[A]s we finally move on from ‘The Beast from the East’, H&H Michael CL Hodgson launch to the market ‘Mere Bank Farm’, a delightfully situated and productive stock farm.
Mere Bank Farm, is a 110 acre farm located in Cumbria’s highly productive and majestic Eden Valley. With the land lying conveniently in a ring-fenced block, this sale also includes the substantial traditional sandstone farmhouse and a well-equipped steading.
Located near Bleatarn, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Mere Bank Farm is for sale as a whole through the Kendal based office of H&H Michael CL Hodgson with an overall guide price of £1,150,000.
The 110 acres of land is a mixture of excellent quality grazing and mowing land that has been well maintained and is presently all laid down to grass. The land is registered for Basic Payment purposes and is currently subject to an Entry level Stewardship Scheme, due to expire in October 2018.
Announcing details of this sale Mark Barrow, Associate and Chartered Surveyor at H&H Michael CL Hodgson said: “We are delighted to have been invited to bring this farm to the market. This area of Cumbria, the Eden Valley, is renowned for its highly fertile land, which produces excellent quality livestock, and this is exactly what the land at Mere Bank Farm will produce – very good quality sheep and cattle.
Self-contained, easily accessible and well-maintained, we expect it to be of interest to existing farmers, those looking for an investment opportunity or change of lifestyle.”
The substantial farmhouse is spacious and the property enjoys impressive views over the Pennines. There are four main bedrooms with potential for a fifth and sixth in the loft rooms, exposed timber beams, a large open kitchen / lounge, dining area, sun room and games room.
The steading is central to the holding and accessed via a short private concrete track from the adjacent council maintained highway. Interested parties accessing the property will be able to enjoy the exceptional panoramic views of the distant Pennines beyond. The concrete yard area and buildings have been well thought out and designed for modern farm machinery. The farm is well equipped with a range of modern farm buildings including an Atcost roofed silage shed, livestock housing and slurry pit. Adjacent to the farm house is a large traditional building offering further potential expansion subject to receiving the relevant planning consents.
Mere Bank Farm is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession being given on completion. All viewings for Mere Bank Farm are strictly by appointment. Please contact Mark Barrow at our Kendal Land & Property Office on 01539 721 375 for sales particulars and further information.