Building Plot For Sale

Pickmere Nursery & The Marl Pools, Pickmere Lane, Wholesale Nusery Business, Land and Builldings, Two Development Plots


***Sale subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Restriction*** A unique and excellent opportunity to purchase a successful wholesale nursery including house, building plots and nursery

  • SOLD - Consolidated & successful business operation
  • Experienced, qualified and expert workforce
  • SOLD - 1.59 Hectare / 3.93 Acre commercial site
  • SOLD - 1,143.29 Sq M (12,306 SQ Ft) 12 bay glasshouse
  • SOLD - 291.72 Sq M (3,140 Sq Ft) packing shed
  • SOLD - 2,303.03 Sq M (24,790 Sq Ft) polytunnels with space to accommodate more
  • Adjacent 3 bedroom detached family home
  • Large gardens
  • Extensive off road parking
  • Double garage
  • SOLD - Two residential development plots
  • SOLD - Stock available at additional cost

Pickmere Nursery is situated in an excellent semi-rural location to the outskirts of Pickmere, close to the Cheshire towns of Knutsford and Northwich.

Pickmere itself is home to a number of agricultural and horticultural businesses, also accommodating a wide range of wildlife, forming a popular location for those who enjoy the countryside. The village is easily accessible from the M6, M56 and A556, giving it excellent transport links both regionally and nationally.
To the west of Pickmere is the village of Great Budworth, well known by many as a popular destination for both walkers and cyclists. Knutsford is an affluent market town, home to a range of local and national retailers, bars and restaurants. Occupiers include Barbour, Booths, Waitrose, Toni & Guy, The Botanist and Gusto, to name but a few. It is also adjacent to the renowned Tatton Park, an historic estate which is venue of the RHS Tatton Flower Show.

SOLD - The nursery comprises a 12 bay glasshouse, built circa 1993, with adjoining steel portal frame building with large roller shutter door for loading and unloading. A range of tunnels are sited at the north west of the site. Extensive irrigation systems are installed throughout, including external beds.
The business is offered for sale with an existing portfolio of clients, including 40 of the top 150 garden centres nationwide. A skilled workforce have been employed by the business over a number of years.

The nursery offers substantial potential to increase both turnover and profitability.

SOLD - The current owner is offering the property for sale, with the saleable stock in addition to the purchase price, at cost valuation.
A nearby field is currently under licence for the cultivation of field grown stock. The details of this agreement will be made available to prospective purchasers.

Our clients are looking to retire, however there is the possibility of an ongoing consultancy from the current owner for a 12 month period from date of sale. In addition, the workforce bring with them significant experience.

SOLD - 12 bay glasshouse 1,143.29 Sq M (12,306 SQ Ft)
Packing shed 291.72 Sq M (3,140 Sq Ft)
Polytunnels 2,303.03 Sq M (24,790 Sq Ft) with space to accommodate more.

The business
A full set of accounts and trading history is available. Potential purchasers will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement prior to their release.

The Marl Pools
Adjacent to Pickmere Nursery is a quite superb detached family dwelling affording spacious and well presented accommodation over two floors, plus extensive off road parking, double garage and beautiful gardens to both front and rear incorporating a large ornamental carp pond. The Marl Pools boasts flexible living space including three reception rooms and a breakfast kitchen. To the first floor there are three double bedrooms, en suite shower room and a family bathroom. Externally, the property is screened and set back from the road having extensive parking and double garage, beautiful gardens and a large Carp pond.

On approach there is an entrance porch which leads through to the entrance hall with stairs to the first floor landing and access to all three reception rooms and breakfast kitchen. The formal lounge measures 21’8 long having windows to front and rear aspects and a marble fireplace with an inset open fire. The dining room is a particular feature of this property having a two storey double glazed window to front aspect, high level ceiling looking up to the galleried landing area, exposed brick chimney breast, inset open fireplace and a raised tiled hearth. Off the entrance hall is a snug/television room which could easily be utilised as a playroom or large study. The breakfast kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of integrated appliances including an electric oven, electric hob, pelmet extractor unit and dishwasher. Karndean flooring flows through to the breakfast area, also having sliding patio doors leading out to the rear patio and principle gardens. Off the breakfast kitchen is an inner hall providing access to utility room, WC and double garage.
To the first floor there is the galleried landing and three bedrooms with the master bedroom having a fitted wardrobe and a well appointed, fully tiled shower room incorporating shower cubicle with a mains shower, back to the wall vanity furniture with a WC and wash hand basin, heated towel rail and vanity cupboard. The two remaining bedroom also afford fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom comprises a timber panel bath, shower screen, mixer tap and shower head, WC and wash hand basin.

Agents Note - AOC
The property is being sold subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition (Agricultural Tie) which restricts the sale to those who are working, or retired from working, in agriculture, forestry or within the nursery business. See agents for further details.

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