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    A well located highly productive arable farm with equestrian facilities and development potential (STP) in close proximity to Manchester.In all about 263.36 acres (106.59 hectares). For sale freehold by private treaty.IntroductionMoss Side Farm presents a very rare opportunity to acquire ahighly productive arable farm with equestrian facilities andsignificant development opportunities (subject to planning)located within striking distance of Manchester.SituationMoss Side Farm is situated to the south of Astley village inGreater Manchester. The farm lies just 2.2 miles from the A580(East Lancashire Road) which provides access into ManchesterCity to the east and to the town of Leigh to the west.Leigh offers a comprehensive range of facilities, whilst the city ofManchester (11 miles to City Centre) offer an extensive range ofamenities, including shops, restaurants, schools, and leisurefacilities.National transport links are excellent with access to the M6(Junction 22) just 9.8 miles away. From Manchester there aretrain services to London Euston from 2 hours.There are a range of private and state schools in the localityincluding Bridgewater School, Abbotsford Preparatory School, StBede's College and Abbey College in Manchester City.The property is bordered to the northern boundary by theLiverpool to Manchester mainline railway.Moss Side FarmhouseThe farmhouse is of red brick construction under a slate roof andextends to about 2,013 sq.ft. (187 sq.m.) including a large garageand part completed extension to the ground floor.The farmhouse is approached from Rindle Road through theelectric security gate and past the traditional farm building.Accommodation is arranged over two floors. The ground floorcomprises; entrance porch and entrance hall leading through tothe kitchen and dining area. The kitchen benefits from floor andwall mounted fitted units, with rear door leading onto the privategarden. The dining area benefits from a wood burning stove. Thesitting room is located off the entrance hall and benefits from afeature exposed red brick fireplace with wood burning stoveproviding a secondary heating source.The first floor comprises; three double bedrooms and one singlebedroom or home office room in addition to a well-equippedfamily bathroom with WC, hand wash basin, bath, free-standingshower enclosure and heated towel rail.The vendors have part completed a two-storey side extensionwhich will provide an incoming purchaser with opportunities toadd further flexible living accommodation.The attic space has been boarded out in part and fitted with rooflights, providing opportunities for further accommodation subjectto any necessary consents or ample storage space.The farmhouse benefits from a well-maintained garden and lawnareas to the north elevation and large enclosed private parkingarea.The property is double glazed throughout, and heating is providedby way of an oil-fired central heating system. Additional woodburning stoves provide further heating sources.Drainage is to a private system and mains electricity is connected.EPC rating: EThe Farm BuildingsThe farm buildings comprise a range of traditional and modernbuildings.Building 1The two storey Stable block is of red brick and concrete blockconstruction and provides an exciting opportunity forredevelopment into residential and/ or commercial use subject tonecessary consents.The ground floor comprises 16 no. stables with tack room andtwo general storerooms all in excellent order and with a concretefloor throughout. The first floor is partially split into four bays withconcrete block walling but would provide significant scope for anopen plan living area following a change of use to residentialaccommodation (subject to all necessary consents). Mains waterand electricity are connected. The building extends to about6,011.2 sq. ft (558.5 sq.m.).Building 2An open fronted steel portal frame four bay general purposebuilding may provide potential for further redevelopmentopportunities for residential and commercial uses or ancillaryuses such as car garaging (subject to all necessary consents).The building extends to about 1,739.8 sq. ft (161.6 sq.m.).Building 3A steel portal frame general purpose building with part brickwalling and side cladding to all elevations with earth floor. Mainselectricity is connected. The building may lend itself to a smallindoor school for equestrian use, subject to any necessaryconsents. The building extends to about 3,733.2 sq. ft (345 sq.m.).Adjoining building 3 is a double stable block of steel portal frameconstruction with brick and concrete block walling under a tileroof. Two Monarch stables are fitted.Building 4An open fronted steel portal frame general purpose building withearth floor, currently utilised for straw storage. The buildingextends to about 2,325 sq. ft (216 sq.m.). The outdoor sandbasedménage, with floodlights, measuring approximately 39metres x 32 metres provides a useful addition for an equestrianpurchaser.FarmlandLot 1The land within lot 1 comprises about 41.1 acres of grazing andarable land. The grazing land extends to about 7.78 acres andprovides an ideal base for conversion to pony paddocks. The landis highly productive and well drained.Lot 2The arable land extends to about 45.00 acres (18.21 hectares) ofhighly productive Grade 1 arable land with access directly offRindle Road. A small pond is located along the