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Halstead Road, Sible Hedingham, Halstead, Essex

Under Offer £800,000
141 ac.

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  • 141 acres (57.1 hectares)

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The Farmland
Extending in all to 140.77 acres (56.97 ha) the land is a mixture of arable, grass, woodland and scrub and is offered in five lots as follows:

Lot 1: 43.74 acres (17.71 Ha) Arable land and traditional barn. The land is Grade 3 and of the Hornbeam Series being a deep fine loam over clay ideal for growing a wide range of crops. To the centre is a barn (25ft x 18ft) which is all that remains of Boaley’s Farm. This has been occupied for circa 30 years by a third party and used for wood working for which a nominal rent is paid. Access is direct from the A1017 at a point just north of the entrance to the Forestry Commission Broak’s Wood.

Lot 2: 39.24 acres (15.89 Ha) Woodland and scrub
The land is a former local authority refuse tip which was last used as such about 40 years ago. As such the land undulates and is to woodland and scrub. Access is either via Lots 1 or 3 or from a locked gate on the A1124 which opens to a track through the Essex County Council wood to the north of Lot 2.

Lot 3: 30.68 acres (12.42 Ha) Arable land. The land is Grade 3 and of the Ludford Series being a loam ideal for growing a range of crops. The land undulates and falls gently to the A1124 to which there is access. The gravel drive to the centre of the land is also within the ownership.

Lot 4: 16.88 acres (6.84 Ha) Grazing land
Bordering the River Colne, the land is Grade 3 and of the Ludford series being a loam which has grown grass for many years. Access is over the concrete road to the water treatment works to the west, where the verges are owned by the vendor but the concrete surface is not. There is a culvert over the ditch between the two fields comprising Lot 4.

Lot 5: 10.23 acres (4.14 Ha) Grazing land
Bordering the River Colne, the land is Grade 3 and of the Ludford series being a loam which has grown grass for many years and has a number of fine oak trees. Access is either over a culvert from Lot 4 or from a gateway onto the A1124.

Whole: 140.77 acres (56.97 Ha)

Method of Sale: The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty.

Tenure: The land is offered for sale with vacant possession on completion.

Development Uplift: Lot 1 is sold subject to a development uplift whereby the vendors or their heirs will benefit from a 25% share of uplift in value of Boaley’s Barn and appropriate grounds following a planning consent for residential use. This shall expire 30 years after completion of the sale.

Entitlements to Basic Payments: All the five lots are registered to receive Basic Payments and these are held by the vendor and will be transferred to the purchasers. After completion of the sale(s).
The Basic Payments are included within the guide prices.

V.A.T.: Any guide prices quoted or discussed are exclusive of VAT. In the event or the sale of the property or any part of it, or any right attached to it becoming a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such take will be payable in addition.

Easements and Rights of Way: Although we understand there are no public rights of way, the land is sold subject to any easements and rights of way that may exist.

Local Authorities: Braintree District Council 01376 552525

Postcode: C09 3AN

Health and Safety: Given the potential hazards of a working farm we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety.

All viewings strictly by appointment.
Contact Tim Fagan 07702 199588


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