Lawkland, Austwick, North Yorkshire
- PROPERTY TYPE
- Grade I listed 16th century manor with 9 bedrooms
- Beautiful landscaped gardens, grounds and lake
- Two 3-bedroom cottages
- Lawkland Hall Farm let on a long-term tenancy
- Commercial and amenity woodland
- Pheasant shoot, flight pond and roe stalking
- Income approx. £79,000 per annum
- About 545 acres in all
- For sale as a whole or in up to three lots
The house is surrounded by carefully curated gardens and grounds including a lake which divides the grounds from Lawkland Hall Woods and the surrounding land. Beside the house lies two three-bedroom, semi-detached cottages and an array of stone outbuildings and stores.
The land within the estate surrounds the house on all sides. All of the farmland is let to a dairy farmer on a long-term agricultural tenancy, which includes a farmhouse and a range of farm buildings housing the dairy herd and milking parlour.
Directly behind the house lies Lawkland Hall Woods, a mixed mature woodland of almost 80 acres laid out in one block. The current owners run a shoot amongst other sporting activities.
The estate is for sale as a whole or in three lots as set out below:
Lot 1 – Lawkland Hall: Grade I Listed manor | A pair of semi-detached cottages | Gardens and grounds | About 7 acres
Lot 2 – Lawkland Hall Farm: Farmhouse, farm buildings and land subject to a Farm Business Tenancy | woodland and game crops | About 459 acres
Lot 3 – Lawkland Hall Wood & Sporting Rights: Mixed mature woodland | Sporting rights across Lot 2 | About 79 acres
Lawkland Hall Estate occupies an enviable position in the Trough of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park, in the county of North Yorkshire. The surrounding landscape is characterised by mixed livestock farming, ancient woodland and rolling countryside.
Lawkland is an attractive hamlet on a quiet country lane with good access onto the A65 and to Austwick village. The pretty village of Austwick (1.8 miles) is well served by a church, post office/village store, village hall and tennis club. There’s a choice of places to eat with the Gamecock Inn and the Traddock Country House Hotel.
Giggleswick (3 miles) is in a well-deserved Conservation Area and an extremely attractive village with many old and historic buildings. The village has a railway station, on the Leeds to Morecambe line, historic church and two pubs, the famous Giggleswick School (which opens up many of its facilities to locals) and a popular nine hole golf course.
Settle (4 miles) offers a full range of commercial, educational and recreational amenities including a Booths supermarket. The area is renowned for excellent schools including independent schools at Giggleswick and Sedbergh, Ermysted’s Grammar School for boys and the Girls’ Grammar School in Skipton together with a good selection of state schools; Settle College in Settle and Queen Elizabeth School in Kirkby Lonsdale. Primary schools are either at Austwick, Giggleswick or Settle.
For those keen on outdoor life, Lawkland Hall Estate is on the edge of the magnificent Yorkshire Dales National Park, an area of stunning scenery and surrounded by thousands of square miles of dales and hills, nature and wildlife. The area affords every choice of country pursuits on your doorstep.
Lawkland, Austwick, North Yorkshire
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Giggleswick Station2.5 miles
- Settle Station3.0 miles
- Clapham (North Yorkshire) Station2.9 miles
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