Rectory Farm, Langford, Oxfordshire

£900,000 - SALE

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Rectory Farm, Langford, Oxfordshire
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Lot 7 – Land at Langford Down.
About 98.35 acres (39.81 ha):
Situated approximately 2 miles to the
west of Langford the land at Langford
Down is approximately 97 acres of
level and productive arable land split
into three good sized enclosures with
approximately 1.35 acres of mature
woodland. The Langford Brook borders
the land to the northern boundary.
The land is currently subject to
a Farm Business Tenancy (FBT)
which expires on 24th June 2021
with holdover for grazing and the
harvesting of growing crops and is
accessed from the A361 main road
(between Little Faringdon and
Broughton Poggs).

Method of sale: Rectory Farm is
offered for sale as a whole, or in
up to 9 lots by private treaty.

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 and a bridleway
over the farm. 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 outgoing tenant 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.

The entitlements will be transferred
back to the Vendor as soon as the
transfer rules allow after the end of
the tenancy.

Designations: Rectory Farm lies
within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone
(NVZ) and a Conservation Area.

Holdover: Holdover is reserved to
permit the harvesting of all growing
crops. Further details are available
from the vendor’s agent.

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 spreading.

Sporting and timber rights:
All sporting and timber rights are
included in the freehold sale, in so
far as they are owned.

Minerals Rights: The minerals are
reserved from the sale along with
the right to search for those minerals
however the right to work for those
minerals is not reserved. Further
information is available from the
vendor’s agent and the online
data room.

Overage: Overage shall apply to
certain areas of the farm. Further
information is available from the
vendor’s agent and the online
data room.

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 request.

Fixtures and fittings: All items
usually regarded as tenant’s fixtures
and fittings and equipment,
including fitted carpets and curtains,
together with garden ornaments and
statuary, are specifically excluded
from the sale.

Local authority: West Oxfordshire
District Council (01993 861000)

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: Farrers & Co LLP,
66 Lincolns Inn Fields, Holborn,
London WC2A 3LH

Postcode: Rectory Farmhouse and
Buildings – GL7 3LG. 1 & 2 Lechlade
Road Cottages – GL7 3LE

Strictly by confirmed appointment
with the vendor’s agents, Strutt &
Parker in Oxford 01865 366641,
or London 020 7629 7282

Rectory Farm is located on the edge
of the desirable and pretty village of
Langford in West Oxfordshire which
is home to a primary school and the
popular and award winning pub The
Bell Inn. The larger Gloucestershire
market town of Lechlade-on-Thames
lies 4 miles to the south west of
Langford and boasts plenty of
cafés and bakeries, pubs and shops.
The Oxfordshire town of Faringdon
lies 6 miles to the south east
and provides a good range of
amenities including supermarkets,
schools and access to the wider
transport network.

The Oxfordshire town of Burford
known as the ‘gateway to the
Cotswolds’ and located adjacent to
the River Windrush is just 7 miles to
the north of Langford. Famed for its
good array of shops, cafés, pubs and
the popular Burford Garden Centre.

Langford is well positioned with
easy access to all major network
connections. The A420 is accessed
at Faringdon and provides access to
Swindon and Oxford. Swindon
lies 16 miles to the south west and
has a good train station offering
direct services to Paddington
(from 51 minutes) and the A417
dual carriage way provides access
to both the M4 motorway (Junction
15, 5 miles) and the M5 motorways
(Junction 11, 30 miles). The city of
Oxford is just 25 miles to the east
and provides an exceptional city
centre and transport networks
with connections to London and
further afield.

There are ample local recreational
and sporting opportunities in
the area. The Cotswolds Area of
Outstanding Natural Beauty is within
easy reach and provides a huge array
of opportunities from walking to
equestrian. The Cotswolds Water
Park is approximately 17 miles to the
west and is perfect for all water sports
enthusiast with activities ranging
from open water swimming, sailing
and water-skiing. The River Thames
also provides good recreational
activities and is easily accessed from
Lechlade-on-Thames. The area has
long been associated with equestrian
sports including polo at Cirencester
Park, National Hunt racing at
Cheltenham and Newbury and the
Badminton, Blenheim and Gatcombe
Horse Trials.

There are a number of well-known
schools in the area including St
Hugh’s, Hatherop Castle, Pinewood
and the Cheltenham Colleges

Date posted: 06/05/21