14.08 acres (5.70 hectares) of productive amenity grassland with a useful traditional stone building on the northern fringe of the hamlet of Whenby
The grassland is situated adjacent to Whenby, north west of Sheriff Hutton in a sheltered position with mature hedgerows and trees surrounding. The land is ideal for agricultural or equestrian purposes, with significant amenity and conservation potential. The land is classified as Grade 3 under the Agricultural Land Classification, with soils from the Whickam 2 series, fine loamy over clayey soils, suited to winter cereals and grassland. The land slopes gently north from its southern boundary towards the Ings Beck, ranging between 60 metres and 50 metres above sea level.
To the south of the land, close to the access and adjoining the eastern boundary of Whenby, is a single storey traditional stone building with a clay pantile roof. The building has not been used for some years, however internally is divided into loose boxes, stables and stores. The building total approximately 700 sq ft and could be repurposed for alternatives uses (subject to consents).
Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property 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. A public footpath crosses the land along the eastern boundary.
The land benefits from rights of way over a grass track leading north from Whenby Lane towards the Church of St Martin, with an additional right of access over a single track lane from the village, both are coloured brown on the sale plan and use the same field gateway, close to the traditional building. Use of the access is restricted for agricultural purposes, grazing purposes and the stabling of horses with or without vehicles only.
Subsidies & Grants
The vendor has no knowledge of any subsidy or grant applications over the land.
Included in the sale insofar as they are owned.
The vendors reserve all mines and minerals from the sale, with surface searching and underground working powers only.
The freehold of the land is offered for sale with vacant possession.
Lupton Fawcett LLP, Stamford House, Piccadilly, York, YO1 9PP
The vendor has no knowledge of any services or connections to the land. The land includes water troughs, but the source of water supplied is unknown.
Method of Sale
The site is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole. Offers are invited and must be submitted on the prescribed form before 12 noon Wednesday 9th November 2022, please contact the Savills York office to receive offer forms.
The land is sold subject to an overage clause whereby 30% of any uplift in value attributable to the planning permission for uses other than agriculture and equestrian will be payable to the Vendor, the clause is to run for a period 30 years.
Date of Information
Date of particulars September 2022
Date of photography September 2022