Land for sale

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Land for sale

Land At Blake Laws, Middlehope, St Johns Chapel DL13

Key Information

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Local area information

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • St John's Chapel Primary School 0.7 miles
  • Wearhead Primary School 2.1 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • A ring fenced block of land
  • Roadside access
  • Natural water supplies
  • Early viewing recommended
An excellent opportunity to purchase a ring fenced block of upland grazing extending to approximately 67.43 hectares (166.61 acres) with roadside access and natural water supplies.

The land is situated in Weardale to the north of St Johns Chapel and offers opportunities for the purchaser to explore the new environmental, biodiversity and carbon offsetting markets.

The land is situated in Weardale in County Durham and lies approximately 1.5 miles to the north of St Johns Chapel in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The location is identified by a red circle on the location plan.

The land is accessed directly from a track leading from the public highway known as Sidehead at Carr Brow with further access being provided from a Byway Open to All Traffic known as Seeingsike Road. The access tracks are shown in yellow on the Sale Plan.

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An excellent opportunity to purchase a ring fenced substantial block of upland grazing extending to 67.43 hectares (166.61 acres) in total.
The land is divided into nine field parcels, which benefit from roadside access and stockproof boundaries.
The boundaries are predominantly stone walls.
The land is classified as Grade 5 and is described as slowly permeable seasonally wet acid loamy and clayey soils.

The gross acreages have been assessed in accordance with Ordnance Survey data, interested parties should satisfy themselves in this regard.
Public rights of way

The land is crossed by a public footpath leading from the south west to the north east of the parcel. This is shown on the sale plan by a hatched green line.
Furthermore, part is designated as open access land under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act. These fields are shown marked blue on the sale plan.
Basic payment scheme & stewardship

The land was registered for the Basic Payment Scheme.
Most of the land is entered into a Mid Tier Countryside Stewardship Scheme, until 2027. Further details can be obtained from the selling agent.
Nitrate vulnerable zone

The land is not located in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.
Sporting mineral and other rights

The sporting rights are owned and in hand.
Mines and mineral rights are excluded from the sale as they are in third party ownership.

Each party is to bear their own costs.

The property is sold subject to all rights including rights of way, whether public or private, rights of light, support, drainage, water and electricity and other rights, obligations and easements and quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether or not constituted in the title deeds or referred to in these particulars.
The purchaser will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of such burdens.
Money laundering

Prospective buyers should be aware that if they are successful they will be required to provide documents in relation to the current Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Regulations. The extent of the required documentation will be confirmed to the purchaser(s) after acceptance of an offer.

The land is available freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Method of sale

The property is offered for sale as a whole by private treaty.

Please contact Vickers & Barrass Darlington office on to arrange a viewing, which are strictly by appointment only.
Local authority

Durham County Council

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