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3 bedroom character property for sale

Longnor, Buxton

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Property Description

Key features

  • Guide Price: £495,000
  • Attractive residential smallholding with about 10.3 acres (4.06 ha)
  • Peak District National Park location with fine views across valley and moorland
  • Stone built farmhouse
  • Two Reception Room, Three Bedroom accommodation
  • Studio/Home Office
  • Delightful gardens
  • Substantial agricultural buildings
  • Stables and Car Port
  • Grass paddocks

Full description

A well presented stone built farmhouse, substantial agricultural buildings and stables, Delightful garden with well stocked herbaceous borders. Grass paddocks, natural pond. About 10.3 acres (4.06 ha) A highly desirable agricultural smallholding/equestrian property with the option to acquire an additional 36.92 acres (14.94 ha) of land. EPC Rating: E

Dilapidations and Ingoing Valuation 
There will be no ingoing valuation in respect of any of the lots and neither will any allowance be made in respect of any dilapidations that there might be.

Strictly by appointment through the Ashbourne Office of the agents on 01335 342201, or e-mail:

Energy Performance Rating 
The Energy Performance Rating is E

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements  
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements whether or not they are defined in these particulars. The farm is crossed by a public footpath and it also owns the drive which leads down to the High Ash Farm. This drive is included in the option ground and not the land offered with the homestead.

Timber, Sporting and Mineral Rights 
Timber, Minerals and Sporting Rights are believed to be in hand and any value is included in the sale.

Basic Payment Scheme 
The land has been registered for the Basic Payment Scheme and the entitlements have been activated. Purchasers interested in farming the property may wish to acquire the entitlements and they will be available at market value. Further information and advice will be given upon enquiry to the agents.

Additional Land 
The owner also farms the adjoining fields extending to about 36.92 acres including a band of woodland. This land is set out on the following schedule and is hatched blue on the plan.

General Remarks 

Tenure and Possession  
The farm is sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage.

Fixtures and Fittings  
Only those fixtures and fittings referred to in the sale particulars are included in the purchase price.

Local Authority 
Staffordshire Moorland District Council, Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6HQ. Tel: 0345 6053010

Council Tax Band 
The property is in Council Tax Band F.

General Purpose Machinery/Livestock/Fodder Building  
120' 0'' x 47' 0'' (36.55m x 14.31m)
Constructed principally of steel frame with steel cladding, fibre cement roof. This contains the principal building of 90' x 30'with a 17' wide lean-to to one side which wraps round to the rear which is approximately 30' x 47'. There is a hard core stack yard to the front and side of the main building and this also incorporates a sheep handling race.

Poultry Shed 
of timber and corrugated steel construction.

Store Shed 
Of concrete block construction with steel roof and incorporating a field shelter.

Four Pony Stables 
Of timber and corrugated iron construction.

The Land 
The grassland comprises several paddocks, one adjacent to the buildings contains a spinney of mature trees while those adjacent to the drive include a natural pond and two field shelters. The whole property extends to about 10.03 Acres (4.06 ha) or thereabouts and is hatched red on the attached plan.

Utility room 
Of stone and tile construction. Glazed sink, hot and cold, plumbing for washing machine, oil fired boiler providing the central heating and domestic hot water.

Outside Toilet 
Of stone and tile construction having log store of timber construction to one side. 500 gallon oil tank. The property is approached over a long drive, flanked by a hawthorn hedge on one side and a large lawn on the other. There are two well stocked herbaceous borders, one to the front of the house and the other to the rear where there is also a greenhouse. The drive terminates at the house where there is a part gravel parking and turning area and also giving access to the:

Car Port 
Of stone construction and steel profile roof.

Art Studio/Home Office 
12' 6'' x 12' 0'' (3.81m x 3.65m)
Of stone and block construction with steel profile roof incorporating roof lights. Tiled floor. Electric light and power. Window to front.

Farm Buildings 
The drive branches off adjacent to the house and leads down to the farm buildings:

Bedroom Two 
12' 11'' x 9' 8'' (3.93m x 2.94m)
Two windows. Radiator. Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom Three 
12' 11'' x 9' 2'' (3.93m x 2.79m)
Window and velux style roof light. Radiator. Sloping ceiling.

12' 11'' x 8' 7'' (3.93m x 2.61m)
Containing white suite of panelled bath, hand basin and WC. Part tiled surround. Radiator. Access to roof space. Large walk in airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater. Shelves, hanging rail and electric light. Window to rear.

Sitting Room  
16' 5'' x 13' 11'' (5.00m x 4.24m)
With open fireplace having tiled surround, windows to three sides, radiator, two centre light fittings.

Kitchen Dining Room 
19' 2'' x 13' 0'' (5.84m x 3.96m)
Stainless steel double drainer sink unit set in laminated worktop with range of oak fronted units below and matching wall cupboards above; two with glazed doors. Built in electric oven and four ring hob. Large built in storage cupboard with fitted shelves. Windows to three sides. Tiled floor. Radiator. Door to:

Rear Entrance Porch 

At First Floor Level 

Large Landing 
15' 8'' x 7' 4'' (4.77m x 2.23m)
Exposed timber floor. Radiator. Velux style roof light. Porcelain shelf.

Bedroom One 
16' 6'' x 14' 0'' (5.03m x 4.26m)
Windows to three sides. Two radiators. Built in double wardrobe. Two exposed beams.


Backstone Edge Farm occupies a rural position high in the Peak District National Park with fine views over the surrounding countryside, yet less than 3 miles from the attractive and well known village of Longnor which provides a useful range of local amenities. The market towns of Bakewell and Leek are 12 and 10 miles away; each with their thriving cattle markets and a wide range of shopping facilities. The spa town of Buxton with its famous Pavilion Rooms and excellent shopping and recreational facilities is within 7 miles, whilst Ashbourne, The Gateway to the Peak District, lies 20 miles to the south. For those needing to commute there are mainline railway connections in Buxton and Stoke on Trent, with the International Airport at Manchester, 27 miles, also within easy reach. Approximate distances to local towns and cities: Buxton 7 miles Stoke on Trent 22 miles Bakewell 12 miles Sheffield 26 miles Ashbourne 20...

From Ashbourne: Take the A515 north towards Buxton and in approximately 14 miles turn left signposted Longnor. Continue into the centre of the village and straight over the crossroads. Continue for about 2.7 miles and after passing a bus garage on the right, the farm drive will then be found on the right hand side. Please see the ?For Sale? board at the end of the drive and the location plan in these particulars.

Dining Hall 
15' 8'' x 15' 4'' (4.77m x 4.67m)
With fitted bookshelves, two radiators, windows to rear. Staircase to first floor. Access to

12' 0'' x 9' 6'' (3.65m x 2.89m)

Backstone Edge Farm, Longnor, Buxton,Derbyshire, SK17 0QY 
A most attractive residential smallholding situated in the Peak District National Park and with fine views across valley and moorland A well presented stone built farmhouse offering Two Reception Rooms, Kitchen Breakfast Room,, Three Bedrooms, Bathroom, Utility Room Outside WC, Studio/Home Office, Car Port. Substantial Agricultural Building and Stables. Delightful garden with well stocked herbaceous borders. Grass paddocks, natural pond. About 10.3 Acres (4.06 ha). 888888 A highly desirable agricultural smallholding/equestrian property with the option to acquire an additional 36.92 Acres (14.94 Ha) of Land. For Sale by Private Treaty. Guide Price: £495,000. All Enquiries to Ashbourne Office 01335 342201 Vine House, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1AE

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12 July 2016


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