Tetworth Copse near Sandy, Bedfordshire. 4.6 acres of lofty conifer and broadleaf woodland, 13 miles from Bedford. £71,000 (freehold) [#S1782]
A beautiful Scots pine and oak woodland in a tranquil rural locale with recreational opportunities, 3 miles east of the A1.
SG19 2NH (This is for the local area, not specific to the woodland).
Entrance (point D): ///scouts.bookcases.pure
Ordnance Survey Grid References
OS Landranger Series Sheet No: 153
- Roadside gate: TL 205 496
- Centre of wood: TL 207 495
Accessed along a stone track, Tetworth Copse is part of a larger woodland in rural Bedfordshire and located 20 miles west from the city of Cambridge.
Established amongst east and south facing sloping sandy loams, the canopy includes majestic oak, sweet chestnut, ash, birch, sycamore, Scots pine and larch. Many of the oak are of an outstanding quality providing a new owner scope to select a stem to be milled on-site, utilising the current Forestry Commission thinning licence. Underneath within the shrub layer there is lush hazel coppice, rowan, hawthorn, and regenerating sycamore. During spring and summer, the ground layer teems with primrose, foxglove, bracken and blackberry; the latter is perfect for a jar or two of homemade jam.
Overnight camping here is a lovely prospect - there are some level areas towards the northwest that could be cleared for such activities. Hammocks could be hung between the stems to quietly observe the wildlife.
An array of feathered visitors such as woodpecker, owl, red kite, greenfinch and many harmonious songsters can be heard in this serene setting. Woodland mammals wander their way amongst the trees including muntjac, wood mouse, hare, badger and fox.
If It Were Mine
Selecting an ash tree for the log burner at home would be top of the list. Bringing a log splitter to the woodland for a day or two should make this an easier task. I would position a few trail cameras for wildlife observation throughout the woodland. Once I have spent some time getting to know my woodland, time might be spent improving my bushcraft skills.
Please remember some management operations require approval and/or a licence.
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
- From the A1 take the B1042 into Sandy heading east to Potton.
- After approximately 4 miles there is a crossroads with a turning left for Deepdale.
- Follow the unclassified road for approximately 600 metres where it bears left then after a further 100 metres park on the verge and continue on foot.
- There are 2 steel gates on the right, take the first gate (point D on the plan below).
- Please climb over the gate (sorry we do not provide keys for viewings), and Tetworth Copse is to the right of the track.
- The northern boundary is indicated by green paint on occasional wooden posts and trees.
- The northwestern boundary is the outside edge of the track, indicated by blue paint on occasional trees and wooden posts that may be offset by a short distance.
- The eastern boundary is indicated by white paint on occasional wooden posts and trees with the public byway beyond.
- The southern boundary is the top of a low earth bank set back a short distance from the unclassified road beyond, indicated by white paint on occasional wooden posts and trees.
The sporting rights are owned and included in the sale. They are not let.
The mineral rights are owned and included in the sale except as reserved by statute.
Rights Of Way
- There are no public rights of way inside this wood.
- A right of way is reserved over the route DC for the benefit of the woodland beyond.
- There is a right of way at all times and for all purposes over the route ABC.
- A maintenance clause covers all the shared rights of way with liability according to use.
There are no known fencing obligations.
Third Party Rights
An overage (clawback) agreement exists until 2051 whereby 30% of the increase in the value of the land attributable to securing certain types of planning permission is payable to a previous owner.
There are some restrictive covenants to protect the woodland and the environment. Please click on the button below to view these.
How To Buy
This woodland is being sold on a fixed price basis. We require the following information in writing before we mark a woodland as sold and take it off the market (please ensure you have funds in place before doing this):
- The name and price of the woodland
- Confirmation you have viewed the woodland
- Full name (including middle names), address, phone number and date of birth of all legal purchasers
- Confirmation of how you will fund the purchase
- The full contact details of your instructed solicitor (including name of company, contact name, email address, telephone number and full address)
Please click on the button below for more information.
Maps & Plans
Plans, areas and particulars are for reference only. We cannot guarantee their accuracy and they do not form a part of any contract. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the condition of the land.
Woods4Sale Ltd hereby give notice under section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 of their interest in the land being sold.