Main Drove, Little Downham CB6

Main Drove, Little Downham CB6

77 acres (31.1 hectares)

Asking price £730,000
Manea 3.5 miles
Littleport 3.6 miles
Ely 4.9 miles

Four blocks of productive Grade 1 arable land located north-west of Ely, offering a prime agricultural investment opportunity.

In all extending to approximately 76.97 acres (31.15 ha).

For sale by private treaty as a whole or in up to 4 Lots.

Four blocks of productive Grade 1 arable land located north-west of Ely, offering a prime agricultural investment opportunity.

In all extending to approximately 76.97 acres (31.15 ha).

For sale by private treaty as a whole or in up to 4 Lots.

The land is located in the vicinity Pymoor and Head Fen, 4 miles to the north-west of Ely and 3 miles west of Littleport. Cambridge is situated 18 miles to the south.

The land is currently being farmed to a high standard under a mixed traditional combinable and root crop rotation.

All 4 Lots comprise Grade 1 loamy and sandy soilscapes with naturally high groundwater and a peaty surface.

Detailed in the Brochure.

For sale by private treaty as a whole or in up to 4 Lots.

Vacant Possession will be achieved in Autumn 2024 upon completion of the harvest.

The Property is not entered into any Environmental Schemes.

Lot 1 is accessed off Main Street (B1411).
Lot 2 is accessed off O Furlong Drove.
Lot 3 is accessed off A Furlong Drove.
Lot 4 is accessed off Fifth Drove.

The Property is fully under-drained, with drainage plans available upon request.

The Property will be sold with the benefit of an abstraction licence. The following volumes of water are to be attributed to each lot subject to approval from the relevant authorities:

Lot 1: 1,481 cubic metres
Lot 2: 1,347 cubic metres
Lot 3: 1,557 cubic metres
Lot 4: 367 cubic metres.

The land is to be sold subject to, and with the benefit of, all existing wayleaves, easements, covenants and rights of way, whether or not disclosed.

Any guide prices quoted or discussed are exclusive of VAT. In the event that the sale of the land becomes a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable (or become payable by the purchaser) in addition to the purchase price.

To be included within the sale.

East Cambridgeshire District Council
The Grange
Nutholt Lane

Viewings can be conducted unaccompanied, providing that prospective purchasers have a set of particulars to-hand. Please contact the Agent to register as interest prior to viewing.

Lot 1: Heading south from Pymoor village on Main Street, continue for 700 yards before turning left onto the access drove. Lot 1 is located 400 yards along this drove on the right-hand-side.

Lot 2: Heading north from the village of Little Downham on California Road, continue for 1 mile, bearing left onto O Furlong Drove. Continue ahead for 300 yards before turning right onto the access drove. Lot 2 is located 400 yards along this drove.

Lot 3: From Pymoor village, continue north-eastwards along Straight Furlong Road for 1.5 miles, before turning right onto Short Drove. Continue ahead for 350 yards, prior to turning right onto A Furlong Drove. Lot 3 is located 600 yards along this drove.

Lot 4: Heading north from Little Downham, continue on California Road for 1 mile. Then turn right onto Main Drove, crossing the railway and continuing ahead for 1 km. Situated at the entrance to Fifth Drove is a sugar beet pad. Continue down Fifth Drove for 600 yards, where Lot 4 is situated on the left-hand-side.

The photographs within this brochure were taken in January 2024. The red line boundary overlay is approximate and for indicative purposes only.

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Key Property Details
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77 acres (31.1 hectares)
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