Crowfoot Farm Crowfoot Lane, Church Broughton, Derby DE65 5AW

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An attractive small holding rurally located close to the edge of the sought-after village of Church Broughton boasting huge potential, comprising a three-bed farmhouse benefiting from planning permission for extension and reconfiguration together with mature gardens, a range of outbuildings and adjoining pastureland, extending in total to 3.453 hectares (8.53 acres). For Sale By Public Auction Wednesday 20th July 2022 at Uttoxeter Racecourse at 3.00pm Guide Price: £490,000 - £540,000

Church Broughton is a small village which occupies a rural sought-after location whilst being close to the villages of Hatton and Hilton and the towns of Uttoxeter and Burton on Trent.

A range of amenities can be found in the village of Hatton and the towns of Uttoxeter and Burton on Trent, with a railway station located in all. The property lies within 2 miles north of the A50 Trunk-road which also provides access to the A38 and the cities of Stoke on Trent and Derby.

Crowfoot Farm sits in an accessible rural position with outlooks over surrounding countryside.

Travelling East along the A50, take the exit sign posted for Foston. After leaving the A50, take the second left on to Hay Lane. Continue on Hay Lane, leading into Crowfoot Lane for approximately 1.3 miles where Crowfoot Farm will be located on the right as indicated by our “For Sale” board.

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Crowfoot Farm is an attractive small holding comprising of a compact two-storey farmhouse located in the centre of the property, together with a range of outbuildings and adjoining pastureland. The property extends in total to approximately 3.453 hectares (8.53 acres).

The farmhouse requires full modernisation and refurbishment, benefiting from planning permission for extension and reconfiguration to create a spacious three-bedroom family home.

There is also a small range of concrete block former cow sheds and stores together with a traditional brick under tile barn and lean to garage.

Finally, the holding benefits from two parcels of adjoining pastureland extending in total to 3.25 hectares (8.04 acres) which adjoins the property to three sides and benefits from road-side access.

Crowfoot Farm is an exciting, well positioned, rural property that boasts ample potential for further development over and above the current planning permission, subject to gaining the necessary planning consents, with potential to create a very attractive rural property.

Farmhouse Accommodation

Entrance Porch
1.53m x 1.24m (5’02’’ x 4’07”)
Single storey with pitch roof, UPVC Entrance door leading out to the drive, UPVC windows and entrance door leading into the Sitting Room.

Living Room
5.06 m x 4.69 m (16’ 6” x 15’4”)
Twin aspect views with beamed ceiling, log burner within a stone fireplace with a slate hearth, stairs leading to the first floor and door to the Dining Room.

Dining Room
5.11 m x 2.61 m (’16’8” x 8‘6”)
Overlooking the drive with beamed ceiling, doors leading to the WC and Kitchen.

Downstairs WC
1.71 m x 0.99 m (5’6” x 3’3”)
Situated within the adjoining barn and forming part of the planning permission granted, comprising a WC and basin.

3.91 m x 2.04 m (12’8” x 6’7”)
Under a two-storey flat roof extension, to the rear of the property with large window, beamed ceiling, fitted floor units, a large understairs store cupboard and door through to the Rear Porch.

Rear Porch
2.22 m x 2.68 m (7’3”x 8’8”)
Under a single storey flat roof extension with door leading out to the garden.

To the first floor

Bedroom One
2.60 m x 5.08 m (8’5” x 16’7”)
Double room to the front of the property.

Bedroom Two
4.65 m x 2.73 m (15’3” x 8’9”)
Double room to the front of the property.

Bedroom Three
2.77 m x 2.28 m (9’09” x 7’5”)
Single room to the rear of the property.

2.07 m x 2.74 m (6’8” x 8’9”)
To the rear of the property under the two-storey flat roof extension, comprising a Bath and basin together with a large built-in cupboard. It is noted that part of the ceiling has collapsed.

0.89 m x 1.29 m (2’9” x 4’2”)
To the rear of the property under the two-storey flat roof extension, comprising a WC.

Crowfoot Farm is accessed directly off Crowfoot Lane with the house drive leading down past the former cow shed to the front of the property, where there is parking and a traditional barn with single garage lean to off.

The property enjoys a good sized lawned garden to the drive side and to rear of the property with mature shrubs, fruit trees and a green house.

The main outbuilding at the property adjoins the farmhouse to its western elevation and is a concrete block single storey building under concrete corrugated asbestos roof, having a mono-pitch roof, concrete floor formerly being cattle loose housing with concrete boskins and a tool store to either end.

The pastureland sits within a ring fence adjoining the farmhouse and buildings to three sides. The land extends in total to 3.25 hectares (8.04 acres) comprising of two parcels currently being used for grazing and mowing with a grazier in occupation. The land is bounded by mature hedgerow with a internal hedgerows and gated lane access.

Overall, the land looks to be in good heart, being relatively level on the whole with one parcel having ridge and furrow in places. The land is suitable for suitable for grazing and mowing. The land sits at approximately 75 metres above sea level and is classified as Grade 3 under the MAFF Agricultural Land Classification Scheme.

General Information

It is understood that there is mains water and electric to the property with drainage by way of private septic tank.

Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the availability and suitability of these services.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements in existence at the time of the sale.

It is understood there is a Public Right of Way across the land to the North-East off the road.

Crowfoot Farm benefits from a planning permission on part of the agricultural barn which immediately adjoins the farmhouse for a two-storey extension to enlarge the living accommodation to the South West aspect of the farmhouse under planning application P/1190/0816 which was granted in January 1991. It is understood to have been validated through the works carried out to install a downstairs WC and written correspondence from South Derbyshire District Council confirming that the application is still valid has been provided.

Further information including plans and copy of the consent can be provided by the selling agent upon request.

Tenure & Possession
The freehold of the property is being offered with vacant possession upon completion subject to the land being currently occupied by a grazier on an annual grazing and mowing licence running from the 1st April 2022 to the 31st October 2022.

Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights:
It is understood that shooting rights, fishing rights and standing timber are included in the freehold sale.

It is understood that minerals are included in the freehold sale.

Local Authority

South Derbyshire Local Planning Authority, Civic Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 0AH.
Tel: 01785619000 Email:

Strictly by appointment through the Uttoxeter office of Bagshaws on 01889 562811.

Council Tax
The property is understood to be within Council Tax Band C.

EPC Rating Band:
The property is understood to be Band TBC.

Cocks Lloyd Solicitors, Riversley House, Coton Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 5TX.
Tel: 02476 641642 Ref: Emma Billings

Method of sale
The property is for sale by Public Auction on Wednesday 20th July 2022 at Uttoxeter Racecourse at 3pm.

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 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 (£480 inc. 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.

Agents Notes:
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.