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18 March 2014 01:19:22|Finance,News,Property News

Shropshire farm with equestrian link has £920,000 guide price


A 47.8-acre North Shropshire farm, which has been used mainly for equestrian purposes, is new on the property market with a guide price of £920,000.

Firs Farm, Ollerton Lane, Ollerton, near Market Drayton is being sold by agents Halls as a whole or in four lots. The property comprises a Grade II Listed, half-timbered farmhouse, a stable flat, extensive, modern farm buildings and 47.8 acres of level, versatile arable and pastureland.

With easy access to the M6 and M54 motorways, the farm is ideally placed for commuting to the West Midlands, The Potteries and North West England.

Boasting a wealth of exposed beams, the farmhouse has a dining room with an inglenook inset wood burner, two-part kitchen with fitted oak units and integrated appliances, sitting room, conservatory with doors to the rear garden, side and rear halls, boot room, cloakroom and utility room on the ground floor.

Two staircases lead to the first floor where there are four bedrooms, a bathroom and an office.

The farmhouse has a formal front garden together with a paved patio area, ornamental fishpond, good-sized lawn, fruit trees, a kitchen garden with raised vegetable beds and an old greenhouse to the rear and sides.

In addition there is a stable block flat, comprising a bedroom, kitchen, sitting room and shower room, to the end of a traditional range that runs alongside the road.

The farm buildings also include a tackroom and loosebox, a four-bay Dutch barn and an enclosed lean-to with seven stables, wash bay and store.

The level land, which is of medium sandy loam type, is divided into horse paddocks, with two perimeter new leys and the remainder in arable rotation.

Lot one comprises the farmhouse, buildings and 1.40 acres of land, while the remaining three lots comprise 11.88, 14.76 and 19.76 acres respectively.

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