Four Million, Nine Hundred Thousand Pounds

Lapley Wood Farm

Farm for sales

Nock Deighton agricultural LLP are delighted to offer for sale Lapley Wood Farm in the following lots


LOT 1 A superb ring fenced farm with one outlying parcel extending to about 317.99 acres.

Guide Price £4,000,000


LOT 2 A good productive block of bare land with wood, traditional building and irrigation reservoir extending to approximately 89.67 acres in total.

Guide Price £900,000




Lapley Wood Farm is located a little north of the A5 at Wheaton Aston, a little outside the village of Lapley in the picturesque and gently rolling South Staffordshire countryside.
The county town of Stafford lies approximately 10 miles to the north east, Cannock is about 10 miles to the east and Telford about 12 miles to the west. The property enjoys excellent links to the motorway network joining with the M6 Junction 12 approximately 5 miles to the east. The rail network West Coast Main Line can be joined at Stafford.


Lapley Wood Farm provides an outstanding opportunity to acquire a productive, quality arable farm in the Staffordshire countryside.


The land is predominantly Grade 3 arable land of good quality loamy clay soil.  Recent cropping has focused on soft fruit production with cereal, grass and forage maize break crops.  There are two irrigation reservoirs on the farm, one included in each lot, each of about 45,000 cubic metres.


The main farmstead is accessed over a tarmac farm road of approximately half a mile in length off Roman Road.  Further internal tracks provide access to the land.


The period farmhouse will be retained however, there is opportunity subject to planning to create a new farmhouse from traditional granary and cowshed buildings.  A pair of estate style semi-detached cottages currently let on Assured Shorthold Tenancies complete the residential accommodation.


The farmyard provides grain storage for about 1,275 tonnes, general purpose barns and former cattle yards with ample space and opportunity to segregate the residential areas from commercial farm buildings.


LOT 1:

  • Two cottages let on Assured Shorthold Tenancies
  • Irrigation reservoir
  • Mainly Grade 3 soil of a good quality clay loam
  • 256.78 acres arable
  • 18.09 acres Cherry orchard with ‘leaseback arrangement’
  • 23.14 acres permanent pasture
  • Grain storage for approximately 1,275 tonnes
  • Planning permission for poly-tunnels
  • Opportunity for leaseback on soft fruit crops


LOT 2:

  • 79.38 acres of arable land
  • Irrigation reservoir
  • Woodland and pool
  • Traditional building



DIRECTIONS: From the M6 junction 12 head west towards Telford. Drive along the A5 for approximately a mile where you will come to a roundabout. Take the second exit here, again signposted for Telford. After about 1.2 miles, turn right at a crossroad, signposted for Whiston/ Bickford/ Stretton/ Lapley. From the M54 junction 3 head north towards Whitchurch. Follow the A41 for approximately 2.7 miles to a roundabout. Take the third exit towards Wolverhampton. Follow the A5 for approximately 6.7 miles and turn left at a crossroads signposted for Whiston/ Bickford/ Stretton/ Lapley. After turning toward Whiston, drive for about 0.2 miles to a cross road and turn rleft for Stretton and Lapley. Follow this road through the settlement of Stretton for about 1.8 miles where the farm drive is found on the left.

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