*Lot 1*: £599,995 – Moss Bank Farmhouse, Kennels, Workshop (1,142sf), Agricultural buildings with 6 stables, Rear Yard, Gardens & Front Paddocks, approx. 4.5 acres.
*Lot 2*: £450,000 – Equestrian facilities, Livery business & approx. 20.9 acres, including: 3 Stables Yards (49 Stables), Tack & Feed Rooms, Yard Office, WC, Manege, Horsebox / Vehicle Park.
*Lot 3*: Offers in excess of £60,000 – Approx. 6.03 acres of flat pastureland, with roadside access.
The Whole: £1,100,000.
See Site Plan
Tyldersley 3m | Leigh 6m | Salford 9m | Manchester 13m | Warrington 13m | Liverpool 29m | Leeds 49m
Moss Bank Farm is situated in a superbly accessible rural location to the west of Manchester approximately 5 to 6miles off the M6 Junction 22. The property is accessed off Rindle Road via a shared (with one other property) driveway. Rindle Road is a no through road for cars but does provide bridleway access to some excellent outriding for Livery clients.
The sale of Moss Bank Farm incorporates Moss Bank Livery, which has been & continues to be run as a thriving Equestrian Livery Business with a mix of DIY, Part & Full Liveries (accounts for Moss Bank Livery will be available post viewing to seriously interested parties). The property is available to be bought as a whole or in three lots (details of which are listed below and referenced on the Site Plan). Please note Lot 3 will not be sold prior to any sale of Lot 2.
Moss Bank Farmhouse, Kennels, Workshop (1,142sf), Agricultural buildings with 6 stables, Rear Yard, Gardens & Front Paddocks, approx. 4.5 acres.
Moss Bank Farmhouse offers spacious family accommodation arranged over three floors. The vendor’s report that the house originally dates back to the 1800’s but was comprehensively rebuilt some 30 years ago. The majority of rooms have feature high ceilings, with large double glazed windows letting in generous amounts of natural light & the ground floor reception rooms benefit from open fireplaces.
The accommodation comprises:
*Utility / Outhouse* housing the boiler, with plumbing for washing machine, sink; fuse box & useful storage space.
*Entrance Porch* with boot & cloak hanging space into large central Hallway leading directly through to Front Door; door to Cellar & stairs to first floor. Off the Hallway is the Kitchen having base and wall mounted units, an integrated dishwasher, sink, Rangemaster electric cooker & hob, space for American fridge /freezer, twin windows to side. The Kitchen leads through to the Dining Room, with obvious scope to knock through, having high ceiling, fireplace & large window to front.
On the opposite side of the Hallway is the *Sitting Room* having feature open fireplace with slate hearth, brick surround, dual aspect windows to rear, high ceilings & a similar sized Living Room with similar open fireplace, high ceiling & open fireplace.
Stairs lead to *first floor* with half landing and large window overlooking stable yard and land to rear with doors off to: Three generously proportioned Double Bedrooms & an excellent Family Bath / Shower Room, all benefitting from the houses high ceilings & large double glazed windows.
Further stairs lead to the *Master Bedroom* suite on the second floor having a spacious double bedroom with central Study / Dressing Room & a spacious En-suite Bathroom with a Jacuzzi Bath.
Moss Bank Farm is approached via a shared drive, with the next door farm only, into a large parking sweep to the rear of the house and front of the Stable Yard. The boundary between Lots 1 & 2 is across this yard area and can be seen by referring to the site plan.
*Lot 1’s external accommodation includes*:
Rear Parking & Yard area.
Gates through to a separate fenced yard area with a detached steel portal framed *Workshop Unit* (11.2m x 9.47m) having electric roller shutter door, part concrete flooring, perimeter work benches, Mezzanine floor, enclosed Kitchen / Office with both hot and cold water.
Attached to the workshop and within this yard area are *7 Dog Kennels*, timber built on a concrete base with water and power connection. There are two further detached dog kennels.
A further *detached Agricultural Building* close to the house contains 6 large stables & a large central area for circulation or storage.
The land available with Lot 1 totals approx. 4.5acres, the flat grass paddocks are to the front of the house as seen on the site plan.
*Equestrian facilities*, Livery business & approx. 20.9 acres, including: 3 Stables Yards (49 Stables), Tack & Feed Rooms, Yard Office, WC, Manege, Horsebox / Vehicle Park.
Moss Bank Livery is an equestrian Livery Yard with a mix of Full, Part & DIY Livery options, the business is currently runs as a *“Going Concern”* & the vendors can provide full account information to seriously interested parties post viewings.
The property & facilities included with Lot 2 are:
*Stable Block’s 1 & 2* (approx. 30m x 13.7m) consist of two detached former Poultry rearing sheds that have been converted to each provide independent & undercover stable yards. These yards have roller shutter front access & pedestrian rear door access.
Each yard has 20 Stables; 10 stables either side of a large central concrete passageway. All stables have individual storage space for liveries to the rear of the stable, concrete floor & automatic water drinkers.
To the rear of *Stable block 1* are two additional timber stables on a concrete base.
The yards have storage rooms to the front currently used as a *Tack & Feed room*.
The vendors report that they held a now expired planning approval to erect a further Stable Block / Yard in the area between Yards 1 & 2.
*Yard 3* consists of a recently built L – shaped timber Stable block adjacent to Yards 1 & 2. It has a concrete base and forecourt area & has 9 Stables, automatic water drinkers, Wash Box, Store / Office & WC.
The stables all have concrete & hard standing yard areas to the front and rear & there is a good sized hard standing Lorry/Vehicle Park to the rear.
A post & rail perimeter fenced *floodlit Manege*, measuring approx.45m x 35m, with silica sand and rubber surface is situated to the rear of the yards.
*Livery Yard information*:
DIY Livery Rates: £22 per box per week
Part Livery Rates: £35 per week includes feeding and turnout approx.
Full Livery Rates: based on DIY price plus £10 a day & equates to £92 per week – hay and straw extra.
The Land available with Lot 2 is approximately 20.9 acres, shown on the land plan. The land is flat, peaty pastureland which is reported to drain well into the numerous ditches.
Approximately 6.03acres of flat pastureland, with roadside access as see on the land & site plan.
The Whole: Asking Price £1,100,000.
The property is available to be purchased as a whole with approximately 31.4 acres.
Mains electricity & Water
Private drainage via soak away
Oil central heating
2014 £2000 per annum
No business rates.
EPC rating D.
From M6 J22, exit onto Winwick Lane A579, after approx. 2m turn right onto Newton Road A572. Then after a few hundred yards turn right onto East Lancashire Road / A580. After approx. 5m turn right onto Higher Green Lane at Astley, this continues onto Lower Green Lane and then left on to Rindle Road. Moss Bank Farm driveway will be on your left hand side after about ¾ m.
Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with Sole Agents Jackson Equestrian on 01743 491979
JACKSON PROPERTY for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order, or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.