Southfield Well Balk, Wetwang, East Yorkshire


Guide price

24.41 Acres (9.88 hectares) of Grade 2 arable wold land, forming part of Southfield Farm, Wetwang, Near Driffield.


A single parcel of highly productive Grade 2 arable land over chalk well suited to growing cereals and root crops. The land undulates gently and is enclosed by mature hedgerows and lies within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Location & Access

The land is approximately 200 metres south of Wetwang village and benefits from road frontage to the Council maintained highway known as Southfield Well Balk which leads southwards from the village. Access to the A166 York Driffield Road and the B1248 Beverley Road can be gained from Pulham Lane or alternatively Southfield Lane can provide access to the A166.

Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)

The land is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme and the entitlements are included in the sale. The Seller reserves the right to the 2018 BPS payment. The Purchaser will be required to indemnify the Seller against any future breaches of cross compliance between the date of completion and the 31st December 2018.

The sale contract will provide for the Seller to transfer both the land and the entitlements to the Purchaser between the date of completion and 15th May 2019.

Conservation Schemes

The land is not included in an Entry Level Stewardship (ELS) Scheme.

Tenure & Possession

The land is for sale freehold, with vacant possession available upon completion.

Method of Sale

The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty. Interested parties should register their interest immediately to be kept informed as to how the sale will be concluded.

Early Entry

Early entry for the establishment of the 2019 crop can be available after the removal of the straw and prior to legal completion subject to the payment of a 20% deposit


There are no services to the land.

Rights of Way, Easements & Wayleaves

The land is sold with the benefit of all the accustomed or granted rights of way, water, support, drainage, electricity supplies, light, or other easements, or quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing or proposed wayleaves for electricity, drainage, water, gas, and other pipes whether shown on the plan or indicated in these particulars or not and without any obligations to define the same respectively.

Sporting and Mineral Rights

The sporting and mineral rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned with the freehold.

Plans, Areas and Boundaries

The plans provided in these sales particulars, the boundaries shown and areas stated are for guidance only and are subject to verification with the title deeds.

Contaminated Land

The Seller is not aware of any land having been filled with any contaminated matter referred to in the Environmental Protection Act 1990. The Seller does not give any guarantee or guarantees in this respect and advises the Purchaser(s) to make such enquiries and investigations, which may be necessary to satisfy themselves that none of this land is so filled.


In the event that the sale of the land or any part of it or any right attached to it becomes chargeable for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition to the purchase price. .

Viewing/Further Information

The land can be viewed by making a prior appointment with Dee Atkinson and Harrison. For further information, please contact David Atkinson on 01377 253151, email:

Details prepared: May 2018

Disclaimer: Dee Atkinson & Harrison for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that these particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a Contract. No person in the employment of Dee Atkinson & Harrison has any authority to make any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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