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Leek Road Wetley Rocks, Stoke-On-Trent Guide Price £250,000

  • 27.01 Acres of Land Off Leek Road
  • Productive Grassland well suited to grazing and mowing
  • Excellent Roadside Access
  • Mains Water Connected
  • Of interest to Local Farmers as well as those with investment interests
  • To be Sold by Informal Tender - Closing date for offers Wednesday 13th October 2021

TO BE SOLD BY INFORMAL TENDER CLOSING DATE FOR OFFERS TO BE RECEIVED BY WEDNESDAY 13th October 2021 AT 12 NOON An exciting opportunity to acquire an accessible block of productive grassland extending to approximately 27.01 acres. The Land has excellent roadside access onto the A520 Leek to Stone 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.

Leek Road Wetley Rocks
Stoke-On-Trent ST9 0AR
County: Staffordshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: WB005033


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.



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.


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.


A mains water supply connection serves a trough on the roadside boundary.


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, 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 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.


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 September 2021 Photographs taken September 2021

Leek Road Wetley Rocks
Stoke-On-Trent ST9 0AR
County: Staffordshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: WB005033
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