4 Bedroom Farm Commercial for sale in Birchwood Lane, Pensford, Bristol, Somerset, BS39

4 Bedroom Farm Commercial - £2,100,000

Birchwood Lane, Pensford, Bristol, Somerset, BS39

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First listed on: 05th June 2019

Nearest stations: Keynsham (4.3 mi)Parson Street (5.7 mi)Bedminster (5.9 mi)Bristol Temple Meads (6.4 mi)Lawrence Hill (6.7 mi)

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Property Description

An interesting rural development opportunity together with about 110.84 acres (44.89 ha) of farmland equidistant to Bristol & Bath. Offered for sale as a WHOLE or in 5 Lots.

THE PROPERTY AT A GLANCE
| 109 acre arable & grassland farm
| Various development opportunities
| Stone built Farmhouse in need of restoration
| Stone farm building with planning consent for a 1 bedroom house unit
| Planning for a 4 bedroom & adjoining 1 bedroom property
| Views across open countryside
| In all extending to about 110.84 acres

Situation
Southleigh Farm lies in an enviable position just off the A37 on the southern outskirts of Pensford village. The thriving village is identified as being of special architectural and historic interest and the stone built viaduct is of particular note. There are a range of local amenities and 3 public houses in the village. The cities of Bristol (8 miles) and Bath (11 miles) to the north west and east respectively offering comprehensive range of commercial, educational and recreational facilities. The nearby Mendip Hills offer extensive walking and Cheddar Gorge is within easy reach and Bristol airport is only 10 miles away.

Lot 1
Guide Price £750,000

Description
Southleigh Farmhouse sits in a commanding position with panoramic views across open countryside. Built in the early 1900's the farmhouse has been empty for several years and requires complete modernisation and restoration. Internally the house comprises a hallway and conservatory, living room, study, kitchen, utility and store. Upstairs there are 4 double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside there is a large garden laid principally to lawn with mature apple trees and a walnut tree.

The Annexe
There is a one bedroom single story annexe which is built of stone under a clay tiled roof containing a kitchen/living area, bedroom and bathroom.

Traditional Stone Barn
There is an attractive former farm building which has potential for a wide variety of uses (subject to planning) together with a spacious concrete farmyard and a series of semi-dilapidated buildings on the periphery. The proper is approached by a wide sweeping driveway which curves around the north-eastern end of the property.

Land
There are three useful paddocks adjoining the farm yard which are gently sloping and extend to about 16.56 acres (6.70 ha)

Lot 2
Guide Price £225,000
This former stone built farm building has planning permission to  be converted into an attractive and well presented 2 bedroom home – see Town & Country Planning below. The stone barn sits in a generous sized plot which currently contains a steel framed farm building and a former milking parlour and cow collecting yard. The property has its own entrance directly off Birchwood Lane.

Lot 3
Guide Price £175,000
Planning permission has been granted for conversion of a steel framed farm building into a contemporary 4 bedroom family home and a one bedroom adjoining house. The views from the property stretch far across Lords Wood woodland and rolling countryside. The barn sits in an elevated position with a superb views of Lordswood broadleaf and conifer woodland. The adjoining steel framed agricultural barns will have to be removed and this will enhance the existing views. There is a new driveway which has been constructed to allow private and independent access to the barn, please see Town & Country Planning below.

Lot 4
Guide Price £550,000
An excellent parcel of arable and pastureland extending to about 51.67 acres    (20.93 ha) all contained within a ring fence. The arable land is a good quality Grade II/Grade III land capable of producing a wide variety of crops and potatoes with potential for strong yielding harvests. The permanent pastureland is sloping and fields bordered by thick well maintained hedges and partly by a small brook on the eastern boundary. The land is well suited for livestock production.

Lot 5
Guide Price £400,000
A good quality single field of easy working quality arable land with a fertile loam extending to about 40.29 acres (16.30 ha) . The land has good road access and the field size makes it ideal for modern arable husbandry.

