Land for salePlumpton, Penrith, Cumbria
Sold STC £280,000
A rare development opportunity with planning permissions to allow the
Re-development of a 4 bedroom Farmhouse and the development of a further 3 dwelling houses with a total site area extending in total to 2,460m2 (26,481ft) or thereabouts.
Particulars Of Sale - The sale of East Brownrigg provides a rare and exciting opportunity to purchase a site with extensive planning
permissions to allow the redevelopment of a four bedroomed farmhouse and the development of existing
agricultural barns into three separate residential dwellings.
East Brownrigg occupies a private rural setting approximately 2 miles east of the Hamlet of Plumpton. Plumpton
benefits from its own junior school and Post Office. The market town of Penrith lies 6.5 miles to the south of East
Brownrigg. Penrith caters well for everyday needs with all the facilities associated with a thriving market town
e.g. Primary and secondary schools, varied shops, supermarkets, banks and an excellent choice of sports/leisure
facilities. For those wishing to commute the M6 - junction 41 (approx. Five miles) is easily accessible providing
a convenient link to one of the main trunk roads of England. Penrith also has a station on the West Coast main
line railway meaning that London can be accessed in less than four hours.
The property lies at approximately 170m above sea level and is offered for sale as a whole.
Method Of Sale - The property will be offered for sale by private treaty as a whole. Offers are to be made in writing to the Sole
Agent. The Vendors reserve the right to sell the property without setting a closing date and any potential
purchasers are therefore advised to register their interest with the Sole Agent. The Vendors reserve the right to
exclude any of the property shown or to generally amend the sales particulars.
General Description - The property sits back from the public highway and is accessed via a short (25m)access lane. The lane leads into a courtyard area containing:
The farmhouse is in a dilapidated state of repair, the footprint of the house extends to 10.50m x 5.20m (34
5 x 170), there is a small lean-to attached to the house. The farmhouse is constructed of sandstone and has had
a slate roof that has fallen into a state of disrepair. The farmhouse has previously been a 4 bedroomed property.
2) Traditional barn 17.70m x 6.25m (58 0 x 20 6) comprises a sandstone and slate building with a large
section of the barn being a traditional double storey hay store. The northern most portion is lofted and has a
corrugated fibre cement roof.
3) Traditional barn 7.70m x 4.90m (25 2 x 16 0) adjoins barn 2 above, of sandstone construction with a
portion of the barn missing its roof and part of the back wall
4) Traditional barn 11.80m x 4.90m 38 8 x 16 0) adjacent to the above barn comprising single storey
barn constructed of sandstone. This range of buildings does not have a roof.
5) Traditional building 5.45m x 3.88m (17 8 x 12 7) in close proximity to the house comprising a single
storey building constructed of sandstone. This building does not have a roof.
Please note the above building numbers relate to the site plan in these particulars.
The property lies within its own grounds and a large area of amenity land is located to the north of the access
Planning Permissions - The farmhouse is in a dilapidated state of repair, but an application for Certificate of Lawful use and Development
has been approved by Eden District Council. A copy of the certificate is enclosed with these particulars. More
information can be viewed on Eden District Council website the planning reference number is: 14/0734.
Traditional Barns 2, 3 and 4 are also in a dilapidated state of repair, but have been granted planning permission
to convert them into three separate dwellings under the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted
Development) Order 2013. More information can be viewed on Eden District Council website the planning
reference number is: 14/1065.
Services - The property did have a mains water supply, but this has been disconnected from the nearby main. Any purchaser
would have to contact United Utilities to have this re-connected.
There is no electricity to the site. Initial communication with Electricity Northwest for 3 single phase connections
to site has generated a quote of £21,116 to supply the connections. Please note this is an approximate fee and
the cost may fluctuate slightly over time. A copy of the quote can be viewed at Hopes Land Agency office.
General Remarks - Tenure
We are informed by the Vendors Solicitors that the properties title is freehold.
Viewing - Prospective purchasers may view within any reasonable daylight hour whilst in possession of a copy of these
particulars. The buildings must not be entered due to their unstable condition.
Exchange Of Contracts, Vacant Possession And Completion - The purchaser(s) will be required to pay a 10% deposit of the purchase price on exchange of contracts. This is
to take place within four weeks of an offer being accepted. The deposit will be non-returnable in the event of
the purchaser(s) being unable to complete a sale for any reasons not attributable to the Vendors or their agent.
Vacant possession will be given on completion which is to take place within four weeks of exchange of contracts.
Boundary Marked A B C D E - Purchaser will be bound to erect a stockproof Rylock mesh and barbed wire fence along the boundary within
5 days of completion of the sale.
The vendor of East Brownrigg does own the adjoining land and a small area may possibly be purchased by
Matters Of Title - The property is sold subject to all existing restrictions, covenants, rights of way, easements, rights of access,
wayleaves, ancient monuments, scheduled monuments, sites of special scientific interest, etc whether public
or private and whether constituted in the title deeds or not. The Purchasers will be deemed to have satisfied
themselves as to the nature of all burdens and are strongly advised to contact the Vendors Solicitors on any
Boundary Maintenance Liability - The maintenance liability for the property is shown in the usual manner with inward facing T marks denoting
liability. Where no T marks exist the responsibilities are not known.
Important Notice - These particulars have been prepared in all good faith without responsibility on the part of the agents or their clients
to give a general guide only as to the property. Nothing contained herein must be relied upon as a statement
or representation of fact. These particulars do not form any part of an offer or contract and neither the agent nor
their employees have any authority to make or give any representations or warranties whatever in relation to this
property. We have not tested any services, appliances or installations nor carried out a survey. Areas, measurements
or distances are given as a guide only and are not precise. Only specifi c items referred to are included. Intending
purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of these particulars and no
responsibility can be accepted for any loss or expense incurred in viewing. If any points are particularly relevant
to your interest please ask for further information. The vendors reserve the right to sell the property prior to the
closing date without notice.
Particulars prepared April 2015. Photos taken April 2015
Whilst these particulars are prepared with care and are believed to be accurate neither the Selling Agents nor the vendors warrant the accuracy of the information contained herein and intending purchasers will be held to have satisfied themselves that the information given is correct.
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