Fertile ground for living the dream of a grand country estate
The Sandhall Estate, near Howden Price: £5m Contact: Savills, York, tel: 01904 617831 THE Sandhall Estate is on the market for the first time since it was built in 1776.
The prestigious working property, which boasts some of the best farming land in the country, includes a large Grade II listed Georgian manor house in need of renovation, 578 acres of Grade 1 farmland, woodland, farm buildings, a second farmhouse, a gate house and three cottages.
It lies in private grounds within a ring fence bordered by the River Ouse.
The farm ‘s 432 acres of arable land yields in excess of four tonnes per acre and is farmed in hand with vacant possession upon completion.
Andrew Black of Savills York comments: “The Sandhall Estate offers a rare opportunity to create one of the finest farming estates in the county.
“Set in a private location, Sandhall Park House offers potential to purchase an imposing but manageable country home surrounded by some of the best soils in the county.
“This is the biggest sale of its type in the area for some time and we expect competitive interest from local, regional and national buyers.” Sheriff Hutton Park Estate, Sheriff Hutton. Price: £4.5m. Contact: Savills, York tel: 01904 617831 This residential estate is priced to sell now that it has been repossessed.
Last year it was on the market for £6m, but administrators have agreed to a £1.5m drop.
The main house has a feast of architectural features such as the Jacobean panelled sitting room which has remained virtually unchanged since about 1620.
The oak screen in the reception hall was made by Henry Duckett in 1622 and the staircase dates from approximately 1730.
It boasts well proportioned Georgian and Victorian rooms, all set within the attractive, largely Queen Anne style façade.
The 10-bedroom house, in need of renovation, lies within historic gardens and parkland, enhanced by a beautiful lake and woodland.
The estate also has a Grade II listed Ranger’s House in need of modernisation, Home Farmhouse with three bedrooms and a large range of general purpose stock buildings
The property comes with approximately 170 acres.
£4.5m PRICE: Sheriff Hutton Park Estate has been repossessed and the price dropped by £1.5m.
£5m PRICE: The Grade II listed Georgian manor house at the Sandhall Estate, near Howden.