The property is situated south west of the town of Brierley, with the town of Barnsley situated approximately 6.3 miles south west, and the popular town of Doncaster approximately 14 miles east.
A ring fenced block of commercial arable land extending in all to approximately 51.18 acres (20.71 hectares).
The land has been farmed as part of an arable cropping rotation with the 2019 cropping being Winter Wheat and Temporary Grass. The amenity woodland extends to approximately 1.73 acres (0.70 hectares) and dismantled railway extends to approximately 4.20 acres (1.70 hectares).
The land is classified as Grade 3 under the MAAF Provisional Agricultural Land Classification. The underlying soil type is classed as being part of the “Rivington” series, which is described as well-drained coarse loamy soil over sandstone which is ideal for arable cropping.
The land, which has open boundaries is bordered on the north and east by the town of Brierley with the dismantled railway forming part of the property situated on the southern boundary.
The land has a western facing aspect rising from approximately 70 metres above sea level to approximately 105 metres above sea level on the eastern boundary.
Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole.
The vendors reserve the right to conclude the sale by any other means at their discretion.
Tenure and Possession
The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession available upon completion.
Basic Payment Scheme
The eligible farmland has been registered for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS). The appropriate BPS Entitlements are included within the sale. The vendors will use their reasonable endeavours to transfer the appropriate BPS Entitlements to the purchaser(s) upon completion in accordance with the scheme rules. The vendors have submitted a claim for the 2019 scheme year and the vendors will retain the 2019 payment.
The selling agent will administer the transfer and charge the purchaser(s) a fee of £300 plus VAT for each transfer.
The property is sold subject to an overage clause for a term of 30 years whereby if planning consent is granted for a change of use other than agriculture or equestrian purposes, a clawback of 50% will be due in favour of the vendors which will be triggered on the implementation of or sale with planning consent, whichever occurs first.
The property is within a surface water Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).
Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The land is sold subject to and with the benefits of all rights of way, water drainage, water courses and other easements quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners (if any) affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves and other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.
A public footpath follows the eastern and southern boundaries of the property.
Health and Safety
Please take care when viewing the property and be as vigilant as possible when making an inspection for your own personal safety.
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
1 Westgate, Western Street, Barnsley, S70 2DR
Parties are permitted to view the land on foot during reasonable daylight hours whilst in possession of these sales particulars. Please inform Carter Jonas that you intend to view the land.
From Barnsley, proceed north east for approximately 7 miles on the A628 towards the town of Brierley. Take the third right onto Church Street and immediately right onto Cliff Lane. The property is straight ahead next to the turning for Cliffe Close.
Postcode: S72 9HH