An attractive livestock farm with exciting opportunities

Lot 1 – Ash Tree Farm Cottage, Farm buildings and about 30.71 acres (12ha): £870,000

Lot 2 – New livestock building and about 45.55 acres (18 ha) acres of pasture £480,000

As a whole - Ash Tree Farm - 76.26 acres: £1,350,000

Lot 1 – Ash Tree Farm About 30.71 acres (12 ha) Three bedroom cottage | Dutch barn with potential for conversion | Livestock building | Further ancillary buildings | Muck store/silage clamp | Pasture land

Lot 2 – Land off Kilsby Road About 45.55 acres (18ha) New livestock building | Productive pasture land

Situation Ash Tree Farm is located on the north side of Barby village in Warwickshire. Access to the farm is excellent via the Kilsby Road.

Ash Tree Farm Ash Tree Farm lies in a very pretty part of rural Northamptonshire and provides an opportunity to acquire a compact farm in a popular area. The soils are classified as grade 3 by DEFRA being of the Denchworth series being fine loam over clay described as being suitable for winter cereals and short term grassland.

Lot 1 – Ash Tree Farm Cottage, farm buildings and about 29.32 acres of land.

About 30.71 acres (12 ha)

Ash Tree Farm Cottage The three bedroom cottage is located to the south of the farm buildings with good access of the Kilsby Road. The property is of a block construction under a tile roof and has been newly renovated. The property comprises: Ground floor: Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen/ Breakfast Room, Utility, WC First Floor: Master Bedroom with en-suite, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The cottage benefits from a garden and excellent views of the land.

Farm buildings There is a range of farm buildings within the farmyard which comprise:

Building Description Dimensions Dutch barn - General store Steel framed building under sheet roof 18.3m x 14m General store Steel portal frame under sheet roof 14.5m x 6m Traditional brick livestock building Brick walls under a sheet roof 27.4m x 13.7m Lean-to adjacent to livestock building Steel portal frame under a sheet roof 22.8m x 6.4m

The farm buildings may be suitable for alternative uses including residential, subject to obtaining planning concent. There is no development uplift on the farm buildings.

Farmland The land lies to the west of the farm cottage and buildings. It comprises two fields of permanent pasture withsome modest livestock handling facilities.

Lot 2 - New livestock building and about 45.55 acres of land. About 45.55 acres (18 ha) New livestock building A new livestock building was constructed in 2018. It is galvanised steel portal framed under a sheet roof and measures 30.5m x 13.7m including a covered feed area.

General Method of sale Ash Tree Farm is offered for sale as a whole or in two lots by private treaty.

Tenure and possession The property is offered for sale with vacant possession on completion.

Services Ash Tree Farm benefits from mains water and electricity to the farm buildings. The Cottage has private drainage to a septic tank and has oil fired central heating. The new livestock building benefits from mains water.

EPCs and Council Tax The Cottage has an EPC rating of D and falls into Council Tax band C.

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.

Basic Payment Scheme and Environmental Schemes The entitlements to the Basic Payment are included in the sale. In the event that the property is sold in lots the entitlements will be included with the eligible land on a pro rata basis at the discretion of the vendor (or their representatives). The vendor will submit a claim for the 2020 scheme year and will retain the payment for this scheme year in its entirety. The vendor will use reasonable endeavours to transfer the entitlements to the purchaser as soon after completion as the transfer rules allow.The property is not within any other environmental scheme.

Overage The property is sold subject to an overage on future non-agricultural development on field numbers OS5782 and OS5005. The overage will not apply to any planning permissions granted or development or use in connection with agriculture, and forestry activities. If development takes place under the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 Class or any subsequent act or change to the regulations then this will be a trigger event for overage. This overage will be effective for 20 years from the date of completion of the sale and will be payable on the implementation of planning permission (or disposal with planning permission) for such uses, (excluding agriculture or forestry use). The overage will apply in the event that the property is used for an equestrian business. The amount payable will be 20% of the increase in value resulting from that consent. Further information is available from the vendor’s agent.

Designations It is also in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).

Sporting, timber and mineral rights All sporting, timber and mineral rights are included in the freehold sale, in so far as they are owned.

Fixtures and fittings All items usually regarded as tenant’s fixtures and fittings and equipment, including fitted carpets and curtains are included in the sale.

Local authority Northamptonshire County Council (0300 126 1000) Daventry District Council (01327 871100)

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.

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.

Solicitors Arnold Thomson, 205 Watling Street West, Towcester, Northants NN12 6BX

Postcode CV23 8TU

This property has 75 acres of land.


Ash Tree Farm is located on the north side of Barby village in Warwickshire. Access to the farm is excellent via the Kilsby Road.

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