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Wood Farm, Heath Road, Gamlingay, Sandy, Cambridgeshire, SG19 2JD
2.78 ha (6.87 ac)
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£275,000
  • 2.78 hectares (6.87 acres) of agricultural land with two bedroom mobile home and buildings.
  • Available as a Whole or 2 Lots

A unique opportunity to obtain a mobile home with Agricultural Occupancy Condition and a range of buildings

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About this property

Detailed Description

INTRODUCTION

Wood Farm offers a unique opportunity to purchase a mobile home, subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition, together with a range of buildings. All set within approximately 2.78 hectares (6.87 acres) of agricultural land.

ACCESS

Wood Farm and associated land is all accessed from Heath Road. To note there is a right of way for 'The Onion Barn' over the first 40m (approximately) of the track and a 15ft wide right of way for the land owner to the south to access their property. There is also a public footpath which runs north to south along the track. If the lots are sold separately, Lot 2 will benefit from a right of way over the access track.

THE MOBILE HOME & YARD

As shown pink on the attached plan and extending to approximately 0.54 hectares (1.33 acres). Wood Farm comprises a two-bedroom detached mobile home with one brick elevation and a brick extension. The property benefits from parking and a garden mainly laid to lawn.

The accommodation comprises a hallway, kitchen, dining room, 2 double bedrooms, bathroom, living room and utility room with shower. The accommodation extends to approximately 102 sq m (1,096 sq ft).

Please note that the mobile home is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition.

THE BUILDINGS

The yard is mainly hardcore and some areas of concrete. The buildings are accessed via the main drive adjacent to the mobile home. Further details of each building are as follows:

Building 1: 3 bay steel portal frame building, with breeze block walls under an assumed asbestos roof. Split into 3 bays with metal sliding metal doors, concrete floor throughout and mains power connection. Timber frame lean to's at either end with assumed asbestos cladding, tin roof and dirt floor.

Building 2: Timber frame and wooden clad under a tin roof with concrete and dirt floor with a mains power connection.

Second mobile home, currently used as tea room/ office together with further domestic outbuildings.

SERVICES

The mobile home benefits from a private septic tank drainage system, and mains water and electricity. The mobile home does not have central heating but has two log burners (flues only to remain), Calor gas and an immersion heater provide hot water.

The buildings benefit from single phase electricity and mains water connections.

PLANNING & AGRICULTURAL OCCUPANCY RESTRICTION

The mobile home was permitted under application number S/1792/88F at South Cambridgeshire District Council. The permission limited the siting of the mobile home until 31st December 1990. The mobile home is also subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Restriction which states- 'The occupation of the mobile home shall be limited to a person solely or mainly employed in agriculture as defined in Section 290(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1971, or in forestry (including any dependants of such person residing with him), or a widow or widower of such person.'

THE LAND

As shown coloured blue on the attached plan and extending to 2.24 hectares (5.54 acres). The land is identified as being Grade 3 on the Ministry of Agriculture Land Classification Sheet with the soils being of the Bearsted 1 series, being freely draining loam soils suitable for a range of spring and autumn sown crops and grass. The land also benefits from two timber frame and timber clad buildings together with an area of hardstanding. There are no services connected to the land or buildings within Lot 2.

GENERAL REMARKS & STIPULATIONS

TENURE & POSSESSION

The Property is being sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion and subject to any rights and easements as described in these particulars.

METHOD OF SALE

The property is offered for sale as a whole or in up to two lots.

AGRICULTURAL OCCUPANCY CONDITION

The mobile home is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Restriction which states- 'The occupation of the mobile home shall be limited to a person solely or mainly employed in agriculture as defined in Section 290(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1971, or in forestry (including any dependants of such person residing with him), or a widow or widower of such person.

OVERAGE

The Property will be sold subject to an overage clause whereby the vendor will be entitled to 25% uplift and the value over a period of 25 years in the event that planning consent is obtained for a permanent dwelling and any non-agricultural or non-equestrian uses.

SPORTING, TIMBER & MINERAL RIGHTS

The sporting, timber and mineral rights are included in the freehold.

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. There is a gas pipeline which crosses the access track.

LAND REGISTRY

The property is registered under Land Registry Title CB101809.

DRAINAGE RATES

The land is subject to an Environment Agency General Drainage Charge of £2.1646 per hectare.

ENVIRONMENTAL & COUNTRYSIDE STEWARDSHIP SCHEMES

The land is not currently subject to any Environmental or Countryside Stewardship Schemes.

NITRATE VULNERABLE ZONE

The Property is situated within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE

Wood Farm - Rating E

COUNCIL TAX

Wood Farm - Council Tax Band A- £1,560.09 (2024-2025).

ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING

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.

VIEWING & HEALTH AND SAFETY

The property can be viewed strictly by appointment only with the Vendor's Agents (Brown&Co) Telephone number: 01480 213811 People viewing the Property should be careful and vigilant whilst on the Property. Neither the Vendor nor the Vendor's Agents are responsible for the safety of those viewing the Property and accordingly those viewing the Property do so at their own risk.

BOUNDARIES

The Purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither the Vendor nor the Vendor's Agents will be responsible the defining boundaries or their ownership. The red and blue lines on the photograph are indicative only.

DISPUTES

Should any dispute arise as to the boundaries or any point arising in the General Remarks and Stipulations or Particulars of Sale, schedule, plan or interpretation of any of them. The question shall be referred an Arbitrator to be appointed by the Vendor's Agents, whose decision acting as expert shall be final.

PLANS, AREAS & SCHEDULES

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.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS

All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale unless specifically referred to in these particulars.

LOCAL AUTHORITY AND LOCAL PLANNING AUTHORITY

South Cambridgeshire District Council, South Cambridgeshire Hall, Cambourne Business Park, Cambourne, Cambridge, CB23 6EA.

Location

Wood Farm is located within the county of Cambridgeshire on the edge of the village of Gamlingay. The Property is approximately 6 miles south east of St Neots, approximately 6 miles north east of Biggleswade and 15 miles west of Cambridge.

The postcode for Wood Farm is SG19 2JD.

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