Property Summary

Guide Price £695,000

Branch Details

Land and Farms

0345 208 0738

6 Market Street, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1TL

Land at Mill House Farm

Agricultural land extending to approximately 41.73 hectares (103.11 acres) • Gated access from the public highway •
Currently all laid to grass/fallow but has potential to be all used for arable • Available for sale as a whole with vacant possession

The Area
The land is situated on the outskirts of Fishburn which offers a number of day to day facilities including a Doctors surgery and a small supermarket.

The sought after town of Sedgefield is home to a small range of shops and cafes, a supermarket , together with schools and doctors and dental surgeries, and the famous Sedgefield Racecourse just a short drive away.

Ideal for the commuter, Sedgefield is situated just off the A689, and is central to the main business centres of the north east. Mainline rail stations can be found nearby at Darlington, and Newcastle, together with international airports at Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle .

The Property
The land extends in all to approximately 41.73 hectares (103.11 acres) and is shown edged red on the plan within these particulars.

Currently the land is laid to both grass and fallow but is capable of conversion to arable.

The land has the benefit of two access points from the public highway on Butterwick Road, as shown on the plan within these particulars.
Basic Payment Scheme
The land is sold with corresponding entitlements to receive payment under the Basic Payment Scheme. Details of previous claims are available upon request.

The Vendor has claimed the 2018 Basic Payment but will undertake to transfer the entitlements to the Purchaser(s) in accordance with the regulations of the scheme following completion of the sale. The transfer of the entitlements will be co-ordinated by the Vendor’s Agent with a fee of £150.00 per lot being payable by the Purchaser(s).

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 Basic Payment Scheme cross compliance regulations. Further to this, the indemnification will also hold the Purchaser(s) liable should the Vendor be penalised for breach of cross compliance.
Third Party Rights
There are overhead electricity lines on towers across the property which are held by National Grid by the benefit of an Easement. Accordingly, there are no annual wayleave payments in respect of this apparatus.
A public footpath crosses the land and more details can be found on the Durham Definitive Rights of Way plan which is available online.

The property is sold subject and with the benefit 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 or other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.
The land is sold subject to a clawback in favour of Durham County Council, at a rate of 80% over a term of 80 years from November 2016. The clawback will be triggered by the grant of planning for any use other than agriculture.
The boundaries are shown for identification purposes by the red line on the plan attached to these Particulars. Boundary responsibilities are shown by way of an inward “T” mark.

The seller will erect a post and single strand wire fence between the points marked A to B on the plan within these particulars and the buyer will thereafter take responsibly for that fence. The seller reserves the right to plant a hedge and/or trees and upgrade the boundary between A and B with an improved fence.
Viewings can be at any reasonable time within daylight hours unaccompanied but with a set of particulars in hand.
The Environment Agency flood map for planning indicates that a proportion of the land is within flood zone 3 which has a high probability of flooding. Further enquiries can be made through the Environment Agency.
Joint Agency
The property is being jointly marketed with Jonathan Wallis Chartered Surveyor who can be contacted on 07921 134505 or
From Junction 60 of the A1(M), take the A689 east signposted Sedgefield. Continue over the first roundabout signposted Hartlepool. At the next roundabout, take the first left, continuing along the A689 signposted Hartlepool. Continue along the A689 for approximately 2 miles, then
take the left hand turn onto Butterwick Road. Continue along the road and continue for approximately 1.5 miles where the gate is which allows access to the land. The land is identified by a George F White For Sale board. For those with the benefit of satellite navigation, the postcode of the property is TS21 4BD.
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 &/or appliances does not imply they are in full efficient working order. Photographs are provided for general information and 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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