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A single block of productive permanent pasture of heavy fertile clay loam capable of generating strong yields of hay and silage. It is divided into a series of fields with good access into each field and. In all, the land extends to about 20 acres ( 8.09 hectares). Ideal opportunity for those seeking land for agricultural and equestrian use and to take advantage of the excellent location and direct outriding onto a network of bridleways.
A parcel of land south east of Devizes, Wiltshire ideal for planting with trees and to offset Carbon Emissions. The ground is currently laid to permanent pasture and is well suited for a buyer to utilise to ensure a Carbon Neutral footprint for a business or individual.
The land at Stert is situated off the A342, about 3 miles south of the traditional market town of Devizes which boasts a comprehensive range of business, commercial and recreational facilities. The rural villages of Market Lavington and Urchfont are all within 6 miles and provide a range of local shops, schools and public houses.
The land at Stert extends to about 20 acres (8.09 ha) of level and gently sloping land. The pasture is in good condition and has been well managed with grazing and cutting for silage and hay the main regime.
There are a series of fields and small enclosures with some of the boundaries being thick stockproof hedges. There are currently a series of small spinneys and woodlands which could be further developed and enhanced. They presently provide a haven for wildlife and attract a wide variety of flora and fauna. The soil is a Grade III fertile clay loam and well suited for growing woodland trees. The trees lock up and store carbon from the atmosphere, a process known as Carbon Sequestration. The land is ideally suited for planting with trees and by creating new woodland this will play an important role in the UK's efforts to hit a zero carbon emission by 2050. Additional woodland will provide a range of other ecosystem benefits such and soil conservation and boost biodiversity.
The Government has a £50 million Woodland Carbon Guarantee scheme to boost tree-planting in the fight against climate change. The new scheme will encourage farmers and landowners to plant more trees and create woodland in return for payments as these trees grow. Successful participants will be offered the option to sell Woodland Carbon Units to the Government over 35 years at a guaranteed price, thus providing an income for businesses to compensate for their carbon emissions.
There is a public footpath and a bridleway over the property as shown on the sale plan and the property is easily accessed from the village road which leads off the A360.
METHOD OF SALE
The land is sold with vacant possession by private treaty as a whole.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME & ENTITLEMENTS
There are no Entitlements included in the sale.
SPORTING, TIMBER & MINERAL RIGHTS
The sporting, standing timber and mineral rights are included in the freehold sale, as far as they are owned.
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all matters contained in or referred to in the title deeds together with all existing rights of way whether public or private, including wayleaves, easements, covenants, restrictions and obligations whether to specifically in these sale particulars or not. The buyer shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and the ownership thereof. There is a public footpath and bridleway as shown on the sale plan.
Woolley & Wallis Finance Ltd is well positioned to assist prospective buyers obtain specialist finance for rural property. We are agents for the AMC and also have good contact with numerous other agricultural lenders who will be able to discuss your requirements in further detail.
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From Devizes: Take the A360 south out of Devizes and continue for approximately 2.3 miles. Turn Right into Stert and then almost immediately left again. The land will be found approximately 0.2 miles on the right hand side as indicated by the Woolley & Wallis Farm Sale Board.
All viewings are strictly by prior appointment only arranged through our Marlborough Farm & Rural Office (01672 515252) and to be conducted in reasonable daylight hours in possession of a set of the sale particulars.