Two Parcels of Grade I Arable Land extending, in total, to 86.6 Acres (35.0 Hectares) (STMS) with Agricultural Building For Sale by Private Treaty as a Whole at a Guide Price of £700,000 with the benefit of Vacant Possession from 11th October 2017.
Ghant Farm is located approximately 0.8 mile west of Manea, 4 miles southeast of March and 4.9 miles northeast of Chatteris and lies adjacent to Newghant Drove off the B1093.
A block of Grade I arable land comprising 2 individual parcels and extending, in total, to 35.0 Hectares (86.6 Acres) (STMS), edged red on the attached plan.
An agricultural building extending to approximately 18.5m x 13.9m (Gross External Area) is situated in the northeast corner of land and is of concrete and fibre cement sheeting construction. There are sliding doors and a concrete apron to the front of the building with further concrete yard.
The land is accessed directly from Newghant Drove off the B1093.
LAND AND SOIL CLASSIFICATION
The land is classified as Grade I on the Agricultural Land Classification Map of England and Wales Sheet 135. The soil is shown on the Soil Survey of England & Wales (Sheet 4 - Soils of Eastern England) as belonging to the Peacock Soil Association which is described as deep humose calcareous clayey and non-calcareous fine loamy over clayey soils, mainly calcareous, some peat soils with groundwater controlled by way of ditches and pumps. This soil is deemed suitable for growing cereals, beans and some grassland.
NITRATE VULNERABLE ZONE
The land lies within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.
Vacant Possession from 11th October 2017.
METHOD OF SALE
The land is offered For Sale by Private Treaty.
It is understood the agricultural building benefits from mains electricity.
All unexhausted manurial values and lime residues are included in the sale. No claim for dilapidation (if any) will be made by the Purchaser against the Vendor.
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY
The land is offered subject to all existing rights, including rights of way whether private or public, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supply and other rights, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves whether referred to or not in these particulars.
Sporting rights insofar as they are owned and capable of being transferred are included in the sale.
The land is shown on the plan in these particulars. The plan is for illustration purposes only. The Purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries.
The transfer of the property will include restrictive covenants on the part of the purchaser as follows:-
1. That neither the property or any part of it nor any existing or future building on it or on any part of it shall at any time be used as or for a place of amusement hotel tavern inn or public house nor shall any spirituous or fermented liquors at any time be manufactured or sold in or upon the property or any part of it and that no deed act matter or thing shall at any time be done suffered or permitted in or upon the property or any part of it which may be or become a nuisance annoyance or disturbance to the seller or his successors.
2. That no act deed matter or thing shall at any time be done suffered or permitted in or upon the property or any part of it which may be or become a nuisance annoyance or disturbance to the Minister for the time being conducting or the congregation attending divine service in the parish church of Saint Nicholas Church Manea or the churchyard surrounding the same.
The property will be sold subject to a development uplift clause such that the Vendors, and their successors in title, reserve 50% of the increased value for a period of 125 years. This will relate to all non-agricultural development, including the extraction of minerals and the erection of wind turbines for electricity production.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The land is sold without the benefit of Basic Payment Scheme entitlements, however these are available by separate negotiation from the outgoing Tenant.
The land falls within the boundaries of the Middle Level Commissioners and Curf and Wimblington Internal Drainage Board. The Drainage Rates for 2017/18 are £1,287.00 and £990.00 respectively.
Sporting rights are included in the Sale.
The minerals, so far as they are owned, are excluded from the Sale.
PLANS, AREAS AND SCHEDULES
These particulars have been prepared as accurately as possible, based upon Ordnance Survey and other plans. Plans have been prepared for identification purposes only and although they are believed to be correct, their accuracy is not guaranteed. The areas have been taken from a combination of the Land Registry and the Ordnance Survey Promap system.
The land may be viewed at any reasonable hour with a copy of these particulars in hand.
PARTICULARS AND PHOTOGRAPHS
These particulars were prepared and photographs were taken in July 2017.