Ravensworth, Richmond, North Yorkshire

Agricultural Land At Ravensworth, Ravensworth, Ravensworth, DL11 7HA


40.37 Acres

Offers in Excess of



Ring-fenced block of productive grassland

Edge of village location

Shared private track access

BPS Entitlements included


A block of productive grassland near the village of Ravensworth, North YorkshireApproximately 40.37 Acres (16.34 Ha) in four field enclosures .Possession of these particulars constitutes permission to view the land during daylight hours on foot.

Description – The land at Ravensworth extends to 40.37 acres (16.34 ha) comprising three parcels of good quality grassland, which would also be suited for haylage production and one further small parcel of rough grazing.

The land is predominantly free draining and has been classified as Grade III on the Natural England classification maps. The land is slightly south sloping and gently undulating in nature lying at about 119m above sea level.

The land is situated on the edge of the village of Ravensworth, only about six miles from the historic market town of Richmond and within a mile of the A66, from which access to the A1(M) at Scotch Corner is five miles away.

Access to the land is gained by an inter-field stone track from Waitlands Lane to the north of Ravensworth village leading into the northern parcel, coloured in blue on the plan. A number of parcels are connected by an internal stone track.

Basic Payment Scheme – The land is registered on the Rural Land Register and is to be sold with the benefit of 16.3 Non-SDA Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements (BPS), which will be included in the final purchase price. There will be a charge of 300 + VAT to cover the cost of transferring the entitlements payable by the purchaser(s).

Tenure – The property is to be sold freehold with vacant possession.

Sporting Rights – These are included in the sale in so far as they are owned.

Environmental – The property lies within the Environment Agency flood risk zone and it is not subject to any Countryside/ Environmental Stewardship agreements.

Mineral Rights – The mineral rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned.

Wayleaves, Easements And Rights Of Way – The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights obligations, easements, quasi-easements and all wayleaves and covenants, whether disclosed or not.

Services – There are no public utilities to the land. There is a natural water source to the block via a brook to the northwestern parcel.

Method Of Sale – The land is offered for sale by Private Treaty. All potential purchasers are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents so that they can be advised as to how the sale will be concluded.

Boundaries – The Vendor will only sell such interests as they have in the boundary hedges and fences.

Overage Clause – The land is sold subject to an overage clause, which stipulates that in the event planning permission is granted which provides for non-agricultural use within 30 years of the date of completion, the purchaser(s) or future owner of the property, will pay the vendor 50% of the increase in value above agricultural value. This payment will be payable at the point when the planning consent is implemented or at the point at which there is a disposal with the benefit of planning consent.

Guide Price – Offers in Excess of 300,000.

Directions (Dl11 7Ha) – Travelling west on the A66 from Scotch Corner, after 5 miles take the exit signposted Ravensworth, onto Waitlands Lane. After about 0.6 miles on the right there is (gated) access to the land via a stone track. The track follows the hedge line of a block of pasture before bearing left to the gate of the northern parcel after approximately 400 yards.

Viewing And Health And Safety – Strictly by appointment only via the Agents GSC Grays Tel: 01833 637000.

Possession of these particulars constitutes permission to view the land during daylight hours on foot. Please take care when viewing the property particularly as this a working farm. For your own personal safety, you should remain as vigilant as possible particularly around machinery and buildings which are in poor condition in places.

Particulars – Particulars written, and photographs taken September 2018.

Selling Agents – GSC Grays. Contact John Coleman t: 01748 897610 e: jarc@gscgrays.co.uk



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