Castle Tump, Newent, Gloucestershire

£3,500,000

Guide price

A rare opportunity to purchase a mixed arable and pasture farm contained within a ring fence with the benefit of three dwellings and an extensive range of outbuildings. Newent 2 miles, Ledbury 7 miles, Junction 2 M50 5 miles, Gloucester 11 miles, Birmingham 55 miles, Bristol 46 miles, London 114 miles Well situated house and attached cottage with potential to link together, detached barn conversation, range of modern livestock/storage buildings in three yards, mainly Grade II and III pasture and arable land

Aylesmore Farm is situated on the outskirts of the historic market town of Newent with the further market town of Ledbury being 7 miles away and only 5 miles from Junction 2 of the M50 leading to the M5 corridor and 6 miles from Junction 3 of the M50 leading to Ross-on-Wye and South Wales beyond. Livestock markets within easy travelling distance can be found at Ross on Wye, Hereford, Worcester and Cirencester.

The property provides the purchaser an opportunity to improve the attached cottage or re-amalgamate it back with the main farmhouse which is in good order whilst deriving an income from the close by barn conversion.

GENERAL REMARKS

METHOD OF SALE

The property is offered for sale as a whole by Private Treaty. Offers are invited based on the Agent's Guide Price

VALUE ADDED TAX (VAT)

There is no VAT payable on the purchase price

VIEWING

The farmland and buildings can be viewed at any reasonable time during day light hours subject to prior contact with the Agents.

The farmhouse, cottage and barn can be viewed with prior approval during reasonable office hours subject to arrangement with the Agents. Please contact the office for assistance. Tel. 01531 631122. Out of hours Jason Thomson 07710 757489

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME

Normal entitlements totalling 95.62 hectares are included in the sale at no extra cost. The purchaser will be permitted to claim the 2020 Basic Payment if completion occurs prior to 15th May 2020.

DIRECTIONS

From the centre of Newent proceed out of the town on the B4215 towards Dymock and Ledbury. After passing Three Shires Garden Centre and Three Choirs Vineyard on the right hand side, take the turning before Welsh House Lane on the right into the property's shared private driveway.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCHEMES

The Vendor has not entered any of the land into an environmental scheme

TENURE

The farm is to be sold with vacant possession upon completion however, holdover is reserved for the benefit of the arable grower in fields 7503 and 0130 until 29th September 2021 or removal of the arable crop if earlier. The purchaser is to have the benefit of the ongoing licence fee on a pro rota basis. The purchaser will otherwise be granted early entry to the pasture land for sowing, weed control and hedge cutting purposes.

INGOING VALUATION

There shall be no ingoing valuation for crops or produce.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS

All fixtures and fittings as detailed in the pre-contract enquires are included in the sale of the freehold

AUTHORITIES

Forest of Dean District Council 01594 810000

Gloucestershire County Council 01452 425000

Rural Payments Agency 0300 0200301

PLANNING

The property is sold subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, town planning schedules or resolutions which may be or may come into force.

SPORTING AND TIMBER RIGHTS

In so far as they are owned by the Vendor these are included in the freehold sale

PLANS, AREAS AND SCHEDULES

These are based on ordnance survey maps and are for reference purposes only. The purchaser shall be deemed to have satisfied himself as to the descriptions and extent of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle the purchaser to compensation in respect thereof.

WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether public or private, whether disclosed or not disclosed. The National Grid Gas Milford Haven to Tirley high pressure gas main crosses the farm, see marker posts on the ground. The owners of West View bungalow and Paunt House Farm have the benefit of private rights of way over the shared private drive

VENDORS SOLICITORS

Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP of Narrow Quay House, Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA Ms Sally Rushton acting . Tel: 0117 925 2020

SERVICES

We understand that mains electricity and water is connected to the properties. Private drainage and oil fired central heating systems. Forty roof mounted solar photovoltaic panels and inverter included in the sale at no extra cost with the benefit of the relevant export and feed in tariffs to be transferred to the purchaser upon completion. Telephone connection subject to BT regulations

AYLESMORE FARMHOUSE

A semi-detached three storey timber framed farmhouse with red-brick infills, timber framed windows and doors, which is situated under a slate roof. The property adjoins The Cottage outlined below; prior to the inter-linking doorways being blocked up, this was accessible from the main farmhouse. To the rear of the farmhouse is a single storey lean-to extension that accommodates the rear doorway entrance

ENTRANCE

OPEN TIMBER FRAMED PORCH

Timber door to

HALLWAY

Parque flooring, stairs off with storage cupboard under, radiator

LIVING ROOM

6.9m x 5.2m (22'8 x 17'1 )

Parque flooring, two radiators, exposed timbers and beams, wood burner with exposed brick surround and beam over

BREAKFAST KITCHEN

5.9m x 5.3m (19'4 x 17'5 )

