Land, St. Bees


An interesting and diverse block of agricultural land and woodland extending in total to approximately 60.37 acres (24.43 hectares), which includes 46.58 acres (18.85 hectares) of permanent grass which is highly suited to the grazing of livestock and 13.79 acres (5.58 hectares) of woodland known as Abbey Wood. In addition the property also includes the site of St Bega?s Well, which will be attractive to those with local historical interests.DescriptionThe land offered for sale is shown edged red and blue on the attached plan and extends to approximately 60.37 acres (24.43 hectares) in total, of which approximately 46.58 acres (18.85 hectares) is permanent pasture and 13.79 acres (5.58 hectares) is mixed woodland.The grassland is divided into three separate parcels and is highly suitable for grazing livestock, being well fenced and benefits from sheep handling facilities situated on the southern boundary of os 7711.The mature woodland known locally as Abbey Wood, contains a mixture of both deciduous and coniferous tree species including Sycamore, Beech, Scots Pine and Larch.Also located within the woodland parcel is the site of St Bega?s Well which provides the opportunity to purchase a piece of St Bees history.Additional Woodland PlantingThe present owners applied for and were offered a Natural England Countryside Stewardship Agreement in 2016. The agreement that was offered related to parcels os 3990, os 5586 & os 7711.It included items of fencing and extensive tree planting over a two year period and had an Agreement Total of £60,338.72. However this Agreement was not taken up at the time by the present owners. A copy of the proposed Agreement can be obtained on request.The selling agents have made enquiries with Natural England and they have stated that past acceptance for a scheme is not a guarantee of any future acceptance, but depending on the availability of funding in any one year they consider that a repeat application may stand a good chance of being accepted.Basic Payment SchemeThe grazing land is eligible for the Basic Payment Scheme and entitlements to match the eligible area, are available to be purchased by separate negotiation.Wayleaves, Easements And Rights Of Way EtcThe land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights, including rights of way whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not.Method Of SaleThe property is to be offered for sale by Private Treaty.Additional Information ContactPeter Kirton-Darling mrics faavWhittaker & Biggs34 High StreetBiddulphStoke-On-TrentStaffordshireST8 6APTel: Email:

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