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Lot 2 - Land at Wood Farm, 57 Wood Street, Mow Cop - 19.20 acres of grassland

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Property features

  • Lot 2 - Grassland - 19.20 acres
  • Edge of Village location with far reaching views across open countryside and the Cheshire Plain
  • Parcels of Grassland suitable for grazing and mowing
  • Natural Spring fed water supply
  • To be sold by Informal Tender - Closing date for Offers - Thursday 30th September 2021 at 12 noon

Property description

Lot 2 - In total extending to approximately 19.20 acres of grassland, suitable for grazing and mowing and having the benefit of a natural supply of water.To be sold by Informal Tender - Closing Date for Offers - Thursday 30th September 2021 at 12 noon.

Wood Farm is located on the northern edge of the village of Mow Cop and to the west of the National Trust owned 'Old Man Of Mow' which is a 65ft high gritstone pillar. The property sits in an elevated position with uninterrupted, panoramic views over the rolling countryside and the captivating Cheshire plain stretching out below. Mow Cop is a beautiful rural village which straddles the Cheshire & Staffordshire border and has the benefit of a number of local amenities. Ramblers and dog walkers can also enjoy the Gritstone Trail and some of the finest walking in the area, with some fantastic ridge walks and many open green spaces.The nearby towns of Congleton, Biddulph and Kidsgrove are within a very short driving distance and offer a wide range of amenities, inclusive of both primary and secondary schools, shops and resturants and the North West motorway network is readily accessible with junctions at either Sandbach or Holmes Chapel. Arterial routes provide a link between Stoke-On-Trent and Manchester, as do intercity railway services at Congleton, Macclesfield and Crewe/ Stoke to London.

Leaving Biddulph along Tunstall Road (A527), upon entering Knypersley, turn right at the traffic lights (for Knypersley First School) onto Newpool Road. Continue for approximately 0.6 of a mile and turn right onto Tower Hill Road. Continue along Tower Hill road and after 0.9 of a mile turning left onto Congleton road and immediately right at the Mow Cop Inn onto Castle Road. After 0.4 of a mile Wood Farm can be found on the right hand side of the road as indicated by the Whittaker and Biggs "For Sale" sign.

Strictly by Appointment Only on Wednesdays 10am - 12pm and Saturdays 10am - 12 pm, up to the Tender closing date. All viewings will be accompanied by a representative of Whittaker & Biggs. Please contact our Biddulph office on[use Contact Agent Button] to book a viewing time slot.

Adjoining the yard at Wood Farm, Lot 2 comprises of two parcels of level grassland suitable for both the grazing of livestock and mowing purposes. The land has the benefit of a natural water supply via a spring supply. The land is classified as Grade 4 and has access off Wood Street via a right of way over the area shaded yellow on the attached plan.


Lot 2 if sold separately to Lot 1, is to be granted a right of way along the western boundary of the yard which is marked yellow on the attached plan. Lot 2 - A public footpath passes through the land from east to west as marked on the plan.Lots 1 & 2 - There is a secondary access route to both lots via a track as marked green on the plan which leads to the 'Old Man Of Mow'. The track is owned by the National Trust and it is understood that access along the track has been used without interruption for a period in excess of 20 years to access the farmhouse and agricultural land. However, the existence of a prescriptive easement has not as yet been legally confirmed/established by our clients.The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including 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.

In respect of Lot 2, no mains water or electricity supplies are connected, however it does have the benefit of a natural spring water supply.

Both the farmhouse and Lot 2 are sold freehold with vacant possession granted on completion.

No entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme are included with the sale of the property.

The property is not subject to any current environmental schemes.

Cheshire East, c/o Municipal Buildings, Earles Street, Crewe, CW1 2BJ [use Contact Agent Button]

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.

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.

The property is offered for sale by Informal Tender. The closing date for offers to be received by is 12 noon on Thursday 30th September 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 "Mrs P. Tinsley, Whittaker and Biggs, 34 High Street, Biddulph, Staffordshire, ST8 6AP and marked "WOOD FARM- PT"The vendor reserves the right to not accept the highest or any offer and all offers submitted are Subject to Contract.

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.

Whittaker and Biggs34 High StreetBiddulphStoke-on-TrentStaffordshire ST8 6AP Tel: 01782-522117[use Contact Agent Button]

Particulars written August 2021Photographs taken August 2021

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