Appleby Street, Cheshunt EN7

Appleby Street, Cheshunt EN7

3 Bedroom | Outbuildings | 92.4 acres (37.4 hectares)

Price on Application

A rare opportunity to rent an equipped smallholding extending to approximately 92.43 acres on a 20 year Farm Business Tenancy.

To Let by Informal Tender

Appleby Street Farm lies on the edge of the town Cheshunt to the north of London in Hertfordshire. Cheshunt provides everyday facilities including a church, educational facilities and public houses. There is an excellent choice of both state and private schools including Haileybury and Duncombe School.

Lying within easy reach of the A10 and M25, the property benefits from good transport links with access to the wider road network and central London. A mainline railway service is available at Cheshunt (3 miles) into London Liverpool Station.

Appleby Street Farm is a smallholding comprising a farmhouse, a good range of modern farm buildings together with 92.43 acres (37.41 hectares) of Grade 3 agricultural land all currently down to pasture. The farm is available as a whole, as shown edged red on the plan.

Appleby Farmhouse
Situated within the farm holding the farmhouse comprises a white painted timber clad two storey property.

Please refer to floorplan for internal layout.

Outside, the house opens up to a large garden which is laid to lawn and sheltered from the view of the passing traffic by a tall fence.

Farm Buildings
Accessed off the highway, the farm buildings are well situated within the yard and comprise of several livestock stores and general purpose buildings. Adjacent to the farmhouse is a farm shop with cool store to the rear.

The Land
The land comprising 92.34 acres of pasture land is enclosed by a mixture of mature native hedges and post and wire fencing. Divided into two blocks with good sized enclosures, the land benefits from road frontage.

Gently undulating, the land is classified under the MAFF Land Classification as predominantly Grade 3. According to the Soil Survey of England and Wales, the soils are of the Windsor series being slowly permeable, clayey soils with good mostly brown subsoils.

The farm is a County Council Smallholding being offered to let as a whole from 25th March 2019 on a 20 year Farm Business Tenancy. The farm is listed as Appleby Street Farm, Cheshunt in the list of Smallholdings held by the County Council and the tenancy will be granted subject to all current legislation relating to Statutory Smallholdings under the Agriculture Act 1970. The agreement will include an annual break clause for both Landlord and the Tenant together with 3 yearly rent reviews. The Agents will carry out a schedule of condition and soil survey prior to the commencement of the tenancy agreement.

The Landlord is looking for a progressive tenant who will farm the land with a strong emphasis on environmental management. Appropriate farm diversification is encouraged.

Basic Payment Scheme
The land is registered on the Rural Land Register for the Basic Payment Scheme. The Landlord will transfer 36.37 entitlements to the tenant for the duration of the term.

On termination of the tenancy, the Tenant will transfer the entitlements back to the Landlord.

The property is located within a surface water Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ) and the London Green Belt.

Mains water and electricity are connected to the farmyard and buildings. Appleby Farmhouse also benefits from mains water, electricity and mains gas.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property is let subject to and with the benefit of all rights including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and any other rights and obligations, easements and proposed wayleaves from masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether specifically referred to or not. A number of public footpaths cross the land.

There is a right of access connecting strip between the two parcels of land as highlighted on the plan (marked A-B).

Sporting Rights
Sporting rights are retained by the Landlord.

Local authority
Broxbourne Borough Council
Tel: 01992 785555 Web:

Information Pack
An information pack is available to prospective tenants. This pack provides further information on the holding and is available on request from the Agents.

Viewing days will be held by appointment with the Agents, Carter Jonas on 01865 819627.

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Situational Details
Property type
Detached House Land Farm
Letting Fees
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Total land
92.4 acres (37.4 hectares)
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