Lot 1 - Kidburngill Farm, Lamplugh, Cockermouth CA14 4RL

Kidburngill Farm, Lamplugh, Cockermouth CA14 4RL



Kidburngill Farm, Lamplugh, Cockermouth CA14 4RL

An Exciting Opportunity to Purchase a Productive Stock Rearing Farm Situated in a Rural Location Comprising of a Large Dwelling Currently Split into Two, Range of Traditional and Modern Farm Buildings and Agricultural Land, Ponds and Woodland Extending to Approximately 143.88 Hectares (355.52 Acres).

Lot 1: A Large Traditional Farmhouse Currently Split into Two, Range of Traditional and Modern Farm Buildings and Agricultural Land Extending to Approximately 14.11 (Hectares) 34.87 Acres.


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



Kidburngill Farm is situated within a desirable rural setting, located 8 miles south of the town of Cockermouth, and within close proximity to the Lake District National Park as well as the West Cumbrian coast. The immediate surroundings comprise of a mixture of dairy and stock farms interspersed among rural villages.

There are useful road links to surrounding livestock markets and transport connections with direct routes to the A66 and to the town of Cockermouth which benefits from a wide range of local amenities. The town of Keswick is only 20.4 miles away which offers further amenities.



The sale of Kidburngill Farm provides a rare opportunity to purchase a productive stock rearing farm situated in a rural location comprising of a large dwelling currently split into two, a range of traditional and modern farm buildings and agricultural land, woodland and pond extending to approximately 143.88 Hectares (355.52 Acres).The land is in good heart and currently down to permanent pasture.



Kidburngill Farm is situated within a convenient rural location only 7 miles from the A66, which is the main transport route to Penrith and the M6. The A595 is also only a short distance away which offers a convenient route to Carlisle.

The property is located just 8.0 miles from the town of Cockermouth 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. A wider range of amenities are located in the City of Carlisle which is situated 34.6 miles away.



Follow the A66 from Keswick towards Cockermouth for 13.1 miles. Once at the roundabout, take the first exit onto the A5086 towards Egremont. Follow the road for 6.1 miles until the village of Crossgates. At Crossgates take the right hand turning towards Branthwaite Edge. Follow the road for 0.9 miles until reaching the T-Junction. Taking the left hand turning the property will be immediately on your left-hand side.

Lot 1

Kidburngill Farmhouse

Kidburngill Farm House is a traditional six bedroomed three storey farmhouse situated within the farm steading with a rendered exterior.

The property is very spacious and is situated in an attractive rural location with views over the nearby fells. The property briefly comprises:


Ground Floor


  • Entrance Porch
  • Kitchen: 4.90m x 2.62m

With fitted wall and base units, integrated dishwasher, space for washing machines and dryers.

  • Dining Area/ Utility: 8.96m x 5.18m


  • Cloakroom


  • Bathroom


With fitted bath, electric shower and WC

  • Living Room 1: 5.46m x 4.68m.

With Electric fire.

  • Living Room 2: 4.46m x 3.64m


With gas fire and patio doors.

First Floor


  • Bedroom 1: 4.32m x 3.64m


Double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and built-in sink.


  • Bedroom 2: 3.64m x 3.36m


Double Bedroom with fitted wardrobes.  


  • Bedroom 3: 4.80m x 3.82m


Double bedroom with fitted wardrobes.


  • Bedroom 4.68m x 4.58m


Double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom


  • Hallway


Second Floor – Attic Rooms:


  • Bedroom 5: 4.00m x 3.82m

Double Bedroom

  • Bedroom 6: 4.80m x 3.80m

Double Bedroom

  • Bathroom

Bath, electric shower, sink and WC.

  • Storage Room

Kidburngill House

Kidburngill House is attached to Kidburngill Farmhouse and comprises of a traditional three bedroomed two storey property situated within the farm steading with a rendered exterior.

The property is very spacious and is situated in an attractive rural location with views over the nearby fells. The property briefly comprises:


Ground Floor


  • Kitchen/ Dining Area: 7.05m x 3.72m


With electric oven.

  • Dining Room: 6.90m x 4.25m.


