An excellent former dairy farm extending in total to 326.40 acres (132.09ha) with three residential properties, the main five bedroom farmhouse, attached four bedroom cottage and a detached three bedroom house which is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Clause. The properties are accessed via a private road.
There is an excellent range of well maintained traditional stone buildings within two courtyards and modern steel portal frame outbuildings providing stock housing and crop storage. The buildings have capacity for approximately 200 cattle or 1,200 lambing ewes
The good quality mowing/grazing land lies within a ring fence around the steading and benefits from hardcore access tracks.
The property is located on an elevated site which affords stunning panoramic views and is conveniently located just 4 miles from Wigton and 11.5 miles from Carlisle and the A689 Bypass.
Lot 1 - Three Residential Properties, Steading and 210.71 acres (85.25ha)
Guide Price: £1,880,000
A Grade II listed traditional farmhouse with part pebble dashed elevations under a slate roof covering. The main house has been split into two separate residences and offers extremely spacious and well maintained accommodation.
There is also a separate detached house, Clea Lea, which is located a short distance down the access drive, this property is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Clause and offers the excellent opportunity of independent residence for family member/worker, etc.
The main farmhouse was renovated approximately 15 years ago which included rewiring, replumbing and provision of oil fired central heating.
To the front of the main farmhouse is a gravelled garden area with mature shrubs and trees. To the side is a large garden with gravelled area and the remainder laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs, leading to the garden for the attached cottage.
To the front of the cottage is a concrete drive/parking area and to the rear is a well maintained garden, laid to lawn with gravelled paths and mature trees and shrubs, stone sundial, oil tank for central heating.
Clea Lea is a detached three bedroom house benefitting from oil fired central heating and uPVC double glazing, this property is the subject of an Agricultural Occupancy Clause.
To the front of the house is a courtyard laid with tarmac and traditional stone outbuildings with slate roof coverings.
To the rear of the front courtyard detailed above is a further courtyard with concrete yard area and further traditional stone outbuildings with slate roof coverings.
To the side of this courtyard is a range of modern steel portal frame buildings.
The land within Lot 1 is shaded pink on the attached plan and extends in total to 210.71 acres (85.27ha) of excellent quality mowing and grazing land.
Guide Price: £270,000
The land within Lot 2 is shown shaded blue on the attached plan and extends in total to 45.76 acres (18.52ha) of excellent quality mowing and grazing land.
Guide Price: £350,000
The land within Lot 3 is shown shaded yellow on the attached plan and extends in total to 69.93 acres (28.30ha) of excellent quality mowing and grazing land.
The land is registered for Basic Payment purposes. The entitlements are included in the sale, and will be transferred to the successful Buyer(s). The cost of transferring these entitlements will be £250 + VAT, payable by the Buyer(s). If the property is sold in Lots the following breakdown will be applicable.
Lot 1 – 6.95 SDA and 75.34 non SDA
Lot 2 – 18.44 non SDA
Lot 3 – 25.61 SDA
The seller will make the 2019 claim and retain the payment in full.