For Sale Barn Conversion - Unconverted 

Grunton Lane, Manfield, Darlington Offers over £700,000

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Grunton Lane, Manfield, Richmond, North Yorks, DL2 2RW

Contact Agent

7 King Street
North Yorkshire
DL10 4HP
Tel: 01748 822711

About the Property

A SUPERB DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY on a site of about 1 ACRE overlooking protected Heritage land to front & rear – further ADJOINING LAND anywhere up to about 27.3 ACRES may be available separately. There are a range of 2-Storey & Single Storey Buildings extending to about 756sqm/8138sqft, situated on the edge of this sought-after village & surrounded by open countryside. The adjoining fields to the north, & those over the road to the east, are protected Heritage ‘Scheduled Monument Areas’ – the site of Manfield shrunken medieval village.

  • Rural Development Opportunity
  • 2-Storey & Single Storey Barns
  • Edge-of-village Location
  • Site Approaching 1 Acre (0.405 ha)
  • Traditional Range of Buildings
  • About 756.50sqm/8143sqft

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Property Details


The Buildings extend to about 756sqm/8138sqft: Ground Floor 525sqm/5651sqft & First Floor 231.10sqm/2487sqft with rear access to the left hand side & possibly a separate access through a front ‘archway’. There is ample (& flexible) garden space to the rear, with further adjoining land potentially available.


Manfield is a sought-after village south of the River Tees (Fly fishing) noted for its real ale pub, The Crown - a CAMRA Yorkshire Pub of the Year winner. There is also a Village Hall & a Church. The ‘new’ A1(M) motorway makes the ‘Golden Triangle’ centres of Harrogate, York & Leeds even more accessible & the A66 gives excellent access to the Teesside region. There is excellent access to the A1(M)/A66 & Scotch Corner (about 7 miles), Richmond about 7 miles, Darlington about 6 miles (Mainline rail station – LONDON Kings Cross 2 hours & 20 minutes), Newcastle & Harrogate 42, & York about 52 miles. The forthcoming Designer Outlet Village at Scotch Corner will be the leading shopping & leisure destination in the North of England, bringing an appealing mix of 92 premium & best-of-high-street shops to one of the UK’s most well-known locations (including 10 restaurants and cafés & 1,300 parking spaces) - a major area attraction.


Permitted Development Rights derive from a general planning permission granted not by the local authority but by Parliament: Approval is granted under the provisions of Schedule 2, Part 3, Class Q of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (as amended). Permitted Development Rights are subject to obtaining prior approval from the local council - Richmondshire District Council: Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX.


We understand the property is freehold, with vacant possession upon completion.


The property is sold subject to all rights of way & easements, both public & private, which may affect or benefit the property.


We understand that mains water & electricity are on site with mains sewerage towards the lane end - there is on site space for a private treatment plant.


The property is situated on part of a working farm – ALL viewings strictly by prior appointment through Marcus Alderson Estate Agents 01748 822 711


(1) LOCAL PLANNING AUTHORITY: Richmondshire District Council: Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX, 01748 829100
(2) EPCs to be assessed.


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North Yorkshire
DL10 4HP
Tel: 01748 822711
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