Land for sale

18.915 acres Old Leake & Leverton

Sold STC Sale by Tender

Property Description

Key features

  • 18.915 acres of Grade 1 Productive Arable Land
  • Lot 1 - 3.842 acres - SOLD
  • Lot 2 - 10.214 acres
  • Lot 3 - 2.125 acres
  • Lot 4 - 2.734 acres - SOLD
  • Freehold with Vacant Possession available from 6th April 2019

Full description

An opportunity to purchase productive Grade 1 Arable Land available in 4 convenient parcels.

The land is situated in the parishes of Old Leake and Leverton and within an area high in the production of vegetables.

Formerly part of the Mackinder Trust the land has been farmed by the Late Stephen Jaques for many years with vacant possession available from 6th April 2019.


LOT 1 - 3.842 ACRES, SOUTHFIELDS, LEVERTON & OLD LEAKE  
(edged red on plan) Direct road access off Southfields, Leverton and lies in the parishes of Leverton & Old Leake being a regular shaped field. The soil type is described as Wisbech and the field is within a Surface Water NVZ area.

LOT 2 - 10.214 ACRES, MARKET LANE / DICKENDALE LANE, OLD LEAKE  
(edged blue on plan) Situated in Old Leake on the corner of Market Lane and Dickendale Lane, with direct road access from Dickendale Lane. There is a spinney area along the road frontage of Market Lane which was formerly the site of buildings. The soil type is described as Wallasea 2 and the land is within a Surface Water NVZ area.

LOT 3 - 2.125 ACRES, DICKENDALE LANE, OLD LEAKE  
(edged green on plan) A regular shaped field situated in Old Leake with access off Dickendale Lane. The soil type is described as Wallasea 2 and the field is within a Surface Water NVZ area.

LOT 4 - 2.734 ACRES, OFF HURNS END, OLD LEAKE  
(edged brown on plan) Also a regular shaped field accessed via a right of way over a stoned road off Hurns End, Old Leake. The soil type is described as Wallasea 2 and the field is outside of the Surface Water NVZ area.

TENURE AND POSSESSION  
All the land is freehold and occupied under an Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 tenancy as follows: - Tenant's Name: Mr Stephen Edward Jaques Deceased Commencement Date: 6th April 1982 Termination Date: 6th April 2019 Current rent: Based upon £84.59 / acre payable 6 monthly in arrears on the 11th October and 6th April. Notice to Quit: A valid Notice to Quit has been served ensuring full vacant possession will be available with effect from the 6th April 2019.

GRADE, SOIL TYPE, NVZ & TOPOGRAPHY 
All the land is level lying and scheduled as Grade 1 by the Agricultural Land Classification of England and Wales. The soil classifications as described by the Soil Survey of England and Wales are: Wallasea 2 - Marine Alluvium - "deep stoneless clayey soils, calcareous in places. Some deep calcareous silty soils. Flat land often with low ridges giving a complex soil pattern. Groundwater controlled by ditches and pumps. Suitable for winter cereals and some sugar beet, potatoes, cereals and field vegetables". Wisbech - Marine Alluvium - "deep stoneless calcareous coarse silty soils. Groundwater usually controlled by ditches or pumps. Flat land with low ridges. Risk of wind erosion locally. Suitable for sugar beet, potatoes, field vegetables, horticultural crops and cereals in the Fens; grassland and some cereals in moist districts."

UNDERDRAINAGE 
We are not aware of any modern underdrainage system but believe the land to be free draining.

DRAINAGE RATES 
Drainage Rates will be payble to the Witham Fourth District Internal Drainage Board.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME  
It is believed all the land has been registered with the Rural Payments Agency. The BPS Entitlements are not included in the sale.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCHEME  
None of the land is currently entered into an environmental scheme.

WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY  
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all easements, wayleaves and rights of way whether public or private and whether or not mentioned in these particulars of sale.

SPORTING, TIMBER & MINERAL RIGHTS  
All sporting, timber and mineral rights are included within the sale insofar as they are owned. The agricultural tenant enjoys the sporting rights during the tenancy.

TENANT RIGHT & DILAPIDATIONS  
There will be no claim for tenant right and the purchaser will not be entitled to make a claim for dilapidations against the seller.

VIEWING 
These particulars constitute a permit to view the land at any reasonable time of day. Please note: Prospective purchasers must take care of any growing crops and potential hazards and enter entirely at their own risk.

LOCAL AUTHORITIES  
Lincolnshire County Council, Newland, Lincoln, LN1 1YW Tel: 01522 552222 Boston Borough Council, Municipal Buildings, West Street, Boston, Lincs, PE21 8QR Tel: 01205 314200

VAT  
It is not thought that the sale will attract VAT. However, in the event that any of the property is sold subject to VAT this will be payable in addition to the purchase price.

METHOD OF SALE - INFORMAL TENDER  
The land is offered for sale by Informal Tender and best and final offers (subject to contract only) should be made in writing upon the attached form in a sealed envelope marked "Old Leake" in the top left hand corner to the agents: Willsons, 16 Algitha Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 2AG or by email, subject "Old Leake Tender" to: j.boulton@willsons-property.co.uk To arrive no later than: 12 noon, Monday 18th June 2018 It is the responsibility of potential purchasers to ensure that post and email submissions have been received by the agents. * All offers should be stated in £ Sterling and it is recommended that offers are made for an odd figure to avoid the possibility of duplicate bids. * Escalating offers or offers made by reference to other offers will not be accepted. * The vendor may sell at any time and does not undertake to accept the highest or indeed any particular offer. * The purchaser will be required to provide proof of...

PLANS, AREAS AND SCHEDULES 
These have been prepared as accurately as possible and are based on both the Ordnance Survey Plans and although believed to be correct are for guidance and identification purposes only.

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