Ford Farm The Ford, Sheffield, Ridgeway S12 3YD
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 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.
North East Derbyshire District Council, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S42 6NG
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Council Tax Band
The property is listed and therefore exempt.
Method of Sale:
By Private Treaty
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