A detached 4 bedroom period farmhouse with an extensive range of useful agricultural buildings with a capacity for 1,200 pigs on a straw system (7kg - Finish) as well as a 1,000 tonne grain store and large concrete yards with dirty water lagoon. In all extending to 2.19 ha (5.42 ac) INTRODUCTION Poplar Farm offers an opportunity to purchase a spacious detached 4 bedroom family home with a wealth of period features set in a large garden with an established 1,200 fattening place indoor pig farm ready to be stocked. The farm buildings are set within a large concrete yard with covered muck pad and associated dirty water lagoon and a 4 year old 1,000 tonne grain store.
LOCATION & SITUATION The property is situated in a rural location off Fingal Street, 1.5 miles to the north of the village of Worlingworth in the County of Suffolk.
The village of Worlingworth has a public house and a Primary School which was graded "Outstanding" by Ofsted in 2015/2016. The market town of Framlingham lies 8 miles to the south-east and offers a range of services including a supermarket, restaurants, shopping, a sports centre and schools as well as a railway station.
A timber framed and rendered dwelling under a slate roof believed to have been built in the 1600's, with later extensions. The house boasts an abundance of period features with exposed timbers and beams in nearly all the rooms.
The house is double glazed throughout and the majority of the rooms are carpeted with the exception of the kitchen, utility room and office.
The accommodation comprises as follows:
Entrance Hall -doors to the drawing room and sitting room.
Drawing Room - Triple aspect room with inglenook fireplace and sliding doors leading onto the patio. Views over the pond and garden.
Sitting Room - double aspect room with log burner. Stairs leading to the first floor with an under stairs cupboard. Door to the kitchen.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - fully fitted kitchen units including work surfaces with cupboards above and below as well as a stainless steel sink drainer. Space for an oven/hob. A cupboard houses the oil-fired boiler.
A stable door leads to the side of the house and a door to the utility room.
Utility Room - L-shaped room with Belfast sink and water softener, as well as plumbing for a washing machine. The back door leads to the yard.
Shower Room - WC, wash hand basin and shower with power shower.
Office - underfloor safe and window to the front of the house
Stairs rise from the sitting room to the landing with windows overlooking the garden and yard. There is an airing cupboard housing a hot water cylinder.
Master bedroom-a triple aspect room with views over the pond, garden and yard with a walk in wardrobe.
Bedroom 2 - double bedroom
Bedroom 3- single bedroom with no windows
Bedroom 4 - double bedroom
WC - WC and wash hand basin
Family bathroom- with WC, wash hand basin, bath
OUTSIDE The property is accessed off Fingal Street via a concrete drive where there is plenty of parking next to the house and garage. The garden, which extends to circa. 0.35 ha (0.87 acres), surrounds the house on three sides and is predominantly laid to lawn with large pond running away from the house on the south-western boundary. The patio provides a private space with steps leading down to the edge of the pond. There are a number of fruit trees within the garden with a hedge and ditched boundary.
The farmyard is accessed past the house where there is an extensive concrete yard providing access to all the buildings.
1.Garage / Store (6.43m x 22.95m) - concrete block and timber building with part tiled and part asbestos roof divided into a double garage, workshop and former farrowing shed. There is a pedestrian door and electric roller shutter door into the garage and a separate door into the farrowing shed.
2.General Store (13.80m x 13.80m) - a steel framed building with fibre cement roof and cladding and a brick plinth wall, a concrete floor and sliding doors to the front.
3.Straw Barn and Pig Building (26.95m x 18.48m) - A concrete framed straw building with fibre cement cladding and roof with lean-to's off either side providing 300 pig places. The pig places are made up of pens and an open yard with auto feed linked to a 5 and 10 tonne bulk bin and an auto drinking systems fitted.
4.Pig Building (21.50m x 14.60m) - Steel framed building with concrete block walls and asbestos cladding and roof. Divided into two to provide 130 pig places in metal pens and 190 in plastic pens with auto feed linked to a 15 tonne bulk bin and drinking systems fitted.
5.Pig Building (18.5m x 24.45m) - a steel framed building with fibre cement roof and cladding with lean to extensions. Divided into three sections to provide a total of 370 pig places in plastic pens with auto feed linked to a 15 tonne bulk bin and drinking systems fitted. There is an office within the building.
6.Pig Building (9.19m x 22.99m) - Steel framed building with concrete block walls and fibre cement cladding and roof. A total of 210 pig places in plastic pens with auto feed linked to a 12 tonne bulk bin and drinking systems fitted.
7.Covered Yard (21m x 21m) - a steel portal framed building with fibre cement roof and a concrete floor with sleeper walls providing muck storage. The yard is linked to the dirty water lagoon.
