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Shincliffe, Durham, DH1

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George F.White, Durham



2,185,841 sq ft

203,071 sq m

Key features

  • 50.18 acres (20.31hectares) of productive grassland
  • Grade 3 land
  • Stock proof fencing and hedge-lined
  • Ideal for grazing or haylage


50.18 acres (20.31 hectares) of productive grassland currently used for grazing cattle and taking a crop of hay / haylage. Situated in a ring fence with mature hedge line and fence boundaries. Mains Water Supply

The Land
The land comprises in total 50.18 acres (20.31 hectares) of productive Grade 3 grassland suitable to grazing cattle and taking a cut of grass. The land is in a ring fence and split into two large fields both of which have a mature hedge lines and stock proof fencing. The extent of the land is detailed on the sale plan enclosed within these particulars.

Tenure & Possession
We understand that the land is currently subject to an annual grazing agreement which will be terminated in the event of a sale. The land is therefore sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the sale.

The land is bounded by a mixture of mature hedges and trees and post and wiring fencing. The buyer will be responsible for the maintenance of all existing boundaries.

Local Authority
Durham County Council.

The land has the benefit of mains water and has existing troughs within the fields. Upon completion of the sale, the purchasers will be responsible for installing Water Meters on the Vendors retained land and another on the existing water apparatus. The purchaser will then recharge the cost of the water used to the owner of the adjoining land which is serviced by the Moor House Farm main.

The land does not have broadband however we understand there to be mobile coverage available over the land.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way
The property is sold subject and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, water courses and other easements, quasi easements and right of adjoining owners, if any, and proposed wayleaves or other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.
The sale area includes Strawberry Lane which has a public right of way over it which the purchaser will be required to maintain.

A right of way is granted over the area shaded blue, from the adopted road up the sale boundary, The buyer will have a shared responsibility to maintain this access.

Overage Provision
The land is being sold subject to an overage clause, meaning that 50% of the uplift in value will be payable to the vendors and/or beneficiaries over 80 years from the date 20th June 2000, and will be triggered by the implementation of, or sale with, planning consent for any use in relation to any non agricultural uses.

Restrictive Covenant
The land will be subject to a Restrictive Covenant from the date of sale stating that the land use should remain agricultural.

Sporting and Mineral Rights
All sporting rights will be included in the sale insofar as they are owned while mineral rights are reserved to a third party.

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Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with George F. White.

Method of Sale
The land is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in two lots and purchasers should register their interest with the selling agents as soon as possible.

The Vendor reserves the right to invite best and final offers by a closing date. If you have downloaded a copy of these particulars, please register your interest with George F. White, in order to be kept informed as to how we propose to conclude the sale. It should be noted that the vendor is not under any obligation to accept the highest, or indeed any offer.

Particulars Photography
Photography in these particulars was taken in July 2023.

Date of Particulars
These particulars were created in January 2024.

Important Notice
Every care has been taken with the preparation of these particulars, but they are for general guidance only and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. If there is any point, which is of particular importance  professional verification should be sought.  All dimensions/boundaries are approximate. The mention of fixtures, fittings &/or appliances does not imply they are in full efficient working order. Photographs are provided for general information and you may not republish, retransmit, redistribute or otherwise make the material available to any party or make the same available on any website. These particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract.

The property is located approximately 0.4 miles from the A177 via a private road and stone track.
The land at Moor House Farm lies within close proximity to the villages of High Shincliffe, Shincliffe, Bowburn as well as the Cathedral City of Durham.



Shincliffe, Durham, DH1


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Durham Station2.8 miles
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About the agent

George F.White, Durham

82 New Elvet Durham County Durham DH1 3AQ

George F.White, Durham

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