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Boyton, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15
£40,000 | 0.8 acres

Property features

• SOLD BY AUCTION FOR £86,000
• Guide £40,000 - £60,000
• Road Frontage
• Edge of Popular Village
• Former Workshop/Store Building
• Polytunnels
• Attractive Views
• 0.80 Acres

SOLD BY AUCTION FOR £86,000 - Former plant nursery with potential for alternative uses (STP). Road frontage, edge of popular village, former workshop/store building, polytunnels and attractive views. 0.80 acres.
 
SITUATION
Braggs Wood Nursery is located on the eastern edge of the popular village of Boyton, which has a primary school rated "good" by OFSTED and two places of worship. The well respected Countryman Inn is approximately 2.5 miles away, and a comprehensive range of shopping, health, education and leisure facilities are available in Launceston. The A30 dual-carriageway can be joined at Launceston, which provides access between the cathedral cities of Exeter and Truro.

DESCRIPTION
Situated approximately half a mile from the centre of Boyton, is a former plant nursery of approximately 0.8 acres (0.32 hectares) which offers an opportunity to operate as a Nursery again. FORMER WORKSHOP/STORE BUILDING (of approximately 270 sq metres), constructed of rendered concrete block under a steel profile roof. This building is predominantly single storey with a small two storey element. Internally the building is sub-divided into a number of rooms including a kitchen and WC. The building is set well back from the road with fine views of the unspoilt countryside along the Tamar Valley with a substantial growing area and three polytunnels to the rear.

AGENT'S NOTE
The internal photographs of the outbuilding were taken in 2016.

SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage.

DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL
In the past there has been a succession of temporary consents for the siting of a mobile home to serve Boyton Nurseries, the last one being February 1998. Whilst there is an opportunity to re-open the nursery, the site may have potential for alternative uses, such as a rural office, a builder's yard or perhaps since the introduction of a "presumption in favour of sustainable development", in the National planning policy framework, there may be potential to create a dwelling, all subject to obtaining any necessary planning consent. Purchasers must make their own enquiries and satisfy themselves on this point.

DEVELOPMENT CLAW BACK
Perhaps slightly unusually, there is no development claw back clause requiring a purchaser to pay the vendor for any share of an uplift in value.

SPORTING AND MINERAL RIGHTS
The Sporting and Mineral Rights such as are owned are included within the sale.

WAYLEAVES, COVENANTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any Wayleave Agreements in respect of electricity or telephone equipment and the property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any public or private rights of way. There are no footpaths or public rights of way shown on the Ordnance Survey Plan that affect the property.
 

PLANS AND BOUNDARY FENCES
A plan which is not to be relied upon is attached to the reverse of these sale particulars. Purchasers must satisfy themselves from inspection or otherwise as to its accuracy. For the avoidance of doubt, the neighbours have planted a second hedge on their side of the eastern boundary, which is totally within their property.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3AY. T: 0300 1234100. www.cornwall.gov.uk.

METHOD OF SALE
The land is to be offered for sale by Public Auction at 6.00 pm on Tuesday 21st November 2017 at Lanhydrock Hotel and Golf Club, Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 5AQ. The land /property will be sold subject to an undisclosed reserve and the vendor/s reserves the right for the auctioneer to bid in the usual way on their behalf up to the reserve. The vendors also reserve the right to sell all or part of the property prior to the auction.
 
Under Money Laundering Regulations 2017 it is a requirement for Estate Agents to perform due diligence checks on any person that intends to bid at an auction, therefore there will be a requirement for the bidder to provide two forms of identification at the auction, consisting of a photo identification, such as a passport or current driving licence and secondly proof of address, such as a recent utility bill or bank statement.

VENDOR'S SOLICITORS
Sproull Solicitors LLP, 42 Molesworth Street, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7DR, FAO: Mrs L Sproull, T: 01208 72328, E: ls@sproullllp.co.uk

AUCTION LEGAL PACK
This includes the searches, draft contract, deeds/epitome of title, special conditions of sale etc, and is available for purchase for £30 including VAT from the vendors' solicitors. Alternatively, it can be inspected free of charge by appointment at Stags Launceston Office. It is the purchaser's responsibility to make all the necessary enquiries prior to the Auction.

TENURE
Freehold with vacant possession on completion on 5th January 2018.

VIEWING
Viewing of the property is strictly by prior appointment with the vendor's appointed agents, Stags Launceston Office.

DIRECTIONS
From the centre of Launceston proceed along the B3254 towards Bude. Pass over the bridge at Yeolmbridge and after approximately 0.5 miles, take the 2nd turning right at Ladycross, signposted Boyton. In the middle of the village turn right, signposted Boyton ¼ mile, Holsworthy 9.5 miles. Proceed along this road for 800 metres and the property will be found on the left hand side, immediately after, but adjacent to a concrete drive. There is a cattle grid in the entrance and a For Sale board has been erected.

*DEFINITION OF GUIDE AND RESERVE
  • Guide price(s) are an indication of the seller's expectation.
  • Reserve price(s) are a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell the lot at auction. We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range.
  • Guide prices may change at any time prior to the auction.

     
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