Closing Date for Best and Final Offers with Proof of Funds by 5pm Wednesday 23rd August 2017
North Gill Farm consists of a detached traditional stone four bedroom farmhouse in need of renovation, and 116.86 acres (47.29 hectares) of land suitable for grazing and mowing. There is a range of modern and traditional buildings which may be suitable for development subject to the necessary consents. For Sale as a Whole or in Three Lots.
North Gill Farm is located in County Durham, approximately 4.5 miles from the town of Barnard Castle and only 3.3 miles from the A66 at Bowes. Scotch Corner (A1M) is only 17.4 miles away, providing convenient connections to Durham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and the South.
Lot 1: North Gill Farm: Guide Price £480,000
North Gill Farm consists of a four bedroom, detached traditional stone built farmhouse under a stone roof, which is south east facing, with views over the surrounding paddocks and open countryside. There is also a range of modern and traditional agricultural buildings and approximately 46.66 acres (18.88 hectares) of grassland suitable for mowing or grazing.
The farmhouse requires renovation to become habitable. The property offers a fantastic opportunity for a development project to provide a desirable, secluded lifestyle property, subject to the necessary consents. Externally, there is a range of traditional and modern farm buildings which are set away from the farmhouse and may be suitable for conversion subject to the relevant consents.
Lot 2: Land to the South of North Gill Farm: Guide Price £260,000
51.54 acres (20.86 hectares) of grassland in four enclosures, with the majority suitable for mowing, however some of the land would only be suitable for grazing.
Lot 3: Land to the east of North Gill Farm: Guide Price £110,000
18.66 acres (7.55 hectares) of grassland within a ring fence, most of which would be suitable for mowing. There is an area of woodland to the north which is fenced off from the grassland. Also included is a traditional stone barn which is partially collapsed but may be suitable for conversion subject to the necessary consents.
The land has been registered for Basic Payment Scheme purposes, and the relevant SDA entitlements required for the eligible land may be available by separate negotiation. They are not included within the sale.
We are informed that the land previously formed part of an Entry Level Stewardship Scheme which has now expired. The land is not currently designated within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).