Farm for sale

Palace Yard Farm, Somersham

Guide Price £610,000

Property Description

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Palace Yard Farm comprises a small desirable
farm in an historic setting and includes a 3
bedroom bungalow, together with a walled
kitchen garden and approximately 35 acres of
pasture land.

The property lies close to the centre of the village
of Somersham with the historic Parish Church
and village shops lying nearby. The property
enjoys an attractive rural location with views over
its own parkland.

Somersham lies some 9 miles north east of
Huntingdon 5 miles from St. Ives, 20 miles from
Cambridge and 15 miles from Ely. There are a
good range of local services in the village as well
as a primary school.

The farm comprises the remaining area of Park
Farm which was sold some years ago.

The property comprises a substantial part of a Scheduled
Ancient Monument which in medieval times
was the site of the Bishop of Ely´s Palace. Also included are a number of associated fish ponds and
remnants of a moat.The grassland forms an attractive
parkland setting with pasture and trees and
water features.The bungalow enjoys views to the south and
east over the park, the view to the south being
towards the gated and walled kitchen garden.
This area of the property comprises some 9.76 acres.

The property also includes 26.13 acres of pasture land
located to the south of Cranbrook Drain with
the main access being over the farm roadway, then over a Right of
Way leading through the adjoining farm yard and
Lady´s Walk.

Lot 3 SOLD SUBJECT TO CONTRACT.

PALACE YARD FARM BUNGALOW,
WALLED KITCHEN GARDEN AND PARKLAND

Comprising 9.76 acres (3.93 ha) as coloured
pink on the plan attached.

Access leads directly from Church Street
in the centre of the village directly on to the
shared private driveway which forms part of the
property being sold.

The Bungalow occupies a small garden plot
with a secluded driveway close to the entrance
of the property. The bungalow is of pre-fabricated construction with a brick outer skin
under a concrete tile roof with mainly UPVC
glazing. The accommodation comprises:-

Entrance Hall, access to loft, storage cupboard,
2 radiators and thermostat.

Sitting Room (SW) with functioning fireplace, 2
radiators.

Kitchen (SE) back door, oil fired central heating
boiler, stainless steel sink set in work surface,
further work surface with base units under, 1
radiator, cooker point.

Bedroom 1 Double bedroom (NE) radiator.
Bedroom 2 Double bedroom (N) radiator.
Bedroom 3 Double bedroom (NW) radiator.

Family shower room, shower unit, hand basin,
radiator tiled floor.

Separate W.C. radiator.

The bungalow enjoys views from the Sitting
Room and kitchen to the south and east over
the park land. The small lawned garden is separated from the park by a
post and wire fence with a hedge screen to the
west. There is a small timber and galvanised
storage shed in the garden.

Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage.
Oil fired central heating.

Kitchen Garden: Lies approx 100m to the
south of the bungalow and comprises an
attractive enclosed site with Listed boundary
walls. The site is accessed from an arched
gateway or double gates which provide vehicular
access from the adjoining parkland. Currently
the garden is mainly mown grass but includes an
area with box hedges and a sundial.

Parkland: this is established permanent pasture with
evidence of medieval fish ponds and a Moat
generally identified as "Palace Yard" on maps
from which the farm derives its name.
The land has the benefit of a privately metered
mains water supply.

26.13 ACRES (10.57 HA) PERMANENT PASTURE

As coloured green on the plan attached.
Access is from Church Street, via the
roadway and then over the right of
way identified with the broken red line between
points marked A & B. There is believed to be a
secondary access over Galley Drove subject to
clearance of vegetation.

The land comprises 3 enclosures of permanent
pasture which are classified as being Grade 3 on
the Land Classification Map of the area prepared
by the former Ministry of Agriculture.
Each field has the benefit of a privately metered
mains water supply.

There are 2 public footpaths in the field which
adjoins Lot 3.

LOT 3: SOLD SUBJECT TO CONTRACT

GENERAL REMARKS ANDSTIPULATIONS

METHOD OF SALE : The freehold is offered for
sale by Private Treaty as a whole.

