The land is located within the highly regarded Staffordshire Moorlands village of Brown Edge, which is approximately 5 miles north west of Stoke-On-Trent City Centre. Local facilities are available within the village including a shop, a post office and the Stafford Arms Public House. Whilst a wider range of amenities are available in the Market town of Leek which is approximately 6.4 miles to the east.
From our Derby Street Leek Office proceed out of the town on the A53 towards Stoke-On-Trent. Follow this road for approximately 5.1 miles turning right at the Endon crossroads onto the B5051 (signposted for Brown Edge). Proceed for 1.1 miles and turn right onto Hough Hill. The land is approximately 0.2 of a mile on the left 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 – 1.06 acres (Shaded Red on the Plan)
Guide Price - £20,000 plus
A regular shaped parcel of grassland in a prominent position with views over Brown Edge. There are small areas of woodland to the east and west boundaries. The land has good gated access off the ‘C’ classified Hough Hill Lane.
There will be an overage clause reserved for both LOT 1 & LOT 2 for the period of 15 years from the date of completion reserving 20% 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 1 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.
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.
There are no mains services currently connected to the property however it is believed a mains water supply is located within the roadside adjoining the property into which a new connection may be possible, but the vendor has not made any enquiries of the relevant utility company to verify this.
TENURE AND POSSESSION
The property 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.
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 ‘Land at Hough Hill’. 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.
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.
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