For sale informal tender
Tenders to be submitted by midday on Thursday 30th September 2021
Blackhill Farm, Craswall. A Black Mountains haven -approx.116 acre (46.90 Ha) single block of mixed upland pasture farm land, a complex of modern farm buildings and potential development opportunity for conversion of a stone barn in the foot hills of the Black Mountains at Craswall.
The property is a mixed upland farm with useful modern farm buildings and a potential development opportunity for a barn conversion. The land comprises approx.116 acres (45.10 Ha) of managed pasture, running to the foot of the Black Mountains, with generally an easterly aspect and is split into useful size enclosures, traversable by vehicles, and suitable for livestock grazing and fodder crops. It has the benefit of areas of natural woodland and natural spring supplied water stored and piped to troughs throughout. Livestock fencing is to a good standard. Sheep gathering pens are situated at the top of the farm.
The land is accessed by a council maintained minor road.
The access is included in the sale but is shared by legal easement to the dewlling of Blackhill Farmhouse.
The land comprises 117.10 acres (47.5 Ha) of managed pasture, running to the foot of the Black Mountains, with generally an easterly aspect and is split into useful size enclosures, traversable by vehicles, and suitable for livestock grazing and fodder crops. It has the benefit of areas of natural woodland and natural spring supplied water stored and piped to troughs throughout. Livestock fencing is to a good standard. Sheep gathering pens are situated at the top of the farm. There are registered Common grazing rights for the Black Mountains.
The land is well fenced with all boundaries well defined with stock proof fencing, mature hedgerows and trees.
The land ranges from 210 metres to 365 metres above sea level at its highest point.
Hill Grazing Rights
There are registered hill grazing rights for the Black Mountains to be included within the sale of up to 450 sheep or sheep equivalents as apportioned. Vendors are to make their own enquiries of the Common Land Register.
Entitlements are available
Bridleways/Rights Of Way
A search of Herefordshire Council Highways and Public Rights of Way public information available shows two public footpaths traversing the land and a small section of bridleway on the ne boundary. The inquirer should rely on the results of their own investigation.
Wayleaves, Easements And Rights Of Way
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way both public, private, declared and undeclared.
A right of shared access is reserved to the adjoining dwelling as well as access to the hill on the ne boundary.
An extensive range of modern farm buildings and a traditional stone barn with mains power and spring supplied water which are described in more detail as follows:.
A modern building complex on split levels comprising:
• Main Cattle Building 7.35m x 36.30m 8 bay modern portal frame building with concrete flooring, block sides and Yorkshire boarding, including feed mangers & water troughs, entrance doors on both elevations
• Cattle Building 8.60m x 36.30 Steel framed with concrete floor and feed barriers, handling race
• Sheep Shed/Fodder Store 10.14m x 36.30m Steel frame roof on concrete uprights, earth floor, block and sheeted sides and doors either end.
A Traditional Stone Barn 17.39m x 6.76m. With exposed oak beams and doors and openings to the north east, split in two sections with stone partition. Small stone lean-to on front elevation. This building offers tremendous views over the surrounding valley and would make a terrific residential conversion (subject to the (truncated)
Private water supply and drainage. Mains electricity.
Most fields benefit from recent water troughs with piped conections to storage tanks built alongside natural spring water supplies.
Method Of Sale
The property is offered for sale by Informal Tender as described in these particulars (unless previously sold). Informal tenders are to be received in writing at the agent's office on the prepared form no later than midday on Thursday 30th September 2021. Envelopes containing tenders are to be marked "Private & Confidential and Tender for Land at Blackhill Farm ". Tenders are to be delivered to the vendor's agents; McCartneys llp, 11 High Town, Hay on Wye HR3 5AE
Please note that the vendor reserves the right not to accept the highest or any informal tender and reserves the right to negotiate the purchase price and conditions of the sale with the chosen potential purchaser
(a) The property is sold with all faults and defects (if any) whether in good condition or otherwise and neither the vendors nor McCartneys (Agents for the vendors) shall be in any way responsible for such faults and defects, or for any statements contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agents.
(b) The purchaser shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into the contract in reliance on any of the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the contents of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise, and that no warranty or representation has been made by the vendors or the said Agents in relation to, or in connection with the property.
(c) Any error, omission or mis-statement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser to rescind or to be discharged from the contract, nor give either party any cause for action.
(d) All measurements and distances are approximate. The electrical, drainage, water (truncated)
A detailed inspection and assessment of materials that may contain asbestos has not been carried out by the selling agents. Although a general reference to this material may have been made, we cannot confirm whether any of the buildings are constructed of other asbestos based materials, which may be visible, inaccessible or concealed. Prospective purchasers are advised to obtain their own specialist report in relation to this matter and other environmental issues. Asbestos is considered to be a hazardous material and should only be removed and disposed of by an approved contractor. Full details of regulations regarding asbestos and asbestos based products can be obtained from the Environmental Health Department of the Local Authority.
Health And Safety
The Agents advise all prospective purchasers when viewing the property to take due care.