8.Grain store (18m x 24m) - a steel portal framed building with concrete panel walls to 3 m and box profile cladding above and a box profile clad roof. A concrete floor provides 1,000 tonne of on floor storage. There is a roller shutter door and pedestrian door to the front.
Dirty Water Lagoon - clay dug lagoon with fencing and a gated access. The lagoon collects run off from the buildings and dirty water from the covered yard with capacity for approximately 1,800m. This is enough capacity for approximately 2 years at the current stocking rate.
To the north-east of the buildings is an area of grass providing a buffer between the hedged boundary.
The current pig capacity is 1,200 fattening places, but if all the buildings were utilised and converted for pig rearing there could be capacity of circa. 2,000 pigs.
A detached 4 bedroom farmhouse subject to an agricultural occupancy condition (AOC) with a two bay cart lodge, a range of useful agricultural buildings and arable land an all extending to 7.83 ha (19.35 ac) which includes a grainstore with potential for conversion (STP) set in 0.50 ha (1.23 ac) of orchard. ( Agency Pilot Software Ref: 407587 )
Lodge Farm, Bury Road, Bury St. Edmunds, IP30 0ED
Type: Farm, Commercial Land
Lodge Farm, Bury Road, Bury St. Edmunds, IP30 0EDGBSt Edmundsbury, Bury St EdmundsSuffolkIP30 0EDBury Road
Whitelands Lodge is a free range egg production unit which comprises a three bedroom modern detached house, a poultry shed and approximately 6.7 hectares (16.5 acres) of land situated between the villages of Lawshall and Stanningfield.
The poultry building is suitable for other livestock enterprises or general storage purposes subject to internal modification. ( Agency Pilot Software Ref: 395251 )
Whitelands Lodge, 1 Donkey Lane, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 4QT
Type: Farm, Commercial Land
Whitelands Lodge, 1 Donkey Lane, Lawshall, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 4QTGBBabergh, Bury St EdmundsSuffolkIP29 4QTDonkey Lane
INTRODUCTION The land extends to a total of 4.73 hectares (11.69 acres) or thereabouts, and is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole. The land is predominantly pasture but also includes a small belt of woodland extending to 0.18 hectares (0.44 acres). The land is let on a grazing licence which terminates on 30th September 2018. ( Agency Pilot Software Ref: 423189 )
Land North Of The Mere, Bewholme Lane, Hornsea, HU18 1BZ
Type: Farm, Commercial Land
Land North Of The Mere, Bewholme Lane, Hornsea, HU18 1BZGBEast Riding of Yorkshire, HornseaYorkshireHU18 1BZSeaton Road
INTRODUCTION The land extends to a total of 18.30 hectares (45.21 acres) or thereabouts of pasture and is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole or in two lots. The land is let on a grazing licence which terminates on 30th September 2018. ( Agency Pilot Software Ref: 423188 )
Land At The Croftings And Hilltop, Hornsea Road, Hull, HU11 5SW
Type: Farm, Commercial Land
Land At The Croftings And Hilltop, Hornsea Road, Seaton, Hull, HU11 5SWGBEast Riding of Yorkshire, HullYorkshireHU11 5SWMill Lane
INTRODUCTION The land extends to a total of 9.27 hectares (22.90 acres) or thereabouts of pasture and is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole. The grassland includes the medieval settlement of Southorpe, a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The land is let on a grazing licence which terminates on 30th September 2018. ( Agency Pilot Software Ref: 423187 )
Land At Southorpe, Southorpe Road, Hull, HU11 5RL
Type: Farm, Commercial Land
Land At Southorpe, Southorpe Road, Hornsea, Hull, HU11 5RLGBEast Riding of Yorkshire, HullYorkshireHU11 5RLSouthorpe Road
Exceptional Arable Farm 360.56 Acres (145.92 Ha) Rural location with views to Grafham Water Planning consent for 24.38m x 18.28m grain store For sale as a whole with vacant possession by private treaty
Highfield Farm comes to the market for the first time since 1948 when the Ellerbeck family acquired the original Highfield Farm. The farm is well suited to growing cereal crops with fields benefiting from well maintained internal tracks. The farm has been exceptionally well maintained by the vendors who have undertaken regular ditch and hedge maintenance. The land benefits from a number of land drainage schemes.
SITUATION The farm is located approximately 1 mile east of the village of Perry and 2.5 miles south of the village of Grafham. The property lies approximately 7.5 miles south of Huntingdon, 19 miles north of Bedford, 25 miles west of Cambridge and 23 miles south of Peterborough.
The farm benefits from excellent road links with the A14 and A1 being accessible via the Buckden junction and the A6 via the B645 from nearby Kimbolton. The nearby towns of Huntingdon and St Neots provide mainline rail services to London and the north.
The villages of Perry and Buckden offer a good range of local services and the area offers education facilities at nearby Kimbolton Castle, Huntingdon, St Neots, Bedford, Oundle, Wellingborough and Cambridge.
