Here are the six best properties near moorland currently on the market
Dreaming of seeing purple heather out of your bedroom window? Look no further. We round up the six best properties near moorland currently on the market.
SIX OF THE BEST PROPERTIES NEAR MOORLAND
STAINTON HALL FARM
DANBY, WHITBY, NORTH YORKSHIRE
A development opportunity with planning permission to build a new three-bedroom property as well as convert a group of stone-built farm buildings into three dwellings. The five-bedroom farmhouse, in need of renovation, sits in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. Inside, the property’s accommodation runs to nearly 3,000 sq ft and in total the site extends to just under one acre.
Tel: 01904 617800
Guide price: £900,000
GIDLEIGH, NEWTON ABBOT, DEVON
This is a 1920s country house on the edge of Dartmoor set in just under seven acres of land. The parish of Gidleigh is on the eastern side of Dartmoor, which boasts moorland landscape, woods and valleys. Lower Park has six bedrooms and five reception rooms, with views of Kes Tor. The gardens surround the house and include lawns, meadows, a terrace area and a hard tennis court.
Agent: Strutt & Parker
Tel: 01392 328515
Guide price: £1.65m
PARK HOUSE ESTATE
LARTINGTON, BARNARD CASTLE, DURHAM
A small country estate of 146 acres, together with sporting rights over nearly 500 acres in the Lower Tees Valley. There is a refurbished Grade II-listed house with farmland, woodland, lakes and fishing ponds. Shooting, stalking and fishing rights over the land are included and the local area offers further fishing as well as low-ground and moorland shooting.
Agents: GSC Grays and George F White
Tel: 01833 637000 and 0333 920 2220
Offers over £1.8m
CHILLATON, LIFTON, DEVON
Tor Cottage is a former mine captain’s house set within its own secluded valley on the western edge of Dartmoor. There are eight acres of gardens and grounds, including a brook and a swimming pool. Made up of a three-bedroom home and two converted residential outbuildings for lettings, the property is six miles from Tavistock. Previously a bed and breakfast, it is on the market for the first time in nearly 40 years.
Agent: Mansbridge Balment
Tel: 01822 612345
Guide price: £995,000
LANES FOOT FARM
DACRE, HARROGATE, NORTH YORKSHIRE
This is a Georgian farmhouse with five bedrooms, five reception rooms and 26 acres of land. While retaining original features, the property has been refurbished and extended. It is situated on the edge of Nidderdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with its moorlands and river valleys. The land includes gardens, woodland and two paddocks, and the village of Dacre is 12 miles from Harrogate.
Tel: 01904 617820
Guide price: £2m
DARTMOOR NATIONAL PARK, DEVON
Linscott Farm is a refurbished five-bedroom farmhouse, together with a single-storey barn conversion ideal for a holiday let. The house, on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, is built of stone and complemented by a collection of outbuildings arranged around a courtyard. Equestrian facilities include stables with nine boxes, a manège and a tack room. The property comes with 77 acres.
Agent: Knight Frank
Tel: 01392 848842
Offers in excess of £3m