OFF CHURCHGATE

WHAPLODE  SPALDING   LINCOLNSHIRE   PE12 6UN

 Messrs Hix and Son are instructed to offer FOR SALE by

INFORMAL TENDER  A PRIME ENCLOSURE OF GRADE 1 ARABLE LAND

The enclosure is capable of growing a wide range of agricultural and horticultural crops and extends in overall area to approximately

16.91 Acres (6.84 Hectares)

 Agricultural Land and Soil Classification

 The land is classified as Grade 1 Agricultural Land on the DEFRA Agricultural Land Classification Map of England and Wales. The soil classification for this land is Soilscape 21 – Loam and Clay Soils of coastal flats with naturally high groundwater (Wallasea/Pepperthorpe).

Tenure

The Tenure is Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Access

The land is accessed via Churchgate and Buttercup Paddock leading to a Farm Track on the South Side.

Back Cropping

NG 6095                                                              NG 7794/8901   

2017                           Daffodils                               Cauliflower

2018                           Cabbage                                Winter Wheat

2019                           Cabbage                                Potatoes

2020                           Potatoes                                Sugar Beet

The area under cultivation extends to approximately 15.78 Acres (6.39 Ha)

Outgoings

Drainage Rates are payable to South Holland Internal Drainage Board and are £209.51 for the period 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021.

Basic Payment Scheme

The land is registered on the Rural Land Register for the purposes of the Basic Payment Scheme however NO Entitlements will pass with the sale of the land.

Environmental Stewardship Scheme

The land has been not previously been entered into a DEFRA Environmental Stewardship Scheme(s).

Tenantright and Dilapidations

There will be no charge for Tenantright made by the outgoing Owner or Occupier and in return the Purchaser(s) will make no claim whatsoever for Dilapidations (if any) against the Vendors or the outgoing Tenant(s)

Rights of Way

We are not aware of any Rights of Way over the property to be sold.

Quotas and Contracts

There are no contracts or quotas passing with the land.

Sporting Rights, Minerals and Timber

The vendor has confirmed that the Sporting Rights are included in the sale.

Wayleaves, Rights and Easements

The land will be sold subject to all rights of way, public or private, and all easements and wayleaves where applicable.

Plans and Schedules

The plan has been prepared as accurately as possible and are shown for identification purposes only, it is NOT TO SCALE.  Land areas are based upon those stated on the relevant Ordnance Survey Plans and may vary with those stated on the Rural Land Register produced by the Rural Payments Agency.

Overage Clause

The Vendors will claim the benefit of an uplift/overage provision of all or part of the land parcel(s) being sold should the land use change from its current agricultural status for a period of 20 years from the date of completion of the sale with the percentage of uplift being 25% over and above the existing land value at that time.  The uplift/overage clause will be activated by the implementation of planning consent or all or part of the land parcels being sold with the benefit of planning consent.

Value Added Tax

In the event of a sale of the land or any rights attached to it becoming a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such Tax will be payable by the Purchaser(s) in addition to the purchase price.