Three bedroom farmhouse in a rural location including traditional farm buildings with planning consent for conversion to two residential units, range of modern farm buildings and 5.63 acres of land. Available as a whole or in two lots
Best Offers Deadline Noon Wednesday 31st October
The Property This character property offers plenty of accommodation for flexible family living and features period details throughout, although would benefit a scheme of interior updating. The front entrance leads into a hallway with doors to two reception rooms. Beyond the second reception room is the kitchen and hallway to pantry, playroom and back door to utility and coal store. There are doors to the outside from the back hallway and double doors from the kitchen. The kitchen units have been removed as has the oil fired boiler, although all pipework for central heating and hot water would appear to remain in place. To the first floor are three good sized bedrooms (all with pleasant country views) and a family bathroom.
Outside The property comes with 5.63 acres of land, traditional agricultural building, range of block built stables, range of modern farm buildings and concrete yard area. The traditional buildings extend to 336sq m and benefit from planning consent to convert them to provide two, four bedroom residential units. Views over the propertys own land and the countryside beyond can be found in almost every direction and the property is set in generous lawned gardens which could be landscaped into an attractive domestic garden. There is extensive hard surface parking and a wooden gate for access from the road.
Lotting The property is available as a whole or in two lots: Lot 1 the farmhouse and 2.36 acres of land shaded yellow on the attached plan. Lot 2 the traditional buildings with the benefit of planning consent (planning reference 18/2474N), modern farm buildings and 3.27 acres of land shaded pink on the attached plan. 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 lotting plan. The purchaser of Lot 1 will be responsible for erecting a stock proof fence between points B-C-D. The purchaser of Lot 2 will be responsible for erecting a stock proof fence between points A-D-E.
Services: Bank Farm benefits from mains water, electricity and private sewerage. In the event that the property is sold in lots then the buyers of the individual lots will be responsible for making their own connections, at their own cost, to mains electricity and water. If neccessary rights to lay services across either lot will be granted to the other lot in order to provide services as neccessary.
Local Authority: Cheshire East Council. Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way: The sale is subject to all existing easements, wayleaves, public and private rights of way whether specified in these 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 surveyors fees.
Sales Particulars & Plans: The plans and schedule of land is 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 or dwellings permitted under the existing 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.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment through Strutt & Parker on 01244 354888.
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.
This property has 5.63 acres of land.
Location The property is 7.5 miles from the market town of Nantwich in rural Cheshire, the property enjoys the benefits of countryside living whilst Nantwich, Tarporley and Chester are all within reasonable commuting distance. These three towns provide a good range of transport, shopping, entertainment and leisure facilities. The mainline station at Crewe is approximately 14 miles away and offers a direct link to central Manchester and services to London Euston in under two hours. There are also a number of well-respected educational facilities in the area.
Directions From Strutt & Parkers offices head up Lower Bridge Street and at the traffic lights turn right. Follow the directions through the one-way system to the A41. Continue on the A41 to the Broxton roundabout. At the roundabout take the first exit onto the A534 towards Nantwich and Crewe. Continue on the A534 through Bulkeley and into Ridley. On entering Ridley the property will be located on your right hand side.
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This plan is for layout guidance only. Not drawn to scale unless stated. Windows and door openings are approximate. Whilst every care is taken in the preparation of the plan, please check all dimensions, shapes and compass bearings before making any decisions reliant upon them.