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Northern Property Collection Autumn/Winter 2013


Welcome to the Northern Property Collection


Our history This year Smiths Gore celebrates 150 years in business in the North of England. Our office in Darlington opened its doors in 1863 to complement the London office, established in 1847. From its traditional base in rural estate management, the firm has expanded its services and network to provide national property expertise from 30 high street locations and 16 further offices on our managed estates. We are retained by major national organisations including the Church Commissioners, Crown Estates, Highways Agency and the Duchy of Lancaster, and offer the same high level of service to our private clients across the UK. Uniquely, we offer estate agency services across all the traditional counties of the North of England, supported by our capital offices in London and Edinburgh.

Andrew Turner National Head of Agency

We are able to offer genuine national exposure to our broad selection of properties through our linked office network, targeted advertising, website presence and very successful PR. Over the years our niche of selling individual properties, off a platform of exceptional marketing, has resulted in instructions to sell a wide variety of homes in both town and country, from cottages to landed estates, family homes to farms. The key to our success remains local expertise, underpinned by the strength and benefits of a well-respected and recognisable national brand. We hope that you enjoy this snapshot of our range of instructions, and very much look forward to working with you.


Office locations Abergavenny t 01873 859200

Fochabers t 01343 823000

Petworth t 01798 345980

Andover t 01264 774900

Haddington t 01620 828960

Reading t 0118 9035 195

Berwick-upon-Tweed t 01289 333030

Lichfield t 01543 251221

Stamford t 01780 484696

Carlisle t 01228 546400

Lincoln t 01522 539555

Stow-on-the-Wold t 01451 832832

Cirencester t 01285 888000

London t 020 7409 9490

Taunton t 01823 445030

Clitheroe t 01200 411046

Maidstone t 01732 879050

Truro t 01872 274646

Corbridge t 01434 632404

Marlborough t 01672 529050

Winchester t 01962 857400

Darlington t 01325 370500

Newmarket t 01638 665848

Worcester t 01905 371261

Dumfries t 01387 263066

Oxford t 01865 733300

Wooler t 01668 281611

Edinburgh t 0131 344 0888

Perth t 01738 479180

York t 01904 756303

Exeter t 01392 278466

Peterborough t 01733 567231


Reasons to use Smiths Gore

• Specialist sales of rural, character and period properties • Marketing experts with individually tailored strategies • In-house PR and research teams • Thirty offices nationwide - including London and Edinburgh • High quality range of brochures • Superior photography and presentation • Great exposure via major property portals • Outstanding client relationships • Regional presence for over 150 years • Extensive database of potential buyers


Northern Agency Team

Andrew Turner

William Douglas

K ate Hardwick

Simon Bainbridge

Iain Welsh

Simon Waller

Justin Swingler

Stephen McOwan

William Thornton

John Milburn

Barbar a Pentecost

John Coleman

Patrick Paton


The Property Collection


Lingholm, Keswick, Cumbria A small estate including a magnificent Victorian mansion and four other houses on the western shore of Derwentwater. Glorious position with lake frontage and 34 acres of grounds and parkland. Guide price ÂŁ6,500,000

EPC G


County Durham / North Yorkshire Border Snow Hall, Gainford, near Darlington. A quite outstanding small country estate on the north banks of the River Tees, comprising a principal residence and 8 other houses on short term agreements. 5 acres of delightful mature gardens including a walled garden, orchard and useful outbuildings. 65 acres in all. Offers in the region of ÂŁ3,000,000

EPC C – F


Derwent Oak Farm, Hamsterley Mill, Northumberland An exceptional Grade II listed farmhouse with impressive annexe, leisure wing and 10.62 hectares (25.36 acres), ideal dual generation or commercial opportunity. Offers in excess of ÂŁ1,500,000

EPC Exempt


Holesfoot, Maulds Meaburn, Penrith, Cumbria Imposing Grade II* Listed country estate in the heart of the Eden Valley standing in mature grounds and land extending in total to 19.96 acres. In addition, there are two cottages, an impressive barn/function suite and other extensive traditional outbuildings. Offers in excess of ÂŁ1,500,000

Main house EPC Exempt


Breamish House, Powburn, Northumberland A strikingly beautiful house nestled in spacious grounds incorporating a comfortable family home. Outbuildings, formal gardens, a pony paddock and tennis court close to the popular market town of Alnwick. Guide price ÂŁ1,300,000

EPC F


Hampstead House, Corbridge, Northumberland A magnificent country home with leisure wing and self-contained apartment, in a highly convenient setting. Generous and versatile accommodation with far-reaching views Guide price ÂŁ1,250,000

