3 bedroom farm house for sale

High Laithes Farm, Whitby

Offers in Region of £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 bedroom farmhouse
  • Ranges of outbuildings and grazing land
  • Future development potential
  • In all extending to approximately 3.14 acres

Full description

PARTICULARS OF SALE
Lying in a rural position around 2 miles to the southeast of Whitby, High Laithes is a modest residential small farm. The property comprises a 3 bedroom and 2 reception room traditional farmhouse, outbuildings, gardens and a paddock, plus additional land that can be established as paddock grazing. This makes the property remote without being isolated and is well placed with access to tracks and bridleways for walking and trekking. The buildings also offer some development potential, having previously had planning permission.

The Farmhouse
From the front garden a battened entrance door opens into…

Entrance Porch: 5'6 x 4'10 with windows to either side and a part glazed paneled inner door opening through into …

Hallway: with stairs to the first floor and doors to the dining room and …

Sitting Room: 13'0 x 10'11 With a beamed ceiling and a double glazed window facing out onto the front garden, the focal point of this snug reception room is a the open fireplace with a slate hearth and a stone surround. Fitted carpet, central heating radiator, wall lighting.

Dining Room: 12'9 x 10'4 With a double glazed window facing onto the front garden with a window seat, this room has part paneled walls and beamed ceiling. Fitted carpet, central heating radiator, central and wall lighting. A sliding door opens to …

Kitchen: 24'8 x 6'1 Lying across the rear of the house, the kitchen has two double glazed windows facing onto the rear garden and a door to a walk-in recessed store cupboard under the stairs. There is an extensive range of oak fronted base and wall units with laminate worktops and a resin sink. Integral equipment includes: an electric double oven, electric hob, concealed automatic washing machine, automatic dishwasher and fridge-freezer. Also concealed amongst the kitchen units is the floor mounted Worcester Greenstar, oil fueled combination central heating boiler. Vinyl flooring, central heating radiator and part tiled walls. A rear door opens through to…

Rear Porch: 6'1 x 4'9 A glazed rear porch with an external door into the rear garden.

1st Floor
The staircase rises from the hallway to a broad landing with a hatch to the loft and doors opening to …

Bedroom 1: 13'3 x 11'0 A double bedroom with a double glazed window facing to the front looking onto the garden. Fitted carpet and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 2: 10'6 x 10'4 A second double bedroom with a double glazed window facing to the front looking over the garden, fitted carpet and central heating radiator. A door opens to a deep recess cupboard with hanging rail.

House Bathroom: 7'2 x 6'7 (9'7 into recess cupboards) Fitted with a simple white suite comprising panel bath with plumbed Mira shower over and shower curtain, plus a wash basin set in a vanity unit. A row of deep storage cupboards run along one wall with an airing radiator and linen shelving. UPVC double glazed window to the side, vinyl flooring.

WC Cloakroom: With a low flush WC and a Velux rooflight window to the rear. Borrowed light window to the landing.

Bedroom 3: 11'0 x 6'5 A single bedroom with a double glazed window facing to the side. Fitted carpet and central heating radiator.

The Loft: A drop down ladder gives access up to the boarded loft running the full length of the house, with light, power and a Velux rooflight window to the rear.

Outside
At the front of the house there is a part-walled, south facing garden laid principally to lawn with a paved patio and a number of shrubs. The rear garden is also lawn, bounded by a dry stone wall.

Garden Store : 19'7 x 8'5 (internal) Adjoining the west side of the farmhouse this stone and pantile lean-to former wash-house has electric light and power with a couple of glass roof tiles and windows to the side as well as a door out to the rear garden. Adjacent to this is a further smaller garden store of stone and pantile.

The Farm Buildings
The buildings lie to the south and east of the farm house and are principally traditional stone and brick buildings plus a Dutch Barn which offer amenity, storage and future development potential (subject to planning). The buildings briefly comprise:-

Stalls and Cart Shed: 47' + 18' x 19' (external) A stone and pantile building with a stone cart-shed attached with fibre-cement roof. The pantile section of this building has been re-roofed.

Dutch Barn: 60' x 30' (external) A dilapidated 5 bay pole barn with corrugated iron cladding and a fibre cement roof.

Loose Housing / Garage: 46' x 21' (external) A large stone building with a fibre cement roof, open to the gable end, with a concrete floor and a feed rack along one wall. Used originally as a loose housing but more recently a garage. A kennel and run lie on the west side of the building, of stone and pantile construction.

Stables: 29' x 21' A brick and pantile extension to the Loose Housing above partitioned into stables.

The Land
The land lies in 2 sections. Mains water can be made available to these fields from the farmstead.

To the north of the farmstead, easily accessible from the buildings and running up to the stables and garden, is a grassed field of 0.71 acres enclosed with post and rail fencing.
The second area of land extends to 2.0 acres and lies to the east of the farmstead. This land is currently cultivated for arable crops and would need to be seeded as pasture along with new boundary fencing which will be the responsibility of the successful purchaser.

The property could be made available without this second field if it is not required by a purchaser.

IMPORTANT NOTICE
Richardson and Smith have prepared these particulars in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property based on their inspection and information provided by the vendors. Nothing in these particulars should be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or that any services or equipment are in good working order as these have not been tested. Purchasers are advised to seek their own survey and legal advice.

GENERAL REMARKS AND STIPULATIONS

Viewing: Viewings by appointment. Interested parties should discuss this property with the agent's office prior to travelling or making an appointment to view this property.

Directions: See also location plan. From the town, head onto the east side and drive down the harbourside, turning left onto Green Lane. At the T-junction at the top of this road, turn right and head towards Hawsker. After just over a mile, you will find Manor House Farm on your left hand side, and the access track to the farm lies adjacent where marked by our Richardson and Smith 'For Sale' board. Take this track and pass through Whitby Laithes Farm and High Laithes is the second property you come to on your left.

Mineral Rights: Mineral rights will be excluded from the sale.

Planning: The property falls within the North York Moors National Park (Tel: 01439 770657). Planning permission was granted (Ref: NYM/2006/0377/FL) for conversion of some of the traditional buildings to holiday cottage accommodation. This permission has now lapsed but may be able to be renewed.

Services: The property has mains connections to water (metered) and electricity. Sewerage runs to a private septic tank. There is oil fueled central heating with a combi style Worcester boiler and an open fire in the lounge.

Council Tax Banding: 'C' £1,452 payable for 2015-16 (verbal query only) Scarborough Borough Council Tel 01723 232323.

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Listing History

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01 March 2016

Nearest stations

  • Whitby (1.8 mi)
  • Ruswarp (2.2 mi)
  • Sleights (3.7 mi)
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Richardson & Smith, Whitby

8 Victoria Square, Whitby, YO21 1EA

01947 496000 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Richardson & Smith, Whitby

8 Victoria Square, Whitby, YO21 1EA

01947 496000 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Whitby (1.8 mi)
  • Ruswarp (2.2 mi)
  • Sleights (3.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Richardson & Smith, Whitby

8 Victoria Square, Whitby, YO21 1EA

01947 496000 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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