Lot 1 Arable Land at Hall Farm, Bridgham
(201.33 acres (81.47 Ha))
The arable land at Hall Farm is a compact block of commercial arable land. It is well laid out with excellent road access along its southern, eastern and northern boundaries as well as good farm tracks. The fields are generally large and regular in shape, with a gently undulating southerly aspect and divided by mature hedgerows and tree belts.
The land is free draining and is classified Grade 3/ 4 with soil belonging to the Newmarket 1 series, a well-drained calcareous sandy and coarse loam soil over chalk. The land has grown a wide variety of crops including a broad range of cereals as well as sugar beet, potatoes, field scale vegetables and grass seeds.
The land benefits from both Winter and Summer abstraction licences and there has previously been consent to construct a reservoir. The vendors have the benefit of summer and winter fill abstraction licences from the River Thet, which will be apportioned to the land (Lot 1 only).
Lot 2 Productive Parcel of Traditional Meadows
(94.50 acres (38.25Ha))
The meadows are a series of fully fenced traditional meadows that run alongside the River Thet. They are accessible via gated field entrances along the Northern boundary. The land is classified Grade 4 and has soil belonging to Isleham 2 series, a deep permeable sand and peat soil. At the centre of the parcel of land is an area of broadleaf woodland with marsh grasses and reed beds that enhances the land’s sporting appeal as well as adding to its conservation attributes.
The land at Hall Farm is situated to the west of the village of Bridgham in south west Norfolk. It is located 3 miles to the east of the A11. The regional centre of Thetford is 7 miles, with Diss being 14 miles and Bury St Edmunds 19 miles to the south.