Barry L. Hawkins: Auctioneers & Land Agents

Downham Market Auction Rooms


A Little Breckland Gem

Heath Farm, Feltwell - 333 acres of Arable and Woodland

Guide Price: £2.5 - £3 million
Sale Type: Private Treaty
Viewing Arrangements: Strictly by appointment
Property Summary:

Method of Sale: The property is for sale by Private Treaty.

Price:Offers in the region of £2.5 - £3 million. If there are two or more prospective purchasers at this price or above, then I will hold an informal auction in my office to be open with all concerned who have made an offer.

Description of Property: The land extends in all to about 333 acres (134.86 hectares) of which 270.5 acres (109.54 ha) is arable which is surrounded by 62 acres (25.32ha) of mixed woodland, old farm stead and waste. There are no buildings; the land is mainly Breckland type soils. It is suitable with irrigation for a variety of high output crops or very suitable for livestock production. The land is made up as shown on enclosed plan edged in red and as per the schedule.

Tenant Right / Dilapidations: There will be no claim in respect of Un-exhausted Manurial Values or other Tenant Right matters nor will the Purchaser be entitled to counter claim in respect of dilapidations whatsoever.

In the event of any crop having been planted the costs of such labour and material will be charged at cost in accordance with CAAV and or Wisbech Valuers Associtaion costings.

Environmental Stewardship: No agreement in place.

Tenure and Possession: The land is Freehold with Vacant Possession upon completion, subject to the grazing lease to Messrs T & D Childerhouse (80.89 acres) and contracting agreement with E. W. Porter on 111.33 acres for arable cropping until October 2017.

Schedule: See attached separate sheet.

Viewing: Potential applicants are requested to register their interest with Barry L Hawkins prior to viewing and carry with them a copy of these particulars.

Health and Safety: Given the potential hazards of agricultural land and disused buildings, we would ask you to be a vigilant as possible when viewing the land, for your own personal safety.

Rights of Way and Easements: The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of all easements, Rights of Way, privileges etc which may affect the same, whether mentioned hereto or not. 

VAT: Any guide price is quoted exclusive of VAT. In the event of a sale of the property or any part of it or any right of it attached to it becoming a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition.

Sporting:  The shooting Rights are let until 1st February 2017.

Entitlements: The arable land has been registered with the Rural Payments Agency under the Basic Payment Scheme and Entitlements have been established and claimed. It is intended that up to 100 Entitlements will be transferred to the Purchaser (or his nominee) following completion of the sale.

Nitrate Vulnerable Zone: The land lies within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Minerals:  The mineral rights, as far as they are owned, are included in the sale.   

Particulars and Plans: These particulars and plans are based on the Ordnance Survey Metric Editions and are believed to be correct, but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. The plan attached has been prepared for identification purposes only.

Planning: The property is offered subject to any development plans, tree Preservation Orders, Town Planning schedules or resolutions which may be or may come into force. The Purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge and have satisfied himself of the provisions of any such matters affecting the property.

Claw Back: The property is subject to an uplift, should planning be granted for a House until 2025, apart from a farmhouse.

Boundaries:  The Purchasershall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither the Vendor nor the Vendor’s Agent will be responsible for defining the boundaries or the ownership thereof.

Disputes:  Should any dispute arise as to the boundaries or any points arise on the particulars or plan, or in the interpretation of them, the question shall be referred to the Vendor’s Agent whose decision acting as experts shall be final.

Misrepresentation Act: The particulars are intended as a guide to prospectivePurchasers to enable them to decide whether to make further enquiries with a view to taking up any negotiations, but they are otherwise not intended to be relied upon in anyway, or for any other purpose, whatever, and accordingly, neither their accuracy, nor the continued availability of the property, is in any way guaranteed and they are furnished on the express understanding that neither the agent, nor the Vendor are to be, or become under any liability, or claim, in respect of their contents. In the event of the Agent or the Vendor’s solicitor supplying any further information, or expressing any opinion to the prospective Purchasers, whether oral, or in writing, such information or expression of the opinion must be treated as given on the same basis as these Particulars.

Services: None

Vendor’s Solicitor:

Susan Matthews

Hayes & Storr

18/19 Market Place



NR21 9BH 

Local Authorities:

Norfolk County Council

County Hall

Martineau Lane



Tel: 0844 800 8020

Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk

PO Box 26

Kings Lynn

PE30 1EX

Tel: 01553 616 200

Anglian Water

Anglian House

Ambury Road


PE29 3NZ

Tel:  01480 323000


Directions: (to the area) From the centre of the village of Feltwell, take the Lodge Road out of the village towards the (B1106) King’s Lynn to Brandon Road. The Farm will be found on the right hand side just before reaching the main road.

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