Being brought to the market due to a reduction in farming enterprise this block of land sits with road frontage to the B1229 Speeton to Flamborough Road between the villages of Buckton and Bempton and comprises approximately 7.89 hectares (19.5 acres) of grassland split between older pasture at the main road frontage and sown grass on what was formerly arable land which has its own right of way access off Pump Lane.
The block of land sits to the South of the B1229 between Main Street, Buckton and the Bridlington to Scarborough Railway line on gently rising Wolds land and will be in good heart following several years of cattle grazing. The cattle handling facilities are not included in the sale.
DESCRIPTION Lot 1 is a permanent grass of long-standing sloping gently downwards from the road frontage.
Lot 2 comprises two fields now merged, the Western one of which was arable land in 2014-15. If purchased separately this land can be accessed by right of way from Pump Lane.
LAND CLASSIFICATION/SOIL TYPE The land is classified as predominantly Grade 3 but on the very fringe of the Grade 2 land north of the railway line.
Soil type is Burlingham 2 Chalky Till being deep fine loamy soils over slowly permeable subsoils.
EASEMENTS/WAYLEAVES/RIGHTS OF WAY There are overhead electricity cables and poles across Lots 1 and 2 for which annual wayleaves are receivable.
Lot 2 has a neighbour’s short right of way from the corner at the access from Pump Lane.
BUILDINGS There are no buildings.
STEWARDSHIP There is no Stewardship Scheme in respect of the land.
SPORTING RIGHTS/MINERALS The land will be sold to include all such rights currently belonging to the vendor.
ENTITLEMENTS TO BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME The Entitlements to the 2023 BPS year based on the net eligible area of all Lots will be included in the sale price.
The vendor will claim the 2022 BPS and what happens thereafter will be in the hands of the RPA.
FARMSTEAD AND PADDOCKS There is no Farmstead. The original paddock that fronts onto Main Street is an old pasture and may contain old earthworks.
Lot 2 may be capable of conversion to arable cropping if required, part of it having been acquired as arable cropped land in 2014.
CONTAMINATION The Vendor is not aware of the land having been filled with any contaminated matter referred to in the Environmental Protection Act 1990. The Vendor does not give any guarantee or guarantees in this respect and advises the Purchaser(s) to make such enquiries and investigations which may be necessary to satisfy themselves that none of this land is so filled.
NEIGHBOURS RIGHT OF WAY It is believed that a neighbour has a right of way over the bottom NW corner of Lot 2.
WATER SUPPLY Water has been laid on to all fields from one meter in the road but the water connections have not been made.
TENDER ARRANGEMENTS For sale as a whole or in two individual Lots by Informal Tender, the closing date for which is 12 noon on Wednesday 11 January 2023. Exchange of contracts will be on or before 15 February 2023 with completion of contract on or before 1 March 2023. Where individual Lots are purchased separately sales contracts will need to coincide.
PLEASE OBTAIN THE TENDER PACK DIRECTLY FROM THE AGENT
Where the Lots are bought individually the Selling Agent will allocate party boundary ownerships and repairing liabilities as appropriate which will include the liability for fencing the former gateway between the Lots.
GUIDE PRICES Lot 1 – Guide Price £ 55,000
Lot 2 – Guide Price £195,000
Lot 3 – The whole £250,000
OVERAGE The vendor will require a 50% development claw-back clause in respect of the sale of either Lot or the whole and this will run for a period of 20 years from the date of completion of sale.
TENURE & POSSESSION The land is for sale freehold with vacant possession available on completion.
PLANS, AREAS & SCHEDULES The plans and the areas stated are for guidance only and are subject to verification with the registered Title.
VAT In the event that the sale of the property or any part of it or any right attached to it is or becomes chargeable to VAT such tax will be payable in addition to the purchase price.