Byards Lodge, Boroughbridge Road, Knaresborough, HG5
One of Knaresborough's finest Grade II listed Georgian houses, with extensive outbuildings and enjoying a secluded yet central location, offering potential for upgrading.
Byards Lodge, which dates from c. 1760, is a Grade II listed building enjoying a discreet yet convenient location close to the centre of
the historic market town of Knaresborough. The Market Square, Railway Station and High Street shops are all within ten minutes’ walk and Harrogate is just four miles away. On the market for the first time in over 30 years, Byards Lodge offers extensive accommodation of some 4,000 sq ft over three floors and considerable flexibility of use.
The impressive pillared doorway leads into a spacious and bright dining hall which connects to a large drawing room on one side and a library on the other. The library, in turn, connects to a cosy family room as well as a dining kitchen with AGA. As one would expect from a property of this calibre, there is ancillary accommodation comprising of a utility room, larder and spacious cellar rooms.
There are three large bedrooms and a magnificent bathroom with roll top bath on the first floor. The master bedroom benefits from an en suite dressing room. The second floor accommodation comprises of two double bedrooms (one en suite). There is also ample under eaves storage.
Outside, the brick built outbuildings, include two garages, a stable block, tack room, w.c. and a first floor office. These buildings are potentially suitable for conversion to other uses subject to the
Byards Lodge shares a driveway with the original western wing of the property which is now a separate dwelling in third party ownership.
The lodge’s location is discreet, almost hidden, but just a few minutes away from the railway station and all of Knaresborough’s wide range of amenities and facilities. Rail services connect to both Leeds and York whilst the A1 is just four miles to the east.
At the bottom of Knaresborough High Street at Bond End turn onto Boroughbridge Road, after 100 yds turn left in to Byards Park and then a further sharp left in to the roadway that leads up to
Byards Lodge which is at the top of a short hill on the right.