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3 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
3 bedroom detached house for sale 21 460000Richardson & Smith, Whitbyrightmove

Tenure: Freehold

Mill Lane Farm, Lealholm, Near Whitby

Lealholm village ½ mile Glaisdale village 2 miles
Whitby 10 miles Guisborough 16 miles
(All distances are approximate)

A picturesque stone and pantile, 3 bedroom farmhouse with ranges of modern and traditional buildings plus a grazing paddock. The house has scope for expansion into the adjoining barns to extend the accommodation and there are other detached buildings ripe for development. Set in the heart of the National Park, within a few hundred yards of this popular Esk Valley village, this is one to view.

Entrance Hallway, Kitchen, Dining Room, Lounge. Rear Hallway, Utility, GF Bathroom. Separate GF Room.
1st Floor: Landing and Corridor, 2 Double Bedrooms, House Bathroom, Connected 3rd Bedroom.
Outbuildings comprising: Garage, Pigsties/ Kennels. Cart Shed, Store, Byres. Covered Yard, GP Stock building. Dutch Barn.
Gardens, Driveway Parking, Greenhouse. Paddocks.

In all approx. 1.85 Acres (0.75 Ha)

Nestling in a rural location about half a mile south of Lealholm village on the edge of the moor, this property has until very recently been a tenanted working farm. There are wonderful views over the landscape of the North York Moors National Park and the property offers scope for development and upgrading subject to planning with a selection of traditional and more modern buildings, all set in a total of just under 2 acres including paddocks.

The property has a front door from the narrow forecourt garden opening into...

Entrance Hallway: 14'7 x 7'1 A spacious entrance hall with fitted carpet and central heating radiator. A door connects to the kitchen and a further door leads through to a rear hallway with vinyl flooring and coat pegs plus doors opening to ...

Utility: 8'3 x 8'3 Fitted with a simple unit with a stainless-steel sink and a window looking onto the rear garden. Automatic washing machine point and a hanging creel.

GF Bathroom: 11'6 x 4'6 With a window facing to the rear, the bathroom is fitted with a simple white suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash basin and panel bath with Mira shower over. Fitted carpet and central heating radiator.

Kitchen: 12'6 x 11'9 With part panelled walls and vinyl flooring, the kitchen is fitted with a range of pine fronted cabinets under laminate worktops, including a stainless steel sink unit. There is a point for an automatic dishwasher, an electric oven with a part concealed cooker hood. A door opens to a walk-in larder with a window to the rear and a useful, under-stairs boot cupboard. Further doors open onto the enclosed staircase and through to...

Dining Room: 15'4 x 9'4 With windows to the front and rear, the dining room has fitted carpet and central heating radiator. The focal point of the room is a fireplace with a cast surround including a tiled hearth and slips, and a built-in storage cupboard to the fireside recess. 2 steps and a door lead through to...

Lounge: 15'3 x 15'0 With a sash window to the front and a further window to the rear, the generously proportioned lounge has a beamed ceiling, fitted carpet and a double radiator. The focal point of this room is a broad stone fireplace within which stands a large, multi-fuel, Town & Country stove and there are 2 recessed cupboards in the wall to the side of the fireplace.

1st Floor:
A door from the kitchen opens to an enclosed staircase rising up to a landing with a roof-light window to the rear and a door opening through to an inner hallway with a window to the rear, Doors open to ....

Bedroom 1: 12'7 x 11'10 A double bedroom with fitted carpet, central heating radiator and a window facing to the front. This room contains the airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and cold water tank, plus linen storage shelving.

Bathroom: 12'7 x 7'9 Fitted with a suite comprising panel bath, low flush WC and pedestal wash basin. There is a window to the front, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, stone feature fireplace and panelled ceiling.

Bedroom 2: 15'2 x 14'10 A large double bedroom with an old Georgian style basket feature fireplace, with a sash window facing to the front, fitted carpet and central heating radiator. 2 steps and a door lead through to...

Bedroom 3: 15'2 x 15'0 Another large double bedroom with invisible roof trusses and a sash window facing to the rear. Central heating radiator.

There is a narrow forecourt garden running across the front of the property, but the major gardens lie to the rear including areas of lawn, deep herbaceous borders, specimen trees and a rockery. The gardens back onto the paddocks and are beautifully structured, also including a small aluminium frame greenhouse.

