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£950,000 Offers in region of Mortgage options

Land for sale

Scoreby, Gate Helmsley, York

Sold STC

£950,000 Offers in region of Mortgage options

Land for sale

Scoreby, Gate Helmsley, York

Sold STC



Property description


A versatile mixed farm with an excellent range of farm buildings, arable and grassland and fishing rights on the River Derwent.


GUIDE PRICE : £1,150,000

General Information -

Location - Meadowbank Farm is located in Scoreby, Gate Helmsley immediately west of Stamford Bridge. The farm is accessed off Scoreby Lane which leads directly on to the A166 towards York and Driffield. York is 6 miles west of the farm.

Description - A versatile farm comprising an excellent range of modern livestock buildings, 102.41 acres laid to arable and grass and fishing rights on the River Derwent all within a ring fence.

Directions - From the A166 take Scoreby Lane south and follow for 1 mile. Take the private road on the left and continue along for 200 metres until you reach the farmstead. The postcode is YO41 1NP.

Services - There is mains electricity and water to the farm buildings. In addition water is laid to field 3652.

Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

The Land - The arable land extends to approximately 45.11 acres and the grassland 57.30 acres. The land is classified as Grade 3 on the Agricultural Land Classification and is within the Everingham Soil Series which is defined as deep stoneless permeable fine sandy soil.

The arable land is capable of growing root crops including potatoes and all of the land has benefited from the application of farmyard manure over a long period of time.

Basic Payment Scheme - The land is registered with the RPA for Basic Payment Scheme purposes. 41.23ha of entitlements are included in the sale for a fee of £150 + VAT for transferring the entitlements payable by the purchaser.

Wayleaves & Easements - An electricity line crosses 3652, 1545, 0246 and 4601.

Fishing Rights - Fishing rights along the single bank of the River Derwent are included and are currently let for the season. Access to the fishing rights is via a shared access with the sewage works, shown brown on the plan.

Restrictive Covenant - The land is sold subject to restrictive covenants preventing:

The use of the farm for intensive pig and poultry enterprises.
The construction of a dwelling.

There are also limitations as to the erection of additional buildings and use of the same.

Nitrate Vulnerable Zone - The land is within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Rights Of Way - There is a public footpath running north to south by the River Derwent.

The Farm Buildings - The farmstead is set approximately 200 metres inland at the end of a well maintained stoned access driveway. The livestock buildings are surrounded by large areas of hard standing and are well laid out with a good cattle race and handling facilities. The buildings are suitable for all livestock enterprises.

Covered Stockyard (1) - 18.29m x 12.19m (60' x 40') - Modern, steel portal framed building under a steel profile roof with concrete floor. The building is open to the east elevation; the western elevation adjoins a lean-to (16 x 90 (5m x 27m)) with stockyard 2. The building has the capacity to provide accommodation for approximately 70 fattening cattle.

Covered Stockyard (2) - 27.43m x 16.76m (90' x 55') - Is of similar construction. The building has the capacity for approximately 90 fattening cattle.

Covered Stockyard (3) - 27.43m x 16.76m (90' x 55') - Is of similar construction with earth floor and concrete feed passage running along the length of the yard. The yard has the capacity to accommodate approximately 90 fattening cattle.

Covered Stockyard (4) - 27.43m x 16.76m (90' x 55') - Is of similar construction with earth floor and concrete feed passage and access to grassland. The yard has the capacity to accommodate approximately 50 cows and calves.

General Purpose Store (5) - 16.76m x 7.62m (55' x 25') - Timber construction with side cladding and concrete block walls under a fibre cement roof.

Bulk Food Store (6) - 4.88m x 10.06m (16' x 33') - Steel portal frame construction with roller shutter door.

2 Open Bulk Feed Storage Bays (7) - 15.24m x 7.92m (50' x 26') -

Straw / Silage Clamp (8) - Open yard area.

Cattle Handling (9) - Steel cattle race and holding pen.

Vat - Any price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event that the sale of the property becomes a chargeable supply for VAT, such tax will be payable by the purchaser is additional to the purchase price.

Local Authority - City of York Council, West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Vendor's Solicitor - Harrowells Solicitors, Moorgate House, Clifton Moorgate, York, YO30 4WY
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Anti-Money Laundering Regulations - The Agent must comply with Anti Money Laundering regulations. As part of the requirements, the Agent must obtain evidence of the identity and proof of address of potential buyers. Prior to an offer being accepted, all parties who are purchasing must provide the necessary evidence.

Method Of Sale - Private Treaty.
Offers in the region of £950,000.

Agent Contacts - For further information please contact:
Edward Stephenson or Chloe Hayes
Stephensons Rural, York Auction Centre Office, Murton, York YO19 5GF.
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