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Holme Farm, West Rasen, Lincolnshire

183.23 acres, Guide price £1,500,000

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An arable farm with development potential.
74.15 Hectares (183.23 Acres) of arable land for sale by private treaty, situated either side of the A631 at West Rasen, about 3 miles from Market Rasen.


DESCRIPTION
The Farmhouse enjoys a magnificent setting and is Grade II Listed. It has not been occupied for many years and requires complete restoration. A range of outbuildings stand to the north east of the house.

The Farm buildings are generally of traditional brick and pantile construction and comprise barn with lean-to store, cattle shed with granary over, crew yard and pair of former cottages. All require substantial overhaul, but along with the house offer considerable potential for re-development, subject to Planning.

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An arable farm with development potential.
74.15 Hectares (183.23 Acres) of arable land for sale by private treaty, situated either side of the A631 at West Rasen, about 3 miles from Market Rasen.


DESCRIPTION
The Farmhouse enjoys a magnificent setting and is Grade II Listed. It has not been occupied for many years and requires complete restoration. A range of outbuildings stand to the north east of the house.

The Farm buildings are generally of traditional brick and pantile construction and comprise barn with lean-to store, cattle shed with granary over, crew yard and pair of former cottages. All require substantial overhaul, but along with the house offer considerable potential for re-development, subject to Planning.

Direct access to the land is available from the A631 and via Forge Lane. The land is shown as Grade 3 on the Agricultural Land Classification of England, Sheet 104 Provisional Edition.

The soil types, according to the Soil Survey of England & Wales are: Wigton Moor, described as "Permeable fine and coarse loamy soils variably affected by groundwater, the drier soils being on slightly raised sites. Generally flat land" and Wickham 2, described as "Slowly permeable seasonally waterlogged fine loamy over clayey, fine silty over clayey soils. Small areas of slowly permeable calcareous soils on steeper slopes.

A schedule of cropping is set out below, but in recent years the Farm has grown wheat, barley, potatoes and sugar beet.

QUOTAS AND CONTRACTS
The Land is offered for sale without any contracts or quotas.

HOLDOVER AND EARLY ENTRY
The Farm will be sold subject to a right of Holdover in respect of the Land to harvest the crops until removed. Early entry onto the Land following harvest of the 2016 crops may be allowed, subject to agreement. The Land is currently let on a Farm Business Tenancy expiring on 30 September 2016.

SPORTING RIGHTS
These will be included in the sale.

EASEMENTS, WAYLEAVES, AND RIGHTS OF WAY
The Farm will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights of way, wayleaves, easements and rights of drainage.

OUTGOINGS
Drainage rates in respect of 5.867 hectares (14.498 acres) are payable to Ancholme Internal Drainage Board. For the year 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017 these amount to £62.56.

68 hectares (168.02 acres) are subject to the Environment Agency General Drainage Charge which in the current year amount to £198.73.

There will be an apportionment of both this year's Drainage Rate and General Drainage Charge on completion.

MINERALS AND TIMBER
All minerals and timber insofar as they are owned are included in the sale.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The relevant number of Entitlements will be included in the sale.

VIEWING
Viewing is strictly by appointment only. Interested parties are requested to contact this office to arrange a suitable time. Please call: 01476 514455 or email richard.godson@brown-co.com to make an appointment. No unaccompanied viewings will be permitted whatsoever.

SERVICES
Mains Water is available in the farm yard. Mains electricity is also available, but currently disconnected.

METHOD OF SALE
The Property is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole.

SPECIAL NOTE: Health & Safety
This is a working farm and viewers should take care and be vigilant whilst on the property. In view of the state of the house and buildings internal inspections are not recommended unless by a properly qualified and competent person wearing or carrying appropriate protective equipment. Neither the vendor nor the selling agents are responsible for the safety of those viewing the property and accordingly those viewing the property do so at their own risk.

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