Property Summary

Guide Price £50,000

Branch Details


01388 529579

8 Front Street, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL13 3AA

Land at Fairhills, St Johns Chapel

Land extending to approximately 5.3 Ha (13.1Ac)

The Area
St Johns Chapel is a traditional dales village nestling in upper Weardale which benefits from a doctors surgery, primary school, local Co-operative and two traditionally run public houses. Comprehensive schooling and a community college can be found in Wolsingham for children aged 11-18.

There is a regular bus link through Weardale which provides a connection at Durham City to access the region’s main business centres such as Newcastle and Darlington. These main centres can for all be accessed within 1 hour by car.

International airports at Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle provide both domestic and international flights and again are easily reached within 1 hour by car.

The Property
Land at Fairhills a well fenced area of arable land extending to approximately 5.3 Ha (13.1 Ac). The land is shown as lined in red on the plan as shown in these particulars.

The property is offered for sale freehold upon completion.

It is understood however that the agricultural land is occupied on grazing licence basis which is due to expire in Spring 2018.
Basic Payment Scheme
The agricultural land at Fairhills is not presently registered with the Rural Payments Agency for the purposes of the Basic Payment Scheme.

The purchaser of the property would therefore be responsible for any such registration and for purchasing the entitlements necessary in order to claim the Basic Payment Scheme on the land.

Environmental Stewardship
The land at Fairhills is not currently entered into any Environmental Stewardship or Countryside Stewardship schemes.

The boundaries of the property are shown edged red on the plan enclosed within these particulars, for illustrative purposes only.
Wayleaves, Easements & 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 reported easements and other rights of adjoining owners, if any, affecting the same and all existing or proposed wayleaves or other matters registered by a competent authority subject to statute.

Notwithstanding the above, it is understood that a series of public footpaths run across the agricultural land at Fairhills. The exact routes of these public rights of way can be found using the Definitive Map of Public Rights of Way for County Durham, which is held by Durham County Council.

Furthermore, the residents of High Fairhills are understood to have a full right of access and egress along the internal access tracks which run across the land at Fairhills.

1. There is a public footpath which runs through a part of the land.
From Wolsingham, continue on the A689 for approximately 12 miles until reaching Westgate. Continue through Westgate before proceeding into Daddry Shield and turn right before the bridge, sign posted for Sidehead. Continue towards Sidehead and the subject property is located on the right hand side halfway up the hill.
Important Notice
Every care has been taken with the preparation of these particulars, but they are for general guidance only and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. If there is any point, which is of particular importance professional verification should be sought. All dimensions/boundaries are approximate. The mention of fixtures, fittings and/or appliances does not imply they are in full efficient working order. Photographs are provided for general information but you may not republish, retransmit, redistribute or otherwise make the material available to any party or make the same available on any website. These particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract.

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