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Letton

Herefordshire
27 May 2014

Savills - Oxford
Address of property to sell:
Letton, Hereford, Herefordshire
HR3 6DH
Acres: 216.04
Telephone: +44 (0) 1865 269 000
£2,150,000

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The land has access from the Letton to Kinley road. The arable land has been farmed to a high standard and much of the land is suitable for potatoes which are grown in the rotation. The basic rotation includes wheat, barley, oil seed rape and potatoes. All fields have mains water available.

The land has been farmed in hand. We are told results have been impressive with typical yields for wheat in the region of over 5t/acre. The land has been drained, land drainage plans are available for inspection.

Irrigation is available to many fields by Bauer pipe. There are two abstraction licences permitting abstraction between 1st May to 30th September, from the River Wye and Letton lake.

Letton is one of Hereford's ancient villages with a church dating back to Norman times. The estate includes much of the village and land which surrounds it. The River Wye forms the south western boundary to the estate and a brook tributary, known as Letton Lake, runs through the estate.

Letton Court is found to the west of Hereford, a cathedral city with an excellent range of facilities, shops and a mainline train link. The attractive market town of Hay-on-Wye is 9 miles to the west and is famous for its abundance of bookshops, antiques, crafts, good pubs and the internationally renowned Hay Literary Festival held in May each year. International airports are located at Cardiff (77 miles), Bristol (73 miles) and Birmingham (75 miles). Shobdon Aerodrome is 15.5 miles away.

Public schools include The Christ College in Brecon, Llandovery
College, Monmouth School, Malvern College and Hereford Cathedral School are all within easy reach. There is a local primary school in Eardisley and The Bishop of Hereford's Bluecoat Comprehensive School in Hereford.

The towns, villages and countryside around Letton Court provide an excellent range of social and leisure activities, with extensive walking including Offa's Dyke and Mortimer's Trail; further afield are the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons National Park. There is world renowned salmon and trout fishing on the Wye both on the estate and in the local area. National Hunt racing is found within easy reach at Hereford, Ludlow, Cheltenham and Chepstow. Golf facilities are available at Brecon and Hay-on-Wye/Kington.

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