5 bedroom farm house for sale

Parsonage Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1

Offers in Region of £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Rural
  • Development opportunity
  • Listed property
  • paddock
  • uninterrupted rural country views
  • Convenient Location

Full description

LOCATION

Upper Mickle Hey Farm is located in a rural area off Parsonage Road at the end of an unmade track. The farm is situated 2 miles South East of Wilpshire and 2 miles North East of Blackburn. Both towns provide a range of services, facilities and amenities. There is easy access to the M65, M6 and the wider motorway network. The location of the farmhouse and barn can be seen on the plan attached.

DIRECTIONS

From the A59 heading east: Take the first exit at the Northcote roundabout onto Whalley Road. Continue on Whalley Road for 2.6 miles and then turn left onto Parsonage Road, after 0.5 miles, the access road to Upper Mickle Hey Farm will be on your right where you will see a GHA For Sale board at the end of the track. Continue along the track until you enter into the farmyard and the barn for conversion is situated in front of you and the farmhouse to your left.

DESCRIPTION

Lot 1 - Upper Mickle Hey Farmhouse

This is a semi-detached dwelling which is Grade II Listed and is stone built under a blue slate roof. The house has been subdivided in the past into two dwellings one of which provides only ground floor accommodation which will be referred to below as the "annex" part of the house.
The property is in need of modernisation and improvement. Together with the development opportunity of renovating the farmhouse, there is potential to extend the existing dwelling into one or both of the adjacent outbuildings subject to planning. No planning applications have been submitted to extend the farmhouse and it would be the purchasers responsibility to so.

Main Dwelling

The main part of the farmhouse provides accommodation over two floors and comprises an entrance, kitchen and lounge with staircase off to the first floor; where there are five bedrooms and a bathroom. The ground floor comprises a main entrance at the front of the property opening into the kitchen. The kitchen has a carpeted floor with fitted kitchen units. The kitchen leads through to the lounge where there is a staircase leading to the first floor. The lounge has a tiled floor with mullion windows. There is a main landing area which leads either to the left to the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom with a shower, wash hand basin and WC which is above the kitchen of the annex or to the right to five bedrooms and a bathroom. Only two of the bedrooms are accessed directly off the main landing with access to the rest being through other bedrooms and bathrooms. The property has a gross internal floor space of approximately 120m (1,292 ft).

For further details, the property known as Upper Mickle Hey Farmhouse comprises the following:
Entrance Porch: 2.0m (6.6ft) x 2.6m (8.6ft)
Kitchen/ Diner: 6.3m (20.7ft) x 2.7m (9.0ft)
Hall/Lobby: 2.5m (8.1ft) x 1.7m (9.7ft)
Living Room: 6.3m (20.7ft) x 5.1m (16.9ft)
Utility: 2.7m (8.8ft) x 3.0m (9.7ft)
Stairs: 1.0m (3.1ft) wide x 4.3m (14.0ft) long
Landing: 2.7m (8.7ft) x 3.2m (10.6ft)
Master Bedroom: 5.0m (16.3ft) x 3.0m (9.9ft)
En-suite: 1.3m (4.1ft) x 3.0m (9.9ft)
Bedroom 1: 4.3m (14.0ft) x 3.0m (9.6ft)
Bedroom 2: 3.6m (11.7ft) x 3.2m (10.5ft)
Bedroom 3: 3.0m (9.5ft) x 3.7m (12.1ft)
Bedroom 4: 2.6m (8.5ft) x 3.0m (9.8ft)
Bedroom 5: 1.9m (6.3ft) x 1.9m (6.3ft)
House Bathroom: 2.0m (6.5ft) x 2.9m (9.4ft)

External

There are three outbuildings that provide useful storage areas and opportunity for further development and a large garden and a paddock extending to 0.34 acres with the plot as a whole extending to 0.59 acres. "Stone barn" as annotated on the sale plan -
6.8m (22.4ft) x 4.7m (15.5ft)

This is a two storey stone barn attached and adjacent to the farmhouse. The first floor cannot be accessed internally.

