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Abertanat, Oswestry, SY10 8NA
Offers Over £8,000,000
PROPERTY FEATURES
  • 600 Acre
  • Farming & Property Investment
  • Abertanat Farm - Dairy/Arable
  • Anaerobic Digester Site
  • 10 Residential Dwellings
  • Fishing Rights in River Tanat
  • Country home
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION

A 600 acre Farming and Property Investment opportunity on the Shropshire/Powys Border for sale by private treaty as a whole or divided.Abertanat Farm - Dairy/Arable550 acres Arable & Pasture Land28 acres Woodland Anaerobic Digester Site - subject to lease10 Residential dwellings incl. 6 bed period farmhouseFishing rights in River Tanat & shooting rights overallGood accessible location in unspoilt countryside

SITUATION

The Brym Tanat Estate lies on the Shropshire/Powys Border in the picturesque Tanat Valley, approximately 6 miles west of Oswestry, 2½ miles from Llansantffraid and 22 miles from Shrewsbury.

DESCRIPTION

The sale of the Bryn Tanat Estate offers the rare opportunity to acquire a substantial working farm with diversified income opportunities together with 10 dwellings in total. Dairy production has always been the mainstay of the farm until recently with both milk production and cheese making. An anaerobic digester on site provides rental income and the opportunity to utilise spare heat plus the ability to grow crops for digesting.In addition to the period farmhouse there are 9 other dwellings. 4 houses have immediate vacant possession and the others are subject to Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

ANAEROBIC DIGESTION PLANT

The sale includes the freehold of the AD Plant subject to a Lease entered into on the 21st April 2017 for a period of 21 years.

METHOD OF SALE

The Estate is for sale by Private Treaty as a whole or the Vendors will consider dividing and an indication of potential lotting is given with this brochure.

TENURE

The freehold interest of the entire property is offered for sale subject to the AD lease and 6 Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

INGOING

A. Ingoing in respect of crops will depend on the date of completion.B. The cheese making equipment in the cheese factory will be available to purchase in addition to the purchase price.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME

The land is located in both England and Wales, therefore a cross border claim is made under the Basic Payment Scheme. Basic Payment Scheme entitlements will be transferred to the Purchaser(s) on completion, subject to RPA and RPW approval and the minimum claimable area (5 ha) being met by the Purchaser.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCHEMES

The land is not currently subject to any environmental schemes.

SPORTING RIGHTS

Single and double bank fishing on the River Tanat is included where the land adjoins it. The fishing is let on a verbal agreement to the Upper Tanat Fishing Club at an annual rent of £800 with one rod retained by the vendors.The shooting rights are in hand over the whole Estate.

SERVICES

The property benefits from single and 3 phase mains electricity and private drainage.A borehole at Carreghofa has two 750 watt submersible pumps which pump to Reservoir 1 (see plan) and then onto Reservoir 2 from which it gravitates around the whole Estate.

DEVELOPMENT UPLIFT

The Vendors will require the Purchasers and their Successors in Title to pay them a sum equal to 50% of the uplift in the value of the land as a result of a planning permission for non-agricultural or equestrian development obtained in the next 25 years.

PLANNING

The only recent planning decisions on the Estate have been in respect of the AD Plant.On the 14th June 1978 consent was given for the construction of an agricultural workers dwelling now known as Newhaven. As a condition of this consent Oswestry Borough Council stipulated that occupation of the existing dwellings known as Abertanat Farmhouse, No's 1 & 2 Abertanat Cottages, No's 1 & 2 Bryn Tanat Villa Cottages, Wrens Nest & Mill Cottage shall be limited to a person solely or mainly employed or last employed locally in agriculture or forestry (see Datafile on line for further information).

LOCAL AUTHORITY

The property straddles the boundary between Shropshire Council and Powys County Council.

RIGHTS OF WAY, EASEMENTS & COVENANTS

The property will be sold subject to any wayleaves, public or private rights of way, easements and covenants and all outgoings whether mentioned in the sales particulars or not.

BOUNDARIES ROADS & FENCES

The purchaser(s) will be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the vendor nor their selling agents will be responsible for defining ownership of the boundary hedges or fences.

MINERALS & TIMBER

It is understood that these rights are included in the sale.

NITRATE VULNERABLE ZONE

The property is not within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).

