4 bedroom farm house for sale

Back Road, Apperknowle S18

Sold STC POA

Property Description

Key features

  • RENOVATION PROJECT
  • Can be sold as a whole or in 5 lots
  • Substantial farmhouse, land and buildings
  • Grade II listed farmhouse
  • Livery stables
  • Grazing for both livery and livestock

Full description

Description
A fantastic opportunity to acquire in 5 Lots a traditional Derbyshire farm which offers so much potential to renovate and convert.

The Farm briefly consists of a family 4 bedroomed Grade II listed stone built farmhouse, substantial stone barn and other stone courtyard outbuildings and a large portal steel framed livery building in all housing 14 ponies with approx. 101.87 acres of private grassland and woodland with superb open vistas of the Derbyshire countryside towards Dronfield and the Drone Valley.

The agricultural buildings offer the exciting opportunity for possible redevelopment and conversion to residential homes or holiday lets as a possible alternative to agricultural uses (subject to planning). The adjacent fields provide good quality grazing for both livery + livestock and for mowing all of which is contained within a ringed fence.

In addition to its picturesque rural location the property is conveniently located just 1 mile from the centre of Dronfield Town which provides a range of local amenities including shops, GP surgery and Henry Fanshaw School, rated as "Outstanding" in 2015 Ofsted inspection.
Larger urban centres are within easy access with Chesterfield being approximate 4.2 miles south and Sheffield less than 6 miles to the north.

Overhead electricity lines cross the property in a north-south direction offering potential connectivity back to the Grid or to supply future diversification projects (STP).

Soils Description
The land, identified by Natural England as Agricultural Land Classification as Grade 4, features light loamy soils over sandstone of the Rivington series mainly Bardsey type 'slowly permeable seasonally wet acid loamy and clayey soils' with the exception of Lot 5 which mainly features Rivington 1 type 'freely draining slightly acidic loamy soils'. The soils are well-suited for grass production for dairying and beef or cereal production for feed.

Tenure and Method of Sale
The property is being sold freehold with vacant possession which has been split into the following 5 Lots and may be purchased by Lot or as a whole. Referring to the attached Lotting Plan the Lots are:

LOT 1 - Guide Price: £290,000 Large Stone built Barn with 2.9 acres est. Old Steel framed Dutch barn and stone "garage"
LOT 2 - Guide Price: £180,000 Roadside Stone Barn (approx. 97 sqm) with 0.14 acre est.paddock across the road
LOT 3 - Guide Price £525,000
Farmhouse with 34 acres est. Stone buildings and portal framed building for livery.
LOT 4 - Guide Price: £120,000 Grassland 8.38 acres est. and Woodland 8.39 acres est.
LOT 5 - Guide Price: £300,000 43 acres est of grassland and small woodland

Viewing
The property may be viewed through the Agents WT Parker (Chesterfield) Tel: or Miller & Miller (Sheffield) Tel:

Council Tax
Council Tax The farmhouse is registered as Council Tax Band D

Services
the buyer of each Lot to be responsible for installing and maintaining independent metered services at their cost

Basic Payment Scheme
The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency. No entitlements are included in the sale and the purchaser will be responsible for cross compliance indemnifying the vendor against any noncompliance for the 2019 claim year.

Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights
All fishing, sporting, timber and mineral rights owned by the vendor are included in the sale as far as they exist.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements
Access is from Back Road, Apperknowle and St. John's Close, Unstone.
We understand there are public rights of way along the paths and tracks running south west to north east from Unstone to Apperknowle as shown in pink on the plan below which may provide additional income to the Farm from walkers, camping and other tourist related activities.
The land is sold subject to, and with the benefit of all rights of way whether public or private, water, drainage, watercourses, light, wayleaves and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners (if any) affecting the same and all matters registerable by any competent authority pursuant to statute.

Local Authority
North East Derbyshire District Council
2013 Mill Lane
Wingerworth
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S42 6NG
Tel:

Planning
The property is currently designated as Green Belt and lies within open countryside (as detailed in NEDDC adopted Local Plan 2001-2011).
The Farmhouse is a Grade II listed building.
Building conversions, change of use or other development of the land and property are subject to planning consent by the Local Authority.
Tree Preservation Orders apply to the woodland and Bridgefield Wood is also designated as a Local Wildlife Site in the adopted Local Plan 2001-2011.

