An impressive Grade II listed detached property providing spacious family accommodation of charm and character, set within superb landscaped gardens extending to about an acre and occupying an excellent position within a short walk of the centre of this popular market town.
Bank Villa occupies a lovely position within a short walk of a varied range of shopping and recreational facilities available in this appealing and popular market town – a particular feature of which is the large central market square. Masham Golf Club is also nearby. More extensive every day facilities are available in the nearby city of Ripon and the neighbouring market towns of Bedale and Leyburn. For the commuter, there is easy access to the recently upgraded A1(M), linking the major towns and business centres of Yorkshire and the North East. Mainline railway stations are located in Thirsk and Northallerton with regular services to London’s Kings Cross. The property is situated on the fringe of the Yorkshire Dales with nearby access to some fascinating historic landmarks and scenic countryside.
Bank Villa is an attractive Grade II listed Georgian detached property which is believed to date from the early 19th Century with a subsequent Victorian extension to the side. It stands proudly at the junction of The Avenue and Silver Street, at the gateway to Masham town centre.
Currently operated as a successful and highly acclaimed bed & breakfast business, it offers a superb lifestyle opportunity. The current owners have operated the business since 2002 and believe that there is significant potential to develop the business further. Alternatively, it could easily revert back to a spacious family house.
Outside, double entrance gates provide access to a rear courtyard, off which lies the double garage as well as a workshop and range of general stores. There are a futher range of outbuildings within the garden including a workshop, greenhouse and garden shed. The property is set within superb landscaped gardens which extend to about an acre, facing south and west. There is a lawned garden to the side with railings together with a terrace to the rear with tiered gardens beyond, accessed via meandering gravelled pathways.