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Plantation Farm, Manea

Sold STC £2,250,000

Property Description

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Location
Plantation Farm is situated to the north west of the village of Manea and 3.5 miles east of Wimblington. Located on the south side of the B1093 Wimblington Road the farm yard is set back from the public highway. Plantation Farm is within easy reach of the A141 and A142 which provides good transport links to March 6 miles, Chatteris 6.5 miles, Wisbech 16.5 miles, Peterborough 24 miles, Huntingdon 22 miles. The A47 and A10 for connections to main regional centres. Access to the farm is via a shared driveway from the public highway.

Description
Plantation Farm comprises a range of modern farm buildings with 108.94 hectares (269.19 acres) of agricultural land lying within a single block.

The farmyard is well positioned and includes a grain store with grain walling and a ventilated floor, workshop and open fronted machinery buildings.

The land is divided by drainage ditches into eight fields which are serviced by a central farm roadway. The land is classified as Grade 1 and 2 by the DEFRA Land Classification Map. According to the Soil Survey for England and Wales the soils belong to the Peacock Soil Series, a deep humose or silty clay with some peat soils.

The land is in a rotation which includes potatoes, sugar beet and combinable cereals.

Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale as a whole by private treaty.

Tenure
The property is for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Building Schedule

1. 20.1m x 18.3m - Grain Store: Steel Portal Frame, Cement Fibre Roof, Corrugated Steel Cladding, Grain Walling to 3m, Ventilated Floor with Central Cat Walk.

2. 18.3m x10.5m - General Purpose Building: Steel Portal Frame, Cement Fibre Roof, Box Profile Steel Cladding

3. 12.2m x 18.3m - Machinery Store: Steel Portal Frame, Cement Fibre Roof, Box Profile Steel Cladding with Block 1m Walls

4 17.4m x 9.3m - Machinery Store including fan housing: Timber Pole, Corrugated Steel Roof

5 Glasshouse: Timber frame and glass

Land Schedule

OS. Sheet No. Parcel ID Gross Area (Ha) Gross Area (Acres) BPS Eligible Area (Ha) BPS Eligible Area (Ac)
TL4689 4589 13.94 34.45 13.94 34.45
TL4689 8551 11.22 27.72 11.06 27.33
TL4689 2857 26.07 64.42 25.90 64.00
TL4690 7135 12.86 31.78 12.84 31.73
TL4690 5912 12.54 30.99 12.54 30.99
TL4789 0268 13.96 34.50 13.88 34.30
TL4789 0194 12.01 29.68 11.89 29.38
TL4790 0518 6.01 14.85 5.92 14.63
Total 108.61 268.38 107.97 266.79

Cropping History
OS. Sheet No. Parcel ID 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018
TL4689 4589 Sugar Beet Wheat Barley Sugar Beet Spring Wheat OSR Winter Wheat
TL4689 8551 Barley OSR Wheat Barley OSR Spring Beans Sugar Beet
TL4689 2857 OSR/ Potatoes Wheat Barley Sugar Beet Winter Wheat/Spring Wheat Spring Barley Winter Wheat
TL4690 7135 Wheat Potatoes Fallow Spring Wheat Spring Barley Spring Barley/ OSR Spring Barley
TL4690 5912 Wheat Barley Potatoes Wheat Winter Wheat OSR Winter Wheat
TL4789 0268 OSR Wheat Barley OSR/ Beans Spring Barley Sugar Beet Spring Barley
TL4789 0194 Wheat Barley/Potatoes Winter Wheat OSR OSR Winter Wheat Winter Barley
TL4790 0518 Barley OSR Winter Wheat Potatoes Winter Wheat Spring Barley OSR

VAT
The vendor has elected not to charge VAT and VAT will not be payable on the purchase price.

Water Abstraction
The farm benefits from a Water Abstraction Licence. (Licence No. AN/033/0053/093) permitting the abstraction of 9,092 cubic metres of water per year during the period 1st April to 31st October. The licence expires on 31st March 2025.
The vendor will apply to the Environment Agency to transfer the licence to the purchaser(s) on completion of the sale.

GENERAL REMARKS AND STIPULATIONS

Entry and Holdover
The vendor will retain the following right of holdover:
Field number 8551 until 31st January 2019 for the lifting and clamping of sugar beet.

Basic Payment and Cross Compliance
The land is registered on the Rural Land Register. The land formed part of the vendor´s 2018 Basic Payment Scheme application and the vendor will retain the benefit of any payments made thereon in the 2018 scheme year.

A copy of the vendor´s 2018 Basic Payment Scheme application is available upon request.

The land and 107.97 entitlements will be transferred electronically to the purchaser following completion.

The purchaser will indemnify the vendor in respect of any penalty or claim applied by the RPA in respect of breaches or penalties applied to the vendor´s 2018 Basic Payment Scheme payment following completion.

Environmental Stewardship
The land forms part of the vendor´s Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship Agreement. We understand, from enquiries made of Natural England, that the agreement can be terminated early.

Land Drainage
The land has been under drained as necessary. Copies of the drainage plans are available upon request from the selling agents.

The land abuts drains managed by Curf and Wimblington Combined Internal Drainage Board.

Drainage Rates
The land is subject to drainage rates payable to the Curf and Wimblington Combined Internal Drainage Board. The rates payable for the year to 31st March 2019 are £3,142.02.

Services
The land is subject to drainage rates payable to the Middle Level Commissioners. The rates payable for year to 31st March 2019 are £3,890.12.

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

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The land is sold subject to, or with the benefit of, all existing wayleaves, easements, quasi easements, rights of way, covenants and restrictions, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

Plantation Farmhouse benefits from a right of way over the shared drive to Wimblington Road. There is a public footpath which runs along the eastern boundary of the farm. An overhead electricity line crosses part of the farm.

Services
Mains electricity (single and 3 phase) is connected to the property. Water is supplied by private agreement with adjoining residential property owner.

Local Authority
Fenland District Council, Fenland Hall, County Road, March, Cambridgeshire, PE15 8NQ. Tel. 01354 654321

Cambridgeshire County Council, Shire Hall, Cambridge, CB3 0AP. Tel. 0345 0455200
Boundaries

The vendor and their agent will make reasonable efforts to specify the ownership of boundary hedges, fences and ditches etc, but will not be bound to determine these.

The property is available for inspection and the purchaser will be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the ownership of the boundaries.

Plans and Areas
All plans are for identification purposes only.
(Areas were taken from Rural Land Registry Data in July 2018).

Photographs were taken in July 2018

Postcode
PE15 0JR

Viewing
Strictly by appointment and accompanied by the agents.
All enquiries should be directed to Jonathan Stiff (jonathan.stiff@cheffins.co.uk) or Edward Tabner (edward.tabner@cheffins.co.uk). at Cheffins Ely Office: 01353 654900 Cheffins, 25 Market Place, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4NP.


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  • Manea (1.0 mi)
  • March (5.4 mi)
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25 Market Place, Ely, CB7 4NP

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Nearest stations

  • Manea (1.0 mi)
  • March (5.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Cheffins Residential, Agricultural Ely

25 Market Place, Ely, CB7 4NP

01353 654900 Local call rate

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