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    About Us

    Armitstead Barnett is a forward-thinking and customer-focused agency offering specialist advice for residential, agricultural development and commercial sectors.

    With roots dating back to 1890 the business today covers the North West of England with offices in Garstang, Kendal, Burscough and the Ribble Valley. We are proud of the bespoke property advice and strong marketing campaigns that we are able to offer our clients, who range from private individuals through to large corporate companies, and tailor our services individually to each.

    The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is at the heart of our business. We are also members of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) and have a highly visible presence within the agricultural community. Our aim is to proactively see your sale through to the end, aided by a personal and professional service to help you get the best possible price and maximise your next move.

    Armistead Barnett are also able to offer a range of other services property-related services, visit www.abarnett.co.uk for further information.

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    Selling with Armitstead Barnett

    Armitstead Barnett specialise in selling rural, village and exceptional homes, we also like the unusual! Our service and marketing is tailored to suit our client and the requirements of the property type.

    From cottages to fine houses, land to farms and estates, development sites to new homes, we are able to offer our estate agency services across the rural, village and high end markets including new homes.

    To showcase your property in the best possible way, we focus on excellent presentation, utilising professional photographs (including elevated media and drone images where required) along with the use of floor plans and brochures with eye catching design. We can also utilise Matterport technology to create an interactive virtual tour, where applicable.

    Our Agency Team is found in all 4 offices spanning the North West boasting a wide range of expertise. Operating regionally, we are able to attract buyers nationally and even internationally, with the range of desirable property we hold. Team members have excellent local knowledge and property professionalism that is unrivalled, to support our highest levels of service for our clients. We are also equipped with access to specialist database software, which when combined with members of our agency team, gives a fantastic platform from which to sell your property.

    The marketing methods you will experience as an AB client are wide ranging. Not only drawing on our personal contacts and market knowledge, but the use of various web portals to include Rightmove.co.uk uklandandfarms.co.uk farmstomarket.co.uk and plotfinder.net .

    We advertise in specialist publications to make sure our specialist properties have full exposure to target markets including; Farmers Guardian, Farmers Weekly and Horse and Hound. We also advertise within "high end" publications such as Live Magazines and Lancashire Life. We also have a strong presence across a variety of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

    Our aim is to provide you with a more personal service tailored to suit your needs. We always strive to achieve the best price possible for all our clients

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    Armitstead Barnett Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents in Lancashire has roots dating back to 1890 and had predominantly operated under the name T. Armitstead & Son. The company has exceptionally strong agricultural connections which have grown from the original business and now exist throughout the North West of England. In addition to this highly visible agricultural connection, Armitstead Barnett now operates throughout the entire rural property sector which itself is a niche market
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    Richard Furnival Agricultural Partner
    Background: I'm a dairy farmer's son from North Shropshire, my elder brother still runs the family farm, so the rural life has always been in my blood, however I was never cut out to milk cows 7 days a week so I thought being a rural chartered surveyor and auctioneer was the next best thing. I studied Rural Land Management at the University of Reading and having trained and practised in East Yorkshire and Cheshire, I moved to Lancashire in 1999, becoming a Partner in Armitstead Barnett in 2002. I have been a Member of the RICS since 1997 and Fellow of the CAAV since 1998. I was President of the Lancashire Association of Agricultural Valuers in 2012 and have recently been appointed as a CAAV examiner.

    My Role: I manage the Rural Professional side of the business representing and acting for a large number of individual farmer clients and landowners. I am also involved in both agricultural and rural property sectors, from selling small parcels of land to complete Farms. My days are generally spent undertaking valuations for a wide variety of uses, compensation claims for pipeline and utilities, Renewable Energy advice, Agricultural tenancy matters, range of rural property matters, plus dealing with the usual office management and financial matters. I am also an appointed auctioneer for Brockholes Arms Auction Mart on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings selling Clean, Store and Dairy Cattle and Barren Cows. I also conduct On Farm Dispersal sales throughout the year
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    James Fish Partner
    Background: I was raised in Goosnargh, after my mother and father moved next a farm. I've been interested in agriculture since the very early days, and later went on to study agricultural land management in college. My Role: I'm involved with many aspects of the business. A majority of my time is spent within the residential agency, marketing properties and preparing them for sale. I also spend time on the rental side of things and within the land agency. I'm also part of the auctioneer team
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    Hannah Towers Partner
    Background: I attended Arnold School then studied Rural Enterprise and Land Management at Harper Adams University College, attaining an Honours Degree and graduating in 2005. I then went onto work in private practice, and qualified as a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and as a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers. I moved to Armitstead Barnett in 2007. 

    My Role: My role affords great variety in the surveying work that I carry out in both property and agricultural matters. The areas of work I am able to advise in include property sales an purchase, utility work and compensation, valuations of all rural property, subsidy and stewardship advice
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    Simon Wells Associate Partner
    Background: I studied Rural Enterprise and Land Management at Harper Adams University, attaining an Honours Degree and graduating in 2016. Prior to working at Armitstead Barnett, I have worked as a Trainee Land Agent on a large private rural Estate in Scotland, involving the management of a range of agricultural, residential and commercial property.

    My Role: My role involves a wide variety of rural professional matters within the agricultural and rural property sectors. I am involved within all aspects of agricultural and residential property sales and purchase, utility work and compensation, agricultural tenancy matters, subsidy and stewardship claims and assist with residential property lettings. I also manage a portfolio of let agricultural property for a number of individual farmer clients and landowners.

    Interesting Fact: In my spare time, I am a member of Slaidburn Young Farmers Club, where I currently hold the Vice Chairman position, and have competed in a whole range of competitions, including public speaking and various sporting events. I have also competed at a National level within with the Lancashire Young Farmers fence erecting team.
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    Testimonials from Buyers

    • Buyer Testimonial

      We were provided with a first-class service when we recently purchased a house through Armitstead Barnett, Ribble Valley office. They took time to understand exactly what our requirements were and ensured the sale went smoothly with regular progress calls to both parties. They were always easy to contact and responded quickly to any requests we had. We have no hesitation in recommending.  Mr M
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    *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

    Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

    Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Armitstead Barnett, Clitheroe on 01200 411155.