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4 bedroom country house for sale

Brimham Rocks Road, Burnt Yates, Pately Bridge

Sold STC £1,800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Commercial Farm
  • 4 Bedroom Farmhouse
  • 1 Holiday Cottages
  • Range Of Farm Buildings
  • 224.27 Ac Land
  • Viewing Essential

Full description

A rare opportunity to purchase a commercially sized dairy/livestock farm comprising an attractive four bedroom farmhouse and a large range of modern and traditional buildings providing over 37,500 sq ft of cover to accommodate a milking herd of up to 251 cows. Included in the sale are two holiday cottages and 224.27 acres of productive arable and grassland within the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, North Yorkshire. All set in a sought after residential and agricultural location High Farm is only a short drive to many settlements including the popular town of Harrogate and historic city of Ripon.
For sale by private treaty as a whole or in 3 lots
LOT 1: High Farm House, Holiday Cottages, Farm Buildings and 83.34 Acres Guide Price £1,000,000
LOT 2: Farm Land and Mature Woodland Extending to 116.21 Acres Guide Price £650,000
LOT 3: Farmland Extending to 24.72 Acres Guide Price £150,000
The Whole £1,800,000 to £2,000,000

High Farm House -

Description - A traditional stone built house under a grey slate roof in good condition with accommodation split over two floors. The house has been predominantly renovated to modern standards and boasts fine views over the open field in which it sits. The accommodation comprises:

On The Ground Floor - Front Entrance Porch, block and timber glazed with red quarry tiles, leading to the Front Hallway:

Dining Room - 4.22m x 3.81m - Sash double glazed windows and a working fire place with brown tile surround.

Kitchen - 5.23m x 2.97m - Electric hob and oven and stainless steel sink single drainer and kitchen units and quarry tiled floor with a large wood burning stove set in alcove. From the kitchen there is a door to an ample porch 5.45m x 1.62m (17'11 x 5'4) and rear external door and:

Sitting Room - 4.29m x 3.53m - Open fire place, double glazing and alcove with cupboard space currently used as the farm office.

Rear Hallway - 3.07m x 2.06m - Leading to:

Utility Room - 3.07m x 1.98m - Tiled floor with LPG boiler, W.C., pedestal wash basin, heated towel rail and large storage cupboard.

Living Room - 5.56m x 3.84m - With wood burning stove leading to:

Conservatory - 3.25m x 4.01m - Part stone wall with UPVC sealed double glazed walls and roof.

On The First Floor -

Landing - From the stairs adjacent to the Dining room is a generous landing with UPVC windows throughout. Doors to:

Bedroom 1 - 5.72m x 3.81m - UPVC double glazed with built in wardrobes and tiled en suite comprising W.C., shower, pedestal wash basin and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2 - 3.51m x 3.10m - UPVC double glazed single bedroom with Victorian basket grate fireplace.

Bedroom 3 - 4.27m x 3.63m - UPVC double glazed double bedroom with door leading to family bathroom.

Bedroom 4 - 4.27m x 3.86m - UPVC double glazed double bedroom.

Family Bathroom - Free standing roll top bath, separate electric shower, wash basin and WC with airing cupboard and tiled floor and UPVC double glazing.

Outside - Gardens: The manageable gardens lie mainly to the south and are bordered by a protective stone wall. To the north of the house is a concrete yard offering parking and hard standing around which are the two holiday cottages and farm buildings.

Services - Modern LPG Central Heating with full suite of radiators. Mains electricity. Borehole in yard to provide farm house with water. Septic tank at bottom of garden.

Council Tax - The farmhouse is in Council Tax Band F.

Floorplan -

Holiday Cottages - The holiday cottages are attached to the Farmhouse on the north western side and they benefit from a guest's utility room 4.95m x 1.58m (15'8 x 6'1). Stone built with flag tiled roof in very good condition having been recently refurbished to a high standard. (Planning Consent reference DCPEFULZ11/03216/FUL). The cottages can be found on the following website:

Bracken Cottage -

Entrance Hall - Leading to:

Double Bedroom - 4.70m x 3.73m - UPVC double glazed and Velux roof light window.

Bathroom - Tiled floor and part tiled walls with W.C., wash basin and bath and shower over.

Kitchen / Living / Dining - Electric hob and oven, integrated dishwasher and fridge with ceramic single wash sink with laminate wooden effect floor, UPVC double glazed French doors to patio and Velux roof light window.

