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Lindley House, Carrfield Lane, Upper Dunsforth, YO26

Knaresborough 01423 864126
Price £1,100,000

A fabulous four bedroom country home enjoying an idyllic situation, taking full advantage of the stunning views across the adjoining fields. Set amidst grounds of approximately 1.25 acres (0.50 hectares) with outbuilding ideal for home working and double garage.

This stunning country home has undergone a comprehensive scheme of improvements and extension over the years that our clients have lived there. It now offers well-appointed and spacious accommodation and from almost all the rooms there are superb views over the adjoining fields and viewing is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the idyllic situation.

The property is approached via a covered entrance which leads to a reception hall, currently incorporating a bar and off which lies a guest cloakroom. There is an elegant drawing room with attractive living flame gas fire. A second sitting room has an open fire and leads through into the second reception hall where there is a secondary staircase to the first floor. There is a large dining room which leads into the fabulous living kitchen with laundry off. Two independent staircases rise to the first floor and from the main landing there is the master bedroom with dressing area and luxury en-suite and a guest bedroom with dressing area and en-suite. From the secondary landing there is access to the third bedroom also with en-suite, bedroom four and house bathroom.

Outside the property is approached via a sweeping gravelled driveway opening out to a large gravelled forecourt providing parking for numerous vehicles and which leads to the large double garage. The outbuilding currently comprises two inter-connecting offices, garden room and workshop with useful storage and temperature controlled wine store to the first floor. The outbuilding offers excellent further potential to create a separate annexe, subject to the necessary consents.

The gardens are laid predominantly to lawn and extend in total to 1.25 acres (0.50 hectares) and adjoin open fields to all sides.

Agent's Note: There is oil fired central heating and drainage is to a septic tank.

The property is situated on the edge of this highly sought after village and is ideally placed for the commuter being within easy reach of the A1(M) which gives direct access to Yorkshire’s commercial centres and further afield. The property is also well-located for access to Boroughbridge and Knaresborough and beyond to the Spa town of Harrogate. There are local rail connections at the villages of Cattal and Kirk Hammerton which provide a daily service to Leeds, York and Harrogate.


Covered Entrance:
Leads to a:

Spacious Reception Hall:
Currently utilised as a bar, having a range of built-in cupboards with marble working surfaces, and a staircase to the first floor landing.

Guest Cloakroom:
With matching low flush WC and wash hand basin with vanity cupboard beneath.

From the reception hall , double opening glazed doors open into the:

Drawing Room:
A fabulously proportioned room with windows to three elevations enjoying delightful private aspects over the grounds and beyond to open fields. There is ceiling coving and an attractive living flame gas fire with marble inset and hearth, and painted surround and mantle over.

Sitting Room:
This is another light and airy room with windows to two elevations, both enjoying views over the adjoining fields. There is a ceiling cornice and inglenook style fireplace with brick chimney breast and open fire with stone hearth.

Staircase Hallway:
This is the front reception hall with second staircase to the first floor, useful understairs storage and window enjoying superb long distance views.

Dining Room:
Having windows to two elevations, both enjoying an aspect towards the open fields. This room opens out to the:

Living Kitchen:
Which comprises a comprehensive range of matching wall and base units with oak working surfaces and tiled splashbacks over. There is a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit, double oven, four ring electric hob with extractor canopy over and fridge. There is a central island unit with marble working surface, space and plumbing for a dishwasher and space for an American style fridge/freezer. There is a tiled floor and windows to two elevations along with two large Velux windows allowing light to flood in.

With rear access door, Worcester oil fired central heating boiler, windows to two elevations and a further range of matching wall and base units with working surfaces and tiled splashbacks over. There is a stainless steel sink unit, space and plumbing for a washing machine, dryer, space for an electric range style cooker.


With arched picture window enjoying breathtaking views over the Vale of York toward the Hambleton Hills and further window overlooking the fields. Also having access to the roof void.

Master Bedroom:
With windows to three elevations all enjoying delightful views over the adjoining fields and to one side towards the Hambleton Hills. There is a range of built-in wardrobes and an arch leads through to a:

Dressing Area:
With a further range of built-in wardrobes and matching drawers and access to a secondary roof void.

Luxury En-Suite Shower Room:
Which has been fitted with a large walk-in shower, twin wash hand basins with vanity cupboards beneath, low flush WC and bidet. There is a tiled floor with underfloor heating and further heated chrome towel rail.

Guest Bedroom Two:
With built-in wardrobes, windows again with long distance views and dressing area.

En-Suite Shower Room:
Which comprises a double stall shower cubicle, low flush WC and wash hand basin.

Secondary Landing:
With second staircase and useful linen cupboard.

Bedroom Three:
With built-in wardrobes.

En-Suite Bathroom:
Which comprises a matching white three piece bath suite with panelled bath, low flush WC and wash hand basin.

Bedroom Four:
With built-in wardrobes and window with superb open views.

House Bathroom:
Which comprises a matching white three piece suite with panelled bath with shower over, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Cupboard housing the pressurised hot water tank, tiled floor.


The property is approached via a remote controlled five bar gate to a gravelled driveway which leads round to the rear of the property where there is ample off street parking and a large double garage with remote controlled roller shutter entrance doors.A further feature of this delightful property are the gardens and orchard which extend in all to approximately 1.25 acres (0.50 hectares). There is a summerhouse with power and heater and there is also a greenhouse. The gardens will undoubtedly appeal to both those with family requirements and for those entertaining, having a large attractive rear terrace and a formal rose garden to the front.There is a large outbuilding which will be ideal for those working from home or for a variety of uses and could potentially create a self-contained annexe, subject to obtaining the necessary consents. To the ground floor there is a garden room and two inter-connecting offices. There is also a separate workshop with gardeners WC and built-in work bench. A staircase leads to a useful first floor storage area where there is also a temperature controlled wine store.

Proceed out of Knaresborough on the A59 towards York. Immediately after the A1 turn left onto the A168. Continue along turning right on to Braimber Lane towards Marton. At the T junction turn right onto the B6265 and immediately left onto Broad Gate and first left into Carrfield Lane where the property is the first house on the left hand side.



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