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Broad Drove, Methwold Hythe
Guide price £550,000

Two Arable Fields extending to 20.10 Hectares (49.66 Acres) or thereabouts of Productive Grade 1 Land near the Wissington Beet Factory at Broad Drove, Methwold Hythe, Thetford, IP26 4QY


The land is situated to the south of the Wissington Sugar Beet Factory and is accessed directly off Broad Drove as shown on the attached Location Plan. The land is classified as Grade 1 on the Ministry Land Classification Plan and is formed of the Altcar 1 Soil Series being ‘deep peat soils with earthy topsoil’.

Terms of Sale:

The property is initially offered for sale by Private Treaty as one lot. The Vendors and their Agents reserve the right to invite best and final offers and/or conduct a private auction within a pre-determined timescale if required.


Completion to be within 4 Weeks of signing Contracts.


The land is offered For Sale, Freehold with Vacant Possession.


Both fields have access directly off Broad Drove being a metalled road.

Basic Payment Scheme/Contracts:

The land is registered as eligible for the Basic Payment Scheme. The Purchaser will be required to pay £1,000 in addition to the Purchase Price as a Condition of Sale with the connection of the Transfer of Entitlements. The 2018 Claim to be retained by the Vendors with the Purchaser ensuring all Cross Compliance requirements for the 2018 Claim year are met. There are no contracts/quotas included in the Sale.

Money Laundering Regulations:

Intending Purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way:

The property is offered, subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights of way whether public or private light support drainage or water electricity supplies and other rights and obligations easements quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves, poles, masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water, gas and other pipes whether referred to herein or not.

Boundaries, Plans, Areas Schedules & Disputes:

The Purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and areas and any mistake or error shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof. 

Should any dispute arise as to the boundaries or any points arise on the general remarks, stipulations, particulars, schedule, plan or the interpretation of any of them, questions shall be referred to the selling Agents whose decision acting as experts shall be final.

Tenant Right/Dilapidations:

All matters of Tenant Right included in the Sale. The Purchaser shall not be entitled to claim Dilapidation.


Apportioned to the Date of Contract. The land is situated in the catchment of the Southery & District Internal Drainage Board.

Irrigation Licence

There is an Irrigation Licence which will be transferred to the Purchaser. The Licence Number is 6/33/50/*S/0059. A copy of the Licence is available on request.


Strictly by prior appointment with the Vendor’s Agent, Cruso & Wilkin, tel. 01553 691691 or Cheffins, tel. 01353 654900. All viewings to be conducted during daylight hours only, on foot, with a copy of these particulars in hand.



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