• Chartered Surveyors & Property Professionals

Low Road, Croft


Sold STC

land for sale in Skegness, Lincolnshire

Key Features

  • 20.20 Acres of Productive Grade 3 Arable Land
  • For Sale in 2 Lots by Informal Tender
  • Closing Date for Tenders: 12 noon, Wednesday 21st July, 2021

Willsons are pleased to bring to the market 20.20 acres of productive Grade 3 arable land. The land has been well farmed in recent years and has good road frontage access. The land is for sale by Informal Tender in 2 Lots with a guide price in the region of £7,500 to £8,000 per acre:

Lot 1: 11.13 Acres – Lot 2: 9.07 Acres

Guide price: £7,500 to £8,000 per acre (excluding BPS entitlements)

Closing Date for Tenders: 12 Noon on Wednesday 21st July, 2021

Location -

Lots 1 & 2 are situated in the Parish of Croft, with Lot 1 being accessed from Middlemarsh Road and Lot 2 being accessed from Low Road, both of which are publicly maintained highways. A “For Sale“ board is erected on each parcel of land, to aid with identification.

Tenure & Possession -

The land is Freehold and is being sold with full Vacant Possession. (The land is currently let on a Farm Business Tenancy under the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 which will terminate on 10th October, 2021).

Services -

We are not aware that any of the land has the benefit of any mains services.

Access -

Lots 1 has direct road frontage access onto Middlemarsh Road, a publicly maintained highway. Lot 2 has direct road frontage access onto Low Road, a publicly maintained highway.

Boundaries -

All of the boundaries are well defined by open watercourses, some of which are maintained by Lindsey Marsh Drainage Board.

The buyer(s) shall deem to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither the seller nor the selling agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries nor their ownership.

Drainage Rates -

Drainage rates are payable to Lindsey Marsh Drainage Board.

Underdrainage -

All of the land has been comprehensively underdrained: Lot 1 in 1965 and Lot 2 in 1978. Copies of the underdrainage plans are available to prospective purchasers at our Skegness office.

Sporting, Timber & Mineral Rights -

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

Grade' Soil Type & Topography -

All the land is 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 level lying.

Basic Payment Scheme -

The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency and the Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements are the property of the tenant, and are therefore not included in the sale. The tenant will retain the benefit of the 2021 Basic Payment Scheme claim.

Stewardship Schemes -

We are not aware that any of the land is entered into a Natural England Stewardship Scheme.

Nitrogen Vulnerable Zone -

All the land is within a surface water 376, Nitrate Vulnerable Zone as designated by the Environment Agency.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way -

Lot 1 is crossed by 2 sets of overhead electricity cables and poles.
Lot 2 is crossed by a set of overhead electricity cables and poles, together with a public footpath which borders the land, as shown on the plan.

We are not aware that the land is subject to or has the benefit of any other wayleaves, easements or rights of way, however 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, quasi-easements and all wayleaves whether referred to or not in these particulars.


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.

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.

Local Authorities -

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.

Health & Safety Whilst Viewing -

These particulars constitute a permit to view the land at any reasonable time of day. Given the potential hazards, we would ask that you be as vigilant as possible whilst viewing the property, whilst taking care of any growing crops.

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.

Schedule of Areas & Back Cropping -

Please see the attached brochure.

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 Tender’ in the top left hand corner to the agents:-

Willsons, 16 Algitha Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 2AG

or by email to jackb@willsons-property.co.uk, subject ‘Croft Tender’

To arrive no later than 12 noon, Wednesday 21st July, 2021.

• 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 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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