Back to search results

Guide price £1,200,000

  • 257 Acres

Land for sale Scorton, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10

Circa. 257 acre mixed arable and grassland farm, situated in North Yorkshire, occupied under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 and Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995.

Grange Farm is delightfully positioned within a swathe of open countryside in the county of North Yorkshire.

Set predominantly within a ring fence, the farm sits to the north of the picturesque village of Catterick that offers a range of amenities including pubs, a supermarket, a health centre, a pharmacy and a fuel station. A wider selection of amenities are available from the popular market town of Richmond, approximately 7.5 miles to the west.

The farm is conveniently located with the A1(M) less than 5 miles away, providing good transport links to the north and south. The junction at Scotch Corner is nearby offering connections over to the west of the country.

Grange Farm is a mixed arable and grassland farm extending as a whole to about 256.94 acres in total. Accessed via a private driveway, the farmstead is centrally positioned and comprises a five-bedroom farmhouse, a pair of semi-detached cottages, a range of farm buildings, pond and land.


Breakfast Kitchen
Dining Room
Living Room
Sitting Room
3no. Double Bedrooms
2no. Single Bedrooms

1 Grange Farm Cottage
Living Room
2no. Double Bedrooms
1no. Single Bedroom

2 Grange Farm Cottage
Living Room
2no. Double Bedrooms

Yard and Buildings
There is a range of traditional and modern farm buildings, all of which either belong to the tenant or are classed as redundant under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 tenancy.

The farmland comprises about 256.94 acres and is a mixture of arable and grassland. Apart from an outlying field (Lot 4), all the land lies in a single block. There are ponds to the north and west of the cottages, extending to around 14.35 acres.

The Agricultural Land Classification identifies the land as Grade 3 and the soil, as described by LandIS, is a combination of freely draining, slightly acid loamy soils (Soilscape 6) and slowly permeable, seasonally wet acid loamy and clayey soils (Soilscape 17).

The property is available as a whole or in the following four lots:
Lot 1 - Farmhouse, cottages, buildings, yards and about 213.91 acres of arable, grassland and pond (shaded green on the sale plan).
Lot 2 - 7.87 acres of grassland (shaded red on the sale plan).
Lot 3 - 24.02 acres of arable and grassland (shaded blue on the sale plan).
Lot 4 - 11.14 acres of grassland (shaded yellow on the sale plan).

If the property is sold in lots, then cross-rights and reservations, such as access, services and maintenance, may need to be reserved.

Fixtures and Fittings
All fixtures and fittings, are excluded from the sale unless otherwise stated.

Mains water and electricity (single phase) are connected. There are two private drainage systems, one servicing the farmhouse and the other servicing the cottages. Heating is via an oil-fired system, with the farmhouse and cottages benefiting from their own oil storage tanks. None of the services, appliances or electrical systems have been tested by the selling agents.

If the private drainage system requires updating/replacement, it is assumed that prior to offers being made, associated costs have been considered and are the responsibility of the purchaser. Interested parties are advised to make their own investigations, no further information will be provided by the selling agents.

37.78 acres (15.28 hectares) of bare land is subject to a two-year farm business tenancy ending 31st March 2026 although vacant possession is available within 3 months subject to serving the necessary prescribed notice. The remaining land, buildings and residential properties are subject to an Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 tenancy. Copies of the tenancy agreements are available to view in the Data Room.

The passing rent for the property subject to the Agricultural Holdings Act tenancy is £17,750 per annum. The rent was last reviewed in April 2022.

If the property is sold in multiple lots resulting in a split of the tenancy, the current rent is to be apportioned as follows:
Lot 1 - £15,683 per annum
Lot 2 - £1,343 per annum
Lot 3 - £724 per annum

The passing rent for the property subject to the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 is £2,834 per annum.

Local Authority
North Yorkshire Council

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
If Lot 3 is sold separately from Lot 1, then a right of way will be granted to the purchaser of Lot 3 for the purpose of accessing the land. The right of way will cross Lot 1 and is shown on the sale plan.

A public footpath and bridleway cross the property, the location of which is shown on the sale plan.

The property is sold subject to all rights of way, wayleaves and easements whether defined in this brochure or not.

Minerals, Sporting and Timber Rights
Mineral rights are excluded from the sale. The sporting and timber rights are included in the sale.

Grants and Subsidies
The land is registered for payments under the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) and these have historically been claimed by the tenant. The land is not included in any agri-environmental scheme.

Value Added Tax (VAT)
Any guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event that a sale of the property or any part thereof or any right to it becomes a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition to the sale price.

The property is to be sold subject to an overage, details of which are available from the selling agents.

Plans and Boundaries
The plans within these particulars are based on Ordnance Survey data and provided for reference only. They are believed to be correct, but accuracy is not guaranteed. The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and the extent of ownership. Neither the vendor nor the vendor's agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries or the ownership thereof.

Gateley Legal (Daniel Packer)
One Eleven, Edmund Street, Birmingham, B3 2HJ

Data Room
A comprehensive data room is provided, which includes title information, tenancy agreements and any additional documentation relating to the tenancies, as well as an extensive range of other information. Access to this data room can be provided to parties following their first viewing at the property.

Strictly by appointment through Fisher German LLP.

Health and Safety
For your own personal safety we ask that you to take great care and be as vigilant as possible when making an inspection of the property.

Postcode - DL10 6DB

Lot 1 ///sharp.trains.headrest
Lot 2 ///important.apparatus.hasten
Lot 3 ///absorbing.showcases.directs
Lot 4 ///robes.umbrellas.force

Read more

Stamp Duty Calculator

Property Location
Property Is
This stamp duty calculator provides illustrative figures for stamp duty in England and Northern Ireland. We try to make sure that the information is accurate at the time of publishing but the property market moves fast and some information may now be out of date. This calculator is not intended to provide financial advice and should not be relied on for any purposes. We recommend you seek advice from a financial advisor in relation to any financial decision.

Mortgage Calculator

Duration (Years)
Interest (%)
The Mortgage Calculator is only an estimate of how much you may be able to borrow. Your actual costs and monthly payments will vary. Click on 'How much can I borrow' to get a more accurate figure. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up your repayments on your mortgage.