Offers in excess of £10,000,0006 Bedrooms 4 Reception Rooms
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 / clawback or contract.
• 2 x Detached, 3 bedroomed residential properties
• An excellent range of multi-purpose farm buildings
• Residential and commercial development opportunities
• Potential mineral extraction
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. This includes History and Heritage sites, shopping, entertainment and sporting events. There are also local employment opportunities for residents and the surrounding population.
Warren Farm is currently 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 and unusually, is offered to the market with no overage clauses of any kind.
The Farm presents a unique opportunity for developer, investor and agricultural buyers and benefits from existing residential accommodation.
81 High Street
The first residential property at Warren Farm is 81 High Street, Dunsville. It is set within a large plot.
The main entrance is to the front of the property via a wooden glazed door which allows access to the entrance hall and all ground floor accommodation. To the left hand side is the living room which offers a front facing UPVC double glazed window and a feature fireplace. Returning to the entrance hall, the dining room also lies to the left hand side and also offers a rear view via a UPVC double glazed window which overlooks the garden, it also has a built in storage cupboard. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the kitchen which also overlooks the garden and adjoining fields beyond, fitted with a range of wall and base mounted storage units topped with contrasting working surfaces and finished with tiled splash backs.
To the first floor there are three bedrooms, two of which are good sized doubles and a further single. There is also a family bathroom with three piece coloured suite.
Externally the property is set back from the road via a private driveway which allows off road parking for several vehicles. There are also lawned gardens to the front and rear and a separate single garage. To the rear there is gated access immediately into one of the farms fields.
(EPC) EEC above EIR
81 Front Street is currently EPC rated ‘F’
81 High Street is included within the whole but the vendor reserves the right to sell separately.
121 High Street
The second property at Warren Farm is 121 High Street, Dunsville. The main entrance is to the front of the property via a wood and single glazed door which allows access into an entry porch and the entrance hall. To the left hand side is the living room which offers a front facing UPVC double glazed window and a feature fireplace. The dining room has a UPVC double glazed window to the side. The dining room is open plan to the conservatory which overlooks the rear garden and adjoining fields. The kitchen has a UPVC double glazed window to the side and is fitted with a range of wall and base mounted storage units topped with contrasting working surfaces and finished with tiled splash backs. There is also a useful pantry style cupboard and a ground floor WC.
To the first floor there are three bedrooms, two of which are good sized doubles and a single bedroom. There is also a family bathroom with three piece suite.
Externally the property is set back from the road via a private driveway which allows off road parking for several vehicles. There are also lawned gardens to the front and rear and a separate single garage. To the rear the garden is unfenced and leads immediately into one of the farms adjacent fields.
(EPC) EEC above EIR
121 Front Street is currently EPC rated ‘E’
Warren Farm is sold with the benefit of an excellent array of multi-purpose buildings. These include but are not limited to corn bins, machinery sheds, a former dairy, stabling and a range of general purpose buildings.
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 has applied for the Basic Payment Scheme in 2017. However 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 crop in the farm buildings until 30th April 2018.
Development Potential Information
The Farm offers significant development potential subject to requisite planning consents. A planning appraisal prepared for the Vendor is available to seriously interested parties upon request.
The planning appraisal details both the commercial and residential potential 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 are excepted or subject to lease in part with compensation clauses if exercised. Further information is available on request.
On part of the land the minerals are in hand.
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 containing the previously mentioned planning appraisal, title information and report and Basic Payment Scheme details is available upon request.
Please register your interest with the Bedale Office on 01677 425301 or email email@example.com.
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