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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Market Place, Middleham, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8

Under Offer £1,100,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 6 bathrooms
  • Period
  • Garden
  • Listed
  • Secondary accommodation
  • Private Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Middleham Grange and its adjoining cottage are Grade II listed believed to have been built in 1720 as a merchant's house

Standing in a prominent yet private position just off the cobbled Market Place in the historic town of Middleham, the house was later enlarged in the Regency period incorporating the present gracious frontage, the cottage was once the staff quarters to Middleham Grange. The main accommodation is arranged over three floors including four elegant reception rooms, kitchen with four oven Aga﴾DC6﴿, utility room and WC. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with en suite, a lovely dressing/drawing room with open fire. Five further bedrooms ﴾4 with en suites﴿ and a house bathroom are arranged over the first and second floors. Grange Cottage has a castellated façade and can be accessed from both the main house and its own private entrance. The accommodation is arranged over two floors comprising of a breakfast kitchen and sitting room to the ground floor, two double bedrooms and a house bathroom to the upper floor.

The property is approached over the cobbled market square through impressive wrought iron Grade II listed gates to a large parking area and garage. To the side of the house there is a pretty garden with a lawn and raised beds, to the rear of the property is a stunning walled garden with a number of rose arbours and walkways.

Middleham is a traditional dales market town famous for its horse racing culture (being home to many well known trainers and owners) and Middleham Castle, which was once the childhood home of Richard III. The town has four public houses, restaurants, hotels/B&Bs, convenience store, antiques shop and a church. It also has a primary school and there are state secondary schools in Leyburn, Richmond, Bedale and Ripon. The nearest private schools are at Newton le Willows (Aysgarth Prep), Sedbergh and Barnard Castle. Buses connect from Middleham and Leyburn to Richmond, Hawes, Bedale and Ripon.

Located 2 miles from Leyburn, access to the A1 north/south is at Leeming Bar (12 miles) with mainline train stations at Northallerton (18 miles) and Darlington (24 miles). Airports are at Newcastle, Durham Tees Valley and Leeds/Bradford.

Please note that all distances are approximate.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 October 2016

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