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Charnwood Farm The Common,

Guide Price £300,000

Land in Helhoughton

Key Features

Property Description

Charnwood Farm comprises a well equipped pig finishing unit of approx. 740sq.m, with capacity for 800 pigs. A rare opportunity to acquire a site extending to approx. 1.42 acres with planning consent for a two-storey dwelling and garage subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition, a general purpose building used for machinery storage and a mobile home previously occupied by the site manager.

The unit was established in the 1970's and has undergone a programme of refurbishment with the installation of a borehole in c. 2013. The site has been a working unit with finishing accomodation for 800 pigs and the last batch of pigs leaving the site in April 2020.

The unit has the benefit of a rural location, whilst being close to the village of Helhoughton and good links to the A148 and A1065 main road network. Further land just 1.3 miles from the property, in Dunton, is available to let on a Farm Business Tenancy agreement where the vendor has a further 7 tents allowing accomodation for a further 800

Pig Finishing Unit - 16.1m x 46.1m
General Purpose Building - 18.3m x 7.8m

The site is located approx. 3/4 of a mile north of the village of Helhoughton and 3/4 of a mile south of the village of Tatterford, opposite the former railway station at Raynham Park Station. The market towns of Fakenham and Beverley lie some 5 miles and 19.5 miles to the northeast and south-west respectively with the City of Norwich around 32 miles to the south-east.

The farm is located within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

The farm is not included within any such Agreements.

Freehold. Vacant possession will be given upon completion.

The vendor currently has a cash neutral FYM for straw agreement in place with a neighbouring landowner who has expressed their interest in continuing the agreement with a purchaser.

Charnwood Farm is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole. The Vendor reserves the right to conclude the sale by any other means at their discretion. Interested parties
are required to register their interest with Scott Parke or Richard Prentice in order to be kept informed as to how the sale will be concluded.

The property is sold with the benefit of all granted rights of way, water, drainage, water courses, support, electricity supplies, light, other easements or quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and all existing or proposed wayleaves for electricity, drainage, water, gas and any other pipes whether shown on the plan or indicated in these particulars or not and without any obligations to define the same respectively.


Planning enquiries in respect of the property should be directed to North Norfolk District Council, Council Offices, Holt Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9EN.
T: 01263 513811

From the Shell Garage roundabout in Fakenham, take the A1065 south for 1.6 miles. Turn Right towards Helhoughton, sign posted "Recycling Centre". Continue for 2.8 miles before turning right towards Tatterford. Follow the road for approx. 0.5 miles and the site is on the left hand side.

Alternatively, take the A148 westbound for 2.1 miles, turning left at "The Patch", Follow the road South for 1.8 miles, through the village of Dunton and into Tatterford before turning left at the village sign towards Helhoughton. Continue south for 0.7 miles and the site is on the right hand side.

The property has connection to mains electricity and mains water, together with a borehole water supply. The Mobile Home has a septic tank for foul drainage and the Pig Unit drains dirty water to the rear of the site and is pumped into the above ground dirty water tank.

Access to the Property is from the adjacent road. The property also has a right of access over the adjoining track to the north to the Pig Unit, however, this is restricted to use whilst the site is used for the keeping of swine.

All sporting rights, standing timber and minerals are included in the sale subject to the usual statutory limitations.

Strictly by appointment with the Agents Diss Office.

North Norfolk District Council, Council Offices, Holt Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9EN. Tel: 01263 513811

Norfolk County Council, County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 2DH Tel: 0344 800 8020

DEFRA, 122a Thorpe Road, Norwich, Nor folk, NR1 1RY. Tel: 01603 617883

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.

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 t be paid during the course of the sale.

Property Location

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Train Stations

  • Kings Lynn Rail Station 15.75 miles
  • Watlington Rail Station 18.71 miles
  • Sheringham Rail Station 20.52 miles
  • West Runton Rail Station 21.68 miles
  • Downham Market Rail Station 22.11 miles


  • Tesco, Fakenham 3.53 miles
  • Morrisons, Fakenham 4.70 miles
  • Costcutter, Wells-Next-the-Sea 10.47 miles
  • Costcutter, Wells-Next-the-Sea 10.47 miles
  • Costcutter, Kings Lynn 11.23 miles

Primary Schools

  • West Raynham Church of England Primary Academy 1.41 miles
  • Rudham CofE Primary School 2.62 miles
  • Colkirk Church of England Primary Academy 3.27 miles
  • Blenheim Park Primary School 3.30 miles
  • Sculthorpe Church of England Primary Academy 3.36 miles

Secondary Schools

  • Fakenham Academy 3.76 miles
  • Alderman Peel High School 10.16 miles
  • Northgate High School 11.26 miles
  • Dereham Neatherd High School 12.07 miles
  • The Nicholas Hamond Academy 12.35 miles

Distances are as the crow flies and the property listed may not be in the schools catchment area.

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Diss office

Ashley Brunori
Residential Sales Manager

2b Market Hill, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4JZ

01379 642233
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