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Chelfham, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31
Offers in excess of £85,000 | 14.9 acres

Property features

• Young Woodland
• 14.9 Acres
• South Facing
• Open Areas
• Unspoilt Views
• Direct Road Access
• Available in Two Lots
• Sale by Private Treaty

A south-facing young woodland overlooking an unspoilt valley, planted with native deciduous trees. 14.9 acres. Direct road access. Annual income from woodland maintenance agreement. Would suit a recreational woodland owner. Available as a whole or in two lots. For sale by private treaty.
 
SITUATION
The land is situated just above the hamlet of Chelfham in North Devon, approximately 2 miles to the south-west of the village of Bratton Fleming. The market town of Barnstaple is within 5 miles whilst South Molton lies about 13 miles to the south-east.

DESCRIPTION
Previously forming a block of south-facing pasture, the land totals approximately 14.9 acres (6.03 hectares) and has recently been planted to create a mixed woodland with a variety of mostly native deciduous trees. The land is level in part, with the remainder sloping down towards Chelfham Barton Wood on the south-eastern boundary.
 
The wood was planted predominantly as an Oak woodland with a mixture of other upland/ western tree species in lower numbers for diversity. The planting mix is Sessile Oak, Hazel, Blackthorn, Rowan, Silver Birch, Downy Birch, Hawthorn, Cherry, Crab Apple, Goat Willow.
 
The woodland is available as a whole or in two lots:

LOT 1: GUIDE £55,000
Lot 1 extends to approximately 9.00 (3.64 hectares) acres and is shown coloured green on the land plan.

LOT 2: GUIDE £30,000
Lot 2 extends to approximately 5.90 acres (2.39 hectares) and is shown coloured red on the land plan.

SERVICES
There are no mains services connected to the land.

ACCESS
LOT 1 has direct access to a council maintained road. LOT 2 is accessed via a right of way (at all times for all purposes) over the track coloured brown on the land plan. The access strip (A to B on the land plan) will form part of the ownership of LOT 2 will be 5 metres wide.

FENCING REQUIREMENT
The purchaser of LOT 2 will be required to erect and maintain a stock-proof fence between points A, B and C, as shown on the land plan.

METHOD OF SALE
The land is offered for sale by private treaty and is available as a whole or in two lots.

TENURE & POSSESSION
The land is owned freehold and is available with vacant possession upon completion.

LAND MANAGEMENT
The land is entered into a Countryside Stewardship Agreement (Agreement Number: 323965). As part of this agreement a Woodland Maintenance Grant will be payable to the land owner until 31 December 2028. The payment is anticipated to equate to approximately £1,199.10 per annum.
 
It is a condition of the sale that the purchaser(s) will undertake to continue the management agreement.

LAND DESIGNATIONS
The land is within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
North Devon District Council. Telephone: 01271 327711 (www.northdevon.gov.uk).

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. There are no public rights of way passing across the land.

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

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
All viewings are strictly by prior appointment. Please contact Stags (01271 322833 or email: barnstaple@stags.co.uk) to arrange an appointment.

DIRECTIONS
From Barnstaple take Bear Street and the Goodleigh road, signposted Goodleigh and Bratton Fleming. Continue towards Bratton Fleming and at Chelfham turn right under the viaduct signposted Stoke Rovers. Pass underneath the viaduct and take the following left turn, continuing up the hill for half a mile where the entrance gate will be found on the right.

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

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

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