NWA Property offered Grandy Barn, Kentmere, an attractive farmhouse, 2 ranges of buildings and 21.90 acres/8.87 hectares of land for sale by public auction in seven lots on the 15th May, 2018
with the following prices being achieved:-
Lot 1 – Farmhouse, attached original barn and 2.98 acres was sold for £340,000
Lot 2 – A bank barn and 0.49 acres sold for £130,000
Lot 3 – 2.96 acres/1.20 hectares of land was sold for £42,000, an average of £14,189 per acre
Lot 4 - 3.29 acres/1.33 hectares of land sold for £30,000, an average of £9,118 per acre
Lot 5 – Buildings at Pumple Syke and 4.18 acres/1.69 hectares was sold for £60,000
Lot 6 – 4.74 acres/1.92 hectares of land sold for £46,000, an average of £9,704 per acre
Lot 7 – 3.26 acres/1.32 hectares of land was sold for £22,000, an average of £6,748 per acre
Grandy Barn is situated in the beautiful valley of Kentmere which runs North out of the village of Staveley, Staveley itself being situated between Kendal and Windermere. Kentmere is located within the Lake District National Park, now a World Heritage Site. The M6 at Junction 36 is within 16 miles.
The property consists of a farmhouse, a barn, a set of buildings near Pumple Syke and 21.90 acres/8.87 hectares or thereabouts of meadow and pasture land, in several parcels, all with natural water supplies. Apart from Lot 7, the land parcels all have the benefit of roadside access. To be offered for sale in seven lots.
LOT 1 Grandy Barn Farmhouse, attached original barn and 2.98 acres/1.21 hectares
(as edged red on the plan)
Grandy Barn is a detached house, being a conversion from a barn, with part of the original barn attached. The farmhouse enjoys spectacular views of the Kentmere Round, a horseshoe of high fells which surround the valley. The farmhouse is built of stone, partly rendered and under a slate roof with some uPVC double glazed windows.
The Barn, attached to the house, is the remainder of the original barn and is now a 2-bay store which has been re-roofed. Solar panels are installed to the roof of the barn.
The house is subject to a planning permission granted on the 14th September, 1989 by The Lake District Special Planning Board, a copy of which is included with these particulars. The permission is subject to an agricultural occupancy condition which limits the occupation of the house to a person solely or mainly employed, or last employed, in the locality in agriculture, as defined in Section 290 of the Town & Country Planning Act 1971, or in forestry, or a dependent of such a person residing with him or her, or a widow or widower of such a person.
The land extends to 2.98 acres/1.21 hectares of meadow and pasture. NY4603 2456 is the source of the water supply for the house. NY4503 9592 does not have a natural water supply but does have the benefit of roadside access.
Lot 2 Barn at Grandy Barn and 0.49 acres/0.20 hectares (as edged blue on the plan)
The Barn at Grandy Barn is a bank barn built of stone with a slate roof and comprises a 4-bay barn with underhoused shippons for 12 and 5 together with a workshop. The access is shared with Grandy Barn (Lot 1).
The land extends to 0.49 acres/0.20 hectares of pasture land which has a natural water supply and benefits from roadside access.
1 The loft floor is in poor order in places and the South facing gable has collapsed so any prospective purchasers must take great care when viewing. Neither the Sellers nor NWA Professional & Property will hold themselves responsible for any injuries or damage suffered by anyone.
2 There is potential in this barn for development, subject to the granting of planning permission.
Lot 3 2.96 acres/1.20 hectares of meadow land (as edged purple on the plan)
The land is situated to the South of Lot 1 and extends to 2.96 acres/1.20 hectares of meadow land. This lot benefits from a natural water supply and roadside access.
Lot 4 3.29 acres/1.33 hectares of pasture and meadow land (as edged green on the plan)
The land is situated to the West of Lot 1, adjoins Lot 3, and extends to 3.29 acres/1.33 hectares of pasture and meadow. The land benefits from a natural water supply and roadside access.
Lot 5 Buildings and 4.18 acres/1.69 hectares of pasture land at Pumple Syke (as edged orange on the plan)
The buildings at Pumple Syke comprise a 3-bay steel portal framed building (50’ x 45’) with concrete block walls, Yorkshire boarding above and an asbestos roof with a 2-bay extension of similar construction which has an open front and canopy. The building has no electricity. The access is shown brown on the plan.
The land situated at Pumple Syke extends to 4.18 acres/1.69 hectares of pasture land. The land benefits from a natural water supply and field NY4504 7216 has roadside access.
Lot 6 4.74 acres/1.92 hectares or meadow land (as edged yellow on the plan)
The land extends to 4.74 acres/1.92 hectares of meadow land, the River Kent being on the boundary to the south of field NY4504 7001. The land benefits from a natural water supply and roadside access.
Lot 7 3.26 acres/1.32 hectares of pasture land (as edged pink on the plan)
The land is situated at the West of the Kentmere Lake and extends to 3.26 acres/1.32 hectares of pasture land, which benefits from a natural water supply.
Access to the land is through the grounds of the Hollingsworth & Vose Air Filtration Ltd factory located off Waterford Bridge. The land is one mile to the North of the factory and is accessible via a track.