Premier West Cumbrian dairy farm for sale

Whangs Farm in West Cumbria is a dairy famr which is noted for its pedigree Holstein herd
Whangs Farm in West Cumbria is a dairy famr which is noted for its pedigree Holstein herd

New to the market, and being offered for sale through Carlisle based H&H Land and Property is Whangs Farm, a tremendous West Cumbrian dairy farm particularly noted for its pedigree Holstein herd.

Renowned in the area, this tremendous farm close to Egremont. Extending to approximately 250 acres of prime mowing and grazing land, farmhouse and extensive buildings. The area’s climatic conditions are influenced by the Gulf Stream and therefore the fertile land is well known for early and late grass production. Whangs Farm is being offered for sale as a whole or in three separate lots with a guide price of £2,340,000.

“This is a very well equipped standalone dairy farm and one of the best farms in this area of West Cumbria. The land is in excellent condition and the dairy facilities are of a high quality. It provides someone with an excellent opportunity to start their own dairy unit.”

Thomas Armstrong, H&H Land and Property

“With prime quality land, excellent cropping and silage ground, and a further lot offering excellent heifer rearing, dry cows and young stock facilities Whangs Farm offers tremendous potential,” says selling agent Thomas Armstrong of H&H Land and Property.

Lot 1 - The main farm steading offers approximately 120 acres and is the main dairy unit, consisting of a four bedroomed house, extensive outbuildings for approximately 200 head cattle and 20/20 herringbone parlour.

The property is powered by electricity provided from two 50kw wind turbines, which are located in the adjacent field; a monthly payment is made to the owners for the extra energy generated by the turbines.

This is being offered with a guide price of £1,300,000.

Lot 2 – Including two indoor silage pits together with 43 acres of excellent quality grazing, mowing and cropping land this is being offered with a guide price of £400,000.

Lot 3 – Offered with a guide price of £640,000, this good quality grazing/mowing land totals 85.47 acres and also includes cubicles for approximately 250 head of young stock, plus loose boxes and cattle handling facilities.

Giving further details Thomas said: “This is a very well equipped standalone dairy farm and one of the best farms in this area of West Cumbria. The land is in excellent condition and the dairy facilities are of a high quality. It provides someone with an excellent opportunity to start their own dairy unit.

“The lots have been split to provide people with opportunities to either extend their existing acreage or to start their own farming enterprises. Being the first farm for sale in this part of the county this year we are expecting it to be highly sought after.”

With stunning views over toward the Western Lake District fells, the four bedroom farmhouse offers a substantial family home with an abundance of space including an office, snug and an attic offering a large storage area or play room. There is also a comprehensive and wide range of traditional outbuildings including loose boxes stores, former byres and calf rearing buildings.

All of the land is registered for Basic Payment purposes, the entitlements of which are included in the sale and will be transferred to the new owners. The property is offered for sale freehold with the land not currently registered under any environmental schemes.

In addition to the land and outbuildings making up Lot 2, there is also an excellent investment opportunity to acquire a telecommunications mast, at Ivy Hill Bank which is being sold separately, details of which can be obtained from H&H Land and Property.

Viewings can be arranged through the Carlisle office of H&H Land and Property 01228 406260.

H&H Land and Property is one of the 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 and a satellite office near Penrith.