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45.47 acres, LOT 2: Land at Motherby, Motherby, Penrith, Cumbria
For Sale - £315,000

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This sale offers the opportunity to purchase 45.47 acres (18.40 hectares) or thereabouts of permanent pasture.

The Land

Lot 2
Lot 2 extends to 45.47 acres (18.40 hectares) or thereabouts of permanent pasture, and can be accessed via a public bridleway. The land benefits from mains water and natural water. The boundaries are mainly dry stone walls, which are in excellent condition. Lot 2 also has the benefit of cattle pens.

Both lots are classified as Grade 4 under the former MAFF Land Classification System. Lot 1 lies between 240m and 260m above mean sea level. Lot 2 lies between 270m and 290m above mean sea level.

General Remarks, Reservations & Stipulations

Method of Sale
The land at Motherby is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a Whole or in 2 lots.
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 Purchasers 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 completion.

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.
In particular the land has overhead power lines and an electric pole.
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:
Cartmell Shepherd, Bishop Yards, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7XS.
Bethan Griffiths acting Tel: 01768 862326 Email:

Sporting & Mineral Rights
The sporting rights insofar as they are owned by the Vendors, will be included within the sale.

Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)
The land is within the Severely Disadvantaged Area for BPS Purposes. Applications have been successfully made to establish and activate Entitlements under the BPS.

Included within the sale are;
Lot 1 2.12 SDA units
Lot 2 18.55 SDA units

These will be transferred to the Purchaser. The transfer will be made in time for the Purchaser to utilise them for BPS purposes in 2020 and will be undertaken as soon as regulations permit after the 2019 claim period.

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 of 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 the transferee.

The Purchaser will be required to comply with the terms of the BPS application in 2019 and will indemnify the claimant against any breaches of the conditions, particularly in respect of Cross-Compliance. The entirety of the 2019 BPS monies will be retained by the claimant.

Quotas & Higher Level Stewardship Schemes (HLS)
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 Ordnance Survey based digital mapping. They must not be relied upon and are for guidance only.
The Purchaser must satisfy themselves with regard to areas.

Land Status
The land is classified as Grade 4 under the former MAFF Land Classification System.

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

Plans & Schedule of Areas
The plans attached to these particulars are based on Ordnance Survey 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 all 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.
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:

United Utilities
Dawson House, Great Sankey, Warrington, WA5 3LW
T: 01925 237000 E:

Rural Payments Agency
PO Box 352, Worksop, S80 9FG T: 03000 200 301 E: W:

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.


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