LOT 5: MANOR FARM FISHING LAKES
Lot 5 comprises the principal lakes and associated adjoining valley pasture/amenity land, extending in all to about 15.34 acres. The land runs through the centre of the holding with access via the track known as Nunns Walk, from the road running to the south/east of Lot 7. In turn, follow the farm track off to the left of Nunns Walk and down around to the right, with reference to the enclosed plan. There is a fishing lease on this lake until 31 October 2018.
Tenure and Possession
The property is offered freehold. There is a Farm Business Tenancy which expires on 29 September 2017 over the majority of the land and the modern farm buildings. There is a lease of the fishing to Brimclose Fishing Club which expires on 31 October 2018 over the lakes and part of the River Nadder. There is another lease of the fishing to Teffont Fishing Club which expires on 31 October 2017 over two sections of the River Nadder to the northern end of the holding. There is also a lease of the shooting rights over the holding which expires on 2 February 2018.
Basic Payment Scheme
The land is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme. The vendor will endeavour to transfer the entitlements to the successful purchaser(s) following completion. Should the land be sold in separate lots, these entitlements will be apportioned between the lots.
Entry Level and Higher Level Stewardship
There is a stewardship agreement over the holding which expires on 31 August 2020. Successful purchaser(s) will be required to take on the obligations of the agreement. Further details are available from the agent.
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
No EPCs are required. Red Cedars has permission for demolition and re-development. The remainder of the buildings for development are currently vacant and/or in agricultural use. They are therefore exempt.
The farm buildings are connected to mains electricity and water. Private drainage systems will need to be installed to service the dwellings. Should the property be sold in lots, sub-meters will need to be installed by the respective purchasers.
Easements and Wayleaves
The Old Farmhouse together with the Grey Mews properties and the Church have access rights over the access drive within Lot 3.
Wessex Water have a right of access over the track known as Nunns Walk, to the sewage works adjoining Lot 7.
Health and Safety
Potential purchasers are requested to take particular care when inspecting the property. They are reminded of the risks of the deep water in the lakes and ponds, as well as running/deep water in the brook. Potential purchasers should not venture close to the banks of the lakes, ponds or brook, due to the risk that these may be slippery and/or unstable. They should also be conscious that the bridges crossing the brook are not to be crossed by vehicle and may be unstable, slippery and fragile under foot. They are also reminded to be conscious of the risks associated with unstable timber floors, walls and roof tiles within the farm buildings. Potential purchasers should also bear in mind the risks associated with sudden movements from livestock and machinery which may be present in the farm buildings and on the land at the time of inspection. Potential purchasers are requested to wear supportive footwear for viewings, and are advised to be conscious of potentially uneven, steep and slippery ground surfaces.
There is a public footpath crossing Lot 7.
Viewings are strictly by appointment through the agent on 01823 428590.