can either be transferred to the new buyer or terminated. Please contact the selling agent for further details on the current schemes.
BOUNDARIES AND AREAS
The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the Vendors nor the Agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries or ownership thereof.
The Purchaser will be responsible for erecting a stock proof boundary to the Vendor’s specification along points currently marked out with stakes along the north eastern corner within 28 days of completion. The Purchaser will be responsible for maintaining the boundary thereafter.
DEVELOPMENT UPLIFT CLAUSE
The land will be sold subject to a Development Uplift Clause reserving a 25% share of any uplift in value attributable to any residential planning consent granted on the land for a period of 25 years from the date of completion.
TENURE AND POSSESSION
The property is offered Freehold with Vacant Possession on completion. The land is currently being farmed by a Grazier.
The property may be viewed during daylight hours with a set of sales particulars after first registering your interest with Carver Knowles.