Land for sale in Lifton - Lot 1

Land at Stone Cross, Lifton, Devon, PL16 0ED | Ref: 58800_HAG240005
For sale
£55,000 Guide Price
This property is marketed by:
Kivells Ltd

For sale by Public Auction on Wednesday 20th March 2024 at 7pm at The Strawberry Fields, Lifton Devon.

LOT 1 | Approx 3.44 acres of gently sloping pasture land with lane access.

The land can be found about 1½ miles east of the popularvillage of Lifton on the Devon / Cornwall border. 

Lifton boasts a good range of amenities including a village shop and post office, three pubs, primary school, and the award winning Strawberry Fields farm shop. 

The historic former market town of Launceston lies 5 miles to the west and offers a wide range facilities including agricultural merchants and veterinary practices. The town is half way between the picturesque north and south Cornish coasts with good road links to the two. Launceston also sits astride the A30 dual carriageway which provides a fast link west into Cornwall and heading east to the cathedral city of Exeter with its link to the M5 motorway link.

Located a short distance from the popular and thriving village of Lifton, the land can be found about a 1½ miles from the main road and sits adjacent to the A30. Each parcel has its own access and is offered for sale in the following lots as follows;

LOT 1 | Coloured red on the plan
Approximately 3.44 acres (1.39 ha) comprising a gently sloping, south facing pasture land in a single enclosure with a mixture of hedge banks and well fenced boundaries (against the road). There are terrific countryside views to the top of the Nearly Home Trees. Access is from a parish road and the adjoining hardcore lane. 

Further land available 

Directions/ What3words 
LOT 1 = ///deck.ruler.uplifting 

Important Auction Information
Date of Auction: The land at Stone Cross will be offered for sale by PUBLIC AUCTION on Wednesday 20th March 2024 at 7pm at Strawberry Fields, Lifton, Devon, PL16 0DE Buyers are advised to attend by 6.30pm to register.

Registration: Please note ALL BIDDERS, including Kivells existing clients, will need to register with Kivells on the night of the auction in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (the "Regulations") – as of 26th June 2017. 

Bidders will be required to provide one form of government issued photographic identity and a utility bill addressed to them at their home address, dated within 3 months of the date of the auction. Failure to do this, may prejudice your ability to bid on the night.

Online Bidding: Online bidding registration will be available 10 days before each auction and all bidders must register at least 48 hours prior to the auction. For further information, please visit or contact your local Kivells office.
Buyers Administration Fee: All successful buyers should note that on exchange of contracts a Buyer's Administration Fee of £2000 plus VAT (total £2400 inc. VAT) is payable to Kivells by cheque, BACS or debit card payment. 

The successful buyer will also be required to reimburse the vendor for search fees, details of which will be available in the auction pack.  

Please note if the lot is sold prior to auction, or afterwards, these fees remain payable. There are no discounts for multiple lots purchased and you must consider this when bidding/offering prior.

Auction Payment: A 10% deposit will be required to be paid by the successful bidder upon the fall of hammer and at this point the contract is legally binding. The deposit has to be paid to Kivells as auctioneers and can only be paid in the form of a cheque or bank transfer. 

ALL bidders must only bid if they can make this payment. Cheques must be drawn on a bank or branch of a bank in the United Kingdom, any other cheques may be rejected and it will the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure they have the correct method of payment available at each auction. 

Completion: Will take place at 28 days from the auction, or earlier by agreement between the parties.   On the night of the auction, 10% of the purchase price will fall due as a deposit being exchange of contracts. 

Vendors Solicitors: Lisa Robinson, Coodes Solicitors, Launceston.

Guide Prices: Guide prices given are indications within 10% upwards or downwards of where the reserve price may be set at the time of going to print. Please note they are not an indication of the anticipated sale price or a valuation.

The reserve price is the minimum price at which the property can be sold, both the guide price and reserve price may be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction.

Please note that all prices listed, whether prior to or post auction, are subject to contract.

The Auctioneers and sellers accept no responsibility for any loss, cost or damage that a buyer may incur as a result of relying on any guide price. It is the buyer's responsibility to decide how much they should bid for any lot. Please check with us for regular updates as guide prices are subject to change prior to the auction.

The guide price does not include the buyer's fee charged by the auctioneer or VAT which may apply to the sale or other amounts the seller may charge. The seller's Special Conditions of Sale will state whether there are other seller's charges and whether the seller has elected to charge VAT on the sale price.

Boundaries: Any purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither vendor nor the vendor's agents will be responsible for defining boundaries or the ownership thereof. Should any dispute arise as to the boundaries or any points on the particulars or plans or the interpretation of them, the question shall be referred to the vendor's agents whose decision acting as the experts shall be final.

Easements, Wayleaves, Rights of Way: The land is offered for sale subject to and with the benefit of all matters contained in or referred to in the Property Charges Register of the registered title, together with all public rights of way, wayleaves, easements and other rights of way, which cross the property. 

Tenure: Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Local Authority: West Devon Borough Council.

Services: There are no mains services connected to any of the lots. However, services may be in the vicinity and any potential purchaser must make their own enquiries as to connection and cost of same.
Stewardship Schemes: The land is not in any stewardship schemes.

Intending purchasers may inspect the property at a time of their choosing bearing a copy of these details. Please ensure that in making your inspection you do so with due care, taking responsibility for your actions.  In particular please do not climb gates but open same and leave them shut where found shut and wear suitable footwear.

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