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Land At Barton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB23 7BN

To rent: ROA|170.32 Acres|Farm, Commercial Land

Property details

TO RENTROA
SIZE170.32 Acres
ADDRESSLand At Barton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB23 7BN
TYPEFarm, Commercial Land
TENURETo Let, Under Offer
POSTED ON21st May 2024

Description

Available To Let by Informal Tender under 5-year Farm Business Tenancy Agreements
Closing Date 12 noon Friday 17th May 2024
Available as a whole comprising 68.93 hectares (170.32 acres)

INTRODUCTION
A block of arable land with the benefit of a general purpose farm building is offered to the market to rent on 5-year Farm Business Tenancy agreements.

THE LAND
The Property comprises 68.93 hectares (170.32 acres) of arable land split into five parcels. The Land is Grade 2 on the Ministry of Agriculture Land Classification Sheet. The soil is predominantly of the Wantage 2 soil series, being shallow lime-rich soils over chalk or limestone, with areas of the Evesham 3 series, being lime-rich loamy and clayey soils, capable of growing cereal crops.

FARM BUILDING
The Land benefits from a steel portal frame grain store capable of storing approximately 1,000 tonnes of grain, as shaded light blue on the plan.

The building measures approximately 18m x 24m and 6.5m to the eaves and benefits from two roller shutter doors on its southern elevation.

The Landlord will retain the right to holdover for the Farm Building only until the 31st December 2024 for the storage of their harvested grain.

The Tenant will have exclusive occupation of the building from 1st January 2024 for the remainder of the Term.

ACCESS
The Property is situated on either side of the B1046, Comberton Road. The field parcels to the north are accessed via a farm track alongside the Farm Building. This has direct access onto the Comberton Road.

The fields on the southern side of the Comberton Road are accessed through an adjoining landowner's yard and it is understood that the

Land benefits from a formal right of way for agricultural purposes providing access to the highway. The Tenant will be responsible for any maintenance contributions towards this accessway. The right of way is shaded brown on the plan attached to these details.

ADDITIONAL LAND
The northeast corner of the block, as shaded light blue on the plan, iscurrently rented by the owners from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on a Farm Business Tenancy. The boundary between the Land and the MoD land is open and is not demarcated.

CROPPING
Energy crops are not permitted to be grown on the Land, however maize crops will be permitted providing they form part of a wider cereal rotation.

DRAINAGE RATES
Environment Agency general drainage charges and any other drainage charges will be payable by the Tenant.

SUBLETTING/ ASSIGNMENT
The incoming Tenant is not permitted to sublet, assign, share possession of the Land or enter into any cropping or grazing licences with third parties.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The letting does not include any BPS entitlements or rights to claim any future payments.

COUNTRYSIDE STEWARDSHIP/ ENVIRONMENTAL SCHEMES
The Landlord will permit (subject to their prior consent) the Land to be entered into a new Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) scheme.

WAYLEAVES AND EASEMENTS
The Landlord will retain any wayleave and easement payments over the Land.

SPORTING RIGHTS
The sporting rights are excluded.

RIGHTS OF WAY
The Land on the south side of Comberton Road is accessed via a right of way over third party land. The right of way is shaded brown on the plan attached to these details.

STATUTORY DESIGNATIONS
All of the land within these particulars is detailed as being within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone for surface water.

Other than the Scheduled Ancient Monument, as detailed in the relevant section below, there are no other Statutory Designations so far as the Landlord is aware.

HOLDOVER
The Landlord will retain the right to holdover of the Farm Building only, as shaded dark blue on the inset plan, until the 31st December 2024 for the storage of their harvested grain. The Tenant will have exclusive occupation of the building from 1st January 2024 for the remainder of the Term.

SCHEDULED ANCIENT MONUMENT
Located with field number TL3955 4781 is a Scheduled Ancient Monument (List Entry No: 1006879). The designation prohibits sub soiling in this particular land parcel.

TENANCY AGREEMENTS
Due to ownership, the Property will be let on two Farm Business Tenancy agreements. The basic tenancy terms of both agreements will make provision for the following (amongst others):

Five-year term from 29th September 2024 to 28th September 2029
Rent to be payable half yearly in advance on 29th September and 25th March in each year of the agreement
Full Repairing and Insuring by the Tenant
3 yearly rent reviews
Copies of the draft Farm Business Tenancy Agreements are included in the Information Pack relating to this letting

INFORMATION PACK
An information pack is available to all interested parties via an online Data Room and contains:
Plan of the Land
5 year cropping history
Draft Farm Business Tenancy Agreement
Tender Form
Copy of 2023 BPS Claim
Scheduled Ancient Monument List Entry

Access to the Data Room will be granted following prior registration with the Letting Agents.

VIEWING
We have two designated viewing days on Wednesday 17th April 2024 and Wednesday 1st May 2024. Should you wish to attend, please register your interest with the Letting Agents.

NEAREST POSTCODES/WHAT3WORDS
Nearest postcode: CB23 7BN
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FORM OF TENDER
Applicants should complete the Tender Form within the Information Pack and return the same via post or email to: George Watchorn,
Brown and Co, The Fairways, Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire, MK44 3AL | george.watchorn@brown-co.com
Tenders to be submitted by 12 noon Friday 17th May 2024.

Please note that the rent for the Farm Building is to be tendered separately from the Land although the Property is to be let as a whole.

PLANS and AREAS
These are prepared as carefully as possible by reference to 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.

BOUNDARIES
The Tenant shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither the Landlord nor the Letting Agents will be responsible for defining boundaries or their ownership.

Any red line boundaries shown on photographs are for illustrative purposes only and do not represent the actual boundary and are not to be relied upon.

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 Letting Agents.

LETTING AGENTS
Brown and Co
The Fairways, Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road, Wyboston
Bedfordshire, MK44 3AL

Contact:
George Watchorn - george.watchorn@brown-co.com
07919 015675
Or
Ella Redrup - ella.redrup@brown-co.com
07867 442234

Available To Let by Informal Tender under 5-year Farm Business Tenancy Agreements. Tender deadline - 12 noon Friday 17th May 2024.

Viewing days - Wednesday 17th April 2024 and Wednesday 1st May 2024. Should you wish to attend, please register your interest with the Letting Agents.

The property comprises of 68.93 ha (170.32 acres) of arable land and general purpose farm building

Access to the Data Room will be granted following prior registration with the Letting Agents ( Agency Pilot Software ref: 438041 )

Location

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Location: Land At Barton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB23 7BN

Foxton (2.6 miles)

Shepreth (3.3 miles)

Shelford (3.8 miles)

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