The top seven equestrian properties in Yorkshire
PUBLISHED: 00:16 25 July 2013
Yorkshire Life takes a look at some of the region’s homes that also have outbuildings and paddocks
Biggin, North Yorkshire
An extended and well presented former farm house with a range of purpose built outbuildings, detached cottage and grounds of about eight acres, between York and Leeds. Entrance hall, two reception rooms, study/snug, playroom, kitchen/breakfast room, main bedroom suite, four further double bedrooms, family bathroom, shower room. Detached two-bedroom cottage (The Cart House), purpose built two-storey three-bay garage, three box stable with power and water, pole barn. Gardens, grounds and fenced paddocks.
Guide Price: £895,000
Contact: Jackson-Stops & Staff, 23 High Petergate, York, YO1 7HS. 01904 625033 jackson-stops.co.uk
Lotherton, near Aberford
One of the region’s finest contemporary homes revealing magnificent accommodation of great style, set amidst private grounds of approximately eight acres with stables and stunning long range views. The property is within easy reach of Leeds city centre, motorway and rail networks. With five/six bedrooms, the property has underfloor heating, air source heat pumps, Viessmann solar panels and a spectacular Italian lighting system. The 10ft10ins high ground floor rooms and wonderful open plan design, create a tremendous feeling of space and light. Landscaped gardens ideal for al fresco entertaining.
Guide price: £1,300,000
Contact: Beadnall Copley, 3 Market Place, Wetherby, LS22 6LQ. 01937 580850 firstname.lastname@example.org
Flaxton, near York
An imposing Grade II listed late 18th century house, on a 7-acre site overlooking the green and open countryside beyond, in this highly regarded village just nine miles north of York. Accommodation includes sitting room, drawing room, breakfast/dining room, staircase and garden halls, kitchen with Aga, secondary kitchen, master bedroom suite, six further bedrooms, two bathrooms, shower room and laundry room. There are attractive traditional outbuildings including granary and stables with potential, given necessary consents. Lovely, partially walled formal gardens and wildlife garden with pond. The property has paddocks of about 4.9 acres with water and field shelter.
Guide price: £875,000
Contact: Smiths Gore 01904 756303, smithsgore.co.uk, email@example.com
Corn Mill Bottom
A beautiful home formerly two cottages with substantial farm buildings set in 6.5 acres with rural outlook. The property, which could be easily converted back into two cottages, includes: entrance porch, sitting room, living/dining room, breakfast kitchen, open garden room, boot/utility room, study with an adjoining office and a further garden room. There are four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Outside, the property has a double garage, driveway and paddock. Across the lane the farm has a stunning range of outbuildings, further garden areas, superb fields and a large yard. Whether farming, equestrian or hobby space, all could be provided at Mill Farm.
Guide price: £945,000
Contact: Simon Blyth Holmfirth Office, Fairfield House
Hollowgate, Holmfirth, HD9 2DG 01484 689689 simonblyth.co.uk
Nidd, near Harrogate
Originally part of the Mountgarret Estate and situated to the north of the impressive mansion at Nidd Hall, Yarmer Farm is situated in a private walled garden setting that belies its convenience only five miles from the extensive facilities of central Harrogate. The house is immaculately presented throughout and includes four reception rooms and five bedrooms in addition to a large studio, capable of sub-division if required. Extending to some 16 acres overall including walled gardens, grassland and woodland, the property also boasts extensive stabling and a range of modern farm buildings.
Contact: Knight Frank LLP, Harrogate 01423 530088 knightfrank.co.uk firstname.lastname@example.org
Dacre, near Harrogate
Fouldshaw Cottage is a magnificent stone built detached barn conversion standing in approximately 6 acres and surrounded by open Nidderdale countryside. The property has been skilfully developed to present accommodation of great charm and character including four bedrooms and a most impressive main reception room.
Offered with no onward chain, the property is accessed via a gated gravel driveway which leads to a cobbled parking area with wide garage and purpose stone built stabling with tack room. The land over about 6 acres is ideal for equestrian use, with a fenced holding paddock and further large paddock. There is also a professionally installed trout lake with sustainable woodland beyond, specifically planted to provide green energy for feeding the property’s log burners. The wood has 600 trees bordered by a stream.
Contact; Myrings Estate Agents Ltd 10 Princes Square, Harrogate, HG1 1LX 01423 566400 or email email@example.com
Hagg Wood Grange
Hagg Wood Grange is a beautiful and contemporary country house with fabulous equestrian facilities surrounded by farmland yet convenient to York and the motorway network. The property has an immaculate five bedroom house and boasts first-rate equestrian facilities including a range of stables in a courtyard, a large timber clad steel portal barn and a Monarch horsewalker. There are about 14 acres including 7.6 acres of grazing.
Guide price: £1,300,000
Savills 01904 617820 firstname.lastname@example.org