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Gosford Wood - SOLD, Suffolk - Nearly 3 acres, £39,000

Gosford Wood - SOLD
Gosford Wood - SOLD
Suffolk

A classic hornbeam woodland of special significence with a seasonal pond.

Gosford Wood forms part of a much larger woodland known as Titsall wood. The woodland is set in a picturesque location to the west of the village of Shadingfield. The woodland gets its name from The Earl of Gosford which is a title in the Peerage created in 1806 for Arthur Acheson, 2nd Viscount Gosford. the local landowner. Woodland has probably been on this land since then offering fuel for heating and cover for game and wildlife.

Accessed via a private farm track suitable for most vehicles. At the entrance to the main woodland an area has been created for owners to park at wet times of the year. Its then a short walk up a gentle slope to the woodland. In summer months it will be possible to drive to Gosford Wood.

The wood is amazingly tranquil, anyone looking to find peace and quiet would be hard pressed to beat this location.

The woodland is predominantly hornbeam coppice, it has deemed such a good example of Suffolk hornbeam coppice it has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest and any future owner has the advantage of not only the protection this offers but free advice and guidance from Natural England. Adding variety are a number of ancient oaks and ash trees.

A seasonal pond is found in the southern corner of the woodland. This may have been much deeper in the past and could be re-established to create a wet habitat.

Open fields surround the north eastern sides of the wood, thus wood is bathed in light for much of the day. The woodland is relatively flat and there are plenty of areas to set up campor picnic.

The understorey offers lots of cover for wildlife with well established areas of bramble. A vast array of wildlife, from woodcocks who over-winter and pheasants, to hares and deer share this habitat. Three species of deer are present in the woodland, Chinese water deer, Muntjac and fallow.

The nearby village of Shadingfield has an excellent farm shop and a number of pubs are within cycling distance. Located about one hour's drive from both Ipswich and Norwich and being only a short drive from the town of Beccles the woodland is easily accessible offering anyone a perfect rural retreat from the hustle of modern day living.

Particulars and plans were prepared by our local manager, Matt Marples

The purchasers of the woodland will be asked to enter into a covenant to ensure the quiet and peaceful enjoyment of adjoining woodlands and meadows.

Details

  • Price: £39,000 Freehold
  • Location: Shadingfield, Beccles, Suffolk
  • Size: Nearly 3 acres for sale
  • OS Landranger: OS No 156
  • Grid ref: TM 428 837
  • Nearest post code: NR34 8DF

Boundaries:

The boundaries are indicated by pink paint markings on trees and boundary stakes. The northern and eastern boundary is the wood edge whilst the southern and western boundary are marked with survey stakes.

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Local manager

matt Matt Marples
07979 755 118
matt@woodlands.co.uk

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Description

Gosford Wood forms part of a much larger woodland known as Titsall wood. The woodland is set in a picturesque location to the west of the village of Shadingfield. The woodland gets its name from The Earl of Gosford which is a title in the Peerage created in 1806 for Arthur Acheson, 2nd Viscount Gosford. the local landowner. Woodland has probably been on this land since then offering fuel for heating and cover for game and wildlife.

Accessed via a private farm track suitable for most vehicles. At the entrance to the main woodland an area has been created for owners to park at wet times of the year. Its then a short walk up a gentle slope to the woodland. In summer months it will be possible to drive to Gosford Wood.

The wood is amazingly tranquil, anyone looking to find peace and quiet would be hard pressed to beat this location.

The woodland is predominantly hornbeam coppice, it has deemed such a good example of Suffolk hornbeam coppice it has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest and any future owner has the advantage of not only the protection this offers but free advice and guidance from Natural England. Adding variety are a number of ancient oaks and ash trees.

A seasonal pond is found in the southern corner of the woodland. This may have been much deeper in the past and could be re-established to create a wet habitat.

Open fields surround the north eastern sides of the wood, thus wood is bathed in light for much of the day. The woodland is relatively flat and there are plenty of areas to set up campor picnic.

The understorey offers lots of cover for wildlife with well established areas of bramble. A vast array of wildlife, from woodcocks who over-winter and pheasants, to hares and deer share this habitat. Three species of deer are present in the woodland, Chinese water deer, Muntjac and fallow.

The nearby village of Shadingfield has an excellent farm shop and a number of pubs are within cycling distance. Located about one hour's drive from both Ipswich and Norwich and being only a short drive from the town of Beccles the woodland is easily accessible offering anyone a perfect rural retreat from the hustle of modern day living.

Particulars and plans were prepared by our local manager, Matt Marples

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Location

OS Landranger: OS No 156
Grid ref: TM 428 837
Nearest post code: NR34 8DF

Maps

Directions

  • From the centre of Beccles proceed south on the A145.
  • Pass through the village of Shaddingfield.
  • Go past " Farm shop" on the left of the road.
  • After 300 metres turn right onto the concrete sugar beet pad by sign saying North Green only.
  • Proceed along this track for just over a mile.
  • Turn right just after Wood Farm and follow this track towards the wood which is directly infront of you.
  • Follow the track around the woodland and just before a bridge turn right.
  • Park to the side of the metal gate with our sign on it. Walk around the side of the gate.
  • Follow the track for 200 metres and turn right back up the hill for 200 metres.
  • Turn left at the crossroads and follow the track for just over 100 metres.
  • The wood entrance is on the left.
  • If travelling from the A12 take the A145 from Blythburgh to Beccles.
  • Go through the village of Brampton and upon exiting the village you will see some farm buildings after a mile on the left.
  • 100 metres past the buildings take the track on the left and follow the directions as above.
  • Satnav/GPS note: the postcode NR34 8DF is for the point shown by the red dot on the location map.

Boundaries:

The boundaries are indicated by pink paint markings on trees and boundary stakes. The northern and eastern boundary is the wood edge whilst the southern and western boundary are marked with survey stakes.

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