Farm for sale
Kirkby-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA17>
With the property being offered as a whole, the farm comprises:
• Approximately 57.87 acres (23.42 hectares) of ringfenced grazing and mowing land
• Modern agricultural barn and storage
• Full planning permission to build a four-bed house with agricultural occupancy restrictions
Mountain View Farm is situated adjacent to the Duddon Estuary. Approximately 8 miles from Ulverston and Dalton and 12 miles from Barrow-in-Furness, with the Lake District village of Coniston lying only 15 miles away.
Mountain View Farm is located within 2 miles of the hamlet of Kirkby-in-Furness, which provides a train station, doctor's surgery, corner shop and Post Office. The village of Broughton-in-Furness is 4.5 miles away and provides a wider range of shops and services.
The sporting rights are included with the sale.
Full planning permission to build a four bedroomed dwelling on the land with agricultural occupancy restrictions. Further information is available upon request.
A multipurpose timber frame under cement fibre sheet building with a steel portal framed lean-to on both sides. Currently used as a cubicle building, cattle pens, and for general storage. Approximate dimensions 18.6m x 28.1m.
Around the building there is a large area of concrete and hardstanding as well as cattle handling facilities and a shipping container used for storage.
Extending to some 57.87 acres (23.42 hectares) of ringfenced grazing and mowing land and is listed on the Rural Land Register.
The fields are low lying and flat, all boundaries are well maintained. The land is classified as Grade 4 under the Agricultural Land Classification for England.
TENURE & POSSESSION
The property is to be sold freehold, with vacant possession on completion. The property is held under two ownerships, so there will be two transactions, carried out in parallel.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
23.39 Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements are being sold with the property for no extra consideration. The Vendor has submitted a claim for 2021.
There are no environmental schemes on the property at present.
Planning was obtained under application 5/90/2926 with South Lakeland District Council, to build a four-bed dwelling which may only be occupied by someone who works in agriculture. Material commencement of the build has been agreed by SLDC under application SL/2020/0598, as the foundations have been poured.
Approximately 7.75 acres (hatched on the sale plan) is designated common land, although the Vendor has confirmed that no-one has exercised commoners' rights over the land for over 40 years.
The land is drained by a series of drains and ditches, which have been well maintained by the Vendor.
An information pack is available on application, detailing the plans for the house, planning permission, RLR plan of the holding, searches, and draft contracts.
Mains water. Prospective purchasers will need to make their own enquiries to Electricity Northwest regarding connection to the grid.
WAYLEAVES EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY
The land is sold subject to and with the benefits of all rights of way, water drainage, water courses and other easements quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners (if any) affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves and other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.
HEALTH & SAFETY
Potential purchasers are requested to take particular care when inspecting the property.
Viewers should bear in mind the risk associated with sudden movements from livestock and machinery which may be present in and around the farm buildings, and on the land at the time of inspection.
Ticks are present in the area, which can cause Lyme's Disease, therefore please wear suitable protective clothing when viewing the land.
Any prices quoted are exclusive of VAT. In the event that the sale of the property or any part of it or any right attached to it becomes chargeable supply for the purpose of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition to the purchase price.
South Lakeland District Council, South Lakeland House, Lowther Street, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4QD
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Viewings are strictly by appointment via Carter Jonas only, as it is a working farm.
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