For sale: Lot 2, North Gill Farm, Lartington, Barnard Castle, Durham, DL12 9DL
Summary: North Gill Farm consists of a detached traditional stone four bedroom farmhouse in need of renovation, and 116.86 acres (47.29 has) of land suitable for grazing and mowing. There is a range of modern and traditional buildings which may be suitable for development subject to the necessary consents.
|Address||North Gill Farm|
|Property Type||Farm House|
North Gill Farm consists of a detached traditional stone four bedroom farmhouse in need of renovation, and 116.86 acres (47.29 has) of land suitable for grazing and mowing. There is a range of modern and traditional buildings which may be suitable for development subject to the necessary consents.
North Gill Farm (edged purple on plan)
North Gill Farm consists of a four bedroom, detached traditional stone built farmhouse under a stone roof, which is south east facing, with views over the surrounding paddocks and open countryside. There is also a range of modern and traditional agricultural buildings and approximately 46.66 acres (18.88 hectares) of grassland suitable for mowing or grazing.
The farmhouse requires renovation to become habitable. The property offers a fantastic opportunity for a development project to provide a desirable, secluded lifestyle property, subject to the necessary consents. Externally, there is a range of traditional and modern farm buildings which are set away from the farmhouse and may be suitable for conversion subject to the relevant consents.
Land to the South of North Gill Farm
(edged red on plan)
51.54 acres (20.86 hectares) of grassland in four enclosures, with the majority suitable for mowing, however some of the land would only be suitable for grazing.
Land to the east of North Gill Farm
(edged yellow on plan)
18.66 acres (7.55 hectares) of grassland within a ring fence, most of which would be suitable for mowing. There is an area of woodland to the north which is fenced off from the grassland. Also included is a traditional stone barn which is partially collapsed but may be
From Barnard Castle
From the town centre head south west on the A67. After going over the bridge across the River Tees continue on Lartington Lane/B6277. After approximately 2 miles pass through Lartington village and at the fork in the road turn left onto Lartington Green Lane (sign posted Bowes). After approximately one mile North Gill Farmhouse is on the right hand side.
For the purposes of satellite navigation, the postcode of North Gill Farm is DL12 9DL. Please note that this postcode does not take you directly to the farm, and therefore the directions above should be followed carefully.
North Gill Farm is located in County Durham, approximately 4.5 miles from the town of Barnard Castle and only 3.3 miles from the A66 at Bowes. Scotch Corner (A1M) is only 17.4 miles away, providing convenient connections to Durham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and the South.
|Agricultural Buildings:|| As shown on the block plan.|
1. (17.89m x 4.68m) Timber frame traditional stone single storey barn.
2. (26.7m x 12.81m) Traditional stone building with steel portal frame.
3. (18.53m x 3.44m) Traditional stone barn with timber frame.
4. (23.5m x 9.19m) Steel portal frame sheep shed.
5. (4.38m x 10m) Traditional stone lean to
6. (26.7m x 12.36m) Steel portal frame sheep barn
7. (6.28m x 19m) Lean to with collapsed tin roof
8. (25.79m x 4.66m) Two storey traditional stone barn
9. Partially collapsed single storey traditional stone building
|Ground Floor|| |
|Hallway:|| Entrance hall with under stairs storage, leading to kitchen, lounge, dining room and pantry.|
|Kitchen:||11'5" x 16'9" (3.48m x 5.1m). Leading to dining room and downstairs WC. North west facing window.|
|Downstairs WC/Utility:||12'2" x 9'1" (3.7m x 2.77m). Window to side.|
|Dining Room:||15'1" x 16'1" (4.6m x 4.9m). South east facing dining room with existing fireplace and storage cupboard. Access through to the kitchen.|
|Lounge:||15' x 15'7" (4.57m x 4.75m). Large living room with south east facing window and existing fireplace.|
|Pantry:||11'8" x 15'10" (3.56m x 4.83m). Large pantry with traditional cold stone slab. North west facing window.|
|First Floor|| |
|Bedroom No.1:||15' x 15'10" (4.57m x 4.83m). South east facing large double bedroom with window overlooking front garden.|
|Bedroom No.2:||15' x 16'7" (4.57m x 5.05m). South east facing large double bedroom with window overlooking front garden.|
|Bedroom No.3:||11'9" x 16'9" (3.58m x 5.1m). North west facing large double bedroom overlooking the land to the rear.|
|Bedroom No.4:||11'10" x 16'1" (3.6m x 4.9m). North west facing large double bedroom overlooking the land to the rear.|
THE FOLLOWING NOTES RELATE TO THE PROPERTY AS A WHOLE:
The property is sold subject to all rights including rights of way, whether public or private, rights of light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights, obligations and easements, quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether or not constituted in the title deeds or referred to in these particulars. The Buyers will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of such burdens.
