OFFERS INVITED BY NOON ON MONDAY 14th OCTOBER 2019
As a whole the land extends to approximately
78.76 acres with around 64.26 acres being
productive pastureland and 11.68 acres of
The woodland at Ampney Park extends to
approximately 11.68 acres and is interspersed
across the property. It provides the perfect
setting for a family shoot with the larger
block of woodland located centrally to the
land with three further spinnies planted by
the current owners.
To the northern boundary and with its own
access is a four bay steel portal framed open
sided agricultural building. The building forms
part of Lot 2 and is currently utilised for
agricultural storage purposes.
The undulating ground and location of the
woodland enables the current owners of the
property to run a successful family shoot on the
land. Please note that the sporting rights are
reserved for the next two shooting seasons.
Method of sale: The land at Ampney Park is
offered for sale as a whole, or in up to 2 lots by
private treaty. Subject to the leases, licenses and
agreements outlined below. Further details are
available from the vendor’s agent.
Farm Business Tenancy: The pastureland
(approximately 64.70 acres) and the farm
building are let on a Farm Business Tenancy
(FBT) until 29th September 2020 (subject to the
relevant notices being served). Further details
are available from the vendor’s agent.
Services: There is a natural water source by way
of the Ampney Brook located within the main
block of woodland with a small stream running
across the land before joining the brook and
flowing easterly off the land. There is mains
water supply and two water troughs on the land.
Wayleaves, easements and rights of way:
The property is being sold subject to and with
the benefit of all rights including; rights of
way, whether public or private, light, support,
drainage, water and electricity supplies and
other rights and obligations, easements and
quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and
all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts,
pylons, stays, cables, drains, water and gas
and other pipes whether referred to in these
particulars or not.
Basic Payment: The entitlements to the Basic
Payment are included in the sale. The Tenant
has submitted a claim for the current scheme
year and will retain the payment for this scheme
year and the 2020 scheme year in its entirety.
The entitlements will be transferred back to the
owner of the property as soon as the transfer
rules allow after the end of the tenancy. In
the event that the property is sold in lots the
entitlements will be included with the eligible
land on a pro rata basis at the discretion of the
vendor (or their representatives) and transferred
back to the owners of the land once the tenancy
Designations: The land is set in the Cotswold
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is also
in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ). The former
pump house located on the southern boundary
is Grade II Listed.
Sporting, timber and mineral rights: All mineral
rights are included in the freehold sale, in so far as
they are owned. The sporting rights are reserved
for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 shooting seasons
due to expire on 1st February 2021. Further details
available from the vendor’s agent(s).
Fixtures and fittings: All items usually regarded
as tenant’s fixtures and fittings and equipment
are specifically excluded from the sale.
Local authority: Cotswold District Council
VAT: Any guide price quoted or discussed is
exclusive of VAT. In the event that a sale of the
property, or any part of it, or any right attached
to it, becomes a chargeable supply for the
purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable
Health and safety: Given the potential hazards
of a working farm we ask you to be as vigilant
as possible when making your inspection for
your own personal safety, particularly around
the farm buildings and machinery.
Solicitors: Davey Law, 10-12 Dollar Street,
Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 2AL
Postcode: GL7 5RY
From Cirencester take the A417 London Road
east towards Ampney Crucis and continue for
approximately 2 miles. The entrance to Lot 1 will
appear on your left by way of an agricultural
gate adjacent to the stone wall. For Lot 2
continue along the A417 for around 1/2 mile and
take a left just before the Crown of Crucis pub.
Continue north on the road and take a left at
the grass triangle and then take the first left.
Continue along the lane and the gates to Lot 2
will appear in front of you.
Strictly by confirmed appointment with the
vendor’s agents, Strutt & Parker in Cirencester
01285 653101 or Oxford 01865 366640.
The land at Ampney Park is set in an attractive
position approximately 1/2 mile west of the popular
village of Ampney Crucis, around 3.3 miles east
of the Cotswold market town of Cirencester.
The larger towns of Cheltenham and Swindon
are both within a 19 mile radius and offer a wide
range of amenities. The land is located in one ring
fence with two main access points.