Farm House for saleBridge House Farm, Normanby, Sinnington, York, North Yorkshire, YO62
Guide Price £2,000,000
Bridge House Farm represents a rare opportunity to acquire a productive arable farm complimented by a pair of semi-detached cottages set in an enviable location.
The property briefly comprises a five bedroom detached farmhouse, a pair of semi-detached cottages, range of traditional agricultural buildings with scope for alternative use (subject to obtaining the necessary consents), general purpose buildings and versatile arable and pasture land extending to approximately 155.08 Ac (62.76 Ha).
The towns of Kirkbymoorside and Pickering provide a wide range of local services and amenities including primary and secondary schooling, leisure amenities and a range of professional services.
The area benefits from a range of independent schools including Ampleforth, Queen Ethelburgas, Bootham and Queen Margaret's.
The A170 main trunk road is within 4 miles which connects with the A19 and the A1(M) beyond. The A64 is within 8 miles and provides convenient access to York and Leeds. Access to the East Coast Mainline is available at York where direct trains to London Kings Cross take approximately 2 hours.
Bridge House Farm is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in up to 3 lots.
Lot 1 - Bridge House Farmhouse, Two Semi-detached Cottages, Farm Buildings and Land Extending to approximately 22.07 Ac (8.93 Ha).
Bridge House Farmhouse is conveniently situated on Barugh Lane and comprises an impressive detached brick built property under a pantile roof. The 5 bedroom property is Grade II listed and is set in open countryside. The ground floor provides a front entrance hall, kitchen, lounge, snug, snooker room, office and utility room. The first floor provides three double bedrooms, two further single bedrooms, two bathrooms and rear staircase leading to the kitchen. To the second floor there lies a large attic room. Externally the property benefits from lawned gardens to the front and to the side which are enclosed by traditional brick walls and post and rail fences. A paved patio area leads through to a domestic outbuilding.
The farmhouse drains to a private septic tank and benefits from oil fired central heating and is connected to mains electricity and water. The property is set back from the road and is accessed by a driveway to the side of the Farmhouse. Access is taken directly from the public highway known as Barugh Lane.
Swift and Swallow Cottages
Swift and Swallow Cottages comprise a pair of two bedroomed semi-detached cottages converted from a traditional brick built barn under a pantile roof. The cottages are of similar internal layout and the accommodation briefly comprises kitchen, living room, two bedrooms and family bathroom.
To the rear of the cottages there lies a paved patio area and a traditional brick built cart shed. Access to the cottages is taken around the rear of the farmhouse.
The cottages have previously been operated successfully as a holiday let enterprise and also as longer term residential lets. Although in need of modernisation, the cottages offer a purchaser versatile accommodation and the opportunity to generate a secondary income stream.
Bridge House Farm benefits from an extensive range of traditional red brick agricultural buildings under pantile roofs. The buildings briefly comprise a large double height traditional barn (20m x 5m) with a single storey lean to, a range of Grade II listed traditional buildings of brick and pantile construction and several traditional cart sheds. The traditional buildings are situated adjacent to the rear of the farmhouse and offer scope for alternative use subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents. Planning permission was granted in 1992 to convert this range of buildings into three holiday cottages (Ref 3/94/33B/FA).
Situated to the north and east of the traditional buildings are a range of modern general purpose buildings. The buildings briefly comprise a modern Dutch Barn (18m x 12m), grain store with capacity for approximately 600 tonnes of on floor storage (24m x 18m), and a concrete portal framed building currently utilised as a machinery store but has previously housed cattle (24m x 10m).
Lot 1 extends to approximately 22.07 Ac (8.93 Ha) of pasture and arable land which conveniently surrounds the farmstead.
The land is classified as Grade 3 under the former Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
The land is bounded by mature hedgerows and access to the land is taken through the farmstead. The underlying soil type is classified as Foggathorpe 2. This soil series can be described as a slowly permeable stoneless clay and fine loamy soil which is suited to cereals and grassland with stock rearing.
In the event that the property is sold in Lots, the purchaser of Lot 1 will be responsible for erecting a stock proof boundary between points A and B.
