Neswick, East Yorkshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Small residential farm/development opportunity - a traditional farmstead including farmhouse & farm buildings for conversion and re-development. Please note Japanese Knotweed is present at the property, for further information please contact the Agent.


Low Farm offers a unique opportunity to purchase an original farmstead with farmhouse requiring complete renovation and extensive traditional buildings with planning consent for two further residential units. The site also provides an opportunity to re-establish the holding as an agricultural smallholding or alternative commercial uses subject to the necessary consents. The farm is located 3.5 miles south west of Driffield on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds enjoying an open countryside location to the south of the A614 with excellent transport links.

The property includes a 3 to 4 bedroomed farmhouse in need of complete renovation, range of farm buildings comprising two enclosed yards set in 8.78 acres of land.


Low Farm is situated between the villages of Kirkburn and Bainton to the south of the A614 in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The village of Kirkburn lies 0.5 miles to the north east and provides a petrol station with range of services and 1 mile to the west is Wolds village which provides a restaurant and tearoom, art gallery, craft and gift shop and guest accommodation.

The market town of Driffield, known as the Capital of the Wolds is situated 3.5 miles to the north east of the farm and offers an excellent range of services.

The attractive Georgian Market town of Beverley is within easy driving distance to the south and provides some excellent shopping facilities and is a very popular market town. Both Beverley and Driffield were recently named in the top 10 best places in the North of the UK by the Sunday Times.

Planning Consent

Low Farm offers an excellent opportunity to re-develop the site and has the benefit of the following planning consent.

Extension and Alterations to Farmhouse and Conversion of Farm Buildings to provide Two Residential Units

Full planning permission was granted on 6th November 2017 under reference 16/01895/PLF Extension and alterations

to existing farmhouse and conversion of redundant outbuildings to two dwellings .

The consent is subject to a number of conditions, interested parties should satisfy themselves that they understand and accept the conditions prior to making an offer. The vendor will be responsible for satisfying condition number 6 prior to completion of the contract of sale.

Condition 6 relates to planning consent 16/02259/PLF for the construction of a separate agricultural vehicular access located on adjoining land that will serve the retained agricultural land.

Full details of the applications can be obtained from the East Riding of Yorkshire Council's planning portal: https:/

ewplanningaccess/ using references above.


The farmhouse is constructed of brick under a title roof and has been unoccupied for approximately 19 years. The house provides an excellent opportunity for complete renovation , additional accommodation can be provided by the planning consent granted or a new application.

Farm Buildings

An extensive range of farm buildings are located to the east of the farmhouse comprising two traditional fold yards surrounded by traditional buildings. A Dutch barn and Nissan Hut are located to the North West of the farmstead.

Method of Sale

Low Farm is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole. The Vendors reserve the right to conclude the sale by any other means at their discretion.

Fencing Obligations

The purchaser is to construct a post and four rail fence between points A & B and C & D as shown on the site plan.

Fixtures & Fittings

All fixtures and fittings are included in the sale unless specifically referred to in these particulars.


Mains electricity and water are supplied to the property, interested parties should make their own enquiries regarding the status of the supplies. Foul drainage is to a septic tank.

Value Added Tax (VAT)

If any part of the property or any right attached to it is chargeable for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable by the Purchaser(s)(s) in addition to the purchaser price.

Plans, Areas, Schedules & Information

The plan provided in these sales particulars is for guidance only. It is the responsibility of the Purchaser(s)(s) to verify the boundaries and area of the property before completing a sale. These sales particulars were completed in July 2019.

Contaminated Land

The Vendor is not aware of any land having been filled with any contaminated matter referred to in the Environmental Protection Act 1990. The Vendor does not give any guarantee or guarantees in this respect and advises the Purchaser(s)(s) to undertake enquiries and investigations, which may be necessary to satisfy themselves that none of this land is so filled.

Sporting & Mineral Rights

In so far as they are owned, the sporting and mineral rights are in hand and included in the sale.

Easements, Wayleaves & Rights of Way

The property is sold with the benefit of all granted rights of way, water drainage, water courses, support, electricity supplies, light, other easements or quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and all existing or proposed wayleaves for electricity, drainage, water, gas and any other pipes whether shown on the plan or indicated in these particulars or not and without any obligations to define the same respectively.


The property is for sale freehold with vacant possession available on completion.


Council Tax Band C and the payment for 2019/20 is £1,607.00.

Local Authority

East Riding of Yorkshire Council, County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA.. Tel: 01482 393939.

Guide Price

Offers in excess of £450,000.

Registration of Interest

Interested parties are required to register their interest with Dee Atkinson and Harrison in order to be kept informed as to how the sale will be concluded.


Strictly by Appointment through Dee Atkinson and Harrison 01377 253151

Health & Safety

Please note that the site comprises a redundant farmstead with hazards and no access is permitted without permission from the agents

Further Information

Dee Atkinson and Harrison: Contact 01377 253151.

John Atkinson FRICS FAAV . Email:

or Davina Fillingham MRICS FAAV NSch. Email:

Disclaimer: Dee Atkinson & Harrison for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that these particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a Contract. No person in the employment of Dee Atkinson & Harrison has any authority to make any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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