Hesket Farm, Dacre, Penrith, Cumbria
A Lakeland farm offering lifestyle, business and leisure opportunities
Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Hall | Sitting Room | Dining Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Rear Porch | Utility Room | Cloakroom WC | Four Bedrooms | Family Bathroom
Gardens | Garage | Extensive Range of Modern & Traditional Outbuildings
Approximately 155 Acres of Land
Planning permission granted for change of use of land for stationing of ten camping pods
Hesket Farm is a former dairy farm comprising a farmhouse, range of traditional and modern outbuildings and around 155 acres. The property is situated within the picturesque Lake District National Park with lovely views and excellent access to Carlisle, Penrith and the M6. The property offers potential for leisure, agricultural or equestrian use being set amidst quiet country lanes and bridleways yet with easy access to regional centres.
Some of the traditional outbuildings on the farm may have development potential, subject to the necessary consents.
Method of Sale
Hesket Farm is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in Lots. It is understood the tenure is freehold with vacant possession being available on completion.
The land at Hesket Farm lies in several compact blocks, all easily accessible from the farm steading and with road frontage or private lane access to the majority of the fields. Being a former dairy farm, much of the land is suitable for silage or crops, and there is plenty of good quality grazing land.
Entitlements – Basic Payment Scheme
The land is registered for Basic Payment purposes and The Entitlements are included within the sale. These will be transferred to the Purchaser(s), at a cost of £300 + VAT per lot, payable by the Purchaser(s).
Sporting & Mineral Rights
The mineral and manorial rights including sporting rights are included within the sale.
Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way
The property is being sold subject to all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether or not specified within the sales particulars.
Health and Safety
Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we ask you to be as vigilant as possible in making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around the farm buildings.
The village of Dacre sits in a picturesque position within the Lake District National Park, just north of Ullswater and only five miles from J40 of the M6. The traditional village has a country pub and a nice community with social events. The area is wonderful for leisure and tourism with lots of walking and sailing nearby.
The regional centre of Penrith is within easy reach and provides comprehensive cultural, educational and recreational opportunities, along with excellent shopping facilities. There are primary schools in the villages of Penruddock, Stainton and Greystoke. There is an excellent choice of secondary schooling nearby with Ullswater Community College, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and Keswick School.
For the commuter, the A66 and M6 are both within easy reach for onward travel north and south. Main line rail services are available at both Penrith and Carlisle which provide fast and frequent services to London in the south and to Glasgow in the north. The rail station at Carlisle provides regular connecting services east to Newcastle.