Town & Country Planning
Lot 2 planning consent (17/04730/ADCOU) was granted for change of use by Prior Approval of agricultural building to dwelling on 28th November 2017 and the development must be completed within a period of 3 years starting with the date of this approval.
Lot 3 planning consent (16/03934/ADCOU) was granted for change of use by Prior Approval of agricultural building to dwelling on 28th September 2016 and the development must be completed within a period of 3 years starting with the date of this approval. The Vendors have submitted an application to renew this consent. In addition, there is planning permission (16/01094/FUL) dated 5th May 2016 for the construction of new vehicular access from Birchwood Lane to serve the farm buildings at Southleigh Farm. An application to vary this consent to include residential use has been submitted.
Further details from the agents.

Basic Payment Scheme
The Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements for Lots 4 & 5 are included in the sale. The 2019 claim has been submitted and will be retained by the Vendors. The Vendors agree to use all reasonable endeavours to transfer the Entitlements for future Basic Payment Scheme payments to the purchaser(s).

Services
All the Lots will have a water pipe supplied to enable the Purchaser(s) to connect to a metered mains water supply. Lots 1, 2 & 3 have mains electricity. Lot 1 has private drainage.

Tenure and Possession
The properties are offered for sale freehold with vacant possession on Completion.


Council Tax
Southleigh Farmhouse: Band G
Southleigh Annexe: Band A


Local Authorities
| Bath and North East Somerset Council: 01225 390401
| Rural Payments Agency: 08456 037777

Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale as a whole or in 5 Lots

Finance
Woolley & Wallis Finance Ltd are well positioned to assist prospective buyers obtain specialist finance for rural property. We are agents for the AMC and also have good contacts with numerous other lenders who will be able to discuss your requirements in further detail.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
Southleigh Farm is sold subject to and with the benefit of all matters contained in or referred to in the title deeds together with all existing rights of way whether public or private, including wayleaves, easements, covenants, restrictions and obligations whether to specifically in these sale particulars or not. The buyer shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and the ownership thereof. There is one public footpath through Lot 4 as shown on the sale plan.

Viewings
All viewings are by appointment only arranged through our Marlborough Farm & Rural Office 01672 515252. No dogs allowed on farm.

An interesting rural development opportunity together with about 110.84 acres (44.89 ha) of farmland equidistant to Bristol & Bath. Offered for sale as a WHOLE or in 5 Lots.

THE PROPERTY AT A GLANCE
| 109 acre arable & grassland farm
| Various development opportunities
| Stone built Farmhouse in need of restoration
| Stone farm building with planning consent for a 1 bedroom house unit
| Planning for a 4 bedroom & adjoining 1 bedroom property
| Views across open countryside
| In all extending to about 110.84 acres

Situation
Southleigh Farm lies in an enviable position just off the A37 on the southern outskirts of Pensford village. The thriving village is identified as being of special architectural and historic interest and the stone built viaduct is of particular note. There are a range of local amenities and 3 public houses in the village. The cities of Bristol (8 miles) and Bath (11 miles) to the north west and east respectively offering comprehensive range of commercial, educational and recreational facilities. The nearby Mendip Hills offer extensive walking and Cheddar Gorge is within easy reach and Bristol airport is only 10 miles away.

Lot 1
Guide Price £750,000

Description
Southleigh Farmhouse sits in a commanding position with panoramic views across open countryside. Built in the early 1900's the farmhouse has been empty for several years and requires complete modernisation and restoration. Internally the house comprises a hallway and conservatory, living room, study, kitchen, utility and store. Upstairs there are 4 double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside there is a large garden laid principally to lawn with mature apple trees and a walnut tree.

The Annexe
There is a one bedroom single story annexe which is built of stone under a clay tiled roof containing a kitchen/living area, bedroom and bathroom.

Traditional Stone Barn
There is an attractive former farm building which has potential for a wide variety of uses (subject to planning) together with a spacious concrete farmyard and a series of semi-dilapidated buildings on the periphery. The proper is approached by a wide sweeping driveway which curves around the north-eastern end of the property.

