A secluded development site in rural location with an attractive block of rolling land

A secluded development site in rural location with an attractive block of rolling land.

Stanbridge 1.8 miles, Wimborne Minster 4.6 miles, Bournemouth 14.3 miles, Poole mainline station 10.7 miles (London Waterloo 2 hours 8 minutes), M27 22.1 miles

About 79 acres (32 Ha) Available as a whole or in two lots.

Lot 1 Underwood Farm site as a whole comprises a large redundant agricultural portal framed shed and two dwellings, which is easily accessed by a private drive off Woodcutts lane. The cottages which stand on the eastern side of the site (and formerly connected by a linked barn) were historically occupied by estate workers. Certificates of Lawful Use Development (CLUD) for both cottages have been accepted by the Dorset Council. The cottages and footprint of the former connecting building form the basis of planning application submitted to Planning Authority for a new dwelling. The planning application is due to be formerly determined during the summer of 2020.

Lot 2 Comprises about 78.5 acres (31.7 hectares). The land is categorised as grade 3 being typical Upton soil which is shallow well draining soil over chalk. The land has good access from Underwood Farm as well as two gateways straight onto Woodcutts Lane providing independent access. The land is currently in a traditional arable rotation of winter wheat, winter barley and oil seed rape.

General Method of Sale: Underwood Farm is offered for sale as a whole or in two lots by private treaty.

Services: No services are included in the block of land

Ingoing: In addition to the purchase price the purchaser(s) may be required to pay for growing crops, new leys, acts of husbandry at cost or market value whichever is the higher and any items normally paid for at ingoing including any items stipulated in the farming agreement. Specifically enhancement will be charged on all crops at a rate of £15 per acre per month from sowing date to completion. Grass leys at face value or cost whichever is higher, consumables and all other stores including fertiliser, fuel and sprays at cost. No claim will be allowed for dilapidations or any other matters.

Basic Payment Scheme: The land is registered with the Basic Payment Scheme and the entitlements are included in the sale. The vendor will retain the 2019 payment.

Timber Rights: The timber rights are included in the sale.

Mineral Rights: The mineral rights are not included in the sale.

Designations: Area of outstanding natural beauty Cranbourne Chase and Wiltshire Downs

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way: The property is being sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights including, rights of way, whether public or private, light support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements and quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water and gas and other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not.

VAT: Any guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event that a sale of the property, or any part of it, or any right attached to it, becomes a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition.

Planning Reference: Planning application: 3/19/1414/CLE

Health and Safety: Given the potential hazards of a working farm we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around the farm buildings and machinery.

Local Authority: Dorset Council - East Dorset Area - Allenview Rd, Hanham Rd, Wimborne BH21 1AJ

Postcode: BH21 4JL

Viewing: Strictly by confirmed appointment with the vendor’s agents, Strutt & Parker in Salisbury

This property has 79 acres of land.


Location Underwood Farm is a sought after opportunity to purchase land with planning for a four bedroom detached house in a rural location. The site is peacefully situated just outside of Hinton Martell and Stanbridge. The local town of Wimborne Minster offers a range of amenities and shops at just under 5 miles away. The property is located on the edge of the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty it is also within easy reach of the New Forest National Park. The popular coastal towns of Bournemouth and Poole are also within close proximity with a direct rail line to London Waterloo.


Directions From Wimborne: Take the B3078 North from Wimborne through Stanbridge for approximately 3.2 miles. Then turn right onto Woodcutts Lane and then after about 650 metres take the first drive on the right to Underwood Farm.

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