Gilmonby, Barnard Castle

Guide price

An excellent block of upland hay meadow in two field enclosures in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with good access and abundant wildlife interest including a small hill pond. About 23.01 acres.


The land lies about 1.5 miles south of the village of Bowes with easy access onto the A66 and within about 4 miles of Barnard Castle.

The land is offered as a single lot but is in two field enclosures with access along a green lane. It is generally level or gently sloping and lies between about 300m and 315m above sea level.

It is classified as Grade 4 and described as improved grassland with the soil type as slowly permeable, seasonally wet acid upland soil capable of producing good meadow grass which has been cut for hayledge annually. The land has access to natural water and is enclosed for livestock by dry stone walls and fences.

As an upland hay meadow, the land attracts diverse and abundant wildlife with curlews, golden plover, redshank, lapwing and oystercatcher amongst others.

Quarry field 3.43 ha 8.48 ac

Syke 0.22ha 0.54 ac

Pond Field5.58 ha 13.79 ac

Pond 0.08 ha 0.20 ac

TOTAL 9.31 ha 23.01 ac


The land at Plover Hall lies within the North Pennies Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


The land is registered on the Rural Land Register. The Entitlements are included in the sale and value apportioned out of the agreed purchase price. Transfer of these entitlements will follow completion at the earliest opportunity.


The land is offered for sale by private treaty. All potential purchasers are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents so that they can be advised as to how the sale will be concluded.


The property is to be sold freehold with vacant possession on completion.


The sporting rights are included in so far as they are owned. The mineral rights are reserved from the sale.


There are no public services to the property.


The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights obligations, easements, quasi-easements and all wayleaves and covenants, whether disclosed or not.


The property has good access from the public road and also along a green lane with two additional gate access.


The Vendor will only sell such interests as they have in the boundary walls and fences. All boundary fences will be the responsibility of the purchaser.


Guide Price £145,000


From Bowes village head south at the roundabout sign posted to Gilmondby. Cross the river and keep left at the next junction and left again sign posted to Rigg 1 miles. At the end of the lane park at the side of the road and go through the gate on to the green lane. The land is on the right.

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Strictly by appointment through the Selling Agents.

Please take care when viewing the property particularly as this is a working farm. For your own personal safety, you should remain as vigilant as possible particularly around machinery.

01833 908027

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