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76 acres, Buckden, Skipton, BD23, North Yorkshire
For Sale - £2,300,000


Swarthghyll is a small estate in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park; offering a diverse range of lifestyle and business opportunities including farming, leisure, tourism, forestry and energy production. The property is located on the Dales Way footpath and offers unparalleled opportunities for a buyer wishing for a complete lifestyle change or to expand an existing business

PROPERTY Swarthghyll includes an immaculately presented thee bedroom principle house, with two bathrooms, extensive entertaining space and an attached one bedroom annexe. The Leisure elements of the property comprise a bunk-house, which sleeps 40, three 'walkers flats' which can accommodate up to eight people in total, and a part-developed barn suitable for further accommodation and which holds planning permission for a swimming pool and spa.

LOCATION The property is located halfway between Hawes and Settle near the Hamlet of Oughtershaw. The property nestles in a private valley and access from the public road is taken via privately owned track, approximately 1.5 miles long.

AMENITIES Hawes is a picturesque Dales village, popular with tourists and walkers. Skipton is the largest nearby Town (approx.45 mins drive) offering super markets, a hospital and main rail links. Trains from Wennington (35 mins drive) to London, via Lancaster take under three hours and from Skipton (via Leeds) approximately 3.15 hours.

FARM BUILDINGS A range of modern portal framed agricultural buildings support the farming side of the business. These buildings include covered sheep handling facilities and are suitable for a range of livestock housing and machinery storage purposes. One of the three buildings is home to the array of solar photovoltaic cells (20kw). A wind turbine is located adjacent to the farm buildings. The opportunity exists to develop a hydro-electric scheme on the Estate.

LAND AND FORESTRY Lot 1 is listed with 113 acres of inbye land immediately surrounding the house and buildings. This includes a small area of woodland. Future buyers could farm the land themselves or enter into another agreement, including contract or share farming or leasing the land to a third party.

RENEWABLE ENERGY One of the three buildings is home to the array of solar photovoltaic cells (20kw). A wind turbine is located adjacent to the farm buildings. The opportunity exists to develop a hydro-electric scheme on the Estate. The Estate is heated and provided with hot water via a commercial bio-mass system which is eligible to receive RHI payments.

METHOD OF SALE Private Treaty whilst reserving the right to draw the sale to a close by informal tender.

TENURE & POSSESSION Freehold with Vacant Possession.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME Basic Payment Entitlements are available by separate negotiation.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCHEMES The Estate is enrolled in various schemes. Full details are available on request.

PLANNING Planning permission has been sought for the development of a farm managers bungalow on the site.

LISTING STATUS The buildings on the site are not listed.

HEALTH & SAFETY Viewing by appointment only .

LOCAL AUTHORITIES Craven District Council Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.

DESIGNATIONS The property sites inside the Yorkshire Dales National Park

DIRECTIONS Contact the agent for directions.

Website: https://swarthghyll-farm.co.uk/

VIEWING STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

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