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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Drovers Fold, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Sold STC £785,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Idyllic location
  • 10 minutes from Harrogate town centre
  • Extensive forecourt parking
  • West facing gardens
  • High energy efficiency using thermal performance insulation
  • Zoned under floor heating (ground floor)

Full description

Drovers Fold is a unique and exclusive farmstead style development of only eight exceptionally high quality homes enjoying a delightful rural setting having panoramic countryside views, yet being within a short drive of the fashionable Spa town of Harrogate, historic market town of Knaresborough and quaint Cathedral city of Ripon.

Shepherd Barn is designed to offer impressive accommodation presenting large proportions throughout. The use of natural materials and traditional construction methods combines with modern techniques and all the quality and regulation of a new build home. The total square footage will be approximately 2,474, and there is under floor heating throughout the ground floor. The central open plan living space with large floor to ceiling windows incorporates lounge, formal dining area and kitchen that will have high quality units, solid work surfaces and integrated Neff appliances. French doors open out to the fantastic West facing gardens which are mainly laid to lawn. The separate spacious sitting room with triple aspect also opens out to the gardens. Leading the main living area is a hallway that provides access to a home office, utility room, guest w/c and out to the double sized, oak framed garage. The staircase ascends from the living area to a large central galleried landing that branches to four excellent double bedrooms all with separate dressing rooms and stylish en-suite bathrooms. The house is fronted by a large gated forecourt parking area.

This idyllic location is on the doorstep to the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, and the National Trust Parks at Brimham Rocks and Fountains Abbey are both within a ten minute drive. The surrounding villages offer excellent amenities, especially Ripley which is less than five minutes away, having an independent butchers, world famous ice cream shop and the Boars Head Hotel.

The area is renowned for reputable schooling for all ages, and there is a choice of public and private all within a short commute. Bishop Thornton itself has a Primary School, as do the neighbouring villages of Markington and Ripley. Secondary Schools in Harrogate and Ripon are classed as outstanding.

The Spa town of Harrogate attracts a wide and varied dynamic having so many desirable attributes. With its central 200 acre Stray Parkland and award winning public gardens at RHS Harlow Carr and Valley Gardens, the town is abundant with natural beauty. Fashion is a prominent aspect of the local lifestyle which is well supported by the thriving high street shops and independent boutiques. The town is also known for being the home of the National Conference Centre which hosts an array of exhibitions and events throughout the year.

The wide variety of fine cafes, restaurants and bars generates a fantastic social atmosphere, and with a choice of golf clubs and leisure facilities, the active lifestyle can be at a pace to suit all.

Transport links to Harrogate are excellent making it an ideal commuter town. The central train station runs regular services to the main hubs at Leeds and York from where there is a fast connection to Londons Kings Cross. The A1M is a mere 9.8 miles away which links into the national motorway network, and Leeds Bradford Airport is only a 30 minute drive.

Directions - From Harrogate follow the A61 Ripon Road passing through Killinghall and crossing over the roundabout at Ripley. At the second roundabout bear left along the B6165 towards Pateley Bridge.
Take the first right turn onto Fountains Road signposted to Bishop Thornton where Drovers Fold
can be found on the right hand side after approximately 1.7 miles.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment through Myrings - Telephone 01423 566 400.

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Added on Rightmove:
28 October 2016


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