Land : Ingatestone

A single block of arable land extending to 13.9 hectares (34.35 acres) located adjacent to Ivy Barns Lane, close to Mill Green, Ingatestone, Essex. The land has been used for arable combinable cropping with potential for alternative agricultural, horticultural or equestrian uses. The land is large enough to enjoy permitted agricultural development rights.

 

Best and final offers by 5pm 4th June 2020.

Sold STC

£345,000

Description

A single block of arable land extending to 13.9 hectares (34.35 acres) located adjacent to Ivy Barns Lane, close to Mill Green, Ingatestone, Essex. The land has been used for arable combinable cropping with potential for alternative agricultural, horticultural or equestrian uses. The land is large enough to enjoy permitted agricultural development rights.

 

Best and final offers by 5pm 4th June 2020.

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Location

The land is situated close to the village of Mill Green, which is south of Chelmsford City.  The land has considerable frontage and access to Ivy Barns Lane.

Description

The land is shown on the MAFF (now DEFRA) land classification as being Grade 3 (good to moderate).

The land has been used by the current owner for growing combinable crops.

The field has the benefit of land drainage.

The land is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme (see further details below).

There are various wayleaves and easements effecting the property (see details below).

Method of Sale

The land at Ivy Ban Lane is being offered for sale by private treaty.  

Tenure and Possession

The property is being offered for sale freehold with vacant possession.

Please note, the property being sold forms most of a larger field, part of which is being retained by the Vendor. The Vendor shall be responsible for erecting and maintaining a stock proof fence on the common eastern boundary of the sale property.  Such fence is to be erected within three months of completion.  The fence will lie to the west of the public footpath.  

Exchange and Completion

Exchange of contract is to take place within 28 days of issue of draft contracts by the vendor’s solicitor.

Completion to take place within 28 days of exchange, or earlier by agreement.

Overage

The Property is being sold subject to an overage agreement, whereby 20% of any uplift in value derived from planning permission within 20 years will be payable to the vendor for any uses allowing more than one dwelling. Non-agricultural uses and non-equestrian uses will be permitted on the land subject to obtaining the appropriate planning consents.

Growing Crop

Dependent on timings:

  1. The Vendor will have the right to manage the growing crop through to harvest 2020.
  2. The Purchaser may opt to buy the growing crop on completion at a figure to be assessed by the Vendor’s agent, which may include a figure for enhancement.
  3. The Purchaser may take early entry following exchange of contracts and the payment of an additional 10% deposit. 

Sporting Mineral Rights and Timber

The sporting mineral rights are included in the sale as far as they are owned.

Basic Payment Scheme

The land is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme.  An appropriate number of entitlements will be transferred on completion as part of the purchase price at a figure assessed by the Vendor’s agent.  VAT will be payable on the price of the entitlements.

The Purchaser will indemnify the Vendor against any claims or penalties arising from the use of their land after completion through to 31st December 2020.

VAT

The sale price of the land is exclusive of VAT.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way

The property is sold subject to any easements, quasi easements, wayleaves or rights of way, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.  Your attention is drawn to the following:

  • Public Right of Way - There is a public footpath running along the sale boundary between Ivy Barn Lane and Mill Green Lane.
  • Electricity Poles - UK Power Networks have wayleave access to a number of electricity poles located on the land.

Town & Country Planning / Local Authority

The local authority is Brentwood Borough Council. 

The land is within the Metropolitan Green Belt.

Purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the suitability of the property for their proposed use(s).

Health and Safety

Given the potential hazards of the working farm, all viewings must be accompanied.  Viewing is by strict appointment with Whirledge & Nott, 02145 231123

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Chelmsford OFFICE

For further information or to arrange to view this property please call us on 01245 231123 or email us.

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