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    £ 3,100,000
    for sale in Derbyshire
    1/23
    Equestrian Property 4 sale
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    ad ref. HM0354FAE
    £ 3,100,000

    for sale in Derbyshire

    Properties£ 3,100,000
    A first-class residential estate in the heart of England.• Five-bedroom, detached farmhouse• Courtyard of traditional brick farm buildings• Second traditional building with planningpermission for conversion to a three-bedroomholiday cottage• Range of livestock and general purpose farmbuildings• Grassland and Arable• Ancient and newly planted woodlands• PondsFor sale as a whole, by Private TreatyIn all, about 281.87 acres (114.07 hectares)IntroductionConveniently located, yet remarkably private Daniel Hayes Farm isa truly special place. Arranged in a ring-fence the property offers ahigh degree of privacy provided by the surrounding land andwoodlands. The current Owner has taken time to manage the landsympathetically and the addition of new woodlands has added ahigh level of conservation appeal. At the heart of the farm is astriking three-storey brick farmhouse providing comfortableaccommodation and formal space. Outside the gardens andcourtyard of tradition buildings provide a wonderful approach andsetting. A separate farm building benefits from planningpermission for conversion.Daniel Hayes Farm is a first class holding, where the Owner'sapproach to sustainable management, conservation and eye todetail will be enjoyed by the new owners for years to come.LocationLying four miles north of Ashby de la Zouch, the farm is situatedin an attractive and conveniently accessible location. The cities ofLeicester, Nottingham and Birmingham are all within 30 miles.East Midlands Airport and the M1 are approximately 10 miles tothe east; train travel is from Burton on Trent (9 miles to the west)or a more direct service to London can be found at East MidlandsParkway or Birmingham New St.The surrounding countryside is gently rolling, with large areas ofwoodland and productive farmland. The area has retained atraditional feel with popular villages such as Ticknall and Smisbywith the attractive little market town of Melbourne close by. TheDerbyshire Dales and The Peak District National Park are withineasy reach. The property has convenient access to a wide rangeof local amenities including the historic Calke Abbey estate, whichborders the farm; fishing and sailing can be enjoyed on the RiverTrent and both Foremark and Staunton Harold reservoirs. Thereare also first-rate golf courses in the area. School options areexcellent, with both public schools of Foremark and Repton withina few miles.HistoryDaniel Hayes Farm enjoys a rich history and has continued toevolve over the tenure of the current owner.Daniel Hays or Denewelle hay "the Clearing by the spring" has awritten history dating back to the 12th century and archaeologydating back even further to the Mesolithic period. The circularshape of the property together with the remains of a ditch moataround much of its boundary suggest that it may have been anearly defensive clearing made by the Vikings who travelled up theriver Trent to the Repton Brook, the headwaters of which lie onsite. At one time a medieval deer park in the 13 century the landpassed from Robert de Tateshal who held it directly from Henry IIIto the Abbots at Repton priory.In 1541 Daniel Haye was granted to the Thackers family by HenryVIII as part of the dissolution of the monasteries. Parts of theexisting house date back to the 1500s with later additions in the17 and 18 centuries.The Farm TodayThe current owner purchased the property some twenty yearsago and became only its fourth ever owner. At that time, it wasrun as a commercial arable and dairy farm, but they had a plan, torestore something of its past and to create a model conservation,farming and forestry estate. To that end they planted over250,000 trees, replanted over five miles of hedgerows, rebuiltnumerous lost ponds including a medieval trout pond, broughtback the traditional hay meadows and restored or preservedmuch of the site's history and archaeology.The result is a picturesque estate that is home to some of therarest habitat and wildlife in the county with opportunities forfishing, shooting and horse riding.The FarmhouseDaniel Hayes Farmhouse is a striking, three-storey brick builtunder a clay tile roof period property. The house was extended in2004 and in 2008 to provide a further bedroom and formal sittingroom. Approached either via a driveway to the front of theproperty, or through the large archway in the traditional farmbuildings, the house faces south-east, with attractive gardensextending around the property. The house enjoys intimate viewsof the gardens and grounds and the wider countryside. In furtherdetail the accommodation comprises:The formal front entrance from the gardens leads in to aspacious welcoming hallway with attractive tiled floor, exposedbeams and log burner. To the left is drawing room; a well litspace with an open fire and double patio doors providing accessto the rear gardens. Across the aforementioned hallway is asecond reception room, the morning room, which has a large baywindow with an open fire. This could be used as a playroom oroffice. There is a w/c to the rear of the morning room and alsoaccess to the cellar. Moving through the property, the impressiveformal dining room, with high ceilings and views to the courtyardlinks the rear of the house and the secondary entrance via thelarge utility room. The family kitchen and dining space is animpressive space, benefiting high ceilings & tall windows oneither side and door to the rear terrace and an Esse double ovenrange.On the first floor there are two well appointed en-suite bedrooms,a further two bedrooms and a family bathroom. The bedroomshave views over the land, gardens or the courtyard. The