Stainmore Road, Bowes, Barnard Castle, County Durham

£575,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
BY KIND PERMISSION OF BCM An exciting opportunity to purchase a 134 acre grassland farm with scope for improvement and modernisation which sits within a ring fence. The farm is situated in open countryside just off the A66 east bound carriageway on the edge of the North Pennines. The farm is available as a whole and comprises of a traditional 4 bedroom farmhouse which is in need of improvement and modernisation along with a range of traditional and modern farm buildings.

LOCATION & AMENITIES

An exciting opportunity to purchase a 134 acre grassland farm with scope for modernisation and improvement for modernisation which sits within a ring fence, situated in stunning countryside on the edge of the north pennines just off the A66 east bound carriageway.

East Pasture End farm is located approximately 2 miles from the village of Bowes. With an active local community, Bowes has village hall facilities, a popular primary school and pre-school nursery, a historic castle dating from the 11th Century believed to have been built on the site of a Roman fort and a public house with B&B.

The nearby historic market town of Barnard Castle, offers a good range of amenities, including national and local retailers, sports centre, state and private educational opportunities at both primary and secondary level, including Barnard Castle School. Barnard Castle also boasts a number of historical sites including a Castle with Norman origins and the nationally renowned Bowes Museum. There is a traditional weekly market and a monthly farmers market held in the town, a library and a good range of restaurants.

The North Pennines and Yorkshire Dales are within easy reach and provide an ideal environment for those keen on outdoor pursuits. For the commuter the A66 is easily accessed providing links to major commercial centres of the North East and North West and the A1(M) is within close proximity. There is a main-line railway station at Darlington and regional and international flights are available from Durham Tees Valley Airport and Newcastle International Airport.

EAST PASTURE END FARMHOUSE

A four bedroom farmhouse enjoying far reaching views of the North Pennines and Bowes Moor. The farmhouse is of traditional stone construction under a pitched, stoned-tiled roof and requires modernisation and improvement throughout. The accommodation comprises of a kitchen, pantry, hallway and two reception rooms to the ground floor with four bedrooms and a bathroom to the first floor.

LAND

In all, East Pasture End Farm extends to approximately 134.69 acres (54.51 hectares) of permanent pasture and meadow land which sits in a ring fence, enclosed by traditional stone walls and post and wire fencing. As outlined on the attached plan.

FARM BUILDINGS

1.Modern steel framed livestock building (23.00m x 29.00m)

2.Modern steel portal frame general purpose building (13.50m x 9.00m)

3.Steel portal frame general purpose building (12.70m x 13.40m)

4.Steel portal frame general purpose building (8.80m x 14.00m)

5.Traditional farm building two storey (7.12m x 4.22m)

6.Traditional farm building single storey (3.80m x 7.10m)

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME & AGRI ENVIRONMENT SCHEMES

The land is registered under the Basic Payment Scheme. An appropriate number of SDA entitlements will be made available at a cost of £250 + VAT per entitlement. There will be a charge of £350 + VAT to cover the cost of transferring the entitlements payable by the purchaser(s). There are no Agri Environment schemes on the land.

WAYLEAVES EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY

East Pasture End farm is sold subject to and with the benefits 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 or covenants, whether disclosed or not. As far as we are aware there are no public rights of access over the land.

SERVICES

The farmhouse is serviced by mains electricity and a private spring fed water supply. The property has a solid fuel central heating system with a cast iron wood burner and back boiler. The farm also has a private drainage system to a septic tank and soakaway.

MINERAL RIGHTS

The mineral rights are excluded from the sale.

SPORTING RIGHTS

The sporting rights are excluded from the sale.

BOUNDARIES

The Vendors will only sell such interest as they have in the boundary features.

TENURE

East Pasture End Farm is sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

TENANT RIGHT MATTERS

The Vendors will make no claim for tenant right matters and there will be no allowance made for any dilapidations, if any.

METHOD OF SALE

East Pasture End Farm is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole. All potential purchasers are requested to register with the selling agent so they can be advised as to how the sale will be concluded.

AREAS & MEASUREMENTS ETC

All areas, measurements and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to be correct but any intending purchaser(s) should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.

HEALTH & SAFETY

Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we would ask that, for your own personal safety you be as vigilant as possible when making any inspections, particularly around the farm buildings. No unaccompanied viewings are to be undertaken.

LOCAL AUTHORITY & COUNCIL TAX

Durham County Council Tel: 01833 690000. For Council Tax purposes the property is banded C.

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment with the selling agent, GSC Grays. Tel: 01833 637000.

SOLICITORS

Peter Blackett, BHP Law, Westgate House, Faverdale, Darlington, DL3 0PZ. Tel: 01325 466794

Arrange viewing 01833 908027

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