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Town Head Farm & Garth House, West Scrafton, Leyburn








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Key features

  • Grassland Farm Extending to 193 Acres Approx.
  • For Sale as a Whole or in 10 Lots
  • 3 Bedroom Farmhouse
  • 3 Bedroom Garth House
  • Farmhouse and Garth Requiring Modernisation
  • Extensive Range of Buildings
  • Desirable Dales Location
  • Productive Pasture & Meadow Land
  • Excellent Roadside Frontage
  • 224 Sheep Gaits in Total



Town Head Farm is a first class highly productive grass farm. Situated in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Town Head Farm and Garth House comprise two residential dwellings situated close to the farm buildings providing accommodation for two families or the opportunity to diversify.

Town Head Farm and Garth House come to the market following the decision of Alan Dent and Audrey Bainbridge to retire.

The properties stand well on the edge of the picturesque village. The majority of the land has excellent roadside frontage onto the minor local roads.


Town Head Farm and Garth House are located on the edge of the village. Both properties are traditionally built stone houses that require modernising.

Town Head Farmhouse is a traditional three-bedroom farmhouse which does require modernising throughout.

The property is entered into via the kitchen which leads through to the pantry, dining and sitting room. The first floor extends to three double bedrooms and a family bathroom which comprises of a WC, bath and wash basin.

Externally, the property is complemented by a large south facing garden and ample off space for parking.

Garth House is a traditional three-bedroom farmhouse which also requires modernising throughout.

The property is entered into via the kitchen which extends through to a useful utility to the left and pantry to the right. The kitchen also leads through to the dining room which features a log burning stove and the sitting room which has a open fire. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms and one single bedroom, together with a family bathroom.

Externally, Garth House has a concreted area to the rear which allows for parking of several vehicles. It is also complemented by a lawned area to the front and rear of the property.


The Farm Buildings

There is a good range of modern general purpose farm buildings including cattle yard and lambing shed. In addition to the modern buildings there is a range of traditional buildings including former cow byre, milk house and granary.

Both Town Head Farm and Garth House are both complemented by traditional Dales barns which have the potential for conversion subject to obtaining planning permission.

The Land

Some of the land lies well in relation to the steading area, whilst the majority of the land is located between West Scrafton and Swineside. The land is all classed as Grade 4 on the Land Classification Map for England and Wales.

The meadow land comprises parcels of productive grassland. All the boundary walls, fences and hedges have been well maintained over the years.



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Town Head Farm & Garth House, West Scrafton, Leyburn


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Robin Jessop, Bedale

4 North End, Bedale, DL8 1AB

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