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Goldstraw Farm, Ness, Little Neston, Wirral, CH64 4AR

PROPERTY TYPE

Farm House

BEDROOMS

4

SIZE

1,132,560 sq ft

105,218 sq m

TENURE
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Freehold

Key features

  • A most attractive and rare opportunity to acquire a residential/equestrian/ agricultural holding
  • Sought after location on the Wirral.
  • Grade II Listed farmhouse.
  • Traditional sandstone barns with development potential
  • Village location
  • Pastureland with views over Dee Estuary
  • 26 Acres
  • For sale as a whole or in 2 Lots

Description

Goldstraw Farm is an historic property situated to the centre of the popular village of Ness, within the Conservation Area. The property includes a four bedroomed Grade II listed Farmhouse, a range of attractive substantially constructed brick and sandstone buildings, stables and general stores, together with 26 acres of fertile pastureland contained in a number of conveniently sized enclosures, which slopes in a westerly direction with far reaching views across the Dee Estuary to the Welsh hills beyond. The sale of Goldstraw Farm is a very rare opportunity to acquire an historic property of this nature which combines residential, equestrian and development potential.

It will appeal to a wide range of prospective purchasers due to its range of uses and its convenient and sought after location. The village of Ness is a small settlement which adjoins the popular and thriving market town of Neston which offers a comprehensive range of educational/recreational and commercial facilities and services. Ness Gardens adjoins Goldstraw Farm which is nationally acknowledged for its botanical displays and research work as part of the University of Liverpool. The popular town of Heswall is within 2 miles whilst the Cities of Liverpool and Chester are 10 and 12 miles respectively. There is easy access to the M53 and M56 motorways, International Airports at Liverpool and Manchester and local rail connections.

Lot 1 (Shown shaded pink on plan)

Lot 1 includes the Grade II Listed farmhouse, a range of traditional and more modern buildings and pastureland, the whole of which extends to 9.23 acres or thereabouts.

The Farmhouse

The farmhouse is situated to the front of the farmstead overlooking the village and is of great historic interest with parts believed to date back to the 17th century and understood to formerly be known as Ness Manor. The accommodation is to two floors together with Attic Rooms and include a number of original features though would benefit from a scheme of modernisation and refurbishment. The accommodation offers a number of Reception Rooms to the Ground Floor and four Bedrooms to the First Floor with Attic Rooms requiring attention. The accommodation and room sizes are shown on the Floor Plans attached.

Listing

The farmhouse is Grade II Listed. Reference No: 1387699 date of Listing 27th December 1962 referred to as "Goldstraw Farmhouse and attached farm buildings to North West".

Farm Buildings

Situated adjoining the farmhouse with access directly off the adjoining road is a range of traditional sandstone and brick barns, together with more modern buildings, all of which are set around a yard which to parts comprises solid sandstone rock. The buildings are identified herein by the block plan attached and are scheduled as set out below:-


BUILDING NO DESCRIPTION
1 Farmhouse
2 Pt single Pt 2 storey brick and sandstone range incorporating garage, stables, stores etc
19m x 8m (max).
3 Single storey stable/store 11m x 7m
4 2 storey sandstone barn 17m x 6m
5. Timber and corrugated iron mono pitch implement shed 18m x 10m (max)
6. Substantial 2 storey brick and sandstone traditional barn 23m x 6m
7. Mono pitch corrugated iron block and brick implement shed 21m x 7m
8. Corrugated iron and timber workshop/implement store 6m x 7m


The barns have in recent times been used for agricultural and equestrian purposes comprising a number of stables together with machinery and fodder storage. It is suggested that the traditional buildings (which fall within the curtilage of the Listed farmhouse and within a Conservation Area) possess significant development potential for conversion to several substantial dwelling houses, subject to obtaining the appropriate Listed Building & Planning Consent.

THE LAND

Lot 1 extends in total to 9.23 acres which includes a number of attractive pasture parcels with fine views across the Dee Estuary all of which are connected to the farmyard by a concrete drive together with a useful former silage clamp providing hardstanding.

Lot 2 (Shown Shaded Blue On The Enclosed Plan)

Lot 2 extends in total to 16.87 acres of pastureland situated immediately adjoining Lot 1 within an independent access directly off Burton Road. The land comprises a number of conveniently sized pasture paddocks, suitable for grazing, equestrian and other livestock or the taking of hay crops from traditional meadow pastures. There is secondary access over part of the lane adjoining Ness Gardens which forms the eastern boundary.

GENERAL REMARKS & STIPULATIONS

Tenure

The farm is of freehold tenure and will be sold with vacant possession upon completion.

Viewing

Lot 1 & 2 may be viewed by appointment through the selling agents.

Easements, Wayleaves, Public & Private Rights of Way

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all public or private rights of way, light, drainage, cable, pylons or other easements, restrictions or obligations, whether or not the same are described in these particulars or Contract of Sale.

Services

The dwelling house has the benefit of mains water, electricity and drainage. Independent mains water to the farm buildings. The land has the benefit of an independent mains water supply.

Council Tax - Cheshire West & Chester Council - Band F

EPC Rating E

Sale 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 the agents shall be held liable for any error or mis-statement, fault or defect in the particulars and plans, neither shall such error, mis-statement, fault or defect annul the sale. The purchasers will be deemed to have inspected the property and satisfied themselves as to the condition and circumstances thereof.

Lotting

The Sale Particulars identify suggested Lotting. The vendors will consider alternative Lotting to the areas described herein in order to suit individual purchasers requirements.

Money Laundering Regulations

The purchaser will be required to provide verification documents for identity and address purposes and will be notified of acceptable documents at point of sale.

Directions

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Postcode CH64 4AR
What3Words minder.conceals.rehearsed

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Goldstraw Farm, Ness, Little Neston, Wirral, CH64 4AR

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  • Neston Station1.3 miles
  • Hooton Station3.3 miles
  • Eastham Rake Station3.5 miles
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