Extending to around 359 acres in all Hardstones sits in one ring-fenced block with the farm yard, house and buildings being located centrally. The farm is accessed via a good quality tacmac drive with other internal farm tracks providing good access around the farm. The land comprises good quality grade 3, large, regular shaped arable fields capable of producing high yielding crops. In recent years the farm has been cropped under a combinable rotation.
The farmhouse is a traditional built period farmhouse of rendered brick under a slate roof. The property provides good quality flexible family accommodation with oil central heating and UPVC double glazing throughout. The property faces south with views over the enclosed gardens and open countryside beyond.
The ground floor accommodation briefly comprises an entrance hall, porch with W.C, utility room, kitchen, dining room, sitting room and conservatory/sun room. Upstairs there are 4 double bedrooms and a family bathroom. EPC rating E.
Outside and to the rear there is a small range of traditional brick built outbuildings providing a garage, workshop/store and kennels.
Attached to the farmhouse, the cottage provides further flexible accommodation with the ground floor comprising kitchen and sitting room. The first floor comprises 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. The property is double glazed and centrally heated via an oil fired boiler. EPC rating D.
Attached to the farm cottage is a useful range of traditional brick built farm buildings that are currently being utilised to as workshops, general purpose stores and stock rearing yards. It is envisaged that, subject to the usual consentsbeing recieved, some of these buildings may lend themselves to form an extension to the cottage or as ancillary accommodation such as garage blocks etc.
The main of the farm yard forms a substantial cattle rearing facility with large modern purpose built sheds which at capacity have allowed the vendor to house up to 1000 cattle at any one time.
The buildings are predominantly of a steel portal frame construction, concrete panel walls with Yorkshire boarding above. The cattle buildings are equipped with feed barriers and internal separation gates. There is a full cattle handling system with crush and weigh scales on site that is available through separate negotiation.
The buildings could easily be adapted for general purpose use or as grain stores should it be required.
Extending to about 353 acres (143 ha) in total the land lies in one ring fenced block with the farm stead being centrally located. The land is wholly arable and the large regular shaped fields are well suited to modern farming techniques and the farm tracks provide excellent access to and around the farm.
The land has been farmed utilising a combinable crop rotation with oil seed rape and linseed providing break crops.
DEFRA have classified the land as Grade 3, and it belongs to the Crewe series, described as slowly permeable seasonally waterlogged reddish clayey and fine loamy over clayey soils, often stoneless.
The sporting rights are included in the sale. The Vendors currently shoot a small number of informal days over the land and there is scope for this to be improved.