Features & Dimensions
Set in an enviable location at Hill Top, Foulridge, with commanding views and privacy, yet close to the urban facilities and road networks provided by Foulridge and Colne. The property requires complete refurbishment offering development potential to increase the size of the farmhouse and/or create further dwellings, subject to the relevant consents.
- Delightful small holding requiring full refurbishment with 22.4 acres (ota) and development potential, subject to the relevant consents
- 4 bedroom stone built farmhouse
- Adjoining stone built barn with a covered lean to
- Range of Farm buildings
- Separate stone barn
- Outstanding views and private rural location close to the urban facilities of Foulridge
The Farmhouse is an attractive stone built 4 bed property requiring full refurbishment and with the scope for further expansion. The accommodation briefly comprises; (All sizes approximate)
Front entrance with porch; leading into sitting room
Sitting room: (18ft 10 x 12ft 1) – with double aspect windows and beamed ceiling, stairs to first floor.
Kitchen: (6ft 8 x 14ft 1) – with wooden base and wall units, single stainless-steel sink/drainer and plumbed for fitted appliances.
Lounge: (14ft 3 x 12ft 2) – with open fireplace and tiled hearth surround and beamed ceiling.
Ante room leading to:
2nd lounge: (18ft 9 x 20ft 7) Impressive full height room with open stone fireplace and mezzanine floor
Cellar: not inspected
Stairs to first floor:
Bedroom: (10ft 4 x 15ft) with front aspect and beamed ceiling.
Bedroom (14ft 1 x max 15ft) front and side aspect.
Bathroom: (11ft 2 x 7ft 1) with WC, sink and shower.
Landing leading to:
Bedroom: (7ft 9 x 9ft 2) rear aspect
Bedroom: (9ft 6 x 9ft 9) rear aspect
The land extends in total to 22.45 acres of thereabouts of sound grassland lying in a block around the farmstead. Lying in places some 677ft above sea level, the land gently slopes towards to the Leeds/Liverpool Canal which provides the Southern most boundary. Historically mown and grazed, the land is classified as Grade 3 on the Agricultural Land Classification maps, and natural water is available.
The property is registered with the Rural Payments Agency but no BPS entitlements will be included within this sale.
The buildings briefly comprise of:
- A stone building adjoining the farmhouse (comprising the old diary) with slate roof, adjoining shippon and covered silo
- 2 cubicle houses of concrete block and boarding construction with tin sheeting to the roof and open to the front elevation (20ft x 40ft)
- Covered silo (30ft x 50ft)
- Slurry pit
- Separate stone building (50ft x 25ft)
The property benefits from mains water and electric: There is no central heating provided and it is expected that the private drainage system will require replacement to meet current regulations.
Title and Tenure:
The property is offered for sale Freehold and with vacant possession upon completion.
The property is accessed via a private track directly from Hill Top over a short stretch utilised by third parties and then belonging to the property, shown marked brown the brochure plan.
The sale will be subject to an overage clause over the land hatched green on the brochure plan for identification purposes only.
Whereby upon release of planning consent for development other than for agriculture, within 25 years of purchase, the vendors (and their successor’s) will be entitled to 30% of the net enhancement value due for the planning approval.
Rights of Way
The property is subject to 2 public footpaths, marked for identification purposes on the brochure plan.
Method of Sale:
For sale by Informal Tender. Tender forms must be received by the office by
Tuesday 8th August 12 noon
The vendors retain the right not to accept the highest or any Tender Offer received.
The property will be open for viewings with the agents on the following dates:
Monday 10th July 10.30am-11.30am
Thursday 20th July 12pm-1pm
Saturday 29th July 10.00am -11.00am
The brochure is available to download. Please contact the agents for further details.