North Coates Road, Wold Newton, Driffield, East Yorkshire


Guide price

Approximately 81.36 acres (32.93 hectares) or thereabouts of grade 2 wold land, buildings and woodland. For Sale as a Whole. BEST & FINAL OFFERS INVITED BY 3PM FRIDAY 18TH JANUARY 2019.


Middle Wold Farm consists of a partially equipped holding including approximately 74.40 acres of good quality arable land all within one field, a mixed woodland shelter-belt extending to 5.75 acres and a useful range of buildings.

The arable land is classified as Grade 2 with within the Andover 1 soil series consisting of well drained, calcareous silty soils, which are easily worked and well suited to growing cereals, proteins and root crops. The land is situated between 115m and 140m above sea level with the farmstead on a level site and the majority of the land benefitting from level topography which begin to slope gently towards the northern boundary.

Location & Access

Middle Wold Farm is located to the North of Driffield between Wold Newton and Foxholes, with access from North Coates Road.

Area Schedule

The areas in the table below are based on the RPA RLR plans for the land and Ordnance Survey Pro-Map system. Please note that the NG numbers 3357 and 0575 are split fields and the gross claimable areas have been estimated.

Farm Buildings

Previously used as the main steading for a mixed farming and milk processing business, with access directly from the public highway, the buildings comprise:

GP Building & Lean-to (24.50m x 17.95m overall)

Steel frame enclosed with box profile cladding, soil floor and double sliding access doors. Eaves height in the main section approximately 4.50m, reducing to 3.35m in the lean-to.

Lean-to (North Side) (24.50m x 9.80m)

Steel framed lean-to (4 bays) with open sides, box profile roof cladding and a soil floor. Eaves height approximately 3.75m.

Lean-to (East Side) (19.95m x 6.68m)

Steel framed lean-to (3 bays) with open side, box profile roof cladding and a soil floor. Eaves height approximately 3.20m.

Lean-to (South Side) (30.00m x 5.15m)

Steel framed lean-to (5 bays), with box profile roof cladding, part soil/part concrete floor. One section incorporates a pre-fabricated building previously used as an office/store.

Method of Sale

Middle Wold Farm is for sale by Private Treaty.

Interested parties should register their interest with Dee Atkinson and Harrison to be kept informed as to how the sale will be concluded.

Basic Payment Scheme

The land is registered on the Rural Land Register and has been used to activate Basic Payment entitlements, which are available to purchase by separate negotiation. The Purchaser(s) will be required to indemnify the vendor against any future breaches of cross compliance.

Environmental Schemes

The land is not currently included in any environmental or conservation schemes.

Nitrate Vulnerable Zone

The property is within a surface water Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Title, Tenure & Possession

Middle Wold Farm forms part of the Title YEA42862. The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession to be provided on completion.

Ingoing Payment

In addition to the purchase price, the purchaser(s) will be required to pay an ingoing valuation for any growing crops, cultivations or acts of husbandry undertaken prior to completion. The valuation will be set by Dee Atkinson & Harrison.

Sporting & Mineral Rights

The sporting and mineral rights are included in the sale, in so far as they are owned. The sporting rights are in-hand.


The land has no mains services. A mains water supply is connected to the farm buildings. The meter for the water supply is located on the land to the west in separate and if required the purchaser(s) will be responsible for relocating the meter at their cost.

Public Rights of Way, Easements & Wayleaves

Middle Wold Farm is to be 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.


In the event that the sale of the property 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.

Plans, Areas & Schedules

The plan and area schedule is for guidance only based on Ordnance Survey Pro-map and the RPA RLR plans. The areas and boundaries are subject to verification with the registered title. It is the responsibility of the purchaser(s) to verify all boundaries and areas prior to completing contracts of sale.

Contaminated Land

The Vendor is not aware of any land having been filled with any contaminated matter referred to in the Environmental Protection Act 1990. The Vendor 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.


Viewing of the property are to be arranged strictly prior appointment with Dee Atkinson & Harrison

Health & Safety

Please note that Middle Wold Farm is a working farm with potential hazards. All viewers must be vigilant and alert to the potential risks posed by a working farm

Particulars & Photographs

Particulars and photographs prepared in 2018.

Further Information

Please contact Oliver Stones BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV. Tel: 01377 253151/07912 481162. Email:

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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