The land is located on the northern outskirts of the market town of Leek approximately 0.50 of a mile north of the A523 Leek to Macclesfield Road. The Land has direct access off and long road frontage to Abbey Green Road which is a council maintained road leading from Leek to the village of Meerbrook.
A highly productive, regular shaped and level field. The land has the benefit of a gated and hardcore access track off the council maintained road and is highly suitable for the grazing of horses, livestock and mowing for hay and silage. The boundaries are a combination of post and wire fences and mature Hawthorne hedgerows.
The land may be viewed during daylight hours whilst in possession of a copy of these particulars and which will constitute authority to view. Please ensure that all gates are left as found and latched or tied correctly.
Anyone inspecting the land does so entirely at their own risk and neither the selling agents nor the vendors accept any responsibility or liability for any injuries or consequential loss howsoever caused.
SOIL TYPE & LAND GRADE
According to the Cranfield Soil and Agri-food Institute (Soilscapes of England & Wales), the soil is classed as “Soilscape 20” described as loamy and clayey floodplain soils with naturally high groundwater, suited largely to growing grass and some cereals and the land is Grade 4 (Land Classification Series for England & Wales) (Grade 1 - best, Grade 5 – worst).
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY ETC
There is a public footpath which runs through the property east to west along the northern boundary.
There is a shared right of way over the access track off Abbey Green Road, shaded blue on the attached plan.
The vendor is to retain a right of access over the area shaded yellow on the attached plan to access their retained land.
A mains water supply passes through the vendors retained land to a meter situated in the roadside verge and a Deed of Easement will be granted upon completion to the purchaser.
The Land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including Rights of Way whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supply, and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not.
TENURE AND POSSESSION
The Land is sold freehold and with vacant possession granted upon completion.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The land is eligible for the Basic Payment Scheme, however no Entitlements are included with the sale of the land, but may be available to purchase by way of separate negotiation following completion.
Mains water is connected to the land.
The sale plans have been prepared by the Agents for the convenience of the prospective purchasers and are for identification purposes only and they are not to scale. They are deemed to be correct, but any error, omission or mis-statement shall not affect the sale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.
MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS
Prospective Purchasers will be required to provide photographic identification and a utility bill proving residency to enable us to comply with the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations prior to the acceptance of any offer made for the property.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by Informal Tender. The closing date for offers to be received by is 12pm noon on Wednesday 7th April 2021. A Tender Form is attached to these particulars and only offers submitted using the Tender Form will be considered. All Tender Forms should be addressed to Mr. P. Kirton-Darling, Whittaker & Biggs, 45-49 Derby Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6HU and marked ‘LAND OFF ABEEY GREEN ROAD– PKD’. The vendor reserves the right to not accept the highest, or any offer.
DEPOSITS AND COMPLETION
The successful purchaser will be required to pay a deposit of 10% of the sale price upon exchange of contracts. It is expected that exchange will take place within 28 days of an offer being accepted and that completion will take place as soon as possible thereafter.
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
Tel: 0345 605 3010
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT
Peter Kirton-Darling MRICS FAAV
Simon Lewis BSc Hons (Assistant)
Whittaker and Biggs
45-49 Derby Street
Tel: 01538 372006