Six-bedroom farmhouse and farm buildings with planning consent for residential conversion

Closing date for best offers 12 noon Thursday 14th March

The character farmhouse has a range of accommodation for flexible family living and features period details throughout, although would benefit from some interior updating. The accommodation briefly compromises sitting room, drawing room with attached store and cellar, dining room with doors leading to pantry and kitchen, two staircases lead to one first floor landing, family bathroom, three double bedrooms and three further walk-through double bedrooms.

The traditional farm buildings to the rear benefit from residential planning consent (reference 18/4798M). The planning permission allows for conversion into four separate units with associated parking, garaging and gardens.

• Unit 1 – open plan living/dining room, kitchen, utility, office, downstairs WC, master bedroom (en-suite), two further bedrooms and family bathroom (1,742 sq. ft).

• Unit 2 – hallway, open plan kitchen/diner, living room, utility, downstairs WC, master bedroom with en-suite, two further bedrooms and family bathroom (1,699 sq. ft).

• Unit 3 – open plan kitchen/diner, utility, downstairs WC, living room, en-suite master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe, family bathroom, two further en-suite bedrooms and further bedroom (2,531 sq. ft).

• Unit 4 – open plan kitchen/dining/living room, utility, family bathroom, downstairs bedroom, master bedroom with en-suite and second bedroom with en-suite (1,504 sq. ft).

The modern farm buildings include timber frame cubicle building, steel portal frame Dutch barn, concrete midden and ring tower slurry store.

Method of Sale: The property is offered for sale by private treaty.

Tenure: The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Boundary Responsibilities: The boundary responsibilities are shown by inward facing ‘T’ marks on the plan. The buyer will be responsible for erecting and maintaining a stock proof fence between the points marked A-B-C-D on the plan.

Access: The purchaser will be required to undertake the road widening shown hatched red on the proposed site layout plan. This work is to be carried out to an adoptable standard and the purchaser is to seek adoption of the area as a public highway.

Services: Blakeley Farm benefits from mains water, mains electricity and private sewerage.

Local Authority: Cheshire East Council.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way: The sale is subject to all existing easements, wayleaves, public and private rights of way whether specified in these sale particulars or not.

Vendors Costs: The purchaser(s) will be required to pay 1.5% of the agreed purchase price in addition as a contribution towards the vendors legal and surveyor’s fees.

Sales Particulars & Plans: The plans and schedule of land are based on the Ordnance Survey. These particulars and plans are believed to be correct but neither the vendor nor their agents shall be held liable for any error, misstatement, fault or defect in the particulars and plans, neither shall such error, misstatement, fault or defect annul the sale.

Reservation and Future Development Rights: The property is sold subject to a reservation of future development rights whereby the vendor reserves the right to 50% of any increased value for a period of 80 years in the event that planning consent is obtained for residential development over and above the present residential dwelling and planning consent. Payment is due when either the planning consent is implemented or the site is sold with the benefit of planning consent.

Town & Country Planning Act: The property notwithstanding any description within these particulars of sale is sold subject to any Development Plan, Tree Preservation Order, Town Planning Scheme or Agreement, Resolution of Notice which may or may not come to force and also subject to any statutory or bylaw without obligation on the part of the vendor to specify them.

Basic Payment Scheme: There are no entitlements included in the sale.

Health & Safety: These are unmodernised buildings with a variety of potential hazards. Sensible clothing and footwear should be worn and you should remain vigilant at all times.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment through Strutt & Parker on 01244 354 888.

This property has 3.5 acres of land.


Approximately 2 miles from the attractive and sought after village of Mobberley in rural Cheshire, the property enjoys the benefits of countryside living whilst being close to local amenities and transport networks. Wilmslow station is approximately 4 miles from the property and offers a direct link to central Manchester, Crewe and services to London Euston in under two hours.


From Junction 19 of the M6 (Tabley interchange) exit onto A556 towards North Wales/Chester, continue for half a mile, at the lights turn left onto Northwich Road A5033 towards Knutsford. Continue towards Knutsford for 2 miles, at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto King Edward Road/A50 towards Stoke/Macclesfield. After half a mile turn left onto Adams Hill/A537, continue for 0.2 miles before turning left onto Hollow Lane/B5085. Continue along the B5085 for 3.5 miles then turn left onto Newton Hall Lane, after 2 miles, keep left to stay on Newton Hall Lane then turn left onto Davenport Lane, continue onto Blakeley Lane and after 0.3 miles the property will be located on your right indicated by a Strutt & Parker sales board.

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Blakeley Lane, Mobberley Knutsford Cheshire WA16

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Blakeley Lane, Mobberley Knutsford Cheshire WA16

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