Holme House, Wetheral, Carlisle, Cumbria

£1,700,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
*For Sale by Informal Tender - 12 noon Tuesday 2nd November*

Desirable sandstone farmhouse in a courtyard setting, well equipped farm steading with range of buildings and productive meadow land extending to 129.38 acres (52.35 ha). In a prime location overlooking the River Eden. For sale as a whole or in lots - contact the Cumbria office for viewing dates.

Lot 1— Holme House, farm steading and land extending in total to 20.94 acres (8.47ha) as edged 'red'

An attractive ring fenced block comprising Holme House an attractive sandstone farm house dating back to early 18th Century. The 4-bedroom dwelling enjoys a sizeable curtilage with adjacent farm buildings offering the opportunity for expansion, large lawned areas and potting sheds. Whilst the lower ground floor was stripped back in 2015 following Storm Desmond there are mains gas and broadband connections available and the spacious dwelling presents a fabulous opportunity for someone with vision to turn it back in to a family home. The garden is southwards facing, giving exceptional views towards the River Eden and across the valley to Warwick Bridge and St Paul's church.

The farmhouse is located centrally within a tarmacked courtyard containing a stable block, 4 garages, stone and traditional buildings. Behind the courtyard and accessed via a second entrance drive are a range of modern steel portal framed agricultural buildings offering useful livestock accommodation including loose housing with front feed frames, covered handling areas and storage buildings.

The farm steading is surrounded by productive Defra Grade 2 meadow and pasture land extending to approximately 19.11 acres subdivided in to four separate paddocks along with an 0.11 acre area of mature woodland.

The property is accessed via a grand main entrance way and porch leading to a central hallway. Accessed off the hallway are the formal dining room with open fireplace and lounge. The central kitchen and more recent conservatory extension combine to make a light and airy living area with fantastic outlook over the surrounding walled garden and potting sheds. Leading on from the kitchen is a generous utility room, separate pantry and downstairs W.C and cloakroom.

The central hallway also leads to stairs to the first floor accommodation comprising bathroom with WC, bidet, sink, shower and heated towel rail. 4 further double bedrooms complete the first floor. The bedrooms are well proportioned and have exceptional rural views towards the River Eden.

Lot 2— Prime Defra Grade 2 meadow land extending to 44.83 acres (18.15 ha) as edged 'green'

Extending to circa 44.83 acres this ring fenced block of prime agricultural land can be accessed directly from the B6263 via roadside gateways and a central hardcore access track. The enclosed track also provides access for two neighbouring landowners and is understood to be maintained according to usage. The land benefits from mains water and is renowned as highly productive land, given the underlying alluvial soils. There is a footpath along the access track which leads off around the adjacent field towards the neighbouring Warwick-on-Eden.

Lot 3— Land extending in total to 34.75 acres (14.05 hectares) as edged 'blue'

A ring fenced block of productive Defra Grade 2 meadow land with arable potential located to the east of the Holme House farm steading. The 34.75 acre block can be accessed directly from the B6263. The land has access to mains water and abuts the River Eden. Fishing Rights are not owned and therefore not included. A Right of Access is retained by the Anglers over the northern boundary of Lot 3.

Lot 4— Land to the south of sewage works extending to 28.86 acres (11.68 hectares)

A block of pasture and meadow land together with a small pine plantation. The land benefits from good roadside access and mains water supplies. The land abuts Wetheral Plain and is offered for sale with a 25 year overage clause upon completion, on the basis that should planning permission be granted for alternative use the Vendors shall be awarded 50% of the uplift of the non-agricultural value.

* Please note the land is not subject to any current Environmental Stewardship Schemes.

Holme House is situated within the ward of Wetheral, a sought-after location within the Eden Valley. The property has excellent transport connections being located only 2 miles from Junction 43 of the M6 motorway and only 300 metres from the A69, Carlisle to Newcastle highway. The property is only 4 miles from the city of Carlisle and the north west coast railway line, and the villages of Warwick Bridge and Wetheral are less than a mile's walk away. Nearby local primary schools include Scotby, Great Corby and Warwick Bridge. Wetheral also offers the renowned Fantails Restaurant, 4* Crown Hotel and Leisure Club, Wheatsheaf Inn, Village Shop & PO and Railway Station.

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