The property is situated within a single ring fence with two separate entrances off Hospital Road which lead to the A20 Ashford Road close to Leeds Castle to the south and providing access to Leeds village, Maidstone, Harrietsham and Ashford. Junction 6 of the M20 is located a short distance along the A20 Ashford Road. To the north Hospital Road joins Greenway Court Road which leads to Hollingbourne and Eyhorne Street both a short distance away.
The property extends to approximately 39.42 Ha (97.40 acres) and is shown edged red on the plan. The land is predominantly ancient and semi-natural woodland, together with fishing lake, three parcels of arable land and motorcross track.
The land is identified as Grade III.
The property currently forms part of a substantially larger arable land holding, but also provides excellent opportunities for a number of leisure uses including shooting and fishing and in addition, recreational uses subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.
Lot 1 – extends to 11.94 Ha (29.50 acres) and includes 11.00 Ha (27.18 acres) of arable land and 0.94 Ha (2.32 acres) of woodland with access via a right of way for all purposes over Lot 2
Lot 2 – extends to 20.96 Ha (51.80 acres) of woodland and fishing lake
Lot 3 – extends to 6.52 Ha (16.10 acres) and includes 4.97 Ha (12.30 acres) of Motorcross track and grassland and 1.54 Ha (3.80 acres) of woodland. This lot benefits from a water supply.
METHOD OF SALE
The Property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in three lots. The right is reserved to take the Property to auction or tender at a later date.
The property is crossed by two public footpaths (KH200 and KH202).
The property is sold subject to an overage of 35% of the uplift in value should the land be developed for any non-agricultural use or development over a term of 25 years from the completion of the sale of the property.
HECTARES (& ACRES)
The areas provided are for guidance only and are given without responsibility. Any intended purchaser(s) should not rely upon them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the areas.
FENCING & BOUNDARIES
The purchaser(s) must satisfy themselves on the location of the boundaries from the Land Registry plans and the Vendor’s deed plans (where available).
The property is freehold with vacant possession.
Prospective purchasers must make an appointment to view the property with George Webb Finn. Viewings should be during daylight hours on foot from the entrance. Please carry these particulars with you.
ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP & WOODLAND GRANT SCHEMES
The property is currently not within any Environmental Stewardship Schemes.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME AND ENTITLEMENTS
All of the land is registered on the Rural Land Register and 11.00 Non SDA entitlements are available by separate negotiation for Lot 1.
TOWN & COUNTRY PLANNING
The Property is sold subject to any development plan, tree preservation order, town planning schedule, resolution or notice in force and the purchaser(s) will be deemed to have full knowledge and to satisfy himself with the provisions of any such matter affecting the Property.
RIGHTS & EASEMENTS
The Property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage and electricity supply and other rights and obligations, easements, quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves, masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water, gas and other pipes.
PLANS & LOTTING
The plans and associated acreages have been prepared for illustrative purposes and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. The Vendor reserves the right to alter the lotting or to not sell any of the lots.
MINTERAL, SPORTING AND TIMBER RIGHTS
All mineral, sporting and timber rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned by the Vendor.
LOTS & GUIDE PRICES
Lot 1 11.94 Ha (29.50 acres) £180,000
Lot 2 20.96 Ha (51.80 acres) £450,000
Lot 3 6.52 Ha (16.10 acres) £200,000
The Vendor has not made a voluntary election of the land for VAT.
Photographs - The Photographs included within these particulars were taken November 2021.
Local Authority – Maidstone Borough Council – 01622 602000