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Land At Southfield - Lot 5, Silecroft, Millom, Cumbria LA18

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Property details


  • Freehold
  • Productive meadow and cropping land.
  • Good roadside access to most Lots.
  • Mains water supplies.
  • Of interest to local landowners, farmers and investors.
  • Tb status 4.
  • Els/hls scheme, income (agreement expiring 31st May 2021.
  • Within the Lake District National park (unesco World Heritage Site).

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An excellent block of productive meadow and cropping land located on the outskirts of Silecroft. The land benefits from good roadside access and extends in total to approximately 94.74 acres (38.34 hectares). The property is offered for sale as a whole or in five separate Lots.

Lot 1 - 33.83 acres (13.69 ha) - £200,000
Lot 2 - 31.83 acres (12.88 ha) - £170,000
Lot 3 - 12.21 acres (4.94 ha) - £80,000
Lot 4 - 15.69 acres (6.35 ha) - £120,000
Lot 5 - 1.19 acres (0.48 ha) - £10,000
Whole - 94.74 acres (38.34 ha) - £580,000

Land at Southfield
The land comprises 94.74 acres (38.34 ha) of productive croppable land and is available for sale as a whole or in four individual Lots. The land generally benefits from mains water and good roadside access.

Lot 1 (edged red on Sale Plan)
A 33.83 acre block of meadow land accessed via Southfield along the access track marked blue.

Lot 2 (edged green on Sale Plan)
Located adjacent to Southfield and accessed directly from the adjacent highway is 31.83 acres of good cropping land and pasture.

Lot 3 (edged purple on Sale Plan)
A single productive meadow extending to 12.21 acres with excellent roadside access.

Lot 4 (edged blue on Sale Plan)
A productive meadow located to the north of Southfield benefiting from good roadside access and extending to 15.69 acres.

Lot 5 (edged orange on Sale Plan
A 1.19 acre paddock of good quality grazing land accessed via the hardcore track shown marked on the Sale Plan.

The land is located on the fringe of the village of Silecroft in south-west Cumbria, approximately three miles west of Millom.

Take the A595 south heading towards Millom and approximately one mile after driving through Whitbeck carry straight on at the junction onto the A5093. After 300m take the first right to Silecroft. Continue around 500m through the village and take the first left signposted to South Field. Each lot will be denoted by the Selling Agents sale board.


All lots are freehold with vacant possession given on completion.
Basic payment scheme

The appropriate Basic Payment Scheme entitlements are included.

The cost of transferring these entitlements will be £250 + VAT, payable by each Buyer(s). For the avoidance of doubt, the Seller will retain the 2019 payment in full.
Environmental schemes

The land is currently subject to an Environmental Stewardship agreement. The Buyer(s) will be required to continue with this agreement until it expires at the end of the current term on 31 May 2021.

The buyer is required to indemnify the seller against any losses to the Seller resulting from the buyer failing to continue with the agreement or failing to comply with the terms and conditions of the Scheme. Potential Buyers are advised to discuss any queries they may have about the Scheme with Natural England and obtain their own independent advice. Full details of the Environmental Stewardship Scheme can be obtained from Michael CL Hodgson.
Sporting and mineral rights

The sporting and mineral rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned.

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.
Method of sale

The property is to be offered for sale in four lots or as a whole by Private Treaty. The Seller reserves the right to amalgamate, withdraw, or exclude any of the property shown at any time or to generally amend the particulars or order of sale.
Money laundering regulations

Prospective Buyers should be aware that in the event that they are successful, they will be required to provide us with documents in relation to Money Laundering Regulations, one being photographic id, i.e. Driving licence or passport and the other being a utility bill showing their address. These can be provided in the following ways: Call into our office with, or post to us, the original documents for us to copy; or a certified copy provided via your solicitor.

Viewing is permitted at any reasonable time with the possession of a set of these particulars constituting authority to view. Anyone viewing is respectfully asked to ensure that any gates are securely closed on leaving the land.

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Silecroft 0.3 miles
  • Millom 2.8 miles
  • Haverigg Primary School 2.6 miles
  • Black Combe Junior School 2.6 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Silecroft 0.3 miles
  • Millom 2.8 miles
  • Haverigg Primary School 2.6 miles
  • Black Combe Junior School 2.6 miles
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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
17th Jun 2019 £10,000 First listed

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