secondfloor could be treated as a separate flat, or provide two furtherbedrooms, with one en-suite.The Courtyard of Traditional BuildingsA feature of the farm is the excellent range of traditional buildingsthat form the courtyard to the north-east of the farmhouse. Parttwo-storey, these have been preserved and part-converted toprovide occasional use, garaging and storage and include stablesand former livestock housing. Subject to planning these couldprovide further accommodation or ancillary uses to the house,such as office, or a gym. The courtyard can be accessed directlyfrom the side of the farmhouse and via a large impressive arch.Farm Building with Planning PermissionLying to the south of the gardens and benefiting from planningpermission for conversion is a detached brick built traditionalfarm building. Consent was obtained 2004 under reference9/2004/1100 to convert the building in to a three-bedroomholiday cottage. Proposed plans and further information isavailable.The Livestock BuildingsTo the rear of the farmhouse and benefiting from a separateaccess to the house and traditional farm building, there arefurther buildings used in conjunction with the farming activities atDaniel Hayes Farm. The buildings provide useful covered spacefor cattle, sheep and farm machinery and a workshop with aroller-shutter door.The Farmland and WoodlandDaniel Hayes Farm includes 89.72 acres of grassland and arableland and 178.87 acres of woodland. A highlight of the farm is theaward-winning new woodland plantations, which have beencleverly conceived and impeccably maintained by the currentOwner. The land is all accessed via internal tracks and gateways,with a central track running through the farm. The hedges andfencing have been well maintained, with over five miles of newhedgerows planted in the recent years. The land is well shelteredand suitable for grazing, easily accessed via interconnectinggateways and tracks and is connected to mains water and furtherbenefits from a private water supply.Daniel Hayes Farm has a long unbroken history of game shootingand deer stalking dating back for centuries. While the focus of thecurrent owners has been on conservation the new woodlandplanting, rebuilt ponds and rolling topography have created thepotential for a truly wonderful sporting estate.General Remarks & StipulationsTenure and PossessionDaniel Hayes Farm is for sale freehold, with vacant possessionupon completion The grassland is currently occupied underLicence. Should the successful party be interested, the currentgrazier would wish to continue their occupation.TitleThe farm is in single ownership, under Title Numbers: DY397399;DY343845 and DY418121. The farm benefits from additionalrights of way over third party land from Heath Lane to the southand from Coal Lane to the north. These rights of way provideadditional routes of access, with restrictions in part. Furtherdetails are available.Mineral and Sporting RightSporting rights are included; Mineral Rights in so far as they existare excluded from the sale.PlanningThe house and farm buildings are Listed Grade II. Information isavailable in conjunction with the planning permission for theholiday cottage conversion.VATShould VAT be applicable, this will be paid in addition to thepurchase price.Basic Payment Scheme & Environmental SchemesThe farm is registered to receive payment under the BasicPayment Scheme. These will be passed to the buyer. It will be theresponsibility of each party to comply with the scheme until theclaim date.The farm is subject to several environmental stewardshipschemes and woodland grant/ National Forest schemes.The incoming purchaser will be required to adhere to all requiredconditions within the relevant schemes. Further details areavailable.Historic UpliftAn uplift, which terminates in January 2022, exists in favour of theHarper Crewe estate covering the traditional farm outbuildingsspecifically for conversion to separate residential accommodationonly. Further details are available.SolicitorsWrigleys Solicitors LLP19-21 Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 3AGTel: - Click here to reveal phone number - ttn: Mr Jonathan AtteyDirectionsDE11 7AX: From Ashby de la Zouch, take the B5006 towardTicknall. One mile after passing through Smisby, the farmentrance is set-back on the left hand side. From the A50, exit atJunction 3 toward Swarkestone, continue along the A514signposted Ticknall. Passing through the village take the B5006and after approximately two miles the farm entrance is set-backimmediately after a small layby on the righthand side.ViewingsStrictly by appointment with the selling agents.Will Parry | Parry Land & Property: M: - Click here to reveal phone number - : will. - Click to contact - Richard Gadd | Fisher German: M: - Click here to reveal phone number - : Richard. - Click to contact - COVID-19All viewings, inspections and meetings will be subject to strictprotocol in order to adhere the COVID-19 rules andrecommendations as set-out by the UK Government.Please note: Fisher German LLP and its Joint Agents give notice that: 1. They have no authority to makeor give any representation or warranty on any property whether on their own behalf or on behalf of theirclients or otherwise. 2. They do not owe any duty of care to you and assume no responsibility for anystatements, representations, warranties or otherwise made in the particulars and you should not rely onthose in the particulars. 3. The particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide onlyand do not constitute or form an offer or a contract or part thereof. 4. Any photographs, descriptions,plans, measurements, distances and any other details in the particulars are approximate estimates onlytaken 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 thatthe information in the particulars is correct....Read full description

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