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Barn Conversion for sale

Crofton, Thursby, Carlisle, Cumbria

Guide Price £325,000

Property Description

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The sale of barns at Crofton Hall Farm offers buyers the chance to purchase a large range of traditional farm buildings that have already been granted planning permission (Allerdale Borough Council ref: 2/2015/0441) for conversion into 4 residential properties.

Crofton occupies a wonderful location being approximately ½ mile along a council maintained highway off the A595 and approximately 7 ½ miles from central Carlisle. The property is also close to the market town of Wigton where there are a range of traditional market town amenities on offer including the high achieving Nelson Thomlinson secondary school. Croftons location also provides good access for the Lake District National Park and Cockermouth and a little closer to home the Solway Coast which is well known for its wildlife and the beaches of West Cumbria. The City of Carlisle has an excellent range of social, leisure and retail opportunities. Carlisle also benefits from being on the West Coast Mainline which provides fast and frequent services between London and Glasgow. The cities railway station also serves many other destinations throughout the UK. Crofton Hall is also within close proximity to the major trunk road being the M6 and several of the main UK airports are within a 2 hour car drive these being Newcastle, Glasgow and Manchester.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents, Hopes Auction Co Ltd, Syke Road, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 9NS, Tel: 016973 44901, Email:

Method Of Sale - The property will be offered for sale by private treaty. 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 agents. The Vendors reserve the right to exclude any of the property shown or to generally amend the sales particulars.

General Description -

Traditional Farm Buildings With Planning Permission For 4 Residential Dwellings - The barns at Crofton Hall Farm comprise a range of traditional farm buildings at Crofton Hall Farm built of predominantly traditional stone construction under slate roof arranged in a courtyard. Please note that both of the steel portal framed lean to buildings are not included in the sale and will be removed by the Vendors after exchange of contracts and prior to completion.

The site benefits from detailed planning permission (Allerdale Borough Council ref: 2/2015/0441) for the development of four dwellings and associated parking.

Planning permission has been granted for conversion of the barns into three 3 bedroomed properties and one 4 bedroomed property.

The prospective purchasers can view the approved planning permission on Allerdale Borough Council website using the reference number 2/2015/0441. All the relevant planning application information can be viewed on this website.

The access to the development is via a right of way over the access lane to Crofton Hall Farm House. The access is shown shaded blue on the attached sale plan.

Services - It is understood that mains services include electricity and water and are available adjacent to or close to the site. A new foul sewage package treatment plant should be installed as part of the development, however interested parties are advised to rely upon their own enquiries. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to determine the exact position of the existing services and to arrange for any modification/connections of these to the development in consultation with the relevant service providers.

General Remarks -

Tenure - We are informed by the Vendors Solicitors that the title of the property is freehold.

Ingoings - There are to be no ingoing claims.

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-refundable in the event of the purchaser(s) being unable to complete a sale for any reasons not attributable to the Vendor or their agents. Vacant possession will be given on completion which is to take place within four weeks of exchange of contracts.

Matters Of Title - The property is sold subject to all existing burdens (covenants, rights of way, wayleaves, easements, drainage easements, rights of maintenance, ancient monuments, scheduled monuments etc) whether public or private and whether constituted in the title deeds or not. The purchasers will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of such burdens and are advised to contact the Vendors Solicitors on any matters arising.

A third party has claimed a right of way, to the agricultural field to the east of the development, along the access lane of Crofton Hall Farm (shaded blue on the attached sale plan).

The access to the development is via a right of way over the access lane to Crofton Hall Farm House. The access is shown shaded blue on the attached sale plan.

Boundary Maintenance - 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 specific 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 Vendor Reserves the right to sell the property prior to the Public Auction without notice.

Particulars prepared March 2016

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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