A good block of arable land, extensive farm buildings with potential in a sought after rural location
Directions - From Kingham Station head to Chipping Norton continue for 0.5 mile on the B4450 road. Turn right where signposted for Shipton/Lyneham, the property is then situated on the left hand side behind the row of trees.
Situation - The property is situated in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and lies to the east of the sought after village of Kingham. The village offers local amenities such as a village shop, a public house and a direct line station terminating at London Paddington. Approximately 7 miles to the north east is the market town of Chipping Norton, often known as the 'Gateway to the Cotswolds'. The town offers a comprehensive range of local amenities including a weekly market and a range of shops, supermarkets, pubs and restaurants, leisure facilities and a nationally recognised theatre. Other popular settlements such as Stow-on-the-Wold also offer more amenities, with the acclaimed and renowned Daylesford Organic Farm Shop just a stone's throw away.
Description - This property lies close to the village of Kingham and enjoys a good range of established buildings as described below with approximate measurements. Attached to the property is farmland extending to approximately 32 acres of arable land farmed within an arable rotation. At the bottom of the hill there is 1.7acres of woodland and a stream. It is an attractive parcel situated close to a small village in a beautiful rural setting with great views over a shallow valley. There is good, well established road frontage with a large single access to the buildings on the West boundary. The east and south boundaries border onto the arable land.
Agricultural Barn (Approx 14.9M X 18M) - Formerly used as a grainstore, the building roof is of steel truss construction with block walling and corrugated roof covering. There is a large sliding door at entrance and a concrete floor.
Lean -To Adjoining Main Grainstore (7.5M X 17.8M) - Attached to the north side of the barn is a lean to which contains an old raceway for a Piggery. The building is of block work construction to sides, with concrete flooring and corrugated roof.
Disused Pig Unit (1) (6M X 57M) - Constructed from block work and corrugated roofing with slatted floors. Facing a central passageway of approximately 2.5m wide.
Disused Pig Unit (2) (6M X 57M) - Constructed from block work and corrugated roofing with slatted floors. Facing a central passageway of approximately 2.5m wide.
Raised Pig Unit (27M X 10M) - On slats and in cubicles, this is an old rearing shed. To the rear of this building we believe there to be an old lagoon.
Arable Land - Amounting To 32 Acres - This arable land is grade 3 land with acid loamy and clayey soils at the top of the hill and slightly heavier loamy and clayey soils mainly down the slope.
Woodland - There is a 1.7 acre of woodland, of open wood, consisting of mixed, Sycamore and Ash. It is edged by two streams.
Rights Of Way - There is only one footpath across the land running north/south on the western boundary of the woodland.
Minerals And Sporting Rights - We understand that mineral and sporting rights are to be included in the sale.
Statutory Designations - The property is situated within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
Entitlements & Basic Payment Scheme - There are 12.73 Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements associated with the property which will be sold with the land. There will be no apportionment of the 2020 claim. As part of this sale, a clause will exist to ensure that cross compliance is adhered to for the calender year.
Tenure And Possession - Freehold with Vacant Possession: However there is currently a cropping licence upon the land which will allow the removal of the existing crop.
Environmental Schemes - We understand that there are currently no environmental schemes existing on the land.
Planning - In 2006 a planning application (06/2113/P/FP) was refused for a change of use of barn to motor repair workshop and office. However, we consider planning policy has changed allowing development opportunities on the barn subject to the necessary consents.
Services - Water is available through a borehole system, with a pumphouse located within the Lyneham Road boundary. We understand that a mains connection can feed this system. Electric was connected to the site and the main fuseboard exists within the grainstore. The rights of supply need to be further investigated.
Wayleaves And Easements - The land is sold with the benefit of all rights of way (whether public or private), light, support, drainage, water supplies and other rights and obligations, easements, quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all wayleaves for poles, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether referred to in the general Information, particulars or special conditions of the sale or otherwise subject to all outgoings or charges connected with or chargeable whether mentioned or not.
Agents' Notes - The property offers a unique and uncommon opportunity to own a large parcel on the edge of the ever increasingly popular village of Kingham. Subject to the necessary planning consents there could be scope for future redevelopment for both residential and commercial opportunities.
Viewing - May ONLY be undertaken during daylight hours by prospective purchasers in possession of a copy of these particulars and STRICTLY by prior appointment with the vendors sole agents Tayler & Fletcher ). Entry into the piggery buildings is NOT permitted at any time, due to safety concerns. Please respect the crop and only walk on field edges.
Health & Safety - For your own safety we must ask you not enter the more dilapidated buildings or piggery's. Furthermore, we take no responsibility for unattended inspections. We confirm we are unable to provide an asbestos management plan.
Local Authority - West Oxfordshire District Council, Elmfield, New Yatt Road, Witney, OX28 1PB. Tel
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