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LOCATION AND AMENITIES The property is located just 3 miles from the thriving market town of Diss, with its historic mere and mainline railway connection to London Liverpool Street (90 mins). Norwich, Bury St. Edmunds and Ipswich are all approximately 20 miles distant, providing outstanding recreation, shopping and schooling opportunities.
More locally, the property lies in the catchment area for Hartismere School at Eye, 5 miles, which has consecutively been rated as 'outstanding' by Ofsted (November 2014).
The area is well served for sport, with golf at Diss and Thetford; flat racing at Newmarket, point-to-point at Ampton and National Hunt at Fakenham.
LOT 2 - DASHES FARM HOUSE SET IN 6.79 ACRES (2.77HA) A fine example of a modern version of a traditional style Suffolk farm house with over 2,150 sq ft of living accommodation. The property has generous proportions, with a large kitchen/breakfast room and triple aspect sitting room. In addition, there is a snug, utility room and study all with southerly aspects on the ground floor. A generous entrance hall leads up to the first floor with a large landing area providing access to all four bedrooms and the family bathroom. The master bedroom has ensuite facilities. Leading back downstairs, there is also a pantry off the kitchen/breakfast room, rear lobby and downstairs WC. An attractive entrance porch leads into the hall, which connects to an inner lobby area taking you through French doors into the garden. The garden benefits from a roofed veranda covering a large flag-stoned area. The flag-stones extend the full length of the property enclosed by a low brick wall, which then leads into the lawned garden. The garden is laid to lawn and there are two areas of woodland planting on either side of the property.
To the south of the garden is an area established with grass. To the west is presently cropped with arable crops, but this could conveniently be grassed and fenced off for livestock if required.
If the purchaser for Lot 2 is different to Lot 1, then they will be required to erect a boundary fence demarcating its southern, eastern and western boundary within six months of completion of the sale.
The property has private drainage and mains electricity; and there is a private water supply, which comes via a borehole located on Lot 3. If the purchasers of Lots 2 and 3 are different, then the purchaser of Lot 3 will be required to continue to provide water to Dashes Farm House, subject to a fair charge being paid for the same to reflect similar charges being applied by local water authorities and it will reflect also the amount of water consumed.
The property benefits from central heating, with an oil fired boiler.
Council Tax Band D - (2017/2018 - £1,562.52).
Method of Sale The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole or in up to three Lots.
Services There is a private borehole located on Lot 3, which services the modern farm buildings on Lot 3; the residence, Dashes Farm House, on Lot 2; and it also serves two further residential properties, namely Meadow Rise, which lies to the east and No. 1 Dashes Cottage, which lies to the west. These two residential properties are charged £135pa for being supplied with water from the private borehole. This borehole was newly installed in 2017. The purchaser of Lot 3 will need to continue to provide water to the three residential properties going forward.
Electricity Mains electricity services both Lots 2 and 3.
Soil Survey The property had a complete soil analysis carried out in 2015, indicating levels of pH, P, K and Mg. *
Entitlements The relevant number of entitlements will be included in the sale and transferred to the buyer(s) after completion. In 2017, 74.20ha (183.35ac) were claimed for BPS purposes.*
Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of all Rights of Way, whether public or private, all wayleaves, easements and other rights whether specifically referred to herein or not. Where an annual wayleave payment is received, this will be transferred through to the buyer(s) after completion.
Assessments Land drainage charges are payable to the Environment Agency and the Waveney Lower Yare & Lothingland IDB. The vendor has paid the 2017 charges and the purchaser(s) will be responsible for the 2018 charges. *
Environmental Schemes The vendor is within an ELS/HLS agreement and will look to transfer through to the prospective purchaser(s) all management obligations relating to these two schemes. The HLS/ELS agreement ends on 31 August 2020. *
Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights All sporting, timber and mineral rights are included within the sale of the freehold insofar as they are owned.
Tenant Right There will be no charge for unexhausted manurial values of fertiliser, nor will the purchaser(s) be entitled to make any counter claim for dilapidations.
VAT Should any sale of the land or any right attached to it become a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax shall be payable by the purchaser(s) in addition to any other sums.
Title Title can be deduced from Land Registry Title Numbers SK372202, SK162103 and SK159885. *
Viewing By prior appointment with the selling agents. Please note that there will be livestock within the farm buildings on Lot 3 and on the permanent pastures also on Lot 3, so under no circumstances whatsoever should people inspect any of the land without prior appointment.
* Items marked with an asterisk * Items marked with an asterisk indicate that a copy of the relevant
document(s) is held at the Agent's offices and can be emailed to interested parties or viewed by prior appointment.
Contact Edward Baskerville - 01379 651931