4 bedroom country house for saleHarome, York
An opportunity to acquire a productive arable and livestock farm in a delightful and peaceful rural setting, with considerable residential appeal just outside the North York Moors National Park. Harome 1½ miles. Helmsley 3½ miles. Malton 12 miles. York 24 miles.
The Farm is offered as 58.75 acres and the option to extend to 128.30 acres with a four bedroomed Farmhouse plus attic bedroom. The Farm also benefits from a modern purpose built livestock shed of over 11,000 sq. ft. and a further 11,000 sq. ft. of shed space.
For Sale by Private Treaty
LOT 1: House Buildings totalling 60.49 Acres
LOT 1 + 2: House Buildings totalling 128.30 Acres
General Information -
Foreword - Crook House Farm is a desirable mixed farm comprising a 4 bedroom farmhouse, plus attic bedroom, modern agricultural buildings and land extending to either 60.49 acres (24.48 ha) or 128.30 acres (51.92 ha). The arable land extends to 86.80 acres (35.13 ha) and is capable of growing good yielding cereals, and root crops. The grass land extends to 39.63 acres (16.04 ha) and is well fenced.
Directions From Helmsley - Leave the market place on the A170 Scarborough road. After less than one mile turn right signposted Harome. Proceed to the village, and follow the road through the village. 500 metres after the village turn right towards Nunnington, and after a further 600 metres turn right onto the private drive.
Farmhouse - The farmhouse is accessed from the farm drive via a separate driveway running parallel to the river Riccal with grass borders and is a stone built period property under a pantile roof with UPVC double glazed window units throughout. The farmhouse has been modernised over recent years and provides comfortable family accommodation. Oil fired central heating.
The accommodation comprises:
Entrance Hall - Glazed front door to the entrance hall; with radiator.
Sitting Room - Brick fireplace with timber mantle and stone hearth; radiator; cornice to ceiling.
Dining Room - Timber fireplace with cast iron surround and tiled hearth, radiator.
Kitchen - Fully fitted kitchen with oil fired 2 oven Aga. Belfast sink unit with built in cupboards; beamed ceiling. Open arch to:
Snug - Adjoining kitchen with brick floor; radiator beamed ceiling.
Utility - Plumbing for washing machine; fitted shelves.
Downstairs Bathroom - Comprising panelled bath, low flush WC, pedestal wash basin, separate shower; radiator.
Staircase To First Floor -
Landing - With radiator, off which are:
Bedroom 1 (N) - Radiator; beamed ceiling; walk in wardrobe.
Bedroom 2 (Sw) - Radiator.
Bedroom 3 (Se) - Cast iron fireplace with Victorian grate; radiator.
Bedroom 4 (Ne) - Radiator.
House Bathroom - A modern suite of cast iron free standing bath; low flush WC, pedestal wash basin, separate shower unit.
Staircase To: -
Attic Bedroom - Radiator (eaves restrict height).
Outside - There are attractive gardens to the south, west and north of the property and a stone built range of domestic outbuildings comprising a fuel store and wash house.
Services - The house benefits from mains water and electricity and has septic tank drainage. Mains water is laid to the majority of the fields.
Buildings - The farm benefits from an extensive range of farm buildings comprising:
North Range (2, 3, 4, & 5) - Stone built with box profile roof comprising loose box, and further stores together with large garage with concrete floor.
Cattle Yard West (6) - 46.63 x 22.86 (152'11" x 74'11") - Constructed in 2012 and providing first class livestock accommodation designed by a stockman for ease of movement and using quality galvanized gates.
An 8 bay steel portal building with fibre cement roof and concrete panelled walls with box profile steel sheets above. Reinforced concrete floor together with a circulation and sorting area divided into 5 cattle pens. Purpose built double dog kennel.
Feed Store (7) - 12.27 x 6.04 (40'3" x 19'9") - 2 bay building of steel construction with 3 height concrete panelled walls with box profile sheets above, full height roller shutter door 8.1m to eaves to allow lorries to tip within.
Concrete Yard (8) - An extensive concrete yard which can be enclosed, separates this range of buildings from the following range comprising:
Cattle Yard East (9) - 9.75m.27.74m x 2.74m.4.27m (32.91 x 9.14) - 6 bay building of steel construction with fibre cement roof, part block walls with concrete floor and feed troughs.
