Land at Hutton End, Calthwaite, Penrith CA11 9TL

Land at Hutton End, Calthwaite, Penrith CA11 9TL






To Let on a 5 Year Farm Business Tenancy From 1st April 2021

Available As Two Separate Lots

Tender Form to be Submitted to Edwin Thompson LLP, FIFTEEN Rosehill, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2RW by 12 Noon 17th February 2021.



The land at Hutton End and Morton is located close to the hamlet of Hutton End and approximately 2 miles from the village of Calthwaite. The land is only 4.5 miles from Junction 41 of the M6 which offers convenient road links to the market towns of Penrith and Carlisle and beyond.


From Junction 4 of the M6, take the B5305 North West towards Hutton-in-the-Forest. Continue along this road for approximately 2.6 miles before turning right towards Calthwaite. Follow the road for 2.0 miles and lot 2 will be on your right-hand side. Following the road on for a further 0.6 miles lot 1 will be to your left.


The Land

The land extends to approximately 17.8 Hectares (44 acres) and lies in two ring fenced blocks. The land comprises of some useful land which is suited to grazing, mowing or arable production. The land benefits from a mixture of mains water supplies and natural water. The land is easily accessible from the public highway and from field to field. The land is classified as Grade III on the MAFF Land classification map of the local area. The soils are classified as slowly permeable seasonally wet slightly acid but base-rich loamy and clayey soils.


General Rights and Stipulations


Rights, Easements and Outgoings

The letting is subject to all rights and easements. There are no known public rights of way across the property.


Environmental Stewardship

The property is not entered into any Environmental Stewardship Schemes.


Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements

The Basic Farm Payment Entitlements are not included in the letting.



The property is serviced by a mixture of mains and natural water supplies. Please note we have not been able to test services or make judgement on their condition. Prospective Tenants should make their own enquiries.



A separate plan is available on request to show boundary responsibility. The tenant will be responsible for the maintenance of the boundaries.



All timber is specifically excluded to the Landlord.



The sporting rights are excluded from the letting.



The length of the letting will be for a period of 5 years from the 1st April 2021.


Application Details



Tender offers are to be submitted to Edwin Thompson LLP no later than 12 Noon on Wednesday 17th February 2021.

The Tender along with any supporting information should be submitted to:

Matthew Bell, Edwin Thompson LLP, FIFTEEN Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RW and marked “Land at Hutton End and Morton – Tender”.


Conditions of Tender

  1. All tenders must be submitted on the attached form.
  2. The Landlords do not bind themselves to accept the highest or indeed any Tender.
  3. The decision of the Landlord is final and binding.
  4. A detailed explanation of the proposed farming system should be provided with the Tender.





Viewing is permitted at any reasonable time with the possession of these particulars constituting authority to view. Anyone viewing is respectfully asked to ensure that any gates are securely closed on entering and exiting the property.


The Tenancy Agreement

The successful applicant will be required to sign a Farm Business Tenancy Agreement under the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995. Draft copies of the agreement are able to be viewed at the office of Edwin Thompson LLP, FIFTEEN Rosehill, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2RW.



The holding will be let for a term of 5 years commencing on 1st April 2021.



The rent should be tendered in pounds per annum basis. The expected rent will be paid via standing order on a monthly basis in advance.

Rent Reviews

Expected to be every three years, to open market rent.


The tenant will be responsible for all repairs. Further details can be found in the draft Farm Business Tenancy.

A photographic record of condition will be taken at the commencement of the Tenancy to record the condition of the holding and it is expected that the holding will be handed back in no worse condition than it was prior to this record of condition.



The Tenant will not be allowed to sub-let, part with possession or take stock in relation to any part of the holding or to share occupation of the Holding.



The use of the Holding is for the purpose of agriculture. Should the Tenant wish to use part of the Holding for a non-agricultural purpose, the consent of the Landlord will be required in writing. Anyone contemplating a non-agricultural use of part of the Holding should make this clear as part of their application.



The Tenant will be responsible for all outgoings.


Good Husbandry

The Tenant will farm in accordance with the rules of good husbandry as set out in Section 11 of the Agriculture Act 1947.



Sporting over the Holding will be reserved in favour of the Landlord. This is subject to the Tenants rights under the Ground Game Act and the Tenant’s responsibility to keep down rabbits.


Business Condition

The fundamental principle of the Farm Business Tenancy is that compliance of the business condition is observed.


Tenants Improvements

Tenants improvements will be covered in detail within the Tenancy Agreement. No improvement will be compensable unless prior written consent is given.


Development/ Early Resumption

There will be a provision for the Landlords to regain possession of part of the holding for a non-agricultural development subject to being given 12 months’ notice in writing.


Stamp Duty

The successful Tenant will be responsible for the payment of all Stamp Duty charges that may arise on the granting of this Tenancy.

Further Information

Further information can be obtained from Matthew Bell or Charlotte Clayton, Edwin Thompson LLP, FIFTEEN Rosehill, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2RW. Tel: 01228 548385.,


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Quick Summary

Price P.O.A
Town/City Penrith
Status New
Size (Acres) 44