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Normanby, near Whitby
- Agricultural and Lifestyle Property
- Versatile & Spacious Accommodation
- Located within the North York Moors National Park
- Three Partially Converted Holiday Cottages
- Christmas Tree Plantation
- Up to 19 Acres
A uniquely versatile property which comprises an attractive period main residence, three partially converted holiday cottages, a substantial range of farm buildings, Christmas tree plantation and 8.52 acres of land, with a further 10 acres available by separate negation.
Fern Farm offers an especially wide range of appeal, ideal for those with leisure interests, equestrian or small holder buyers or those looking for a base from which to run a more commercial operation from, subject to any necessary consents. Located in Normanby, less than four miles from both Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay and with a lovely direct outlook across to Whitby Abbey, the property is ideally situated as a holiday cottage complex and will appeal to those buyers looking for a true lifestyle property.
The farmhouse comprises an attractive stone and pantile house, which was completely renovated by the current owners creating a comfortable and characterful home which provides 1,300 square feet of accommodation. In brief, side entrance with utility and cloakroom, dual aspect breakfast kitchen with bespoke fitted units and open through to the living room which has a wood burning stove and further reception room to the front. There is underfloor heating to the ground floor and the house is fully double glazed. To the rear is a garden room with a far-reaching view towards to the coast and the Abbey. Upstairs are three double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room and the main house bathroom. Outside the property has garden and grounds
Three partially converted holiday cottages flank the drive on the approach to the property. All original stone and pantile farm buildings they retain much of their original character and have been designed to provide three-, one- and two-bedroom cottages. Full planning was passed in 2019 and a substantial level of work so far undertaken.
A comprehensive range of farm buildings offer valuable storage, workshop and amity space and the property sits within 8 acres in total; of which a plantation of Christmas trees amounts to 0.72 acres and currently presents up to £20,000 of stock, with an established seasonal sales record with further scope to capitalise on the growing trend for occasion produce and experience.
A further 10 acres of grazing is available by separate negotiation.
Fern Farm is located within the small hamlet of Normanby, just four miles to the south of Whitby.
The traditional seaport of Whitby is a fascinating mix of eclectic shops and high quality restaurants, at the centre of the Heritage Coast and surrounded by the glorious scenery of the North York Moors National Park. It has featured in many television dramas and most famously in Bram Stoker's novel Dracula. Whitby is popular for general tourists but in particular with walkers and cyclists.
The historic City of York is around 40 miles distant and provides a further large range of services and amenities including a mainline train station providing links to London and Edinburgh within 2 hours.