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LOT 3 - Oulton Hall, Oulton, Wigton CA7 0NG

Guide Price

£0.26 per sq ft

Business rates & charges may apply


2,953,368 sq ft

274,377 sq m


Farm land for sale




Lot 3 - Agricultural Land at Oulton Hall, Extending in to Approximately 27.44 Hectares (67.80 Acres).

These particulars are given as a general outline and your attention is drawn to the Important Notice printed within.



The sale of Oulton Hall provides an exciting opportunity to purchase a productive livestock farm, located in the quaint hamlet of Oulton, a short distance from the small town of Wigton. Oulton Hall comprises of a four bedroomed farmhouse with adjoining one bedroomed annex (partially completed), range of agricultural buildings and good quality agricultural land extending to approximately 34.03 Hectares (84.09 Acres)

The property lies within a favoured farming district in close proximity to Carlisle and Cockermouth where dairy and livestock rearing form the predominant agricultural enterprises.


Oulton Hall is situated on the outskirts of the hamlet of Oulton, approximately 1.8 miles from the small market town of Wigton, just outside of the Lake District National Park. Located between the rolling Lakeland Fells and the Solway Firth.

Wigton benefits from a range of amenities and services including a junior, primary and secondary school, public houses, shops and church. The town also benefits from a railway station on the Cumbrian Coast Line and access directly onto the A596 which is a primary transport route in Cumbria, connecting East and West Cumbria.

The City of Carlisle lies some 12.7 miles from the property and benefits from a broad range of amenities being the central hub for Cumbria and the Scottish Borders.

The surrounding area is a traditional and productive livestock area with local auction marts of Hopes Auction Mart (3.1 miles), Harrison and Hetherington, Carlisle (14.5 miles) Mitchells Auction Mart (19.2 miles) and Penrith & District Farmers Mart (24.9 Miles).

The Land

Lot 3

The land adjoins Oulton Hall and extends to approximately 27.44 Hectares (67.80 Acres) and lies within a ring fence with access directly off the public highway and then from field to field.

The land is split into several good-sized field parcels and benefits from a mains water supply.


The boundaries comprise of a mixture of post and wire fences and hedgerows.

Land Classification

The land is classified as predominantly Grade 3 agricultural land, with slowly permeable seasonally wet acid but base rich loamy and clayey soils, best suited to grassland and arable production.

General Rights and Stipulations

Rights, Easements and Outgoings

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private and any existing proposed wayleaves, easements, rights of servitude restrictions and burdens of whatever kind whether referred to in these particulars or not.

The buyer(s) will be held to satisfy himself or herself on all such matters.

Environmental Stewardship

There are currently no environmental stewardship schemes on the property.

Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements

All of the farmland is registered with the Rural Land Register. There will be no entitlements/ reference years included within the sale.


The property is available to view strictly by prior appointment with Edwin Thompson. Tel: - Mr Matthew Bell.

Method of Sale

The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in three separate lots. Offers should be submitted to Edwin Thompson, FIFTEEN Rosehill, Montgomery Way, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2RW.

A closing date for offers may be fixed, and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents following an inspection. The vendor and their agents reserve the right to amalgamate, withdraw or exclude any of the land shown at any time or to generally amend the particulars of sale.

The agents also reserve the right to conclude negotiations by any other means at their discretion and a degree of flexibility is available to prospective purchasers. The vendors reserve the right to sell the property without notice.


The property is serviced by a mains three phase electric supply and mains water supply. Foul drainage is to a septic tank. All telephone connections are subject to BT regulations.

Please note we have not been able to test services or make judgement on their current condition. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries.

Please note that no formal investigation has been carried out on the septic tank. This may not meet the General Binding Rules 2020 and the property is being sold on this basis.

The land benefits from a mains water supply. Please note that if Lot 2 & Lot 3 are sold separately a sub metre will need to be installed.

Tenure and Possession

We understand the property is held freehold.

Vacant Possession of Lot 2 and 3 will be given upon completion, Lot 1 the vendor may need to remain in the property until alternative accommodation has been found. Further details can be made available by request.


Lot 1 & Lot 2 will be sold subject to overage provision. This will provide the vendors or their successors in title to receive 50% of any uplift in value of the land following planning consent for a non-agricultural purpose for a period of 25 years from the completion date.

Sporting and Mineral Rights

Sporting rights are included within the sale so far as the sellers have title to them. The mines and minerals are owned by a third party and are therefore not included within the sale.


The Annex/Cottage was approved by Allerdale Borough Council (Now Cumberland Council) under reference 2/2018/0510 and subject to an agricultural occupancy condition. The works are part way through, and the property will be sold in its current condition and sold as seen. Potential purchasers should undertake their own searches/investigations.

Plans and Schedules

These are based on Ordnance Survey and Rural Land Register, to be observed for reference only.

Money Laundering Regulations

The successful purchaser(s) will have to provide the selling agents with documents in relation to the Money Laundering Regulations. Further details are available upon request.


LOT 3 - Oulton Hall, Oulton, Wigton CA7 0NG

Approximate location


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Wigton Station1.2 miles


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Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call EDWIN THOMPSON, Carlisle on 01228 587314.

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