Burley Gate, Moreton Jefferies


Guide price

Summary of features Approx. 60.5 acres (24.48 ha) As a whole or in three lots Investment opportunity Subject to tenancy Grade 3 land Good roadside access For sale by Informal Tender Tenders to be received by Midday Monday 16th November 2020 Guide Price Lot 1 £250,000 - £300,000 Lot 2 £30,000 - £40,000 Lot 3 £70,000 - £80,000 As a whole £350,000 - £400,000 Ref: Graham Baker & Andrew Edwards M: 07831 119 337 / 07825 066 859 O: 01432 356 161 (Hereford) E: a.edwards@sunderlands.co.uk


An excellent agricultural investment opportunity to purchase approximately 60.5 acres of tenanted agricultural land situated in the North East of Herefordshire.


The land is conveniently located either side of the A465 road near Burley Gate, and is about 10 miles North East of Hereford and about 6 miles from the town of Bromyard.

The Land

About 60.50 acres (24.48ha) of grade 3 gently sloping and flat agricultural land with the benefit of roadside frontage to all lots.

Lot 1 extends to approximately 44.15 acres of permanent grassland with a small area of woodland.

Lot 2 comprises of one field parcel of approximately 4.90 acres of arable land.

Lot 3 comprises of one field parcel of approximately 11.45 acres of arable land.

All the land is within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.


We are not aware of any mains services currently connected.

Fixtures & Fittings:

All items normally referred to as Fixtures and Fittings are excluded from the sale.


We are informed that the land has been in full occupation by the Tenant since 1983 with no written agreement in place. It is assumed that this verbal occupation may fall under the legislation of the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 with the Tenant having been issued a section 6 notice which may assist the new owner(s) to secure a written tenancy if so wished.

Details of the Tenant, passing Rent and Documents served can be supplied upon request only from either the agents or solicitors.

Prospective Purchasers must form their own view as to the legal nature and occupation of the land and type of Tenancy and must rely upon their own enquiries with the agents and vendors having no responsibility.

Basic Farm Payment and Stewardship:

We understand the Basic Farm Payment entitlements are the property of the tenant.

Method of Sale:

The land is for sale by Informal Tender. The vendor(s) reserve the right to not accept the highest, or indeed any offer. The vendor reserves the right to accept an offer prior to the tender date.

All tenders must be completed on the Agents Informal Tender Document only. The Tender Document must be requested from Sunderlands at the address below. All details must be completed and signed and the Tender Document must be sealed in an envelope and received by Midday on Monday 16th November 2020 addressed to: Graham Baker & Andrew Edwards, Sunderlands LLP, Offa House, St Peter's Square, Hereford, HR1 2PQ. Envelopes must be clearly marked Tender: About 60.5 acres of Land at Burley Gate F.A.O. GRB & AE.

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.

Vendor's Solicitors:

Name: George Thomson

Address: Taylor & Emmet LLP

Bridge Street, Bakewell

DE45 1DS


Phone:01142 184 345

Viewing & Health and Safety Notice:

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak viewing is strictly by appointment through the Agents, by calling the Hereford Office reception (01432 356 161) or Graham Baker (07831 119 337) or Andrew Edwards (07825 066 859). When requesting a viewing, we will record your contact details for COVID-19 tracing purposes. When viewing the land please ensure you adhere to all current government guidelines with regard to hand washing/sanitising and social distancing.

Anyone inspecting the land does so entirely at their own risk and neither the selling agents nor vendors accept any responsibility or liability for any injuries or consequential loss howsoever caused. Viewing in daylight hours only and gates must be left as found and latched correctly. The land may be grazed by livestock so take care when viewing.

Rights of Way, Easements etc.:

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all Rights, including Rights of Way whether public or private, water, Rights of light, drainage, electricity supplies and other Rights and obligations, easements, quasi-easements, covenants, restrictions, orders and all existing wayleaves of pylons, stays, cables, drains, water, gas and other pipes that may exist over the same or for the benefit of the same, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

A public footpath crosses field 7912 from where the north and west boundaries meet, to the roadside on the eastern boundary opposite Claypits Farm

Timber, Sporting and Mineral Rights:

So far as we are aware they are owned and are included within the freehold sale of the land subject to a written tenancy.


Herefordshire Council: 01432 260 000

Rural Payments Agency: 03000 200 301


On the A465 from Hereford towards Bromyard after about 6 miles on this road you will come through Burley Gate, continue for another mile and you will see the land on both sides of the road. The property will be identified by the Sunderlands for sale board.

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 as a statement or representation of facts. These particulars are produced in good faith and are inevitably subjective and do not form any part of any contract. No persons within Sunderlands has any authority whatsoever to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. In the event that there is any variance between these sale particulars and the contract of sale then the latter shall apply.

Plans and Areas:

The land measurement is based upon Promap online ordnance survey mapping and is for a guide only. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description, land measurement and extent of the property. Any error, misstatement or incorrect measurement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

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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