DescriptionGrovefield Farm lies off the Fullbrook Lane between Hampton Lucy and Sherbourne, some 2.5 miles from Longbridge Junction 15 of the M40, and 4.5 miles from the centre of the town of Warwick.
The land comprises some 53.7 hectares (132.7 acres) an appealing parcel of Grade II arable land and flood meadow laid to permanent pasture lying adjacent to the River Avon, compete with fishing rights.
The land has good access off the adopted highway leading to Grovefields Farm and a number of other properties.
The arable land has potential for growing specialist vegetable crops and a water abstraction licence is available to be transferred.
ServicesThere are mains water connections to some of the pasture fields.
Basic Payment EntitlementThe Basic Payment Entitlement for the net eligible area will be transferred to the purchaser. It is anticipated the claim due to be made in May 2020 will be made by the Vendor, who will retain the benefit of the Basic Payment for the 2020 calendar year. The Purchaser will indemnify the Vendor for any potential penalties arising from their period of occupation to the 31st December 2020.
Higher Level Stewardship SchemeThe land is currently subject to a Higher Level Countryside Stewardship Scheme – Agreement No. AG00556491. The main relevant scheme options are ‘very low input grassland’ for the permanent pasture, and to take out of cultivation of historic features on land which would otherwise be arable. It is intended that the benefits and liabilities of the scheme would be transferred to the purchaser, subject to approval by Natural England.
Local AuthoritiesWarwickshire County Council - 01926 410410
Stratford District Council – 01789 267575
Severn Trent Water – 0904 0122175
Natural England – 0300 0603900
Field ScheduleSee attached JPEG
FencingThe purchaser shall be required to fence a new boundary between points A and B shown on the plan. The vendor will be responsible for fencing a new boundary between points X and Y.
Abstraction LicenceThe Abstraction Licence reference: 18/54/13/230/S provides for rights to abstract between April and September inclusive, up to 27,272m3 per annum (1,500m3 per day).
AccessVia the adopted highway
Rights of WayThe road through the holding is an adopted highway
Easements and WayleavesThere are no known easements or wayleaves.
Sporting RightsSporting rights including fishing on the Avon along with timber and mineral rights will be included in the freehold sale.
Tenure & PossessionFreehold and vacant possession upon completion of the sale
DirectionsDrive through Hampton Lucy towards Snitterfield, sharp left hand bend take the right hand turn on to Fulbrooke Lane, follow along until you see the sign for Grovefields Farm, follow the road to the end.