Mere Hall Farm &
Land at Scarisbrick
A substantial area of highly productive Grade 1 land capable of supporting a wide range of crops, including commercial turf, together with a farmhouse and farm buildings, close to Southport
Southport 4 miles, Ormskirk 4 miles, Liverpool 16 miles, Manchester 35 miles, M6 (Junction 26) 13 miles
Classified Grade 1 land | Four-bedroom farmhouse and a range of farm buildings | Irrigation | Further farm buildings | Currently growing commercial Turf | Strategically located with good access
About 794.48 acres (321.53 ha) in total
For sale as a whole or in up to six lots
Lot 1 - Mere Hall Farm
about 209.18 acres (84.65 ha)
Lot 2 - Land at Damwood
about 233.46 acres (94.48 ha)
Lot 3 - Land at Wyke Cop
about 110.86 acres (44.87 ha)
Lot 4 - Land at Hall Farm
about 117.46 acres (47.54 ha)
Lot 5 - Land at Hootons Farm
about 100.93 acres (40.85 ha)
Lot 6 - Land at Gorsuch Hall
about 22.59 acres (9.14 ha)
Extending to about 794.48 acres (321.53 hectares) in all, the combination of high grade soils set out in well-arranged parcels, together with the available irrigation and house and buildings at Mere Hall Farm, offers those wishing to acquire commercial farmland a rare opportunity.
Classified Grade 1 (being considered the highest quality and most productive land in England and Wales) and with a history of growing valuable crops, including turf, vegetables and roots, the land will appeal to those wishing to expand their existing farming operations, or investors looking to allocate capital to this asset type.
Mere Hall Farm is considered the focal point to the current operation; providing a comfortable four bedroom farmhouse, range of farm buildings and a yard, situated at the heart of Lot 1. The remaining blocks of land are arranged in five Lots, ranging from about 22.5 acres to almost 233.5 acres in size. Included on two of the Lots is a substantial licence to abstract water for irrigation, which is key to maximising the potential of the land.
Lying to the east of the town of Southport, Mere Hall Farm and the Land at Scarisbrick is arranged in six Lots, extending from Halsall in the south and to the north of Scarisbrick, in an area well
regarded for its high quality soils.
The land is well laid out and accessed via public highways or private roads with the towns of Southport and Ormskirk almost equidistant to the west and east, respectively. The larger conurbations of Manchester, Liverpool, Preston and Blackburn are all within a 35-mile radius.
Communications are good, with the M6 providing a direct link to the wider motorway network and Liverpool and Manchester airports provide domestic and international flights.
Bescar Lane station provides a service to Wigan with onward trains to London (just over 3 hours) or directly to Manchester (66 minutes).