0 BED Land (Residential) For sale

Fleet Street, Horwich, Bolton


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Property details

This Lot is now available post-auction. Please get in touch if you would like to submit a post-auction offer.

Strategically located pastureland extending to approximately 16.22 acres (6.56 hectares)

The land is located approximately 1.5 miles east of Horwich and 3.4 miles north of Middlebrook, offering excellent road access to Bolton, just 5.4 miles to the east via Chorley Old Road (B6226) from Fleet Street. Positioned in the foothills of the West Pennine Moors, Bolton is a well-connected town with a train station providing access to Manchester, Wigan and Blackpool.

The Bolton town centre features a range of amenities, including pubs, hotels, shops, university, primary and secondary schools, The Royal Bolton hospital and many other local amenities.

The land is part of Title Number MAN423615.

The land is likely to be classified as Grade IV land under the Agricultural Land Classification of England and Wales Maps (1988) and Provisional Agricultural Land Classification (ALC) updated May 2020.

The auctioneer understands that there is an overage provision included in the sale of this Lot. There is a 50% uplift over 30 years with full details enclosed within the auction legal pack.

Auction Terms

The property will unless previously withdrawn, be sold subject to the Special and General Conditions of Sale, which have been settled by the Vendor’s Solicitor and are contained within the Auction Legal Pack. This pack is available to download to registered bidders. The conditions may also be inspected in the Sale Room at the time of the sale but they will not then be read. The purchaser shall be deemed to bid on those terms whether he shall have inspected the Conditions or not.

The sale of this property will take place on the stated date by way of a live, in-room auction and is being sold as Unconditional with a Fixed Fee. Some sellers may consider a pre-auction offer, and the Lot may be sold or withdrawn before the auction.

Binding contracts of sale will be exchanged at the point of sale.

Auction Deposit and Fees

The following deposits and non-refundable auctioneer’s fee apply:

• 10% deposit (subject to a minimum of £5,000)
• Buyer’s Premium of £1320 inc. VAT

There may be additional costs listed in the Special Conditions of Sale, which will be available to view within the Legal Pack. These additional costs will be payable to the seller’s solicitor on Completion. You must read the Legal Pack carefully before bidding.

Guide Price & Reserve Price

The guide price offers an indication of the price below which the vendor is not willing to sell. It is not necessarily the exact final sale price and is subject to change prior to and up until the day of the auction. Any change in the guide price will reflect a change in the reserve (a figure below which the auctioneer will not be able to sell). The reserve can be expected to be set within the guide range or not more than 10% above a single-figure guide. (RICS Common Auction Conditions 4th Edition).


Plans shown are for identification purposes only. Land area is based on the LandApp computerised digitised mapping data. They have been checked and computed by the selling agents, but the Purchaser shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description and boundaries of the property. Any error or misstatement shall not annul the sale.


There are no known services connected to the land.



Tenure, Possession and Rights of Way

The property and land are freehold. Vacant possession will be given upon completion which is normally 20 working days after the auction. Please refer to the Legal Pack for further details. The agent is aware of public footpaths over the land. These can be identified on the sales plan. The land is currently pasture.

Bidder Registration and Auction Legal Pack

If you would like to register to bid, please head to the following link: passport.eigroup.co.uk/bidder-registration/sheldon-bosley-knight/

You can opt to bid in person, online, by telephone or by proxy. You will also be able to download the Auction Legal Pack for the Lot you are interested in here: auctioneertemplates.eigroup.co.uk/guides.aspx?a=1236&c=sbk

The Auction Passport requires you to input the details of your solicitor. If you would like to use our own preferred solicitors, please let us know and I will arrange for a quote to be sent to you.

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Legal Documents & Additional Costs

It is essential bidders check the legal documents prior to bidding and take professional advice. Special Conditions of Sale can contain additional costs (that is costs over and above the price the lot is ‘knocked down’ at) and bidders are deemed to be aware of any additional costs prior to bidding.

Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights

The sporting, timber and mineral rights in so far as they exist are included in the freehold sale.


Part of the land is located within the Nitrate Vulnerable Zone area for surface water and part of the Merseyside and Greater Manchester Greenbelt. There are no other known designations.


Interested parties may view the land at any time during daylight hours carrying a set of Sales Particulars, having first registered their interest and a time and date of inspection with Sheldon Bosley Knight Auctions. We would like to bring to your attention that this is agricultural land and request that you take considerable care for your own personal well-being during viewings.

Overage Clause

The auctioneer understands that there is an overage provision included in the sale of this Lot. There is a 50% uplift over 30 years with full details enclosed within the auction legal pack.

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