Productive Cumbrian Dairy Farm for Sale

4th October 2017

H&H Land and Property have this week launched onto the market Peterscrook Farm, a quality 224 acre ring-fenced dairy farm with outstanding dairy complex and parlour facility. Situated in a renowned grass growing area, with spacious farmhouse and separate bungalow, this sale provides a tremendous chance to purchase a fully operational dairy farm unit.

Located near to Penton, on the Cumbrian/Scottish border, Peterscrook Farm is being offered for sale as a whole or in three lots, through the Carlisle office of H&H Land and Property with an overall guide price of £1,700,000. Lot 1 includes 165 acres of land split into 19 fields, the farm buildings, farmhouse and bungalow and is being offered with a guide of £1,400,000. Lot 2, being offered with a guide of £100,000 is 22.5 acres woodland and grazing land. The final lot, 37 acres of mowing/grazing land is offered with guide of £200,000.

The land is of exceptional quality, the majority of which is mowing and grazing land with a good mix of soil types and as such ideal for growing large amounts of forage. The remainder is down to woodland and rough grazing.  The farm buildings are a mixture of traditional and modern, with an extensive and high quality dairy complex, which includes cubicles for 345 cows, feeding shed, collecting yard and parlour facility. There are various smaller sheds, barns and feed stores which are all in very good condition.

Giving further background to this sale, Craig Brough, Associate Director, H&H Land and Property said:

“We have reported a shortage of supply in good quality farms available for sale in the Cumbrian/Scottish border area, so we are delighted to bring Peterscrook Farm to the market. The farm is in very good order, the land is high quality, there are excellent dairying facilities and there is extensive family accommodation. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to take on a solid, functional dairy farm and make it their own“

The accommodation includes the three-bedroomed farmhouse which has three reception rooms, utility room, pantry, a paved patio area and surrounding yard.  The second property is a three bedroom bungalow surrounded by gardens and is fitted with solar panels, which generate an annual income of approximately £1,000.

The land is registered for Basic Payment purposes, and the entitlements are included in the sale. The land is also subject to an Entry Level and Higher Level Scheme due to expire in 2020.

Peterscrook Farm is offered for sale Freehold with Vacant Possession being given on completion. Viewings are strictly by appointment through the Carlisle office of H&H Land Property on 01228 406260.