Savills | St. Neot, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 6NG | Property for sale
15.91 Ac(6.44 Ha)
Price on application

St. NeotLiskeard, Cornwall, PL14 6NG


    Key features

    • Viewing by strict appointment only
    • 15.91 acres in total
    • Available separately in lots or as a whole
    • Lot 1 - Woodland Garden 1.63ac
    • Lot 2 - Pasture and Woodland 14.24ac
    • For sale by Informal Tender
    • 14th May 2021

    Historic amenity, woodland and pasture on the edge of St Neot for sale as a whole or in two lots by Informal Tender. Offers to be submitted by 12 noon on Friday 14th May 2021.

    About this property

    • The extent of the land for sale is identified on the site plan and the gross site area is approximately 15.91 acres (6.43 hectares).

      The parcels lie to the north of Liskeard Hill, St Neot which itself is 1.9 miles to the north of the A38 and 5.7miles south of the A30.

      Both lots lie within the Bodmin Moor Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the majority of the land forming Lot 1 is situated within the St Neot Conservation Area.

      Lot 1
      Parcel No. Description Area
      7582 Woodland garden 1.63 ac (0.66ha)
      7083 Former tennis lawn 0.02 ac (0.01ha)
      6986a Stone building 0.007 ac (0.003ha)
      6986b Part remains of historic Vicarage 0.009 ac (0.004ha)
      TOTAL 1.67 ac (0.67ha)

      St Neot Old Vicarage was replaced by the current post-war dwelling on the site of the Old Vicarage. Lot 1 contains a number of the historic features of the original Parsonage, including: the old coach drive from Liskeard Hill, the lawned tennis court, ancient woodland paths and outbuildings in varying states of repair.

      To protect the amenity of the Vicarage and church, the land is being sold for garden/amenity purposes only and no access will be available through the retained Vicarage grounds. The purchaser will be obliged to install a post and rail with rabbit netting fence against the Vicarage boundary and a woodland fence with Lot 2 (if not purchased together).

      Lot 2
      Parcel No. Description Area
      9291 Agricultural field (pasture) 6.75 ac (2.73ha)
      8783 Agricultural field (pasture) 4.52 ac (1.83ha)
      7984 Ancient woodland 2.97 ac (1.20ha)
      TOTAL 14.24 ac (5.76ha)

      The land forming Lot 2 is a mixture of let agricultural land (subject to a Farm Business Tenancy expiring on 28 September 2022) and amenity woodland.

      Field 9291 is gently sloping with parcel 8783 having a steeper gradient towards Liskeard Hill and the woodland. The parcels are divided by a stock fence.

      The land (Land Classification Grade 3 according to the Agricultural Land Classification map 1988) is currently grazed as part of a dairy paddock system but may be suitable for horse grazing.

      Tenure - Lot 1: The land is available with vacant possession.
      Lot 2: The ancient woodland is available freehold with vacant possession. The agricultural land is let on a Farm Business Tenancy until 29 September 2022.

      Access Rights - The purchaser of Lot 1 will not have access over any part of the retained land, including the Vicarage.

      The purchaser of Lot 2 will be granted a right of way over the route shaded brown on the sale plan.

      Offers & Method of Sale - Savills is instructed by the Landowner to invite proposals for the sale of the land, either in lots or as a whole. Interested parties should complete an ‘Informal Tender' form on an unconditional sale basis:

      Offers are to be submitted via email to Michael Greet: mgreet@savills.com by 12 noon on Friday 14th May 2021

      Please note the Vendors will not be obliged to accept the highest offer or any other offer.

    An opportunity to purchase historic amenity, woodland and pasture available as a whole or in lots by informal tender.

    Amanda FosterProperty agent

    Local information

    • St Neot village nestles in a sheltered valley on the southern edge of Bodmin Moor, voted Village of the Year in 2004 and Village of the Decade in 2006, it benefits from a public house, village hall and a number of local attractions nearby including Carnglaze Caverns, Golitha Falls and Colliford Lake.

    Additional information

    • Savills are instructed on behalf of the Diocese of Truro to market this site. If any prospective purchaser is a person connected to the Diocese of Truro, a relative of a connected person, or anyone acting on behalf of a connected person; this is to be declared before any offer to purchase the site is made.
    • The Diocese reserves the right to impose covenants to protect its retained property, the church and the delivery of ministry in the area.
    • The site falls within the jurisdiction of Cornwall Council.
    • Cornwall Council
    • New County Hall
    • Treyew Rd
    • Truro
    • TR1 3AY
    • Basic Payment Scheme - No entitlements will be available on sale.
    • Land Ownership - The Property is held Freehold and is registered under two titles:
    • Lot 1: Land Registry Title CL279173.
    • Lot 2: Land Registry Title CL261485.
    • All interested parties are advised to investigate the availability of utility services to the Property and capacity thereof.
    • Restrictive Covenants - The owners reserve the right to impose covenants which will protect the retained land, including but not limited to:
    • • Lot 1 to be used for garden/amenity purposes only;
    • • Lot 2 to be used for agricultural/amenity woodland purposes only
    • • Not to disturb the divine service or ministry from St Neot church or Vicarage
    • • Not to object to the ringing of church bells
    • VAT - The land is not currently elected for VAT.
    • Viewing - Access to the property can be arranged, strictly by appointment with sole selling agent, Savills.
    • EPC Exempt