Fordgate, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7


Guide price

An adaptable range of modern farm buildings, silage clamp, concrete yard and two mobile homes. In all about 7.39 acres. For sale by informal Tender - Tenders close Thursday 10th September at 12 noon.

General Remarks

The sale of this property gives prospective purchasers the rare opportunity to acquire a range of modern and adaptable farm buildings, two mobile homes and a productive parcel of land on the edge of the Somerset Levels with quick and easy access to the M5 motorway. In years gone by the buildings have been used for dairying and livestock rearing but could be utilised for a number of alternative uses subject to the necessary consents.

In all the property extends to 7.39 acres of which 2.79 acres is buildings and yards and 4.6 acres is pasture land.

The buildings can be described in more detail as follows:

Fodder Barn — 27.5 x 15m of steel frame construction, open sided with hard core flooring.

Dutch Barn — 18.4m x 7.2m of steel frame construction under a GI roof with open sides.

Lean-to — 18m x 12.6m of timber and steel frame elevations under a mono-pitched GI roof with part block elevations.

To the rear of the lean-to is a slurry lagoon with dirty water system which pumps from the yard.

Covered Yard 1 — 28.4m x 34.7m of steel portal frame construction under a GI roof, part block and part timer bordered elevations. Office in corner. Central feed passage.

Covered Yard 2 — 13.5m x 32.2m of steel frame construction with part block and part open elevations under a fibre cement roof with office/store room in the corner.

Workshop/store — 5.2m x 5.2m of concrete block elevations under a pitched fibre cement roof.

Store room — 5.2m x 2.1m of timber frame construction.

Wash out bay with dirty water system with storage tank in yard pumped to the slurry lagoon


We are not aware of any designation or environmental schemes which affect the land.


The land is of freehold tenure with vacant possession available on completion.


Mains electricity and water currently connected.


The property is sold subject to all outgoings as assessed whether stated within the sale particulars or not.

Rights of Way, Easements etc

There is a right of way over the first ten feet of the driveway in favour of the neighbouring property.

The property, as far as required by the Vendors, will be conveyed subject to all rights of way, easements and wayleaves of telegraph and telephone poles, stays and wires, electric pylons, poles and cables, drains, water and gas pipes at present erected on and passing over or under the property and subject to the agreements affecting the same (if any).

Basic Payment Scheme

There are no entitlements attached to the sale.

Local Authority

Sedgemoor District Council, King Square, Bridgwater, TA6 3AR—03003037800.

Sporting and Mineral Rights

Sporting rights are in hand and run with the Freehold.

Town and Country Planning

There is a lapsed planning consent for a temporary agriculturally tied mobile home. The application number is

The property, notwithstanding any description contained in these particulars, is sold subject to any Development Plan, Tree Preservation Order, Town Planning Scheme, Resolution Notice, which may be or may come to be in force and also subject to any statutory provision or Bye-laws without any obligation on the part of the vendor to specify them.


Strictly by appointment with the selling agents Greenslade Taylor Hunt only. 13 Hammet Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1RN. 01823 277121.

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Method of Sale

The land is being offered for sale by Informal Tender. Tenders are to be received in writing on the attached Form of Tender at the Agents Greenslade Taylor Hunt, 13 Hammet Street, Taunton, TA1 1RN by 12 noon on Thursday 10th September 2020 and marked 'Offers for Northmoor Farm'. Offers should be marked made for the property as a whole as detailed in these sale particulars. The vendor is not obliged to accept the highest nor any other tender.

Sale Prior

It is possible that properties may be withdrawn/sold prior to the tender date. It is advisable for interested parties to register their interest with us and it is their responsibility to check with the selling Agents whether a particular lot will be offered, or if it has been withdrawn.

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Greenslade Taylor Hunt - Taunton

13 Hammet Street, Taunton, Somerset

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