FOR SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER IN ONE LOT - CLOSING DATE FRIDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER 2022.
A rare opportunity to acquire a Grade II Listed Farmhouse together with 2 converted barns with total potential floor areas of around 5,500 square feet standing within ground of just under 1 acre and situated in a lovely rural location yet convenient for a wide range of centres together with the motorway network and Manchester Airport.
The main farmhouse is believed to date from the early 17th century with mid 19th century additions and is in part of timber frame construction with a slated roof. The property requires complete modernsiation and restoration to the timber frame in part but does provide well proportioned accommodation with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms whilst to the ground floor the hallway leads to a spacious lounge, dining room and kitchen together with a useful cloakroom. Barn House is a semi detached barn conversion which would benefit from some straightforward updating and provides 2 double bedrooms with an additional mezzanine floor which could provide a third bedroom together with two bathrooms. To the ground floor, the hallway leads to a lounge, garden room, dining kitchen, cloakroom and utility room. The is also an attached full height carport which provides potential (subject to planning permission) for the barn to be further extended. Swallow Barn is a semi detached barn conversion (back to back with The Barn House) and requires a full programme of modernisation. The accommodation comprises dining hall, lounge, kitchen and utility/cloakroom whilst to the first floor, an attractive galleried landing with a wealth of exposed beams leads to 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms. We must advise prospective purchasers that Swallow Barn is currently occupied by a tenant on an assured shorthold tenancy, however, the tenant has been given notice and it is anticipated the property will be vacant in November 2022.
The whole whole property stands within lovely mature gardens which are predominantly laid to lawn with well established boundary hedgerow and there is vehicular access to the from giving plenty of parking.
Directions - from The Ship Inn in the centre of Styal, proceed along Altrincham Road away from the village centre. As you reach the start of the bridleway and opposite the turning for Moss Lane, you will find Norcliffe Farm. What3words location - dollars.retaliate.dizziness
PRICE - Offers Over £900,000 subject to contract.
A contract pack is available for inspection from the vendors solicitor who are Fletcher & Co, 31 King Street, Knutsford, WA16 6DW. Tel - 01565 755411.
Services - Main Water and Electricity are connected. Oil Fired Central Heating is installed to Barn House and Swallow Barn. The Farmhouse is via LPG Central Heating. Drainage is to septic tanks of which we are informed there is one per property (3 in total). We must advise prospective purchasers that non of the fixture, fittings or services have been tested. Purchasers are therefore responsible for obtaining their own independent reports if required prior to purchase.
Tenure - we are informed is Leasehold with the current lease ending a 21/08/2138 however this detail has not been verified for the title deeds. We understand the Freeholders to be The National Trust. Council Tax Band - Farmhouse Band G; Swallow Barn Band E; The Barn House Band F. EPC Bands - Swallow Barns - Band E; The Barn House - Band E (as the main farmhouse is listed it is exempt from requiring an EPC).
Tenders are to be submitted by e-mail to [email protected] with Norcliffe Hall Farm in the subject line by 12 noon on Friday 30th September 2022.
The following information will be required:-
1. The name and address of the prospective purchaser(s).
2. The amount of the offer in figures and words.
3. Confirmation that the appropriate funding is in place to complete the purchase with evidence of an agreement in principle if taking a mortgage and proof of funding for the deposit. If a cash offer is made, evidence of the availability of the cash will be required.
4. The name and address of the solicitor who will act on behalf of the prospective purchaser.
1. All offers must be for a specific sum of money.
2. The vendors do not undertake to accept the highest or any offer.
3. The successful purchaser will be notified within 5 working days from closing date/time of the best and final bids procedure.
4. Any offer made will be subject to no further negotiation after an offer has been accepted.
5, An exchange of contracts is take place within 28 days of the acceptance of the offer and a full 'exchange ready' contract pack will be provided to the successful buyers solicitor by the vendors solicitor at this point.