Land At Manor Farm, Prestleigh BA4

Land At Manor Farm, Prestleigh BA4

Freehold | 70.3 acres (28.5 hectares)

Guide price £700,000
Castle Cary 4.2 miles
Bruton 4.7 miles
Post Office 1.1 miles

70.32 acres with a modern farm building.
Further lots available.

LOCATION
Manor Farm is located opposite the Bath and West Showground, a short distance from the hamlet of Prestleigh which is within easy reach of the nearby towns of Shepton Mallet, Bruton, Castle Cary, Glastonbury, and Wells.

Shepton Mallet offers a range of day-to-day facilities including supermarkets, surgeries and a wide range of other shops. The property is also within easy reach of Bristol and Bath which offer a wider range of shopping and entertainment facilities. Castle Cary station (about five miles to the south) offers regular train services to London Paddington, whilst Templecombe offers trains directly into London Waterloo. There are further mainline stations at Yeovil, Bristol and Bath.

There are excellent state and independent schools in the area including St Dunstans in Glastonbury, Crispin School in Street, Wells Blue School in Wells, Millfield Senior and Prep Schools, Wells Cathedral School, Downside School, All Hallows Preparatory School and Kings Bruton.


LOT 3: 70.32 ACRES WITH A MODERN FARM BUILDING
Lot 3 comprises 70.32 acres divided between five enclosures including part of the old railway line. Access is available via a right of way from the road gate through the western corner of field number 9287 within Lot 4, and the northern end of field number 6452. Lot 3 includes a nine-bay modern farm building measuring 100’x 30’ on the old railway line.

Guide Price £700,000


TENURE & POSSESSION
The freehold of the property is offered for sale with vacant possession available upon completion.

METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by private treaty.

HEALTH & SAFETY
The site currently comprises a working farmstead. Potential purchasers are therefore required to take particular care when inspecting the property, bearing in mind especially the risk of sudden movements from machinery, vehicles and livestock which may be present and operating at the time of inspection, especially in and around the farm buildings. Potential purchasers are requested to wear supportive footwear for viewings, and are advised to be conscious of potentially uneven and slippery ground surfaces.

LOCAL AUTHORITIES
Mendip District Council
www.mendip.gov.uk

VIEWINGS
Viewings are by appointment only with the agents.

DIRECTIONS
Heading south on the A371 from Shepton Mallet towards Castle Cary, the entrance to Manor Farm will be found on the left hand-side a short distance before the main entrance into the Bath and West Showground.

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Key Property Details
Property type
Land
Tenure
Freehold
Total land
70.3 acres (28.5 hectares)
Carter Jonas reference
TAU220055
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