Property Summary

Guide price £1,300,000

6 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


01677 425301

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

Lot 1 Leake Hall Farm, Knayton

• Lot One
• Arable farm extending to 72.55 Ha (179.27 Ac)
• 6 bedroomed property
• Easily accessible to the A19

The Area
Situated in a rural location bordering the National Park to the east and the A19 to the west.

The Property
Leake Hall Farm is a mixed pasture and arable farm extending in total to approximately 72.55 Ha (179.27 Ac).

The farm house is an impressive Grade II* Listed, six bedroom property easily accessible from the A19, with views across the farm and sited close to the historic St Mary the Virgin Church. It is arranged over three floors plus a cellar and has been well maintained.

It is bordered by lawned gardens and has ample parking to the front. The house is serviced by a private water supply, private drainage, oil fired central heating and mains electricity.

Near to the farm house are a large range of modern buildings in addition to a number of traditional barns, set within an extensive yard area.

The land includes large and accessible arable fields in addition to pasture capable of meadowing.

Building Schedule
1 - Grain store. Steel portal frame, concrete floor, concrete walls, box profile cladding and fibre cement roof sheets. 23.9m x 18.2m.
2 - Modern lean-to. Steel portal frame, part block walls with Yorkshire Boarding to eaves, concrete floor and fibre cement roof sheets. 24.0m x 7.2m.
3 - Covered fold yard with fibre cement roof sheets used for livestock housing. GEA 271.33sqm.
4 - Traditional stone building used for cattle housing. GEA 98.98sqm.
5 - Traditional stone building used for cattle housing. GEA 112.29sqm.
6, 7, 8 - A range of traditional buildings used for storage. of stone and brick under slate, box profile cladding and pantile roofs. GEA 231.15sqm.
9 - A modern, steel portal frame cattle building of concrete and box profile clad walls under a box profile sheet roof. 18.3m x 18.2m.
10 - A modern storage building with adjoining lean-to of steel portal frame, concrete floor with concrete and Yorkshire Boarding and box profile clad walls under a box profile clad roof. GEA 596.6sqm.
11- A traditional single storey stone building under a pantile roof. GEA 45.6sqm.
12 - A workshop with concrete floor, steel portal frame, brick and box profile clad walls, roller shutter door. 17.8m x 8.7m.
13 - A traditional stone building under pantile roof. GEA 48.3sqm.
The land includes approximately 58.90 Ha (145.54 Ac) of Grade 3 arable which is in the majority, gently undulating. In addition there is a further 11.95 Ha (29.53 Ac) of permanent and temporary pasture including meadow, with further tracks and yard areas. There is the remains of a medieval village under part of the pasture.
The land is transected by the A19 dual carriageway and is easily accessed from the roadside in the majority, and internally via tracks.
Leake Hall Farm is subject to an Agricultural Holdings Act Tenancy dated the 1st September 1996. It has the potential for two further successions subject to the tenant being able to meet the criteria of the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986.
An Additional Information Pack is available to prospective Purchaser(s) upon request which contains further details of the property and includes a copy of the tenancy.
Energy Performance Rating
The property is Grade II Listed and therefore exempt from rating.
Basic Payment Scheme and other Grant Schemes
The Basic Payment Scheme entitlements belong to the Tenant.
Easements, Wayleaves, and Rights of Way
The property or properties are 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.
Sporting and Mineral Rights
All sporting and mineral rights will be excluded from the sale(s).
All buildings have been measured using a digital mapping tool or electronic measuring tool unless otherwise specified. Land and field parcels measurements have been informed by digital mapping or Rural Land Registry plans.
Potential Asbestos Presence
There may be asbestos present although George F White have not carried out any tests.
Public Rights of Way
There are a number of public rights of way crossing the properties within this brochure. Interested parties are advised to make their own investigations into the extent of said rights.
Overage Agreement
The property or properties will be sold subject to an overage agreement whereby 50% of any uplift in value attributed to planning permission for any use other than agricultural or equestrian over a term of 80 years triggered on either the implementation of planning permission or the sale with the benefit of planning permission.
Mr C Moore, Harrowells, Thirsk, 17 Finkle St, Thirsk YO7 1DB
Tel: 01845 522278
Strictly by prior appointment with George F White (Bedale office) on 01677 425301 or email Given the potential hazards of working farms we ask that you be as vigilant as possible when inspecting the property or properties.

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