4 bedroom detached house for saleHaighton Green Lane, Haighton, Preston, Lancashire
***HUGE REDEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL IN A SOUGHT AFTER RURAL LOCATION***Grade II Listed 17th Century 4 BEDROOM FARMHOUSE with an extensive range of Grade II Listed TRADITIONAL STONE AND BRICK FARM BUILDINGS, a further range of more MODERN AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS and LAND AND GARDENS in total extending to a plot of 102.98 ACRES ota. Set along a private driveway accessed directly off Haighton Green Lane, yet within close proximity of Junctions 31a and 32 of the M6 motorway and just a short distance into Preston City Centre. The sale of this property affords a RARE OPPORTUNITY, having been within the same ownership for over 100 years!The sale of Haighton Old Hall Farm provides a wonderful opportunity for a range of purchasers, whether it be for the re-development of a bespoke individual dwelling or development potential of the traditional barns (subject to Planning Consent). The property has been within the same ownership for over 100 years highlighting the rare opportunity that this sale affords.
Haighton Old Hall Farm is located in a sought-after semi-rural location, yet within close proximity of Junctions 31a and 32 of the M6 motorway and just a short distance into Preston City Centre.
The property comprises a Grade II Listed 17th Century farmhouse, extensive range of Grade II Listed traditional stone and brick farm buildings, further range of more modern Agricultural buildings and grassland and gardens in total extending to a plot of 102.98 acres (41.67 ha) or thereabouts.
The property is accessed directly off Haighton Green Lane, along the existing private concrete driveway, however the vendors have recently received Planning Permission for the creation of a new sweeping driveway off Haighton Green Lane to service the property.
The Farmhouse sits in a slightly elevated situation with the excellent views over the local surrounding agricultural land. The farmhouse dates to at least the 17th Century with some later alterations, mostly constructed of sandstone with feature quoins and brick under a pitched slate roof, with mullion windows adding to the character and charm of the property. Internally the property is ready for a discerning purchaser to put their own tastes and specification into this property which is one of North Preston’s historic gems.
A side entrance leads into a reception hallway with the centrepiece being a full height dog-legged staircase, complementing the character and charm of this property.
The farmhouse kitchen comprises of mullion windows and a multi-fuel range. The sitting room has a feature exposed stone and brick wall, inset wood burning stove with a stone lintel and flagged hearth, mullioned windows. There is a drawing room with inset feature stone fireplace and flagged hearth and a further scullery off the entrance hallway. Steps lead down to a useful cellar.
To the first floor can be found a large master bedroom with built-in cupboard, 3 further bedrooms and family bathroom. The staircase leads to a second floor with extensive attic space which has plenty of head room for additional accommodation.
Attached to the Farmhouse is a further utility and wood store.
Outside, Haighton Old Hall Farm has a southerly elevation with gardens to the front and rear. The driveway leads to an extensive range of Grade II Listed farm buildings located to the rear of the farmhouse, which again dates to the later part of the 17th Century, with some later alterations.
The barns being a mixture of sandstone with insert quoins, handmade brick under slate roof, double height with feature arch entrances, regular door and window openings, an attached single storey stable block, further wood stores, in total providing for a ground floor area of in excess of 360 m2 (3,879 sq ft).
To the rear of the traditional buildings there are a further range of more modern farm buildings which include 4-bay steel portal frame open fronted storage livestock buildings, concrete frame garage/store, 4 bay 60ft x 40ft cubicle building and adjoining hay store and general store.
Surrounding the Farm buildings and house are various grasslands paddocks and yard, which give a total plot of 7.63 acres which adds to the privacy and potential of this property. (Please note more land could be available with Lot 1 subject to separate negotiation).
Overall, the property provides for a fantastic re-development opportunity to create one bespoke residential dwelling, or the potential of the conversion and change of use of the outbuildings to multiple residential unit, subject to gaining necessary Planning Consent.
Lot No.2 (As a Whole)
Purchasers are provided the opportunity of acquiring Haighton Old Hall Farm, as a Whole, sat in a total of 102.98 acres OTA, as edged Red and Blue on the Site Plan. The land is permanent pastured grassland, with frontage onto Haighton Green Lane, relatively level productive grassland with various amenity ponds and internal stone track. The land currently used for grazing and production of haylage crops. The land is classified as Grade 3 under DEFRA’s Land Classification Maps for England & Wales.
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