Prime agricultural and sporting estate for sale in the heart of Nidderdale, North Yorkshire
Date of Article
Oct 24 2014

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24 October 2014, The Summerstone Estate, a 1,400 acre property located in the heart of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is being marketed through national property consultancy Carter Jonas, with a guide price of £2.75m.

The estate, which is located mid way between the popular market towns of Pateley Bridge and Masham, offers the exciting opportunity to purchase a prime upland agricultural and sporting estate that generates £60,000 per annum, and also has the potential to generate further income.

The estate comprises an equipped farm let by virtue of a Farm Business Tenancy which comprises a new farmstead including a 4 bedroom barn conversion and versatile range of general purpose agricultural buildings.

In addition, the Estate also includes a traditional Dales farmhouse with adjoining stone barns that have planning consent for conversion to residential use offering the purchaser the unique opportunity to create a principal residence which offers the ability and flexibility to model the property to the purchaser’s requirements.

Summerstone includes an improving grouse moor managed in conjunction with a Stewardship agreement with the 3 year average being 303 brace. The topography of the in-bye land together with the existing woodland and strategically placed game and cover crops host a challenging pheasant shoot. The sporting rights are currently let on licence.

Andrew Fallows, head of Rural Agency, Carter Jonas, said: “The Summerstone Estate is ideally situated for the sporting enthusiast with the surrounding countryside being renowned for the quality of its grouse and pheasant shooting.”

The property is for sale as a whole through Carter Jonas.