Hesket Farm

Dacre, Penrith, Cumbria

A Lakeland farm offering lifestyle, business and leisure opportunities

Sale Agreed
Guide Price

Key Features

  • Former Dairy Farm
  • Lifestyle, Business & Leisure Opportunity
  • Period Farmhouse
  • Stunning Views
  • Traditional Outbuildings with Potential
  • Range of Modern Agricultural Buildings
  • Approximately 36.55 Acres
  • Further Land Available

Accommodation in Brief

Entrance Hall | Sitting Room | Dining Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Rear Porch | Utility Room | Cloakroom WC | Four Bedrooms | Family Bathroom

Gardens | Garage | Extensive Range of Modern & Traditional Outbuildings

Further Land Available

Planning permission granted for change of use of land for stationing of ten camping pods

The Farmhouse

Hesket Farm is a former dairy farm comprising a farmhouse, range of traditional and modern outbuildings with the opportunity to purchase additional land. The property is situated within the picturesque Lake District National Park with lovely views and excellent access to Carlisle, Penrith and the M6. The property offers potential for leisure, agricultural or equestrian use being set amidst quiet country lanes and bridleways yet with easy access to regional centres.


Some of the traditional outbuildings on the farm may have development potential, subject to the necessary consents.

Method of Sale

Hesket Farm is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in Lots. It is understood the tenure is freehold with vacant possession being available on completion.


The land at Hesket Farm lies in several compact blocks, all easily accessible from the farm steading and with road frontage or private lane access to the majority of the fields. Being a former dairy farm, much of the land is suitable for silage or crops, and there is plenty of good quality grazing land.

Entitlements – Basic Payment Scheme

The land is registered for Basic Payment purposes and The Entitlements are included within the sale. These will be transferred to the Purchaser(s), at a cost of £300 + VAT per lot, payable by the Purchaser(s).

Sporting & Mineral Rights

The mineral and manorial rights including sporting rights are included within the sale.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

The property is being sold subject to all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether or not specified within the sales particulars.

Health and Safety

Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we ask you to be as vigilant as possible in making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around the farm buildings.

Local Information

The village of Dacre sits in a picturesque position within the Lake District National Park, just north of Ullswater and only five miles from J40 of the M6. The traditional village has a country pub and a nice community with social events. The area is wonderful for leisure and tourism with lots of walking and sailing nearby.

The regional centre of Penrith is within easy reach and provides comprehensive cultural, educational and recreational opportunities, along with excellent shopping facilities. There are primary schools in the villages of Penruddock, Stainton and Greystoke. There is an excellent choice of secondary schooling nearby with Ullswater Community College, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and Keswick School.

For the commuter, the A66 and M6 are both within easy reach for onward travel north and south. Main line rail services are available at both Penrith and Carlisle which provide fast and frequent services to London in the south and to Glasgow in the north. The rail station at Carlisle provides regular connecting services east to Newcastle.

Approximate Mileages

Pooley Bridge 3.3 miles | J40 M6 Redhills 5.0 miles | Penrith 6.8 miles | Keswick 13.9 miles | Carlisle 24.2 miles


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