Opportunity to purchase a working dairy farm with planning for development, pasture land and plenty of potential

20th April 2017

H&H Land and Property has just announced the sale of the 95 acre Summerhill Farm, just North of Carlisle, describing it as a “desirable farm with potential for a range of uses.”

Summerhill Farm is a working dairy farm, with a five bedroom farmhouse, traditional brick built barn with planning consent for change of use, a variety of steel and brick outbuildings and very high quality grazing land.

With a guide price of £880,000 Summerhill Farm  is being offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole or in three lots through our Carlisle office.

Lot 1, with a guide price of £515,000 includes the traditional farmhouse, a selection of brick built buildings including one which has been granted change of use planning permission, and 39 acres of grazing land divided across five surrounding fields.

Lot 2, is 35 acres of mowing/ grazing land split across seven fields, and is being offered with a guide price of £215,000.

Lot 3, with a guide price of £150,000 comprises of 23 acres of fine quality mowing and grazing spread across 3 sizeable fields.

On launching this farm for sale H&H Land and Property Associate Director Craig Brough said:  “Summerhill Farm is a desirable and well set up dairy farm which has been well-cared for and well managed.  With potential for a range of uses we are expecting interest from lifestyle purchasers, developers, those looking for a traditional livestock holding and, of course, those from within the farming industry wishing to extend their acreages.”

The land is of excellent quality and is currently registered for basic payment purposes.  The Entitlements are to be included in the sale and will be transferred to the successful buyer(s).

The large farmhouse and garden offers extensive family accommodation, and one of the adjoining brick built buildings has planning permission for conversion into a four bedroom dwelling.

The buildings are a mixture of traditional and modern buildings including workshops, barns stable, and stores.  There are two steel portal framed cubicle sheds, with 68 & 40 cubicles respectively, the milking arrangement is traditional with an abreast Parlour.  A large outdoor silage pit and other stock and storage buildings complete the steading.

Located in the village of Scaleby Hill, this is a farm which really does offer opportunities to the new owner.

Viewings are strictly by appointment only through H&H Land and Property. Tel: 01228 406260.