Orchard Cottage -

Entrance Hall - Leading to:

Double Bedroom - 4.75m x 4.29m - UPVC double glazed and Velux roof light window.

Bathroom - Tiled floor and part tiled walls with W.C., wash basin and bath and shower over.

Kitchen / Living / Dining - 4.80m x 4.75m - Electric hob and oven, integrated dishwasher and fridge with ceramic single wash sink with laminate wooden effect floor, UPVC double glazed French doors to patio and Velux roof light window.

Cottage Services - Separate oil Central Heating system to the house. Septic tank. Mains electricity. Borehole water supply.

Cottage Floorplan -

Farmbuildings - Large ranges of modern and traditional farm buildings lie to the north of the Farmhouse with the traditional ranges to the west and the dairy buildings all under one continuous roof to the east. These incorporate dairy parlour, cubicle houses and covered feed areas including out of parlour feed dispensers for a 251 cow herd. All of the farm buildings have water and electricity services to them. Buildings are numbered for identification purposes on the attached plan.

Principal Dairy Building - 65.28m x 7.85m - Steel portal frame construction under a fibre cement sheet roof with the external walls comprising concrete block section broken down into the following:

Covered Feed Passage - 29.97m x 7.85m - With 23 cubicles in a row. (1)

Feeding Shed - 29.97m x 10.69m - With 75 cubicles over 3 rows. (2)

Feeding Shed - 29.97m x 10.44m - With 47 cubicles over 2 rows. (3)

Covered Feed Passage - 29.97m x 8.71m - (4)

Feed Shed - 29.97m x 8.71m - With 18 cubicles in a row. (5)

Serving Area & Crush - 29.97m x 6.86m - 32 cubicles over 2 rows. (6)

Feeding Shed - 29.97m x 11.76m - 50 cubicles split over 3 rows. (7)

Milking Parlour - 24.10m x 13.46m - Steel portal frame block concrete panel inner walls under a fibre cement sheet roof. Dairy Master 20:40 rapid exit parlour. Brick construction store in corner of shed. COULD BE INCLUDED IN THE SALE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION. (8)

Other Farm Buildings -

2 Bull Handling Pens - 7.32m x 3.66m - Block wall under monopitch fibre cement sheet roof. (9)

Dutch Barn - 18.44m x 5.08m - Part concrete part earth floor and steel portal frame under fibre cement sheet roof (10) with:

Lean To - 18.44m x 6.12m - Concrete panel wall steel portal frame with and sheet tin roof. (11)

Calf House - 17.70m x 8.74m - Concrete floor with steel portal frame part concrete section part timber walls under fibre cement sheet roof. (12)

Lean To - 18.19m x 7.24m - Steel portal frame with concrete panel wall under sheet tin roof. (13)

General Purpose Building - 18.31m x 7.24m - Steel portal frame with concrete panel walls under fibre cement sheet roof. (14)

Calf House - 11.00m x 5.28m - Timber frame concrete block wall under sheet tin roof. (15)

Traditional Granary - 23.06m x 15.57m - Two storey stone construction under grey slate tile roof and large double sliding doors (16) with lean to:

Lean To - 10.52m x 4.88m - Brick column with timber portal frame under a fibre cement sheet roof. (17)

Silage Clamp - Constructed out of sleeper walls with concrete base and manure area with adjacent
above ground slurry store circular steel sheeted. (18)

Manure Area - Large concrete base area (19) adjacent to the:

Circular Slurry Store - Sufficient storage for current herd. (20)

High Farm Buildings Plan -

Land Plan -

The Land - The land lies within a ring fence between 110m - 170m (360' - 557') above sea level. The majority of the land can be mown and fields are suitable for modern agricultural machinery and practices. There are mature trees and established plantations providing shelter and giving the farm an attractive parkland appearance. There is road frontage onto a council maintained road to the north of the farmhouse at the top of the farm track, as well as internal road providing good access to the land from the centrally placed buildings.

Lot 1 (Edged In Red) - Extending to 83.34 acres (33.73 hectares) of grassland within Nidderdale AONB. Benefitting from the farmstead this Lot has direct access on to the Brimham Rocks Road.

