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36.88 acres, Lydbrook, Gloucestershire, GL17 9NE
Sold (STC) - Guide Price £500,000

Proberts Barn is situated in a delightful and secluded location above the desirable village of Lydbrook. The property benefits from far reaching views across the surrounding Wye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Lydbrook itself has a range of local amenities including a public houses and local village store.
Gloucester is approximately 19 miles, Hereford 21 miles and Cheltenham 23 miles; all of which have an extensive range of services and facilities. The nearest transport links for motorways are found at Ross-on-wye for the M50 and Worcester for the M5 North.

Proberts Barn is set in a unique and beautiful location extending in total to around 36.88 acres of land and woodland. The property benefits from natural water features, stunning views and a derelict stone barn.

The barn is located at the highest point on the land being approximately 100 meters above sea level. The barn has picturesque views across the surrounding rolling countryside. The main stone barn measures 12.17mx5.37m with the stone lean-to measuring 11.45mx3.70m. The barn
offers potential scope for an incredible redevelopment opportunity, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.

The land is currently divided into two fields, one 19.3 acres and the other 7.38 acres, both of which are productive and have previously grown Maize, Winter Wheat, Peas and Beans. In addition to this, approximately 10 acres of woodland is included in the sale.

Guide Price
Offers over £500,000

There is no planning consent in place and no planning enquiries have been made.

The property benefits from a natural spring water supply which is located in the field to the front of the property. No other services are connected but we understand mains services are located nearby. A stream passes through the woodland to the south of the property.

Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the Vendor not the Vendors Agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries of ownership thereof.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all easements, quasi easements, wayleaves, and rights of way both declared and undeclared.

A public footpath runs along the eastern boundary of the land.

Local Authority & Public Utilities
Forest of Dean District Council, High Street, Coleford, Gloucester, GL16 8HG

Gloucester County Council, Shire Hall, Westgate St, Gloucester GL1 2TG

Severn Trent, 2 St John's Street, Coventry, CV1 2LZ

Western Power Distribution, Toll End Road, Tipton, DY4 0HH

Mode of Sale
The property is being offered for sale by Formal Tender. Prospective Purchasers should carry out their own enquiries with the Council and other Authorities before making an offer for the property. The Tender is legally binding. No further negotiations will be entered into after the Tender closing date.

The Vendors reserve the right to not accept the highest, or indeed any offer. The Vendors reserve the right to accept an offer prior to the Tender date.

The Tender document should be signed by the proposed Purchaser(s) stating the proposed purchase price and should include a deposit cheque of 10% of the purchase price and Proof of ID for Anti-Money Laundering Purposes. These are to be received at the office of Sunderlands, Offa House, St Peters Square, Hereford, HR1 2PQ by 12 noon on 3rd September 2021. Envelopes must be marked Tender for Proberts Barn. The deposit cheque should be made payable to T A Matthews LLP

The Vendors will then confirm which (if any) proposed offer to purchase is acceptable to them and the Solicitors will then immediately effect an exchange of Contracts with a completion date of 1st October 2021(or earlier by mutual agreement).

All successful bidders will have their deposit cheque(s) returned and unsuccessful Contracts and documentation will be destroyed.

Vendors Solicitors
Trudie Nicholas of T A Matthews Hereford
Tel: 01432 35212

Money Laundering
As a result of anti-money laundering legislation all persons offering for the property should include a copy of the following documentation:
1. Photo ID for example Passport or Driving Licence.
2. Residential ID for example current Utility Bill.

Viewing may take place on foot at any reasonable time during daylight hours with a copy of these sales details to hand. However, the prospective Purchasers are asked to respect the land and take care when parking.

Site Plans
The plans included in the sale particulars are for identification purposes only and may have been reduced in scale to assist with printing.

Basic Payment Scheme
The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) on their Rural Land Register. There are no Entitlements included in the sale but these may be available by separate negotiation.

The Vendor has claimed the 2021 Basic Payment and the Purchaser must indemnify the Vendor for any breaches of Cross Compliance or BPS rules for the remainder of the scheme year.

Health & Safety Notice
Prospective Purchasers should take all necessary care when making an inspection including wearing suitable clothing. Viewings are taken solely at the risk of those who view and neither the Agents nor the owners of the property take responsibility for any injury however caused.

Agents Note
Any plans used in the preparation of these details may have been reduced in scale and any interested parties should check the Title Plan before proceeding to purchase.

We understand that the utility searches are being undertaken by the Vendor and will be available via the Contact package, however potential Purchasers may wish to make their own enquiries.

From Ross-on-wye take the B4234 south through Tudorville, at the crossroads take a left and continue along the B4324 continue straight onto Stowfield road bare left onto Tump lane take a sharp left onto Proberts Barn Lane and continue for around 500m where the property will be located on the left.

From Gloucester take the A430 onto the A40, take a left onto the A4136 then take a right turn onto the B4234. At the crossroads turn left onto Stowfield road, continue along this road for around 1.1 miles then bare left onto tump lane then take a sharp left onto to Proberts Barn Lane, where the property will be located around 500m away.

Important Notice
These particulars are set out as a guide only. They are intended to give a fair description of the property but may not be relied upon a s a statement or representation of facts. These particulars are produced in good faith but are inevitably subjective and do not form part of any Contract. No persons within Sunderlands have any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to the property.

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the ‘Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme’ and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.


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