Lot 1 – Worsall Grange Farm
Productive mixed arable and livestock farm extending in all to approximately 158.97 acres (64.33 hectares).
Worsall Grange Farm is situated approximately 4 miles to the south-west of the popular market town of Yarm whilst the County town of Darlington is situated approximately 13 miles north-west which provides a wide range of amenities and professional services together with East Coast rail connections to London Kings Cross. The A19 trunk road is situated within 5 miles providing excellent access to the service centres of the north-east.
Worsall Grange Farmhouse
The farmhouse comprises a detached property of brick construction under a tile roof situated to the west of the farmstead.
The accommodation comprises to the ground floor two reception rooms, kitchen, cloakroom and utility with three bedrooms and house bathroom to the first floor.
Externally, the property benefits from parking to the east with an enclosed garden situated to the south.
Planning consent has been granted for a replacement dwelling to be built on the same footprint and of brick construction under a slate roof. The proposed accommodation is to comprise living accommodation to the ground floor with three bedrooms to the first floor and a detached garage and ancillary storage buildings which will replace the existing structures.
The traditional barn benefits from planning consent to convert to provide groom’s accommodation to include 6 no. bedrooms to the first floor and 2 no. bedsits to the ground floor.
Situated at the heart of the property, the farmstead comprises predominantly modern general purpose portal frame buildings providing livestock accommodation together with versatile storage for machinery and feedstuffs.
More specifically, the buildings comprise as follows:
A) Open-fronted Barn – Steel portal frame under corrugated clad roof
B) General Purpose – Steel portal frame under corrugated clad roof. Part concrete block walls and Yorkshire boarding to eaves. Incorporates kitchen and WC facilities together with mezzanine office.
C) General Purpose – Steel portal frame under corrugated clad roof. Part concrete block walls and part Yorkshire boarding to eaves.
D) General Purpose – Steel portal frame under corrugated clad roof. Part concrete block walls and part Yorkshire boarding to eaves.
E) Workshop – Steel portal frame with brick and block wall and steel box profile clad to eaves under a corrugated clad roof.
F) Traditional Building – Brick under tile with storage to first floor.
G) Livestock Accommodation – Twin pitched steel portal frame under a corrugated clad roof with part concrete block walls and Yorkshire boarding to eaves providing loose livestock accommodation.
H) General Purpose – Steel portal frame under a corrugated clad roof with part concrete block walls and Yorkshire boarding to eaves with lean-to of similar construction.
Lot 1 – Worsall Grange Farm extends in all to approximately 158.97 acres (64.33 hectares) and comprises the farmstead which extends to approximately 2.99 acres, temporary grass leys extending to approximately 107.72 acres, pasture land extending to approximately 38.64 acres with approximately 9.62 acres of woodland pasture. The fields are good-sized regular shaped parcels with the permanent pasture land enclosed by post and wire fencing.
The land is classified as Grade 3 under the MAAF Provisional Agricultural Land Classification. The underlying soil type is predominantly classified as part of the “Clifton” series, which is a slowly permeable, seasonally waterlogged, reddish fine coarse loamy soil suiting cereals and grassland with some potato cropping.
The land rises from approximately 10 metres above sea level on the northern boundary to 35 metres above sea level on the southern boundary.
Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in up to 3 lots.
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
It is understood that the land has previously been registered on the Rural Land Register (RLR) however, the history of claims to the Basic Payment Scheme in recent years is unknown.
Accordingly, Worsall Grange Farm is sold without Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements.
It is understood that an English Woodland Grant Scheme (Ref: 27019) dated February 2012 has been entered into by a previous occupier.
Planning Consent (ref: 17/02380/FUL) was granted on 18th May 2018 for the proposed development of a stud yard to include the demolition of redundant storage buildings, a replacement dwelling, extension and conversion of existing buildings to provide stabling, conversion of traditional building to provide grooms accommodation, construction of stallion barn, construction of new building to provide stabling and construction of all-weather training facilities including canter ring, gallops and turn-out paddock.
Worsall Grange Farm benefits from connections to mains water, mains electricity and private drainage to a septic tank.
Wayleaves and Easements
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, watercourses and other easements quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining property owners (if any) affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves and other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.
Health and Safety
Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around the farm buildings, machinery and animals.
Any guide prices quoted are exclusive of VAT. In the event that the sale of the property or any part of it or any right attached to it becomes chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition to the purchase price.
Sporting, Timber and Mineral
The sporting and mineral rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned.
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
Worsall Grange Farm was assessed as at 6th July 2017 as having an EPC Rating of F (31).
Hambleton District Council
Civic Centre, Stone Cross
Northallerton, DL6 2UU
Viewings are strictly by appointment through the selling agent.
Leave the A19 signposted Kirlevington, Crathorne and Yarm. Continue along the A67 entering the village of Kirklevington. In the village of Kirklevington, turn left at the Crown Hotel onto Forest Lane. Continue along Forest Lane for approximately 2 miles and Worsall Grange Farm is situated on the right hand side.
Postcode: TS15 9PQ