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    5.05 acres / 2.04 hectares
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A nursery with two bedroom bungalow and two pasture fields located on the edge of Cheltenham.

Offered for sale with no onward chain.

The Property
The bungalow at Hawthorn Nurseries occupies a private position down Elm Garden Drive. The property comprises a single-storey, two-bedroom bungalow subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition. Inside, a light boot room provides access to the kitchen, pantry and the dining room. From the dining room, the inner hall gives access to the well sized sitting room, two bedrooms, a family bathroom and conservatory. Outside, the attached garage extends to some 14 sq m. The garden has been well maintained and is separated from the main nursery. Access into the house can also be taken via the conservatory through the original front door.

The Nursery
The facilities at Hawthorn Nurseries comprise a good array of traditional and 1970s and 1980s growing houses and machinery stores. Located to the west of the house is a block built machinery store and workshop with office as well as two garages of a similar construction .

The glasshouses at Hawthorn Nurseries provide approximately 735 sq m of growing space. Raised tables are in situ and heating is provided via either an oil-fired hot water system or elevated electric circulating fans . Two oil boilers are situated in their own standalone boiler houses behind the corresponding glasshouses.

Adjacent to the glasshouses is a clear span poly tunnel, an area of pasture previously used to house cold frames and the footings for an additional glasshouse.

The Land
The property in all extends to approximately 5.05 acres. The pasture land at Hawthorn Nurseries extends to the west of the buildings and comprises level pasture land divided into two field enclosures extending to about 2.85 acres.

Access to the land can be taken via a field gate located off Elm Garden Drive or through a gated entrance way to the eastern boundary through the nursery. The land befits from a portion of road frontage along Bamfurlong Lane. While there is no drop curb in place the land creates an approximately 56 meter stretch of infill between two establish residential sites.

Hawthorn Nurseries is located at the end of a no through road known as Elm Garden Drive which leads from Badgeworth Lane, which in turn is the main road linking Shurdington and Bamfurlong. Cheltenham town centre lies just 3 miles to the east while junction 11 of the M5 motorway is just 1.9 miles southwest. The nursery is ideally suited to serve the large number of garden centres that occupy the county with several notable horticultural outlets within a 10 mile radius. Hawthorn Nurseries benefits from road frontage onto Elm Garden Drive as well as Bamfurlong Lane, with the pasture land creating an infill between two established sites.

In all about 5.05 acres ( 2.04 hectares).

From the A40 'Golden Valley' dual carriageway head east towards Cheltenham, take the first exist at Arle Court Roundabout onto the B4063. Turn left onto Badgeworth Road, after 0.5 miles turn right onto Elm Garden Drive and Hawthorn Nurseries will be on your right after just 300 meters.

Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
Services: Mains water and electricity. A shared private drainage system, solid fuel heating system to the bungalow and oil-fired/electric heating to the greenhouses.
Council Tax: Band C
Tenure: Freehold
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. Maps show a public footpath crossing over part of the land. We have been informed that this was decommissioned in 1972 however no formal correspondence is currently available to support this.
Guide Price: £650,000
Method of sale: Hawthorn Nurseries is offered for sale as a whole by private treaty.
Overage: The property will be sold subject to an overage clause entitling the Vendors to benefit from 30% of any uplift beyond agricultural/horticultural value resulting from the granting of consent for any use other than agricultural, horticultural or equestrian for a period of 30 years.
Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the selling agent.