Lot 1 of the wider Spring House Farm sale, includes two cottages, 285 acres of grade 2 & 3 farmland and mature woodlands, 307 acres in all.
Spring House Farm is situated in the heart of the renowned farming area of the Vale of York. Surroundings are predominantly arable fields interspersed with attractive woodlands and shelterbelts. The East Coast mainline railway runs through the farm.
The farm has good transport connections, being only 18 miles from York railway station, from which services to London Kings Cross can take under 2 hours. The A19 trunk road (2.6 miles to the east) provides access to York, Thirsk, and onwards to the A1 and Leeds. Racing can be enjoyed at York, Thirsk, Ripon or Wetherby all within 25 miles. Easingwold Golf Course is about 5 miles to the east.
Spring House Cottages
Cottages 1 and 2
These cottages are set back from the farm drive and comprise of a pair of semi-detached brick built properties with pantile roofs. Both cottages have three bedrooms with attached brick outbuildings, gardens and parking area in part bound by mature hedgerows.
Ground floor accommodation of each property includes a kitchen, pantry, sitting room and family bathroom w/c. The first floor includes three bedrooms. Both properties have oil fired central heating and predominantly double glazed windows. Combined the properties total about 1,700 sq ft of internal floor area.
The properties could be combined into one larger dwelling and farmhouse, from which a purchaser could look to develop a new farmstead.
The farmland lies in a ring fenced block, with some fields benefitting from direct access to Hag Lane. The land very gently undulates but for the most part is flat at around 15-20 metres above sea level. The land is classified as Grade 2 and 3 under the MAFF Provisional Agricultural Land Classification. The soils are from the Kexby series, common to the locality and described as a fine sandy soil.
The farm has supported a typical cereal rotation in
recent years with some of the land capable of growing potatoes, carrots, maize and beet.
The farm includes two mature woodlands which together total 21.7 acres. These have historically been used for shooting and add to the amenity of the property.
Acreage: 307 Acres
Nearest postcode: YO61 3LN