Comprising fitted wall and base units incorporating 1 bowl Belfast sink, New World range cooker with 5 ring hob and extractor over, integral microwave, integral fridge and freezer and dishwasher, tiled floor, exposed timbers and beams, tiled splash backs, exposed brick feature walls

REAR HALLWAY

Radiator, external timber door to side

CLOAKROOM

White suite comprising W.C, hand basin, radiator, tiled floor and splash backs

UTILITY ROOM

2.2m x 1.9m (7'3 x 6'3 )

Comprising fitted wall and base units incorporating 1 bowl acrylic sink unit and drainer, radiator, oil fired central heating boiler, space and plumbing for appliances, tiled floor and splash backs

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING

Radiator, stairs to second floor, access to airing cupboard

BEDROOM

5.4m x 5.0m (17'9 x 16'5 )

Timber floor, radiator

BEDROOM

4.1m x 2.8m (13'5 x 9'2 )

Timber floor, radiator

BATHROOM

White suite comprising W.C, hand basin, shower cubicle, radiator, timber floor, tiled splash backs

BEDROOM

3.8m x 3.8m (12'6 x 12'6 )

Timber floor, radiator

ENSUITE

White suite comprising W.C, hand basin, radiator, shower cubicle, part tiled walls, timber floor

BEDROOM

5.4m x 3.1m (17'9 x 10'2 )

Timber floor, radiator

SECOND FLOOR

LANDING

Access to storage cupboard, radiator

BEDROOM

5.9m x 3.0m (19'4 x 9'10 )

Reduced head height, 2x dormer windows, radiator, access to eaves storage

BATHROOM

White suite comprising W.C, hand basin, bath with shower over, radiator part tiled walls, sky light

BEDROOM

5.1m x 3.0m (16'9 x 9'10 )

Radiator, dormer window, reduced head height

OUTSIDE

To the front of the property is parking for several vehicles next to the granary building. A pedestrian gate leads to the enclosed private garden mainly laid to lawn with path and steps to front door.

COUNCIL TAX

BAND E. Rates payable £2,266.42

(Forest of Dean District Council 01594 812532)

AYLESMORE COTTAGE

A semi-detached three storey timber framed cottage with red-brick infills, timber framed windows and doors, which is situated under a slate roof; it is similar in nature to that of the adjoining main farmhouse

ENTRANCE

Timber door to

HALLWAY

Access to cellar

CLOAKROOM

White suite comprising W.C, hand basin, red quarry tiled floor, radiator

LIVING ROOM

5.7m x 4.2m (18'8 x 13'9 )

Exposed timbers and beams, radiator, stone fireplace with wood burner inset, stairs off, UPVc door to rear, radiator

BREAKFAST KITCHEN

5.1m x 4.2m (16'9 x 13'9 )

Comprising fitted wall and base units incorporating 1 bowl stainless steel sink unit and drainer, Oil fired central heating boiler, inset oven with four ring electric hob and extractor over, space and plumbing for appliances, tiled splashbacks, red quarry tiled floor, radiator

SCULLERY

3.5m x 3.2m (11'6 x 10'6 )

Comprising fitted base units incorporating Belfast sink, space and plumbing for appliances, red tiled quarry floor, radiator, timber door to front

PLAYROOM

5.3m x 4.9m (17'5 x 16'1 )

Two radiators, feature fireplace with timber surround

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING

Exposed timbers and beams, stairs off to second floor

BEDROOM

5.4m x 4.3m (17'9 x 14'1 )

Radiator, two built in wardrobes

BATHROOM

White suite comprising W.C, hand basin, bath with shower over, radiator, tiled walls

BEDROOM

4.2m x 3.7m (13'9 x 12'2 )

Exposed timbers and beams, radiator

BEDROOM

4.8m x 2.6m (15'9 x 8'6 )

Radiator

BEDROOM

3.8m x 2.7m (12'6 x 8'10 )

Radiator

SECOND FLOOR

LANDING

Exposed timbers and beams, radiator

BEDROOM

4.9m x 2.4m (16'1 x 7'10 )

Exposed timbers and beams, radiator

BEDROOM

4.9m x 2.4m (16'1 x 7'10 )

Exposed timbers and beams, radiator

W.C

White suite comprising W.C, hand basin, exposed timbers and beams

OUTSIDE

To the front of the property is parking for several vehicles with path to one side of the property giving access to the rear private garden, mainly laid to lawn with patio area

COUNCIL TAX

BAND E. Rates payable £2,266.42

(Forest of Dean District Council 01594 812532)

AYLESMORE BARN

An expansive detached two storey timber framed barn conversion with red-brick infills, and large double height central glazed facades affording plenty of natural daylight, situated under a slate roof. The property is situated within close proximity to the main farmhouse and adjoining cottage, which are outlined above.

