To Let Hoxne – Home Farm

To Let
Hoxne – Home Farm
Eye Road, Hoxne, Eye, Suffolk, IP21 5BA
The property extends to approximately 97.33 hectares (240.50 acres)
including a house, buildings and arable land in a ring fence and is
shown edged in red on the letting plans. Home Farm has been used as
an arable farm for many years with the land growing cereals and root
The House and farm buildings are accessed via a hard surfaced farm
road leading from the Eye Road, Hoxne. The land to the North of the
Buildings is accessed from the farm buildings and the land to the south
and west of the farm buildings is accessed from an internal farm track.
Approximately 96.35 Hectares of Arable Land
Approximately 0.98 Hectares House & Buildings
TOTAL: 97.33 Hectares
Burlingham 3 – Chalky Till and Glaciofluvial drift. Deep fine loamy soils
with slowly permeable subsoils and slight seasonal waterlogging.
Suitable for cereals sugar beet and other arable crops.
Soil Type
Beccles 1- Chalky Till slowly permeable seasonally waterlogged fine
loamy over clayey soils. Suitable for winter cereals, potatoes and grass.
Land Grade
Midelney – River Alluviam over peat – Stoneless clayey soils mostly
overlying peat. Suitable for growing cereals, sugar beet and potatoes
According to the former MAFF Land Classification map the land is a mix
of Grade 2 and Grade 3 Agricultural land.
Detached two storey mid 1930’s house, brick cavity walls under a clay
pantile roof, oil fired central heating, mains electricity and mains water
(metered), foul drainage is to a septic tank.
The ground floor has a sitting room with open fire, living room, kitchen,
rear lobby, larder, conservatory and Utility/WC/Shower room. On the
second floor are 3 bedrooms and a bathroom.
There are a range of modern and traditional farm buildings to the North
and West of the Farmhouse.
These comprise:
GP Storage building, timber framed with brick & blockwork dwarf walls
and A/C cladding to eves and roof (22.24 m x 16.14 m)
Attached 5 bay timber framed lean – to with brick & blockwork dwarf
walls and A/C cladding to roofs and walls (22.24 m x 5.48 m)
Machinery Cover , steel framed with A/C cladding to walls and roof
(18.28 m x 15.23 m)
Implement shed, timber framed with blockwork dwarf walls an A/C
cladding to eves and roof (18.28 m x 9.14 m)
Former Cart lodge brick built under a clay pantile roof (9.14 m x 4.5 m)
Open fronted store brick built under a clay pantile roof (16.45 m x 7.31
Former Piggery brick & flint walls under a clay pantile roof (31.99 m x
6.09 x 2.43 (eves height) )
Storage building – Timber Portal frame with blockwork walls an A/C
cladding to walls and roof ( 31.99 m x 10.66 m x 4.26 m (eves height) )
Monopitch storage shed blockwork walls with A/C monopitch roof (4.57
m x 4.57 m)
Grain Store, steel framed with dwarf blockwork walls and steel cladding
above to eves and A/C cladding to roof (24.37 m x 12.18 m x 4.5 m
(eves height) )
Payable six monthly on 6 April and 11 October.
The tenant will be expected to farm the land or operate their business in
their own right. Subletting is strictly not permitted. Use of contractors will
only be permitted with prior consent of the landlord. Applications should
state which operations contractors are proposed to be used for, if any.
The existing tenant holds 780 Tonnes ctc and 220 Tonnes ice sugar
beet quota which he is willing to transfer to the incoming tenant subject
to the approval of British Sugar.
The property has the benefit of an irrigation licence which the existing
tenant is willing to transfer subject to the approval of the Environment
Available if required.
Sugar Beet
Basic Payment
Can be included by separate negotiation.
Applications will be accessed against the Suffolk Priorities.
The holding will be available to view for one day only on the 17th June
2016 between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm. Please note that it will not be
possible to view the farmhouse as this property is occupied by the
existing tenant.
Applications for the whole or individual parcels are invited.