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Three Greenhouses With Irrigation Tanks, The Glasshouse Nursery, Croft Banks, Skegness, PE24 4AW

70,267 Sq Ft / Other

For Sale - £250,000.00

Available - Last updated: 03 August 2020

The glasshouse nursery extends to 1.94 hectares (4.8 acres) it is a flat site, which sits on a very narrow band of extremely fertile sandy loam soil, known as “The Toft”.
There are three west dock greenhouses dating back to the 1960’s, which extends to 2626.53m² (0.65 acres) these Dutch light green houses are showing significant signs of disrepair and are suitable for either complete refurbishment or demolition.

The nursery is also equipped with three modern venlo greenhouses by HOK, each has vents of either side of the ridge 1m wide glass, and good gutter highs of approximately 3.5m.

  • Unit 1 Height to gutter is 3.5m
  • Unit 2 has six pedestrian doors with access to a central concrete road. Overhead irrigation, concrete perimeter wall.
  • Unit 3 is equipped with two DF10 Priva direct fire heaters running on kerosene fuel oil. There is a breeze block perimeter wall, galvanised metal gutters with condensation drip channels and overhead irrigation.
  • Irrigation equipment comprises two 5,000-gallon irrigation tanks, two Grundfos irrigation pumps, a dosatron fertiliser injector and chlorine injector. The pump house has a three-phase electric supply fitted.
  • Brick constructions shed corradiated with asbestos roof is L-shaped access via two large barn doors, gross internal area 191sm (2,054 sq ft)
  • Light weight wooden shed extending to 70sm (753sqft)


Located at ordnance survey grid reference TF505596, the glasshouse nursery lies to the immediate north east of Croft Bank, and the A52 road, links Wainfleet All Saints with Skegness. Lying to the to the north east and Wrangle to the south west. The nursery has a good vehicle access linking to the A52 road.

The nearest town is Skegness, which is well known as a tourist destination, having had a Butlins holiday resort since 1936. The town has all of the usual urban amenities, one would expect to find in a town of this size.


Unit 1 - HOK Six Bay - 40m length - 38.4m wide - 1,536 sq m (16,533 sq ft)

Unit 2 - HOK Six Bay - 76m length - 38.4m wide - 2,918 sq m (31,413 sq ft)

Unit 3 - HOK Nine Double Trellis Bays - 57.6m length - 36m wide - 2,074 sq m (22,320 sq ft)

Total - 6,528 sq m (70,267 sq ft)


Offers in region of £250,000

Services - Main water, three phase mains electric supply (there is no toilet facilities constructed on the site.)

Interested parties must make their own enquiries to confirm continuity of supply.

Business Rates - Agricultural properties are exempt from business rates.

Legal costs, VAT & References - Each party to make their own legal cost associated with the production of the contract.  The premises are not VAT elected.

EPC - Glasshouses are exempted from EPC’s.

The agricultural sheds ate unheated.

Overage Provisions - The property is being sold subject to an overage clause entitling the vendor to a 30% share of any increase in values as a result any residential  development on the property for a period of 30 years following completion of the sale. 


  • Freehold Nursery extending to 1.94 hectares (4.88 acres)
  • 6528 m² (70,267 ft²) HOK venlo glass
  • Nursery shed extending to 190.84m² (2,054ft²)
  • Irrigation tanks and associated equipment

Property Quote Price(s)

DescriptionSale typeGuide pricePrice type
Offers in the region of For Sale Freehold £250,000.00 NA

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