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Swaffham Road, Burwell

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Added on 27/07/2021
Lacy Scott & Knight, Bury St Edmunds
Farm House

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Newstead Farm is situated on Swaffham Road, Burwell and comprises of a detached 3-bedroom farmhouse with a double garage, range of farm buildings and outbuildings located to the rear of the property.

The farmhouse and farm buildings is set within 0.51 hectares (1.26 acres) which adjoins 5.58 hectares (13.79 acres) of land in an arable rotation. Access to the arable land is via the farm yard. 

Tenure and Possession The property is freehold and offered with vacant possession. 

Services Mains services include electricity, water and drainage. 

Situation Newstead Farm is located at the south western edge of the village of Burwell approximately a mile from the village centre.

The village itself is placed north of the A14 trunk route approximately 10 miles east of the City of Cambridge, and 4 miles north west of the famous horse racing centre of Newmarket.

There is good access to the nearby A14 which interconnects with the M11 Motorway to London and the A11 to the east.

There is a regular train service from Newmarket to Cambridge and London's Liverpool Street and Kings Cross Stations. 

Local Authority East Cambs District Council. Council Tax Band - D. 

Method of Sale Newstead Farm is offered for sale as a whole by private treaty.  

Directions Burwell can be approached either from the Cambridge direction via the B1102, or from the Newmarket direction via Exning on the B1103. From the centre of the village travel southward down the High Street towards the Swaffham Road (B1102), follow the road towards Swaffham Prior. Newstead Farm is the last property on the outskirts of the village located on the right-hand side. Postcode is CB25 0AN. 

The Farmhouse The farmhouse was built in 1958 using traditional Cambridgeshire white brickwork construction, under a clay roof. The accommodation extends to approximately 1543 sq ft (143.3 sq m) which includes a hall, reception room, kitchen, toilet and utility room. On the first floor there is a spacious landing area with 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. The farmhouse has the benefit of a double garage located to the rear of the house with a brick patio between the house and the garage, formal garden area located to the front of the house. 

The Farm Buildings and Outbuildings Newstead Farm is offered with farm buildings and outbuildings located to the north western side of the property. The main farm building is constructed using a concrete portal frame with corrugated roof and of brick wall construction, The building measures approximately 17.82m x 18m. The building contains a extended open side lean to shed measuring approximately 12.09m x 5.21m. Another outbuilding is located to the north east of the farmyard, consisting of a timber frame building with metal corrugated sheets. 

The Land In addition to the farmhouse and adjacent buildings there is a field in arable rotation to the north west of the property extending to 5.58 hectares (13.70 acres), and forms an overall plot size of 6.09 hectares (15.05 acres). 

Restrictive Covenants To use the property as a single private dwelling and its curtilage and/or agriculture horticulture garden ground and/or paddocks.

Not to construct or alter materially any building or structure on the Property without first submitting to the Transferor plans and specifications giving all material details of the proposed construction or alteration and obtaining the written approval of the Transferor (the Transferor's reasonable costs of considering this to be paid by the Transferee) to the proposed construction or alteration (such approval not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed). 

Overage Clause An overage clause will be implemented for 30 years. In the event that planning permission is achieved for any significant non-agricultural development then 50% of the uplift in value will be payable to the Vendor upon grant of the planning permission. This excludes any extension or replacement for the existing farmhouse 

Holdover A holdover of the property is required by the vendors until 1st January 2022. 

Sporting, Mineral and Timber These rights are in hand and included within the sale. 

Energy Performance Certificates Newstead Farm farmhouse EPC Rating E

Rights of Way, Easements and Wayleaves

The property is sold and will be conveyed with the benefit of and subject to all rights of way (whether public or private), water, drainage, sewerage, light, wayleaves and other easements, if any, subject to all outgoings or charges connected with or chargeable upon the property whether mentioned herein or not.  

VAT Any guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event that a sale of the property or any part thereof or any right attached to it becomes a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such VAT will be payable in addition. 

Local Authorities/Statutory Bodies Anglian Water Services Ltd: PO Box 46, Spalding, Lincs PE11 1DB. Tel:

Environment Agency: Kingfisher House, Goldhay Way, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, PE2 5ZR. Tel:  

East Cambridge District Council  

The Grange, Nutholt Lane, Ely, CB7 4PL. Tel: 01353 665555  

Viewing Strictly by appointment only, for further details regarding 

the property please contact: -  

Graham Ford MRICS  

Tel: 01284 748634  



Newstead Farm
Energy Performance Certificates

Swaffham Road, Burwell

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  • Newmarket Station4.0 miles
  • Dullingham Station4.8 miles
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Lacy Scott & Knight, Bury St Edmunds

10 Risbygate Street Bury St. Edmunds IP33 3AA

Lacy Scott & Knight is a firm of Chartered Surveyors with a history of over 150 years’ experience in Mid and West Suffolk. We offer agency and professional services for all types of commercial property in the region, with the knowledge and experience required to meet the high expectations of clients.

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