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4 bedroom country house for sale

Bielby, York

Offers in Region of £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An excellent modern livestock farm
  • Close to Bielby village
  • Substantial 4 bedroom farmhouse built in 2004 to a high specification
  • Modern range of well-designed out-buildings
  • 28 acres of permanent grassland
  • Good road access
  • Further 20 acres at Seaton Ross
  • Vacant possession on completion

Full description

Merton House Farm comprises an excellent modern livestock farm formerly operated as a dairy unit on a loose housed system, but well suited to alternative livestock enterprises or other contracting or farm businesses subject to planning.

The homestead stands in approximately 28 acres of grassland within a ring fence and with good road access. A further 20 acres or thereabouts is located some 2 miles down the road at Seaton Ross.

Foreward: - Merton House Farm comprises an excellent modern livestock farm formerly operated as a dairy unit on a loose housed system, but well suited to alternative livestock enterprises or other contracting or farm businesses subject to planning.

The substantial 4 bedroom farmhouse was built in 2004 to a very good specification and has a gross internal area of approximately 2,217 sq. ft. and underfloor heating throughout.

To the north of the house is an extensive modern range of buildings providing a total covered area of approximately 26,800 sq. ft. They are well designed and laid out, being serviced by concrete aprons and open feeding/ standing areas and enclosed by large stoned hardstanding areas.

The homestead stands in approximately 28 acres of grassland within a ring fence and with good road access. A further 20 acres or thereabouts is located some 2 miles down the road at Seaton Ross.

The Farmhouse: - A substantial detached four bedroom house built in 2004 of brick construction under pantiled roof.

The farmhouse benefits from full double glazing throughout, and calor gas underfloor central heating.

The accommodation comprises;

Ground Floor: -

Front Entrance Hall: - 3.25m x 4.17m (10'8 x 13'8) - Stone flagged floor.

Staircase To First Floor: -

Kitchen: - 4.17m x 6.96m (13'8 x 22'10) - Fully fitted units, stone flagged floor, pantry cupboard, French doors to garden.

Snug: - 4.17m x 3.56m (13'8 x 11'8) -

Rear Entrance: -

Utility: - 3.35m x 4.14m (11' x 13'7) - Sink unit and cupboards, quarry tiled floor, built-in
store cupboard.

Shower Room: - Shower cubicle, low flush WC, wash hand basin, quarry tiled floor.

Office - 4.17m x 1.93m (13'8 x 6'4) - Vaillant boiler (LPG), quarry tiled floor.

Sitting Room: - 6.96m x 4.17m (22'10 x 13'8) - Open fireplace, timber surround, granite inset and hearth.

First Floor: -

Galleried Landing: - 4.29m x 4.14m (14'1 x 13'7) -

Airing Cupboard: - Hot water cylinder and immersion heater.

Bedroom One: - 4.17m x 3.66m (13'8 x 12'0) - Built-in wardrobe cupboards.

Bedroom Two: - 4.17m x 4.01m max (13'8 x 13'2 max) -

Bedroom Three: - 4.17m x 2.82m (13'8 x 9'3) - Built-in wardrobe cupboard and ensuite shower room with low flush WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle.

Bathroom: - 2.44m x 2.57m (8' x 8'5) - Panelled bath, low flush WC, wash hand basin, laminate flooring.

Bedroom Four: - 4.17m x 2.49m (13'8 x 8'2) - Built-in recess.

To The Outside: - Gravel parking area and lawned gardens and flower borders to south and west of the farmhouse. Flower and vegetable garden.

The Farm Buildings: - Merton House Farm benefits from an extensive modern range of livestock buildings. The buildings are well serviced and surrounded by large stoned and concreted areas and the buildings comprise:-

Stock Yard: - 45.72m x 9.75m (150' x 32') - Timber portal frame with timber boarded walls and cladding, cement fibre roof, stone floor.

