5 bedroom detached house for saleBossall, York, North Yorkshire
Under Offer £5,000,000
- 5 Bedrooms
- 2 Reception Rooms
- 2 Bathrooms
Extending to about 540 acres (218 ha) in all,
Barnby Farm is an increasingly rare example
of a ring-fenced arable farm. Comprising a
substantial period farmhouse, in a mature
setting, together with a considerable range of
modern and traditional brick built farm buildings.
A range of offices have been created from the
traditional fold yard, and in addition the current
occupier has established a small campsite. The
land is primarily in arable production, supporting
winter and spring cereal crops.
Approached via the principal farm driveway,
Barnby Farm House is located of the holding,
situated in a slightly elevated position and enjoys
a south facing view across open farmland,
towards mature woodlands. The house has
lawned gardens to the southern aspect, and is
sheltered by mature trees providing a private
Barnby Farm House is a substantial and
handsome period property, offering spacious and
flexible family accommodation across two floors.
The property briefly comprises entrance hall,
reception hall, sitting room, dining room, and
spacious family kitchen. The property has much
character, and several period features including
a staircase designed in a regency style; tall
ceilings and large windows to each room,
which provide an abundance of natural light
To the first floor are five good size bedrooms,
family bathroom and separate W.C.
Adjacent and attached to the property is the
boiler house with Belfast sink, leading to a W.C.,
currently utilised as a store room with storage
room to the first floor.
The house would benefit from a scheme of
Outside, there is a range of garaging and
traditional stables and stores. To the west of
the house is a grass paddock suitable for the
grazing of horses.
The Farm Buildings
There are an extensive range of both more
modern and traditional farm buildings located on
The modern farm buildings include a two bay
grain store with capacity for up to 1,200 tons
of cereals and a general purpose garage/
machinery store. There are two large traditional
brick fold yards; one presently housing the
Situated to the north of the farmstead are three
substantial Grade II listed, brick Dutch barns;
one with original slate roof. The buildings offer
considerable covered storage suitable for both
forage and machinery. One of the barns has
been partially clad and enclosed to form a useful
machinery store and workshop.
There are several traditional farm buildings at
Barnby Farm that may offer an opportunity for
conversion to an alternative use, subject to
gaining the necessary planning consent.
Extending to about 540 acres (218 ha), the
land comprises productive Grade 3 arable and
grassland. The soil belongs to the Worcester
series, described as clays and loams over
mudstone, suitable for winter cereals and
Arranged in a ring fence, the land is easily
accessed via a network of internal trackways
or directly from the public highway. The fields
are mostly large and regular in size and shape,
well suited for modern farming practices
Extending to about 405 acres (164 ha) the
arable land has supported a mixed rotation
including Winter Wheat, Barley, Spring Barley
and Oil Seed Rape. There is a further area of
about 70 acres (28 ha) presently growing an
Permanent pasture and lower-lying Ings land
situated along the river Derwent, extends to
about 40 acres (16 ha) across the farm holding,
with additional grass paddocks surrounding the
farm house and farm buildings.
In addition to the arable land and grassland,
there is a total area of approximately 25 acres
(10 ha) of woodlands.
General Remarks and Stipulations
Method of sale
The property is offered for sale as a whole by
Tenure and Possession
The property is offered for sale freehold. The
farm house and the paddocks will be subject to
a holdover arrangement until the 30th November
2016. Early entry may be permissible on the
farmland and the majority of the farm buildings
subject to negotiation.
There is main electricity and water supplying the
house and buildings. Drainage is to a private
Council Tax, Energy Performance
Certificate and Rates
The property is in Council Tax Band F and the
2016/2017 rate for Buttercrambe is £2323.13.
Campsite and Premises rateable value is
£625.00. The Offices and Premises rateable
value is £11,500.00
Wayleaves, easements and rights of way
The property is being sold subject to and
with the benefit of all rights including; rights of
way, whether public or private, light, support,
drainage, water and electricity supplies and any
other rights and obligations, easements and
quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and
all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts,
pylons, stays, cables, drains, water and gas
and other pipes whether referred to in these
particulars or not.
