Dykelands Farm

Whenby, York
Guide Price £1,600,000

Set in glorious countryside surrounded by the majestic Howardian Hills sits the delightful Dykelands Farm. This unique property enjoys the very best of rural living situated on the edge of the picturesque village of Whenby, yet within easy distance of the thriving market towns of Easingwold and Malton and the historic city of York.

Dykelands Farm is a magnificent combination of a period farmhouse,
substantial stone barn, extensive range of equestrian, agricultural buildings and an all weather manège, all set within approximately eight acres of gardens, grounds and paddock land.

The farmhouse, stone barn, farm buildings and stables form a lovely gravelled courtyard and are surrounded by well stocked gardens, pasture and paddock land bordered by mixed woodland.
This substantial Yorkshire farmhouse is believed to date from the 18th century and is traditionally constructed with rendered elevations under a clay pantiled roof. The main dwelling has recently undergone a significant yet sympathetic programme of remodelling and restoration.

The flexible living space now offers a family home full of charm and character, boasting many original features sitting alongside more contemporary elements creating a wonderful home
ideally suited for modern day family living.

Ground Floor:
The accommodation is entered via an entrance hall/boot room giving access to a lovely dual aspect drawing room with feature stone fireplace with log burning stove and French doors leading to the stone flagged terrace and gardens beyond. The drawing room opens to a fabulous open plan sitting room and dining room with feature double sided log burning stove and exposed oak beams.

The breakfast kitchen lies at the centre of the home and enjoys a range of shaker style painted kitchen base and wall units with granite work surfaces, large central island and range style cooker. There is
direct access from French doors leading to the south facing terrace and gardens.

Further accommodation to the ground floor is a cosy snug, two cloakrooms, utility room and walk in pantry and larder. A unique feature of this lovely home is the ‘Flute and Stiletto’ – a fully functioning wine and champagne bar, with its wooden bar surrounded by tables, stools and built in seating, it’s a perfect space for hosting parties and entertaining friends and family.

First Floor
The restoration and remodelling of the farmhouse has continued to the first floor accommodation and now boasts a fabulous dual aspect principal bedroom suite with stunning views, luxuriously appointed en suite bathroom with free standing bath and separate shower, adjoining dressing room and study. To the eastern wing are two double guest bedrooms served by a recently created shower room. Accessed from a second staircase are two further bedrooms and a shower room.

Stone Barn / Gallery
The current owner has created an extraordinary cultural and artistic environment within the farm by the comprehensive restoration of a substantial stone barn which is now home to a fabulous double height art studio with mezzanine library and two stunning art galleries. To the rear of the barn is an extensively fitted gym with adjoining wet room and a further workshop/tractor shed. This amazing space could be easily modified to form a variety of uses subject to any necessary planning requirements. An external staircase gives access to a further studio space.


Purpose built block and timber agricultural building currently housing stabling for four horses with extensive storage for tack, feed and horse trailer. A substantial adjoining barn is currently used for garaging with parking for several vehicles.

Dykelands Farm is approached via a long private drive leading to an extensive gravel courtyard with ample parking.
The property sits in the middle of its land and provides an ideal setting for relaxing and entertaining, whilst overlooking the gardens, grounds and countryside beyond. The sheltered gardens are mainly laid to lawn interspersed with herbaceous and shrub borders and have been designed to take advantage of rural setting and far-reaching

The social atmosphere of Dykelands Farm continues outdoors with the installation of a sauna, raised hot tub, decking area with barbeque and extensive outside bar. With the gardens dotted with pub-style benches, this is the perfect place to enjoy summer parties and hosting events on a grand scale.

Dykelands Farm is ideally suited for those requiring significant equestrian facilities. There is a purpose built all weather manège and the level paddock land lies beyond, opening up the stunning far reaching views. The overall acreage is approximately 7.7 acres
(2.314 hectares). There are numerous grass paddocks, predominantly flat, with a mix of post and rail and border hedge fencing. The land has water available. The paddocks are easily accessible from the stable yard and are bordered by an area of mixed woodland.

Dykelands Farm will appeal to many buyers and in particular an equine enthusiast and for those enjoying outdoor pursuits. It is bordered by miles of footpaths and bridleways within the surrounding countryside and stunning North York Moors National Park.

Whenby is a small, picturesque village situated within the glorious North Yorkshire countryside, north of the historic city of York and to the east of the resplendent Howardian Hills. Just two miles away is the popular and vibrant village of Sheriff Hutton with a range of recreational facilities and amenities including a highly rated village primary school, church, post office/general store, butchers, dentist, garage, two popular public houses with restaurants and Quarmbys, a fabulous deli and coffee house providing the finest local produce
from specialist and boutique producers.

The Howardian Hills is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and extends to 204 sq km (79 sq miles) nestled between the North York Moors National Park, the Yorkshire Wolds and the Vale of York. Its unique and captivating landscape boasts stunning rolling countryside, tapestries of arable fields, pasture and woodland, picturesque villages and historic country houses with classic parkland landscapes.

There are excellent road links via the A64 road between Scarborough and York together with the A19 between Thirsk and York. This location also offers easy access to the North Yorkshire coast, the north east and the historic city of York.

York railway station is on the east coast mainline and lies 13 miles to the south with fast and regular rail service between Edinburgh Waverley and London King Cross together with the Transpennine Express with links to Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool. The nearest airport is Leeds Bradford International Airport.

There is an excellent choice of schools for all ages within the state and private sector including:
Primary – Terrington, Sheriff Hutton, Welburn
Secondary – Easingwold Secondary School, Huntington School and Rydale School
Independent schools – Ampleforth College, Queen Mary's, and in York, St. Peter’s, Bootham and The Mount


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