Land
There are three useful paddocks adjoining the farm yard which are gently sloping and extend to about 16.56 acres (6.70 ha)

Lot 2
Guide Price £225,000
This former stone built farm building has planning permission to  be converted into an attractive and well presented 2 bedroom home – see Town & Country Planning below. The stone barn sits in a generous sized plot which currently contains a steel framed farm building and a former milking parlour and cow collecting yard. The property has its own entrance directly off Birchwood Lane.

Lot 3
Guide Price £175,000
Planning permission has been granted for conversion of a steel framed farm building into a contemporary 4 bedroom family home and a one bedroom adjoining house. The views from the property stretch far across Lords Wood woodland and rolling countryside. The barn sits in an elevated position with a superb views of Lordswood broadleaf and conifer woodland. The adjoining steel framed agricultural barns will have to be removed and this will enhance the existing views. There is a new driveway which has been constructed to allow private and independent access to the barn, please see Town & Country Planning below.

Lot 4
Guide Price £550,000
An excellent parcel of arable and pastureland extending to about 51.67 acres    (20.93 ha) all contained within a ring fence. The arable land is a good quality Grade II/Grade III land capable of producing a wide variety of crops and potatoes with potential for strong yielding harvests. The permanent pastureland is sloping and fields bordered by thick well maintained hedges and partly by a small brook on the eastern boundary. The land is well suited for livestock production.

Lot 5
Guide Price £400,000
A good quality single field of easy working quality arable land with a fertile loam extending to about 40.29 acres (16.30 ha) . The land has good road access and the field size makes it ideal for modern arable husbandry.

Town & Country Planning
Lot 2 planning consent (17/04730/ADCOU) was granted for change of use by Prior Approval of agricultural building to dwelling on 28th November 2017 and the development must be completed within a period of 3 years starting with the date of this approval.
Lot 3 planning consent (16/03934/ADCOU) was granted for change of use by Prior Approval of agricultural building to dwelling on 28th September 2016 and the development must be completed within a period of 3 years starting with the date of this approval. The Vendors have submitted an application to renew this consent. In addition, there is planning permission (16/01094/FUL) dated 5th May 2016 for the construction of new vehicular access from Birchwood Lane to serve the farm buildings at Southleigh Farm. An application to vary this consent to include residential use has been submitted.
Further details from the agents.

Basic Payment Scheme
The Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements for Lots 4 & 5 are included in the sale. The 2019 claim has been submitted and will be retained by the Vendors. The Vendors agree to use all reasonable endeavours to transfer the Entitlements for future Basic Payment Scheme payments to the purchaser(s).

Services
All the Lots will have a water pipe supplied to enable the Purchaser(s) to connect to a metered mains water supply. Lots 1, 2 & 3 have mains electricity. Lot 1 has private drainage.

Tenure and Possession
The properties are offered for sale freehold with vacant possession on Completion.


Council Tax
Southleigh Farmhouse: Band G
Southleigh Annexe: Band A


Local Authorities
| Bath and North East Somerset Council: 01225 390401
| Rural Payments Agency: 08456 037777

Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale as a whole or in 5 Lots

Finance
Woolley & Wallis Finance Ltd are well positioned to assist prospective buyers obtain specialist finance for rural property. We are agents for the AMC and also have good contacts with numerous other lenders who will be able to discuss your requirements in further detail.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
Southleigh Farm is sold subject to and with the benefit of all matters contained in or referred to in the title deeds together with all existing rights of way whether public or private, including wayleaves, easements, covenants, restrictions and obligations whether to specifically in these sale particulars or not. The buyer shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and the ownership thereof. There is one public footpath through Lot 4 as shown on the sale plan.

Viewings
All viewings are by appointment only arranged through our Marlborough Farm & Rural Office 01672 515252. No dogs allowed on farm.

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29 High Street

Marlborough

Wiltshire

SN8 1LW

Telephone: See phone number 01672 515252

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