southernboundary.The land has supported a rotation of cereal and root crops withconsistently excellent yields.Lot 3The land extends to about 177.26 acres (71.74 hectares) ofpredominantly Grade 1 arable land across seven field parcels.There is a small area of amenity land extending to about 15.1acres.There is a redundant agricultural building that may provide scopefor redevelopment (subject to any necessary consents).Roadside access is available to all field parcels.The land has supported a rotation of cereal and root crops withconsistently excellent yields.Soil Types and Land ClassificationThe farmland is classified as Grade 1 according to the NaturalEngland Regional Agricultural Land Classification Maps.According to the Soil Survey of England and Wales, the soils are ofthe Turbary Moor association and are described as deep earthypeat soils and are generally suited to permanent grassland, cereal,potato and field vegetables production.The vendors have grown a range of cereal and root crops acrossthe arable land.Method of Sale and LottingThe property is offered for sale as a whole or in up to three lots asidentified on the sale plan. Consideration will be given to furthersub lotting of lot 3 by separate negotiation. Cross rights andreservations may be imposed and granted for the provision ofaccess, maintenance, services, and other rights where required.In the event the property is sold in lots, the Vendors preference isto agree a sale of Lot 1 prior to Lot 2 and/ or 3.Ingoing crop valuation/holdoverIf appropriate, the purchaser(s) shall be required to take and payfor any growing crops, including enhancement, seed, fertiliser,sprays and lime, plus tillage in accordance with the CAAVcostings guide, in addition to the price offered for the property.Contractors' rates will be charged where applicable. The valuationis to be made by Fisher German LLP as agents acting for thevendor and valuers appointed by the purchaser(s). If timescalesdictate otherwise, then a right of holdover may be required.Basic Payment Scheme and Environmental StewardshipThe land is registered on the Rural Land Register and the vendorshave claimed payments under the Basic Payment Scheme.Entitlements are not included within the sale/s but may beavailable by separate negotiation.Where entitlements are transferred, then payment for the currentscheme year will be retained by the vendors and the purchaser/swill indemnify the vendors against any breach of crosscompliance.The property is not entered into any environmental stewardshipschemes.Mineral, Sporting and Timber RightsAs far as they are owned, the mineral, sporting and timber rightsare included in the freehold sale.Rights of way, wayleaves and easementsThe property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of allrights of way, wayleaves and easements, whether mentioned inthese particulars or not.OverageThe property will be sold subject to an uplift provision which willspecify that 25% of any increase in value of the land or buildingsdue to development (as defined in Section 55 of the Town andCountry Planning Act 1990) will be payable to the Vendors or theirsuccessors in title should such development occur within 25years from the date of completion. The overage will not betriggered by any development for agricultural purposes.Tenure and PossessionThe property is offered freehold with vacant possession availableupon completion subject to any holdover requirements.ServicesA mains water supply serves the farmhouse and farm buildings.A mains electricity connection serves the farmhouse and farmbuildings.Heating to the farmhouse is by way of an oil-fired central heatingsystem. Drainage for the farmhouse is to a private system. Noneof the services have been tested by the selling agent.VATAny guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In theevent that a sale of the property or any part thereof or any right to itbecomes a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax willbe payable in addition to the sale price.Local AuthorityWigan Council, Town Hall, Library Street, Wigan, WN1 1YNFixtures and FittingsAll fixtures and fittings whether mentioned or not in theseparticulars are excluded from the sale but may be available byseparate negotiation.Plans, Photographs and MeasurementsThe plans, photographs and measurements within the salesparticulars are provided for identification purposes only and donot form part of the sale contract and the purchaser(s) shall bedeemed to have fully satisfied themselves as to the description ofthe property and neither the vendor nor the vendors agents will beresponsible for defining the boundaries or the ownership thereof.ViewingsAll viewings are strictly by appointment through the sole sellingagent. Fisher German LLPTel: - Click here to reveal phone number - irectionsWTW: //////kilts.sunblock.suchFrom the M6 motorway - Exit the M6 motorway at Junction 22and take the A579 (Winwick Lane) towards Leigh. Afterapproximately 1.77 miles turn right onto the A572 (Newton Road)towards the A580. Turn right onto the A580 (East LancashireRoad) towards Astley. After approximately 5.5 miles turn rightonto Higher Green Lane. Continue for approximately 1.1 milesbefore turning left onto Rindle Road. Proceed along Rindle Roadover the railway level crossing. The level crossing requires partiesto open and close the railway barriers in person....Read full description
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