Lidlington, Bedfordshire


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Lidlington, Bedfordshire

For Sale


Reference: 12787

7.50 ACRES (3.03 hectares) of Permanent Pasture off Woburn Road, Lidlington, Bedfordshire

Property Description

The land off Woburn Road, Lidlington, is situated approximately 1 mile to the south east of the village, where it lies adjacent to the A507 (Woburn Road) between the villages of Ridgmont and Millbrook in central Bedfordshire. The property lies within the administrative boundaries of Central Bedfordshire Council and is situated within a growth area described as the ´Oxford Cambridge Arc´.

The property affords scenic views of the Bedfordshire countryside to the south west and is located approximately 0.62 miles from Woburn Forest Center Parcs to the south east, where there are a number of leisure and recreation facilities available. The property adjoins Coney Hill Woods at the eastern boundary, with Millbrook Golf Club situated further to the east. The property benefits from good transport links, with Junction 13 of the M1 and the train stations of Lidlington and Millbrook in close proximity.

The land north of Woburn Road (A507) Lidlington, as shown edged red on the plan comprises permanent pasture which is split into two separate enclosures by a stock proof fence and gate. The land extends to approximately 7.50 acres (3.30 ha) in total. The larger of the two enclosures can be accessed directly from the Woburn Road (A507) and the land slopes down from east to west and includes a small coppice of trees in the south western corner.

The smaller enclosure is accessed internally and includes a small pond in the north eastern corner and also includes a pole barn which is situated at the north eastern boundary. The pole barn is constructed of a wooden frame under a corrugated tin roof, enclosed with cladded tin sides and is approximately 80.40m2 in area. There is also a chicken coop, small storage shed, storage container and toilet cubicle (which is not connected to any mains sewerage system or septic tank), all of which are situated in the north eastern corner of the property. All of the buildings are to be included within a sale.

The boundaries of the property comprise of mature hedgerows and trees along the southern boundary, with mature woodland defining the eastern boundary. There is a stock proof fence which runs along the northern and western boundary of the property, which continues along the southern and eastern boundaries to ensure the property is kept stock proof. The land has historically been used for the grazing of horses and more recently has been cut for haylage.

The property benefits from a right of access over a shared access track (hatched blue on the plan), which leads directly off the A507 (Woburn Road). This right is for all purposes and at all times, with or without vehicles, animals and machinery. Extensive hacking routes are available across the surrounding countryside, with Public Bridleways, Footpaths and National Trails in close proximity to the property.

The land is offered for sale as a Whole by Private Treaty.

The Freehold interest is offered for sale with the benefit of Vacant Possession on completion.

The Property is offered for sale subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way that may exist.

The land is to be sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing Covenants whether specifically mentioned herein or not. There is a Restrictive Covenant in place, limiting the use of the land to agricultural purposes and the grazing of horses and ponies.

The Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights are included with the Sale as far as they are owned.

There is a water supply feeding a trough, which is situated adjacent to the northern boundary fence. We are informed that the supply comes across the adjoining landowner´s property to the north, which also benefits from the same supply. The supply is sub metered in order for the neighbouring landowner to be able to correctly apportion any water bills accordingly. There is also a standpipe in the eastern corner of the property that is connected to the water trough along the northern boundary.

We understand that the land is not registered on the Land Parcel Identification System (LPIS) with the Rural Payments Agency and has therefore not been claimed upon under the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS). The land is not subject to any Environmental Stewardship or Countryside Stewardship Schemes.

The property is located within the administrative boundaries of Central Bedfordshire Council as mentioned above. The property is well located in terms of the growth planned in respect of the ´Oxford Cambridge Arc´ and subject to planning, lends itself well to the possibility of equestrian development, or alternatively recreation and leisure development, based on the good transport links available nearby and the nature of surrounding development which has already taken place in the area.

The Purchaser will be deemed to have inspected the land and satisfied themselves as to the ownership of any boundary hedge, tree, or ditch.

Viewings must be in daylight hours, on foot only, with a set off these particulars in hand.

Should the sale of the Land or rights attached to the sale become a chargeable supply for the purpose of VAT, such tax will be paid by the Purchaser in addition to the purchase price. It is not anticipated that there will be any VAT upon the sale of this Land.

These have been prepared as carefully as possible and based on the Ordnance Survey Plan and are for identification purposes only. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied himself as to the description of the Land and any error or mistake shall not annul the sale, nor entitle either Party to compensation in respect thereof.

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