An exceptional detached property providing fantastic family accommodation of quality, beautifully set amidst superb gardens and grounds of just over 7.25 acres, occupying a lovely peaceful country setting in a highly sought after position.
Highfield House is beautifully situated in a private and tranquil country setting, in a prime position just to the south of Harrogate, in an area renowned for its individual and exclusive properties. It is conveniently located within a short drive of central Harrogate which offers an excellent and varied range of shopping and recreational facilities. In addition, there is wide selection of well regarded schools nearby – both state and private – for children of all ages. For the commuter, the property is well positioned for easy access to the principal North and West Yorkshire business centres. Mainline railway stations in both Leeds and York (connections are available at nearby stations in Harrogate, Pannal and Weeton/Huby) provide Intercity services to London’s Kings Cross and Leeds/Bradford International Airport is within a 20 minute drive.
Highfield House is an exceptional detached property which has been significantly extended and completely modernised in recent years, resulting in the creation of an outstanding family house. It provides spacious and well planned accommodation appointed to a high standard throughout, designed with family living and entertaining very much in mind. To complement the exceptional accommodation, the property occupies a beautiful private setting surrounded by its own gardens and grounds which extend to just over 7¼ acres (2.93 ha), providing a wonderful attribute for those who enjoy an outdoor lifestyle.
The accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes a central reception hall, cloakroom, sitting room with a mezzanine library/study area, family room, snug, games room and a superb everyday living kitchen with a large utility/boot room and rear hall. On the first floor there is a landing, principal bedroom with a glazed balcony, dressing area and an en suite bathroom, guest bedroom with an en suite shower room, four further bedrooms, a house bathroom and a separate shower room.
In addition, there are a range of neighbouring buildings which lie to the north of the house and provide useful ancillary accommodation. These include a games/hobbies room, a guest annexe with an en suite shower room, a home office and a gym.
Highfield House is approached off Brackenthwaite Lane through electrically operated entrance gates with a sweeping driveway approach and extensive secure parking. The setting creates a particular feature of this outstanding property with thoughtfully landscaped surrounding lawned gardens together with a large south and west facing flagged terrace, providing an ideal area for summer entertaining. In addition there is an enclosed tennis court, children’s play area, vegetable garden and a greenhouse.
For those with equestrian/livestock interests, there are a range of stables and additional outbuildings together with a couple of paddocks to the north and west.