Productive ring fenced livestock farm in the Ribble Valley
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 eastwest 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.
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 about 346 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.
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A productive commercial farm with opportunities to diversify in a sought-after areaWill Douglas