Lean To (N) (10) - 32.91 x 6.7 (107'11" x 21'11") - With concrete floor.
Dutch Barn (11) - 32.91 x 6.09 (107'11" x 19'11") - 6 bay building of timber construction with corrugated iron roof and corrugated iron cladding to the north.
Produce Yard (12) - Large concrete yard with 300t silage clamp.
Lean To (S) (13) - 32.91 x 7.92 (107'11" x 25'11") - 6 bay building of steel and timber construction with concrete floor, block walls to south with Yorkshire boarding above, and fibre cement roof comprising cattle handling area and 2 sheep/poultry pens adjoining. Former dairy of concrete block construction.
Wayleaves & Easements - There is a single pole electricity line running along the western and northern boundaries of NG7658 and then crossing field NG9090, 0487 and 2588.
There is an underground water pipe running north to south through the farm servicing a neighbouring property to the south.
Rights Of Way - There is a public bridleway and footpath running across the land as per the green line on the boundary plan above.
The vendor will not need access to Lot 2 over Lot 1, if Lot 2 is retained.
Land - The land is situated in a ring fence with road frontage to the main council road Riccal Moor Lane, to the north. The soil type is classified as in the Enborne Series being a deep stoneless fine loam and clay soil which can be affected by groundwater and floodwater. It has had the benefit of generous applications of livestock manure and is farmed to a high standard. Although not root cropped in recent years the majority of the arable land would grow root crops.
Schedule Of Land - Field Number Cropping
2017/20182016/2017Hectares AreasClaimable Area
Homestead 0.70 1.74 0.0000
SE 6681 1422 F Beet W Wheat (2) 4.14 10.22 4.0398
SE 6681 0607 Perm PasturePerm Pasture 0.99 2.45 0.9924
SE 6681 1002 Track Track 0.050.12 0.0000
SE 6681 1304 Perm PasturePerm Pasture 0.37 0.91 0.3684
SE 6581 7803 Perm PasturePerm Pasture 5.92 14.63 5.8216
SE 6580 9090 Perm PasturePerm Pasture 3.85 9.51 3.8535
SE 6680 0487 Perm PasturePerm Pasture 4.56 11.28 4.5636
SE 6680 2588 W Wheat (1)Temp Grass 3.55 8.77 3.5548
SE 6680 2498 Perm PasturePerm Pasture 0.35 0.86 0.3549
SE 6680 2453 Plough W Wheat (2) 6.83 16.88 6.8296
SE 6680 0853 W. Wheat (1)Temp Grass 7.51 18.56 7.5103
SE 6580 9150 Plough W Oats 8.77 21.67 8.7655
SE 6580 7658 Plough W Wheat (2) 4.33 10.70 4.3302
TOTAL LOT 1 & 2 51.92128.30 50.9846
Growing Crops - In addition to the purchase price the purchaser will buy the growing crops to be valued at the date of completion. The value will be the costs incurred of seeds, fertilisers and sprays plus the cost of cultivation at CAAV rates.
There will be no additional charge for enhancement. Alternatively the vendor would consider a right of holdover after completion to harvest the 2018 crops.
Energy Performance Certificate - Assessed in band F. The full EPC report can be viewed at the agent’s office.
Tenure - The farm is offered for sale with vacant possession upon completion.
Outgoings - The Farm House is Council Tax Band D.
Drainage Rates are payable to the River Rye Internal Drainage Board.
Method Of Sale - The land is offered for sale by Private Treaty, as Lot 1 only or as a whole.
Agent Contacts - Boulton & Cooper, St Michael’s House, Market Place, Malton YO17 7LR
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Stephenson & Son, York Auction Centre, Murton, York, YO19 5GF
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Photographs taken December 2017
Local Authority - Ryedale District Council, Ryedale House, Old Malton Road, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7HH
Vat - Any price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event that the sale of the property becomes a chargeable supply for VAT, such tax will be payable by the purchaser is additional to the purchase price.
Vendor's Solicitor - Crombie Wilkinson, Forsyth House, 3 Market Place, Malton YO17 7LP
FAO: Mrs J Bartram Tel: 01653 600070
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Guide Price - LOT 1: House Buildings totalling 60.49 Acres
LOT 1 + 2: House Buildings totalling 128.30 Acres
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