Stonelands Farmyard Cottages, and Dubb Croft Barn BD23

Stonelands Farmyard Cottages, and Dubb Croft Barn BD23

Freehold | Holiday Complex

Guide price £1,700,000

A profitable HOLIDAY LETTINGS BUSINESS including a barn conversion, 5 cottages and 3 apartments together with an indoor swimming pool complex, located in the beautiful Littondale Valley, one of the prettiest unspoilt areas within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

LOCATION

Dubb Croft Barn is situated in the heart of the village, opposite the Queens Arms public house. Stonelands Farmyard Cottages are situated about ½ a mile to the south east of the village.

Litton is a small Dales village with a public house. There is another public house called The Falcon Inn in the neighbouring village of Arncliffe. A more extensive range of everyday facilities are available in Grassington and the market towns of Skipton and Settle.

Local attractions in the area include the Three Peaks, Malham Tarn & Cove, Bolton Abbey, Stump Cross Caverns, Kilnsey Horse Trekking Centre, Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, Skipton Castle, Kilnsey Trout Farm, Bronte Parsonage Museum, Aysgarth Falls and The Forbidden Corner, to name but a few.

THE PROPERTIES

• DUBB CROFT BARN – A 3/4 bedroom detached barn conversion situated in the heart of the village
• GUILDERSBANK – Sleeps 4 guests (2 bedrooms)
• TANSY CLOSE – Sleeps 4 guests (2 bedrooms)
• ROSELBER – Sleeps 6 guests (2 bedrooms)
• ELBECK – Sleeps 2 guests (1 bedroom)
• SKIRFARE – Sleeps 6 guests (3 bedroom)
• SPION COP – Sleeps 2 guests (1 bedroom)
• HONEY POT – Sleeps 2 guests (1 bedroom)
• SANDHAMS – Sleeps 2 guests (1 bedroom)

HISTORY

The current owners converted the original farm buildings into a selection of individual holiday cottages and apartments in 1994, since then they have thrived as a fantastic all year round holiday complex. The cottages and apartments are a unique cluster of family run, award winning properties, with many retaining their unique original features.

THE BUSINESS

Stonelands Farmyard Cottages are open all year round. The business is VAT registered and was established 29 years ago. It is family run, very well established, highly profitable with a significant amount of repeat business and a strong level of forward bookings.

Dubb Croft Barn is occupied by the owners, but could be utilised as a managers house. It is tied to the lettings business and cannot be sold off separately.

Turnover for the year ended 31 March 2022 was £198,727, with a net profit of £116,350. Further trading information can be provided to bona fide purchasers.

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Key property details
Additional attributes
Holiday Complex Garden Land/Paddock
Locality
Village
Tenure
Freehold
Total sq ft
272,250 (25,292.9 Sq M) approx.
Carter Jonas reference
HAR230003

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