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Ash House Farm, Baildon

  • 3 Beds
  • 1473.7 sq feet
  • 1 Baths
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A delightful residential smallholding set in approximately 4.94 hectares (12.20 acres) of land.

The three bedroomed Grade II Listed Farmhouse believed to date from the 17th century is being offered for sale with the benefit of full planning permission to convert the adjoining stone buildings.

Situated in a stunning private location but still close to the business centres of Leeds, Bradford & Ilkley.

For sale by Private Treaty.


Unexpectedly re-offered to the market, Ash House Farm comprises a Grade II Listed farmhouse ripe for complete refurbishment together with an extensive range of adjoining stone buildings situated in a    delightful rural location amidst 12.20 acres (4.94 ha) of grassland and orchards.


The property is located off Sconce Lane, Low Springs, Baildon, which lies immediately adjacent to the Baildon to Hawksworth Road close to    Baildon Moor.

The property lies 14 miles from the centre of Leeds, 6 miles from Bradford and less than 7 miles from Leeds Bradford International Airport.  Both Ilkley and Otley are situated close by yet the property sits in a private location with far reaching views across the open countryside .

Sconce Lane is a single track road leading from Potter Brow Road, just to the north of the village of Baildon.  A For Sale board has been erected and a location plan has been included with these particulars.


The Farmhouse is constructed in stone with a stone slate roof and with mullion windows.  The House requires total refurbishment although it has recently been re-wired.

Currently the accommodation comprises:

Front Porch leading to;

Living Room:

This is a generously proportioned room 4.49m x 4.93m (14’ 9” x 16’ 2”) with open fire and south facing aspect.

Sitting Room:

4.46m x 4.74m (14’ 8” x 15’ 7”) with open fire in tile surround and alcove storage housing hot     water tank with immersion heater.


3.48m x 3.91m (11’ 5” x 12’ 10”) with stone flagged floor and an enclosed staircase to the rear leading to first floor.


Leading from the Living Room are steps into a barrel vaulted cellar with stone banks 3.58m x 2.75m (11’ 9” x 9’.0”).

The stone staircase from the Kitchen leads to the First Floor;

Bedroom 1:

3.43m x 3.93m (11’ 3” x 12’11”) with open fire in cast iron surround.

Bedroom 2:

4.51m x 3.89m (14’ 10” x 12’ 9”) with stunning views over the surrounding countryside.

Bedroom 3:

4.52m x 3.46m (14’ 10” x 11’ 4”)

House Bathroom at Rear:

2.82m x 1.40m (9’ 3” x 4’7”) with three piece suite.


Adjoining the Farmhouse is a stone built lean-to coal house and walled fore garden.


There is an extensive range of mainly stone built farm buildings.  Planning Permission under Ref: 12/04963/FUL was granted by the City of       Bradford MDC on 7 February 2013 for a change of use on the existing barn to form a dwelling linked through to the existing Farmhouse and which also includes a proposed greenhouse, garage, single storey rear extension, loggia and agricultural store.  Floor plans of the proposals are attached to these particulars, and we hold a copy of the Grant of Planning Permission and the approved plans which can also be inspected on the City of     Bradford MDC planning website.

At present the buildings comprise:

Barn adjoining House:

Built of stone with a corrugated roof on metal frames comprising;

Main Barn:

21.55m x 5.95m (70’ 8” x 19’ 6”) comprising two stables with lofts over.

Lean-to Shippon:

13.98m x 5.56m (45’ 10” x 18’ 3”).  This is situated to the rear and lies under a stone slate roof with hipped roofed extension 5.45m x 5.67m (17’ 10” x 18’ 7”) with an arched doorway and loft above containing water tank.

Lean-to former Dairy:

Under corrugated roof 5.01m x 2.87m (16’ 5” x 9’ 5”)

Mono pitch Implement Store:

8.95m x 4.36m (29’ 4” x 14’ 3”)

Stone Built open fronted Implement Store:

8.66m x 4.82m (28’ 4” x 15’ 9”)

Stone built former Pig Sty

Outside WC

Brick Built Store

Mono pitched stone built shippon under corrugated roof:

7.25m x 4.65m (23’ 9” x 15’ 3”)

Stone built Shippon:

4.28m x 3.14m (14’ x 10’ 3”)

Stone built Shippon:

8.46m x 4.76m (27’ 9” x 15’ 7”)

Stone built Garage:

5.39m x 2.90m (17’ 8” x 9’ 6”) under stone roof

Former Pig Sty

Steel frame corrugated roofed & clad Dutch Barn:

9.28m x 5.35m (30’ 5” x 17’ 6”)


The property is served by a single phase mains   electricity supply.  The water is supplied from a    private spring supply, the pump having been        renewed in 2011.  Foul drainage is to a septic tank.



Immediately surrounding the property lie three grass fields amounting to 11.29 acres with access through the farm yard, together with a newly planted orchard to the rear of the property amounting to 0.91 acres.

The extent of the land is shown edged red on the large scale plan attached to these particulars.  It is level productive grassland and is well walled.  The land is designated as SDA by the Rural Payments Agency.


The land has been registered with the RPA under the Single Payment Scheme and the entitlements may be available to the purchaser by separate negotiation.


The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way.


The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty.  Additional land may be available if required by    separate negotiation.


Viewing of the property is strictly by appointment with the Selling Agents. Please contact Chris Windle or Victoria Bailey on 01756 692900.


Online research reveals that Ash House Farm is listed in Council Tax Band E.


City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

City Hall

Bradford BD1 1HY

Tel:  01274 431000



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