Park Mill Farm Park Mill Drive, Shirland, Alfreton DE55 5AL

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Sold at Auction An imposing detached farmhouse in need of complete renovation with a good range of outbuildings and land extending to 7.85 acres in all. For Sale by Public Auction on Monday 23rd of May 2022 at 3pm held at The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AH

An imposing detached farmhouse in need of complete renovation with good range of outbuildings with land extending to 7.85 acres (3.17 Ha) in all.

This property provides an excellent opportunity to renovate into a delightful holding. It should be noted that the property and land is subject to covenants restricting further building without consent from the coal board.

Further land extending to 13.56 acres (5.48 Ha) available as a separate Lot in the same auction.

For Sale by Auction Guide Price £350,000 - £400,000
Auction to be held on Monday 23rd of May 2022 at 3pm
The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AH


Entrance Hall
Main access door to front, quarry tiled floor, stair to first floor level, two beautiful stained glass windows.

Lounge 14' 6'' x 13' 3'' (4.42m x 4.03m)
Feature cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth, built-in double cupboard.

Formal Dining Room 14' 6'' x 12' 10'' (4.43m x 3.90m)
Feature cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled surround, window to front, built-in storage cupboard.

Rear Hall
Accessed from the main Entrance Hall providing access to the Kitchen with useful under stairs storage cupboard, Walk-in Pantry with stone thrawl, window to rear and shelving. Further access to Cellar and Kitchen.

Kitchen 13' 11'' x 13' 7'' (4.23m x 4.15m)
Secondary staircase to first floor, sink and drainer, Range Cooker (not working), quarry tiled floor, external access door to Farmyard, window.

Cellar 6' 11'' x 14' 6'' (2.10m x 4.41m)
On a lower level with steps down from the Rear Hall, with stone trawl and shelving.

Side Porch
External access, window overlooking the farm yard, internal access to Cellar.

First Floor

The landing is accessed from both the main staircase raising from the Entrance Hall and also the secondary staircase leading from the Kitchen, window to front, internal access door to all first floor rooms, loft hatch providing loft access.

Bedroom One 14' 11'' x 13' 2'' (4.55m x 4.02m)
Cast iron fireplace, timber framed window to front.

Bedroom Two 15' 0'' x 12' 9'' (4.57m x 3.89m)
Window to front, open fire place

Bedroom Three 14' 0'' x 13' 3'' (4.26m x 4.04m)
Window to rear, feature cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom Four 15' 11'' x 7' 8'' (4.84m x 2.33m)
Window to rear.

Having three piece bathroom suite in need of upgrading comprising; panelled bath, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, window to rear.

The formal gardens are situated on the southern side of the property being mainly grassed with hedge border and containing a variety of fruit trees.

The farm yard is situated to the north of the property where there is a comprehensive range of outbuildings comprising;

Single Storey Barn
Stone and brick built with the roof in a poor state of repair having collapsed in areas. N.B. Internal inspection of this barn is not permitted.
The Single Storey Barn comprises;
Large Barn One 9.97m x 5.43m with two single individual stable door accessed
Barn Two 5.19m x 3.55m stable door access
Barn Three 4.35m x 3.31m having pedestrian access door from the yard

'L' Shaped Barn
Large ’L shaped stone and brick barn arrangement being two storey in part.
Large Cow Shed (12.49m x 4.42m) stable door access and adjoining access to;
Cow Shed Two (6.30m x 5.76m) Stable door access to yard.
Connecting Barn situated at the corner of the ’L’ shape with stairs rising to the Hayloft at 1st floor level
Cow Shed Three (10.40m 4.66m) Stable door access to yard and internal access to;
Attached Barn (4.53m x 4.65m) solely accessed through Cow Shed Three.

Situated to the north of the ‘L’ shaped Barn is an
Open Fronted Hay Barn and adjacent Tractor Shed

The land is predominately laid to pasture and is divided into two enclosures. It can be accessed through the main holding via the farm yard and also independently at the southern corner of the larger field to the south of the property. The holding extends to 7.85 acres (3.17 Ha) in all.

Additional Land
There is a further 13.56 acres (5.48Ha) of pasture land to the west of the land divided by the brook which is available within the same auction as a separate Lot.

General Remarks

Tenure and Possession
The freehold of the property is being offered with vacant possession upon completion.

The property is on mains water and electricity. A buyer should satisfy themselves as to the drainage but we understand the property has private drainage.

Local Authority and Council Tax Band
North East Derbyshire District Council. Council Tax Band C.

Covenant Information
We understand there is a covenant restricting any new development on the site without the consent of the coal board. Full details of this covenant will be in the auction contact pack.

Strictly by appointment ONLY through the Ashbourne Office of the sole agents on 01335 342201, or e-mail: No internal inspections will be permitted within the Single Storey Barn. No one is to attend the site unaccompanied.

Rating G

From the A38 Alfreton Island take the A61 toward Alfreton and Chesterfield. Continue on the A61 through the edge of Alfreton and as the road drops after leaving the town take the right turn toward Westhouses on the B6025 continue along the road for about a mile and just before entering the village of Westhouses take the right turn onto Park Mill Drive. The access to the property will then be found on the right hand side clearly identified by the Bagshaws ‘For Sale’ board.

Please note that the photograph of the front of the property was taken in 2021 and since then there has been storm damage caused to the roof of the barn which has now collapsed.

Glenn McClenaghan, Lovedays Solicitors, Matlock, Derbyshire. Tel: (01629) 704592

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may exist at the time of the sale.

Basic Payment Scheme
No entitlements are included in the sale.

Money Laundering Regulations
All buyers must provide relevant documentation in order to provide proof of their identity and place of residence before bidding. The documentation collected is for this purpose only and will not be disclosed to any other party.

Deposit and Completion
The successful bidder will be asked to sign a Contract for the sale of the property immediately as the auction finishes and will also be asked to pay a deposit equivalent to 10% of the sale price either by cheque or bankers draft. The sale of each lot is subject to a buyer’s fee of £400 + VAT payable on the fall of the hammer. Unless stated otherwise at the sale, completion of purchase will be anticipated 28 days after the auction date.

Conditions of Sale
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the both the Auctioneer and the Vendor’s Solicitors 7 days prior to the sale and will not be read at the sale. The Vendor’s Solicitors will be in the saleroom 15 minutes prior to the Auction to deal with any matter arising from either the Conditions of Sale or from the Sales Particulars relating to the property in general. At the time appointed the sale will commence and thereafter no further query will be dealt with and the Purchaser will be deemed to have knowledge of the Conditions of Sale and to have satisfied himself upon all matters contained or referred to therein. Copies of the Conditions of Sale will not be forwarded to interested parties unless by prior arrangement for which there will be a charge.

Agents Note
Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort to ensure these details offer an accurate and fair description of the property but give notice that all measurements, distances and areas referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing. These details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale. Bagshaws LLP and their employees are not authorised to give any warranties or representations in relation to the sale