- Approximately 1.50 acres in all
- Modern Farm Building
- Permaculture Project
- Static Caravan
- Mains electricity
- Road access
- For sale by Private Treaty
Property Description: DIRECTIONS
From the village of South Brent proceed in a south-westerly direction and take a right hand turn over the River Avon, signposted for Brent Mill Business Park. Follow this road for approximately 1 mile, driving past the Brent Mill Business Park and Glazebrook House, whereby you will find Mammoth Trees on your left hand side.
Grid Reference: SX6870 5876 SITUATION
Mammoth Trees is situated just outside the village of South Brent in the South Hams area of South Devon, on the southern foothills of Dartmoor National Park. The nearby town of Ivybridge is approximately 6 miles to the south-west, the Elizabethan town of Totnes approximately 6 and a half miles to the east, while the A38 dual carriageway expressway, connecting to the M5 motorway and national road network, is approximately 1 mile to the east. DESCRIPTION
Extending in all to approximately 1.49 acres (0.60 hectares) as is outlined in red on the site plan, the land is currently being used for a permaculture project.
The land is predominantly of a gentle south facing gradient and benefits from mature Walnut trees, to include Medler, Pear & Cherry trees, amongst two apple orchards. In addition to this there is also commercial Hazel, mature Eucalyptus trees and a Willow plantation which is ready for coppice for biomass purposes.
Moreover, situated on the grounds is a range of environmental features such as a woodland habitat currently containing national woodland bee-hives and a small wildlife pond stocked with fish.
Mammoth Trees is bound by large and mature Oak, Ash and Beech trees and is accessed by means of a single vehicular width gateway with its own private track off the council maintained highway on the western boundary. BUILDINGS
There is also a modern farm building situated on the land which is constructed of a timber frame with a part corrugated iron side cladding, part timber side cladding, under a corrugated roof and benefits from a part concrete, part tiled floor. The building currently comprises of the following accommodation:-
- Wash down room
The modern farm building only has planning permission for agricultural use which was granted by Dartmoor National Park on 28 March 2011 (application reference 0077/11).
The building also benefits from mains electricity and a rainwater harvesting system on the roof which runs into IBC tanks.
There is also a static caravan situated on the land which does not benefit from any planning consent at the current time.
There was planning consent (application reference number 0365/16) granted by Dartmoor National Park for the erection of an agricultural building to include willow processing area, cider house and covered hardstanding, which has since lapsed.
There is also a commercial polytunnel with a concrete base that extends to approximately 21m x 8m in all and is of a metal frame construction (not covered). SERVICES
The modern farm building benefits from a mains electricity supply and a rainwater harvesting unit. COVENANTS/OVERAGE CLAUSES
It is our understanding that there is an overage clause attached to the land which was 20% for a period of 20 years from 27 October 2010 and expires on 27 October 2030. TENURE
The land is being offered on a freehold basis with vacant possession being available on legal completion. PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY
There are no public rights of way which cross Mammoth Trees, as far as are known. SPORTING RIGHTS
The sporting rights are included in the sale, as far as are known. MINERAL RIGHTS
All mineral rights are included in the sale, as far as are known. BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The land is not registered with the Rural Payments Agency for the Basic Payment Scheme, and therefore no entitlements are included with the sale. ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP
The land is currently not subject to any Environmental Stewardship agreements. WAYLEAVES AND EASEMENTS
The property is sold subject to any Wayleave and Easement agreements. METHOD OF SALE
Mammoth Trees is offered for sale by Private Treaty. GUIDE PRICE
£150,000 LOCAL AUTHORITY
The land lies within the administrative area of South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth, Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861 234. Also within the planning control area of the Dartmoor National Park Authority, Parke, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 9JQ. VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents, Luscombe Maye of 6 Fore Street, South Brent, TQ10 9BQ. Telephone 01364 646 178 for details.