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East Cocklake Farm, Nenthead Road, Alston | Farming UK Farms and Land for Sale
18 March 2014

Property Address:
East Cocklake Farm, Nenthead Road, Alston
Tel:01434 608980


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The farmhouse is a stone built traditional Cumbrian Longhouse which has oil fired central heating, double glazed windows and has recently been extended into an adjacent barn providing spacious five bedroomed accommodation subject to further refurbishment. The activated planning permission at East Cocklake allows for further extension into an adjoining workshop which could provide an annex or even a separate cottage subject to relevant planning permission. it enjoys a wonderful secluded location and has potential to increase the present income. The farm includes a small mature wood and an area of moorland an has the potential for a small mixed bag shoot.

East Cocklake is located some three miles East of Alston and two miles North West of Nenthead in the county of Cumbria. Hexham is some 26 miles to the North East.

The property has the benefit of mains electricity, a private spring water supply and drainage is to a private septic tank.

Eden District Council Tax Band D.

ENTRANCE LOBBY With stairs leading off.
SITTING ROOM 14' 5" x 13' 7" 4.41m x 4.15m Multi fuel stove, radiator.
DINING ROOM 14' 3" x 8' 11" 4.36m x 2.74m Fireplace incorporating an open fire.
OLD HOUSE KITCHEN 10' 4" x 9' 0" 3.17m x 2.76m
UTILITY ROOM 9' 1" x 9' 0" 2.78m x 2.76m Central heating boiler.
NEW ROOM 13' 9" x 9' 3" 4.20m x 2.84m With french doors allowing access to the rear yard.
NEW ROOM 14' 6" x 18' 2" 4.44m x 5.54m Suggested for the new kitchen with french doors opening onto the stone patio and far reaching views.
FIRST FLOOR: BEDROOM 2 14' 5" x 9' 0" 4.40m x 2.76m
BEDROOM 3 12' 10" x 9' 2" 3.93m x 2.80m
BEDROOM 1 14' 7" x 13' 5" 4.47m x 4.11m
NEW ROOM 14' 6" x 18' 8" 4.43m x 5.69m With far reaching views to the south.
NEW ROOM 14' 0" x 10' 7" 4.27m x 3.24m With views over the fields behind the house.
BATHROOM Panelled bath, wash hand basin, wc.

Walled garden with large wrought iron gates to front. Walled tree garden to the side. Wooded wetland amenity area to the rear of the farm.

There is a range of farm buildings associated with the farm's former use as a Dairy Farm, cowshed, with stalls, large hayshed with lean to, storage sheds, silage pit, sheep dip and pens.

Totalling some 241.74 Acres 97.83Ha and comprising of in by hay meadows, upland pasture and moorland white ground. See Schedule of areas for breakdown. The land has been let for grazing in recent years however the vendor has retained the benefit of Single Farm Payment Scheme, all of which will be transferred to the successful purchaser.

There is a small mature wood 0.98Ha comprising mainly of Spruce with Broadleaf margins.


The sporting rights are included in the sale. There is potential for a small walked up shoot with a mixed bag of Grouse, Pheasant and Partridge.

Income from farm: SFP £10,700 HLS and ELS £11,200 Grazing rent £1,400 TOTAL INCOME c. £23,300 pa.

These are reserved out of the sale.

The vendor will undertake to transfer the proportion of entitlements relating to the land for sale in so far as he is able subject to the purchaser meeting the agents charges of £250 plus VAT. The appointment of entitlements is 38.01Ha of SDA and 54.33Ha of Moorland subject to confirmation.

The farm is currently in a Higher Level Scheme and the purchaser Will be required to take over this scheme. Full details are available for inspection at the Agents office.

The farm is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way. A Right of Way and an easement to install a water pipe will be reserved to the retained land, the route of which is shown approximately on the sale plan. There is an access reserved to Foreshieldgrains also shown in yellow on the sale plan. There are two public footpaths over the farm and the area of moorland is registered under the CRoW Act for public access.

The property is for sale Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

There is an information pack available to view in the office.

We would be pleased to provide professional, unbiased advice on the current value and marketing of your existing home.

Viewing is strictly by appointment. Arrangements can be made by contacting YoungsRPS, Hexham 01434 609000.

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