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St. Martins, Oswestry Offers in the Region Of £495,000

Sold STC
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  • 31.13 acres (12.60 ha) of agricultural land and buildings near St Martins.
  • Meticulously maintained mature pasture land with natural water supplies.
  • Range of traditional & modern farm buildings.
  • Potential for single residential dwelling (subject to obtaining planning consents).
  • Easily access onto surrounding road network.
  • Contact Oswestry office for more information.

A superb parcel of agricultural land extending to circa 31.13 acres (12.60 ha) together with a range of outbuildings located on the fringes of St Martins. Little Wiggington Farm is a most notable addition to the market as the land has been meticulously maintained while the buildings in the agent's opinion may offer potential for the creation of a single residential dwelling subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents. Located in the picturesque North Shropshire Countryside the sale of Little Wiggington Farm provides a rare opportunity to acquire a holding which should be of interest to equine, agricultural and amenity purchasers alike.

General Remarks

Bowen Son and Watson with Kent Jones are delighted with instructions to offer Little Wiggington Farm on the fringes of St Martins for sale by private treaty. This well designed small holding includes a range of traditional and modern farm buildings alongside slurry and feed storage. The land is in excellent heart and includes both natural and mains water supplies. The buildings provides huge scope for alteration or further improvement and the sole selling agent highly recommends an early inspection.


Little Wiggington Farm is located on the outskirts of the centre of the village of St Martins with the Shropshire Union Canal to the rear. The village itself has an excellent range of shops and amenities including primary and secondary schools, supermarket and a host of independent shops and public houses. The village is also ideally situated for the A5/A483 which gives direct access to the towns of Oswestry, Wrexham and Shrewsbury and the city of Chester. The nearby train station at Gobowen offers services to Birmingham and Chester.

The Land

The land extends to circa 31.13 acres (12.60 ha) and is all laid to permanent pasture which has been extensively improved and superbly maintained by the current owner. The land includes natural water supplies and also has an area which includes an historic orchard.

Farm Buildings

The property includes a range of modern and traditional farm buildings which are detailed as follows.

Former Milking Parlour

33' 0'' x 16' 1'' (10.06m x 4.89m)

Former Dairy

9' 10'' x 16' 1'' (3.00m x 4.89m)

Former Pumphouse

16' 0'' x 6' 1'' (4.87m x 1.86m)

Former Collecting Yard

37' 6'' x 17' 2'' (11.44m x 5.22m)

Brick Cow House

31' 2'' x 15' 6'' (9.50m x 4.73m)

Adjoining Dilapidated Cow House

31' 2'' x 12' 9'' (9.5m x 3.88m)

No roof at present.

Modern Portal Framed Building

78' 9'' x 59' 1'' (24.00m x 18.00m)

With forty cubicles and central feed passage with feed barriers.

Two Bay Dutch Barn & 12 Tonne Feed Bin

Slurry Store

With concrete floor and breeze block/brick sides.


The property has mains electricity and mains water supplies connected.

Planning Potential

Subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents, the traditional buildings at Little Wiggington Farm offer potential in the agent's opinion for conversion to residential use. Current planning policy allows for the conversion of agricultural buildings into residential dwellings subject to specific criteria being met. Prospective purchasers wishing to pursue this should obtain advice from qualified planning professionals or speak with the selling agent for further information.

Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way

The land is sold subject to all wayleaves, public or private rights of way, easements and covenants whether specifically mentioned in the sales particulars or not. We are informed that a public footpath runs from south to north across the orchard area near the western end of the property.

Local Authority

Shropshire Council, The Shirehall, Abbey Forgate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.


From the A5/A483 Gledrid roundabout take the fourth exit signposted for St Martins. Continue on this road bearing left at the mini roundabout in front of the School and into the village centre. After passing the supermarket take the second exit at the mini roundabout onto Ellesmere Road. Follow the road ahead before turning right onto Cottage Lane. Continue ahead out of the village where the access track to the property will be found on the left hand side as identified by the agent's For Sale board.

St. Martins
Oswestry SY11 3BL
County: Shropshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: OPS9871

P: 01691 652367
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