A 3.5km section of river bed including fishing rights within the Irthing Gorge. Located in the Northumberland National Park on the Northumberland and Cumbrian border Read more
A 3.5km section of river bed including fishing rights within the Irthing Gorge. Located in the Northumberland National Park on the Northumberland and Cumbrian border
The Land and The Gorge Lot Five is a an incredibly unique and bespoke property. It consists of half a length of Irthing riverbed extending to 2.55 Hectares (6.3 Acres) in total area and is 3.5 kilometres in length which has the associated fishing rights.
This part of the River Irthing is nestled in Irthing Gorge which is owned by The Woodland Trust.
Over the ages the river flow has cut through Scottish calciferous sandstone to give a 10 metre drop at the famous 'Crammel Linn' waterfall. The sides of the Gorge are steep and covered by ancient woodland, wildflowers and ferns. The river holds salmon and trout so lends itself to superb fishing for which the rights are included within the ownership.
The buyer of Lot Five will have the right to park vehicles within the confines of the area identified on the enclosed Lotting Plan.
Basic Payment Scheme The Vendor has claimed the 2022 payment, and the sale contract will oblige the purchaser to sign an indemnification that they will maintain the land in good agricultural and environmental condition and follow the rules of Cross Compliance. The indemnification will hold the purchaser liable should the Vendor be penalised for breach of cross compliance due to actions or negligence of the Purchaser.
The entitlements are not included in the sale of the property. The Vendor has made an application to claim the Lump Sum Exit Scheme.
Environmental and Countryside Stewardship There is a Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship Agreement that relates to the whole of the property. The agreement commenced on 1 January 2021 and is due to expire on 31 December 2025. The agreement includes options stonewall restoration of which the majority has been carried out. Further information can be made available on request.
Method of Sale and Lotting The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in Lots. The selling agent reserves the right to conclude negations by any other means. All prospective purchasers are encouraged to register their interest with George F. White as soon as possible.
Boundaries There is a mix of stone walling and stock proof post and wire fencing. With a number of maintenance projects having been carried out in recent years under the Countryside Stewardship Scheme.
Sporting Rights The Sporting Rights are included in the sale of the property insofar as they are owned.
Mineral Rights The Mineral Rights are included in the sale of the property insofar as they are owned.
Rights of Way, Easements and Wayleaves The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, watercourse and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners, if any.
The property benefits from an unclassified Northumberland County Council adopted and maintained road from Gisland to the farm steading.
The buyer of Lot Five will be granted a right of access over the track through Lot One and Lot Four.
Third party rights of access exist over the central farm track.
Tenure & Possession The entirety of the property is freehold and offered with vacant possession on completion.
Local Authority Northumberland County Council and Northumberland National Park.
Viewings Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with George F. White.
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The Area The farm nestles within stunning and historic countryside on the Northumberland and Cumbrian border overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hadrian's Wall.
Positioned just three miles from the A69, a trunk road linking Carlisle and Newcastle, the farm benefits from rural tranquillity yet the region's major business centres and rail and air transport links can be accessed in well under an hour.
The area boasts the hidden gem 'Crammel Linn' waterfall which lies within Irthing Gorge a Site of Special Scientific Interest, having an array of native flora and fauna. Locally there are a number of other popular attractions, such as the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park, Kielder Water and Forest which attracts astronomers, walkers, cyclists and water sports enthusiasts from across the country and internationally, thus making it a popular destination for tourists looking for a holiday home from home.
Day-to-day facilities can be found in Haltwhistle and Brampton including local healthcare offerings, grocery shops and private business and some professional services whilst a comprehensive range of amenities are located in Newcastle and Carlisle.
Property at a glance
3.5km section of river bed including fishing rights within the Irthing Gorge
Located in the Northumberland National Park on the Northumberland and Cumbrian border
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