An opportunity to acquire a single parcel of productive arable land extending to 6.18 hectares (approx. 15.27 acres), including a small pond area . The land is accessed over a Right of Way from Barrowden Road, Ketton through Fox Covert Wood. The land is currently worked within a conventional combinable cropping rotation.
The land is defined as Grade 3 on the Agricultural Land Classification of England and Wales. The soil type is described as being from the Evesham 1 soil series by the Soil Survey of England and Wales. The Evesham series is described as ‘slowly permeable calcareous clayey soils associated with shallow well drained brashy calcareous soils over limestone’.
The land is located on Barrowden Road in the Parish of Ketton, to the south-east of Rutland. The land is situated 1.5 miles from the village of Ketton itself and approximately 5 miles from the historic market town of Stamford.
2019 Canary Seed
2018 Winter Wheat
2017 Winter Beans
2016 Winter Wheat
2015 Oilseed Rape
METHOD OF SALE
The land is offered for sale by Private Treaty.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
Entitlements commensurate with the claimable area are available by separate negotiation. All of the land has been declared for the 2019 Basic Payment Scheme and the purchaser will be required to indemnify the vendors in respect of any claim or penalty arising out of any failure by the purchaser to comply with the cross compliance requirements for the remainder of the 2019 scheme year.
The land is not included within any agri-environment schemes and is therefore sold free of any ongoing management restrictions.
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights, including existing rights of way, both public and private, light, support, drainage, water and other obligations, easements and wayleaves whether referred to or not in these particulars. The property is crossed by the Petrofina pipeline and a cathodic protection site is also in place on the land.
SPORTING, TIMBER & MINERAL RIGHTS
All sporting, timber and mineral rights are to be included in the sale insofar as they are owned.
The successful purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundary responsibilities.
There shall be no claim of tenant right and the purchaser will not be entitled to make any claim for dilapidations or other matters. It is intended that the land shall be left in the stubble after harvest.
There are no services attached to the land.
Early entry for post-harvest cultivations for the establishment of a growing crop will be made available to the successful purchaser upon payment of a double deposit.
The land is subject to Drainage Rates payable to the Environment Agency.
Rutland County Council, Catmose Street, Oakham, Rutland LE15 6HP.
Garners Law, 1 Oxford Road, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 1BT.
The land may be viewed at any reasonable daylight hour with a set of sales particulars to hand. When viewing please do respect the standing crop.