The land is located between the settlements of Cellarhead to the south and Wetley Rocks to the north. The land has good road frontage and direct access onto the A520 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 6 miles passing through Wetley Rocks and 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.
27.01 ACRES (10.93 HECTARES)
(EDGED RED ON THE ATTACHED PLAN)
GUIDE PRICE: £250,000 plus
Three productive regular shaped fields, 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 land has the benefit of a recently installed boundary stock fence, double gated access together with pull in area off the main road and a mains supply of water connected.
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY ETC.
No public footpaths cross 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.
A mains water supply connection serves a trough on the roadside boundary.
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).
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council,
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.
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 13th October 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.
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 September 2021
Photographs taken September 2021