Basic Payment Scheme
The farm is registered for the Basic Payment
Scheme. The Entitlements are currently held
by the outgoing Tenant and proposed to be
included in the sale. Further details are available
from the vendor's agent. The outgoing Tenant
will retain the 2016 payment.
The farm is registered for both the Entry Level
and Higher Level Stewardship schemes. The
scheme ends on 30/09/2023. The purchaser
will be deemed to have full knowledge of the
existing scheme and will be expected to take
on the scheme and comply with the conditions.
Further information is available from the vendor's
Sporting, timber and mineral rights
The sporting rights and standing timber rights
are included in the freehold sale, as far as they
are owned. The sporting rights are currently let
to a third party.
The mineral rights will be retained by the
Vendors. Further details are available from the
The river Derwent is designated as a Site of
Special Scientific Interest (SSSI); and the farm
is situated within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone for
The farm is sold subject to an overage on all
future planning consents for residential use and
all non-agricultural development or change of
use other than for equestrian use. The overage
will apply to all residential and commercial
development but otherwise will not apply to any
planning permissions granted or development
or use in connection with agricultural, or
equestrian activities. If development takes place
under the Town and Country Planning (General
Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015
Class or any subsequent act or change to the
regulations then this will be a trigger event for
overage. This overage will be effective for 50
years from the date of completion of the sale
and will be payable on the implementation of
planning permission (or disposal with planning
permission) for such uses (excluding agricultural
or equestrian use). The amount payable will be
30% of the increase in value resulting from that
consent. Further details are available from the
It is proposed that the future use of the farmland
at Barnby Farm will be limited to agricultural and
equestrian use only. The dwelling house will be
restricted for use as a single dwelling; for single
family occupancy. Further details are available
from the vendor's agent.
Permission was granted for the conversion of
the Old Granary for offices between 1999 and
2001. Further information is available from the
Ryedale District Council Planning website.
The farm currently has a contract to supply Drax
with Miscanthus. Further information is available
from the vendor's agent.
Fixtures and Fittings
All items usually regarded as tenant's fixtures
and fittings and equipment, including fitted
carpets and curtains, together with garden
ornaments, are specifically excluded from the
Chancel repair liabilities
There are some chancel repair liabilities, further
details are available from the vendor's agent.
Any guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive
of VAT. In the event that the sale of the property,
or any part of it, or any right attached to it,
becomes a chargeable supply for the purpose
of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition.
Ryedale District Council, Ryedale House,
Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7HH.
Telephone: 01653 600666.
Health and safety
Given the potential hazards of a working
farm we ask you to be as vigilant as possible
when making your inspection for your own
personal safety, particularly around the farm
buildings and machinery. All inspections must
be accompanied by the vendor's agent by prior
From York, take the A64 East towards Malton
and Scarborough. Continue on the A64
Eastbound, passing the Vertigrow Garden
Centre. After approximately 3 miles, turn right,
signposted Bossall and Claxton. After 1 mile,
continue straight at the crossroads, signposted
Bossall. Follow the road through Bossall,
passing St Botolph's Church. Barnby Farm will
be visible on the right, identified by a Strutt &
Strictly by confirmed appointment with the
vendor's agents, Strutt & Parker in Harrogate
01423 561 274, or London 020 7629 7282
Located to the East of the picturesque hamlet
of Bossall, Barnby Farm is nestled on the
southernmost edge of the Howardian Hills Area
of Outstanding Natural Beauty, yet within close
proximity to excellent road links.
The market town of Malton is approximately nine
miles away, with the popular and cosmopolitan
city of York only ten miles distant, both offering
a range of local amenities and professional
services, in addition to more modern comforts.
Within a 40 mile radius are both the commercial
hubs of Leeds and the spa town of Harrogate.
The popular North Yorkshire Moors National
Park and the attractive East Coast are all easily
Sporting and recreation are well catered for in
the area; with shooting available on the North
Yorkshire Moors, hunting is with the Middleton
Hunt and racing is available at York and Wetherby.
Schools in the area include Terrington Hall,
St Peter's and St Olave's, Queen Margaret's
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