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Highfield Farm, Ackenthwaite, Milnthorpe








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Key features

  • Immaculate four-bedroom, farmhouse style, modern build dwelling constructed in 2008.
  • Range of modern-agricultural buildings with independent access, conveniently located separate to the main dwelling. directly off Haverflatts Lane.
  • Breathtaking 360o rural views overlooking both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales Fells.
  • Ten parcels of good quality meadow land extending in all to circa 35.09 ac [14.20 ha].
  • Available in two Lots or as a whole.


A rare opportunity to purchase a delightful rural property in a sought after location comprising a well-appointed, modern, four bedroom farmhouse in an elevated position offering an exceptional 360o vista overlooking Ingleborough, the Lake District Fells and Morecambe Bay with connected garage.

Together with a range of modern agricultural buildings and meadow land extending in total to approximately 35.97 acres [14.56 hectares].
The property is offered for sale as a whole or in two lots:

Lot 1 - £1,750,000 - Farmhouse, agricultural buildings and land extending to 21.91ac [8.87 ha]
Lot 2 - £200,000 - Three parcels of meadow land extending to 14.06ac [5.69 ha].

The House together with agricultural buildings and land. Extending to approximately 21.91 acres [8.87 hectares]. [Edged Red on Sale Plan].

Farmhouse The turn key farmhouse at Highfield Farm was constructed in 2008 and is finished to an exceptionally high standard with handmade solid oak windows and door frames throughout. The property is aesthetically clad with traditional stone and occupies a significant footprint in a delightful, elevated position. The house provides accommodation over two wings, with a central spine of entertaining rooms that offer outstanding views of the Lake District Fells and Yorkshire Dales. Ingleborough is particularly prominent amongst the breathtaking view.

This well appointed dwelling benefits from underfloor heating throughout the ground floor, back-boiler heated by wood-burning stove located in the dining room, oil fired Worcester boiler and a solid fuel fired Rayburn. The house is approached via a private driveway, lined with native trees, accessed directly off the unnamed public highway to the northeast. The double-garage adjoining and connected to the farmhouse coupled with the expanse of hardstanding to the front of the property provides ample parking. To the rear and side of the property lies a delightful lawned garden and patio area.

A further notable feature is the ha-ha offering unbroken views towards the Yorkshire Dales Fells.

Three parcels of productive meadow land
Extending to approximately 14.06ac [5.69 ha].
[Edged Blue on Sale Plan].

Lot 2 comprises three parcels of good quality meadow land extending to approximately 14.06 acres [5.69 hectares] in total. All parcels benefit from mains water supplies. Boundaries comprise primarily of mature hedgerows, with all being deemed stockproof and in excellent condition.

All parcels benefit from roadside access off the public highways abutting the block’s westerly and northerly boundaries. A public footpath crosses the field parcel numbered 10, as marked on the attached sale plan.

Heading south along the A6 towards Milnthorpe, continue into the centre of the village. At the traffic lights turn left onto the B6384, continue along this road for approximately 0.6 miles. Turn left onto a separate highway, signposted for Hincaster and Kendal, continue for 0.7 miles. The property will be located on the left-hand side and is accessed up the private driveway, lined with native trees.

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Grid Reference: SD

Highfield occupies an attractive position approximately 1 mile north of Ackenthwaite and 1.5 miles north east of Milnthorpe. The historic market town of Kendal, with its comprehensive range of amenities, lies just 7.5 miles to the north.

This desirable smallholding benefits from excellent transport connections, with J36 of the M6 motorway located just 3 miles away and is in close proximity to Oxenholme railway station on the West Coast Main Line, which offers frequent services to London, Manchester and Edinburgh.

Situated on the edge of the Lake District National Park, the property is well placed for rural living whilst offering a wide range of local conveniences, commuting opportunities and access to the Southern Lakes.

Extending to approximately 21.03 acres [8.51 hectares]

The extent of the land is shown edged red on the attached sale plan. The land comprises seven parcels of good quality meadow land which neatly surround the farmhouse and present an attractive ring-fenced block. All parcels benefit from mains water connections, with boundaries consisting of primarily mature hedgerows and post wire fencing - all boundaries are deemed stock proof.

Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion

Comprehensive heating system comprising of Worcester boiler central heating system, underfloor heating, wood burning stove with back boiler and solid fuel burning Rayburn. Klargester Septic tank and soakaway. Mains water supply. Ability to connect into existing B4RN fibre network.

Council Tax
Band ‘F ’.

Lot 1: Strictly by appointment through our Staveley Office
Lot 2: At any reasonable time provided a copy of the sales particulars are in-hand.

Stewardship Schemes
There are no Stewardship Schemes over the land.

Wayleaves and Easements
The properties are sold subject to and with the benefit of any existing easements, wayleaves and rights of way. The sale is subject to all the existing rights of way, drainage, light, air support and other easements and quasi-easements and outgoings whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

The boundaries are primarily formed of hedgerows with post and wire fences. Where the boundary responsibilities are known they are marked with ‘T’. Where no marking, the boundary responsibilities are unknown.

Sale Plan
The sale plan has been prepared by the selling agent for the convenience of the prospective purchasers. It is deemed to be correct, but any error, omission or mis-statement shall not affect the sale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves as to accuracy

Local Authority Westmorland and Furness Council. Tel No: .


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Band: F
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Highfield Farm, Ackenthwaite, Milnthorpe


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