DETAILS For sale as a whole or as two separate plots
As a whole – £1,250,000
Plot A – Offers invited
Plot B – Offers invited
Oatlands Farmhouse and Farmstead are located
between Beckwithshaw and Killinghall in an elevated
position providing long distance southerly views
over the surrounding countryside. The local village of
Beckwithshaw allows for local amenities associated
with village life such as a primary school, village pub
and church. Harrogate is approximately 3.4 miles away,
a renowned spa town with a wealth of amenities and
facilities, with highly regarded schools including both
primary and secondary. Harrogate station has regular
links through to Leeds and York which in turn have
connections to London Kings Cross. Leeds Bradford
International Airport is approximately 10.9 miles
away. The location is also ideal for those who wish to
commute to Harrogate, Leeds and Bradford.
Oatlands House and farm buildings, as a whole has the
potential to create a single large lifestyle home with
ancillary accommodation. Alternatively, it is available
as two separate plots.
Farm House (Plot A)
A traditional detached stone-built farmhouse
now requiring modernisation, a rare and exciting
opportunity to create a stunning family home in a
highly sought after location.
The current living accommodation briefly consists:
Entrance hall with traditional stone flagged floor, Large
store room, Cellar, Breakfast kitchen, dining/living
room with fire place, further reception room currently
being used as a bedroom with ensuite shower, inner
hallway with stairs to the first floor as well as an
exterior door directly out to the south facing garden.
To the first floor, there are 4 bedrooms and a large
bathroom which would lend itself to being split into
two rooms, creating a further bedroom whilst retaining
a spacious bathroom. Outside, there is a stone
outbuilding and greenhouse adjacent to the house.
To the front of the property is a south facing garden
with open countryside views. Separate paddock/
land extends to the both the southerly and easterly
aspect of the house extending to 1.17 acres (0.47 Ha)
Extensions to the existing dwelling may be possible
in the form of single and double story extension. It is
envisaged that there may be scope to erect garaging
within a courtyard setting. (Subject to the necessary
Farm Buildings (Plot B)
A typical dales farmstead with a range of existing
farm buildings which have potential for conversion
to residential or alternative uses, subject to the
necessary planning consent(s).
Paddock and amenity woodland copse in all
extending to 2.55 acres (1.36 Ha) approx.
Tenure: Freehold with vacant possession on
Access: The current access will be via a right of way
over the existing farm track. It is the intention of the
sellers to create a new access adjacent to the sale
proprty. It is anticipated that should the new access
be built then the existing entrance to the house and
buildings will be separated from farm traffic. The
buyers of the property will be required to contribute
towards the cost of maintenance and repair of the
existing and any future access tracks to the property.
Boundaries: The buyer of Plot A, will be required
to erect a stock proof fence on the Eastern and
Northern boundary of Plot A, as well as a boundary
wall and fence on the boundary to Plot B.
Planning and Development: There is the potential
to develop both plots (subject to necessary planning
consents). Currently no planning applications have
been submitted. Drawings for an indicative scheme
are available through the agent.
Services: Oatlands Farmhouse has mains water,
electricity and private septic tank drainage. The farm
buildings have mains water and electricity.
Council Tax: Band D (Farmhouse)
Health and safety: All viewers must take extreme
care when viewing the property and any children
must be kept under close supervision whilst viewing.
Given the potential hazards of working farms and
farmland we ask you to be vigilant and all viewings
taken under your own risk.
Wayleaves & Easements: The property is sold
subject to all Rights of Way, public and private, which
may affect the property. There is a public footpath
through the property.
Mineral Rights: The mineral rights are included in
the sale so far as they are owned or exist.
Viewing: Strictly through the selling agents. Lister
Haigh, Knaresborough 01423 860322
Directions: From Harrogate proceed out of the
town on the Otley Road towards Beckwithshaw. At
the T-Junction mini roundabout, turn right onto the
B6161. Proceed along this road down the hill and over
Pot Bridge and take the next turning left just over the
brow of the hill. Continue down the track and you will
find Oatlands House on the left-hand side.