Lower Green House Farm, Green Lane, Calton, Stoke-On-Trent

Price: Guide Price £500,000


  • Detached cottage
  • Three bedrooms
  • Stone outbuildings
  • Rural location
  • Land extending to approximately 21.54 acres (8.71 Ha)
  • For sale by auction
  • Auction date 16th November, 2020
  • At The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1AH
  • Enquiries to Ashbourne Office

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A charming three bedroom detached cottage in need of renovation accompanied by a range of stone outbuildings and pastureland extending to approximately 21.54 acres (8.71Ha)


A charming three bedroom detached cottage in need renovation accompanied by a range of stone outbuildings and pastureland extending to approximately 21.54 acres (8.71 Ha).

This property has considerable potential to renovate into a lovely rural residence. It should be noted that the property and land is subject to conservation covenants

Further land extending to 11.94 acres (4.83Ha) available as a separate Lot in the same auction

For Sale by Auction

Auction held at 3pm on Monday 16th November 2020 at The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AH

Guide Price



Lower Green House Farm occupies an idyllic location on the edge of the hamlet of Calton. Lovely views are enjoyed from the property. Calton is a small hamlet situated between the market towns of Ashbourne (6 miles) and Leek (9miles) both with a comprehensive range of amenities. The property lies within the picturesque Peak District National Park and is just 4 miles from Ilam and Dovedale.


A charming detached stone built cottage nestled within the accompanying land, set back from the road with a good range of stone outbuildings within a courtyard arrangement to the side. There are formal gardens and land extending to approximately 21.54 acres in all. The land has been refenced in part and has stone wall boundaries with interconnecting vehicle access gateways.

The property is in need of full renovation and has two reception rooms and a kitchen to the ground floor. There is a main stair case and secondary back staircase leading to the first floor where there can be found three bedrooms and a bathroom.


From Ashbourne - Proceed out of the town towards Leek on the A52, proceed up Swinscoe Hill and go straight ahead at the Calton Moor crossroads on the A523. Just after the cross roads take the first right signposted Calton. Continue along the lane and just before you enter the village the property will be found on the right hand side clearly identified by the Bagshaws ‘For Sale’ board.


Entrance Hall

Entrance door, stairs to first.

Dining Room

15' 0'' x 12' 9'' (4.57m x 3.88m)

Three windows to two aspects enjoying views across the land, open fire with tiled surround, internal access to Inner Lobby and Kitchen.

Inner Lobby

Under stairs storage cupboard, internal access to walk-in pantry.

Walk-in Pantry

Providing useful storage space with wall mounted shelving.


14' 10'' x 14' 2'' (4.52m x 4.31m)

Sink and double drainer, tiled floor, under stair storage cupboard, ‘Esse’ range cooker (not working), secondary staircase to first floor.

Sitting Room

14' 3'' x 10' 0'' (4.34m x 3.05m)

Window enjoying views over the land.

First Floor Landing

Stairs leading from both the main entrance hall and secondary stairs case from the Kitchen, access to all first floor rooms.

Bedroom One

16' 0'' x 14' 7'' (4.87m x 4.44m)

Window enjoying views across the land toward the village, radiator.

Bedroom Two

16' 4'' x 14' 7'' (4.97m x 4.44m)

Window enjoying open views toward Calton village, radiator.

Bedroom Three

12' 4'' x 6' 3'' (3.76m x 1.90m)

Window enjoying open outlook, radiator, built-in storage cupboard.


Three-piece bathroom suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath. Window to side


The property has vehicular access from the roadside which leads to the outbuildings which require upgrading and comprise:


10' 8'' x 7' 6'' (3.24m x 2.29m)

with pedestrian access door

Large Barn One

39' 1'' x 15' 6'' (11.90m x 4.72m)

Barn Two

15' 5'' x 14' 2'' (4.71m x 4.32m)

Barn Three

14' 3'' x 9' 8'' (4.35m x 2.95m)

Storage Barn

15' 0'' x 15' 7'' (4.58m x 4.74m)


15' 9'' x 9' 3'' (4.80m x 2.83m)

with double door access

Attached Barn

with stable door access


The generous garden are predominantly laid to lawn with some mature trees interspersed and stone wall boundary. A gate leads from the lane with garden path leading to the main access door and around the property.


The is approached through the Farm Yard through a gate way and separately via a further roadside access. The land is predominately pasture and is divided by stone wall boundaries. The northern boundary has recently had a new stock proof fence erected and hedges laid. Extending to approximately 21.54 acres in all.

The land is subject to conservation covenants, details of this can be obtained from the agent or within the contract pack.

Additional Land

there is a further 11.94 acres of pasture land available within the same auction as a separate Lot.

Covenant Information

This property is being sold by the Peak District National Park Authority. A comprehensive suite of covenants is attached to this sale designed to protect and maintain interest with regard to the landscape, wildlife habitats and species, and also the archaeological and historic features. These include (but are not limited to):

- The use of the farmhouse as a single private dwelling house and no

separation of ownership of the farmhouse, outbuildings and land;

- Retention of certain archaeological and historic features;

- Restrictions on management of boundary features and furniture, orchard,

hedgerows, trees, etc.;

- Covenants relating to grazing and management of grassland;

- Additional covenants relating to management of hay meadows.

Full details of the covenants attached to this sale are contained in the legal pack together with farm management guidance details.”

Agents Note

Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort to ensure these details offer an accurate and fair description of the property but give notice that all measurements, distances and areas referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing. These details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale. Bagshaws LLP and their employees are not authorised to give any warranties or representations in relation to the sale


Strictly by appointment through the Ashbourne Office of the sole agents on 01335 342201 or e-mail: ashbourne@bagshaws.com

Local Authority and Council Tax Band

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council. Council Tax band E

And Peak District National Park

Tenure and Possession

The freehold of the property is being offered with vacant possession upon completion.


The property is on mains water and electricity. A buyer should satisfy themselves as to the drainage.


Louckia Taylor, Peak District National Park, Aldern House, Baslow Road, Bakewell, DE45 1AE. Tel: 01629 816200

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may exist at the time of the sale. We understand there is a public footpath crossing part of the land

Money Laundering Regulations

All buyers must provide relevant documentation in order to provide proof of their identity and place of residence before bidding. The documentation collected is for this purpose only and will not be disclosed to any other party.

Deposit and Completion

The successful bidder will be asked to sign a Contract for the sale of the property immediately as the auction finishes and will also be asked to pay a deposit equivalent to 10% of the sale price either by cheque or bankers draft. The sale of each lot is subject to a buyer’s fee of £400 + VAT payable on the fall of the hammer. Unless stated otherwise at the sale, completion of purchase will be anticipated 28 days after the auction date.

Conditions of Sale

The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the both the Auctioneer and the Vendor’s Solicitors 7 days prior to the sale and will not be read at the sale. The Vendor’s Solicitors will be in the saleroom 15 minutes prior to the Auction to deal with any matter arising from either the Conditions of Sale or from the Sales Particulars relating to the property in general. At the time appointed the sale will commence and thereafter no further query will be dealt with and the Purchaser will be deemed to have knowledge of the Conditions of Sale and to have satisfied himself upon all matters contained or referred to therein. Copies of the Conditions of Sale will not be forwarded to interested parties unless by prior arrangement for which there will be a charge.


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