- Period 5 bedroom farmhouse.
- In all approximately 7.12 acres (2.88 hectares)
- For sale by Private Treaty as a whole or in up to three lots.
- Guide price for the whole £1,125,000
A rare opportunity to buy an attractive period farmhouse and pasture/ amenity land in a quiet location
About this property
Hall Farm comes to the market for the first time in nearly 40 years and is a rare opportunity to acquire a unique period property and additional land.
LOCATION & SITUATION
Hall Farm is located on a no through road in the quiet village of Lolworth within the County of Cambridgeshire.
The property is approximately 5.5miles west of the city of Cambridge and 6 miles east of the market town of St Ives. Cambridge has a full
range of shops and amenities together with mainline train stations and an airport.
There are very good transport links with the new A14, the A1307 and the M11 all in close proximity.
A number of Ofsted rated 'good' primary and secondary schools are located in surrounding villages with further 'good', 'outstanding' and
independent schools in Cambridge.
Hall Farm together with the associated pasture land and orchard extending to approximately 7.12 acres (2.88 hectares) is shown in various colours on the plan.
LOT 1 - HALL FARM
As shaded pink on the plan. The property is accessed from the high Street, a no through road. Hall Farm comprises a 5-bedroom period farmhouse together with outbuildings and pasture land. The original parts of the property are believed to be pre 1850s with late 19th/early 20th century extensions.
The dwelling is of brick construction under a tile roof with double glazed windows throughout. Enclosed front garden with large block paved driveway, space for six or more cars. The house is currently arranged as a four bedroom house and a one bedroom flat.
The accommodation comprises, front door with storm porch, leading to entrance hall with stairs to the first floor. Doors to a cellar, dining room and living room. Access from the living room to the conservatory. Inner hallway to utility room with access to the garden and downstairs WC. Main side door, with storm porch, further downstairs W.C., door to the family room with double doors to the garden. Access to the office and door leading through to the kitchen. Kitchen with AGA, the side door leading onto the driveway and the back store rooms and pantry.
The first floor comprises three bright and airy double bedrooms. Family bathroom with separate bath and shower. Inner hall with access to a separate W.C. and the fourth single bedroom. Door to the first floor flat- double bedroom, bathroom with shower over the bath, open plan kitchen and living room. Hall leading to stairs which go to a separate entrance door from the driveway.
Outbuilding attached to the house is a double garage with two sets of wooden doors and a concrete floor.
Separate brick built double garage under a slate rood with electric door and concrete floor, adjacent store room with personnel door.
The property benefits from oil fired central heating, mains water, electricity and drainage.
To the rear the property benefits from a large enclosed rear garden with ornamental pond and patio area. Large lawned area and further larger pond. In all 7.12 acres (2.88 hectares).
LOT 2 - THE PASTURE LAND
As shaded blue on the plan and extending to 5.76 acres (2.33 hectares).
The property is accessed from the High Street. The land is mainly flat and has good hedges and fences on all boundaries. It is split into
fields. The land has a water supply and field drinking troughs.
The land is predominantly Grade 2 as identified on the Agricultural Land Classification Sheet. The soil forms part of the Hanslope series which is described as slowly permeable clay soil.
The land is not registered for the Basic Payment Scheme. There are no public rights of way crossing the property.
LOT 3 - THE ORCHARD
As shaded green on the plan and extending to 0.32 acres (0.13hectares). The property is accessed from the High Street. The land is mainly flat with mature hedges and fruit trees. There is an electricity wooden pole with transformer on the land.
A planning application reference S/2502/14/FL was refused permission on 3rd February 2015 for construction of a three bedroom single storey 'Eco Home' with garage and landscaping works on this plot. At the time of the planning application in 2015 the National Planning Policy Framework 2012 allowed isolated dwellings of exceptional quality but it is understood the design of the dwelling submitted, at that time, did not meet the criteria.
GENERAL REMARKS AND STIPULATIONS
Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty in three lots or as a whole.
The property is being sold with vacant possession on completion.
The property is within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).
Public Rights of Way
There are no public rights of way crossing any part of the property. Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way The property is being sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, sport, drainage, water and electricity suppliers and other rights obligations, easements and quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water and gas or other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not in particular or not.
The property is undergoing first registration at HM Land Registry.
The property has no business rates.
Environment Agency Drainage Rates
The land is subject to an Environment Agency General Drainage
Charge of 393.94 pence per hectare.
Basic Payment Scheme
The land is not registered for the Basic Payment Scheme.
Energy Performance Certificate
Hall Farm (including flat) - E.
Since production of the EPC a new boiler has been installed at the
Hall Farm - Council Tax - (Band H) £4,017.78 2022-2023 year.
Hall Farm Flat - Council Tax - (Band B) £1,562.47 2022-2023 year.
Payable to South Cambridgeshire District Council.
Town and Country Planning
The property notwithstanding any description contained within these particulars is sold subject to any development plan, tree preservation order, town and planning scheme, Resolution or notice which may or may not come to be enforced and also subject any statutory
provisions or bylaws without any obligation on the part of the sellers to specify this.
Lot 2 (hatched black area only)- The Vendors reserve the right to receive 25% of the uplift in value in the event that planning permission is granted (payment on implementation or sale with the benefit of planning permission) for a period of 30 years from completion.
Lot 3 (hatched black area)- The Vendors reserve the right to receive 25% of the uplift in value in the event that planning permission is granted (payment on implementation or sale with the benefit of planning permission) for a period of 30 years from completion.
Should any disputes arise as to the boundaries or any matters relating to these particulars, or the interpretation thereof, that matter will be
referred to an arbitrator to be appointed by the selling agent.
Plans and Areas
These are prepared as carefully as possible by referenced additional OS data and the Land Registry. These plans are published for illustrative purposes only and although they are believed to be a correct that accuracy cannot be guaranteed.
In accordance with the most recent anti money laundering legislation the purchaser will be required to provide proof of identity and address to the selling agent once an offer has been submitted and accepted (subject to contract) prior to solicitors being instructed.
Fixtures and Fittings
All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale unless specifically referred to in these particulars.
The buyer(s) shall deem to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither the seller nor the selling agents will be responsible the defining boundaries nor their ownership.
Any Guide Price quoted or discussed are exclusive VAT, we are not aware that VAT will be payable on the property but in the event that a sale of the property, or any part of it, or any right attached to it, becomes a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition to the purchase price.
Local Authority and Local Planning Authority
South Cambridgeshire District Council- South Cambridgeshire Hall, Cambourne Business Park, Cambourne, Cambridgeshire, CB23 6EA
Health and Safety
Given the potential hazards we would ask you that you be vigilant as possible when making your inspection.
The property can be viewed strictly by appointment only with the
selling agents (Brown & Co).
Tel: 01480 213811
Photos and Particulars
Prepared and taken August 2022.
The property may benefit from Small Business Rates Relief which may reduce the rates payable. Please contact the agents for more information.
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