Land at Northsceugh - CLOSING DATE SET, Ainstable, Carlisle


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This sale offers the opportunity to purchase agricultural land extending to 23.81 acres (9.64 ha) or thereabouts of permanent pasture.

The land benefits from roadside access, mains water and an agricultural building.

The Land

The Land extends to 23.81 acres (9.64 ha) or thereabouts of permanent pasture, and benefits from roadside access, a mains water supply and an agricultural building.

The boundaries are mainly stock fencing in excellent condition.

The land is very well farmed and is used for cropping and livestock grazing. The adjoining woodland offers great shelter and the land is exceptionally well drained and easily shepherded.

The land lies at a height of between 110m to 120m above mean sea level.

General Remarks, Reservations & Stipulations

Method of Sale

The land at Northsceugh is to be offered for sale by Private Treaty as a Whole.

The Vendors and sole selling Agents reserve the right to alter or divide the property or to withdraw or exclude any of the property at any time.

The Vendor(s) reserves the right to vary any of the terms and conditions of sale or to change the method of sale without notice. For this reason, we recommend likely buyers should register their interest with the Selling Agents as soon as possible in order that they are kept abreast of any changes to the marketing of the land.


Currently the land is occupied on a grazing licence but the land will be vacant from 1st January 2020.

Money Laundering Obligations

As part of the new Money Laundering Regulations (The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017) relating to property transactions the Selling Agents are obliged to carry out Customer Due Diligence checks on any Purchaser prior to a transaction being completed.

Wayleaves, Easements, Covenants & Rights of Way

The property is sold subject to all rights including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations and easements, quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, and water, gas and other pipes, whether or not referred to in these particulars.

Any Purchasers will be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of such restrictions and are advised to contact the Vendor's Solicitors for details:

Arnison Heelis, 1 St Andrews Place, Penrith, CA11 7AW. Mr Bruce Richardson acting.

T. 01768 862007 E.

Sporting & Mineral Rights

The sporting rights insofar as they are owned by the Vendors, will be included within the sale. The mineral rights are owned by a third party.

Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)

For the avoidance of doubt there are 9.57 Non SDA BPS entitlements included within the sale. The current owner has claimed the 2019 BPS and therefore will be subject to Cross-compliance rules.

The transfer of Entitlements will be made upon completion of the sale and in time for the Purchaser to utilise them for BPS purposes in 2020. It is the responsibility of the successful Purchaser to ensure that they are eligible to acquire Entitlements under the terms of the BPS. Transfers will be made in accordance with the regulations for the Scheme and will be carried out as soon as Scheme Regulations permit by PFK Land Agency for which a fee of £200 plus VAT will be payable by each transferee.

A copy of the 2019 BPS Application will be available for inspection at the offices of the Sole Selling Agents by prior appointment.

The Purchaser will be required to comply with the terms of the Vendor's BPS Application for 2019 and will indemnify the Vendor against any breaches and conditions, in particular in respect of Cross Compliance

Quotas & Stewardship Schemes

For the avoidance of doubt there are no livestock quotas or milk quotas included in this sale, nor are there any stewardship schemes attached to the land.

Fixtures & Fittings

All fixtures and fittings referred to in these particulars will be included in the sale unless otherwise stated.


Measurements are approximate and have been taken from Promap OS based online digital mapping but they must not be relied upon and the Purchaser must satisfy themselves with regard to areas.

Land Status

The land is classified as majority Grade 3 with some Grade 4 under the former MAFF Land Classification System.


As far as the Vendors are aware the responsibility of the boundaries are shown on the sale plan by inward facing ‘T’ marks. When no mark is shown no further information is available.

Plans & Schedule of Areas

The plans attached to these particulars are based on Rural Land Registry data and are for reference only. Purchaser(s) will have deemed to have satisfied themselves of the land and schedule.

Health & Safety

Given the potential hazards of an agricultural property we request that you take as much care as possible when making your inspection of the property for your own personal safety. Please also respect any livestock on the property and do not cause any disturbance to them.

Viewing & Further Information

The land may be viewed at any reasonable daylight hour provided a copy of these particulars is to hand. Please be mindful of livestock and cropping fields. No dogs allowed and access on foot only. For all other queries, please contact Janet Flintoft for further information by telephone on (01768) 866611 or by email:


Cumbria County Council

The Courts, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8NA



Eden District Council

Town Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7QF

T: 01768 864671 E:


General Reservations

The right is reserved to the Vendor(s) to amend, alter and incorporate fresh provisions as appropriate in respect of the above matters.

First Edition: June 2019

Particulars Prepared: June 2019

Photographs Taken: June 2019

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