Sold (STC) - £1,800,000 - 172.83 acres, Low Field Farm, Appleton Wiske, Northallerton, DL6, DL6 2AR

George F. White

George F. White
14c Redwell Court, , Barnard Castle, County Durham DL12 8BN

Tel:0333 920 2220

+ A productive arable farm situated in a secluded rural location, extending in total to approximately 69.94 Ha (172.83 Ac), comprising of a three bedroom detached bungalow, a range of traditional and modern agricultural buildings with the potential for alternative uses.

Low Field Bungalow
Low Field is a detached bungalow positioned at the end of a private drive, with easily maintained lawn gardens to the front and rear and an attached flat roofed single garage. The bungalow extends to approximately 78m² (839.58ft²). The bungalow is situated to the south of the agricultural buildings and benefits from privacy and rural views.

Low Field Bungalow has the benefit of a recently installed oil fired central heating, septic tank drainage and CCTV security cameras. The electricity supply is single phase.

The accommodation is described briefly as follows; Entering through a UPVC door into an inner lobby, living room, family bathroom and kitchen diner. There are two double bedrooms and one single bedroom.

The EPC rating of Low Field Bungalow is D

Low Field Farm extends in total, including roads, yard and tracks, to approximately 69.94 Ha (172.83 Ac). The land comprises of arable land extending to 69.21 Ha (171.01 Ac). The agricultural land is not included in any Entry Level or Higher Level stewardship schemes.

The boundaries of the agricultural land comprise mature hedgerows and fencing. Staindale Beck runs along the northern boundary of Low Field Farm.

Low Field Farm is classified as Grade 3 and a slowly permeable seasonally wet slightly acid but base-rich loamy and clayey soils. The 2020 harvest season achieved yields of circa 3.5 tonne / acre for Winter Wheat.

Low Field Farm is drilled up for 2021 harvest and a cropping rotation is available upon request.

Right of Access from West Lane
The main driveway leads from the public highway known as West Lane which runs between the village of Hornby and Appleton Wiske. The Vendor owns part of the driveway from the cattle grid, and over the remaining part the Vendor has a right of access. This access point is highlighted by blue dash on the site plan.

Right of Access from Appleton Wiske to Field 4625
Field 4625 has its own access, which is depicted by a green dashed line which reflects a right of access enjoyed by the current owner over third party land.

Field 6038
The title to field 6038 has not previously been registered with the Land Registry. The Purchaser will be required to register Field 6038 upon completion of the purchase.

The farm buildings on site may have potential for conversion to other uses, including residential and commercial. The agricultural use of the buildings allows them to benefit from the permitted development rights, that permit the change of use to other uses, subject to the standard national criteria.

Basic Payment Scheme
The Vendor has claimed the Basic Payment Scheme for the 2020 scheme year, therefore the purchaser will be required to sign an indemnification that they will maintain the land in good agricultural and environmental condition and follow the rules of the Basic Payment Scheme and Cross Compliance Regulations.

Further to this indemnification, the Vendor will hold the purchaser liable should the Vendor be penalised for any breach of Cross Compliance up until the 31st December 2020 where applicable.
The Basic Payment Scheme Non - SDA entitlements will be excluded from the sale of the property. The Purchaser will be require to pay £300.00 plus VAT for the transfer of the entitlements upon completion.

Ingoing Valuation
In addition to the purchase price the purchaser will be required to pay for any growing crops, including cultivations, seeds, fertilisers, sprays, lime, new leys and acts of husbandry at cost of market value (whichever is the higher) and any items normally paid for at ingoing.

Rights and Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, water courses and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners, if any, affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves or other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.
There are electricity and telephone pylons intersecting the agricultural land from Low Field bungalow. In addition, a public Right of Way intersects the agricultural land.

Sporting and Mineral Rights
The sporting rights and mineral rights are included within the sale insofar as they are owned.

Potential Asbestos Presence
There may be asbestos present at Low Field Farm, however George F. White have not carried out any tests.
Viewings of Low Field Farm are strictly by appointment with the agent only.
Appointments should be made with the Bedale office on 0333 920 2220 and

Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale as a whole by private treaty. The Vendor reserves the right to invite best and final offers by a closing date. If you have downloaded these particulars, please register your interest with the Bedale office so that you can be kept informed as to how we propose to conclude the sale.

Head north out of Northallerton on the A167 public highway, when you reach the village of Great Smeaton turn right and head towards Hornby, continue through the village and make a left hand turn down a private track which leads to Low Field Farm.

The Area
The village of Hornby is located within the Hambleton District Council, and is situated between Great Smeaton and Appleton Wiske. Low Field Farm is located in a great location for access on to the A1(M) and A19 public highways and also local towns such as Northallerton and Darlington.


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