Woodcock Farm 248 Eckington Road, Coal Aston, Dronfield S18 3BF

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A lovely smallholding situated on the edge of the village of Coal Aston, within commutable distance of Sheffield and Chesterfield, offering rural views across the surrounding countryside. The property comprises of an attractive, traditional three double bedroom farmhouse, traditional stone barns suitable for conversion subject to consent, various outbuildings and adjoining grassland all set within approx. 3.65 acres, excellent for those with equestrian and agricultural interests.

There is the possibility of purchasing a further 2.69 acres of adjoining land by separate negotiation.

The sale of Woodcock Farm offers a fantastic opportunity to acquire a rural smallholding with good road connections and a manageable plot of land. The property is set in approx. 3.65 acres which lies to the rear of the farmhouse, together with traditional agricultural buildings, a two storey stone barn and lean-to garage. The three bedroom farmhouse offers traditional accommodation for a family, with scope for modernisation and alterations, enjoying views over the open countryside and space to expand, subject to the necessary planning consents. The land is all down to grassland, suitable for both mowing and grazing, and can all be accessed from the farmyard.

Ground Floor Accommodation
Entering from the rear of the farmhouse, a dining kitchen welcomes with fitted units and dual aspect windows providing views across the farmyard and land to the rear. The kitchen leads through to the spacious Lounge with an open fire and large window overlooking the surrounding countryside, which gives entrance to the hallway with the front entrance, and a pleasant dining room overlooking the front lawn. A useful utility sits to the right of the rear entrance hallway and staircase, and houses the boiler along with ample space for all household appliances and provides scope for modernisation, perhaps a cloakroom or boot room .

First Floor Accommodation
The staircase rises from the rear entrance hall and is met with a landing giving access to three double bedrooms, each boasting picturesque rural views over the surrounding land. The master bedroom provides a bright, roomy space with the potential for an ensuite conversion in the adjacent landing area. Across the hallway the family bathroom lies, a spacious room accommodating a bath, W.C., hand basin and window overlooking the garden, along with a storage cupboard over the stairs.

This property offers spacious family accommodation with the potential to alter the layout to suit a buyers preference, along with stunning rural privacy to the rear, and the opportunity to modernise internally to an individual’s taste.

There are lawned cottage gardens to the front, side and rear of the farmhouse, with broad, well stocked borders and an excellent selection of herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees surrounding the lawned areas, providing colour from early spring to late autumn. The garden to the rear provides undisturbed views across the grassland and rural views afar.

A coal store adjoins the farmhouse to the side and lends itself to further living accommodation, subject to conversion and consent, and/or a home office premises.

Entrance Yard
The yard for the property is accessed directly off the road and provides ample private parking for numerous vehicles and access to the outbuildings and land.

Stone barn (Store 1, 2 & 3 on the plan)
A small two storey stone barn under a corrugated roof, containing three loose boxes and a loft area, overlooking the courtyard. The building offers housing for livestock and/or horses or the potential for conversion into holiday accommodation or annex to the main house, subject to the necessary planning consents.

Lean-to Garage
A brick-built lean-to garage adjacent to the stone barn above, under a corrugated roof.

General purpose building (Barn 1 on the plan)
A five bay timber pole shed with a stone wall to the rear, multi-purpose in its uses and has doors to the front opening onto the yard.

Former Dairy and Cow stalls (Barn 2 and Store 4 on
A single-storey stone-built cow shed under a part tiled, part corrugated roof, situated within the yard, and internally divided into two. The building provides opportunity for storage, livestock housing or potential conversion, subject to the necessary consents.

The land extends to 3.65 acres (1.48 ha) and can all be accessed from the yard and garden and is all down to grass, available in one paddock. The land is in good heart and suitable for both mowing and grazing of all livestock and horses, bounded by mature hedgerows and offers a peaceful rural outlook from the farmhouse.

There is potentially the opportunity to purchase a further block of adjoining level grassland measuring approx. 2.69 acres under separate negotiation., shown in blue on the drone imagine.

Mains electric, water and gas are connected, with a combi boiler powering the central heating and hot water. The property has private drainage.

Sporting and Mineral Rights
We understand these to be included in the sale as far as they exist.

Basic Payment Scheme and Environmental Stewardship
The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency. There are no entitlements available. The land is not currently entered into an Environmental Stewardship scheme.

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.

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

Council Tax Band

Local Authority
North East Derbyshire District Council, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S42 6NG

Danielle Airstone @ Taylor Emmet Solicitors, 1 Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield.


Strictly by appointment through the selling agents Bagshaws Bakewell Office.

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

Woodcock Farm lies on the eastern edge of Coal Aston village, surrounded by Derbyshire countryside, whilst remaining nearby to popular towns and cities and benefitting from good transport links. The village of Coal Aston sits just a mile away and offers basic amenities including a fuel station, multiple public houses and a Church. A more comprehensive range of facilities including supermarkets, high street shops and primary and secondary schools can all be found in the nearby town of Dronfield just under 2 miles to the south west. Further towns and cities include Chesterfield (9.1 miles), Bakewell (14.8 miles), Worksop (15.8 miles) and Sheffield (8.2 miles). Dronfield train station is within 1.5 miles.

From Dronfield town centre head north on the B6158, signposted for Coal Aston, and continue along the road for approx. one mile. At the roundabout take the second exit onto Eckington Road, signposted for Marsh Lane, Eckington B6056. Follow the road for approx. half a mile, passing through the houses. Woodcock Farm can be found on your right hand-side, indicated by our For Sale board.

Agents Notes
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.

Overage Clause
The land only will be subject to an overage of 25% upon any uplift in value arising from any development outside agricultural or planning consent from being granted for development for a period of 25 years from the completion date.