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8 bedroom country house to rent

Spennithorne, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

Let Agreed £3,000 pcm
fees apply

Property Description

Letting information:

Furnishing: Part-furnished
Added on Rightmove: 15 August 2016 (486 days ago)

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Mansion
  • Far Reaching Views over Wensleydale
  • Four reception rooms & study
  • Five first floor bedroom and bathrooms
  • Three second floor bedrooms
  • Formal walled garden
  • Two paddocks and a range of outbuildings

Full description

A fine Grade II Listed mansion occupying an elevated position facing south with far reaching views over Wensleydale towards Middleham Castle.

Situation & Amenities - Spennithorne, with its primary school, public house, church and cricket pitch, is located off the A684, just a short drive from the A1 and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The neighbouring village of Harmby has a thriving community village hall, football and quoits pitch, tennis court, public house and chapel. 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. The market town of Leyburn boasts a local market, farmer's market and livestock auction mart. There are several hotels, restaurants and pubs. Buses connect to Richmond, Hawes, Bedale and Ripon.

Spennithorne Hall - Spennnithorne Hall is a fine grade II listed mansion, forming part of the Spennithorne Estate. The property offers substantial family living accommodation with the four principal reception rooms and three principal bedrooms to the front elevation, enjoying the superb views over the formal walled gardens and beyond. There are many lovely features you would expect with a period property including character fireplaces, decorative ceilings, cast iron radiators and shuttered windows. The versatile living accommodation is served by two staircases, a cantilever staircase in the main reception hall to the first floor and a rear staircase providing access to all three floors.

Outside, the views from the terrace and formal gardens are superb with ornamental gardens, allotment garden with greenhouses, additional paddock land and a range of substantial outbuildings.

Accommodation - A stone portico leads into a fine reception hall with cantilever staircase, parquet flooring and plenty of natural light afforded from the window on the half landing. From here there is access to the boot room and an inner passageway with doors leading off to four principal reception rooms, the study and a ground floor cloaks wc. A second inner hall provides access to the kitchen, utility room and the rear staircase leading to all floors. The four reception rooms interlink with doors running from one directly to the next and the drawing room is particularly lovely with a door opening out to the formal gardens.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of base cupboard and wall units with solid wood frontage and granite effect worksurfaces complimented, by a four oven cream Aga set into an arched recess. From here there is access to a good sized utility room, pantry and the rear staircase.

To the first floor there are five bedrooms and five bathrooms, two en suite and the other three linked to specific bedrooms but are accessible from the landing areas.

To the second floor are another three rooms, providing additional bedroom space if required and there is also further attic storage.

Externally - Spennithorne Hall is approached via double wrought iron gates onto a gravelled driveway to the side of the property with the main stone portico overlooking a lawned area which is screened by mature trees. The main formal gardens are walled on two tiers with stone steps between the two lawns. From here there are paths meandering through the woodland grounds to an ornamental garden, following on to a walled kitchen garden with greenhouses. There is a small orchard and two paddocks extending to around approximately 3.09 acres in total. Further land may be available by separate negotiation.

A side drive runs adjacent to the front drive giving vehicular access to the rear of the property with a substantial range of outbuildings including garaging, stores, a stable and kennels.

General Information - The property on has mains water, electricity and drainage. The central heating is oil fired and is let on a full to full basis.

The property forms part of a larger traditional rural estate with agricultural and shooting interests.

Terms And Conditions - The property is part furnished and shall be let by way of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for a negotiable term, but not less than two years. Rental and deposit terms on application.

Legal Costs - The Tenant will be responsible for legal costs for the preparation of the Tenancy Agreement of £180 inclusive of VAT.

References - The Landlords agent will take up references through a referencing agency, the cost of which shall be £45 (inclusive of VAT) per applicant. The obtaining of such references is not a guarantee of acceptance.

Restrictions - Pets shall not be kept at the property without the prior consent of the landlord.

The property is not available to let for any applicants who smoke.

Local Authority & Council Tax - Richmondshire District Council 01748 82900. For Council Tax purposes the property is banded H.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment with GSC Grays of Richmond: 01748 829217.

Local Authority - Richmondshire District Council tel: 01748 829100

Viewings - Strictly by appointment only via Grays Chartered Surveyors tel: 01748 829210.

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