Newlands Farm offers an increasingly rare opportunity to acquire a small farm in a scenic rural location within the Peak District National Park. The property briefly comprises a detached farmhouse, a range of traditional stone buildings set within approximately 62.14 acres (25.15 ha) of grassland, all with far reaching views, available in six lots.
Newlands Farm is situated in a rural setting in between the small hamlet of Coplow Dale and the small village of Little Hucklow. The property is situated in a picturesque rural setting within the Peak District National Park with views overlooking the surrounding open countryside. The property lies 3 miles north of Tideswell, where basic amenities can be found including a village hall, a small Co-op, post office, church, cafés and pubs, together with a primary school. A more comprehensive range of facilities at the nearby towns of Bakewell (9.2 miles), Buxton (9.7 miles) and Chapel en le Firth (7.6 miles) together with The city of Sheffield is (17.5 miles) away including high street shops, supermarkets and secondary schools. There are many nearby local walks, bridleways, trails and beauty spots in the surrounding area and across the Peak District National Park, excellent for those who enjoy the outdoors.
From the centre of Tideswell, head north out of the village on the B6049 Whitecross Road, towards the A623. Once at the crossroad on the A623 by The Anchor Inn Public House, continue straight over following the B6049 heading towards Bradwell. Follow the road for approximately 2 miles and take the third left hand turning towards Coplow Dale. Follow the road up the hill and after a short distance, Lot 1 will be found on the left hand side. Continue along the road and Lot 2 will be found shortly on the left and Lot 3 opposite, on the right hand side. Once at the top on the road, adjoining Washhouse Bottom, for Lot 5, turn left and the land will be shortly on the right hand side and for Lot 6, at the junction into Washhouse Bottom, turn right and the land will be found on the left just after a property called Alverstones. All lots are indicated by our For Sale boards.
We understand from the vendors that the farmhouse originally dates back to the 19th Century, which was a replacement dwelling to the original farmhouse which adjoining the stone barn in the farmstead available in lot 2. The farm has been occupied by the same family for over 100 years and has been operated as a working farm up to recent years. The property has not been on the market for some considerable time and similar opportunities are few and far between.
Newlands Farm offers a rare opportunity to acquire a small farm with a range of traditional agricultural buildings all set within approx. 62.14 acres (25.15 ha) available in six lots. The farmhouse requires complete modernisation but offers great potential to upgrade extend into the attached stone barn, or replace, subject to the necessary consents, together with possible conversion of a traditional farm buildings and the original farmhouse, subject to the necessary consents. The farm is situated in a spectacular location with rural views over the valley and a viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the potential of the farm.
Lot 1: Shown edge red on the property plan
The accommodation can be briefly summarised below:
Front Porch, Sitting Room (3.85m x 3.98m), Dining Kitchen (3.07m x 3.41m) with a Pantry. Stairs rising from the kitchen to the first floor which comprises Bedroom 1 (4.06m x 4.15m), Bedroom 2 (3.05m x 3.34m)
Bedroom 3 (3.18m x 2.63m) and a Bathroom (3.08m x 1.20m).
Attached Stone Barn
A two storey rendered barn adjoining the house and lies under a tiled roof. With the ground floor, being used for storage and the first floor being Bedroom 1.
There are two single garages positioned near-to the house together with garden shed, formerly the outside toilet.
There is a driveway leading from the road to the farmhouse and to the garages. The track leads into the grassland. There is a garage to the front of the property
With grassland extending in total to 6.54 acres comprising three main fields suitable for mowing and grazing of all livestock, with dry stone walling, together with a croft to the side of the house, all with vehicular access from the access driveway.
Guide Price £350,000 - £375,000
Lot 2: Shown edge blue on the property plan
Comprising the original farm yard with an entrance driveway off the road, into the yard area providing access to the buildings. There is some possible potential to reinstate the original redundant farmhouse or conversion of the stone building, subject to the necessary planning consents.
The building briefly comprises the following:
1) A stone built barn in poor state of repair, formerly being two storey. There is also a mono pitched machinery store attached.
2) The site of the original farmhouse, with stone walls and windows whole remaining, attached to the stone barn above.
3) A mono pitched lean-to attached to the above, with tin sheeting to the roof and with an earth floor.
4) A concrete framed former livestock shed (15.3m x 10.52m). The building is used for machinery and general storage of machinery. The building has a concrete floor and a separate side store which was formerly the dairy.
5) Static Caravan with consent for use as a site cabin in connection with the farm.
6) A two bay pole barn with a concrete floor and walls being a former silage pit but used as a hay store. The building is in a poor state of repair.
7) Machinery Store (11.9m x 6.8m) of concrete block with tin sheeting above and to the roof.
