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Lot 9 The Storage Yard, Littleport

For sale: £525,000.00|0 - 2.47 Acres|Farm, Commercial Land

Property details

FOR SALE£525,000.00
SIZE0 - 2.47 Acres
ADDRESSLot 9 The Storage Yard, Littleport
TYPEFarm, Commercial Land
TENUREUnder Offer, For Sale Freehold
POSTED ON4th October 2021



The storage yard lies within the county of Cambridgeshire close to the Suffolk border within close proximity to the village of Littleport with the holding benefitting from good access to the A10.

The village of Littleport lies approximately 6 miles north east of Ely. Littleport is an attractive Fenland village, with a good range of local services including shops, leisure facilities, pre-school, primary school and medical centre, whilst nearby Ely offers a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities, secondary schools, higher education facilities and the Ely Cathedral.

The nearest train station is Ely which offers a direct line service into London in approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes to London Kings Cross.



Located to the west of Flanders farm extending to 1.00 hectares (2.47acres) comprising an extensive range of farm buildings and yard including:
Building J - 6 bay steel portal framed potato store with a central air tunnel with drive over drying floor two roller shutter doors, personnel door - 18m x 36m (648 m2) with 6m x 18m covered overhang.
Building K - 6 bay steel portal framed potato store with a central air tunnel with drive over drying floor two roller shutter doors, personnel door - 18m x 36m (648 m2) with 6m x 18m covered overhang.
Building L - 7 bay steel portal framed grain store with concrete floor, single roller shutter door - 18m x 42m (756 m2).
Building M - Single storey office building divided into two offices, with single personnel door - 8m x 8m (64m2).
Building N - Steel framed Nissen Hut insulated with corrugated tin cladding, double sliding doors and personnel door with concrete floor - 19m x 12m (228 m2). This building is currently let under a commercial lease at £400 per calendar month.
The site offers opportunities for further alternative uses subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents or alternatively offers a substantial produce storage complex.


Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in up
to 9 lots.

The farm is being sold with vacant possession on completion subject to all existing tenancy agreements, leases and cropping licences.

Statutory Designations
The land lies within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).
Field No TL6385 6522 is detailed as being a Site of Specialist Scientific Interest, known locally as Shippea Hill (Ref 1052232). Further details are available from the selling agent.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property is being sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, sport, drainage, water and electricity suppliers and other rights obligations, easements and quasi - easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water and gas or other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not. In particular:
Field numbers, 0444, 3519, 7801 and 2482 are crossed by overhead power lines.
The farms are not crossed by any public rights of way.

Business Rates
Office - Flanders Farm - £1,950

Timber and Minerals
The Timber and Mineral Rights are included in so far as they are owned.

Land Registry Titles
The farm is registered under the following Land Registry Titles:
CB227330 and CB305455 - Storage Yard

Town and Country Planning
The property notwithstanding any description contained within these particulars is sold subject to any development plan, tree preservation order, town and planning scheme, resolution or notice which may or may not come to be enforced and also subject to any statutory provisions or bylaws without any obligation on the part of the sellers to specify this. The property is sold with the benefit of all existing planning consents.

Value Added Tax (VAT)
Should any sale of the farm or any rights attached become a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable by the buyers in addition to the contract price.

The Storage Yard - CB7 4SY

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 agent (Brown and Co).
Telephone number
01480 213811

Should any disputes arise as to the boundaries or any matters relating to these particulars, or the interpretation thereof, the matter will be referred to an arbitrator to be appointed by the selling agent.

Plans and Areas
These are prepared as carefully as possible by reference to digital OS data and the Rural Land Registry. The plans are published for illustrative purposes only and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy cannot be guaranteed.

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.

Fixture and Fittings
All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale unless specifically referred to in these particulars.

Covid 19
All viewings are to be undertaken in accordance with government guidelines.

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.
The boundary between Flanders Farm Yard and Flanders Farm House will be demarcated on completion and The Purchaser of Lot 1 is to erect a Post and 3 Rail Fence between Points A1-B1 within 3 months of completion.
The purchaser of Lot 5 shall erect a Post and 3 Rail Fence between Points C1-D1 within 3 months of completion. The seller will on completion arrange for the boundary to be pegged.
The purchaser of Lot 6 shall erect a Post and 3 Rail Fence between Points E1-F1 within 3 months of completion. The seller will on completion arrange for the boundary to be pegged.

A right of way in respect of Lot 4 shall be granted over Lot 1 over the area shown hatched on the plan.
A right of way in respect of Lot 5 shall be granted over the area shown cross-hatched on the plan.

Information Pack
An information pack is available from the selling agent.

Ashtons Legal - Jeanette Dennis
The Long Barn. Fornham Business Park
Fornham St Martin, Bury St Edmunds
IP31 1SL
T: 01223 431116

Useful Addresses
East Cambridgeshire District Council
The Grange
Nutholt Lane
T: 01353 665555

West Suffolk District Council
West Suffolk House
Western Way
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 3YU
T: 01284 763233

Burnt Fen Internal Drainage Board
Main Street
T: 01353 688296

Environment Agency
Kingfisher House
Goldhay Way
Orton Goldhay

( Agency Pilot Software Ref: 431488 )


Location: Lot 9 The Storage Yard, Littleport

Shippea Hill (1.7 miles)

Littleport (2.8 miles)

Ely (5.8 miles)

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