Mayfield Heath Farm offers an opportunity to acquire a desirable smallholding close to the town of Huntingdon comprising a range of farm buildings previously used for livestock purposes, together with outline planning permission for a 2 bedroom detached bungalow under planning ref 20/00670/OUT. The property is set within 13.30 acres (5.38 hectares) of permanent pasture land.
The property lies to the north of the town of Huntingdon and enjoys an attractive rural location with views over its own land. Huntingdon lies 18 miles from Cambridge and 22 miles from Peterborough and benefits from direct rail links into London.
Mayfield Heath Farm is an individual property offering potential to create a smallholding and is offered for sale by Private Treaty.
MAYFIELD HEATH BUNGALOW
The property benefits from an outline planning consent for a 2 bedroom detached bungalow under planning reference 20/00670/OUT. The consent includes the removal of the existing redundant buildings and erection of the bungalow subject to approval of the reserved matters.
The bungalow occupies a position at the front of the farm with views to the east over the pasture land.
The property is connected to mains electricity and water.
Adjoining the farmyard is 12.95 acres (5.24 hectares) of permanent pasture currently split into 5 enclosures with mature hedgerow boundaries to one enclosure and stock-proof fencing. The land is classified as being Grade 2 on the Land Classification Map for the area prepared by the former Ministry of Agriculture.
The buildings on site comprise a range of linked pole barns together with enclosed brick built buildings. The buildings offer a total floor area of approximately 665m (7,158 sqft) and briefly comprise:
A - Open fronted store with timber frame and tin roof and sides
B - Enclosed workshop with timber frame and tin roof
C - Former piggery with timber frame and tin roof
D - Covered yard area made up of 3 individual pole barns and tin roof
E - Lean to with timber frame and tin roof
F - Brick built store with lean to and asbestos cement roof
G - Open fronted stores with timber frame and tin to roof and sides
The buildings have previously been used for livestock purposes although are currently vacant and could lend themselves to a range of alternative uses. The outline planning consent included the removal of the existing buildings for the erection of the bungalow.
GENERAL REMARKS and STIPULATIONS
METHOD OF SALE
The freehold is offered for sale by Private Treaty.
The farm is being sold with vacant possession on completion.
The nearest post code is PE28 2NX.
Huntingdonshire District Council, Pathfinder House, St Marys Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3TN.
GENERAL DRAINAGE CHARGE
Environment Agency - 2020/21 = 210.62 pence per hectare.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The farm is not registered with the RPA and there are no BPS entitlements included with the property.
The property is not subject to any Environmental Stewardship Agreement.
So far as they are owned they are included in the sale of the property.
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 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 gas and other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not.
The land is crossed by an overhead power line.
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING
The property benefits from a grant of Outline Planning Consent for the erection of a two bedroom bungalow with all matters reserved under planning reference 20/00670/OUT which was granted on 3rd September 2020.
LAND REGISTRY TITLE
The land is registered under Land Registry Title No. CB371214 with the buildings currently undergoing first registration.
Mayfield Heath Farm as shown coloured pink on the plan together with the farm buildings will be sold subject to an Overage Clause whereby the Vendor will be entitled to 20% uplift in the value for a period of 25 years from the date of completion, in the event that planning consent is obtained for any non-agricultural use other than equestrian. The overage will be triggered upon the sale of the land with the benefit of planning consent or the implementation of any such consent. The overage will not apply to the outline planning consent already granted.
Strictly by appointment only with the selling agents.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Given the potential hazards we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety.
MEASUREMENTS AND OTHER INFORMATION
All measurements are approximate. Whilst we endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact this office and we will be pleased to check the information for you, especially if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
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 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.
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.
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.
PHOTOGRAPHS AND PARTICULARS
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