Land at Chalkfoot Farm, Cumdivock, Dalston, Carlisle, Cumbria


Guide price

This sale offers the opportunity to purchase 17.48 acres (7.08 ha) of agricultural land all within a ring fence located between Dalston and Thursby in the hamlet of Cumdivock.

The Land

The Land

The land comprises of 17.48 acres (7.08 hectares) or thereabouts of grazing land, and benefits from BPS entitlements and mains water.

The land is boundered primarily by post and wire fences and hedges all of which are in excellent condition. The land is currently used for sheep and cattle grazing.

The land is classified as Grade 3 under the former MAFF Land Classification System and the land lies at 50- 60 m above mean sea level.

General Remarks, Reservations & Stipulations

Method of Sale

Chalk Foot Farm is offered for sale by Private Treaty. The Vendor and Sole Selling Agents reserve the right to alter, divide or amalgamate the property or to withdraw or exclude the property at any time.

The Vendor reserves the right to alter any of the terms and conditions of sale or change the method of sale without notice. For this reason, we recommend that potential Buyers should register their interest with the Agents as soon as possible in order that they may be kept abreast of any changes in the marketing of the property.


The property is offered for sale Freehold with Vacant Possession being given on completion.

Money Laundering Obligations

As part of the new Money Laundering Regulations (The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017) relating to property transactions the Selling Agents are obliged to carry out Customer Due Diligence checks on any Purchaser prior to a transaction being completed.

Wayleaves, Easements, Covenants & Rights of Way

The property is sold subject to all rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplied and subject to all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether or not referred to in these particulars.

Any Buyer will be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of such restrictions and are advised to contact the Vendor's solicitors for details:

Burnetts, Victoria House, Wavell Dr, Rosehill Dr, Carlisle CA1 2ST.

T. 01228 552222


Richard Miller acting

Sporting & Mineral Rights

The mineral rights are included in part so far as they are owned with no warranty as to title being given by the Vendors.


The land lies outwith the Severely Disadvantaged Area for the purposes of Basic Payment Scheme (BPS). Applications have been successfully made to establish and activate the Entitlements under the BPS.

The Vendor has claimed the BPS and will retain the entirety of the 2019 monies for the Scheme year.

Included within the sale are the following Entitlements:

7.10 Non-SDA Entitlements

It is the responsibility of the successful Purchaser to ensure that they are eligible to acquire Entitlements under the terms of the BPS. Transfers will be made in accordance with the regulations for the Scheme and will be carried out as soon as Scheme Regulations permit by PFK Land Agency for which a fee of £200 plus VAT will be payable by each transferee.

A copy of the 2019 BPS Application will be available for inspection at the offices of the Sole Selling Agents by prior appointment.

The Purchaser will be required to comply with the terms of the Vendor's BPS Application for 2019 and will indemnify the Vendor against any breaches and conditions, in particular in respect of Cross Compliance.

Quotas & Entry Level Stewardship Schemes (ELS)

For the avoidance of doubt there are no livestock quotas or milk quotas included in this sale. The land had the benefit of an ELS Scheme on the land which is expired on 30/04/2016.

Post Code

The postcode for the nearest property is CA5 7JH.


Access can be obtained from a gate off the public highway. Access can also be obtained from the public highway along a shared access road. The right of way over the access road is established from long use and is supported by Statutory Declarations.

Fixtures & Fittings

All fixtures and fittings referred to in these particulars will be included in the sale unless otherwise stated.


Measurements are approximate and must not be relied upon. Maximum appropriate room sizes are given to the nearest 0.05m. Farm buildings are measured externally (unless otherwise stated) to the nearest 0.25m.

Land Status

The land is classified as Grade 3 under the former MAFF Land Classification System.


As far as the Vendors are aware the responsibility of the boundaries are shown on the sale plan by inward facing ‘T’ marks. When no mark is shown no further information is available.

Plans & Schedule of Areas

The plans attached to these Particulars are based on the Ordnance Survey National Grid and the Rural Land Register and are for reference only. Any Purchaser will be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the extent of the land areas.


The land lies outwith the Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Health & Safety

We request that you take as much care as possible when making your inspection of the property for your own personal safety, particularly around the house and buildings. Please also respect any livestock on the property and do not cause any disturbance to them.

Common Land

The two parcels identified as blue hatch on the plan are common land. They are grazed by the Vendor but are not included in the sale

Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations

These regulations came into force on 21st November 2002. Any Buyer(s) should satisfy themselves as to the nature of any asbestos material on the property.

Viewing & Further Information

The land may be viewed at any reasonable daylight hour provided a copy of these particulars is to hand. For all other queries, please contact Janet Flintoft for further information by telephone on (01768) 866611 or by email:


Cumbria County Council

The Courts, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8NA



Rural Payments Agency

PO Box 352, Worksop, S80 9FG

Tel: 03000 200 301



General Reservations

The right is reserved to the Vendor(s) to amend, alter and incorporate fresh provisions as appropriate in respect of the above matters.

First Edition: August 2019

Particulars Prepared: August 2019

Photographs Taken: August 2019

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01768 862323


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