Low Ray Carr, Dallowgill, Kirkby Malzeard, HG4
Exceptionally positioned in a private location surrounded by its own land, this attractive property comprises a detached farmhouse and separate detached barn conversion which are particularly well-appointed, providing six bedrooms in total, having attached barn/garage, attractive formal gardens and paddock land extending to the River Laver, 11.3 acres (4.5 HA) in total.
Low Ray Carr is an impressive country home occupying a private rural position and comprising two detached properties which are very well-presented and versatile to suit the needs of a variety of purchasers.
The main house is a traditional farmhouse which has been sympathetically modernised for modern family living, offered with LPG fired central heating and replacement double glazed windows, approached by an entrance porch leading to a spacious sitting room with a stone fireplace and wood burning stove, a glazed door leads to an attractive garden room with glazed wall overlooking the surrounding land. There is a separate dining room which leads to a well-appointed breakfast kitchen refitted with a range of wall and base level units and integrated appliances plus French doors leading to a conservatory with views across the garden. To the rear there is a boot room with access to the rear, guest wc and utility room.
To the first floor there is a master bedroom with dual aspect and en-suite shower room, three further bedrooms, two of which have recessed wardrobes and a house bathroom with a white suite including a bath with shower over.
The cottage is offered with under floor heating with a ground source heat pump, having timber framed double glazed windows and an open plan living/dining kitchen with a range of modern kitchen units and integrated appliances to the ground floor, double bedroom with original barn arched window, adjacent bathroom and the convenience of a utility room with wc off. To the first floor of the cottage there is a sitting room which could be used as a further bedroom and an opening gives access to a further double bedroom.
Externally Low Ray Carr is approached by a private tarmac driveway which leads to a large gravelled parking and turning area adjacent to the front of the house and there is access to a barn attached to the main house, with double doors to the front and providing garaging plus there is an adjacent workshop and mezzanine storage over. There are lawned gardens adjoining the front and side of the property and continuing to the east where there is a delightful enclosed lawned garden with feature ornamental ponds, well-stocked beds and shrub borders within a hedge boundary and there are private patio areas for entertaining adjacent to the house and the cottage. Beyond there are grassed paddocks predominantly to the south of the property adjoining the road with separate vehicular access and to the northern boundary the land adjoins the River Laver where there are mature trees and wild flowers in this picturesque setting.
Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this exceptional home and its wonderful setting.
The property is peacefully situated in rural countryside yet located a short distance from the main street of Kirkby Malzeard, a consistently popular and well served village with its own amenities and access to the cathedral city of Ripon. The village boasts a primary school, public house, shop, doctors, garage/petrol station and a butchers shop. Situated in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Kirkby Malzeard is surrounded by some of the region’s most beautiful countryside with access to the Yorkshire Dales and Moors, historic parks and gardens, Fountains Abby and Studley Roger Deer Park all close by. Ripon is within driving distance and offers more extensive amenities including shops and supermarkets, public houses and restaurants plus schooling for all ages including the highly regarded Ripon Grammar School, there are also sports clubs, a leisure centre, swimming pool and golf course within the city. The fashionable spa town of Harrogate and commercial centre of Leeds are also accessible as is the A1 providing links to the region’s motorway network and business centres across the region.
Leave Ripon’s market square on Westgate and at the T-junction turn right onto Blossomgate and at the mini roundabout continue ahead onto Kirkby Road and follow the road into Kirkby Malzeard. Continue along the main street and at the end bear left and follow the road into Laverton. Turn right over the bridge and continue until the T-junction onto Missies Lane take the right hand turning onto Belford Lane and then the first left onto Greystone Head, continue past the wooded area and the entrance to the property can be found on the right hand side.