EPC E


Manfield, near Richmond, North Yorkshire Manfield House. An outstanding Grade II Listed country house in a parkland setting and occupying a highly desirable position on the edge of the village. 4 reception rooms, conservatory, breakfast kitchen, 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, triple garage, coach house and stabling. 2.85 acres in all. Guide price ÂŁ995,000

EPC F


Orchard Gap, Corbridge, Northumberland Imposing detached family house of Arts and Crafts design within large, mature gardens. Exceptional family home within this highly regarded, self sufficient village. Guide price ÂŁ975,000

EPC E


Red Barn, Greystoke, Penrith, Cumbria An attractive stone built courtyard complex comprising a traditional farmhouse plus four adjoining dwellings and two unconverted barns which have a range of uses. All set in a secluded yet accessible position on the fringes of the Lake District National Park. Guide price ÂŁ925,000

Main farmhouse EPC D


Eppleby, near Richmond, North Yorkshire Greystones Farm. An outstanding country residence enjoying fine views over rolling countryside with attractive formal gardens, a delightful walled courtyard garden and paddock land. Stunningly appointed accommodation full of character and interest. Guide price ÂŁ875,000

EPC D


Fiddleback Farm, West Woodside, Wigton, Cumbria A unique Grade II* Listed landmark property dating back 300 years, shaped in the form of a fiddle. This property has been lovingly restored over recent years and now provides exceptional family accommodation. Guide price ÂŁ800,000

EPC Exempt


Newsham, near Richmond, North Yorkshire Foxgrove. An outstanding Grade II Listed house stunningly situated at the end of a private hedge lined drive surrounded by landscaped gardens, pasture and meadow land. Breakfast kitchen and living room, sitting room, dining room, study, utility, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and wc. 6 acres in all. Guide price ÂŁ795,000

EPC Exempt


Brogden Farm, Worston, Clitheroe, Lancashire A substantial stone built detached five bedroom Victorian property standing in its own gardens with adjoining paddock amounting to approximately 2 acres. Guide price ÂŁ775,000

EPC F


Barningham, near Richmond, North Yorkshire The Old Rectory. A fine Grade II Listed rectory standing in magnificent south facing walled gardens in the heart of this highly regarded village. Reception hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, study, breakfast kitchen, cloakroom and cellars, 6 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. 6 acres by separate negotiation. Guide price ÂŁ745,000

EPC Exempt


Castle Hills House, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland An elegant Grade II Listed property with ancillary accommodation which benefits significantly from exceptional views with its elevated position on the banks of the River Tweed. The property is well positioned in a private yet accessible location, a short walk from Berwick town centre and railway station. Guide price ÂŁ695,000

EPC G


Cockleith House, Harrop Fold, Clitheroe, Lancashire A detached four bedroom rural residence with separate barn, gardens and 9 acres located in one of the most sought after areas in the Ribble valley. Guide price ÂŁ675,000

EPC E


The Old Vicar age, Mungrisedale, Penrith, Cumbria A handsome former vicarage built of traditional Lakeland stone in 1886, set within attractive gardens and situated in the Lake District National Park. Enjoys a quiet setting with stunning views. Guide price ÂŁ650,000

EPC E


Ashley Hall Farm, Goosnargh, Preston, Lancashire A superior four bedroom detached property with separate one bedroom annexe, double garage, barn and three stables along with 5 acres of land. Guide price ÂŁ650,000

EPC F


Shotley House, Shotley Bridge, County Durham A fine Grade II Listed Victorian house with exquisite period features set in an elevated position. Wonderful proportions within a handsome and imposing period home. Offers in the region of ÂŁ649,995

EPC E


Engine House, near Coldstream, Berwickshire A charming stone built detached steading conversion created in 2006 from a large stone granary and is a subtle redevelopment combining modern comforts with period features throughout. Set within a rural yet accessible location in the heart of the Scottish Borders. Guide price ÂŁ560,000

EPC C


The Glass House, near Slaley, Northumberland An architect built detached house of contemporary design occupying a large private plot within a select cul-de-sac, in a rural yet highly accessible Tyne Valley setting. Guide price ÂŁ545,000

EPC E


Coatesworth House, Hovingham, North Yorkshire A beautifully renovated Grade II Listed detached house in this picturesque and much sought after village within the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Guide price ÂŁ530,000

EPC Exempt


The Green Farmhouse, Wark, Northumberland Substantial and elegant farmhouse with barn and gin gang, requiring some cosmetic updating, but with scope to create a stunning family home. Adjoining land up to 26 acres by separate negotiation. Offers in excess of ÂŁ495,000

