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Shellbrook Pasture, Overton, near Wrexham. 6.59 acres of good quality pasture with mains water supply and an attractive stream for £37,000 (freehold) [#J961]


Lovely pasture land with a beautiful stream, dotted with bushes and trees on an east facing bank.




6.59 acres




£37,000 (freehold)


OS Landranger Series Sheet No: 126 & 117.

Ordnance Survey Grid References:

- Roadside gate: SJ 362 394.

- Centre of pasture: SJ 360 394.

Nearest postcode: LL13 0LF.

This postcode will take you to the local area but may not take you to the woodland. You will need to use the location plan and directions as well.


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Shellbrook Pasture is located down a quiet lane right on the border between England and Wales. It has two good access gates directly off a council road. The stream that forms the eastern boundary is actually the border between England and Wales, it is fast flowing and runs all year round.

The pasture is a permanent ley and has recently had a weed control operation to improve its productivity. The land faces east and slopes down to the stream. One old hedge line divides a smaller paddock towards the road but most of the pasture is one large field dotted with hawthorn bushes.

Along the banks of the stream (Shell Brook) there are some large mature trees and two small areas of mature poplars. Mains water supplies three drinking troughs spaced out across the area.

From the top of the pasture there are magnificent views and a great place to sit and enjoy the total peace and tranquillity of this remote yet easily accessed property. A couple of flat areas are hidden away at the top of the land and would make wonderful camping sites for family retreats.

The land is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in recognition of the wild flower content of the pasture. See link below.

If It Were Mine

I would continue to cut the few weeds (mainly nettles and thistles) to ensure the grass dominance in the pasture. I would graze the land with livestock of my choice and spend the summer weekends camping in the ideal flat areas at the top of the land.

To View This Woodland

You are welcome to view this woodland at any time during daylight hours. We do ask that you download a copy of these particulars and take them with you, mainly so you can correctly identify the boundaries and access points.


Residential Planning Permission

You are extremely unlikely to get residential planning permission for this woodland.

Directions & Access

  • Leave the small town of Overton on the A528 signed for Ellesmere.
  • About ½ mile from the cross roads in the centre of town turn right onto the B5069 signed for Oswestry.
  • After a further ½ mile, take the first turning on the left just before Gwalia Farm.
  • After ½ mile at the hamlet of Rhewl, take the first right at a small crossroads down a narrow lane.
  • Drive down this lane for ½ mile and as the road descends you will see our ‘Woods4sale’ sign attached to a gate. This is the primary access gate to Shellbrook Pasture.
  • Please park tight in to the gate so you do not block the road.


  • The north east fence at the top of the fields is an agricultural fence.
  • The short north west boundary is a hedge.
  • The south west boundary is the centre of the stream.
  • The roadside boundary is a hedge.

Sporting Rights

 The sporting rights are owned and included in the sale.

Mineral Rights

The mineral rights are owned and included in the sale except where reserved by statute.

Rights Of Way

There is a public footpath (little used) that crosses the fields. See plan below.

Fencing Liabilities

The vendor believes that there is a liability to maintain the north east boundary.

Conservation Designations

The land is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in recognition of the wild flower content of the pasture.

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How To Buy

A visit to the land is essential before you confirm that you wish to buy it. We reserve the right to refuse to sell any woodland to purchasers who have not been to see it first.

This property is being sold on a Fixed Price basis. Once you have decided that you want to buy a woodland, you need to confirm this with us as soon as possible. Our policy is not to negotiate on price. The advertised price is the sale price. However, once you have written to us confirming that you want to buy a woodland, we will take the woodland off the market and we will not accept any other offer.

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Maps & Plans

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Plans, areas and particulars are for reference only. They have been carefully checked by us but we cannot guarantee their accuracy and they do not form a part of any contract. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves, and we will give as much help as possible with all information we have available.

Woods4Sale Interest

Woods4Sale Ltd hereby give notice under section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 of their interest in the land being sold.

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