VIEWING

Strictly by appointment via the selling agents, Halls, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury SY4 3DR. Tel: 01743 450700.

SOLICITOR

Mr J Burrowes, Hooper Burrowes Legal, 11 Yeomanry Road, Battlefield Enterprise Park, Shrewsbury SY1 3EH.

LOT 1 - ABERTANAT FARM, LLANYBLODWEL, OSWESTRY,SHROPSHIRE SY10 8NA

Abertanat Farm lies adjacent to the A495 Llansantffraid to Llanyblodwel road, approximately 2½ miles from Llansantffraid and 6 miles from the border town of Oswestry. Until recent years the farm was principally operated as a dairy farm and was home to the Shropshire Cheese Company. It comprises a farmhouse, farm buildings, approximately 377.18 Acres (136.10 ha) of versatile agricultural land. The freehold to an Anaerobic Digestion plant, one house and three cottages, namely New Haven and 1 and 2 Abertanat Cottages.FARMHOUSEThe farmhouse is an impressive detached property which sits at the centre of Abertanat Farm and the Bryn Tanat Estate. It is of brick construction and has a number of original features throughout, including exposed beams and timbers, open fireplaces and sash windows. The accommodation is extensive and on the ground floor, it briefly comprises a main hallway, lounge, dining room, kitchen, office, living room, ground floor bedroom, cloakroom, garden room/greenhouse and steps to the cellar. On the first floor the accommodation includes six bedrooms and two bathrooms and a staircase leading to four attic rooms. Outbuildings include the former cheese dairy of stone construction, with a cloakroom and three further general purpose buildings. The garden is currently laid to lawn with shrub borders. SERVICESThe services include mains electricity 3 phase. Private wire agreement with the AD lease. A private water supply and private drainage. There is no central heating.COUNCIL TAXThe property is in Council Tax Band 'D'.TENUREThe property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.

CHEESE FACTORY

Until relatively recently the Eyres Family operated the Shropshire Cheese Company from the premises and a custom-built cheese factory of steel frame construction is included within the sale. Internally the factory has been sub-divided into staffroom with wash down facilities and wc. A processing room with separate packing room and 3 separate walk-in refrigerators. The factory is currently well equipped and could be reinstated and put back into production with ease. It should however be noted that the fixed equipment is not included in the sale but is available by separate negotiation.

FARM BUILDINGS

The farm buildings are laid out to the northwest of Abertanat House and comprise a mixture of traditional and more modern structures. Although the buildings have previously been used for the dairy farming enterprise some of the traditional ranges could easily be converted to alternative uses subject to the necessary planning consents.

ANAEROBIC DIGESTION PLANT

The anaerobic digestion plant is located to the immediate north of Abertanat farm buildings and has its separate access onto the A459 Llansantffraid to Llanyblodwel road. The AD plant is operated by Thornfield 003 Limited and is subject to a Lease entered into on the 21st April 2017 for a period of 21 years.

LOT 1 - NEWHAVEN, ABERTANAT, LLANYBLODWEL, OSWESTRY, SHROPSHIRE SY10 8NA

Newhaven lies adjacent to Abertanat Farm and comprises a detached two storey property constructed in 1979.On the ground floor the accommodation comprises a kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, living room, office/bedroom, bathroom, boot room, utility, additional office and ample storage.The first floor accommodation includes three bedrooms, a bathroom and an airing cupboard.Outside the garden is laid to lawn with ample parking. SERVICESServices include mains electricity, a private water supply, private drainage and oil-fired central heating.COUNCIL TAXThe property is in Council Tax Band 'D'.TENUREThe property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.AGRICULTURAL OCCUPANCY CONDITIONThe property is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition which limits the occupation of the property to a person solely or mainly employed or last employed locally in agriculture. Relevant planning application Reference Numbers OS/77/8111/OUT and OS/78/8594/REM.

LOT 1 - 1 ABERTANAT COTTAGE, LLANYBLODWEL, OSWESTRY SY10 8NA

1 Abertanat Cottage lies adjacent to Abertanat Farm and comprises a two storey, semi-detached cottage, with a single storey section to the rear. The ground floor accommodation comprises a kitchen, living room, utility/rear hall and bathroom. On the first floor there are three bedrooms.Outside the garden is laid to lawn with a concrete driveway/parking area.SERVICESServices include mains electricity, private drainage and a private water supply. There is no central heating.COUNCIL TAXThe property is in Council Tax Band 'A'.TENUREThe property is freehold and is sold subject to an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST).

