• Approx 9.76 hectares (24.1 acres)
  • Former free-range egg enterprise
  • Road Frontage
  • Farm-yard and Poultry Buildings
For land descriptions please see the photos section of the listing.

The grass land is permanent pasture and lies within a ring fence. The Land is within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

1. Poultry Shed 8.12m x 32.34m & 4.04m x 5.16m & 4.92m x 31.79m & 4.86m x 31.79mTimber framed shed with dual pitch main roof, and T-falls with mono pith roofs.

2. Generator/Battery store

The field boundaries are predominately stone walls and wire fences. The boundaries are shown edged red on the sale plan.

Application Reference: 3/2012/0116

Proposal: Erection of General Purpose Agricultural Building, Stable Block, Siting of Static Caravan and Formation of New Vehicular Access, Land West of Wear Bank, Rushy Lea Lane, Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 3NX.

Approved: 2 August 2012.

Application Reference: 3/2012/0117

Proposal: Erection of a Free Range Egg Production Unit, Land West of Wear Bank, Rushy Lea Lane, Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 3NX.

Approved: 2 August 2012

The site may be suitable for alternative small-scale business/economic/tourism uses. The prospective purchaser should make enquiries to Durham County Council.

Basic Payment Scheme
The land has been registered for the Basic Payment Scheme. The vendor will claim the Basic Payment for the 2020 scheme year and the purchaser will be required to give an undertaking to comply with the scheme requirements for the remainder of the scheme year and to indemnify the vendor for any claims arising from the Purchasers occupation.

The land is classified as Severely Disadvantaged within the Less Favoured Area. The Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements are available by separate negotiation.

Environmental Stewardship etc
The land is subject to an Environmental Stewardship agreement expiring 2022 please contact the office for further information.

The land is freehold and vacant possession is available on completion of the sale. The land is registered under Title Number DU333902.

Mines and Minerals
The mines and minerals together with the ancillary powers of working are excepted.

Sporting Rights
Any sporting rights which are owned are included in the sale.

Rights of Way, Easements and Wayleaves
The vendor is not aware of any public rights of way or third party rights of way over the land.
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, watercourses and other easements and rights of adjoining landowners, affecting the same, and all wayleaves and other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.

The land is sold subject to a development clawback provision which covers the entire area of land included in the sale. The clawback will be triggered if planning permission is granted for a residential dwelling within a 50-year period from the date of completion of the sale and will be calculated on the uplift in value as a result of such planning. The uplift in value will be split 75:25 (Purchaser: Vendor) or their successors in title.

There are no mains services connected. The generator store, inverter, battery storage and fuel store are included in the sale. There is mains electricity available nearby - prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries regarding connection costs. There is a natural water supply from a spring, alternative forms of water supply may be available eg borehole, prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries regarding costs, quality and viability.

Local Authority
Durham County Council, County Hall, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5UL
Telephone 03000 260 000 Website www.durham.gov.uk

By appointment through the selling Agents.
Offers In Excess Of £175,000
Contact us about this property:
Crook Office
5 South Street, Crook, Co Durham DL15 8NE
Tel: 01388 766676
Fax: 01388 767560
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