- Advert Expiry Date: Thursday, 18th May 2017
- Property / Land Type: Land
- Price Description £1,200,000 Guide price
Positioned in a quiet rural area, this productive parcel of arable land is gently undulating and amounts to approximately 137 acres, including small areas of woodland and a farmyard with planning consent for a grain store and office. The land is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole and subject to a Contract Farming Agreement until 2017.This is a very pretty block of land which will appeal to both commercial farmers and those with an amenity interest. William Hargreaves
Property agent Location
The land at Eyston Smyths Farm near Foxearth sits in an attractive and slightly rolling setting approximately 4.8 miles north west of the market town of Sudbury. The land has good road connections with the A134 approximately 3.4 miles east providing transport links to Bury St Edmunds (17.4 miles) and Colchester (19.7 miles). The A12 trunk road is located approximately 18.8 miles east and provides connections to Chelmsford (28.6 miles), the M25 and the A14 which supplies key links to Felixstowe (37.7 miles).
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The soils are classified as Grade 2 on the Land Classification Soil Series of England and Wales being largely of the Hanslope series, described as slowly permeable non-calcareous clayey soils suitable for winter cereals with other arable land crops and some grassland.
The land is comprehensively drained and a copy of the drainage plans is available on request from the Vendor's agent.
An old stable block and grain store previously stood on the farmyard but have recently been demolished, a Dutch barn remains standing on the site. An application for the construction of a new grain store and farm office has been approved by Braintree District Council under General Permitted Development. Further information relating to this application can be found under planning application numbers 13/00990/AGR and 14/00417/AGR.