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Land At Whytegates Farm, Cottered, Buntingford, Hertfordshire, SG9 9QZ

For sale: £560,000.00|59.03 Acres|Farm, Commercial Land

Property details

FOR SALE£560,000.00
SIZE59.03 Acres
ADDRESSLand At Whytegates Farm, Cottered, Buntingford, Hertfordshire, SG9 9QZ
TYPEFarm, Commercial Land
TENUREUnder Offer, For Sale Freehold
POSTED ON3rd April 2024

Description

The property compromises 23.89 hectares (59.03 acres).

Grade 2 arable land divided into two parcels.

The land is located close to the village of Cottered with frontage to the A507.

The freehold of the land is being sold subject to the existing Farm Business Tenancy.

THE PROPERTY
The property compromises 23.89 hectares (59.03 acres) of Grade 2 arable land divided into two parcels, as shown coloured pink, on the plan attached to these Particulars.
The land is detailed as forming part of the Hanslope Soil Classification Series and is suitable for growing root and cereal crops.

LOCATION
The land is located close to the village of Cottered with frontage to the A507 and lies approximately 3 miles from Buntingford, 6.5 miles from Baldock and 8.5 miles from Stevenage.

ACCESS
The property benefits from direct access onto the A507.

GENERAL REMARKS AND STIPULATIONS

METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale as a whole by Private Treaty.

TENURE
The freehold of the land is being sold subject to the existing Farm Business Tenancy.

FARM BUSINESS TENANCY
The land is currently subject to a Farm Business Tenancy which is due to expire on the 28th September 2023.

HOLDOVER
The current Tenant will reserve the right to harvest the 2023 crop.

LAND DRAINAGE
The land is understood to benefit from some historic land drainage.

STATUTORY DESIGNATIONS
The property is within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).

PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY
Field number 0957 is crossed by a Public Footpath (Cottered 031).

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 quasieasements 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 or not.

BOUNDARY
The sellers will on completion arrange for the open boundary to the North of field 0957 to be demarcated.

LAND REGISTRY
The property is registered under Land Registry Titles HD242544 and
Part HD610612

DRAINAGE RATES
The land is subject to Environment Agency General Drainage Charge.

SPORTING RIGHTS
The sporting Rights are included in the sale of the property so far as they are owned.

TIMBER AND MINERALS
The Timber and Mineral Rights are included in the sale of the property so far as they are owned.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The land is registered with the Rural Payment Agency. No historic BPS payments or Entitlements are included with the sale. The Tenant has claimed and will receive all income in respect of the 2023 claim.

CROSS COMPLIANCE
The buyer(s) will be required to indemnify the Tenant for any non-compliance that results in the penalty or reduction of their payment under the Basic Payment Scheme in relation to their 2023 claim.

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

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 any statutory provisions or bylaws without any obligation on the part of the sellers to specify this.

OVERAGE
The property as coloured pink on the sale plan will be subject to an overage clause whereby the Seller or their predecessors will be entitled to a 30% uplift in the value above over a period of 30 years (from the date of completion) in the event that planning consent is obtained for any non-agricultural use. The overage will be triggered upon the sale of the land with the benefit of the consent or the implementation of any such consent.

DISPUTES
Should any disputes arise as to the boundaries or any matters relating to these particulars, or the interpretation thereof, that 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 referenced additional OS data and the Rural Land Register. The plans are published for illustrative purposes only and although they are believed to be a 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 address to the selling agent once an offer has been submitted and accepted (subject to contract) prior to solicitors being instructed.

BOUNDARIES
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 land 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.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
East Hertfordshire District Council, Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8EQ

HEALTH AND SAFETY
Given the potential hazards we would ask you be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection of the property for your own personal safety.

VENDORS SOLICITORS
Rollits Solicitors
Forsyth House
Alpha Court
Monks Cross
York
YO32 9WN

POSTCODE
SG9 9QZ (Nearest)

WHAT3WORDS
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VIEWING
Viewing is strictly by appointment with the Selling Agents, Brown and Co. Tel: 01480 213811

SELLING AGENTS
James Bailey - james.bailey@brown-co.com
Lucy Bates - lucy.bates@brown-co.com

The Fairways, Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road, St Neots, Bedfordshire, MK44 3AL
Tel: 01480 213811

PHOTOS AND PARTICULARS
Prepared and taken June 2023. ( Agency Pilot Software ref: 436735 )

Location

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Location: Land At Whytegates Farm, Cottered, Buntingford, Hertfordshire, SG9 9QZ

Baldock (6.1 miles)

Ashwell & Morden (6.2 miles)

Watton-at-Stone (6.4 miles)

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