FOR SALE AS A WHOLE BY PRIVATE TREATY
Guide Price £1.95M
BELTON IN RUTLAND, College Lane, LE15 9AF
Belton Poultry Farm & Equestrian – About 50 Acres
A unique opportunity to buy a thriving free-range egg unit and lifestyle farm with equestrian facilities in prime Rutland countryside, in a quiet location just outside the village.
SITUATION: Its location allows good quick access to truck A roads, the closest being the A47, with the M1 at Leicester and A1 at Peterborough both approximately 20 miles.
HOUSE & EQUESTRIAN
House, Garden & Garage: Built in 2004 to a high standard the house provides about 2,222 sq ft of accommodation comprising 3 double bedrooms, the master having en-suite, family bathroom, entrance hall, sitting room, garden room, large kitchen diner with island, office, utility and WC.
Planning consent (2019/0663/FUL) has been granted for extensions adding a 4th bedroom and further accommodation taking the floor area to about 4,235 sq ft. A link to a video tour can be requested by emailing the agents.
In front of the house are 2 raised beds planted with box hedge surrounding shrub roses. An orchard is planted with apple, pear, plum, peach, quince and crab-apple trees. To the rear are areas of shrubs, lawn, and a vegetable garden including a large greenhouse.
A generous timber 5 car garage with cedar roof tiles has light, power and water. External stairs lead to clear roof space which is boarded.
Equestrian: A large airy barn contains 6 internal stables (12 x 12) with rubber mats. Smaller stable currently a feed room. Further stable (16 x12) currently storage. A horse wash area has rubber matting, hot horse shower and solarium. A Portakabin has alarmed tack room, WC, storage, water, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Two further storage containers, storage space for hay and bedding, horse box parking area.
A 5 horse Monarch walker is situated to the rear of the barn. The arena is 60 x 30 metres with silica sand and “turf float” surface, post and rail fence surround, on which dressage mirrors are mounted.
For the competitive rider there is good access to venues at Vale View, Keysoe and Arena UK thanks to easy access to A1 and M1 road links.
FARM: About 45 acres of pasture land utilised by horses and a 20,400 flock of free-range egg laying hens. Much of the land is post and rail fenced paddocks, all with mains fed water troughs. The Laying unit has 2 houses, and produces eggs which are Lion Code and RSPCA Freedom Food approved for a packer and farm gate sales. The unit is bio secure, and all live and deadstock is available to buy. The deadstock is included in the sale price. The current contract for the hens is available at no additional cost to the buyer, along with feed supply and if desired egg supply contracts. The full-time employee is available to the buyer (TUPE) or if not required will be made redundant by the vendors at their cost.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME: All of the land is on the Rural Land Register. Entitlements if required are available and will be included in the sale. There are currently 13.99 units, more may be available.
SERVICES: Mains electricity, (single phase) mains water (plus a well in the field known as Goose Pasture) private drainage system (Klargester) oil fired underfloor heating in the dwelling plus wood and multifuel burners. LPG bird incinerator.
DESIGNATIONS & ENVIRONMENTAL: All of the land is in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone. There are no current conservation schemes.
PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY, WAYLEAVES & EASEMENTS: There are no public rights of way across the property. However, there is access to an extensive bridleway and footpath network directly onto a bridleway adjoining the Eastern boundary.
No wayleaves or easements are known other than a sub metered water supply to a neighbour, and Western Power electricity cables.
SPORTING, MINERALS, TIMBER ETC: All rights are as far as we are aware owned and included in the sale.
VALUE ADDED TAX: No VAT is payable for property but some elements of the egg unit may.
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment only, Shouler & Son, County Chambers, Kings Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1QF Tel: 01664 560181 Contact: Harry Baines, Mobile: 07540 766675 or Email: email@example.com
All Viewings, Inspections and meetings will be subject to strict protocol in order to adhere the COVID-19 rules and recommendations as set-out by the UK Government.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Rutland District County Council, Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP
VENDORS SOLICITORS: Buckles Solicitors LLP, 101 Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough, PE1 1NG Contact: Michael Blank, Tel: 01733 888813 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The selling agents have further details available on request including financial, planning, title and Basic Payment Scheme.