Lot 1 - Land At Ditchford Bank, Ditchford Bank, Worcestershire, B60

£40,000

Guide price

For sale by private treaty As a whole or in two lots.

SITUATION

Situated to the south of the village of Lower Bentley in Worcestershire, the property lies 6.3 miles to the south of Bromsgrove and 6 miles to the west of Redditch.

The land benefits from good transport links including Junction 1 of the M42 (6 miles) and Junction 4 of the M5 (19 miles) offering access to the wider road network.

DESCRIPTION

The northern block of land can be accessed directly off Woodgate Road.

Extending in all to approximately 3.41 acres, the land is bound by mature hedgerows with a stream forming the western most boundary. Partly ridge and furrow, the pastureland is of high quality containing rare green orchids and has been recognised in the past for its wild flower diversity.

A steel portal frame building with a timber lean-to lies within the northern block of land with the benefit of a mains water connection.

The land is classified by the Agricultural Land Classification as Grade 3/4. The soil is classified as Wickham 2, a slightly acidic loamy soil suitable for a wide range of pastures and woodlands.

METHOD OF SALE AND TENURE

The land is for sale by private treaty as a whole or in lots with vacant possession.

SERVICES

Mains water is connected to the property.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME

It is understood that the land is registered on the Rural Land Register for the Basic Payment Scheme. The entitlements may be available by separate negotiation.

DESIGNATIONS

The land lies within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ). The land also lies within the Birmingham Greenbelt Designation.

MINERALS, SPORTING AND TIMBER RIGHTS

Minerals, sporting and timber rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned.

WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY

The property is sold subject to the benefit of all rights including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements and proposed wayleaves from masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water, gas and other pipes whether specifically referred to or not. There are no public rights of way directly across the land.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Bromsgrove District Council Tel: 01527 873232

Website: www.bromsgrove.gov.uk

VIEWING

The land may be viewed during normal daylight hours subject to prior notification to the vendor's agent for security purposes. Any person viewing the land must be in possession of a copy of the sales particulars. Given the potential hazards of the farm, we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety.

DIRECTIONS

On entering Lower Bentley, follow High Elms Lane. At the T-junction, turn left onto Woodgate Road. After 0.5 miles, the property will be on your left signposted to a bridleway. The nearest postcode is B60 4HU.

Arrange viewing 01865 708658

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