Land for sale

Thorpe On The Hill, Wakefield

Under Offer 62 ac. | £510,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 62.1 acres (25.1 hectares)

Key features

  • Arable Land

Full description

A productive block of arable land, with amenity woodland offering medium to long term residential development potential (subject to planning permission)

About 62.09 acres (25.13 hectares) in total

Available as a whole or in two lots

The land at Thorpe on the Hill is predominantly well drained with good access onto the A654. The land is classified as being Grade III and belonging to the Rivington 1 series described as well drained coarse loamy soils over sandstone. The land has historically formed part of a cereal rotation but has further grown a variety of brassica crops and other field vegetables including rhubarb and potatoes.

The land ought to appeal to commercial farmers and medium to long term investors looking for strategic sites close to the national motorway network. Lot 2 may appeal to equestrian buyers looking for grazing potential.

Lot 1
Extending to approximately 58.04 acres (23.49ha) of arable land together with amenity woodland shown coloured red on the plan.

A ring fenced block of arable land together with amenity woodland located north of Middleton Lane and benefiting from direct access onto Middleton Lane (A654). The arable land extends to approximately 50.9 acres and has historically been cropped with brassicas, vegetables and arable crops. The remainder comprises approximately 7.14 acres of amenity woodland together with a small area of former pit workings.

Lot 2
Extending to approximately 4.05 acres (1.64 ha) shown coloured blue on the plan. A small single block of arable land with a small area of amenity woodland to the south of Middleton Lane with direct access onto Middleton Lane (A654). The arable land extends to approximately 3.42 acres and has historically been cropped with brassicas, vegetables and arable crops. The remainder, approximately 0.63 acres comprises a small area of amenity woodland fronting Middleton Lane.

The land at Thorpe on the Hill lies to the north west of the M62/M1 junction, between Leeds and Wakefield. The land is accessed via Middleton Lane (A654) approximately 2 miles from the nearest M1 or M62 junction.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 July 2015

Nearest stations

  • Outwood (1.6 mi)
  • Morley (2.9 mi)
  • Cottingley (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Strutt & Parker, Harrogate

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Nearest stations

  • Outwood (1.6 mi)
  • Morley (2.9 mi)
  • Cottingley (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Strutt & Parker, Harrogate

Princes House, 13 Princes Square, Harrogate, HG1 1LW

01423 429044 Local call rate

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