Grantley, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4
Privately positioned in a stunning rural location in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this exceptional country home offers very spacious and versatile family living with 4 bedrooms plus an attached two bedroom cottage and separate two bedroom annexe, with delightful gardens and stunning views together with land subject to an agricultural tenancy, located above the village of Grantley with amenities nearby.
An exceptional detached property in a stunning location with impressive rural views, providing a rare opportunity to acquire a very spacious home with versatile accommodation comprising the main house with well-proportioned family living, an attached annexe with library and further bedrooms plus a two bedroom cottage with independent access and desirable as a holiday let or ancillary accommodation. This well-presented property is offered with LPG fired central heating with separate boilers in the main house, cottage and annexe, with double glazed windows throughout, solar panels and quality fixtures and fittings. The main house is access by a covered porch and entrance vestibule leading to an impressive reception hall with mahogany staircase to the first floor, storage and guest wc, there is a well-proportioned drawing room with an attractive fireplace having LPG living flame fire, plus patio doors to the rear providing exceptional views and there is a door providing a link to the annexe, there is also a separate sitting room with access to the annexe. There is a separate dining room with sliding doors from the reception hall, a fantastic farmhouse style living/dining kitchen with a range of light oak wall and base level units, contrasting work surfaces and integrated appliances, with double doors leading to an impressive garden room with partly glazed roof, windows and glazed doors to the front, access to the cottage and to a useful utility room which in turn leads to the double garage.
To the first floor there is a spacious galleried landing with fantastic outlook to the rear and access to a large master bedroom with built-in wardrobes and ensuite bathroom with jack and Jill access from the landing, the bedroom also leads to a superbly positioned roof terrace with exception views of adjoining countryside. The landing also leads to bedroom two with recessed wardrobes and an ensuite shower room, two further bedrooms each with fitted wardrobes and there is a house bathroom to the rear.
The cottage is approached at the rear by a private reception hall with stairs to the first floor; there is a sitting room with duel aspect across the garden and countryside beyond, fitted kitchen, bathroom and versatile room with door leading to the main house. To the first floor there is a landing with built-in wardrobes and airing cupboard and two double bedrooms into the eaves. The Annexe features an impressive library with fitted desk and office furniture, the entrance hall has independent access from the side and a staircase to the first floor where there are two bedrooms and a separate bathroom.
Externally Far Wakehill Farm is approached by a track leading through the neighbouring field and there is gated access to a private track through the property’s own grazing land which is subject to an agricultural tenancy with the neighbouring farmer. A cattle grid leads to an electric gated entrance and paved courtyard to the front of the property with established borders and access to the main house, the paved area continues to the side and rear where there is access to an integral double garage with twin electrically operated up and over doors and a boiler room housing the central heating boiler and having a guest wc. To the rear of the property there is an attractive covered seating area which provides a sheltered entertaining space with fantastic open views, there is a large garden pond, grassed areas and shrub borders with flowering shrubs and specimen trees along with a fabulous open aspect across the stunning surrounding scenery. Viewing is recommended to appreciate this individual home and its exceptional location.
Far Wakehill Farm is situated in a rural yet not isolated location on the moor between the dales town of Pateley Bridge and cathedral city of Ripon with amenities nearby. The attractive villages of Grantley and Kirkby Malzeard are within a short driving distance and offer shops, public houses and primary schools along with churches and strong community’s. The cathedral city of Ripon offers more extensive amenities including shops, services and supermarkets plus schooling for all ages including Ripon Grammar School, beyond the fashionable spa town of Harrogate is well-served and features rail links to Leeds and York, plus there is a mainline train station at Thirsk. The property is surrounded by some of the region’s most beautiful countryside with breath-taking scenery, historic parks and gardens plus natural attractions including Brimham Rocks, Studley Royal Deer Park and Fountains Abbey which is a world heritage site. For the commuter there is access to Ripon and a number of A roads providing links to the region’s motorway network and key business centres.
Leave Ripon’s market square on Westgate and at the T-junction turn left onto Park Street, bear left at the mini roundabout onto Studley Road and continue at the next roundabout onto the B6265 towards Pateley Bridge. Continued past Studley Roger and into Risplith then on the bend turn right towards Grantley and follow the road into the village. Bear right and continue past the school then turn left as signposted towards Pateley Bridge then follow this road until reaching the very end. At the T-junction turn left and then the entrance to the property can be found on the right hand side which is concealed and there is no signage, follow the track until reaching the property.