5 bedroom farm for sale

Westcliffe Farm, Danby YO21 2NN

Offers in Region of 52.6 ac. | £1,000,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 52.6 acres (21.3 hectares)

Key features

  • Attractive Grade II Listed residential farm with cottage, outbuildings and approx. 52.6 acres
  • Farmhouse has 4 bedrooms, master bedroom is en-suite
  • Cottage has 1 double bedroom
  • Recently restored and upgraded to a high standard
  • Superb range of outbuildings including garage, stables, workshop and barn
  • Ring-fenced block of pasture land
  • Gardens
  • In all extending to approximately 52.6 acres (22.1 Ha)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

PARTICULARS OF SALE
Lying in picturesque Danby Dale, Westcliffe Farm faces out to the east with a wonderful aspect over the dale to the moors beyond. .

THE FARM HOUSE
From the front garden, a panelled part glazed entrance door opens into…

Entrance Hallway: 19'7 x 6'6 With stairs rising to the first floor and understairs storage cupboard, fitted carpet and central heating radiator. Part glazed doors open to the sitting room and study and a panelled door leads through to the lounge.

Sitting Room : 13'0 (to chimney breast) x 12'4 A pleasant reception room with window facing to the front looking out across the valley. The focal point of the room is an open fire with a cast inner, slate hearth and pine mantle, which has arched recesses to either side fitted with shelving. Beamed ceiling, fitted carpet and central heating radiator.

Study: 13'0 x 9'11 With a window facing to the rear, fitted carpet and central heating radiator. The study also has a beamed ceiling and a built in desk and shelving unit.

Lounge: 15'2 x 14'11 With a window to the front, this room is the hub of the house, having a doorway connecting towards the kitchen plus a door to the rear hallway. One wall has exposed stonework with a shelved recess, but the focal point of the room is a wide stone Inglenook fireplace in which is situated a cast iron log burning stove. Beamed ceiling, fitted carpet, 2 x central heating radiators.

Inner Hallway: 5'11 x 5'9 With a built in, oak sideboard by Treske of Thirsk, providing storage and a wine rack. Quarry tiled floor, window to the rear, beamed ceiling. Part glazed doors open to the farmhouse kitchen and …

Utility Cloakroom: 9'6 x 5' With quarry tiled floor, this room has a window facing to the front and is fitted with a simple range of units with block wood worktop, including a Belfast style ceramic sink and automatic washing machine point. Low flush WC, central heating radiator.

Farmhouse Kitchen: 15'3 x 12'10 The kitchen is fitted with a beautiful oak handmade kitchen by Treske finished with granite worktops. The kitchen includes cupboards at base and wall level, including drawers and concealed equipment including a Neff fridge and Neff dishwasher, a larder cupboard and a Rangemaster dual fuel stove, with 6 ring gas hob and multiple ovens, over which stands a canopy with a concealed Neff cooker hood, twin bowl ceramic sink with mixer taps, beamed ceiling, underfloor central heating to the quarry tiled floor. 2 x windows facing to the rear and a wide window facing to the front giving views across the Dale.

Rear Hallway: 7'2 x 7'4 With a horizontal sliding sash window facing to the rear and central heating radiator, the rear hallway has a simple range of cabinets, with a Belfast style sink unit and block wood worktops. A door opens to a recessed boiler cupboard housing the oil central boiler and the lagged hot water cylinder. A further door leads through to…

Rear Porch: 6'11 x 4'1 A glazed rear porch set on low stone walls, with a row of coat hooks, opening out into the rear yard.

First Floor
The staircase rises from the entrance hallway to the first floor via a half landing, with a Gothic style arched window facing to the rear.

Landing: 15'6 x 6'7 plus 15'5 x 6'4 The split level, 'L' shaped landing has 2 central heating radiators, fitted carpet, 2 windows to the front and 2 built in storage cupboards. From here doors open to…

Master Bedroom Suite: 19'4 x 16'4 (overall) Being a double bedroom with en-suite shower room.
The Bedroom: A double bedroom with 2 windows facing to the front and a window plus 2 Heritage style Velux roof light windows facing to the rear. Fitted carpet, inset spot lighting, 2 x central heating radiators. A built-in suite of furniture includes a corner dressing table with drawers and matching double wardrobe. A part glazed door leads through to…

En-Suite Shower Room: With vinyl flooring and a suite comprising a quadrant style shower unit with Aqualisa plumbed shower fitment, low flush WC and wash basin set in vanity unit, with a wall mounted illuminated mirror over. Chrome ladder towel radiator, extractor fan and vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 2: 12'11 x 12'6 With a window fitted into a panelled reveal facing to the front looking out across the valley, this double bedroom has a range of built in furniture including 2 wardrobes and a kneehole dressing table. Beamed ceiling, fitted carpet and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 3: 13'1 x 10'0 A double bedroom with a window facing to the rear, fitted carpet, central heating radiator and a beamed ceiling. There is a suite of built in furniture including a dressing table, chest of drawers and twin wardrobes.

