Land off Salters Lane, Matlock DE4 2PA

For Sale


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A unique opportunity to purchase approximately 42.5 acres of pasture and amenity land and a 7.2 acre quarry.
For Sale by Public Auction on the 20th May 2024 at the Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell DE45 1AH

The land occupies an elevated position off Salter’s Lane, less than 1.7 miles from the centre of Matlock, just outside of the Peak District National Park, and benefits from excellent views of the surrounding area. The property is located approximately 10.2 miles from Bakewell, 11.4 miles from Chesterfield, 20.4 miles from Derby, and 29.8 miles from Sheffield.

From Matlock town centre head northwest onto Oak Road towards New Street. After approximately 300ft turn left onto bank road, and remain on this road for approximately 400ft. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit for the A615/Bakewell Road, and remain on this road for approximately 0.4 miles. At the next roundabout, take the 1st exit for the A6/ Derwent Way. Remain on this road for 0.3 miles and then make a right turn onto Cawdor Way, and then an immediate right turn onto Matlock Spa Road. After 0.3 miles, turn left onto Snitterton Road, and then right onto Salters Lane. The land is situated on the left, as indicated by our For Sale board.

The sale of this unique property offers the opportunity to acquire circa 42.5 acres of pasture and amenity land together with a 7.2 acre quarry. The property benefits from exceptional views of the locality and excellent roadside access.

The former limestone and quartz quarry offers the opportunity for a range of alternative future uses, subject to necessary planning consents. The vendor has had the quarry surveyed to have a capacity of over 1,000,000 m3. In addition is a derelict building that historically was used in conjunction with quarry operations.

Tenure and Possession
The land is offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Basic Payment Scheme
Basic Payment Scheme entitlements are not included.

Environmental Schemes and Payments:
The land is not entered into any stewardship agreements, though neighbouring properties are understood to be entered into Higher Level Stewardship, something that may assist with any application.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves & Easements:
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements whether or not defined in these particulars.

Timber, Minerals & Sporting Rights:
The property is to be sold with the benefit of these rights so far as they exist.

Because of the quarry, viewing is to be by arrangement with Bagshaws LLP.

There are no mains services are connected.

Any uplift in value of the property arising from non-agricultural development will be subject to 8% overage upon the grant of planning permission for 30 years from 26th April 2007.

Local Authority
Derbyshire Dales District Council, Town Hall, Bank Road, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3NN
01629 761100

The Vendor’s solicitors are;

Vito Berzanski
Nigel Davis solicitors

Method of Sale
This property is For Sale by Public Auction on 20th May 2024

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. The documentation collected will not be disclosed to any other party.

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.

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. We reserve a right to charge a buyer’s fee of £500 plus VAT (£600 inclusive of VAT). This will be charged to the purchaser for each lot entered into the auction. For on-line buyers only, there is an additional on-line buyer’s premium of £500 plus VAT (£600 inclusive of VAT).