FARMLAND, 360.56 ACRES (145.92 HA) As coloured pink on the plan
The land comprises 16 arable fields with an arable area of 343.68 acres (139.09 ha) together with 16.88 acres (6.83 ha) of woodland and spinneys.
The farmland benefits from an access off the B661 (Perry Road) via a right of way as shown coloured brown on the attached plan.
The land is classified as Grade II on the Agricultural Land Classification Map. The land is identified on the soil map of Eastern England as forming part of the Hanslope series overlying boulder clay being typical calcareous pelosol soils, suited to the growing of combinable crops.
Located centrally within the farm, there is a 2 bay open fronted steel framed building within the area known as Jackdaw Spinney (TL1665 6617). This was also the site of a former farm cottage and benefits from a mains water supply.
The sellers are retaining the existing farm yard and premises.
LOCATION AND DIRECTIONS The land is located to the north east of the village of Cottenham as shown on the location plan. The village of Cottenham is approximately 8 miles north of Cambridge and 12 miles south of Ely.
DESCRIPTION The land comprises a total of 30.07 acres (12.17 hectares) of Grade 2 arable land and permanent pasture which is being offered for sale in 3 lots. Lots 1 & 2 can be accessed off Setchel Drove, with acces for Lot 3 off Great North Fen Drove via an internal track.
LAND The land is all classifi ed as being Grade 2 on the MAFF Land Classifi cation Plan. The soils are listed in the Soil Survey of England and Wales as belonging to the Denchworth series. Soils in this association are described as being slowly permeable clayey soils with similar fine loamy over clayey soils that are best suited to growing winter cereals.
GENERAL REMARKS AND STIPULATIONS TENURE AND METHOD OF SALE The land at Cottenham is offered for sale by Informal Tender in three lots with the deadline for tenders being 6th August 2018 at 12 noon. The land is currently let on a Farm Business Tenancy but is offered Freehold with Vacant Possession after 28th September 2018. Exchange of contracts and completion will take place as soon as possible following acceptance of any offers.
ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING LEGISLATION In accordance with the most recent Anti Money Laundering Legislation, a Buyer will be required to provide proof of identity and address to the Selling Agents once an offer is submitted and prior to Solicitors being instructed.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS) The land is registered on the Rural Land Register however, there will be no Entitlements included in the sale.
CROSS COMPLIANCE The Buyer(s) will be required to indemnify the Seller and Outgoing Tenant for any noncompliance that results in any penalty or reduction of the Seller's/Outgoing Tenant's payment under Basic Payment Scheme in relation to the 2018 claim.
ENVIRONMENTAL SCHEMES There are no environmental agreements over the land.
DESIGNATIONS The land is designated as being within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone. Lot 1 is the site of a Scheduled Monument.
EARLY ENTRY Early entry will not be permitted.
SPORTING RIGHTS, MINERALS & TIMBER The Sporting Rights, Timber and Minerals are included in the sale, so far as they are owned, subject to statutory exclusions.
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY The land is offered for sale subject to all existing rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water, gas and electricity supplies and other rights, Easements, Quasi-Easements and all Wayleaves, whether or not referred to in these Particulars.
VALUE ADDED TAX Should the sale of the land, or any right attached to it become a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such Tax shall be payable by the Buyer(s) in addition to the Contract price.
BOUNDARIES The Buyer(s) shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither the Seller nor the Selling Agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries nor their ownership.
DISPUTES Should any disputes arise as to the boundaries or any matters relating to the Particulars, or the interpretation thereof, the matter will be referred to an Arbitrator to be appointed by the Selling Agents.
DRAINAGE CHARGES Payable to Old West Drainage Board as assessed.
PLANS & AREAS These have been prepared as carefully as possible by reference to digital OS Data and the Rural Land Register. The plans are published for illustrative purposes only and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy cannot be guaranteed.
VIEWING The land may be viewed during daylight hours with a set of Sales Particulars in hand.
HEALTH AND SAFETY The property is part of a working Farm and therefore viewers should be careful and vigilant whilst on the holding. Neither the Seller nor the Selling Agents are responsible for the safety of those viewing the property and accordingly those viewing the property do so at their own risk.
SOLICITORS King & Co, 238 High Street, Cottenham, Cambridge, CB24 8RZ
PHOTOGRAPHS AND PARTICULARS Taken and prepared June 2018.
( Agency Pilot Software Ref: 423462 )
Arable Land & Permanent Pasture At Cottenham, CB24 8PS
Type: Farm, Commercial Land
Arable Land & Permanent Pasture At Cottenham, , CB24 8PSGBSouth Cambridgeshire, CambridgeCambridgeshireCB24 8PSTwentypence Road