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Asserby

 

For Sale

arable land for sale in Alford, Lincolnshire


Willsons are pleased to be able to offer for sale 41.07 acres of productive arable land which is well shaped and located. The outgoing tenant has farmed the land as if it was their own despite the land being temporarily affected by the National Grid Viking Link project. The land benefits from being relatively free draining and has direct road frontage access.

For Sale by Informal Tender, closing Date: 12 Noon, Monday 22nd July 2024


LOCATION AND ACCESS -

The land is situated approximately half a mile east of the hamlet of Asserby, in the parish of Bilsby. The land has direct road frontage access onto a publicly maintained highway.

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TENURE & POSSESSION -

The Freehold interest in the land is being offered for sale. The outgoing tenant is to vacate the land on or before the 15th September 2024, with the straw either being baled or chopped.

GRADE, SOIL TYPE & TOPOGRAPHY -

The land is scheduled as Grade 2 by the Agricultural Land Classification of England and Wales and the land is largely level lying, with a slight rise from south to north.

The soil type as defined by the Soil Survey of England and Wales is “Wallasea 2” and “Holderness”.

RURAL PAYMENTS AGENCY -

All of the land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency, however, there are no Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements included in the sale as they are no longer transferable.

NATIONAL GRID VIKING LINK -

The land has been affected by the laying of electrical cables relating to the Viking Link project which was completed in Autumn 2023. The affected area was subject to a scheme of underdrainage, both pre and post construction, which was undertaken by DMJ Ltd. Plans and details of the underdrainage scheme and project can be provided to prospective purchasers upon request.

Our client has refrained from accepting any ‘Full and Final’ crop loss claim as they do not wish to prejudice any potential purchaser from any future claims which they may wish to submit.

BOUNDARIES -

The land is clearly demarcated by boundary features, being predominantly hedges and ditches. The purchaser is deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither the vendor nor the selling agent will be responsible for defining the boundaries nor their ownership.

SERVICES -

We are not aware that there are any mains services connected to the land.

SCHEDULE OF AREA & BACK CROPPING -

RPA Sheet ID: TF4978
RPA Parcel ID: 7227
RPA Area (ha): 16.62, 41.07 Acres
2024 – Spring Barley
2023 – Spring Barley
2022 – Spring Barley
2021 – Spring Barley

UNDERDRAINAGE -

We understand that the land has a historic underdrainage scheme, however, the vendor does not hold any underdrainage plans on file.

OUTGOINGS & NITROGEN VULNERABLE ZONE -

Annual drainage rates are payable to Lindsey Marsh Drainage Board. The land does not lie within a Surface Water Nitrogen Vulnerable Zone.

SPORTING, TIMBER & MINERAL RIGHTS -

Sporting, timber and mineral rights are included in the sale insofar as they are owned, subject to statutory exclusions.

EASEMENTS, WAYLEAVES & RIGHTS OF WAY -

There is an electricity pole on the south-east corner of the land and there is a high pressure gas main crossing the north western corner. In addition, the land has been crossed by the National Grid Viking Link project, however, we are not aware of any other rights which affect the land. All of the land is sold subject to and with the help and benefit of all existing rights, including rights of way whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights, easements, and all wayleaves whether referred to or not in these particulars.

PLANS, AREAS & SCHEDULES -

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.

VIEWING -

These particulars constitute a permit to view the land at any reasonable time of day, however, the land is currently growing a crop of Spring Barley and we ask that you are respectful of the tenant’s current growing crop. Neither the vendor, agent or tenant accept any responsibility for any loss, harm or injury which may occur whilst upon the land and you enter entirely at your own risk.

VAT -

It is understood that the sale will not 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.

ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING -

In accordance with the most recent Anti Money Laundering legislation the purchaser will be required to provide proof of identity and proof of funds to the selling agent once an offer has been submitted and accepted (subject to contract) prior to solicitors being instructed.

LOCAL AUTHORITIES -

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

East Lindsey District Council, The Hub, Mareham Road, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, LN9 6PH – Tel: 01507 601111

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

METHOD OF SALE -

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 (with the terms on the reverse) in a sealed envelope marked “Asserby Tender” in the top left hand corner to the Agents: Willsons, 124 West Street, Alford, Lincolnshire, LN13 9DR or by email to jackb@willsons-property.co.uk, subject “Asserby Tender” to arrive no later than 12 Noon, Monday 22nd July 2024

•It is the responsibility of potential purchasers to ensure that post and email submissions have been received by the agent.

•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 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.

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