About this property

Key Features

Freehold with vacant possession
180m of river frontage
6.38 acres (2.58ha) Grassland


An opportunity to acquire a parcel of grassland extending to 6.38 acres (2.58ha) situated off Twentypence Road between the villages of Cottenham and Wilburton. The land is Grade 3 on DEFRA’s Agricultural Land Classification Map and is identified by the Soil Survey for England and Wales as belonging to the Clayhithe Soil Series of which the soils are described as a humose or peaty loam soil type. The land is permanent pasture and is partially fenced with a timber post and wire fence. In recent years it has been used for grazing livestock and mown for hay. The land has good road frontage with access directly off the B1049 Twentypence Road. Included within the sale are circa 180 metres of river frontage along the south bank of the river Great Ouse. The land could offer potential for some leisure uses subject to obtaining the necessary consents, alternatively there is scope to enhance the amenity value of the land.


Freehold with vacant possession


The land is situated approximately 3 miles north-east of the village of Cottenham on the B1049 immediately to the south-west of Twentypence Bridge. The entrance to the land is demarked by a ‘for sale’ board.

General Remarks & Stipulations

Overhead electricity wires on poles cross the property. The land is sold subject to any wayleaves, covenants and rights of way that may exist. All sporting, timber and mineral rights and included in the sale in so far as they are owned. Please refer to the auction legal pack for further details.

Basic Payments Scheme

The land has been registered on the Rural Land Registry with the Rural Payment Agency for the Basic Payment Scheme. Entitlements to claim under the Basic Payment Scheme, are not included within the sale. Drainage Rates The land is subject to drainage rates payable to the Old West Internal Drainage Board, the drainage rates payable for 2021 amount to £57.98.

Lot Type


Legal Packs

www.cheffins.co.uk/auctions/property-auctions or Andrew Davis at Metcalfe, Copeman & Pettefar, Cage Lane, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2DT.


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Important notes

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