Land and Buildings at Marston Marston Lane, Stafford ST18 9SY

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The land and buildings at Marston, Stafford offers an excellent opportunity to purchase a semi-rural private equestrian yard extending to approximately 5.06 acres (2.046 hectares). For Sale by Public Auction at 3:00pm on Wednesday 1st May 2024 at the Paddock Pavilion, Uttoxeter Racecourse, ST14 8BD.

The land and buildings at Marston, Stafford offers an excellent opportunity to purchase a semi-rural private equestrian yard extending to approximately 5.06 acres (2.046 hectares).

The property boasts a range of well maintained buildings, in a part concreted yard, easily accessible from its entrance drive directly off Marston Lane. Surrounding the central yard are several usefully divided manageable grass paddocks, suitable for grazing and mowing, totaling approximately 4.81 acres (1.947 hectares). Much care has been taken by the current owners to maintain the property.

The yard offers ideal space for parking of horse boxes and trailers. Within the yard there is an excellent range of buildings, including 40ft x 30ft steel portal framed building with roller shutter door, newly appointed 18ft stable and 12ft open fronted covered storage area with lean to off, block of three stables and series of useful smaller timber store sheds.

The property is located directly off Marston Lane, just to the south of the small village of Marston. It is situated approximately 2.5 miles north of the centre of Stafford, with good connectivity to major arterial roads such as the A513, A34 and M6.

From the M6 Junction 14, take the A34 heading east following signs for Uttoxeter (A518). Take the 2nd exit at both the roundabouts onto the A513. Continue on the A513 for approximately half a mile, then turn left onto Marston Lane. Follow this lane for approximately 0.7 miles, where the secure gated entrance to the property will be located on the left hand side.

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Strictly by appointment only through the sole selling agents Bagshaws. Please contact the Penkridge Office on 01785 716600 or by email at

The Land and Buildings at Marston benefit from a mains water supply, but rainwater collection tanks provide the majority of the property’s requirements and are being sold with the property. There is no mains electricity supply to the property at present. A generator stored in one of the buildings runs the lighting in and around the buildings. Additionally, solar panels are present at the property providing a 12 volt power supply. Both the solar panels and generator are being sold with the property. Please contact the selling agents for further details.

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

Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights:
All rights which may exist on the property are believed to be in hand such that they exist and any value is included within the sale, however this should be verified by the purchasers legal advisors.

Fixtures and Fittings
Only those fixtures and fittings referred to in the sale particulars are included in the purchase price. Bagshaws have not tested any equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and no guarantee is given that they are in good working order.

The property has benefit the following planning consents:

16/25258/FUL - Single-storey, single horse stable and open fronted stable/ store.
04/02395/FUL - Agricultural machinery and feed building at Land Holding.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements:
We are not aware of any public rights of way that cross the property.

The property is offered subject to and with the benefits of, any rights of way both public and private, all wayleaves, easements and other rights whether or not specifically referred to.

Method of Sale:
The land is offered for sale by Public Auction at 3:00pm on Wednesday 1st May 2024 at the Paddock Pavilion, Uttoxeter Racecourse, ST14 8BD.

Vendor's Solicitors:
Hand Morgan & Owen Solicitors, 17 Martin Street, Stafford, ST16 2LF
T: 01785 211411
Vicky Follows

Local Authority:
Stafford Borough Council
Civic Centre
ST16 3AQ
T: 01785 619000

Money Laundering Regulations:
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 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 £500+ VAT (£600 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. Please note that no searches will be included in the Conditions of Sale. Prospective purchasers may make their own arrangements with regard to searches and should seek legal advice. 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 Note:
Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort to ensure these details offer an accurate and fair description of the property. The particulars are produced in good faith, for guidance only and do not constitute or form an offer or 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 and give notice that all plans, measurements, distances, areas and any other details referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing.