Property Summary

Guide price £3,320,000

7 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


01677 425301

9 South End, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2BJ

Hall Farm, Moulton

Closing Date – 12noon Thursday 20th July 2017

Offers must be received in writing to the Bedale Office or by telephone on 01677 425301. Proof of funds must be provided to support an offer

• A ring fenced farm and development opportunity extending to approximately 102.77 Ha (253.95 Ac) • A 5 Bedroom period farm house in an elevated position with excellent views • A 2 Bedroom traditional cottage with carport and gardens • A range of traditional buildings with planning consent for residential development • Modern agricultural buildings • 77.13 Ha (190.59 Ac) of grade three arable land • 20.75 Ha (51.27 Ac) of pasture land

Available as a Whole or in 3 Separate Lots.

The Area
Hall Farm is located to the south west of the village of Moulton, near Scotch Corner in North Yorkshire and is easily accessed both through the village of Moulton or via a service road from Scotch Corner. The location provides an easily accessed yet private setting with huge potential for agricultural, amenity or development buyers.

The Property
Hall Farm offers an opportunity to acquire a ring fenced, quality arable and pasture farm with a rare development opportunity. Offered as a whole or in up to three Lots the property includes approximately 102.77 Ha (253.95 Ac) of farmland with further tracks, buildings, yard and houses.

An impressive 5 bedroom farmhouse with far reaching views, along with modern farm buildings and an extensive range of Grade II Listed traditional buildings which have planning permission for conversion into seven residential dwellings.

A further 2 bedroom cottage with carport and gardens, attractively situated with fine views over adjoining farmland.

Hall Farm House
The Farm House is an impressive 5 bedroom period house. It benefits from surrounding gardens to the front and rear and ample parking. The main farmhouse offers flexible accommodation with separate entrances which could facilitate self contained accommodation if required and subject to the necessary consents.

The ground floor provides kitchen and living space with a study, WC and utility. The first floor incudes the five bedrooms with family bathroom. The house has undoubted potential for alteration to the existing layout and benefits from existing mains electricity, mains water, septic tank drainage and oil fired central heating.

The property is EPC rated Band F (35).
Living Room
5.79m x 3.37m (19' x 11' 1")
4.04m x 2.95m (13' 3" x 9' 8")
Downstairs WC
6.29m x 3.45m (20' 8" x 11' 4")
Utility Room
1.58m x 2.22m (5' 2" x 7' 3")
Master Bedroom
5.85m x 3.40m (19' 2" x 11' 2")
Bedroom Two
6.29m x 3.45m (20' 8" x 11' 4")
Bedroom Three
2.76m x 3.08m (9' 1" x 10' 1")
Bedroom Four
2.47m x 3.24m (8' 1" x 10' 8")
Bedroom Five
3.42m x 2.50m (11' 3" x 8' 2")
Hall Farm Cottage
Hall Farm Cottage is a detached 2 bedroom cottage with carport and gardens, attractively situated with fine views over adjoining farmland. It has been well maintained and is situated within the ring-fenced pasture that completes Lot Two.

The ground floor includes the kitchen, bathroom and good sized living room. The first floor provides two double bedrooms . The cottage benefits from ample parking to the front and is accessed off a private road.

The cottage benefits from oil fired central heating and water is via a private supply. Drainage is to a septic tank.

The house has an EPC rating of 44 equating to Band E

Cottage - Kitchen
2.64m x 4.55m (8' 8" x 14' 11")
Cottage - Living Room
4.27m x 4.49m (14' x 14' 9")
Cottage - Master Bedroom
4.28m x 4.56m (14' 1" x 15')
Cottage - Bedroom Two
2.74m x 3.34m (9' x 10' 11")
Cottage - Bathroom/WC
The Land
The land includes approximately 24.17 Ha (60.09 Ac) of grade 3 temporary and permanent pasture and 1.32 Ha (3.26 Ac) of woodland, in addition to hardstanding and tracks surrounding the yard and buildings. The woodland contains ponds and the pasture land runs up to Hall Farm House and gardens. The land has a private water supply and is actively farmed and provides opportunity for livestock and equestrian grazing in addition to wildlife and amenity value.

In addition there is a further 77.13 Ha (190.59 Ac) of quality Grade 3 arable land within a ring fence. With excellent access via the service road connected to Scotch Corner roundabout to the west and access via the private road know as Moulton Lane and over third party land to the east. Internally the land is accessed via tracks and field gateways. The land is farmed in a rotation of beans, wheat, barley and oil seed rape with the current cropping of wheat and oil seed rape. It is understood that the land is capable of growing root crops. The land ranges from 85m to 110m above sea level. It is mainly level and is classed as soil type Brickfield 2 (fine loamy soils with only slight waterlogging). Some residual drainage works are to be completed by Highways England.
Field parcel 8865 has a restriction on use preventing intensive livestock rearing and the keeping of pigs, poultry and outdoor pig units.
The Steading
The modern buildings are currently used for grain storage, machinery storage and housing free range hens with details of construction set out in the building schedule below.

The traditional buildings consist of approximately 1,601 sq m (17,233 sq ft) of stone built structures which are Grade II Listed and currently used for agriculture.

Planning consent was granted in 2004 and 2005 for the conversion of the traditional buildings into seven residential properties. Planning consent was implemented and the vendor is in possession of a letter from Richmondshire District Council confirming commencement of works.

Buildings Schedule
1 Steel portal frame under fibre cement roof sheet with concrete floor. GEA 676 sqm.
2 Garage of timber and block. GEA 68 sqm.
3 Traditional stone building. GEA 474 sqm.
4 Traditional range of stone buildings under pantile roof. GEA 1,057 sqm.
5 Stone and part block building. GEA 70 sqm.
6 Steel portal frame with pre-stressed concrete walls and fibre cement cladding under a fibre cement roof sheets, with concrete floor. GEA 623 sqm.
7 Free range hen egg laying building of timber and block walls under a box profile roof. GEA 1,503 sqm.
Basic Payment Scheme
The Basic Payment Scheme entitlements for the whole equate to 101.9 Non-SDA entitlements which will be included with the sale price(s) and the vendor will make reasonable endeavours to transfer the entitlements to the buyer(s). George F White reserve the right to charge a fee of £400 plus VAT for each transfer. The are no other grant schemes in place.

The Basic Payment Scheme entitlements relating to the land have been claimed for 2017.
Sporting and Mineral Rights
All sporting and mineral rights are included with the property insofar as they are owned.
Easements, Watleaves and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, watercourses and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners if any affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves and all others matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute. The main road which accesses both the farm steading and cottage is owned however provides a vehicular right of access for neighbouring properties. There is a public bridleway and footpath way crossing Lot 1 at field 3331.
Ingoing Valuation
In addition to the purchase price, the purchaser will be required to pay for any growing crops, including cultivations, seeds, fertilisers, sprays, lime, new leys and acts of husbandry at cost or market value (whichever is the higher) and any items normally paid for at ingoing.
The boundary responsibilities are indicated by ‘T’ marks on the Lotting Plan herein.
Additional Information
The majority of the property is subject to an Agricultural Holdings Act Tenancy in favour of one of the vendors and it will be relinquished upon completion of sale. An Additional Information Pack is available to prospective Purchaser(s) upon request which contains further detail of the property.
Viewing Information
Strictly by prior appointment with George F White (Bedale office) on 01677 425301 or email Given the potential hazards of a working farm we ask that you be as vigilant as possible when inspecting the property.

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