LOT 1
Guide Price: £290,000
Large Barn (ext. approx. 105 sqm)
2.9 acres est. land inc paddock
Old steel framed Dutch barn
Stone "garage"
Access from Back Road


This beautiful substantial stone barn has to be viewed internally to see the potential for conversion subject to planning permissions as it has the potential to provide a wonderful home with character.
Private access directly from Back Road.
The ancillary stone building may by adapted for secure parking (STP) and the field to the rear provides excellent grazing with mains water connected.

LOT 2
Guide Price: £180,000
Roadside Barn (Ext approx. 97 sqm)
0.14 acres est. plot of land across Back Road opposite
A range of single storey stone buildings together with a dilapidated two storey building.
These buildings might suit restoration and conversion subject to planning permissions.


Overage
The 0.14 acres land included in Lot 2 is sold subject to a 25 year overage provision based on 30% uplift in value.
Uses exempt from overage include:
- Agricultural
- Equestrian
- Domestic Parking for the owners of Lot 2 only (STP)

LOT 3
- Guide Price: £525,000
Spacious 4 bed Farmhouse
34 acres est. land
Stone stable block and large portal framed building providing in total 14 stables

The Farmhouse is a Grade II listed building in need of refurbishment. With the adjacent stables, land and buildings this provides an exciting opportunity to create a unique and personal home alongside an adjoining equestrian/agricultural business.

The Farmhouse:
An imposing and substantial mid C17 Farmhouse with gardens constructed of sandstone under a slate roof. This lovely farmhouse has stone mullions and a unique curved stone architecture to the rear with C19 and C20 alterations and additions.
The spacious accommodation offers great potential as an attractive family home and has the added potential to create a ground floor "granny annex" adjoining.

Accommodation
Internal accommodation consists of a large kitchen/diner leading to a sitting room, pantry and storeroom, basement and stairs to the first floor. On the first floor there are three large double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a bathroom.
Separate external access leads to a further large storeroom.
A shallow stair tower providing additional access to the first floor is currently blocked off but may be reincorporated as part of a refurbishment project.

Services
The farmhouse has the benefit of mains three phase electricity, water and gas but is without central heating. Foul drainage is by way of a septic tank. We understand mains foul drainage is located close by within the highway. The buyer of each Lot to be responsible for installing and maintaining independent metered services at their cost

LOT 3
Additional Buildings:
1) Stone built mono-pitch lean-to adjoins the Farmhouse.
2) Single stone built stable with mono-pitch roof.
3) Stone stable block with 3 stables, constructed of course stone with a pitched profile roof and an attached stone garage under a slate roof.
4) Backing on to the rear of the stable block is a large steel portal framed building constructed of concrete block walls under a pitched profile sheeted roof. The building is currently used to stable 10 ponies and can easily be adapted for other uses (STP). 5) Large L shaped timber poled implement buildings.

LOT 4
Guide Price: £120,000
Grassland 8.38 acres est.
Woodland 8.39 acres est.

Bridgefield Wood is a mature broadleaved woodland designated as a Local Wildlife Site by the Local Authority and is subject to a Tree Preservation Order.


LOT 5
Guide Price: £300,000
43 acres est. of grassland

43 acres est. of farmland is suited for mowing and grazing with access from St John's Road, Unstone to the south. The small wooded area in the centre of this Lot is subject to a Tree Preservation Order which surrounds a historic stone quarry believed to have supplied building stone to nearby properties.


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 October 2019

Nearest stations

  • Dronfield (1.5 mi)
  • Herdings Leighton Road (3.0 mi)
  • Herdings Park (3.0 mi)
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Parkers Estate Agents, Chesterfield

4 Glumangate, Chesterfield, S40 1QA

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Parkers Estate Agents, Chesterfield

4 Glumangate, Chesterfield, S40 1QA

01246 908122 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Dronfield (1.5 mi)
  • Herdings Leighton Road (3.0 mi)
  • Herdings Park (3.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Parkers Estate Agents, Chesterfield

4 Glumangate, Chesterfield, S40 1QA

01246 908122 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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