Middleham, Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8

Guide Price £550,000 | Sold


  • Studio
  • Farm
  • Garden
  • Outbuildings
  • 33.78 Acres



Robin Hill Farm represents a rare opportunity to acquire an attractive smallholding situated in Lower Wensleydale.

The property is situated approximately 0.5 mile to the south east of the town of Middleham and 8 miles to the north west of the popular market town of Masham.

The property will appeal to a variety of individuals including Racehorse Trainers looking to take advantage of the proximity to Middleham, existing agricultural businesses looking for a secondary farm steading and lifestyle purchasers seeking a smallholding.


Robin Hill Bungalow

Robin Hill farmhouse comprises a detached three bedroom modernised bungalow subject to an agricultural occupancy restriction. The property has been recently extended within the last 5 years and provides for spacious family living. The accommodation includes a breakfast kitchen, utility with shower room, two reception rooms, sun room, three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally the property benefits from gardens to the front and rear.

Farm Buildings

The property benefits from a compact and versatile range of modern agricultural buildings with access taken directly from the A6108 public highway. The farm buildings extend to approximately 750 m² (8,000 ft²) and comprise a general purpose building of steel portal frame construction with part concrete block, part corrugated clad walls. In addition, there is a useful sheep handling facility situated within the yard.


The land extends in all to approximately 33.78 acres (13.67 hectares) and comprises a mixture of meadow and pasture land bounded by dry stone walls providing good shelter and benefiting from roadside frontage and water supply.

Single Farm Payment

Robin Hill has been registered for the Basic Payment Scheme. The Basic Farm Payment Entitlements are included within the sale. The Vendor will use their reasonable endeavours to transfer the BPS entitlements to the Purchaser upon completion. The Vendor has submitted a claim for the 2016 scheme and will retain the 2016 payment.

Carter Jonas will administer the Transfer and charge the Purchaser(s) a fee of £300 plus VAT for each transfer.


Method of Sale

For sale by private treaty. If you have downloaded these particulars, please register your interest with the Harrogate office so that you can be kept fully informed as to how we propose to conclude the sale.

Tenure and Possession

The property is offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Sporting and Mineral Rights

The shooting and mineral rights are included in the freehold sale in so far as they are owned. It is understood that the riparian rights on the River Cover are included in the sale.


Robin Hill benefits from connections to mains water and electricity supplies. Each of the dwellings are served by private drainage to independent septic tanks.

Council Tax

Robin Hill - Band E

Improvements, Fixtures and Fittings

All those items usually regarded as tenant's fixtures and fittings are specifically reserved from the sale.

Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way

The farm is sold subject to and with the benefits of all rights of way, water drainage, water courses and other easements quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners (if any) affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves and other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.


Any guide prices quoted are exclusive of VAT. In the event that the sale of the property or any part of it or any right attached to it becomes chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition to the purchase price.


Strictly by prior appointment with Carter Jonas, Harrogate. Given the potential hazards of a working farm we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around the farm buildings and machinery.


BHP Law, Westgate House, Faverdale, Darlington, DL3 0PZ

Local Authorities

Richmondshire District Council, Borough Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4SX

Energy Performance Certificate

The EPC's are included within the Additional Information Pack. Robin Hill has been assessed as having a Current Energy Efficiency rating of D with a Potential Energy Efficiency Rating of C.

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