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Hill Foot Lane, Burn Bridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire








11,431 sq ft

1,062 sq m

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Key features

  • A fine Georgian style residence
  • 5/6 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 7/8 reception rooms
  • Total internal area 11,431 sq. ft. (1,062 sq. m)
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Implement shed
  • Potting sheds & greenhouses
  • Grass tennis court
  • Beautiful private grounds of approx.10 acres
  • Breathtaking views over Crimple Valley & Almscliffe Crag


Brackenthwaite is a magnificent, detached Georgian style residence, set in a sought-after position in the popular village of Burn Bridge. The property offers more than 6,000 sq. ft of elegant accommodation, including six double bedrooms, whilst outside there are extensive outbuildings including an indoor pool complex, all with beautiful, far-reaching garden views.

The property combines period splendour with light, airy reception rooms. There are splendid original features throughout, including ornate ceiling cornicing, chandelier light fittings and open fireplaces, as well as sash windows and full height arched windows and French doors. All of which combined, creates a thoroughly attractive environment in which to relax or entertain guests.

On the ground floor there is a welcoming reception hall with a beautiful original Portuguese marble flooring, leading to the three main reception rooms, all of which look out across the rear garden and enjoy south-facing aspects that bring plenty of sunlight throughout the day and floods the rooms with natural light. They include the 26ft, dual aspect drawing room with Adam style open fireplace and full height French windows and doors, opening on to the west facing lawns. The delightful morning room with coffered ceiling also offers full height French windows and doors opening on to the south facing terrace giving way to the views over the valley. The dining room has original wooden flooring and ample space for a large dining table and includes another attractive open fireplace. There is access from the dining room to the butler’s pantry and kitchen, as well as to the breakfast room with its charming wood panelling and built-in banquette seating. The kitchen itself has fitted units to base and wall level, with the butler’s pantry and the freezer room providing additional space for appliances and storage. The butler’s pantry offers full height wall and floor units to one side and floor units with sink and worktop to the other.

From the hallway off the kitchen, you can access the wine cellars, boiler room and study, which in turn leads on to the beautiful garden room with its tiled flooring, double set of French doors and five full-height windows, it is the ideal space for entertaining.

On the first floor you will find five/six comfortable and well-presented double bedrooms, including the generous principal bedroom with stunning dual aspect covering far reaching views over to Almscliffe Crag from the well-placed window seat. There is also built-in storage, dressing room and en suite bathroom with a separate shower. The first floor also has a billiard room with space for a snooker table and traditional snooker table lighting and a large studio with a charming Juliet balcony, both of which could be used as additional bedrooms if required. Completing the first floor are two family bathrooms each with bath and a separate shower enclosure and a separate WC.

Services: Mains, gas, electric and water.

The property is accessed via electric gates and down a long driveway passing by lawns with stunning Rhododendron bushes and trees to one side and paddock to the other. The drive gives way to ample parking along the front of the house and in front of the single garage and workshop, where you will also find the potting shed, store and greenhouses. Below the greenhouse and accessed passed an attractive stone water feature, is the fully enclosed grass tennis court.

There is also the luxury timber-framed pool house with its spa facilities. These include a heated swimming pool, a kitchenette, a jacuzzi, a sun bed and a sauna, as well as changing and shower facilities.

The gardens are extensive and beautifully manicured and feature terraced lawns on several levels, patio areas for al fresco dining and a wealth of mature trees, established shrubs, hedgerows and two summer houses. There are also open fields and meadows, which are ideal for grazing horses and livestock. The gardens and grounds back onto open countryside and Crimple beck, creating a sense of peace and tranquillity.

The property is set on the edge of the North Yorkshire village of Burn Bridge, close to the sought-after town of Harrogate. The village, along with its neighbour Pannal, has plenty of everyday amenities and facilities, including a village store, a post office and a primary school, while there is also a village pub and Pannal Golf Club on the edge of the village. Pannal has a mainline station, offering services to London via Leeds, while direct rail services to London are available from Harrogate.

The historic and popular spa town is just two miles to the north, and offers excellent shopping, leisure and cultural facilities, and several supermarkets, plus a choice of superb schools, including the outstanding-rated Harrogate Grammar school and St. John Fisher Catholic Academy. The area is well connected by road, with the A1(M) just 10 miles away, offering easy access to the north and south.


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Hill Foot Lane, Burn Bridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire


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  • Pannal Station0.8 miles
  • Hornbeam Park Station1.9 miles
  • Harrogate Station2.5 miles
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