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57.48 Acres (23.26 Ha) Approx Productive Farmland

Productive Farmland & Woodland

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LOCATION
The land lies in the sheltered valley of Spofforth Haggs adjacent to a small stream which has a tributary to Crimple Beck. The land lies approximately 3 miles to the south east of the spa town of Harrogate, 4 miles north west of the market town of Wetherby, 1 mile to the west of the village of Spofforth and 1 mile south of the village of Follifoot. The land lies between 55 and 85 metres above sea level.

DESCRIPTION
The land extends in total to approximately 57.48 acres (23.26 hectares) and comprises two blocks of productive farmland located to the east and west of Green Haggs Lane, to the south of Haggs Road. The land adjoining Haggs Road is good quality relatively flat grassland which has formerly been in arable production and will appeal to both commercial farmers and private investors. The remainder of the land slopes down from the plateau gently toward the tree lined stream which runs along the southern boundary of the property before running through Lodge Wood on the south eastern boundary.

The property is available as a whole or in six separate lots comprising:-

Lot 1
4.12 acres of grassland lying to the east of Green Haggs Lane and having access directly off the same and also off Haggs Road. The land comprises a parcel of productive grassland bounded by stockproof fencing and hedgerows with occasional oak and ash trees defining the boundaries. The land is a regular shaped parcel with excellent road frontage.
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Lot 2
13.11 of grassland lying to the east of Green Haggs Lane and having access off the same and across Lot 1 The land comprises a parcel of productive grassland bounded by stockproof fencing and hedgerows with occasional oak and ash trees defining the boundaries. The land is a regular shaped parcel with excellent road frontage.
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Lot 3
7.42 acres of sheltered grassland running along the valley and 5.37 acres of woodland comprising Lodge Wood. The land has access directly off Green Haggs Lane, the land is bounded by mature hedgerows and stockproof fences with the occasional oak and ash trees along the boundaries. The land offers scope for both commercial farming together with amenity and recreational uses (subject to obtaining planning consent).

Lodge Wood comprises a mix of mainly larch and pine trees with a selection of native hardwood trees, mainly willow, ash and alder along the beck side. The woodland slopes steeply up from the southern bank of the beck and comprises a block of semi mature timber which has scope for a range of amenity and recreational uses.
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Lot 4
4.63 acres of grassland lying to the west of Green Haggs Lane with access directly off the same comprising a parcel of productive grassland sloping gently down towards the beck and being bounded by mature hedgerows and stockproof fencing.

Lot 5
9.40 acres of acres of grassland located to the west of Green Haggs Lane and south of Haggs Road with excellent access off both, the land is currently laid to grass part having formerly been in arable production. The land is in two regular shaped fields and bounded by a mix of stockproof fencing and hedgerows. The land slops gently down towards Lot 5

Lot 6
13.41 acres of grassland to the south of Haggs Road comprising 2 regular shaped parcels of grassland. The northern field has previously been in arable production and has good road access. The southern field slopes down to the beck which cuts through the corner of the field and provides a water supply to a small pond/wildlife area which is home to a variety of wildlife including wild duck and wading birds.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
DIRECTIONS
From Harrogate proceed towards Wetherby on the A661, at the junction with the A658 Bypass, take the third exit of the roundabout proceeding towards Leeds and Bradford. Continue for approximately 2 miles before taking the left hand turning signposted Spofforth. Continue along Haggs Road for approximately 1 mile and passing Eden Park the land and Green Haggs Lane can be found on the right hand side identified by a Lister Haigh For Sale Board.

SERVICES
There is a metered mains water supply within Lot 1 close to the junction of Green Haggs Lane and Haggs Road. The purchasers of Lot 2 and Lot 5 will have a right to connect into this supply subject to installing a sub meter contributing to the owners of Lot 1 for all water used at commercial rates.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The eligible farmland has been registered on the RPA LIPIS maps. The BPS Entitlements relating to the eligible land in each lot are included in the sale. The current tenant will claim and retain the 2018 BPS monies and transfer the Entitlements to the purchasers for the 2019 scheme year.

The purchasers will be required to pay Lister Haigh the sum of £250+vat per transaction towards the costs of organising the transfer of Entitlements.

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP SCHEME
None of the land is in any Environmental Stewardship Scheme

SPORTING & MINERAL RIGHTS
The sporting and mineral rights are included in the sale so far as they are owned or exist.

RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all restrictive covenants, both public and private, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

The area hatched on the plan being Lot 6 will be subject to the following restrictions: a) Not to use the property for any illegal or immoral use b) Not to use the property for anything other than Agricultural use c) Not to erect any building on the land d) Not to do anything to cause nuisance or disturbance to the adjoining land owner

WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY
The property is sold subject to all Rights of Way, public and private, which may affect the property.

Notwithstanding the above, Lot 2 will benefit from a right of way over Lot 1 along the approximate route shown brown on the plan in these particulars. Lots 1-5 will benefit from a right of way over Green Haggs Lane.

NITRATE VULNERABLE ZONES
All of the land lies within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Harrogate Borough Council, Luke´s Mount, Harrogate, HG1 2AE. Tel: 01423 500600 www.harrogate.gov.uk

METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by private treaty and is available as a whole or in up to six lots. The vendor reserves the right to conclude the sale by any other method and may consider offers for part lots.

TENURE AND OCCUPATION
The tenure of the property is understood to be freehold. The land is subject to a Farm Business Tenancy until 30/04/20 with an early termination clause.

VIEWING
The property may be viewed at any reasonable time while in possession of these particulars having first informed the selling agents of your intention to inspect: Lister Haigh 01423 860322.

VENDOR´S SOLICITOR
Mr Tim Cross, Langleys, Queens House, York, YO1 6WG. Tel: 01904 683167

VALUE ADDED TAX
The land is opted to tax for VAT and VAT will be charged on the purchase price, subject to any exemptions available. Purchasers should take their own advice on this issue.

PLANS AND AREAS
The plans attached to these particulars are a copy of the Ordnance Survey Promap Plan. The areas given may vary from the Rural Land Registry plans and previous Ordnance Survey Sheets and deed plans. All plans in these particulars are for identification purposes only and areas are approximate and subject to the verification in the title documents.

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