Property Summary

Guide Price £1,250,000

4 Bedrooms 1 Garage 4 Reception Rooms

Branch Details

Land and Farms

0345 208 0738

6 Market Street, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1TL

Lot 1, Long Green Farm


• An impressive four double bedroom farm house with far reaching views
• A range of traditional buildings with the potential for alternative uses
• Extensive modern agricultural buildings with livestock handling facilities
• 47.32 Hectares (116.92 Acres) of meadow land
• 35.91 Hectares (88.73 Acres) of pasture land
• 50.58 Hectares (124.98 Acres) of rough grazing
• 3.84 Hectares (9.50 Acres) woodland
• Winter housing for 400 sheep and cubicles for 70 cattle
• Situated in a private but accessible location

Available as a whole or in up to three Lots and for sale by private treaty.

The Area
Long Green Farm is located approximately 5 minutes drive from the villages of Newsham and Barningham via a well maintained public highway and private road, Long Green Farm is a private but accessible holding offering a fantastic farming opportunity with potential to explore other uses for the excellently maintained traditional buildings.

The Property
Long Green Farm is an immaculately maintained stock farm extending in total to approximately 120.67 Ha (298.18 Ac) of land plus further tracks, yard and hard standing within a ring fence. In addition it includes an impressive four double bedroom farmhouse and a range of modern and traditional buildings.

Agri-Environment Scheme
The land is subject to a Stewardship Agreement. The agreement is due to expire in October 2021. The purchaser will be required to take on the agreement for the remainder of its term. Details of the scheme are available within an Additional Information Pack from the agent on request of seriously interested purchasers.

The land has potential for inclusion in future schemes subject to their availability.
The Land
Set within a ring fence, the land consists of approximately 37.09 Ha (91.65 Ac) of meadow land, 28.81 Ha (71.19 Ac) pasture land, 50.58 Ha (124.99 Ac) of rough grazing, 3.84 Ha (9.50 Ac) of woodland plus further tracks, buildings etc.

Long Green Farm rises to a height of approximately 400m above sea level.

The boundaries of the property predominantly comprise of dry stone walls which have been well maintained with other stock proof fencing.

The land benefits from water troughs in the majority of the field parcels, with natural water supplies available in other fields. The land is accessed via gateways and tracks from the farmstead and internally via gateways between fields.

The Basic Payment Scheme entitlements relating to the land at Lot 1 equate to 91.84 SDA entitlements and 24.64 SDA moorland entitlements which have been claimed for 2018.
Swaledale Sheep
The farm has been within the Marwood family for two generations in which time they have become renowned breeders of Swaledale sheep, frequently achieving top prices for their livestock in the local auction marts and featuring in local news.

There may be the opportunity to purchase the flock by separate negotiation.
Long Green Farm is host to a diverse range of wildlife including waders, black grouse, songbirds and owls.

Long Green Farm has good potential to develop a pheasant and game shoot in the surrounding woods and rough pastures on undulating parts of the farm.
Building Schedule
A – Traditional stone building with WC and sink. NIA 18.55 sq.m
B – Traditional stone building used for general storage. NIA 22.32 sq.m
C - Traditional stone building used for general storage, part of the building extends to two storeys. NIA 26.79 sq.m
D – Traditional stone building. GEA 52.36 sq.m.
E – Traditional stone building. NIA 41.12 sq.m.
F – A modern storage building with adjoining lean-to constructed of a wooden portal frame with 18 cattle cubicles. NIA 319.19sq.m.
G – A livestock building constructed of a wooden portal frame with one bay used as a workshop. NIA 190.51 sq.m.
H – A modern livestock housing building constructed of a wooden portal frame. NIA 145.04 sq.m.
I – Modern handling system with race, two dip tubs and covered handling area.
J – A modern wooden portal frame livestock building. NIA 323.28 sq.m.
K – A modern steel portal frame sheep house with 5 tonne feed bin. NIA 407.18 sq.m.
L – A modern wooden portal frame livestock building. NIA 71.40 sq.m.
M – A traditional stone built building constructed from a timber frame. NIA 166.09 sq.m.
N – A modern wooden portal frame cattle building with 26 cubicles and a calf creep. With adjoining steel portal frame lean-to containing 26 cattle cubicles, calf creep and a 5 tonne timber feed bin. NIA 679.31 sq.m.
The Property
The main farmhouse comprises four double bedrooms with traditional and very well presented living accommodation which flows beautifully and provides an excellent family home.

An approach over an enclosed front garden leads to the main entrance porch and on into the well proportioned and open plan living and dining room which benefits from beamed ceilings and an open fire.

Off the rear hall is a contemporary ground floor wet room and WC, tiled in Travertine flooring with under floor heating. The large kitchen dining room has a range of base and wall mounted solid wood kitchen units and boasts an oil fired Rayburn which warms the hot water for the property. The floor is laid in Amtico flooring with herringbone design which is practical and easily maintained.

