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16862 Risplith, Ripon

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16862 Risplith, Ripon

Gowbusk Farm,
North Yorkshire HG4 3EY

Ripon 5 miles, Pateley 6 miles, Harrogate 11 miles

A substantial listed detached farmhouse to modernise with adjoining barn having planning permission for conversion to further living accommodation, ancillary agricultural buildings, and set in some 10.3 acres with long distance views west of Ripon

Existing Accommodation: Living room, dining kitchen, conservatory, utility room, pantry. 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and shower room. Attached barn with planning permission for conversion to further living accommodation.

Adjacent studio room. Modern agricultural building. Further general-purpose buildings. Stone stable. Gardens and courtyard. Grassland. In all some 10.3 acres

For sale as a whole.


Gowbusk Farm takes full advantage of its enticing setting to the west of Ripon, on the edge of the Nidderdale AONB and has extensive views over the surrounding countryside. Almost equidistant from extensive facilities in the cathedral city of Ripon and market town of Pateley Bridge, Harrogate is some 11 miles to the south. Notable attractions in the immediate facility include the highly acclaimed Grantley Hall hotel and historic ruins of Fountains Abbey. The location is within commuting distance of the West Yorkshire conurbation with access further afield via the A1 (M) motorway near Ripon.


A grade 2 listed farmhouse with an attached barn, planning permission has recently been granted for extensive alteration and extension to create an outstanding country house that sits particularly well within its own holdings. The floor area of the existing living accommodation is some 1820 square feet and the extended dwelling will comprise approximately 2800 square feet including an adjacent studio room ideal for homeworking, hobbies or potentially further ancillary accommodation.

There is a range of complimentary general-purpose and agricultural buildings including a modern steel framed shed of comprising 3,300 square feet. There is also planning permission for the construction of a further general-purpose building also of some 3,300 square feet. There are picturesque gardens immediately to the front of the property. The grassland lies predominantly to the eastern side of the farmstead, culminating with frontage to the B6265. Overall the property stands in 10.3 acres

Additional information

Tenure: Freehold with vacant possession on legal completion.

Services: metered mains water, mains electricity and private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way: the property is sold subject to all rights of way, public and private, that may affect the property. There is a public footpath that passes along the driveway and southern side of the farmstead.

Supplementary information: further information regarding the planning permissions that have been granted is available in electronic form from the selling agents.

Viewing Arrangements: Strictly by appointment through the joint selling agents

Directions: From Sawley village head north towards Grantley to the Ripon- Pateley Bridge road, turn left and after 300 ms it is on the right hand side.