A compact residential and arable holding with
potential for a range of other uses
The land and bungalow at Hardwick can be found by heading north west out of the village of Saxilby for approximately 1.5 miles and then turning left towards Hardwick. Continue all the way along the lane until you reach Hope Farm (Drinsey Farm).
Bordering in part the Fossdyke Navigation, the bungalow sits towards the centre of the arable land. The farm land is within a ring fence. The land extends to about 114.5 acres of predominantly grade 3 arable land according to Soil Survey of England and Wales the two soil types on the farm are Blackwood series, a deep permeable sandy and course loam soil and the Wickham 2 series which is a fine loam and silt over clay. Both these soil types are said to be suitable for winter cereals and grassland. The farm had been cropped historically with sugar beet and potatoes indicating to lighter soil types on part of the farm.
The land can be accessed directly from Hardwick Lane or using the culvert directly into field prior to main entrance.
The property is available with or without the bungalow. Set in about 2 acres the 3 bedroom single storey dwelling extends to approximately 1,100 square feet. To the side of the bungalow is a detached garage. The bungalow is accessed via a right of way down the track from the lane to Hope Farm.
Buyers should note that the bungalow is subject to an agricultural occupancy restriction.
Basic Payment Scheme
The land is registered to receive payments under the Basic Payment Scheme. The entitlements are held by the tenant and will revert to the landlord or the landlord’s nominee at the termination of the tenancy.
The property is supplied with mains water and single phase electricity. Drainage is to a private system.
Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights
All sporting, timber and mineral rights, where owned, are included in the sale.
The majority of the land is underdrained. Drainage rates are payable to the Upper Witham Internal Drainage Board. There are also General Drainage Charges to the Environment Agency.
If applicable, in addition to the purchase price, the purchaser(s) will take over and pay for all growing crops, cultivations, stocks and stores at valuation. Payment is to be made upon completion at the figure assessed by the vendor’s valuer based upon CAAV rates or contractor’s rates where applicable and invoice costs of seeds, fertiliser and sprays applied plus enhancement value.
Nitrate Vulnerable Zone
The land lies in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone and will be subject to the usual restrictions.
Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether public or private whether mentioned or not.
Tenure and Possession
The land is sold freehold subject to a Farm Business Tenancy expiring September 2019. The bungalow is sold with vacant possession.
The vendor and vendor’s agents will do their best to specify the ownership of boundaries, hedges, fences and ditches but will not be bound to determine these.
Should any part of the sale or any rights attached to it become chargeable items for the purpose of VAT then such a tax will be payable by the purchaser.
The land can be seen during daylight hours providing you have a copy of the Savills sales particulars to hand. Viewings to the bungalow are strictly by appointment through the selling agents. Given the potential hazards of a working farm, viewers should take extra care and precaution with regard to their personal safety when viewing the property.
Acreage: 114.5 Acres