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Croft Bank, Croft


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land for sale in Skegness, Lincolnshire

Key Features

  • 3.59 Acres (or thereabouts) of Arable Land
  • Situated close to the village boundary of Croft
  • Within close proximity to the A52
  • Development Potential
  • For Sale by Informal Tender
  • Closing date for Tenders: 12 noon, Wednesday 31st March, 2021

3.59 Acres (or thereabouts) of arable land situated close to the village boundary of Croft in close proximity to the A52, being the main road between Skegness and Boston. Closing date for Tenders 12 noon, Wednesday 31st March, 2021. We consider the agricultural value of this land to be in the region of £45,000. With the land having development potential we hope offers are in excess of this.

Description: -

3.59 Acres (or thereabouts) of arable land situated close to the village boundary of Croft and in close proximity to the A52, being the main road between Skegness and Boston. A ‘For Sale’ board has been erected at the land for identification purposes.

Tenure & Possession: -

The land is Freehold and is being offered for sale with full vacant possession following completion. The land has formerly been let on a seasonal cropping license.

Development Potential: -

A planning application (S/039/00278/16/IC) for 3 dwellings was submitted in February 2016 which later was refused. There has been no since appeal or new application, however it is thought that the land has some medium to longer term ‘hope value’.

Services & Access: -

We are not aware that there are any mains services connected to the land. The land has direct road frontage access to Croft Bank, a publicly maintained highway.

Boundaries: -

The north/easterly side of the land has direct road frontage access with the south/westerly edge of the land being bound by fencing, hedges and ditches.

Drainage Rates: -

Drainage rates are payable to Witham Fourth District Internal Drainage Board, 47 Norfolk Street, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 6PP. Tel: 01205 310088.

Grade, Soil Type & Topography: -

All of the land is scheduled as Grade 1 by the Agricultural Land Classification of England and Wales. The soil type is predominantly Wisbech and all of the land is level lying.

Basic Payment Scheme & Stewardship Schemes: -

We believe that the land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency, however the basic payment scheme entitlements are not included in the sale. We are not aware that any of the land is entered into any Stewardship Schemes.

Underdrainage: -

The land is free-draining and we are not aware that any of the land benefits from a comprehensive underdrainage scheme.

Schedule: -

OS Field No.
OS Acreage – 3.59
Hectares – 1.45

Back Cropping: 2020 veg, 2019 veg & tates, 2018 veg, 2017 veg

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way: -

The land is crossed by a public footpath, as shown dashed brown on the attached plan. We are not aware that the land is affected by any other wayleaves, easements or rights of way, however the property 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 supplied and other rights, easements, quazieasements and all wayleaves whether referred to or not in these particulars.

Sporting, Timber & Mineral Rights: -

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

VAT: -

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

Plans, Areas & Schedules: -

These have been prepared as accurately as possible and are based on Ordnance Survey plans and although believed to be correct are for guidance and identification purposes only.

Local Authority: -

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.

Viewing: -

Prospective purchasers are able to view the land at any reasonable time of day and should have a set of the particulars of sale to hand when viewing. It is asked that when upon the land, particular care is taken to growing crops and neither Willsons nor the Vendors accept any responsibility for any losses, harm or injury which may occur whilst viewing the land.

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 in a sealed envelope marked ‘Croft Bank’ in the top left hand corner to the agents: Willsons, 16 Algitha Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 2AG or by email, subject ‘Croft Bank Tender’ to jackb@willsons-property.co.uk To arrive no later than 12 noon, Wednesday 31st March, 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.

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