Susworth, North Lincolnshire
Approximately 383 acres of productive arable land and root cropping with irrigation
A range of traditional and modern farm buildings
Three bedroom detached bungalow with Agricultural Occupancy Restriction
FOR SALE AS A WHOLE OR IN TWO LOTS BY PRIVATE TREATY
The property offered for sale comprises two blocks of highly productive arable land with root cropping potential and irrigation available. The total area offered for sale extends to 155 hectares (383 acres), split over two main blocks. The property also benefits from a farmyard with a range of modern and traditional farm buildings along with a 3 bedroom detached bungalow subject to an agricultural occupancy restriction.
LOT 1 - MOSS FARM, SUSWORTH
120.30 hectares (297.25 acres) of predominately arable land with a small area of woodland, Moss Farmyard and Bungalow. Coloured red on the plan. The nearest postcode is DN21 3JN.
The land forms a good quality, compact block of highly productive arable land and root cropping, the majority is identified as being Grade 3 on the Ministry of Agriculture Land Classification Sheet, with a small portion of the land showing as being Grade 1. The soil survey of England and Wales identifies the land as being part of the Romney series which is described as being deep stoneless permeable fine and coarse silty soils capable of growing cereals, sugar beet and potatoes and also of the Crannymoor series which is described as being well drained sandy soils mostly woodland and very acid capable of growing some cereals and coniferous woodland.
The land benefits from 3 abstraction licences; 03/28/80/0044/S, 03/28/79/0023/S and 03/28/80/0050/S, giving rise to a total of 30,685.50 cubic metres per year from The River Eau and The Sennefleet Drain.
FARMYARD AND BUILDINGS
Moss Farmyard sits in the heart of Lot 1 and is easily accessed via internal tracks. The yard extends to 0.56 hectares (1.40 acres)
MOSS FARM BUNGALOW
Moss Farm Bungalow is a three bedroom brick built bungalow under interlocking concrete tiles, double glazed UPVC windows, wooden facias, with a single integral garage. The bungalow benefits from an oil fired boiler, mains water and electricity and is served by a private septic tank with soakaway, the bungalow also benefits from a large front and rear garden with private driveway. The property is subject to an agricultural occupancy restriction.
Access to Moss Farmyard, Bungalow and land to the south and north of the Farmyard is taken directly from Susworth Road along a private access track directly from the public highway, additionally there is a further internal private track running along the eastern boundary of the property allowing access to fields to the north of the property. Access can also be taken directly off Sennefleet Road which is a By Way Open to All Traffic.
LOT 2 - LAND AT EAST BUTTERWICK
34.76 hectares (85.89 acres) of arable land at East Butterwick. Coloured blue on the attached plan. The nearest postcode is DN17 3AL.
A compact block of arable land which is shown as being Grade 1 and Grade 3 on the Ministry of Agriculture Land Classification Sheet. The land closest to the River Trent, is shown as being Grade 1. The soil survey of England and Wales identifies the land as being part of the Romney series which is described as being deep stoneless permeable fine and coarse silty soils capable of growing cereals, sugar beet and potatoes.
Access to the block of land and all fields is available directly from the public highway along a private internal access track.
GENERAL REMARKS and STIPULATIONS
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole or in two lots. The vendor reserves the right to conclude the sale by an alternative method, at their discretion. The purchaser will be required to exchange contracts within 28 working days of receipt by the purchasers solicitor of a draft contract, with competition by arrangement. A 10% deposit will be payable upon the exchange of contracts.
The property is being sold with vacant possession.
The vendor reserves the right to holdover for the purposes of harvesting crops and straw clearance until 30th October 2021, in addition holdover for all farm buildings is reserved until 31st March 2022 for the purposes of crop storage. The vendor also reserves the right for a farm machinery sale at Moss Farm within 6 months of completion.
Early entry onto the property may be available following the exchange of contracts subject to a 20% deposit and entirely at the purchaser's own risk.
Should it become applicable then the buyer shall pay in addition to the purchase price the full amount of tenant right due to an outgoer under the Agriculture (Calculation of value for Compensation) Regulations 1978 (as amended) in accordance with the prices and recommendations of the Lincolnshire Association of Agricultural Valuers including, where appropriate, enhancement. There will be no counterclaim nor allowance made whatsoever for dilapidations of any kind.
Moss Farm bungalow is identified as being in Council Tax Band D with £1,791.89 payable to West Lindsey District Council in 2019/20. Drainage rates are payable to Scunthorpe and Gainsborough Water Management Board.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The Basic Payment Entitlements are included within the sale. On completion of the sale the relevant number of entitlements for the claimable area will be transferred to the purchaser if required. The transfer of the entitlements will be undertaken by Brown and Co. The vendor will retain the benefit of the 2021 Basic Payment Scheme claim.
The vendor will be responsible for cross compliance up to the date of completion. The purchaser will take over the cross compliance obligations on completion and will indemnify the vendor for any non-compliance which results in a penalty or reduction in the vendor's payments under the Basic Payment Scheme.
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY
The land is sold subject to and with the help and benefit of all existing rights, including rights of way whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights, easements, quasi-easements and all wayleaves whether referred to or not in these particulars. There is a right of way along the main farm access track at Moss Farm benefiting third party property owners and it is understood that they contribute towards the maintenance of the track. There are several telegraph poles located on land both at Moss Farm and East Butterwick.
NITRATE VULNERABLE ZONE
The land is situated within the Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.
SPORTING, TIMBER and MINERALS
The sporting, timber rights and mineral rights, except as reserved by statute or the Crown and included in the freehold.
Should any sale of the land, as a whole or in lots, or any right attached to it become a chargeable supply for the purpose of VAT, such tax shall be payable by the purchaser in addition to the contract price.
HEALTH and SAFETY
Given the potential hazards we would ask that you be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection of the property for your own personal safety.
The property can be viewed strictly by appointment only with the selling agents (Brown and Co). Tel: 01652 (Brigg) 654833
ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING
In accordance with the most recent Anti Money Laundering legislation the purchaser will be required to provide proof of identity and an address to the selling agent once an offer has been submitted and accepted (subject to contract) prior to solicitors being instructed.
The buyer(s) shall deem to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither the seller nor the selling agents will be responsible for defining boundaries nor their ownership.
Should any dispute arise as to the boundaries or any point arising in the General Remarks and Stipulations or Particulars of Sale, schedule, plan or interpretation of any of them the question shall be referred to the arbitration of the selling agent, whose decision acting as expert shall be final. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither the vendor nor the vendor's agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries or the ownership thereof.
FIXTURES and FITTINGS
All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale unless specifically referred to in these particulars.
PLANS, AREAS and SCHEDULES
These have been prepared as carefully as possible and are based on the Ordnance Survey National Grid plans. The plans are published for illustrative purposes only and although they are believed to be correct, their accuracy is not guaranteed.
Mason Baggott and Garton, 1 Market Place, Epworth, DN9 1EU
Brown and Co, 6 Market Place, Brigg, North Lincolnshire, DN20 8HA
01652 (Brigg) 654833
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