House Bathroom: 15'0 x 8'9 With a window and 2 Heritage style Velux roof lights facing to the rear, the spacious house bathroom has a suite comprising a double ended, roll rimmed bath, with central mixer taps, low flush WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboard under, illuminated wall mounted mirror over and a luxury, oversized Jacuzzi shower unit with multi jet spray heads and separate hand hose, central heating radiator and chrome ladder towel radiator, inset spot lighting, extractor fan and vinyl flooring.

Second Floor
The staircase rises from the first floor landing to a second floor landing, with a borrowed light window over the staircase and a panelled door opening to…

Bedroom 4: 19'0 x 16'4 A large double bedroom with sash window to the side, 2 x Heritage Velux roof light windows facing to the rear. Inset spot lighting, central heating radiator and hatch to eaves storage cupboard.


THE COTTAGE
From the front of the property, a part glazed entrance door opens into…

Lobby: With tiled floor, coat hooks and borrowed light window from the dining kitchen, plus a fitted bench with storage beneath. 2 steps lead up to a part glazed internal door opening into…

Dining Kitchen: 15'2 x 14'0 With a tiled floor and inset spotlighting, the spacious dining kitchen has a window to the front giving views across the valley and a pillar style radiator. A part glazed door opens to the rear hall and stairs lead up to the first floor sitting room. The kitchen is fitted with a painted suite of kitchen cabinets finished in a cream colour, with a Belfast style sink, Whirlpool electric oven and 4 ring matching hob with cooker hood over, all in a stainless steel finish, there is also an integrated fridge and freezer.

Rear Lobby: With tiled floor and understairs cupboard, a door opening to the rear and a further door opening to…

Bathroom: 8'11 x 7'0 Fitted with a modern bath suite comprising a panelled bath with separate plumbed shower over, glass shower screen, part tiled walls, low flush WC and wash hand basin set in the vanity unit with cupboard under, central heating towel radiator, inset spot lighting, window to rear and extractor fan.

First Floor
The staircase rises from the dining kitchen to…

Sitting Room: 22'4 x 15'3 (overall) With windows to the front and side and rear, plus a glazed door opening to a bridge leading out into the rear garden. Fitted carpet, pillar style radiator and inset spot lighting. A staircase rises from this room up to a mezzanine style bedroom area.

Bedroom: 12'1 x 10'5 (overall) With exposed beams and recessed eaves shelved storage cupboard. There is a wooden guard rail around the sleeping platform, which is otherwise exposed lying over the lounge.

Adjoining the cottage, integrated into the farm buildings is a utility room with tiled floor, housing the oil central heating boiler and providing a point for an automatic washing machine.


THE FARM BUILDINGS
A comprehensive range of farm buildings which provide over 8500 square feet of floor space and would lend themselves to a variety of uses. All of the buildings have been refurbished and improved by the current vendors to a high standard.

Sheep Shed and Stable - 15.6m x 9.8m - constructed of concrete block lower walls with CI sheeted upper walls and roof. The shed has 3 integral stable boxes and is concreted throughout together with electric power and light.

Barn - 15.5m x 9.3m - a double height barn with lean-to's to either side constructed of concrete block lower walls and Yorkshire boarded upper walls with reinforced fibre cement, concrete floor throughout with water, power and lighting.

General Purpose Shed - 18m x 17.5m overall - a sloping floored building constructed of concrete lower walls with Yorkshire boarded upper walls and CI roofed shed, internal block work division, with water, power and lighting.

Stable Block Range - adjoining the house constructed of stone under a pan-tiled roof with wooden accents this range is divided into a utility room to the rear, serving the house and cottage with a further four loose boxes all with blockwork partitions and concrete floor with traditional stable doors.

Garage/Workshop - 17.5m x 1.7m - constructed of concrete block under a CI sheeted roof with concrete floor, power and light, double heavy security doors.

