Productive Grade 3 Arable Land
Stainforth, Nr Doncaster

7.86 Acres (3.18 Hectares)

Offers in the Region of: £80,000 - UNDER OFFER

The Village of Stainforth lies 0.4 miles to the east of the land in question, with access taken directly off Oldfield Lane. Thorne is 4 miles to the northeast and Doncaster is 8 miles to the southwest.

The land comprises a single parcel of arable land, being classified as Grade 3 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 Newport 1 Association, characteristics are “deep well drained sandy and coarse loamy soils, capable of growing cereals, sugar beet and potatoes”.

OS Map Sheet RefNational Grid Field NoDescriptionArea
Claimable Area
SE 63107991Arable7.863.183.18


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 offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Full details of back cropping are available from the selling agents on request.

Annual drainage rates are payable to the Doncaster East Internal Drainage Board on the whole field.

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 prior to completion, subject to an exchange of contracts and a 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.

Sporting & Timber rights are included where owned.

Access is taken directly off Oldfield Lane.

The land currently forms part of a wider entry level and high level Stewardship Scheme, which is due to terminate on the 31st January 2022. It is envisaged that the new purchaser will take over this scheme from the vendor and should further details on the scheme be required, they can be obtained from the selling agent’s office

The area is within Flood Zone 3, which indicates an area with a high probability of flooding.

The land currently forms part of the Doncaster Countryside Policy Area as defined by the Unitary Development Plan. It has in the past been included within the Call for Sites and is shown as ID Ref 230, however, this is noted as being undeliverable due to its isolation.

The land may be viewed at any reasonable time during daylight hours with a copy of these sale particulars.