Storridge, Malvern, Worcester


Guide price

The land is to be offered For Sale by Online Auction . The auction will open from Monday 19th August ending on Wednesday 21st August 2019 at 6pm (unless previously sold). Single block of 12.50 acres (5.06 hectares) of agricultural land with panoramic views over the Herefordshire and Worcestershire countryside.


The Land at Batchcombe Lane is situated in a picturesque rural setting within the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The land is located within the quaint and rural parish of Storridge on the Herefordshire/Worcestershire border, just 4 miles from Great Malvern and under 11 miles from both Ledbury and Worcester.


This is a rare opportunity to purchase a single block of 12.50 acres (5.06 hectares) of agricultural land with panoramic views over the Herefordshire and Worcestershire countryside.

The land offers excellent potential for agricultural, equestrian or recreational use, subject to planning. The land is surrounded by a network of bridleways and public footpaths enabling you to explore the surrounding countryside. The area has a renowned equestrian focus with The Three Counties Show Ground, Kings Equestrian Centre and Hartpury Equestrian Centre all within easy reach.

The land is situated at the end of a no through lane so is private and secluded. The land is classified as Grade 3 and has been sown with Spring Oats and grass seeds underneath.


The land benefits from a shared metered natural spring water supply with permitted use of 1 cubic meter of water per day.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


A copy of the Contract and any Special Conditions of Sale will be made available on the Agents Online Auction webpage:

Please make any further enquiries direct to the Vendors' solicitors.

Purchasers will be deemed to have bid on the basis of the contract and such conditions, whether or not they have inspected them.

Agents fee

The successful Purchaser(s) will be required to pay the Agents Fee of £600 inclusive of VAT and reimburse the Vendor's for the Search Fees.

Method of Sale

The land is to be offered For Sale by Online Auction . The auction will open from Monday 19th August ending on Wednesday 21st August 2019 at 6pm (unless previously sold). The Vendors reserve the right to accept an offer prior to the auction.

The Purchaser(s) will be required to pay a 10% deposit and the Agents Fee to the Vendors' solicitors within 2 working days of the auction with the balance of the monies within 28 days.

Vendor's Solicitors

Mr Martin Thomas, Hallmark Hulme Solicitors, 3-5 Sansome Place, Worcester, WR1 1UQ Tel:01905 726600


Basic Farm Payment

The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) on their Rural Land Register. The Vendor's have claimed and will retain the 2019 Basic Payment and the Purchaser(s) must indemnify the Vendors for any breaches of Cross Compliance or BPS rules for the remainder of the scheme year.

Please note the entitlements to BPS are not included with the sale.


All viewings strictly by appointment and must be arranged through the sole selling agent Sunderlands. Ref Katie Poulter or Isabel Chennells 01432 356161.

All viewers inspect the land at their own risk and neither the selling agent nor Vendors accept any responsibility or liability for any injuries howsoever caused.

Restrictive Covenants

The land is not to be used for any sporting activities involving motorised vehicles including motorcycles and cannot be used for the keeping of pigs.

Agents Note

Please note that one of the Vendors is connected to Sunderlands.

Auction Guide/Reserve Price

Please note an Auction Guide Price is an indication by the Agent of the likely sale price and is not the same as a Reserve Price. The Reserve Price is the lowest price at which the Vendors will consider a sale and will not be more than 10% above the guide price. Both figures are subject to change.

Rights of Way, Easements Etc

The land benefits from a vehicular right of way over part of the private road Batchcombe Lane (marked blue on the plan attached) subject to contributing a fair proportion of maintenance according to user.

The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all Rights, including Rights of light, drainage, electricity, supplies and other Rights and obligations, easements, quasi-easements, covenants, restrictions, orders and all existing wayleaves of pylons, stays, cables, drains, gas and other pipes that may exist over the same or for the benefit of the same, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.


The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the Vendors nor the Vendors agent will be responsible for defining the boundaries or ownership thereof.


From Hereford take the A4130 to Worcester. After 18 miles you will drive through Storridge, at the Church turn left signposted Birchwood. Continue a short distance along the lane, taking the first left onto a single-track lane (no through road). After just over a mile the property can be found on the left hand side opposite Batchcombe Farmhouse as indicated by the Sunderlands For Sale' board.

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None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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