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Great Low Farm, Flagg, Buxton | £ 550,000

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Great Low Farm, Flagg, Buxton
Great Low Farm, Flagg, Buxton
Great Low Farm, Flagg, Buxton
Great Low Farm, Flagg, Buxton
A Very Rare Opportunity to Acquire a Substantial Property With Stone Farmhouse, Extensive Range of Stone Buildings, Detached Bungalow and Other Buildings with Land Extending to 27.08 Acres or thereabouts.The property is ripe for redevelopment and offers considerable potential (subject to any necessary consents) having a convenient and desirable location adjacent to the main A515.Please see the attached brochure for further details.

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Great Low Farm is situated adjacent to the A515 which runs from Buxton to Ashbourne, being approximately 5 miles from Buxton and 16 miles from Ashbourne, as shown on the attached location plan.


The property comprises a traditional semi detached rendered stone farmhouse, which is grade II listed, with a small section to the rear which is brick built, it is in need of modernisation and improvement, together with a detached part stone, part concrete block and rendered bungalow with a slate roof, range of traditional farm buildings which require renovation and land extending to 27.08 acres or thereabouts. The farmhouse has stone mullion windows, however it does not have any double glazing, but it has oil fired central and there is a small yard area to the front. The spacious bungalow is situated to the rear of the farm house and adjacent buildings as can be seen from inspection. This bungalow is subject to an agricultural occupancy clause.

Great Low Farmhouse

The dwelling which is in need of modernisation and renovation, currently provides the following spacious family living accommodation:-

Entrance Porch

With entrance door


With stairs off

Front Room 4.10m x 4.22m

With open fire place, two exposed beams to ceiling

Sitting Room 4.33m x 3.03m

With open fire place

Living Room 3.69m x 4.80m

With red tiled floor

Rear Lobby

With tiled floor


With bath, wash hand basin, low flush WC, tiled walls and tiled floor

Kitchen 3.74m x 3.48m

With rear entrance door, part tiled walls, concrete floor, small range of dated kitchen units, single drainer sink unit and small storage cupboard

Bedroom One 4.37m x 3.94m

With built in cupboard

Bedroom Two 4.31m x 4.37m

Step down to:

Bedroom Three 4.13m x 2.51m

Bedroom Four 4.18m x 3.66m

With built in wardrobes


To the front of dwelling house there is a hardcore area with direct access from the main road with the yard also giving access to the adjoining farm buildings

Beech Croft Bungalow

The dwelling currently provides the following accommodation:-

Large Kitchen / Living Room 5.60m x 8.42m

With rear door leading to:-

Entrance Porch and Utility Area

Constructed of concrete block with mono pitched corrugated roof

Bathroom 3.04m x 2.58m

With shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low flush WC

Bedroom One 4.15m x 3.01m

Bedroom Two 2.99m x 2.73m

With built in cupboards

Door leading to annex

With passageway and front entrance door

Kitchen 4.79m x 6.79m

With tiled floor and staircase off

Bathroom 1.51m x 2.13m

With bath, wash hand basin and low flush WC

Bedroom Three 3.00m x 1.43m

Bedroom Four 3.01m x 4.11m

Stairs to First Floor Landing

Additional Room 4.82m x 4.95m

Farm Buildings

Adjacent to the house there is a Stone Built Range, which is in need of renovation and extends to approximately 112m.

Stone built Workshop 13.45m x 8m

With the roof in a poor order

Freestanding stone Open Building 13.26m x 4.67m

With the roof in a poor order

Lean-To 7.49m x 4.51m

Housing the electricity meters

Stone and asbestos roofed Building which used to contain cloakrooms and shower facilities for the former adjacent caravan site. Please note that this former caravan site is not contained within the boundary of the property that is offered for sale.

Close to the dwelling house is a free standing stone built building with a stone and asbestos roof which mainly houses the Former Milking Parlour with an adjacent small former store room and dairy extending to approximately 134m.
To the rear there is a range of livestock and other buildings, mainly based on concrete block and timber with corrugated roofs which are in need of attention as detailed below:-

Cubicle Building 27.32m x 10.61m

With asbestos roof

Covered Yard Area 10.92m x 15.95m

Covered Yard Area 18.24m x 8.30m

Cubicle Building 17.88m x 6.36m

Loose Cattle Yard 17.88m x 7.92m

With feed barriers

Lean-To 5.27m x 22.78m

To the rear there is a block and asbestos

Portal Farmed Produce Store 22.38m x 9.37m

Portal Framed Building 12.19m x 22.86m


It is noted that there is a separate road access gate to the yard area to the rear of the buildings.


The land is all laid to permanent pasture and generally lies within a ring fence and surrounds the homestead.

The land is undulating in nature with parts only being suitable for grazing purposes, although part of the land is suitable for mowing purposes.


We understand that the property is connected to mains electricity and water with drainage being by private means.

Basic Payment Scheme

For the avoidance of doubt, no entitlements are included with the sale of the property.

Tenure and Possession

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

Local Authority

We note that the local authority is High Peak Borough Council. We note that the dwelling house is Grade II listed and interested parties should make their own enquiries of High Peak Borough Council or Historic England as to the extent of the listing relating to the property.

We believe the Bungalow was constructed after planning permission was granted on 31st July 1989 under application number HPK/0002/8375 with the consent referring to the fact that the occupation of the dwelling is to be limited to persons solely or mainly employed or last employed in the locality in agriculture.


The plans provided in these particulars are indicative and for identification purposes only and interested parties should inspect the plans provided with the conditions of sale with regards to precise boundaries of the land.


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, quasi easements 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.


By prior arrangement through the Agents. Please email: or telephone 01538 373308


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.