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4 bedroom farm for sale

East Witton Road, Middleham, Leyburn

Guide Price £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Four Bedroom Former Barn
  • 11.8 (Approx) Acres
  • Range of Modern General Purpose Buildings
  • Would Suite a Variety of Uses, Including Equine/Race Horse Training
  • EPC Rating (EER) of D 68

Full description

A detached four bedroom property set in approx 11.8 acres located just outside the racing town of Middleham with a range of modern portal-framed general purpose buildings, hardstanding yard and large parking area, plus two stone field barns and concrete helipad area. Would suit a variety of uses, including the training of horses.

Situation And Ameneties - Middleham is a traditional dales market town famous for its horse racing culture (being home to many well known trainers and owners) and Middleham Castle, which was once the childhood home of Richard III. The town has four public houses, restaurants, hotels/B&Bs, convenience store, antiques shop and a church. It also has a primary school and there are state secondary schools in Leyburn, Richmond, Bedale and Ripon. The nearest private schools are at Newton le Willows (Aysgarth Prep), Sedbergh and Barnard Castle. Buses connect from Middleham and Leyburn to Richmond, Hawes, Bedale and Ripon.

Located 2 miles from Leyburn, access to the A1 north/south is at Leeming Bar (12 miles) with mainline train stations at Northallerton (18 miles) and Darlington (24 miles). Airports are at Newcastle, Durham Tees Valley and Leeds/Bradford.

Please note that all distances are approximate.

Description - Hillside Farm is set just outside the racing town of Middleham, sitting in grounds of approximately 11.8 acres, the main house has four bedrooms and spacious living accommodation. It has the benefit of grass paddocks (circa 9.5 acres), additional access track to the main road from the yard, several modern portal-framed buildings, hardstanding yard, large parking area and a concrete helipad. There are two stone barns also which may have development potential, subject to obtaining all necessary consents and approvals.

Available by separate negotiation is a detached stone barn with full unrestricted planning permission to form a single storey, one bedroom dwelling set in approx. 7.7 acres / 3.12 hectares.

Accommodation - The south facing house itself was converted and extended by the current owners who have retained the character and traditional feature of this former barn, including exposed beams and pitched ceilings, to create a spacious family home. The ground floor accommodation includes a living room with feature arch window to the front and multi-fuel burning stove, separate dining room with doors out to the raised patio area, bespoke fitted kitchen with marble work tops, a utility room and a separate WC.

To the first floor there are four bedrooms, two with en-suite shower rooms, all of which have views to the front up to East Witton Fell, and a family bathroom.

Gardens - There are enclosed gardens to the front, rear and side of the property contained within a stone wall boundary. The large front lawn has two water features set in an established rockery containing herbaceous plants, mature trees and shrubs. The south facing front lawn continues to the side of the property leading to the extensive rear garden, which has gated access and a paved seating area with feature archway to one corner.

Land, Stone Barns And Helipad - The property extends to circa 11.8 acres and consists of around 9.5 acres of grass paddocks, with the house, buildings and yard sitting in the remaining 2.3 acres or thereabouts. Within the grass paddocks are two stone field barns, one of which is dilapidated, the other may offer potential for development (subject to obtaining any necessary consents and approvals), within the Eastern paddock is a large concrete pad, which we understand has been built to helipad specification.

Buildings And Yards - There are a range of modern portal-framed buildings, which include a workshop & garage (45ft x 35ft), a large open fronted store (120ft x 40ft), smaller store (32ft x 18ft) with further attached larger store (80ft x 60ft) and lean-to (28ft x 80ft) off the eastern elevation. 3-Phase electricity is understood to be connected and externally, there are two main areas of hardstanding/yard which offer flexible storage/parking options, plus the possibility of further development (subject to obtaining any necessary consents and approvals).

Separate Lot - Barn With Planning Permission - Available by separate negotiation is a detached stone barn with full unrestricted planning permission to form a single storey, one bedroom dwelling set in approx. 7.7 acres. Please contact the Agent for further details.

Tenure And Services - The property is offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion. The property is connected to mains electricity, gas and water/drainage. The central heating and hot water is provided by way of an oil-fired boiler.

Local Authority - The Local Authority is Richmondshire District Council tel: 01748 829100. For council tax purposes, the residential property is banded F

Viewings And Particulars - Viewings are strictly by appointment only via the Agents, GSC Grays, tel: 01969 600120.

Directions - From Middleham, take the road sign posted for Masham and the property is located on East Witton Road on the left hand side just outside the town

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