Summerbridge, Harrogate HG3

Summerbridge, Harrogate HG3

44.8 acres (18.1 hectares)

Asking price £430,000
School Lane 0.7 miles
Medical Centre 0.8 miles
Providence Chapel 0.8 miles

An excellent opportunity to acquire a ring fenced block of productive grassland with a useful modern agricultural building in a sought after area extending in all to approximately 44.84 acres (18.15 hectares).


An excellent opportunity to acquire a ring fenced block of productive grassland with a useful modern agricultural building in a sought after area extending in all to approximately 44.84 acres (18.15 hectares).

The property is situated to the south of the village of Summerbridge with the popular market town of Pateley Bridge situated approximately 5 miles to the west and the spa town of Harrogate situated approximately 9 miles to the south.

The property is offered for sale by private treaty.


A ring fenced block of permanent pasture together with a useful modern agricultural building providing livestock accommodation and extending in all to approximately 44.84 acres (18.15 hectares).

The building extends to approximately 4,650 ft² (36m x 12m) and comprises a steel portal framed building under a fibre cement roof with part concrete block walls and part Yorkshire boarding on a concrete floor. There are internal dividing gates and feed barriers.

Externally, there is an extensive yard area providing ample storage with two livestock holding pens on a concrete bases bounded by Armco barriers.

Situated on the eastern boundary there is a redundant traditional stone barn.

The farmstead provides scope for alternative uses subject to obtaining the appropriate consents.

The land is situated within a compact ring fence to the east of the farmstead and extends in all to approximately 43.69 acres (17.68 hectares) all of which is laid to permanent pasture with regular shaped, good sized parcels sub-divided by dry stone walls.

The land is classified as Grade 4 under the MAFF Provisional Agricultural Land Classification. The underlying soil type is classed as being part of the “Dunkeswick” series, which is a slowly permeable seasonally waterlogged fine loamy and fine loamy soil, suitable for grassland.

The land has a westerly aspect rising from approximately 125 metres above sea level on the western boundary to approximately 185 metres above sea level on the eastern boundary.


The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole.

The Vendors reserve the right to conclude the sale by any other means at their discretion. Interested parties are required to register their interest with the joint selling agents in order to be kept informed as to how the sale will be concluded.

The Property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession available upon completion.

The eligible farmland has been registered for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS). The appropriate Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements are included within the sale. The Vendors will use their reasonable endeavours to transfer the appropriate BPS entitlements to the Purchaser(s) upon completion in accordance with the scheme rules. The Vendors have submitted a Basic Payment Scheme claim for the 2019 scheme year and the vendor will retain the 2019 payment.

The joint selling agents will administer the Transfer and charge the Purchaser(s) a fee of £300 plus VAT for each transfer.

The land 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.

The Vendors will only sell such interest in the boundary fences, walls, ditches, hedges and other boundaries separating the property from third party properties in so far as they are owned.

The property benefits from a main water connection.

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.

The sporting and mineral rights are included with the freehold in so far as they are owned.

Given the potential hazards of a working farm we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around the farm buildings and machinery.


From Harrogate proceed north on the A61 towards Ripley, at the second roundabout take the B6165 towards Pateley Bridge. Continue for approximately 5½ miles and the farm is on the right-hand side.

Harrogate Borough Council
Civic Centre, St Lukes Avenue, Harrogate, HG1 2AE
Tel: 01423 500600

Viewings are strictly by appointment through the joint selling agents.

The next steps...

Before making an offer on a property you will want to consider your financial situation, your income and outgoings.

Will you finance the purchase of your next property from the sale of an existing property which can put you in a chain, arrange a mortgage through your bank or buy the property outright.
To help you finance your next property purchase, we have a long established relationship with an independent mortgage broker who can discuss your situation with you.

Remember that having a 'mortgage decision in principle' can make you a more attractive buyer when you make an offer on a property. Contact our mortgage advisers for free, no obligation and impartial advice.
Some advantages of a broker are:

  • They do all the legwork for you, working on your behalf with the lender
  • They compare wholesale mortgage rates from a large number of banks and lenders all at once
  • Wholesale interest rates can be lower than retail (bank branch) interest rates
  • You get more loan options because they work with numerous banks and lenders
  • Brokers can finance tricky deals because of their knowledge and various lending partners
  • Are typically easier to get in contact with, less bureaucratic.

However with your bank maybe able to:

  • Build off existing relationship (discounts if you have a checking/saving account)
  • You may already know the banker who will handle your mortgage
  • Perhaps more trustworthy, more accountable than a smaller shop
  • Lower interest rates in some cases
  • Ability to add mortgage to existing banking profile and make automatic payments from linked account.

When it comes to making an offer on a property a bit of negotiation is to be expected, however don't offer so little that you end up in a lengthy negotiation process, as you might lose the property altogether if someone else makes a higher bid.

If other offers have been made on a property we aren't legally able to tell you what they are, but we may indicate if they were close to the asking price.

We want to make the offer process as simple as possible and by registering with an account with Carter Jonas today, you can make offers on any of our properties online and at your convenience. Just register with us online and click the 'make an offer' button on any of our properties.


If you have a property to sell, why not see how we can help you. Did you know we can offer all our residential clients a login that will allow them to track their property sale online.

Our offices are also open longer during the week and weekends and we can take calls from potential buyers 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

We can even take the stress out of managing your rental, our award winning lettings team offer a service that can be tailored to your needs.

Combined with over 150 years of experience and one of the highest customer satisfaction scores in the industry, Carter Jonas is the perfect property partner.

Why not book a free, no obligation valuation of your property and find out how
Carter Jonas can help you make your next move.

Whether you are looking for office or house, a farm or estate the UK property market is notoriously fast moving.

So if you want to be at the front of the property queue, ensure you are signed up to receive daily property alerts and gain instant access to your saved properties and frequent searches.

Also by registering with us online you will receive select research and relevant publications before anybody else and gain access to helpful guides, which will aid you with your property purchase.

Don't forget to use our innovative and unique property wizard to help you find properties you would may not have initially considered, and remember that by registering an account you can make an offer online on your dream home 24/7.

  • Receive email alerts
  • Fast access to your recent searches
  • Publication before anyone else
  • Helpful guides to aid you in your property search
  • Make offers on property online.

Viewing a house or flat can be an exciting time, but remember to register with you local office of Carter Jonas first.

This could give you access to confidential sales (properties we are requested not to advertise) which you will never see online.

It's also worth registering with us online, here you can setup email alerts which will be sent daily, updating you on the latest properties that match your requirements.
When you see a property you are interested in on our website, call us 24/7 to arrange a viewing. Or if you prefer, get in touch via our website and we will call you back to find a time to view the property that suits you.

Situational Details
Property type
Land Farm
Total land
44.8 acres (18.1 hectares)
Land Grade
Rural Tenancy
Freehold with VP (Vacant Possession)
Farming system
Carter Jonas reference
Search similar in neighbouring areas
Thinking of selling?