LOT 1 - 2 ABERTANAT COTTAGE, LLANYBLODWEL, OSWESTY SY10 8NA

2 Abertanat Cottage lies adjacent to Abertanat Farm and comprises a two storey, semi-detached cottage, with a single storey section to the rear.The ground floor accommodation includes a kitchen, living room, utility and bathroom. On the first floor is two bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside the garden is laid to lawn with a small wrap-around patio.SERVICESServices include mains electricity, a private water supply, private drainage and oil fired central heating.COUNCIL TAXThe property is in Council Tax Band 'A'.TENUREThe property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.

LOT 2 - LAND ADJACENT TO PENYGEULAN HOME FARM, LLANSANTFFRAID, OSWESTRY

19.50 Acres (7.89 ha) of arable land with access to the A495 over a shared tarmac drive. The land slopes back to the road, is well fenced and has water available via the Estate supply.

LOT 3 - LAND AT THE MILL, CARREGHOFA, LLANYMYNECH SY22 6LE

20.90 Acres (8.46 ha) of versatile arable land with easy access and good road frontage. The land is currently growing maize.

LOT 4 - LAND ADJACENT TO THE MILL, CARREGHOFA, LLANYMYNECH SY22 6LE

14.70 Acres (5.95 ha) of versatile arable land on the opposite side of the council road to Lot 3. The land is currently in hybrid Rye.

LOT 5 - LAND AT THE MILL, CARREGHOFA, LLANYMYNECH SY22 6LE

28.79 Acres (11.66 ha) of versatile arable land, adjoining Lot 4 and is growing maize at the present time. The land also has frontage to the River Tanat with single bank fishing rights therein.

LOT 6 - LAND AT THE MILL, CARREGHOFA, LLANYMYNECH SY22 6LE

3.16 Acres (1.28 ha) of versatile land currently in arable rotation (maize) but equally suited to grass production. The land has long frontage to a quiet council road.

LOT 7 - BRYN-Y-FEDWEN, LLANYBLODWEL, OSWESTRY SY10 8NG

Bryn-y-Fedwen is a beautifully situated farm with far reaching views across Mid Wales and into the West Midlands. It lies approximately 1 mile from the village of Llanyblodwel, 3 miles from the larger village of Llansantffraid and 7 miles from the West Shropshire town of Oswestry.FARMHOUSEThe farmhouse comprises a Grade II listed, detached property of stone construction under a slate roof, with later additions and alterations. It is believed to date from the early to mid-17th Century and benefits from incredible views.The ground floor accommodation comprises a kitchen, walk through larder, laundry/freezer room, dining room and lounge. There is a lean-to workshop to the rear. The first floor accommodation includes three bedrooms and a bathroom.The house is approached over a mainly stoned private drive with an ample parking and turning area. The extensive gardens and grounds have been organic for over 25 years and can further enhance the setting.OUTBUILDINGSThere is a dilapidated shell of a range of timber outbuildings.LANDThe land lies within a ring fence and is contained in good sized enclosures with 72.75 acres in arable rotation and the remainder in permanent pasture, plus a small wood (field 1624). In total Lot 7 extends to 117.05 acres.SERVICESServices include mains electricity, a private water supply, private drainage and oil fired central heating.COUNCIL TAXThe property is in Council Tax Band 'E'.TENUREThe property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.

LOT 8 - TYN-Y-COED, LLANYBLODWEL, OSWESTRY SY10 8NG

Tyn-y-Coed comprises a detached Grade II listed property situated in an elevated position with far reaching views over the surrounding countryside and beyond and is believed to date back to the early 17th Century. It lies approximately 1 mile from the village of Llanyblodwel, 3 miles from the larger village of Llansantffraid and 7 miles from the West Shropshire town of Oswestry.The ground floor accommodation comprises a kitchen, living room, dining room and cloakroom. On the first floor there are two bedrooms and a bathroom and a staircase leading to two attic rooms.Outside the property benefits from a large curtilage with an extensive lawned area.LAND AND BUILDINGSThe property benefits from approximately 2.4 acres (0.97 ha) of pasture, along with a range of buildings including a former stable block, former dairy and timber framed barn and in total extends to 3.68 Acres (1.49 ha).SERVICESServices include mains electricity, a private water supply, private drainage and oil fired central heating.COUNCIL TAXThe property is in Council Tax Band 'E'.TENUREThe property is freehold and is sold subject to an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST).

