The land at Middle Moss Farm is situated to the north of Woodhouse End Road and to the east of Lowes Lane, within the locality of Gawsworth.
The town centre of Macclesfield is approximately 2 miles to the north and the market town of Congleton is 5 miles to the south west.
Leaving Macclesfield along Park Lane turn left at the traffic lights (The Flower Pot Pub) on to Congleton Road, A536. Continue for approximately 1.5 miles, (passing The Rising Sun Public House) and after a short distance turn left onto Lowes Lane. Continue along Lowes Lane, go round the left hand bend and continue straight ahead and then take the sharp right hand bend and Middle Moss Farm can be found on the left hand side of the road. Using the attached plan from Middle Moss Farm, Lot 2 is located next to the farmhouse, Lot 1 is accessed off Woodhouse End Road and Lots 3, 4 and 5 are located off the unclassified tarmac road leading from Lowes Lane to Honeysuckle Cottage and New Home Farm.
The entrances to the five individual lots are as indicated by Whittaker and Biggs “For Sale” signs.
The land may be viewed during daylight hours whilst in possession of a copy of these particulars and which will constitute authority to view.
Please ensure that all gates are left as found and latched or tied correctly.
Anyone inspecting the land does so entirely at their own risk and neither the selling agents nor the vendors accept any responsibility or liability for any injuries or consequence or loss however so caused.
In respect of viewing Lot 2 interested parties can either access this via Lot 3 or alternatively contact the Leek office in advance and pedestrian access can be arranged via the farm steading at Middle Moss Farm by appointment only.
LOT 1 - 34.71 ACRES (14.05 HECTARES)
(HATCHED RED ON THE ATTACHED PLAN)
GUIDE PRICE - £380,000 PLUS
Five regular shaped and productive fields being level and flat in nature comprising of highly productive grassland utilised for the mowing of silage and having been re seeded in recent years and also considered capable of arable cropping and potato growing. Also included are two small wooded areas being parcels 3 & 6.
The Lot has good frontage to and access off Woodhouse End Road along its southern boundary.
In respect of Lot 2, following completion and obtaining vacant possession, the purchaser is to be responsible for erecting a fence between points ‘A’ to ‘B’ as marked on the plan and thereafter to be responsible for the future maintenance as indicated by the inward ‘T’ marks
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY ETC.
Public footpaths pass through Lots 1, 3 & 5 as marked on the plan.
In respect of Lot 4 it is understood that the owner of the adjoining land to the west has a Right of Way to pass and re pass along the northern boundary.
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including the Rights of Way whether public or private, light, drainage, water, electricity supplies, and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not.
No mains water or electricity supplies are connected to the Lots. It is understood that mains water supplies may be available within Lowes Lane and Woodhouse End Road, however, the vendors have not at this stage applied to the relevant Utility Company to verify this.
TENURE AND POSSESSION
The land is sold freehold.
Lots 1, 2, 3, and 5 are sold subject to a Farm Business Tenancy Agreement with a local farmer and which expires on the 24th March 2022 with notice having being served on the tenant and vacant possession will be granted following the expiry of the notice period.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The land is eligible for the Basic Payment Scheme, however no Entitlements are included with the sale of the land, but may be available to purchase by way of separate negotiation following completion.
These are believed to be included.
The land is not subject to any current Environmental Schemes.
Cheshire East Council, c/o Municipal Buildings, Earles Street, Crewe, CW1 2BJ
Tel: 0330 123 5500
The sale plans have been provided by the agents for the convenience of prospective purchasers and are for identification purposes only and they are not to scale. They are deemed to be correct by any error, omission, or miss statement shall not affect the sale. The purchasers must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.
MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS
Prospective purchasers will be required to provide photographic identification and a utility bill providing residency to enable us to comply with the Anti Money Laundering Regulations prior to the acceptance of any offer made for the property.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by Informal Tender.
The closing date for offers to be received by is 12 noon on Wednesday 18th August 2021.
A Tender Form is attached to these particulars and only offers submitted using the Tender Form will be considered.
All Tender Forms should be addressed to “Mr P Kirton-Darling, Whittaker and Biggs, 45-49 Derby Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6HU and marked “Land at Middle Moss Farm– PKD”
The vendor reserves the right to not accept the highest or any offer and all offers submitted are Subject to Contract.
DEPOSITS AND COMPLETION
The successful purchaser will be required to pay a deposit of 10% of the sale price upon exchange of contracts. It is expected that exchange will take place within 28 days of an offer being accepted and that completion will take place as soon as possible thereafter.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT
Peter Kirton-Darling MRICS FAAV
Simon Lewis BSc Hons (Assistant)
Whittaker and Biggs
45-49 Derby Street
Tel: 01538 372006
Particulars written July 2021
Photographs taken June 2021