Property Summary

Guide Price £1,125,000

  • 124.42 Acres

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

0333 920 2220

14c, Harmire Enterprise Park, DL12 8BN

Land At Aldwark

Aldwark, Alne, York

A productive block of Grade 3 arable land with flexible cropping options and excellent roadside access to individual field parcels. Best Offers are to be submitted on or before 12 noon on Wednesday 8th September 2021. An offer form is available to download within the below attachment.

The agricultural land extends in total to approximately 50.35 Ha (124.42 Ac) of Grade 3 arable land suitable for varied cropping, including high yielding arable crops such as potatoes.
The land is bounded predominantly by mature hedgerows.

The land is not included in any environmental stewardship schemes. The underlying soil classification is freely draining, slightly acid, sandy soils.

The majority of the field parcels benefit from roadside access through secure gates, and there is good internal access between fields.

The property is offered for sale by private treaty method.

The Vendor reserves the right to invite best and final offers by a closing date. If you have downloaded a copy of these particulars, please register your interest with George F. White, so that you can be kept informed as to how we propose to conclude the sale.

Basic Payment Scheme
The Vendor has claimed the Basic Payment Scheme for the 2021 scheme year, therefore the Purchaser/s will be required to sign an indemnification that they will maintain the land in good agricultural and environmental condition and follow the rules of the Basic Payment Scheme.

The Basic Payment Scheme Non-SDA entitlements will be included in the sale.

Retained Land
A Farm Business Tenancy may be available for the potential Purchaser/s to farm the Vendor’s retained land surrounding Lodge Farm.

The Vendor is retaining land around Lodge Farm steading, highlighted by grey hash. These areas are not physically fenced at present, but will be marked out after harvest. The Vendor will be responsible for constructing the new boundary fence lines along the boundaries in fields 5,6,11 and 12.

The Vendor reserves access to the land in the future, to be able to complete the new boundary fencing.

The Purchaser/s of the land will be responsible for the maintenance of the field boundaries.

The Vendor reserves the right of holdover to harvest any crops not harvested by the sale completion date.

Ingoing Valuation
Depending on the completion date there may be growing crops on the land.

The aim is for the purchaser to take on the land post-harvest.

If growing crops are in the ground at completion the purchaser will be required to pay for any growing crops, including cultivations, seeds, fertilisers, sprays, lime, new leys or acts of husbandry at cost or market value, whichever is the higher.

The last 5 years’ cropping rotation is available upon request.

The land is offered for sale as a whole or in lots.
Purchasers should register their interest with George F White, and if interested in purchasing part of the land, clearly indicate which parts of the land they are interested in.

Sporting & Mineral Rights
The sporting rights and mineral rights are included within the sale, insofar as they are owned.

A private syndicate shoots the land on a verbal agreement which expires on the 2nd February 2022.

Easements, Wayleaves, and Rights of Way
The property 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 owners if any affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves and all others matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.

The Purchaser/s of the land will not have a right of access through Lodge Farm steading.There are no public rights of way intersecting the land. A water main runs underneath the property and provides a water supply to residential properties at Lodge Farm and to the north. Purchaser/s will satisfy their own requirements for a water supply from this pipeline.

Local Authority
Hambleton District Council

YO61 1TX


Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with George F. White.

From York, take the A19 heading north, exit at Warehill Lane to Tollerton, continue on Alne Road.
Before Flawith, turn left on to Greengates Lane towards Aldwark.

Before the village turn right at Straight Lane and the agricultural land is located on your right-hand side, marked by George F. White For Sale signs.