Hudson Place Farm, Loweswater, Cockermouth, CA13 0SU
CLOSING DATE SET – WEDNESDAY 18th MARCH 12 NOON
Hudson Place is superbly situated within the Lake District National Park overlooking Loweswater, located 2.3 miles north west of the village of Loweswater. The immediate surroundings comprise of traditional livestock farms interspersed over the Lakeland Fells and undulating grassland.
There are useful road links to surrounding livestock markets and transport connections with the A66 being only 11 miles from the property providing direct routes to the M6 and the market towns of Cockermouth and Penrith.
Hudson Place is an established stock farm within an idyllic and quiet part of the Lake District National Park. This sale provides the rare opportunity to purchase a productive stock farm with an attractive Grade II listed three bedroomed farmhouse, with a good range of agricultural buildings which are currently utilised for livestock production and approximately 79.73 Hectares (197.01 Acres) of associated agricultural land.
Hudson Place Farm is situated in an attractive rural location within the Lake District National Park between the settlement of Mockerin and the village of Loweswater. 7.7 miles to the south of the historic 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, 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 34.5 miles to the east of the property.
From Junction 43 of the M6 motorway follow the A69 West to the city of Carlisle, continue along Warwick Road turning right onto Victoria Place, at the traffic lights turn right onto Georgian Way then at Hardwicke Circus roundabout take the first exit onto Castle Way, continue along the A595 for approximately 25 miles. Take the A66 turning signposted to Cockermouth and then at the roundabout take the third exit onto the A5086 taking a left-hand turn signposted to Loweswater. Continue along this road through the settlement of Mockerkin onto Fangs Brow, then before reaching Loweswater Lake take a right-hand turn onto a single track dead end lane, signposted to Hudson Place.
Hudson Place Farmhouse
Hudson Place Farmhouse is a Grade II Listed Building within the Allerdale District, constructed of painted roughcast walls under a green slate roof. The windows are sash, all with painted stone architraves. The porch attached is not included within the listing.
The property has a lot of character and fantastic views overlooking Loweswater. The property briefly comprises on the ground floor: porch/utility, kitchen, living room, pantry, sitting room and shower room/WC. Upstairs there are three spacious bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property benefits from mains electricity and water with electric storage heaters.
Door leading to outside.
Kitchen: 6.61m x 3.70m
With wall and base units and a Rayburn
Living Room: 4.58m x 5.29m
With door leading to outside and log burner.
Sitting Room: 4.54m x 3.64m
With log burner.
Pantry: 2.07m x 3.29m
With slate storage shelves.
With electric power shower and toilet.
Double Bedroom: 4.60m x 3.76m
Double Bedroom: 4.60m x 5.50m
Double Bedroom: 3.98m x 3.85m
There are parking areas adjacent to the house with a large lawned area to the front of the property
The buildings comprise of both modern and traditional agricultural buildings and are all situated around the main farm steading.
1. Dog Kennel with Run
5.3m x 2.4m.
2. General Purpose Building
16.3m x 12.3m. Steel portal framed building under a tin clad roof.
3. Covered Sheep Pens
12.5m x 9.8m. Steel portal framed building under a tin clad roof, with sheep handling system and dipper.
4. Dutch Barn
8.8m x 6.2m. Steel construction.
5. Covered Midden
8.8m x 9.4m. Steel portal framed building with concrete walls under a tin roof.
6. General Purpose Building
10m x 7.6m. Steel portal framed building with concrete block walls under a fibre cement roof.
7. Stone Barn
7.9m x 18.2m. Stone construction under a slate roof. Housing:
8. Stone Barn
11.8m x 7.4m. Stone construction under slate roof. Part lofted, currently used as a workshop. Attached to farmhouse.
The land extends to approximately 78.26 Hectares (193.38 Acres) and lies within one large block surrounding the main farm steading. The land is accessed from field to field leading off a number of internal tracks with a number of field parcels adjoining Loweswater lake.
The land is classed as Grade 4 & 5 under the Local MAFF Land Classification System. The land benefits from a natural water supply and lies at a height of approximately 124m to 233m above Ordnance Datum.
The land extends to approximately 1.47 Hectares (3.63 Acres) with access directly off the public highway.
The land is classed as Grade 4 under the Local MAFF Land Classification System. The land benefits from a natural water supply and lies at a height of 121m to 129m above Ordnance Datum.
The land is currently entered into a Higher Level Stewardship Agreement. It will be a requirement of the sale that the successful purchaser(s) take this over on completion. There will be a charge of £250 + VAT per transfer.
Further details on the Higher Level Stewardship are available upon request.
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 included within the sale and will be transferred to the successful purchaser on completion, subject to a charge of £250 + VAT per transfer.
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, 28 St John’s Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5AF. 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, a mains water supply to the house and a natural water supply to the land and buildings. 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.
Fixtures and Fittings
Fitted carpets, and log burners where present in the farmhouse, are included within the sale.
There will be no ingoing or outgoing claims.
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.
There are a number of public footpaths which cross the property.
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 can be obtained from Matthew Bell or Megan Proctor, Edwin Thompson LLP, 28 St John Street, Keswick, CA12 5AF. Tel: 017687 72988. firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com