Shaw Head Farm – an ideal investment for stock farmers

Shaw Head Farm near Longtown in Cumbria
Shaw Head Farm near Longtown in Cumbria

H&H Land and Property have announced the sale of the 152 acre Shaw Head Farm near Longtown in Cumbria.

Featuring a traditional farmhouse, excellent quality grazing and cropping land with traditional and modern outbuildings, this quality farm offers plenty of scope for development.

“This is a very good opportunity to purchase a farm with excellent grazing land with potential scope for development. The farmland has been actively managed and reseeded so the farm offers an opportunity to purchase young grass leys offering large yields of productive grassland. The farm would suit a stock farmer who wants to purchase a ring fenced farm, or someone looking to extend their acreage.”

Thomas Armstrong, H&H Land and Property

Shaw Head Farm, close to Easton is for sale as a whole, or as four lots with an overall guide price of £1,030,000 through the Carlisle office of H&H Land and Property.

Lot 1: comprises of a three bedroom traditional farmhouse, steading and 27.72 acres is being offered with a guide price of £450,000.

Lot 2: extends to 26.07 acres including a small parcel of woodland (0.17 acres). This excellent quality mowing or grazing land has a guide price of £110,000.

Lot 3: extends to 50.26 acres including 1.3 acres of woodland. This excellent quality mowing or grazing land has a guide price of £250,000.

Lot 4: extends to 48.60 acres of excellent mowing or grazing land, offered with guide of £220,000.

Shaw Head Farm is a quality stock farm with a traditional red sandstone three-bedroom farmhouse. The farm buildings offer diverse opportunities, with a mixture of modern and traditional buildings, including a cubicle shed with 52 cubicles, loose housing, a Dutch barn, a horse arena, and several adaptable stores for machinery and other goods.

On announcing the details of the farm Thomas Armstrong from H&H Land and Property said: “This is a very good opportunity to purchase a farm with excellent grazing land with potential scope for development. The farmland has been actively managed and reseeded so the farm offers an opportunity to purchase young grass leys offering large yields of productive grassland. The farm would suit a stock farmer who wants to purchase a ring fenced farm, or someone looking to extend their acreage.”

The land is split into 27 fields, with most being accessible by track or main road and is registered for Basic Payment Purposes. The entitlements are included in the sale and will be transferred to the successful buyer on completion.

With the correct planning permissions the traditional stone barns in the original farmyard offer potential for development.

Shaw Head Farm 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 of England’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.