The property is located adjoining the northern bank of the River Waveney immediately to the west of the market town of Beccles (¾ mile from town centre).
It comprises a series of marshland enclosures with good access and river frontage.
Freehold with vacant possession. The land is registered under title NK391312 and the boundary where it meets the River Waveney is the high water mark from time to time.
METHOD OF SALE
By private treaty. Exchange 4 weeks from receipt of the contract by the purchasers solicitor and completion up to 4 weeks thereafter.
The property is not in any Stewardship Agreements.
SOIL TYPE AND LAND GRADE
The Soil is described as being of the Mendham series, a deep peat associated with clay over sandy soils.
The land is listed as being Grade 2 on the Agricultural Land Classification Map.
The land falls within the Waveney, Lower Yare and Lothingland Internal Drainage Board. This is a pumped level. Current drainage charge based on 9p/RV£
None are included in the sale
None are connected
SCHEDULE OF AREAS
Sheet ID Parcel ID Description Total Area Total
TM4090 8698 Marsh 1.07ha 2.64ac
TM4190 0486 Marsh 3.01ha 7.438ac
TM4190 1974 Marsh 3.01ha 7.438ac
TM4190 3068 Marsh 4.15ha 10.255ac
TM4190 4084 Marsh 0.13ha 0.32ac
TM4190 5489 Marsh 1.44ha 3.558ac
TM4190 4366 Marsh 3.12ha 7.71ac
TM4190 5664 Marsh 2.49ha 6.15ac
TM4190 5780 Marsh 2.07ha 5.115ac
TM4190 1463 River Wall 3.41ha 8.426ac
- - Track 1.94 ha 4.79ac
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The land is registered for Basic Payment Scheme purposes. The following entitlements will be transferred to the buyer on completion of the sale: -
Entitlement Region Ha Entitlement Euro/Ha Greening Euro/Ha
Non SDA 16.56 175.27 77.71
(Based on exchange rate of 1 = £0.85228)
A 2017 BPS Claim will be submitted by the seller. The claim will be retained by them. Further Basic Payment Scheme Information is held at the agents Harleston office and may be inspected on request.
The sellers have not elected to charge VAT on the sale of the land.
SPORTING TIMBER AND MINERALS
Included in the sale;
1. Standing timber and minerals subject to the usual statutory limitations.
2. All sporting rights. This includes the fishing rights where bordering the Waveney River.
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements, quasi-easements, rights of way, covenants and restrictions whether mentioned in these particulars or not and in particular:
Access to the property is over a stoned roadway shared with others from the adopted road frontage road Gillingham Dam.
Gillingham public footpath FP14 follows the River Bank.
Various dykes, culverts etc are subject to Internal Drainage Board maintenance.
The former railway line is subject to access reservations by the British Rail Board.
Further Details are held at the Agents Harleston office.
There is no ingoing valuation.
USEFUL CONTACTS DETAILS
DEFRA, Block B, Government Buildings, Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB23 2DR. Tel: 01223 462727
Natural England, Natural England, Eastbrook, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, CB2 8DR. Tel: 0300 060 3787
Environments Agency Iceni Office, Cobham Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 9JE. Tel: 01473 727712
Those experienced in agriculture can view at any time during daylight hours with the particulars in hand. Those outside of the industry should make arrangements for accompanied viewing.
Durrants Harleston Norfolk IP20 9AU
Tel: 01379 851036
From Beccles cross the old River Bridge towards Gillingham. The access roadway to the property will be found after 300m on the left hand side (south).
Satellite Navigation Postcode: NR34 0PA
Durrants and their clients give notice that: -
No investigations have been made in respect of any matter concerning pollution of the land, air or water and the buyers are responsible for making their own enquiries in this respect.
The measurements, distances and areas are given as approximate. These particulars and photographs are provided for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive.
These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. No warranties in relation to the property are given either by the agent or on behalf of their client or otherwise.
The boundaries are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. The purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and any error or mistake shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Given the potential hazards of a working farm we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making an inspection for your own safety.