A very special Grade II listed country property providing carefully maintained accommodation of significant charm and character, occupying a fantastic setting amidst 17 acres of beautifully presented gardens and grounds and situated in a lovely private position.
Snell House Farm occupies a beautifully private and secluded setting, facing almost due south and enjoying far reaching views across surrounding countryside. Despite its superb country setting, it is within just 4 miles of central Harrogate which offers an extensive range of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities together with schools for children of all ages. There is a primary school in Beckwithshaw village. For the commuter, the railway station in the town centre offers regular services throughout the day to mainline stations in Leeds and York and the cities of Leeds and Bradford are both within easy daily driving distance.
Occasionally, a property of exceptional quality and exquisite character comes to the market and the availability of Snell House Farm provides one of those increasingly rare opportunities. The property is Grade II listed and reputed to date back to the mid 18th Century.
It has been the much loved family home of the current owner for over 20 years. The house has a beautiful ambiance and portrays a lovely balance of character features with modern refinements, thoughtfully planned and designed with family living and entertaining very much in mind.
The accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes a central reception hall, cloakroom, drawing room with a bar cellar off, garden room, study, dining room, sitting room and a lovely everyday breakfast kitchen with a utility room, boot/boiler room, walk in pantry and a secondary cloakroom. On the first floor there is a galleried landing, principal bedroom with a walk in wardrobe and an en suite bathroom together with three further double bedrooms and a house bathroom.
Outside, the property is approached via electrically operated entrance gates with a long driveway leading to a double garage and providing extensive additional parking. There are also a range of stables. The beautifully landscaped gardens lie principally to the front of the house, providing significant privacy and seclusion and featuring sweeping lawned areas with a variety of flower and shrub borders, as well as some lovely specimen trees. Within the garden there is a small stream and a pond and fantastic views are enjoyed over beautiful scenic countryside. In addition to the gardens, there are a series of paddocks which surround the property and provide an excellent facility for those with equestrian/livestock interests.