EPC F


Howdale, Sandsend, near Whitby, North Yorkshire A rare opportunity to own a quaint period cottage with sea views and south-facing gardens, situated just steps from the beach in the sought-after Valley area of Sandsend. Offers in excess of ÂŁ485,000

EPC D


Cogie Hill Farm House, Winmarleigh, Preston, Lancashire A detached period farmhouse, located in open countryside between Preston and Lancaster. With an extensive range of buildings and 15 acres of grassland, in an elevated position with far-reaching views across Winmarleigh Moss. Guide price ÂŁ480,000

EPC E


Glenhead, Goathland, North Yorkshire A detached residence in the Arts & Crafts style offering extensive accommodation with grounds and paddock of about 1.1 acres in all. Tranquil edge of village location with stunning views towards Wheeldale. Guide price ÂŁ425,000

EPC F


R atcliffes farm, White Horse Lane, Preston, Lancashire An attractive stone built farm house comprising four bedrooms and four reception rooms. The property also benefits from good gardens, paddock and a stone built barn. Guide price ÂŁ425,000

EPC E


The Boatyard, Sandsend, near Whitby, North Yorkshire A rare opportunity to own a luxurious coastal home with uninterrupted sea views in this prime and unique location within Sandsend. Exclusive, niche development of three, four and five bedroom houses.

Starting price ÂŁ415,000


The Old School, Scremerston, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland An extremely attractive stone built, south facing property in Scremerston village within walking distance of the beautiful sandy beaches to the south of Berwick-upon-Tweed. The spacious family home benefits from extensive living and bedroom accommodation with five en-suite bedrooms, three public rooms, family kitchen and gymnasium. Offers over ÂŁ400,000

EPC D


The Old Smithy, near Alnwick, Northumberland A Grade II Listed, stone built detached four bedroom cottage with gardens, outbuildings and about 0.75 acres of land in a stunning position close to the Northumberland National Park. The Old Smithy has fabulous views to the south, west and north, encompassing views towards the Cheviot Hills and the Simonside Hills. Guide price ÂŁ395,000

EPC F


Lane Farmhouse, Newbiggin-on-Lune, Cumbria An attractive Grade II Listed farmhouse set in just under 3.5 acres of land, woodland and gardens, situated in an elevated position close to the border between Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales. Guide price ÂŁ395,000

EPC Exempt


Clifton Trees, Salwick, Lancashire A detached four bedroom property situated in a quiet rural setting with generous gardens, parking and paddock to the rear. Guide price ÂŁ395,000

EPC E


Station House, Little Salkeld, Penrith, Cumbria A most attractive and well presented former station master’s house, occupying an elevated position adjacent to the Settle to Carlisle line. The property is on the edge of this popular Eden Valley village. Guide price £340,000

EPC F


Moorside House, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire An Edwardian former hunting lodge with paddock and optional additional woodland in a delightful, secluded location with beautiful views. Offering scope for modernisation and extension, given the necessary consents. Guide price ÂŁ295,000

EPC E


The Byres, Bowsden, near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland An attractive stone built steading conversion within a rural yet accessible village setting. The property is currently run as a successful holiday rental with significant appeal due to the proximity of both the coast and the hills and has been sympathetically converted to include modern quality fittings including solid wood doors and en-suite bathrooms. Guide price ÂŁ250,000

EPC D


Br acadale, Falstone, Northumberland Detached, period cottage with captivating views up the River North Tyne, situated on the fringe of the village within Northumberland National Park. An ideal second home. Offers in excess of ÂŁ199,995

EPC D


Bells Barn, Carrshield, Hexhamshire Detached stone barn commanding a spectacular setting with full planning permission for conversion and extension to create a stunning home located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Guide price ÂŁ125,000

EPC Exempt


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A selection of properties from across the country


Tayinloan, Argyll

The Fowey Estuary, Cornwall

A truly stunning coastal farming estate. Beautifully presented listed mansion house with 4 reception rooms and 10 bedrooms. A variety of estate houses and cottages. In all about 1,491 hectares (3,684 acres)

A spectacularly positioned Grade II Listed Georgian country house, in a secret location at the head of St Cyric’s Creek, with some 78 acres of protected grounds and 1500 yards of water frontage. For sale for the first time in 55 years.

Guide price £7,500,000

Guide price £2,500,000

EPC F

EPC Exempt

Northborough, Cambridgeshire

Winterbourne Stoke, Wiltshire

Northborough Manor is considered one of Cambridgeshire’s most historic and finest Grade I Listed Manor houses with significant historical connections to Oliver Cromwell.

