Hag Wood at, Whatstandwell, Matlock

Price: Guide Price £30,000


  • 3.97 acres (1.61 hectares) of mixed woodland
  • Guide Price £30,000-40,000
  • Woodland comprising an area used for Christmas tree planting and wreath cropping
  • Woodland benefiting from roadside access and further access into the woodland
  • For viewings and further enquiries contact the Ashbourne Office on (01335) 342201
  • For Sale by Public Auction on 4th June 2018 at 3:00pm

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A unique opportunity to acquire a parcel of attractive woodland extending to 3.97 acres (1.61 hectares), consisting of established mixed hardwoods, comprising mostly oak, ash and maple, in addition to Christmas cultivation and wreath cropping.


A unique opportunity to acquire a parcel of attractive woodland extending to 3.97 acres (1.61 hectares), consisting of established mixed hardwoods, comprising mostly oak, ash and maple, in addition to Christmas cultivation and wreath cropping.

The woodland includes a hardcore track running part way through making the woodland easily accessible.

Auction Details

For Sale by Public Auction

At the Agricultural Business Centre

Bakewell, DE45 1AH

On 4th June 2018 at 3pm

Guide Price: £30,000 - £40,000


Hag Wood is accessed off the B5035 between Wirksworth and Whatstandwell. The land lies approximately 2 miles from Wirksworth, 5.5 miles from Matlock, 6.5 miles from Belper and 15.5 miles from Chesterfield.


From Ashbourne follow the B5035 towards Wirksworth until W End for approximately 9 miles. Turn left onto St John’s Street (B5023) and after approximately 40 yards turn right onto Coldwell Street (B5035). After a further mile turn left to stay on the B5035 and after a mile the woodland will be on right hand side. The woodland is accessed off the roadside via a track which runs into the woodland itself. The woodland will then be identifiable from the attached plan.


An attractive and unique parcel of woodland, situated within close proximity to the Peak District National Park, and a short distance from the historic town of Wirksworth, both extremely popular areas for tourists and ramblers. Accessed directly from the highway, the land slopes towards the road and has further access into the woodland itself via a hardcore track.

The woodland has a range of mixed hardwoods, mostly oak, ash and maple, in addition to Christmas tree cultivation which are currently being planted annually excluding 2018 and wreath cropping for the Christmas season. The woodland also offers the prospect of firewood if desired. Hag Wood offers a rare opportunity to purchase an attractive woodland, in an accessible and desirable location.

The woodland extends to approximately 3.97 acres (1.61 hectares) and is shown edged red on the attached plan.

Timber, Mineral and Sporting Rights

As far as we are aware timber and mineral rights are included in the sale.

We have been made aware by the Vendors that the sporting rights are reserved, however they have not been exercised for over 19 years since they took ownership.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements

The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may exist whether or not they are defined in these particulars.


There are no main services connected to the woodland.

Tenure and Possession

The land is being sold freehold with vacant possession.

Vendors Solicitor

Smith Partnership Solicitors

Celtic House Heritage Gate, Friary St, Derby DE1 1LS

Tel: 01332 225225

Email: TBC


To arrange a viewing of the land please contact Bagshaws on 01335 342201 or e-mail: ashbourne@bagshaws.com. Viewings will take place with the Vendor on specific viewing mornings, please contact the agent to find out more about the viewing dates and times.

Viewing is strictly by appointment only.

Deposits and Completion

The successful purchaser will be required to pay a deposit of 10% of the sale price upon the fall of the hammer. Please note that proof of identification must also be provided to comply with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017. The signing of the Contract of Sale and 10% deposit is legally binding on both parties and completion will occur within 28 days thereafter, unless stated otherwise at the auction.

The sale of each lot is subject to a buyer’s fee of £200 + VAT (£240 inc. VAT) payable on the fall of the hammer. Please contact the auctioneers for further details.

Conditions of Sale

The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the office of the Auctioneers seven days prior to the sale and will not be read at the sale. The Auctioneers and Solicitors will be in the sale room fifteen minutes prior to the commencement of the auction to deal with any matter arising from either the conditions of Sale, the Sales Particulars or relating to auction generally. At the appointed time the sale will commence and thereafter no further queries will be dealt with and the purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge of the Conditions of Sale and to have satisfied himself fully upon all matters contained or referred to therein, whether or not the purchaser has read them. The Guide Price is issued as an indication of the auctioneer’s opinion of the likely selling price of the property. Each property offered is subject to a Reserve Price which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer just prior to the auction and which would ordinarily be within 10% (+/-) of the Guide Price. Both the Guide Price and the Reserve Price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction.

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4th June 2018
Bakewell Property Auction

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