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224 acres, Ince Blundell, Formby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L38 6JJ
For Sale - Guide Price £3,415,000

  • Farmhouse, an excellent range of farm buildings
  • 205 Acres of arable Land and 19 Acres of Woodland
  • For Sale as a Whole or in Lots


Backtown Farm is situated to the East and to the West of the A565 (Moor Lane/Scaffold Lane), to the South of Formby and to the North of Crosby with good access to the M58 and M57.


The Farmhouse was built in the early 1990s and is subject to an agricultural occupancy condition. The farm buildings and yard complement the 205 acres of arable land which is classified as Grade 2 on DEFRA’s Land Classification Map (outside a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone except 7.41 acres adjoining Orrell Hill Lane). In addition there is about 19 acres of woodland, predominantly mature deciduous trees to the West of and adjoining the A565, and ponds etc. The woodland is not subject to Tree Preservation Orders.

For the purposes of sale the farm is divided into lots.


7 Back O’The Town Lane

Of brick and tile construction with garage adjoining and with its separate access to Back O’The Town Lane (and with a track to the buildings and yard if purchased with Lot 2) the property is subject to a planning condition imposed when planning consent was granted by Sefton Council in 1990 under reference 90/0299/N, restricting occupation to:

“a person solely or mainly employed, or last employed, in the locality in agriculture as defined in Section 290 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1971 or in forestry or a dependant of such a person resideing with him or her or the widow or widower of such a person”.

The accommodation is shown on the floor plan.

Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Council Tax - Band F


The Farmbuildings, yard and 8.43 acres of eligible land currently down to temporary grass, with access from Back O’The Town Lane. (The existing access to Carr House Lane is by informal arrangement only.) A public footpath runs along the Eastern and Southern boundary.

Four Steel framed buildings providing insulated on floor grain storage and potato storage (with ducted floor), Implement Shed/General Purpose Buildings and Grain Bins.

There is an extensive concreted and hardcore Yard Area, totalling 1.23 acres.

There are mains water and mains electricity supplies shared with Lot 1. The buyer will be obliged to arrange for separate supplies from the mains if Lot 2 is purchased separately from Lot 1.

The floor plans provide details of the dimensions of the buildings.


4.79 acres of eligible land currently down to temporary grass with access from Back O’The Town Lane, opposite the North Lodge to Ince Blundell Hall.


17.22 acres of eligible land (winter wheat) and 0.22 acre pond/wood with access from Moor Lane.


49.89 acres of eligible land (17.87 acres of winter wheat and 32.02 acres of spring barley) and 0.52 acre pond/wood with access from Orrell Hill Lane.


83.20 acres of eligible land (35.68 acres winter wheat and 47.52 acres spring barley) and 17.20 acres of woods/ponds with access from Moor Lane.


41.78 acres of eligible land (winter wheat) and 0.32 acre of tracks with access from Marsh Lane at its junction with Scaffold Lane and Orrell Hill Lane.

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