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THE HOMESTEAD, MERRIDALE FARM, ORMSKIRK

A delightful farmhouse, significant range of traditional brick barns and 134.11 acres (54.28 ha) of arable land

LOT 1:    Guide  £510,000              

LOT 2:    Guide  £650,000              

LOT 3:    Guide  £380,000              

LOT 4:   Guide  £300,000     

LOT 5:    Guide  £280,000         

LOT 6:    Guide  £120,000   

LOT 7:    Guide  £  55,000

LOT 8:    Guide  £140,000

 Location

The property stands in open countryside between Ormskirk and Burscough and is approached by a farm track directly from A59 occupying a beautifully mature position.

LOT 1 –  THE HOMESTEAD FARMHOUSE

The four bedroomed house is built of brick under a stone flag roof with original features and is set in extensive grounds. The accommodation is shown on the attached floor plan and in brief comprises:

Porch, Entrance Hallway, Cloakroom, Kitchen, Sitting Room, rear Hallway, Office, Dining Room.

Four Bedrooms and two Bathrooms.

Services

Mains water and electricity. Septic tank drainage.  Oil fired central heating system.

Viewing

By appointment with the agents.

LOT 2 – A superb range of historic brick barns with potential for conversion to residential use.

The farm buildings are situated within the farmstead which stands in open countryside between Ormskirk and Burscough and is approached directly from the A59.

The buildings comprise mainly brick and stone traditional barns. There are also two steel portal frame buildings which extend to 8395 square feet and 2400 square feet.

The floor plans provide the relevant dimensions.

Planning

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and the West Lancashire Local Plan 2012 – 2027 provide the policy framework against which development proposals will be assessed.

The property is located within the Green Belt.

Paragraph 90 of NPPF states that certain forms of development are not inappropriate development provided they preserve the openness. One such form of development is the reuse of traditional buildings which are of permanent and substantial construction.

Access

The buyer will have the benefit of rights to acquire land required for the upgrading of vehicular access by the creation of visibility splays and/or passing places as may be required by Lancashire County Council or West Lancashire Borough Council as a condition of carrying out future development.

Services

Mains water and electricity connections are available.

Viewing

By appointment with the agents.

LOT 3

Comprises 42.13 acres (17.05 hectares) of agricultural land, field no. 1210.  The land is classified as being Grade II on the Agricultural Land Classification Maps for England.

Entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme are available subject to separate negotiation.

LOT 4

Comprises 32.42 acres (13.12 hectares) of agricultural land, field no. 5823.  The land is classified as being Grade II on the Agricultural Land Classification Maps for England.

Entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme are available subject to separate negotiation.

LOT 5

Comprises 28.02 acres (11.34 hectares) of agricultural land, field nos. 2553 and 4239.  Access is directly from Pippin Street.  The land is classified as being Grade II on the Agricultural Land Classification Maps for England.

Entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme are available subject to separate negotiation.

LOT 6

Comprises 12.18 acres (4.93 hectares) of agricultural land, field no. 0948.  The land is classified as being Grade II on the Agricultural Land Classification Maps for England.

Entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme are available subject to separate negotiation.

LOT 7

Comprises 5.06 acres (2.05 hectares) of agricultural land, field no. 2229.  The land is classified as being Grade II on the Agricultural Land Classification Maps for England.

Entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme are available subject to separate negotiation.

LOT 8

Comprises 14.30 acres (5.79 hectares) of agricultural land, field no. 8840 with road frontage and access to Blackacre Lane.  The land is classified as being Grade II on the Agricultural Land Classification Maps for England.

Entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme are available subject to separate negotiation.

CLAWBACK PROVISION

Lots 4 and 8 are sold subject to a clawback provision entitling the owners to share in 33% of any increase in value arising from the grant of planning permission for use or development other than agriculture or equestrian for a period of 40 years.

Agents’ Notice

Frank Marshall & Co. for themselves and for the sellers of this property give notice that:

  1. All intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of the statements contained in these particulars.
  2. The sellers do not make or give and neither Frank Marshall & Co. or any person in their employment have any authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to this property.

 

This brochure was prepared by the Agents in accordance with the sellers’ instructions in May 2017 All measurements are approximate.

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