Healey, Ripon


Guide price

Development Opportunity with full planning permission.

Planning permission has been granted to extend the existing farmhouse and to convert the traditional range into three dwellings.

Enjoying south-facing views across the Burn Valley and with a central position within the village, Springwood Farm presents an exciting and rare investment opportunity to acquire a multi-faceted property with development potential. The property comprises: farmhouse, range of traditional and modern buildings and additional field byre and land extending to approximately three acres.

The property is available to purchase as a whole.

SItuation and Amenities

Located between Masham (3 miles) and Leighton (1.5 miles), access to Ripon (13 miles), the A1 for north and south (10 miles) with main line train station at Northallerton. Airports are at Newcastle, Leeds Bradford and Durham Tees Valley. Please note that distances are approximate.

Healey is an unspoilt and immensely desirable North Yorkshire village located in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Spring Wood Farm sits centrally and is within the village conservation area. It enjoys a prominent position with a south-facing garden to the front of the house, set behind mature hedged borders. The property and associated buildings require complete refurbishment and modernisation throughout offering a fabulous opportunity to fulfil the potential of this characterful property.

Existing Farmhouse and Buildings

Springwood Farmhouse is a handsome period sandstone property requiring significant refurbishment. To the north and east and elevated above the farmhouse sit a range of traditional stone built farm buildings which comprise the former steading and consist of both traditional (stone and slate roof buildings) and more modern fold yard with wide span modern buildings to the north, separate from the traditional range is a stone field barn, of traditional stone construction and the appearance is typical of the local style.


Planning permission has been granted for:

1. A proposed two storey extension to the existing farmhouse dwelling.

2. Conversion of the traditional agricultural buildings to create three dwellings and retention/extension of part of the modern building range and covered parking area.

Planning permission to convert and extend the free standing field barn has been refused. The planning references are: 19/03788/FUL, 19/03789/FUL and 19/03789/FUL.

Development Proposals

Alterations to the existing dwelling.

Full planning permission is granted for the demolition of a timber porch, the rear single storey off shoots and replacement with a two-storey extension to provide kitchen/dining space and boot room with en suite bedroom above. The Gross Internal Area of the extended house will be approximately 225 sq.m.

Conversion of the Traditional Buildings

Full planning permission is granted for the conversion of the traditional range of buildings to create three dwellings and provision of covered parking. The proposals would create three two-bedroom dwellings set within a mixture of shed and private grounds. This will involve the removal of modern building additions and also part of the traditional range.

The Gross Internal Area of the range measures approximately 315 sq.m.

The Land

The land extends to approximately three acres of grazing land and field access is gained through the existing farmyard. The land is bounded by mature hedge and fenced boundaries to three sides.


The land is not registered for BPS or subject to any additional schemes.

Easements and Wayleaves

Springwood Farm is sold subject to and with the benefit of 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.


Spring Wood Farm benefits from mains electricity and water. Foul drainage is to a septic tank.

Sporting Rights and Mineral Rights

The sporting and mineral rights are excluded from the sale insofar as they are owned.

Local Authority

The Local Authority is Harrogate Borough Council, telephone 01423 500600.


By appointment with GSC Grays 01969 600120.


Photographs and particulars were taken and written in October 2019.


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.

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