Sandhayes Lane, Snitterby Carr, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire


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Niveks Farm is a superbly equipped agricultural smallholding, conveniently located. The property comprises a 2 bedroom wooden cottage (subject to an agricultural occupancy clause), over 19,000 sq.ft, farm buildings and is situated within 15 acres of productive farmland


Niveks Farm is a superbly equipped agricultural smallholding, conveniently located, consisting of 7.27 Ha (17.96 ac) Grade III land suitable for arable cropping or grassland uses, including two bedroom wooden cottage (subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Clause), modern livestock building and produce store.


The property lies between the market towns of Brigg and Market Rasen, between the A15 and River Ancholme near the villages of Waddingham and Snitterby. From Waddingham village head east then at the Clock House turn right heading south towards the A631 and the property is on the left after about a mile.

The historic City of Lincoln is situated 18 miles to the south and provides a wide range of services and amenities. The property can be identified by a Dee Atkinson and Harrison For Sale board.


Curlew Cottage is a two bedroom property conveniently located at the entrance of Niveks Farm, of modern wooden construction (subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Clause) was constructed following planning permission granted 26/03/18, application reference 137438. The two bedroom wooden cottage measures 12m length x 6.8m width. The property benefits from a mains water supply, septic tank drainage and off grid electricity power supply solution. A borehole water supply is installed, with off grid power solution.

The off grid power system includes a Solar Array, 15 x 275x Canadian Solar Poly panels, 10.2 kWh of AGM batteries (48V), 3000 VA inverter/charger, control panel with remote data logging, 4kW solar charge controller and genset auto start. SDMO 6000E Silence Diesel Generator, single phase enclosed Kohler KD440 engine, air cooled and with an electric start.


Niveks Farm benefits from a superb range of modern farm buildings amounting to over 1,778 sq. M (19,138 sq.ft) of floorspace, suitable for livestock housing, produce or machinery storage.

1. Six Bay Livestock Building

The building measures 36.6m length x 30.28 width x 5m to eaves (hard-core base with concrete panel surrounds and concrete feed passage). Constructed following planning permission granted in 29/05/2015, application reference 1330669.

2. Six Bay Produce Store Building

The building measures 36.6m length x 18.3m width x 6.7m to eaves (hard core base with concrete panels on one side to form a manure handling area). Constructed following planning permission being granted 25/04/2018, application reference 137701.

3. Storage Containers

Providing additional storage, livestock pens and stables.

Land Classification

The property comprises land extending to 17.96 acres or thereabouts, as shown highlighted red on the plan. The land is shown on the former Ministry of Agricultural Provisional Land Classification map as Grade III.

Soil Type

The soils are shown on the soil series of England and Wales as primarily being of the following Curdridge Series, these soils are described as deep, stoneless permeable coarse loamy soils ans some clayey soils suited to sugar beet, potatoes and combinable crops in rotation. The land has been used for grazing and mowing for hay most recently.

Agricultural Occupancy Clause

Please note that there is an Agricultural Occupancy Clause attached to the property. Please note that the occupation of the dwelling shall be limited to person solely or mainly working or last working in the locality in Agriculture or Forestry, or a widow or widower of such a person and to any resident dependant . Please note that any prospective purchaser must meet these criteria.

Basic Payment Scheme

The land is registered on the Rural Land Register. The seller has made and will retain the previous claims. There are 6.03 Ha of Basic Payment Scheme entitlements included within the sale. The land is currently classed as permanent pasture for Basic Payment purposes. The buyer will be required to indemnify the vendor for any noncompliance that results in any penalty or reduction of payment under the Basic Payment Scheme in relation to the claim.

Easements, Rights of Way & Wayleaves

The land is offered for sale subject to all existing rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water, gas and electrical supplies and other rights, easements, quasi-easements and all wayleaves, whether or not referred to in these particulars.

Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZ)

Niveks Farm is located with an NVZ.


Niveks Farm has drainage ditches on the east and southern boundaries. The vendors pay an annual contribution in the sum of £47.50 to the Ancholme Drainage Board.


The vendor will only sell such interest as they have in the boundary fences and hedges etc. All boundaries and areas are subject to verification with the title deeds and the plans enclosed are for identification only and will be subject to final measurements.


Should any disputes arise as to the boundaries or any matters relating to these particulars, schedule or the interpretation thereof, the matter will be referred to an arbitrator to be appointed by the selling agent.

Sporting, Timber & Mineral Rights

It is assumed that sporting, timber and mineral rights are in hand and included in the sale.

Tenure & Method of Sale

The property is available freehold with vacant possession on completion and is sold by private treaty as a whole. The vendor reserves the right to conclude negotiations by any other means at their discretion.

Health and Safety

Viewing is by appointment only. The property is part of a working farm and therefore, viewers should be careful and vigilant whilst on the land. Neither the seller nor the selling agent is responsible for the safety of those viewing the property and accordingly those viewing the property do so at their own risk.


The vendors are not aware of any land having been filled with any contaminated matter referred to in the Environment Protection Act 1990. The vendors do not give any guarantee or guarantees in this respect and advise the purchaser to undertake enquiries and investigations necessary to satisfy themselves, that none of the land is so filled.

General Information

Services; Mains and borehole water supply, off grid electric supply solution, septic tank drainage.

Council Tax : Band A

Planning: West Lindsay 01427 676676

Tenure: It is understood that upon completion, the property is Freehold and that vacant possession will be given.

EPC: C 80

Post Code: DN21 4UU


Viewing of the property is strictly by prior appointment with the joint selling agents, Dee Atkinson & Harrison, 01377 253151 or R Morley & Co., 07772 126409

Disclaimer: Dee Atkinson & Harrison for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that these particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a Contract. No person in the employment of Dee Atkinson & Harrison has any authority to make any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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