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Land for sale

Meltham Road, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7

Council tax band:
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Local area information

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Marsden Junior School 0.6 miles
  • Marsden Infant and Nursery School 0.7 miles
  • Marsden (Yorks) 0.8 miles
  • Slaithwaite 1.8 miles

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

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Sold at auction
  • Guide Price £20,000 - £30,000
  • Lot Number 1
  • Approx 1.61 acres
We are pleased to offer this 17.48 acre block of Agricultural Land in 3 lots. Lot 1 is the smallest, amounting to approximately 1.61 acres with frontage to Meltham Road and a gated access from a lane off Gatehead. Lot 2 is the largest lot, it has frontage to Meltham Road and extends to approximately 8.5 acres. Lot 3 has frontage to Stubbin Road and an additional access from Gatehead – this amounts to approximately 7.38 acres. The land is sold with additional sheep grazing rights for Marsden Moor.

Lot 1: Land Adjacent To Gatehead Bank

A single paddock of grazing land amounting to approximately 1.61 acres with frontage to Meltham Road and a gated access from a single track lane off Gatehead. The land adjoins Gatehead Bank, a small estate of houses on the edge of the village. It could appeal to buyers looking for a pony paddock, adjoining land owners or speculators.


Lot 1 is sold subject to an overage provision whereby the owners would be entitled to 30% of the uplift in value if planning permission is obtained on the land within the next 30 years.

Sheep Rights

The land is sold with the benefit of Sheep Grazing rights for Marsden Moor. At this time our clients receive a payment in lieu of exercising their rights.

Auction Details

Sale to be held at The Huntsman Inn, Greenfield Road, Holmfirth on Wednesday 15th November at 7.30pm.

Solicitors Details

Ms Lisa Murgatroyd
Ramsdens Solicitors, Oakley House, 1 Hungerford Road, Huddersfield, HD3 3AL
Telephone: Email:

Auction Conditions

Interested parties should view the auction contract for full details of all of the conditions of sale.

Bidding At Auction

Should you be successful in purchasing the property at auction you will be required to sign the contract and pay a deposit of 10% of the sale price. The buyers are to transfer the deposit to their solicitor and then transfer to the vendors solicitor within 2 working days of the auction. The remaining monies must then be paid in order to complete the sale within 28 days.

Identification And Registration

Due to the recent changes in Money Laundering Regulations, auctioneers will now have to carry out checks on bidders, buyers and sellers. The hmrc guidance states “An auctioneer should carry out customer due diligence on a bidder before they receive a paddle and on the buyer before the hammer falls”.

Wm Sykes & Son will therefore now be registering prospective bidders prior to the auction where they will need to provide a form of photographic identification (driving licence, passport etc.) and a current utility bill or bank statement etc confirming your address. Registration will take place on the night of the auction between 6.30pm and 7.20pm. Any interested party wishing to bid in the auction must have registered. If you have any problems in doing this please contact our office for further advice.


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