North Lane, Huntington, York

York, , YO32 9SU

Price Guide £240,000

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SOLD Subject to Contract

Key Features

  • Block of Agricultural Land & Farm Buildings
  • As a Whole or in Two Lots
  • Available by Informal Tender
  • Tender Date: 12 Noon, 25th August 2023


The property comprises of a block of agricultural land, together with a range of agricultural farm buildings. The property is available as a whole or in two lots.

Location & access

The land and buildings are situated on Wisker Lane, located off North Lane, which runs between the A1237 and the A64, north of the city of York. Access has been over Wisker Lane, there is also a gated access leading from Turbary Lane, which connects to North Lane


The property comprises of a block of agricultural land, together with a range of agricultural farm buildings. The property is available as a whole or in two lots.

Lot 1.

Outlined in blue on plan, this extends to approximately 2.83 acres (1.15 hectares) thereabouts and includes a field in cultivation of 2.37 acres, together with the farm buildings, which are approached directly from Wisker Lane and include:-
Stable block comprising six block built boxes, 40' 8" x 33' 2" (12.4m x 10.1m)
Barn of brick and asbestos (dilapidated) 31' 10" x 33' 6" (9.7m x 10.2m)
Lean-to to rear of this barn 10' 6" x 7' 10" (3.2m x 2.4m)
General Purpose barn, steel portal frame: 60' x 33' (18.3m x 10.0m)
4 x Boxes to rear each 14' 5" x 9' 10" (4.4m x 3.0m)
Ancillary store 9' 10" x 9' 10" (3.0m x 3.0m)

Lot 2.

Outlined in red on the plan, this parcel extends to 22.41 acres (9.07 hectares), thereabouts, and has a gated access from both Wisker Lane and Turbury Lane, being in a grass ley.

Land classification & soil type

The Agricultural land Classification maps show the land as being Grade 3. Soil types:
831b Soil Association SESSAY a fine and coarse loamy soil, over clay affected by groundwater
831c Soil Association WIGTON MOOR a permeable fine coarse loamy soils, variably affected by ground water
Both soils are described as being suitable for cereals, sugar beet, potatoes and some grassland


Boundaries consist of fences, dikes, hedges been open to Wisker Lane in the proximity of the farm buildings. If the land is sold as two separate lots, the purchaser of Lot 1. will be responsible for provision of a suitable fence to the southern boundary of this Lot where it bounds Lot 2.


It is understood there is a water supply which crosses Lot 2, running to the farm buildings which form part of Lot 1., with a meter located at the foot of Turbary Lane. There is a Yorkshire Water main in the verge of North Lane.


2022/23 - Grass Ley/part cultivated, 2021/22 - Barley , 2020/21 - Oats

Tenure & possession

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Method of sale

The land is offered for sale as a whole or in two lots, by informal tender. You must register with the sole agent in order to receive a tender form. Tender forms must be returned to the Leonards Hull office in a sealed envelope, externally marked as 'Land at Wisker Lane Tender' by no later than 12 Noon on Friday 25th August 2023. The vendor retains the right that they do not have to accept the highest or any offer received.


The land as detailed as Lot 2., is offered for sale subject to an overage/development uplift clause. If the use of the land is changed from agricultural or equestrian use, either through planning consent or permitted development rights (under the General Development Consent Order) then an 'uplift' (overage) would be payable to the vendors or their successors in title. This will be based upon 20% of the increase in Market Value of the property immediately before planning consent was granted (excluding hope value) and the Market Value of the property immediately after planning consent is granted but taking into account the terms of any such consent granted. The overage/development uplift will run for 30 years from the date of completion.

Drainage & outgoings

Parts of the land are understood to benefit from under drainage scheme, there are a number of outfalls visible on boundaries discharging into the dikes with an outfall running under Wisker Lane. No drainage plans are available, There is a small drainage rate payable to Foss IDB, further details are available upon request.

Wayleaves, easements, restrictions & rights of way

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 property owners affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves and other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute. There is an electric wayleave in favour of Northern Powergrid Plc, with poles and power lines just inside the southern boundary to Lot 1. Further details are available upon request. No public footpaths are known to cross the property.


The land is situated within the Greenbelt, as identified on the City of York Policies Map (North) under the Local Plan Publication (draft) February 2018. \The City of York (new) Local Plan was submitted to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on Friday 25 May 2018 for independent examination. The land was included in the Galtres Garden Village proposal.
Planning enquiries in respect of the property should all be directed to City of York Council:
Email:, Telephone: 01904 551553

Rural payments agency (rpa) & designations

The land is registered with the RPA, copy Rural Land Registry Plans are available upon request. The land is not included within any agri-environment Schemes. The BPS payment for 2022/23 and associated de-linked payments are claimed by current owner. The land is in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).

Sporting, timber & mineral rights

The sporting rights are included in the sale, together with the mineral rights so far as these are owned.

Valuation & deductions

There will be no ingoing valuation to pay and the purchaser(s) shall not make any claim for deductions or dilapidations of any kind what so ever.

Plans & measurements

Any plans forming part of these particulars are included for identification purposes and do not form part of the contract for sale. Areas or measurements are given as a guide only and should be checked by you or your own agent(s).


Wisker Lane Access ///later.cheeks.fills

Access & viewings

Viewing of the land will be during daylight hours with a set of particulars to hand and should be taken from Wisker Lane.

Health & safety

Certain of the farm buildings are in poor condition and should not be entered, the vendors accept no responsibility if the buildings are entered. We would ask viewers to be as vigilant as possible when viewing the property for your own personal safety.

Guide prices

Lot 1 - £60,000
Lot 2 - £180,000

Sole agents

The sole selling agents are Leonards (01482) 375212.
Contact: Mark Broadhurst at or Robert Maitland-Biddulph at

Property Location

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