At the southern end of the farmhouse, below bedroom 3, is...
Store Room: 15' x 15' (internal) Formerly a kitchen, the storage has a quarry tiled floor and has the remains of a range, with open fire set into the wall. A window faces to the rear. this area could be readily absorbed back into the accommodation of the house.

At the north end of the farmhouse, adjoining the entrance hallway is....
Barn & Stores: 31' x 18'6 This useful structure could again be readily incorporated into the house and is internally partitioned to provide 2 smaller rooms with external doors on the end of the building, plus a larger barn used as a fuel storage, which is full height and includes mezzanine loft areas over the entrance hallway and partition stores.

To the rear of the farmhouse is a range of stone and pantile outbuildings comprising:
Garage/Workshop: 20' x 16' (external) With double doors to the front and windows to the side, plus glass tiles set in the full height roof, the workshop makes a useful garage type space. Adjoining this is...

Kennels & Pigsties: 27' x 12' (external) Of similar stone and pantile construction divided into 3 separate rooms.

The main range of buildings lie to the north of the farmhouse and comprise:

Covered Yard: 77' x 20' (external) A lean-to building of pole construction, the covered yard is 4 ½ bays and has a mono-pitch, fibre cement roof, plus part boarded wall cladding. The last section of this is an open-fronted implement store, the building wrapping around...

Brick Barn including Cartshed, Stores and Loft: 63' x 18' plus 18' x 13' plus 24' x 19 A brick building with a pantile roof provided 2 byres, plus a further 2 story section for storage, with a mezzanine above and a double cart shed with storage lofts over.

General Purpose Barn: 60' x 25' (external) Another cattle yard of pole construction with part timber cladding and a mono-pitch fibre cement roof, this building is 4 bays with gates to the front and rear and a stoned floor.

Dutch Barn: 50' x 25' A 3 bay hay barn of timber frame construction with a fibre cement roof. There is a stoned yard area between the house and the buildings and a further stoned yard beyond the buildings with area of hard-standing for bale storage

The Land
The land extends to just over an acre and is accessible from the farmstead, lying immediately to the rear of the buildings. The gently sloping paddock grazing is presently sub-divided into a number of small fields with post and wire fencing and water available from the farmstead.

The property lies within the North York Moors National Park, but is not a listed building and does not lie within a designated Conservation Area. The National Park's Local Plan policies allow for some redevelopment of traditional buildings and accepted uses in the past have included serviced holiday letting cottages, annexes for family members, permanent letting accommodation (subject to local occupancy criteria) and light industrial / storage purposes. As well as the stone and pantile buildings adjoining and to the rear of the house, there is a substantial brick structure lying within the more commercial buildings.


Viewing: Viewings by appointment. All interested parties should discuss this property, and in particular any specific issues that might affect their interest, with the agent's office prior to travelling or making an appointment to view this property.

Directions: From Whitby head towards Guisborough on the A170, turning left where signposted, passing through Stonegate into Lealholm village. Cross the bridge and head south out of the village towards Fryup and you will find Mill Lane Farm on your left hand side about half a mile from the village centre. See also location plans.

Services: The property is connected to mains water (metered) and electricity. Drainage runs to a private septic tank. Heating is provided by an oil fueled central heating boiler. A spring water supply has also been available to the farm by negotiation with the Court Leet.

Footpaths, Rights of Way, etc: The property is offered for sale with the benefit of, and subject to, all existing rights of way. It should be noted that a public footpath runs through the farmstead and across the land to the rear.

Common Land: There is a small area of common land at the point of access to the farmstead. A small fee has been paid annually to Danby Court Leet in respect of a spring water supply to the farm buildings.

Planning Authority: The property lies within the North York Moors National Park. Tel: .

Council Tax Banding: 'D' £1,956 payable for 2020-21 (verbal query only) Scarborough Borough Council. Tel .

Post Code: YO21 2AN

Richardson and Smith have prepared these particulars in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property based on their inspection and information provided by the vendors. Nothing in these particulars should be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or that any services or equipment are in good working order as these have not been tested. Purchasers are advised to seek their own survey and legal advice.

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