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Houghton Road, Hartford, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

For sale: £250,000.00|7.32 Acres|Farm, Land, Commercial Land

Property details

FOR SALE£250,000.00
SIZE7.32 Acres
ADDRESSHoughton Road, Hartford, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
TYPEFarm, Land, Commercial Land
TENUREUnder Offer, For Sale Freehold
POSTED ON12th June 2021



The land is located approximately 1 mile east of Huntingdon in the village of Hartford. It benefits from access directly from the Houghton Road/ the Old Houghton Road which is a restricted access road now part of the busway.

The property comprises 2.690 hectares (7.32 acres) of permanent pasture coloured pink on the plan. The land has river frontage to the Great Ouse with the benefit of fishing and mooring rights.
The land is all classified as being grade 3 on the MAFF Land Classification Plan. The soils are listed in the Soil Survey of England and Wales as belonging to the typical argillic brown earth series. Soils in this association are described as being well drained fine loamy soils often over gravel.

The land can be accessed directly off Houghton Road/ Old Houghton Road which is a designated highway. Purchasers will be provided with access through the rising bollards.

Method of Sale
The land is offered for sale as a whole by informal tender with the deadline for tenders being 12 noon on Friday the 28th May 2021.

The land is subject to a Farm Business Tenancy that expires on the 31st March 2022. Vacant Possession from the 1st April 2022.

Potential Future Uses Subject to Planning
The land is a designated a Mineral Safeguarding Area for sand and gravel under the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Minerals and Waste Core Strategy Development Plan Document, adopted 19th July 2011. Responses have been received from informal discussions with Huntingdonshire District Council Planners, Cambridgeshire County Council Minerals, Cambridgeshire County Council Highways and the Environment Agency in relation to a proposed gravel extraction to facilitate a marina and water tourism development with boat hires and moorings.

Drainage Charges
The land is subject to an Environment Agency general charge of £2.1421 per hectare.

Right, Easements and Restrictions
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of, all public and private rights of way, light, sport, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements and quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water and other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not.

Land Registry Title
The property is registered and forms part of Registered Title CB77441.

Right of Way
The land is subject to a right of way in favour of the adjoining landowner to the west, as shown hatched on the plan, with or without vehicles at all times and for all purposes.

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
The land is not registered on the rural Land Register

Environmental Stewardship
The land is currently not subject to any Environmental Stewardship agreement.

The land is designated as being within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone, within a SSSI impact risk zone and flood zone 3.

Sporting, Minerals and Timber Rights
The Sporting Rights, Mineral Rights and Timber Rights will be included within freehold so far as the Vendor owns them.

The buyer (s) shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither the Seller nor Selling Agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries nor their ownership.

Within 3 months of the date of completion the buyer is to install a permanent boundary fence on the western boundary, the specification to be agreed with the seller.


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.

Plans, Areas and Schedules
The plans are published for illustrative purposes only and although they are believed to be correct, their accuracy is not guaranteed.

Local Authority
Huntingdonshire District Council, St Mary's Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3TN

Development Clawback
The vendor reserves the right to receive 25% of the uplift in value in the event that planning permission is granted (payment on implementation or on sale with the benefit of planning permission) for any use other than agricultural or equine, running for a period of 20 years from the date
of completion.

General Remarks and Stipulations
These particulars are subject to contract.

Viewing and Health and Safety
The land may be viewed strictly by appointment only accompanied by the selling agents (Brown and Co). Telephone 01480 213811. People viewing the property should be careful and vigilant whilst on the property. Neither the Vendor or the Vendor's Agents are responsible for the safety of those viewing the property and accordingly those viewing the property do so at their own risk.

Should the sale of the land or any right attached to it, or any right attached to it becomes chargeable supplied for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable by the buyer(s) in addition to the purchase price.

PE29 1YB (Nearest)
( Agency Pilot Software Ref: 430547 )


Location: Houghton Road, Hartford, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Huntingdon (1.8 miles)

St Neots (8.4 miles)

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