Gill Edge Estate, Near Bainbridge DL8

Gill Edge Estate, Near Bainbridge DL8

5 Bedroom | Freehold | Holiday Complex

Guide price £1,750,000
Hawes Market Place 3.3 miles
War Memorial 4.7 miles

A superb small estate with a substantial principal house, 3 self contained cottages, excellent range of equestrian facilities and 28 acres of grazing land and ancient woodland, enjoying stunning views over Wensleydale and Raydale and occupying a lovely rural setting.

Gill Edge Estate occupies a fantastic setting in a thriving Yorkshire Dales National Park location, between the market towns of Leyburn and Hawes and only 1½ miles from Bainbridge, one of the longest established settlements in the Yorkshire Dales. It is in Raydale, on the south side of Wensleydale, and enjoys some of the most amazing views across beautiful surrounding countryside with Semer Water lake, the second largest lake in the Yorkshire Dales, visible in the distance.

Everyday facilities are available in Bainbridge and neighbouring villages, with a more extensive range in the surrounding market towns of Hawes, Leyburn and Richmond. Good schooling options include Barnard Castle School, Giggleswick, Sedbergh and Aysgarth. There are excellent primary schools in Bainbridge and Askrigg. The property is situated almost equidistant between the M6 and A1(M) which provide access to the national motorway network. Mainline rail stations in Northallerton and Thirsk (East Coast) and Oxenholme, near Kendal (West Coast) provide services to London’s Kings Cross and Euston to the south and Edinburgh and Glasgow to the north.

The sale of Gill Edge Estate offers a unique lifestyle opportunity. Opportunities to acquire small estates of this nature and calibre are rare and few and far between. The setting is quite phenomenal, nestled within a total of 28 acres (11.3 ha) of gardens, grounds and ancient woodland. At the bottom of the valley is the River Bain, believed to be the shortest river in England, being just 2½ miles in length. Gill Edge has one of the longest frontages onto the shortest of rivers !

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Key Property Details
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Holiday Complex Garden Land/Paddock
Total Sq Ft
1,219,680 (113,312.1 Sq M) approx.
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