Lot 2 - Productive and versatile arable land extending to approximately 65.53 Ac (26.52 Ha)
Lot 2 extends in all to approximately 65.53 Ac (26.52 Ha) of Grade 3 free draining arable land which is capable of growing both cereals and root crops. The land is bounded by a mixture of mature hedgerows and post and wire fences. The land benefits from excellent roadside frontage with access being taken directly from Long Lane.
The underlying soil type is classified as Foggathorpe 2. This soil series can be described as a slowly permeable stoneless clay and fine loamy soil which is suited to cereals and grassland with stock rearing.
The topography of Bridge House Farm is generally level and rises to a height of approximately 27 metres above sea level.
Lot 3 - Productive and versatile arable land extending to approximately 67.48 Ac (27.31 Ha)
Lot 3 extends in all to approximately 67.48 Ac (27.31 Ha) of arable land capable of growing both cereals and root crops. The land is separated into manageable field parcels and is free draining and capable of growing both cereals and root crops.
The land benefits from excellent road frontage with access available to each field parcel from either Barugh Lane or Long Lane.
As with Lots 1 and 2, the underlying soil type is classified as Foggathorpe 2. This soil series can be described as a slowly permeable stoneless clay and fine loamy soil which is suited to cereals and grassland with stock rearing.
Basic Payment Scheme
Bridge House Farm has been registered for the Basic Payment Scheme. The Basic Payment Entitlements are included within the sale. The Vendor will use their reasonable endeavours to transfer the BPS entitlements to the Purchaser upon completion. The Vendors have submitted a claim for the 2015 scheme and will retain the 2015 payment.
Full details including the 2015 Application, Entitlement and Claim Statements are included within the Additional Information Pack.
Carter Jonas will administer the Transfer and charge the Purchaser(s) a fee of £300 plus VAT for each transfer.
General Remarks and Stipulations
Method of Sale
Bridge House Farm is offered for sale as a whole or in up to three lots by private treaty. If you have downloaded these particulars, please register your interest with the Harrogate office so that you can be kept fully informed as to how we propose to conclude the sale.
Tenure and Possession
The property is offered freehold with vacant possession available upon completion.
In addition to the purchase price and the payment for fixtures and fittings (if any), the purchaser will be required to pay for any growing crops, including cultivations, seeds, fertilisers, sprays, lime, new leys and acts of husbandry calculated on actual costs at cost or market value (whichever is the higher) and any items normally paid for at ingoing. No claim will be allowed for dilapidations or any other matters.
Sporting and Mineral Rights
The shooting and mineral rights are included in the freehold sale in so far as they are owned
Bridge House Farm benefits from connections to mains water and electricity supplies. The Farmhouse is served by private drainage to an independent septic tank.
Bridge House Farm - Band E
Improvements, Fixtures and Fittings
All those items usually regarded as tenant's fixtures and fittings are specifically reserved from the sale.
Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way
The farm is sold subject to and with the benefits of all rights of way, water drainage, water courses and other easements quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners (if any) affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves and other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.
The Vendor will only sell such interest in the boundary fences, walls, ditches, hedges and other boundaries separating the property from third party properties in so far as they are owned.
The purchaser of Lot 1 will be responsible for erecting a new post and rail stock proof boundary between points A and B on the plan attached hereto.
Any guide prices quoted are exclusive of VAT. In the event that the sale of the property or any part of it or any right attached to it becomes chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition to the purchase price.
Additional Information Pack
An Additional Information Pack that provides further detail on the property is available to prospective purchasers.
Strictly by prior appointment with Carter Jonas, Harrogate. Given the potential hazards of a working farm we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around the farm buildings and machinery.
Ryedale District Council, Ryedale House, Old Malton Road, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7HH.
Energy Performance Certificate
The EPC's are included within the Additional Information Pack. Bridge House Farm has been assessed as having a Current Energy Efficiency rating of E with a Potential Energy Efficiency Rating of C. Swallow Cottage has been assessed as having a Current Energy Efficiency rating of D with a Potential Energy Efficiency Rating of A. Swift Cottage has been assessed as having a Current Energy Efficiency rating of D with a Potential Energy Efficiency Rating of A.
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