Poundon, Bicester

£3,100,000 - SALE

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The farm as a whole extends to approximately
326 acres as a whole comprising level and
productive arable and temporary grassland
(187.37 acres), permanent pasture (119.73 acres)
and mixed woodland (9.76 acres) with a good
range of farm buildings located on the southern
boundary. The farm is ring fenced with good
road access points on the eastern, southern
and western boundaries and infield gateways

Farmland – The land at Lower Farm is predominately arable land comprising arable and temporary grass
ley rotations with areas of permanent pasture
to the western boundary. The arable land is
currently farmed on a share farming agreement
with the remainder of the land farmed in hand.
The land is level and divided into good sized
enclosures suitable for commercial farming
activities with mature hedgerows to the majority
of the boundaries. The land has been very well
maintained and has an attractive outlook.
Located centrally to the land is a 7 furlong hill
gallop which is accessed from the main road on
the southern boundary with an area for parking.
The gallop is used on an informal basis on a per
horse/per day rate.

Farm Buildings – Located on the southern boundary and with
direct access onto the main road the farm
buildings comprise two adjoining steel portal
framed agricultural buildings and a four bay
steel portal framed open sided building.
Surrounding the buildings is a part concrete
part hardstanding yard with adjoining paddock.
The buildings are currently utilised for storage
purposes but could have the potential for
alternative uses with the correct consent/s.

Woodland – The main block of woodland is located centrally to the farm and comprises
mixed woodland with smaller copses
interspersed across the farm.

Sporting – The land is suited for various sporting activities
with mixed woodland, ponds and also a number
of hunting/cross country jumps dotted across
the farm.

Method of sale: Land and buildings at Lower
Farm is offered for sale as a whole, or in up to 3
lots by private treaty.

Services: The land and buildings are connected
to a mains water supply. The buildings are
connected to a mains electricity supply.
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.

There are public footpaths crossing over the
land. Further details are available from the
vendor’s agent.

Basic Payment: The entitlements to the Basic
Payment are included in the sale. 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).

The vendor has submitted a claim for the
current scheme year and will retain the payment
for this scheme year in its entirety. The vendor
will use reasonable endeavours to transfer the
entitlements to the purchaser as soon after
completion as the transfer rules allow.

Environmental Schemes: The majority of the land
is included in a Countryside Stewardship Scheme
(CSS) which ends on 31st December 2023. Further
details are available from the vendor’s agent.

Designations: The land and buildings are
situated within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).

Ingoing valuation: In addition to the purchase
price the purchaser will be required to pay for:-
Growing crops and all beneficial cultivations, sub
soiling, moling and acts of husbandry since the
last harvest at current CAAV rates or contract
rates where applicable; Seed, fertilisers, manures
and sprays applied to the growing crops since
the last harvest at invoice cost; All seeds, sprays,
fertilisers, fuel, oil and other consumables in
store at invoice cost. Enhancement of £30/
acre/ month from the date of establishment to
completion. Lime and chalk applied since the
last harvest at invoice cost of the materials and

Sporting, timber and mineral rights: All sporting
timber and mineral rights are included in the
freehold sale, in so far as they are owned.
Covenants and/or restrictions: There are
restrictions / covenants listed on the Land
Registry Title deed, details of which will be
made available by the vendor’s solicitors on

Fixtures and fittings: All items usually regarded
as tenant’s fixtures and fittings and equipment
are specifically excluded from the sale.

Local authority: Aylesbury Vale District Council
(0300 131 6000)

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 in addition.
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: Lodders, Glensandra House, 1
Montpellier Parade, Cheltenham, GL50 1UA

Postcode: Nearest postcode is OX27 9AY

Strictly by confirmed appointment with the
Vendor’s agents, Strutt & Parker in Oxford
07826 672139

The land and buildings at Lower Farm are
situated approximately 1 mile to the north west
of the Buckinghamshire village of Poundon and
1 mile to the south west of Twyford. The larger
Oxfordshire town of Bicester is approximately 7
miles to the south west. The M40 and A34 main
roads are easily accessed from Bicester and
provide access to the wider network including
Oxford and London. Buckingham is located just
9 miles to the north.

Date posted: 10/06/21