Picture No. 02
342 Ac(138.40 Ha)
Guide price £3,100,000

Moorhouse FarmGisburn, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 4HZ

  • Freehold

Key features

  • 5 bedroom farmhouse
  • 3 bedroom cottage
  • Traditional buildings with potential for conversion (subject to consents)
  • Extensive modern farm buildings and cattle handling facilities
  • Silage clamps
  • Highly productive meadows and pasture
  • Woodland with family shoot
  • Fishing on the River Ribble
  • For sale as a whole or in two lots

Productive ring fenced livestock farm in the Ribble Valley

About this property

  • Moorhouse Farm is superbly situated north of the village of Gisburn and close to the market towns of Clitheroe and Skipton in the sought after Ribble Valley. The Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty lies immediately to the west and wider surroundings comprise of traditional livestock farms and undulating grassland interspersed with attractive woodlands all set against the backdrop of Pendle Hill.

    The vendors have worked tirelessly in improve the farmland, establishing many miles of hedgerows during their ownership, which along with a programme of regular arboriculture has enhanced the environment and feel of the farms and setting. The private areas beside the River Ribble are particularly stunning with mature native woodlands underlined with blue bells all set beside the river winding along the farm boundary.

    There are good transport connections, being only 2 miles from Gisburn and the east–west A59 trunk road between Clitheroe and Skipton. Mainline trains are only 25 miles to the west at Preston, which via the West Coast mainline has regular services to London, some in under 2.5 hours. Similarly Skipton, 13 miles to the east, has regular connections to Leeds and the East Coast mainline. Leeds Bradford Airport is 35 miles to the east.

    Description
    Moorhouse Farm is an excellent ring-fenced productive farm in the Ribble Valley. There is a large detached farmhouse and additional cottage all centrally located in a block of over 342 acres. The land comprises predominantly productive grassland interspersed with attractive woodlands and hedgerows. The farm has been owned and run by the vendors' family for over 70 years, initially as a dairy unit but latterly carrying the renowned and award winning Ribble Aberdeen-Angus pedigree herd together with a commercial mule based sheep flock. The property has also given great enjoyment with both shooting and fishing well catered for.

    Please contact the selling agents for further details.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

A productive commercial farm with opportunities to diversify in a sought-after area

Will DouglasProperty agent

Additional information

  • Directions: From the A59 in Gisburn turn north past the cattle market onto Mill Lane, continue north crossing the River Ribble at Gisburn Bridge and take the next right turn onto Carter's Lane. From here the turning to Moorhouse Farm is signed and located on the right after approximately 700 yards.
  • EPC Exempt