Peaslows Farm Sparrow Pit, Buxton SK17 8ET
Peaslows farm is located on the edge of the village of Sparrow
Pit within the Peak District National Park. At its highest point the farm is around 420 metres above sea level and benefits from
magnificent views over the surrounding countryside.
Local amenities are located in Chapel-en-le Frith to the west and
Buxton to the south. Manchester Airport is approximately 20
miles to the west and the city of Sheffield around 21 miles to the
Peaslows Farmhouse is a stone built farmhouse which benefits from 3 double bedrooms,
underfloor heating in the kitchen and numerous traditional features.
The Farm has until recently been the base of a highly productive dairy unit housing a 230 head dairy herd producing an average of 12,500 litres in addition to young stock and followers. Approximately 370 animals were housed on the farm.
The farm benefits from a range of predominantly modern steel portal framed farm buildings covering over 38,000 square feet (3,530 square metres) in total. Included in these are the milking parlour, dairy unit with 188 cubicles and mattresses, a further cubicle building with electric scrapers and further livestock and general purpose buildings.
The dairy unit is built on slats which provide 100,000 gallons of underground storage.
There also is a one and a half million gallon slurry pit, silage clamps, a borehole water
supply supplying the cattle sheds and solar panels delivering around £8,000 of benefit per
The land extends to about 63.28 acres (25.612 hectares) of predominantly permanent pasture divided into numerous grazing and mowing enclosures by a series of well-maintained stone walls. Lot 1 is sub-divided further, as detailed below and identified on the sale plan. All of the lots benefit from access onto a public highway.
Lot 1 - Being Peaslows farmhouse, farm buildings and land extending to about 63.28 acres (25.612 hectares) in total.
Lot 1A - Peaslows Farmhouse, farm buidlings and predominantly permanent pasture extending to about 20.43 acres (8.272 hectares).
Lot 1B - Permanent pasture extending to about 18.50 acres (7.488 hectares).
Lot 1C - Permanent pasture extending to about 24.34 acres (9.852 hectares).
The property is supplied with mains water, mains drainage and 3 phase electricity. A borehole provides water to the farm buildings. The solar panels produce approximately 27,000 KW hours which equates to approximately £4,000 per annum electricity saving, together with around £4,000 received through the Feed in Tariff payments.
Basic Payment Scheme
The claim for the current claim year shall be retained by the vendor and the vendor will take reasonable endeavours to transfer the relevant number of entitlements to the purchaser after completion of the sale. The purchaser shall indemnify the vendor against any non-compliance from the date of completion.
Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way
The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing
wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether mentioned in these
particulars or not. There are a number of footpaths crossing the property.
Tenure & Possession
Peaslows Farm is sold Freehold with vacant possession available on
Sporting, Timber & Mineral Rights.
The sporting, timber and mineral rights are included in the sale insofar as they are owned. We understand the mineral rights under part of the farm are reserved to a third party.
The vendor and vendor’s agents will do their best to specify the ownership of boundaries, hedges, fences and ditches but will not be bound to determine these.
Town & Country Planning
The properties are offered subject to any development
plans, Tree Preservation Orders, Town Planning schedules
or resolutions which may or may not come into force. The purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge and satisfy themselves as to the provisions of any such matters affecting the property.
Should any part of the sale or any rights attached to it
become chargeable items for the purpose of VAT then such
a tax will be payable by the purchaser.
Viewings to Lot 1 are strictly by appointment only through the selling agents. Lots 2, 3 and 4 may be viewed during daylight hours only providing you have a copy of these sales particulars to hand. Given the hazards of a working farm, viewers should take extra precaution in regard to their own personal safety when viewing the property.
For further information please contact:
+44 (0) 1629 812 777
+44 (0) 115 934 8088