Ford Farm The Ford, Ridgeway, Sheffield S12 3YD

For Sale


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A substantial Grade ll listed detached farmhouse just out of the village of Ridgeway, comprising a five bedroom property in need of full modernisation with rural views, together with spacious gardens, orchard and planning permission to extend and create a new driveway, in a spacious plot extending to approximately 0.5 acres. For Sale by auction at 3pm on Monday 21st November 2022 at the Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell.

The small village of Ridgeway sits to the northeast of Derbyshire and offers public houses, leisure facilities, a primary school and two Churches. A more comprehensive range of facilities including supermarkets and high street shops can be found in the nearby towns of Eckington to the south east (3.4 miles) and Dronfield to the west (4.8 miles), Chesterfield to the south (8.3 miles) and the city of Sheffield just to the north (8.7 miles) away. Whilst its setting is semi-rural, the property is in very easy reach of nearby towns and cities and has excellent transport links. The property is ideally located for easy access onto the M1 excellent for those who commute and equally to the countryside of the Peak District National Park which provides the opportunity to enjoy fantastic walks, scenery and numerous outdoor activities close by.

The sale of Ford Farmhouse offers an opportunity to acquire a spacious Grade ll listed detached house set within a large plot measuring 0.50 acres, situated in the semi-rural location of Ridgeway. The property is positioned on the outskirts of the village, with access off Ford Lane, via a right of way across the neighbouring properties driveway (shaded blue in the property plans). The farmhouse requires full renovation and modernisation, with planning permission to erect a garden room, which will provide a spacious family home. Externally, there are large lawned gardens to the rear and side of the farmhouse, with mature fruit trees, and a small lean-to storage space to the side of the house. A private driveway would need installing upon purchasing, from the right of way already granted and is included within the planning permission granted.

From the centre of Chesterfield, head north along the A61 for approx. 2 miles, taking the second exit at the roundabout. At the second roundabout, move to the right hand lane and take the fourth exit, signposted for Eckington B6052. Continue straight along that road for almost 3.5 miles, following the road and passing through New Whittington. At the crossroads, turn right signposted for Marsh Lane, Eckington B6056 and continue for approx. 1 mile. Bear left onto Ford Road and follow the road down the hill for almost 1 mile, the property will be situated on the right hand side, indicated by our ‘for sale’ board.

The farmhouse occupies an elevated position with far reaching views, and offers the prospect of a substantial home built from coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings, quoins, gable brick stacks under a Welsh slated roof. Accommodation is arranged over three floors, with spacious rooms with mullions windows.

Upon entering the property, the Entrance Hallway which leads to all the principal ground floor rooms; two large Reception Rooms, Kitchen Diner, pantry and two staircases. There is a cellar with an external window.

The first-floor accommodation comprises two large double bedrooms and a family bathroom. To the second floor the main staircase leads to two double bedrooms and a separate staircase leads to a further second floor bedroom and all offer the prospect of views over the garden and surrounding countryside.

The farmhouse stands in need of complete refurbishment.

Planning Permission
Planning permission has been granted under application no: 20/00020/LB for listed building consent for refurbishment and single storey rear extension with the removal of two trees to the front.

The purchaser will be required to install their own driveway/parking area off the right of way entrance, this area is currently lawned garden.

A large garden which sits to the rear and side of the house set within a plot of 0.50 acres with various lawned areas, an orchard with mature fruit trees and a further grass area to the back.

Mains gas, electric, water and waste are connected. Fibre Broadband is connected to the property.

Tenure and Possession
The property will be sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Fixtures and Fittings
Only those referred to in the brochure are included in the sale.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements:
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all other rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may exist whether or not they are defined in these particulars. We understand a right of way is granted across the neighbouring driveway for access, as shaded blue in the property plan.

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

Strictly by appointment only through the selling agents Bagshaws Bakewell Office.

Council Tax Band

EPC Rating:
The property is listed and therefore exempt.

Method of Sale:
The property is offered by Public Auction at 3.00pm, Monday 21st November 2022 at The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AH.

Vendors Solicitors
Elliott Mather
St Marys Court
St Mary's Gate
S41 7TD

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 56 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. For on-line buyers only, there is an additional on-line buyer’s premium of £300 plus VAT (£360 inc. VAT). 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.

Conditions of Sale Cont'd
“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 2017:
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 will not be disclosed to any other party.