Woodland and Trout Ponds at Abney, Hathersage, Hope Valley

Price: Guide Price £25,000


  • 2.43 acres
  • 3.3 miles from Hathersage
  • Two Trout Ponds
  • Three lovely parcels of woodland

Full details

2.43 acres of lovely mature woodland and two trout ponds

For Sale by Informal Tender

Closing Date for Bids: 12 noon on Wednesday 16th October 2019


The woodland is located just outside of the Peak District hamlet of Abney, itself 3.3 miles from Hathersage, 11.4 miles from Bakewell and 13.5 miles from Sheffield City Centre.


From Hathersage head on the B6001 towards Bakewell. Shortly after driving over Leadmill Bridge, take the next right signposted Abney (opposite The Plough Public House). Remain on this road until passing through the village of Abney after which is the woodland, indicated by our “For Sale” board.


The property comprised three lovely parcels of woodland collectively amounting to 2.43 acres together with two attractive woodland ponds and stream. The property is readily accessed off the unnamed adopted highway, with a 15’ gate off the road leading to an unsurfaced ride.

The woodland is comprised of semi mature species made up primarily of Ash, Sycamore and Larch, with more minor canopy species including Scots Pine and Sweet Chestnut. The two ponds are fed by natural watercourses, with the upper pond feeding the larger, lower pond. The property affords a varied habitat for wildlife and offering recreational opportunities including overnight camping, subject to local planning regulations


The land may be viewed during daylight hours when in possession of a copy of these particulars. Please exercise caution when viewing the property, particularly in relation to steep slopes and standing water.

Method of Sale

The property is offered by way of informal tender. All bids must be submitted on the prescribed tender form and must be received by the Bakewell office of Bagshaws LLP by 12 noon Wednesday 16th October 2019. Envelopes should be clearly marked “Abney Woodland Tender”.


None connected.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements

The property 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.

Timber, Mineral and Sporting Rights


Tenure and Possession

The property is sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Fixtures, Fittings and Stock

The sale includes fixtures and fittings and fish stocks within the lake. Bagshaws are not liable in any way for the quality or quantity of the fish stocks, nor any death or disease that may affect such stocks. Purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the quality and quantity of the fish stocks prior to purchase.

Woodland Taxation

Commercially managed woodland can qualify for 100% relief from Inheritance Tax after two years of ownership. The sale of timber is exempt from Income and Capital Gains Tax.

Vendors Solicitor

George Thomson

Taylor & Emmet LLP

Bridge Street


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Money Laundering Regulations 2017

Due to recent changes in legislation, all buyers must provide relevant documentation in order to provide proof of their identity and place of residence. The documentation collected will not be disclosed to any other party.

Agents Note

Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort on behalf of their client to ensure these details offer an accurate and fair description of the property but give notice that;

1. All measurements, distances and areas referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing.

2. Any reference to rights of way, easements, wayleaves, tenure or any other covenants/conditions should be verified by the buyer’s legal representative prior to exchanging contracts.

3. Plans and maps are indicative only and it should not be assumed that anything shown in these is included in the sale.

4. These details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale.

5. Alterations to the details may be necessary during the marketing.

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Woodland and Trout Ponds at Abney, Hathersage, Hope Valley

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