A compact stock farm extending in total to 276.83 acres (112.03ha).
A three bedroom farmhouse benefitting from oil fired central heating and uPVC double glazing throughout. Planning consent has been granted for an extension of the house to the side and rear There is a comprehensive range of modern farm buildings providing stock housing and crop storage.
The land is good quality mowing and grazing land, the majority of the field parcels have been refenced with new gates and ditches cleaned out in recent years. The nature of the land with the wooded areas, becks and streams would readily lend itself to a small shooting operation.
Thorny Knowe is located just 5 miles North East of Longtown which provides a wide range of amenities including livestock auction, veterinary practices and foodstuffs. Carlisle lies approximately 11 miles to the South.
Planning permission was granted on 13 September 2018 for the erection of first floor side extension to provide study on the ground floor with bedroom above, the erection of a two storey extension to the rear to provide Dining Kitchen on the ground floor and bedroom above and the erection of a single storey rear extension to provide a conservatory. Further details can be found on the Planning Portal of Carlisle City Council, reference 18/0767.
Stone Barn 7.65m x 4.80m. Asbestos cement roof covering, concrete floor. Electric light and power.
Sheep Shed 15m x 22.5m. Five bay steel portal frame with block walls and timber cladding, internal gates, electric light, mains water, three metal gates to the front and five metal gates to the side.
Silage Pit 14.75m x 31.50m. Seven bay steel portal frame with cement fibre roof, concrete panel walls, concrete floor, profile steel cladding, electric light, four metal swing gates, slatted channel to the front and reception pit in field to the side.
Lean-To 10.40m x 31.50m. Seven bay steel portal frame, cement fibre roof, profile steel cladding, concrete panel walls, concrete floor, electric light, two metal gates to the front and two metal gates to the rear, mains water.
Livestock Holding (left hand side) 6.40m x 31.50m. A mixture of concrete frame and portal steel frame with profile steel cladding, cement fibre roof and concrete floor, mains water. Metal gates to front side and rear.
Silage Pit 8.60m x 31.50m. A mixture of concrete frame and portal steel frame with profile steel cladding, cement fibre roof and concrete floor, concrete panel internal walls and tanilised sleeper rear wall, electric light. Metal gates to front.
Livestock Holding (right hand side) 6.25m x 31.50m. A mixture of concrete frame and portal steel frame with profile steel cladding, cement fibre roof and concrete floor, concrete panel internal wall and blockwork external walls, electric light, mains water. Metal gates to front and rear.
Stables Traditional stone barn with tile roof covering providing stables and store, loft above.
Slurry Tower Four ring Permastore tower with capacity of approximately 800,000 litres and localised reception pit.
The land extends in total to 276.83 acres (112.03ha). Over recent years a programme of fence renewal has taken place. A significant amount of the land is now bounded by new stockproof fences and gates. The land is in good heart and is well suited to productive grassland.
Approximately 186.04 acres (75.29ha) is good quality mowing land.
54.83 acres (22.19ha) is good quality mowing/grazing land.
7.22 acres (2.92ha) is permanent pasture grazing land.
22.73 acres (9.2ha) is currently managed for the benefit of wildlife and environmental purposes but is not in any Environmental Stewardship.
The land is registered for Basic Payment purposes. 108.96 non SDA entitlements are included in the sale and will be transferred to the successful Buyer(s). The cost of transferring these entitlements will be £250 + VAT, payable by the Buyer(s).
If a sale of the property concludes prior to 31st December, it will be a requirement of the sale that the buyer must indemnify the Seller against any loss due to breach of cross compliance during an inspection of the land.
The Seller will retain the 2019 payment in full.