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Property features

  • 16.31 Acres (6.60 ha)
  • Substantial block of productive arable land
  • Excellent access and convenient location
  • Drainage rates payable annually to Marston Moor Internal Drainage Board
  • Freehold with vacant possession
  • For sale by private treaty
  • Agent: Simon Smith BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV

Property description

16.31 Acres (6.60 ha) or thereabouts

A well located and valuable parcel of grassland with road frontage onto the B1224


The Land - A substantial block of productive and versatile arable land, currently in wheat with good access and a convenient location. The land falls within the Foggathorpe II Series as being fine loam over clayey soils. The land is classified as being Grade 3 on the Soil Survey of England and Wales being suitable for grassland and cereal crops.

Situation - The land is situated approximately 1 mile west of York and 0.8 miles east from the village of Rufforth.
The land benefits from excellent road frontage on to the B1224 with two access points, one directly from the B1224 and the other from the large lay-by at the south east corner of the land marked G1 on the plan.

Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Services - None.

Outgoings - Drainage rates are payable annually to the Marston Moor Internal Drainage Board.

Wayleaves And Easements - The land is crossed by an overhead electricity line. The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, easements, and wayleaves whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

Rights Of Way - There is a right of way over Moor Lane (Track) to the main gated entrance on the south-eastern boundary (marked G1).

Nitrate Vulnerable Zone - The land is designated within the 2010 Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Environmental Stewardship - The land is not currently managed under an environmental stewardship scheme.

Sporting Rights - These are in hand and to be included in the sale.

Planning - Planning Consent Ref 13/03569/FUL was granted for an agricultural building (38.00m x 12.2m x 4.00m) on 31st December 2013 (now expired).

Interested parties are to make their own enquiries with City of York Council, 9 St Leonards Place, York, YO1 7ET. [use Contact Agent Button].

Schedule Of Land - OS No Field No. Description Acres Hectares
SE5451 6350 Wheat 16.31ac 6.60ha

Plans Areas And Measurements - The plans, areas and measurements provided are a guide and subject to verification with the title deeds. The areas have been taken from the Rural Payments Agency Rural Land Registry Maps.

Guide Price - £165,000

Vat - In the event that the sale of the land or any part of it or any right attached to it becomes chargeable for the purposes of VAT, such VAT will be payable in addition to the purchase price.

Viewing - By permit from the Agents. Please note that if you have downloaded these particulars from our website you must contact our office to register your interest to ensure you are kept up to date with the progress of the sale.

Directions - From York ring road (A1237) take the Wetherby road (B1224) towards Rufforth and the land is located 0.50 miles on the right hand side as identified by our BoultonCooper For Sale board.

Method Of Sale - The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty Interested parties are to contact: P M Place FRICS FAAV BoultonCooper, St Michael's House, Market Place, Malton YO17 7LR. [use Contact Agent Button]

Joint Agent - Philip Place MRICS FAAV
St Michael's House
YO17 7LR
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Simon Smith BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV
Smiths Chartered Surveyors Ltd
3 High Petergate, York YO1 7EN
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