Howgill Farmhouse & Caravan Site, Barden, Skipton, BD23 6DJ

Fixed Price £2,500 PCM

Let Agreed

3 bedroom farm house to let

Key features:

  • Newly refurbished 3 bedroom farmhouse with separate annexe
  • Three static caravans generating income as holiday lets
  • A small paddock
  • Part of the Duke of Devonshire's Bolton Abbey Estate
  • Delightful rural setting within the Wharfe Valley

Letting Information:

  • Rent Frequency: Monthly

Full Description:


The property is part of the Duke of Devonshire’s Bolton Abbey Estate and enjoys a delightful rural
setting within the Wharfe Valley just 7 miles from the popular market town of Skipton.
The property is situated in the rural hamlet of Howgill between Appletreewick and Bolton Abbey within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The renowned Dales villages of Burnsall and Grassington lie to the north west with the larger market of Skipton to the south west. Skipton offers a wide range of shops
and services with excellent schooling and direct rail links to both Bradford and Leeds.

Howgill Farmhouse is offered to the market to let for the first time in over 60 years and provides an exceptional opportunity for those seeking a lifestyle change with potential to grow an existing holiday let business currently based around three static caravans. The property will be available from 01 April 2018.

This most attractive farmhouse is undergoing a comprehensive programme of refurbishment throughout and will provide three bedroom family accommodation to the highest of standards which will briefly comprise;

Ground Floor
Kitchen Breakfast Room
Dining Room
Living Room

First Floor
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3

Adjacent to the farmhouse is small stone outbuilding with W.C and store. The property has private parking and gardens together with a small paddock.

Opposite the farmhouse is a separate traditional stone building that offers scope for conversion to provide additional annexe accommodation (house office/holiday cottage) subject to the necessary consents and the landlords final approval of the proposal.

Barn (4.94m x 3.50m)
Store (3.85m x 3.25m) with loft above

Within the grounds of Howgill Farmhouse are three static caravans with consent to be occupied as holiday accommodation between the months of March and October. The caravans have generated on average turnover for the proceeding five years in the order of £12,500 p.a.

With an extension to the season (subject to planning permission) we believe there is scope to improve on the above. There is also potential to add a further caravan to the site which again, would be subject to planning permission.

The static caravans are 3,5 and 7 years old and will be purchased from the Landlords by the incoming tenant for the total sum of £6,000 (six thousand pounds).

Bookings have been taken for the 2018 season and the tenant will collect that booking income once in occupation. The previous tenant is available to provide a handover of the holiday letting business

To be let on a tenancy for a 15 year term commencing on 01 April 2018.
Heads of Terms are available on request from the agents.

From Skipton head East on the A59 (Harrogate) continuing straight across at the roundabout with the A65 for about 4 miles to the roundabout at Bolton Abbey and take the first exit (B6160 Burnsall). Continue on this road for about 3 miles to Barden and turn right dropping down over Barden Bridge and continuing for about 1 mile to Howgill bearing off to the right onto Howgill Lane. Howgill Farmhouse can be found on the left after about 400 yards. A David Hill ‘To Let’ board has been erected at the entrance.

Private water, septic tank drainage, mains electricity.
Oil central heating.

View strictly by appointment through the agent

Details Prepared
February 2018

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David Hill is a trading name of David Hill LLP, a limited liability partnership incorporated in England and Wales with registration number OC385084.
Registered office: The New Ship, Mill Bridge, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1NJ

Subject: Howgill Farmhouse & Caravan Site, Barden, Skipton, BD23 6DJ