Savills | Land At Naburn Lodge Farm, Naburn, York, YO19 4RN | Property for sale
89.03 Ha(220 Ac)
Guide price £2,200,000($2,620,451)

Land At Naburn Lodge FarmNaburn, York, YO19 4RN

  • Under offer
  • Freehold

Key features

  • Highly productive Grade 2 arable land
  • Strategically located to the south of York
  • Excellent road frontage
  • Offered for sale as whole or in two lots
  • In all about 220 acres

Highly productive Grade 2 arable land, strategically located to the south of York.

About this property

  • The land at Naburn Lodge Farm extends to approximately 220 acres in all, comprising highly productive Grade 2 arable
    land, strategically located to the south of York Designer Outlet and with excellent road frontage onto the B1222 and Howden Lane. The farm is highly regarded in the area, for the quality of the land, and benefits from an Environment Agency Irrigation License supporting a mixed rotation including cereals and root crops. The long frontage onto the council highway offers flexibility and good field access, in addition to which there is another private access onto the A19. The successful York Designer Outlet lies approximately 150 metres from the northern boundary of the farm and proposals have been submitted for a substantial expansion of the site, increasing the strategic attraction of the land.

    The land is offered for sale as whole or in two lots offering flexibility for purchasers Opportunities such as this remain extremely rare in the locality.

    Method of sale - The land is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in two lots. All prospective purchasers are encouraged to register their interest with the selling agents as soon as possible.
    Lot 1: 189.80 acres (approx)
    Lot 2: 30.80 acres (approx)

Local information

  • YO19 4RN – nearest postcode
  • The land lies to the east of the B1222 between Fulford and Naburn village, only 1.5 miles from the A64/A19 road junction and 3 miles south of York City Centre. The land can also be accessed off the A19 via Howden Lane at Crockey Hill and also from Lingcroft Lane adjacent to the Persimmon PLC offices.

Additional information

  • Tenure - The freehold of the farmland is offered for sale with vacant possession following Harvest 2022. A strip of land lying adjoining the B1222 in the north west corner of field 3614 is owned by the City of York council. The strip is not fenced off and has been farmed by the vendors however there is no written agreement nor rent paid.
  • Subsidies & Grants - The farmland is not entered into any Stewardship Agreements but is registered for receipt of BPS payments. Entitlements based on the net eligible area are included in the sale and will be transferred to the purchaser following completion. Payments relating to the 2022 will be retained by the vendors.
  • Rights of Way, Easements & Wayleaves - The land is sold subject to, and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way, public and private whether specifically mentioned or not. There are no public footpaths over the land however there was a right of way on foot reserved to previous owners along the track to the west, south and eastern boundaries of fields 7307 and 9820. The vendors will reserve rights of access on foot to walk the farm tracks. The land benefits from vehicular right of way along Lingcroft Lane to the land. Vehicular rights of access will be retained from Naburn Lodge Farmhouse, cottages and buildings along the farm track to Lingcroft Lane. Rights of Way will be granted along the main driveway and through the farmyard for 12 months following a completion.
  • Overage - Field numbers 5413, 3614, 7307, 9820 and 0999 will be sold subject to Overage of 30% of any uplift in value as a result of grant of any planning consent for non agricultural use, for period of 35 years from the date of completion of the sale. Field numbers part 9820, part 7307and 0999 are already subject to a 50% Overage in favour of a previous owner until 2033.
  • Boundaries - The farmland adjacent to Naburn Lodge Farmhouse, cottage and buildings which is excluded from the sale (see plan) as well as approximately 12 acres at the north east corner of 9820 will be available to the purchaser on an FBT until such time as it is fenced off by the vendors.
  • Sporting Rights and Mineral Rights - The sporting and mineral rights are included insofar as they are owned.
  • Irrigation - The land is sold with the benefit of an Environment Agency Irrigation Licence (2/27/24/212) which permits the abstraction of water for spray irrigation purposes between the 1st May and 31st August to a maximum of 30,450 cubic meters per year. There are abstraction points from the River Ouse and from Howden Dyke and rights of access will be granted as appropriate.
  • Viewing - Viewings are strictly by appointment through the selling agents.