Cragg House Farm

Crook, Kendal

LA8 9SH

Sold

For Sale by Auction

187.52 acres stock farm with two dwelling houses and outbuildings

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01539 721375

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For sale by Public Auction at The Town Hall, Kendal on Friday 22nd September 2017 at 2.30pm

Cragg House Farm is situated between Crook and Windermere about 2.5 miles south of Windermere with many local services and amenities.

The farm occupies a peaceful location. The farmstead is in an elevated positon with easterly views towards the Lake District Fells. Within the Lake District National Park, now a World Heritage Site, it is within reasonable distance of all the associated facilities.

A very fine typical Lake District Hill Farm, comprising two dwellings, excellent range of traditional and farm buildings, meadow, pasture and grazing land extending to 187.52 acres [7.89 hectares].

The farmstead occupies a central position within the holding. North of the public highway is a detached block of upland pasture extending to 10.65 acres [4.31 hectares]. The remainder of the land is within a ring fence surrounding the farm steading shown on the sale plan. Generally, all the land is undulating, but accessible with agricultural machinery and equipment. It is a mixture of meadow, pasture and upland grazing. Natural water supplies. The land is classified as DEFRA Grade 5 and designated as severely disadvantaged area for Basic Payment Scheme purposes.

The entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme are included at no extra cost to the purchaser.  However the entitlements will be transferred after completion at a cost to the purchaser of £150 plus VAT. The sellers have claimed the 2017 payment which will be retained in full. The purchasers will be required to adhere to the Basic Payment Scheme and will indemnify the vendor for any loss due to the purchasers failure to comply with the rules.

The property is within an Uplands Entry Level Stewardship Scheme due to expire on the 30th   November 2018. The buyer[s] will be required to continue with this agreement until it expires. The purchasers will be required to adhere to the scheme rules and indemnify the vendor for any loss due to the purchasers failure to comply with the rules.