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Leek Road Wetley Rocks, Stoke-On-Trent Guide Price £550,000

  • 49.92 Acres of Land & Building Off Leek Road for sale as a whole or in two Lots
  • Productive Grassland well suited to grazing and mowing
  • Brick Building with development potential (subject to planning)
  • Lot 1 - 25 Acres of Land plus a brick building
  • Lot 2 - 24.92 acres of grassland
  • Long term development hope value being on the edge of Cellarhead
  • Excellent roadside access
  • Of interest to Local Farmers as well as those with investment interests
  • To be Sold by Informal Tender - Closing date for offers Wednesday 21st July 2021

TO BE SOLD BY INFORMAL TENDER CLOSING DATE FOR OFFERS TO BE RECEIVED BY WEDNESDAY 21st JULY AT 12 NOON An exciting and first-class opportunity to acquire a strategically located and accessible block of productive grassland bordering the northern edge of the settlement of Cellarhead, together with a roadside brick building having development potential (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents). The Land has excellent roadside access onto both the A520 Leek to Stone Road and also off Rownall Road and is well suited to grazing and mowing for hay & silage. The sale of this land provides an ideal opportunity for local farmers to acquire additional land to add to their existing holdings as well as those with investment interests. In all about 49.92 Acres (20.22 hectares) and offered for sale either as a whole or in two individual Lots

Leek Road Wetley Rocks
Stoke-On-Trent ST9 0AR
County: Staffordshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: WB004731


The land borders the northern edge of the settlement of Cellarhead and has good road frontage and direct access onto the A520 road which runs from Leek (to the North) and Stone (to the South) and onto Rownall Road to the west.


From our Derby Street Leek Office proceed out of the town on the A520 towards Stoke-On-Trent. Follow this road for approximately 6.60 miles proceeding up the hill towards the village of Cellarhead and the land is immediately on the right hand side of the road with the entrance gateway to the land identified by a Whittaker & Biggs ‘For Sale’ sign.


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 - 25 ACRES (10.13 HECTARES) (EDGED RED ON THE ATTACHED PLAN) GUIDE PRICE: £300,000 plus Two productive, regular shaped fields being level and flat in nature and ideally suited to mowing and grazing purposes. The land has the benefit of gated access and main road frontage onto the A520. The boundaries are a combination of post and wire fences and mature Hawthorne hedgerows. The southern boundary borders residential properties for its entire length. An access point is also present off Heath Avenue into Lot 1. On the eastern roadside boundary there is a single storey brick barn measuring 16.40m x 5.0m. This building is considered to offer development potential for residential or commercial conversion subject to obtaining any necessary planning consents. LOT 2 – 24.92 ACRES (10.09 HECTARES) (EDGED BLUE ON THE ATTACHED PLAN) GUIDE PRICE: £250,000 plus Two productive, regular shaped parcels of land divided by a post and wire fence and interconnecting gateway. The roadside parcel has long frontage to Rownall Road and is undulating in nature and sloping easterly with a pond in the north western corner and is suitable for grazing and mowing. The second field gently slopes and is highly suitable for grazing and mowing. The land has the benefit of gated access and road frontage onto Rownall Road to the west. The boundaries are a combination of post and wire fences and mature Hawthorne hedgerows.



There will be an overage clause reserved for LOT 1 for the period of 25 years from the date of completion reserving 35% of the uplift in value for any change of use to residential or commercial usage, but agricultural or equestrian uses will be specifically excluded from this provision. The trigger being the implementation of planning or sale with the benefit of planning, whichever is sooner.


In the event that Lot 1 & 2 are sold to separate parties, the purchaser of LOT 2 will be responsible for the erection and future maintenance of a stockproof boundary fence between points A to B as marked on the attached plan.


A public footpath crosses both Lots. 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.


The Land is sold freehold and with vacant possession granted upon completion.


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.


Lot 1 – Electricity supply connected to the building and a mains water supply is understood to available within the vicinity. Lot 2 - Natural supply of water via the pond.


Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, Moorlands House Stockwell Street Leek ST13 6HQ Tel: 0345 605 3010


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.


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.


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 ‘LAND OFF LEEK ROAD– PKD’. The vendor reserves the right to not accept the highest, or any offer.


Peter Kirton-Darling MRICS FAAV Simon Lewis BSc Hons (Assistant) Whittaker and Biggs 45-49 Derby Street Leek Staffordshire ST13 6HU Tel: 01538 372006 Email:


Particulars written June 2021 Photographs taken June 2021

Leek Road Wetley Rocks
Stoke-On-Trent ST9 0AR
County: Staffordshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: WB004731
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