New Barn Farm has undergone a large amount of change in recent years and the sale now provides an excellent opportunity to purchase a well presented arable farm in a popular and accessible area of Suffolk. The property comprises a 4 bedroom period farmhouse, 1 bedroom flat/annex, 3-bedroom cottage, an extensive range of farm buildings, landing strip for light aircraft, equine facilities including horse walker and 129.04 acres of land with good amenity value and sporting potential.
The farmhouse has been extensively renovated in recent years and provides well-proportioned living accommodation incorporating many attractive features within mature grounds. The extensive range of outbuildings are of mixed age and construction and include a covered yard and grain store together with stables, horse walker and general purpose storage that could provide potential for conversion to a range of alternative uses, subject to obtaining the relevant permission.
The commercial farmland is largely contained in a ring fenced block all accessed from the farmyard with additional amenity and sporting appeal.
New Barn Farm is located north of the rural village of Raydon and close to the town of Hadleigh that has a wide range of facilities including shops, public houses, supermarkets and schools. The property has good links to Ipswich (10 miles) and Colchester (12 miles), both having train links to London. London Stansted International Airport is approx. 49 miles to the west.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole as identified on the sale plan.
Mains water and 3 phase electricity are connected to the buildings.
TENURE & POSSESSION
Freehold. The arable land is farmed in hand currently with the opportunity to enter into a Contact Farming Agreement or to let the land on a
Farm Business Tenancy.
The farmland was comprehensively drained in the last few years and copies of the land drainage plans are available from the Agents.
The land is subject to standard Environment Agency drainage rates.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency for the Basic Payment Scheme and the vendor will co-operate in the transfer of the Basic Payment Scheme entitlements to the purchaser as part of the sale, subject to RPA approval.
The vendor will retain the BPS income for the 2017 scheme year and the purchaser will be required to indemnify the claimant with regard to any claim in respect of breach of cross compliance or any other relevant scheme regulations for the 2017 year.
Further details on the number of entitlements are available from the Agents.
All sporting rights available will be sold with the farm.
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS, COVENANTS & RIGHTS OF WAY
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements, covenants and rights of way whether or not disclosed.
The vendor and vendor´s agents will do their best to specify the ownership of boundary hedges, fences and ditches but will not be bound to determine these. The property is available for inspection and the purchaser(s) will be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the ownership of the boundaries.
PLANS, AREAS & SCHEDULES
Plans attached to the particulars are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for identification purposes only. Copies of RPA maps are available from the Agents.
VIEWINGS & FURTHER INFORMATION
Viewings are strictly by appointment with the Sole Agent. For further information please contact Jack Cook or Robert Chapman at Carter Jonas.
As always, potential hazards exist on working farms and it is requested that all viewings are undertaken with care and regard to safety particularly with regard to any areas in and around buildings.
The residential postcode is IP7 5QL.