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Stafford, Staffordshire

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Added on 10/06/2021
Fisher German, Stafford
PROPERTY TYPE
Detached
BEDROOMS
×5

Key features

  • Period Farmhouse
  • Secondary Accommodation
  • Grindley Business Village
  • Amenity land and grounds
  • In all about 33.03 acres (13.37 hectares)

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A well-positioned and diversified residential farm with commercial income streams.
Introduction
Grindley House Farm is a highly diversified residential farm with
significant commercial income streams.
The farmhouse and barn conversion provides extensive
residential accommodation over 6,675 square feet with potential
for further rental income.
The Vendors have converted a range of former agricultural
buildings, providing well-presented office accommodation (B1(a)
use), general industrial (B2 use) and storage facilities (B8 use).
The buildings extend to about 50,644 sq.ft. (4,705 sq.m) GEA.
A privately owned wind turbine provides further income
streams.
The farm presents an exceptional investment opportunity with
further commercial development potential (subject to planning).

Situation
Grindley House Farm is conveniently situated with direct
highway access off the A518 (Stafford to Uttoxeter) Road. The
farm occupies a rural but accessible position.
The market town of Uttoxeter lies just 4.3 miles to the north
east and offers a comprehensive range of facilities and
amenities, including shops, restaurants, schools, and leisure
facilities.
The county town of Stafford lies 9.9 miles to the south west and
provides more extensive facilities and amenities. Transport links
are excellent with the A50 (5.4 miles) providing access to Stokeon-
Trent, Derby City and the M1 Motorway. The M6 Motorway
(10.8 miles) provides access to Birmingham City and north to
Stoke on Trent and Manchester.
From Stafford there are train services to London Euston from 1
hours 17 minutes.
There are a range of private and state schools in the locality
including Foremarke Hall Preparatory School, Repton School,
Denstone College and Stafford Grammar School.

Grindley House Farmhouse
The beautifully presented farmhouse is of traditional red brick
construction externally painted under a pitched slate roof and
retains many period features. The Vendors have improved the
internal living accommodation during their ownership with fine
attention to detail resulting in an exceptional family residence.
The house is approached via a private sweeping driveway
flanked by lawn areas, an attractive pond and mature
hedgerows leading to a parking area to the front elevation.
Accommodation is arranged over two floors extending to about
5,324 sq.ft. (495 sq.m.) with additional integral double garage.
The ground floor comprises; entrance hall, twin aspect dining
room with feature fireplace and drawing/ living room with hand
carved fireplace surround. The impressive farmhouse kitchen
with dining area benefits from hardwood fitted wall and floor
units, a central island with marble worktop and range cooker. A
small bathroom with WC and basin and boot room with external
access adjoin the kitchen.
The family room provides a comfortable living area with wood
burning stove and exposed timber beams. The study is
accessed from the family room and provides ample home office
accommodation with 100mbps internet connection.
The ground floor extends to include a double guest bedroom
with en suite, and utility room with access onto the enclosed
rear garden. A large open plan home gym and conservatory
room overlook the enclosed garden and outdoor swimming
pool. A further storage room and externally accessed plant room
complete the ground floor.
The first floor comprises; two double bedrooms in addition to
the master bedroom with en suite including basin, WC,
freestanding shower unit and rolltop clawfoot bath. A further bedroom,
currently utilised as a fully fitted dressing room and family
bathroom complete the first floor.
The original cellar remains in use and is accessed externally.
The rear enclosed garden comprises a beautifully presented
private outdoor entertainment space with large patio area, lawn,
mature shrubs and trees and the outdoor heated swimming
pool.
Further formal gardens and grounds are found to the front
elevation surrounding the parking area.
The property benefits from double glazed windows throughout
and heating is provided by way of an oil-fired central heating
system. Drainage is to a private system and mains electricity is
connected.

EPC rating: E

Council Tax Band: G

Grindley House Annexe
Formerly a traditional red brick agricultural building, consent
was granted in 2005 for conversion to a residential dwelling. The
Vendors have created a very comfortable secondary residence
offering additional on-site accommodation.
The single storey annexe provides living space extending to
about 1,352 sq.ft (126 sq.m.).
The annexe comprises; entrance porch/ boot room leading
through to the well-appointed twin aspect kitchen with fitted
wall and floor units, marble worktops, exposed timber beams
and oil-fired Rayburn. The double height sitting room is well
apportioned with views over the lawned garden and parking
areas. From the sitting room, the hallway leads past the first
double bedroom and bathroom with shower, bath, wc and hand
wash basin.
The hallway leads on to the master double bedroom with wellequipped
en suite. A large, fitted dressing room is found beyond
the master bedroom.
The annexe benefits from double glazed windows throughout
and heating is provided by way of oil-fired central heating
system. A private drive and parking area is provided to the front
elevation with lawned garden areas. The annexe further benefits
from an enclosed rear courtyard.
Drainage is to a private system and mains electricity is
connected.