Workshop/Store Room - 17.7m x 8.4m - constructed of concrete block under a reinforced fibre cement roof with wooden access, four double height, double doors to the front. This building is divided into two rooms with concrete power float floors, each having separate power and lighting.

Stick House - 21'11 x 9'9 - a traditional stone built outhouse to the rear of the farmhouse which provides a useful general storage shed currently used as fuel store with power and light.


THE FARMLAND
The land extends in total to approximately 52.6 acres or 21.2 hectares including the farmstead. It surrounds the farmstead and extends from the moorland wall to the stream in the valley bottom, with 3 further fields on the far side of the stream. It is all down to permanent pasture and is typical Dales land of the vicinity. It is accessed either from the farm yard, with the fields across Danby dale being accessed from the Dales road.

As with the house and farm buildings the current vendor has spent time and money on improving the land with the walls all being rebuilt where necessary and now being supplemented with post and wire fences throughout. All new field gates with posts, a new bridge crossing point over the stream and a comprehensive refurbishment programme of all land drains. All fields have water to troughs where necessary or take water directly from the stream and the land has been utilised in support of the vendors' small flock of lowland breeding sheep.


LAND - LOT 1 (Approx 39.4 Acres)
The land, which comprises Lot 1 and is included with farmstead extends from the moorland wall to the stream in the valley bottom and is accessed directly from the farmyard.


LOT 2 - ADDITIONAL GRAZING LAND (Approx 13.1 Acres)
Lying to the north and east of the farmstead on the opposite side of the dale road, the additional land is gently sloping permanent pasture that is well fenced with 2 gates opening to the road. There is a spring fed water supply.

IMPORTANT NOTICE
Richardson and Smith have prepared these particulars in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property based on their inspection and information provided by the vendors. Nothing in these particulars should be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or that any services or equipment are in good working order as these have not been tested. Purchasers are advised to seek their own survey and legal advice.


GENERAL REMARKS & STIPULATIONS

Viewing: Viewings by appointment. All interested parties should discuss this property, and in particular any specific issues that might affect their interest, with the agent's office prior to travelling or making an appointment to view this property.

Method of Sale & Lotting: The property is offered for sale by negotiation in 2 lots. No sale will be agreed on Lot 2 separately, until a sale is secured on Lot 1. Prospective buyers are however encouraged to register their interest if they want to buy Lot 2 alone.

Directions: See also location plan. From Whitby take the A171 towards Guisborough, turning left towards Danby where signed. Pass straight through the village, crossing the river and passing the fire station until you reach the village school. Turn left here up the dale. Follow this road for around 2 miles passing the entrance to Botton village and the Wesley Chapel until you reach a bank with Stormy Hall on your left. Turn right here onto a track which passes through Blackmires Farm on to Westcliffe Farm.

Basic Payment Scheme: The vendor has recently registered for the new BPS Subsidy Scheme and will claim these payments for 2016. Thereafter all entitlements will pass to the purchaser in time to claim the 2017 Scheme payments. These entitlements total 19.89 English SDA units.

Tenure: We understand that the property is freehold and that vacant possession will be given on completion.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way: The property is offered for sale subject to with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements, rights of way etc. whether mentioned in these particulars or otherwise. In particular it should be noted that the track servicing the property is a bridleway.

Planning: The property falls within the North York Moors National Park and is Grade II Listed. (Tel: 01439 770657)

Sporting Timber and Mineral Rights: Sporting, timber and mineral rights are all in hand and will pass on completion.

Council Tax: House - Band 'F' - £2,318 payable for 2014-15. The cottage is currently un-banded. Scarborough Borough Council Tel: 01723 232323.

Services: The property has both mains and spring water supplies and mains electricity. Sewerage for the house and cottage runs to a single private septic tank. There separate oil fuelled central heating systems for each property and the gas in the kitchen runs from a bottle Calor supply.

Boundaries: The vendor will only sell such interest as they have in boundary fences, hedges etc. All boundaries and areas are subject to verification with the title deeds.

Post Code: YO21 2NN

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Nearest stations

  • Castleton Moor (2.2 mi)
  • Danby (2.4 mi)
  • Commondale (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Richardson & Smith, Whitby

8 Victoria Square, Whitby, YO21 1EA

01947 496000 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Richardson & Smith, Whitby

8 Victoria Square, Whitby, YO21 1EA

01947 496000 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Castleton Moor (2.2 mi)
  • Danby (2.4 mi)
  • Commondale (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Richardson & Smith, Whitby

8 Victoria Square, Whitby, YO21 1EA

01947 496000 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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