For sale by direction of The Lincoln Diocesan Trust and Board of Finance Limited.
A large block of arable land, currently farmed as a single field with some woodland / rough grazing in one corner, the land is accessed via the public highway on West Fen Lane.
From the village of Stickford, turn left onto the A16, carry on past Church Road going over Hagnaby Beck, take the second exit on the right onto West Fen Lane, the land is immediately ahead.
Classified as mostly Grade 3 land, the Soil Survey of England and Wales describes the land as Salop which is slowly permeable seasonally waterlogged reddish fine loamy over clayey. Suitable for cereals.
Basic Payment Scheme
At the termination of the tenancy, the tenant is required to transfer the entitlements to the purchaser or the purchaser's designated nominee in return for a consideration equivalent to the open market value of the entitlements at the date of the termination of the agreement.
The property is sold subject to a reservation of 50% of any future development value (clawback) for a period of 80 years and to a covenant limiting the land to agricultural and equestrian use only. Please see the Tender Form for further information on restrictive covenants.
In addition to compensation under the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995, the landlord shall pay to the tenant as compensation for disturbance:
? In respect of a determination taking effect between 1 January and 6 April, a sum calculated in the same manner as enhancement under the Agriculture (Calculation of Value for Compensation) Regulations 1978 to 1983
? In respect of a determination taking effect after 6 April but before the current crop on the land taken has been harvested a sum calculated as the Tenant's loss of profit on that crop subject to deduction of the compensation under the 1995 Act relating to that crop
Tenure and Possession
The land is subject to a Farm Business Tenancy which terminates on 10 October 2019. Vacant possession can be gained on three months notice, subject to the payment of the ingoing valuation (detailed below) by the purchaser.