Lot 2 (Edged In Blue) - 116.21 acres (47.03 hectares) and benefits from some of the field parcels falling outside of the Nidderdale AONB. It has very good road access from the north on to the Brimham Rocks Road and the B6165 to the south which links Ripley to Summer Bridge. There is a footpath running across this Lot.

Lot 3 (Edged In Green) - Convenient sized fields extending to 24.72 acres (10.01 hectares) with road access to the north coloured orange on the attached plan.

General Information -

Location - High Farm is 9 miles north west of Harrogate and 10 miles south west of Ripon.

Location Map -

Directions - Leave the A61 Harrogate to Ripon Road at the Ripley roundabout and head towards
Pately Bridge on the B6165. Pass through the village of Burnt Yates then take the first turn to the right, signposted Brimham Rocks. Continue for approximately 1 mile passing a row of cottages on the left and after 300m turn left at the sign 'High Farm'. The Farmhouse is 200m down this farm lane.

Services - 3 Phase Electricity. A borehole in the yard provides water to the farm. Water is also
supplied from Winsley Estate spring. Sceptic tank at bottom of garden.

Tenure - The farm is offered for sale with vacant possession upon completion.

Wayleaves & Easements - Yorkshire Water have a supply pipe running along the eastern boundary. Electric 3 phase underground cables run over some parts of the farm to the west and north of the farmhouse in Lot 1. The property is sold subject to any rights of way, wayleaves or
easements there may be other than those already mentioned.

Rights Of Way - In Lot 1 a footpath runs north to south along the track on the eastern edge of field
numbers 5579 and 5562 and past the eastern edge of the farmstead. In Lot 2 a footpath runs east to west along the northern boundaries of field numbers 5815 and 7709.

Soil Classification - The land is within the Dunkeswick soil series which is described as slowly permeable seasonally waterlogged fine loamy and fine loamy over clayey soils, associated with
similar clayey soils and favours grassland with some arable cropping.

Sporting And Mineral Rights - The sporting and mineral rights are excluded from the sale.

Local Authority - Harrogate Borough Council, Crescent Gardens, Harrogate, HG1 2SG. Tel: 01423
500600 or email:

Basic Payment Scheme - The land is registered for BPS. The purchase price will include the entitlements on all 3 Lots worth 85.80 hectares in total. (Lot 1 has 33.85 hectares, Lot 2 has 42.02
hectares, Lot 3 has 9.93 hectares.)

Nitrate Vulnerable Zone - None of the land is in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Health & Safety - Interested parties are reminded that the property is a working farm. We therefore ask that you are as vigilant as possible when viewing the property. Be aware of moving vehicles, keep away from machinery and do not climb on any structural buildings.

Plans, Areas & Schedules - The plans provided and areas stated in these sales particulars are for guidance only and are subject to verification with the Title Deeds.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment. Interested parties are asked to register their interest with the
Agent Stephenson & Son, York Auction Centre, Murton, York, YO19 5GF Tel: 01904 489731 or Robin Jessop Ltd, Bedale Office, 4 North End, Bedale, DL8 1AB Tel: 01677 425950 .
Please note that if you have downloaded the particulars from our website you must contact our office to register your interest to ensure that you are kept up to date with the progress of the sale.

Agents Contacts - For further information or negotiation please contact: Rod Cordingley BSc FRICS FAAV email: Tel: 01904 489731 Mobile: 07801 658660 or Robin Jessop email: Tel: 01677 425950.

Method Of Sale - For sale by Private Treaty as a whole or in 3 lots.

Stephenson & Son for themselves and the vendors or lessors of this property for who they act, give notice that:
I. These particulars are a general outline only, for the guidance of prospective purchasers or tenants, and do not constitute the whole or any part of an offer or contract.
II. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of any description, dimensions, references to condition, necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details contained herein and any prospective purchasers or tenants must not rely on them as statements of fact or representations and must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.
III. No employee of Stephenson & Son has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty or enter into any contract whatever in relation to the property.
Iv. We will not be liable in negligence or otherwise for any loss arising from the use of these particulars.
V. The reference to any plant, machinery, equipment, services, fixtures or fittings at the property shall not constitute a representation (unless otherwise stated) as to its state or condition or that it is capable of fulfilling its intend-ed function. Prospective purchasers/tenants should satisfy themselves as to the fitness of such items for the requirements.
Vi. We can give no warranty or representation whatsoever in relation to the farming prospects or other matters.

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