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Extending to 6.63 ha (16.39 acres) of mowing & grazing land
Includes Basic Payment Entitlements & Common Rights on Roundthwaite Common
For Sale By Private Treaty
This property lies in the village of Roundthwaite, a small hamlet of predominantly agricultural properties delightfully situated about a mile south west of the village of Tebay. Tebay offers a good range of local amenities together with easy access to the M6 motorway at Junction 38.
The property is well located to all transport links with the M6, M74, A66 and A69 all within close proximity. The West Coast Main Line and Carlisle to Settle railway stations are all within easy reach.
This sale offers a useful block of mowing and grazing land on the edge of the Lake District with excellent access onto the M6 motorway.
The land is all within a ring fence and easily accessed by the public road known as Pikestone Lane. The boundaries are a mixture of stone walls and post and wire fences all of which are in a stock proof condition. The holding benefits from a natural water supply.
Method of Sale
The land at Town View Croft is offered for sale as a whole by Private Treaty.
The Vendor and Sole Selling Agents reserve the right to alter, divide or amalgamate the property or to withdraw or exclude any of the property at any time. The Vendor reserves the right to alter any of the terms and conditions of the sale or to change the method of sale without notice. For this reason, we recommend that potential purchasers should register their interest with the Agents as soon as possible in order that they may be kept abreast of any changes to the marketing of the property.
Money Laundering Obligations
As part of the new Money Laundering Regulations (The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017) relating to property transactions the Selling Agents are obliged to carry out Customer Due Diligence checks on any Purchaser prior to a transaction being completed
The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Basic Payment Scheme
All of the land lies within the Severely Disadvantaged Area (SDA) for the purposes of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS).
The land is registered for BPS purposes and the entitlements are included in the sale and will be transferred to the successful Purchaser. If the land is not sold before 16th May 2018 then the Vendor will claim the 2018 BPS and will keep the entirety of the 2018 monies for the scheme year.
No. of Entitlements: 14.30 Severely Disadvantaged Area; 57.93 Moorland.
The transfer of entitlements will be made upon completion of the sale. It is the responsibility of the successful Purchaser to ensure that they are eligible to acquire entitlements under the terms of BPS. Transfers will be made in accordance with the regulations for the scheme and will be carried out by PFK Land Agency for which a fee of £175 plus VAT will be payable by the transferee.
A copy of the 2017 BPS application will be available for inspection at the offices of the Sole Selling Agents by prior appointment.
The Purchaser will be required to comply with the terms of the Vendor's BPS application for 2017 and will indemnify the Vendor from any breaches of conditions, in particular in respect of cross-compliance.
Higher Level Stewardship Scheme
All the land is subject to a Natural England Higher Level Stewardship Scheme due to expire in March 2018 and the Purchaser will be required to take this scheme on. A copy of the agreement is available upon request.
All the land is classified as Grade 4 under the former MAFF Land Classification System
Wayleaves, Easements, Covenants & Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to all rights including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplied and other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether or not referred to in these particulars.
Any Purchaser will be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of such restrictions and are advised to contact the Vendor's solicitors for details: GKM Solicitors, 29 Boroughgate, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6XG: Elyned Ashcroft acting. T: 017683 51422 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sporting & Mineral Rights
The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned by the Vendor will be included within the sale.
The property has the benefit of grazing rights on Roundthwaite Common for 180 sheep and 3 horses.
For the avoidance of doubt, there are no livestock quotas or milk quotas included within this sale.
The responsibilities for the boundaries as far as they are known are shown on a separate boundary plan which is available upon request.
Planning permission for a single storey dwelling subject to a Section 106 Agreement has been approved on 28th May 2012 and a material start has been made. Application Reference No. 12/0477.
Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings referred to in these Particulars will be included within the sale unless stated otherwise. The mention of any appliances within these Particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.
Health & Safety
Given the potential hazards of a working farm we request that you take as much care as possible when making your inspection of the property for your own personal safety, particularly around the farm buildings. Please also respect any livestock which is on the property and do not cause any disturbance to them.
Plans & Schedules of Areas
The plans attached to these Particulars are based on the Ordnance Survey National Grid and Rural Land Registry and are for reference only. Any Purchaser will be deemed to have satisfied themselves of the land and the schedules.
Measurements are approximate and must not be relied upon. Maximum appropriate room sizes are given to the nearest 0.05m. Farm buildings are measured externally (unless otherwise stated) to the nearest 0.25m.
Viewing & Further Information
The land at Town View Croft can be viewed at any reasonable daylight hour with a copy of the sales brochure to hand.
Please ensure that all gates are left as found i.e. closed if found closed on entry and open if found to be open on entry.
If you require any further information please contact Janet Flintoft, PFK Land Agency:
T: 01768 866611 E: email@example.com
The right is reserved to the Vendor(s) to amend, alter and incorporate fresh provisions as appropriate in respect of the above matters.
First Edition: July 2017
Second Edition: October 2017
Particulars Prepared: July 2017
Photographs Taken: July 2017