EPC rating: F

Council Tax Band: B

Grindley Business Village
The business village has been developed through the reuse of
former agricultural buildings to create a mixed-use commercial
estate offering nine separate units.
The accommodation is good quality being of modern steel
portal frame construction with predominantly profiled steel
cladding and brick/ concrete block infill panels to the side
elevations.
Internally the individual units provide clear open
accommodation with the benefit of full height sectional up and
over loading doors, office facilities, and 100Mbs uncontended
business grade internet data connections.
Externally there are generous loading aprons and external hard
standing storage areas together with extensive car parking, all
within a secure site. Some of the tenants occupy more than one
unit. The business village benefits from full CCTV coverage and
air conditioning to most office units.
Additionally, there are a number of open storage yards let on
rolling licences.
The accommodation extends to approximately 50,644 sq.ft.
(4,705 sq.m) GEA. The business village has enjoyed a 100%
occupancy rate over the past five years.
One unit has recently become available and is currently being
marketed on lease terms to be agreed.
A service charge is in operation. Copy leases and rent schedules
are available to seriously interested parties upon request from
the sole selling agents.
Please note the tenants pay the rent in a timely manner.
The site has potential for future commercial development
(subject to necessary consents). Further details are available on
request.

Former Anaerobic Digestion Facility
The property includes an area of 12.06 acres (4.88 hectares)
previously developed for use as an anaerobic digestion facility.
The site is currently being cleared and therefore provides a
significant opportunity for redevelopment.
The site could lend itself to a variety of commercial and/or
intensive agricultural uses, subject to the necessary planning
consents.

Wind Turbine
An 11kW twin bladed Gaia wind turbine is located to the south
west of the business park. The domestic turbine benefits from
feed-in tariff payments which commenced in 2012. The turbine
provides electricity to a number of the commercial premises on
site.
Further details are available from the sole selling agents.

Farmland and Amenity Land
The farmland and amenity land comprises about 10.8 acres of
paddock land, amenity grassland, pond sand and woodland.
Part of the land is registered on the Rural Land Register and the
vendors have claimed payments under the Basic Payment
Scheme.
Where entitlements are transferred, then payment for the current
scheme year will be retained by the vendors and the purchaser/s
will indemnify the vendors against any breech of cross
compliance.
The property is not entered into any environmental stewardship
schemes.

Method of sale
The property is offered for sale as a whole by private treaty.
Consideration may be given to the sale of part, subject to
negotiation.

Mineral, sporting and timber rights
As far as they are owned, the mineral, sporting and timber rights
are included in the freehold sale. The sporting rights are reserved
over part of the property to a third party.

Rights of way, wayleaves and easements
The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all
rights of way, wayleaves and easements, whether mentioned in
these particulars or not.
A right of way exists through the business village to access a
telecoms mast.

Overage
The property will be sold free of any development claw back
provision.

Tenure and possession
The property is offered freehold with vacant possession available
upon completion subject to all existing leases, licences and
tenancy agreements. Further details are available from the sole
selling agents.

Services
Mains water and electricity are connected to the property.
Heating to the residential properties is by way of oil-fired central
heating systems. Drainage for the residential elements is to a
private system. None of the services have been tested by the
selling agents.

VAT
Any guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event
that a sale of the property or any part thereof or any right to it
becomes a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will
be payable in addition to the sale price.

Local authority
Stafford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Riverside, Stafford ST16
3AQ, Tel:

Fixtures and fittings
All fixtures and fittings whether mentioned or not in these
particulars are excluded from the sale but may be available by
separate negotiation.

Fixtures and fittings
All fixtures and fittings whether mentioned or not in these
particulars are excluded from the sale but may be available by
separate negotiation.

Plans, photographs and measuements
The plans, photographs and measurements within the sales
particulars are provided for identification purposes only and do
not form part of the sale contract and the purchaser(s) shall be
deemed to have fully satisfied themselves as to the description
of the property and neither the vendor nor the vendors agents
will be responsible for defining the boundaries or the ownership
thereof.

Holdover
The Vendors may require a period of holdover to cover the
residential elements following completion. The holdover period
and further terms are to be agreed.

Solicitors
TK Law, Shilling Cottage, 4 Hampton Road, Hampton on the Hill,
CV35 8QR
FAO Ms E Kiddle

Directions
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From the A50 (Uttoxeter Bypass) exit the Derby Road
Roundabout and take the Derby Road exit towards Uttoxeter.
After approximately 0.5 miles take the first exit onto the A518.
Continue on the A518 through Uttoxeter and onto Stafford Road.
After approximately 3.9 miles the entrance to the Business
Village will be found on the right-hand side.

Viewings
All viewings are strictly by appointment through Fisher German LLP; Telephone: ,
Email:

Please note: Fisher German LLP and its Joint Agents give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any
representation or warranty on any property whether on their own behalf or on behalf of their clients or otherwise. 2. They
do not owe any duty of care to you and assume no responsibility for any statements, representations, warranties or
otherwise made in the particulars and you should not rely on those in the particulars. 3. The particulars are produced in
good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute or form an offer or a contract or part thereof. 4. Any
photographs, descriptions, plans, measurements, distances and any other details in the particulars are approximate
estimates only taken as the property appeared at the time and should not be relied upon as factually accurate. 5. Fisher
German assumes prospective purchasers/tenants have carried out inspections to satisfy themselves that the information
in the particulars is correct. Particulars: June 2021, Photographs: October 2020.

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