Bank Farm, Crosby Ravensworth, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 3JB

Bank Farm, Crosby Ravensworth, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 3JB

Guide Price  £995,000

Quick Summary

Price £995,000
Status New
Size (Acres) 65.74
Beds 4
Parking Spaces



Carlisle Office
01228 548385

Bank Farm, Crosby Ravensworth, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 3JB

A Productive Stock Rearing Farm Including A Well Presented Farmhouse, Range of Modern Farm Buildings and Land Extending to 26.80 Hectares (68.74 Acres)

The sale of Bank Farm provides a rare opportunity to purchase an attractive stock rearing farm, located in the Eden Valley comprising a four bedroomed farmhouse, range of modern agricultural buildings and good quality agricultural land extending to approximately 26.80 Hectares (68.74 Acres)

The property lies within a favoured farming district in close proximity to Penrith and Kendal where dairy and livestock rearing form the predominant agricultural enterprises. The land at Bank Farm is gently undulating.

Bank Farm is situated approximately 0.5 miles from the centre of the village of Crosby Ravensworth, where there is a school, village pub and church. The market towns of Penrith and Appleby-in-Westmorland are located relatively close and benefit from a wide range of local amenities including shops, restaurants, leisure and medical services.

From Junction 39 of the M6, follow the B6261, signposted Shap. At the T junction take the right turn onto the A6, signposted Shap. Continue along the A6 and on entering Shap, take the right turn onto Jackson Lane, signposted Crosby Ravensworth. Continue along this road for approximately 4 miles and on entering Crosby Ravensworth continue heading towards Maulds Meaburn. After going over the small bridge, take the first right after the small bridge and the property is located ¼ mile on the left hand side.

Bank Farm – Farmhouse, Buildings and Land Extending to Approximately 26.80 Hectares (68.74 Acres)

Bank Farmhouse
A well-presented, spacious four bedroomed detached farmhouse extending to 1883 sq. ft. (175 sq. m). The property is of stone construction under a slate roof, benefits from oil fired central heating, has double glazing throughout and offers spacious family accommodation.

Ground Floor

Door from front elevation, leading to inner hall.

Inner Hall
Stairs off to first floor and doors leading to all rooms

Accessed from rear elevation, fitted wall and base units and electric oven.

Dining Room
Open fire, built in storage cupboard and windows to front elevation.

Living Room
Open fire, built in storage cupboard and windows to front elevation.

With built in shelving.

Window to side elevation.

First Floor

Double Bedroom
Front double bedroom.

Double Bedroom
Front double bedroom.

Double Bedroom
Front double bedroom.

Double Bedroom
Rear double bedroom.

Family Bathroom
Bath with shower above, WC and wash hand basin.

The house has a parking area to the rear, with lawned and paved patio areas to the front and side. Adjoining the house is a utility room, housing oil boiler, WC, with separate log store and garage/storage area.
Stone built privy under a slate roof.

Farm Buildings
All of the buildings are situated at the farm steading and all are in a good state of repair. The following descriptions should be read in conjunction with the block plan.

1. Storage Shed
3.37m x 2.59m. Stone construction under a slate roof.

2. Workshop
11.35m x 4.70m. Part single storey, part two storey. Stone construction with part slate/tin roof. Part lofted. Diesel Tanks and Dog Kennels.

3. Crop Store
14.56m x 6.31m. Of timber and steel construction with tin clad roof.

4. Sheep Shed / General Purpose Shed
53.34m x 21.94m.Steel portal framed with box profile clad roof, split into crop store , loose housing and general purpose storage/sheep accommodation.

5. Former Dairy
4.17m x 3.49m. Stone construction with asbestos clad roof.

6. Stone Barn / Grain Store
6.45m x 14.06m. Stone construction with fibre cement clad roof. Comprising:

Ground Floor
General storage
Feed area with Hunt Crusher, Alvan Blanch Mixer.
Generator house with Perkins 50Kva generator.

First Floor
General storage
Grain store.
10 Tonne Feed Bin
12 Tonne Feed Bin

7. Silage Pit
27.4m x 9.14m. Steel portal framed with box profile clad roof and shuttered walls.

8. Livestock Shed
22.86m x 10.72m. Steel portal framed lean to with box profile clad roof. Feed passage. Split into three pens.