"Shippon" as annotated on the sale plan-

11.0m (36.0ft) x 4.3m (14.2ft)
This is single storey stone barn attached the stone barn and unit 1 of Lot 2.
"Garden building" as annotated on the sale plan- 3m (9.8ft) x 5m (16.4ft)

Annex

The ground floor comprises a main entrance at the front of the property opening into a hallway. There is a kitchen off the hall which has a carpeted floor and fitted kitchen units. Also accessed off the hall is the lounge which has a carpeted floor and an open fireplace. Through the lounge is a further hallway which has a bathroom and bedroom located off it. The bathroom is fully tiled with a wash hand basin, WC and shower. There is a door leading out to the east onto the rear garden. The property has a gross internal floor area of approximately 70m (757 ft).

For further details, the property comprises the following:

Entrance Porch: 2.5m (8.1ft) x 1.9m (9.8ft)
Hall: 1.2m (3.9ft) x 4.9m (16.0ft)
Store under stairs: 1.0m (3.4ft) x 1.9m (6.1ft)
Kitchen: 5.5m (18ft) x 3.0m (9.7ft)
Living room: 4.0m (13.2ft) x 3.7m (12.0ft)
Bedroom (Lobby): 2.7 (8.9ft) x 2.8m (9.2ft)
Bathroom: 1.2m (3.9ft) x 2.4m (7.9ft)
Bedroom : 4.4m (14.5ft) x 2.7m (8.9ft)
Storage room above living, bed (lobby) &
bath: 4.0m (13.1ft) x 6.4m (21.0ft) (not accessible from inside)

Lot 2 - Traditional Two Storey Barn with Planning Permission for Conversion
Planning permission and listed building consent was granted on 15 March 2016 for the conversion of the barn into three four bedroom dwellings and two detached garages. If the barn is converted in accordance with the approved plans the accommodation provided by this approved scheme is as follows:

UNIT 1

Ground Floor
Hall: 2.5m (8.3ft) x 3.0m (9.8ft)
W.C: 1.5m (4.9ft) x 1.9m (6.2ft)
Cloakroom: 1.5m (4.9ft) x 1.0m (3.3ft)
Utility: 4.2m (13.8ft) x 3.0m (9.8ft)
Kitchen/Dining Area: 8.4m (27.6ft) x 10.7m (35ft)
Living Room: 8.9m (29.2ft) x 4.3m (14.1ft)
Lounge: 8.9m (29.2ft) x 4.3m (14.1ft)

First Floor

Master Bedroom: 5.6m (18.4ft) x 6.4m (21ft)
En-suite: 2.7m (8.6ft) x 2.0m (6.6ft)
Dressing Room: 2.8m (9.2ft) x 2.0m (6.6ft)
Bedroom 2: 6.7m (22ft) x 4.3m (14.1ft)
Bedroom 3: 5.9m (19.4ft) x 4.1m (13.5ft)
Bedroom 4: 4.9m (16.1ft) x 4.3m (14.ft)
En-suite: 2.0m (6.6ft) x 2.9m (9.5ft)

Bathroom: 2.7m (8.9ft) x 2.9m (9.5ft)
Landing: 5.7m (18.7ft) x 4.1m (13.5ft)

External

Existing Garage: 8.5m (27.9ft) x 12m (39.4ft). A traditional stone building which has a blue slate roof and timber doors on the south facing gable end.