LOT 9 - THE MILL HOUSE, CARREGHOFA LANE, LLANYMYNECH, OSWESTRY SY22 6LH

The Mill House is situated adjacent to Carreghofa Lane, just under a mile from the village of Llanymynech and comprises a two storey detached cottage.The ground floor accommodation comprises a kitchen with pantry, dining room, living room, utility/boot room, cloakroom and steps down to a cellar. The first floor accommodation includes three double bedrooms and a bathroom.Outside the property benefits from off road parking, a patio area, a large garden laid to lawn with shrub and flower borders and rockeries and the original mill race. SERVICESServices include mains electricity, a private water supply, oil fired central heating and private drainage.COUNCIL TAXThe property is in Council Tax Band E.TENUREThe property is freehold and is sold subject to an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST).

LOT 10 - THE MILL BARN & LAND, CARREGHOFA LANE, LLANYMYNECH, SY22 6LH

An original 3 storey Mill Building (11m x 5.8m External) principally in stone and slate with a later lean-to generator room to the rear. There is a central yard with an extensive range of dilapidated buildings set around, mainly timber framed with some brick. Extending away from the yard is a pasture field bounded by the Tanat Feeder on the one side and with a large poultry run in situ.

LOT 11 - WRENS NEST, LLANYBLODWEL, OSWESTRY SY10 8NA

Wrens Nest occupies an elevated position overlooking Abertanat Farm and the Tenat Valley and comprises a two storey detached cottage.The ground floor accommodation includes a kitchen, living room and dining room. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and a bathroom.Outside the garden is laid to lawn to the front with a hardcore driveway and parking area. To the rear is a small courtyard and brick outhouse. LANDIncluded with the cottage is a 2.24 acre grass paddock. The whole property extends to 2.77 acres.SERVICESServices include mains electricity, a private water supply, private drainage and oil fired central heating.COUNCIL TAXThe property is in Council Tax Band 'C'.TENUREThe property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.

LOT 12 - 1 BRYN TANAT VILLA LLANSANTFFRAID, OSWESTRY SY22 6BA

1 Bryn Tanat Villa lies approximately 1 mile from Llansantffraid and comprises a two storey, semi-detached cottage.The ground floor accommodation includes a living room, dining room and kitchen. On the first floor are three bedrooms and a bathroom.Outside the garden is laid to lawn with a brick under tile outbuilding. The property shares a driveway and parking area with 2 Bryn Tanat Villa. SERVICESServices include mains electricity, a private water supply, private drainage and oil fired central heating.COUNCIL TAXThe property is in Council Tax Band 'D'.TENUREThe property is freehold and is sold subject to an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST).

LOT 13 - 2 BRYN TANAT VILLA, LLANSANTFFRAID, OSWESTRY SY22 6BA

2 Bryn Tanat Villa lies approximately 1 mile from Llansantffraid and comprises a two storey, semi-detached cottage.The ground floor accommodation includes a living room, dining room and kitchen. On the first floor are three bedrooms and a bathroom.Outside the garden is laid to lawn with a brick under tile outbuilding. The property shares a driveway and parking area with 1 Bryn Tanat Villa.SERVICESServices include mains electricity, a private water supply, private drainage and oil fired central heating.COUNCIL TAXThe property is in Council Tax Band 'D'.TENUREThe property is freehold and is sold subject to an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST).

LOT 14 - LAND LYING TO THE WEST OF BRYN TANAT VILLAS SY22 6BA

3.56 Acres of level pasture land with frontage to the A495 Llansantffraid to Llanyblodwel road.

LOT 15 - LAND LYING TO THE EAST OF BRYN TANAT VILLAS SY22 6BA

3.01 Acres of level pasture land with frontage to the A495 Llansantffraid to Llanyblodwel road.

Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.

Call us on:   01743 450700
Abertanat, Oswestry, SY10 8NA
Offers Over £8,000,000
Call us on:   01743 450700
Abertanat, Oswestry, SY10 8NA
Offers Over £8,000,000
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