Cumcatch farm: Cumbrian lowland farm offers excellent dairy or stock rearing opportunity

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H&H Land and Property has announced the sale of the 235 acre Cumcatch Farm.

This is a superb, ready-to-run dairy farm, with large traditional farmhouse, in an excellent location close to Brampton, in Cumbria. Currently housing a dairy enterprise of 260 cows, the buildings are modern, the land is high quality, and the farm is ideal for rearing stock.

Cumcatch Farm is being offered for sale through the Carlisle Office H&H Land and Property, as a whole or in two lots, with an overall guide price of £2,400,000.

Lot 1 – The Grade II Listed farmhouse, steading and 188 acres of land is being offered with a guide price of £1,950,000.

Lot 2 - 46 acres of good quality mowing or grazing land, is being offered with a guide price of £450,000.

Cumcatch Farm is a ring-fenced dairy or stock rearing, farm with a wonderful family home. The farm buildings are very high quality, modern and adaptable, and include two cubicle sheds, with 84 and 152 cubicles respectively, a 24/2 DeLaval milking parlour, loose housing, and other flexible accommodation for livestock and feedstuffs.

The land is split into 17 fields, with most accessible by tracks, and is registered for Basic Payment purposes. The Entitlements are included in the sale, and will be transferred to the successful buyer.

The Grade 11 listed, four-bedroomed farmhouse dates back to 1787, and is an ideal family home. It has been carefully renovated and updated to retain many original and period features. With large kitchen and reception rooms, it also has the potential to extend to six bedrooms.

On announcing details of this farm for sale, Craig Brough, Associate Director of H&H Land and Property said: “There has been significant investment made in all areas of this exceptional farm, the land, the farm buildings and the farmhouse. Cumcatch is quite literally ready for someone to start farming it immediately. Not only does it provide a tremendous opportunity for those looking for a very high quality dairy enterprise, it is also a very sound farm for those looking for a traditional stock-rearing farm.

“I really feel that a major benefit to any family taking on this farm is its location, it is very close to the community of Brampton which has excellent, schools, facilities and services and the A69 offers a quick connection to the M6.”

Cumcatch is offered for sale, Freehold, with Vacant Possession being given on completion. Viewings are strictly by appointment and should be arranged through the Carlisle office of H&H Land and Property 01228 406260.

H&H Land and Property is one of the North’s largest firms of chartered surveyors and specialist rural advisors in the region, with farming clients across southern Scotland, the North West and North East with a number of farms and parcels of land currently on the market. In addition to its Carlisle Office, the company has a North East Office in Durham, one in Kendal and a satellite office near Penrith.