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48.90 ha (120.90 acres) productive agricultural land
For sale by Private Treaty
CLOSING DATE FOR OFFERS
12 NOON FRIDAY 12TH JULY 2019
Luham Farm is located in north Cumbria and to the north east of the market town of Penrith. It sits in a secluded location but is just 3½ miles north east of Penrith in the parish of Edenhall, a picturesque village on the River Eden. The property enjoys views out across the north Pennines.
The land is watered via a mix of natural supplies and troughs supplied from the spring fed supply.
Lot 4 comprises approximately 48.90 ha (120.85 acres) of productive agricultural land whereby a lot of this land has been previously ploughed to grow arable crops. Field parcels 5294 and 2236 have been sown down to spring barley in 2019 and will be left as stubble upon the departure of the current occupier.
Located in the north western corner of field parcel 4928 is a crop store building comprising steel stanchions, corrugated bow roof, open sides with a mono pitch lean to attached comprising steel stanchions, corrugated sheet roof and back wall. Also included within this Lot is a small area of mixed woodland located in the north western corner of the block.
The land benefits from both a natural water supply and troughs on the spring fed water source which supplies Lot 1.
The land lies within the Non Severely Disadvantaged Area for Basic Payment purposes and is classified as Grade 3 under the former MAFF Land Classification System.
The land lies between 93m and 130m above mean sea level.
There is a mix of Grade 2 ,3 and 4 land at Luham, with the majority of land being classified as Grade 3 under the former MAFF Land Classification System.
The land is offered for sale Freehold upon completion. The land and farm buildings are currently let on a written licence which runs until 11th October 2019. Completion can be at any time but occupation of the land and the farm buildings will not be available until after the end of the current agreement on 12th October 2019.
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 supplies and other rights and obligations and easements, quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, and water, gas and other pipes, whether or not referred to in these particulars.
In particular, if Lots 1 and 2 are sold separately, it will be responsibility of the Purchaser of Lot 2 to erect a stockproof boundary along the line marked A-B on the attached sale plan within 28 days of completion of the sale.
British Gas have an easement for a pipeline passing through Lots 2 and 4.
A water main crosses part of Lot 2.
If the property is sold in Lots then the Purchasers of Lots 2, 3 and 4 will be granted a right to be supplied with water from the spring fed supply in Lot 1 and will each be responsible for 15% of the cost of repair, maintenance, upkeep and replacement of the pump and supply pipes supplying their respective land.
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:
Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors, Bishop Yards, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7XS Ms Bethan Griffiths acting T. 01768 862326 E.email@example.com
Plans & Schedules
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 as to the land and schedule.
Sporting & Mineral Rights
The sporting and mineral rights are included within the sale in so far as they are owned by the Vendors.
Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)
All the land lies outwith the Severely Disadvantaged Area for the purposes of Basic Payment Scheme (BPS). BPS for 2019 has been claimed and the Purchaser(s) will be required to comply with the terms of the 2019 application and will indemnify the claimant against any breaches in the conditions in particular in relation to Cross-Compliance. For the avoidance of doubt there are no BPS entitlements included within this sale.
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 Buyer prior to a transaction being completed.
Mains electricity is connected to the farmhouse. Drainage from the farmhouse is to a private septic tank located within Lot 1. The water supply is via a spring fed supply. A BT line is connected to the farmhouse subject to the Company’s usual regulations. In addition, Broadband is also available via this connection. Luham Cottage also benefits from the same services as the farmhouse. The land is watered via a mix of natural supplies and troughs supplied from the spring fed supply.
For the avoidance of doubt, there are no livestock quotas or milk quotas included in the sale.
There are no current environmental schemes on the holding.
As far as the Vendor is aware, the responsibility for the boundaries is shown on the sale plan by inward facing ‘T’ marks. Where no mark is shown, no further information is available.
Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings referred to in these particulars will be included within the sale unless otherwise stated.
The measurements are approximate and must not be relied upon. Maximum appropriate room sizes are given to the nearest 0.05 metres (2 inches). Farm buildings are measured externally (unless otherwise stated) to the nearest 0.5 metres (20 inches).
Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations
The Regulations came into force on 21st November 2002. Any Purchaser should satisfy themselves as to the nature of any asbestos material on the property.
Health & Safety
Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we would request that you take as much care as possible when making your inspection of the property for your own personal safety, in particular around the farm buildings. Please also respect any livestock on the property and do not cause any disturbance to them.
Viewings & Further Information
Viewings of Luham is strictly by appointment only. Please contact PFK Land Agency to arrange a convenient appointment. If you require any further information please contact Jo Edwards at PFK Land Agency by telephone on 01768 866611 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Particulars Prepared: May 2019
Photographs Taken: March and May 2019