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Pethills Lane, Winkhill Leek, Staffordshire

Detached Farmhouse

Property ID: 30796205


Longditch Farm offers a stone and tiled dwelling house with an adjacent stone and tiled barn, which could be suitable for alternative uses (subject to the necessary planning consents) set in picturesque countryside, within the Staffordshire Moorlands and on the Edge of the Peak District. The property also benefits from a range of modern farm buildings and productive grassland. The farm is ring fenced and stands in 31.75 acres or thereabouts and provides considerable potential for a variety of buyers. The River Hamps runs along the eastern boundary of the land. The spacious accommodation consists of a Living Room, Kitchen, two Reception Rooms and a Conservatory to the ground floor. The first floor comprises two double Bedrooms, Box Room and Family Bathroom. Externally, there are sizeable gardens and access to the cellar, followed by a wide range of Farm Buildings. An early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the location and scope on offer.


The property is situated on the outskirts of the Hamlet of Winkhill which lies approximately 7 miles from the market town of Leek and all its amenities and 9.4 miles from Ashbourne. The property is also well positioned for the wider road network, with A50 and M6 both being within 30 minutes' drive.


From our office on Derby Street, Leek, take the A523 towards Ashbourne and after approximately 5.9 miles turn left on to Bromleyhedge Lane, after half a mile make a sharp left onto Pethills Lane and the property will be found on the left hand side as indicated by our For Sale' board.


The property comprises a stone and tiled dwelling house together with an adjacent stone and tiled barn which could be suitable for alternative uses (subject to the necessary planning consents), together with a range of modern farm buildings and grassland set in picturesque countryside.

The property is approached off Pethills Lane by a short driveway which leads to a spacious concrete yard area which provides access to the dwelling house.

Accommodation Comprises:

The stone and tiled dwelling house currently provides the following accommodation:

Rear Entrance Porch 1.98m x 2.26m (6'6" x 7'5")

With tiled floor.

Living Room/Utility 5.20m x 3.00m (17'1" x 9'10")

With radiator, fitted wall units and double glazed windows to two elevations and tiled floor.

Kitchen 3.59m x 1.85m (11'9" x 6'1")

With solid fuel Rayburn providing heating and cooking facilities and a range of kitchen wall and floor units, windows to two elevations and part tiled walls.

Pantry 3.38m x 1.86m (11'1" x 6'1")

With tiled floor and fitted shelves.

Sitting Room 3.93m x 3.91m (12'11" x 12'10")

With inglenook fireplace with Clearview solid wood burning stove and double glazed windows to two elevations, double doors to conservatory, black and white Terrazzo tiled floor situated beneath the fitted carpet.

Front Room 3.90m x 3.68m (12'10" x 12'1")

With Clearview wood burning stove, double glazed window to front aspect.

Conservatory 3.31m x 3.39m (10'10" x 11'1")

With dwarf walls, patio door and tiled floor.

First Floor

Staircase leading to First Floor Landing with window to rear aspect and access to:

Bedroom One 3.98m x 3.69m (13'1" x 12'1")

With electric storage radiator and double glazed window to front aspect.

Bedroom Two 3.94m x 3.91m (12'11" x 12'10")

With electric storage radiator and double glazed window to front aspect.

Bathroom 2.01m x 1.86m (6'7" x 6'1")

With bath, wash hand basin and low flush lavatory and radiator and tiled walls and floor, double glazed frosted window to side aspect.

Airing Cupboard

With radiator and fixed shelving.

Box Room in to the Eaves 2.11m x 4.75m approximately (6'11" x 15'7" appro x imately)

Skylight window to rear aspect and double glazed window to side aspect.


We believe the property is connected to mains electricity and water, with drainage by private means.


Outside the dwelling house there is a pleasant garden area to the front and rear with lawns and floral borders and two glass greenhouses, stone flagged patio area. To the front of the property there is an outside access to a Cellar, which incorporates a feature brick archway and well.

There is a small and tiled Range adjacent to the garden comprising a Utility Room 1.82m x 4.03m

Farm Buildings

Adjacent to the dwelling house is a stone and tiled Barn 4.57m x 9.50m comprising the following:

It is considered that this building offers considerable potential for conversion into additional residential accommodation subject to any necessary planning consents and interested parties should make their own enquiries of the local authority in this regard.

Shippon for Four 4.58m x 3.56m (15'0" x 11'8")

With loft over

Shippon for Six 4.60m x 6.52m (15'1" x 21'5")

With loft over

Double for Shippon for Seventeen

Spacious Concrete Yard Area with a block and corrugated Double Shippon for 17 8.80m x 7.64m

Implement Store 4.46m x 2.78m (14'8" x 9'1")

Adjacent there is an Implement Store

Block Built Lean To 4.35m x 6.28m (14'3" x 20'7")

With corrugated roof

Portal Frame Building 10.39m x 17.93m (34'1" x 58'10")

With cubicles for 37 with concrete block and Yorkshire Board walls under a corrugated roof

Lean To

Concrete block and profile sheeted walls under a cement fibre roof

Manure Store

Outside there is a concrete wall Manure Store

Implement Store 13.91m x 4.74m (45'8" x 15'7")

Concrete Panelled Silage Pit 10.52m x 15.94m (34'6" x 52'4")

With concrete floor

Concrete and corrugated Lean To

Former Milk Dairy 4.17m x 2.76m (13'8" x 9'1")

Concrete block Lean To Former Milk Dairy

Lean To 5.20m x 3.68m (17'1" x 12'1")

Concrete block and corrugated Lean To

Loose Cattle Yard 5.95m x 9.04m (19'6" x 29'8")

Block and corrugated Loose Cattle Yard

Nissan Building 8.65m x 4.71m (28'5" x 15'5")

With block front walls and concrete floor

Implement Store 8.83m x 4.85m (29'0" x 15'11")

Adjacent Timber and Corrugated Implement Store with concrete floor

Implement Store 9.27m x 4.80m (30'5" x 15'9")

Lean to with Concrete block and profile sheeted and mono pitched roof with earth floor


The land is all laid to permanent pasture and is slightly undulating in nature but is considered to be in good heart with a good majority of it being suitable for mowing as well as grazing purposes.

The River Hamps runs along the eastern boundary of the land, as will be seen from inspection. We understand that the fishing rights on the river are in hand.

Basic Payment

Entitlements are not included in the sale of the land but may be available to the purchasers subject to separate negotiations if required.

Local Authority

The local authority is Staffordshire Moorlands District Council

Tenure and Possession

The property is held freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.


The property is sold subject to and with the benefits of all rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements, quasieasements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, whether or not referred to in these stipulations, the particulars or special conditions of sale.

Please Note

The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.

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Messres. Graham Watkins & Co. for themselves and for the vendor or lessor of this property whose agents they are, give notice that:
1.All statements do not constitute any part of, an offer of a contract;
2.All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of the Messrs. Graham Watkins & Co. or the vendor or lessor;
3.None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact;
4.Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statement contained in these particulars;
5.The vendor or lessor does not make or give also Messrs. Graham Watkins & Co., nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give, any representatives or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

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