TENURE : The farm is being sold with vacant
possession on completion

POSTCODE : PE28 3EG

LOCAL AUTHORITIES: Cambridgeshire County
Council, Shire Hall, Castle Hill, Cambridge
CB3 0AP. Tel: 0345 045 5200

Huntingdon District Council, Pathfinder House,
St Mary´s Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3TN.
Tel: 01480 388388

COUNCIL TAX: Band B
Council Tax payable 2016/2017 = £1,294.51

GENERAL DRAINAGE CHARGE:
Environment Agency 2016/2017 = £2.0364

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME : The pasture land
is registered with the Rural Payments Agency for
the purpose of claiming Basic Payment Scheme.
The seller will transfer the Basic Payment
Scheme entitlements to the purchaser(s) subject
to contracts having been exchanged.

OVERAGE: The Sellers will impose an overage
clause on the site of the Kitchen Garden with
the intent that in the event of the development
of one or more houses within the Kitchen
Garden within a period of 25 years of completion
there will be an uplift payment of £30,000
per dwelling such figure to be adjusted by
r.p.i. The trigger for the payment will be the
commencement of development or the sale of
the site with the benefit of a planning consent
for development.

SHOOTING RIGHTS: Shooting Rights, so far as
they are owned, are included in the sale of the
property.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: Band D.

WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY:
The property is being sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights including,rights of way,
whether public or private, light,
sport, drainage, water and electricity supplies
and other rights and obligations, easements, and
quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and
all existing and proposed Wayleaves for masts,
pylons, stays, cables, drains, water and gas and
other pipes whether referred to in these particulars
or not.

The Seller reserves a right of way over the farm
road for access to retained property.

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING AND ANCIENT
MONUMENT:
• The property falls within the boundary of Somersham
Conservation Area.
• The Kitchen Garden boundary wall is a
Listed structure.
• Most of the parkland is identified as a Scheduled
Ancient Monument under List Entry No.
1010475.

The Bungalow may offer opportunities for redevelopment subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.

SERVICES: Mains electricity and mains drainage
benefit the bungalow. Mains water
supplied from the public mains via a private supply
to the land.

LAND REGISTRY TITLE : The land is registered
under Title Number CB390575.

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment with the agents.

HEALTH AND SAFETY: Given the potential hazards
we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible
when making your inspection for your own personal
safety.


IMPORTANT NOTICES Brown & Co for themselves and for the Vendors or Lessors of this Property give notice that: 1. These particulars are intended to give a fair and accurate general outline only for the guidance of intending Purchasers or Lessees and they do not constitute an offer or contract or any part of an offer or contract. 2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and other items in these Particulars are given as a guide only and no responsibility is assumed by Brown & Co for the accuracy of individual items. Intending Purchasersor Lessees should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact and should satisfy themselves as to the correctness of each item by inspection or by making independent enquiries. In particular, dimensions of land, rooms or buildings should be checked. Metric/imperial conversions are approximate only. 3. Intending Purchasers or Lessees should make their own independent enquiries regarding use or past use of the property, necessary permissions for use and occupation, potential uses and any others matters affecting the property prior to purchase. 4. Brown & Co, and any person in its employ, does not have the authority, whether in these Particulars, during negotiations or otherwise, to make or give any representation or warranty relation to this property. No responsibility is taken by Brown & Co for any error, omission of mis-statement in these particulars. 5. No responsibility can be accepted for any costs or expenses incurred by intending Purchasers or Lessees in inspecting the property, making further enquiries or submitting offers for the Property. Any person inspecting the property does so entirely at their own risk. 6. All prices are quoted subject to contract and exclusive of VAT, except where otherwise stated. 7. In the case of agricultural property, intending purchasers should make their own independent enquiries with the RPA as to Basic Payment Scheme eligibility of any land being sold or leased. 8. Brown & Co is the trading name of Brown & Co - Property and Business Consultants LLP. Registered Office: Granta Hall, Finkin Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6QZ. Registered in England and Wales. Registration Number OC302092. 9.

These Particulars were prepared in May 2016

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  • Huntingdon (8.8 mi)
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01553 403114 Local call rate

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