A superb 4 bedroom detached property providing spacious and well presented family accommodation, set in lovely landscaped gardens and occupying a discreet and little known position in this conveniently located village.
The Old Farmstead occupies a quiet and little known position in the centre of this small village, conveniently located mid way between Harrogate and Ripon. The village itself has a public house which is currently undergoing a significant refurbishment and a church and is recognised to be in close proximity of some excellent schools. For the commuter, the recently upgraded A1(M) provides access to the surrounding commercial centres and there are local rail services from Harrogate and Knaresborough, each linking through to main line stations in Leeds and York.
The property was created from a range of traditional farm buildings a number of years ago by a reputable local builder. It has been much improved and updated by the current owners to provide beautifully presented accommodation which is designed for both family living and entertaining. A number of the rooms have either full height windows or French doors making for a light and bright environment. It also includes many interesting character features such as exposed beams and trusses, attractive fireplaces, polished wood floors and well appointed kitchen and bathrooms.
The accommodation is approached on the ground floor through an entrance hall which opens to the dining hall which in turn leads to a sitting room with a wood burning stove, study with fitted furniture, cloakroom and a breakfast kitchen with fitted units, granite working surfaces over, an Aga and French doors opening to the terrace. Double doors from the kitchen lead to a family room with a utility room, rear hall and further cloakroom. The bedroom accommodation is approached off the main hall and comprises of a principal bedroom with fitted furniture and an en suite bathroom, guest bedroom with an en suite shower room and a staircase rising to the first floor where there is a central landing, two further bedrooms and a house shower room.
Outside, the property is approached via a tarmacadam drive where you turn through a five bar gate into a gravelled parking and turning area with a garage and cart shed. There is a paved courtyard to the front with box hedging and access down the side leads to the gardens which have been landscaped and enjoy considerable privacy and are made up of a large terrace adjoining the house with a gravelled area and in turn leading to a large lawned garden. There is a parterre garden with shaped pathways and box hedging.