Ribbesford, Bewdley, Worcestershire


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. The land at Liveridge Farm gives prospective purchasers an excellent investment opportunity to purchase a sound block of arable land, grassland and deciduous woodland, which has good cropping and stocking capabilities in this renowned farming area of Worcestershire.

. The property is subject to an Agricultural Holdings Act (AHA) 1986 tenancy, with an annual rent passing of £15,520 for the land contained within these sale particulars. In addition, the shooting rights are also let on an annual basis, producing a further income of £2,000 per annum.

. The land extends to approximately 175.51 acres (71.03 hectares) est. of productive arable land, grassland and deciduous woodland. The land is contained within a ring fence and has diverse cropping opportunities. In recent years the land has grown good arable crops.

. The land has good access from the council maintained road. The land is generally undulating to gently sloping which is divided into conveniently sized enclosures and bounded by mixed species hedges or post and netting fencing.

. The land has the benefit of natural water supplies and has been maintained and farmed to a good standard in recent years. The land is classified by DEFRA as Grade III and lies between approximately 165 and 250 meters above sea level.

. The soil series is a mixture of Bromyard; a well drained reddish fine, silty soil suitable for cereals and grassland, and Rivington 2, a well drained coarse loamy soil over rock suitable for stock rearing and arable production.

. The land is situated within a renowned farming area of Worcestershire, approximately 2 miles south west of Bewdley and 6 miles south west of Kidderminster.


SITUATION The land at Liveridge Farm, Bewdley is situated within north Worcestershire, approximately 2 miles south west of Bewdley. The land is accessed from either the council maintained road, or via a right of way over the private farm drive which will be subject to shared maintenance responsibilities.

DIRECTIONS From Bewdley, travel south on the B4190. After ½ a mile, turn right sign posted to Heightington. Proceed along Heightington Road for approximately 2 miles, until you reach the private driveway leading to Liveridge Farm on the right handside, as indicated by the McCartneys for sale sign. Please refer to the location plan attached to these particulars.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency for Basic Payment purposes. The land is situated in the Non SDA region of England for Basic Payment purposes.

No Basic Payment Entitlements will transfer with the sale of this property. The entitlements are owned by the tenant.

SPORTING RIGHTS Sporting Rights will be included in the sale of as they are owned by the vendor.

The shooting rights are currently let on an annual licence agreement which are currently producing £2,000 per annum.

The shooting rights for the current year have been let from 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021. An apportionment of the licence fee will be made on completion of the sale of the property.

MINERAL RIGHTS Mineral Rights will be included in the sale as they are owned by the vendor.

TIMBER All standing timber is included in the sale.

INGOINGS The land is sold free from ingoings.

SERVICES None connected.

TENURE We have been informed that the property is sold subject to an Agricultural Holdings 1986 Act (AHA) tenancy which commenced 1st October 1988.

. We are informed the current rent passing is £15,520 for the land contained within this sale which is payable twice yearly on 1st April and 1st October. The rent was last reviewed 1st October 2019.

An electronic copy of the tenancy agreement is available upon request.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS Those items mentioned in the sale particulars are included in the freehold sale. All other fixtures and fittings and furnishings are expressly excluded.

EASEMENTS, WAYLEAVES AND RIGHTS OF WAY The property is traversed in part by three footpaths. The property is offered subject to, and with the benefit of, any rights-of-way both public and private, all wayleaves, easements and other rights whether or not specifically referred to.

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING The property is offered subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient orders, public rights-of-way, town planning schedules, or resolutions which may be or may come into force.

. The purchaser(s) will be deemed to have full knowledge of these and have satisfied themselves as to the effects such matters have on the property.

PLANS, AREAS AND SCHEDULES These are based on Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been checked and compiled by the vendor's agents and the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property.

Any error or misstatement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

AUTHORITIES Worcestershire County Council: 01905 765765

Rural Payment Agency: 03000 200 301

Severn Trent Water Plc: 0800 783 4444

METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole subject to tenancy.


Adam House, Birmingham Road, Kidderminster,

DY10 2SH

Telephone: 01562 820181

Email: justin.parker@mfgsolicitors.com

All enquiries directed to Mr Justin Parker.

. The information given in these particulars has been stated by the vendors to the best of their knowledge. The vendors' solicitors will confirm all legal matters to the prospective purchaser(s) prior to exchange of contract.

HEALTH AND SAFETY The Agents advise all prospective purchasers when viewing the land to take due care.

Viewings are strictly by appointment only to ensure COVID-19 measures are adhered to.

PRICE GUIDE Offers over £900,000.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment only through the selling agents, McCartneys LLP, Kington Office,

Contact: 01544 230 316

Out of office hours contact Mr Gareth Wall on 07974 143 336

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