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3 bedroom character property for sale

Arkleside, Horsehouse, Leyburn

Under Offer £360,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Property
  • Panoramic Views
  • Development Potential
  • Barn, Outbuildings and Large Gardens
  • Three Double Bedrooms with Master En-Suite
  • Solar Panels (FIT) and Biomass Boiler

Full description

Set on the hillside with exceptional views over Coverdale, Bracken Rigg sits in an enviable secluded location on the edge of the moors. Currently with two reception rooms and three double bedrooms, there may be the potential to create further accommodation by developing the two storey barn, outbuildings and hayloft (subject to all necessary consents/approvals). With landscaped gardens to all sides, there is ample parking as well as a stone garage. Benefitting from a Biomass Boiler and Solar Panels (FIT) which generate a combined income of circa £3,030 pa.

Situation And Amenities - Arkleside is set just outside the hamlet of Horsehouse, just a few minutes drive from the village of Carlton and less than 9 miles from the market towns of Middleham and Leyburn, both of which boast several hotels, restaurants/public houses and Leyburn a weekly market and livestock auction mart. Buses from Leyburn and Middleham connect to Richmond, Hawes, Bedale and Ripon. Local primary schools are at Middleham and Leyburn with secondary schools at Leyburn and Richmond.

Ground Floor Accommodation - The front entrance hall has flagged stones to floor and a feature arch door through to the Living Room.

Living Room - 4.31m x 5.11m (14'2" x 16'9") - The spacious Living Room has an impressive inglenook fireplace housing a multi-fuel stove with a back boiler providing additional hot water to the central heating system, exposed stone work, beams to ceiling and traditional stone flagged flooring throughout.

Sitting Room - 2.35m x 3.69m (7'9" x 12'1") - The second reception room also has a stone fireplace housing a multi-fuel stove, exposed stone work and feature beams.

Kitchen - 2.48m x 3.47m (8'2" x 11'5") - With solid oak, fitted units, the Kitchen has tiled splash backs to three walls, views over the garden, one and half bowl sink, a skylight and down lights to ceiling. Integrated appliances include; dishwasher, fridge/freezer and an electric oven with hob and cooker hood above.

Conservatory - 3.04m x 5.05m (10'0" x 16'7") - The timber frame and part stone Conservatory has beech timber boards to floor, a door to the garden and a multi-fuel stove.

Pantry And Utility Room - The walk-in Pantry and Utility Room provide useful storage areas and the Utility Room has plumbing for a washing machine and dryer - the oil fired boiler is also housed here.

Separate Wc And Cloakroom/Rear Hallway - The Separate WC comprises; tiled floor, WC and a wash hand basin. The Cloakroom/Rear Hallway has access from the front of the property and via the Conservatory, has tiled flooring throughout and houses the water purification system.

First Floor Accommodation - The turned staircase, which currently has a stair lift in place, leads to the first floor landing.

Bedroom One And En-Suite Dressing Room - 4.36 x 3.07m (14'4" x 10'1") - The Master Bedroom gives extensive views across the dale and has a feature beam to ceiling. The impressive dressing room and en-suite shower room comprises; walk in shower, WC, two heated towel rails, several built in wardrobes and cupboards, a wash basin set in a vanity unit, beams and trusses to ceiling and exposed stone work. A door from the dressing room/en-suite gives access to the barn also.

Bedroom Two - 3.66m x 3.65m (12'0" x 12'0") - Bedroom two has a vaulted ceiling revealing exposed beams and trusses and has two south-facing Velux windows.

Bedroom Three - 3.56m x 3.71m (max) (11'8" x 12'2" ( max)) - Bedroom Three has a feature, exposed stone chimney breast, beams to ceiling and lovely views over the front garden to the meadowland beyond.

Bathroom - 1.89m x 3.39m (6'2" x 11'1") - The white bathroom suite, which is tiled throughout comprises; bath with shower over head, WC, pedestal wash basin, a heated towel rail and two radiators.

Barn, Outside Stores And Hayloft - Over half of the whole property is made up of the following; Two storey barn which has light/power points, has been partly insulated, has roof lights and windows to the rear, a multi-fuel stove installed, and a conventional staircase connecting the two floors. Outside Stores - there are two stone stores to the front of the property (which are currently used as a henhouse and feed store). Above the Stores is a Hayloft accessed via stone steps to the rear and which has electricity connected.

Garage, Workshop And Parking - To the easterly gable end of the property is a single storey stone built garage and to the westerly end is a Workshop fitted out with electric and light points as well as a multi-fuel stove. The property is accessed via a well maintained gravel track from the main road and there is ample parking for several vehicles

Gardens - The beautiful gardens extend to all sides of the property and are enclosed by stone wall and fenced boundaries. To the rear, the lawned garden is set over two levels and makes the most of the wonderful surrounding views. There is a variety of herbaceous borders, flower and herb beds as well as mature shrubs and trees and a vegetable plot. To the front of the property there is a pond complete with wild ducks and a further cottage style garden which gives way to the stunning views over Coverdale.

Parking And Access - The property is accessed via a track (with full vehicular Right of Way across the fields) to the property where there is ample off-road parking for several vehicles.

Tenure And Services - The property benefits from double glazing and central heating throughout provided by the recently installed Biomass boiler, there is also a total of five multi-fuel stoves in the property. Water is via a private supply and sewerage is by way of two septic tanks. The property is offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.

Biomass Boiler And Solar Panels - The recently installed Biomass boiler has a guaranteed income until 2023 of £620 per quarter annually and the Solar Panels (fitted to the roof of the barn) on a Feed In Tariff generates an income of circa £550 per annum.

Local Authority And Council Tax - The Local Authority is Richmondshire District Council and for council tax purposes, the property is banded D.


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11 April 2016

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