Bottoms Farm is an exceptional ring fenced dairy and stock farm
situated 8 miles from the M6
The farm extends to 163.53 acres all of which is contained in a ring fence with the farmhouse centrally situated
The farm is exceptionally well equipped with a substantial range of general purpose buildings including cubicle space for 172, with ample further facilities for dry and young stock.
The parlour is an impressive 24/24 Fulwood parlour with the ability to extend to 36/36.
There are automatic scrapers and above ground steel slurry storage facility.
The farm buildings sit in the centre of the farm with good access to all the fields.
The land is ideally suited to growing heavy crops of grass for either grazing or conservation with the exception of an area of permanent pasture adjoining a large lake.
All of the land is capable of intensive production and carrying a high stocking rate per acre, the soil being of Grade III on the Agricultural Land Classification.
Bottoms Farmhouse is an attractive 3-bedroom semi-detached
dwelling in excellent condition. It should be noted that the property is subject to an agricultural occupancy restriction.
It is approached by an attractive surfaced driveway which also provides access to other residential units separately owned. To the front are informal lawned gardens.
The accommodation is set over three floors, on the ground floor being a good sized drawing room and family living kitchen with a useful utility/ boot room.
The first floor has the master suite and a second small double bedroom along with the family bathroom.
On the second floor there is another good sized double bedroom and second bathroom.
The farm has traditionally been run as a 150 cow milking unit, although has cubicle facilities for 172.
The farmland extends to about 163 acres and is ideally suited to good quality grassland, being of a medium to heavy loam classified by MAFF as Grade 3.
The farm lies within a ring fence with an excellent central roadway to the farm buildings.
There is a 3-acre lake, which is scheduled as a SSSI....Read full description