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Equestrian Property 4 sale
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An exceptional residential and equestrian farmwith arable, grassland and woodland in a highlysought after and accessible locationSituationCollinge Farm is situated in a rural yet accessible positionabout 3.5 miles north of Chester city. The farm lies to thesouth of the M56 and to the west of the M53.Chester city offers a comprehensive range facilities andamenities, including shops, restaurants, schools and leisurefacilities.Transport links are excellent with access to the M56 about3 miles away and access onto the M53 just 2.7 miles away.There are mainline train services available from Chester.There are a range of private and state schools in thelocality including The King's School Chester, TheHammond School, The Firs Chester and The Queen'sSchool Chester.Summary of LotsCollinge Farm is available as a whole or in up to four lots:Lot 1 – Farmhouse, modern and traditional farm buildings with stabling, arable land, woodland and paddocks.Extending in all to about 94.24 acres.Lot 2 – Traditional farm buildings with planning consent forconversion to seven dwellings, modern farm buildings,menage and paddock land.Lot 3 – Arable land extending to about 15.6 acres.Lot 4 – Arable and grazing land extending to about 20.03acres.Lot 1Approached via a quarter of a mile private driveway, thefarmhouse provides extensive residential accommodationover two floors and is of brick construction under slateroof. The farmhouse dates from 1847 and extends to about3,085.4 sq.ft (286.6 sq.m).The ground floor comprises; entrance hall, store room,family sitting room, farmhouse kitchen with fitted floor andwall units, utility room, office, WC and shower room, rearentrance hall, and dining room. The well-appointed drawingroom provides excellent entertaining space along with theconservatory, both of which enjoy impressive views overthe garden and across open countryside. Accessedexternally but adjoining the farmhouse are two useful storerooms.The first floor comprises; seven double bedrooms withthree benefiting from in-built wardrobes and one with largestorage room. A family bathroom completes the first-flooraccommodation.The farmhouse benefits from a large rear garden, laidmainly to lawn, with flower beds and a large patio andseating area for entertaining. Extensive parking is availablewithin the adjoining cobbled courtyard.The farmhouse is exceptionally well presented and offersextensive family living accommodation with entertainingspace.Drainage is to a private system. Mains electricity isconnected. Heating is provided by via an oil-fired centralheating system.EPC: FCouncil Tax: Band GThe farm buildings comprise a range of modern andtraditional farm buildings and are described as follows;1. Steel portal frame former calf shed with concrete floorand concrete walls. Contains 8 no. stables.2. Steel portal frame building with concrete floor andcontaining 8 no. stables.3. Five bay general purpose and livestock building of steelframe construction.4. Four bay steel portal frame straw shed with earth floor.5. Five bay general purpose building of steel portal frameconstruction with concrete block walls. Contains 12 no.stables.The land within lot 1 comprises about 92 acres of grazingland, paddocks, arable land, woodland and amenity land ina ringfence. The land is fenced in the most part andbordered by mature hedgerows. Part of the land is utilisedfor the livery business.The southern boundary runs adjacent to the ShropshireUnion canal.Lot 2Lot 2 comprises a range of traditional and modern farmbuildings. Three of the traditional buildings benefit fromplanning consent for the conversion to seven residentialdwellings.Planning consent (Application number: 17/01536/FUL) wasgranted by Cheshire West and Chester Council on 26September 2019 for the 'Conversion of farm buildings into7 dwellings, single storey extensions, two detached garagebuildings, new agricultural buildings and extension toexisting farm building'.Further details may be found on the Cheshire West andChester Council website or from the sole selling agents.The additional buildings within lot 2 comprise;1. Steel portal frame former silage clamp used for livestockhousing.2. Dutch barn cubicle shed with pitched lean-tos. Utilisedfor livestock housing.3. Five bay steel frame livestock building.4. Former parlour of brick construction with loose boxes.5. Feed store.The land within lot 2 comprises paddock land, exercise areaand a sand based menage.Lot 2 will benefit from a right of way for all purposes alongthe farm drive.Lot 3Lot 3 comprises about 15.6 acres (6.31 hectares) of arableland. A right of way for access along the farm drive will begranted to the purchaser of lot 3 if sold separately.There are no services connected to lot 3.Lot 4Lot 4 comprises about 20.03 acres (8.11 hectares) ofarable land and grazing land. A right of way for accessalong the farm drive will be granted to the purchaser of lot4 if sold separately.Where available, a cross right and reservation will beprovided for the