265 acre block of predominantly high quality, commercial farmland and including a secluded country cottage smallholding, in a ring-fence and set amongst rolling parkland setting formerly part of the historic Clowance Estate.
OFFERS TO BE RECEIVED BY MIDDAY FRIDAY 10TH JULY 2020
CLOWANCE BARTON FARM
PROPERTY Situated in the heart of a key agricultural area in West Cornwall, renown for early cropping and flower production, Clowance Barton Farm was formerly part of the historic Clowance Estate and as such, benefits from the private, parkland and wooded setting that results from centuries of sensitive management whilst also providing a high quality block of arable land with separate residential accommodation and amenity woodland.
LOCATION Situated on the periphery of the village of Praze-an-Peeble, 3.5 miles to the south of Camborne, the farm is located at the heart of the prominent agricultural area between Penzance, Helston and Redruth, home to many large scale commercial farming businesses. With excellent access to B3280, adjacent to the property, and the A30 only 4 miles to the north, the land is likely to be in demand by farming businesses as well as investors looking for a secure asset with excellent income generation potential. The farm is situated immediately adjacent to Clowance Estate and Country Club, based around the former manor house of the Clowance Estate and which now consists of self-catering and time share luxury lodges, gym, spa and swimming pool, bar and restaurant, boating lake and golf course as well as all the expected associated amenities. Access direct to the country club can be taken from the property via a public right of way. There is a direct mainline rail service from nearby Camborne to Truro, Exeter and London, national and international flights can be taken from Newquay International Airport.
METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in 3 lots.
TENURE & POSSESSION The freehold of the property is offered for sale, with vacant possession on completion other than the arable land within Lot 2, which is subject to a Farm Business Tenancy which expires on 30th June 2023. Details of the tenancy are outlined above, further details can be provided by the agent.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME Basic Payment Scheme entitlements are included in the sale of Lot 2. They are currently held and claimed by the tenant, 90% of the payment being paid to the Landlord. Under the terms of the Farm Business Tenancy, the Tenant is required to transfer the Entitlements to the Landlord, for £1, at the end of the tenancy.
LISTING STATUS Cows Cramp cottage is Grade II listed.
DESIGNATIONS The woodland and wooded areas of the property are subject to a Tree Preservation Order, in line with all the woodland within the vicinity that formed part of the former Clowance Estate, in order to preserve the picturesque and historic wooded setting of the area.
SERVICES Water – mains supply to parts of the land and Cows Cramp cottage. Due to the source of the supply originating outside the property being sold, the property is not sold with these rights secured. Buyers will require to source their own water supply as they require. Electricity – mains electricity to Cows Cramp cottage. Drainage – private drainage system to Cows Cramp cottage. Buyer should expect to upgrade replace the current system.
WAYLEAVES EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY The property to be sold subject to, or with the benefit of all Wayleaves, Easements, Quasi Easements, Rights of Way, Covenants and Restrictions whether mentioned in these particulars or not.
Public rights of way runs over parts of Lots 1 and 2. Private rights of way run over Lots 1 and 2.
SPORTING TIMBER & MINERAL RIGHTS Sporting and mineral rights are excluded.
COUNCIL TAX Cows Cramp is assessed for council tax under Band C. The 2020/21 council tax is £1,653.27 per annum.
EPC RATING(S) Cows Cramp cottage has a current energy efficiency rating of Band G.
LOCAL AUTHORITIES Cornwall Council Cornwall.gov.uk
VIEWINGS Viewings are strictly by appointment with Carter Jonas on 01872 487620.
DIRECTIONS From the A30, take the Camborne West junction and head towards Camborne on the A3047. After approximately 1 mile, at the T-junction with Commercial Street, turn right and continue to the mini-roundabout by Camborne Police Station. Turn right onto Pendarves Road and follow for approximately 3 miles until you reach Praze-an-Beeble. At the cross-roads in the centre of the village, turn right onto Praze Road (B3280) towards Leedstown. Clowance Barton Farm starts on the left hand side of the road after approximately 0.5 miles. Take the next left, signposted towards Drym and Clowance Wood Nurseries, to follow the edge of the farm and to access Cows Cramp cottage.
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