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Land At Evenall Farm, Whittington

  • Availability: Sold
  • Acreage: 230
£2,718,000 OIRO
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Property Features

  • Approximately 230 acres of productive arable and pasture land
  • Occupies an accessible but private rural position to the East of Oswestry, in North Shropshire
  • Vacant possession on purchase subject to crops being removed
  • Available as a whole or as lots
  • Grade 2 & Grade 3 Agricultural Land Classification
  • Land in good heart

Property Summary

The Land at Evenall Farm is a highly productive arable farm, with exceptional views across Shropshire and to the hills of Mid Wales. The land in its current state is ring fenced , all set in 230 acres (93.07 hectares) or thereabouts of agricultural land.

Evenall Farm is relatively flat with 187.60 acres (75.92ha) of productive arable land and 42.40 acres (17.16 ha) of pasture land. The land has been tenanted over the last couple of years and is offered for vacant possession available on purchase of the land, subject to crops being removed.

Full Details

The Land at Evenall Farm is a highly productive arable farm, with an exceptional views across Shropshire and to the hills of Mid Wales. The land in its current state is a ring fenced , all set in 230 acres (93.07 hectares) or thereabouts of agricultural land.

Evenall Farm is relatively flat with 187.60 acres (75.92ha) of productive arable land and 42.40 acres (17.16 ha) of pasture land. The land has been tenanted over the last couple of years and is offered for vacant possession available on purchase of the land, subject to crops being removed.

The Land at Evenall Farm is located close to the popular village of Whittington, within the beautiful Shropshire countryside, home to rich agricultural diversity. It's situation provides quick and easy access to the market towns of Ellesmere and Oswestry. The property equally benefits from good transport links further afield to Birmingham, Chester, Liverpool and Manchester.

LAND This is a ringfenced farm set in approximately 230 acres (93.07 hectares). The land is of good quality and is currently utilised within an arable rotation as well as including some pastures used for hay making . The land at Evenall Farm has benefitted from a great deal of investment to improve the productive capacity of the land. Well kept fences with mature trees and hedgerows surround the land. There is excellent access with a proportion of the land being accessed off council maintained roads and the rest by a track running through the centre of the land. Internally, the land is serviced by long lengths of hard core tracks, enabling access throughout the year.


LOT 1 To include 35.16 acres (14.23 hectares) of high quality land suitable for an arable rotation including potatoes. The land forms a convenient block which is well served for access from the main farm track. The size and layout lend themselves to modern farming practices.


LOT 2 To include 50.05 acres (20.26 hectares) of high quality land suitable for arable rotations including potatoes with potential roadside access. The land is registered as Grade 2- Very Good, according to the Agricultural Land Classification. The soils in general are freely draining with a texture from Medium to Light (Silty) to Heavy.


LOT 3 To include 17.07 acres (6.91 hectares), which is located to the left hand side of Berghill Lane, with a double-gateway and roadside access. The field is currently in Maize, but is understood cropping has also included winter wheat, barley, oilseed rape, potatoes and grass leys.


LOT 4 To include 33.25 acres (13.46 hectares) of high quality land suitable for arable rotations, registered as Grade 3- Good to Moderate according to the Agricultural Land Classification. Over the field, the pylons with overhead electricity cables run, forming part of the National Grid network.


LOT 5 To include 52.83 acres (21.34 hectares), of a mixture of arable and pasture leys. Within Lot 5 there is a small area of peat within the Grade 3 registered land by the Agricultural Land Classification. All fields are accessed by the internal track, allowing for access throughout the year.


LOT 6 To include 20.90 acres (8.46 hectares) of high quality land suitable for arable rotations with roadside access. The soils in general, are freely draining with a texture from Light to Medium (Sandy).


LOT 7 To include 19.91 acres (8.05 hectares) both capable of being within an arable rotation, currently leyed to Temporary Grass and Winter Wheat. The field is well served with access from the public highway, adjoining a track. A permissive access right is being retained once sold.


METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in lots.


LOCAL AUTHORITY Shropshire County Council

MINERALS, SPORETING AND TIMBER RIGHTS Are all included within the sale.


WAYLEAVE, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights including rights of way, whether public or private, light , drainage, water and electricity supplies and any other rights and obligations, easements and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether referred to in the Sale details or not.


TENURE Freehold with vacant possession on completion, subject to crop harvest.


PLANS, AREAS AND SCHEDULES Plans are for identification and reference purposes only. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves of the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation.


SOLICITORS William Ransford- Milwyn Jenkins and Jenkins, 2 Heol Maengwyn, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8AE-01654 554000



BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS) There is no BPS entitlements included in the sale. The Purchaser/s will have an obligation to comply with ongoing BPS Cross Compliance Rules until 31st December 2023.


FENCING LIABILITIES If the land is sold in lots, purchaser(s) may be required to erect new fences forming new boundaries which are not already clearly fenced. Further information is available from the selling agent.


VIEWING All viewings must be accompanied and arranged through the selling agents. In keeping with the nature of the land, we advise that all viewers bring sensible footwear and clothing to view the property.


SERVICES Water is available to Lot 5 which can be metered. To our knowledge, we are not aware of any further services to the land.


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