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Farm land for sale

Malton Lane, Meldreth

Sold STC £465,000

Property Description

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Introduction
The sale of the land on Malton Land offers an opportunity to purchase a compact and productive block of arable land. The land is in an accessible location with good access and is suitable for growing cereals and other combinable crops which will appeal to both established farming businesses and investors. The land has been let under a farm business tenancy in recent years and in now offered for sale with vacant possession on completion.

Location
The land is located approximately 1.5 miles north of Meldreth village and 1 mile south of Orwell village. There is good access to the A10 and A603 and Cambridge City is approximately 10 miles north east of the land.

Method of Sale
For sale by private treaty as a whole.

Description
A single block of level arable land accessed directly from the council highway, Malton Lane.

The land is classified as Grade 2 and is of the Disturbed soil series being permeable calcareous loam over clay soils suitable for cereals and grazing. The land is bordered mainly by ditches with the northern boundary bordered by a grass margin and farm track being retained by the vendor.

The past 5 years arable cropping includes 2011/2012 Wheat; 2012/2013 Wheat; 2013/2014 Oilseed Rape; 2014/2015 Wheat; 2015/2016 Wheat.

Tenure & Possession
Freehold with vacant possession.

VAT
If the sale of the property or any right attached to it is deemed a chargeable supply for the purpose of VAT, such tax shall be payable by the purchaser(s) in addition to the sale price.

Town & Country Planning
The land is situated within South Cambridgeshire District Council and is sold subject to any development plans, tree preservations orders, town planning schedules, application, permissions and resolutions which may be or come into force. The purchaser(s) will be deemed to have full knowledge and have satisfied themselves as to the provisions of any such matters affecting the property.

Basic Payment Scheme
There are 19.11 entitlements registered with the land under the Basic Payment Scheme and the vendor will co-operate in the transfer of the Basic Payment Scheme entitlements to the purchaser as part of the sale, subject to RPA approval. The outgoing tenant will retain the BPS claim income for the 2016 claim year and the purchaser will be required to indemnify the claimant with regard to any claim in respect of breach of cross compliance or any other relevant scheme regulations for the 2016 year.

Environmental & Grant Schemes
There are no Countryside Stewardship or other environmental schemes on the land.

Sporting, Timber & Mineral
All sporting, timber and mineral rights are included in the sale insofar as they are owned.

Wayleaves, Easements, Covenants & Rights of Way
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements, covenants and rights of way whether or not disclosed.

Tenant Rights & Dilapidations
The land will be left in stubble following harvest and the straw will be chopped and spread or baled and removed. The purchaser(s) shall not claim for dilapidations, if any, in relation to the property.

Exchange & Completion
Exchange of contracts shall be within 28 days of the purchaser(s) solicitor receiving a draft contract. Completion will take place by agreement.

Boundaries
The vendor and vendor's agents will do their best to specify the ownership of boundary hedges, fences and ditches but will not be bound to determine these. The property is available for inspection and the purchaser(s) will be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the ownership of the boundaries.

Plans, Areas, & Schedules
Plans attached to the particulars are based upon the Ordnance Survey and are for identification purposes only. Copies of RPA maps are provided within the additional information pack available from the Agents.

Local Authorities
South Cambridgeshire District Council, South Cambridgeshire Hall, Cambourne Business Park, Cambourne, Cambridge CB23 6EA
Tel: 03450 450 500.

Viewings
By prior arrangement with the Sole Agents. Please contact Michael Hamilton or Catherine Hackshall, Cheffins Cambridge Office (01223) 213777.

As always, potential hazards exist on working farms and it is requested that all viewings are undertaken with care and regard to safety particularly with regard to any areas in and around buildings.

Postcode
The nearest residential postcode is SG8 6PG

Vendors Solicitors
Woodfines Solicitors, Ground Floor, Lockton House, Clarendon Road, Cambridge, CB2 8FH.
Tel: 01223 441421 ref Denise Davies
ddavies@woodfines.co.uk

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 April 2016

Nearest stations

  • Shepreth (1.3 mi)
  • Meldreth (1.9 mi)
  • Foxton (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Cheffins Residential, Agricultural and Land

1-2 Clifton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7EA

01223 213777 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Shepreth (1.3 mi)
  • Meldreth (1.9 mi)
  • Foxton (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Cheffins Residential, Agricultural and Land

1-2 Clifton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7EA

01223 213777 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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