Bull Hill, Astley, Stourport-on-Severn

Guide price

178.47 Acres (72.22 Ha), Available as a Whole or in Lots, Grade 2 Arable Land, Amenity Woodland, Permanent Pasture, Good Opportunities for Evironmental and Stewardship Schemes, Freely Draining Slightly Acid Loamy Soils Suitable for a Variety of Crops, Access to Main Road, For Sale by Formal Tender By Friday 24th May 2024 by 12 Noon

Situation: The Land at Bull Hill Farm provides a unique opportunity to acquire 178.47 acres (72.22 ha) of predominantly arable land suitable for a range of cropping with views over the Severn Valley. The Land at Bull Hill is located in a rural area within the parish of Astley. The town of Stourport-on-Severn is approximately 3 miles away and has a range of facilities including: schools, high street shops, supermarkets, pubs and restaurants. There are good transport links to the larger town of Kidderminster and Worcester which boast further facilities including train stations with national rail links and access to the M5 motorway.

The Land:

Lot 1 – Land at Bull Hill Farm, 18.09 acres (7.32 ha) single field of Grade 2 arable land with freely draining soil suitable for a wide range of crops and has access onto the main road.

Lot 2 – Land at Bull Hill Farm, 39.69 acres (16.06 ha) two parcels of Grade 2 arable land with freely draining soil suitable for a wide range of crops and access onto the main road.

Lot 3 – Land at Bull Hill Farm, 120.69 acres (48.84 ha) comprises five parcels of predominantly Grade 2 arable land (with some Grade 3) extending to 107.09 acres (43.34 ha), 11.55 acres (4.67 ha) of permanent pasture and 2.05 acres (0.83 ha) of amenity woodland. The soil is free draining and suitable for a wide range of cropping. The land is accessed from the main road and by a privately owned track.

Lot Plan: Plans, Areas and Schedules

Numbers listed on the lot plan are Ordnance Survey numbers not RPA Rural Land Register numbers. These are based on the Ordnance Survey maps and are for reference only. They have been checked by the Vendor's Agents and the Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description and acerage of the land. Any errors or misstatements shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

Method of Sale

The property is being offered for a sale in lots or as a whole by Formal Tender. The Vendor reserves the right to not accept the highest or any offer. The Vendors reserve the right to accept an offer prior to the Tender Date. The Tender is legally binding.

Any prospective purchaser is advised to carry out their own enquiries with Malvern Hills District Council and other relevant Authorities before making an offer for the Property.

Prospective Purchasers should sign the Tender document stating the proposed purchase price and submit prior to the deadline in an envelope along with a cheque for a deposit of 10% of the purchase price. The tender document must also be accompanied by a completed Land Registry Identity Form (ID1) to include details of any prospective purchaser in order to comply with anti money laundering regulations . The deposit cheque must be made payable to 'Lambe Corner Solicitors'.

All tenders are to be received at the office of Balfours LLP, The Estate Office, The Vallets, Whitfield, Hereford. HR2 9BA by Friday 24th May 2024 at 12 Noon. (Tel: 01981 570727). Envelopes must be marked 'Tender Land at Bull Hill Farm'.

The Vendors will confirm which (if any) proposed offer to purchase is acceptable to them and the Solicitors will immediately effect an exchange of Contracts with a completion date of Friday 21st June 2024 (or earlier by mutual agreement).

Unsuccessful tenderers will have their deposit cheque(s) returned and unsuccessful Contracts and documentation will be destroyed.

Vendors Solicitor

Alex Cunliffe

Lambe Corner Solicitors

36/37 Bridge Street



Tel: 01432 356619

Email: ac@lambercorner.co.uk


A Tender Pack will be available for inspection from the Vendors Solicitors. The Tender Pack will include a copy of the Contract of Sale and any Special Conditions of Sale. The Vendors Solicitors or Balfours LLP can be contacted directly for a Tender Pack. Any enquiries regarding the Tender Pack need to be made directly to the Vendors Solicitor.

Prospective purchasers will deem to have bid on the basis of the Contract and such conditions whether or not they have inspected them.

In the event that there are any variances between these particulars and the Contract of Sale then the latter shall apply.


Services: The property is not connected to a mains water supply.

Local Authority: Worcestershire Council (01905 765765) & Malvern Hills District Council (01684 862273)

Flood Risk: Surface water, rivers and the sea: Very low risk

Basic Payment Scheme: Due to the delinking of the scheme from 2024 onwards no entitlements are available and no reference data will be transferred.

Environmental Schemes: Currently the land is not entered into any type of environmental schemes such as Countryside Stewardship or the Sustainable Farming Incentive.Lot 3 with the amenity woodland and area of permanent pasture provide a good opportunity for such schemes.

Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights: The sporting, mineral and timber rights in so far as they exist are included within the sale.

Tenure and Possession: The land is for sale freehold with vacant possession. The current tenant has entered into a Deed of Surrender with the Vendor that will complete simultaneously with the sale. The current tenant has holdover for existing crops.

Boundaries, Hedges and Fences: All boundaries will be the responsibility of the purchaser. Lot 2 - it is the responsibility of the neighbouring landowner to erect a boundaryfence along the western boundary. The boundary has been marked with white posts for the purposes of the sale. The northern boundary against the farm buildings is alsomarked with white posts and it will be the responsibility of the purchaser to erect a post and wire fence from points A to B.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way: The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether mentioned in these particulars or not. A Public Footpath crosses Lot 3 as identified on the plan.

Please Note: The sale will include a restrictive covenant on building on the area in Lot 1 hatched on the plan, more details can be obtained by the vendors solicitor.

Directions: Lot 1 is accessed from Bull Hill Lane and lies on the opposite side of the main road from Bull Hill Farm. Lot 2 lies between Bull Hill Lane and Crundalls Lane and can be accessed from either lane. Lot 3 lies to the south of Crundalls Lane and is accessed approximately 200m from the junction with the B4196.


Lot 1: start.palettes.layover

Lot 2: washable.began.dreading

Lot 3: rice.removable.zappedAcreage:178.47

01584 707100

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