Savills | Pool Bank New Road, Pool in Wharfedale, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 1EU | Properties for sale
58.75 Ac(23.78 Ha)
Guide price £1,500,000

Pool Bank New RoadPool in Wharfedale, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 1EU

  • Under offer
  • Freehold

Key features

  • 3 bedroom farmhouse to renovate
  • Extensive range of modern farm buildings
  • Stone barn with development potential
  • Productive Meadow and Pasture Land
  • In all about 58.75 acres (23.78 hectares)
  • For sale as a Whole or in lots


About this property

  • The farm extends to 58.75 acres or thereabouts lying within a ring fence being a former dairy unit with extensive livestock and storage buildings constructed to serve a larger farm acreage. The land is all down to grass with sloping pasture land towards the northern boundary and level mowing land which can be accessed off Leeds road to the western end of the farm. There is also separate access to the stone field barn off the A658.

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Local information

  • Fairmead Farm occupies an outstanding position to the north side of the A658 Pool Bank New Road within the heart of the Yorkshire ‘Golden Triangle'. From the property there are far reaching views over the Wharfe Valley with the sale offering a rare opportunity to acquire a rural property ideally positioned for commuting. The farm lies approximately half a mile south of Pool in Wharfedale, 3.5 miles from Otley, 10 miles from Leeds City Centre and is less than 3 miles from Leeds Bradford International Airport.

Additional information

  • Rights of Way, Easements & Wayleaves- The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way, public and private whether specifically mentioned or not.
  • Subsidies & Grants - The land is registered with the Rural Land Registry with claims having being submitted in previous years by those farming the land. Entitlements based on the net eligible area may be available for transfer to the purchaser with clarification provided prior to exchange of contracts. Any payment related to the 2020 claim year will be apportioned prorota to the completion date. The farm is not entered into any Stewardship Schemes.
  • Sporting Rights - The sporting rights are included in the sale.
  • Minerals - The rights to quarry and sell Stone and Bricks are restricted in fields 0317 and part of 2314.
  • Council Tax - Band C
  • Method of sale and Tenure - The Farm is offered for sale freehold with vacant posession by private treaty as a whole or in lots. All prospective purchasers are encouraged to register their interest with Savills.
  • Viewing - Strictly by appointment through the sole selling agents Savills York 01904 617800 reference AWB.
  • Health and Safety - Given the potential hazards we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when inspecting the property for your own personal safety. In particular around the farm buildings, slurry compound and any livestock.
  • Planning - There is potential to obtain consent under class Q of the GDPO 2015 (as amended) which allows conversion of agricultural properties to use class 3 (residential) following the granting of a prior approval notice. The regulations allow up to 3 larger homes with combined maximum floor space of 465 metres squared or 5 small homes each less than 100 metres squared in size or a mix therein. Potential purchasers must make their own investigations into the potential however the vendors will aim to assist the purchaser with regards to providing historic use information as required to assist with an application.
  • Directions: LS21 1EU is the nearest postcode but covers a number of properties therefore please follow the directions below. Caution is required when approaching the farm from the main highway (A658). If approaching from Pool in Wharfedale, it is advisable to pass the property and turn round at the Dyneley Arms crossroads and give plenty of warning before turning into the entrance track marked Fairmead Farm which is approximately 600m from the Dyneley Arms.
  • EPC Rating = G