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Under Offer £450,000

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Tenure: Freehold

High Fen Farm is located to the west of Gosberton Clough on the B1397 within easy distance of the main towns of the area, namely Grantham, Boston and Spalding, and also the City of Peterborough. Access to the A1 is available at Grantham or Colsterworth within approximately half an hour´s journey time. The property can either be utilised as it´s currently layout for horticultural purposes and has in the past been let to generate an income from the coldstore, glasshouses and polytunnels. In addition, there is considerable scope for developing an equestrian enterprise with a range of 5 stables. The freehold property includes a 3 bedroom detached house, glasshouses, coldstore, workshop and land on the west side of Fourth Drove.

The house is of brick construction under an inter-locking concrete tile roof with the benefit of pvc double glazed units and oil fired central heating.

Ground Floor
ENTRANCE PORCH & ENTRANCE HALL: Double radiator and hardwood staircase to first floor.
LOUNGE / DINING ROOM: Lounge Area: Approximately 5.15m x 3.8m, skirting radiators, wall lights, power points.
Dining Area: 8.6m x 3.3m, skirting radiators, power points.
KITCHEN: 3.8m x 3.5m, range of fitted base and wall units, stainless steel sink unit.
REAR ENTRANCE / UTILITY ROOM: Overall 5m x 3.4m, Myson oil fired boiler, worktop surface, plumbing for washing machine and
dryer, power points, cloaks cupboard, access to garage.

First Floor
LANDING: Airing cupboard with fitted shelving and immersion heater.
FRONT BEDROOM 1: 3.85m x 3.65m, radiator, power points.
REAR BEDROOM 2: 3.6m x 3.5m, radiator, power points.
FRONT BEDROOM 3: 3.5m x 2.7m, radiator, power points.
BATHROOM: Fully tiled with white suite comprising bath with shower fitment over, pedestal wash basin and WC.

ATTACHED GARAGE: With up and over door.
Tarmac drive, plastic oil storage tank and extensive lawns enclosed with established Leylandii hedge.
OPEN FRONTED STORE: 12.0m x 6.9m utilised for garage purposes and/or Feed Store in conjunction with the stables.
STABLES: A block of 5 Prime Timber Stables with concrete yard have been erected and there is an area of ground in
front of the polytunnels which is suitable for the laying out of a ménage and, together with the fenced grass field on the west side of the Nursery Buildings, this provides an ideal opportunity to expand an equestrian enterprise.


BOSCH GLASSHOUSE: 45.7m x 45.7m, former thermal screens to top, central concrete roadway, concrete roadway on south
side, automatic ventilation, irrigation and heating pipe system to sides and top.
GLASSHOUSE (WEST): 33.5m x 32m, automatic vents, automatic irrigation, automatic heating supplied by 2 x 250,000 btu
Holland heaters (in need of attention).
GLASSHOUSE (EAST): 33.5m x 32m, central roadway, automatic vents, automatic irrigation, automatic heating supplied by
500,000 btu space heater (in need of attention).
BOILER HOUSE: Steel framed construction, metal cladding, Ferroli oil fired boiler with Riello burner. The oil fired boiler
has not been used for some years.
WORKSHOP: 12m x 6m, steel framed construction, metal cladding, concrete floor, three phase electricity supply.
COLD STORE: 18m x 12m, steel framed construction, foam insulation, sliding door entrance, divided internally to
provide two sections, concrete apron. This has been let to third parties on
a seasonal basis.
20,000 GALLON WATER RESERVOIR: With pump and dosotron diluter couplings.
DOUBLE MULTI-SPAN TUNNEL: 53m x 12m, soil floor, irrigation
TRIPLE MULTI-SPAN TUNNEL: 39m x 23.7m, netting to sides, 3 overhead spray lines per bay. Soil floor.

The land is classified as Grade 1 on the Land Classification Map of England & Wales, the majority of the land is of the ´Wallasea 2´ Series and ´Wisbech´ Series. The fenced grass paddock comprises approximately: 1.80 Hectares (4.46 Acres)

There is an additional grass area adjacent to the Glasshouses. The land could be used for the growing of arable or horticultural crops subject any to regulations concerning its cultivation.


The property is offered for sale, as a whole Freehold with vacant possession.
GUIDE PRICE: £450,000

Detached House: Council Tax Band B
Drainage Rates: To be confirmed (Payable to Black Sluice Internal Drainage Board)

The land has been previously been registered for Single Farm Payment but no Entitlements are available with the sale or letting.

No contracts or quotas are available with the land.

No claims for tenantright or dilapidations.

The property is sold subject to, and has the benefit of, all existing rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water, electricity and other rights, easements, quasi-easements and all wayleaves, whether referred to specifically in these Particulars or not.

VIEWING: Only by arrangement with R Longstaff & Co. CALL: 01775 765536

These Particulars have been prepared as carefully as possible. The successful purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and rights of way which affect the land.

SERVICES Water, electricity (including three phase) are connected. Foul drainage to a private drainage system.

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