Ivy House Farm Goosemoor Green, Longdon, Rugeley WS15 4NL

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A wonderful and rare opportunity to purchase a characterful smallholding nestled within the Staffordshire countryside, on the outskirts of the desirable village of Chorley, near Lichfield.

Ivy House Farm is ideal for smallholders, those with equestrian interests or anyone looking for a characterful and private property in a pleasant, rural area. Viewing is highly recommended.

The farmhouse offers generous family living spaces. The ground floor presently comprises a back porch, which leads to the characterful kitchen, pantry, separate utility room with WC situated off and a sitting room (Courtyard Room) with large inglenook fireplace. The front entrance to the farmhouse leads to the main hallway, where you find the stairs to the first floor and three further reception rooms, all of a generous size and each with their own log burner feature fireplace. The lounge, located to the eastern end of the farmhouse, has a particularly large and imposing inglenook fireplace and patio doors leading into the garden. On the first floor, the airy landing leads to a large family bathroom, three well presented double bedrooms and a large master bedroom, with spacious modern ensuite shower room.

1. Workshop – a rendered brick under tile roof building, with pedestrian door and several domestic windows along its southern elevation. It is understood to have previously been a dairy parlour and now in use as a workshop and for general storage, benefitting from lighting and an electricity supply.
2. Garage – A brick under asbestos roof building, with concrete floor and double doors to two ends, also benefitting from lighting and electricity.
3. Courtyard Stables – A rendered brick under tile three stable block, with a further two store rooms to its eastern end, benefitting from lighting and electricity.
4. Small Stable Block – A timber and concrete block constructed building, with a tiled roof.
5. Large Stable Block – A range of 5 stables and tack room, with profile metal roof and concrete base.
6. Timber Barn – A partially collapsed and dilapidated building, adjacent to the garden of the farmhouse.
7. Main Building – The largest of the buildings at the property, with two large and enclosed garage sections, being profile metal clad and roofed. The remainder of the building is a 3 bay concrete portal framed Atcost building with an asbestos roof and benefiting from lighting and a single phase electricity supply.

In summary the buildings and the farmhouse offer tremendous potential for enhancement to suit a variety of individual requirements.


Gardens and Grounds
Upon your arrival, you'll be greeted by two gated entrances. The first leads into the courtyard for the farmhouse. This area offers an abundance of parking space, making it convenient for both residents and guests. The second takes you to a useful yard area, to the rear of the buildings, from which you can access two of the grass paddocks.

The farmhouse has a secluded lawned garden with easily accessible patio areas and a small vegetable patch for the decerning gardener to enhance at their leisure.

Adjoining the farmhouse and yard are two well maintained grass paddocks which extend to 4.76 acres (1.93 hectares). A further 0.33 acre (0.13 hectare) grass paddock is located opposite the entrance to the property on the north side of the lane. Further adjoining land may be available by separate negotiation.

General Information:

The property is conveniently located at Goosemoor Green, off Briertey Hill Lane, north west of the village of Chorley, nestled within a highly desirable area of the Staffordshire countryside. The nearest town of Burntwood is just 1 mile away and the property’s close proximity to the historical Cathedral City of Lichfield (4.4 miles) offers excellent further amenities, schooling options and good connectivity to major arterial roads such as the A515, A51 and A5190.

From Lichfield, take the A51 north towards Rugeley for approximately 5 miles, passing St James The Great Church on the edge of Longdon village on your right. Take the immediate first left onto Borough Lane towards Gentleshaw. Continue on Borough Lane for approximately 1 mile. Turn left at the T junction and continue on Thorleys Hill for 0.7 miles. Take the third left turn, baring left at the fork onto Tithe Barn Lane towards Chorley. After 0.5 miles, bare right at the fork towards Gentleshaw, where the driveway entrance to Ivy House Farm is located approximately 100 yards on the left hand side, as indicated by our ‘For Sale’ board.

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There are mains water and electricity connections to the property, with private drainage by way of a septic tank. An oil-fired boiler provides the heating and hot water for the farmhouse. Several of the buildings benefit from electric supplies.

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

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Fixtures and Fittings
Only those fixtures and fittings referred to in the sale particulars are included in the purchase price. Bagshaws have not tested any equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and no guarantee is given that they are in good working order.

Tenure and Possession
The property is being sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights
The sale includes all sporting, timber and mineral rights that exist on the property.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements
We are not aware of any public rights of way that cross the property.

The property is offered subject to and with the benefits of, any rights of way both public and private, all wayleaves, easements and other rights whether or not specifically referred to.

Method of Sale
The property is for sale by private treaty.

Strictly by appointment through the Penkridge Office of Bagshaws.

Moseleys Solicitors, Crompton House, Bore Street, Lichfield, Staffs, WS13 6LL

Paula Bladon T: 01543 414100

Local Authority
Lichfield District Council, 20 Frog Lane, Lichfield, WS13 6HP T: 01543 308000

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. The documentation collected is for this purpose only and will not be disclosed to any other party. This documentation must be provided at the time the offer is submitted.