Land off, Within Lane, Hopton, Stafford

Price: Offers in Excess of £60,000


  • Guide Price: Offers in Excess of £60,000
  • A fantastic opportunity to acquire an area of grassland close to Stafford
  • Extends to 6.58 Acres (2.664 Ha)
  • Ideal for Grazing and Mowing
  • For Sale by Public Auction
  • At the Paddock Pavilion, Uttoxeter Racecourse
  • On Wednesday 18th September 2019 at 3pm

Full details

A fantastic opportunity to acquire 6.58 acres (2.664 ha) of good pasture land, ideal for grazing and mowing.

For Sale by Public Auction

At the Paddock Pavilion, Uttoxeter Racecourse

On Wednesday 18th September 2019 at 3pm



The property is located to the north east of Hopton Village and is accessed via a private road off Within Lane. The land is approximately 3 miles north east of Stafford.


From Stafford take the A518 towards Weston and after about 1.5 miles turn left along Within Lane. After approximately 3/4 mile you will see a track on the right, known as Brick Kiln Lane which leads to the land. The nearest post code is ST18 0BA.


The property comprises of a large single field which is currently laid to grass. It extends to 6.58 acres (2.664 ha) in total and is accessed via the track known as Brick Kiln Lane which leads from Within Lane, Hopton. The boundaries are to mature hedgerows with the northern boundary bordering onto the wood known as Brick Kiln Covert.

The land has a slight slope to it and is currently used as grazing or mowing land. The land is classified as Grade 3 under MAFF Agricultural Land Classification Scheme and the property is situated in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

General Information

Basic Payment Scheme

The land is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme but no Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements are included in the sale.


There are no mains services connected to the land.

Right of Way, Wayleaves and Easements

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements whether defined in these sales particulars or not. Brick Kiln Lane is classified as a private road over which runs a bridle way known as Hopton & Coaton 17.

Sporting Timber and Mineral Rights

It is understood that Timber and Mineral Rights are included in the sale of the property. The Sporting rights are excluded from the sale of this property.

Tenure and Possession

The property is sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


The land may be viewed during normal daylight hours when in possession of a copy of these sales particulars.

Local Authority

Stafford Borough Council

Civic Centre



ST16 3AQ

Telephone: 01785 679000


Bowcock & Pursaill

9-11 Carter Street



ST14 8HB

01889 598883

Ref: Ms J Hancock

Method of Sale

The property is to be sold by public auction.

Money Laundering Regulations

Due to recent changes in legislation all buyers must provide relevant documentation in order to provide proof of their identity and place of residence before bidding. The documentation collected is for this purpose only and will not be disclosed to any other party.

Deposit and Completion

The successful bidder will be asked to sign a contract for the sale of the property immediately as the auction finishes and will also be asked to pay a deposit equivalent to 10% of the sale price either by cheque or by bankers draft. The sale of each lot is subject to a buyers fee of £200.00+VAT (£240.00 inc VAT) payable on the fall of the hammer. Unless stated otherwise at the sale completion of purchase will be anticipated 28 days after the auction date.

Conditions of Sale

The conditions of sale will be deposited at the offices of both the auctioneer and the vendors solicitors 7 days prior to the sale and will not be read at the sale. At the time appointed the sale will commence and thereafter no further query will be dealt with and the purchaser will be deemed to have knowledge of the conditions of sale and to have satisfied himself upon all matters contained or referred to therein. Copies of the conditions of sale will not be forwarded to interested parties unless by prior arrangement for which there will be a charge.

Agents Note

Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort to ensure these details are accurate and a fair description of the property but give notice that all measurements, distances and areas referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing. These details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale. Bagshaws LLP and their employees are not authorized to give any warranties or representations in relation to the sale.

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18th September 2019
Uttoxeter Property Auction

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