1 bedroom house

Longload Lane, Middleton by Wirksworth, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4NB

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Bagshaws, Ashbourne
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  • A wonderful opportunity to purchase a detached barn with full planning permission granted to convert to a holiday cottage.
  • A wonderful opportunity to purchase a detached barn
  • Full planning permission granted to convert to a holiday cottage
  • Stunning rural location
  • Land extending to approximately 2.8 acres in all
  • Designated as a site of special scientific interest
  • Gated vehicular access
  • Off road parking adjacent to the barn
  • Guide price £100,000 to £150,000
  • For sale by Tender closing date 7th of April at 12 noon

Rarely does such an exciting project come to the market in such a delightful rural setting. The land and barn is designated as a site of special scientific
interest to ensure this land and the surrounding countryside is unspoilt for years to come. Gated vehicular access with off road parking adjacent to the barn

For Sale by Auction
Auction to be held on Monday 24th of May 2021 at 3pm
The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1AH

Guide Price
£100,000 to £150,000

The barn and land occupy a simply stunning location enjoying panoramic countryside views across the Derwent Valley. It is accessed off Longload Lane which is something of an unmade lane at the end of Duke Street on the edge of the village of Middleton by Wirksworth. The village of Middleton by Wirksworth as the name suggests neighbours the market town of Wirksworth. The village itself has two public houses, a church and a village primary school. Wirksworth town is just 2 miles away having a comprehensive range of amenities.

There are a number of popular tourist attractions within close proximity. Middleton's own stone centre on the edge of the village is attracting increasing interest from visitors to the area. For those who enjoy walking/cycling, Middleton Top visitors centre is a lovely spot to join up to the High Peak Trail with Black Rocks and Cromford Canal also providing lovely walking just a few miles away. It should also be noted that Middleton is just outside of the Peak District National Park which offers beautiful scenery and delightful walks. Matlock and Matlock Bath are within 5 miles and offer popular family attractions such as the Heights of Abraham cable car and Gulliver's Kingdom theme park. Also offering a good range of shops, public houses, gift shops and cafes. Carsington Water is just 5 miles away with its associated walks and water sports. Slightly further a field, but within 15 miles, are the historic picturesque market towns of Ashbourne and Bakewell, just outside Bakewell is the Chatsworth Estate containing the stately home of Chatsworth House.

Description of the site
The land is divided into four separate paddocks with gated interconnecting access and dry stone wall boundaries. The barn sits in the North East corner of the entrance field with a gated access in the South west corner of the same field with stoned track leading to the barn from the gated access off Longload lane.
The land is slightly undulating with the panoramic views enjoyed from the Barn and land across the Derwent Valley being simply stunning. The area and village of Middleton was historically renowned for its lead mining and there are a number of disused lead mines within the land predominantly in the Eastern paddock. The land extends to approximately 2.8 acres in all.

Planning Information
The barn has been granted full planning permission to convert the detached stone barn to a holiday cottage and this would be a simply stunning location for a holiday cottage. Within the planning consent is also the permission for a private water treatment unit to serve the barn for domestic use. Off road parking is earmarked to the side of the property with access along the current stoned drive along the side of the field. Further information and documents about the planning consent can be found on the Derbyshire Dales District Council website using planning reference 20/00909/FUL.

General Remarks

Tenure and Possession
Freehold with vacant possession on completion

A buyer should make their own enquires in relation to the connection of services. There are currently no services connected to the site.

Fixtures and Fittings
Only those fixtures and fittings referred to in the sale particulars are included in the purchase price.

Local Authority
Derbyshire Dales District Council T: 01629 761100.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, easements and wayleaves whether or not defined in these particulars.

The property and land can only be viewed strictly by appointment through the Bagshaws Ashbourne Office contactable on 01335 342201 or e-mail: ashbourne@bagshaws.com.

From our Ashbourne Office — Proceed out of the town towards Matlock on the B5035 remain on this road for approximately 10 miles going around the edge of Carsington Wa-ter and proceeding to the cross roads at Middleton with the Rising Sun public house on your left, turn left into the village of Middleton and proceed into the village. Just after the Nelsons Arms public house turn right onto Duke Street and continue to the end of Duke Street and onto a single track, the gated access to the land and Barn will be found down this track on the right hand side clearly identified by the Bagshaws ‘For Sale’ board.

Basic Payment Scheme
We understand that entitlements are not available with this land as far as we are aware.

Vendor Solicitor
Loveday Solicitors, 6 St Johns Street, Wirksworth, DE4 4DR.
Contact: Richard Horton. Tel: 01629 822515

Money Laundering Regulations
All buyers must provide relevant documentation in order to provide proof of their identity and place of residence before bidding. The documentation collected is for this purpose only and will not be disclosed to any other party.

Deposit and Completion
The successful bidder will be asked to sign a Contract for the sale of the property immediately as the auction finishes and will also be asked to pay a deposit equivalent to 10% of the sale price either by cheque or bankers draft. The sale of each lot is subject to a buyer’s fee of £400 + VAT payable on the fall of the hammer. Unless stated otherwise at the sale, completion of purchase will be anticipated 28 days after the auction date.
The successful purchaser will be required to contribute towards the vendors costs to the value of £3000 as a contribution towards the vendors solicitor charges and agents fees.

Conditions of Sale
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the both the Auctioneer and the Vendor’s Solicitors 7 days prior to the sale and will not be read at the sale. The Vendor’s Solicitors will be in the saleroom 15 minutes prior to the Auction to deal with any matter arising from either the Conditions of Sale or from the Sales Particulars relating to the property in general. At the time appointed the sale will commence and thereafter no further query will be dealt with and the Purchaser will be deemed to have knowledge of the Conditions of Sale and to have satisfied himself upon all matters contained or referred to therein. Copies of the Conditions of Sale will not be forwarded to interested parties unless by prior arrangement for which there will be a charge.

Agents Notes
Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort to ensure these details offer an accurate and fair description of the property but give notice that all measurements, distances and areas referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing. These details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale. Bagshaws LLP and their employees are not authorised to give any warranties or representations in relation to the sale.