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3 bedroom farm house for sale

Benningholme Lane, Skirlaugh, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU11

Sold STC £325,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Best and final offers to be received by 5pm Friday 28th October

Lodge Farm represents a rare opportunity to acquire a traditional smallholding enjoying an idyllic setting, adjacent to the village of Skirlaugh, approximately 10 miles to the east of the popular market town of Beverley.

Lodge Farm briefly comprises of a detached 3 bedroom farmhouse, a range of block and portal framed farm buildings with agricultural land extending to approximately 12.45 acres (5.04 ha). The current operations of the holding include pig farming and arable cropping.

The nearby market town of Beverley provides a wide range of amenities and services including education, transport links and retail and leisure services including Beverley Racecourse. The area is also home to Beverley Grammar school, believed to be the oldest state school in England.

Access to the M62 is situated within 24 miles of Skirlaugh.

Lot 1 - Lodge Farm House and Farm Buildings standing in 2.60 acres

Entrance Hall • Open Plan Farmhouse Kitchen and Dining Room • Sitting Room • Utility Room • Downstairs WC • 2 Double Bedrooms • 1 Single Bedroom • Family Bathroom

The farmhouse at Lodge Farm has been sympathetically renovated to make for spacious and modern family living, whilst retaining its original character and charm.

The farmhouse extends to 1,254 sq/ft. The ground floor accommodates a large farmhouse kitchen, dining room, living room and utility room. The first floor accommodates 2 good sized double bedrooms and 1 single bedroom which all benefit from an upstairs family bathroom with an overhead shower.

Externally the property benefits from lawned gardens to the sides and a patio area. There is also a gravel driveway with parking space for multiple vehicles.

The house has single glazed windows and is served by oil fired central heating and connections to mains water and electricity with private drainage to a septic tank. The farmhouse also benefits from far reaching views of the open countryside.

Access to the farm is taken directly off the council highway known as Benningholme Lane.

Farm Buildings

A range of modern and traditional agricultural buildings arranged around a central yard consisting of block, steel portal and concrete portal framed constructions under a mix of box profile roof sheets and fibre cement roofing. The range comprises of:

Dutch barn - (18.28m x 9.8m) Steel portal framed open-sided Dutch barn with half cladding to the North West and West sides and box profile roof sheeting, currently used for hay storage.

Livestock building - (18.65m x 29.18m) Made up of one steel portal framed building and one concrete framed portal building split into two sections, side cladding of mixed materials under a fibre cement roof. An additional steel framed lean-to is constructed of Yorkshire boarding side cladding under a box profile sheet roof. The building is currently used for pig accommodation.

Storage and Livestock barn - (14.8m x 10.56m) Steel portal framed building split into three sections. Open fronted building with mixed material side cladding under a fibre cement roof. The building was previously used as livestock accommodation and a storage facility.

Garage and stables - (13.1m x 4.83m) A good sized garage with two stable rooms attached. Breeze block construction under a fibre cement roof.

Pole Barn - (7.3m x 7.7m) Open fronted concrete block pole barn with fibre cement side cladding and a concrete floor under a fibre cement roof.

Lot 2 - Productive and Versatile Grade 2 Land extending to approximately 9.85 acres

The land at Lodge Farm extends to approximately 9.85 acres (5.04 ha) of productive Grade 2 arable land. The land is bound within mature hedgerows and benefits from excellent road frontage where access is available from Benningholme Lane.

The underlying soil type of the farmland is classified as Holderness which can be described as slowly permeable seasonally waterlogged fine loamy soils and similar soils with only slight waterlogging, narrow strips of clayey alluvial soils.

Suitable for cereals and some short term grassland.


Lodge Farm is offered for sale as a whole or in up to two lots by private treaty. If you have downloaded these particulars, please register your interest with Carter Jonas, York or Frank Hill & Son, Patrington so that you can be kept fully informed throughout the sale process.

The property is offered freehold with vacant possession available upon completion.

The vendors place a usage clause on the holding stipulating that the land may only be utilised for agricultural or equestrian use only.

The land at Lodge Farm has been registered for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS). The Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements are not available with this sale.

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.

All rights are included in the freehold sale in so far as they are owned.

Lodge Farm has single glazed windows and benefits from connections to mains water and electricity supplies. The Farmhouse is served by private drainage to a septic tank.

Lodge Farm is classified at Council Tax Band D.

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.

Lodge Farm is situated within a Surface Water Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ)

VAT will be chargeable on the commercial element of the property. No VAT will be chargeable on the residential element.

Lodge Farm has been assessed as having a current Energy Efficiency rating of F with a Potential Energy Efficiency rating of E.

Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with Frank Hill & Son. T: 01964 630531
Enquiries can be made to Carter Jonas Rural Department, York. T: 01904 558230.

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.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council, County Hall, Beverley, HU17 9BA Tel: 01482 393939

HU11 5EE

Once on the A1035, follow signs for A165 to Skirlaugh. Turn right off Main Road onto Benningholme Lane and Lodge Farm will be visible on the left hand side after 0.6 miles

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