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4 bedroom farm house for sale

Glasshouses, Harrogate

Sold STC £800,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A rare opportunity to acquire a traditional three/four-bedroomed Nidderdale farmhouse and a detached two-bedroomed cottage occupying a secluded south-facing position. The approach to both properties is down a charming tree lined driveway from the village green. From both the house and the cottage, the magnificent Nidderdale countryside is viewed across the four acres of paddocks, gardens, woodland and kitchen garden included in the sale.

Wells Close is an attractive farmhouse offering spacious accommodation benefitting from characterful features. Despite the property's antiquity the main rooms are full of light having deep-set south-facing windows with views across the valley. The accommodation comprises on the ground floor: dining kitchen, large living room, separate utility, shower room, office/ fourth bedroom, sitting room and conservatory. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms, house bathroom and shower room.

Hawthorn Cottage is a delightful detached cottage and was run as a successful holiday let for thirty years. More recently it has been let on a six-month assured tenancy and is currently vacant. The cottage can be used as a separate dwelling and could be given extra privacy with the addition of a defined curtilage. The property has current planning permission for extension. The accommodation comprises dining kitchen, sitting room, two bedrooms and bathroom. 

WELLS CLOSE With full gas central heating and double glazing throughout. 


ENTRANCE HALL Via glazed timber door, solid wood and paved floor. Window to the front. Step and glazed door leading into - 

LIVING ROOM 20' 8" x 18' 0" (6.3m x 5.49m) Feature stone fire place with inset multi burning stove. Exposed timber beams and vaulted ceilings. Windows to the front and rear. Patio doors to front terrace with stunning distant Nidderdale views.  

SITTING ROOM 10' 4" x 17' 5" (3.15m x 5.31m) Feature fireplace with stone heath and gas fire. Mullion windows to the rear and windows to the front. Stairs lead to the first floor. 

DINING KITCHEN 18' 1" x 13' 1" (5.51m x 3.99m) A good quality kitchen comprising a range of wall and base units with granite working surface having 1.5 sink/drainer and tiled splash backs. Stone fireplace with gas fired AGA inset. Integrated dishwasher, space for fridge. Tiled floor, windows to the front and rear, glazed door to front opening onto the terrace.  

INNER HALL 9' 3" x 9' 4" (2.82m x 2.84m) With storage cupboards housing gas fired central heating boiler. Doorway opens into - 

CONSERVATORY 9' 7" x 10' 4" (2.92m x 3.15m) Aluminium frame with wood inner double glazed, stone flagged floor. Double doors lead out onto paved terrace.  

OFFICE 9' 5" x 9' 0" (2.87m x 2.74m) Cupboard storage, windows to side and rear. 

UTILITY ROOM 9' 3" x 5' 4" (2.82m x 1.63m) Wall and base units, working surfaces with 1.5 sink/drainer. Plumbing and space for washing machine and space for fridge freezer. Window to the rear and glazed door to front. 

SHOWER ROOM Low flush WC, wall-mounted washbasin and shower cubicle. Window to side. 


LANDING Open landing with airing cupboard housing cylinder tank, windows to rear. 

BEDROOM 1 10' 7" x 12' 0" (3.23m x 3.66m) Double bedroom with extensive fitted wardrobes, window to the front. 

BEDROOM 2 16' 3" x 9' 1" (4.95m x 2.77m) Double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, window to front. 

BEDROOM 3 10' 6" x 8' 7" (3.2m x 2.62m) Double bedroom with fitted cupboard and shelves, window to the front.  

BATHROOM Panelled bath with shower screen and shower attachment, pedestal washbasin and low flush WC. Part tiled walls and window to side. 

SHOWER ROOM Modern suite comprising walk in shower, low flush wc and wall mounted wash hand basin. Wall mounted mirror with led lighting, part panelled walls, tiled floor, ladder-style towel radiator and window to rear. 

HAWTHORN COTTAGE With double glazing and off-peak electric heating throughout. 


DINING KITCHEN 13' 7" x 14' 3" (4.14m x 4.34m) Range of wall and base units, working surfaces with sink and drainer and tiled splashbacks. Electric oven with electric hob and extractor above. Wood effect laminate flooring, windows to front and side. 

SITTING ROOM 13' 11" x 14' 3" (4.24m x 4.34m) Feature stone fireplace with stone hearth and inset calorgas coal effect fire. Patio doors to front with far reaching Nidderdale views. 


BEDROOM 1 11' 2" x 14' 4" (3.4m x 4.37m) Double bedroom with fitted wardrobe, windows to front and rear.  

BEDROOM 2 8' 1" x 10' 2" (2.46m x 3.1m) Double bedroom with fitted wardrobe and window to front. 

BATHROOM White bathroom suite comprising panelled bath with folding shower screen and electric shower, low flush WC and pedestal washbasin. Part tiled walls, extractor fan and loft hatch. 

OUTSIDE There is separate access to the land on south west corner and the fields have spring fed water supplies. The properties both have gravelled parking and turning areas with space for numerous cars. There is a single stone-built garage and a large detached store measuring over 50ft long. Both properties have private terraces for entertaining and enjoy a view of summer cricket matches on the village ground. There is a public right of way down the gravelled driveway to a neighbouring farm. 

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