land and stables off Buxton Road, Whaley Bridge, High Peak SK23 7DY

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A rare opportunity to purchase smallholding comprising a parcel of grassland, woodland and buildings extending to approximately 3.88 acres (1.57 ha), with good roadside access on the outskirts of Whaley Bridge, excellent for those with equestrian, agricultural and lifestyle interests.

For sale by auction at 3pm on 22nd May 2023 at the Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, DE45 1AH

The land is situated in a sought after area of Whaley Bridge located in the High Peak, surrounded by open countryside. It is accessed directly off Buxton Road and is located on the outskirts of the popular town of Whaley Bridge being 0.9 mile away from the town centre which provides a range of amenities. The town of Chapel-en-le-Frith is 3.6 miles to the east and the spa town of Buxton is 6.7 miles to the south.

From the centre of Whaley Bridge, head south along Buxton Road through the town for approximately 0.8 miles. At the end of the town turn right in to the lay by on Buxton Rd and the land will be found on the right hand side indicated by our ‘For Sale’ board.

A rare smallholding comprising areas of grassland and woodland extending to 3.88 acres (1.57 hectares) with three vehicular gated access points including two from the road. Part of the land is suitable for both mowing and grazing purposes whilst the southern part of the land is an area of amenity woodland which has previously been used for grazing pigs.

The land is all single fenced and bound by stock fencing and includes a range of fixtures as follows:ng

Shepherds Hut:
A shepherd’s hut situated on the land comprising a log burning stove and seating/dining area and external decking.

Shipping Container:
A steel shipping container used for the storage of livestock feed and additional secure storage.

Pig Arcs , Shelters and Stable:
There are various pig arcs situated around the site, a timber stable and shelters for the livestock and additional storage areas.

No mains services are connected. There is a naturally filled pond providing water for livestock.

Tenure and Possession:
The property is sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Sporting and Timber Rights:
Included as far as they exist.

Basic Payment Scheme:
The land is not registered with the Rural Payments Agency, but is eligible for The Basic Payment Scheme.

The land may be viewed at all reasonable times when in possession of a copy of these particulars. For an internal inspection, please contact the Bakewell Office on 01629 812777 to arrange a viewing.

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.

Method of Sale:
The land is offered by Public Auction at 3.00pm, Monday 22nd May 2023 at The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, DE45 1AH.

Vendor's Solicitors:
Joe O’Connor Cooper Sons Hartley and Williams LLP. 15 Buxton Old Road, Disley, Cheshire SK12 2BB

Local Authority:
High Peak Borough Council. Market Place, Buxton SK17 6EL. Tel: 0345 129 7777.

Money Laundering Regulations 2017:
All bidders 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. All bidders must register with the auctioneers prior to the auction.

Deposits & 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 £500+ VAT (£600 inc. VAT) payable on the fall of the hammer. For on-line buyers only, there is an additional on-line buyer’s premium of £500 plus VAT (£600 inc. VAT). 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 the 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.

Agents Notes
Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort to ensure these details offer an accurate and 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 authorised to give any warranties or representations in relation to the sale.

Planning Status
Please refer to the legal pack or the High Peak Planning website to see the planning status of the site.