For Sale via Private Treaty
Langley Lane Farm provides an exclusive opportunity to purchase a three-bedroom farmhouse with adjoining barn, along with a range of traditional outbuildings all set within 5.70 acres. The holding presents an abundance of potential and could suit a range of uses including equestrian, agricultural, horticultural or commercial (subject to the necessary planning consent).
Langley Lane Farm is located on the outskirts of Middleton. The property is within easy access of Junction 19 off the M62 and is within walking distance of a range of local facilities and amenities. To the West of the farm are splendid views of the local countryside.
Travel East on the M62 and take Junction 19 signposted, Middleton. At the roundabout take the third exit on to the A6046 (Hollin Lane). Continue on Hollin Lane for 0.6 mile before turning right on to Langley Lane. Continue along Langley Lane for 0.4 mile where the property will be located on your right.
We ask that all viewings of the property are made via private appointment with the selling agent, by calling the office on or emailing Price - Offers over £675,000
The farmhouse is a brick building but painted white under a tiled roof. The Property has UPVC double glazed windows throughout. This modest family home comprises the following accommodation:
Enter through the front door into a modern kitchen, which has inbuilt kitchen units and an electric oven. There are stairs down into the cellar. The cellar is a useful storage place and extends to the same dimensions as the kitchen. Adjoining the kitchen is a light and airy dining room which leads to the back door. There is a spacious living room with a feature fireplace and overlooking the garden.
Bedroom 1 - Double bedroom with inbuilt storage.
Bedroom 2 - Double bedroom with inbuilt storage.
Bedroom 3 - Double bedroom.
A family bathroom with a W.C, sink, bath and separate shower.
To the west of the farmhouse is an attractive garden which has a patio area and a number of gravel tracks and flowerbeds.
The property benefits from mains water, mains electricity and mains gas. There is a gas fired central heating with a Combi boiler and private drainage to a cesspit.
Layout plans showing the house and buildings are available from the selling agent.
Access is taken directly off the highway.
This smallholding is within a ring fence and is split into a number of different paddocks which would be suitable for livestock or horse grazing.
There are two small areas of woodland and a brook running though the property, these features have high environmental value and are esthetically pleasing. This site comprises of the following components:
Grassland 3.56 acres (1.44 ha)
Horse Arena 0.24 acres (0.10ha)
Woodlands 0.39 acres (0.16ha)
Farmyard & Parking 0.90 acres (0.37ha)
Totals 5.70 acres (2.31ha)
SOIL TYPE AND LAND GRADE
According to Soilscapes of England & Wales the soil is classed as "15", described as acid, sandy and loamy soil. The land is classed as Grade 4 on the Land Classification Series for England & Wales (Grade 1 - best, Grade 5 - worst).
The purchaser will be responsible for maintaining the boundary fencing.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS)
The land is not registered for the BPS.
EPC - D
COUNCIL TAX - C
Description - please refer to the floorplans - (Size in meters)
1 - The Farmhouse has white rendered walls and a tiled roof (10.99 × 7.02)
2 - This is an attractive brick barn under a tiled roof adjoining the farmhouse. The barn has large
doors set in an attractive archway. The barn has a concrete floor and a hayloft in part. Under the
hayloft is a stable which is accessed via building 3.(8.37 × 7.02)
3 - A range of structures under a mono-pitch roof. They are constructive of a combination of brick and breeze block walls. The roof is constructed of corrugated metal cladding. This building is split into a number of different sections, utilised in the following ways;
* 4 stables, which are divided with breeze block
and timber walls.
* Outside W.C.
* Associated tack rooms.
* Storage area, formally used as a freezer room.
(16.77 × 8.49)
4 - A two storey Cheshire brick building under a tiled roof. This building currently has 4 stables
and 3 associated tack rooms within. There is also a hayloft. (15.32 × 6.36)
5 - A mono-pitch building, painted white with breeze block walls and a corrugated metal clad roof. There are 3 steps leading into the building which currently is used as 14 lockable tack rooms for the livery business.(11.94 × 5.95)
6 - A mono-pitch building with painted white breeze block walls and a corrugated metal clad
room. This building has 4 stables (divided with breeze block walls) and secure tack rooms within.
(12.71 × 5.85)
7 - Mono-pitch building with painted white breeze block walls and corrugated metal clad roof. This
building currently has 3 stables and 1 tack room. (8.01 × 5.40)
8 - An equestrian building with a pitch corrugated metal clad roof, the walls are breeze block in part with timber boarding to the eaves. There are large double doors on the front of this building providing access to the four stables and three tack rooms within. There is also a hayloft above
for additional storage. To the front of building 8 is a hardcore area used to tie the horses up outside.(9.50 × 8.49)
9 - The manure heap with a concrete base. N/A
10 - An old broiler house (chicken shed) that has a pitched corrugated fibre cement roof with
timber panels on the side elevations. To the front of the building there is an additional timber leanto with a corrugated metal clad roof. This building has 12 stables within, which are
divided by breeze block walls. (17.15 × 10.91)
11- Horse Arena - This area is split into two sections. Both sections have a sand base and are
fully fenced. (45.00 × 21.43)
The outbuildings are used as a DIY (Do It Yourself) livery business. The liveries (clients) are all on a one-month notice period and they will be served with notice to vacate once a sale has been confirmed.
The reservation was put in place on the 5 October 2018 for 18 years. An additional payment would be due upon the trigger event (the implementation of planning permission or, if the property is sold with the benefit of the permission). The additional payment due would be 50% of any uplifting value from the base value. The base value is the market value of the property, immediately prior to the grant of planning permission with no expectation of the grant of planning permission. This is a historic takeover which will be inherited by the purchasers of the site and is non-negotiable.
POTENTIAL FOR THE SITE
A number of the buildings lend themselves to conversion into residential or small scale commercial ventures. Due to the location of this site it may also hold long-term residential development potential. Please note that all of the above is subject to the relevant
planning approvals and the site is currently subject to a development reservation.
MONEY LAUNDERING LEGISLATION
Rostons Ltd must comply with Anti Money Laundering legislation. As part of the requirements, Rostons must obtain evidence of the identity & proof of address of potential buyers. Prior to an offer being accepted, all parties who are purchasing must provide the evidence.
The house and buildings fall outside of the greenbelt and may lend themselves to development in the future (subject to planning consent). The remainder of the site is designated as greenbelt.
EASEMENTS, WAYLEAVES AND RIGHTS OF WAY
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all public and private rights of way, lights, drainage, cable, pylons or other easements, restrictions or obligations whether or not the same are described in these particulars of sale.
SALE PLAN AND PARTICULARS
The sale plan is based on the Ordnance Survey sheet. Prospective purchasers should check the contract documents. The purchasers shall raise no objection or query in respect of any variation between the physical boundaries and the Ordnance Survey sheet plan. The plans are strictly for identification purposes only.
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT
The property not withstanding any description contained in these particulars, is sold subject to any development plan, tree preservation order, town planning scheme or agreement, resolution or notice. There are no active planning permissions on the property.
TITLE AND TENURE
The property is sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Rochdale Borough Council