Hall Bank Farm, Aspatria, Wigton CA7 2JX

Hall Bank Farm, Aspatria, Wigton CA7 2JX



The closing date for the submission of offers is 12 NOON, WEDNESDAY 22nd JULY 2020 and they should be marked with “OFFER – HALL BANK FARM & LAND AT PROSPECT” and delivered to Edwin Thompson, FIFTEEN Rosehill, Montgomery Way, Carlisle CA1 2RW.


Hall Bank Farm, Aspatria, Wigton CA7 2JX

A Productive Livestock/Arable Farm Comprising of a Four Bedroomed Farmhouse, Range of Modern and Traditional Farm Buildings and Agricultural Land Extending to Approximately 68.56 Hectares (169.36 Acres).

An Exciting Opportunity to Purchase a Productive Livestock/Arable Farm Comprising of a Four Bedroomed Farmhouse, Range of Traditional and Modern Farm Buildings and Agricultural Land extending to Approximately 68.56 Hectares (169.36 Acres).


Lot 1: Four Bedroomed Farmhouse, Range of Modern and Traditional Farm Buildings and Agricultural Land Extending to Approximately 53.65 Hectares (132.52 Acres).


Lot 2: Agricultural Land Extending to Approximately 14.91 Hectares (36.84 Acres)


For Sale as a Whole or in Two Separate Lots by Private Treaty



Hall Bank Farm is situated within an idyllic rural setting, located 1.3 miles west of the town of Aspatria. The immediate surroundings comprise of a mixture of dairy and stock farms interspersed over the Allerdale District.

There are useful road links to surrounding livestock markets and transport connections with direct routes to the M6 and to the market town of Cockermouth which benefits from a wide range of local amenities and the city of Carlisle which is the main shopping location and administrative hub for Cumbria and the Scottish Borders.


Hall Bank Farm is an established mixed farm with high quality land which is suitable for growing arable crops with a range of modern and traditional farm buildings. This sale provides an exciting opportunity to purchase a productive farm with a spacious four bedroom farmhouse, benefitting from a good range of agricultural buildings which are currently utilised for livestock production and approximately 68.56 hectares (169.36 acres) of associated high-quality mowing/grazing and cropping land.


Hall Bank Farm is situated within a useful rural location adjacent to the town of Aspatria, 9.9 miles from the town of Cockermouth.

Cockermouth is a historic town within west Cumbria which provides a useful range of local amenities including, primary and secondary schools, supermarkets, leisure and medical services and a range of high street and independent shops with good access to the A595 and A66.

The City of Carlisle which is the main administrative hub for the north-west and Scottish Borders, offers a range of amenities and lies 21.4 miles to the east of the property.


From Junction 42, take the A6 exit to Carlisle (South). Continue to the roundabout taking the 1st exit. After approximately 1 mile continue onto Newbiggin Road. After 1.3 miles take a right turn onto Durdar Road then take the next left in approximately 54ft. Continue for 2.4 miles and take a right turn then bare slightly left continuing for 0.3 miles then turn right onto B5299. After 1 mile turn left onto Station Road then continue onto Barras Lane then onto Barras Brow. After 1.1 miles turn left onto the A595. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto A596. Continue for approximately 14.3 miles then take a left turn. The property is located directly in front and is signposted Hall Bank Farm.


Lot 1

Hall Bank Farmhouse

Hall Bank farmhouse is spacious four bedroomed house within the Allerdale District, constructed of brick under render with uPVC double glazed windows.

The property is very spacious and has fantastic views looking out onto the rural landscape. The property briefly comprises on the ground floor; study, kitchen, dining room, living room, bathroom/WC, two double bedrooms and a conservatory. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, an attic room and a family bathroom. The property benefits from mains electricity and a borehole water supply with oil central heating.

Ground Floor


  • Kitchen: 5.23m x 3.00m


Wall and base units with a breakfast bar, pantry and a Rangemaster.


  • Study: 2.72m x 4.23m


  • Dining Room: 4.70m x 5.46m


With fireplace.


  • Hallway: 4.97m x 3.84m


Door leading to garden.


