Swale House, Breckenbrough, Near Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7

Guide Price £1,950,000

An impressive detached property providing extensive and well presented accommodation, enjoying lovely views and occupying a private setting amidst approximately 7 acres of gardens and grounds, in a delightful position only 5 miles to the west of Thirsk.

  • Freehold
  • 7 Beds
  • House
  • Detached
  • Garden
  • Land
  • 7 Acres


Swale House occupies a private and little known position on the western edge of this small village which is conveniently located between Thirsk, Northallerton and Ripon and within easy access of the recently upgraded A1(M). A good range of everyday facilities are available in the aforementioned City and market towns and there are an excellent range of schools nearby for children of all ages. For the commuter, there is easy access to the A1(M) and the A19, making the commercial centres of Teesside, York and Leeds within comfortable daily travelling distance. In addition, the railway station in Thirsk is on the east coast mainline and provides access to York and London Kings Cross to the south and Edinburgh to the north.

Swale House is a substantial brick built detached property which was constructed to the owner’s personal specification in 2006. It provides extremely spacious and well planned accommodation which is perfect for everyday family living and entertaining. It occupies a lovely country setting, affording virtually complete privacy, surrounded by its own gardens and grounds which extend to about 7 acres (2.83 ha) in total.

The accommodation, which is arranged over three floors and extends to over 7,200 sqft (669 sqm) of living space includes an impressive central reception hall, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, a superb 60ft (18m) open plan living kitchen including a fully fitted bespoke kitchen with adjoining dining and sitting areas, a large garden room and a glazed link which provides access to a family room/playroom with a study/ library above. On the first floor is a superb galleried landing, principal bedroom which has a dressing room and an en suite shower room, guest bedroom with an en suite shower room, two additional double bedrooms (one has access to the guest bedroom’s shower room) and a large house bathroom. On the second floor there is a games room, a walk in linen room, three further double bedrooms and a bathroom.

Situated to the north west of the house is a substantial barn for which planning permission has been granted for conversion into two holiday cottages. Permission has also been granted to develop a four car garage, stable block and ancillary buildings within an enclosed courtyard with a clock tower. Further information is available on request.


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