An exciting opportunity to purchase a traditional barn conversion which is sold with equestrian facilities and land extending to 9.15 Ac (3.7 Ha). Read more
An exciting opportunity to purchase a traditional barn conversion which is sold with equestrian facilities and land extending to 9.15 Ac (3.7 Ha). Situated in a highly sought after location and designed with modern living in mind throughout, the property benefits from a block of stone clad stables with a steel framed barn, a yard and riding arena.
The Property South View is an attractive stone barn conversion, situated in a private location down a country track, however boasting excellent transport links close by. This attractive and well presented property offers flexible accommodation with four bedrooms, a spacious open plan kitchen and dining room, and ample private and secure outside space. Sold with equestrian facilities which include a stone clad stable block, riding arena, fixed cross country jumps and in the region of 9.15Ac (3.7Ha) of grassland and woodland. The property is heated by an oil fired central heating system and has wooden, double glazed windows and doors throughout.
The main entrance is via a fully glazed wooden door which leads into the entrance hallway, with a large storage cupboard to the side, ideal for the storage of coats and boots, alongside a WC/utility room which offers a low level WC, a vanity wash hand basin and plumbing for a washing machine.
To the right hand side lies the study which faces the front, this is serviced by a large walk in wardrobe/cupboard which has previously been an en-suite shower room and as such as plumbing available for reconnection. From here lies the ground floor bedroom, currently used as a gym, but would be ideally suited as a master bedroom suite with an attached dressing room/nursery. This lovely room enjoys a dual aspect view via arched windows and has exposed stone walls.
Returning to the entrance hall, to the left hand side lies the inner hall, where stairs rise to the first floor accommodation. The hall offers exposed stone walls and has a wooden door which leads to the patio area. This in turn leads into the living room, having views over the front and side gardens, with two arched windows and a stone surround to the side with a large window to the front. This spacious room has spotlights to the ceiling and laminate flooring.
An open double doorway leads into the spectacular dining kitchen, an excellent sized room ideal for entertaining. Fitted with a wooden, bespoke Smallbone kitchen, which comprises of a mixture of bespoke pantry cupboards, base units and a central island. The units are topped with granite working surfaces, which incorporates a ceramic sink which overlooks the patio area. The island units provide ample seating at a breakfast bar for informal dining, however, the room provides ample space for a large dining table and chairs, or a sofa if a family space is preferred. The kitchen is well lit via windows to two sides and doors which lead to the patio area and garden. The double height ceiling offers impressive cathedral beams, however, the room is well heated by a multi-fuel stove which is enclosed into an inglenook.
To the first floor, there are three double bedrooms, the master bedroom benefits from a side aspect view and has impressive cathedral beams to the ceiling. The bedroom is serviced by a modern en-suite shower room which comprises of a walk-in black, matt framed shower cubicle with overhead shower, a vanity wash hand unit and a low level WC. The walls are partially boarded with tongue and grove wooden boards, which adds to the traditional feel of the property. The second bedroom has a pleasant outlook overlooking the garden, a well proportioned double which again has traditional cathedral beams to the ceiling. The third bedroom is again a double sized room with a side view aspect and cathedral beams to the ceiling.
The accommodation is completed by the house bathroom which features a white three piece suite, including a low level WC, a wash hand basin and a free standing claw footed bath. The walls are partially boarded and the floors are laid with a neutral tile, while heat is provided by an electric radiator.
Externally, the property is approached by a long asphalt drive from the village of Melsonby, close to the A66 and benefits from excellent transport links, however benefitting from being in a very rural and secluded location. The property offers off road parking to the front which in turn leads to a fence enclosed garden which extends to the front and the side of the property. This is mainly laid to lawn and has a patio area which extends from the kitchen area. To the rear, there is a private and fully enclosed patio area which again extends from the kitchen and is ideal for entertaining.
The property is sold with grassland and woodland which is a short walk down the country lane, which extends to in the region of 9.15Ac (3.7Ha) which is split into one 7.64Ac (3.09Ha) paddock of grassland which is fully fenced and has a 50 x 50 riding arena and 9 fixed cross country jumps. The land is flat and is ideally suited for equestrian use, however, it could be utilised for a variety of purposes. The second parcel of land is open to the roadside and is a triangle shape extending to 1.51Ac (0.61Ha), which extends into an area of woodland, this paddock could be fenced and used as a pony paddock or as desired.
The equestrian facilities are completed by a modern block of stone fronted stables which house four boxes and have power and water source close by. This is alongside a steel framed barn which is ideal for the storage of tack, all of which is self contained with a yard to the front which is visible from the property.
Services This property benefits from mains water, electricity and oil fired central heating. Drainage is to a septic tank shared with two neighbouring properties. The costs associated with emptying the septic tank and shared equally between all users.
Tenure & Possession Freehold, available with vacant possession upon completion.
Notes 1. Langdale Hall benefits from a right of access over a part of the driveway under ownership of South View.
2. The access road is privately owned, all properties within the development are responsible for maintenance.
EPC Rating This property has been certified with an EPC Rating of C/69.
Local Authority Richmondshire, Band G
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The Area Melsonby is a conveniently situated and highly regarded village lying just to the west of the A1(M). It is ideally placed for the surrounding market towns of Darlington, Richmond, Barnard Castle and Northallerton. There is a central green surrounded by an interesting variety of houses and cottages along with a Public House and primary school. South View is situated close to a range of local amenities, however benefits from only having three other properties within close proximity.
This is a Freehold property.
Property at a glance
A traditional barn conversion with equestrian facilities
Approximately 9.15 Ac (3.7 Ha) of land, plus stabling and a riding arena
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