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Causeway Bank Lane, Maltby Le Marsh



land (agricultural/farm) for sale in Alford, Lincolnshire

Key Features

  • 63.93 Acres of productive arable land in 2 well shaped blocks
  • For Sale by Informal Tender in 2 Lots
  • Guide price: £8,000 per acre (inc. BPS Entitlements)
  • Closing Date for Tenders: 12 Noon, Thursday 7th January, 2021

Willsons are pleased to be able to offer for sale 63.93 acres of productive arable land situated to the west of the village of Maltby le Marsh. The land is accessed from Causeway Bank Lane which is an un-made track, close to the windfarm.

For sale by Informal Tender in 2 well shaped blocks.

Lot 1: 51.77 Acres

Lot 2: 12.16 Acres

Guide price: £8,000 per acre (inc. BPS entitlements)

Closing Date for Tenders: 12 Noon on Thursday 7th January, 2021

Tenure: Freehold

Location -

The land is situated to the west of the village of Maltby le Marsh and is accessed from Causeway Bank Lane which is an un-made track. A “For Sale“ board will be erected on the land and also at the end of Causeway Bank Lane near the public highway (A1104).

TenurePossession -

The land is Freehold and is being offered for sale with full vacant possession upon completion. Early entry will be available upon exchange of contracts and the payment of a double deposit.

Services -

It is understood that there is a shared (sub-metered) water supply pipe which extends as far as Lot 1 although it has not been used on Lots 1 or 2 for several years.

Access -

The land is accessed directly from the private track known as Causeway Bank Lane. Internal crossing points are detailed on the plan.

Boundaries -

All boundaries are well defined by open watercourses with the majority being maintained by Lindsey Marsh Drainage Board including Wold Grift Drain.

DrainageRates -

Drainage rates are payable to Lindsey Marsh Drainage Board.

Schedule -

Please see attached brochure.


All the land is level lying and scheduled Grade 3 by the Agricultural Land Classification of England & Wales. The predominant soil type as defined by Soil Survey of England and Wales as Wallasey 2 – Marine alluvium and described as “deep stoneless clay soils, calcareous in places. Some deep calcareous silty soils“.


The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency and the relevant units of Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements will be included in the sale at no extra cost. Copies of the Rural Land Register maps are available from the selling agent upon request. None of the land is entered into a Natural England Stewardship Scheme. All the land is within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone as designated by the Environment Agency.

Underdrainage -

Lot 1: It is believed that the majority of the land has been underdrained. Drainage maps for 23.71 acres detail comprehensive schemes installed in 1978 & 1980.
Lot 2: A drainage map for the whole area details a comprehensive scheme installed in 1981. Copies of all drainage maps are available upon request from the selling agent.


There is a public footpath which continues beyond Causeway Bank Lane and follows the western and northern boundaries of Lot 1.

Access rights will exist in favour of the drainage authorities to enable the maintenance of the main open watercourses.

A maintenance liability may exist in respect of the shared upkeep of Causeway Bank Lane.

The land is already subject to an overage clause retaining a percentage of any uplift in value for a non-agricultural use until 19th December 2044 in the following proportions (approx.) Lot 1 – 33% & Lot 2 – 18.75%.

The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether mentioned in these particulars or not.


Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights are included in the sale insofar as they are owned, subject to statutory exclusions.


It is not thought that the sale shall 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.

PlansAreasSchedules -

These have been prepared as accurately as possible and are based on Ordnance Survey Plans and the Rural Land Register maps and although believed to be correct are for guidance and identification purposes only.

LocalAuthority -

Lincolnshire County Council, Newlands, Lincoln LN1 1YW, Tel: 01522 552222.

East Lindsey District Council, Tedder Hall, Manby Park, Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 8UP, Tel: 01507 601111.

Lindsey Marsh Drainage Board, Wellington House, Manby Park, Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 8UU, Tel: 01507 328095.

Viewing -

These particulars constitute a permit to view the land at any reasonable time of day (a 4-wheel drive vehicle may assist viewing). Please take care of any growing crops and potential hazards and enter entirely at your own risk.

MethodofSale -

The property 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 ‘Maltby le Marsh’ in the top left hand corner to the agents: Willsons, 16 Algitha Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 2AG or by email, subject ‘Maltby le Marsh Land Tender’ to j.boulton@willsons-property.co.uk To arrive no later than 12 noon, Thursday 7th January, 2021.
* 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 funds.
* The purchaser will be expected to exchange contracts and complete the purchase without any undue delay.

Furtherdetailsfromtheagents -

Willsons, 16 Algitha Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 2AG. Tel: 01754 896100 e-mail: j.boulton@willsons-property.co.uk

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