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3 bed house with land and buildings for sale

Carr Farm, Thorney
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Property features

  • 3 Bed Farmhouse (in need of modernisation)
  • Range of modern and traditional farm buildings
  • Approx. 88 Acres (35.65 Ha) of Farm Land
  • Popular Rural Location
  • For Sale by Informal Tender as a Whole or Two Lots
  • Tender Date: 12 noon Friday 1st July 2022

Property description

A small residential farm comprising a farmhouse (requiring modernisation), range of modern and traditional farm buildings and farmland, in all about 88 Acres (36.65 Ha). For Sale by Informal Tender as a Whole or in Two Lots. Tender Date: 12 noon Friday 1st July 2022.

CARR FARM, MOOR LANE, THORNEY, NEWARK, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE NG23 7DQ Carr Farm, Moor Lane, Thorney, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG23 7DQ
A small residential farm comprising a farmhouse (requiring modernisation), range of modern and traditional farm buildings and farmland, in all about 88 Acres (35.65 Ha).

For Sale by Informal Tender as a Whole or in Two Lots.
Tender Date: 12 noon on Friday 1st July 2022.

LOCATION The farm is situated 7.5 miles east of Lincoln between the villages of Thorney and South Clifton and about 11.5 miles north of Newark on Trent. The A57 lies about 1.5 miles to the north and the A156 between Gainsborough and Newark on Trent is 2.5 miles to the northwest. The A1 can be accessed at Tuxford being approximately 10 miles away.

A now redundant railway line intersects the farm and is now part of the Sustrans National Cycle Route 647.

Thorney village has a church but no other amenities or facilities. Primary school facilities are available in North Clifton and Harby. A Medical Practice is located on Saxilby. The closest Secondary School education is further afield in Newark or Tuxford.

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION The farm has been lotted in an attempt to provide flexibility to prospective purchasers.

LOT 1 FARMHOUSE, BUILDINGS AND 25.81 ACRES (10.44 HECTARES) OF ARABLE LAND, INCLUDING A 400M GRASS A residential holding being a 3 bedroom farmhouse, two steel framed farm buildings and open fronted cart shed, together with arable land. Access is available at several points directly on to the public highway.

Farmhouse A detached 3 bedroom farmhouse believed to be built in the mid 19th Century of brick and clay pantile construction. The property would benefit from a complete scheme of redevelopment. Mains water and electricity are connected. Drainage is to a private system. Hot water is supplied via immersion heater. There are open fires in the lounge and dining room, electric storage heater in the kitchen and electric heaters in the two main bedrooms. The property extends to about 103 sqm (1,116 sqft ).

The accommodation is arranged over two storeys as follows: –

Ground floor: Kitchen, Utility, Dining Room, Living Room
First Floor: Bedrooms (x3), Bathroom

Outside there are modest gardens to the front, together with a small brick and tile construction outbuilding, being w/c and coal store.

Farm Buildings Single and 3 phase electricity are connected to the two principal General Purpose buildings.

The farm buildings lie in close proximity to the main house as below: –

General Purpose Building/Hangar 372 sqm (4,004 sqft) A steel framed, 5 bay building with part masonry walls to elevations, with part corrugated iron/fibre cement cladding. Concrete floor, wide hinged folding doors to one end with sliding door to the side, together with a separate pedestrian door. A pitched fibre cement roof, approximately 3m to eaves.

Former Cart Shed 64 sqm (689 sqft) 3 bay open fronted cart shed of timber frame construction and asbestos cement roof. A monopitch roof lean-to (29 sqm) to rear of similar construction. Compacted dirt floor.

General Purpose Building/Hangar 422 sqm (4542 sqft) Steel framed 5 bay building with corrugated iron/fibre cement cladding. Wide sliding doors to end elevation plus separate pedestrian door and concrete floor. Fibre cement roof.

The Land Split into two compartments the farmland is in an arable rotation and arranged around the farmstead and buildings. It is mainly free draining and is of a light sandy loam in nature.

LOT 2 62.29 ACRES (25.21 HECTARES) ARABLE LAND A useful block of arable land with direct road access off Clifton Lane. There is an additional access via Moor Lane (track) off the A1133. It comprises several small field compartments with boundary hedges. The land is a light sandy loam and easy draining.


METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale by Informal Tender, as a whole or in two separate Lots. interested parties are invited to submit their offer(s) on the attached Tender Form in a sealed envelope marked ‘Carr Farm, Thorney’ by 12 noon on FRIDAY 1ST JULY 2022, to the offices of the Selling Agents.

TENURE POSSESSION & HOLDOVER The property is offered for sale Freehold with Vacant Possession on completion subject to Holdover, if required.

FARMLAND The land is Classified as mainly Grade lll on the Agricultural Land Classification Maps for the region. The Soil Survey of England and Wales describe the land as being predominantly of the Blackwood Association, with sandy and course loamy soils suitable for cereals, potatoes, sugar beet and some grassland. The land is flat, has the potential to be highly productive.

Field parcel 7205 was drained in 2002. The remaining land is believed to contain old clay land drains, but their function cannot be verified.

OUTGOINGS Carr Farmhouse is Council Tax Band C. The annual charge for the year to 31st March 2023 is £1950.51, payable to Newark and Sherwood District Council.
Drainage charges are payable to Trent Valley Internal Drainage Board (£328.65 for the 2021 year), however they have not been apportioned.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME There are 34.02 NML (Non SDA) Entitlements included in the sale. These will be transferred to the Buyer(s) on completion without further charge, subject to satisfying the appropriate regulations at the time.

The Seller(s) will retain the 2022 payment.

The Buyer(s) will be required to indemnify the Seller(s) against any breach of the Cross Compliance Rules on entering the land up to 31st December 2022.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS All are excluded from the sale unless specifically referred to in these Particulars.

SPORTING, TIMBER & MINERALS These are included in the sale in so far as they are owned, subject to any statutory exclusions.

TENANTRIGHT No Tenantright will be payable and no dilapidations are allowed.

EASEMENTS/WAYLEAVE & RIGHTS OF WAY The property is offered for sale subject to all existing rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity suppliers and other rights easements, quasi-easements and all wayleaves whether referred to in these particulars or not.

A public footpath runs along the southern boundary of fields, 8757, 0756 and 2458 within Lot 2.

A bridleway runs along the track between fields, 9038, 6834, 8757 and 6656. As well as along the northern boundary of 6656.

The property known as The Gatehouse, Clifton Lane, situated to the north of the disused railway enjoys access over the aforementioned bridleway.

Several no. overhead electricity lines traverse the land along the route of fields 8757 and 0756, before travelling north between 0756 and 2158. An annual wayleave payment is made by Western Power Distribution (£317.14 for the year 2021).

VAT It is understood that none of the Land is elected for VAT.

SOLICITOR Adie Pepperdine Ltd
3 The Landings
Burton Waters
Lincoln LN1 2TU
Tel: 01522 577 088

Newark and Sherwood District Council
Tel: 01636 650000

Trent Valley Internal Drainage Board
Tel: 01507 328095

Western Power Distribution
Tel: 01332 827009

BUYER IDENTITY CHECK Please note that prior to acceptance of any offer we are required to verify the identity of the buyer to comply with the requirements of the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017.

NVZ The Land lies in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).

VIEWING Strictly by appointment through the Selling Agents.

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