Land at East Ord, East Ord, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland
Offers Over £850,000
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The land at East Ord is located in the Tweed Valley in North Northumberland in an extremely accessible location directly to the west of Berwick upon Tweed. The land is well situated on the south bank of the River Tweed and the position of the land offers excellent long term development prospects.
The village of East Ord is immediately to the south with the town of Berwick upon Tweed (approximate population 12,000) 1 mile to the east. The land has excellent access with the A698 forming the southern boundary of the land and the A1 East Ord junction immediately to the west.
From the East Ord roundabout on the A1 follow the A698 towards Berwick and the entrance to the land lies on the left after approximately 0.3 miles.
Bounded by the A698 to the south and the River Tweed to the north, the land lies between the 5 metre and 30 metre contours. It benefits from excellent access off the A698 and via a tarmacadam internal private road providing access to virtually all fields. The arable land is all grade 2 with the permanent pasture providing excellent silage and grazing land. Further summer grazing is available on the riverside haugh land.
The arable land is all of the Nercwys soil association which are deep fine loams capable of consistent production of high cash crop yields. The permanent grassland and haugh land adjoining the river are of the Alun soil association and constitute deep permeable, virtually stone free alluvial soils. The riverside haugh land is prone to flooding. Field No 3 has been sown down to arable crops in the past and both fields Nos 2 and 3 can be mown for hay and silage. A mains trough water supply is provided to both the permanent pasture fields and the grazing land on the haugh.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The vendors own 51.20 Basic Payment Scheme entitlements which are included in the sale and will be apportioned per Lot as appropriate. The 2019 payment will be retained in full by the vendors.
LAND AT EAST ORD
The property is offered for sale as a whole or in the following Lots:
Lot 1: 112.41 acres including 72.30 acres of extremely productive arable accommodation land, 13.31 acres of good quality permanent pasture and 20.86 acres of riverside haugh grazing served by an excellent private road connecting to the A698 public road to the south.
Lot 2: 12.37 acres of arable land with development potential with direct access from the A698.
In the event that the property is sold in Lots each individual Lot will be granted such rights as are necessary to enable it to be properly serviced and enjoyed.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale with vacant possession by private treaty with entry by arrangement between the parties.
A closing date for offers may be fixed and interested parties are advised to register their interest with the selling agents.
The vendors shall not be bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer. Offers in writing should be submitted to the selling agents.
Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.
Sporting rights are excluded over field Nos 1 and 7 but are in hand over the remainder of the property.
The mineral rights are included in so far as they are owned.
A mains trough water supply is provided to field Nos 1, 2 and 3.
A development clawback of 40% will attach to Lot 2 and 30% to field No 8 in Lot 1. The development clawback will apply to the uplift in value as a result of the grant of planning permission for alternative uses within a period of 30 years from the date of completion.
The River Tweed and its banks are both a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Special Area of Conservation (SAC). The land does not lie within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone. There are no other known special landscape designations, scheduled monuments, listings or other potentially prejudicial statutory notifications affecting the property. There are no Agri-Environmental Schemes in place.
RIGHTS OF WAY, WAYLEAVES AND EASEMENTS
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, and any existing or proposed wayleaves, easements, servitude rights, restrictions and burdens of whatever kind, whether referred to in these particulars or not. The purchasers will be held to have satisfied themselves on all such matters and should note that further information is available in the information pack.
PAYMENT OF PURCHASE PRICE
Contracts must be exchanged within four weeks of an offer being accepted, otherwise the vendors will consider themselves free to sell elsewhere. On exchange of contracts a non-refundable deposit of 10% will be paid by the purchasers to the vendors’ solicitors with the balance of the purchase price being paid on completion, failing which interest will become payable on the outstanding amount at 4% above the Bank of Scotland Plc base rate.
In addition to the purchase price the purchasers will be required to take over at valuation any growing crops, straw and other produce not required by the vendors. The valuation procedure will be available on request.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Given the potential hazards of a working farm we request that you take as much care as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly in fields containing livestock.
Any offer by a purchaser(s) who is resident outwith the United Kingdom must be accompanied by a guarantee from a banker who is acceptable to the vendors.
An information pack will be available to genuine prospective purchasers on their signing of a confidentiality agreement.
The plans incorporated within these particulars are based upon the Ordnance Survey with the sanction of the Controller of HM Stationery Office. Crown Copyright is reserved (ES753270). These plans are published for the convenience of the prospective purchaser(s) only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed.
GUIDE TO INTERESTED PARTIES
Whilst we use our best endeavours to make our sales details accurate and reliable, please contact us if there is any point which you wish to clarify. We would be pleased to check this information for you, particularly if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
A first class block of arable and pasture land with some development potential
84.67 acres arable
13.31 acres permanent grass
20.86 acres of riverside grazing land
124.78 acres (50.50 hectares) or thereabouts in total
For sale by private treaty with vacant possession as a whole or in two Lots