Brookhouse, Nr Sheffield
Productive Grassland
Equestrian or Arable Use

2.97 Acres (1.20 Hectares) or thereabouts

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

The hamlet of Brookhouse lies due north approximately half a mile from the land in question, with the village of Laughton en le Morthen the same distance to the south east. The town of Rotherham lies approximately eight miles to the north west and the town of Worksop lies approximately nine miles to the south east.

The land comprises a single parcel of permanent grassland, with the land classified as being 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 “Bardsey” Association with their characteristics being described as “loamy over clayey and fine silty soils over soft rock” and is suitable for “cereals, some potatoes and permanent grassland”.

OS Map Sheet RefNG Field NoDescriptionArea
Claimable Area
SK 51884770Permanent Grass2.971.201.20


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 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.

The field has been down to grass for many years.

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.

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. A footpath runs along the whole length of the eastern boundary.

Access is directly off Brookhouse Lane.

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

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 "Brookhouse 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.

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