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Lot 3 – Flakebridge Farm, Tebay, Penrith

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Property Summary

An exciting opportunity to purchase a ring fenced equipped upland livestock farm in a desirable and accessible location within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, to the east of the Lake District.

The farm as a whole extends to approximately 74.96 hectares (185.23 acres) and has approximately 25.53 hectares (63.08 acres) productive improved grassland, 18.82 hectares (46.50 acres) pasture, 29.11 hectares (71.93 acres) moorland and woodland shelterbelts. Furthermore, there are common rights on Langdale Fell and Ravenstonedale common.

Flakebridge Farm is available as a whole or in three Lots and is for sale by Private Treaty.

Whole - Guide Price £1,500,000
Lot 1 - Guide Price £825,000
Lot 2 - Guide Price £425,000
Lot 3 - Guide Price £250,000
Property Type Farms & Land

Full Details

Flakebridge Farm is situated within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, approximately 3.5 miles to the east of Tebay and 8.5 miles west of Kirby Stephen. The farm is ideally situated to take advantage of major road networks, being 3 miles to the M6 and 12.5 miles to the A66.

Local amenities can be found in Kirby Stephen, however larger towns with a range of facilities including supermarkets, restaurants, medical centres are at Kendal (16 miles), Penrith (22 Miles), Lancaster (35 miles) and Carlisle (40 miles).

The farm is also very well placed for education facilities; primary schools are located 4 miles away in Tebay and Orton, Kirby Stephen is 8 miles to the north. The prestigious Sedbergh school is located 15 miles to the south in the town of Sedbergh. Secondary schools include Settlebeck School in Sedbergh, Kirby Stephen Grammar School and Appleby Grammar School. Furthermore, the university of Lancaster is 35 miles to the south.

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From the M6, exit at junction 38 and head east for 3.5 miles on the A685. From the east, exit the A66 at Brough and head south on the A685 towards Kirkby Stephen for 13 miles.

The farm is accessed along a farm drive which leads off the A685.

Flakebridge Farm is an idyllic equipped upland farm in a beautiful setting with views across the surrounding landscape. The farm is extremely well located to access and explore the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks.

Centrally positioned, the steading comprises the farmhouse, a range of modern buildings and two glamping pods, the majority of the meadow is to the north of the steading and the pasture and moorland to the south, joining Langdale fell which is part of the Howgills.

The farm is for sale as a whole or in three lots, by private treaty. Other suggested lots and offers will be considered.

LOT 3 - 33.65 hectares (83.14 acres) pasture and moorland
Guide Price £250,000
Access to Lot 3 is obtained through Lot 1 as shown by the yellow line on the Steading and Sale Plan.

The land is in good heart and is currently very well managed and farmed. It surrounds the steading extending to 73.89 hectares (182.58 acres) in total. The most northerly parcels are all productive, high yielding meadow fields some of which have recently been sown with a legume grass mix. As the land continues to the south the elevation increases, there are permanent pasture fields with the three most southerly parcels being classed as moorland. The boundaries are mainly stone walls, the majority of which are in excellent condition, having been recently improved by the current owners. Several of the fields to the north have a mains water connection and the remaining fields are served by a natural water supply.
The land is classified as Grade 4 and the moorland parcels are classified as Grade 5.

There are grazing rights on Langdale Fell (CL42) for 396 ewes, 131 rough fell gimmer hogs, 34 cattle and 3 horses. There are shared rights on 50.371 acres land described as 'Potts' on Ravenstonedale common (CL39).

The land is subject to a Mid Tier Countryside Stewardship Scheme, ending on 31 December 2023 and Upland Wildlife offer, ending on 31 December 2026. Full details of the schemes can be obtained from the selling agent.

The farm is subject to public rights of way; a bridleway leads down the drive and heads east crossing parcels 7588, 9590 and 0279, this is shown by a red dashed line on the Sale Plan. A public footpath continues up the driveway and heads west, out of the farmyard, crossing parcel 4887, this is shown by a green dashed line on the Sale Plan.

The sporting and mineral rights are excepted.

There is a separate sale plan identifying the boundaries by inwards facing T marks, please ask the agent if you require a copy.

Each party is to bear their own costs.

Prospective buyers should be aware that in the event that they are successful they will be required to provide documents in relation to the current Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Regulations. The extent of the required documentation will be confirmed to the purchaser(s) after acceptance of an offer.

We are informed by the current vendors that the property is held freehold.

The property is offered for sale as a whole or in three lots by private treaty.

Please contact Vickers & Barrass Darlington office on 01325 728084 to arrange a viewing, which are strictly by appointment only.

Westmorland & Furness Council
0300 373 3300
Planning - Yorkshire Dales National Park
0300 456 0030

Countryside stewardship scheme
Holiday Accommodation Business
Boundary Plan

Particulars prepared – June 2023
Photographs taken – June 2023

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