Ellingstring, Masham

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
*Best and Final Offers are invited by 12pm Tuesday 1st June 2021*. Development opportunity to convert a traditional stone barn with attractive features to a single residential dwelling within the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Hammersgill Outbarn is a traditional stone barn with attractive features, surrounded by a high stone walled sheepfold. The barn has planning consent for conversion to a single dwelling and offers a unique opportunity to reside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Best and Final Offers are invited by 12pm Tuesday 1st June 2021. Please contact the Selling Agent for further information.


About 0.5 miles from Ellingstring, 3 miles from Masham, 13 miles from Ripon and 25 miles from Harrogate. Hammersgill Outbarn lies within the Nidderdale AONB and is just over a mile from the Yorkshire Dales National Park, offering far reaching views to the north and east over Wensleydale. The barn can be accessed from an existing track from Stark Bank Road and is surrounded by open countryside.


The popular and nearby market town of Masham is well served with a variety of shops and services, including a Co-Operative, numerous independent shops, pubs and cafes and a primary school. It is also home to two renowned breweries: Black Sheep Brewery and Theakstons. The Swinton Country Club and Spa is also located nearby at Swinton Park Hotel near Masham. Further afield, Ripon offers a wider range of shopping, schools, services and leisure facilities, as well as access to the north and south via the A1. Northallerton and Thirsk have main line rail services to London Kings Cross and Leeds Bradford Airport is about one hour s drive away.

Planning Permission

Planning consent has been granted (20/03836/FUL) for the conversion of the buildings into a single residential dwelling with accommodation over two storeys comprising: Ground Floor - open plan sitting room/dining room, kitchen, boot room and WC. First Floor - two double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a bathroom. There is also to be a two-vehicle carport inside the fold yard, which also constitutes the main garden area.

Planning consent has been granted with a number of conditions and interestingly, includes a requirement to install Electric Vehicle Charging Points at the property. An information pack with details of the planning consent, conditions and drawings is available on request from the Selling Agent.


Ground Floor: 71.66 sqm. First Floor: 49.94 sqm. Garage: 27.5 sqm.


There are currently no services to the site. Quotations have been requested from Yorkshire Water and Northern Power Grid and once received will be available on request, we expect this to be mid May 2021.


The property is being offered freehold with vacant possession.

Additional Land

Additional land may be made available to the successful purchaser by separate negotiation.

Method of Sale

This property is offered to the market by Private Treaty.

Public Right of Way

There is a public footpath crossing the property.

Energy Performance Certificate

The property does not have an EPC.

Council Tax

This property is yet to be banded for Council Tax purposes.

Local Authority

Harrogate Borough Council 01423 500600.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way

Hammersgill Outbarn is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not.


Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays. Part of the property is fenced with Heras fencing and should not be accessed.


Particulars written and photographs taken March 2021.

Disclaimer Notice

GSC Grays gives notice that:

1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

01969 368025

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