8) Various redundant barns.
There is adjoining grassland extending to 7.29 acres (2.95 ha) separated into five fields all suitable for mowing and grazing, with drystone walling. The land has road frontage onto Washhouse Bottom and the unnamed road through Coplow Dale. There is also a small croft with a due pond adjoining the yard to the east boundary.
Guide Price - £150,000 - £200,000
Lot 3: Shown edge yellow on the property plan
A good block of grassland comprising 8.08 acres (3.27ha), and is accessed off Washhouse Bottom, and adjoins Lots 1 and 2. The land is gently sloping with a easterly aspect all suitable for mowing and grazing, split into a number of fields and bound by drystone walls.
Guide Price - £90,000 - £95,000
Lot 4: Shown edge pink on the property plan
Comprising two grass fields extending to approx. 3.27 acres (1.32 ha) with frontage onto and accessed off the unnamed road through Coplow Dale. There is a second access point off Washhouse Bottom into the second field. The land is well suited to mowing and grazing split into two equally sized fields with dry stone walled boundaries.
Guide Price - £45,000
Lot 5: Shown edge green on the property plan
Offering approx. 8.92 acres (3.61 ha) of good mowing and grazing pasture split into three good sized fields and one smaller, that are in good heart, having a frontage onto and access off Washhouse Bottom with three entrance gates.
Guide Price - £100,000 - £110,000
Lot 6: Shown edge purple on the property plan
A sizable block of grassland comprising approx. 28.04 acres (11.35 ha), fronting onto and accessed off Washhouse Bottom with three entrance. This block comprises various large fields bound by drystone walls that offers good mowing and grazing ground with an easterly aspect. The pasture is in good heart and offers far reaching views of the surrounding area.
Guide Price - £280,000
The farmhouse has mains electricity and water with private drainage in the form of a septic tank within Lot 1. There is mains water and electricity available to the buildings and the land within lot 2.
Tenure and Possession
The farm is offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Basic Payment Scheme and Cross Compliance:
The land is registered with the RPA for the Basic Payment Scheme. The BPS entitlements are available by separate negotiation. The vendor has claimed the BPS for the 2020 year and the purchaser(s) will be obliged to cross comply over the reference period for the claim year.
There are no current schemes on the land.
Rights of Way, Wayleaves & Easements:
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may exist whether or not they are defined in these particulars. We understand there to be a public footpath which crosses Lot 1. The first part of the driveway to lot 1 is shared with the neighbouring property.
Timber and Sporting Rights:
Timber and sporting rights are included as far as they exist.
Fixtures & Fittings:
Only those items referred to in the particulars are included in the sale.
Strictly by appointment only through the sole agents, Bagshaws LLP, Bakewell Office on 01629 812777 or email@example.com
Peak District National Park Authority
Aldern House, Baslow Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire
T: +44 (0)1629 816200
Derbyshire Dales District Council
Town Hall, Bank Road, Matlock, Derbyshire
Tel: 01629 761 100
Chubb & Co, Bridge House, 1 Dale Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3LT, Tel: 01629 581252
Method of Sale:
The property is offered by Public Auction at 3.00pm, Monday 10th August 2020 at The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AH.
Deposits & Completion:
The successful purchaser will be required to pay a deposit of 10% of the sale price upon the fall of the hammer. Please note that proof of identification must also be provided to comply with the Money Laundering Regulations 2003. The signing of the Contract of Sale and 10% deposit is legally binding on both parties and completion will occur within 28 days thereafter, unless stated otherwise at the auction. The sale is subject to a buyer’s fee of £400 + VAT (£480 inc. VAT) payable on the fall of the hammer. Please contact the auctioneers for further details.
Conditions of Sale:
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the office of the Auctioneers seven days prior to the sale and will not be read at the sale. The Auctioneers and Solicitors will be in the sale room fifteen minutes prior to the commencement of the auction to deal with any matter arising from either the conditions of Sale, the Sales Particulars or relating to the auction generally. At the appointed time the sale will commence and thereafter no further queries will be dealt with and the purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge of the Conditions of Sale and to have satisfied himself fully upon all matters contained or referred to therein, whether or not the purchaser has read them. “The Guide Price is issued as an indication of the auctioneer’s opinion of the likely selling price of the property. Each property offered is subject to a Reserve Price which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer just prior to the auction and which would ordinarily be within 10% (+/- ) of the Guide Price. Both the Guide Price and the Reserve Price can be subject to change up to and including the day
Money Laundering Regulations:
Due to recent changes in legislation, all buyers must provide relevant documentation in order to provide proof of their identity and place of residence. The documentation collected is for this purpose only and will not be disclosed to any other party.
10th August 2020
Bakewell Property Auction
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