Gobowen, Oswestry, Shropshire

Guide price

Rural Setting, Pastureland With Arable Potential, 4 Bed Farmhouse Needing Renovation Including Paddock, 7 Lots, Excellent Road & Rail Links, Traditional Farm Buildings (Planning Consent For 5 Residential Units), Set In 137.07 acres (55.47 Ha), Freehold,

Situation: Residential Development Opportunity

Conveniently situated in northwest Shropshire with excellent road access, the development lot at Pentre Wern presents a prime opportunity. Centrally positioned within the farm, it comprises a spacious 4-bedroom farmhouse ripe for renovation, alongside a collection of traditional stone and brick farm buildings. Planning permission has been secured for the transformation of these structures into five contemporary residential homes. Additionally, the lot encompasses a paddock situated between the farmhouse and the A5 road. Full planning consent (23/04928/FUL) has been obtained, which also allows for the removal of redundant farm buildings.


The sale of this farm land presents a unique opportunity to acquire versatile pastureland in Oswestry district. Spanning 131.15 Acres, it can be purchased as a whole or divided into 6 lots. Currently used for both permanent and temporary pasture, the land offers potential for growing various crops and has previously supported livestock grazing and fodder conservation. Classified as grade 3, the land is mostly flat and serviced by mains water and electricity. Pentre Wern enjoys excellent road access, and each lot has individual access. Additionally, the land's location suggests potential for solar development.

Available as a whole or in the below lots:

Lot 1 - Residential Development 5.92 acres (paddock within is 3.55 acres)

Guide Price - £700,000

Lot 2 –50.23 acres of pasture land

Guide Price £450,000

Lot 3– 23.55 acres of pasture land with arable potential

Guide Price - £230,000

Lot 4 – 9.32 acres of pasture land with arable potential

Guide Price - £100,000

Lot 5 – 8.15 acres of pasture land with arable potential

Guide Price - £85,000

Lot 6 – 5.21 acres of pasture land. Wats Dyke intersecting

Guide Price - £50,000

Lot 7 – Lot 7 lies on the southern periphery of the Gobowen settlement with approximately 8.9 acres situated within the parish development boundary. This lot has short and long-term housing development potential appealing to both large and small developers and investors alike. We advise all prospective purchasers to make their own enquires in respect of planning policy.

Guide Price - £735,000

Total Guide Price (To Include All Lots) - £2,350,000

Access: The farmland is easily accessible off council-maintained roads, with multiple lots benefiting from direct access onto the B5069.

Services: The land benefits from a combination of mains water and natural watercourses, however, purchasers should make their own enquiries in relation to the availability and connectivity of services to the land.

Method of Sale: Private Treaty.

Tenure: Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Agri Environment Schemes: The land is not entered into any Agri Environment Schemes.

Local Authority: Shropshire County Council (0345 678 9000).

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way: The land is sold subject with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements, rights of way and third party right, whether mentioned in these particulars or not. There are public rights of way through Lots 2, 3, 4 & 7. Sections of the land are also dissected by overhead power lines, with three pylons located within Lot 2 and a singular pylon located within Lot 3.

Boundaries: It shall be deemed that the purchaser will have full knowledge of all boundaries and that neither the vendor or vendors agent are responsible for defining the boundaries.

Mines, Minerals & Sporting Rights: We understand that the mines, minerals and sporting rights are in hand.

Flood Risk: Surface water, rivers and the sea: Medium risk

Please note: Due to the watercourse interspersing Lot 2, a right of way will be granted to the purchaser for lot 2 through lot 1. A planning pack can be requested from Balfours. Grazing License is in place until 31/08/2024.

Directions: From Oswestry, head North on the A5 towards towards Gobowen. At the Whittington Roundabout, take the second exit and continue on the A5. Upon reaching the Five Crosses roundabout, take the third exit onto the B5069. Lots 3, 4, 5 & 6 are located either side of the B5069. Continuing along this road, turn left continuing across the overpass. Lots 1 & 2 are then located immediately to the left and right of the road.


Lot 1: beefed.kiosk.decks

Lot 2: dividing.gagging.zoos

Lot 3: slumped.jetting.nudge

Lot 4: surfed.donor.irritated

Lot 5: inclines.bubble.baseballs

Lot 6: soon.tutorial.curiosityAcreage:137.07

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