The property is offered for sale in Three Lots or as a Whole with Lot 1 comprising of the farmhouse, buildings and adjoining land extending to 91.69 acres (37.11 hectares) in area and shown coloured in pink on the attached Farm Plan. Lot 2 is then made up of 15.62 acres (6.32 hectares) of adjoining land, shown coloured in blue on the plan, with Lot 3 made up of 26.54 acres (10.74 hectares) of adjoining land shown, coloured in green on this plan to include fishing rights in the River Lyne. The guide price on Lot 1 is £750,000 with the guide prices for Lots 2 and 3 being £70,000 and £130,000 respectively.
A residential and stockrearing farm situated in a quiet attractive rural area of North Cumbria adjoining the River Lyne with a traditional built 4 bedroom farmhouse with a range of traditional buildings around the original yard and some more modern storage and livestock buildings to the rear and over 130 acres (52.6 hectares) of adjoining grassland which is used for grazing and silage production.
Hewstown is situated about 11 miles north east of Carlisle and Junction 44 on the M6 motorway, 8 miles east of Longtown and 8 miles north west of the market town of Brampton. The postion of the property is shown arrowed and circled on the attached Location Plan. Local amenities are available in Brampton and Longtown, and there is a primary school at Shankhill, which lies about 1 mile by road to the north of the property, with William Howard Secondary School in Brampton.
This is traditionally built of stone and slate and has the benefit of oil fired central heating and UPVC framed double glazing to most windows. The layout of the accommodation is shown on the attached floor plan but briefly comprises:-
Dining/Kitchen with Rayburn cooker, a range of kitchen units, oil fired central heating boiler, rear entrance door and door through to study. There is then a door from the study through to an inner hall with stairs to first floor and doors off to utility room/pantry and large living room with open fire. A door from the living room leads to a second sitting/dining room, again with an open fire, and a door from the living room leads into the front porch with a front entrance door. The accommodation on the first floor includes a bathroom with a separate shower cubicle and four bedrooms with one bedroom having an airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. There is then garden area to the front of the house with a concrete yard and parking area to the rear.
The traditional buildings include an L shaped range of loose boxes and stores with a separate workshop garage and lean to surrounding the original yard. The other buildings comprise a sixteen stall cubicle shed, a large loose box, two sets of cow kennels which are in need of some repair, an open fronted three bay general purpose building, a lambing shed with lean to, a cattle court with lean to and a Nissen shed.
The land attached to Lot 1 extends to about 89 acres (36.0 hectares) in area and is made up mainly of grassland which is used for grazing and silage production with some small areas of woodland around the steading and adjoining the River Lyne. There is good access to most of the enclosures either off the access track leading from the public road to the farm steading, off the access track to Whinney Brow or directly from the farm steading.
Lot 2 is then made up of 15.62 acres (6.32 hectares) of grassland in two enclosures with access either from Lots 1 and 3 or from the track leading from the public road to Whinney Brow shown marked A-B on the Sale Plan.
Lot 3 then extends to 26.54 acres (10.74 hectares) and is made up of grazing land with some riverside woodland and half of the bed of the River Lyne adjoining this Lot. Again it is accessed either from Lots 1 or 3 or from the access track leading down to Whinney Brow.