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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Bishop Thornton, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3

Offers in Excess of £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 BEDROOMS
  • GUEST CLOAKROOM:
  • LOUNGE
  • DINING ROOM:
  • SNUG:
  • CONSERVATORY
  • BREAKFAST KITCHEN:
  • UTILITY ROOM
  • EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
  • HOUSE BATHROOM

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An opportunity to purchase this attractive detached house set in a secluded position just outside the
North Yorkshire village of Bishop Thornton. The property offers extensive characterful accommodation and is set in 1.881 acres (0.761 ha) of land which enjoys equestrian stables and ornamental lake with summer house.

Mount Pleasant Cottage is an attractive house offering spacious accommodation set in 1.881 acres of land and benefiting from characterful features, oil fired heating and extensive uPVC double glazing. Internally the accommodation is laid over two floors and is set within two wings. Upon entering the property you are immediately taken by the light reception hall which leads into the sitting room with dual aspect windows and an open fire, ideal for those long winter nights. There is a farmhouse style kitchen off which lies a separate utility room with door leading out to the gardens. In the older part of the house there is a formal dining room with exposed wooden beams leading through to a snug with a cosy open fire set into an inglenook style fireplace. The conservatory has a pleasant outlook onto the cottage style garden and patio area and is perfect for a quiet contemplative space.

The first floor is also split into two wings having four double bedrooms in total including a master bedroom with en-suite shower room and a house bathroom. The master bedroom has the benefit of built in wardrobes and dual aspect windows with superb views over the gardens towards the ornamental lake and countryside beyond. The en-suite shower room is finished in a modern style and includes 'his' and 'hers' sinks. The second bedroom also has dual aspect windows and is currently used as a fitness room studio with wood effect flooring and having a mirrored wall. Bedrooms three and four are both set in the older wing of the house, having characterful exposed wooden beams, and which overlook the cottage style gardens.

Externally the land is split into gardens and a smallholding, with equestrian stables and a grazing paddock. To the rear of the property there is a patio area with hot tub and lawned gardens lead down to an ornamental lake with a summer house and decked seating area. To the side and rear of the property there is also an orchard and cottage style gardens with attractive flower, tree and shrub borders. There is also a pleasant stream which meanders into the ornamental lake

There is a gated entrance to the property which leads to a gravelled driveway, providing a substantial area for parking, and which winds round to the rear of the property where a double garage can be found providing further parking and useful storage. It is also to be noted that to the roof of the garage and to the roof of the rear elevation there are 14 solar panels in total. Further information on the solar panels is available upon request.

The property is positioned in a quiet and picturesque part of North Yorkshire, well served by the popular spa town of Harrogate and the cathedral city of Ripon. The property is situated close to the village of Bishop Thornton which has amenities that include two primary schools, two churches and a public house. The villages of Markington, Burnt Yates and Ripley are also close by offering a further range of everyday facilities.

For the commuter, the business centres of Leeds and York are both recognised to be within daily travelling distance and there is rail access from central Harrogate to mainline stations at Leeds and York. Harrogate's popular town centre is just 6.3 miles away and provides an extensive range of recreational activities, shopping and a choice of restaurants, bars as well as the famous Bettys tea rooms.

Proceed out of Harrogate on the A61 Ripon Road, pass through Killinghall and take the second exit at the second Ripley roundabout, signposted to Pateley Bridge. After approximately half a mile turn right on to Fountains Road signposted to Bishop Thornton and Fountains Abbey. Continue along this road for approximately a mile and a half until passing the Chequers Inn on the left hand side, where the property will then be found as the first house passed this on the right hand side.


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03 October 2016

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