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Walton, Near Wetherby

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Reception Rooms

LOCATION Ivy House Farm is located in the heart of the popular village of Walton some 2 miles east of Wetherby and in the heart of the Yorkshire Golden Triangle bounded by York, Harrogate and Leeds. The vendors family have lived here for over 100 years' and it is thought now being offered for sale to the open market for the first time ever.

For Sale as a Whole or 2 lots: Whole: Excess £650,000 Lot 1:Farmhouse Excess £550,000 Lot 2: Barn with consent Excess £100,000

Walton is noted for its individual homes with village facilities including a public house, church, village hall, childrens playground and cycle path with other amenities close by in Boston Spa as well as extensive facilities in Wetherby. The A1(M) motorway offers excellent accessibility further a field and the location is ideal for communting to the West Yorkshire conurbation.

DESCRIPTION With attractive ivy clad elevations and built of stone under a blue slate roof the property is believed to date from the 1800's and as the name suggests comprises a farmstead located in the centre of the village. The accomodation extends to some 2650 sqft( 246.2 sqm) being two storey and L shaped. Attached to the rear and of brick and stone construction, there is a part two storey and part single storey barn with separate rear access and having planning permission to convert to a separate dwelling with a courtyard garden area and parking. As an alternative the barn and associated out buildings could be incorporated within the farmhouse to create a larger single dwelling perhaps with ancillary accommodation for relatives.

A central entrance vestibule opens to a nicely proportioned living room as well as a large dining hall which forms the centrepiece of the house. A traditional lower level pantry and cellar could create intriguing living space in their own right. There is a also family room at the western end of the house. A well proportioned breakfast kitchen connects to a useful utility room/store with further outbuildings attached that could incorporate into the main house.

There are currently four bedrooms plus a house bathroom. The attached outbuildings will allow extension of the bedroom accommodation if required and subject to appropriate consent.

The Barn
Largely two storey brick construction with a single storey addition, planning consent 31/276/94/FU was historically granted in whenever is understood to remain in a valid consent by virtue of other barns in the vicinity being converted at the time. The proposal envisages the dwelling extending to some 950 sqft (88.3sqm) with a courtyard area to the front and 2/3 parking spaces.

This is a wonderful opportunity to create a separate character dwelling or alternatively incorportate within Ivy House Farm itself.

Outside there is an attractive south facing garden to the rear of the house with a terrace and walkways. There is a substantial gravel parking and turning area to the side with a further courtyard area and ancillary parking to the south adjacent to the barn.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Services All main services are installed or believed to be in the vicinity.

Tenure Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Planning permission Change of use of agricultural buildings to three dwellings houses and erection of three double garages was approved in June 1995 31/276/94/FU. Two of the three dwellings were constructed/converted, with consent for the third unit therefore considered still to be valid.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way The property is sold subject to all Rights of Way, public and private, which may affect the property.

Viewing The property may be viewed strictly by appointment only by prior arrangement with Lister Haigh on 01423 730700.

Directions Proceed out of Wetherby on the Walton Road as
signposted to Walton and Thorp Arch Trading Estate.
As you enter the edge of Walton village turn left onto
School Lane, follow the lane to the junction with Main
Street and Ivy House Farm is then on the right hand