  • Living Room: 5.72m x 5.46m


With fireplace.


  • Conservatory: 4.78m x 3.62


With a pair of French doors leading to patio area.


  • Double Bedroom: 4.23m x 3.44m


  • Double Bedroom: 4.24m x 3.39m


  • Shower Room/WC: 1.90m x 3.20m


First Floor


  • Double Bedroom: 3.46m x 4.28m


With door leading to attic.


  • Double Bedroom: 5.07m x 4.16m


  • Landing: 2.28m x 1.51m


Storage cupboard.


  • Family Bathroom: 2.77m x 2.67m





A large garage with parking areas in front of the house and a large lawned area to the side of the property.


Lot 1

Farm Buildings

The buildings comprise of both modern and traditional agricultural buildings and are all situated around the main farm steading.


  1. 5 Bay Modern General Purpose Building

11.59m x 29.8m. Steel portal framed building under a fibre cement roof with concrete panel walls with Yorkshire boarding to the eaves.


  1. Cattle Building

25.17m x 22m. 5 bay steel framed building with wooden purlins under an asbestos roof.

– Feed barriers


  1. Lean To

14.98m x 29.90m. Steel portal framed building under an asbestos roof with stone walls and a side feed passage.

– Feed barriers


  1. Stone Barn

26m x 29.5m. Stone construction under a slate roof with a small lean to on the eastern elevation.


  1. Small Livestock Building

7.22m x 2.52m. Constructed of concrete block walls under a tin roof.


  1. Silage Clamp

11.97m x 18.2m. Concrete panel walls.


  1. Feed Bin


  1. Grain Tower


  1. Sheep Handling Area

The Land

Lot 1

The land extends to approximately 53.65 hectares (132.52 acres) and lies within one large block surrounding the main farm steading. The land is accessed from field to field leading of internal tracks.

The land is classed as Grade 3 agricultural land and benefits from a mains water supply and lies at a height of 42m to 72m above Ordnance Datum.

Lot 2

The land extends to approximately 16.77 hectares (41.44 acres) with access directly off the public highway.

The land is classed as Grade 3 agricultural land and benefits from a mains water supply and lies at a height of 52m to 75m above Ordnance Datum.

There is strip of amenity woodland and useful hard access track leading down one side of the block of land.


Environmental Schemes

The land is currently entered into a Higher-Level Stewardship Agreement which is due to expire on 31st March 2021. It will be a requirement of the sale that the successful purchaser(s) will take over this scheme. There will be a cost of £250 per transfer for transfer of the scheme.


Basic Payment Scheme

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 Payment Scheme Entitlements are specifically excluded from the sale.



The property is available to view strictly by prior appointment with Edwin Thompson. Tel 017687 72988 – 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, Carlisle, CA1 2RW. A closing date for offers may be fixed. However, the seller reserves the right to change the closing date, change the method of sale or sell the property without any prior notification. Therefore, 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 single phase electric supply and a borehole water supply which is shared with an adjoining property. Foul drainage is to a private 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

The property is held freehold and offered for sale with vacant possession on completion.


Fixtures and Fittings

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



There will be no ingoing or outgoing claims. Please note the tyres next to the silage pit are included within the sale.


Sporting and Mineral Rights

The sporting and mineral rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned.


Rights, Easements and Outgoings

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private and existing or proposed wayleaves, easements, restrictions and burdens of whatever kind whether referred to in these particulars or not. The buyer will be held to have satisfied himself or herself on such matters.

The wind turbine located within field 2 is subject to a lease and therefore excluded from the sale. Further details regarding this are available upon request.


Money Laundering Regulations

The successful purchaser(s) should be aware that they will be required to provide us with documents in relation to Money Laundering Regulations. Further details are available upon request.


Further Information

Further information can be obtained from Matthew Bell or Megan Proctor, Edwin Thompson LLP, FIFTEEN, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RW. Tel: 01228 548385. m.bell@edwin-thompson.co.uk m.proctor@edwin-thompson.co.uk

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Quick Summary

Price P.O.A
Status Sold
Size (Acres) 169.36
Beds 4
Bathroom 2
Garden 1