The room is large enough to provide an informal dining area from which views can be enjoyed over the driveway and beyond to the land and adjoining countryside.

Off the kitchen, with a door which links back to the living dining room, is a spacious garden room with a dual aspect enjoying breath taking open views of the stunning scenery which surrounds the property. This room boasts fantastic traditional features with its exposed stone walls and stone flagged floor. A sliding patio door leads out to the patio and driveway.

At the rear of the property there is a pleasant conservatory which catches the evening sunshine.

Off this room is a useful utility room and coal house which are easily accessed without the need to go outside. The utility room has plumbing and electricity for additional fridge freezers, washing machine and other white goods. Leading through to a useful boot room and providing access outside to the farm.

To the first floor doors radiate off the part galleried landing area, to two main bedrooms both of which are comfortable double rooms enjoying the same outstanding views.

The family bathroom lies to the rear of the property and incorporates a corner bath with shower over, WC, wash hand basin and benefits from a large linen cupboard housing the hot water tank.

A study area, with all necessary telephone points and administrative connections, off the landing, gives access in turn to the two further double bedrooms which face south and east meaning they are flooded with natural light throughout the morning and most of the day.
A pleasant south facing enclosed garden lies to the front of the property and a driveway sweeps through the farm up to a detached stone built garage with ample gravelled parking area.
The property is served by mains electricity, whilst the Rayburn is oil fired. The property benefits from a private water supply and private drainage.
Energy Performance Certificate
The property is currently rated ‘F ‘.
Reception Room
3.63m x 4.78m (11' 11" x 15' 8")
Kitchen/Breakfast Room
3.44m x 9.91m (11' 3" x 32' 6")
Dining Room
4.05m x 4.61m (13' 3" x 15' 1")
Living Room
4.11m x 3.61m (13' 6" x 11' 10")
Downstairs Shower Room
Garden Room
3.70m x 2.64m (12' 2" x 8' 8")
2.78m x 3.04m (9' 1" x 10')
Store Room
2.77m x 3.02m (9' 1" x 9' 11")
Store Room
2.72m x 3.06m (8' 11" x 10')
Bedroom One
4.04m x 4.61m (13' 3" x 15' 1")
Bedroom Two
4.05m x 3.66m (13' 3" x 12')
Bedroom Three
3.50m x 4.76m (11' 6" x 15' 7")
Bedroom 4
3.92m x 4.73m (12' 10" x 15' 6")
2.80m x 3.79m (9' 2" x 12' 5")
Family Bathroom
General Remarks and Stipulations
Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way
The property or properties are sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, watercourses and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners if any affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves and all others matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.
Sporting and Mineral Rights
All mineral rights will be included in the sale(s) of Lot 1, 2 and 3 insofar as they are owned. Lot 1 and 2 will include sporting rights insofar as they are owned. Sporting Rights are reserved in land to the west of the road in Lot 3 and included in the sale to the east of the road.
Potential asbestos presence
There may be asbestos present although George F White have not carried out any tests.
The purchaser(s) and their successors in title will take over responsibility for the maintenance of all boundaries insofar as they are owned.
Public Rights of Way
There are a number of public rights of way crossing the land Interested parties are advised to make their own investigations into the extent of said rights.
Hay & Kilner
Merchant Office
30 Cloth Market
Newcastle upon Tyne
Basic Payment Scheme
The Basic Payment Scheme entitlements for the whole equate to 98.51 SDA, 24.64 SDA Moorland and 9.05 Non-SDA entitlements which will be included with the sale price(s) and the vendor will make reasonable endeavours to transfer the entitlements to the buyer(s). George F White reserve the right to charge a fee of £300 plus VAT for each transfer. The purchaser(s) will be required to indemnify the vendor against any breach of cross compliance for the remainder of the 2018 claim year from completion and / or occupation.
Strictly by prior appointment with George F White (Barnard Castle office) on 01833 690390 or email Given the potential hazards of working farms we ask that you be as vigilant as possible when inspecting the property or properties. If you have downloaded these particulars please register your interest to be kept informed of the sale progress.
All buildings have been measured using a digital mapping tool or electronic measuring tool unless otherwise specified. Land and field parcels measurements have been informed by digital mapping or Rural Land Registry plans.
Travel East on A66 from Barnard Castle take the right hand turning at The Rokeby Inn and follow the road into Newsham. Before leaving the village turn left and follow the road for approximately 3 miles. Upon reaching the small parcel of woodland on the brow of the hill, the farm entrance is signposted on the left hand side.
Important Notice
Every care has been taken with the preparation of these particulars, but they are for general guidance only and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. If there is any point, which is of particular importance  professional verification should be sought. All dimensions/boundaries are approximate. The mention of fixtures, fittings &/or appliances does not imply they are in full efficient working order. Photographs are provided for general information and you may not republish, retransmit, redistribute or otherwise make the material available to any party or make the same available on any website. These particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract.

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