Bulk Feed Store, Former Parlour & Lean-To: - 30.48m x 15.24m (100' x 50') - Steel portal frame, concrete panel walls to 7 10 (2.4m) and box profile sheeting, concrete floor, box profile sheeted roof. Divided into 2 areas comprising: bulk feed store 60 x 50 (18.28m x 15.24m); former parlour and collecting area 40 x 50 (12.19m x 15.24m).

Lean-To: - 6.88m x 5.89m (22'7 x 19'4) - Former dairy.

Outdoor Feeding/Standing Area: - Concrete floor with concrete panelled boundary wall.

Stock Yard: - 45.72m x 24.38m (150' x 80') - Steel portal frame, concrete panel and space board walls, Galebreaker automatic ventilation screens, 20 central concrete passage with stoned floor either side, cement fibre roof.

Stock Yard: - 32.00m x 14.63m (105' x 48') - Steel portal frame, concrete floor, timber and space board walls, cement fibre roof, open side.

The Land: - All the land is classifies as Grade 3 and the soil is describes as deep stoneless permeable fine sandy texture. The homestead block has good road frontage and is sown down to permanent grass. Lot 2 has a right of way access off North End (shown blue on the attached plan) and has an established crop of grass and clover ley.

Schedule Of Land: -

General Information: -

Location: - Merton House Farm (YO42 4LJ) is located just to the south of Bielby village adjacent to the junction with Common Lane approximately 4 miles south of Pocklington and 18 miles east of York. Lot 2 is situate at Seaton Ross some 2 miles further to the south west.

Tenure: - Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Services: - The house is connected to LPG gas and septic tank drainage, metred mains water and single phase electricity are installed to the house and buildings.

Dirty water from the yard is piped to the lagoon located in the southern corner of field 8194. Approximately one million gallon capacity and constructed in the 1990s.

Basic Payment Scheme: - All the farmed land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency for the Basic Payment Scheme. The Entitlements will be transferred for the 2017 season to the Purchasers with the costs of transfer payable by the Purchasers.

Environmental Stewardship: - The land is not currently in any Stewardship Scheme.

Nitrate Vulnerable Zone: - The land falls within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

Planning: - Planning consent was granted by East Riding of Yorkshire Council on the 17th August 2004 (Application Number: DC/04/02490/PLF/WESTWW) for the Farmhouse, subject to specified conditions, in particular that the occupation is limited to a person solely or mainly working, or last working, in the locality in agriculture or forestry.

Outgoings: - Drainage rates are payable to the Ouse and Humber Internal Drainage Board.

Council Tax is payable on the farmhouse which is in Band E.

Sporting And Mineral Rights: - The Sporting and Mineral Rights are included in the sale, insofar as they are owned.

Rights Of Way, Wayleaves And Easements: - The property is sold subject to any rights of way, wayleaves or easements there may be. Lot 2 has a right of way access off North End (shown blue on the attached plan).

Energy Performance: - Energy Efficiency Rating Band E.

Viewing: - Strictly by appointment with the Agents. Please note that if you have downloaded the particulars from our website you must contact our office staff to register your interest to ensure that you are kept up to date with the progress of the sale.

Please also register at www.stephenson.co.uk for regular email updates for this property and other available properties.

Local Authority: - East Riding of Yorkshire Council, County Hall, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU17 9BA. Telephone: 01482 393939.

Health & Safety: - The property was run until recently as a working dairy farm. Interested parties are reminded to be as vigilant as possible when viewing the property and mindful of any potential hazards. We ask that you keep away from machinery and do not climb on any structures.

Agents Contact: - Stephenson and Son, York Auction Centre, Murton, York, YO19 5GF. Tel: 01904 489731. Website: www.stephenson.co.uk.

For further information and negotiation please contact:

Richard Tasker MRICS FAAV Tel: 07801 685662 Email: rtt@stephenson.co.uk
and Alice Hood MRICS Tel: 07801 685667 Email: alice.hood@stephenson.co.uk.

Method Of Sale: - The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty.

Guide Price: - Offers are invited in the region of the following:-

Lot 1: £750,000
Lot 2: £200,000


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