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Bridge Reeve, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18
Guide price £400,000 | 71.83 acres

Property features

• Mixed Pasture & Woodland
• 71.83 Acres
• Productive Pasture
• Pretty Deciduous Woodland
• Dilapidated Farm Buildings
• Road Access
• Stream
• Sale by Private Treaty

An attractive mixed block of pasture land and woodland positioned above the Taw Valley. 71.83 acres. Productive pasture. Pretty deciduous woodland in a sheltered valley adjoining a stream. Direct road access. Dilapidated farm buildings. For sale by private treaty.
 
SITUATION
The land lies in an unspoilt location above the Taw Valley in North Devon, between the hamlet of Bridge Reeve and the village of Ashreigney. Ashriegney is within one mile of the land, whilst the small town of Chulmleigh on the opposite side of the valley, 2.5 miles to the east.
 
The A377 can be accessed in just under 1.5 miles and links the towns of Barnstaple and Crediton, with the market town of South Molton 12 miles north-east of the land.

DESCRIPTION
The land comprises an attractive mixed block of productive pasture and pretty deciduous woodland, positioned above the Taw Valley and extending in total to 71.83 Acres (29.07 hectares).
 
A stone entrance lane leads down from the road to a small concrete yard, around which there are some dilapidated farm buildings, mainly of timber frame construction with galvanised iron sheeted elevations.
 
The pasture land totals about 35.5 acres within four enclosures with a level paddock on the western boundary with a gate onto Horridge Lane, and the remainder sloping down into the valley, part of which is south-facing and suitable for mowing as well as grazing. There are about 7 acres of scrub / gorse which is suitable for grazing, but could be improved back to grass.
 
The woodland lies in a very pretty sheltered valley with a stream flowing along the eastern boundary and the Hollocombe Brook along most of the southern boundary.
 
The trees are mostly deciduous and include some mature native oak and beech trees and there is a track running through the wood allowing good access throughout. There is a predominantly south-east facing aspect and during the spring months there is a carpet of bluebells and primroses.

SERVICES
There is a natural water supply to the land from a stream and also from Hollocombe Water. Mains electricity is available near to the buildings.

ACCESS
There is access to the land directly from the council maintained road which runs between Bridge Reeve and Ashreigney. The entrance lane leading to the buildings is owned and forms part of the property. There is also access to the land via a right of way over Horridge Lane.

TENURE
The land is available with vacant possession upon completion.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2QG. Tel: 01237 428700. www.torridge.gov.uk.

METHOD OF SALE
The land is offered for sale by private treaty, as one lot.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS)
There are 15.71 entitlements (non SDA) registered to the land under the BPS. The entitlements are included in the sale.

DESIGNATIONS
The land is within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ ID number ET6).

SPORTING & MINERAL RIGHTS
The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned are included with the freehold.

WAYLEAVES & RIGHTS OF WAY
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements in respect of any electricity or telephone poles, wires, stays, cables etc., or water or drainage pipes etc., either passing upon, over or under it. The property is also sold subject to and with the benefit of any public or private rights of way or bridleways etc.
 

PLANS & BOUNDARY FENCES
A plan, which is not to scale and is not to be relied upon, is attached to these particulars. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to its accuracy.

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment only with Stags. Please telephone 01769 572263 or email: farms@stags.co.uk to arrange an appointment.

DIRECTIONS
From the A377 at Leigh Cross (just to the west of Chulmleigh) take the turning to the west signposted to Bridge Reeve. Continue down into the valley, cross over the bridge and at the T junction turn right. After a short distance at Coles Corner, follow the road around to the left towards Ashreigney. Continue on this road up the hill, and after just under one mile, the entrance lane to the land will be found on the left.

DISCLAIMER
These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

WARNING
Farms and land can be dangerous places. Please take care when viewing the property, particularly in the vicinity of farm buildings and livestock.

 

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