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Minskip Farm Shop, Minskip Road, Boroughbridge, YO51 9HY

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Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION The property is located between Boroughbridge and Minskip with frontage to the A6055 Boroughbridge to Knaresborough road. The expanding town of Boroughbridge offers a good range of shops and amenities. It is likely that the plans that are in place means the size of the town will expand with a number of large property developments in the pipeline. Boroughbridge is approximately 6 miles from Ripon, 11 miles from Harrogate, 18 miles from York and 25 miles from Leeds and is readily accessible to a wide area with its proximity to the A1(M). 

URKETT HOUSE, MINSKIP ROAD, MINSKIP, BOROUGHBRIDGE A Brick Built, Four Bedroom Detached House having been extended in recent years and including the former shop attached to the side. The accommodation has gas-fired central heating, Upvc double glazing and Cavity wall insulation. 


FRONT PORCH 6' 9" x 3' 6" (2.06m x 1.07m) With quarry tiled floor. 

ENTRANCE HALL 19' 5" x 7' 4" (5.92m x 2.24m) With walk-in cupboard under stairs providing good storage. Night storage heater and radiator. 

LOUNGE 14' 1" x 15' 5" (4.29m x 4.7m) Stone fireplace with coal-effect gas fire. TV point. Cupboard and wall shelves to one side of the fireplace. Two windows to the front elevation and side window. 

KITCHEN/DINER 12' 10" x 13' 11" (3.91m x 4.24m) With range of base and wall units incorporating stainless steel sink unit, Whirlpool gas hob, extractor hood, Belling double electric oven, space for fridge/freezer. Telephone point. 

OFFICE 8' 9" x 9' 3" (2.67m x 2.82m) With laminate floor. 

CLOAKROOM 7' 3" x 5' 8" (2.21m x 1.73m) With low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and radiator. 

SUNROOM 9' 10" x 10' 4" (3m x 3.15m) French doors to patio and side garden. Radiator.
Door to garage 

UTILITY ROOM 9' 5" x 9' 8" (2.87m x 2.95m) Base and wall units with stainless steel sink unit. 


LANDING 13' 9" x 5' 5" (4.19m x 1.65m) Built-in cupboard. Access to boarded loft via a ladder 

FRONT BEDROOM 10' 10" x 13' 1" (3.3m x 3.99m) Triple built-in wardrobe with centre mirrored door. Radiator. Window to front elevation. 

FRONT BEDROOM 9' 5" x 7' 9" (2.87m x 2.36m) Radiator. 

REAR BEDROOM 13' 11" x 9' 0" (4.24m x 2.74m) Radiator. Window to rear elevation. 

BEDROOM 13' 6" x 7' 0" (4.11m x 2.13m) Radiator. 

HOUSE BATHROOM Suite comprising bath, vanity unit containing wash hand basin, separate shower cubicle with Mira Shower, low level WC and ladder style radiator. 

NB The property has solar panels on the roof of the house and garage and there are payments to run for 19 years on the current contract

OUTSIDE To the front of the property, there is a herb garden and 5 car parking places for the former shop. Rear lawned garden with large greenhouse.
Attached to the House is a former shop. 

FORMER SHOP WITH POTENTIAL FOR OTHER USES SUBJECT TO P.P. 13' 2" x 9' 2 and 8' 8 x 11'3" (4.01m x 2.79m) With store.  

STORE 9' 2" x 4' 9 and 9'0 x 5'10" (2.79m x 1.45m) With sink. 

STORE WITH GARAGE DOOR 9' 0" x 3' 10" (2.74m x 1.17m)  

Tarmaced turning and parking area. Allocate Garage with electric.
To the side of the main house is the driveway with a very wide floodlit entrance leading to the Farm Shop.

FARM SHOP The Farm Shop has a sales area of 22'2 x 30'9 with fitted counter and display units.
Off the Shop is a further large store.
Further details of the Shop are available on line at

LARGE STORE 51' 6" x 22' 6" (15.7m x 6.86m) Ideal for expanding subject to any necessary planning consent to create a butchery department, deli and café.
Off the shop is an office. 

OFFICE 13' 2" x 4' 2" (4.01m x 1.27m) With passage store. 

PASSAGE STORE 23' 4" x 4' 1" (7.11m x 1.24m)  

STORE ROOM 31' 0" x 9' 6" (9.45m x 2.9m) With stainless steel sink unit and fitted work surfaces. Registered as a Packing station with an egg grader. 

FORMER POULTRY SHED 79' 0 approx" x 18' 0" (24.08m x 5.49m)  

BARN POULTRY SHED 79' 0" x 22' 5" (24.08m x 6.83m) Holding approximately 1,200 hens. 


OUTSIDE Gravelled car parking for the Farm Shop with floodlit parking for approximately 10 - 11 cars. 

THREE BAY PURPOSE-BUILT HAY STORE 30' 0" x 45' 0" (9.14m x 13.72m) With electric doors. 


FREE RANGE POULTRY BUILDING Compliant with RSPCA and Lion code standards. This building is for 6,000 hens and includes a fully insulated egg store. The Building has computerised ventilation, feeding and automatic nest bpxes and an automatic central egg collection belt to the egg store.
The eggs are all on contract to Chippindales and it is understood that the existing contract will be transferrable to a purchaser. 11 Ton Collinson Bulk Feed Bin. 

LAND The land in total extends to approximately 15.71 acres (6.357ha) and lies within a ring fence running down to the River Tutt on the western boundary. The Land is used for the free range egg business and for the making of Hay

NB A further 2.4 acres may be available by separate negotiation which could have potential for pick your own fruit 

The Tenure of the property is understood to be Freehold.

We are informed that the house has all main services although this has not been verified.

Business Account
A copy of the business accounts is available for inspection by prior appointment only with the Sole Selling Agents, Lister Haigh on 01423 322382.

OPENING HOURS The Farm Shop's existing opening hours are 8.30 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday and 8.30 am to 5.00 pm on Saturdays. It is felt that there is scope for extending the opening hours.  

BUSINESS HISTORY The Business has been established for 38 years by the current owners and it is felt there is considerable potential for further expansion. The Sale arises purely due to the retirement of the current owners. 

METHOD OF SALE The property initially is offered For Sale by Private Treaty as a going concern. The right is reserved to conclude the sale at the discretion of the Selling Agents. 

OVERAGE CLAUSE The property is offered for Sale subject to an Overage Clause whereby if planning permission is granted for any form of development, other than agricultural, the vendors will be entitled to 50% of the uplift value for a period of 30 years.  

VIEWINGS Viewings are strictly by appointment only with the Sole Selling Agents, Lister Haigh (Knaresborough) Limited on 01423 322382.

DIRECTIONS Leave Boroughbridge on the A6055 road to Knaresborough. Proceed past Morrisons superstore over the A1(M) bridge and the property is the last one on the right hand side after a row of properties where the entrance to the farm shop will be seen and identified by the sign saying Minskip Farm Shop. 

STOCK, FIXTURES & FITTINGS The Shop Stock, Fixtures and Fittings and Hens are not included in the Sale and are available by separate negotiation. 

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