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White House Farm
£2,070,000 | 166.0 acres

LOCATION
White House Farm is located to the west of the small village of Thornby, approximately 3.2 miles north east of the town of Wigton and approximately 7 miles south west of the city of Carlisle.

DESCRIPTION
White House Farm is a productive dairy unit, with land extending to approximately 68.43 hectares (169.09 acres). The land is excellent quality grazing/ mowing land, with arable potential and is classified as grade 3, the majority of the soil texture being freely draining loamy soil.

Four bedroomed farmhouse with a three bedroomed semi-detached cottage.

There is an extensive range of modern farm buildings including a milking parlour with a 20:20 Herringbone parlour, extensive dairy and youngstock housing and three silage pits. In addition, there are a range of traditional stone buildings which could lend themselves to further development subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

The property is available as a whole or in the following 4 lots:

LOT 1: WHITE HOUSE FARM, STEADING AND 26.65 HA (65.85 ACRES) OF LAND

Principle lot consisting of farmhouse, cottage and the extensive range of farm buildings.
Included within the lot is the main farm steading which consist of a range of versatile modern and traditional buildings (see building plan below).

The steading has seen extensive upgrades over recent years and provides a good range of modern buildings well suited for modern agriculture. Extensive cubicle sheds, with underground slurry storage are fed by three adjacent silage pits.
The parlour, a 20:20 herringbone, installed in 2013, along with a 10,500-litre bulk tank. The steading is served by its own borehole supply, in addition to mains water, with the borehole supply extending to part of the land.
The land extends to approx. 26.65 Ha (65.85 Acres) of excellent grazing/ mowing land.
Grazing fields are served by a network of cow tracks for access.

LOT 2: APPROX 19.42 HA (47.99 ACRES) OF GRAZING/ MOWING LAND
Highly productive grazing/mowing land with excellent roadside access. The land, extending to approx. 19.42 Ha (47.99 Acres) is divided into six field enclosures, served by mains water supply.

LOT 3: APPROX 4.7 HA (11.61 ACRES) OF GRAZING/ MOWING LAND
A block of productive land with direct roadside access, approx. 4.70 hectares (11.61 acres) grassland field with direct roadside access. Served by mains water supply.

LOT 4: APPROX 17.66 HA (43.64 ACRES) GRAZING/ MOWING LAND
Principally grazing land, divided into four enclosures with roadside access this a block of productive land is served by mains and private water supply. If purchased separate from Lot 1 an agreement will be required to maintain private supply.

WHITE HOUSE FARM & WHITE HOUSE FARM COTTAGE
The farmhouse and farm cottage are stone built with render, semi-detached dwellings. Both properties are served by mains water, electricity, oil fired central heating and are double glazed throughout.

TENURE
Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

METHOD OF SALE
The property is to be offered for sale as a whole or in 4 lots by private treaty. The Seller reserves the right to amalgamate, withdraw, or exclude any of the property shown at any time or generally amended the particulars or order of sale.

SERVICES
Lots 1 and 4 are serviced by a borehole located at the farm steading. Lots 2 and 3 are serviced by a mains water supply. The steading is serviced by a mains water supply.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The land is all registered for Basic Payment purposes. Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4 are sold including the full non-SDA entitlements. The cost of transferring these entitlements will be £350 + VAT, payable by the buyer.

The seller will retain the 2020 payment in full and the buyer must indemnify the seller against any loss due to breach of cross compliance.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCHEMES
The land is not subject to Environmental Stewardship, Countryside Stewardship or similar schemes.

DESIGNATIONS
All of the land is within the Pow Beck (Wampool) Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).

PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY
There is a public footpath running through lot 4 & lot 1

MINERAL & SPORTING RIGHTS
The mineral rights are reserved to a third party whilst the sporting rights are included within the sale.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Allerdale Borough Council

VIEWING
Viewing is strictly by appointment and should not be unaccompanied.
Please contact Tom Oates, tel: 01665 606800 or e-mail: tom.oates@youngsrps.com

DIRECTIONS
Take the A595 heading West out of Carlisle, at Thursby roundabout take the exit to Great Orton. After approximately 2.5 miles take the left signposted for Thursby/Wigton. Continue to follow the road for approximately 2 miles and continue straight across the junction. After 0.7 miles the property will be on your right. Alternatively use the postcode CA7 0HH.

EASEMENTS & WAYLEAVES
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, water courses, light and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners (if any) affecting the same and all matters registerable by any competent authority pursuant to statute.

MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS
The purchaser(s) will be required to provide proof of identification to comply with Money Laundering Regulations.

IMPORTANT NOTE
Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 and the Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations 2008: We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable. They should be considered as general guidance only and do not constitute all or any part of the contract. None of the services, fittings and equipment have been tested. Measurements, where given, are approximate and for descriptive purposes only. Boundaries cannot be guaranteed and must be checked by solicitors prior to exchange of contracts. Prospective buyers and their advisers should satisfy themselves as to the facts, and before arranging an inspection, availability. Further information on points of particular importance can be provided. No person in the employment of YoungsRPS (NE) Ltd has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

Photographs taken - May 2020
Particulars prepared - June 2020


 

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