High Birstwith, Harrogate
4 Bedroom Barn Conversion
A beautifully positioned four bedroomed detached character family home, set in impressive gardens that make the most of a private far-reaching Nidderdale view to the rear.
With gas fired central heating and double glazed windows the property which has been occupied by the same family for 28 years features many improvements and updates through the years and an internal inspection is strongly recommended.
The property was converted in 1988 and makes the most of a superb entertaining area at the rear that overlooks its own private sweeping grounds that are easily maintained and feature far-reaching countryside views.
Approached from a covered entrance porch there is a central reception hall with a feature return staircase with galleried landing over. There is a guest cloakroom with separate toilet and an amazing array of reception rooms that include a lounge with feature stone fireplace with inset living flame gas fire. There are patio doors to the rear garden and a single door that leads into a super sun lounge which has double doors that provide access to the rear entertaining patio areas and garden.
There is a dining room plus a study with a living flame gas fire and a family room with a living flame gas fire. The family room has been utilised in years gone by as a gym/sitting room and makes an ideal space off the modern breakfast kitchen, which features a cooking range, dishwasher and integrated microwave. There is a separate utility room with space and plumbing for a washer and dryer. Additionally, there is an American style Samsung fridge freezer.
At the first floor and approached from a return staircase there is a superb galleried landing with a feature stained glazed window. There is a spacious landing that leads to a Master bedroom suite which has a good range of fitted wardrobes and storage cupboards and features an updated ensuite shower room with a power shower.
There is a guest bedroom with a fitted double wardrobe and a modern ensuite shower room. There are two further bedrooms and a spacious house bathroom with shower over and Velux window. There is access from the landing to an insulated loft area.
Outside and forming a main feature of this repointed stone property(2021) is its colourful gardens which at the front are approached by two stone pillars from where there are shaped lawns with flowerbed borders and mature trees. There is ample gravel hardstanding for several cars and space for turning. There is a most useful covered carport that provides storage and an attached 29-foot-long workshop store which has double opening doors at either end which are useful for garden machinery and access into the rear garden. The large rear lawned garden which forms part of the main attraction of this delightful home offers superb private entertaining areas including a new patio in 2021. There is a stunning well-stocked rockery area with flowers, visible all year round together with a water fountain that can be accessed and operated from your mobile phone!
The property is located close to the popular Belmont Grosvenor School. Going down the hill into the village of Birstwith there is the village Church and an award-winning shop/post office and in the village itself a cricket club, doctors surgery bus stop, riverside walks, and a popular public house.
Harrogate is an approximate 15-minute drive away where there are excellent schooling and shopping opportunities. There are direct bus routes for the schools from Birstwith. Leeds Bradford Airport is an approximate 25-minute drive away and they’re good road networks that connect you to Skipton, Otley, Ripon, and Leeds nearby.
For more information or to arrange a viewing please call our Harrogate office on 01423 501 201 quoting reference HOP/17653784 or email us.