North Gill Farm is uninhabited at the present time and therefore no Council Tax is payable on the property. The property was struck off the Council tax register in 2002.
The property is sold Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
All lots are accessed from the public highway.
The boundaries consist of a mixture of fencing and dry stone walls. Whilst some of the internal boundaries are in need of repair, all of the external boundaries are stockproof.
We are advised that the boundary responsibilities are as per the sale plan with inward facing T-marks highlighting the respective responsibilities. Where no T-marks are shown the boundary responsibilities are unknown.
Sporting and Mineral Rights
The sporting and fishing rights (where applicable) are included in the sale in so far as they are owned. The mineral rights are also included in so far as they are owned.
All of the land benefits from mains or natural water supply. The farm buildings have the benefit of mains electric and water. The farmhouse has mains water and mains electric, although this is not connected at the present time. The farmhouse also benefits from a private sewerage system.
Basic Payment Scheme / Entry Level Stewardship
The land has been registered for Basic Payment Scheme purposes, and the relevant SDA entitlements required for the eligible land may be available by separate negotiation. They are not included within the sale.
We are informed that the land previously formed part of an Entry Level Stewardship Scheme which has now expired. The land is not currently designated within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).
North Gill Farm benefits from excellent telecommunications with 3G and 4G able to be achieved on most phone service providers. A working BT Telecom cable is located close to the farm steading which would allow internet connection.
Health and Safety
Prospective Buyers are reminded that the property is part of a working farm and that they should be aware of moving machinery. The farmhouse requires substantial restoration. It is advised that prospective Buyers take extreme caution when viewing the property and wear appropriate clothing and footwear. The Sellers and selling agents accept no responsibility for any loss as a result of an accident whilst on the property. All viewings are conducted at your own risk.
Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty. Interested parties are advised to register their interest with the selling agent at an early stage as a closing date may be set following a period of initial marketing. The Sellers reserve the right to amalgamate, withdraw or exclude any of the property shown at any time or to generally amend the particulars.
Viewing of the farmhouse and buildings is strictly by arrangement with the sole selling agents H&H Land and Property. An open day may be held if interest dictates.
The land may be viewed in daylight hours by possession of these particulars in hand. Please ensure that gates are closed and secure on exit.
Exchange of Contracts and Completion
It is expected that Exchange of Contracts will take place within
four weeks of an offer being accepted. Completion will take
place within four weeks of the Exchange of Contracts or earlier
For further details or a confidential discussion please contact
the selling agent:
Tim Sedgewick, H&H Land and Property, Aykley Heads
Business Centre, Durham DH1 5TS
T: 0191 370 8530
M. 07568 107898
Particulars prepared: July 2017
H&H LAND AND PROPERTY Ltd for themselves and for the
Seller or Lessors of this property, whose Agents they are, give
(i) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the
guidance of intending Buyers or Lessees and do not
constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract;
(ii) all descriptions, dimensions, areas references to
condition and necessary permissions for use and
occupation and other detail are given as a guide only and
without responsibility and any intending Buyers or
Tenants should not rely on them as statements or
representations of fact but must satisfy themselves, by
inspection or otherwise, as to the correctness of each of
no employee of H&H LAND AND PROPERTY Ltd has
the authority to make or give any representation or
warranty whatever in relation to this property nor is any
such representation or warranty given whether by H&H
LAND AND PROPERTY Ltd. or the Sellers or the
Lessors of this property.
(iii) The making of any offer (bid) for this property will be
taken as an admission by the intending Buyer that s/he
has relied solely upon his own personally verified
information, inspection and enquiries
(iv) The photographs depict only certain parts of the
property. It should not be assumed that the property
remains as displayed in the photographs.
(v) Where any reference is made to planning permissions
or potential uses, such information is given by H&H
LAND AND PROPERTY Ltd in good faith. Prospective
Buyers should make their own enquiries with the Local
Planning Authority into such matters.
(vi) The Sellers reserve the right to amalgamate, withdraw
or exclude either of the Lots shown at any time and to
generally amend the particulars or method of sale.
(vii) The property is sold subject to reserve(s).
(viii) H&H LAND AND PROPERTY Ltd reserve the right to
sell privately without imposing a closing date and do
not bind themselves to accept the highest or any offer.
These particulars have been prepared in accordance with
The Business Protection from Misleading Marketing
Regulations to give a fair overall view of the property.