ENTRANCE

French timber doors to

ENTRANCE HALLWAY

Stair off with storage cupboard under, tiled floor with underfloor heating, timber further set of timber French doors to rear

CLOAKROOM

White suite comprising W.C, hand basin, tiled floor with underfloor heating

DINING AREA

5.4m x 4.2m (17'9 x 13'9 )

Tiled floor with underfloor heating, stairs off

KITCHEN AREA

5.2m x 4.5m (17'1 x 14'9 )

Comprising fitted wall and base units incorporating double Belfast sink, space and plumbing for appliances, Rangemaster four oven range cooker with electric six ring hob and Rangemaster extractor over, integral fridge and freezer, tiled splashbacks, tiled floor with underfloor heating, central island with breakfast bar, access to storage cupboard housing oil fired boiler and underfloor heating controls

STAIRS UP TO CENTRAL MEZZANINE FLOOR

DAY ROOM

4.1m x 2.9m (13'5 x 9'6 )

With views over farmland

STAIRS TO LEFT SIDE OF BARN FIRST FLOOR

Split stair case with further steps to

BEDROOM

4.1m x 4.1m (13'5 x 13'5 )

Timber floor, radiator, exposed timbers and beams, access to airing cupboard

BEDROOM

4.7m x 2.6m (15'5 x 8'6 )

Timber floor, radiator, exposed timbers and beams

BATHROOM

White suite comprising W.C, hand basin, heated towel rail, bath with shower attachment over, tiled splashbacks,

STAIRS TO RIGHT SIDE OF BARN FIRST FLOOR

Split stair case with further steps to

BEDROOM

4.6m x 3.1m (15'1 x 10'2 )

Timber floor, radiator, exposed timbers and beams

BEDROOM

4.1m x 3.6m (13'5 x 11'10 )

Timber floor, radiator, exposed timbers and beams

SHOWER ROOM

White suite comprising W.C, hand basin, shower cubicle, heated towel rail, timber floor

OUTSIDE

To the front of the property is parking for several vehicles. To the rear with a lawn area

COUNCIL TAX

BAND E. Rates payable £ 2,149.31

(Forest of Dean District Council 01594 812532)

OUTBUILDINGS AT AYLESMORE BARN

GRANARY

12m x 4.7m (39'4 x 15'5 )

An open fronted two storey, three bay timber framed building with red-brick infills, and an adjoining red-brick lean-to to the rear, both of which are situated under a slate roof. The main building houses the oil tanks for the nearby properties. The rear lean to comprises of two loose boxes (5m x 4.9m and 6.3m x 5.1m). Potential for conversion.

STRAW BARN

30m x 7.5m (98'5 x 24'7 )

5 bay steel portal framed building with fibre cement roof, concrete thrust walls and steel cladding, concrete floor, 5x roller shutter doors.

CATTLE BUILDING ONE

30m x 19.6m (98'5 x 64'4 )

5 bay steel portal framed building with fibre cement roof, concrete gated feed passage, concrete thrust walls and Yorkshire boarding

CATTLE BUILDING TWO

30m x 19m (98'5 x 62'4 )

5 bay steel portal framed building with fibre cement roof, concrete gated feed passage, concrete thrust walls and Yorkshire boarding

LIVESTOCK BUILDING

29m x 2.8m (95'2 x 9'2 )

Central steel portal framed building with corrugated steel roof with two lean-to either side, breeze block wall with Yorkshire cladding over, lambing boxes with feeding passage, concrete floors, 40 solar photovoltaic panels to roof with Fronius inverter

YARD OFF MAIN DRIVEWAY

Metal gates to open yard area

STRAW SHED

23m x 9m (75'6 x 29'6 )

Steel portal framed building with corrugated steel roof and cladding, two electric roller shutter doors

WORKSHOP

14m x 7.5m (45'11 x 24'7 )

Steel portal framed building with fibre cement roof and steel cladding

HAY STORE

22m x 9.2m (72'2 x 30'2 )

5 bay steel portal framed building with fibre cement roof and cladding, one electric and one manual roller door

LIVESTOCK BUILDING

32.1m x 15m (105'4 x 49'3 )

Central steel portal framed building with corrugated steel roof with two lean-to either side, breeze block wall with corrugated steel cladding over, water and electricity connected

AGENTS NOTES

A private burial site is located on the farmland. The right is to be reserved for occasional access.

MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS

To comply with anti-money laundering regulations, prospective purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at the time of making an offer. We ask for your cooperation in order that there is no delay in agreeing the sale

For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers/tenants that we have prepared these particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. If there are any important matters, which are likely to affect your decision to buy/rent, please contact us before viewing the property.

Pughs, for themselves and for the vendors or Lessors of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that these particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract. No person in the employment of the agent has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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