A QUITE SUPERBLY SITUATED BARN FOR CONVERSION ON A SOUTH FACING SLOPE WITH OUTSTANDING PANORAMIC VIEWS OVER THE VALE OF YORK AND TOWARDS SHERIFF HUTTON CASTLE
PARTICULARS FOR SALE
Millers House occupies a superb position and stands on rising ground in the attractive countryside where the Vale of York advances towards the southern edge of the Howardian Hills, themselves a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The property is equidistant between the charming rural village of Farlington and the much sought after village of Sheriff Hutton conveniently located about 6 miles west of the main A64 York-Malton trunk road, thereby making for good access to all of the facilities offered by these two centres and to Leeds beyond. There are regular train services from York to London (Kings Cross) with a journey time of as little as 1hour 45 minutes. In Sheriff Hutton there is a plethora of facilities to include a Post Office, wine shop, tea rooms, butcher, dental surgery, two pubs, village hall, cricket pitch and tennis courts as well as a church, Methodist chapel, nursery school and a popular primary school. The property is within easy driving distance of the popular Georgian market town of Easingwold and lies within the catchment area of its well regarded secondary school. Within a convenient travelling distance to the north lies the village of Ampleforth, home to the renowned co-educational Ampleforth College where there is a sports centre offering a wide variety of activities to the general public whilst close by is the neighbouring village of Gilling East with its Castle and being home to the Ampleforth junior school and a golf course. In addition, the co-educational preparatory school of Terrington Hall is located a few miles away to the north east. The centre of York with all that it has to offer to include a wide selection of schools, is within easy commuting distance, just 11 miles away to the south.
THE BARN AND PLANNING
Millers House is principally of traditional brick and pantile construction and has the benefit of Prior Approval for Change of Use to a dwelling house under the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015, Schedule 2 Part 6 Class Q. Prior approval was granted on 4th May 2016 (Application Number: 16/00456/GPAGB) and may be viewed on the Ryedale District Council website. Alternatively, a copy of the Notice of Decision and associated drawings and plans are available from the selling agents upon request.
THE PROPOSED NEW DWELLING
The approved plans show a new 4 bedroom dwelling extending to approximately 2,440 square feet (230m2) gross internal floor area.
Prospective purchasers should note that adjoining land is available by separate negotiation.
GENERAL REMARKS AND STIPULATIONS
Strictly by appointment through the joint sole agents, Messrs Humberts York office, telephone (01904) 611828 and Mudd & Co, York office (01904) 621554.
From Sheriff Hutton travel due west towards Stillington and after about a mile the entrance to Millers House will be seen clearly on the left hand side. Follow the farm road along directly to the farmstead. Viewers should park cars on the level ground to the South of the barn itself and not on the working part of the homestead, no part of which is included in the sale.
Mains water and electricity are available at the Farmstead.
The property is held Freehold.
The property will be subject to certain restrictive covenants, details of which are available upon request.
Ryedale District Council, Malton Tel: (01653) 600666
Planning Portal: http://www.ryedale.gov.uk/residents/planning/make-a-planning-application.html
HEALTH AND SAFETY ISSUES
Purchasers are requested to take particular care when inspecting the property, bearing in mind especially the sudden movements from livestock on the land, together with machinery which may be working at the time of inspection. Potential purchasers are requested to wear supportive footwear for viewings and are advised to be cautious of potentially uneven and slippery ground surfaces. They should also be aware that the property lies on the edge of a working farmstead and should exercise due diligence when in proximity to it. Under no circumstances should they enter on to the working farmstead.