Land at Long Chimney Near Salcombe Regis, Sidmouth, Devon
Land at Long Chimney
Near Salcombe Regis, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0PE Sidmouth 3 miles Honiton 6 miles Exeter 18 miles (Distances approximate)
A superb block of level, productive and well situated commercial arable land with excellent access and road frontage. Extending to some 167.07 acres (67.61 ha). For Sale by Private Treaty as a whole or in up to four lots (further sub division of lots considered). Lot One – 80.86 acres (32.73 ha) of Arable land with farm building. Lot Two – 37.09 acres (15.01 ha) of Arable land. Lot Three – 38.47 acres (15.57 ha) of Arable land. Lot Four – 10.65 acres (4.31 ha) of Mixed broadleaved woodland with two small buildings.
Greenslade Taylor Hunt 111 High Street, Honiton EX14 1LS Contact: Will Handel 01404 46222 [email protected]
Symonds & Sampson LLP Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AW Contact: Ross Willmington 01297 33122 [email protected]
Directions From Sidmouth take the A3052 east towards Seaton and Lyme Regis. Follow the A3052 until Branscombe Cross (just past Kingsdown Tail Caravan Park). The land at Long Chimney lies between the A3052, Beech Tree Lane and the Honiton Common Road. Our For Sale signs will be posted.
The Property The land at Long Chimney comes to the open market for the first time in 40 years, having been owned by the Sweetland family since 1973. The sale offers an excellent opportunity for commercial farmers and investors to acquire level, productive arable land in good sized parcels all with good access and road frontage in a
convenient, easily accessible position. The land also offers great potential as a start up farm and in the future to build a farmhouse and modern farmbuildings (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents).
conversion or improvement (subject to planning). The building is surrounded by a small cattle yard with feeders, in a poor state of repair.
The soil type is predominately a medium loam over flint (Grade 3), being free draining, productive and capable of growing excellent crops.
Lot One 80.86 acres (32.73 ha) of Arable land with a small range of farmbuildings. Excellent level arable land in three main enclosures with access onto Beech Tree Lane. Useful former Cowstall of block construction (60’ x 16’), which may offer potential for
37.09 acres (15.01 ha) of Arable land. Two very good level arable fields situated closest to the Old Three Horseshoes Inn at Branscombe. Access onto the Honiton Common road and the A3052.
Lot Three 38.47 acres (15.57 ha) of Arable land. Three excellent level arable fields situated close to Branscombe Cross. Access onto Beech Tree Lane. Large water storage tank.
Lot Four 10.65 acres (4.31 ha) of Mixed Broadleaved Woodland with two small buildings. A very attractive parcel of mixed broadleaved woodland served by a good track with level access onto Beech Tree Lane. Species include Oak, Ash, Holly and Beech. A lovely Beech hedge forms the boundary to the highway. In Spring the woodland has a carpet of bluebells. Two small timber and GI clad buildings, both of which maybe suitable for improvement (subject to planning).
Services Main water supply to Lot 3, main water available to Lots 1 & 2 but not currently connected. No services connected to Lot 4.
Single Payment Scheme The vendors will retain the Single Farm Payment for the 2013
scheme year and the purchasers will be required to farm the land in accordance with the cross compliance regulations until 31st December 2013. The entitlements under the SPS are included in the sale and the vendors will endeavour to transfer the entitlements to the purchaser(s). The purchaser(s) will be responsible for the agents costs incurred in completing the transfer paperwork.
Environmental Stewardship The land is entered into the Entry Level Stewardship Scheme and purchasers will be required to take over the obligations under the scheme. The scheme commenced on 1st May 2010.
Rights of Way None affect the property.
Sporting The sporting rights are owned and included in the sale.
Ingoing Valuation There will be no Ingoing Valuation.
Tenure Freehold. The land is let under licence until 15th September 2013 and maybe subject to holdover.
Local Authority East Devon District Council, Knowle, Sidmouth, EX10 5HL. Telephone 01395 516551.
Services South West Water Telephone 01392 446688.
Reproduced from the Ordnance Survey. Not to Scale mapping with permission of the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office © Crown copyright (ES100004403)
Method of Sale
Messrs Scott Rowe Chard Street, Axminster Devon EX13 5DS Telephone 01297 32345 Ref: R M Lewis Esq
The property is offered for sale by private treaty. Offers are invited as a whole or in up to four lots as shown on the sale plan. However offers will be considered for further sub division of the farm, other than as lotted.
During daylights hours with a set of particulars to hand, having first informed one of the joint sole agents. Further details, if required, from Ross Willmington at Symonds and Sampson LLP on 01297 33122 or Will Handel at Greenslade Taylor Hunt on 01404 46222.
Symonds & Sampson, Greenslade Taylor Hunt and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the properties have all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Symonds & Sampson LLP have not tested any services, equipment or facilities 3. We have not made any investigation into the existence or otherwise of any issues concerning pollution of land, air or water contamination and the purchaser is responsible for making his own enquiries in this regard. 4. The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether public or private, specifically mentioned or not. The vendors shall not be required to define any such rights, privileges or advantages. MRW 05.13