The land at Udimore Road is situated just to the west of the harbour town of Rye in an area of Sussex known as the Romney Marsh. Rye provides productive day to day facilities and amenities along with national rail links to London through the Southern Rail service. Winchelsea is 2 miles due south with Udimore 2 miles due west, both providing further facilities and amenities if required. The land is classified as Grade III on the Agricultural Land Classification Plan for England & Wales with the soils consisting of the Wickham 1 soil series of slowly permeable, seasonally waterlogged, fine silty over clayey, fine loamy over clayey and clayey soils that are typically used for winter cereals, short term grassland and dairying throughout both Kent and East Sussex. The Land extends in total to 71.38 acres divided into 6 principal field parcels, all of which are to a workable size and are planted within an arable rotation. The land is divided by fenced and hedged field boundaries throughout with a gated accessway directly off the Udimore Road on the southern boundary. This is the only access into the land from the adopted public highway. The current tenant farms land adjoining the property and does have other accessways into adjacent field enclosures. The land is currently cropped in an arable rotation with a total acreage of approximately 71.38 acres. The land is currently farmed under a Farm Business Tenancy Agreement that is currently rolling on an annual basis at a rent of £3,600 per annum. Notice has been served which will provide vacant possession after harvest 2019. Copies of the Agreement and / or Notices are available from the selling agents’ offices upon request. The land will be sold subject to a Development Uplift Clause in favour of the vendor for benefit of any planning permission granted on the land from agricultural to residential, commercial or industrial for a 35% uplift in value over a 25 year period. Further details of this Uplift Clause will be available from the vendor’s lawyer once an offer is accepted. Please see the property particulars for further information.
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Ring fenced parcel of Grade III agricultural land on the outskirts of Rye, in all approx. 71.38 acres.