provision of a water supply to lot 4 if soldseparately.Livery BusinessThe farm has diversified over a number of years with theestablishment of a successful livery business. There areapproximately 60 no. stables in all with a communalmenage and sufficient paddock and grazing land.All liveries agreements are on a DIY basis and are let underindividual licences. Services including water and electricityare included within the monthly licence fee. The vendorssupply hay, straw and bedding to the licencees. Furtherdetails are available from the sole selling agents.Soil Types and Land ClassificationThe farmland is shown as grade 3 on the Agricultural LandClassification Plans. The soils may be described as slowlypermeable seasonally wet slightly acid but base-rich loamyand clayey soils across the majority of the farm. A smallAll liveries agreements are on a DIY basis and are let underarea of land along the western boundary may be describedas slightly acid loamy and clayey soils with impededdrainage.The land is generally suited to grass production and cerealcropping.Method of Sale and LottingThe property is offered for sale as a whole or in up to fourlots as identified on the sale plan. Cross rights andreservations will be imposed and granted for the provisionof access, maintenance, services and other rights whererequired if the property is sold in lots. The Vendors areprepared to consider alternative lotting structures subjectto separate negotiation.Basic Payment Scheme and Environmental StewardshipThe land is registered on the Rural Land Register and thevendors have claimed payments under the Basic PaymentScheme. The entitlements are included within the sale.If entitlements are transferred, then payment for thecurrent scheme year will be retained by the vendor and thepurchaser/s will indemnify the vendors against any breechof cross compliance.The property is not entered into any environmentalstewardship schemes.Mineral, Sporting and Timber RightsThe mineral, sporting and timber rights are included in thefreehold sale.Rights of Way, Wayleaves and EasementsThe property will be sold subject to and with the benefit ofall rights of way, wayleaves and easements, whethermentioned in these particulars or not.Interested parties should be aware of three National Gridhigh voltage electricity pylons with overhead power linescrossing the farm.Tenure and PossessionThe property is offered freehold with vacant possessionavailable upon completion subject to existing licences anyholdover requirements.ServicesMains water and electricity are connected to the property. Athree-phase supply is connected to the farm buildings.Drainage is to a private system. None of the services havebeen tested by the selling agent.VATAny guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. Inthe event that a sale of the property or any part thereof orany right to it becomes a chargeable supply for thepurposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition to thesale price.Local AuthorityCheshire West and Chester Council, 4 Civic Way, EllesmerePort, CH65 0BE.Tel: - Click here to reveal phone number - ixtures and FittingsAll fixtures and fittings whether mentioned or not in theseparticulars are excluded from the sale, but may be availableby separate negotiation.Plans, Photographs and MeasurementsThe plans, photographs and measurements within thesales particulars are provided for identification purposesonly and do not form part of the sale contract and thepurchaser(s) shall be deemed to have fully satisfiedthemselves as to the description of the property andneither the vendor nor the vendors agents will beresponsible for defining the boundaries or the ownershipthereof.ViewingsStrictly by appointment through the selling agents.Fisher German LLPTel: Chester - Click here to reveal phone number - irectionsFrom Chester follow Liverpool road heading north towardsBackford. Merge onto the A41 before turning right ontoRake Lane. After approximately 0.2 miles the farm entrancewill be found on your right-hand side.Please note: Fisher German LLP and its Joint Agents give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give anyrepresentation or warranty on any property whether on their own behalf or on behalf of their clients or otherwise. 2. Theydo not owe any duty of care to you and assume no responsibility for any statements, representations, warranties orotherwise made in the particulars and you should not rely on those in the particulars. 3. The particulars are produced ingood faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute or form an offer or a contract or part thereof. 4. Anyphotographs, descriptions, plans, measurements, distances and any other details in the particulars are approximateestimates only taken as the property appeared at the time and should not be relied upon as factually accurate. 5. FisherGerman assumes prospective purchasers/tenants have carried out inspections to satisfy themselves that the informationin the particulars is correct.Particulars dated June 2021. Photographs dated June 2021.Read more
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