A RARE opportunity to let a smallholding near Aspatria on a 15 year Farm Business Tenancy is being offered by Carlisle-based Edwin Thompson.

Croft House Farm, situated on the outskirts of the hamlet of Crookdake and just 3.8 miles from Aspatria, will be available from February 3 2021.

The stock farm comprises of a four-bedroomed farmhouse, a range of traditional and modern farm buildings and agricultural land extending to around 24.19 hectares (59.77 acres).

Tender form should be submitted to Edwin Thompson at Rosehill by 12 noon on Wednesday, December 9.

The farmhouse is a stone construction under a slate room and offers family accommodation and is in need of modernisation.

The land extends to approximately 23.53 Hectares (58.14 acres) and lies in a block around the farm steading with one field separated by a public highway.

It comprises of some useful mowing and grazing fields as well as two fields currently in arable production for home consumption. Benefitting from a mixture of mains water supplies and natural water, the land is easily accessible from internal tracks and the public highway with some fields accessible only from field to field.

The property is not entered into any Environmental Stewardship Schemes and the Basic Farm Payment Entitlements are not included in the letting.

The outgoing Tenant is required to undertake several repairs to the property prior to leaving. Further details of the repairs to be carried out can be obtained from Edwin Thompson LLP. Prospective tenants should tender on the basis that these repairs should be carried out.