Butterton Cross Farm Meadow Lane, Tideswell, Buxton SK17 8QH

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A rare opportunity to purchase a farm situated in the popular rural village of Tideswell in the heart of the Peak District National Park, including a spacious five-bedroom farmhouse, a range of modern and traditional agricultural buildings, one with commercial use, and surrounding grassland extending to approx. 71.86 acres (29.08 hectares). The property is subject to an agricultural occupancy condition, and offered as a whole.

The sale of Butterton Cross Farm offers an opportunity to purchase a farm with an attractive farmhouse, well-maintained agricultural buildings and multiple blocks of surrounding grassland (71.86 acres) all within close proximity. A property of this size rarely comes available within the local area. An agricultural occupancy clause applies to the property.

Butterton Cross Farm is situated on the outskirts of the popular village of Tideswell which offers a range of amenities including a primary school, village hall, Church, public houses, village shops and a Co-op. The property is located to the south of the village with easy access onto the A623 and the A6 connecting to the nearby towns of Bakewell (8 miles), Buxton (9 miles) and Chapel-en-le-Frith (8.5 miles). These towns offer a wide range of amenities and facilities including supermarkets, high street shops, restaurants and secondary schools. The area is renowned for its beauty and offers many local walks, trails, outdoor activities and beauty spots. The Monsal Trail is in close proximity and offers those with equestrian, walking and cycle enthusiasts’ excellent access leading across the Peak District National Park.

From Tideswell village centre, head south on the B6049 Buxton Road, passing through the village until turning right onto Richard Lane. Climbing the hill, passing the village park on your left hand side. At the crossroads turn left onto Meadow Lane and continue for approx. 300 yards whereupon the property is situated on the left hand side identified by our ‘For Sale’ board.

The Farmhouse
The farmhouse was built in 2010 and is constructed of stone, offering spacious accommodation finished to a high standard, and with far-reaching rural views over the surrounding countryside. The stone-built farmhouse has the benefit of double glazing, together with an oil-fired central heating system and an underfloor system on the ground floor.

Entering the property from the front door via a stone-built porch, a generous hallway greets with staircase leading up to the first floor, under stairs storage, and a cloakroom with WC. To the left of the hallway, a large sitting room with triple aspect views, external patio doors and fireplace. To the right of the hallway a spacious open plan living dining kitchen with two-year old fitted units and island, granite surfaces, integrated appliances and external patio doors. Accessed from the kitchen, a Utility Room with sink and fitted units and plumbing for appliances, a Shower Room, Office with rural views, and a Boot Room with external side door.

On the first floor, a galleried landing leads to five double bedrooms, with the master bedroom possessing a large ensuite with bath, shower, basin and WC, and Velux windows. A family bathroom provides a WC, basin and bath with shower over. Further stairs lead to the second floor and two large attic rooms, providing opportunity for further living accommodation and bedrooms subject to the necessary consents. The farmhouse offers ample space for family-living, with modern interiors and furnishing, having been well-maintained.

Externally, a lawned garden wraps around the side and rear of the farmhouse, with a delightful decking area providing private outside seating and summer house with views across the valley. A driveway provides space for multiple vehicles situated to the side of the farmhouse.

There is a wide range of agricultural buildings at the property, both modern and traditional in construction, and multi-purpose in their uses all positioned around concrete yards. One of the buildings has planning permission for light commercial use. The buildings comprise of (with the numbers corresponding with the detailed plan):

1. A traditional single storey stone barn under a corrugated roof, with concrete floor
(60’ x 15’)
2/2a.Monopitched pole barn with block walls, adjoining ‘1’, under corrugated roof. Internally divided by way of block walls (60’ x 20’)
3/3a.Steel framed lean too with block walls and corrugated roof, internally divided into two
(60’ x 30’)
4/4a.Former milking parlour building with concrete block walls under monopitched roof, internally divided into two (46’ x 15’)
5.Four bay steel portal framed building with concrete block walls and part Yorkshire boarding clad under corrugated roof, with concrete floor. This building has light commercial use permission (60’ x 60’)
6/6a.Five bay steel portal framed with part concrete block walls with concrete floor and under corrugated roof, internally divided into two (85’ x 22’)

The following buildings were used prior to sale for pig production and thus come equipped with pig housing pens, automatic water and corn systems and two 20 tonnes corn stores connected;

7.Six bay steel portal framed building with part concrete panel walls, and concrete floor, adjoining which are two feed bins (90’ x 45’)
8.Six bay steel portal framed building with concrete block walls and box profile cladding above, concrete floor, with roller shutter doors at each end (90’ x 60’) Adjoining above.
9.Ten bay steel portal framed building with part concrete panel walls, and curtain sides, with concrete floor and passage ways (200’ x 50’)

The buildings sit upon a large concrete yard, with former slurry pit, drainage and slats in place for slurry channels.

The farmland is clearly identified on the attached plan, all down to permanent pasture divided into multiple fields within close proximity to the farmyard and extending to a total of 72.52 acres (29.35 hectares). The land is suitable for grazing of livestock and horses and a proportion suitable for mowing. The majority of the land is accessed from the roadside or the main farmstead, with some accessed from unadopted tracks, all bounded by dry stone walling.

Inspection is thoroughly recommended to appreciate the opportunity this property has to offer.

Basic Payment Scheme and Environmental Stewardship
The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency and the vendor has submitted the Basic payment application for 2023 scheme year. There are no entitlements available. The land is not currently entered into an Environmental Stewardship scheme. The buyers must comply with Cross Compliance for the remainder of 2023.

Occupancy Condition
The property is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition. The occupancy of the property shall be limited to a person employed or last employed, locally in agriculture or forestry and the dependant of such a person. Please contact the office for more information.

Mains electric and mains water are connected, with private drainage and oil fired central heating system.

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

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

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.

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Local Authority
Derbyshire Dales District Council, Town Hall, Bank Road, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3NN.

Local Planning Authority
Peak District National Park, Aldern House, Baslow Rd, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1AE.

Strictly by appointment only through the selling agents Bagshaws at the Bakewell Office on 01629 812777.

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All bidders 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.