Tickhill, Nr Doncaster
Grade 2 Arable Land

5.12 Acres (2.07 Hectares) or thereabouts

For Sale by Informal Tender
(Unless Previously Sold)
Tender Date: Friday 23rd August 2019

The land is situated in two parcels on the north western edge of Tickhill, along the private track known as Vineyard Lane, off Wong Lane. The town of Doncaster lies approximately eight miles to the north and Worksop lies approximately nine miles to the south.

The land comprises two parcels of arable land, which are offered for sale as a whole and being classified as Grade 2 on Sheet 103 of the Provisional Agricultural Classification Maps of England & Wales. The soils are identified by the Soil Survey of England & Wales as being from the “Aberford” Association with characteristics being described as “well drained, fine loamy soils over limestone” and is suitable for “cereals, with some sugar beet and potatoes”.

OS Map Sheet RefNG Field NoDescriptionArea
Claimable Area
SK 58934850Arable5.122.072.07


The land is registered on the Rural Payments Agency Rural Land Register and has been used to activate Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements. The tenant has made and will retain, the Basic Payment Scheme claim for the 2019 season. It is intended that there will be a permanent transfer of an appropriate number of entitlements to the Purchaser or their nominee as part of the agreed consideration, following completion.

A copy of the relevant part of the Vendor’s 2019 BP5 application form and the relevant LPIS map is available for inspection at the Selling Agents’ office by prior appointment or can be emailed on request. Prospective Purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of the same. Any statement within these particulars is given in good faith, but carries no warranty.

The land is owned freehold and is being sold with the benefit of vacant possession on completion which will be after the expiration of the current Farm Business Tenancy on 9th September 2019, or when the current crops are cleared, if later.

Full details of back cropping are available from the Selling Agents on request.

It is envisaged that as completion of the sale will take place after the 2019 harvest, there will be no tenantright payable, likewise there will be no consideration or allowance made whatsoever for dilapidations or any other deductions of any kind.

Early entry onto the land will be permitted following clearance of the 2019 crop by the current tenant, for the prospective Purchaser prior to completion, subject to an exchange of contracts and the payment of a double deposit (20%).

All of the land lies within a designated Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

The sale price is agreed on a VAT exclusive basis and the Purchaser shall indemnify the Vendor for any VAT which may subsequently be payable.

The property is sold subject to any rights of way, reservation of minerals, water, drainage, sporting rights, other easements and wayleaves and all rights of access whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

Access is along Vineyard Lane, off Wong Lane.

The land is offered for sale subject to a development clause whereby 50% of any uplift in value, in excess of its existing use value, is reserved to the Vendor for a period of 21 years as from the date of completion.

The land is offered for sale by informal tender and the closing date for tenders is set for 12 noon Friday 23rd August 2019.

The following points particularly apply:

  • 1. Tenders should be submitted, by the due date, in writing on a tender form in a sealed envelope clearly marked "Tickhill Tender".
  • 2. Tenders must be for a precise sum in pounds Sterling and it is advised that tenders should be for an “odd figure” to avoid the possibility of identical bids.
  • 3. No tender will be considered which is only calculable by reference to another tender.
  • 4. Tenderers should state whether their offers are for cash, or whether they are dependent upon borrowing or upon the sale of other property. If borrowing is involved, the source and availability of funds should be confirmed.
  • 5. Letters of tender should include the full names, address and telephone number of the proposed purchaser together with the name, address and telephone number of the proposed Purchaser’s solicitors.
  • 6. The Vendors reserve the right not to accept the highest or any specific tender, and all tenders are to be submitted and received on a Subject to Contract basis.
  • 7. If a receipt is required, please write your name and address on the back of the envelope and a receipt will be forwarded to you.
  • 8. The sealed envelope should be marked on the outside with the name(s), address(es) and date(s) of birth of the prospective Purchaser(s). This is to comply with recent changes to Anti-Money Laundering legislation.
Only tenders submitted in this way will be accepted. All tenders will remain unopened until after 12 noon on Tender day.

The Solicitors:
Grainger Appleyard Solicitors
26-27 Hall Gate
Tel: 01302 327257

2 Doncaster Road • Bawtry • Doncaster • South Yorkshire • DN10 6NF
Tel: (01302) 714399 • Fax: (01302) 719715