Guide Price £910,000

Hawkhills, Easingwold, York

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Blackwoods House Farm, Hawkhills, York, Yorkshire, YO61 3ER

Farm with 43 acres sold as a whole or in two lots.

4 miles south east of Easingwold; 12 miles north of York. For sale by private treaty as a whole or in 2 lots.

A livestock or equine farm comprising a four bedroom farmhouse in need of renovation, traditional brick barns, a range of more modern farm buildings and 43 acres of grassland in a ring fence.

Lot 1
A detached farmhouse with entrance hall, dining kitchen, lounge, utility room, four bedrooms and a bathroom. Single storey and 2 storey brick barns, farm buildings suitable for livestock, horses, machinery and produce, 31 acres of grassland.
Guide Price: £800,000

Lot 2
A field of permanent grassland extending to nearly 12 acres.
Guide Price: offers over £110,000

The Whole
43 acres (17 hectares): £910,000

INTRODUCTION

Blackwoods House Farm is a very private small farm in a ring fence to the north of the Tollerton to Huby Road and with easy access to Easingwold and York.

LOT 1

The Farmhouse
A detached farmhouse of traditional brick construction under a slate roof. The property would benefit from a full modernisation programme with the accommodation arranged over two floor summarised as follows:

GROUND FLOOR

FRONT ENTRANCE HALL

KITCHEN

With cast iron solid fuel stove and an oil fired two oven Rayburn stove. A range of basic pine units with a white enamelled two bowl sink. Quarry tiled floor.

LOUNGE

With a quarry tiled fire to the hearth. Flue liner required to the chimney before installing a wood burning stove.

REAR ENTRANCE HALL

UTILITY ROOM

Being the former dairy to the farmhouse, and suitable as a utility room or as an office.

FIRST FLOOR

FOUR BEDROOMS

BATHROOM

With basic suite in white with low flush wc, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath, and separate shower cubicle.

OUTSIDE

The property is south facing, and an area of garden is fenced off on the south side of the house. To the north side of the house is a concreted parking area, leading to back door. Adjacent to the house, but detached from the house is a garage 4.4m X 3.83m. Door to a store in the same building 4m X 3.77m.

THE FARM BUILDINGS

There is some scope subject to planning or permitted development rights, for the conversion of a number of the traditional brick buildings into residential accommodation.

SINGLE STOREY BRICK BARN

No 1 8.4m x 3.45m of brick construction under a pantile roof with an earth floor. Open doorway to the southside, and two windows to the north wall.

SINGLE STOREY BRICK BARN

No 2 9.5m x 5.8m again of brick under a pantile roof and with double outward opening wooden doors to access.

TWO STOREY BRICK BARN

16m x 5.9m constructed of brick under a pantile roof with part of the barn still having the internal granary flooring. Double doors for access at the western end, and side doors to the north and south. From this barn an internal door leads to:

LIVESTOCK/EQUINE BUILDING

24.7m x 14.2m. This is a steel portal framed building under a fibre cement roof with concrete floor, and with concrete block walling with cladding above. It is currently divided into an American barn 16.5m x 14.2m with 8 internal stables, and space for a ninth stable if required, each with a concrete floor. The remainder of the building being 14.2m x 8.2m is an open fold yard with an earth floor, and access to the fields to the south. A lean-to is on the south side of the above building and houses an electric powered horse walker and whilst the structure of the building will remain, the horse walker is available by separate negotiation.
To the south side of the above building is a circular corral used for training and lunging horses, which is not covered, and has a sand based floor. The stock boarding and steel fencing are available by separate negotiation.
To the east of the open fold yard, and attached to the domestic garage is a brick building 4m x 3.8m with a pantile roof and suitable as a livestock shelter or store.
To the south side of the fold yard and within the field is a brick built field shelter 6.5m x 4.3m again with a pantile roof and refurbished in recent years.
To the north side of the brick buildings is a Dutch Barn 25m x 10m which is steel framed under a fibre cement roof. To the north side of the barn and attached to it is a substantial lean to 25m x 16m again with a steel frame under a corrugated iron roof. The whole building has an earth floor, with a small lean-to on the eastern side.

THE LAND

There are four grass fields included within Lot 1, which are to the north, south and west of the farm buildings. All the fields are down to permanent grass. The whole of Lot 1 extends to 31 acres.

LOT 2

A single field of 11.88 acres (4.80 hectares) of permanent grass with access directly onto Lea Lane.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Lot 1 has mains water and electricity. Private drainage system.

ACCESS

The property has full right of access from the council road, connecting Tollerton to Huby onto Lea Lane, which is a private road shared by a number of farms off this lane. There is no vehicle right of way available from the north side.

RIGHTS OF WAY

There is a public footpath running down Lea Lane, and along the access drive to the farm, and along the eastern boundary of the field to the north of the farmstead.

WAYLEAVES & EASEMENTS

There is an electricity line over the farm. The vendors are not aware of any other wayleaves or easements over the property.

TENURE

The farm is offered for sale, with vacant possession on completion.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING

Assessed in Band E (Rating 39). The full EPC document can be inspected at the Agent’s offices.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME

The land is not currently registered for the Basic Payment Scheme.

AGRI-ENVIRONMENT SCHEMES

There are no current Agri-Environment Schemes on the land.

SPORTING & MINERAL RIGHTS

Sporting and Mineral Rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Hambleton District Council
Civic Centre, Stone Cross
Northallerton,
North Yorkshire DL6 2UU
Tel: 01609 779977
Email: info@hambleton.gov.uk

PLANS, AREAS & SCHEDULES

The plans provided and areas stated in these sales particulars are for guidance only and are subject to verification with the title deeds. Photographs taken in September 2018.

METHOD OF SALE

For sale by private treaty and the Vendor’s reserve the right to conclude negotiations either by informal tender or by auction.

VIEWING

By appointment with the selling agent
StephensonsRural – Rod Cordingley BSc FRICS FAAV
Tel: 01904 489731
Email: rlc@stephenson.co.uk
Interested Parties are asked to register their interest with the selling agent, particularly if they have downloaded particulars from the website.

Contact Boulton & Cooper:

Malton office: (01653) 692151
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