A rare opportunity to acquire a lovely detached farmhouse in need of refurbishment, a range of traditional and more modern buildings and 2.42 acres of land located in this desirable rural hamlet.
In addition is a neighbouring building and 0.91 acres that is available for a fixed price to the successful purchaser.
Uppertown Farm is situated at the heart of the rural hamlet of Uppertown. Uppertown lies to the north east of the village of Ashover and lies between the B5057 and A632 and is located in the valley between Holymoorside and Matlock.
The nearby village of Ashover is 2½ miles away. Ashover is a thriving village with a range of services including an Events Centre, Ashover Primary School (rated ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED), three public houses, cricket club, and the ever popular Ashover Show.
Whilst the farm is located in a lovely rural setting and is close to the Peak Park, Uppertown has good access links; the property being only 6.4 miles from Chesterfield, 9.1 miles from Bakewell and 12 miles from the M1.
Lot 1 - Farmhouse, a range of buildings and land
The property is accessed by a private drive off the minor Cullumbell Lane, and overlooks two grass fields belonging to the property.
The farmhouse has an attractive southerly aspect with far reaching views. The dwelling comprises a lovely detached stone built three-bedroom property with the possibility of further extension, subject to planning.
The farmhouse is in need of a comprehensive programme of refurbishment offering the prospective purchaser an increasingly rare opportunity to put their own stamp on the property. The internal accommodation can be briefly summarised as follows:
Kitchen (2.73m x 2.0m GIA)
Hall (not measured)
Bathroom (1.74m x 1.68m GIA)
Living Room (3.6m x 4.69 max GIA)
Sitting Room (3.66m x 3.36m GIA)
Pantry (2.57m x 1.67m GIA).
Double Bedroom (3.77m x 3.45m GIA)
Double Bedroom (3.72m x 3.80m GIA)
Small Double Bedroom (2.83m x 3.82m GIA)
In addition to the current living accommodation, the vendor has obtained prior notification approval for an extension.
The property adjoins a substantial stone barn with part loft over (4.85m x 6.85m GIA, ex loft and 3.17m x 2.86m GIA). These buildings offer the prospect of extending the existing living accommodation, or conversion into addition units, subject to the appropriate consents.
Additional buildings include;
A stone and concrete block single storey barn with part corrugated grey fibre cement roof and part corrugated tin sheeting.
A timber-built workshop, located at the rear of the farmhouse.
Small timber pole monopitch lean too, open fronted with cladding of part corrugated grey fibre cement and part tin sheeting.
Two bay concrete and timber frame open sided forage shed
A range of structures of now obsolete buildings.
There is a static caravan currently located on the site. Whilst excluded from the sale, this may be available to the successful purchaser by separate negotiation.
The farmhouse overlooks two attractive pasture fields that have been mown for hay and silage over recent years. The land is relatively flat and appears in good heart. The land is classified as Grade 4 under the MAFF Agricultural Land Classification scheme and collectively the holding amounts to 2.42 acres.
Lot 2 - Timber framed agricultural building and 0.91 acres of land
This lot comprises an agricultural building sat in 0.91 acres of grassland.
The building is a two-bay timber frame forage shed with part concrete block walls, and earth floor, together with block built and timber frame lean too’s clad with corrugated sheeting. This building may offer scope for alterative uses, subject to the necessary consents.
Access into the field is directly off Cullumbell Lane.
This lot is available only to the purchaser of Lot 1 on the fall of the hammer, for a fixed price of £175,000 on auction terms. It is not offered separately.
Tenure and Possession
The property is sold freehold with vacant possession granted upon completion.
The farmhouse has mains electricity, and three phase electricity is connected to Lot 1.
Rights of Way, Wayleaves and 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.
Timber, Mineral and Sporting Rights
Please refer to the contract Pack
Local Planning Authority
North East Derbyshire District Council
2013 Mill Lane,
We understand that the farmhouse is registered with North East Derbyshire District Council Tax Band ‘E’.
Method of Sale
The property is offered by Private Treaty
From the centre of Matlock (Crown Square), take the exit onto Steep Turnpike. At the junction turn left onto Chesterfield Road (A632). Remain on this road for approximately 2.2 miles, until turning left onto Wirestone Lane, and remain on this road for a further 2.3 miles. At the cross roads turn right onto the B5057, and take the next right onto Hodge Lane. Remain on this Hodge Lane for approximately 1.1 miles, entering Uppertown. Pass Lid Lane on your right, and you will now be on Cullumbell Lane. In c. 100 yards, the property is located on the right-hand side, as indicated by our ‘For Sale Board’.
The postcode for the property is S45 0JF.
Strictly by appointment only through the sole agents Bakewell office.
Chubb & Co (Mr Paul Dalton), Bridge House, 1, Dale Road, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3LT
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23rd September 2019
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