Property Summary

Guide Price £525,000

  • 500.18 Acres

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

0333 920 2220

14c, Harmire Enterprise Park, DL12 8BN

Land At Swinhope Head

Westgate, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

    Key Features

  • Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements
  • Extending to approximately 202.42 Hectares (500.18 Acres)
  • Higher Level Stewardship Income
  • Moorland and rough grazing
  • Road frontage

Closing date 10am on Friday 11th September 2020. Land at Swinhope Head comprising 148.55 Ha (367.07 Ac) of designated moorland, along with 53.87 Ha (133.11 Ac) of enclosed rough grazing.

Closing date 10am on Friday 11th September 2020.

Land at Swinhope Head is situated in Upper Weardale with direct road frontage onto a public highway linking the dales village of Westgate with Newbiggin, in Teesdale. The land extends to approximately 202.42 Hectares (500.18 Acres) of moorland and enclosed rough grazing which has road frontage. There is also a stone barn which is situated on the roadside.

Land at Swinhope Head comprises of 148.55 Hectares (367.07 Acres) of designated moorland, along with 53.87 Hectares (133.11 Acres) of enclosed rough grazing which is designated as Severely Disadvantaged (SDA).

Higher Level Stewardship
The land is subject to a Higher Level Stewardship Agreement (HLS) which is due to expire on the 30 April 2022. A copy of the HLS Agreement is available upon request.

Basic Payment Scheme
The vendor has claimed Basic Payment Scheme for the 2020 scheme year, therefore the purchaser(s) will be required to sign an indemnification that they will maintain the land in good agricultural and environmental condition and follow the rules of Basic Payment Scheme and Cross Compliance Regulations. Further to this indemnification, the vendor will hold the purchaser(s) liable should the vendor be penalised for any breach of Cross Compliance. 140.82 SDA Moorland and 53.86 SDA Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements are included with the sale.

Sporting and Mineral Rights
The sporting rights are included with the sale insofar as they are owned. The mine and mineral rights are excepted

Easement and Wayleaves
The land is sold subject to and with the benefits of all rights of way, water, drainage, water courses, lights and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners (if any) affecting the same and all matters registerable by any competent authority pursuant to statue.

Viewing is possible at any time during daylight hours without appointment so long as prospective purchasers are in possession of a set of these sales particulars. If you have any concerns please contact the Barnard Castle Office on 01833 690390.