Farm for saleBenner Farm, Pinchbeck, PE11 3SA
BENNER FARM IS GOING TO 'BEST AND FINAL OFFERS' WITH A DEADLINE OF THURSDAY 20th MAY 2021 AT 12 NOON. PLEASE CONTACT SPALDING OFFICE - AGRICULTURAL DEPARTMENT Option 4) FOR MORE INFORMATION OR DOWNLOAD THE PDF OF THE OFFER FORM DIRECTLY FROM OUR WEBSITE
Glenside Farm comprises a four bedroomed period farmhouse constructed in circa mid 19th century set in 1.56 hectares (3.86 acres) or thereabouts with a range of traditional red brick buildings with a concrete portal framed shed covering the courtyard area, and further agricultural buildings.
The property is located approximately 1.7 miles west of the village of Pinchbeck which offers good local facilities and amenities including shopping, primary school, butchers, doctor´s surgery, and public houses. The village is also within easy reach of the nearby market towns including Spalding (3.5 miles), Bourne ( 9 miles) and Boston (19 miles).
Of particular attraction to those seeking a period renovation project set in an area of land, this property could be suitable for multiple uses to include amenity or equestrian use (subject to the necessary Planning Consents).
The property will benefit from considerable renovation and refurbishment and both the traditional buildings and the more recent portal framed building covering the courtyard are in various stages of repair/disrepair.
The offering at Glenside Farm provides a very rare opportunity to acquire a rural property with land in a desirable location overlooking the River Glen.
The property will, subject to the necessary Planning Consents, suit equestrian or amenity use, amongst others.
ACCOMMODATION: Please refer to Particulars.
LAND, YARD AND BUILDINGS:
The property is set in a total area of 1.56 hectares (3.86 acres) or thereabouts with the house, farmyard and agricultural buildings extending to about 0.21 hectares (0.52 acres). The remainder of the area is agricultural or potential amenity land/paddock land extending to about 1.35 hectares (3.34 acres) or thereabouts.
To the rear (south) of the house there is a range of traditional red brick buildings with a courtyard which is covered by a Greens concrete portal framed building.
Traditional red brick agricultural building with a total area of approximately 283m2.
Building 2 - 18.24m x 9.5m
Concrete portal framed building covering over the courtyard area of the traditional red brick building.
Building 3 - 7.14m x 5.08m
A brick construction agricultural building with concrete floor which is divided into two sections.
A Nissen hut with soil floor.
LAND AND SOIL CLASSIFICATION:
The land is classified as Grade 1 Agricultural Land on the DEFRA Agricultural Land Classification Map of England and Wales Sheet 123. The soil type is further described by the Soil Survey of England and Wales as being part of the ´Wisbech Association´ of soils which is characterised as being 'deep stoneless calcareous coarse silty soil' capable of growing crops of "sugar beet, potatoes, field vegetables, horticultural crops, cereals and grassland'.
The purchaser will be responsible for erecting and maintaining a stock proof Lincolnshire wooden post and two rail fence to the east and south boundaries of the property being sold.
The tenure of the property is freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Mains single phase electricity is connected to the house. There appears to be electricity to the buildings but the selling agents cannot confirm whether this power supply is connected/serviceable.
There is mains water connected to the property.
Drainage is to a private system.
There is no mains gas available.
Interested parties must make their own specific enquiries with the relevant service providers as to the availability of further services if required and no warranty as to availability is given whatsoever.
The land is sold subject to an overage clause attributable to the traditional red brick barn whereby the vendors or their successors in title will claim the benefit of an uplift/overage provision in respect of development on all or any of the land for alternative use other than agriculture, horticulture or private equine use for a period of 30 years from the date of completion of the sale, the percentage of uplift will be 35% over and above the existing use value of the land at that time. The trigger for the overage/uplift payment will be the earlier of implementation of a planning consent or the sale of any, or all, of the land with the benefit of a planning consent.
We are advised that enquiries have been undertaken by the Sellers who believe the farm buildings may be suitable for development under Permitted Development Rights for redundant farm buildings (planning use Class Q). This possibility was explored by the submission of a planning application to South Holland District Council by the sellers which was withdrawn owing to a requirement for detailed plans showing layout and elevations and the application was also withdrawn so as not to prejudice a purchaser´s particular requirement in this regard.
With regards to the house, it was considered that a purchaser may prefer to demolish the existing building and rebuild. The Sellers have made an application to South Holland District Council under application reference number H14-1147-20 for planning permission for a replacement dwelling. The current application has been suspended as the Conservation Officer at South Holland District Council states the house is considered a Non-Designated Heritage Asset. Any interested party or purchaser should pursue this if required by direct enquiry to the Planning Department at South Holland District Council.
The house is subject to Council Tax Band C and land drainage rates are payable to the Welland & Deepings Internal Drainage Board.
METHOD OF SALE:
The farm is offered for sale as a whole by private Treaty at a guide price of £275,000 to £300,000 subject to contract. The Selling Agents reserve the right to conclude a sale by ´Best and Final Offers´ or ´Private Auction´.
Only by prior appointment with the Vendor´s Agent, Richard Start, mobile .
VALUE ADDED TAX:
We are not aware that VAT is payable in addition to the purchase price but should, for any reason, the tax be paid before completion, then VAT will be payable at the prevailing rate, currently 20%.
PLANS, AREAS AND SCHEDULE:
All plans areas and schedules have been produced in good faith, however it is the responsibility of any interested parties to satisfy themselves to all matters relating to them. All areas should be checked by interested parties prior to making an offer for the property if so required.
PARTICULARS AND PHOTOGRAPHS:
The particulars were prepared and the photographs were taken in March 2021.
We make every effort to produce accurate and reliable details but if there are any particular points you would like to discuss prior to making your inspection, please do not hesitate to contact our Office. We recommend you contact our Office in any case to check the availability of this property prior to travelling to the area.
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