UNIT 2

Ground Floor

Hall: 2.0m (6.6ft) x 5.6m (18.4ft)
Kitchen/Dining Area: 7.3m (24ft) x 10.0m (33ft)
Lounge: 5.0m (16.4ft) x 5.6m (18.4ft)
W.C: 2.9m (9.5ft) x 0.9m (3ft)
Snug: 2.9m (9.5ft) x 3.3m (10.8ft)

First Floor

Master Bedroom: 7.3m (24ft) x 4.8m (15.8ft)
En-suite: 2.0m (6.6ft) x 2.3m (7.5ft)
Bedroom 2: 5.2m (17ft) x 5.2m (17ft)
Bedroom 3: 5.0m (16.4ft) x 5.3m (17.4ft)
Bedroom 4: 5.0m (16.4ft) x 4.6m (15.1ft)
Bathroom: 2.0m (6.6ft) x 4.0m (13.1ft)
Landing: 3.4m (11.1ft) x 1.0m (3.3ft)

External

New build garage: 7.1m (23.2ft) x 6.6m (21.7ft)

UNIT 3

Ground Floor

Hall: 2.0m (6.6ft) x 5.6m (18.4ft)
W.C: 2.9m (9.5ft) x 0.90m (2.95ft)
Utility: 4.2m (13.8ft) x 3.0m (9.8ft)
Lounge: 5.0m (16.4ft) x 5.6m (18.4ft)
Kitchen/Dining Area: 7.3m (24ft) x 10.0m (32.8ft)
Store: 2.9m (9.5ft) x 3.3m (10.8ft)

First Floor

Master Bedroom: 7.3m (24ft) x 4.8m (15.7ft)
En-suite: 2.0m (6.6ft) x 2.3m (7.5ft)
Bedroom 2: 5.2m (17ft) x 5.2m (17ft)
Bedroom 3: 5.0m (16.4ft) x 5.30m (17.4ft)
Bedroom 4: 5.0m (16.4ft) x 4.6m (15.1)
Bathroom: 2.0m (6.6ft) x 4.0m (13.1ft)
Landing: 3.4m (11.2ft) x 1.0m (3.3ft)

External
New building garage: 7.1m (23.3ft) x 6.6m (21.7ft)

PLANNING

Upper Mickle Hey Farmhouse is a Grade II listed property dated 1591, included in the listing are the attached outbuildings. The outbuildings are heritage assets situated within the curtilage of the listed building and listed by virtue of this. Planning permission and listed buildings consent has been granted for the conversion of two traditional farm buildings into three dwellings, the demolition of four outbuildings and the erection of two detached garages under application numbers 10/15/1521 & 10/16/0013 by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council on 15th March 2016. Details of the permission and copies of the approved plans are included with these particulars.

RIGHTS OF WAY AND EASEMENTS

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves and easements in existence. Upper Mickle Hey Cottage has an existing right of way as shown shaded Cyan on the sale plan. A right of way will be granted to both Lot 1 & 2 over the access track and across the yard area to the property as shown shaded brown on the sale plan and there will be shared liability for the maintenance of this area.

Lot 2 will be granted a right of way over the area hatched in green to access Unit 3 and Lot 1 will be granted a right of way from Lot 2 over the area hatched in pink.

SERVICES

The property is serviced by mains water and mains electricity. The farmhouse has two septic tanks which are shared with the neighbouring property and oil fired central heating.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, BB1 7DY. Telephone: 01254 585 585

COUNCIL TAX
The Farmhouse is in Council Tax Band D and tax payable for 2016/17 is 1,545.13

TENURE
The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession available on completion.

METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty

PRICE GUIDE
Lot 1: 350,000
Lot 2: 500,000
VIEWINGS
Viewings are strictly by appointment with Gary Hoerty Associates as the sole selling agents.

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Added on Rightmove:
10 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Ramsgreave & Wilpshire (0.7 mi)
  • Rishton (1.9 mi)
  • Langho (2.1 mi)
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GHA Associates, Grindleton

Suite 9 Grindleton Business Centre, The Spinney, Grindleton, Clitheroe BB7 4DH

01200 319094 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Ramsgreave & Wilpshire (0.7 mi)
  • Rishton (1.9 mi)
  • Langho (2.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

GHA Associates, Grindleton

Suite 9 Grindleton Business Centre, The Spinney, Grindleton, Clitheroe BB7 4DH

01200 319094 Local call rate

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