A bright and spacious edge-of-village Rectory with a quintessentially rural aspect. 5,200 square feet. 4.4 acres of gardens and woodland, swimming pool, tennis court.

Guide price £1,800,000

Guide price £1,625,000

EPC Exempt

EPC Exempt


Longdon, Gloucestershire

Stamford, Lincolnshire

A substantial Grade II Listed country house at the head of a long drive with far reaching views towards the Malvern Hills.

A detached stone house built in 1911 and steeped in period detail; set in gardens of over ½ acre opposite Stamford Boys School.

Guide price £1,300,000

Guide price £850,000

EPC Exempt

EPC E

Reepham, Norfolk

Evesham, Worcestershire

Hackford Hall. A fine Grade II Listed Georgian country house well positioned within its own parkland setting. An attractive family shoot run over the surrounding 1,150 acres, offering 8 to 10 days of sport.

A charming Queen Anne Manor House set in mature partly walled gardens. In all about 0.75 acres.

Lease purchase price £750,000

Guide price £725,000

EPC Exempt

EPC F


Boothby Pagnall, Lincolnshire

Marlborough, Wiltshire

Greatwood Lodge and Cottage offers flexible accommodation across two adjoining properties. All set within beautiful grounds and enjoying enviable views across the surrounding countryside from an elevated position.

Aspirational and inspirational – much more than meets the eye! This enchanting semi-detached Grade II cottage is situated in an historic area of the popular downland town of Marlborough.

Guide price £630,000

Guide price £625,000

EPC C & D

EPC Exempt

Offenham, Worcestershire

Ibthorpe, Hampshire

A well presented individual barn conversion set in a landscaped garden in an edge of village setting. Attractively landscaped gardens, office/studio, double garage, double car port and ample parking.

A charming Grade II Listed detached cottage with stunning rural views and planning to extend. Kitchen /dining room, living room, cloakroom, 3 bedrooms, family bathroom, garage/workshop, drive with parking.

Guide price £595,000

Guide price £539,000

EPC D

EPC Exempt


Collingbourne Ducis, Wiltshire

Padbury, Buckinghamshire

A charming period family cottage set well back from the road, in all 0.46 acres. Dining room, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, study, cloak/ shower room, utility room, four bedrooms (1 en-suite), family bathroom.

A spacious three bedroom period village house, Listed Grade II, with a good sized garden of about 0.25 acre; ample off street parking; useful outbuildings attached with scope for conversion, subject to planning. Total GIA c 2600 sq ft.

Guide price £475,000

Guide price £400,000

EPC E

EPC Exempt

Appleshaw, Hampshire

Lordscairnie Castle, Fife

A delightful Grade II Listed cottage located in the heart of a vibrant village with excellent transport links to London. Sitting / dining room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, landing/study, family bathroom, courtyard garden, store

Lordscairnie Castle is an L plan tower house from the 15th century. The massive walls are over six feet thick in many places and when restored it would be five stories tall, rising to a level of 65 feet.

Guide price £250,000

Guide price £220,000

EPC Exempt

EPC Exempt


Planning & Development Our experience and knowledge delivers intelligent, bespoke solutions tailored to meet your planning requirements.

Jo Robison t 01325 462966 e jo.robison@smithsgore.co.uk

Jennifer Hadland t 01325 462966 e jennifer.hadland@smithsgore.co.uk


Architecture & Building Surveying Smiths Gore offers a unique approach to architecture and building surveying. Our architects and surveyors can demonstrate striking examples of work on a wide range of building types including some of the UK’s finest historic properties.

Peter Hallam t 01904 756309 e peter.hallam@smithsgore.co.uk

Richard Henderson t 01387 274397 e richard.henderson@smithsgore.co.uk


Building Conservation & Repair Our objective is to work collaboratively with our clients to fully understand the specific architectural and historical requirements of a particular site and to develop a conservation programme that complements its legacy.

Jane Jones-Warner t 01798 345910 e jane.jones-warner@smithsgore.co.uk

Peter Hallam t 01904 756309 e peter.hallam@smithsgore.co.uk


Residential Lettings Agency Our proactive approach is tailored to meet each landlord’s individual requirements whilst maintaining an overriding commitment to providing a superior service. Our teams work with both corporate and private landlords and offer a centralised accounts service.

Caroline Ridley-Marriott t 01325 370506 e caroline.ridley-marriott@smithsgore.co.uk


Estates & Farm Agency Our strong geographical locations coupled with an acute understanding of regional trends provides our clients’ properties with unparalleled exposure to the estates and farmland market.

