Penhill Farm, West Witton, Leyburn

Guide Price £600,000

Status: SSTC




Penhill Farm comes onto the market after being in the same family for many years. it is uniquely positioned on the side of Penhill, hence the name of the farm.

The steading area presents a “blank canvas” for the new owner to put their own “stamp” on it, including the potential to convert the attached barn, subject to obtaining any necessary planning consents.

Penhill Farm is uniquely situated just beneath the top of Penhill, which is a renowned local landmark in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.  It stands superbly with panoramic views over the Vale of York together with the well-used Gallops to the front and Wensleydale Valley to the north.

It is very well placed in relation to the thriving market town of Leyburn and within easy reach of the renowned racing hub of Middleham. Penhill Farm comprises a very attractive and productive grass farm which has equestrian potential.  It is attractively situated in a compact ring fence.

The property has a traditional stone built farmhouse with an attached two storey stone barn with conversion potential. It is further complemented by a range of stone-built stables together with tack room situated immediately to the rear of the steading area.  This provides immediate equestrian potential.

The traditional three bedroom farmhouse does require some updating and modernisation but offers great scope to include the attached substantial two storey barn into the main living accommodation.  The farmhouse is superbly position in an east facing position overlooking the Gallops and the Vale of York beyond.

The property briefly comprises a traditional double fronted layout with living room, dining room and kitchen together with study and cloak room.  On the first floor, there are three double bedrooms together with large family bathroom.

The attached stone two storey barn has potential for living accommodation subject to obtaining the necessary consents.  To the rear of this barn are the range of stone built stables – 10 in total together with a large tack room.  These are attractively situated around a secure and sheltered courtyard.  Beyond the main farm steading area is a large general purpose livestock/fodder storage building. Furthermore, there is an attached general purpose  building which has recently been constructed.  There is also a further old farm building in poor condition which is presently let out but will be vacated upon completion.

The land comprises sound pasture and meadow land which is enclosed by good stone walls and fences, it is well situated principally to the west and south west of the steading area.

The sporting rights and mineral rights are included in the sale with the exception of the sporting rights on the allotment which are reserved out to a third party.  Please contact the Agents for a plan showing the allotment land.


  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Traditional Farmhouse requiring Updating
  • Attached Stone Barn with Conversion Potential
  • Range of Stone Built Stabling
  • General Purpose Buildings
  • Equestrian Potential
  • 72 Acres of Land



Tim Gower
(01969) 622800


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