Closing date set for receipt of offers no later than 12.00 noon Wednesday 6th September.
Gill Head Farm is located between the villages of Scotby & Cumwhinton, approximately 2.3 miles South East of Carlisle.
Gill Head Farm comprises a good quality stock farm with a three bedroom farmhouse, a range of farm buildings and excellent quality mowing and grazing land extending to 57.64 acres (23.33ha). The farm buildings are adjacent to the farmhouse, with the land in a ring fenced block surrounding the steading. Access to the property is provided by a stone track leading from the public highway.
The farmhouse is of traditional stone construction, with pebble dash render to the outside and a slate roof. The property benefits from double glazing throughout, and is fitted with and oil fired central heating system via the Rayburn
The land at Gill Head comprises 54.64 acres (23.33ha) of excellent quality grassland in a ring fenced block surrounding the farmstead. The land is accessed via a stone track running through the centre of the farm which leads from the public highway. The land is shown outlined red on the attached plan.
The land is classified as Grade 3 land and is all laid to grass at present however has grown cereal crops in the past.
The land benefits from a mains water supply to troughs in every field. Boundaries comprise a mixture of hedgerows and post and wire fences, which are in good stock proof order.
The land is not entered into any environmental schemes.
The land is registered for Basic Payment purposes. 23.33 Non-SDA entitlements are included in the sale, and will be transferred to the successful Buyer(s).
The Buyer(s) will be required to comply with the terms of the Seller(s) BPS Application and will indemnify the Seller(s) of any breaches of the conditions of the application particularly in respect of cross compliance conditions.
The Seller undertakes to transfer the respective Basic Payment Entitlements to the Buyer(s) as and when the DEFRA/RPA rules allow, in accordance with the regulations of the Scheme. This transfer will be carried out by H&H Land and Property at a fee of £250 plus VAT, payable by the Buyer(s).
The Seller has made the 2017 claim and for the avoidance of doubt will retain the payment.