The land is located to the west of the village of Cheddleton and has long road frontage and direct access onto Shaffalong Lane, being 0.6 of a mile from the A520 Leek Road which runs from Leek (to the North) and Stone (to the South).
From our Derby Street Leek Office proceed out of the town on the A520 towards Stoke-On-Trent. Follow this road for approximately 3.40 miles and after crossing the canal, turn right opposite the Red Lion Public House onto Hollow Lane, proceeding for 0.6 of a mile onto Shaffalong Lane and the land is on the right hand side of the road with the entrance gateways to the three Lots identified by Whittaker & Biggs ‘For Sale’ signs.
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.
LOT 1 – BUILDINGS & YARD 1.44 ACRES
(Hatched red on the plan)
GUIDE PRICE: £90,000 plus
A substantial partly concreted agricultural yard comprising of areas of hardstanding and various buildings as follows:
General Purpose Shed (32m x 25m) - A former dairy building of steel portal frame construction with concrete block walls, concrete floor and cladding to all sides.
Looseboxes (14m x 5m) - Monopitch concrete block building with concrete floor and box profile steel roof sheets.
Two Pigsty sheds (30m x 4m each) - Of timber construction with corrugated tin roof sheeting and concrete slatted flooring.
LOT 2 – GRASSLAND 10.76 ACRES
(Hatched blue on the plan)
GUIDE PRICE: £100,000 plus
A productive parcel of land suitable for mowing and grazing purposes, the land is level in nature sloping gently to the western boundary with Lot 3. The land has good gated access off Shaffalong Lane.
LOT 3 – GRASSLAND 8 ACRES
(Hatched orange on the plan)
GUIDE PRICE: £80,000 plus
A productive and regular shaped parcel of land suitable for mowing and grazing purposes. Sloping gently to the western boundary. The land has a recently installed gateway access off Shaffalong Lane and is well fenced.
SOIL TYPE & LAND GRADE
According to the Cranfield Soil and Agri-food Institute (Soilscapes of England & Wales), the soil is classed as “Soilscape 17” described as Slowly permeable seasonally wet acid loamy and clayey soils, suited largely to growing grass and some cereals and the land is Grade 3 (Land Classification Series for England & Wales) (Grade 1 - best, Grade 5 – worst).
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY ETC.
There are no public footpaths through the property.
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.
No Mains services are currently connected to any of the three Lots, but they are believed to be available within the vicinity.
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 12 noon on Wednesday 21st July 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 ‘BUILDINGS AND LAND OFF SHAFFALONG LANE– 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
Particulars written June 2021
Photographs taken June 2021