Thorlby, Skipton


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  • Bedrooms: 3
SUMMARY An exciting opportunity to purchase a rural development site with planning permission for the conversion of a fabulous stone barn to a well-proportioned local occupancy three bedroomed dwelling or a holiday let. Situated in the quiet rural hamlet of Thorlby, near Skipton, the barn sits in a spacious site which extends to over 0.26 acres.

LOCATION The property is located just inside the Yorkshire Dales National Park in the rural hamlet of Thorlby. Thorlby is situated to the north-west of the historic market town of Skipton in North Yorkshire.

Skipton 2 miles - Burnley 19 miles - Bradford 19 miles - Harrogate 23 miles - Leeds 28 miles

DESCRIPTION An exciting opportunity to purchase a rural development site with planning permission for the conversion of a fabulous stone barn to a well-proportioned, detached, local occupancy home or holiday let with three bedrooms.

The barn sits in a good-sized site extending to over 1,060 sq m (11,480 sq ft). A plan showing the property edged in red can be found within this brochure.

Once developed, the accommodation will have a gross internal floor area of approximately 195 sq m (2,100 sq ft).

PLANNING PERMISSION Planning permission was granted by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority in July 2019 for the conversion of the barn to a local occupancy dwelling or holiday let. The planning reference is C / 65 / 94B.

GROUND FLOOR (All measurements and areas scaled from a plan and indicative only)

Lounge/Sitting Room

6.95m x 6.05m

Kitchen/Dining Room

6.95m max. x 5.75m max.


3.55m x 2.75m

Entrance Area

2.75m x 2.05m




Accessed from outside


Bedroom One

6.95m max. x 6.05m max.)

Including ensuite


Bedroom Two

4.80m x 2.90m

Bedroom Three

3.95m x 3.20m


3.25m x 2.55m

OUTSIDE The approved plans provide for a gravelled forecourt, parking area and lawned areas. Additional amenity land is included in the sale.

VIEWINGS Viewings are by appointment - please contact the agent. All inspections whether accompanied or otherwise are undertaken at your own risk.

METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale by Informal Tender with a guide price of £190,000. The closing date for offers is Noon on Wednesday 25th September 2019.

Offers must be made in accordance with the agent's requirements - please contact the agent.

The successful purchaser will be required to exchange contracts within five weeks of receiving the draft sale documentation from the vendor's solicitor, or earlier by mutual agreement.

The agent reserves the right to negotiate any terms of sale in accordance with the vendor's instructions and the vendor is not obliged to accept the highest or indeed any offer.

SERVICES Properties in Thorlby obtain water from a private spring supply which is managed by Stirton Water Trust (SWT). Although there is a piped water supply to the property, the purchaser will need to make a new connection to the SWT main on the seller's retained land.

Potential purchasers should make their own enquiries of the utility companies in respect of connections to other services. An indicative quote for electricity connection has been obtained and is available from the agent.

BOUNDARIES The purchaser will install a 1.4m high dry stone wall between points A-B-C on the plan and post and five rail fence with a barbed top wire between points C and D on the plan. Such boundaries are to be installed within three months of the completion of the sale.

FURTHER INFORMATION The approved plans and planning permission decision notice can be found by entering planning reference C / 65 / 94B at working/planning/planning-applications.

The Section 106 Agreement detailing the Local Occupancy Restriction can be obtained from the agent.

WAYLEAVES & EASEMENTS The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, water courses, light and other easements, quasi easements or reputed easements, and rights of adjoining owners, if any, affecting the same, and all matters registerable by any relevant authority pursuant to statute.

TENURE AND POSSESSION The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

MINERAL RIGHTS The mines and mineral rights are to be reserved from the sale.

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