Guide price £10,000,000
Warren Farm is an equipped arable farm with significant development potential, extending to approximately 407 acres (164.7 Ha).
Offered to the market unencumbered with no overage or contract
• An excellent range of multi purpose farm buildings
• Residential and commercial development opportunity
• Potential mineral extraction
Available as a whole or in up to three lots
Warren Farm is situated in Dunsville which has a range of facilities, including a Primary School, a Doctors surgery and shopping facilities. A wider range of services can be found in nearby Doncaster, approximately 5 miles away.
Warren Farm is a well maintained commercial arable farm extending to approximately 164.7 Ha (407 Ac) of arable land in regular, good size fields with easy access.
It adjoins the town of Dunsville and in places the M18 motorway and other public highways.
Subject to requisite planning permissions it offers significant development potential both for commercial and residential development and mineral extraction and unusually, is offered to the market with no overage clauses of any kind and is free from contract or Option.
The Farm presents a unique opportunity for developer, investor and agricultural buyers.
The land is available for sale as a whole or in up to three Lots, as indicated in the enclosed plan.
The lotting broadly follows the areas of potential development and is flexible.
Warren Farm extends to approximately 165.5 ha (407 acres) of prime agricultural land, the majority of which lies south of the farm buildings and north of the M18.
The land is currently in an arable rotation growing a combination of wheat, barley and rape. The land is classified as being a combination of Grade 2 and Grade 3 land. Soils are a combination of Foggathorpe 2 series soils, being described as slowly permeable, seasonably waterlogged stoneless clayey and fine loamy over clayey soils and Blewbury series, being described as well drained calcareous clayey and fine silty over clayey soils .
The land is located in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone for surface water and annual drainage rates are £729.10 per annum.
The land benefits from an abstraction licence of 22,500 cubic metres.
The land is sold with the benefit of 157.54 Non-SDA entitlements, and is eligible to receive payments under the Basic Payment Scheme. The vendor will apply for the Basic Payment Scheme in 2018. The successful 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 liable should the vendor be penalised for breach of cross compliance.
The vendor will attempt to transfer the above entitlements to the purchaser in accordance with the regulations of the scheme following completion of the sale providing that the purchaser is eligible to qualify for Basic Payment Scheme. The transfer of the entitlements will be coordinated by George F White with fees of £400.00 plus VAT per lot being payable by the purchaser.
Early entry to the farm by the Purchaser may be negotiated on payment of an additional deposit upon exchange of contracts.
The Vendors reserve the right of holdover to store and remove the 2017 or 2018 crop in the farm buildings until 30th April 2019.
Development Potential Information
The Farm offers significant development potential subject to requisite planning consents.
There is both commercial and residential development opportunities, although it should be noted that all interested parties are advised to seek their own professional advice and cannot rely upon the planning appraisal described herein.
Mineral Rights and Mineral Extraction
The mineral rights in part are excepted below certain depths or subject to lease in with compensation clauses to the surface owner if exercised. Further information is available on request.
Mineral rights are also in hand in part.
Overage and other agreements
Rarely for a property with such development potential, the land is offered to the market free from any overage (or clawback).
In addition the land is not subject to any Option Agreement, Promotion Agreement or Conditional Contract.
Public and Private Rights of Way
There is a public bridleway which runs across the land.
The sporting rights are included insofar as they are owned.
Rights & Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, drainage, water courses and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners, if any, affecting the same, and all existing or proposed wayleaves and all other matters registered by a competent authority pursuant to statute.
Tenure and Possession
The Land is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Method of Sale
Warrren Farm is offered for sale as a whole by private treaty. Interested parties are advised to register their interest with the Bedale Office at an early stage as the Vendor reserves the right to invite Best and Final Offers by a closing date.
Any guides, quotes etc. are made exclusive of VAT.
In the event that the sale of the land or any part of it or right attached to it becomes a chargeable supply for the purpose of VAT, such tax will be payable in advance to the purchase price.
An additional information pack is available upon request.
Please register your interest with the Bedale Office on 01677 425301 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The land may be viewed on foot during daylight hours with a copy of these particular to hand, but you will need to make arrangements with the selling agent to view the interior of the residential properties and buildings.
Prospective purchasers view the land at their own risk, neither the Vendor or the agent accept any responsibility for the viewers safety whilst inspecting the land.
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council
3 Market Place
Contact: Jennifer Bartram