Situated within the popular parish of Cutcombe and Wheddon Cross. The village amenities include a recently refurbished convenience store and petrol station, public house, primary school and church.
The land and barns are ideally located to nearby bridleways giving access to extensive riding over the moors and in the lovely river valleys.
The county town of Taunton is approximately 24 miles east and boasts a wealth of shopping, recreational and leisure facilities. Near Taunton is Junction 25 of the M5 and there is a train station providing fast links to London (Paddington), as well as direct services to the West Midlands, the North, Scotland and Wales.DESCRIPTION
Putham Cleave Barns offer an exciting opportunity to acquire 16 acres of land with two stone barns, located in a quiet rural location with outstanding far reaching views across a deep valley to The Brendon Hills.THE BARNS
Two agricultural barns built mainly of stone, set on a level grassy plateau overlooking a wide river valley, surrounded by pasture and woodland.
Barn 1: Enclosed former stock barn with stone walls that have been partially repaired with modern concrete block elevations. Corrugated iron panelled roof.
Barn 2: Traditional open sided Linhay with round stone pillars and two simple stable partitions. Corrugated iron panelled roof and partial side cladding.THE LAND
16.32 Acres of steep upland pasture, suitable for sheep grazing. The land would benefit from bracken control and a more concentrated grazing policy. There is stock proof boundary fencing.SERVICES
Water and electricity will require connection to the property. No drainage facility.PLANNING
A detailed planning application was submitted in June 2015 to the Exmoor National Park authorities
(6/8/15/105) for the restoration and conversion of two redundant and disused barns to form a single residential dwelling house and covered storage/parking area. This application was refused.LOCAL AUTHORITY
Planning - Exmoor National Park, Exmoor House, Dulverton, Somerset TA22 9HL. 01398 323665. Info@exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk
Administrative - West Somerset Council, West Somerset House, Killick Way, Williton, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4QA. Tel: 01643 703704TENURE
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.PLANS AND BOUNDARIES
A plan for identification purposes is included with these particulars, but is not to scale and is not to be relied upon. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to its accuracy.WAYLEAVES AND RIGHTS OF WAY
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements in respect of electricity or telephone poles, wires, stays, cables, etc; or any water or drainage pipes, etc either passing upon, over or under it. The land is also sold subject to and with the benefit of any public or private rights of way or bridleways etc.VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment with the agents please. Stags Dulverton Office 01398 323174 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Those parties viewing the land are requested to close all gates on entering and leaving the property as well as having respect for the Country Code and keeping dogs on leads and children under strict supervision. There may be stock on the land and therefore those people viewing do so entirely at their own risk.DIRECTIONS
Travelling Northwards on the A396, approaching the village of Wheddon Cross go pass the crossroads and take the next turning right, signposted to Cutcombe & Putham, Immediately opposite the village school, turn right to Putham. Continue along this lane and where the road bears left, continue straight on, where a "No Through" road sign is seen. Continue along this drive passing Sherwell Data on the right. Keeping the fields on your left, drive straight ahead passing Lower Putham Farm and down through a five bar gate giving entrance to the property. We suggest that you do not take your vehicle down to the barns.