Lot 1 - Stoneybrook Farm, Lees Hill, Brampton, Cumbria CA8 2BB
Lot 1 – A Productive Dairy Farm Comprising Well Presented Modern Farmhouse, Greenfield Dairy Complex Built in 2009 And
Agricultural Land Extending To 91.67 Hectares (226.51 Acres).#
The sale of Stoneybrook Farm provides a rare opportunity to purchase an attractive, productive and well positioned modern dairy farm comprising four bedroomed farmhouse constructed in 2012, greenfield dairy complex constructed in 2009 and good quality agricultural land extending to approximately 91.67 hectares (226.51 acres) of Grade 3 quality.
The property lies within a favoured farming district in close proximity to both Brampton and Carlisle where dairy and livestock farming form the predominant agricultural enterprises. The land at Stoneybrook Farm is all gently undulating.
The newly constructed steading which was erected on a greenfield site in 2009 comprises a dairy complex with 473 cubicles, calf accommodation, 3 bull pens, loose housing, collecting yard and 24/48 Fullwood parlour all located within one building, plus separate calf housing, large outdoor silage pit and a HDPE lined 3,000,000 gallon slurry lagoon which is centrally positioned on a good quality block of agricultural land extending to 124.80 hectares (308.37 acres)
Stoneybrook Farm is situated approximately 6 miles north of the town of Brampton, where there are a number of schools and all regular amenities. The City of Carlisle is approximately 15 miles to the south east.
From Junction 43 of the M6 follow the A69 East to Brampton, at the T junction turn right onto Carlisle Road and then take the first left onto the A6071, then take the first right after passing over the bridge, signposted Walton, continue for approximately 3.5 miles and then bear right onto the B6318 right, signposted Gilsland/Greenhead. Continue for approximately 1 mile then turn left at the crossroads, signposted Askerton /Bewcastle Church. The entrance lane to Stoneybrook Farm is on the right hand side after approximately 5 miles.
Lot 1 – Stoneybrook Farmhouse, Dairy Complex and Agricultural Land Extending to Approximately 91.61 Hectares (226.51 Acres)
A modern, recently constructed (2012), spacious four bedroomed detached house extending to 2895 sq. ft. (269 sq. m). The property has stone and rough cast elevations under a slate roof. The property benefits from oil fired central heating, underfloor to ground floor rooms and radiators to first floor. All principal rooms have individual heating thermostats. The property has double glazing throughout and offers extremely spacious family accommodation briefly four bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, 3 bathrooms, dining kitchen, utility and office.
2.24m x 3.52m. Accessed from rear elevation, fitted base and wall units Belfast sink unit with mixer tap set in oak worktop, Worcester boiler for oil fired central heating. Plumbing for washing machine and vented space for tumble dryer.
Ground Floor WC & Shower Room
3.1m x 1.78m. Shower cubicle with electric shower, wc, wash hand basin, vinyl floor, ceiling spotlight fittings, window to rear elevation.
3.1m x 2.2m. Vinyl floor.
6.19m x 3.52m. Spacious dining kitchen with fitted base and wall units including full height cupboards, slate worktops, integrated dishwasher, central island with LED plinth lighting and slate worktop, Oak worktops to main kitchen area with inset sink unit with mixer tap. Bellina electric double oven, grill and five ring ceramic hob with warming zone. Ceiling spotlight fittings and tiled floor. Windows to front elevation.
Sitting Room 1
3.50m x 5.15m. Tiled floor, wood burning stove, television aerial point, windows to front and rear elevation.
Spacious hallway accessed via porch to front elevation. Stairs to first floor, solid timber doors leading to all rooms. Tiger oak flooring.
4.75m x 4.90m. Spacious reception room with open fire in a feature stone surround, windows to front and side elevations, television aerial point. Open to;
Sitting Room 2
3.86m x 6.7m. Open fire in stone surround. Patio doors heading to the side elevation and windows to the rear.
Spacious landing with solid timber doors leading to all rooms. Access hatch to insulated and boarded loft space.
5.2m x 3.67m Front double bedroom with built in wardrobes and dressing area with radiator. Wall light and ceiling spotlight fittings, television aerial point, radiator.
Ensuite Shower Room
Steam cabinet with electric shower, wc, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, window to side elevation, extraction fan.
2.66m x 6.1m. Rear double bedroom with built in wardrobes, windows to rear elevation, ceiling light fitting, television aerial point, radiator.
4.07m x 3.1m. Stand alone bath, shower cubicle with power shower, wash hand basin in vanity unit, bidet and wc. Window to rear elevation, radiator. Door leading to Bedroom 4.
3.58m x 4.82m. Front double bedroom with built in wardrobes, radiator and television aerial point.
3.65m x 4.8m. Rear double bedroom with built in wardrobes, radiator and television aerial point. Door leading to bathroom.
The house is surrounded by gravelled parking areas and an extensive lawned area. There is a large garage plus large games room with wc and electric shower.
Mains electricity and water. Drainage to septic tank. The telephones are fitted to BT regulations. The farm steading and land is served by a private borehole water supply which can be changed to mains supply if required.
All of the buildings on the property have been constructed since 2009 and briefly comprise:
73m x 56.6m. Steel portal frame shed with juniper green cladding, fibre cement roof, and concrete block walls and benefits from a cantilever feed passage and briefly houses: Cubicles for 473; calf pens; 3 bull pens; calving pens with a large loose housing area; collecting yard 24/48 Fullwood parlour with automatic feeders; chemical store; office; and bulk tank rooms with 15,000 litre Fullwood bulk tank. The building benefits from three phase electricity.
36.57m x 11.87m. Steel portal framed shed with juniper green cladding and shuttered concrete walls. Providing further loose housing for calf rearing with ventilated tin and fibre cement roof. This shed could also be used for feed storage.
11.91m x 11.87m. Steel portal framed shed with juniper green cladding and shuttered concrete walls. Currently used for crop storage.
Feed storage is provided by two 16 tonne high level feed bins and one 4 tonne calf feed bin, easily accessed by feed wagons.
The HDPE lined slurry lagoon measures 65m x 65m and has a depth of approximately 5m, giving a capacity of approximately 3,000,000 gallons. All slurry is channelled through a separator.
There is an earth banked silage pit with concrete floor measuring 54m x 18m.
The land within Lot 1 extends to 76.80ha (189.77acres) and lies within a ring fence around the steading. All of the land is accessed either directly off the public highway or via access tracks which have been installed around across the holding. The majority of the land has been drained and reseeded within recent years. Included within this lot is approximately 2.0ha (4.94 acres) of woodland.
Rights, Easements and Outgoings
The land 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. Should the property be sold in Lots the appropriate rights of access will be granted and reserved as appropriate.
The property is not currently entered into a stewardship scheme.
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 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 land and 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 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 reserves 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 supply and mains water supply with a borehole water supply providing water to the buildings and land. Foul drainage is to a private sewerage treatment plant. All telephone connections are subject to BT regulations. The property also benefits from satellite broadband. 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 & Fittings
Fitted carpets, where present in the farmhouse, are included in the sale.
The successful purchaser(s) will be responsible for purchasing any crop in store on the date of inspection. This valuation will be carried out by the selling agent and their decision will be final.
Sporting & Mineral Rights
Sporting rights are included in the sale so far as the sellers have title to them. The mines and minerals are believed to be owned and will be included in the sale in so far as they are owned.
Energy Performance Certificate
Stoneybrook Farmhouse EPC is C77. The EPC documents are available from the selling agents on request. It is understood that Stoneybrook Farm is listed as Council Tax Band E with Carlisle City Council.
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.