William Douglas t 01904 756303 e william.douglas@smithsgore.co.uk


A selection of our Land and Farms


Newlands Farm, Cloughton, near Scarborough, North Yorkshire A 419 acre mixed farm on the picturesque north Scarborough coast and North York Moors National Park fringe, offered to the market for the first time in its history. Newlands Farm comprises 350 acres of grass, arable and rough grazing and 69 acres of woodlands, cliffs and beaches, complete with five bedroom farmhouse dating from 1778 and three self-catering holiday cottages converted from the traditional buildings. Available for sale as a whole or in 6 lots. Guide price for the whole ÂŁ2,000,000

Farmhouse EPC F, Cottages EPC C

Land at Harome, near Helmsley, North Yorkshire An excellent opportunity to purchase approximately 228 acres (92.27 ha) of highly productive Grade 2 and 3 land in the heart of Ryedale. The land comprises 158 acres of good quality arable land with flexibility to grow cereals, potatoes or root crops and 70 acres of grassland, all set around the village of Harome. For sale by private treaty as a whole or in 8 lots. Guide price for the whole ÂŁ1,550,000


High Shipley Farm, Eggleston, Barnard Castle, County Durham An attractive upland grass farm with a good house, extensive modern buildings and a small range of traditional buildings. South facing meadow, pasture land and woodland. 192 acres (77.6 hectares) in all. For sale as a whole. Guide price ÂŁ1,100,000

EPC E

Land, buildings and woodland at Hayton, Carlisle, Cumbria Part of the former Hayton Estate, comprising 83.32 acres (33.72 ha) of productive farmland, a set of modern agricultural buildings and 36.35 acres (14.70 ha) of mixed woodland, located approximately 7 miles east of Carlisle. All of the farmland and the farm buildings are currently subject to a Farm Business Tenancy which terminates on 01/02/2014. The woodland is sold with vacant possession. For sale by private treaty as a whole or in nine lots.


Our Services Architecture and Building Surveying Terry Adsett | 01798 342642 | terry.adsett@smithsgore.co.uk

Investment Gerald FitzGerald | 020 7409 9492 | gerald.fitzgerald@smithsgore.co.uk

Business Improvement Matthew Currie | 01387 274382 | matthew.currie@smithsgore.co.uk

Minerals and Waste John Dutson | 01962 857408 | john.dutson@smithsgore.co.uk

Commercial Property: City Centre James Dunlop | 020 7290 1611 | james.dunlop@smithsgore.co.uk

Planning Ian Smith | 01733 559320 | ian.smith@smithsgore.co.uk

Development Robert Weldon | 020 7290 1618 | robert.weldon@smithsgore.co.uk

Project and Construction Management Piers Owen | 01872 274646 | piers.owen@smithsgore.co.uk

Equestrian Services Simon Derby | 01823 445036 | simon.derby@smithsgore.co.uk

Property and Lettings Management Christopher Jowett | 01962 857421 | chris.jowett@smithsgore.co.uk

Estate Management Rupert Clark | 01798 345999 | rupert.clark@smithsgore.co.uk

Research Dr Jason Beedell | 01733 866562 | jason.beedell@smithsgore.co.uk

Facilities Management Dan Coston | 01733 559317 | dan.coston@smithsgore.co.uk

Residential Property Agency Andrew Turner | 01904 756303 | andrew.turner@smithsgore.co.uk

Farms & Estates Agency Giles Wordsworth | 020 7409 9490 | giles.wordsworth@smithsgore.co.uk

Rural Commercial & Broadband Ben Knight | 01285 888008 | ben.knight@smithsgore.co.uk

Farm Management Simon Blandford | 01962 857405 | simon.blandford@smithsgore.co.uk

Sporting Services David Steel | 01200 411051 | david.steel@smithsgore.co.uk

Forestry, Woodland and Arboriculture Andy Greathead | 01620 828979 | andy.greathead@smithsgore.co.uk

Sustainability, Renewables and Energy Dr Alan Harries | 0207 409 9490 | alan.harries@smithsgore.co.uk

GIS Mapping Bob Allcock | 01543 261990 | bob.allcock@smithsgore.co.uk

Telecommunications Kay Paton | 01387 274394 | kay.paton@smithsgore.co.uk

Historic Building Conservation and Repair Jane Jones-Warner | 01798 345910 | jane.jones-warner@smithsgore.co.uk

Valuations Gerald FitzGerald | 020 7409 9492 | gerald.fitzgerald@smithsgore.co.uk

International Property Edward Childs | 001 284 494 2446 | edward.childs@smithsgore.co.uk


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