Birkrigg Farm, Garsdale, Sedbergh

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
**For Sale by Informal Tender**

Tender Deadline: 12 Noon - Tuesday 9th July 2024

Viewing available - Thursday 20th June 12pm - 2pm

A traditional dales farm, offering a Grade II Listed farmhouse and attached barn with redevelopment potential together with 64.84 acres (26.18ha) surrounding the holding and a further 43.30 acres (17.52ha) of allotment. Set within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, surrounded by stunning scenery this is a superb property.

Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Yorkshire Dales National Park this traditional Dales farm offers an excellent opportunity to acquire a holding with scope and potential to create a perfect family home and / or run as a livestock unit. The property itself is a traditional Grade II listed Dales farmhouse with many original features and rustic charm, together with an attached stone barn, thought to be of Viking origin, which is ideal for a variety of uses from storage to potential conversion subject to the necessary planning consents. Beyond the immediate house and gardens is land to the south of the A684 extending to approximately 12.91 acres (5.22 hectares) leading down to the River Clough and to the north of the A684 can be found a further block of productive land extending to 49.36 acres (19.98 hectares). Some distance from the property, located above Garsdale station on the Coal Road is an allotment area of ground extending to 43.30 acres (17.52 hectares) which is ideal for those running the holding as a lifestyle unit.

Offered either as a whole or in lots, this property provides an opportunity for purchasers to acquire what they wish and is ideal for those looking for an idyllic rural life and / or for local agricultural interests to add to their existing holdings.

The property has the opportunity to be purchased as a whole and / or in lots depending on the requirements of purchasers and offers are invited by the tender date as referenced below. The property is situated in a highly sought-after and valuable landscape and provides an excellent opportunity for somebody to create a truly unique family home with excellent scope and potential.

Lot 1 – Farmhouse, Barn and 2.57 acres (1.04 hectares)

Accessed from the A684 into the yard area Lot 1 comprises the Grade II listed traditional Dales farmhouse which is in need of complete modernisation and upgrading. Having been a much loved family home for many years the property remains untouched and offers a blend of original features and rustic charm as well as being a blank canvas for somebody to make their own. Attached to the side of the property is a substantial stone barn which is ideal for those with hobbies and interests or perhaps a purchaser looking for somewhere to store a collection of cars or similar. The stone barn offers excellent conversion potential subject to the necessary planning consents and is large enough to create an additional dwelling and / or be incorporated as part of the farmhouse. The farmhouse sits centrally within its plot with farmyard area on the south side and parking to the front and gardens to the rear on the north side. There is an additional outbuilding for storage to one side and the yard area has two access points. The area of house and grounds extends to 0.57 acres or thereabouts. Beyond the immediate house gardens is a paddock extending to 1.4 acres with an area of woodland beyond extending to 0.6 acres ,ideal for those looking for a lifestyle purchase and wanting that bit of extra space.

Lot 2 – 12.91 acres (5.22 hectares)

Comprising 12.91 acres (5.22 hectares) productive meadow land which adjoins the Clough with excellent roadside access onto the A684. Please note : there is a public footpath which crosses the south of the land along the side of the river. This is an ideal block of land to add to Lot 1, to create a smallholding-type prospect and / or ideal for those local farming interests.

Lot 3 – Land Extending to Approximately 49.36 acres (19.98 hectares)

Comprising approximately 49.36 acres (19.98 hectares) an excellent block of productive meadow and pasture land encompassed with good stock proof boundaries and stone walling. The land has direct access off the A684 and ranges from low lying land adjoining the road climbing to rough grazing towards the top. The land also includes an attractive traditional stone field barn which offers excellent potential. The land had excellent high value landscape and has previously formed part of a successful stewardship scheme.

Lot 4 – Land Off Coal Road, Garsdale Extending to Approximately 43.30 acres (17.52 hectares)

Comprising approximately 43.30 acres (17.52) of rough grazing land situated in an elevated position set south of Garsdale railway station and accessed from the Coal Road which leads from the A684. The land comprises semi-natural permanent pasture and has landscape value, in good heart and is ideal for grazing of livestock. Natural water is available and the land is bordered with stock proof boundaries.

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