Full Description44.23ha (109.29 acres) of Farm Land and Buildings.
The property is situated at the end of North Green Road, Stoven, approximately 800m to the west of the Stoven to Sotterley Road.
The farm comprises a range of traditional and modern farm buildings, together with principally arable land contained in six enclosures, with a grass meadow and a small area of woodland known as Nortons Spring.
The land lies relatively level and is contained within a ring-fenced boundary and has the benefit of a hardcore access track through the centre of the farm providing good access to all fields.
The land has been sympathetically farmed with a simple rotation of cereals, fallow, cereals, fallow.
Common Grazing Rights
The farm has the benefit of 10 cattle grazing rights on North Green Common (East Suffolk) reference number CL0111, estimated area 2.01ha (4.97 acres) as shown yellow on the farm plan. We are advised that the Common has not been grazed for many years but one cut of hay has been taken every year.
The farm buildings which are located on a hard core, concrete and grass farmyard area comprise:-
1. Nissan Hut, old corrugated galvanised tin sheets on concrete base with double corrugated timber framed entrance doors to front and rear, 22.24m x 4.87m.
2. Concrete framed machinery store under fibre cement walls and roof, open to front, 17.00m x 21.80m. Open to rear to:-
3. Concrete framed machinery store, earth floor, fibre cement walls to rear and roof, open to either side, 9.00m x 22.10m plus lean to 5.83m x 22.10m.
4. Steel framed open fronted machinery store under fibre cement roof, part earth and part hard core flooring, 18.54m x 12.21m.
5. Steel framed building, with concrete floor, corrugated iron roof with timber clad walls, 11.18m x 4.88m.
6. Small timber framed building with galvanised iron roof and walls and an earth floor.
7. Grain store, part concrete block walls, fibre cement and galvanised iron walls above, double doors to front, 18.28m x 5.50m.
8. Adjoining lean to, concrete block dividing wall with Building 7, fibre cement walls, concrete floor, single galvanised iron door to front, 18.40m x 8.92m.
9. Timber framed, clay lump building under slate roof, housing grain bins, 15.80m x 7.51m.
Overall the farmyard area extends to 0.54ha (1.33 acres).
Freehold. Vacant possession will be given upon completion to the arable and grass land in addition to the common grazing rights.
NITRATE VULNERABLE ZONES
The land is within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.
The land is not entered into any stewardship scheme.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The eligible land is registered for Basic Payment Scheme purposes. The 2019 claim has been made by The Executors and will be retained by the vendor. The following entitlements will be transferred to the purchaser if required on completion of the sale and the purchaser will be obligated to meet the requirements of the scheme for the remainder of the claim year.
44.00 Non-SDA entitlements
The general drainage charge for the year 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 was £153.25.
SPORTING, TIMBER & MINERALS
All sporting rights, standing timber and minerals are included in the sale subject to the usual statutory limitations.
SOIL TYPE & GRADE
The arable land is predominately Beccles 1 Series clay loamy soil, which is suitable for growing a wide range of cereal crops, sugar beet and grass. The arable land is listed as being grade 3 under the agricultural land classification.
Should any sale of the property or any rights attached to it become a chargeable supply for the purpose of VAT, such tax shall be payable by the purchaser if levied by HM Revenue and Customs in addition to any monies to be paid during the course of the sale.
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & 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:
- A public footpath (Stoven 1) crosses the farm in an approximate North South direction.
From Beccles take the A145 towards Blythburgh/Ipswich, at the Brampton cross roads turn left into Southwold Road, after just under a mile turn left into Common Road, continue for about ¾ of a mile, turn left signposted North Green only and the farm will be found at the end of the road.
USEFUL CONTACT DETAILS
East Suffolk Council: Riverside, 4 Canning Road, Lowestoft, NR33 0EQ. Tel: 03330 162000
DEFRA, Beeches Close, Chelmsford, CM1 2RU. Tel: 0845 933 5577
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.
Strictly by appointment with the Agents Beccles Office.
Telephone: Beccles (01502) 470427
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.