Cumbrian arable and stock farm for sale

Posted - 12/10/21

Northern land agents H&H Land and Estates have launched for sale Englishtown Farm, a 463 acre arable and stock rearing farm near Longtown, Cumbria – “one of the most significant farms to have been brought to the market in this part of Cumbria for many years”.

The ringfenced farm has been exceptionally well maintained benefiting from Grade 3 agricultural land excellent for cropping, mowing and grazing, and the sale includes a traditional stone built, seven-bedroom farmhouse and an extensive range of outbuildings, a three-bedroom bungalow and three terraced cottages.

Included in Lot One is “Englishtown Farm Farmhouse”, a secondary cottage, the farm yard and the land totalling nearly 250 acres.

The farmhouse is a traditional stone built farmhouse under slate roof with up to 7 bedrooms situated adjacent to the farmyard. The house has a south easterly facing landscaped garden laid to lawn with flower beds and a patio area.

The farmyard provides an extensive range of traditional and modern agricultural buildings and is situated centrally on the farm. The land in Lot One totals 249.58 acres and situated to the west of the Milltown to Longtown road. It is described as being excellent quality arable, grazing/mowing land and benefits from both a mains water supply and bore hole supply.

The secondary property included in Lot One is “Linsbank” a brick built bungalow under a slate roof benefiting from double glazed windows and oil fired central heating.

Lot Two totals 213.15 acres of excellent quality arable, grazing/mowing land and is situated to the east of the Milltown to Longtown road. The land benefits from a mains water supply.

Lot Three comprises 1, 2 and 3 Englishtown Cottages – three terraced residential properties each with 3 bedrooms, let out on short terms residential tenancies.

“Englishtown Farm is a substantial diverse farm which compliments a variety of livestock and arable enterprises as well as residential investment opportunities. As such farms of this calibre do not come around often.” Thomas Armstrong, Director & Chartered Surveyor for H&H says.

“It is an excellent ring fenced holding with approximately 50% of the land in an arable rotation, and the other half of the farm is productive grassland currently supporting a store cattle finishing enterprise and sheep. The extensive range of agricultural buildings includes livestock housing and handling facilities, a range crop and grain storage and general-purpose agricultural buildings, to name a few.”

Katie Proctor, Chartered Surveyor for H&H comments “This exceptional farm has been in the ownership of the same family for over 100 years, and they hope the next owners will love and cherish this farm to the same extent they have”.

“This will be an immensely popular property, to truly appreciate this farm you must head to our website to view the fantastic drone footage we have”, Katie concludes.