Wellhope Dene

Edlingham, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2BT

Offers Over £450,000

188.51 acres

  • Wellhope Dene - about 76.30ha/188.51ac with splendid pond
  • Idyllic rural secluded location with convenient regional access
  • Natural capital / Bio-diversity / Carbon capture opportunities
  • Sporting potential
  • Mix of permanent pasture, upland grazing and moorland
  • Outstanding opportunity

The sale of Wellhope Dene offers an increasingly rare opportunity to purchase a pretty ring fenced upland holding in an outstanding yet accessible location in a beautiful area of Northumberland. The holding is being offered for sale presenting a wide range of opportunities in addition to traditional upland farming.This a fabulous opportunity to become the owner and custodian of a significant acreage of Northumberland. The combination of the accessible location and the beauty of the location with farming and other income generating opportunities makes Wellhope Dene such a rare property.LOCATION AND SITUATIONWellhope Dene is located in in open and unspoilt countryside to the north of the village of Longframlington just off the A697. The location offers both privacy and seclusion without isolation and allows easy access to the regional centres of the north east, the stunning Northumberland Coastline, the Northumberland national Park and the Cheviots.The nearby desirable market town of Alnwick offers a wide range of amenities including shops, caf├ęs and restaurants, schooling for all ages, leisure centre with swimming pool, as well as the historic Alnwick Castle and Alnwick Gardens. The pretty, small village of Rothbury lies to the west on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. Main line rail services are available from Alnmouth Station.WELLHOPE DENE 76.30ac/188.51haThe land at Wellhope Dene extends to approximately 188 acres of upland grazing and will appeal to both the romanticist and those seeking sporting opportunities alike with its beautiful pond and wooded ghyll. The northern boundary of Wellhope Dene remains unfenced.Wellhope Dene forms part of a larger collection of holdings known as The Wandysteads Farms and further details are available from the agent.BASIC PAYMENT SCHEMEThere are no entitlements in the sale. The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency. Due to the impending change of regulations no Basic Payment Scheme entitlements will be transferred to the purchaser. The entirety of the 2023 Basic Payment will be retained by the vendors.COUNTRYSIDE STEWARDSHIP SCHEMEThe property is not subject to any Countryside Stewardship or similar agri-environment schemes. Consequently it gives prospective purchasers a free hand to choose a bespoke scheme from those currently on offer or to pursue other conservation and natural capital projects.SPORTING AND MINERAL RIGHTSThe sporting rights are included in so far as they are owned. Mines and minerals together with ancillary powers of workings are excepted.RENEWABLE ENERGYWellhope Dene has been considered a possible wind farm site in the past, although there are currently no option or exclusivity agreements in place.AGENTS NOTESA) A National Grid gas pipeline crosses the property, so does a fibre cable and BT apparatus.B) A number of Public Footpaths cross the propertyc) Part of the farm is designated as open access land under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act (CRoW Act).DIRECTIONSFrom Longframlington take the A697 north. Continue north for approximately 4.5 miles. Access to Wellhope Dene is from the road leading away from the Rothbury crossroads.What3words: denoting.neon.rollersLOCAL AUTHORITY:Northumberland County CouncilTENURE: FreeholdVIEWINGStrictly by appointment with Galbraith HexhamTel: 01434 693693 Email: hexham@galbraithgroup.comANTI MONEY LAUNDERING (AML) RegulationsPlease note that under the 2017 AML regulations we are legally required to carry out money laundering checks against purchasers. To enable us to complete these checks purchasers will need to provide along with their offer either: a) originals of primary (e.g. a passport) and secondary (e.g. current council tax or Utility bill) or b) copies of the same certified and dated by appropriate professional. Failure to provide this information may result in an offer not being considered.