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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Castle O Trim, Ellel, Lancaster, Lancashire

Guide Price* £1,000,000

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Tenure: Freehold

***FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION*** WEDNESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2016 at 7.30 P.M., THE CROFTERS, A6 CABUS, GARSTANG, PR3 1PH***FOR SALE IN LOTS OR AS A WHOLE***Attractive stock rearing farm set in an elevated location with STUNNING PANORAMIC VIEWS. Comprises 4 BEDROOM STONE FARMHOUSE and 3 BEDROOM ANNEXE, detached 3 BEDROOM BUNGALOW, 3 RESIDENTIAL CARAVAN PLOTS, range of traditional and modern AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS and 168.47 ACRES ota of GRASSLAND.Castle O'Trim Farm represents an attractive stock rearing farm which comprises large Edwardian style farmhouse and annexe, three bedroom detached dormer bungalow, a range of traditional buildings and a modern portal framed building, three residential caravan plots and land in total extending to 168.47 acres (68.17 hectares) ota. Set in a private location, yet within easy access of the City of Lancaster and the M6 motorway at Junction 33.

The property will be of interest to a variety of purchasers ranging from agricultural, equestrian, lifestyle farming and developers and is set within a simply stunning location, with 360 degree panoramic views of the Lancashire Fells, the Lake District and the Furness Peninsula. The property comprises in parts:

Lot 1, edged 'red' - Castle O'Trim Farmhouse, residential caravan plots, range of buildings and agricultural land extending to 7.55 acres (3.05 hectares) ota.

An Edwardian style rendered stone under pitched slate roof farmhouse and annexe, with range of outbuildings, three plot residential caravan site, all set in 7.55 acres (3.05 hectares). The farmhouse has been upgraded and has the benefit of double glazing and central heating, however there is scope for further improvement and modernisation. Internally the property provides for entrance hallway with stairs off, front dining room, sitting room with exposed original beam work to ceiling and chimney breast feature complete with inset multi-fuel stove, rear hallway, kitchen diner with a modern range of base and wall mounted units in oak effect, with contrasting black worktops over and integral appliances to include electric range cooker with extractor over, dishwasher and single stainless steel sink unit.

To the first floor can be found four good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom. The annexe, which is in need of modernisation, comprising an adjoining two storey cottage with kitchen diner/sitting room and to the first floor three bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Externally, the property is set within a lawned garden plot with small range of buildings to include a rendered block garage (building 1), a further block 3 dog kennels (building 2) and a stone former bullock shed (building 3). Adjoining the property can be found an original stable(building 4) with further adjoining pitched roof stone workshop (building 5). To the rear of the property can be found three further outbuildings of timber and corrugated construction .

To the front of the house can be found a concrete hardstanding for three residential static caravan (marked '8' on the attached plans) which have the benefit of a Certificate of Lawful Use for permanent residential status. There is mains electricity and water connected and drainage by septic tank. The property also has B4m high speed broadband (900mps) connected.

The grassland paddocks surround the property on three sides and extend to 7.55 acres (3.05 hectares) ota . The land has gated access to the Northerly field through the farmyard.

For further information please see the Site Plan, the property as edged 'red'.

Lot 2, edged 'blue' - Castle O'Trim buildings and 47.49 acres (19.22 hectares) ota.

The buildings comprise a range of traditional and modern agricultural buildings arranged within a good sized yard, set in a total plot of some 47.49 acres (19.22 hectares) of grassland.

The traditional buildings are principally stone built with an excellent modern steel portal framed building with yard and slurry handling facility.

For further detail please see the annotated Site Plan.

Building A - shippon of random stone construction
under pitched slate roof.

Building B - random stone under pitched slate roof
open stock shed.

Building C - derelict former two storey random stone barn.

Building D - brick under pitched fibre cement roof former dairy.

Building E - modern steel portal frame, concrete block (75ft x 60ft) under pitched roof agricultural building, internally providing 62 cubicles with automatic slurry scrapers to a slatted end passage and further loose housed area complete with power, light and water.

Building F - concrete walled slurry lagoon.

The meadow and pasture land extends in total to 47.49 Acres (19.22 hectares) ota. The land has a right of access over the light blue area within the yard area to gain access to the Northern land . For further information please see the Site Plan as edged 'blue' and access plan.

Lot 3, edged 'green' - Hill Crest Bungalow and 10.67 acres (4.32 hectares) ota.

Comprising brick rendered dormer style bungalow under slate roof property constructed in the mid to late 1960's which provides excellent potential to be modernised to suit specific taste and requirements and has fantastic views from the front reception rooms over the agricultural land and beyond towards the coast.

Internally the property comprises entrance hallway, front sitting room with bay window to front, from hallway into kitchen diner with range of base and wall mounted units in mid-oak with range of integral appliances, 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit, Worcester Bosch Heatslave 15/19 oil fired central heating boiler, bathroom with panelled bath with shower tap, pedestal wash-hand basin, separate w.c., dining room with double-glazed window to the side of the property and bedroom one/master bedroom with double-glazed bay window to the front of the property and side and range of fitted wardrobes to three walls. There is a first floor landing with access to two under eaves storage cupboards and doors leading to bedroom two with access to two further under eaves storage cupboards and bedroom three with range of fitted cupboards to one wall.

Externally, there are lawned gardens with mature shrubbery features. There is a further gated access to the rear garden area.

The property is set within a total plot of some 10.67 acres (4.32 hectares) of grassland. The property has a right of access along the access track as hatched 'brown' (B to C) and over the dark blue area to gain vehicular access to the Southern land. For further information please see the Site Plan as we understand the property as edged 'green'.

Lot 4, edged 'pink', comprising 102.74 acres (41.58 hectares) ota of pastureland and meadowland.

The land is accessed via a full right of access as shown hatched 'brown' (B to C). In addition there is a full right of access if required from Abbeystead Road at Ortner (please note this track/access is through 3rd party ownership). The land is more particularly shown on the attached Site Plan hatched and edged 'pink'.

Further documents: an A3 size electronic version of the Farm Site Plan is available via our download section of our website. Please visit

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