A detached characterful farmhouse situated in a rural location, in need of modernisation throughout. Set over two floors, the property benefits from 7 large bedrooms, a large garden mainly set to lawn with a mixture of traditional and modern farm buildings with a significant yard space.
Bankside Farmhouse is situated in an accessible rural location near to the village of Darnhall, with very good communications to surrounding towns and cities. The local town of Winsford is only 4 miles away with the large railway town of Crewe being less than 10 miles away offering a full range of local amenities/services
The property briefly consists on the ground floor of three entrances, a large kitchen with adjoining pantry, a snug, with access via hallways to a dining room and reception room and a study and WC. The first floor is accessible via three staircases, these lead to seven large bedrooms, with two being en-suite, a large family bedroom and a further office/study space. There is a reasonably sized attic with three access hatches.
The garden sits at the front of the property with a good sized lawn area, and an area which is fenced suitable for poultry.
The farmhouse is in need of modernisation throughout. The incoming tenant will be required to undertake a program of refurbishment works to the farmhouse and traditional and modern farm buildings as set out in the Schedule of Works.
A mixture of traditional brick built and modern farm buildings are situated to the rear of the property. The buildings are detailed below:
(Approximate measurements only)
Building 1: Storage Building – Timber pole barn with corrugated tin roof and sides, concrete floor. (30m X 9m)
Building 2: Horse Stables and hay loft (Two Stories) – Brick built building with timber purlins and rafters under an asbestos roof. (15m X 6.5m)
Building 3: Car Port: – Timber frame with a tin roof and sides, concrete floor. (12m X 5m)
Building 4: Workshop – Steel portal frame under a fibre cement roof, rendered cement block walls, concrete floor. (32.5m X 11m)
Building 5: Hay barn/part covered silage clamp – Steel portal frame building under tin roof, timber sleeper wall to two sides. (18.5m X 13.5m)
Building 6: Loose Housing – Steel portal frame under a tin roof, concrete black rear wall with Yorkshire Boarding and tin sides and a concrete floor (33.5m x 8m)
Building 7: Loose Housing – Steel portal frame under asbestos roof, concrete block wall with Yorkshire boarding and tin sides and a concrete floor. (22.5m x 12m).
The property sits within approximately 8 acres of agricultural land, with the majority being on a steep bankside unsuitable for agricultural machinery. The land is currently laid to permanent pasture suitable for livestock grazing and is classified as Grade three with freely draining slightly acidic sandy soils (Soilscape 10).
Ash Brook Ram runs along the field boundaries.
Mains water supply is available to the agricultural buildings.
The property falls within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.
The Property is being offered on a Full Repairing and Insuring Farm Business Tenancy in accordance with the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 for a period of 10 years. The incoming tenant will be required to undertake a program of refurbishment works to the farmhouse as set out in the Schedule of Works.
The work is to be carried out to a strict timetable, which will be checked and monitored by the Landlord and/or their Agents. A copy of the Schedule of Works is available on request.
A copy of the draft Farm Business Tenancy agreement will be available on the viewing days (to be confirmed); if you wish to request a copy beforehand, there will be a charge of £5.00 per copy.
The Property is available to rent by Informal Tender.
Information available on request.
For further details, please contact:
Tel: 01625 468780