Land at Somersham

From: £67,000To: £134,500 Sold STC
BEST AND FINAL OFFERS INVITED BY 12 noon Thursday 23rd September 2021 A parcel of arable land extending to 11.87 acres (4.80 ha) located east of Ipswich, outside the village of Lower Somersham.

The land at Offton Road comprises a single parcel of arable land extending to approximately to 11.87 acres (4.81 ha).

Method of Sale
We are instructed to offer the land for sale by private treaty, inviting offers for the whole or in two lots with the intention of achieving exchange of contracts as soon as possible, with completion by agreement. A deposit of 10% of the purchase price will be payable on exchange of contracts and, if early entry is required, then the purchaser will be asked to pay an additional 10% deposit at that stage.

The land is being sold freehold with vacant possession as a whole or in two lots; (offers may be considered for smaller parcels, however the vendors intend to sell all of the land)

Lot 1: 5.92 acres (2.40 ha) edged blue
Lot 2: 5.95 acres (2.41 ha) edged red

Vendor´s Solicitor
Barker Gotelee, 41 Barrack Square, Martlesham, Suffolk IP5 3RF. Attn Fenella Eddell. Tel. 01473 617306,

The land is situated south east of the village of Lower Somersham, east of Ipswich and is accessed directly from the public highway off Offton Road. The land is located approximately 9 miles from the centre of Ipswich.

In total the arable land extends to 11.87 acres (4.81 ha) and is surrounded by mature hedging. It is accessed directly from the public highway, Offton Road and is located in open countryside. The land has open views over the neighbouring arable land and is free draining throughout. There are no buildings or structures erected on the land.

The land provides an excellent opportunity to purchase a small parcel of land which is shown as Grade 3 on the DEFRA 1:250,000 Series Agricultural Land Classification Map.

The land is currently uncropped but has previously been cropped with a range of arable crops and is suitable for productive arable farming or for planting with grass.

The land is shown for identification purposes only outlined in red and blue on the enclosed plan. The boundaries are marked east, south and west with mature hedging and trees.

There are no services connected to the land.

Strictly by appointment with the agent. Most Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted. However, for the safety of our clients and staff we ask social distancing is maintained whilst on site.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves, Easements Etc.
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may affect the land.

Timber, Sporting and Minerals
All sporting rights, standing timber and mineral rights (except as reserved by statute or to the crown) are included within the sale of the freehold.
Basic Payment Scheme
The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency and entitlements are available for transfer to a purchaser if required.

Environmental Scheme
The land is not entered into any Environmental Scheme.

The land is sold subject to any drainage rates and other outgoings that may be relevant.

The Vendor has agreed a sale of adjacent land recently. This boundary is shown by stakes in the field. The boundary will be marked by a post and wire fence. Boundaries are shown for identification purposes only outlined in red and blue on the enclosed plan. Purchasers should satisfy themselves with regard to these and no error, omission or misstatement will allow the purchaser to rescind the contract nor entitle either party to compensation thereof.

In the event that the land is sold in lots, the purchaser will be required to fence the internal boundary.

The land is registered with the Land Registry under title numbers SK360709 and SK360705.

Town and Country Planning
The property is sold subject to any development plans, Tree Preservation Orders, Ancient Monument Orders and Town and Country schedules or other similar matters as may be or come into force.

Should any sale of the land, or any right attached to it become a chargeable supplier for the purpose of VAT, such VAT shall be payable by the purchaser in addition to the contract price although this is not anticipated by the seller.

Tenure and Possession
The land is for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Useful Contacts
Environment Agency
Icini House
Cobham Road
Ipswich IP3 9JD

Babergh Mid Suffolk Council
Endeavor House
8 Russell Road
Ipswich IP1 2BX

Block B Government Buildings
Brooklands Avenue
Cambridge CB23 2DR

1.    These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers or lessees in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn. Interested parties should rely on their own/their surveyors investigations as to the construction type of the property and its condition. No warranty can be given for any of the services or equipment at the property and no tests have been carried out to ensure that heating, electrical or plumbing systems and equipment are fully operational. Any distances, room aspects and measurements which are given are approximate only. Any plans are indicative only and may not be the same as the transfer plan/s.  No guarantee can be given that any planning permissions or listed building contents or building regulations have been applied for or approved.

 2.    Under Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 we, as Estate Agents, are required to obtain identification from buyers in the form of the photo page of your passport or a photo driving licence. The document must be in date.  In addition, we need proof of address in the form of a utility bill with the name and address of the buyer. This must not be more than three months old. We are also under obligation to check where the purchase funds are coming from.