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4 bedroom barn for sale

Coniston Barn, Coniston Cold, Skipton, BD23 4EQ

Guide Price £495,000



Key features

  • Substantial modern building with consent for conversion
  • to create a 4 bedroom residence of 4550 square feet
  • provision for generous gardens & parking
  • a parcel of adjoining grassland
  • extends in total to about 2.25 acres

Full description

The property is situated off Moorber Lane approximately 1 mile to the south west of Coniston Cold with the Coniston Country Estate Hotel, Spa and Health Club a short distance on the A65. The village of Gargrave lies 3 miles to the east with a useful range of services including a primary school, pub, church and co-op store. The railway station provides regular services to Skipton, Leeds and Bradford and a daily service to London Kings Cross. The popular market town of Skipton to the south east offers a more comprehensive range of services including highly regarded secondary schooling at Skipton Girls High and Ermysteds Grammar.

This substantial range of modern farm buildings was formerly part of the Stainton Cotes Estate, now an exclusive residential hamlet. The buildings are set nicely back from Moorber Lane on a private drive which provides access to two other private dwellings beyond.

The main buildings stand in approximately 0.70 acres comprising a generous yard area extending to the front and rear with two points of access from the private lane. Within the rear yard is a further useful detached building. Together with the buildings and yard there is an additional parcel of land extending to approximately 1.55 acres, providing security and control over the immediate surroundings and outlook.

Prior Approval Notification was given by Craven District Council allowing the change of use of the buildings to residential use. Application Number 2020/21790/AGRRES dated 14 August 2020. An electronic copy of the planning documents is available on request from the selling agents. There will be a charge for hard copies.

The approved scheme prepared by the planning and development team at David Hill LLP establishes the principal for converting the buildings to an imposing contemporary style four bedroom residence. With the principal of change of use now established there is scope to submit an amended scheme and design that better reflects the individual.

The approved design provides accommodation over the ground floor only comprising;

Entrance into a large living room (10.50m x 8.50m) with separate cloakroom and utility room. A central hall gives access to an open plan kitchen/dining/lounge (17.50m x 6.75m) fully glazed to the north and east elevations. To the other side of the hall are four double bedrooms each with provision for an en suite.

Approximate Gross Internal Ground Floor Area 422 metres squared (4550 sq ft)

We understand that mains 3 phase electricity and a private borehole water supply are connected on site. Drainage will be to a new package treatment plant to be installed by the purchasers.


From Skipton head north west on the A65 signed The Lakes and Kendal. Continue on the A65 passing through the village of Gargrave to Coniston Cold. Just through the centre of Coniston Cold turn left onto Moorber Lane (signed Craven Country Ride) and continue for just under 1 mile taking the left hand drive before reaching Stainton Cotes. The property can be found on the right after about 400 metres. A for sale sign has been erected.

Subject: Coniston Barn, Coniston Cold, Skipton, BD23 4EQ