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61 acres, Tebay Ghyll Farm - SOLD STC, Tebay, Penrith, Cumbria
For Sale - £675,000

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This sale offers a rare opportunity to purchase a ring-fenced holding located above the village of Tebay offering spectacular views. This delightful property offers a spacious 4 bedroomed house renovated to a high standard with adjacent barn which has planning permission for the extension of the farmhouse together with the provision of a holiday cottage. In addition to this, there is available with the property 61 acres of grazing land together with Common land grazing rights.

Local Amenities

The market town of Kirkby Stephen provides the facilities you would expect from a small market town including primary and secondary schools, supermarket, and livestock auction. There is also a station on the famous Settle to Carlisle railway.
To the south, the County town of Kendal offers a wider range of facilities including schools, supermarkets, a hospital and a wide range of shops and entertainment facilities, together with a station on the West Coast Main Line railway.
Tebay Ghyll is located in a secluded position within the confines of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and offers easy access to both the nearby Lake District National Park and the quieter areas of the North Pennines. The property also offers fantastic access to the main road network of the Country with Junction 38 of the M6 motorway just a 5 minute drive away.

Lot 1: Tebay Ghyll Farmhouse, Buildings & Land

The Farmhouse
The farmhouse sits overlooking the farmland offering spectacular views eastwards. Attached to the farmhouse is the barn with planning consent with further stables and outbuildings located in the yard together with a large stoned driveway, patio area and informal garden.
The farmhouse is constructed of stone under a slate roof and is double glazed throughout. The accommodation comprises the following:

Front door leading into large kitchen (5.00m max x 4.32m max (16’5” max x 14’2” max)) which is glass fronted allowing a lot of light into the room and offering spectacular views across the adjacent farmland.

The kitchen benefits from fitted units, a single sink and drainer, oil fired Aga sitting in a recessed fireplace, stone flagged floor with a pantry off it. The kitchen also offers a seating area looking out through the glass fronted wall.

Dining Room (5.11m x 3.80m max (16’9” x 12’6” max))
With fireplace with wooden mantle and surround with slate hearth, built-in shelves and door to the outside of the property.

Lounge (5.00m max x 3.96m max (16’5” max x 13’0” max))
With multifuel stove sitting in a stone fireplace with stone mantle and hearth.

Utility Room (1.81m max x 2.82m max (5’11” max x 9’3” max))
With single sink and drainer, wooden shelves and plumbing for a washing machine.

Shower Room
With shower unit, WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 1 (3.05m x 2.77m (10’0” x 9’1”))
Small single bedroom currently used as an office.

Bedroom 2 (3.99m x 3.81m max (13’1” x 12’6” max))
Double bedroom.

Bedroom 3 (3.87m x 3.90m (12’8” x 12’10”))
Double bedroom.

Bedroom 4 (5.06m max x 4.02m max (16’7” max x 13’2” max))
With ensuite comprising wash hand basin, WC, shower unit and built in wardrobes.

Family Bathroom
With a panelled bath, WC, wash hand basin, bidet, built-in shelving unit and heated towel rail.

The house is located in a large yard area with various areas of lawn, flower beds, and a large patio area to the front with a slope leading down to a more informal garden area comprising mainly lawn, mature shrubs and a pond.

Farm Buildings
Attached to the house is a large stone built barn under a corrugated sheet roof which has full planning permission to be converted to provide an extension to the house with plans currently allowing for a downstairs office and WC with a further staircase up to a fifth bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. The remainder of the conversion permits for the building of a four bedroom holiday cottage with open planning living area and two bedrooms and a bathroom downstairs and a further two bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs.
In addition the planning permission also allows the erection of a garage.
Details of the planning permission can be obtained from the selling agents and is listed under planning reference 15/1105 with Eden District Council. A material start has been made on the development and this has been passed by the council, together with building regulations having been approved.
Attached to the barn is a monopitched building comprising rendered walls and corrugated sheet roof which provides stabling and storage.
A Dutch barn with dwarf block walls, steel frame and corrugated sheet walls and roof with adjacent to this, a breeze block built rendered mono-pitched stable with corrugated sheet roof.

The Land
The land in Lot 1 extends to approximately 4.96 acres (2.01 ha) and comprises four small paddocks adjacent to the farm buildings with a further larger paddock located to the east.
If Lots 1 and 2 are sold separately it will be the responsibility of the purchaser of Lot 1 to erect a stock proof fence dividing parcel NY6203 0281 within 28 days of completion of the sale, together with the blocking off of the 2 gates way which currently access Lot 2.
In addition to the five fields, there is an area of hardcore which could easily be utilised for a ménage or used as a further parking area for the house.
In addition to the land, there are also included in the sale Common grazing rights on Tebay Fell Common - CL0045. See later in the particulars for further details.
The land all benefits from a spring fed water supply and lies within the Severely Disadvantaged Area for Basic Payment purposes with the land being classified as Grade 4 under the former MAFF land classification system.
Included in the sale are 2 SDA BPS entitlements – see later for further details.
The land lies between 250 metres – 270 metres above mean sea level.

Lot 2: 54.49 acres (22.05ha) of Grazing Land

The Land
Lot 2 extends to approximately 54.49 acres (22.05 ha) and is a mix of grazing and mowing land. The land is bisected by Tebay Ghyll beck itself which offers a natural water supply to several of the field parcels.
Located within field parcel 0335 is a small fenced off area which supplies the spring fed water to the farmhouse and buildings and if sold separately, the owners of Lot 1 will retain a right to take water from this location and maintain the pipework in place.
Located in field parcel 2527 are the remains of a former farm building and in addition there are further building remains in field parcel 0445.
The land lies between 250 metres – 300 metres above mean sea level and is all classified as Grade 4 under the former MAFF land classification system and lies within the Severely Disadvantaged Area for Basic Payment purposes. Included in the sale are 22.05 SDA BPS entitlements – see later for further details.
The land all benefits from a natural water supply.
In addition to the land, there are also included in the sale Common grazing rights on Tebay Fell Common - CL0045. See later in the particulars for further details.

General Remarks, Reservations & Stipulations

Method of Sale
Tebay Ghyll Farm is offered for sale by private treaty.
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.

The land is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession upon the date of completion.
For further details please refer to the Vendor’s solicitor, whose contact details appear later in these particulars.

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.
In particular, if sold separately the owners of Lot 1 will retain the right over the land in Lot 2 to maintain the water supply from the spring within field parcel 0335.
There are electricity poles across the property.
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 Solicitors, St. Andrew’s Place, Penrith, Cumbria,
CA11 7AW. Jane Jackson acting.
Tel: 01768 862007

Sporting & Mineral Rights
The sporting and mineral rights are specifically ex


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