EHENSIDE FARM- AS A WHOLE
Comprising of Ehenside Farmhouse & buildings, Ehenside Cottage and land extending to 90.75 acres or thereabouts. Can be obtained as a whole or in five individual lots as follows:-
LOT 1 - EHENSIDE FARMHOUSE AND BUILDINGS ALONG WITH 34.24 ACRES
LOT 2 - EHENSIDE COTTAGE WITH 2.29 ACRES
LOT THREE - 13.53 ACRES
LOT FOUR - 20.47 ACRES
LOT FIVE - 20.22 ACRES
Ehenside Farm is situated off the C classified road heading from Low Mill to Braystones. Heading south from Low Mill, the entrance to the farm is approximately 1.1 miles from where the B5345 crosses the river Ehen over Low Mill Bridge. The town centre of Egremont is approximately 4.5 miles to the north by road.
Heading south out of Egremont along the A595 continue towards Sellafield for 1.4 miles. Turn right onto the B5345 signposted to St Bees and continue for 0.7 miles over Low Mill Bridge, then turn immediately left onto the C classified road towards Braystones. Continue towards Braystones for 1.1 miles, Lot 3, 4 and 5 are on the left hand side. For Lot 2 take the first left onto a private single-track drive towards Ehenside Farm the cottage is located just off the main road. For Lot 1 continue along the farm drive until the buildings and farmhouse are approached. Each Lot is identified by a Whittaker & Biggs ‘For Sale’ signs. The Ordnance Survey reference number is NY007071.
The viewing of the House, Cottage and Buildings are strictly by prior appointment with the agents Whittaker and Biggs. The land may be viewed during daylight hours whilst in possession of a copy of these particulars and which will constitute authority to view. Please ensure that all gates are left as found and latched or tied correctly.
Anyone inspecting the land does so entirely at their own risk and neither the selling agents nor the vendors accept any responsibility or liability for any injuries or consequential loss howsoever caused.
SOIL TYPE & LAND GRADE
According to the Cranfield Soil and Agri-food Institute (Soilscapes of England & Wales), the soil is classed as “Soilscape 10” described as Freely draining slightly acid sandy soils and the land is Grade 3 Good to Moderate (Land Classification Series for England & Wales) (Grade 1 - best, Grade 5 – worst).
The land is registered under title number: CU313689, the title register, and title plans are available upon request.
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY ETC
There is a right of way by foot along the river Ehen for the fishermen within Lot 1. There are three large pylon poles within Lot 5 and one in Lot 4 operated by Electricity Northwest.
The Land 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 supply, and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not.
TENURE & POSSESSION
The Land is sold freehold and with vacant possession granted upon completion.
The purchaser is responsible for erecting a stock proof fence within three months of completion and maintaining the fence thereafter, in Lot 2 marked A to B on the plan and Lot 3 marked C to D on the plan.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency and has been claimed on under the Basic Payment Scheme, but no Entitlements are included with the sale of the land.
MAINS WATER SUPPLIES
Mains Water Supplies
1. Mains water is connected to Lots 1, 2 and 4. It is understood that there is a mains water pipe within the main road adjoining lots 3 and 5 but the vendors have not applied to United Utilities to check if connections are possible and interested parties are therefore advised to make their own enquiries. supplies
2. The water meter within parcel number 0712 serves Lot 1 and Lot 2 and if Lots 1 and 2 are sold separately the Vendors will undertake to pay for a new water connection and meter to serve Lot 2, The Cottage.
The sale plans have been prepared by the Agents for the convenience of the prospective purchasers and are for identification purposes only and they are not to scale. They are deemed to be correct, but any error, omission or misstatement shall not affect the sale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.
In respect of Lot 1 there will be a Development Overage placed upon the buildings numbered 3, 4, 5, and 11 as detailed in the Schedule and plan of the buildings which will be in place for a 25 year period and in the event of Planning Consent being obtained for residential development or permission obtained under Permitted Development Rights Class Q an overage will be payable on the sale of the building with planning consent or upon the commencement of development and which will be a 30% of the uplift from the value of the building as an agricultural building with no prospect of development and the value of the building with the benefit of planning consent or permitted development rights for conversion to residential property/ properties.
MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS
Prospective Purchasers will be required to provide photographic identification and a utility bill proving residency to enable us to comply with the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations prior to the acceptance of any offer made for the property.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by Informal Tender. The closing date for offers to be received by is 4 p.m. on Thursday 28 April 2022. A Tender Form is attached to these particulars and only offers submitted using the Tender Form will be considered. All Tender Forms should be addressed to Mr J A Wilson, Whittaker & Biggs, 34 High Street, Biddulph, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST8 6AP ‘Ehenside Farm – JAW’. The vendor reserves the right to not accept the highest, or any offer.
DEPOSITS & COMPLETION
The successful purchaser will be required to pay a deposit of 10% of the sale price upon exchange of contracts. It is expected that exchange will take place within 28 days of an offer being accepted and that completion will take place as soon as possible thereafter.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CANTACT
John Wilson FRICS FAAV
George Pullin BSc (Hons) (Assistant)
Whittaker and Biggs
34 High Street
Stoke on Trent
Tel: 01782 522117
Stephen Buckingham BSc (Hons) FAAV
Whittaker and Biggs
16 High Street
Tel: 01260 273241
Copeland Borough Council
The Copeland Centre
Tel: 01946 598300
Particulars written February 2022
Photographs taken February 2022