Land for sale

Harbridge Green, Harbridge, Ringwood, Hampshire BH24 3PT

£4,000,000 via Savills Rural Sales, Salisbury: 01722 442158

288 acres of pasture.
Two three bedroom semi-detached cottages (AOC).
Wide range of farm buildings.
Diversification opportunities.


North End Farm offers an unique opportunity on the edge of the New Forest. It is approximately 288 acres of predominantly permanent pasture land with two three bedroom semi-detached farm cottages (subject to Agricultural Occupancy Conditions) and a good range of farm buildings, well-positioned at the edge of the New Forest on the banks of the Avon. North End Farm is set in a quiet attractive rural area lying mid-way between Fordingbridge and Ringwood. The farm is gently undulating and is well sheltered to the west by Ringwood Forest and the River Avon forms the boundary to the east. The area is well known for its sporting and recreational facilities including sailing in Poole Harbour, golf at nearby Crane Valley and of course the special private golf course at Remedy Oak. There is also access to good walking in the New Forest and Ringwood Forest. Local towns of note which provide a good range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities include Ringwood, Salisbury and Bournemouth. Independent schools in the area include Canford, Dumpton, Moyles Court and Bryanston. Whilst state secondary schools include Ringwood School and The Burgate School and Sixth Form and state primary and infant is served by St James in Alderholt, Hyde C of E and Poulner Infant and Junior School in Ringwood. There are also good communication routes with the A338 which provides a route to the M27, M3 and London beyond with mainline railway services to London Waterloo available from either Salisbury or Bournemouth.

The Farm:
North End Farm is set in beautiful countryside on the edge of the New Forest on the banks of the river Avon comprising of 288 acres. The land is gently undulating with some superb views from the higher ground across the Avon Valley, and is predominantly of good quality permanent pasture, which includes water meadows and has been managed historically as a mixed system, with some very impressive yields of grass, barley and forage maize by the current owners. North End Farm provides an excellent opportunity to reinstate a dairy operation or to explore diversification options, including natural capital as well as other leisure opportunities, subject to gaining the necessary permissions. The farm is divided into manageable sized fields with good access from a principal track or from the public road. There is also an extensive irrigation system in place across the farm but the abstraction license would need to be renewed. There is a small block of woodland at the north of the farm which is a sea of blue bells in the spring. This area could be a fantastic glamping site, subject to gaining the necessary permissions.

Yard & Buildings:
There is a substantial range of farm buildings at North End Farm, most of which have benefit from new roofs. The buildings include a steel framed livestock building with around 200 cubicles, feed store and machinery shed, as well as parlour and farm workshop, which had permission to convert into residential use under a Class Q application.

The Cottages:
North End Farm offers two three bedroom semi-detached farm cottages, which are agriculturally tied (AOC) and they both encompass approx. 1.140 Sq. Ft of living space. The properties feature entrance on the ground floor leading to a kitchen, living room, dining room, and utility room with WC. On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom. Each cottage comes with its own garden, which is predominantly lawn with some well-maintained flower beds. These properties offer a practical family space located close to the operational area of the farm.

Acreage: 288 Acres


Post Code - BH24 3PT
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Additional Info

General Remarks and Stipulations

Method of Sale and Tenure
North End Farm is offered for sale by private treaty, as a whole. The farm is freehold and is sold by private treaty with vacant possession on completion.

Basic Payment Scheme
The BPS entitlements are not included in the sale.

Grant Schemes
North End Farm is not currently entered into a stewardship agreement.

Mineral, Timber and Sporting Rights
As far as they are owned, the sporting and timber rights are included in the sale. 50% of the mineral right will be included in the sale, the other 50% is held by a third party.

The property is not currently Opted to Tax for the purposes of VAT. Should any sale or any other part of the farm or any right attached to it become a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable by the purchase(s) in addition to the contract price.

The farm benefits from mains water to the cottages and a borehole to the farm buildings, three phase electricity, private drainage and oil fired central heating. While the water is a mains supply, the farm is responsible for the maintenance of the pipe network that supplies a number of third parties properties.

Local Authority
New Forest District Council

Council Tax

- 1 North End Farm - E
- 2 North End Farm - F

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements
The property is sold subject to and with benefit of all existing rights of way whether public or private, including rights of way, supply, drainage, water, electricity supplies and other rights, covenants, restrictions and obligations and all wayleaves whether referred to or not.
Public rights of way that cross the sale area are shown on the sale plan.

The water meadows at North End Farm have been designated as a SSSI and Ramsar site.

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

The hatcheted area around the house and buildings will be subject to an overage of 30% for all development including residential and commercial excluding agriculture and equestrian for a period of 30 years from the date of completion.

Viewings are strictly by appointment through Savills.

Agent: Savills Rural Sales, Salisbury

Savills, Rolfes House, 60 Milford Street, Salisbury, SP1 2BP

Phone: 01722 442158