Property Summary


Guide price £815,000

5 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


Land and Farms

0345 208 0738

landandfarms@georgefwhite.co.uk

6 Market Street, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1TL

Lot 1 West Shaw Farm, Gayle

A picturesque traditional Dales farm with breathtaking views A prominent five bedroom farmhouse with traditional features Useful modern agricultural building A range of traditional barns with the potential for alternative uses Land extending to approximately 24.28 Ha (60.00 Ac) of meadow, 10.76 Ha (26.59 Ac) of pasture and 55.54 Ha (137.24 Ac) of rough grazing Located within close proximity to the market town of Hawes Further land available by separate negotiation

The Area
West Shaw Farm comprises an upland Dales farm extending to approximately 90.58 Ha (223.83 Ac) comprising a mixture of meadow, pasture, rough grazing and allotment land. The property is located within close proximity to the market town of Hawes in a rural location above the hamlet of Gayle.

The property is located in a sought after location within the Yorkshire Dales National Park and benefits from good roadside frontage onto Beggarmans Road, within close proximity to the A684, which connects to the A1 to the east and M6 to the west.

The Property
West Shaw Farmhouse dates back to the 1860s and has been well maintained. The property is attractively situated and is located within an accessible rural located.

The ground floor provides a back porch leading into the large kitchen and dining room with solid fuel Rayburn. Off the kitchen and dining room leads to a snug with an open fire. To the ground floor there is also a formal living room with open fire and a large pantry. The property benefits from a large cellar with traditional stone staircase and shelves.

To the first floor is via a large traditional staircase which leads to five bedrooms, a WC and a bathroom. There is also a second staircase from the back porch which leads to the fifth bedroom.

Externally the property benefits from a large front lawned garden bounded by traditional iron railings.

Access to the property is taken off the public highway known as Beggarmans Road from the hamlet of Gayle.

West Shaw Farmhouse benefits from a solid fuel Rayburn that provides central heating to part of the property and hot water. Night storage heaters also provide heating to part of the property.

The property is connected to a private water supply with drainage to a private septic tank. The water supply is via third party land. The property is connected to a mains electricity supply.

Farmhouse Measurements
Kitchen
4.57m x 6.49m (15' x 21' 4")
Utility Room
4.55m x 3.02m (14' 11" x 9' 11")
Living Room
4.55m x 3.14m (14' 11" x 10' 4")
Sitting Room
4.56m x 4.03m (15' x 13' 3")
Pantry
4.54m x 2.73m (14' 11" x 8' 11")
Cellar
Bedroom 1
4.56m x 4.46m (15' x 14' 8")
Bedroom 2
4.56m x 4.03m (15' x 13' 3")
Bedroom 3
4.57m x 3.26m (15' x 10' 8")
Bedroom 4
4.53m x 2.65m (14' 10" x 8' 8")
Bedroom 5
4.58m x 3.06m (15' x 10')
Bathroom
W/C
Externally
Externally the property benefits from a large front lawned garden bounded by traditional iron railings.

Access to the property is taken off the public highway known as Beggarman’s Road from the hamlet of Gayle.

Energy Performance Rating
The Council Tax Band for West Shaw Farmhouse is Band E. Local authorities include the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Richmondshire District Council..
The Land
Land at West Shaw Farm extends to approximately 24.28 Ha (60.00 Ac) of meadow, 10.76 Ha (26.59 Ac) of pasture and 55.54 Ha (137.24 Ac) of rough grazing

West Shaw Farm rises from a height of 350 metres above sea level to a height of in excess of 500 metres above sea level, the land is classified as Grade 4/5.

There are a number of stone field barns located on the land offering potential subject to the necessary consents being obtained. The boundaries of the property predominantly comprise dry stone walls.

The land benefits from an abundance of natural water supplies and is accessed off Beggarman’s Road.

Basic Payment Scheme
The land forms part of a claim to receive payment under the Basic Payment Scheme and the entitlements are included within the sale(s). The Vendor will use their best endeavours to transfer the entitlements to the Purchaser(s) upon completion. The Vendor has submitted a claim for the 2017 scheme and will retain the 2017 payment.

The Basic Payment entitlements for Lot 1 comprise 28.81 units of Moorland entitlements and 61.26 units of SDA entitlements.

George F White LLP will administer the transfer and charge the Purchaser(s) a fee of £300 plus VAT in respect of each transfer. The Purchaser(s) will be required to sign an indemnification that they will maintain the land in good agricultural and environmental condition and will follow the Basic Payment Scheme Cross Compliance Regulations. The indemnification will also hold the Purchaser(s) liable should the Vendor be penalised for breach of Cross Compliance.

Environmental Schemes
The land was previously in an Uplands Entry Level Stewardship Scheme which expired in 2015. There is potential to enter the land into the new Countryside Stewardship Scheme.

Easements, Wayleaves 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.

We understand that water is obtained via a private supply from neighbouring third party land.

Tenure and Possession
The property is offered freehold with vacant possession.

Sporting, Mineral and Fishing Rights
The sporting, mineral and fishing rights on the land at West Shaw Farm are included within the sale insofar as they are owned.

Buildings
The property benefits from a range of traditional barns adjoining the farmhouse and within close proximity, providing the opportunity for conversion to alternative uses subject to the requisite consents being obtained.

Buildings Schedule
A — Traditional stone barn under fibre cement clad roof (11m x 10m).
B —Traditional stone barn under stone slate roof (7m x 11m).
C — Traditional shippen under box profile clad roof (11m x 9m).
D — General purpose building of corrugated iron clad walls and roof (12m x 6m).
E — Sheep handling facilities.
F — Traditional stone barn under stone slate roof (25m x 5.5m).
G — Traditional stone barn under corrugated iron clad roof (10m x 5m).
H — General purpose building constructed from part concrete block and part Yorkshire boarding walls under a fibre cement clad roof with concrete floor and central feed passage (22.5m—14m).
I — Hardstanding.

There is also a number of general purpose storage buildings.

Additional Information Pack
An additional Information Pack is available to prospective Purchaser(s) upon request which contains detailed information on title and the 2016 and 2017 Basic Payment Scheme applications.

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