Home Farm enjoys an enviable rural position located at the edge of the former Lathom Park. The regional town of Ormskirk is just 3 miles which has an extensive range of services and amenities and is located close to junction 27 of the M6 motorway and junction 3 of the M58 motorway network giving good accessibility.
The sale of Home Farm offers an exciting and first-class opportunity to acquire arguably one of the best dairy farms within the South Lancashire area. The farm has a capacity of milking in excess of 230 cows together with followers and has been subject to regular improvement and investment which now results in an substantial range of modern portal framed buildings providing for approximately 60,000sqft of space, together with a substantial range of character traditional buildings which have alternative use potential if required and subject to planning consent.
The land lies within a ring fence and comprises in total of 227.43 acres [92.05 ha] or thereabouts of highly fertile productive Grade 2 land which has the advantage of plenty internal roads and farm cow tracks. Home Farm also benefits from a character, well-presented, 3-bedroomed farmhouse which is situated to the edge of the farmyard. In addition there is an option to purchase an additional 3 bedroom dwelling in nearby Westhead if required.
Lot 1 House, Buildings and 148.63 ac (60.15Ha) OTA
The farmhouse comprises of a character, detached stone farmhouse which is set to the edge of the farmyard and enjoys its own private driveway and has open elevations. Outside the house has private gardens, a covered car porch with a further character store and loose box at the edge of the garden leading to the farmyard.
Extensive range of modern and traditional farm buildings. The modern dairy complex has all been constructed within the last 10 years and has been designed to facilitate alternate farming enterprises of commercial uses if required.
The buildings at Home Farm accommodate in excess of 230 milking cows plus followers with the herd milked through the modern Westfalia GEA 24/48 herringbone parlour.
The traditional buildings are located to the eastern edge of the modern buildings and are predominately character stone construction.
The land contained within lot 1 in total extends to 148.63 acres (60.15 ha) within a ring fence being a mixture of permanent and temporary grassland. The land has frontage onto Hall lane and excellent accessibility by a number of internal stone tracks and cow tracks to aid for vehicle and livestock movement. The land is in particularly good heart, free draining soils, level in nature and easily worked and managed field sizes.
Option to rent additional 30acrs of grade 2 land in nearby Westhead on flexible terms to be agreed..
Lot 2 - 60.91 acres (24.65 ha) OTA as shaded blue
Excellent block of Grade 2 versatile temporary grassland which is contained within a ring fence and provides for easy accessibility off Hall Lane. The land in total extends to 60.91ac (24.65 ha).
Lot 3 17.89 acres (7.24 ha) OTA as shaded green
Single field enclosure extending to 17.89 ac (7.24 ha) being an excellent block of grade 2 temporary grassland with easy access off the internal road leading to Lathom Park.
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