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Ipstones, Stoke-On-Trent

Guide Price
Graham Watkins, Leek



1,128,204 sq ft

104,814 sq m

Key features

  • 25.90 Acres or Thereabouts Grassland
  • With Double Gated Access off Shay lane
  • With some areas of Woodland


FOR SALE BY ONLINE AUCTION (Unless Sold By Private Treaty) - THURSDAY 6TH JUNE 2024

25.90 Acres or thereabouts of Grassland with some areas of Amenity Woodland at Shay Lane, Ipstones , with double gated access off Shay Lane along with a good portion of the land suitable for mowing or grazing purposes. There are some areas of woodland and some areas of bushes and trees which do also provide some grazing facilities and shelter for livestock.

GUIDE PRICE £5,000 - £7,000 PER ACRE


Directions - From Leek, take the A523 towards Ashbourne after approximately 4.6 miles turn right towards Ipstones and follow through Ipstones and turn left onto Brookfields Road just before the Countrystore, follow for 0.3 miles then turn right onto Shay Lane and proceed to the end of the lane, the land will be found on your left as indicated by the agent’s ‘For Sale’ boards at the entrance to the land.

The location of the land is shown on the attached plan.

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Description - The land extends to 25.90 acres or thereabouts with double gated access off Shay Lane as shown on the map. Adjacent to the entrance gates there is a cattle handling pen.

A good portion of the land is suitable for mowing or grazing with livestock. There are some areas of woodland and also some areas of open trees and bushes which do also provide some grazing facilities.

The land will be of interest to neighbouring land owners or alternatively as a block of land in its own right.

It is considered that the land may also be of interest to those with environmental interests as it is currently entered into a Stewardship Scheme which provides an annual income.

The land is shown in the schedule below

Field No. Description Area (Ha)
9767 Grassland 0.24
0260 Grassland 0.75
0668 Grassland 1.05
1564 Grassland 1.08
1858 Woodland 0.12
0345 Part Open Woodland/
Grassland 3.73
0729 Part Open Woodand/
Grassland 1.98 est
8937 Grassland 1.05
9629 Part Open Woodland/
Grassland 0.48
hectares or
25.90 acres or thereabouts

Services - We understand that the land is not connected to mains water and interested parties should make their own enquiries, there is adequate natural water for livestock on the land

Tenure & Possession - The property is held freehold and vacant possession will be given on completion.

Stewardship Scheme - The land is entered into an Environmental Stewardship Agreement AG00359830 which runs to 31/08/2028. Full details are available from the agents and the buyer of the land will be required as part of the contract to enter into a transfer document in order to continue with the agreement and receive the future annual payment in respect of the land being sold until the 31/08/2028.Please see the legal pack for full details.
Please Note The 2024 claim will be submitted by the vendors who will retain any payment for 2024

Mapping - The plans provided in these particulars are indicative and for identification purposes only and interested parties should inspect the plans provided with the conditions of sale with regards to precise boundaries of the land.

Local Authority - The local authorities are Staffordshire County Council and Staffordshire Moorlands District Council.

Wayleaves & Easements - The property is sold subject to and with the benefits of all rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements, quasieasements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, whether or not referred to in these stipulations, the particulars or special conditions of sale.

Please Note - The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The interested party is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.

Viewing - At any reasonable time with a set of these particulars.

Buyers Fee - The successful buyer of each lot shall be required to pay a buyer’s fee of £500 + VAT (£600 including VAT) to the auctioneers. This is due immediately at the end of the auction. The buyer will be provided with a VAT receipt following the auction.

Solicitors - Ian Naylor
Bowcock & Pursaill Solicitors
54 St Edwards Street
ST13 5DJ

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Conditions Of Sale - The conditions of the sale will be available on line through the Auctioneers seven days prior to the sale. The purchaser will be deemed to have knowledge of the Conditions of Sale and to have satisfied themselves on all matters contained or referred to either there or in the sales particulars.

Guide Price - The guide price is issued as an indication of the auctioneer’s opinion of the selling price of the property. Each property offered is subject to a reserve price which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer prior to the auction and which would ordinarily be within 10% (+/-) of the guide price. Both the guide price and the reserve price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction. For a full definition of guide price and reserve price please contact the auctioneers.

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Particulars - Land at Shay Lane, Ipstones - Auctio

Ipstones, Stoke-On-Trent


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Blythe Bridge Station6.8 miles

About the agent

Graham Watkins, Leek

57 Derby Street, Leek, ST13 6JL

Graham Watkins, Leek

Graham Watkins & Co are a firm of chartered surveyors, estate and land agents, auctioneers and valuers incorporating Bury & Hilton Agricultural.

This firm was established following a split in the partnership of Bury & Hilton. The principal is Graham Watkins MRICS FAAV, who qualified in 1980, being a member of The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and also a member of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers.

Graham originates from an established farming background in m

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Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Graham Watkins, Leek on 020 3869 5335.

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