9. Livestock Shed
36.51m x 16.45m. Steel portal framed with box profile clad roof. Feed passage and automatic scrapers. Cattle handling system with space for crush and bull pens.

10. Covered Yard / Lagoon
27.99m x 9.14m. Partly covered yard area and covered slurry lagoon with capacity of approximately 80,000 gallons.

11. General Purpose Shed
33.52m x 9.14m. Steel portal framed with box profile clad roof. Split into crop store, loose housing and general purpose storage/sheep accommodation.

12. Livestock Shed
33.52m x 9.14m. Steel portal framed with box profile clad roof. Central feed passage.

13. General Purpose Shed
18.28m x 12.19m. Steel portal framed with box profile clad roof and concrete panel walls.

The Land
The land extends to approximately 26.80 Hectares (68.74 Acres) and lies within a ring fence around the steading. All of the land is accessed directly off the public highway or via internal access tracks. The boundaries comprise of a mixture of post and wire fences and stone walls.

The land is split into several well sized field parcels and benefits from a mixture of mains and natural water supplies.

General Rights and Stipulations
Common Rights
Included within the sale are ewe plus followers rights on Bank Moor Common, CL7.

Rights, Easements and Outgoings
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private and any existing proposed wayleaves, easements, rights of servitude restrictions and burdens of whatever kind whether referred to in these particulars or not.
The buyer(s) will be held to satisfy him or herself on all such matters.

Environmental Stewardship
There are currently no environmental stewardship schemes over the property.
However the common rights included are entered into an Entry Level and Higher Level Stewardship Agreement with Crosby Ravensworth Graziers Group which is due to expire in November 2020. It will be a requirement of the sale that the purchaser of Lot 1 takes over these rights. Further details are available upon request.

Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements
All of the farmland is registered with the Rural Land Register. The payment for the current scheme year in which the property is sold, will be retained in full by the vendor. The Basic Farm Payments Entitlements are included within the sale and will be transferred to the successful purchaser(s) on completion, subject to a charge of £250 + VAT per transfer.

The field numbered 1 and coloured blue on the sale plan will be sold with an overage provision. This will provide for the vendors or their successors in title to receive 50% of any uplift in value of the land following planning consent for a non-agricultural purpose for a period of 25 years from the completion date.

Farm Sale
A farm sale will take place on Saturday 14th September 2019.

The property is available to view strictly by prior appointment with Edwin Thompson. Tel: 01228 548385 – Mr Matthew Bell.

Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in two separate lots. Offers should be submitted to Edwin Thompson, FIFTEEN Rosehill, Montgomery Way, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2RW. A closing date for offers may be fixed, and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents following an inspection. The vendor and their agents reserve the right to amalgamate, withdraw or exclude any of the land shown at any time or to generally amend the particulars of sale. The agents also reserve the right to conclude negotiations by any other means at their discretion and a degree of flexibility is available to prospective purchasers.

The property is serviced by a mains three phase electric supply and mains water supply. Foul drainage is to a septic tank. All telephone connections are subject to BT regulations. Please note we have not been able to test services or make judgement on their current condition. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries.

Tenure and Possession
We understand the property is held freehold and offered for sale with vacant possession.

Fixtures and Fittings
Fitted carpets, where present in the farmhouse, are included within the sale.

The successful purchaser(s) will be responsible for purchasing any standing crop. This valuation will be carried out by the selling agent and their decision will be final.

Sporting and Mineral Rights
Sporting rights are included within the sale so far as the sellers have title to them. The mines and minerals are owned by a third party and are therefore not included within the sale.

Energy Performance Certificate
Bank Farmhouse EPC is E44. The EPC documents are available from the selling agents on request.

Money Laundering Regulations
The successful purchaser(s) will have to provide the selling agents with documents in relation to the Money Laundering Regulations. Further details are available upon request.
Photos were taken in December 2018 and January 2019.

Edwin Thompson for themselves and for the Vendor of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that:
1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, any offer or contract.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, plans, reference to condition and necessary conditions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be
correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their
3. No person in the employment of Edwin Thompson has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property or these particulars,
nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Agents, nor into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or expense incurred in viewing the property or in any other way in the event of the property being sold or withdrawn.
5. Photographs were taken in April 2018 and these particulars were prepared in April 2019.

A Productive Stock Rearing Farm Including A Well Presented Farmhouse, Range of Modern Farm Buildings and Land Extending to 26.80 Hectares (68.74 Acres)

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