Guide Price £1,050,000
- 3 Bedrooms
Kirkbridge, Crakehall, Bedale
A superb opportunity to acquire an excellent established holiday let business comprising of four high quality barn conversions set in a courtyard development with a further additional building which could also convert into a further lettable property or be converted into owner occupier accommodation, subject to the necessary planning permissions.
Harvester Cottages were developed approximately 10 years ago by the current owners to an exceptionally high standard which has been rated independently by cottages.com as 5* accommodation. The four cottages are all individual in size and accommodation and therefore appeal to different groups of holiday makers. The fifth barn is currently used as an office/utility space and plant room but has planning in place to convert into an additional holiday cottage should buyers want to increase turnover further. The site in all extends to 0.56 Acres. There is a paddock included which is fenced and used as a recreational area extending to 0.14 Acres.
The heating for each barn is via a ground source heat pump and each property has underfloor heating to the ground floor and vented heating to first floor. Solar Panels are fitted on the roof of Barn 5 and the energy created heat the water for the properties. There is a private Klargester septic tank. Each property has an individual alarm system and wooden double glazing. The site as a whole has an external CCTV system.
The cottages are furnished with Barker and Stonehouse furniture throughout. A inventory is available upon request via the agent. The furniture is available to purchase by separate negotiation.
The site is accessed through entrance gates into the courtyard which is part gravelled and part block paved. There is ample parking for numerous vehicles for each property. The barns face into an attractive courtyard with box hedging and flagged pathways and courtyard patios for each holiday home.
The main entrance door opens into an entrance hallway with Limestone flooring, under stair cupboards and stairs leading to the first floor. The ground floor bedroom has a large window to the side, Limestone flooring, fitted wardrobe, and an additional storage cupboard. The en-suite bathroom is fitted with a white suite with low level WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower over. It is half tiled with a heated towel rail.
The first floor is an open plan living/dining/kitchen and has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and trusses. There are Velux windows in the roof and windows to the front and side. The lounge area has a wood burning stove. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with a granite worktop over, inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap. There are a range of integrated appliances which include an electric Indesit oven and hob with extractor, dishwasher and washer/dryer machine. There is also a fitted breakfast bar with granite worktop.
Bells barn has accommodation on one level and consideration has been given for those who require wheelchair access. The main entrance door opens directly into the open plan living/kitchen which has an Limestone flagged floor, wood burning stove set into an alcove and large arched window overlooking the courtyard. The kitchen has a range of wall and base units with a laminate worktop over, inset stainless steel sink and mixer tap and a range of fitted appliances which include an Indesit electric oven and hob with extractor fan, integrated dishwasher and washer/dryer machine.
An inner lobby provides access to both bedrooms and the house bathroom. The stone flooring runs through the lobby and into both bedrooms. They both face into the courtyard garden and have arched windows. The house bathroom is a wet room suitable for wheelchair users, fitted with a white suite which comprises of a WC, wash hand basin and walk in shower area. It is fully tiled and has a window to the side.
The accommodation is accessed into an entrance hallway which has an Limestone flagged floor with an under stair cupboards and stairs to the first floor. There is a guest cloakroom and WC. A door leads through into the living room and the kitchen area which are open plan, the stone flooring runs through this area and there is a large window overlooking the courtyard garden to the rear and a door opening onto the patio area. The living room area has a wood burning stone set into an alcove. The dining kitchen has a range of wall and base units with a laminate worktop over, inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap. There are a range of integrated appliances which include an electric Indesit oven and hob with extractor, fridge and freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer machine.
The first floor has a landing which provides access to both double bedrooms and en suites. The bedrooms look over the rear garden. Bedroom one has an en suite bathroom which is fitted with a white suite and has a WC, wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower over, its fully tiled and has a window to the front. Bedroom two has an en-suite shower room, again with a white suite which is fitted with a WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle and is fully tiled.
To the rear of the property is an additional patio garden which has shrub boundaries.
The accommodation is access through a door to the side of the property which leads through into an entrance hallway which has a guest cloakroom and WC, stairs to the first floor and an under stair cupboard. Limestone tiled flooring runs throughout the ground floor of the property. The living room and the kitchen both have access points from the hallway. The living room has a window to the front and a door opening out into the rear patio area, a wood burning stove it set into an alcove. The dining kitchen has a range of wall and base units with a granite worktop oven, inset stainless sink with mixer tap. A range of integrated appliances include an Indesit double oven and electric hob over, fridge and freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer machine. There is a window to the front and a door opens out onto the courtyard at the rear.
To the first floor are three bedrooms, each with an en suite. Bedroom one has two windows, the en suite bathroom is fully tiled and is fitted with a white suite which comprises a panelled bath, WC, pedestal wash hand basin and separate shower cubicle. Bedroom two has a window to the side and an en-suite shower room with a white suite comprising WC, wash hand basin and a shower cubicle. Bedroom three has a window to the side and an en suite shower room with a white suite comprising a corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin and a WC.
There is a fifth barn on site which has been taken to first fix stage and has planning in perpetuity to convert into an additional holiday let. The rooms are currently used as a kitchen/office space with stairs leading to the first floor which is boarded out to provide extra storage space. The plant room houses the ground floor heat pumps and the electric and water meters for the properties. The utility room has plumbing for a washing machine. One end of the barn is open and provides additional undercover storage for vehicles.
All of the properties have a restrictive covenant attached stating that they must only be used as holiday let accommodation. Subject to the appropriate planning approval it may be possible to lift the restriction on the unconverted barn and for the new owners to potentially create a dwelling on site for owner/occupier accommodation.
The site is run by the current owners and freeholders. Accounts can be made available to serious interested parties and the web site and future bookings will be transferred upon completion of the purchase.
Please ask the agent for copies of the EPCs.
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