Tickhill & Harworth
Grade 2 & 3 Arable Land

24.48 Acres (9.91 Hectares) or thereabouts

For Sale by Informal Tender
(Unless Previously Sold)
As a Whole or in 2 Lots
Tender Date: Friday 6th September 2019

The land is situated in two separate parcels, which are both close to the A1(M). Lot 1 is situated to the north of Tickhill and to the west of the A1(M). Lot 2 is situated to the west of Harworth and to the east of the A1(M). The town of Bawtry lies approximately three miles to the east and the town of Doncaster lies approximately six miles to the north.

The land comprises two separate parcels of arable land, which are offered for sale as a whole or in two lots. Lot 1 has road frontage onto Wellingley Lane, Tickhill and Lot 2 is accessed via an accomodation lane off Common Lane, Harworth.

Lot 1 is classified as being Grade 2 and Lot 2 is classified as Grade 3 on Sheet 103 of the Provisional Agricultural Classification Maps of England and Wales.

The soils for Lot 1 are identified by the Soil Survey of England and Wales as being from the “Dunkeswick” association with their characteristics being described as “fine loamy and fine loamy over clayey soils” and as suitable for “arable cropping”. The soils for Lot 2 are similarly identified as being from the “Wick 1” association with their characteristics being described as “deep well drained coarse loamy and sandy soils” and as suitable for “cereals and some horticultural crops”.

Schedule
LotRLR Field NoDescriptionArea
(Acres)
Claimable Area
(Hectares)
Lot 1
(Red)
2194Arable16.186.55
Lot 2
(Blue)
8102Arable8.133.29
7586 ptArable0.170.07

 Total24.489.91

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

A copy of the relevant part of the Vendors 2019 BP5 application form and the relevant LPIS maps are available for inspection at the Selling Agents’ office by prior appointment or can be e-mailed out on request. Purchaser(s) 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 offered freehold and is being sold with the benefit of vacant possesssion on completion.

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

Annual drainage rates are payable to the Doncaster East Internal Drainage Board on both lots.

The Purchaser(s) shall pay, in addition to the purchase price, the full amount of tenantright due as if there was an outgoing tenant under the Agriculture (Calculation of Value for Compensation) Regulations in accordance with the current recommended costings produced by the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers, including enhancement if appropriate. There will be no consideration or allowance made whatsoever for any dilapidations or any other deductions.

Early entry onto the land will be permitted for the prospective Purchaser(s) prior to completion, subject to an exchange of contracts and the payment of a double deposit (20%) and any tenantright payable.

Lot 2 is being sold 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 50 years as from the date of completion.

The land forms part of a Mid Tier Agreement which commenced on January 1st 2019. The Purchaser(s) will be offered the opportunity to take over the management options within the subject fields, or decline to do so. Further details of the relevant management options and a copy of the Mid Tier Agreement are available for inspection at the Selling Agents’ office by prior appointment or can be emailed out on request.

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

The sale price is agreed on a VAT exclusive basis and the Puchaser(s) shall indemnify the Vendors 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 easments and wayleaves and all rights of access whether mentioned in these particulars or not. Lot 1 is crossed by a public footpath and a water main.

Mineral rights are not included with either Lot.

The land may be viewed at any reasonable time during daylight hours when in possession of a set of these sales particulars.

The land is offered for sale by informal tender as a whole or in two Lots. Proposed purchasers must complete a pro forma tender form and return it to the Agent’s offices before 12 noon Friday 6th September 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 & Harworth 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.



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