Farm House in Bacup

Trice Barn Farm, Off Bacup Old Road, Bacup, OL13 8RF

Lot no: 61 Property type: Farm House Auction type: Unconditional with Variable FeeWhere exchange occurs immediately on the fall of the gavel. The successful bidder will be legally obliged to exchange contracts, pay a 5% deposit (subject to a minimum of £5,000) and a buyer's fee of 4.8% inc VAT or 4.2% inc VAT in London (subject to a minimum of £6,000) and complete within a set time period. Please note the buyer's fee does not contribute towards the purchase price.

Guide Price* £50,000+plus fees Result Sold at Auction £394,000

Freehold three bedroomed farm house and other buildings on approximately 80 acres

Property Description

Situated in a location of upland grazing towards the westerly edge of the Pennine Moors, close to the Lancashire / Yorkshire border and amongst an area of mixed farming with many traditional farms having been converted to rural dwellings with amenity / equestrian interests. Whilst a full inspection of the property has not been carried out, we understand it to comprise; three bedroomed farm house, steel-framed livestock building, a number of miscellaneous buildings measuring a total site of approximately 80 acres, much of which is rough grazing land. The property is positioned conveniently to a number of employment centres and conurbations, including Manchester City Centre within one hours travelling time, via Rochdale or Bury metro / tram links and access to the M60 Manchester orbital motorway. No pre-auction offers will be considered. We have been informed by neighbours of the property that there was a fire on Saturday 23rd May. The auctioneers nor vendor have not inspected the Farm to confirm this.


We have been informed that there is an agricultural tie to the property and we advise interested parties to make their own enquiries.

Due to the nature of the sale we have had limited access and information, which is reflected in the guide price. All interested parties are advised to carry-out their own due-diligence.

We are informed that the current occupier was served a notice to vacate the property in September 2019, however as of 6/05/2020, we understand that the property remains occupied. Please refer to the legal pack for further information.


The auctioneers have not inspected but believe the farm house to comprise:

Ground Floor:

Hallway, Kitchen, Lounge, Wc

First Floor

Three Bedrooms, Family Bathroom


The photos used for the sales details are from an external source taken in July 2019.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves, Easements, Restrictive Covenants Etc.

The site is sold subject to or with the benefit of any Rights of Way, Wayleaves, Easements, Restrictive Covenants, which may exist whether mentioned in these particulars or not. For further information in relation to these matters please refer to the legal pack.



Conditions of Sale
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the auctioneers and vendors solicitors/licensed conveyancers prior to the auction and the purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of same whether inspected or not. Any questions relating to them must be raised prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are advised to check with the auctioneers before the sale that the property is neither sold nor withdrawn.

The purchaser will also be deemed to have read and understood the auction conduct notes printed within the sale catalogue.

A 5% deposit is payable on the fall of the gavel, subject to a minimum of £5,000.

*Guide Prices and Reserve Prices
Each property sold is subject to a Reserve Price. The Reserve Price, which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer just prior to the auction, will be within + or – 10% of the Guide Price. The Guide Price is issued solely as a guide so that a buyer can consider whether or not to pursue their interest. Both the Guide Price and the Reserve Price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction. For a full definition of the Guide Price and the Reserve Price click here.

Energy Performance Certificates
EPCs can be viewed in full in the lot information section at the top of this page or in the legal pack.

Prospective purchasers will need to register within the auction room before the sale commences. Two items of identity will be required together with an indication of how a contractual deposit will be paid. We do not take cash or cheque deposits. Remote bidding facilities are also available.

Auction Fees
The sale of this lot is subject to a buyers fee of 4.8% including VAT (or 4.2% including VAT in London), subject to a minimum of £6,000 including VAT. This does not contribute towards the purchase price and is payable on the fall of the hammer.

The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here. Any additional fees will be confirmed in the legal pack which can be downloaded from our website from the lot information section above. To find out more about any additional fees associated with this property please contact the auction office.