With woodburner

  • Living Room


With an electric fire.

  • Hallway
  • Downstairs WC

First Floor


  • Hallway


  • Bedroom 1: 4.90m x 3.10m


Double Bedroom

  • Bedroom 2: 4.90m x 2.46m


Double Bedroom

  • Bedroom 3: 4.90m x 3.07m

Double Bedroom

  • Bathroom


With fitted Electrical shower, sink and WC


Parking areas to the front and rear of the house with a large garden area to the front of the properties.

Energy Performance Certificate

Kidburngill Farmhouse’s Efficiency Rating is F-26. Kidburngill House EPC is E -51. The EPC documents are available from the selling agents on request.

Lot 1

Farm Buildings

The buildings comprise of traditional agricultural buildings and are all situated around the main farmhouse.

  1. Traditional Barn

Traditional lofted barn. Former coach house.


  1. Atcost Silage Pit

27.43m x 9.14m. Atcost silage pit with asbestos roof.

  1. Lean to

27.43m x 9.14m. Lean to with 48 cubicles and slurry channel.

  1. Cubicle Shed

18.28m x 9.14m. Fitted with 31 cubicles.

  1. Slurry Pit
  1. Dutch Barn

18.28m x 9.14m. Fitted with 32 cubicles and slurry storage.


  1. Silage Pit

27.43m x 9.14m. Silage pit with asbestos roof.

  1. Workshop / Storage

27.43m x 9.14m. Workshop/ storage shed with fibre cement roof and feed passageway.

  1. Cubicle Shed

27.43m x 11.58m. Fitted with 20 cubicles and feed passageway and slurry pit.


  1. Machinery Shed.

27.43m x 9.14m. Machinery shed with earth floor and tin roof.

  1. Stone Barn

Traditional single storey stone barn with slate roof.

  1. Outdoor Handling System and Loading Bay
  1. Double Storey Traditional Range

Stone range used as a workshop and storage space with a part slate and part box profile roof. Previously benefitting from planning permission for the conversion to residential accommodation.

  1. Single storey barn

Single storey barn with asbestos roof used for loose housing.

  1. Lean To

Lean to barn on the side of the house with box profile roof.

  1. Single Storey Barn

Single story barn fitted with 20 calf pens and asbestos roof.


The Land


Lot 1

The land in Lot 1 extends to approximately 13.19 Hectares (32.6 Acres) and lies within one block surrounding the farm steading. The land is accessed through the farm steading and directly from the roadside.

The land is classed as Grade 3 under the Local MAFF Land Classification System. The land benefits from a mains water supply and lies at a height of 110m to 124m above Ordnance Datum. The land is currently down to permanent pasture.

Environmental Schemes

The land is not currently entered into any Countryside Stewardship Agreements. The land in Lot 4 is entered into a Woodland Creation Grant which commenced in 2009. Further details are available from Edwin Thompson.


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 sold subject to a clawback which in the event of planning approval being obtained for any non-agricultural development on the holding will result in a payment being made to the current owners based on 50% of the uplift in value. This will run for a period of 20 years from completion.



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

Method of Sale

The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole or in four separate lots. Offers should be submitted to Edwin Thompson, FIFTEEN, Montgomery Way, Carlisle, Cumbria, 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 electricity, water and septic tank drainage. 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.

Further details are available from Edwin Thompson as to the split of services which will be undertaken if the property is sold in Lots.


Tenure and Possession

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


Fixtures and Fittings

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



The crop in store within Lot 1 will be to take over at valuation on the date of completion. The valuation will be undertaken by Edwin Thompson whose decision is final.


Sporting and Mineral Rights

The sporting rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned. The mineral rights are held by a third party and therefore are excluded.


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.

An adjoining property shares the Septic Tank with Lot 1 and this arrangement will continue. Further details 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 Charlotte Clayton, Edwin Thompson LLP, FIFTEEN, Montgomery Way, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RW. Tel: 01228 548385. m.bell@edwin-thompson.co.uk c.clayton@edwin-thompson.co.uk

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    Quick Summary

    Price P.O.A
    Status New
    Size (Acres) 34.87
    Beds 6