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Lot 2: A productive block of of 56.4 acres arable land, situated in an attractive position between Ampleforth and Gilling East. BEST AND FINAL OFFERS BY 2pm FRIDAY 15th DECEMBER 2023
Lot 2 is a productive block of arable land amounting to around 56.4 acres.
The land is accessed off Pottergate to the south accessed from Gilling East via a right of way over a high quality private tarmac road.
The land is currently situated within an Agricultural Tenancies Act, Farm Business Tenancy (FBT) which commenced on 1 October 2022 and expires on the 30 September 2027 at an annual apportioned rent of £7,332 per annum over the area to be sold.
Please note, offers could be put forward to purchase Lot 2 with vacant possession, as there is also the potential to remove this area of land from the current FBT as there is an early resumption clause to remove 20% of the area per annum from the FBT tenancy.
The land comprises a ring fenced block of predominantly arable land with grassland areas.
The land is generally low lying and is part medium bodied and part heavy clay loams capable of providing good quality grazing and mowing land and production of cereal crops including wheat, barley and oil seed rape.
The land is shown on the former Ministry of Agricultural Provisional Land Classification map as Grade III land.
The soil is shown in the Soil series of England and Wales as primarily being of the Denchworth type described as “slowly permeable clay soils and fine loam over clay soils” and the Fladbury 3 type described as “stoneless clayey, fine silty and fine loamy soils”