Uphall Grange Farm, Ashill, Thetford, Norfolk, IP25

£7,000,000 - SALE

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Uphall Grange Farm, Ashill, Thetford, Norfolk, IP25
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Description

Uphall Grange Farm, Ashill is a residential arable farm extending to 616.14 acres (249.37 ha) and situated in an unspoilt, though well connected area of central Norfolk.

Location

Uphall Grange is situated to the north west of the village of Ashill and some 6 miles south east of the market town of Swaffham which provides primary health, education and retail services. The town of Watton is also in close proximity, within 5 miles to the south whilst the city of Norwich, the principal settlement of Norfolk, is around 29 miles to the east. London Kings Cross can be reached in around 1 hour and 35 minutes from Downham Market, some 21 miles west of Uphall Grange, whilst London Liverpool Street station can be reached in around 1 hour and 44 minutes from Norwich, which is also served by an international airport. The recently dualled A11, some 14 miles to the south-east, gives excellent access to the regional and national road network.

Description

Uphall Grange Farm, Ashill is a residential arable farm extending to 616.14 acres (249.37 ha) and situated in an unspoilt, though well connected area of central Norfolk.

Uphall Grange sits at the heart of the property and offers generous family accommodation in a private setting with a Southerly outlook. There are three further residential dwellings, details of which are set out below. The farm buildings are centrally located to easily serve the mainlandholding and offer flexible and practical crop and general purpose storage and working areas.

The productive arable land extends to around 585.00 acres (236.75 ha) in two blocks and is utilised as part of a combinable crop rotation including wheat, oilseed rape, barley, rye and beans whilst peas have also grown effectively. There are a further 14.73 acres (5.96 ha) of permanent pasture which, together with 17.45 acres (7.06 ha) of generally mature woodland and undulating topography provide pleasant amenity and significant sporting interest based around the established family shoot.

Lot 2 – Cutbush Farm

Shown edged blue on the sale plan, Lot 2 is a compact block of 156.42 acres (63.30 ha) and is situated within 1 mile to the east of Lot 1.

Like Uphall Grange Farm, the land comprises soils principally of the Burlingham 1 series, the majority of which – some 151.96 acres (61.51 ha) – forms part of the arable rotation. There a further areas of woodland cover which, together with the undulating topography, provide sporting interest and are utilised as part of the wider farm shoot.

Centrally located within the block are two brick and pantile buildings arranged around a hardstanding currently used for general storage. The buildings offer potential for alternative use
subject to the necessary consents, indeed the Vendor has submitted a planning application for the construction of a residential dwelling.

The soils are formed by Burlingham 3 series being similar in nature to the principal holding.

Lot 1 – Uphall Grange Farm, Uphall Grange, 3 cottages, agricultural buildings, agricultural land, established shoot.

Lot 2 – Cutbush Farm – a compact block of 156.42 acres (63.30 ha)

Acreage: 616.14 Acres

Date posted: 04/06/18