Sharlston Common, Nr Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Productive Grassland Suitable for Equestrian Use

1.91 Acres


The village of Sharlston Common lies due north at approx 0.6 mile from the land, with the village of Featherstone being 2.8 miles to the north east. The city of Wakefield lies 5 miles to the west and the town of Pontefract lies approx 5 miles to the north east.

The land comprises a single parcel of permanent grassland, with the land classified as being Grade 3 on Sheet 96 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 its 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 RefNational Grid Field NoDescriptionArea
Claimable Area
SE 39184382Permanent Grassland1.910.77 


The land would qualify for the Basic Payment Scheme if registered and claimed as part of a wider holding. No entitlements are included with the sale. 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 land in question has been under permanent grassland for a number of 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.

Early entry onto the land will be permitted 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.

The access into the north western corner of the field is included in the sale. There is no access from Lidgett Lane.

The land is fenced on three sides, albeit the fencing is in poor condition for the majority. The southern boundary of the land is enclosed by a mature native species hedge.

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 30 years as from the date of completion

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

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