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LOT 3B - Land at Top Road


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Property Details:

Lot 3B 6.43 acres Land

General Remarks & Stipulations

A rare opportunity to purchase strategic investment land and dilapidated farm buildings being approx. 1,000 ft2 (96 m2) in 6.29 acres on the edge of Shipham available as a whole or in three lots. The site is accessed from Top Road and Glovers Field via field gate. Historically the land has been used for mowing and grazing and has good views across the Mendip Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty towards the Bristol Channel. The area is very popular for horse-riding and is close to the West Mendip Way long distance footpath. There is a public footpath across Lots B & C. Mines and mineral rights are excluded from the sale. Available as a Whole or In Three Lots:- WHOLE14.94 acres (6.04ha)£175,000 LOT A 6.92 acres (2.80 ha) £100,000 & stone buildings LOT B 6.43 acres (2.60 ha) £45,000 LOT C 1.62 acres (0.65 ha) £30,000 N.B. Please note that English Heritage have now listed part of the land on the Schedule of Monuments. This does not affect Lot A. LOTTING - WE WILL OFFER THE WHOLE FOR SALE THEN IF UNSOLD WE WILL OFFER LOT A. IF LOT A SELLS WE WILL THEN OFFER LOTS B & C TOGETHER.


Freehold with vacant possession


Water to trough from well in Lot A


Sedgemoor District Council Local Plan designations: •Adjoining the Development Boundary •Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty •Site of County Importance •Area of High Archaeological Potential

Lotting & Reserve

It is anticipated that the property will be offered as shown but the vendor reserves the right to withdraw, alter or amend the extent of the property being offered.


The ownership of the boundaries where known are shown by “T” marks and otherwise are believed to be in accordance with the custom of the country. The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the vendor nor the agent should be required to produce evidence as to the ownership of the boundaries.


At any reasonable daylight hour with a set of sales particulars and with the usual courtesy shown to the occupier.

Special Conditions of Sale

Development Clause – the land will be sold with a development uplift provision whereby the vendor and their successor(s) in title will be entitled to 50% of any increase in the market value attributable to the grant of planning permission for any change of use other than agricultural or personal equestrian for the period of 21 years from the completion date. 2a.There will be a right of way at all times and for all purposes over Lot B for the benefit of Lot C as hatched blue on the plan. 2b.The Purchaser of Lot C will erect and thereafter maintain a stock-proof fence between points W-X-Y-Z. 3. The successful purchaser of each lot will contribute £500 plus VAT towards vendors’ reasonable professional fees.

Local Authority

Sedgemoor District Council Bridgwater House King Square Bridgwater TA6 3AR Tel: 0845-408540

Vendor's solicitor

Berry Redmond Gordon & Penney LLP 10 Woodborough Road Winscombe North Somerset BS25 1AA Tel: 01934-842811 FAO:Vanessa Dawson


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