An attractive parcel of level permanent pasture land situated within the picturesque hamlet of Sutton. In total the land extends to approximately 2.33 acres (0.94 hectares). The land is suitable for a number of end uses including amenity, equestrian and long term development potential (subject to the necessary consents).
For Sale by Informal Tender with a deadline of Friday 10th April 2020 at 12 noon.
The land is located within the picturesque hamlet of Sutton, Castle Cary. The hamlet of Sutton is a small residential hamlet with a number of agricultural farms, residential dwelling houses and gardens in the immediate proximity. Sutton is a quiet hamlet with a small collection of houses and is just a few minutes drive from the popular market towns of Castle Cary and Bruton. Castle Cary is situated just one mile southeast and the town of Bruton some four miles east, which offers a wide range of amenities and services. The property is easily accessed being just a third of a mile from the A371 and is accessed directly from the public highway via a gateway.
The land comprises a level parcel of productive, permanent pasture land separated into two enclosures. The land has been well maintained and used for the grazing of livestock and for taking cuts of hay/silage in recent years. The land enjoys a quiet and pleasant aspect with fine views over the surrounding adjoining farmland. The land is enclosed by a mixture of natural hedgerows and stock proof fencing. In total the land extends to approximately 2.33 acres (0.94 hectares) as shown edged red on the attached plan.
Planning permission has been granted for the formation of a new access gateway directly from the road together with hardstanding area as shown on the attached plan - Ref. No: 2020/0136/CLP, Mendip District Council.
Purchasers to make their own investigations with regards to services to the holding. Mains water is located a short distance west of the land.
Rights of Way, Easements Etc
We are not aware of any rights of way over the land and the property is sold as far as required by the vendor and will be conveyed subject to all rights of way, easements and way leaves of telegraphs poles, drains and wires, electric pylons and cables, water and gas pipes at present erected on and passing over or under the property and subject to the agreements affecting the same (if any).
The land will be sold subject to an overage clause in favour of the vendors and their successors. Stating, ‘in the event of planning permission being obtained for residential/commercial development within a term of 20 years from completion, the purchaser(s) will be liable to an uplift payment of 25% from the current agricultural value The overage will be triggered upon either, the commencement of building works on the land or sale of the land with the benefit of planning consent, whichever is the sooner. (further information from the selling agents).
Town & Country Planning
The land is strategically located within the hamlet of Sutton and we believe it has long term development potential (subject to the necessary consents). The property, notwithstanding any description contained in these particulars, is sold subject to any Development Plan, Tree Preservation Order, Town Planning Scheme, Resolution Notice, which may be or may come to be in force and also subject to any statutory provision or Bye-laws without any obligation on the part of the vendor to specify them.
Method of Sale
The property will be offered for sale by Informal Tender with a deadline of Friday 10th April 2020 at 12 noon.
A tender form should be submitted prior to this date, detailing an offer in full with all required information. Forms should be addressed FAO Jamie Batt, Greenslade Taylor Hunt, , 22 Princes Street, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1EQ. Tender forms are available from the selling agent.
Basic Payment Scheme
There will be no Basic Payment Scheme entitlements available with the sale of the land.
A legal pack will be available from the vendors solicitors
Laura Maden, Chubb Bulleid, Strode House, 10 Leigh Road, Street, Somerset BA16 0HA
The property can be viewed at any reasonable time whilst in possession of the sales particulars. The vendor or their agents take no liability for any injury caused within reason whilst on the property. All potential purchasers are asked to observe the country code and close all gates.
From Castle Cary head north west on the B3152 and continue to merge onto the A371 heading north towards Shepton Mallet. After approximately 0.6 of a mile take the turning left, immediately before the Brook House Inn Pub. Continue on this road taking the first turning left and follow this road for approximately half a mile and the land will be located on the left hand side. The land will also be indicated by the agents for sale boards.
Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5BT