Opportunity to create a private amenity estate in the golden triangle. 93.8 acres.
A59: 0.6 miles
A1: 5 miles
York: 9 miles
Wetherby: 10 miles
Harrogate: 14 miles (all distances are approximate)
The sale of Wilstrop Hall Cottage offers an exceptional opportunity to create a small private residential estate or equestrian property in the golden triangle.
There is an attractive detached 5 bedroom cottage which may have potential for extension, subject to necessary consents. The property is situated in about 94 acres of farmland within a ring fence and lying to the north and east of the house and includes about 1.1 miles of single bank fishing.
Wilstrop Hall Cottage is situated in attractive open countryside just south of the River Nidd.
Situated just 0.6 miles south of the A59 trunk road, the property is well situated for the city of York, Harrogate and Leeds plus easy access to the motorway network from junction 47 of the A1 approximately 5 miles to the west.
Wilstrop Hall Cottage
Wilstrop Hall Cottage was originally two cottages and has been reconfigured to provide a five bedroom house with garaging.
The house extends to about 1,774 sq ft and comprises kitchen (4.3m x 5.97m), utility room (3.34m x 1.7m), a study (2.4m x 3.72m), reception room (4.94m x 3.86m max), sitting room (3.5m x 3.86m + 0.98m x 2.09m) a hallway with ground floor WC and porch. The first floor accommodation includes bedroom 1 (2.71m x 2.57m + 1.7m x 1.85m), family bathroom (1.96m x 1.59m), bedroom 2 (2.6m x 3.12m + 1.72m x 1.87m), bedroom 3 (2.87m x 3.84m) with ensuite (1.02m x 1.94m), bathroom (1.2m x 2.17m), bathroom (1.39m x 2.72m), bedroom 4 (2.11m x 3.54m) and bedroom 5 (2.75m x 4.09m).
Situated to the west of Wilstrop Hall the cottage is set in private grounds with the farmland situated to the north and west and provides the opportunity to create a small amenity estate or equestrian property, subject to erecting suitable buildings.
The farmland extends to about 90 acres of grassland including mowing, grazing and amenity and land is well suited to livestock or equestrian use. The land has been extensively farmed under stewardship for the last 15 years with income generated from the Basic Payment Scheme enhanced by the ELS/HLS Conservation Scheme.
The northern, eastern and western boundaries follow the River Nidd and offer about 1.1 miles of single bank fishing which has been described as a feature packed stretch containing barbel, chub, dace and roach with occasional brown trout and grayling.
General Remarks and Stipulations
Viewing is strictly by appointment through Savills York office
From York take the A59 west towards Harrogate, continue for about 7 miles. About 1.5 miles beyond the junction for Moor Monkton in the dip and before the layby turn left along a private road and over the manned railway crossing. Drive past Wilstrop Hall to access Wilstrop Hall Cottage.
Tenure and Possession
The cottage is currently vacant and is being offered to let on an AST, please check with the selling agents on the current occupancy status. The land is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession.
Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by private treaty however the agents reserve the right to conclude negotiations by any other means at their discretion.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage together with oil fired central heating.
Basic Payment Scheme and Environmental Stewardship
The land is registered on the Rural Land registry and is sold with the benefit the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) Entitlements at no additional cost. The 2017 claim will be reserved to the Vendor.
The land is also entered into Entry and Higher Level Stewardship schemes. The schemes are due to expire on 31 March 2021. The capital work obligations have been completed on the HLS scheme. The purchasers will be required to honour the agreement until expiry. Further information is available on request.
There is an annual payment to the York Consortium of Drainage Boards .
The sporting rights are included in the sale insofar as they are owned. The property includes about 1.1 miles of single bank fishing on the River Nidd.
Covenants, Easements and Rights of Way
A public footpath runs along the access lane and past the cottage running east to west along the side of the property.
The property will be sold subject to all covenants, easements and rights of way whether specifically mentioned in these particulars or not.
Council Tax is payable to Harrogate Borough Council Wilstrop Hall Cottage is listed as Band F and the amount payable is £2,427.19.
A copy of the fully Energy Performance Certificates are available upon request. The current rating for Wilstrop Hall Cottage is Band D.
Acreage: 93.8 Acres