Farm For Sale

Lot 3 Darlaston Grange Farm, Yarnfield Lane, Stone

Guide price £980,000

Land to the south of Yarnfield Lane extending to about 98.78 acres.

  • Predominantly arable land
  • About 98.78 acres
  • Road frontage
  • South facing
  • For sale by private treaty

Lot 3 - Land to the south of Yarnfield Lane extending to about
98.78 acres. Shown coloured pink on the sale plan

Lot 3 - Land to the south of Yarnfield Lane extending to about
98.78 acres. Shown coloured pink on the sale plan.
The land within lot 3 comprises about 98.78 acres of
predominantly south facing arable land with interspersed areas of
mature woodland and ponds in a ring fence.
The arable land has been farmed under a contract farming
agreement for in excess of 10 years and has been well managed,
supporting a range of combinable crops including winter wheat,
barley, and oilseed rape.
The land is currently cropped with barley.
Access to the land is provided directly from Yarnfield Lane.

High-speed Rail (HS2)
The current proposed route for the HS2 Phase 2A development
will affect field nos. 7467, 6080, 9846 and 2031. We understand
an area of approximately 35 acres will be taken (permanent loss)
within the above land parcels for the development of the rail line.
Additionally, we understand an adjoining area of approximately 58
acres will be required for temporary use during the development
period. The farm is currently subject to an access licence for
ground investigation survey purposes/ borehole monitoring to
August 2022.
Further details are available from the selling agents.

Soil Types and Land Classification
The farmland is classified as Grade 3 and Grade 2 according to
the Natural England Regional Agricultural Land Classification
According to the Soil Survey of England and Wales, the soils are of
the Whimple 3 association and are described as reddish fine
loamy or fine silty over clayey soils with slowly permeable
subsoils and slight seasonal waterlogging and are generally
suited to dairying and stock rearing and winter cereals.

Method of Sale and Lotting
The property is offered for sale as a whole or in up to three lots as
identified on the sale plan. Cross rights and reservations may be
imposed and granted for the provision of access, maintenance,
services, and other rights where required.

Ingoing crop valuation/holdover
If appropriate, the purchaser(s) shall be required to take and pay
for any growing crops, including enhancement, seed, fertiliser,
sprays and lime, plus tillage in accordance with the CAAV
costings guide, in addition to the price offered for the property.
Contractors' rates will be charged where applicable. The valuation
is to be made by Fisher German LLP as agents acting for the
vendor and valuers appointed by the purchaser(s). If timescales
dictate otherwise, then a right of holdover may be required.

Basic Payment Scheme and Environmental Stewardship
The land is registered on the Rural Land Register and the vendors
have claimed payments under the Basic Payment Scheme.
Entitlements will be included within the sale/s and will be
apportioned based on lotting areas.
Where entitlements are transferred, then payment for the current
scheme year will be retained by the vendors and the purchaser/s
will indemnify the vendors against any breech of cross
The property is not entered into any environmental stewardship

Mineral, Sporting and Timber Rights
As far as they are owned, the mineral, sporting and timber rights
are included in the freehold sale.

Rights of way, wayleaves and easements
The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all
rights of way, wayleaves and easements, whether mentioned in
these particulars or not.

Tenure and Possession
The property is offered freehold with vacant possession available
upon completion. Subject to sale timing the Vendors may enter
into a cropping licence post harvest.

Data Room
A secure data room containing relevant title documentation,
plans, BPS, and copies of EPCs will be made available to
interested and verified parties. Please contact the selling agents
for login details.

Any guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the
event that a sale of the property or any part thereof or any right to
it becomes a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax
will be payable in addition to the sale price.
Local Authority
Stafford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Riverside, Stafford, ST16
Tel: 01785 619000

Fixtures and Fittings
All fixtures and fittings whether mentioned or not in these
particulars are excluded from the sale but may be available by
separate negotiation.

Plans, Photographs and Measurements
The plans, photographs and measurements within the sales
particulars are provided for identification purposes only and do
not form part of the sale contract and the purchaser(s) shall be
deemed to have fully satisfied themselves as to the description of
the property and neither the vendor nor the vendors agents will be
responsible for defining the boundaries or the ownership thereof.

Nigel Davis Solicitors
3-4 Spire House, Waterside Park, Ashbourne, DE6 1DG
Tel: 01335 346 772
Attn. Mr Matthew Elias

All viewings are strictly by appointment through the joint selling

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