This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

Farm land for sale

Lot 1 Whitton Three Gates, Whitton Lane, Stillington, Stockton On Tees, Durham

Sold STC £1,150,000

Property Description

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

• Traditional 5 bedroom property • Land extending to 82.78 Ac • Range of agricultural buildings • Productive arable amenity/grazing land • Accessible location

The Area
Whitton Three Gates is situated close to the village of Stillington which has a range of local amenities and lies within easy reach of the main east and west A689 route giving access to both A1(M) and A19.

The property is located equidistant from the main regional centres of Durham, Darlington and Middlesbrough which can all be accessed in less than 30 minutes by car. Newcastle upon Tyne and York are within 1 hour’s drive.

The Property
Facing south Whitton Three Gates Farm is a traditional 5 bedroomed farmhouse with spacious accommodation throughout. The adjoining land extends to approximately 82.78 Ac and is predominantly arable land, as shown edged red on the plan herein. Whitton Three Gates also includes a useful range of modern farm buildings.

Property ref: 121_230_4392161

Lot 1 is serviced by a private water supply for which further information will be made available upon request. It is also serviced by mains electricity and oil fired central heating. Drainage is to a septic tank. Lots 2 and 3 do not have the benefit of services.

Each lot has its own access from the public highway.

Basic Payment Scheme 
The land is sold with corresponding entitlements to receive payment under the Basic Payment Scheme. Details of previous claims are available upon request.

The vendor has claimed the 2017 Basic Payment but will undertake to transfer the entitlements to the purchaser(s) in accordance with the regulations of the scheme following completion of the sale. The transfer of the entitlements will be co-ordinated by George F White with fees of £400 plus VAT per lot being payable by the purchaser(s).

The purchaser(s) will be required to sign an indemnification that they will maintain the land in good agricultural and environmental condition, and follow the Basic Payment Scheme cross-compliance regulations. Further to this the indemnification will also hold the purchaser(s) liable should the vendor be penalised for breach of cross-compliance.

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 and/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.

Note One 
Please note that the sale plan is for identification purposes only and measurements for some land parcels have been taken from Promap aerial view and therefore are approximate only. Purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries and satisfy themselves as to the exact boundaries.

If the property is sold in separate lots, each lot will be responsible for the boundaries marked by an inward “T” on the plan within these particulars.

Whitton Three Gates is situated in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Holdover and Ingoing Valuation 
Depending on the date of completion of sale the seller may need to retain a right of holdover to harvest crops on the land and store grain in the buildings.

Alternatively the Purchaser may be required, in addition to the purchase price, to pay for any growing crops, including cultivations, seeds, fertilisers, sprays, lime, new leys and acts of husbandry at cost or market value (whichever is the higher) and any items normally paid for at ingoing.

This property is currently rated (‘E’).

Third Party Rights and Covenants 
There is a public footpath across Lot 1. There are overhead electric and telecommunication lines over the property although these only serve the house and buildings within Lot 1.

The property is sold subject to and with the benefits 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.

Travelling northbound on the A1(M) at junction 60 turn right on to A689 travelling east, follow the road and at the roundabout take the second exit remaining on the A689, at the second roundabout take the second exit signposted Stockton Lane (A177), follow the road for approximately 2 miles and turn right signposted Thorpe Leazes, Stillington etc travel along the lane approximately 1 mile where the subject property will be identified by a George F White for sale board on your right hand side.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
5.20m x 4.57m (17' 1" x 15')

Dining Room 
6.00m x 4.96m (19' 8" x 16' 3")

2.75m x 3.15m (9' x 10' 4")

2.75m x 1.83m (9' x 6')

9.25m x 3.25m (30' 4" x 10' 8")

Lot 1 stands in approximately 33.50 Ha (82.78 Ac) of land comprising 31.81 Ha (78.60 Ac) of arable and 0.61 Ha (1.51 Ac) of grass. The remaining land is occupied by the buildings, tracks, trees and margins.

Groundfloor WC 

Bedroom One 
3.59m x 5.00m (11' 9" x 16' 5")

Bedroom Two 
3.07m x 5.73m (10' 1" x 18' 10")

Bedroom Three 
3.04m x 6.51m (10' x 21' 4")

Bedroom Four 
2.86m x 5.71m (9' 5" x 18' 9")

Bedroom Five 
2.32m x 4.00m (7' 7" x 13' 1")

Family Bathroom 

Adjacent to the house are a range of farm buildings. These include a recently constructed steel portal frame grain store and open sided shed, further steel portal frame buildings currently used for pig housing and a range of byres. A full schedule of the buildings is available on the Property Information Pack CD.

The Property 
To the ground floor the most frequently used entrance brings you to a good sized utility/boot room with plumbing for washing machine, stainless sink and drainage unit and the central heating. A door leads to the right to a rear lobby, ideal for storage or study area with internal access to the garage.

The good sized breakfasting kitchen is fitted with a range of base storage units with voids for appliances. There are pantry cupboards to one wall and a large under stairs cupboard.

To the far end of the property lies the lounge, an impressive room with ornate original coving and dual aspect windows including a large bay window with window seats. There is an open tiled fire place.

The central hallway has a formal front door leading to the porch and front garden. A further storage cupboard could be converted to a ground floor WC/shower room, (subject to the necessary consents).

The second reception room, currently used as a sittin...

The property benefits from an enclosed garden to the front of the property, with patio area and far reaching views to the countryside beyond. There is also a further grassed area at the rear of the property interspersed with a number of fruit trees.

6.21m x 5.31m (20' 4" x 17' 5")

Sitting Room 
3.82m x 4.71m (12' 6" x 15' 5")

More information from this agent

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 August 2017


Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference 4392161. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by George F.White, Barnard Castle. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* Average speeds are based on the download speeds of at least 50% of customers at peak time (8pm to 10pm) from packages available on Speed can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. You can check the estimated speed to your property prior to purchasing. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. Providers may increase charges. You should have the right to exit your contract without penalty if this happens. The information is provided and maintained by Decision Technologies Limited.

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.